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William B. Farrar, M.D.


410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-8890

Email: farrar.2@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Professor, Surgical Oncology

Physician, FGP-Surgical Oncology

Medical Director, SSCBC - Administration

 

Licenses

2013 - present Recertified: American Board of Surgery
1982 - 1993 Certified: American Board of Surgery
1991 - 2003 Re-certified: American Board of Surgery
2000 - 2013 Re-certified: American Board of Surgery
 

Chapters in Books

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Breast cancer.

Malignant Disease of the Lymphatics and Soft Tissue

Breast cancer.

Biopsy Techniques to Establish Diagnosis and Type of Malignant Lymphoma

Physiology of the Breast

Gastroinstestinal Bleeding and Perforation in the Cancer Patient

Inflammatory Lesions of the Gastrointestinal

Neoplasms of the appendix

Physiology of the Breast

Breast cancer.

Hurthle cell neoplasm of the thyroid gland.

Extent and Multicentricity of in Situ and Invasive Carcinoma

Second-Look Operations for Recurrent Colon and Rectal Carcinoma

Breast Disease: Malignant

Benign Breast Disease

 

Conferences

PROSPECTIVE EVALUATION OF CLINICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL DETECTION OF AXILLARY METASTASES IN PATIENTS WITH CARCINOMA OF THE BREAST

THE INFLUENCE OF NECK NODE MANAGEMENT ON THE SURVIVAL OF PATIENTS WITH HEAD AND NECK-CANCER

Management of parathyroid neoplasia

Predictors of positive axillary lymph nodes after sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer

Predictors of positive axillary lymph nodes after sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer

Selective analysis of the sentinel node in breast cancer

Patterns of recurrence following sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer

Prospective Randomized trial comparing intradermal, intraparenchymal, and subareolar injection routes for sentinel lymph node mapping and biopsy in breast cancer

Elevated risk for depressive symptoms and delayed emotional recovery with taxane-based chemotherapy

Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for unilateral breast cancer: An increasing trend

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ATTACHMENT ANXIETY IS RELATED TO EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS LATENCY WHILE UNDERGOING TESTING FOR BREAST OR COLON CANCER, AS WELL AS ONE YEAR LATER

SOCIAL SUPPORT PREDICTS INFLAMMATION, PAIN, AND DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS: LONGITUDINAL RELATIONSHIPS AMONG BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS

 

Degrees

1971 B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University

1975 M.D., University of Virginia

 

Editorial Activities

1982 - 1998 Southwest Oncology Group
1991 - present Journal of Surgical Oncology
1998 - 2002 Annals of Surgical Oncology
 

Honors

1979 - present Resident's Award. Experience in Thyroid Cancer, The Ohio State University Hospital.
1992 "Best Doctors In America" listing.
1996 - present Inducted as a Fellow into the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Scottland.
1996 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
1997 "Best Doctors In America". Best Doctors Inc..
1999 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2001 - 2002 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2004 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2005 The Artur G. and Mildred C. James Professorship of Surgical Oncology. Artur G. James.
2005 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2006 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2007 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2008 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2010 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2011 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2012 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2013 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
2014 “Best Doctors In America”. Best Doctors Inc..
 

Journal Articles

"Breast cancer.." The Canadian nurse. Vol. 72, no. 6. (June 1976.): -.

"Breast cancer." Cancer. Vol. 47, no. 5 Suppl.. (January 1981.): -.

"Prevention of breast cancer." Current Opinion in Oncology. Vol. 3, no. 6. (December 1991.): -.

"Molecular classification of parathyroid neoplasia by gene expression profiling." American Journal of Pathology. Vol. 165, no. 2. (August 2004.): -.

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"Breast cancer." Oncologie. Vol. 15, no. 7-8. (July 2013.): -.

