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Cynthia Ma, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology
Section of Medical Oncology

Specialty Areas

Breast Oncology
Medical Oncology
Oncology
Breast Health

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Hematology
Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cancer, breast cancer

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-747-1171
Fax: 314-362-7086

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129
Phone: 314-747-7222

Office Phone: 314-747-1171

Education

Education

Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 2005
Residency: Internal Medicine, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina 2001
Research Fellowship: Endocrinology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 1998
Ph.D.: Development Biology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 1997
Medical Degree: Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China 1990

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Effects of Exogenous Dopamine on the Uptake, Transport, and Resorption of Apple Ionome Under Moderate Drought.
Liang B, Gao T, Zhao Q, Ma C, Chen Q, Wei Z, Li C, Li C, Ma F
Front Plant Sci. 2018; 9755. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00755.

PMID:
    29922323
    [PubMed]
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An expert consensus to standardise definitions, diagnosis and treatment targets for anti-fibrotic stricture therapies in Crohn's disease.
Rieder F, Bettenworth D, Ma C, Parker CE, Williamson LA, Nelson SA, van Assche G, Di Sabatino A, Bouhnik Y, Stidham RW, Dignass A, Rogler G, Taylor SA, Stoker J, Rimola J, Baker ME, Fletcher JG, Panes J, Sandborn WJ, Feagan BG, Jairath V
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jun 19; doi: 10.1111/apt.14853.

PMID:
    29920726
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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High expression of tumor necrosis factor receptor 2 in tissue is associated with progression and prognosis of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
Liu Z, Ma C, Ma G, Sun X, Liu J, Li S, Liu K, Wang J, Yang D
Hum Pathol. 2018 Jun 16; pii: S0046-8177(18)30214-4. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2018.03.027.

PMID:
    29920311
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Common risk difference test and interval estimation of risk difference for stratified bilateral correlated data.
Shen X, Ma CX, Yuen KC, Tian GL
Stat Methods Med Res. 2018 Jan 1; 962280218781988. doi: 10.1177/0962280218781988.

PMID:
    29916335
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Identification of a Novel EF-Loop in the N-terminus of TRPM2 Channel Involved in Calcium Sensitivity.
Luo Y, Yu X, Ma C, Luo J, Yang W
Front Pharmacol. 2018; 9581. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00581.

PMID:
    29915540
    [PubMed]
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Treatment of stabilized landfill leachate by Fenton-like process using Fe<sub>3</sub>O<sub>4</sub> particles decorated Zr-pillared bentonite.
Ma C, He Z, Jia S, Zhang X, Hou S
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2018 Jun 15; 161489-496. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.06.031.

PMID:
    29913417
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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May-Thurner syndrome and the risk of pulmonary embolism in patients with acute deep venous thrombosis.
Jin S, Sun Z, Li X, Jian T, Jin X, Li S, Wang G, Ma C, Cui K, Xu P
J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2018 Jul; 6(4)433-440.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2018.01.007.

PMID:
    29909851
    [PubMed - in process]
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Spatio-temporal variations in SO<sub>2</sub> and NO<sub>2</sub> emissions caused by heating over the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region constrained by an adaptive nudging method with OMI data.
Meng K, Xu X, Cheng X, Xu X, Qu X, Zhu W, Ma C, Yang Y, Zhao Y
Sci Total Environ. 2018 Jun 14; 642543-552. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.021.

PMID:
    29909321
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Worse than cell lysis: The resilience of Oscillatoria sp. during sludge storage in drinking water treatment.
Sun J, Xu H, Pei H, Jin Y, Li H, Ma C
Water Res. 2018 Jun 9; 142405-414. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.06.020.

PMID:
    29909220
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Label-free detection of exonuclease III activity and its inhibition based on DNA hairpin probe.
Jiang X, Liu H, Khusbu FY, Ma C, Ping A, Zhang Q, Wu K, Chen M
Anal Biochem. 2018 Jun 17; 55555-58. doi: 10.1016/j.ab.2018.06.014.

PMID:
    29908861
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Heterogeneity in Clinical, Endoscopic, and Histologic Outcome Measures and Placebo Response Rates in Clinical Trials of Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Systematic Review.
Ma C, van Rhijn BD, Jairath V, Nguyen TM, Parker CE, Aceves SS, Furuta GT, Gupta SK, Katzka DA, Safroneeva E, Schoepfer AM, Straumann A, Spergel JM, Pai RK, Feagan BG, Hirano I, Dellon ES, Bredenoord AJ
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jun 13; pii: S1542-3565(18)30610-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.06.005.

