David Roberge

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi The Cancer Patient's Use and Appreciation of the Internet and Other Modern Means of Communication
    J E Katz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2L 4M1
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 13:477-84. 2014
  2. pmc FDG PET/CT in Initial Staging of Adult Soft-Tissue Sarcoma
    David Roberge
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A4 Department of Radiation Oncology, Notre Dame Hospital, CHUM, 1560 Sherbrooke Street East, Montreal, QC, Canada H2L 4M1
    Sarcoma 2012:960194. 2012
  3. doi Chemosensitized radiosurgery for recurrent brain metastases
    David Roberge
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Neurooncol 110:265-70. 2012
  4. doi Accelerated hypofractionated intensity-modulated radiotherapy with concurrent and adjuvant temozolomide for patients with glioblastoma multiforme: a safety and efficacy analysis
    Valerie Panet-Raymond
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:473-8. 2009
  5. ncbi Metabolic activity measured on PET/CT correlates with clinical outcomes in patients with limb and girdle sarcomas
    Sonia R Skamene
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 109:410-4. 2014
  6. doi Characteristics and outcomes of medulloblastoma in adults
    Celina Ang
    Department of Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:603-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Standard and nonstandard craniospinal radiotherapy using helical TomoTherapy
    William Parker
    Department of Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:926-31. 2010
  8. ncbi Low-grade oligodendroglioma: an indolent but incurable disease? Clinical article
    Hamdy El-Hateer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosurg 111:265-71. 2009
  9. doi Predictive parameters of CyberKnife fiducial-less (XSight Lung) applicability for treatment of early non-small cell lung cancer: a single-center experience
    Houda Bahig
    Radiation Oncology Department, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87:583-9. 2013
  10. doi Prophylactic cranial irradiation in advanced breast cancer: a case for caution
    Fleur Huang
    Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:752-8. 2009

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Publications32

  1. ncbi The Cancer Patient's Use and Appreciation of the Internet and Other Modern Means of Communication
    J E Katz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2L 4M1
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 13:477-84. 2014
    ..Given the wealth of web-resources available to cancer patients, it would be beneficial for both healthcare teams and their patients if physicians consistently offered a list of trustworthy websites to their patients. ..
  2. pmc FDG PET/CT in Initial Staging of Adult Soft-Tissue Sarcoma
    David Roberge
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A4 Department of Radiation Oncology, Notre Dame Hospital, CHUM, 1560 Sherbrooke Street East, Montreal, QC, Canada H2L 4M1
    Sarcoma 2012:960194. 2012
    ..5%). Although PET scans may be of use in specific circumstances, routine use of FDG PET imaging as part of the initial staging of soft-tissue sarcomas was unlikely to alter management in our series...
  3. doi Chemosensitized radiosurgery for recurrent brain metastases
    David Roberge
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Neurooncol 110:265-70. 2012
    ..2 %). Temozolomide, at doses up to 200 mg/(m(2) day) × 5 days, prior to SRS is well tolerated, with no dose-limiting toxicities in patients with recurrent brain metastases. Local control of target lesions was >80 %...
  4. doi Accelerated hypofractionated intensity-modulated radiotherapy with concurrent and adjuvant temozolomide for patients with glioblastoma multiforme: a safety and efficacy analysis
    Valerie Panet-Raymond
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:473-8. 2009
    ..In an attempt to improve results, we have begun a program of accelerated hypofractionated intensity-modulated radiotherapy (hypo-IMRT) with concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide (TMZ)...
  5. ncbi Metabolic activity measured on PET/CT correlates with clinical outcomes in patients with limb and girdle sarcomas
    Sonia R Skamene
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 109:410-4. 2014
    ..To explore the relationship between metabolic activity and outcome in patients with extremity sarcomas...
  6. doi Characteristics and outcomes of medulloblastoma in adults
    Celina Ang
    Department of Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:603-7. 2008
    ..We sought to review the presentation, management, and outcome of patients with adult medulloblastoma treated at the McGill University teaching hospitals over the past 18 years...