 

Reference Works

May 1984 Farrar WB, Schlanger R."Bilateral Breast Cancer" .
January 1985 McCabe DP, Farrar WB, Petkov T, Finkelmeier WR, O’Dwyer PJ."Clinical and Pathological Correlations in Metastatic Disease to the Thyroid Gland" .
April 1985 Joseph T, Farrar WB."Fine Needle Aspiration for Screening and Diagnosing Thyroid Nodules" .
May 1986 Keyhani-Rofagha S, Dobson J, O’Toole RV, Farrar WB."Flow Cytometry of Bronchial Washings" .
May 1986 Keyhani-Rofagha S, Dobson J, O’Toole R, Farrar WB."Flow Cytometry of Colonic Carcinoma" .
May 1986 McCabe DP, Farrar WB, O’Dwyer P, Sickle-Santanello B, Smead WL, Vaccaro PS, James AG."Conservative Management of Carotid Body Tumors" .
January 1986 McCabe DP, Farrar WB, Petkow T, Finkelmeier WR, O’Dwyer PJ."Clinical and Pathological Correlations in Metastatic Disease of the Thyroid Gland" .
May 1986 McCabe DP, Farrar WB, Petkow T, James AG, O’Dwyer PJ, Finkelmeier WB."Cancer of the Tongue Under Age 35" .
November 1986 Keyhani-Rofagha S, O’Toole RV, Sickle-Santanello B, DeCenzo J, Farrar WB."Prognostic Value of Flow Adenocarcinoma of the Breast" .
May 1986 Farrar WB, Finkelmeier W, O’Dwyer PJ, McCabe DP, James AG."Radical Neck Disseciton: Is It Enough?" .
September 1986 Keyhani-Rofagha S, Dobson J, O’Toole R, Farrar WB."Prognostic Value of Low Cytometric DNA Analysis for Stage I Adenocarcinoma of the Breast" .
January 1987 Myers MA, Jackson RD, Farrar WB."Tamoxifen Effects on Bone Mineral Density" .
June 1987 Keyhani-Rofagha S, O’Toole RV, Sickle-Santanello B, DeCenzo J, Farrar WB."Prognostic Value of Flow Cytometric DNA Analysis for Node Negative Adenocarcinoma of the Breast" .
January 1988 Higham C, Farrar WB, O’Toole RV, Keyhani S, Mazzaferri E."Flow Cytometric DNA Analysis as a Prognostic Indicator of Papillary Cancer of the Thyroid" .
January 1988 Sardi A, Agnone C, Mojzisik C, Hinkle G, Nieroda C, Ferrar P, Farrar WB, Thurston M, Martin E."Radioimmunoguided Surgery in Recurrent Colorectal Cancer: The Role of CEA, CT Scan and Physical Examination" .
January 1988 Ho HC, Gahbauer R, Hodgson S, Kaka Z, James A, Farrar W, Schuller D, Hshieh P."Radiation Therapy in Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Head and Neck" .
January 1992 Schneebaum S, Walker M, young D, Farrar W, Minton J."The Regional Treatment of Liver Metastases from Breast Cancer" .
May 1993 Burak Jr. W, Schneebaum S, Arnold M, Hinkle G, young D, Berens A, Mojzisik C, Martin E."A Prephase Study of Radiolabled Monoclonal Antibody (Mab) CC83 in Patients with Metastatic Colo-Rectal Carcinoma Undergoing Radioimmunoguided Surgery (RIGS)" .
October 1994 Hu YF, Chang CJG, Sugimoto Y, Brueggemeir RW, Farrar WB, Lin YC."Growth and Hormonal Response of Human Breast Cancer Cells are Influenced by Co-cultured Stromal Cells From Normal Human Breast Tissue" .
October 1994 Suguimoto Y, Zhang Y, Zheng J, Hu YF, Brueggemeier RW, Farrar WB, Lin YC."Breast Adeipocytes Play an Important Role in Human FGF-8 mRNA Expression in Primary Cultures of Cancerous and Non-cancerous Human Breast Cells" .
June 1995 Zhang Y, Chen WK, Sugimoto Y, Zheng J, Farrar WB, Brueggemeier RW, Lin YC."Cell-Specific Expression of Keratinocyte Growth Factor (KGF) and Its Receptor (KGFR) mRNA in Human Breast Cancer" .
