Recent Departmental Publications

Department of Radiation Oncology publications for the last 6 months authored by faculty, residents, allied health, medical, graduate and postdoctoral students, and professional staff.

February, 2014

Mamon HJ, Tepper JE.  Combination chemoradiation therapy: the whole is more than the sum of the parts. J Clin Oncol 2014;32(5):367-369.  PMID: 24419110.   

Marks LB, Prosnitz LR. Reducing local therapy in patients responding to preoperative systemic therapy: are we outsmarting ourselves?  J Clin Oncol 2014;32(6):491-493.  PMID: 24378409.

Chen RC, Carpenter WR, Hendrix LH, Bainbridge J, Wang AZ, Nielsen ME, Godley PA. Receipt of guideline-concordant treatment in elderly prostate cancer patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014;88(2):332-338.  PMID: 24411605.

Sethi M, Sukumar R, Karve S, Werner ME, Wang EC, Moore DT, Kowalczyk SR, Zhang L, Wang AZ.  Effect of drug release kinetics on nanoparticle therapeutic efficacy and toxicity. Nanoscale. 2014;6(4):2321-2327.  PMID: 24418914.

Wang EC, Sinnott R, Werner ME, Sethi M, Whitehurst AW, Wang AZ.  Differential cell responses to nanoparticle docetaxel and small molecule docetaxel at a sub-therapeutic dose range.  Nanomedicine 2014;10(2):321-328. PMID: 23916886.

Lavender C, Miller S, Church J, Chen RC, Muresan PA, Adams RD.  Fostering a culture of interprofessional education for radiation therapy and medical dosimetry students.  Med Dosim 2014;39(1):50-53.  PMID: 24332484.

Meng X, Leslie P, Zhang Y, Dong J. Stem cells in a three-dimensional scaffold environment. Springerplus 2014;3:80. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24570851.

Kim TH, Leslie P, Zhang Y. Ribosomal proteins as unrevealed caretakers for cellular stress and genomic instability. Oncotarget 2014;5(4):860-871. PMID: 24658219.

Wang AZ, Farokhzad OC. Current progress of aptamer-based molecular imaging. J Nucl Med 2014 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 24525205.

March, 2014

Alford RE, Fried DV, Huang BY, Weissler M, Shores C, Shockley W, Hackman T, Zanation A, Hayes N, Weiss J, Grilley-Olson J, Jewells V, Birchard K, Chera BS.  Clinical significance of indeterminate pulmonary nodules in patients with locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.  Head Neck 2014 Mar;36(3):334-339. PMID: 23729324.

Chera BS, Mazur LM, Jackson M, Taylor K, Mosaly P, Chang S, Deschesne K, LaChapelle D, Hoyle L, Saponaro P, Rockwell J, Adams RD, Marks LB.  Quantification of the impact of multifaceted initiatives intended to improve operational efficiency and the safety culture: A case study from an academic medical center radiation oncology department.  Prac Rad Onc 2014;4(2):e101-e108. [Epub]. PMID: 24890355. 

Zhu X, Cullip T, Tracton G, Tang X, Lian J, Dooley J, Chang SX. Direct aperture optimization using an inverse form of back-projection. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2014;15(2):50-59. PMID: 24710439.

Zhang L, Yuan H, Burk LM, Inscoe CR, Hadsell MJ, Chtcheprov P, Lee YZ, Lu J, Chang S, Zhou O. Image-guided microbeam irradiation to brain tumour bearing mice using a carbon nanotube x-ray source array. Phys Med Biol 2014;59(5):1283-1303. PMID: 24556798.

Falchook A, Tepper J. Rectal cancer genomics. Semin Colon Rectal Surg 2014 Mar;25(1):13-18. DOI: 10.1053/j.scrs.2013.09.010

April, 2014

Mazur LM, Mosaly P, Hoyle L, Jones EL, Chera BS, Marks LB.  Relating physician’s workload with errors during radiation therapy planning.  Prac Rad Onc 2014 April;4(2):71-75.  PMID: 24890346.

Chen RC, Hamstra DA, Sandler HM, Zietman AL. Complications of prostate cancer treatment. Lancet Oncol 2014 Apr;15(4):e150.  PMID: 24694635.

May, 2014

Tang X, Zagar TM, Bair E, Jones EL, Fried D, Zhang L, Tracton G, Zijie Xu, Chang S, Marks LB.  Clinical experience with 3D surface matching-based deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH) for left-sided breast cancer radiotherapy.  Prac Rad Onc 2014;4(3):e151-e158.  [Epub], PMID: 24766689. 

Chang D, Church J.  Evaluating the health-related quality of life of esophageal cancer patients.  Prac Rad Onc 2014 May-June;4(3):181-186. PMID: 24766685.

Perez BA, Mettu P, Vajzovic L, Rivera D, Alkaissi A, Steffey BA, Cai J, Stinnett S, Dutton JJ, Buckley EG, Halperin E, Marks LB, Mruthyunjaya P, Kirsch DG. Uveal melanoma treated with iodine-125 episcleral plaque: an analysis of dose on disease control and visual outcomes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 May 1;89(1):127-136. PMID: 24613808.

Hobbs GA, Zhou B, Cox AD, Campbell SL. Rho GTPases, oxidation, and cell redox control. Small GTPases 2014 May 8. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 24809833.

