Resident Publications

We encourage residents to take leadership roles in research projects. Residents have the opportunity to collaborate with clinical, cancer biology and medical physics faculty within the Department of Radiation Oncology, and with faculty of many other Duke departments.

2019

  • Chodavadia P*, Jacobs C*, Wang F, Havrilesky LJ, Chino JP, Suneja G. Off-Study Utilization of Experimental Therapies: Analysis of GOG249-Eligible Cohorts Using Real World Data. Gynecologic Oncology. 2019 Nov. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.09.017. *Co-first author.
  • Carpenter DJJacobs C, Wong T, Craciunescu O, Chino JP. Changes on Mid-Chemoradiotherapy FDG-PET/CT for Cervical Cancer are Associated with Prognosis. Int J Radiation Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Oct; 105(2):356-366.
  • Corradetti MN, Torok JA, Hatch AJ, Xanthopoulos EP, Lafata K, Jacobs C, Rushing C, Calaway J, Jones G, Kelsey CR, Nixon AB. Dynamic Changes in Circulating Tumor DNA During Chemoradiation for Locally Advanced Lung Cancer. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2019 Oct; 4(4):748-52.
  • Jacobs C, Gao J, Wang W, Ready NE, Clarke JM, Tong B, Suneja G, Kelsey CR, Torok JA. Definitive Radiotherapy for Inoperable Stage IIB Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Patterns of Care and Comparative Effectiveness. Clin Lung Cancer. 2019 Oct. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2019.10.005.
  • Wang H, Diaz AK, Shaw TI, Li Y, Niu M, Cho JH, Paugh BS, Zhang Y, Sifford J, Bai B, Wu Z, Tan H, Zhou S, Hover LD, Tillman HS, Shirinifard A, Thiagarajan S, Sablauer A, Pagala V, High AA, Wang X, Li C, Baker SJ, Peng J. Deep multiomics profiling of brain tumors identifies signaling networks downstream of cancer driver genes. Nature Communications. 2019 Aug 16;10(1):3718. DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-11661-4.
  • Barbour AB*, Jacobs C*, Williamson H, Floyd SR, Suneja G, Torok JA, Kirkpatrick JP. Radiotherapy Practice Patterns for Brain Metastases in the United States in the Stereotactic Radiosurgery Era. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2019 Jul. doi:10.1016/j.adro.2019.07.012. *Co-first author.
  • Jacobs C, Palta M, Williamson H, Price JG, Czito BC, Salama JK, Moravan MJ. Hypofractionated Image-Guided Radiation Therapy with Simultaneous-Integrated Boost Technique for Limited Metastases: A Multi-Institutional Analysis. Frontiers in Oncology. 2019 Jun; 9:469.
  • Natarajan B, Jacobs C, Salama JK. Radiotherapy and Small Cell Carcinoma with Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2019 Jun; doi: 10.7326/L19-0236.
  • Jacobs CD, Carpenter DC, Hong JC, Havrilesky LJ, Sosa JA, Chino JP. Radiation Records in the National Cancer Database: Variations in Coding and/or Practice Can Significantly Alter Survival Results. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2019 May:3:1-9. doi: 10.1200/CCI.18.00118. PMID: 31050906.
  • Chino F. Resident Voice: “Failure is the mother of success” and other advice on resident research. Applied Radiation Oncology. 2019 Mar 18;8(1):5-6.
  • Spiegel DY, Hong JC, Oyekunle T, Waters L, Lee WR, Salama JK, Koontz BF. A nomogram for testosterone recovery following combined androgen deprivation and radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Mar 15;103(4):834-842. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.11.007. PMID: 30419308.
  • Spiegel DY, Boyer MJ, Hong JC, Williams CD, Kelley M, Salama JK, Palta M. Long-term Clinical Outcomes of Nonoperative Management with Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer in the Veterans Health Administration. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Mar 1;103(3):565-573.doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.10.018. PMID: 30359718.
  • Jacobs C, Horton J, Blitzblau R, Suneja GS. Synchronous Breast Cancer and Primary Mediastinal B-cell Lymphoma. Practical Radiation Oncology. 2019 Mar; 9(2): featured on the cover.
  • Chino F, Kamal A, Chino J, LeBlanc T. Disparities in Place of Death for Patients with Hematological Malignancies, 1999-2015. Blood Advances. 2019 Feb 12;3(3):333-338. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances. 2018023051.
  • Hong JC, Boyer MJ, Spiegel DY, Williams CD, Tong BC, Shofer SL, Moravan MJ, Kelley MJ, Salama JK. Increasing PET Use in Small Cell Lung Cancer: Survival Improvement and Stage Migration in the VA Central Cancer Registry. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 Feb;17(2):127-139 doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.7090. PMID:30787126.
  • Jacobs C, Barbour AB, Mowery YM. The Relative Distribution of Oral Cancer in the United States by Subsite. Oral Oncol. 2019 Feb; 89:56-68.
  • Lafata KJ, Hong JC, Geng R, Ackerson BG, Liu JG, Zhou Z, Torok J, Kelsey CR, Yin FF. Association of Pre-treatment Radiomic Features with Lung Cancer Recurrence Following Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy. Phys Med Biol. 2019 Jan 8:64(2):025007. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aaf5a5. PMID: 30524018.
  • Chino F, Zafar SY. 2019 ASCO Educational Book: Financial Toxicity and Equitable Access to Clinical Trials. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2019 Jan;39:11-18. doi: 10.1200/EDBK_100019. Epub 2019 May 17.
  • Jacobs C, Chino JP, Suneja GS. Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer Invading the Rectum and Bladder. Practical Radiation Oncology. 2019 Jan; 9(1): featured on the cover.
  • Jacobs C, Moravan MJ, Choe J, Kahmke R, Mowery Y, Salama JK. Cancers of the Oral Cavity: Diagnosis and Treatment. Encyclopedia of Cancer, 3rd Edition. Elsevier. 2019: 131-168.