June 1995 Sugimoto Y, Canatan H, Zhang Y, Chen WIK, Chang WY, Zheng J, Brueggemeier RW, Farrar WB, Lin YC."Hormonally Regulated Human FGF-8 in Cultured Human Breast Cells" .
January 1995 Burak Jr. WE, Liberto M, Quinn AL, Farrar WB, Brueggemeier RW."Stromal Fibroblasts Influence the Expression of the Estrogen-Regulated gen pS2 in MCF-7 Breast Carcinoma Cells" .
January 1996 Zhang Y, Sugimoto Y, Zheng J, Farrar WB, Brueggemeier RW, Lin YC."Cell-Specific Expression of Keratinocyte Growth Factor (KGF) and Its Receptor (KGFR) mRNA in Human Breast Cancer" .
January 1996 Burak Jr. WE, Quinn AL, Farrar WB, Brueggemeier RW."Androgens Influence Estrogen-Induced Responses in Human Breast Carcinoma Cells Through Cytochrome P450 Aromatase, Breast Cancer Res Treatment" .
January 1996 Zheng J, Zhang Y, Sugimoto Y, Mulla Z, Canatan H, Dayton M, Govindan MV, Farrar WB, Brueggemeier RW, Lin YC."Estradiol-17 B (E2) Regulated Expression of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Gamma (PTP-L) Gene in Cultured Human Breast and Breast Cancer Cells" .
January 1996 Mulla Z, Shidaifat F, Zheng J, Zhang Y, Kulp S, Brueggemeier RW, Farrar WB, Lin YC."Anti-Proliferative Effects of Gossypol-Containing Milk on Primary Cultured Human Breast Cancer Cells" .
January 1996 Lin YC, Mulla Z, Kulp SK, Zheng J, Zhang Y, Sugimoto Y, Farrar WB, Brueggemeier RW."Biological Activity in Serum and Meat of Zeranol-Implanted Beef Cattle, Regulation of Proliferation and Estrogen-Induced Gene Expression in Normal Human Breast Cells (nHBC) and MCF-7 Cells" .
January 1996 Sugimoto Y, Canatan H, Zheng J, Zhang Y, Chang WY, Brueggemeier RW, Farrar WB, Lin YC."Hormonally Regulated Human FGF-8 in Cultured Human Breast Cells" .
January 1996 Harris Re, Soldano SM, Namboodiri KK, Olsen JO, Freedy LR, Joarder FS, Abou-Issa HM, Farrar WB, Stoner GD."Gender Differences and Emerging Issues in Cancer Epidemiology" .
January 1996 Harris RE, Namboodiri KK, Farrar WB."Epidemiologic Study of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Breast Cancer" .
April 1997 Martinez D, Farrar WB, Mosic J, Kim J, Walker M, Hinkle G, Martin E, Thurston MO."Intraoperative Detection of Parathyroid Adenoma, Hyperplasia, and Carcinoma Using 99mTc-Sestamibi and A Gamma-Probe: A Study of 22 Patients" .
December 1998 Burak Jr. WE, Saha S, Walker MJ, Yee L, Kim JA, Pozderac R, Farrar WB."Is Preoperative Lymphoscinigraphy (LS) Necessary for Successful Lymphadenectomy in Patients with Breast Cancer?" .
June 1998 Saha S, Burak Jr. WE, Walker MJ, Yee LD, Farrar WB, Kim JA, Mosic J, Olsen JO, Hinkle GH, Pozderac RV."[unspecified]" .
August 2006 Al-Saif O, Farrar WB, Bloomston MB, Ringel MD, Kloos RT."Aggressive Detection and Resection of Recurrent or Persistent I-131- Resistant Papillary Thyroid Cancer" .
January 2011 Burak Jr. WE, DePalatis L, Nines R, Hitchcock C, Hinkle G, Farrar WB."In Vivo Localization and Biodistribution of Radiolabeled NR-LU-10 Fragment (Fab) in Nude Mice Bearing Human Breast Cancer Xenografts" .
January 2011 Burak WE, Goodman PS, Farrar WB."A Randomized , Prospective Trial of Intra-operative Thrombin for Prevention of Seroma Formation Following Surgery For Breast Cancer" .

