John K. Durfee, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

John Durfee
(617) 414-5593
720 Harrison Ave


Expertise includes: Gynecologic oncology; Obstetrics and gynecology in developing countries.


  • Medical College of Virginia, MD
  • University of Virginia, BS


  • Published on 5/24/2016

    Randall TC, Goodman A, Schmeler K, Durfee J, Pareja R, Munkarah A, Rulisa S, Ghebre R, Trimble EL, Chuang L. Cancer and the world's poor: What's a gynecologic cancer specialist to do? Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Jul; 142(1):6-8. PMID: 27210817.

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  • Published on 3/4/2011

    Weng D, Song B, Durfee J, Sugiyama V, Wu Z, Koido S, Calderwood SK, Gong J. Induction of cytotoxic T lymphocytes against ovarian cancer-initiating cells. Int J Cancer. 2011 Oct 15; 129(8):1990-2001. PMID: 21154809.

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  • Published on 11/30/2009

    Gong J, Zhang Y, Durfee J, Weng D, Liu C, Koido S, Song B, Apostolopoulos V, Calderwood SK. A heat shock protein 70-based vaccine with enhanced immunogenicity for clinical use. J Immunol. 2010 Jan 1; 184(1):488-96. PMID: 19949080.

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  • Published on 2/6/2008

    Durfee JK. Re: Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: is two better than one? Gynecol Oncol. 2008 Apr; 109(1):154-5; author reply 156. PMID: 18255126.

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  • Published on 10/18/2007

    Carter J, Durfee J. A case of bowel perforation after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for advanced epithelial ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2007 Dec; 107(3):586-9. PMID: 17949798.

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  • Published on 9/28/2007

    Kuban K, Adler I, Allred EN, Batton D, Bezinque S, Betz BW, Cavenagh E, Durfee S, Ecklund K, Feinstein K, Fordham LA, Hampf F, Junewick J, Lorenzo R, McCauley R, Miller C, Seibert J, Specter B, Wellman J, Westra S, Leviton A. Observer variability assessing US scans of the preterm brain: the ELGAN study. Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Dec; 37(12):1201-8. PMID: 17901950.

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  • Published on 8/30/2005

    Koido S, Nikrui N, Ohana M, Xia J, Tanaka Y, Liu C, Durfee JK, Lerner A, Gong J. Assessment of fusion cells from patient-derived ovarian carcinoma cells and dendritic cells as a vaccine for clinical use. Gynecol Oncol. 2005 Nov; 99(2):462-71. PMID: 16137749.

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  • Published on 12/1/2004

    Koido S, Ohana M, Liu C, Nikrui N, Durfee J, Lerner A, Gong J. Dendritic cells fused with human cancer cells: morphology, antigen expression, and T cell stimulation. Clin Immunol. 2004 Dec; 113(3):261-9. PMID: 15507391.

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  • Published on 11/1/2000

    Hoffman MS, Durfee JK. Bilateral ureteral obstruction secondary to ovarian remnants with endometriosis. Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Nov; 96(5 Pt 2):845. PMID: 11094237.

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  • Published on 7/1/1999

    Grendys EC, Salud C, Durfee JK, Fiorica JV. Lymphatic mapping in gynecologic malignancies. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 1999 Jul; 8(3):541-53, x. PMID: 10448696.

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