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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Amye Tevaarwerk, MD, obtained her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital. Prior to entering clinical fellowship, she worked as a hospitalist for a year at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She completed a medical oncology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. Her academic area of interest is breast oncology, with a focus on new drug development and women’s health issues as they relate to cancer survivorship. Dr. Tevaarwerk is a member of the UW Health Breast Center and part of Breast Disease-Oriented Working Group, through which multiple clinical trials in breast cancer are helping to find better treatments for those with cancer.


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Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Medical Oncology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Internship Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Medical School Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

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Dr. Tevaarwerk’s research interests include breast oncology and Phase I clinical trials.

PubMed Articles
Tevaarwerk AJ Kwekkeboom K Buhr KA Dennee A Conkright W Onitilo AA Robinson E Ahuja H Kwong RW Nanad R Wiegmann DA Chen K LoConte NK Wisinski KB Sesto ME Results from a prospective longitudinal survey of employment and work outcomes in newly diagnosed cancer patients during and after curative-intent chemotherapy: A Wisconsin Oncology Network study. Cancer . 2021 Mar 1;127(5):801-808
[PubMed ID: 33231882]
Strigel RM Bravo E Tevaarwerk AJ Anderson BM Stella AL Neuman HB Development and Implementation of an Algorithm to Guide MRI Screening in Patients With a Personal History of Treated Breast Cancer. Clin Breast Cancer . 2021 Feb;21(1):26-30
[PubMed ID: 33162349]
Antony KM Adams JH Jacques L Hetzel S Chappell RJ Gnadt SE Tevaarwerk AJ Lidocaine patches for postcesarean pain control in obese women: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM . 2021 Jan;3(1):100281
[PubMed ID: 33451596]
Rastogi S Tevaarwerk AJ Sesto M Van Remortel B Date P Gangnon R Thraen-Borowski K Cadmus-Bertram L Effect of a technology-supported physical activity intervention on health-related quality of life, sleep, and processes of behavior change in cancer survivors: A randomized controlled trial. Psychooncology . 2020 Nov;29(11):1917-1926
[PubMed ID: 32808383]
Nekhlyudov L Duijts S Hudson SV Jones JM Keogh J Love B Lustberg M Smith KC Tevaarwerk A Yu X Feuerstein M Addressing the needs of cancer survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Cancer Surviv . 2020 Oct;14(5):601-606
[PubMed ID: 32335850]
Wagner LI Gray RJ Sparano JA Whelan TJ Garcia SF Yanez B Tevaarwerk AJ Carlos RC Albain KS Olson JA Jr Goetz MP Pritchard KI Hayes DF Geyer CE Dees EC McCaskill-Stevens WJ Minasian LM Sledge GW Jr Cella D Patient-Reported Cognitive Impairment Among Women With Early Breast Cancer Randomly Assigned to Endocrine Therapy Alone Versus Chemoendocrine Therapy: Results From TAILORx. J Clin Oncol . 2020 Jun 10;38(17):1875-1886
[PubMed ID: 32271671]
Stewart TP Sesto ME Haine JE Henningfield MF Norslien K Zhang X Hahn DL Tevaarwerk AJ Results of Engineering, Primary Care, Oncology Collaborative Regarding a Survey of Primary Care on a Re-Engineered Survivorship Care Plan. J Cancer Educ . 2020 Jun 2;
[PubMed ID: 32488627]