2018

  • Hong JC, Niedzwiecki D, Palta M, Tenenbaum JD. Prediciting Emergency Visits and Hospital Admissions During Radiation and Chemoradiation: An Internally Validated Pretreatment Machine Learning Algorithm. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2018 Dec 2:1-11. doi:10.1200/CCI.18.00037. PMID: 30652595
  • Hong JC, Cui Y, Patel BN, Rushing CN, Faught A, Eng J, Higgins K, Yin FF, Das S, Czito BG, Willett CG, Palta M. Association of interim FDG-PET imaging during chemoradiation for quamous anal canal carcinoma with recurrence. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Nov 15: 102(4): 1046-1051; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.04.062. PMID: 29891206.
  • Tandberg DJ, Cui Y, Rushing CN, Hong JC, Ackerson B, Marin D, Zhang X, Czito BG, Willett CG, Palta M. Intra-treatment response assessment with 18F-FDG PET: Correlation of semi-quantitative PET features with pathologic response of esophageal cancer to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Nov 15;102(4):1002-1007. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.07.187. PMID: 30055238.
  • Lafata K, Cai J, Wang C, Hong J, Kelsey C, Yin FF. Spatial-Temporal Variability of Radiomic Features and its Effect on the Classification of Lung Cancer Histology. Phys Med Biol. 2018 Nov 8;63(22):225003. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aae56a. PMID: 30272571.
  • Ackerson BG, Tong B, Hong JC, Gu L, Chino J, Lafata K, Torok J, Chang C, Kelsey CR. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy versus Sublobar Resection for Stage I NSCLC. Lung Cancer. 2018 Nov;125:185-191. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2018.09.020. PMID: 30429018.
  • Hong JC, Spiegel DY, Havrilesky LJ, Chino JP. High Volume Providers and Brachytherapy Practice: A Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Analysis. Brachytherapy. 2018 Nov - Dec;17(6):906-911. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2018.07.007. PMID: 30057292.
  • Chino F, Kamal A, LeBlanc T, Zafar Y, Suneja G, Chino J. Place of death for patients with cancer in the United States, 1999 through 2015: racial, age, and geographic disparities. Cancer. 2018 Oct 21. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31737. 
  • Spiegel D, Chino F, Moss H, Havrilesky, Chino J. Changes in Insurance Coverage for Cancer Patients Receiving Brachytherapy Before and After Enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Brachytherapy. 2018 Oct 20. pii: S1538-4721(18)30503-8. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2018.08.017.
  • Chino F, Peppercorn J, Rushing C, Nicolla J, Kamal A, Altomare I, Samsa G, Zafar SY. "Going for Broke": A Longitudinal Study of Patient-Reported Financial Sacrifice in Cancer Care. Journal of Oncology Practice. 2018 Sep;14(9):e533-e546. doi: 10.1200/JOP.18.00112
  • Chino F, Pollis K, Choi S, Salama J, Palta M. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy-induced Abscopal Effect on Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Treatment for Lung Cancer: A Case Report. Hepatology. 2018 Jun 11. doi: 10.1002/hep.30100. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Tandberg DJ, Oyekunle T, Lee WR, Wu Y, Salama JK, Koontz BF. Post-operative radiation therapy for prostate cancer: Comparison of conventional versus hypofractionated radiation regimens. IJROBP. 2018 Jun 1;101(2):396-405.
  • Chino F, Stephens SJ, Choi S, Marin D, Godfrey D, Czito B, Willett C, Palta M. The Role of External Beam Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Hepatocellular Cancer. Cancer. 2018 Apr 12. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31334
  • 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. Classification for Long-term Survival in Oligometastatic Patients treated with Ablative Radiotherapy: A Multi-institutional Pooled Analysis. PLoS One. 2018 Apr 12; 13(4): e0195149. doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195149. PMID: 29649281.
  • Brownstein JM, Wisdom AJ, Castle KD, Mowery YM, Guida PM, Lee C, Tommasino F, La Tessa C, Scifoni E, Gao J, Luo L, Da Silva Campos L, Ma Y, Williams N, Jung S, Durante M, Kirsch DG. Characterizing the potency and impact of carbon ion therapy in a primary mouse model of soft tissue sarcoma. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 2018 Apr; 17(4).
  • Tandberg DJ, Ackerson BG, Tong BC, Kelsey CR. Surgery Versus Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Stage I NSCLC: A Comprehensive Review. Cancer. 2018 Feb 15;124(4):667-678.
  • Nah SA, Ong CCP, Lie D, Marimuttu VJ, Hong J, Te-Lu Y, Low Y, Jacobsen AS. Unerstanding Experiences of Youth Growing Up with Anorectal Malformation or Hirschsprung's Disease to Inform Transition Care: A qualitative In-Depth Interview Study. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Feb:28(1):67-74. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1605351. PMID: 28837998.
  • Chino F, Suneja G, Chino J. Image-guided HDR Brachytherapy for Pelvic Sidewall Recurrence of Endometrial Cancer. Practical Radiation Oncology. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2018.08.008
  • Song EJ, Jacobs C, Palta M, Willett CG, Yuan W, Czito BG. Evaluating Treatment Protocols for Rectal Squamous Cell Carcinomas: The Duke Experience and Literature Review. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2018. doi: 10.21037/jgo.2018.11.02.
  • Tandberg DJ, Willett CW, Czito B. Intraoperative radiation therapy. Precision Radiation Oncology. Rutgers University Press. 2018.

