Resident Presentations

We our proud of our residents' research efforts and encourage them to submit their scholarly work to scientific meetings. The department covers travel expenses for residents to attend approved national conferences.

 

2017

  • Spiegel DY, Boyer MJ, Hong JC, Williams CD, Kelley MJ, Salama JK, Palta M. Nonoperative Management for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer in the Veterans Health Administration. Accepted for the Best of ASTRO Meeting. 2017 Nov 10-11; Miami, FL. Presentation #144.
  • Hong JC, Ayala-Peacock DN, Lee J, Blackstock AW, Okunieff P, Sung MW, Weichselbaum RR, Kao J, Urbanic JJ, Milano MT, Chmura SJ, Salama JK. Predicting for Long-term Survival in Oligometastatic Patients treated with Ablative Radiotherapy:  A Multi-institutional Pooled Analysis (Electronic poster discussion). 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, San Diego, September 2017.
  • Ackerson BG, Hong JC, Kelsey CR. SBRT Versus Sublobar Resection for Stage I NSCLC (Poster presentation). 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, San Diego, September 2017.
  • Chino F, Castellar E, Schild M, Blitzblau R, Suneja G, Duffy E, Broadwater G, Horton J Pathologic Response and Acute Toxicity: Planned Interim Analysis of the Phase II NeoRT Trial Evaluating Preoperative Single Fraction Partial Breast Radiotherapy  in Early Stage Breast Cancer. (Poster presentation). 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, San Diego. 2017.
  • Chino F, Hong J, Torok J, Chino J, Suneja G. IMRT Utilization Rates for Treatment of Intact Cervical Cancer, A National Cancer Database Analysis (Poster presentation). 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, San Diego, September 2017.
  • Lafata K, Cai J, Wang C, Hong J, Kelsey C, Yin FF. Sensitivity of Radiomic Features to Acquisition Noise and Respiratory Motion (Oral presentation). 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, San Diego, September 2017.
  • Spiegel DY, Boyer MJ, Hong JC, Kelley M, Salama JK, Palta M. Non-operative Management for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer in the Veterans Affairs System (Oral presentation). 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, San Diego, September 2017.
  • Tandberg DJ, Lee WR, Salama J, Koontz B. Toxicity and Biochemical Outcomes of Hypofractionated Intensity Modulated Post-Operative Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer. Accepted poster presentation, 59th annual meeting American Society of Radiation Oncology, San Diego, September 2017.
  • Tandberg DJ, Cui Y, Hong JC, Ackerson B, Czito B, Willett CW, Palta M. Intra-treatment FDG-PET Imaging to Predict Radiation Induced Esophagitis during Chemoradiotherapy for Esophageal Cancer. Accepted poster presentation, 59th annual meeting American Society of Radiation Oncology, San Diego, September 2017.
  • Jacobs C, Hong JC, Havrilesky L, Sosa JA, Chino JP. Quality of reported radiation data as recorded in the NCDB for node positive uterine cancer. Poster presented at American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 59th Annual Meeting. 2017 September 25; San Diego, CA.
  • Mowery YM, Vergalasova I, Yoo DS, Limon D, Das SK, Hara WY, Brizel DM. 18F-FDG PET/CT Response at 20 Gy Predicts Treatment Outcome for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC). American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting. September 26, 2016. Boston, MA.
  • Kent CL, Mowery YM, Wright AO, Kim GJ, Desjardins A, Peters KB, Vlahovic G, Friedman HS, Cummings TJ, McLendon RE, Friedman AH, Sampson JH, Kirkpatrick JP. Long-Term Outcomes for Patients with Atypical or Malignant Meningiomas Treated with Radiation Therapy: A Single-Institution Retrospective Analysis. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting. September 26, 2016. Boston, MA.
  • Kent CL, Mowery YM, Wisdom AJ, Van Mater D, Castle KD, Reddy A, Dave SS, Kirsch DG. Immune Checkpoint Inhibition and Radiation Therapy in 2 Primary Mouse Models of Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Impact of Tumor Mutational Load. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting. September 26, 2016. Boston, MA.
  • Olson AC, Patel K, Mowery YM, Wynne J, Ready N, Kirkpatrick JP, Salama AK, Khan MK. Anti-PD-1 Therapy and Stereotactic Radiation for Melanoma and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients with Brain Metastases: A 2-Institution Series. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting. September 26, 2016. Boston, MA.
  • Loman K, Nawrocki J, Hoang J, Yoo D, Chang Z, Mowery Y, Li X, Peterson B, Brizel D, Craciunescu O. Establishing Relevant ADC-Based Texture Analysis Metrics for Quantifying Early Treatment-Induced Changes in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting. August 1, 2016. Washington, DC.
  • Lafata K, Cai J, Wang C, Hong J, Kelsey C, Yin FF. Sensitivity of Radiomic Features to Acquisition Noise and Respiratory Motion (Oral presentation). American Association of Physicists in Medicine 2017 Meeting.
  • Mowery YM. Impact of Mutational Load and Tumor Transplantation on Response to Radiotherapy and Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors. 2017 Immunotherapy Workshop, Incorporating Radiation Oncology into Immunotherapy. Oral presentation. Co-Sponsored by American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC). June 15, 2017. Bethesda, MD.
  • Yin FF, Lafata K, Hong JC, Kelsey CR. Effects of Motion on Radiomics Analysis of Thoracic Cancers. Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, San Francisco. 2017.
  • Jacobs C, Loudas N, Driscoll C. Toxicity Analysis of Lung Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) at a Community Hospital. Poster presented at American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Annual Meeting. 2017 March 11; Orlando, FL.
  • Jacobs C, Jafari ME. How Low is Low? Radiation Dose Assessment of Low Dose Chest Computed Tomography for Lung Cancer Screening. Poster presented at American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Annual Meeting. 2017 March 11; Orlando, FL.
  • Gilmore BF, Sun Z, Adam MA, Spiegel DY, Ezekian B, Turner MC, Nag U, Palta M, Migaly J, Mantyh C. IMRT is Superior to 3D-CRT for the Treatment of Anal Cancer. 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. 2017 February 7-9; Las Vegas, NV. Abstract #ACS20170492.
  • Tandberg DJ, Hong JC, Cui Y, Ackerson BG, Czito BG, Willett CW, Palta M. Interim FDG-PET imaging during neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: Correlation with pathologic response. Poster presentation, 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, San Francisco, January 2017.
  • Spiegel, DY, Hong JC, Lee WR, Salama JK. A nomogram for testosterone recovery following combined androgen deprivation therapy and radiation therapy for prostate cancer (Poster presentation). 2017 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, Orlando. 2017.

2016

  • Mowery YM, Kent CL, Wisdom AJ, Van Mater D, Castle KD, Luo L, Reinsvold M, Ma Y, Reddy A, Dave S, Kirsch DG. Evaluating the impact of tumor mutational load on response to immune checkpoint inhibition and radiotherapy in primary mouse models of soft tissue sarcoma. Oral presentation. Radiation Research Society (RRS) Annual Meeting. October 16, 2016. Waikoloa Village, HI.
  • Mowery YM, Patel K, Olson AC, Khan MK, Salama JK, Salama AK. Toxicity and Survival for Metastatic Melanoma Patients Treated with Anti-PD1 Therapy and Radiation Treatment. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting. Oral presentation. September 28, 2016. Boston, MA.
  • Mowery YM, Salama JK, Zafar SY, Moore HG, Willett CG, Czito B, Hopkins MB, Palta M. Radiation Oncologists' Practice Patterns and Attitudes Regarding Neoadjuvant Short-Course Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer in the United States. ePoster session. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting. September 27, 2016. Boston, MA.
  • Tumati V, Jacobs C, Ying J, Roehrborn CG, Lotan Y, Margulis V, Pistenmaa D, Kim DW, Hannan R. Outcomes in high-risk prostate cancer patients treated with definitive versus adjuvant radiation therapy. Poster presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancer Symposium. 2016 January 9; San Francisco, CA.
  • Jacobs C, Borgert A, Jafari ME. Early Results of Lung Cancer Screening by Low-Dose Computed Tomography at a Community Hospital. Poster presented at American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 58th Annual Meeting. 2016 September 26; Boston, MA.
  • Boyer MJ, Williams CD, Kelley MJ, and Salama JK. Improved Survival with Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) Compared to Conventional Radiation in Stage I NSCLC: A Veteran’s Affairs Central Cancer Registry (VACCR) Study. Oral Presentation American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, September 2016.
  • Boyer MJ, Rushing C, Peterson B, Papagikos MA, Kiteley R, and Lee WR. Toxicity and Quality of Life Report of a Phase II Study of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) for Low and Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer. Poster Presentation American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, September 2016.
  • Olson AC, Craciunescu O, Meltsner S, Cai J, Cheng JZ, Chino JP. Dosimetry, Feasibility, and Acute Toxicity of Combined Intracavitary Brachytherapy and Free-Hand Interstitial Needle Placement for Locally Advanced Cervix and Uterine Cancer. World Congress of Brachytherapy; 2016 June 27-29; San Francisco, CA. Oral Presentation.
  • Schroeder K, Olson AC, Ackerson B, Larrier NL, Masalu N, Chao N, Likonda B. Radiation needs in pediatric oncology in the lake region of Tanzania. Symposium on Global Cancer Research, CUGH Annual Conference. 2016 April; San Francisco, CA. Poster Presentation.
  • Cramer CK, Yoon SW, Reinsvold M, Joo KM, Norris H, Hood RC, Adamson JD, Klein RC, Kirsch DG, Oldham M. Treatment planning and delivery of whole brain irradiation with hippocampal avoidance in rats. 3rd Symposium on Small Animal Precision Image-Guided RadioTherapy, Ghent, 2016 March 21-23.
  • Mowery YM, Vergalasova I, Limon D, Yoo DS, Das SK, Hara WY, Brizel DM. Intra-treatment 18F-FDG-PET/CT as an Imaging Biomarker for Head & Neck Caner. 2016 Radiation Oncology & Imaging Program Annual Retreat. March 14, 2016. Durham, NC.
  • Mowery Y, Craciunescu O, Light K, Chino J.  Incorporating a color-coded graphical interface  into radiation treatment planning software to improve safety for patients undergoing external beam pelvic radiotherapy for gynecologic malignancies. 11th Annual Duke Health Patient Safety and Quality Conference. March 10, 2016. Durham, NC.
  • Mowery YM, Vergalasova I, Yoo DS, Das SK, Hara WY, Brizel DM. Correlating Clinical  Outcomes with Changes in Tumor Volume and 18F-FDG PET Characteristics during Radiotherapy (RT) for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC). Poster #227. 2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium. February 18, 2016. Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Spiegel DY, Marcom PK, Peterson B, Force J, Howie L, Palta M, Blitzblau R, Horton J. Acute toxicity in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer treated with adjuvant radiotherapy and concurrent trastuzumab and pertuzumab. Poster #2023. 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. September 26, 2016. Boston, MA.
  • Tandberg DJ, Cahill J, Kelsey CR. Biological Predictors of Radiation Esophagitis in Locally-Advanced Lung Cancer: A Secondary Analysis from a Prospective Study. Poster presentation, 58th annual meeting American Society of Radiation Oncology, Boston, September 2016.
  • Hong JC, Eng J, Faught A, Higgins K, Cui Y, Yin FF, Das S, Czito B, Willett C, Palta M. Interim FDG-PET imaging during chemoradiation for squamous anal canal carcinoma (Poster presentation). 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Boston. 2016.
  • Hong JC, Foote J, Broadwater G, Sosa J, Gaillard S, Havrilesky L, Chino J. Total treatment duration for cervical cancer: Is 55 days still the goal in the era of concurrent chemotherapy? (Oral presentation). 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Boston. 2016.
  • Hong JC, Gross CP, Shafman T, Hu X, Yu J, Ross R, Finkelstein S, Dosoretz A, Park H, Soulos P, Evans S. Modern Radiotherapy for Left –Sided Breast Cancer: An Analysis of Mean Heart Dose within Diverse Practice Settings (ePoster discussion). 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Boston. 2016.
  • Martella AP, Hong JC, Foote J, Havrilesky LJ, Gaillard S, Chino JP. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy in stage III endometrial cancer and the impact of time to treatment initiation: A National Cancer Data Base study (Poster presentation). 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Boston. 2016.
  • Hong JC, Foote J, Havrilesky LJ, Gaillard S, Chino JP. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy in early stage uterine papillary serous and clear cell carcinoma: A National Cancer Data Base study (Poster presentation). 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting, Chicago. 2016.
  • Chino F, Peppercorn J, Rushing C, Samsa G, Nicolla J, Altomare I,  Zafar SY. “Going for Broke”:  Out of Pocket Costs, Financial Distress and Patient-reported Willingness to Pay and Sacrifice in Cancer Care Accepted for Presentation at the American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. September 2016. [Oral Presentation].

