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Donald Northfelt, MD, Oncology, Phoenix, AZ, U. S. Public Health Service Phoenix Indian Medical Center

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Oncology Phoenix, AZ

Breast Cancer, Hematologic Oncology

Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School

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Summary

  • Dr. Donald Northfelt is an oncologist in Scottsdale, AZ and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital and U. S. Public Health Service Phoenix Indian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice 32 years. He specializes in breast cancer, general medical oncology, and hematologic disorders including coagulation disorders.

Education & Training

  • UCSF
    UCSFFellowship, Hematology, 1988 - 1991
  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988
  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaClass of 1985
  • California Institute of TechnologyMS, Geochemistry, 1978 - 1980
  • University of MinnesotaBS, Geology, High Distinction, 1973 - 1978

Certifications & Licensure

  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2014 - 2019
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2002 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1986 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2008-2014
  • Top Doctors:Arizona State Castle Connolly, 2013
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer Castle Connolly, 2007-2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Phase 2 Trial of Paclitaxel Polyglumex with Capecitabine for Metastatic Breast Cancer  
    Northfelt DW, Allred JB, Liu HS, Hobday TJ, Rodacker MW, Lyss AP, Fitch TR, Perez EA, American Journal Of Clinical Oncology-cancer Clinical Trials, 1/1/2014
  • Clinical Utility of Gene Expression Profiling Data for Clinical Decision-Making regarding Adjuvant Therapy in Early Stage, Node-Negative Breast Cancer: A Case Report  
    Schuster SR, Pockaj BA, Bothe MR, David PS, Northfelt DW, J Pers Med, 1/1/2012
  • Osteoporosis Prevention in Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Androgen Ablation Therapy: Placebo-controlled Double-blind Study of Estradiol and Risedronate: N01C8  
    Kearns AE, Northfelt DW, Dueck AC, Atherton PJ, Dakhil SR, Rowland KM Jr, Fuloria J, Flynn PJ, Dentchev T, Loprinzi CL, Support Care Cancer, 1/1/2010
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Transcriptome-wide Association of Mki67 Expression: Pre- And Post-neoadjuvant Paclitaxel
    Moyer AM, Kalari KR, Thompson KJ, Visscher DW, Suman VJ, Eckel-Passow J, Sicotte H, Hart SN, Sinnwell JP, Dockter TJ, Jones KN, Conners AL, Tang X, Yu J, Gao B, Mahone..., Lab Invest, 1/1/2014
  • Transcriptome-wide Association of Mki67 Expression: Pre- And Post-neoadjuvant Paclitaxel
    Moyer AM, Kalari KR, Thompson KJ, Visscher DW, Suman VJ, Eckel-Passow J, Sicotte H, Hart SN, Sinnwell JP, Dockter TJ, Jones KN, Conners AL, Tang X, Yu J, Gao B, Mahone..., Mod Pathol, 1/1/2014
  • Phase I Dose-escalation And Drug Interaction Study Of Abt-888 (parp1 Inhibitor) And Topotecan (topoisomerase I Inhibitor) In Patients With Advanced Cancer
    Boakye-Agyeman F, Reid J, Menefee M, Buhrow S, Walden C, Piens J, Kayode O, Erlichman C, Haluska P,Northfelt DW, Kaufmann SH, Ames M, Satele DV, Tang H, Peethambaram P..., Clin Pharmacol Ther, 1/1/2014
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Lectures

  • Interesting Cases in Breast Disease 
    Scottsdale, Arizona - 1/1/2013
  • What Should I Eat, How Should I Exercise, How Can I Lose Weight? 
    Scottsdale, Arizona - 1/1/2012
  • What's New in Breast, Lung, Prostate, and Colon Cancer for the Primary Physician 
    Sedona, Arizona - 1/1/2012
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Other

  • Breast Cancer Research: A Leap Ahead 
    Northfelt D, American Cancer Society Video
    1/1/2001

Press Mentions

  • Meet Heidi Kosiorek, Biostatistician and Cancer Researcher
    Meet Heidi Kosiorek, Biostatistician and Cancer ResearcherApril 29th, 2020
  • Three Researchers Who Are Coming at Cancer from All Angles
    Three Researchers Who Are Coming at Cancer from All AnglesApril 22nd, 2020
  • Genetic Testing Urged for Women with a Family History of Breast Cancer
    Genetic Testing Urged for Women with a Family History of Breast CancerJanuary 15th, 2020
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations