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.

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). pii: dju132. 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): pii: dju127. PMID: 25006189.

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.

August, 2014

Tollini LA, Jin A, Park J, Zhang Y. Regulation of p53 by Mdm2 E3 ligase function is dispensable in embryogenesis and development, but essential in response to DNA damage. Cancer Cell 2014 Aug 11;26(2):235-247. PMID: 25117711.

Chtcheprov P, Burk L, Yuan H, Inscoe C, Ger R, Hadsell M, Lu J, Zhang L, Chang S, Zhou O. Physiologically gated microbeam radiation using a field emission x-ray source array. Med Phys 2014 Aug;41(8):081705. PMID: 25086515.

Zagar TM, Vujaskovic Z, Formenti S, et al. Two phase I dose-escalation/ pharmacokinetics studies of low temperature liposomal doxorubicin (LTLD) and mild local hyperthermia in heavily pretreated patients with local regionally recurrent breast cancer. Int J Hyperthermia 2014 Aug 30;(5):285-294. PMID: 25144817.

September, 2014

Wang AZ, Tepper JE. Nanotechnology in radiation oncology. J Clin Oncol 2014 Sep 10;32(26):2879-2885. PMID: 25113769.

Kavanagh BD, Haffty BG, Tepper JE. Radiation oncology: a snapshot in time, 2014. J Clin Oncol 2014 Sep 10;32(26):2825-2826. PMID: 25113774.

Jagsi R, Philemail D, Bekelman JE, Chen A, Chen RC, Hoffman K, Shih Y-C, Smith, BD, Yu JB.  Considerations for observational research using large data sets in radiation oncology.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Sep 1:90(1):11-24. PMID: 25195986.

Chen RC.  Toward safe and high quality care through peer review in radiation oncology: need for more evidence. Prac Rad Onc 2014 Sep-Oct;4(5):285-287. PMID: 25194095.

White AJ, Reeve BB, Chen RC, Stover AM, Irwin DE. Coexistence of urinary incontinence and major depressive disorder with health-related quality of life in older Americans with and without cancer. J Cancer Surv 2014 Sep;8(3):497-507. PMID: 24770937.

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 Sep;35(9):9387-9394. PMID: 24951956

Tepper JE, Wang AZ. Scoring the recurrence score in rectal cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 2014 Sep 26;106(11). pii: dju295. PMID: 25261969.

October, 2014

Viswanathan AN, Erickson B, Gaffney DK, Beriwal S, Bhatia SK, Lee Burnett O 3rd, D'Souza DP, Patil N, Haddock MG, Jhingran A, Jones EL, et al.  Comparison and consensus guidelines for delineation of clinical target volume for CT- and MR-based brachytherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Oct 1;90(2):320-328. PMID: 25304792.

Aaron Hobbs G, Mitchell LE, Arrington ME, Gunawardena HP, DeCristo MJ, Loeser RF, Chen X, Cox AD, Campbell SL. Redox regulation of Rac1 by thiol oxidation. Free Radic Biol Med 2014 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 25289457.

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 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 25413417.

Royce TJ, Hendrix LH, Stokes WA, Allen IM, Chen RC. Cancer screening rates in individuals with different life expectancies.  JAMA Intern Med 2014 October;174(10):1558-1165. PMID: 25133746.

Waddle MR, Chen RC, Arastu NH, Green RL, Jackson M, Qaqish BF, Camporeale J, Collichio FA, Marks LB. Unanticipated hospital admissions during or soon after radiation therapy: Incidence and predictive factors. Pract Radiat Oncol 2014 Oct 17, [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 25413398.

Basch E, Loblaw DA, Oliver TK, Carducci M, Chen RC, et al. Systemic therapy in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Care Ontario clinical practice guideline. J Clin Oncol 2014 Oct 20;32(30):3436-3448. PMID: 25199761.

Mosaly PR, Mazur L, Miller S, Eblan M, Falchook A, Goldin G, Burkhart K, LaChapelle D, Adams R, Chera B, Marks LB. Application of human factors analysis and classification system model to event analysis in radiation oncology. Prac Rad Onc 2014 October 24. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 25413409.

Mosaly PR, Mazur L, Miller S, Eblan M, Falchook A, Goldin G, Burkhart K, LaChapelle D, Adams R, Chera B, Marks LB. Application of human factors analysis and classification system model to event analysis in radiation oncology. Prac Rad Onc 2014 October 24. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 25413409.

November, 2014

Cox AD, Fesik SW, Kimmelman AC, Luo J, Der CJ. Drugging the undruggable RAS: Mission possible? Nat Rev Drug Discov 2014 Nov;13(11):828-851. PMID: 25323927.

Chen RC. Organ preservation – Will data translate into reality for bladder cancer patients? Clin Oncol 2014 Nov 24, [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 25468134.

Zhao Q, Pizer S, Niethammer M, Rosenman J. Geometric-feature-based spectral graph matching in pharyngeal surface registration. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2014;17(Pt 1):259-266. PMID: 25333126.

December, 2014

Sheets NC, Wheeler SB, Kohler RE, Fried DV, Brown PM, Chera BS.  Costs of care in a matched pair comparison of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) versus conventional radiation therapy (CRT) for the treatment of head and neck cancer.  Am J Clin Oncol 2014 Dec;37(6):539-544. PMID: 23466583.

Freedland SJ, Rumble RB, Finelli A, Chen RC, et al. Adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline endorsement. J Clin Oncol 2014 Dec 1;32(34):3892-3898. PMID: 25366677.

Jagsi R, Falchook AD, Hendrix LH, Curry H, Chen RC. Adoption of hypofractionated radiation therapy for breast cancer after publication of randomized trials. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Dec 1;90(5):1001-1009. PMID: 25539365.

Meng X, Franklin DA, Dong J, Zhang Y. MDM2-p53 pathway in hepatocellular carcinoma. Cancer Res 2014 Dec 15;74(24):7161-7167 PMID: 25477334.

Zhang L, Yuan H, Inscoe C, Chtcheprov P, Hadsell M, Lee Y, Lu J, Chang S, Zhou O. Nanotube x-ray for cancer therapy: a compact microbeam radiation therapy system for brain tumor treatment.  Exper Rev Anticancer Ther 2014 Dec;14(12):1411-1418. PMID: 25417729.

Pinheiro LC, Wheeler SB, Chen RC, Mayer DK, Lyons JC, Reeve BB. The effects of cancer and racial disparities in health-related quality of life among older Americans: A case-control, population-based study. Cancer 2014 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 25522692.

Meyer AM, Kuo TM, Chang Y, Carpenter WR, Chen RC, Sturmer T. Using procedure codes to define radiation toxicity in administrative data: The devil is in the details. Med Care 2014 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 25517072.