2015

  • Qin R, Singh B, Olson AC, Bhavsar N, Wolf S, Salama JK, Kirkpatrick JP, Salama AK. Safety and efficacy of radiation in advanced melanoma patients treated with ipilimumab. Society for Melanoma Research 2015 Congress. 2015 November 18-21, San Francisco, CA. Poster Presentation.
  • Olson AC, Qin R, Singh B, Bhavsar N, Wolf S, Salama JK, Kirkpatrick JP, Salama AK. Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases in Melanoma Patients Receiving Ipilimumab. ASTRO Annual Meeting; 2015 October 18-21; San Antonio, TX. Poster Presentation.
  • Mowery Y, Vergalasova I, Yoo D, Das S, Brizel D. Correlating Outcomes With Changes in Tumor Volume and 18F-FDG PET Characteristics During Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC). Poster #2835. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2015 Annual Meeting. October 19, 2015. San Antonio, TX.
  • Torok JA, Castle KD, Reinsvold M, Kirsch DG. Modulation of endothelial cell radiation sensitivity and lung tumor response to radiation therapy. Poster and oral presentation at the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology 2015 Annual Conference.
  • Mowery Y, Kim G, Wright A, Desjardins A, Peters K, Vlahovic G, Friedman H, Sampson J, Kirkpatrick J. Outcomes for Patients With Intracranial Meningiomas Treated With Radiation therapy and Bevacizumab: A Single-Institution Retrospective Analysis. Poster #2265. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2015 Annual Meeting. October 19, 2015. San Antonio, TX.
  • Robinson TJ, Zhang M, Kirsch DG. Next Generation Sequencing of Sarcoma Cells with HIF-1a Deletion Reveals Context-Dependent Regulation of HIF-1 Transcriptional Targets Induced by Radiation vs. Hypoxia. ASTRO 2015 [electronic poster and short podium presentation].

2014

  • Mowery YM, Greenup RA, Houck K, Palta M, Horton JK, Sosa JA, Hwang ES, Blitzblau RC. Low utilization of hypofractionated radiotherapy for the treatment of early-stage breast cancer in the US. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. December 2014. San Antonio, TX.
  • Cramer CK. The Role of Radiotherapy in Retroperitoneal Sarcoma. Presentation to the Sarcoma Group at Duke University Hospital. December 16, 2014.
  • Mowery Y, Wright A, Desjardins A, Peters K, Ranjan T, Vlahovic G, Friedman H, Zomorodi A,  Kaylie D, Adogwa O, Nimjee S, Sperduto W, Chagoya G, Fatemi P, McLendon R, Cummings T, Friedman A, Sampson J, Kirkpatrick J. Long-term outcomes for patients with intracranial meningiomas: a single-institution retrospective analysis. Poster MS-19. Society for Neuro-Oncology 2014 Annual Meeting. November 14, 2014. Miami, FL.
  • Torok JA, Wu Y, Prosnitz LR, Kim G, Beaven AW, Diehl LF, Kelsey CR. Low-dose consolidation radiation therapy for early-stage unfavorable Hodgkin lymphoma. Poster presentation at the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology 2014 Annual Conference.
  • Mowery Y, Vergalasova I, Pura J, Peterson B, Yoo D, Das S, Brizel D. Changes in Tumor Volumes and 18F-FDG PET characteristics during Radiotherapy for HPV+ and HPV- Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC). Poster #2886. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2014 Annual Meeting. September 2014. San Francisco, CA.
  • Olson AC, Das S, May R, Czito B, Kelsey C, Patel P. Normal Tissue Toxicity Risk Assessment with Interim 18F-FDG PET-CT in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Undergoing Radiotherapy. ASTRO Annual Meeting; 2014 Sept 14-17; San Francisco, CA. Poster Presentation.
  • Boyle J, Smoking History Predicts for Increased Risk of Second Primary Lung Cancer: A Comprehensive Analysis, American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting Oral Presentation- September 14-17, 2014, San Francisco, CA.
  • Boyle J, Dorth, Craciunescu O, Steffey B, Light K, Chino J. Simultaneous Integrated Boost to Pelvic and Paraaortic Nodes from Cervical Cancer Improves the Dosimetric Therapeutic Ratio [abstract]. In: American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting 2014. September 14-17; San Francisco, CA; Fairfax, VA: ASTRO; 2014.
  • Cramer CK, Palta M, Pura J, Patel P, and Brizel DM. Ipsilateral Tonsil Chemoradiation in the IMRT Era: Effective Local-Regional Control with Reduced Toxicity. Poster presentation for 2014 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Symposium, Scottsdale, AZ, Feb 20-22, 2014.
  • Tandberg DJ, Kelsey CR, Berry MF. Invasive sampling of PET positive aortopulmonary window lymph nodes in patients with right-sided non-small cell lung cancer is not always necessary to guide treatment. Poster presentation, 56th annual meeting American Society of Radiation Oncology, San Francisco, September 2014.
  • Robinson TJ, Dewhirst M, Chi JT. Hypoxia induces mRNA 3'UTR truncation in multiple cell types in vitro. ASTRO 2014 [poster presentation].