2017

  • Chino F, Suneja G, Moss H, Zafar Y, Havrilesky L, Chino J. Healthcare Disparities in Cancer Patietns Receiving Radiation: Changes in Insurance Status after medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Int J Radiat Oncol Bio Phys. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.1 [Article in Press] Published online Dec 13, 2017.
  • Fumiko Chino. My Unfortunate Introduction Into the Financial Toxicity of Cancer Care in America - March Forth. JAMA Oncol. Published online Dec 07, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.4436.
  • Jacobs C, Eickstaedt N, Driscoll C. Multiple Primary Synchronous Lung Cancer Diagnosed by Routine Low-Dose Computed Tomography Screening and Treated with Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy. Gundersen Med J. 2017 Dec; 10(1), 61.
  • Jacobs C, Nashed D, Hagan B. Positional Cough: The Presenting Symptom of Left Atrial Myxoma. Gundersen Med J. 2017 Dec; 10(1), 50.
  • Song EJ, Hong JC, Czito BG. Tumor Lysis Syndrome Following Radiation Therapy in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: A Case Report. CRCP. 2017 Dec;4(4):22. doi:10.5430/crcp.v4n4p22.
  • Gensheimer M*, Hong JC*, Chang-Halpenny C, Eclov NCW, To J, Murphy JD, Wakelee HA, Neal J, Le QT, Hara WY, Quon A, Maxim PG, Graves EE, Olson MR, Diehn M, Loo BW. Mid-radiotherapy PET/CT for prognostication and detection of early progression in patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer. Radiother Oncol. 2017 Aug 19. pii: S0167-8140(17)32514-8. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2017.08.007. PMID: 28830717. *Equal contributors.
  • Chino F, Peppercorn J, Rushing C, Kamal A, Altomare I, Samsa G, Zafar Y. “Going for Broke”: Out-of-Pocket Costs, Financial Distress and Underinsurance in Cancer Care. e-pub 2017 Aug 10. JAMA Oncology, doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.2148
  • Hong JC, Rahimy E, Gross CP, Shafman T, Hu X, Yu JB, Ross R, Finkelstein SE, Dosoretz A, Park HS, Soulos PR, Evans SB. Radiation Dose and Cardiac Risk in Breast Cancer Treatment: An Analysis of Modern Radiotherapy Including Community Settings. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jul 20. pii: S1879-8500(17)30199-6. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2017.07.005. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 28888675.
  • Huang J, Chen M, Whitley M, Kuo H, Xu E, Walens A, Mowery YM, Van Mater D, Eward W, Cardona D, Luo L, Ma Y, Lopez O, Nelson C, Robinson-Hamm J, Reddy A, Dave S, Gersbach C, Dodd R, Kirsch DG. Generation and comparison of CRISPR/Cas9 and Cre-mediated genetically engineered mouse models of sarcoma. Nature Communications. 2017 Jul; 8:15999.
  • Tandberg DJ, Kelsey CR, D’Amico TA, Crawford J, Chino JP, Tong BC, Ready NE, Wright A. Patterns of Failure Following Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Invading the Chest Wall. Clinical Lung Cancer. 2017 July; 18(4):259-265.
  • Rahimy E, Hong JC, Gross CP, Hu X, Shafman T, Conner H, Ross R, Dosoretz A, Evans SB. Increased number of beam angles is associated with higher cardiac dose in adjuvant fixed gantry intensity-modulated radiation therapy of left-sided breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Jun 27. pii: S0360-3016(17)33517-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.06.2451. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 28864402.
  • Ali, M, Kaltenbrun, E, Anderson, GR, Stephens, SJ, Arena, S, Bardelli, A, Counter, CM, and Wood, KC; Codon bias imposes a targetable limitation on KRAS-drive therapeutic resistance; Nature Communications; 8:15617; June 2017.
  • Natesan D, Hong JC, Foote J, Sosa JA, Havrilesky L, Chino J. Increasing Utilization of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy in Vulvar Cancer: National Practice Patterns 2004-2012. J Radiat Oncol. 2017 May 18. DOI 10.1007/s13566-017-0312-9.
  • Hong JC, Foote J, Broadwater G, Gaillard S, Havrilesky LJ, Chino JP. Impact of chemotherapy and radiotherapy on management of early stage clear cell and papillary serous carcinoma of the uterus. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 Apr 3. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000926. PMID: 28375927.
  • Mowery YM, Salama JK, Zafar SY, Moore HG, Willett CG, Czito BG, Hopkins MB, Palta M. Neoadjuvant long-course chemoradiation remains strongly favored over short-course radiotherapy by radiation oncologists in the United States. Cancer. 2017 Apr; 123(8):1434-1441.
  • Hong JC, Foote J, Broadwater G, Sosa J, Gaillard S, Havrilesky LJ, Chino JP. A data-derived treatment duration goal for cervical cancer: Should 8 weeks remain the goal in the era of concurrent chemoradiation? JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics 2017 Mar 28. doi: 10.1200/CCI.16.00072.
  • Natesan D, Hong JC, Foote J, Sosa JA, Gaillard S, Havrilesky L, Chino J. Primary vs. Preoperative Radiation for Locally Advanced Vulvar Cancer: A National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) analysis. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 Mar 23. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000938. PMID: 28333840.
  • Jacobs C, Jafari ME. Early Results of Lung Cancer Screening and Radiation Dose Assessment by Low-Dose CT at a Community Hospital. Clin Lung Cancer. 2017 Feb 2. pii: S1525-7304(17)30040-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cllc.2017.01.011
  • Tandberg DJ, Holt T, Kelsey CR. Plasma Metabolites and risk of Radiation-induced Esophagitis: A Secondary Analysis from a Prospective Study, Anticancer Research. 2017 Feb; 37(2):719-726.
  • Hong JC, Salama JK. The expanding role of stereotactic body radiation therapy in oligometastatic solid tumors: what do we know and where are we going? Cancer Treat Rev. 2017 Jan;52:22-32. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2016.11.003. PMID: 27886588.
  • Chino F, Willett C, Palta M, Czito, Chapter 15: Colorectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Malignancies: A Practical Guide on Treatment Techniques, Springer International Publishing, 2017 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-64900-9
  • Spiegel D, Palta M, Uronis H. (2017). The Role of Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy in the Management of Gastric Adenocarcinoma. Surgical Clinics of North America. 97(2):421-435.
  • Spiegel DY. Breast Cancer: Biology or Stage? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017. 98(5):974-975.
  • Torok JA, Gu L, Tandberg DJ, Wang X, Harpole Jr. DH, Kelsey CR, Salama JK. Patterns of Distant Metastases Following Surgical Management of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Clinical Lung Cancer. 2017; 18(1):57-70.