Hua A Sesto ME Zhang X Wassenaar TR Tevaarwerk AJ Impact of Survivorship Care Plans and Planning on Breast, Colon, and Prostate Cancer Survivors in a Community Oncology Practice. J Cancer Educ . 2020 Apr;35(2):249-255
[PubMed ID: 30610655]
Kumar M Salem K Tevaarwerk AJ Strigel RM Fowler AM Recent Advances in Imaging Steroid Hormone Receptors in Breast Cancer. J Nucl Med . 2020 Feb;61(2):172-176
[PubMed ID: 31732674]
Cadmus-Bertram L Tevaarwerk AJ Sesto ME Gangnon R Van Remortel B Date P Building a physical activity intervention into clinical care for breast and colorectal cancer survivors in Wisconsin: a randomized controlled pilot trial. J Cancer Surviv . 2019 Aug;13(4):593-602
[PubMed ID: 31264183]
Morken CM Tevaarwerk AJ Swiecichowski AK Haine JE Williams ZT Norslien K Arroyo N Zhang X Campbell B Mendonca EA Juckett MB Sesto ME Survivor and Clinician Assessment of Survivorship Care Plans for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients: An Engineering, Primary Care, and Oncology Collaborative for Survivorship Health. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant . 2019 Jun;25(6):1240-1246
[PubMed ID: 30763727]
Donohue S Haine JE Li Z Feldstein DA Micek M Trowbridge ER Kamnetz SA Sosman JM Wilke LG Sesto ME Tevaarwerk AJ Cancer Survivorship Care Plan Utilization and Impact on Clinical Decision-Making at Point-of-Care Visits with Primary Care: Results from an Engineering, Primary Care, and Oncology Collaborative for Survivorship Health. J Cancer Educ . 2019 Apr;34(2):252-258
[PubMed ID: 29098650]
Tevaarwerk AJ Hocking WG Buhr KA Gribble M Seaborne LA Wisinski KB Burkard ME Yen T Wiegmann DA Sesto ME A randomized trial of immediate versus delayed survivorship care plan receipt on patient satisfaction and knowledge of diagnosis and treatment. Cancer . 2019 Mar 15;125(6):1000-1007
[PubMed ID: 30690714]
Donohue S Haine JE Li Z Trowbridge ER Kamnetz SA Feldstein DA Sosman JM Wilke LG Sesto ME Tevaarwerk AJ The Impact of a Primary Care Education Program Regarding Cancer Survivorship Care Plans: Results from an Engineering, Primary Care, and Oncology Collaborative for Survivorship Health. J Cancer Educ . 2019 Feb;34(1):154-160
[PubMed ID: 28932992]
Bines J Tevaarwerk AJ Baby steps: Pregnancy outcomes after human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-targeted therapy. Cancer . 2019 Jan 15;125(2):181-184
[PubMed ID: 30500982]
Tevaarwerk AJ Klemp JR van Londen GJ Hesse BW Sesto ME Moving beyond static survivorship care plans: A systems engineering approach to population health management for cancer survivors. Cancer . 2018 Nov 15;124(22):4292-4300
[PubMed ID: 30277575]
Tevaarwerk AJ Sesto ME Continued Challenges to the Adoption and Implementation of Survivorship Care Plans. J Oncol Pract . 2018 Oct;14(10):573-576
[PubMed ID: 30192692]
Miller KD O'Neill A Gradishar W Hobday TJ Goldstein LJ Mayer IA Bloom S Brufsky AM Tevaarwerk AJ Sparano JA Le-Lindqwister NA Hendricks CB Northfelt DW Dang CT Sledge GW Jr Double-Blind Phase III Trial of Adjuvant Chemotherapy With and Without Bevacizumab in Patients With Lymph Node-Positive and High-Risk Lymph Node-Negative Breast Cancer (E5103). J Clin Oncol . 2018 Sep 1;36(25):2621-2629
[PubMed ID: 30040523]
Litzelman K Keller AO Tevaarwerk A DuBenske L Adequacy of Depression Treatment in Spouses of Cancer Survivors: Findings From a Nationally Representative US Survey. J Gen Intern Med . 2018 Jun;33(6):869-876
[PubMed ID: 29404942]
Huenerberg KJ Anderson BM Tevaarwerk AJ Neuman HB Wilke LG Seaborne LA Sesto M Integrating survivorship care planning in radiation oncology workflow. J Community Support Oncol . 2018 Mar-Apr;16(2):e66-e71
[PubMed ID: 30631797]