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Rachel E. Fanaroff, MD

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Assistant Professor

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Education and Training

University of Maryland - College Park, BA (Magna Cum Laude), Anthropology, 2013

University of Maryland School of Medicine,  MD   (Alpha Omega Alpha, Cum Laude), 2017

University of Maryland Medical Center,  Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, 2017-2020, 2021-2022

University of Maryland Medical Center,  Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Chief Resident, 2019-2020

University of Maryland Medical Center,  Cytopathology Fellow, 2020-2021

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,  Thoracic Pathology Fellow, 2022-2023

Research/Clinical Keywords

Pulmonary pathology, thoracic pathology, mesothelioma, cytopathology

Highlighted Publications

Febres-Aldana CA, Fanaroff R, Offin M, Zauderer MG, Sauter JL, Yang SR, Ladanyi M. Diffuse Pleural Mesothelioma: Advances in Molecular Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment. Annu Rev Pathol. 2023 Sep 18. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37722697.

McLaughlin K, Tan KS, Dycoco J, Chen MF, Chaft JE, Mankuzhy NP, Rimner A, Aly RG, Fanaroff RE, Travis WD, Bilsky M, Bains M, Downey R, Huang J, Isbell JM, Molena D, Park BJ, Jones DR, Rusch VW. Superior sulcus non-small cell lung cancers (Pancoast tumors): Current outcomes after multidisciplinary management. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Aug 22:S0022-5223(23)00734-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37611845.

Paik PK, Fan PD, Qeriqi B, Namakydoust A, Daly B, Ahn L, Kim R, Plodkowski A, Ni A, Chang J, Fanaroff R, Ladanyi M, de Stanchina E, Rudin CM. Targeting NFE2L2/KEAP1 Mutations in Advanced NSCLC With the TORC1/2 Inhibitor TAK-228. J Thorac Oncol. 2023 Apr;18(4):516-526. Epub 2022 Oct 12. PMID: 36240971; PMCID: PMC10500888.

Savari O, Febres-Aldana C, Chang JC, Fanaroff RE, Ventura K, Bodd F, Paik P, Vundavalli M, Saqi A, Askin FB, Travis WD, Rekhtman N. Non-small cell lung carcinomas with diffuse coexpression of TTF1 and p40: clinicopathological and genomic features of 14 rare biphenotypic tumours. Histopathology. 2023 Jan;82(2):242-253. Epub 2022 Oct 20. PMID: 36130728; PMCID: PMC10501689.

Burke AP, Hardy N, Fanaroff R, Legesse T. Sarcomatoid Mesothelioma with Bland Histologic Features: A Potential Pitfall in Diagnosis. AJSP Rev Rep. 2022 May-Jun;27(3):87-93. PMID: 37538296; PMCID: PMC10398945.