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Carolyn McCourt, MD

Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Specialty Areas

Gynecologic Oncology
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Board Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Surgical and medical management of gynecologic malignancies, clinical treatment trials, minimally invasive surgery (robotic and laparoscopic), integrative care

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gynecologic Treatment Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 13
Office Phone: (314) 362-3181
Fax: 866-282-1113

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Building D

3023 N. Ballas Road
Fourth Floor, Suite 450
St. Louis, MO 63131

Suite: 450
Office Phone: (314) 996-6075
Fax: (314) 996-6074

Siteman Cancer Center
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital

150 Entrance Way
St. Peters, MO 63376

Office Phone: 314-996-6006
Fax: 314-996-6074

Education

Education

Medical Degree : Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 2001
Fellowship: Gynecologic Oncology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 2008
Bachelor of Science: Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 1997
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A fellow-run clinic achieves similar patient outcomes as faculty clinics: A safe and feasible model for gynecologic oncology fellow education.
Buchanan TR, Johns EA, Massad LS, Dick R, Thaker PH, Hagemann AR, Fuh KC, McCourt CK, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Kuroki LM
Gynecol Oncol. 2020 Jul 18; pii: S0090-8258(20)33653-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2020.07.018.

PMID:
    32694061
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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FIGO 2018 staging criteria for cervical cancer: Impact on stage migration and survival.
Grigsby PW, Massad LS, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Thaker PH, McCourt C, Hagemann A, Fuh K, Kuroki L, Schwarz JK, Markovina S, Lin AJ, Dehdashti F, Siegel BA
Gynecol Oncol. 2020 Jun; 157(3)639-643. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2020.03.027.

PMID:
    32248993
    [PubMed - in process]
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Optical Resolution Photoacoustic Microscopy of Ovary and Fallopian Tube.
Rao B, Leng X, Zeng Y, Lin Y, Chen R, Zhou Q, Hagemann AR, Kuroki LM, McCourt CK, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Hagemann IS, Zhu Q
Sci Rep. 2019 Oct 4; 9(1)14306. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-50743-7.

PMID:
    31586106
    [PubMed - in process]
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Patients with endometrial cancer continue to lack understanding of their risks for cancer.
Sekhon S, Massad LS, Hagemann AR, Dick R, Leon A, Zamorano AS, Thaker PH, McCourt CK, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Kuroki LM
Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2019 Aug; 29106-110. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2019.07.013.

PMID:
    31467962
    [PubMed]
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Histogram analysis of en face scattering coefficient map predicts malignancy in human ovarian tissue.
Zeng Y, Nandy S, Rao B, Li S, Hagemann AR, Kuroki LK, McCourt C, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Hagemann IS, Zhu Q
J Biophotonics. 2019 Nov; 12(11)e201900115. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201900115.

PMID:
    31304678
    [PubMed - in process]
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Do gynecologic oncology patients with severely diminished renal function and urinary tract obstruction benefit from ureteral stenting or percutaneous nephrostomy?
Liang B, Lange SS, Massad LS, Dick R, Mills KA, Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Thaker PH, Fuh KC, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Kuroki LM
Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2019 May; 28136-140. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2019.04.007.

PMID:
    31061871
    [PubMed]
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Inpatient management of hypercalcemia portends a poor prognosis among gynecologic oncology patients: A trigger to initiate hospice care?
Cripe JC, Buchanan TR Jr, Wan L, Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Massad LS, Fuh KC, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Thaker PH, Kuroki LM
Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2019 May; 281-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2019.01.005.

PMID:
    30733991
    [PubMed]
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Therapeutic Inhibition of the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase AXL Improves Sensitivity to Platinum and Taxane in Ovarian Cancer.
Quinn JM, Greenwade MM, Palisoul ML, Opara G, Massad K, Guo L, Zhao P, Beck-Noia H, Hagemann IS, Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Thaker PH, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Fuh KC
Mol Cancer Ther. 2019 Feb; 18(2)389-398. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-18-0537.