VanderWalde NA, Meyer AM, Deal AM, Layton JB, Liu H, Carpenter, WR, Weissler MC, Hayes DN, Fleming ME, Chera BS.  Effectiveness of chemoradiation for head and neck cancer in an older patient population.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014;89(1):30-37.  PMID: 24725687.

He Y, Tollini L, Kim TH, Itahana Y, Zhang Y. The anaphase-promoting complex/cyclosome is an E3 ubiquitin ligase for Mdm2. Cell Cycle 2014;13(13):2101-2109. PMID: 24804778. 

June, 2014

Fried D, Mullins B, Weissler M, Shores C, Zanation A, Hackman T, Shockley W, Hayes N, Chera BS.  Prognostic significance of bone invasion for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma considered T1/T2 by AJCC size criteria.  Head Neck 2014 June;36(6):776-781. PMID: 23616341.

Venook AP, Weiser MR, Tepper JE.  Colorectal cancer: all hands on deck.  Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book 2014;34:83-89.  PMID: 24857064.

Falchook AD, Salloum RG, Hendrix LH, Chen RC. Use of bone scan during initial prostate cancer workup, downstream procedures, and associated Medicare costs.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014;89(2):243-248. PMID: 24321784.

Hadsell M, Cao G, Zhang J, Burk L, Schreiber T, Schreiber E, Chang S, Lu J, Zhou O. Pilot study for compact microbeam radiation therapy using a carbon nanotube field emission micro-CT scanner. Med Phys 2014;41(6):061710. PMID: 24877805.

Liu Y, He Y, Jin A, Tikunov AP, Zhou L, Tollini LA, Leslie P, Kim TH, Li LO, Coleman RA, Gu Z, Chen YQ, Macdonald JM, Graves LM, Zhang Y. Ribosomal protein-Mdm2-p53 pathway coordinates nutrient stress with lipid metabolism by regulating MCD and promoting fatty acid oxidation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014;111(23):E2414-2422. [ePub], PMID: 24872453.

Pepek JM, Marks LB, Berry MF, Ready NE, Gee NG, Coleman RE, D’Amico TA, Crawford J, Kelsey CR.  Accuracy of positron emission tomography in identifying hilar (N1) lymph node involvement in non-small cell lung cancer: implications for stereotactic body radiation therapy.  Prac Rad Onc 2014 June 13. [Epub ahead of print], DOI: 10.1016/j.prro.2014.05.002.

Di JH, Qu DB, Lu Z, Li LT, Cheng Q, Xin Y, Zhang LZ, Zhang Y, Zheng JN. Rap2B promotes migration and invasion of human suprarenal epithelioma. Tumour Biol 2014 Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 24951956. 

Eblan MJ, VanderWalde NA, Zeman EM, Jones E. Hypofractionation for breast cancer: lessons learned from our neighbors to the north and across the pond. Oncology (Williston Park) 2014 Jun;28(6):536-546. [Non-refereed.] PMID: 25134333.

July, 2014

Diot Q, Marks LB, Bentzen SM, Senan S, Kavanagh BD, Lawrence MV, Miften M, Palma DA.  Comparison of radiation-induced normal lung tissue density changes for patients from multiple institutions receiving conventional or hypofractionated treatments. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014;89(3):626-632.  PMID: 24929168.

VanderWalde NA, Chera BS.  Positron emission tomography and stage migration in head and neck cancer.  JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2014 Jul 1;140(7):654-661. PMID: 24875939.

VanderWalde NA, Salloum R, Liu TL, Hornbrook MC, O’Keefe Rosetti MC, Ritzwoller DP, Fishman PA, Elston Lafata J, Khandani AH, Chera BS. Positron emission tomography and stage migration in head and neck cancer patients. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2014 Jul 1;140(7):654-661. PMID: 24875939.

Chen RC, Chang P, Vetter RJ, Lukka H, Stokes WA, Sanda MG, Watkins-Bruner D, Reeve BB, Sandler HM. Recommended patient-reported core set of symptoms to measure in prostate cancer treatment trials. J Natl Cancer Inst 2014 July 8;106(7).  PMID: 25006192.

Chera BS, Eisbruch A, Murphy BA, Ridge JA, Gavin P, Reeve BB, Bruner DW, Movsas B. Recommended patient-reported core set of symptoms to measure in head and neck cancer treatment trials. J Natl Cancer Inst 2014 July 8;106(7): .  PMID: 25006189. 

Rocca JD, Werner ME, Kramer SA, Huxford-Phillips RC, Sukumar R, Cummings ND, Vivero-Escoto JL, Wang AZ, Lin W.  Polysilsesquioxane nanoparticles for triggered release of cisplatin and effective cancer chemoradiotherapy. Nanomedicine 2014 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 25038495.

Mosaly PR, Mazur L, Miller S, Eblan M, Falchook A, Goldin G, Burkhart K, LaChapelle D, Adams R, Chera B and Marks LB. Application of human factors analysis and classification system model to event analysis in radiation oncology. Prac Rad Onc 2014 July 23. [Epub ahead of print], DOI: 10.1016/j.prro.2014.05.010.

Dad L, Shah MM, Mutter R, Olsen J, Dominello M, Miller SM, Fisher B, Lee N, Komaki R. Why target the globe?: 4-year report (2009-2013) of the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology Global Health Initiative. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014;89(3):485-491. PMID: 24929159.