Gunita Mitera

Summary

Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Retrospective assessment of cancer pain management in an outpatient palliative radiotherapy clinic using the Pain Management Index
    Gunita Mitera
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:259-67. 2010
  2. pmc Radiotherapy for oncologic emergencies on weekends: examining reasons for treatment and patterns of practice at a Canadian cancer centre
    G Mitera
    Departments of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Curr Oncol 16:55-60. 2009
  3. doi request reprint A survey of expectations and understanding of palliative radiotherapy from patients with advanced cancer
    G Mitera
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 24:134-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Preoperative stereotactic body radiotherapy to a skull renal cell metastasis: an alternative to preoperative embolization?
    Gunita Mitera
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 14:157-60. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Total quality culture in radiotherapy departments across Ontario
    Gunita Mitera
    Department of Radiation Therapy, University of Toronto, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 99:90-3. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A multicenter assessment of the adequacy of cancer pain treatment using the pain management index
    Gunita Mitera
    Department of Radiation Therapy, Odette Cancer Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 13:589-93. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Correlation of computed tomography imaging features with pain response in patients with spine metastases after radiation therapy
    Gunita Mitera
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:827-30. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Elderly patients with painful bone metastases should be offered palliative radiotherapy
    Sarah Campos
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1500-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The palliative performance scale: examining its inter-rater reliability in an outpatient palliative radiation oncology clinic
    Sarah Campos
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Center, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:685-90. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Continued success of the rapid response radiotherapy program: a review of 2004-2008
    Eric de Sa
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:757-62. 2009

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Retrospective assessment of cancer pain management in an outpatient palliative radiotherapy clinic using the Pain Management Index
    Gunita Mitera
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:259-67. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Radiotherapy for oncologic emergencies on weekends: examining reasons for treatment and patterns of practice at a Canadian cancer centre
    G Mitera
    Departments of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Curr Oncol 16:55-60. 2009
    ..The secondary aim was to investigate the compliance of such treatment with the institution's quality assurance policies, both local and provincial...
  3. doi request reprint A survey of expectations and understanding of palliative radiotherapy from patients with advanced cancer
    G Mitera
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 24:134-8. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Preoperative stereotactic body radiotherapy to a skull renal cell metastasis: an alternative to preoperative embolization?
    Gunita Mitera
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 14:157-60. 2011
    ..This is the first case study to report on using stereotactic body radiotherapy as an alternative and novel treatment modality for embolization to reduce the risk of operative bleeding for a metastatic renal cell tumor...
  5. doi request reprint Total quality culture in radiotherapy departments across Ontario
    Gunita Mitera
    Department of Radiation Therapy, University of Toronto, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 99:90-3. 2011
    ..To investigate the prevalence of total quality culture (TQC) within radiation therapy (RT) departments across Ontario, Canada...
  6. ncbi request reprint A multicenter assessment of the adequacy of cancer pain treatment using the pain management index
    Gunita Mitera
    Department of Radiation Therapy, Odette Cancer Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 13:589-93. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Correlation of computed tomography imaging features with pain response in patients with spine metastases after radiation therapy
    Gunita Mitera
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:827-30. 2011
    ..To correlate computed tomography (CT) imaging features of spinal metastases with pain relief after radiotherapy (RT)...
  8. doi request reprint Elderly patients with painful bone metastases should be offered palliative radiotherapy
    Sarah Campos
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1500-6. 2010
    ..To investigate the efficacy of palliative radiotherapy (RT) in relieving metastatic bone pain in elderly patients...
  9. doi request reprint The palliative performance scale: examining its inter-rater reliability in an outpatient palliative radiation oncology clinic
    Sarah Campos
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Center, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:685-90. 2009
    ..Currently, it is being used to measure palliative patient performance status in a variety of settings. Despite its widespread use, only one study has examined the inter-rater reliability of the PPS...
  10. doi request reprint Continued success of the rapid response radiotherapy program: a review of 2004-2008
    Eric de Sa
    Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:757-62. 2009
    ..To update the clinical activity of the Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program (RRRP)...
  11. doi request reprint Neurosurgical rescue of bradycardia induced by intracerebral hypertension: a case report and review of the literature
    Harleen Bedi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Palliat Med 12:563-5. 2009
    ..We discuss the case of a brain metastases patient who presented with bradycardia induced by brain edema...
  12. ncbi request reprint A 2011 updated systematic review and clinical practice guideline for the management of malignant extradural spinal cord compression
    D Andrew Loblaw
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:312-7. 2012
    ..To update the 2005 Cancer Care Ontario practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of adult patients with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of extradural malignant spinal cord compression (MESCC)...
  13. doi request reprint Update of the international consensus on palliative radiotherapy endpoints for future clinical trials in bone metastases
    Edward Chow
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:1730-7. 2012
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Malignant extradural spinal cord compression in men with prostate cancer
    Andrew Loblaw
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 5:206-10. 2011
    ..Treatment needs to be individualized and estimating the prognosis is critical to achieving a balance between effectiveness therapy and the burden of treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis comparing conventional versus stereotactic body radiotherapy for surgically ineligible stage I non-small-cell lung cancer
    Gunita Mitera
    University of Toronto Princess Margaret Hospital and Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 10:e130-6. 2014
    ..Our objective was to conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis, comparing SBRT with CFRT for stage I NSCLC in a public payer system...
  16. ncbi request reprint The optimal dose fractionation schema for malignant extradural spinal cord compression
    D Andrew Loblaw
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Support Oncol 9:121-4. 2011
    ..Surgery and radiation should be considered for patients with a more positive prognosis. For patients not getting surgery, enrollment in clinical trials of single vs. multiple fractions of radiation should be a priority...