Presentations

Progress in Cancer

Use of Radionucleotide Scan in Stage III Breast Cancer

The Rationale Application of Radionucleotide Scanning in Primary Carcinoma of the Breast

Principles of Cancer Surgery

Head, Neck, and Thyroid Cancer

Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Melanoma

Thyroid-Parathyroid Disease

Sarcoma

Cancer of the Head and Neck

Principles of Oncology

Thyroid/Parathyroid

Parathyroid Disease, Calcium Metabolism

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Breast Disease

Breast Carcinoma

Breast Cancer

The Practice of Surgical Oncology at Ohio State,�

Head and Neck Cancer-TNM Staging

New Developments in Breast and Colon Cancer

Management of Sigmoid Colon Rectosigmoid Rectal/Anal Cancer

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Head and Neck Cancer

Bilateral Breast Cancer

When is Radical Lymph Node Dissection Indicated

New Findings In Breast Cancer

Clinical and Pathological Correlations in Metastatic Disease to the Thyroid Gland

Flow Cytometry as a Prognostic Indicator in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tongue: Preliminary Results

Cancer of the Tongue Under Age 35

Conservative Management of Carotid Body Tumors

Sarcoma

How You Diagnose and Manage Cancers of the Tongue

Cancer Staging

TNM Staging-Sarcoma

Flow Cytometry and DNA Content of Head and Neck Cancers

Breast Cancer-1987

Cadaver Dissection Demonstration

Breast Disease

Breast Cancer Update and ACS Guidlines for Mammogram

Formalin Fixed/Paraffin Embedded DNA Histogram Analysis: Applications to Carcinoma of the Breast

Head and Neck

Sarcoma

A Breast Cancer Overview

The Surgical Management of Advance and Recurrent Breast Cancer

Flow Cytometric Analysis of DNA Content as a Prognostic Indicator in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity

Breast Cancer

Preventive Health Screening: Issues & Applications

Early Breast Cancer Detection by Physiologic Breast Profiling

Advances in Cancer Research

Breast and Endocrine Diseases

Update on Breast Cancer

The Role of Surgery in the Management of Liver Metastases

Breast II

Breast I

Breast Cancer Treatment Options

Oncology Update & Innovative Treatment

Stereotactic Biopsy

Breast Disease and Treatment

Early Detection of Breast and Cervical Cancers

Breast Cancer-Intraductal Cancer

Columbus Cancer Clinic’s Cancer Awareness Forum

Breast Cancer Surgery

Breast and Cervical Cancer

Controversies in Head and Neck Surgery

Breast Cancer

Controversies in the Management in Thyroid Carcinoma

Breast Cancer-The Role of Surgery

Breast Cancer-Prevention vs. Early Detection

Breast Cancer Treatment Update

Breast Cancer

Update on Thyroid Cancer

Management of Intraductal Cancer

Evolving Care of Melanoma

Controversies in Breast Cancer

Update on Breast Cancer: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment

Salivary & Sarcoma

Update on Cancer Prevention - Fashion to a Tea

Intraoperative Localization of Parathyroid Adenoma

Sentinel Node Breast Biopsy

Surgical Treatment of Breast Cancer

Parathyroid Disease

Approaches to Treating Breast Cancer – State of the Art in the Year 2000 and Beyond

Unanticipated Appendiceal Neoplasms

Advances In Treatment of Thyroid Cancer

Genetics and Surgical Oncology: What Should We Know

Chemoprevention in High Risk Patients

Primary Treatment: Update on Sentinel Node Biopsy and Axillary Dissection, Surgery, and Radiation (NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines)

Surgical Approach to Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

Papillary Cancer of Thyroid-Panel Discussion

Colon cancer.

What's new in surgical oncology.

Head and neck cancers.

Cancer of the Head and Neck

Head and neck cancers.

Melanoma.

Breast cancer

The surgical treatment of glaucoma

Melanoma.

[ON SALIVARY GLAND TUMORS].

 

Professional Activities

1993 - present Breast Cancer. Columbus, OH.
2011 - present Columbus Cancer Clinic.
2011 - present Columbus Cancer Clinic.
2011 - present American Cancer Society (State and County Levels).
2011 - present Columbus Cancer Clinic.
2011 - present Columbus Cancer Clinic.
2011 - present Columbus Cancer Clinic.
2011 - present Columbus Cancer Clinic.
2011 - present Columbus Cancer Clinic.
2011 - present Columbus Cancer Clinic.
1982 - 1990 American Cancer Society (State and County Levels).
1984 - 1990 American Cancer Society (State and County Levels).
1988 - 1990 American Cancer Society (State and County Levels).