2016

  • Hong JC, Czito BG, Willett CG, Palta M. A current perspective on stereotactic body radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer. Onco Targets Ther. 2016 Oct 31;9:6733-6739. PMID: 27826200.
  • Stahl JM, Hong JC, Lester-Coll NH, Kann BH, Wilson LD, Higgins SA, Evans SB. Chest Wall Deformity in the Radiation Oncology Clinic. Anticancer Res. 2016 Oct;36(10):5295-5300. PMID: 27798891.
  • Stephens, SJ, Thomas, S, Rizzieri, DA, Horwitz, ME, Chao, NJ, Engemann, AM, Lassiter, M, and Kelsey, CR; Myeloablative conditioning and total body irradiation in AML: Balancing survival and pulmonary toxicity; Adv Radiat Oncol; 1(4); Oct-Dec 2016; 272-280.
  • Mowery YM and JK Salama. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Larynx Cancer: One Size Does Not Fit All. J Oncol Pract. 2016 Aug;12(8): 725-6.
  • Boyer MJ, Ricardi U, Ball D, and Salama JK. Ablative Approaches for Pulmonary Metastases. Thoracic Surgery Clinics 2016 Feb; 26(1): 19-34. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.thorsurg.2015.09.004
  • Evans MK, Sauer SJ, Nath S, Robinson TJ, Morse MA, Devi GR. X-linked Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein Mediates Tumor Cell Resistance to Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity. Cell Death Disease. 2016 Jan 28;7:e2073.
  • Torok JA, Palta M, Willett CG, Czito BG. Nonoperative management of rectal cancer. Cancer. 2016, Jan 1, 122(1):34-41; Epub 2015.
  • Hong JC, Salama JK. Dose escalation for unresectable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: end of the line? Transl Lung Cancer Res 2016; 5(1): 126-133. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2218-6751.2016. PMID: 26958507.
  • Moding EJ, Mowery YM and DG Kirsch. Opportunities for Radiosensitization in the SBRT Era. The Cancer Journal: The Journal of Principles & Practice of Oncology. 2016.
  • Mowery YM, Horton JK. “Preoperative partial breast.” Short Course Breast Radiotherapy: A Comprehensive Review of Hypofractionation, Partial Breast, and Intra-operative Irradiation, 1st edition. Editors Arthur DW, Vicini F, Wazer DE, Khan AJ. Springer International Publishing. 2016.
  • Mowery YM, Yoo S, and Blitzblau RC. “Chapter 30. Breast Cancer.” Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology, 4th edition. Editors Khan F, Gibbons J, and Sperduto P. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Wolters Kluwer Health. 2016.
  • Soo MS, Jarosz JA, Wren AA, Soo AE, Mowery YM, Johnson KS, Yoon SC, Kim C, Hwang ES, Keefe FJ, Shelby RA. Imaging-Guided Core-Needle Breast Biopsy: Impact of Meditation and Music Interventions on Patient Anxiety, Pain, and Fatigue. Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2016.
  • Tandberg DJ, Osmond GW, Czito BG. Melanoma involving the surgical scar following surgery and craniospinal irradiation for childhood medulloblastoma: case report and literature review. Case Reports in Clinical Pathology. 2016;3(1):43-46.