  7. ncbi Standard and nonstandard craniospinal radiotherapy using helical TomoTherapy
    William Parker
    Department of Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:926-31. 2010
    ..To show the advantages of planning and delivering craniospinal radiotherapy with helical TomoTherapy (TomoTherapy Inc., Madison, WI) by presenting 4 cases treated at our institution...
  8. ncbi Low-grade oligodendroglioma: an indolent but incurable disease? Clinical article
    Hamdy El-Hateer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosurg 111:265-71. 2009
    ..The authors reviewed their institutional experience with pure low-grade oligodendroglioma (LGO), correlating outcomes with several variables of possible prognostic values...
  9. doi Predictive parameters of CyberKnife fiducial-less (XSight Lung) applicability for treatment of early non-small cell lung cancer: a single-center experience
    Houda Bahig
    Radiation Oncology Department, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87:583-9. 2013
    ..To determine which parameters allow for CyberKnife fiducial-less tumor tracking in stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer...
  10. doi Prophylactic cranial irradiation in advanced breast cancer: a case for caution
    Fleur Huang
    Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:752-8. 2009
    ..Clinical utility has yet to be determined for breast cancer, where an emerging group at high risk of brain metastasis has fuelled consideration of PCI...
  11. doi PET/CT for radiotherapy treatment planning in patients with soft tissue sarcomas
    Irene Karam
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:817-21. 2009
    ..To study the possibility of incorporating positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) information into radiotherapy treatment planning in patients with high-grade soft tissue sarcomas (STS)...
  12. ncbi Intensity-modulated radiotherapy for craniospinal irradiation: target volume considerations, dose constraints, and competing risks
    William Parker
    Department of Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:251-7. 2007
    ..To report the results of an analysis of dose received to tissues and organs outside the target volume, in the setting of spinal axis irradiation for the treatment of medulloblastoma, using three treatment techniques...
  13. doi Whole-brain radiotherapy and tumor bed radiosurgery following resection of solitary brain metastases
    David Roberge
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre Montreal General Hospital, QC, Canada
    J Neurooncol 95:95-9. 2009
    ..Radiosurgery can be safely added to WBRT as an adjuvant treatment following resection of a single brain metastasis. In our retrospective series, this combination treatment produced a high rate of local control...
  14. pmc Agreement among RTOG sarcoma radiation oncologists in contouring suspicious peritumoral edema for preoperative radiation therapy of soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity
    Houda Bahig
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:298-303. 2013
    ..Our goal was to determine variability in SE delineation by sarcoma radiation oncologists (RO)...
  15. ncbi Rotational total skin electron irradiation with a linear accelerator
    Eric P Reynard
    Department of Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 9:2793. 2008
    ..Measurements investigating the stationary beam properties, the effects of full rotation, and the dose distributions to a humanoid phantom are reported. The current treatment technique and dose regimen are also described...
  16. ncbi Tumor bed radiosurgery following resection of brain metastases: a review
    David Roberge
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC H3G 1A4, Canada
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 9:597-602. 2010
    ..The procedure appears well tolerate with approximately a 5% risk of late radiation necrosis. Prospective data is lagging behind clinical practice and plans for prospective trials are discussed...
  17. ncbi Stereotactic radiosurgery in the management of brain metastases from primary thyroid cancers
    Daniel M Bernad
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada
    J Neurooncol 98:249-52. 2010
    ..It is unclear as to whether current prognostic indices are relevant to this patient population...
  18. pmc Local recurrence after initial multidisciplinary management of soft tissue sarcoma: is there a way out?
    Sarantis Abatzoglou
    McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:3012-8. 2010
    ..Multimodality treatment of primary soft tissue sarcoma by expert teams reportedly affords a low incidence of local recurrence. Despite advances, treatment of local recurrence remains difficult and is not standardized...
