Staff Profile

Kathryn Lowry, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Washington
Dr. Lowry is a physician at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and an assistant professor in the University of Washington (UW) Department of Radiology. Her clinical practice at the SCCA includes all aspects of breast imaging, including digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis (“3D mammography”), breast ultrasound, breast MRI, and image-guided procedures of the breast. Dr. Lowry earned her bachelor’s degree from Duke University in Durham, NC, and her M.D. from Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. She completed her diagnostic radiology residency training and fellowship in breast imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Lowry’s research interests include the evaluation of cancer screening effectiveness and surveillance imaging outcomes for women after treatment for primary breast cancer.

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Sprague, Brian L.; Lowry, Kathryn; Miglioretti, Diana L.; Alsheik, Nila; Bowles, Erin J. A.; Tosteson, Anna N. A.; Rauscher, Garth; Herschorn, Sally D.; Lee, Janie; Trentham-Dietz, Amy; Weaver, Davis; Stout, Natasha K.; Kerlikowske, Karla

Changes in Mammography Use by Women's Characteristics During the First 5 Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal Article

In: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, vol. 113, pp. 1161–1167, 2021, ISSN: 1460-2105, ().

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Lee, Janie; Ichikawa, Laura E; Wernli, Karen J; Bowles, Erin; Specht, Jennifer M; Kerlikowske, Karla; Miglioretti, Diana L; Lowry, Kathryn; Tosteson, Anna N A; Stout, Natasha K; Houssami, Nehmat; Onega, Tracy; Buist, Diana S M

Digital Mammography and Breast Tomosynthesis Performance in Women with a Personal History of Breast Cancer, 2007-2016. Journal Article

In: Radiology, vol. 300, no. 2, pp. 290-300, 2021, ISSN: 1527-1315, ().

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Lowry, Kathryn; Coley, Rebecca Yates; Miglioretti, Diana L.; Kerlikowske, Karla; Henderson, Louise M.; Onega, Tracy; Sprague, Brian L.; Lee, Janie; Herschorn, Sally; Tosteson, Anna N. A.; Rauscher, Garth; Lee, Christoph I.

Screening Performance of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis vs Digital Mammography in Community Practice by Patient Age, Screening Round, and Breast Density. Journal Article

In: JAMA network open, vol. 3, pp. e2011792, 2020, ISSN: 2574-3805, ().

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Bahl, Manisha; Mercaldo, Sarah Fletcher; Dang, Pragya A.; McCarthy, Anne Marie; Lowry, Kathryn; Lehman, Constance D.

Breast Cancer Screening with Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Are Initial Benefits Sustained? Journal Article

In: Radiology, pp. 191030, 2020, ISSN: 1527-1315, ().

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Lee, Janie; Lowry, Kathryn; Chubiz, Jessica Cott; Swan, J. Shannon; Motazedi, Tina; Halpern, Elkan F.; Tosteson, Anna N A; Gazelle, G. Scott; Donelan, Karen

Breast cancer risk, worry, and anxiety: Effect on patient perceptions of false-positive screening results. Journal Article

In: Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland), vol. 50, pp. 104–112, 2020, ISSN: 1532-3080, ().

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Lowry, Kathryn; Braunstein, Lior Z; Economopoulos, Konstantinos; Salama, Laura; Lehman, Constance D; Gazelle, G. Scott; Halpern, Elkan F.; Giess, Catherine S; Taghian, Alphonse G; Lee, Janie

Predictors of surveillance mammography outcomes in women with a personal history of breast cancer. Journal Article

In: Breast cancer research and treatment, vol. 171, no. 1, pp. 209-215, 2018, ISSN: 1573-7217, ().

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Pandharipande, Pari; Lowry, Kathryn; Reinhold, Caroline; Atri, Mostafa; Benson, Carol B; Bhosale, Priyadarshani R; Green, Edward D; Kang, Stella K; Lakhman, Yulia; Maturen, Katherine E; Nicola, Refky; Salazar, Gloria M; Shipp, Thomas D; Simpson, Lynn; Sussman, Betsy L; Uyeda, Jennifer; Wall, Darci J; Whitcomb, Bradford; Zelop, Carolyn M; Glanc, Phyllis

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Ovarian Cancer Screening Journal Article

In: Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, vol. 14, no. 11S, pp. S490–S499, 2017, ISSN: 1558-349X, ().

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Lowry, Kathryn; Turan, Ekin; Eisenberg, Jonathan; Kong, Chung Yin; Barnes, Jeffrey A.; Pandharipande, Pari

Projected Effects of Radiation-Induced Cancers on Life Expectancy in Patients Undergoing CT Surveillance for Limited-Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Markov Model Journal Article

In: AJR Am J Roentgenol, vol. 204, no. 6, pp. 1228–33, 2015, ().

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Lowry, Kathryn; Gazelle, G. Scott; Gilmore, Michael; Johanson, Colden; Munshi, Vidit; Choi, Sung Eun; Tramontano, Angela; Kong, Chung Yin; McMahon, Pamela M.

Personalizing annual lung cancer screening for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A decision analysis Journal Article

In: Cancer, vol. 121, no. 10, pp. 1556-62, 2015, ().

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Chubiz, Jessica Cott; Lee, Janie; Gilmore, Michael; Kong, Chung Yin; Lowry, Kathryn; Halpern, Elkan F.; McMahon, Pamela M.; Ryan, Paula D.; Gazelle, G. Scott

Cost-effectiveness of alternating magnetic resonance imaging and digital mammography screening in BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation carriers Journal Article

In: Cancer, vol. 119, no. 6, pp. 1266–1276, 2013, ().

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