2015

  • Olson AC, Coleman CN, Hahm SM, DeWeese TL, Shulman LN, Chabner BA, Chao N, Martei YM, Mundt AJ, Grover S. A Roadmap for a New Academic Pathway for Global Radiation Oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Nov; 93(3):493-496.
  • Robinson TJ, Dinan MA, Li Y, Lee WR, Reed SD. Longitudinal trends in costs of palliative radiation for metastatic prostate cancer. J Palliat Med. 2015 Nov; 18(11):933-9. Epub 2015 Aug 4.
  • Mowery YM and RC Blitzblau. The UK HeartSpare Study (Stage IB): Randomised comparison of a voluntary breath-hold technique and prone radiotherapy after breast conserving surgery: Bartlett FR, Colgan RM, Donovan EM, et al (Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, UK; et al) Radiother Oncol 114:66-72, 2014. Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly. 2015 Oct; 26(3): 237–239.
  • Mowery YM. A Primer on Medical Education in the United States through the Lens of a Current Resident Physician. Journal of Thoracic Disease. 2015 Oct; 7(10).
  • Tandberg DJ, Craciunescu O, Kelsey CR. Radiation therapy for cutaneous T-cell lymphomas. Dermatol Clin. 2015 Oct;33(4):703-713.
  • Zafar SY, Chino F, Ubel PA, Rushing C, Samsa G, Altomare I, Nicolla J, Schrag D, Tulsky JA, Abernethy AP, Peppercorn JM. The utility of cost discussions between patients with cancer and oncologists. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Sep;21(9):607-15.
  • Grover S, Balogun OD, Yamoah K, Groen R, Shah M, Rodin D, Martei YM, Olson AC, Slone JS, Shulman LN, Coleman CN, Hahn SM. Training Global Oncologists: Addressing the Global Cancer Control Problem. Front Oncol. 2015 Apr 8;5:80. Pubmed ID 25905040.
  • Boyle JM, Tandberg DJ, Chino JP, D'Amico TA, Ready NE, Kelsey Cr. Smoking history predicts for increased risk of second primary lung cancer: A comprehensive analysis. Cancer. 2015 Feb 15; 121(4): 598-604.
  • Boyle J, Czito B, Willett C, Palta M. Adjuvant Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer: A Review of the Old and the New. J Gastrointest Oncol 2015. (Accepted for publication).
  • Boyle J, Lee WR. Surgery is Inappropriate for Very High Risk Prostate Cancer: Pro. Oncology (Williston Park) 2015. (Accepted for publication).
  • Salama JK, Palta M, Torok JA. The multidisciplinary management of early stage cervical esophageal cancer. In: Saba NF, El-Rayes B, eds. Esophageal Cancer: prevention, diagnosis and therapy. 1st ed. New York, NY: Springer International Publishing; 2015: 173-185.
  • Torok JA, Palta M, Willett CG, Czito BG. Principles of radiation therapy in rectal cancer. In Cai Q, Xu H, El-Rayes B, Kooby D, Landry J, eds. Gastrointestinal Malignancies: Diagnosis and Treatment. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing; 2015.
  • Torok JA, Perez BA, Czito BG, Willett CG, Yin F, Palta M. Cancers of the gastrointenstinal tract. In Khan FM, Gerbi BJ, Sperduto P eds. Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2015.
  • Torok JA, Wu Y, Prosnitz LR, Kim GJ, Beaven AW, Diehl LF, Kelsey CR. Low-dose consolidation radiation therapy for early stage unfavorable Hodgkin lymphoma. Intern J Radiat Oncol, Biol, Phys 2015; 92(1): 54-9 [PMID 25863754].

2014

  • Boyle J, Beaven A, Diehl, Prosnitz L, Kelsey C. Improving Outcomes in Advanced Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma: Systemic Approaches and Radiotherapy. Oncology (Williston Park). 2014 Dec 15;28(12).
  • Mowery YM and RC Blitzblau. Whole-breast radiation therapy: the long and short of it. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Dec; 90(5):990-2.
  • Wattson DA, Tanguturi SK, Spiegel DY, Niemierko A, Biller BM, Nachtigall LB, Bussière MR, Swearingen B, Chapman PH, Loeffler JS, Shih HA. Outcomes of proton therapy for patients with functional pituitary adenomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Nov 1;90(3):532-9.
  • Gill BS, Kim H, Houser C, Olson AC, Kelley J, Edwards RP, Comerci J, Sukumvanich P, Olawaiye AB, Huang M, Courtney-Brooks M, Beriwal S. Image-based three-dimensional conformal brachytherapy for medically inoperable endometrial carcinoma. Brachytherapy. 2014 Nov-Dec; 13(6):542-7. Pubmed ID 25127122.
  • 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.
  • Boyle J, Craciunescu O, Steffey B, Cai J, Chino J. Safety, Feasibility, and Early Clinical Outcomes of Dose Escalation Using a Simultaneous Integrated Boost in Patients with Locally Advanced Gynecologic Malignancies. Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Sep 2.
  • Boyle J, Craciunescu O, Steffey B, Cai J, Chino J. Body mass index, dose to organs at risk during vaginal brachytherapy, and the role of three-dimensional CT-based treatment planning. Brachytherapy. 2014 Jul-Aug;13(4):332-6.
  • Bestvina CM, Zullig LL, Rushing C, Chino F, Samsa GP, Altomare I, Tulsky J, Ubel P, Schrag D, Nicolla J, Abernethy AP, Peppercorn J, Zafar SY. Patient-oncologist cost communication, financial distress, and medication adherence. J Oncol Pract. 2014 May;10(3):162-7. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2014.001406.
  • Boyer MJ, Salama JK, and Lee WR. Palliative radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Oncology 2014 Apr; 28(4): 306-312. PMID: 24839802.
  • Chino F, Peppercorn J, Taylor DH Jr, Lu Y, Samsa G, Abernethy AP, Zafar SY. Self-reported financial burden and satisfaction with care among patients with cancer. Oncologist. 2014 Apr;19(4):414-20. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2013-0374. Epub 2014 Mar 25.
  • Vivas EX, Wegner R, Conley G, Torok J, Heron DE, Kabolizadeh P, Burton S, Ozhasoglu C, Quinn A, Hirsch BE. Treatment outcomes in patients treated with CyberKnife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma. Otolaryngology & Neurotology 2014; 35(1): 162-70 [PMID 24335934.
  • Robinson TJ, and Koontz BF. Redox-Active Therapeutics. Chapter: Oxidative Stress and Erectile Dysfunction in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer. Springer. Editors: Batinic-Haberle, Reboucas, Spasojevic, St.Clair, and Watner. 2014.
  • Torok JA, Czito BG, Willett CG, Palta M. Future of radiotherapy delivery in rectal cancer-European and US approaches. Oncology & Hematology Review 2014; 10(2): 139-143 [not indexed in pubmed].
  • Torok JA, Palta M, Czito BG, Willett CG. Intraoperative radiotherapy in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies. Translational Cancer Research 2014; 3(6): 537-540 [not indexed in pubmed].

