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.

January, 2017

  • Caster JM, Patel AN, Zhang T, Wang A. Investigational nanomedicines in 2016: A review of nanotherapeutics currently undergoing clinical trials. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol 2017 Jan;9(1):e1416. [ePub]. PMID: 27312983.
  • van Rossum PS, Fried DV, Zhang L, Hofstetter WL, Ho L, Meijer GJ, Carter BW, Court LE, Lin SH. The value of 18F-FDG PET before and after induction chemotherapy for the early prediction of a poor pathologic response to subsequent preoperative chemoradiotherapy in oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2017 Jan;44(1):71-80. PMID: 27511188.
  • Williamson JF, Das SK, Goodsitt MM. Welcome to our new publisher: Wiley. Med Phys. 2017 Jan;44(1):1-2. PMID: 28102952.
  • Broughman JR, Chen RC.  Management of node-positive and oligometastatic prostate cancer. Semin Radiat Oncol 2017 Jan;27(1):79-86. PMID: 27986214.
  • Holmes JA, Chera BS, Brenner DJ, Shuryak I, Wilson A, Lehman-Davis M, Fried DV, Somasundaram V, Lian J, Cullip T, Marks LB. Estimating the excess lifetime risk of radiation induced secondary malignancy (SMN) in pediatric patients treated with craniospinal irradiation (CSI): Conventional radiotherapy vs. helical intensity modulated radiotherapy. Pract Radiat  Oncol 2017 Jan-Feb;7(1):35-41. PMID: 27663930.
  • Holmes JA, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Song L, Mishel MH, Chen RC. Quality of care received and patient-reported regret in prostate cancer: Analysis of a population-based prospective cohort. Cancer 2017 Jan 1;123(1):138-143. PMID: 27622730.
  • Brunskill K, Nguyen TK, Boldt RG, Louie AV, Warner A, Marks LB, Palma DA. Does peer review of radiation plans affect clinical care? A systematic review of the literature. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Jan 1;97(1):27-34. PMID: 27816360.
  • Tian X, Nguyen M, Foote HP, Caster JM, Roche KC, Peters CG, Wu P, Jayaraman L, Garmey EG, Tepper JE, Eliasof S, Wang AZ. CRLX101, a nanoparticle-drug conjugate containing camptothecin, improves rectal cancer chemoradiotherapy by inhibiting DNA repair and HIF-1a. Cancer Res 2017 Jan 1;77(1):112-122. PMID: 27784746.
  • Wang K, Mullins BT, Falchook AD, Lian J, He K, Shen D, Dance M, Lin W, Sills TM, Das SK, Huang BY, Chera BS. Evaluation of PET/MRI for tumor volume delineation for head and neck cancer. Front Oncol 2017 Jan 23;7:8. PMID: 28168166.

February 2017

  • Moon DH, Efstathiou JA, Chen RC. What is the best way to radiate the prostate in 2016? Urol Oncol 2017 Feb;35(2):59-68. PMID: 27395453.
  • Gordon BE, Chen RC.  Patient-reported outcomes in cancer survivorship.  Acta Oncol 2017 Feb;56(2):166-173.  PMID: 28084867.
  • Williamson JF, Das SK, Goodsitt MS, Deasy JO. Introducing the medical physics dataset article. Med Phys 2017 Feb;44(2):349-350. PMID: 28205310.
  • Chera B, Wang K, Monroe A, Galloway T, et al. Truth or myth: Definitive chemoradiotherapy doesn’t work for HPV/p16 negative oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma?  Oral Oncol 2017 Feb;65:125-126.  PMID: 27993466.
  • Chen RC.  Lymph node-positive prostate cancer – from middle child to the new frontier. Cancer 2017 Feb 1;123(3):387-389.  PMID: 27861754.
  • Marks LB, Zagar TM, Kaidar-Person O. Reassessing the time course for radiation-induced cardiac mortality in patients with breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Feb 1;97(2):303-305. 
  • Justilien V, Ali SA, Jamieson L, Yin N, Cox AD, et al.  Ect2-dependent rRNA synthesis is required for KRAS-TRP53-driven lung adenocarcinoma. Cancer Cell 2017 Feb 13;31(2):256-269. PMID: 28110998.
  • Verma V, Shostrom VK, Kumar SS, Zhen W, Hallemeier CL, Braunstein SE, Holland J, Harkenrider MM, S Iskhanian A, Neboori HJ, Jabbour SK, Attia A, Lee P, Alite F, Walker JM, Stahl JM, Wang K, et al.  Multi-institutional experience of stereotactic body radiotherapy for large (≥5 centimeters) non-small cell lung tumors. Cancer 2017 Feb 15;123(4):688-696. PMID: 27741355.

