Rita A. Blanchard, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

(617) 638-7525
732 Harrison Ave


Clinical expertise in breast and gynecologic malignancy.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center


  • Cornell University, MD
  • Vassar College, MS
  • Vassar College, AB


  • Published on 7/1/2010

    Abbas O, Reddy K, Demierre MF, Blanchard RA, Mahalingam M. Epidermotropic metastatic mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Am J Dermatopathol. 2010 Jul; 32(5):505-8. PMID: 20489572.

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  • Published on 3/25/2009

    Stead LA, Lash TL, Sobieraj JE, Chi DD, Westrup JL, Charlot M, Blanchard RA, Lee JC, King TC, Rosenberg CL. Triple-negative breast cancers are increased in black women regardless of age or body mass index. Breast Cancer Res. 2009; 11(2):R18. PMID: 19320967.

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  • Published on 7/15/2004

    Stewart JA, Fehrenbacher L, Blanchard RA, Rodriguez GI, Vogel CL, Anavekar P. Phase II trial of trastuzumab and paclitaxel or docetaxel administered every 3 weeks to patients receiving a first treatment for HER2+ metastatic breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2004 Jul 15; 22(14_suppl):806. PMID: 28014294.

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  • Published on 5/15/2004

    Schlechter BL, Yang Q, Larson PS, Golubeva A, Blanchard RA, de las Morenas A, Rosenberg CL. Quantitative DNA fingerprinting may distinguish new primary breast cancer from disease recurrence. J Clin Oncol. 2004 May 15; 22(10):1830-8. PMID: 15143075.

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  • Published on 5/1/2004

    Tangpricha V, Colon NA, Kaul H, Wang SL, Decastro S, Blanchard RA, Chen TC, Holick MF. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in patients attending an outpatient cancer care clinic in Boston. Endocr Pract. 2004 May-Jun; 10(3):292-3. PMID: 15310552.

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  • Published on 10/10/2003

    Wang Q, Larson PS, Schlechter BL, Zahid N, Finnemore E, de las Morenas A, Blanchard RA, Rosenberg CL. Loss of heterozygosity in serial plasma DNA samples during follow-up of women with breast cancer. Int J Cancer. 2003 Oct 10; 106(6):923-9. PMID: 12918071.

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  • Published on 4/1/2000

    Walker R, Kessar P, Blanchard R, Dimasi M, Harper K, DeCarvalho V, Yucel EK, Patriquin L, Eustace S. Turbo STIR magnetic resonance imaging as a whole-body screening tool for metastases in patients with breast carcinoma: preliminary clinical experience. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2000 Apr; 11(4):343-50. PMID: 10767062.

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  • Published on 10/15/1998

    Chinnappan D, Cowan J, Rastogi A, Miller KB, Blanchard R, Wyandt HE. Discrepant cytogenetic and fluorescence in situ hybridization results in a 26-year-old male with early T-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 1998 Oct 15; 106(2):116-21. PMID: 9797775.

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  • Published on 12/1/1993

    Lee VW, Sax EJ, McAneny DB, Pollack S, Blanchard RA, Beazley RM, Kavanah MT, Ward RJ. A complementary role for thallium-201 scintigraphy with mammography in the diagnosis of breast cancer. J Nucl Med. 1993 Dec; 34(12):2095-100. PMID: 8254394.

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  • Published on 2/1/1993

    Hesketh PJ, Tansan S, Caguioa PB, Hesketh A, Blanchard R, DiMartino N, Carney D. Treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer with very high-dose cisplatin combined with etoposide and mitomycin C. Cancer. 1993 Feb 1; 71(3):717-20. PMID: 8381703.

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