Elaine S Wai

Summary

Affiliation: British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Wait times in diagnostic evaluation and treatment for patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer in British Columbia
    Elaine S Wai
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:373-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Predictors of local recurrence in a population-based cohort of women with ductal carcinoma in situ treated with breast conserving surgery alone
    Elaine S Wai
    Radiation Therapy Program, BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:119-24. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Effect of radiotherapy boost and hypofractionation on outcomes in ductal carcinoma in situ
    Elaine S Wai
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Center, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Cancer 117:54-62. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Increased use of regional radiotherapy is associated with improved outcome in a population-based cohort of women with breast cancer with 1-3 positive nodes
    Elaine S Wai
    BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, Radiation Therapy Program, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 97:301-6. 2010
  5. pmc Comparison of 1- and 2-year screening intervals for women undergoing screening mammography
    E S Wai
    Radiation Therapy Program, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, 2410 Lee Ave, Victoria, BC, Canada V8R 6V5
    Br J Cancer 92:961-6. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Brain metastasis is an early manifestation of distant failure in stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer patients treated with radical chemoradiation therapy
    François Germain
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:561-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Patients with t1 to t2 breast cancer with one to three positive nodes have higher local and regional recurrence risks compared with node-negative patients after breast-conserving surgery and whole-breast radiotherapy
    Pauline T Truong
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:357-64. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Volumetric modulated arc therapy improves dosimetry and reduces treatment time compared to conventional intensity-modulated radiotherapy for locoregional radiotherapy of left-sided breast cancer and internal mammary nodes
    Carmen C Popescu
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:287-95. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint A positive margin is not always an indication for radiotherapy after mastectomy in early breast cancer
    Pauline T Truong
    Breast Cancer Outcomes Unit, British Columbia Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre and the University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:797-804. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Treatment and outcomes of primary breast lymphoma
    Julianna Caon
    Radiation Therapy Program, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver and Victoria, BC
    Clin Breast Cancer 12:412-9. 2012

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Wait times in diagnostic evaluation and treatment for patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer in British Columbia
    Elaine S Wai
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:373-7. 2012
    ..This study examines various time intervals in the diagnostic evaluation, staging, and treatment of patients with unresectable stage III NSCLC...
  2. doi request reprint Predictors of local recurrence in a population-based cohort of women with ductal carcinoma in situ treated with breast conserving surgery alone
    Elaine S Wai
    Radiation Therapy Program, BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:119-24. 2011
    ..To identify prognostic indicators of local recurrence (LR) in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast treated with breast conserving surgery (BCS) alone...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of radiotherapy boost and hypofractionation on outcomes in ductal carcinoma in situ
    Elaine S Wai
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Center, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Cancer 117:54-62. 2011
    ..This study examined outcomes from whole breast RT, with or without a boost, and the impact of different dose-fractionation schedules in a population-based cohort of women with pure DCIS treated with breast-conserving surgery (BCS)...
  4. doi request reprint Increased use of regional radiotherapy is associated with improved outcome in a population-based cohort of women with breast cancer with 1-3 positive nodes
    Elaine S Wai
    BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, Radiation Therapy Program, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 97:301-6. 2010
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  5. pmc Comparison of 1- and 2-year screening intervals for women undergoing screening mammography
    E S Wai
    Radiation Therapy Program, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, 2410 Lee Ave, Victoria, BC, Canada V8R 6V5
    Br J Cancer 92:961-6. 2005
    ..Annual compared to biennial mammography was associated with a 1.2% increase in the estimated 10-year breast cancer-specific survival for women aged 50-74 years, diagnosed with invasive breast cancer after screening programme attendance...
  6. doi request reprint Brain metastasis is an early manifestation of distant failure in stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer patients treated with radical chemoradiation therapy
    François Germain
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:561-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the patterns of distant relapse, focusing on brain metastasis, in patients with stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with radical chemoradiation therapy (CRT)...
  7. doi request reprint Patients with t1 to t2 breast cancer with one to three positive nodes have higher local and regional recurrence risks compared with node-negative patients after breast-conserving surgery and whole-breast radiotherapy
    Pauline T Truong
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:357-64. 2009
    ..To evaluate locoregional recurrence according to nodal status in women with T1 to T2 breast cancer and zero to three positive nodes (0-3N+) treated with breast-conserving surgery (BCS)...
  8. doi request reprint Volumetric modulated arc therapy improves dosimetry and reduces treatment time compared to conventional intensity-modulated radiotherapy for locoregional radiotherapy of left-sided breast cancer and internal mammary nodes
    Carmen C Popescu
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:287-95. 2010
    ..This study compared VMAT with cIMRT and with conventional modified wide-tangent (MWT) techniques for locoregional radiotherapy for left-sided breast cancer, including internal mammary nodes...
  9. ncbi request reprint A positive margin is not always an indication for radiotherapy after mastectomy in early breast cancer
    Pauline T Truong
    Breast Cancer Outcomes Unit, British Columbia Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre and the University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:797-804. 2004
    ..This study examined relapse and survival among women with node-negative breast cancer and positive surgical margins after mastectomy...
  10. doi request reprint Treatment and outcomes of primary breast lymphoma
    Julianna Caon
    Radiation Therapy Program, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver and Victoria, BC
    Clin Breast Cancer 12:412-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate treatment and outcomes in a population-based cohort of patients diagnosed with primary breast lymphoma...
  11. doi request reprint Outcomes in patients treated with mastectomy for ductal carcinoma in situ
    Dawn Owen
    Radiation Therapy Program, Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:e129-34. 2013
    ..To examine, in a large, population-based cohort of women, the risk factors for recurrence after mastectomy for pure ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and to identify which patients may benefit from postmastectomy radiation therapy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Examining time intervals between diagnosis and treatment in the management of patients with limited stage small cell lung cancer
    Eric Berthelet
    Radiation Therapy and Systemic Therapy Programs, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island and Fraser Valley Centres, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:21-6. 2006
    ..To examine time intervals between diagnosis and treatment of limited stage small cell lung cancer (L-SCLC) and to evaluate its effect on clinical outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Consistency in seroma contouring for partial breast radiotherapy: impact of guidelines
    Elaine K Wong
    Radiation Therapy Program, British Columbia BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria and Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:372-6. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the impact of guidelines on consistency in target volume contouring for partial breast RT planning...
  14. doi request reprint Survivors of breast cancer: patient perspectives on survivorship care planning
    Sally L Smith
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Cancer Surviv 5:337-44. 2011
    ..Needs for survivorship care may vary according to life stage and urban/rural place of residence. This study was conducted to better understand patient preferences for survivorship care plans (SCP)...
  15. doi request reprint Population-based analysis of the frequency of anemia and its management before and during chemotherapy in patients with malignant lymphoma
    Pauline T Truong
    Department of Oncology and Hematology, Vancouver Island Centre, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 33:465-8. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the frequency of anemia and the interventions used to correct anemia before and during chemotherapy for patients with Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is multibeam IMRT better than standard treatment for patients with left-sided breast cancer?
    Wayne A Beckham
    Radiation Therapy Program of the British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:918-24. 2007
    ..The value of conformal intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to avoid heart dose was studied...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health system costs of metastatic breast cancer
    E S Wai
    The Breast Cancer Outcomes Unit, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 65:233-40. 2001
    ..Inpatient costs accounted for the greatest proportion of the total, over 50% in all age groups. This data may be valuable in assessing the cost-effectiveness of interventions that are known to affect mortality due to breast cancer...