Katherine  Clifton, MD

Katherine Clifton, MD

Medical Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Section of Medical Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Breast cancer

Research Interest

Breast cancer


  • 2013: MD, Loyola University, Maywood, Ill.


  • 2013 - 2016: Resident, internal medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
  • 2016 - 2019: Fellow, hematology and oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Board Certification

  • 2016: American Board of Internal Medicine

Selected Research Publications

Genetic Alterations Detected by Circulating Tumor DNA in HER2-Low Metastatic Breast Cancer.
  • Hensing WL, Gerratana L, Clifton K, [...] Davis AA
  • Clin Cancer Res 2023
Intermittent fasting in the prevention and treatment of cancer.
  • Clifton KK, Ma CX, Fontana L, Peterson LL
  • CA Cancer J Clin 2021
NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Older Adult Oncology, Version 1.2021.
  • Dotan E, Walter LC, Browner IS, Clifton K, [...] Sundar H
  • J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2021

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • West St. Louis County

    Medical Office Building 2, 10 Barnes West Drive
    Creve Coeur, MO 63141

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