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Catherine M. Appleton, MD

Associate Professor, Radiology
Division of Diagnostic Radiology
Chief, Breast Imaging Section

Specialty Areas

Radiology
Breast Imaging
Breast Oncology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Board Certifications

Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Sonography, mammography, breast ultrasound, breast imaging, magnetic resonance imaging of the breast

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Campus
Imaging Center

969 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-747-7222

Center for Advanced Medicine
Breast Health Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-454-7500

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Education

Education

B.S.: University of Florida, Gainesville Florida 1997
Medical Degree: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 2000
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, Missouri 2005
Chief Resident: Washington University School of Medicine, Mallickrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, Missouri 2005
Fellowship: Breast Imaging, Washington University School of Medicine, Mallickrodt Intitute of Radiology, St. Louis, Missouri 2006

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Single-breath-hold photoacoustic computed tomography of the breast.
Lin L, Hu P, Shi J, Appleton CM, Maslov K, Li L, Zhang R, Wang LV
Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 15; 9(1)2352. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04576-z.

PMID:
    29907740
    [PubMed - in process]
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Palpable breast abnormalities in women under age 40.
Lee MV, Shaw HL, Chi T, Brazeal HA, Holley SO, Appleton CM
Breast J. 2018 Sep; 24(5)798-805. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13035.

PMID:
    29687544
    [PubMed - in process]
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American College of Radiology Accreditation, Performance Metrics, Reimbursement, and Economic Considerations in Breast MR Imaging.
Covington MF, Young CA, Appleton CM
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2018 May; 26(2)303-314. doi: 10.1016/j.mric.2017.12.004.

PMID:
    29622136
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adiposity at Age 10 and Mammographic Density among Premenopausal Women.
Alimujiang A, Imm KR, Appleton CM, Colditz GA, Berkey CS, Toriola AT
Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2018 May; 11(5)287-294. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-17-0309.

PMID:
    29500187
    [PubMed - in process]
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Patient preferences for breast biopsy result notification.
Brazeal HA, Holley SO, Appleton CM, Lee MV
Breast J. 2018 May; 24(3)448-450. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12940.

PMID:
    29105892
    [PubMed - in process]
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Increased breast tissue receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB ligand (RANKL) gene expression is associated with higher mammographic density in premenopausal women.
Toriola AT, Dang HX, Hagemann IS, Appleton CM, Colditz GA, Luo J, Maher CA
Oncotarget. 2017 Sep 26; 8(43)73787-73792. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.17909.

PMID:
    29088745
    [PubMed]
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The Future of Contrast-Enhanced Mammography.
Covington MF, Pizzitola VJ, Lorans R, Pockaj BA, Northfelt DW, Appleton CM, Patel BK
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Feb; 210(2)292-300. doi: 10.2214/AJR.17.18749.

PMID:
    29064748
    [PubMed - in process]
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Plasma carotenoids and the risk of premalignant breast disease in women aged 50 and younger: a nested case-control study.
Cohen K, Liu Y, Luo J, Appleton CM, Colditz GA
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Apr; 162(3)571-580. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4152-5.

PMID:
    28190250
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Generation of anatomically realistic numerical phantoms for photoacoustic and ultrasonic breast imaging.
Lou Y, Zhou W, Matthews TP, Appleton CM, Anastasio MA
J Biomed Opt. 2017 Apr 1; 22(4)41015. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.22.4.041015.

PMID:
    28138689
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Successful Completion of the Pilot Phase of a Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy to No Further Axillary Staging in Patients with Clinical T1-T2 N0 Breast Cancer and Normal Axillary Ultrasound.
Cyr AE, Tucker N, Ademuyiwa F, Margenthaler JA, Aft RL, Eberlein TJ, Appleton CM, Zoberi I, Thomas MA, Gao F, Gillanders WE
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Aug; 223(2)399-407. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.04.048.

PMID:
    27212005
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trans-spliced Cas9 allows cleavage of HBB and CCR5 genes in human cells using compact expression cassettes.
Fine EJ, Appleton CM, White DE, Brown MT, Deshmukh H, Kemp ML, Bao G
Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 1; 510777. doi: 10.1038/srep10777.

PMID:
    26126518
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors of false negative axillary ultrasound in breast cancer.
Nwaogu IY, Yan Y, Appleton CM, Cyr AE, Margenthaler JA
J Surg Res. 2015 Oct; 198(2)351-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.03.057.

PMID:
    25891674
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recent trends in adherence to continuous screening for breast cancer among Medicare beneficiaries.
Jiang M, Hughes DR, Appleton CM, McGinty G, Duszak R Jr
Prev Med. 2015 Apr; 7347-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.12.031.

PMID:
    25584984
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Axillary ultrasound in patients with clinically node-negative breast cancer: which features are predictive of disease?
Elmore LC, Appleton CM, Zhou G, Margenthaler JA
J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1)234-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.03.068.

PMID:
    23664535
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Which imaging modality is superior for prediction of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with triple negative breast cancer?
Atkins JJ, Appleton CM, Fisher CS, Gao F, Margenthaler JA
J Oncol. 2013; 2013964863. doi: 10.1155/2013/964863.

PMID:
    23476649
    [PubMed]
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The ACR/Society of Breast Imaging Resident and Fellowship Training Curriculum for Breast Imaging, updated.
Monticciolo DL, Rebner M, Appleton CM, Newell MS, Farria DM, Sickles EA, Umphrey HR, Butler PF
J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Mar; 10(3)207-10.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2012.07.026.

PMID:
    23265975
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pathologic outcomes of nonmalignant papillary breast lesions diagnosed at imaging-guided core needle biopsy.
Holley SO, Appleton CM, Farria DM, Reichert VC, Warrick J, Allred DC, Monsees BS
Radiology. 2012 Nov; 265(2)379-84. doi: 10.1148/radiol.12111926.

PMID:
    22952379
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Positive margin rates following breast-conserving surgery for stage I-III breast cancer: palpable versus nonpalpable tumors.
Atkins J, Al Mushawah F, Appleton CM, Cyr AE, Gillanders WE, Aft RL, Eberlein TJ, Gao F, Margenthaler JA
J Surg Res. 2012 Sep; 177(1)109-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2012.03.045.

PMID:
    22516344
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utility of breast MRI for evaluation of residual disease following excisional biopsy.
Wilkinson J, Appleton CM, Margenthaler JA
J Surg Res. 2011 Oct; 170(2)233-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2011.03.039.

PMID:
    21550064
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CT evaluation of shock viscera: a pictorial review.
Lubner M, Demertzis J, Lee JY, Appleton CM, Bhalla S, Menias CO
Emerg Radiol. 2008 Jan; 15(1)1-11.

PMID:
    17960437
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2017:

Company Name: White Rabbit

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board: $60,000 - $79,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018