2013

  • Boyle J. Body mass index and Dosimetery of Vaginal Brachytherapy. 2013 American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. April 18-20, 2013.
  • Boyle JM, Dorth J*, Craciunescu O,  Steffey B, Light K, Chino J. Initial Safety and Feasibility of Dose Escalation Using a Simultaneous Integrated Boost in Patients with Locally Advanced Gynecologic Malignancies. (poster presentation). 55th Annual ASTRO Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. September 22-25, 2013.
  • Cramer CK, Chino J.  Decreased Radiation Utilization During The Economic Crisis Of 2008-2009. (poster presentation). 55th Annual ASTRO Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. September 22-25, 2013.
  • Lewis SL, Porceddu S, Hoskin P, Chmura S, Moghanaki D, Lo S, Palma D, Nakamura N, Salama J. An International Survey of Definitive SABR for Extra-cranial Limited Metastases. (poster presentation). 55th Annual ASTRO Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. September 22-25, 2013.
  • Patel PR, Palta M, Clough R, Yoo D, Brizel DM. Reduced Volume Irradiation for Head and Neck Cancer of Unknown Primary (HNCUP). (poster presentation). 55th Annual ASTRO Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. September 22-25, 2013.
  • Perez BA, Patel PR, Yoo S, O'Neill L, Livengood KP, Catalano S, Chollet CT, Blitzblau RC. (poster presentation).  Evaluating Radiation Dose to the Heart with Left Whole Breast Radiotherapy in Prone, Supine Breath Hold, and Supine Free Breathing Positions. 55th Annual ASTRO Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. September 22-25, 2013.
  • Robinson TJ, Dewhirst M. Detection of Novel Hypoxia Induced Changes in Alternative mRNA Processing Associated with Clinical Prognosis in Adenocarcinoma of the Lung. (poster presentation). 55th Annual ASTRO Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. September 22-25, 2013.
  • Robinson TJ, Dinan MA, Li Y, Lee WR, Reed SR. Longitudinal trends in costs of palliative radiation for Medicare beneficiaries in the last year of life who died between 2000 and 2007. ASCO 2013 and ASTRO 2013 [poster presentation].
  • Cramer CK, Chino J. Decreased Radiation Utilization During the Economic Crisis of 2008-2009 (poster presentation). 55th Annual ASTRO Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. September 22-25, 2013.
  • Torok J, Kelsey C, Salama J.  Patterns of Distant Metastases in Surgically Managed Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer  (poster presentation). 55th Annual ASTRO Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. September 22-25, 2013.
  • Boyle J. Body mass index, dose to organs at risk during vaginal brachytherapy, and the role of three-dimensional CT-based treatment planning, American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) Annual Meeting Oral Presentation – April 18-20, 2013, New Orleans, LA.
  • Chino F, Peppercorn J, Tulsky J, Ubel P, Schrag D, Rushing C, Nicolla J, Altomare I, Samsa G, Abernethy A, Zafar SY.  The financial burden of cancer care: What are patients’ attitudes toward their costs? Presented at the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, Montreal, Canada. September 2013. [Oral Presentation].
  • Chino F, Peppercorn J, Tulsky J, Ubel P, Schrag D, Rushing C, Nicolla J, Altomare I, Samsa G, Abernethy A, Zafar SY The financial burden of cancer care: Do patients know what to expect? J Clin Oncol 31, 2013 (suppl; abstr 6516). Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. June 2013. [Poster Discussion Session]
  • Zafar SY, Abernethy A, Tulsky J, Ubel P, Schrag D, Rushing C, Chino F, Nicolla J, Altomare I, Samsa G, Peppercorn J.  Financial distress, communication, and cancer treatment decision making: Does cost matter? J Clin Oncol 31, 2013 (suppl; abstr 6506). Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. June 2013. [Oral Presentation].

2012

  • Boyle J. The Role of Radiation Therapy in Hodgkin Lymphoma, Resurrection Health Care Oncology Grand Rounds –  December 22, 2012, Evanston, IL.
  • Cuneo KC, Vredenburgh J, Desjardins A, Peters K, Sampson J,  Allen K, Chang Z, Duffy E, Peterson B, Kirkpatrick JP. Impact of Concurrent and Adjuvant Bevacizumab on the Risk of Radiation Necrosis Following Radiosurgery for Recurrent Glioma, Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, Supplement, 1 November 2012, Page S7
  • Czito B, Willett C, Palta M, Kennedy-Newton P, Uronis H. A Phase I/II Study of Capecitabine (Cape), Oxaliplatin (Ox), Panitumumab (Pmab), and External Beam Radiation Therapy (RT) for Patients With Esophagogastric Carcinoma (EC), Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, Supplement, 1 November 2012, Page S42
  • Dorth JA, Prosnitz L, Broadwater G, Beaven A, Kelsey C, Radiation Therapy Dose-Response Analysis for Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma With a Complete Response to Chemotherapy, Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, Supplement, 1 November 2012, Page S615
  • Dorth, JA, Prosnitz LR, Broadwater G, Diehl LF, Beaven AW, Coleman RE, Kelsey CR. Impact of Consolidation Radiation Therapy in Stage III-IV Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma With Negative Post-Chemotherapy Radiologic Imaging, Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, 1 November 2012, Pages 762-767.
  • Kelsey CR, Higgins K, Peterson B, Marks LB, Tandberg D, Chino J, DeCamp M, Varlotto J. Analysis of Prognostic Factors Affecting Local and Distant Recurrence Following Surgery for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: A Recursive Partitioning Analysis, Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, Supplement, 1 November 2012, Page S569
  • Lewis S, Vredenburgh J, Desjardins A, Peters K, Green S, Hood R, Yang Y, Sampson J, Wang Z, Kirkpatrick JP, Patterns of Failure as a Function of Clinical Target Volumes in Patients With GBM Treated With Radiation Therapy (RT), Temozolomide, and Bevacizumab, Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, Supplement, 1 November 2012, Pages S266-S267
  • Oh DS, Chao HH, Balletta LD, Contreras CM, Perou CM, Radiation-induced Gene Signature Predicts Pathologic Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients, Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, Supplement, 1 November 2012, Page S25
  • Palta MP, Patel P, Horton J, Blitzblau R. Use of Adjuvant Radiation Therapy in Elderly Patients With Early Stage Breast Cancer: Changes in Practice Patterns After Publication of Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) 9343, Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, Supplement, 1 November 2012, Page S256
  • Patel PR, Lee J, Kundu D, Temple K, May R, Lee WR, Yoo D, Brizel DM. Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Salivary Gland Tumors: Factors Associated With Treatment Failure and Toxicity, Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, Supplement, 1 November 2012, Pages S502-S503
  • Perez B, Vajzovic L, Mettu P, Rivera D, Alkaissi A, Steffey B, Stinnett S, Marks LB, Mruthyunjaya P, Kirsch DG, Evaluating the Relationship Between Prescription Dose and Overall Survival Among Patients Treated With I-125 Brachytherapy for Posterior Uveal Melanoma, Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 84, Issue 3, Supplement, 1 November 2012, Page S197
  • Wright A,  Chino J, Kelsey C. Non-small Cell Lung Cancer With Chest Wall Invasion Is Associated With High Rates of Positive

