Radiology Personnel

Kathryn Lowry, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Breast Imaging

Biography

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.

Recent Publications

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Personalizing annual lung cancer screening for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A decision analysis
Lowry K., Gazelle G., Gilmore M., Johanson C., Munshi V., Choi S., Tramontano A., Kong C., McMahon P.
Cancer. 2015 May:1556-1562

Projected effects of radiation-induced cancers on life expectancy in patients undergoing CT surveillance for limited-stage hodgkin lymphoma: A markov model
Lowry K., Turan E., Eisenberg J., Kong C., Barnes J., Pandharipande P.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2015 Jan:1228-1233

Cost-effectiveness of alternating magnetic resonance imaging and digital mammography screening in BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation carriers
Cott Chubiz J., Lee J., Gilmore M., Kong C., Lowry K., Halpern E., McMahon P., Ryan P., Gazelle G.
Cancer. 2013 Mar:1266-1276

Erratum: Annual screening strategies in BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation carriers: A comparative effectiveness analysis (Cancer (2012) DOI: 10.1002/cncr.26424)
Lowry K., Lee J., Kong C., McMahon P., Gilmore M., Cott Chubiz J., Pisano E., Gatsonis C., Ryan P., Ozanne E., Gazelle G.
Cancer. 2012 Nov:5448

Annual screening strategies in BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation carriers: A comparative effectiveness analysis
Lowry K., Lee J., Kong C., McMahon P., Gilmore M., Cott Chubiz J., Pisano E., Gatsonis C., Ryan P., Ozanne E., Gazelle G.
Cancer. 2012 Apr:2021-2030

Using radiation risk models in cancer screening simulations: Important assumptions and effects on outcome projections
Kong C., Lee J., McMahon P., Lowry K., Omer Z., Eisenberg J., Pandharipande P., Gazelle G.
Radiology. 2012 Mar:977-984

Effects of exercise on lipoprotein particles in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Brown A., Setji T., Sanders L., Lowry K., Otvos J., Kraus W., Svetkey P.
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2009 Mar:497-504

Conflict About Expressing Emotions and Chronic Low Back Pain: Associations With Pain and Anger
Carson J., Keefe F., Lowry K., Porter L., Goli V., Fras A.
Journal of Pain. 2007 May:405-411

Diagnosis of mosaic Turner’s syndrome in a middle-aged woman
Setji T., Lowry K., Brown A.
Endocrine Practice. 2006 Sep:593-594

Intentional and unintentional nonadherence to antihypertensive medication
Lowry K., Dudley T., Oddone E., Bosworth H.
Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2005 Jul:1198-1203