March 2017

  • Diao K, Lobos EA, Yirmibesoglu E, Basak R, Hendrix LH, Barbosa B, Miller SM, Pearlstein KA, Goldin GH, Wang AZ, Chen RC.  Patient-reported quality of life during definitive and post-prostatectomy image-guided radiation therapy for prostate cancer.  Pract Radiat Oncol 2017 Mar-Apr;7(2):e117-e124. [ePub]. PMID: 28274402.
  • Zhang S, Zhou B, Wang L, Li P, Bennett BD, Snyder R, Garantziotis S, Fargo DC, Cox AD, Chen L, Hu G. INO80 is required for oncogenic transcription and tumor growth in non-small cell lung cancer. Oncogene 2017 Mar;36(10):1430-1439. PMID: 27641337.
  • Song L, Tatum K, Greene G, Chen RC. eHealth literacy and partner involvement in treatment decision making for men with newly diagnosed localized prostate cancer. Oncol Nurs Forum 2017 Mar 1;44(2):225-233.  PMID: 28222090. 
  • Caster JM, Yu SK, Patel AN, Newman NJ, Lee ZJ, Warner SB, Wagner KT, Roche KC, Tian X, Min Y, Wang AZ.  Effect of particle size on the biodistribution, toxicity, and efficacy of drug-loaded polymeric nanoparticles in chemoradiotherapy.  Nanomedicine 2017 Mar 11;13(5):1673-1683. PMID: 28300658.
  • Chen RC, Basak R, Meyer AM, Kuo TM, Carpenter WR, Agans RP, Broughman JR, et al. Association between choice of radical prostatectomy, external beam radiotherapy, brachytherapy, or active surveillance and patient-reported quality of life among men with localized prostate cancer. JAMA 2017 Mar 21;317(11):1141-1150.  PMID: 28324092.

April 2017

  • Mavroidis P, Giankou E, Tsikrika A, Kapsalaki E, et al. Brain imaging: Comparison of T1W FLAIR BLADE with conventional T1W SE. Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Apr;37:234-242. PMID: 27939435. 
  • Tian J, Min Y, Rodgers Z, Wan X, Qiu H, Mi Y, Tian X, Wagner KT, Caster JM, Qi Y, Roche K, Zhang T, Cheng J, Wang AZ. Nanoparticle delivery of chemotherapy combination regimen improves the therapeutic efficacy in mouse models of lung cancer.  Nanomedicine 2017 Apr;13(3):1301-1307. PMID: 27884641.
  • Wang K, Zanation AM, Chera BS. The role of radiation therapy in the management of sinonasal and ventral skull base malignancies. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2017 Apr;50(2):419-432. PMID: 28104274.
  • Mazur LM, Johnson K, Pooya P, Chadwick J, McCreery J. Integrating Lean exploration loops into healthcare facility design. HERD 2017 Apr;10(3):116-130.  PMID: 27927790.
  • Zagar TM, Kaidar-Person O, Tang X, Jones EE, Matney J, Das SK, Green RL, Sheikh A, Khandani AH, McCartney WH, Oldan JD, Wong TZ, Marks LB. Utility of deep inspiration breath hold for left-sided breast radiation therapy in preventing early cardiac perfusion defects: A prospective study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Apr 1;97(5):903-909. PMID: 28333011.
  • Rankine LJ, Mein S, Cai B, Curcuru A, et al. Three-dimensional dosimetric validation of a magnetic resonance guided intensity modulated radiation therapy system. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Apr 1;97(5):1095-1104. PMID: 28332995. 
  • Kaidar-Person O, Price A, Schreiber E, Zagar TM, Chen RC.  Stereotactic body radiotherapy for large primary renal cell carcinoma.  Clin Genitourin Cancer 2017 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28462856.
  • Marks LB, Kaidar-Person O, Poortmans P. Regarding current recommendations for postmastectomy radiation therapy in patients with one to three positive axillary lymph nodes. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Apr 10;35(11):1256-1258. PMID: 28068174.