2011

  • Cramer C. Pseudoprogression in Glioblastoma Multiforme [presentation]. Oncology Grand Rounds Conference, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL Nov. 18, 2011.
  • Robinson TJ, Forte E, Salinas-Mondrigan R, Puri S, Marengo M, Garcia-Blanco MA and Luftig MA. SplicerEX: a tool for the automated detection and classification of mRNA changes from conventional and splice-sensitive microarray expression data. Era of Hope - Dpartment of Defense (DOD) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP), 2011, [poster presentation].
  • Cabrera A.R. , O. Craciunescu, K.C. Cuneo, Z. Chang, J.P. Kirkpatrick. Evaluating Recurrent Gliomas with Diffusion-weighted MR Imaging Before and After Concurrent Radiosurgery and Bevacizumab. Proceedings of the American Society for Radiation Oncology 53rd Annual Meeting--Miami Beach, Florida.  International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics: 81(2) 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Pages S793.October 2-6, 2011.
  • Cuneo K.C., A.R. Cabrera, J. Sampson, K. Allen, E. Duffy, J.J. Vredenburgh, K.B. Peters, Z. Chang, A. Desjardins, J.P. Kirkpatrick. Bevacizumab and Radiosurgery for Recurrent Malignant Glioma: Toxicity Results from a Prospective Pilot Study. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Page S185
  • Cuneo K.C., J.K. Mito, B.E. Brigman, J.M. Ferrer, C. Lee, W.C. Eward, J.E. Carter, D.G. Kirsch. Effects of Radiation Therapy on the Detection of Microscopic Residual Cancer in the Surgical Bed using a Protease-activated Fluorescent Probe in a Primary Soft Tissue Sarcoma Model. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Pages S729-S730
  • Cuneo KC, Cabrera A, Sampson JH, Reardon DA, Allen KJ, Chang Z, Herndon JE, Kirkpatrick JP. Prospective Study of Radiosurgery and Bevacizumab for Recurrent Malignant Glioma. J Clin Oncol 29:2011(suppl; abstr 2082). ASCO Annual Meeting 2011
  • Dorth J.A. , D.M. Brizel Incidence of Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis in Survivors of Head and Neck Radiation. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Page S76.
  • Higgins K.A. , J.P. Chino, D.S. Yoo, C.R. KelseyLymphovascular Invasion in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Implications for Staging and Adjuvant Therapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Page S573.
  • Kelsey C.R. , J. Chino, D. Yoo, K. Higgins. Pathologic N1 Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Identifying Subsets of Patients at High Risk of Local Failure. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Page S165.
  • Kirkpatrick J.P. , S. Green, T. Zagar, Z. Wang. Balancing Tumor Kill and Normal Tissue Toxicity in Radiosurgery: Critical Impact of the Peritumoral Zone. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Page S866.
  • KirkpatrickJ. P . , M. Palta. MDA Randomized Study to Determine the Optimal PTV for Radiosurgery of Brain Metastatases: A Preliminary Toxicity Review. 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of Radiological Society of North America. November 27-December 2, 2011. Chicago, Ilinois.
  • Oh D.S. , H. Song, S. Freedland, L. Gerber, P. Patel, S. Lewis, D. Yoo, J. Oleson, J.K. Salama. Statin Use and Prostate Cancer Recurrence in Men Treated with Brachytherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Pages S12-S13.
  • Palta M. , R. Clough, D. Yoo, R. Scher, N. Ready, D. Brizel. Twenty Year Experience with Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharyn. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Pages S503-S504
  • Pepek J.M., J.P. Chino, K.A. Higgins, D.S. Yoo, C.R. Kelsey. Does SUVmax of the Primary Tumor Predict Regional Lymph Node Involvement or Local/Regional Recurrence in Resected Non-small Cell Lung Cancer? International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Pages S581-S582
  • Pepek J.M., K.A. Higgins, J.P. Chino, D.S. Yoo, C.R. Kelsey. Accuracy of PET in Identifying Hilar (N1) Lymph Node Involvement in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Implications for the Radiation Oncologist. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Page S53
  • Yue J., J. Yu, A.R. Cabrera, X. Sun, S. Zhao, L. Ma. Measuring Tumor Hypoxia with 18F-FETNIM PET in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Pilot Clinical Study. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Page S319
  • Zagar T.M. , M. Palta, S. Catalano, L. O′Neill, S. Yoo, P. Leonard, J. HortonDosimetric Comparison Of Radiotherapy For Left Sided Breast Cancer: Breath-hold versus Free Breathing. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 81, Issue 2, Supplement, 1 October 2011, Pages S780-S781.

