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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

Transient severe motion during arterial phase in patients with Gadoxetic acid administration: Can a five hepatic arterial subphases technique mitigate the artifact?
Xiao YD, Ma C, Liu J, Li HB, Zhou SK, Zhang ZS
Exp Ther Med. 2018 Mar; 15(3)3133-3139. doi: 10.3892/etm.2018.5760.

PMID:
    29456716
    [PubMed]
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Evolutionary Origin, Gradual Accumulation and Functional Divergence of <i>Heat Shock Factor</i> Gene Family with Plant Evolution.
Wang X, Shi X, Chen S, Ma C, Xu S
Front Plant Sci. 2018; 971. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00071.

PMID:
    29456547
    [PubMed]
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Alteration of crop yield and quality of wheat upon exposure to silver nanoparticles in a life cycle study.
Yang J, Jiang F, Ma C, Rui YK, Rui M, Muhammad A, Cao W, Xing B
J Agric Food Chem. 2018 Feb 16; doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b04904.

PMID:
    29451784
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Ultra-flexible and High-performance Multilayer Transparent Electrode based on ZnO/Ag/CuSCN.
Ji Y, Yang J, Luo W, Tang L, Bai X, Leng C, Ma C, Wei X, Wang J, Shen J, Lu S, Sun K, Shi H
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Feb 16; doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b15902.

PMID:
    29451772
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Associations between Body Composition Indices and Metabolic Disorders in Chinese Adults: A Cross-Sectional Observational Study.
Zhang R, Dong SY, Wang F, Ma C, Zhao XL, Zeng Q, Fei A
Chin Med J (Engl). 2018 Feb 20; 131(4)379-388. doi: 10.4103/0366-6999.225059.

PMID:
    29451141
    [PubMed - in process]
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Diagnostic Criteria of Ulcerative Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A Delphi Consensus of International Experts.
Maverakis E, Ma C, Shinkai K, Fiorentino D, Callen JP, Wollina U, Marzano AV, Wallach D, Kim K, Schadt C, Ormerod A, Fung MA, Steel A, Patel F, Qin R, Craig F, Williams HC, Powell F, Merleev A, Cheng MY
JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Feb 14; doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5980.

PMID:
    29450466
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Tumor cell-intrinsic Tim-3 promotes liver cancer via NF-κB/IL-6/STAT3 axis.
Zhang H, Song Y, Yang H, Liu Z, Gao L, Liang X, Ma C
Oncogene. 2018 Feb 16; doi: 10.1038/s41388-018-0140-4.

PMID:
    29449693
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Clinical utility of ustekinumab in Crohn's disease.
Kotze PG, Ma C, Almutairdi A, Panaccione R
J Inflamm Res. 2018; 1135-47. doi: 10.2147/JIR.S157358.

PMID:
    29445293
    [PubMed]
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A comprehensive meta-analysis of circulation miRNAs in glioma as potential diagnostic biomarker.
Ma C, Nguyen HPT, Luwor RB, Stylli SS, Gogos A, Paradiso L, Kaye AH, Morokoff AP
PLoS One. 2018; 13(2)e0189452. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189452.

PMID:
    29444091
    [PubMed - in process]
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Corrigendum: Proteome and Acetyl-Proteome Profiling of <i>Camellia sinensis</i> cv. 'Anji Baicha' during Periodic Albinism Reveals Alterations in Photosynthetic and Secondary Metabolite Biosynthetic Pathways.
Xu YX, Chen W, Ma CL, Shen SY, Zhou YY, Zhou LQ, Chen L
Front Plant Sci. 2018; 9147. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00147.

PMID:
    29443326
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effects of Different Sacrificial Agents and Hydrogen Production from Wastewater by Pt-Graphene/TiO₂.
Nguyen NT, Zheng DD, Chen SS, Chang CT, Ma CM, Nguyen NC, Nguyen HT, Hsiao SS, Kang SY
J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2018 May 1; 18(5)3563-3570. doi: 10.1166/jnn.2018.14653.

PMID:
    29442867
    [PubMed - in process]
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Inhibition of p53 Relieves Insulin Resistance in Fetal Growth Restriction Mice with Catch-Up Growth via Activating IGFBP3/IGF-1/IRS-1/Akt Signaling Pathway.
Peng P, Ma C, Wan S, Jin W, Gao Y, Huang T, Cheng Q, Ye C
J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2018 Jun 1; 18(6)3925-3935. doi: 10.1166/jnn.2018.15036.

PMID:
    29442728
    [PubMed - in process]
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Synthesis of Fe₃O₄/C with Cauliflower-Like BiVO₄ for Improved Separation Efficiency of Charge Carriers and Photocatalytic Activity.
Zhao X, Yi C, Zhang M, Ma C, Li C, Yan Y
J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2018 Jul 1; 18(7)4675-4683. doi: 10.1166/jnn.2018.15314.

PMID:
    29442645
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evaluation of [<sup>89</sup>Zr]trastuzumab-PET/CT in differentiating HER2-positive from HER2-negative breast cancer.
Dehdashti F, Wu N, Bose R, Naughton MJ, Ma CX, Marquez-Nostra BV, Diebolder P, Mpoy C, Rogers BE, Lapi SE, Laforest R, Siegel BA
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Feb 13; doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4696-z.

PMID:
    29442264
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Upregulation of P63 inhibits chondrocyte autophagy thereby enhancing the malignant progression of osteoarthritis.
Wangyang Y, Zheng X, Liu GW, Li DY, Feng YB, Guo TY, Ma C, Wang T
Pharmazie. 2017 Jun 1; 72(6)361-364. doi: 10.1691/ph.2017.6933.

PMID:
    29442026
    [PubMed - in process]
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Production and <i>in vitro</i> evaluation of a lamotrigine extended release tablet based on a controlled-porosity osmotic pump system.
Ma C, Huang Z, Zhu Y, Chen X, Singh V, Huang Y, Pan X, Wu C
Pharmazie. 2017 Sep 1; 72(9)511-517. doi: 10.1691/ph.2017.7054.

PMID:
    29441977
    [PubMed - in process]
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Longitudinal changes in MR T1ρ/T2 signal of meniscus and its association with cartilage T1p/T2 in ACL-injured patients.
Knox J, Pedoia V, Wang A, Tanaka M, Joseph GB, Neumann J, Link TM, Li X, Ma CB
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2018 Feb 10; pii: S1063-4584(18)30099-2. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.02.001.

PMID:
    29438746
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Universal Sellar Anatomical Reconstruction Using the Sellar Floor Flap after Endoscopic Pituitary Adenoma Surgery.
Cong Z, Liu K, Wen G, Qiao L, Wang H, Ma C
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Feb 1; 194599818756861. doi: 10.1177/0194599818756861.

PMID:
    29436283
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Itraconazole attenuates hepatic gluconeogenesis and promotes glucose uptake by regulating AMPK pathway.
Na RS, Ma C, Liu QR, Wu LM, Zheng XL, Liu ZW
Exp Ther Med. 2018 Feb; 15(2)2165-2171. doi: 10.3892/etm.2017.5602.

PMID:
    29434820
    [PubMed]
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Simultaneous biodegradation of bifenthrin and chlorpyrifos by Pseudomonas sp. CB2.
Zhang Q, Li S, Ma C, Wu N, Li C, Yang X
J Environ Sci Health B. 2018 Feb 12; 1-9. doi: 10.1080/03601234.2018.1431458.

PMID:
    29431579
    [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