PMID:
    30478151
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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SQ1274, a novel microtubule inhibitor, inhibits ovarian and uterine cancer cell growth.
Mills KA, Roach ST, Quinn JM, Guo L, Beck HM, Lomonosova E, Ilivicky AR, Starks CM, Lawrence JA, Hagemann AR, McCourt C, Thaker PH, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Fuh KC
Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Nov; 151(2)337-344. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2018.08.008.

PMID:
    30190114
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Moving forward with actionable therapeutic targets and opportunities in endometrial cancer: A NCI clinical trials planning meeting report.
Lheureux S, McCourt C, Rimel BJ, Duska L, Fleming G, Mackay H, Mutch D, Temkin SM, Lynn J, Kohn EC
Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Feb 22; pii: S0090-8258(18)30124-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2018.02.005.

PMID:
    29477660
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Defining and mitigating the challenges of an older and obese population in minimally invasive gynecologic cancer surgery.
Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Varaday SS, Moore KN
Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Mar; 148(3)601-608. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.12.020.

PMID:
    29329881
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Benefit of combination chemotherapy and radiation stratified by grade of stage IIIC endometrial cancer.
Binder PS, Kuroki LM, Zhao P, Cusworth S, Divine LM, Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Thaker PH, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Massad LS
Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Nov; 147(2)309-314. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.08.031.

PMID:
    28916118
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Inhibition of the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase AXL Restores Paclitaxel Chemosensitivity in Uterine Serous Cancer.
Palisoul ML, Quinn JM, Schepers E, Hagemann IS, Guo L, Reger K, Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Thaker PH, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Fuh KC
Mol Cancer Ther. 2017 Dec; 16(12)2881-2891. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-17-0587.

PMID:
    28904132
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Wound Complication Rates After Staples or Suture for Midline Vertical Skin Closure in Obese Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Kuroki LM, Mullen MM, Massad LS, Wu N, Liu J, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Hagemann AR, Thaker PH, McCourt CK, Novetsky AP
Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jul; 130(1)91-99. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002061.

PMID:
    28594761
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sparse feature selection for classification and prediction of metastasis in endometrial cancer.
Ahsen ME, Boren TP, Singh NK, Misganaw B, Mutch DG, Moore KN, Backes FJ, McCourt CK, Lea JS, Miller DS, White MA, Vidyasagar M
BMC Genomics. 2017 Mar 27; 18(Suppl 3)233. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3604-y.

PMID:
    28361685
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A phase II evaluation of ixabepilone in the treatment of recurrent/persistent carcinosarcoma of the uterus, an NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group study.
McCourt CK, Deng W, Dizon DS, Lankes HA, Birrer MJ, Lomme MM, Powell MA, Kendrick JE, Saltzman JN, Warshal D, Tenney ME, Kushner DM, Aghajanian C
Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Jan; 144(1)101-106. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.10.026.

PMID:
    28029447
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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AXL modulates extracellular matrix protein expression and is essential for invasion and metastasis in endometrial cancer.
Divine LM, Nguyen MR, Meller E, Desai RA, Arif B, Rankin EB, Bligard KH, Meyerson C, Hagemann IS, Massad M, Thaker PH, Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Fuh KC
Oncotarget. 2016 Nov 22; 7(47)77291-77305. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.12637.

PMID:
    27764792
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reply.
Binder PS, Massad LS, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Thaker PH, McCourt CK, Peipert JF, Kallogjeri D, Brooks RA
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Feb; 216(2)192-193. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.09.084.

PMID:
    27640937
    [PubMed]
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Integrative Development of a TLR8 Agonist for Ovarian Cancer Chemoimmunotherapy.
Monk BJ, Facciabene A, Brady WE, Aghajanian CA, Fracasso PM, Walker JL, Lankes HA, Manjarrez KL, Danet-Desnoyers GH, Bell-McGuinn KM, McCourt CK, Malykhin A, Hershberg RM, Coukos G
Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Apr 15; 23(8)1955-1966. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-1453.

PMID:
    27702821
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adult Comorbidity Evaluation 27 score as a predictor of survival in endometrial cancer patients.
Binder PS, Peipert JF, Kallogjeri D, Brooks RA, Massad LS, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Thaker PH, McCourt CK
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Dec; 215(6)766.e1-766.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.07.035.

PMID:
    27457116
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Endometrial cancer