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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

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

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

Randomized phase II trial of fulvestrant alone or in combination with bortezomib in hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer resistant to aromatase inhibitors: a New York Cancer Consortium trial.
Adelson K, Ramaswamy B, Sparano JA, Christos PJ, Wright JJ, Raptis G, Han G, Villalona-Calero M, Ma CX, Hershman D, Baar J, Klein P, Cigler T, Budd GT, Novik Y, Tan AR, Tannenbaum S, Goel A, Levine E, Shapiro CL, Andreopoulou E, Naughton M, Kalinsky K, Waxman S, Germain D
NPJ Breast Cancer. 2016; 216037. doi: 10.1038/npjbcancer.2016.37.

PMID:
    28721390
    [PubMed]
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Gold Nanoparticle Loaded Split-DNAzyme-Probe for Amplified miRNA Detection in Living Cells.
Wu Y, Huang J, Yang X, Yang Y, Quan K, Xie N, Li J, Ma C, Wang K
Anal Chem. 2017 Jul 18; doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01632.

PMID:
    28718626
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Molecular insight into the Mullins effect: irreversible disentanglement of polymer chains revealed by molecular dynamics simulations.
Ma C, Ji T, Robertson CG, Rajeshbabu R, Zhu J, Dong Y
Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2017 Jul 18; doi: 10.1039/c7cp01142c.

PMID:
    28718482
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Human lung adenocarcinoma cells with an EGFR mutation are sensitive to non-autophagic cell death induced by zinc oxide and aluminium-doped zinc oxide nanoparticles.
Bai KJ, Chuang KJ, Ma CM, Chang TY, Chuang HC
J Toxicol Sci. 2017; 42(4)437-444. doi: 10.2131/jts.42.437.

PMID:
    28717102
    [PubMed - in process]
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Vocal fold paralysis on positron emission tomography-CT.
Ma C, Frosch ZA, Overmoyer B, Cooper AZ
Thorax. 2017 Jul 17; pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209261. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-209261.

PMID:
    28717033
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Blood Pressure Trajectories and the Risk of Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Cerebral Infarction: A Prospective Study.
Li W, Jin C, Vaidya A, Wu Y, Rexrode K, Zheng X, Gurol ME, Ma C, Wu S, Gao X
Hypertension. 2017 Jul 17; pii: HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09479. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09479.

PMID:
    28716992
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Lactobacilli inhibit cervical cancer cell migration in vitro and reduce tumor burden in vivo through upregulation of E-cadherin.
Li X, Wang H, Du X, Yu W, Jiang J, Geng Y, Guo X, Fan X, Ma C
Oncol Rep. 2017 Jul 5; doi: 10.3892/or.2017.5791.

PMID:
    28713905
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Molecular Characterization Of Fecal Microbiota Of Healthy Chinese Tobacco Smoker Subjects In Shaanxi Province, Xi'an China.
Ishaq HM, Shahzad M, Wu X, Ma C, Xu J
J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2017 Jan-Mar; 29(1)3-7.

PMID:
    28712163
    [PubMed - in process]
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Optimization of a multigene biochip for detection of relapsed and early relapsed colorectal cancer.
Chang YT, Yeh YS, Ma CJ, Huang CW, Tsai HL, Huang MY, Cheng TL, Wang JY
J Surg Res. 2017 Jul 12; pii: S0022-4804(17)30416-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.06.030.

PMID:
    28711367
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Netrin-1 promotes glioma growth by activating NF-κB via UNC5A.
Chen JY, He XX, Ma C, Wu XM, Wan XL, Xing ZK, Pei QQ, Dong XP, Liu DX, Xiong WC, Zhu XJ
Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 14; 7(1)5454. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-05707-0.

PMID:
    28710382
    [PubMed - in process]
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PD-L1 up-regulation restrains Th17 cell differentiation in <i>STAT3</i> loss- and <i>STAT1</i> gain-of-function patients.
Zhang Y, Ma CA, Lawrence MG, Break TJ, O'Connell MP, Lyons JJ, López DB, Barber JS, Zhao Y, Barber DL, Freeman AF, Holland SM, Lionakis MS, Milner JD
J Exp Med. 2017 Jul 14; pii: jem.20161427. doi: 10.1084/jem.20161427.

PMID:
    28710273
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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NgAgo-gDNA system efficiently suppresses hepatitis B virus replication through accelerating decay of pregenomic RNA.
Wu Z, Tan S, Xu L, Gao L, Zhu H, Ma C, Liang X
Antiviral Res. 2017 Jul 11; pii: S0166-3542(17)30087-6. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2017.07.005.

PMID:
    28709658
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Improvement of the Cathode Electrolyte Interphase on P2-Na<sub>2/3</sub>Ni<sub>1/3</sub>Mn<sub>2/3</sub>O<sub>2</sub> by Atomic Layer Deposition.
Alvarado J, Ma C, Wang S, Nguyen K, Kodur M, Meng YS
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2017 Jul 14; doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b05326.

PMID:
    28707882
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Supramolecular Nanotubules as Catalytic Regulator for Pd Cation and Their Application in Selective Catalysis.
Huang Z, Wu S, Li Y, Xie S, Ma C, Lim J, Zhao J, Kim DS, Yang M, Yoon DK, Lee M, Kim SO
Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2017 Jul 14; doi: 10.1002/anie.201706373.

PMID:
    28707757
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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All-oxide-based synthetic antiferromagnets exhibiting layer-resolved magnetization reversal.
Chen B, Xu H, Ma C, Mattauch S, Lan D, Jin F, Guo Z, Wan S, Chen P, Gao G, Chen F, Su Y, Wu W
Science. 2017 Jul 14; 357(6347)191-194. doi: 10.1126/science.aak9717.

PMID:
    28706069
    [PubMed - in process]
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Here, there and everywhere: T follicular helper cells on the move.
Ma CS, Phan TG
Immunology. 2017 Jul 13; doi: 10.1111/imm.12793.

PMID:
    28704588
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Inflammation-Related Gene Polymorphisms Associated With Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia.
Li J, Ma S, Shao L, Ma C, Gao C, Zhang XH, Hou M, Peng J
Front Immunol. 2017; 8744. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00744.

PMID:
    28702029
    [PubMed]
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Tunable graphene-based hybrid plasmonic modulators for subwavelength confinement.
Qu S, Ma C, Liu H
Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 12; 7(1)5190. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-05172-9.

PMID:
    28701717
    [PubMed - in process]
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Anti-N-Methyl-D-aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: A Severe, Potentially Reversible Autoimmune Encephalitis.
Liu CY, Zhu J, Zheng XY, Ma C, Wang X
Mediators Inflamm. 2017; 20176361479. doi: 10.1155/2017/6361479.

PMID:
    28698711
    [PubMed - in process]
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Fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/ computed tomography findings in a pediatric mucoepidermoid carcinoma and differential diagnosis.
Xie J, Ma C, Tang J
Hell J Nucl Med. 2017 Jul 12; pii: s002449910560. doi: 10.1967/s002449910560.

PMID:
    28697196
    [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