Kathryn Evers, MD, FACR

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Fox Chase Cancer Center
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Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497

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Top Doctors 2010, 2009
Diagnostic Radiology

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Dr. Kathryn Evers


Director, Mammography

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American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology

Medical Education

New York University Medical School, New York, N.Y., 1975


Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.


GI Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.

Honors and Awards

Philadelphia magazine, Top Doctors 2009-2011

Research Interests

Breast Cancer; Role of different imaging modalities; Image guided breast biopsy.


  1. Freedman G, Anderson P, Goldstein L, Hanlon A, Cianfrocca M, Millenson M, vonMehren M, Torosian M, Boraas M, Nicolaou N, Patchefsky A, Evers, K: Routine mammography is associated with earlier stage disease and greater eligibility for breast conservation in breast carcinoma patients age 40 years and older. Cancer 98:918, 2003.
  2. Balogh GA1, Russo J, Mailo DA, et al. 1Breast Cancer Research Laboratory, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA. Evers K, Morrow M. The breasts of parous women without cancer has a different genomic profile compared to those with cancer. International Journal of Oncology 31:1165-1175, 2007.
  3. Tseng M, Byrne C, Evers KA, Daly MB. Dietary intake and breast density in high-risk women: a cross-sectional study. Breast Cancer Res. 2007; 9(5): R72.
  4. Russo J, Balogh GA1, Russo IH. 1Breast Cancer Research Laboratory, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA. Evers K, Morrow M, Full term pregnancy induces a specific genomic signature in the human breast. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Accepted for publication January, 2009.
  5. Bleicher RJ, Ciocca RM, Egleston BL, Sesa L, Evers K, et al. Association of routine pretreatment magnetic resonance imaging with time to surgery, mastectomy rate and margin status. J Am Coll Surg 2009; 209:180-7.
  6. Evers K. To excise or not to excise? Acad. Radiol. 2010; 17(5):545-6. doi: 10.1016/jacra2010.02.006
  7. Evers K. Significance of finding Micropapillary DCIS on core needle biopsy. Acad Radiol. 2011; 18(7):795-796. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2011.05.001
  8. Tseng M, Olufade TO, Evers KA , Byrne. Adolescent Lifestyle Factors and Adult Breast Density in U.S. Chinese Immigrant Women, Nutrition and Cancer, 63:3, 342-349, 2011
  9. Bleicher RJ, Ruth K, Sigurdson ER, Evers K, et al. (In-)efficiencies in the preoperative imaging evaluation of the medicare breast cancer patient. Cancer Res 2011;71:549s
  10. Crivello M, Ruth K, Sigurdson E, Egleston B, Evers K, et al. Advanced Imaging Modalities in Early Stage Breast Cancer: Preoperative Use in the United States Medicare Population. Annals of Surg. Onc. (2013) 20:102–110. DOI 10.1245/s10434-012-2571-4
  11. Evers K. Are you Dense? Acad. Radiol. 2015; 22:677-78. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2015.03.011