2013

  • Tandberg DJ, Gee NG, Chino JP, D’Amico TA, Berry MF, Ready NE, Coleman RE, Higgins KA, Kelsey CR. Are Discordant PET and Pathological Assessments of the Mediastinum in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Significant? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Oct;146(4):796-801.
  • Boyle J, Dorth, 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 [abstract]. In: American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual meeting; 2013. September 22-25; Atlanta, GA; Fairfax, VA: ASTRO; 2013
  • Homa N, Salinas-Mondrigan R, Forte E, Robinson TJ, Garcia-Blanco MA and Luftig MA. Epstein-Barr virus induces global changes in cellular mRNA isoform usage important for the maintenance of latency. Journal of Virology. 2013 Nov; 87(22):122291-301. Epub 2013 Sep 11.
  • Donnelly E, Refaat T, Gentile M, Boyle J, Helenowski I, Rademaker A, Lurain J, Schink J, Singh D, Strauss JB, Small W Jr. Evaluation of Outcomes in Patients With Carcinoma of the Cervix Treated With Concurrent Radiation and Cisplatin Versus Cisplatin/5-FU Compared With Radiation Alone. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Coen JJ, Paly JJ, Niemierko A, Kaufman DS, Heney NM, Spiegel DY, Efstathiou JA, Zietman AL, Shipley WU. Nomograms predicting response to therapy and outcomes after bladder-preserving trimodality therapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jun 1; 86(2):311-6.
  • Cabrera AR, Cuneo KC, Desjardins A, Sampson JH, McSherry F, Herndon JE 2nd, Peters KB, Allen K, Hoang JK, Chang Z, Craciunescu O, Vredenburgh JJ, Friedman HS, Kirkpatrick JP. Concurrent Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Bevacizumab in Recurrent Malignant Gliomas: A Prospective Trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Cuneo KC, Mito JK, Javid MP, Ferrer JM, Kim Y, Lee WD, Bawendi MG, Brigman BE, Kirsch DG. Imaging primary mouse sarcomas after radiation therapy using cathepsin-activatable fluorescent imaging agents. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 May 1;86(1):136-142.
  • Willett CG, Czito BG, Palta M. ACT II: treatment of anal cancer comes full circle. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Apr 8. doi:pii: S1470-2045(13)70121-9. Epub ahead of print].
  • Dorth JA, Patel PR, Broadwater G, Brizel DM. Incidence and risk factors of significant carotid artery stenosis in asymptomatic survivors of head and neck cancer after radiotherapy. Head Neck. 2013 Apr 2. doi: 10.1002/hed.23280. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kelsey CR, Fornili M, Ambrogi F, Higgins K, Boyd JA, Biganzoli E, Demicheli R. Metastasis Dynamics for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Effect of Patient and Tumor-Related Factors. Clin Lung Cancer. 2013 Mar 15. doi:pii: S1525-7304(13)00028-4. 10.1016/j.cllc.2013.01.002. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Zhong J, Palta M, Willett CG, McCall SJ, Bulusu A, Tyler DS, White RR, Uronis HE, Pappas TN, Czito BG. The role of local excision in invasive adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of Vater. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2013 Mar;4(1):8-13.
  • Pepek JM, Chino JP, Willett CG, Palta M, Blazer Iii DG, Tyler DS, Uronis HE, Czito BG. Preoperative chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced gastric cancer. Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jan 4;8:6.
  • Pepek JM, Willett CG, Czito BG. Technical considerations in radiation therapy for gastroesophageal junction cancer. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jan;23(1):51-59.
  • Perez BA, Ghafoori AP, Lee CL, Johnston SM, Li Y, Moroshek JG, Ma Y, Mukherjee S, Kim Y, Badea CT, Kirsch DG. Assessing the radiation response of lung cancer with different gene mutations using genetically engineered mice. Front Oncol. 2013;3:72.
  • Wattson DA, Tanguturi SK, Spiegel DY, Niemierko BMK, Biller LB, Nachtigall LB, Swearingen B, Chapman PH, Loeffler JS, Shish HA. Outcomes of Proton Radiation Therapy for Patients with Functional Pituitary Adenomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013. 87 (2):S264.