  19. doi Preponderance of sonic hedgehog pathway activation characterizes adult medulloblastoma
    Hani Al-Halabi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Canada
    Acta Neuropathol 121:229-39. 2011
    ..Differences in molecular profiles exist between adult and paediatric SHH-driven MB and further investigations are needed to better characterize age-related molecular profiles in this subgroup...
  20. doi A comparison of optic nerve dosimetry in craniospinal radiotherapy planned and treated with conventional and intensity modulated techniques
    Nicholas J Rene
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 97:387-9. 2010
    ..We analyzed optic nerve dosimetry when they are not specifically targeted...
  21. ncbi Killing two birds with one stone: a dosimetric study of dual target radiosurgery using a single isocenter
    David Roberge
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 5:613-7. 2006
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  22. ncbi When temozolomide alone fails: adding procarbazine in salvage therapy of glioma
    Fleur Huang
    Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal Neurological Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 35:192-7. 2008
    ..Without standard chemotherapy for TMZ failure, care in such palliative settings requires consideration not only of efficacy but of toxicity and convenience...
  23. doi Radiosurgery to the postoperative surgical cavity: who needs evidence?
    David Roberge
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:486-93. 2012
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  24. doi Kinetics of myxoid liposarcoma radiation response and effects on radiation dose delivery
    Siavosh Vakilian
    From the Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pract Radiat Oncol 3:180-5. 2013
    ..We sought to describe the kinetics of these changes during image guided radiation therapy and determine the effect of these changes in volume on the dose distribution...
  25. ncbi Intracranial germinoma: on whole-ventricular irradiation
    David Roberge
    Department of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 44:358-62. 2005
    ..A current focus in the treatment of intracranial germinoma is on decreasing the volume of radiotherapy. We studied the theoretical impact of selecting different target volumes and treatment techniques...
  26. pmc Incidence and Severity of Lymphoedema following Limb Salvage of Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    Daniel Friedmann
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A4
    Sarcoma 2011:289673. 2011
    ..Conclusion. Nine percent of STS patients in our cohort developed significant (grade ≥ 2) lymphoedema. Tumor size > 5 cm and deep tumors were associated with an increased occurrence of lymphoedema but not radiation dosage...
  27. ncbi Stereotactic radiotherapy of the liver: a bridge to transplantation stereotactic radiotherapy of the liver: a bridge to transplantation
    Abdul Aziz Al Hamad
    Department of Radiation, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 8:401-5. 2009
    ..In selected patients, it can be a bridge to transplantation and, on its own, has the potential to induce complete pathological response in non-surgical candidates...
  28. ncbi Effects of neurosurgical titanium mesh on radiation dose
    Hassisen Patone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Dosim 31:298-301. 2006
    ..2% and 0.6%, respectively. We concluded that for cranial irradiation with high-energy photons, the dosimetric impact of a 0.4-mm titanium mesh is small and does not require modification in treatment parameters...
  29. ncbi Stereotactic radiosurgery in the management of intracranial gliomas
    David Roberge
    Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A4
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 2:117-25. 2003
    ..For a very select group of patients with small recurrent lesions, F-SRT may represent a safe, reasonable treatment...
  30. ncbi Implanting Metal Fiducials to Guide Stereotactic Liver Radiation: McGill Experience and Review of Current Devices, Techniques and Complications
    K Valentine
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 13:253-8. 2014
    ..With one notable exception of gross migration, fiducials were inserted without serious complications. Although fiducial implantation in the liver has proven successful, the procedure does carry a variety of risks. ..
  31. pmc Cardiac embolization of an implanted fiducial marker for hepatic stereotactic body radiotherapy: a case report
    Hooman Hennessey
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    J Med Case Reports 3:140. 2009
    ..To the best of our knowledge, we present the first case of such a fiducial marker migrating to the heart...
  32. ncbi Treating the contents and not the container: dosimetric study of hair-sparing whole brain intensity modulated radiation therapy
    David Roberge
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 4:567-70. 2005
    ..Because of the low radiation tolerance of the hair follicle, this dose reduction is not expected, on its own, to eliminate radiation alopecia but bears promise in combination with other toxicity-sparing strategies...