2010

  • Boyer MJ, XuFeng R, Yu H, and Cheng T. DNMT3b’s Role in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Self-Renewal. Poster Presentation International Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, June 2010.
  • Cabrera AR, WR Lee, R Madden, EJ Hoppenworth, LB Marks, JP Chino*. Incorporating Gross Anatomy Education into Radiation Oncology Residency (poster). 52nd ASTRO Annual Meeting. October 31-November 4, 2010—San Diego. Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 78, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2010, Pages S483-S484. Winner of a 2010 ASTRO Award for Resident Poster Viewing—Clinical.
  • Cuneo K.C., E. Jones, J. Chino*. Interstitial Low Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Gynecologic Malignancies: Balancing Control and Toxicity  (poster). 52nd ASTRO Annual Meeting. October 31-November 4, 2010—San Diego. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, Volume 78, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2010, Pages S413-S414
  • Dorth J.A., G. Broadwater, L.R. Prosnitz, C.R. Kelsey. Impact of Consolidative Radiation Therapy in Stage III-IV Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (poster).  52nd ASTRO Annual Meeting. October 31-November 4, 2010—San Diego. Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 78, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2010, Page S552.
  • Dosimetric Comparison of Radiotherapy for Left Sided Breast Cancer: Breath-Hold Versus Free-Breathing. 33rd Annual San Antonio Breast cancer Symposium, December 8-12, 2010—San Antonio TX. Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, Volume 78, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2010, Pages S309-S310
  • Oh D.S., D.A. Reardon, L.R. Prosnitz, J.P. Gockerman, J. Sampson, J.P. Kirkpatrick.  Low-dose Whole Brain Radiotherapy followed by Radiosurgery for Primary CNS Lymphoma Achieving Partial Response to Induction Chemotherapy.  (poster) 52nd ASTRO Annual Meeting. October 31-November 4, 2010—San Diego. Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 78, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2010, Page S293
  • Palta M., C. Willett, P. Patel, H. Uronis, D. Tyler, B. Czito. Carcinoma of the Ampulla of Vater: Patterns of Failure after Resection and Possible Benefit of Adjuvant Radiotherapy. 52nd ASTRO Annual Meeting. October 31-November 4, 2010—San Diego. Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 78, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2010, Pages S195-S196
  • Patel, Pretesh MD, Sua Yoo PhD, Lawrence Marks MD, Edward Miles MD*, Thomas D’Amico MD, David Harpole MD, Christopher Kelsey MD.  The Effect of Increasing Experience with Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Resected Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. 52nd ASTRO Annual Meeting. October 31-November 4, 2010—San Diego. Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 78, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2010, Pages S505-S506
  • Pepek J.M., J.P. Chino, C.G. Willett, D.S. Tyler, H.E. Uronis, B.G. Czito. Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A Single Institution Experience. 52nd ASTRO Annual Meeting. October 31-November 4, 2010—San Diego. Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 78, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2010, Page S73.
  • Yue J., J. Yu, A. Cabrera, L. Chen, X. Sun, S. Zhao, Z. Fu, X. Teng, D. Mu. Measuring Tumor Cell Proliferation and Predicting Clinical Response with 18F-FLT PET during Radiotherapy of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Pilot Clinical Study. 52nd ASTRO Annual Meeting. October 31-November 4, 2010—San Diego. Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 78, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2010, Page S162
  • Zagar T.M., R.R. White, C.G. Willett, P. Papavassiliou, D.S. Tyler, K.T. Papalezova, C.D. Guy, R. Clough, B.G. Czito. Resected Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Patterns of Failure and Disease-related Outcomes with or without Radiotherapy.  52nd ASTRO Annual Meeting. October 31-November 4, 2010—San Diego.

