Rebecca A. Silliman MD, PhD

Emeritus Professor, Geriatrics

Professor, Epidemiology

72 E. Concord Street | (617) 638-8383



MD, University of Washington

PhD, University of North Carolina

MPH, University of Washington

BA, University of Washington


Published on 4/6/2020

DuMontier C, Loh KP, Bain PA, Silliman RA, Hshieh T, Abel GA, Djulbegovic B, Driver JA, Dale W. Defining Undertreatment and Overtreatment in Older Adults With Cancer: A Scoping Literature Review. J Clin Oncol. 2020 08 01; 38(22):2558-2569. PMID: 32250717.

Published on 1/13/2020

Ahern TP, Collin LJ, Baurley JW, Kjærsgaard A, Nash R, Maliniak ML, Damkier P, Zwick ME, Isett RB, Christiansen PM, Ejlertsen B, Lauridsen KL, Christensen KB, Silliman RA, Toft Sørensen H, Tramm T, Hamilton-Dutoit S, Lash TL, Cronin-Fenton D. Metabolic Pathway Analysis and Effectiveness of Tamoxifen in Danish Breast Cancer Patients. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 03; 29(3):582-590. PMID: 31932415.

Published on 8/1/2018

Collin LJ, Cronin-Fenton DP, Ahern TP, Christiansen PM, Damkier P, Ejlertsen B, Hamilton-Dutoit S, Kjærsgaard A, Silliman RA, Sørensen HT, Lash TL. Cohort Profile: the Predictors of Breast Cancer Recurrence (ProBe CaRE) Premenopausal Breast Cancer Cohort Study in Denmark. BMJ Open. 2018 08 01; 8(7):e021805. PMID: 30068618.

Published on 3/13/2018

DuMontier C, Clough-Gorr KM, Silliman RA, Stuck AE, Moser A. Health-Related Quality of Life in a Predictive Model for Mortality in Older Breast Cancer Survivors. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 07; 66(6):1115-1122. PMID: 29533469.

Published on 3/1/2018

Gunn CM, Bokhour B, Battaglia TA, Silliman RA, Hanchate A. False-positive mammography and its association with health service use. Am J Manag Care. 2018 03; 24(3):131-138. PMID: 29553275.

Published on 9/19/2017

Kapoor A, Matheos T, Walz M, McDonough C, Maheswaran A, Ruppell E, Mohamud D, Shaffer N, Zhou Y, Kaur S, Heard S, Crawford S, Cabral H, White DK, Santry H, Jette A, Fielding R, Silliman RA, Gurwitz J. Self-Reported Function More Informative than Frailty Phenotype in Predicting Adverse Postoperative Course in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Nov; 65(11):2522-2528. PMID: 28926087.

Published on 6/6/2017

Cronin-Fenton DP, Kjærsgaard A, Ahern TP, Mele M, Ewertz M, Hamilton-Dutoit S, Christiansen PM, Ejlertsen B, Sørensen HT, Lash TL, Silliman RA. Validity of Danish Breast Cancer Group (DBCG) registry data used in the predictors of breast cancer recurrence (ProBeCaRe) premenopausal breast cancer cohort study. Acta Oncol. 2017 Sep; 56(9):1155-1160. PMID: 28585885.

Published on 12/13/2016

Dumontier C, Clough-Gorr KM, Silliman RA, Stuck AE, Moser A. Motivation and mortality in older women with early stage breast cancer: A longitudinal study with ten years of follow-up. J Geriatr Oncol. 2017 03; 8(2):133-139. PMID: 27986501.

Published on 11/1/2016

VanderWalde N, Jagsi R, Dotan E, Baumgartner J, Browner IS, Burhenn P, Cohen HJ, Edil BH, Edwards B, Extermann M, Ganti AK, Gross C, Hubbard J, Keating NL, Korc-Grodzicki B, McKoy JM, Medeiros BC, Mrozek E, O'Connor T, Rugo HS, Rupper RW, Shepard D, Silliman RA, Stirewalt DL, Tew WP, Walter LC, Wildes T, Bergman MA, Sundar H, Hurria A. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Older Adult Oncology, Version 2.2016. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 11; 14(11):1357-1370. PMID: 27799507.

Published on 9/2/2016

Kapoor A, Shaffer NS, McDonough CM, White DK, Wang N, Rosenkranz P, Glantz A, McAneny D, Doherty GM, Cabral HJ, Gurwitz JH, Fielding RA, Jette AM, Silliman RA. Examining New Preoperative Assessment Tools. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 10; 64(10):e102-e104. PMID: 27590632.

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