2012

  • Oh DS, Adamson DC, Kirkpatrick JP. Targeted radiotherapy for malignant gliomas. Curr Drug Discov Technol. 2012 Dec;9(4):268-79.
  • Mito JK, Ferrer JM, Brigman BE, Lee CL, Dodd RD, Eward WC, Marshall LF, Cuneo KC, Carter JE, Ramasunder S, Kim Y, Lee WD, Griffith LG, Bawendi MG, Kirsch DG. Intraoperative detection and removal of microscopic residual sarcoma using wide-field imaging. Cancer. 2012 Nov 1;118(21):5320-30
  • Cuneo KC, Riedel RF, Dodd LG, Harpole DH, Kirsch DG. Pathologic complete response of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in the lung treated with neoadjuvant ifosfamide and radiation therapy. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Oct 1;30(28):291-293.
  • Cuneo KC, Dash RC, Wilke LG, Horton JK, Koontz* BF. Risk of invasive breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in-situ in women with atypical papillary lesions of the breast. The Breast Journal 2012 Sep;18(5):475-478.
  • Patel PR, Salama JK. Reirradiation for recurrent head and neck cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2012 Sep;12(9):1177-89.
  • Sioshansi S, Ehdaivand S, Cramer C, Lomme M, Price L and Wazer DE. Triple Negative Breast Cancer is Associated with an Increased Risk of Residual Invasive Carcinoma after Lumpectomy. Cancer 2012, August 15; 118(16): 3893-8, Epub, Jan 3, 2012.
  • Lee C-L, Moding EJ, Cuneo KC, Li Y, Sullivan JM, Mao L, Washington I, Jeffords LB, Rodrigues RC, Ma Y, Das S, Kontos CD, Yongbaek K, Rockman HA, Kirsch DG. p53 Functions in Endothelial Cells to Prevent Radiation-Induced Myocardial Injury in Mice. Science Signaling 2012 Jul 24;5(234):ra52.
  • Patel P, Lee WR. Radiotherapy following radical prostatectomy. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2012 Jul;12(7):973-9. doi: 10.1586/era.12.66. Review.
  • 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. RNA 2012 Aug;18(8):1435-45. Epub 2012 Jun 26.
  • Cabrera, A.R., Cuneo, K.C., Vredenburgh, J.J., Sampson, J.H., Kirkpatrick, J.P. Stereotactic radiosurgery and bevacizumab for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 2012 Jun 1;10(6):695-699.
  • Higgins KA, Chino JP, Berry M, Ready N, Boyd J, Yoo DS, Kelsey CR. Local failure in resected N1 lung cancer: implications for adjuvant therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jun 1;83(2):727-733.
  • Cuneo KC, Zagar TM, Brizel DM, Yoo DS, Hoang JK, Chang Z, Wang Z, Yin FF, Das SK, Green S, Ready N, Bhatti MT, Kaylie DM, Becker A, Sampson JH, Kirkpatrick JP. Stereotactic radiotherapy for malignancies involving the trigeminal and facial nerves. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jun;11(3):221-228.
  • Patel PR, Yoo S, Broadwater G, Marks LB, Miles EF, D'Amico TA, Harpole D, Kelsey CR. Effect of increasing experience on dosimetric and clinical outcomes in the management of malignant pleural mesothelioma with intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 May 1;83(1):362-368.
  • Palta M, Patel P, Broadwater G, Willett C, Pepek J, Tyler D, Zafar SY, Uronis H, Hurwitz H, White R, Czito B. Carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater: patterns of failure following resection and benefit of chemoradiotherapy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 May;19(5):1535-1540.
  • Cuneo KC, Vredenburgh JJ, Sampson JH, Reardon DA, Desjardins A, Peters KL, Kirkpatrick JP. Safety and efficacy of stereotactic radiosurgery and adjuvant bevacizumab in patients with recurrent malignant gliomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1;82(5):2018-2024.
  • Dinan MA, Robinson TJ, Zagar TM, Scales CD Jr, Curtis LH, Reed SD, Lee WR, Schulman KA. Changes in initial treatment for prostate cancer among medicare beneficiaries, 1999-2007. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1;82(5):e781-6.
  • Dinan MA, Robinson TJ, Zagar TM, Scales CD, Curtis LH, Reed SD, Schulman KA, Lee RW. Changes in the initial Treatment of Prostate Cancer among Medicare Beneficiaries 1999-2007. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1;82(5): e781-6. Epub 2012 Feb 11.
  • Higgins KA, Hoang JK, Roach MC, Chino J, Yoo DS, Turkington TG, Brizel DM. Analysis of pretreatment FDG-PET SUV parameters in head-and-neck cancer: tumor SUVmean has superior prognostic value. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Feb 1;82(2):548-553.
  • Higgins, K. A., Jenny K. Hoang, Michael C. Roach, Junzo Chino, David S. Yoo, Timothy G. Turkington, David M Brizel. Analysis of Pretreatment FDG-PET SUV Parameters in Head-and-Neck Cancer: Tumor SUVmean has Superior Prognostic Value. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Feb 1;82(2):548-53.
  • Zagar TM, White RR, Willett CG, Tyler DS, Papavassiliou P, Papalezova KT, Guy CD, Broadwater G, Clough RW, Czito BG. Resected Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Patterns of Failure and Disease-Related Outcomes With or Without Radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jan 21.
  • Simmons LA, Dinan MA, Robinson TJ, Snyderman R. Personalized medicine is more than genomic medicine: confusion over terminology impedes progress towards personalized healthcare. Future Medicine. 2012, Jan 9(1): 85-91.
  • Palta M, S Yoo, J Adamson, J Horton. Preoperative Single Fraction Partial Breast Radiotherapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jan 1;82(1):37-42.
  • Roach MC, Turkington TG, Higgins KA, Hawk TC, Hoang JK, Brizel DM. FDG-PET assessment of the effect of head and neck radiotherapy on parotid gland glucose metabolism. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jan 1;82(1):321-6.
  • Cho AH, Jiang X, Mann DM, Kawamoto K, Robinson TJ, Wang N, McCarthy JJ, Woodward M, Ginsburg GS. A more rapid approach to systematically assessing published associations of genetic polymorphisms and disease risk: type 2 diabetes as a test case. Comparative Effectiveness Research. 2012 Jan 2012(2): 1-20.
  • 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 Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 84( 3):762-767.
  • Efstathiou JA, Spiegel DY, Shipley WU, Heney NM, Kaufman DS, Niemierko A, Coen JJ, Skowronski RY, PalyJJ, McGovern FJ, Zietman AL. Long-Term Outcomes of Selective Bladder Preservation by Combined-Modality Therapy for Invasive Bladder Cancer: The MGH Experience. European Urology. 2012. 61(4):705-711
  • Patel PR, Yoo DS, Niibe Y, Urbanic JJ, Salama JK. A call for the aggressive treatment of oligometastatic and oligo-recurrent non-small cell lung cancer. Pulm Med. 2012;2012:480961.
  • Yue, J., Yang, Y., Cabrera, A.R., Sun, X., Zhao, S., Xie, P., Zheng, J., Ma, L., Fu, Z., Yu, J. Measuring tumor hypoxia with 18F-FETNIM PET in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a pilot clinical study. Diseases of the Esophagus 2012 25(1):54-61.

