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Monica C. Malec

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentMedicine-Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL06/1996Chief Resident
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL061995Internal Medicine
    University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, ILMD05/1992
    Duke University, Durham , NCBS05/1988Zoology
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    2018Department of Medicine Postgraduate Teaching Award, University of Chicago
    2017Chicago Magazine Top Cancer Doctors
    2016 - 2019 Castle Connolly Top Doctor, Chicago
    2016Fellow, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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    1. Moehl K, Wright RM, Shega J, Malec M, Kelley Fitzgerald G, Robbins-Welty G, Zoberi K, Tait R, Perera S, Deverts D, Horvath Z, Weiner DK. How to Teach Medical Students About Pain and Dementia: E-Learning, Experiential Learning, or Both? Pain Med. 2020 10 01; 21(10):2117-2122. PMID: 32770186.
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    2. Malec M, Shega JW. Management of Gastrointestinal Symptoms (Nausea, Anorexia and Cachexia, Constipation) in Advanced Illness. Med Clin North Am. 2020 May; 104(3):439-454. PMID: 32312408.
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    3. Tun S, Eng OS, Malec M. Health-Related Quality of Life After Cytoreductive Surgery/HIPEC for Mucinous Appendiceal Cancer: Results of a Multicenter Randomized Trial Comparing Oxaliplatin and Mitomycin. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 03; 27(3):630-631. PMID: 31848812.
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    4. Malec M, Levine S. How do I best treat pain in my older patient with cancer? J Geriatr Oncol. 2019 11; 10(6):841-844. PMID: 31171495.
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    5. Bestvina CM, Wroblewski KE, Daly B, Beach B, Chow S, Hantel A, Malec M, Huber MT, Polite BN. A Rules-Based Algorithm to Prioritize Poor Prognosis Cancer Patients in Need of Advance Care Planning. J Palliat Med. 2018 06; 21(6):846-849. PMID: 29649399.
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    6. Christ TN, Villadolid JJ, Choksi A, Malec M, Knoebel RW. Impact of a Clinical Decision Support Tool on Cancer Pain Management in Opioid-Tolerant Inpatients. Hosp Pharm. 2018 Jul; 53(4):256-262. PMID: 30038445.
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    7. Wright R, Malec M, Shega JW, Rodriguez E, Kulas J, Morrow L, Rodakowski J, Semla T, Weiner DK. Deconstructing Chronic Low Back Pain in the Older Adult-Step by Step Evidence and Expert-Based Recommendations for Evaluation and Treatment: Part XI: Dementia. Pain Med. 2016 11; 17(11):1993-2002. PMID: 27880650.
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    8. Malec M, Shega JW. Pain management in the elderly. Med Clin North Am. 2015 Mar; 99(2):337-50. PMID: 25700587.
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    9. Malec M, Weiner DK, Shega JW. Optimal pharmacologic pain management in the older adult: an ongoing quagmire. Pain Med. 2015 Feb; 16(2):217-8. PMID: 25521331.
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    10. Lukas RV, Rezania K, Malec M, Salgia R. Teaching Video NeuroImages: myokymia and nerve hyperexcitability as components of Morvan syndrome due to malignant thymoma. Neurology. 2013 Jan 29; 80(5):e55. PMID: 23359380.
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    11. Ito S, Chandler KL, Prados MD, Lamborn K, Wynne J, Malec MK, Wilson CB, Davis RL, Hoshino T. Proliferative potential and prognostic evaluation of low-grade astrocytomas. J Neurooncol. 1994; 19(1):1-9. PMID: 7815099.
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