PMID:
    29908360
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A recessive form of hyper-IgE syndrome by disruption of ZNF341-dependent STAT3 transcription and activity.
Béziat V, Li J, Lin JX, Ma CS, Li P, Bousfiha A, Pellier I, Zoghi S, Baris S, Keles S, Gray P, Du N, Wang Y, Zerbib Y, Lévy R, Leclercq T, About F, Lim AI, Rao G, Payne K, Pelham SJ, Avery DT, Deenick EK, Pillay B, Chou J, Guery R, Belkadi A, Guérin A, Migaud M, Rattina V, Ailal F, Benhsaien I, Bouaziz M, Habib T, Chaussabel D, Marr N, El-Benna J, Grimbacher B, Wargon O, Bustamante J, Boisson B, Müller-Fleckenstein I, Fleckenstein B, Chandesris MO, Titeux M, Fraitag S, Alyanakian MA, Leruez-Ville M, Picard C, Meyts I, Di Santo JP, Hovnanian A, Somer A, Ozen A, Rezaei N, Chatila TA, Abel L, Leonard WJ, Tangye SG, Puel A, Casanova JL
Sci Immunol. 2018 Jun 15; 3(24)pii: eaat4956. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.aat4956.

PMID:
    29907691
    [PubMed - in process]
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NLRC5 deficiency protects against acute kidney injury in mice by mediating carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 1 signaling.
Li Q, Wang Z, Zhang Y, Zhu J, Li L, Wang X, Cui X, Sun Y, Tang W, Gao C, Ma C, Yi F
Kidney Int. 2018 Jun 12; pii: S0085-2538(18)30251-5. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2018.02.031.

PMID:
    29907459
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Deep dewatering process of sludge by chemical conditioning and its potential influence on wastewater treatment plants.
Wang S, Ma C, Zhu Y, Yang Y, Du G, Li J
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018 Jun 15; doi: 10.1007/s11356-018-2351-1.

PMID:
    29905896
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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End-to-end deep neural network for optical inversion in quantitative photoacoustic imaging.
Cai C, Deng K, Ma C, Luo J
Opt Lett. 2018 Jun 15; 43(12)2752-2755. doi: 10.1364/OL.43.002752.

PMID:
    29905680
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Comparison of 3D and 2D gamma passing rate criteria for detection sensitivity to IMRT delivery errors.
Zhang D, Wang B, Zhang G, Ma C, Deng X
J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2018 Jun 15; doi: 10.1002/acm2.12389.

PMID:
    29905004
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Evaluation of the bioactivity of a mastoparan peptide from wasp venom and of its analogues designed through targeted engineering.
Chen X, Zhang L, Wu Y, Wang L, Ma C, Xi X, Bininda-Emonds ORP, Shaw C, Chen T, Zhou M
Int J Biol Sci. 2018; 14(6)599-607. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.23419.

PMID:
    29904274
    [PubMed - in process]
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NaoXinTong Capsules inhibit the development of diabetic nephropathy in db/db mice.
Yang S, Liu M, Chen Y, Ma C, Liu L, Zhao B, Wang Y, Li X, Zhu Y, Gao X, Kong D, Duan Y, Han J, Yang X
Sci Rep. 2018 Jun 14; 8(1)9158. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-26746-1.

PMID:
    29904053
    [PubMed - in process]
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Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Antibody Ameliorates Cartilage Degradation in a Rat Model of Chronic Sports Arthritic Injury.
Shang L, Xu Y, Shao C, Ma C, Feng Y
Med Sci Monit. 2018 Jun 15; 244073-4079. doi: 10.12659/MSM.906954.

PMID:
    29904041
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Mycobacterium tuberculosis protein Rv2387 is involved in cell wall remodeling and susceptibility to acidic conditions.
Lv X, Ma CY, Yan ZF, Deng R, Ai XF, Su T, Xiang XH, Li W
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2018 Jun 14; pii: S0006-291X(18)31364-0. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.06.052.

PMID:
    29902462
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Areas of Research Interest

Identification of predictive genetic markers in the treatment of breast cancer, especially with hormonal and other targeted therapies, pharmacogenomics, phase I and II clinical trials to develop novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of solid tumors, especially breast cancer