May 2017

  • Zhu T, Das S, Wong TZ.  Integration of PET/MR hybrid imaging into radiation therapy treatment.  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 2017 May;25(2):377-430.  PMID: 28390536.
  • 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 2017 May;55(5):e36-e43.  [ePub].  PMID: 25517072.
  • Zhang X, Liu N, Shao Z, Qiu H, Yao H, Ji J, Wang J, Lu W, Chen RC, Zhang L.  Folate-targeted nanoparticle delivery of androgen receptor shRNA enhances the sensitivity of hormone-independent prostate cancer to radiotherapy. Nanomedicine 2017 May;13(4):1309-1321.  PMID: 28185938.
  • Wang K, Eblan MJ, Deal AM, Lipner M, Zagar TM, et al. Cardiac toxicity after radiotherapy for Stage III non-small-cell lung cancer: Pooled analysis of dose-escalation trials delivering 70 to 90 Gy. J Clin Oncol 2017 May 1;35(13):1387-1394. PMID: 28113017.
  • Saynak M, Veeramachaneni NK, Hubbs JL, Okumuş D, Marks LB. Solitary fibrous tumors of chest: Another look with the oncologic perspective. Balkan Med J 2017 May 5;34(3):188-199. PMID: 28443588.

June 2017

  • Singh N, Knight K, Wright C, Baird M, Akroyd D, Adams RD, Schneider ME. Occupational burnout among radiographers, sonographers and radiologists in Australia and New Zealand: Findings from a national survey. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 2017 Jun;61(3):304-310.  PMID: 27753281.
  • Hatt M, Lee JA, Schmidtlein CR, Naqa IE, Caldwell C, De Bernardi E, Lu W, Das S, et al. Classification and evaluation strategies of auto-segmentation approaches for PET: Report of AAPM Task Group No. 211. Med Phys 2017 Jun;44(6):e1-e42. [ePub]. PMID: 28120467.
  • Zamboglou C, Sachpazidis I, Koubar K, Drendel V, Wiehle R, Kirste S, Mix M, Schiller F, Mavroidis P, et al. Evaluation of intensity modulated radiation therapy dose painting for localized prostate cancer using 68Ga-HBED-CC PSMA-PET/CT: A planning study based on histopathology reference. Radiother Oncol 2017 Jun;123(3):472-477. PMID: 28499607.
  • Terzo L, Fleming M, Yechoor A, Camporeale J, Troxler M, Roth E, Tan X, Pignone M, Marks L, Chera BS. Reducing unplanned admissions: Focusing on hospital admissions and emergency department visits for patients with head and neck cancer during radiation therapy. Clin J Oncol Nurs 2017 Jun 1;21(3):363-369. PMID: 28524888.
  • Pan HY, Mazur LM, Martin NE, Mayo CS, Santanam L, Pawlicki T, Marks LB, Smith BD. Radiation oncology health information technology: Is it working for or against us? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Jun 1;98(2):259-262. PMID: 28463141.
  • Kaidar-Person O, Jones EL, Zagar TM. Team work: Mastectomy, reconstruction, and radiation. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2017 Jun 16;5(6):e1385. [ePub]. PMID: 28740792.
  • Kalman NS, Weiss E, Walker PR, Rosenman JG. Local radiotherapy intensification for locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer - A call to arms. Clin Lung Cancer 2017 Jun 16. [ePub ahead of print]. PMID: 28712978.

July 2017

  • Kaidar-Person O, Zagar TM, Deal A, Moschos SJ, Ewend MG, Sasaki-Adams D, Lee CB, Collichio FA, Fried D, Marks LB, Chera BS. The incidence of radiation necrosis following stereotactic radiotherapy for melanoma brain metastases: The potential impact of immunotherapy. Anticancer Drugs 2017 Jul;28(6):669-675. PMID: 28368903.
  • Kaidar-Person O, Zagar TM, Oldan JD, Matney J, Jones EL, Das S, Jensen BC, Zellars RC, Wong TZ, Marks LB. Early cardiac perfusion defects after left-sided radiation therapy for breast cancer: Is there a volume response? Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017 Jul;164(2):253-262. PMID: 28439736.
  • Defoor DL, Stathakis S, Roring JE, Kirby NA, Mavroidis P, et al. Investigation of error detection capabilities of phantom, EPID and MLC log file based IMRT QA methods. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2017 Jul;18(4):172-179. PMID: 28585300.
  • VanderWalde NA, Deal AM, Comitz E, Stravers L, Muss H, Reeve BB, Basch E, Tepper J, Chera B. Geriatric assessment as a predictor of tolerance, quality of life, and outcomes in older patients with head and neck cancers and lung cancers receiving radiation therapy.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Jul 15;98(4):850-857. PMID: 28258889.
  • Chera BS, Amdur RJ, Mendenhall W, Zevallos J, Hayes DN. Beware of deintensification of radiation therapy in patients with p16-positive oropharynx cancer and rheumatological diseases. Pract Radiat Oncol 2017 Jul-Aug;7(4):e261-e262. [ePub]. PMID: 28242189.