2011

  • Diavolitsis V, Shirazi H, Boyle J, Hayes J. Residents' educational needs during transition into radiation oncology residency. J Am Coll Radiol. 2011 Nov;8(11):785-8.
  • Higgins KA, Chino JP, Ready N, Onaitis MW, Berry MF, D'Amico TA, Kelsey CR. Persistent N2 disease after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Nov;142(5):1175-9.
  • Boyle J, Donnelly E, Lurain J, Schink J, Singh D, Gentile M,Weitner B, Strauss J, Small W. Patterns of Recurrence After Definitive Radiation Therapy for Locoregionally-Confined Cervical Cancer. In: American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual meeting; 2011. October 2-6; Miami, FL; Fairfax, VA: ASTRO; 2011.
  • Palta M, Willett C, Czito B. Role of radiation therapy in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer. Oncology (Williston Park). 2011 Jul;25(8):715-21, 727. Review.
  • Boyle, J., Diavolitsis, Small, W. Role of Radiation Therapy in Uterine-confined Endometrial Carcinoma. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2011 Jul-Sep;1(3):196-203.
  • Pepek JM, Chino JP, Marks LB, D'Amico TA, Yoo DS, Onaitis MW, Ready NE, Hubbs JL, Boyd J, Kelsey CR. How well does the new lung cancer staging system predict for local/regional recurrence after surgery?: A comparison of the TNM 6 and 7 systems. J Thorac Oncol. 2011 Apr;6(4):757-761.
  • Diavolitsis, V., Rademaker. A., Boyle, J., Kang, J., Kiel, K., Mulcahy, M., Small, W., Change in Creatinine Clearance over time Following Upper Abdominal Irradiation: A Dose Volume Histogram Multivariate Analysis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2011 Feb;34(1):53-7.
  • Dorth JA, Chino JP, Prosnitz LR, Diehl LF, Beaven AW, Coleman RE, Kelsey CR. The impact of radiation therapy in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with positive post-chemotherapy FDG-PET or gallium-67 scans. Ann Oncol. 2011 Feb;22(2):405-410.
  • Miller HB, Robinson TJ, Gordan R, Hartemink AJ, Garcia-Blanco MA. Identification of Tat-SF1 cellular targets by exon array analysis reveals dual roles in transcription and splicing. RNA 2011 Apr;17(4): 665-74. Epub 2011 Jan 31.
  • Cabrera AR, Kelsey, C.R., Marks, L.B. Small cell lung cancer. British Medical Journal (Best Practice). 2011.
  • Cabrera A.R., Lee W.R., Madden R., Sims E., Hoang J.K., White L.E., Marks L.B., Chino J.P. Incorporating gross anatomy education into radiation oncology residency: A two year curriculum with evaluation of resident satisfaction. Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2011 8:335-340.
  • Palta M, Riedel RF, Vredenburgh JJ, Cummings TJ, Green S, Chang Z, Kirkpatrick JP. Primary meningeal rhabdomyosarcoma. Sarcoma. 2011;2011:312802.
  • Palta M, WR Lee. The Development of Oncology Treatment Guidelines: An Analysis of the National Guidelines Clearinghouse. Practical Radiation Oncology; 2011;1:33­37.