2009

  • Cramer CK, Hunt J. ADHA v. Bipolar: a longitudinal Case Study [presentation]. Klingenstein Fellowship annual National meeting, Baltimore, MD Feb. 2009.
  • Efstathiou JA, Coen JJ, Spiegel DY, Niemierko A, Kaufman DS, Heney NM, McDougal WS, McGovern FJ, Zietman AL, Shipley WU. Fifteen-year Outcomes of Selective Bladder Preservation by Combined Modality Therapy for Invasive Bladder Cancer: The Long-term MGH Experience. Proc. of the 51st Annual ASTRO Meeting. 2009 Nov 1-5; Chicago, IL. I J Radiation Oncology. 2009. 75(3) Supplement: S10-S11.
  • Zietman AL, Bae K, Rossi C, Slater JD, Efstathiou JA, Coen JJ, Lunt M, Spiegel DY, Skowronski, RY. A Phase III Trial Employing Conformal Photons with Proton Boost in Early-stage Prostate Cancer: Conventional Dose (70.2 GyE) Compared to High-dose Irradiation (79.2 GyE): Long-term Updated Analysis of Proton Radiation Oncology Group (PROG)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 95–09. Proc. of the 51st Annual ASTRO Meeting. 2009 Nov 1-5; Chicago, IL. I J Radiation Oncology. 2009. 75(3) Supplement: S11.
  • Cabrera A.R., B.C. Mader, M. Oldham, B.N. Taylor, J.A. Boyd, E. L. Jones. Normal Tissue Sparing With Patient-specific Margins in IMRT Boost Plans for Cervical Cancer. Proceedings of 51st Meeting ASTRO, November 2009, Chicago .International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 72(S3): S373, 2009. Winner of a Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center Poster Award, October 2009 Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center Annual Meeting, Durham, NC.
  • Craciunescu O.I., J.M. Pepek, B.A. Steffey, J. Zhang, E.L. Jones. Relevance of Repeating the Planning CT for HDR Vaginal Cylinder Treatments: A Comparison of Intra Patient Variability and Inter User Contouring Variability. Proceedings of 51st Meeting ASTRO, November 2009, Chicago.  International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 72(S3): S379, 2009
  • Cuneo, Kyle C., James J. Vredenburgh, John H. Sampson, David A. Reardon, Annick Desjardins, Christopher G. Willett, John P. Kirkpatrick. Use of Bevacizumab in Patients Treated with Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Recurrent Malignant Gliomas is Associated with Improved Overall Survival. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics- November 2009. (Poster Presentation ASTRO)
  • Dorth J.A., J.P. Chino, L. R. Prosnitz, C.R. Kelsey. Positive PET Prior to Consolidative Radiation Therapy Increases Risk of In-Field Failure in Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma Proceedings of 51st Meeting ASTRO, November 2009, Chicago.  International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 72(S3): S249-250, 2009
  • Ghafoori A. Paiman, Chang-Lung Lee, Bradford Perez, Rafaela Rodrigues, Samuel Johnston, Cristian Badea, Yongbaek Kim, Carolyn Fisher, Scott Lowe, David G. Kirsch. "In Vivo shRNA to Study the Molecular Mechanisms of Radiation Response of Primary Cancers in Mice." American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Translational Advances in Radiation Oncology and Cancer Imaging. St. Louis, MO, 9/2009.
  • Ghafoori A. Paiman, Karen Allen, John Nelson, Robert Clough, Fang-Fang Yin, Zhiheng Wang, Zheng Chang, Christopher Kelsey, John Kirkpatrick  “Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) in Patients Previously Treated with External Beam Radiation Therapy”. Novalis Circle International Radiosurgery Conference. 6/2010, Munich, Germany.
  • Ghafoori A., C. Lee, B. Perez, S. Johnson, R. Rodrigues, C. Badea, Y. Kim, S. Lowe, D.G. Kirsch. In Vivo shRNA to Study the Molecular Mechanisms of Radiation Response of Primary Cancers in Mice.  Proceedings 51st Meeting ASTRO, November 2009, Chicago. International Journalof Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 72(S3): S171-172, 2009
  • Higgins, Kristin, Jenny K Hoang, Junzo Chino, David M Brizel. Prognostic Value of Pre and Post-treatment FDG PET in Head and Neck Cancer. Oral presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2009.
  • Mader, B., Cabrera, A., Jones, E., Oldham, M. Concepts for normal tissue sparing with patient specific margins in IMRT boost treatments for cervix. Presented at AAPM 51st Annual Meeting, Anaheim CA, June 26-30, 2009. Medical Physics, 36(6): 2500, 2009.
  • Palta, Manisha, Christopher Willett, Pretesh Patel, Douglas Tyler, Hope Uronis, Brian Czito. Carcinoma of the Ampulla of Vater: Patterns of Failure after Resection and Possible Benefit of Adjuvant Radiotherapy. Submitted to 52nd American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 2010.
  • Palta, Manisha, Sua Yoo, Justus Adamson, Janet Horton. Feasibility of preoperative single fraction partial breast radiotherapy for early stage breast cancer. Poster presentation at Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center Annual Meeting, Durham, NC 2009. Poster Presentation at 32nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX 2009.
  • Palta, Manisha, W. Robert Lee. The Development of Oncology Treatment Guidelines: Can the Process be Improved? Oral Presentation at 51st American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL 2009
  • Patel Pretesh R., Ellen Jones, Paul Stauffer, Oana Craciunescu, Kimberly Blackwell, Mark Dewhirst, Zeljko Vujaskovic. Hyperthermia Dose Response with Neoadjuvant Liposomal Doxorubicin and Systemic Paclitaxel in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer. Oral presentation. Annual meeting of the Society for Thermal Medicine, April 23-25, 2010, Clearwater Beach FL.
  • Pepek J.M., C.G. Willett, R.W. Clough, Q.J. Wu, S. Yoo, B.G. Czito. Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) for Anal Cancer--The Duke University Experience. Proceedings of 51st Meeting ASTRO, November 2009, Chicago.  International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 72(S3): S267, 2009.
  • Pepek JM, JP Chino, MW Onaitis, LB Marks, NE Ready, J Crawford, JL Hubbs, CR Kelsey. Does the revised TNM staging system for lung cancer better estimate actuarial rates of local/regional recurrence after surgery? Accepted, ASCO conference 2010.
  • Perez B.A., A.P. Ghafoori, S.M. Johnston, L.B. Jeffords, Y.Kim, C.T. Badea, G.A. Johnson, D.G. Kirsch. Dissecting the Mechanisms of Tumor Response to Radiation Therapy with Primary lung Cancers in Mice. Proceedings of 51st Meeting ASTRO, November 2009, Chicago. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 72(S3): S537, 2009
  • Zagar T, K Higgins, M Edward, Z Vujaskovic, M Dewhirst, R Clough, E Jones. Long-term Palliataion of Breast Cancer Chestwall Recurrence with Raditaion Threapy, Hyperthermia, and Chemotherapy.  Proceedings of 51st Meeting ASTRO, November 2009, Chicago. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 72(S3): S505, 2009
  • Zagar Timothy M., Kristin A. Higgins, Edward F. Miles, Zeljko Vujaskovic, Mark W. Dewhirst, Robert W. Clough, Leonard R. Prosnitz, Ellen L. Jones. Long-term Palliation of Breast Cancer Chestwall Recurrence with Radiation Therapy, Hyperthermia, and Chemotherapy. Oral presentation. Annual meeting of the Society for Thermal Medicine, April 23-25, 2010, Clearwater Beach FL.

2008

  • Boyer MJ, Feng X, Yu H, and Cheng T. DNMT3b’s Role in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Self-Renewal. Poster Presentation American Society for Hematology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 2008.
  • Cramer CK, Hunt J. Klingenstein Fellowship Program at Brown: Program Launch and Overview, [presentation] Klingenstein Fellowship Annual National Meeting, New Haven, CT, Jan 2009.
  • Chino J, Sampson J.H., J.P. Kirkpatrick. Chemodectoma of the Head and Neck: Long- Term Local Control with Radiotherapy. Annual Meeting of the American Radium Society, May 6, 2008.
  • Chino J, Schroeck FR, Sun L, Lee WR, Moul JW, Koontz BF*. Does Robotic Prostatectomy increase the need for Adjuvant Radiation Therapy? Impact of choice of surgery and pretreatment disease characteristics on adjuvant indications.”  Accepted for poster presentation at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Boston, MA.2008.
  • Ghafoori AP, Clough, R; Wong, T; Prosnitz, L; Kelsey CK*. The Significance of a Positive PET Scan After Chemotherapy with ABVD and Prior to Involved Field Radiation Therapy in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Accepted for oral presentation at 50th American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting Boston, MA, September 2008.
  • Ghafoori P, Nelson JW, Willett, CG, Clough, R, Clary, BM, Pappas TN, Tyler DS, Bendell JC, Hurwitz HI, Czito, BG. Chemoradiation for Inoperable Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. American Society of Clinical Oncology, Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Orlando, FL, 1/2008
  • Higgins K, Marks, L, Kelsey C. Induction Chemotherapy versus Chemoradiotherapy for Stage III Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.  Accepted for oral presentation at 50th American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting Boston, MA, September 2008.
  • Miles EF, Alkaissi AK, R Clough, MS Anscher, JO Oleson.  “Biological Equivalent Dose (BED), D90, and V100 correlation with biochemical control after low-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy for clinically low-risk prostate cancer.”  ASTRO 50th meeting, Boston, September 2008.
  • Nelson J, Clough R, Willett C, Clary B, Pappas T, Tyler D, Bendell J, Hurtwitz H, Morse M, Czito B. (Poster Presentation) Concurrent chemoradiation resected extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2008, Abstract # 150

