Caroline Irene Piatek, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
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    Claremont McKenna College2001  - 2005Dean's List (all semesters)
    Claremont McKenna College2005Magna Cum Laude
    Claremont McKenna College2005Honors in Biology
    Claremont McKenna College2005Best Biology Senior Thesis
    Creighton University School of Medicine2009Medical Dean's Educational Assistance Scholarship
    USC2012  - 2013Medical Oncology Fellow Research Award
    American Society of Clinical Oncology2014Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award
    Keck School of Medicine of USC2014  - 2015Hematology Chief Fellow

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    Dr. Piatek's research interests include cancer-associated thrombosis and staging studies in breast cancer. She joined the Division of Hematology after serving as Chief Hematology Fellow in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Keck School of Medicine of USC.

    Dr. Piatek earned her medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. She then performed her internal medicine internship and residency at Keck School of Medicine of USC, followed by a Hematology/Oncology Fellowship.

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    1. Pan E, Hsieh E, Piatek C. Case Report: Oxaliplatin-Induced Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia. Case Rep Oncol. 2018 Sep-Dec; 11(3):880-882. PMID: 30687065.
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    2. Kulasekararaj AG, Hill A, Rottinghaus ST, Langemeijer S, Wells R, Gonzalez-Fernandez FA, Gaya A, Lee JW, Gutierrez EO, Piatek CI, Szer J, Risitano A, Nakao S, Bachman E, Shafner L, Damokosh AI, Ortiz S, Röth A, Peffault de Latour R. Ravulizumab (ALXN1210) vs eculizumab in C5-inhibitor-experienced adult patients with PNH: the 302 study. Blood. 2019 Feb 07; 133(6):540-549. PMID: 30510079.
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    3. Piatek CI, Vergara-Lluri ME, Pullarkat V, Siddiqi IN, O'Connell C, Brynes RK, Feinstein DI. Autoimmune Myelofibrosis: Clinical Features, Course, and Outcome. Acta Haematol. 2017; 138(3):129-137. PMID: 28866671.
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    4. Piatek CI, Ji L, Kaur C, Russell CA, Tripathy D, Church T, Sposto R, Sener SF, Garcia AA. Value of routine staging imaging studies for patients with stage III breast cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec; 114(8):917-921. PMID: 27642105.
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    5. Piatek CI, Tagawa ST, Wei-Tsai D, Hanna D, Weitz IC, O'Connell C, Rochanda L, Groshen S, Liebman HA. OC-14 - Baseline D-dimer levels are predictive of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) at 6 months in cancer patients with VTE treated with tinzaparin. Thromb Res. 2016 Apr; 140 Suppl 1:S174. PMID: 27161687.
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    6. Granatowicz A, Piatek CI, Moschiano E, El-Hemaidi I, Armitage JD, Akhtari M. An Overview and Update of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia for Primary Care Physicians. Korean J Fam Med. 2015 Sep; 36(5):197-202. PMID: 26435808.
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    7. Piatek CI, El-Hemaidi I, Feinstein DI, Liebman HA, Akhtari M. Management of immune-mediated cytopenias in pregnancy. Autoimmun Rev. 2015 Sep; 14(9):806-11. PMID: 25981747.
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    8. Piatek C, Akhtari M. Thrombocytopenia: optimizing approaches in cancer patients. Oncology (Williston Park). 2015 Apr; 29(4):297-8. PMID: 25952494.
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    9. Piatek CI, Raja GL, Ji L, Gitlitz BJ, Dorff TB, Quinn DI, Hu J, El-Khoueiry AB, Pham HQ, Roman L, Garcia AA. Phase I clinical trial of temsirolimus and vinorelbine in advanced solid tumors. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Dec; 74(6):1227-34. PMID: 25374407.
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    10. Vergara-Lluri ME, Piatek CI, Pullarkat V, Siddiqi IN, O'Connell C, Feinstein DI, Brynes RK. Autoimmune myelofibrosis: an update on morphologic features in 29 cases and review of the literature. Hum Pathol. 2014 Nov; 45(11):2183-91. PMID: 25282037.
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    11. Piatek C, O'Connell C. Unsuspected pulmonary embolism: impact on mortality among cancer patients. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2012 Sep; 18(5):406-9. PMID: 22759768.
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    12. Piatek C, O'Connell CL, Liebman HA. Treating venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer. Expert Rev Hematol. 2012 Apr; 5(2):201-9. PMID: 22475288.
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    13. Armstrong JA, Sperling AS, Deuring R, Manning L, Moseley SL, Papoulas O, Piatek CI, Doe CQ, Tamkun JW. Genetic screens for enhancers of brahma reveal functional interactions between the BRM chromatin-remodeling complex and the delta-notch signal transduction pathway in Drosophila. Genetics. 2005 Aug; 170(4):1761-74. PMID: 15944353; PMCID: PMC1449748.