Dr. Jessica M Bensenhaver
Address: 1 Ford Pace, Detroit, Michigan, 48202, United States, Wayne State University
About the Doctor / Professional
Every patient is different. I think it is important to treat the patients like they are real people; like you're treating them as a person and not treating just their disease. You're connecting with them.
Dr. Bensenhaver is a breast cancer surgeon specializing in benign and malignant breast diseases. Her research focuses on socioeconomic, geographic, and ethnicity-related variation in breast cancer, and features an outreach breast health program in both Africa and Haiti. She received her medical degree from Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, and completed a fellowship in breast oncology at U-M. At Henry Ford Health System, she is the Associate Director of the Breast Oncology Program and the International Center for Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes (ICSBCS), as well as the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology PI.
Degree: Marshall University at Cabel Huntington Hospital WV 2006
Residency: Charleston Area Medical Center, General Surgery, WV, 2011
- Dr. Bensenhaver is a breast cancer surgeon specializing in benign and malignant breast diseases.
- She is the Associate Director of the Breast Oncology Program and the International Center for Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes (ICSBCS), as well as the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology PI.
- August 2002 - Cum Laude, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
- May 2008 - First Place, Resident Trauma Research Paper Competition, West Virginia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Research Competition. White Sulfur Springs, WV.
- May 2011 - Second Place, Resident Trauma Research Paper Competition, West Virginia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Research Competition. Charleston, WV.
- 2013-2014 - Nominee, Clinical Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching.
- Breast Cancer Knowledge and Decisions Made for Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: A Survey of Surgeons and Women in the General Population.
- Hereditary Susceptibility for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Associated With Western Sub-Saharan African Ancestry: Results From an International Surgical Breast Cancer Collaborative.
- Distribution and Short-term Prognostic Value of the 21-gene recurrence score in African American compared to White American breast cancer patients.
- Utilization of the 21-Gene Recurrence Score in a Diverse Breast Cancer Patient Population: Development of a Clinicopathologic Model to Predict High-Risk Scores and Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy.
- Evaluation of a Multidisciplinary Team Approach for Generating Survivorship Care Plan Treatment Summaries in Patients With Breast Cancer.
- Trends in Mammography Use Among Women Aged 40 to 49 Years With a History of Breast Cancer.
- Global surgical oncology disease burden: addressing disparities via global surgery initiatives: the University of Michigan International Breast Cancer Registry.
- Association Between Benign Breast Disease in African American and White American Women and Subsequent Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.
- Differences between Breast Conservation-Eligible Patients and Unilateral Mastectomy Patients in Choosing Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomies.
- Comparative Analysis of Breast Cancer Phenotypes in African American, White American, and West Versus East African patients: Correlation Between African Ancestry and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.
- Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy and Two-Stage Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: Is There a Better Time to Irradiate?
- Optimal carotid duplex velocity criteria for defining the severity of carotid in-stent restenosis.
- Effects of Implementing a Breast Surgery Rotation on ABSITE Scores and Surgical Case Volume.
- Surgical leadership and standardization of multidisciplinary breast cancer care: the evolution of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
- Breast Cancer and African Ancestry: Lessons Learned at the 10-Year Anniversary of the Ghana-Michigan Research Partnership and International Breast Registry.
- Characterizing Breast Cancer in a Population with Increased Prevalence of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Androgen Receptor and ALDH1 Expression in Ghanaian Women.
- Re-excision rates of invasive ductal carcinoma with lobular features compared with invasive ductal carcinomas and invasive lobular carcinomas of the breast.
- A rare presentation of bilateral, synchronous male breast cancer.
- Evaluation of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Early Detection via Mammography Screening and Outcomes in African American and White American Patients.
- Primary carotid artery stenting versus carotid artery stenting for postcarotid endarterectomy stenosis.