2007

  • Boyd J, Kim D., J. Hubbs, L. Marks, C. Kelsey. Timing of Local Versus Distant Failure in Patients With Early-Stage Lung Cancer: Is the Risk of Local Failure Underreported? Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 69, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2007, Pages S158-S159
  • Chino J, Marks L. “Prone Positioning Causes the Heart to be Displaced Anteriorly within the Thorax: Implications for Breast Cancer Treatment.”  Oral Presentation at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Los Angeles, CA, 2007.
  • Czito B, Bendell J., C. Willett, C. Kelsey, M. Morse, T. D'Amico, H. Hurwitz A Phase I Study of UFT/Leucovorin (LV), Carboplatin and Paclitaxel With External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) for Patients With Esophageal Cancer (EC) International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology *Physics, Volume 69, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2007, Pages S288-S289
  • Hubbs JL, Fatunase T, D.R. Hollis, R.W. Clough, C.R. Kelsey, T.A. D'Amico, L.B. Marks. Stage and Treatment Migration in Patients With Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 69, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2007, Pages S159-S160
  • Kasibhatla M, Prosnitz L.R., S.R. Fisher, R.L. Scher, R. Clough, D.M. Brizel. Hyperfractionated Radiotherapy Versus Hyperfractionated Radiotherapy and Concomitant Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics, Volume 69, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2007, Pages S11-S12
  • Kelsey CR, Chino J, CG Willett R. Clough, J.C. Bendell, H.I. Hurwitz, T. D’Amico, B.G. Czito. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for operable esophageal cancer: no clear advantage of taxane-based regimens. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Orlando, Florida January 19-21, 2007; page 120
  • Kelsey CR, Mukundan S., Z. Wang, M. Fabregas, K. Kelley, J.P. Kirkpatrick. Assessing Neurotoxicity From Radiosurgery: Results From a Prospective Study Using Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy  International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics, Volume 69, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2007, Page S245
  • Kelsey CR, Nelson J, Willett CT, Hurwitz H, Tyler D, Pappas T, Bendell J, Morse MA, Clough R, Czito BG.. Adenocarcinoma of the Duodenum: The Role of Radiation Therapy”. American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2007, Abstract # 185 (Poster Presentation) Orlando, Florida January 19­21, 2007; page 178
  • Kirkpatrick J, Nelson JA, Z. Wang, R.J. Isaacs, J.H. Sampson, F.-F. Yin, Clinical Considerations in IMRT/IGRT for Spinal Radiosurgery, North Carolina IMRT/IGRT Symposium, Durham, North Carolina, April 28, 2007.
  • Koontz BF, Mayes J, V Mouraviev, ST Chen, T Wong, MS Anscher, TJ Polascik.  111-Indium-Capromab Pentetide Scan (ProstascintTM) does not Predict for Outcome after Post-operative Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer.  Poster Presentation at American Society for Clinical Oncology Prostate Symposium, February 2007.
  • Meyer JM, Czito BG, Willett CG. Particle radiotherapy for gastrointestinal malignancies. Gastrointestinal Cancer Research 2007; 1 (suppl 2): S54-S63. 2007
  • Miles EF, Larrier NL, CR Kelsey, J Ma, J Hubbs, S Yoo, LB Marks. “Intensity­modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for resected mesothelioma: The Duke experience.” ASTRO 49th meeting, Los Angeles, October 2007.
  • Nelson J, Willett C, Clough R, Clary B, Pappas T, Tyler D, Bendell J, Hurwitz H, Morse M, Czito B. Concurrent chemoradiation for resectable extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology 10/2007 Volume 69, page S303, Abstract # 2183.”
  • Stakhursky V, Das S , S Yoo, F Yin, S Kim, and B Koontz. Estimation of Dose Variations During Prostate Radiation Treatment Due to Elastic Deformations of Soft Tissues Med. Phys. 34, 2386 (2007)
  • Stakhursky VL, S. Yoo, B. Koontz, F., Yin, S. Das. Statistical Studies of Interfractional Dose Variations due to Elastic Deformations in IMRT Treatment of Prostate 49th Annual Meeting of ASTRO (2007) Int J Rad Oncol  Biol Phys, Volume 69, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 1 November 2007, Pages S669-S670.
  • Wang Z , Nelson J , S Yoo, Q J Wu, J Kirkpatrick, N Larrier, J Meyer, C Willett, and F Yin Improvement of Localization Accuracy by Using 3D Cone Beam CT for Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy of Liver, Lung and Spine Lesions  Med. Phys. 34, 2459 (2007)
  • Yin FF, Wang, Yoo S., Q. Wu, J. Kirkpatrick, J. Meyer, N. Larrier, C. Willett, L. Marks, Use of On-Board Imaging to Evaluate Residual Errors for Target Localization in SBRT: A Feedback Analysis. 49th Annual Meeting of ASTRO (2007)
  • Yoo D, Wang Z., Nelson J.F., J.P. Kirkpatrick, L.B. Marks, F.F. Yin,  Improved Target Localization With 3D Cone Beam CT On-board Imaging In Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, 50th Annual Meeting of ASTRO, October 27-31, 2007.