Eileen Rakovitch

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Affiliation: Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of risk perception and psychological morbidity in women with ductal carcinoma in situ and early invasive breast cancer
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 77:285-93. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the efficacy and acute toxicity of weekly versus daily chemoradiotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:196-203. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A radiation badge survey for family members living with patients treated with a (103)Pd permanent breast seed implant
    Brian M Keller
    Department of Medical Physics, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:267-71. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Significance of multifocality in ductal carcinoma in situ: outcomes of women treated with breast-conserving therapy
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Toronto Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 25:5591-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A multicenter randomized trial of breast intensity-modulated radiation therapy to reduce acute radiation dermatitis
    Jean Philippe Pignol
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre T2 144, 2075, Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5 Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:2085-92. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Tolerance and acceptance results of a palladium-103 permanent breast seed implant Phase I/II study
    Jean Philippe Pignol
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:1482-8. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint The management of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a screened population-based analysis
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Health Policy and Evaluation, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:335-47. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Impact of boost radiation in the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ: a population-based analysis
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:491-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Whole brain radiotherapy for the treatment of newly diagnosed multiple brain metastases
    May N Tsao
    Department ofRadiationOncology, OdetteCancerCentre, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD003869. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint First report of a permanent breast 103Pd seed implant as adjuvant radiation treatment for early-stage breast cancer
    Jean Philippe Pignol
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:176-81. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of risk perception and psychological morbidity in women with ductal carcinoma in situ and early invasive breast cancer
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 77:285-93. 2003
    ..To assess how women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) perceive their risks of recurrence, dying from breast cancer, and psychological distress compared to women with early stage invasive breast cancer (EIBC)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the efficacy and acute toxicity of weekly versus daily chemoradiotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:196-203. 2004
    ..It remains unknown whether a difference in efficacy or toxicity exists between these approaches. A systematic review was performed to compare the efficacy and toxicity of weekly vs. daily ChRT...
  3. ncbi request reprint A radiation badge survey for family members living with patients treated with a (103)Pd permanent breast seed implant
    Brian M Keller
    Department of Medical Physics, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:267-71. 2008
    ..We report the dose received by family members living with these patients and compare measured doses with theoretical worst-case scenario estimates...
  4. ncbi request reprint Significance of multifocality in ductal carcinoma in situ: outcomes of women treated with breast-conserving therapy
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Toronto Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 25:5591-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the significance of multifocality and the outcomes of women with multifocal DCIS treated with breast-conserving therapy...
  5. doi request reprint A multicenter randomized trial of breast intensity-modulated radiation therapy to reduce acute radiation dermatitis
    Jean Philippe Pignol
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre T2 144, 2075, Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5 Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:2085-92. 2008
    ..It is more likely in full-breasted women and when the radiation is distributed nonhomogeneously in the breast. Breast intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is a technique that ensures a more homogeneous dose distribution...
  6. doi request reprint Tolerance and acceptance results of a palladium-103 permanent breast seed implant Phase I/II study
    Jean Philippe Pignol
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:1482-8. 2009
    ..To test, in a prospective Phase I/II trial, a partial breast irradiation technique using a 103Pd permanent breast seed implant (PBSI) realized in a single 1-h procedure under sedation and local freezing...
  7. ncbi request reprint The management of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a screened population-based analysis
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Health Policy and Evaluation, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:335-47. 2007
    ..We report a patterns of care study of women with DCIS to better understand the gap between evidence-based knowledge and the management of DCIS...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of boost radiation in the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ: a population-based analysis
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:491-7. 2013
    ..To report the outcomes of a population of women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) treated with breast-conserving surgery and radiation and to evaluate the independent effect of boost radiation on the development of local recurrence...
  9. doi request reprint Whole brain radiotherapy for the treatment of newly diagnosed multiple brain metastases
    May N Tsao
    Department ofRadiationOncology, OdetteCancerCentre, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD003869. 2012
    ..Brain radiotherapy is used to treat cancer participants who have brain metastases from various primary malignancies.This is an update to the original review published in Issue 3, 2006...
  10. ncbi request reprint First report of a permanent breast 103Pd seed implant as adjuvant radiation treatment for early-stage breast cancer
    Jean Philippe Pignol
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:176-81. 2006
    ..A new technique of adjuvant partial breast irradiation using 103Pd permanent breast seed implants (PBSI) is presented. The procedure is performed in a single 1-hour session under local anesthesia...
  11. pmc The use of complementary and alternative medicines among patients with locally advanced breast cancer--a descriptive study
    Lucy K Helyer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Cancer 6:39. 2006
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is common among cancer patients. This paper reviews the use of CAM in a series of patients with locally advanced breast cancer (LABC)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Body radiation exposure in breast cancer radiotherapy: impact of breast IMRT and virtual wedge compensation techniques
    Tony C S Woo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:52-8. 2006
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the radiation body exposure during breast radiotherapy and to characterize the factors associated with an increased exposure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prognostic and predictive molecular markers in DCIS: a review
    Sharon Nofech-Mozes
    Department of Pathology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Anat Pathol 12:256-64. 2005
    ..However, controversies exist regarding the value of these prognostic factors, their interrelationship, and their advantages over morphologic evaluation...
  14. doi request reprint Can we select individuals with low risk ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)? A population-based outcomes analysis
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 138:581-90. 2013
    ..The omission of radiotherapy after BCS for DCIS resulted in substantive recurrences that might have been avoided with treatment. Additional markers are needed to identify a low risk group in whom radiation can be safely omitted...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is expert breast pathology assessment necessary for the management of ductal carcinoma in situ ?
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Ontario, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 87:265-72. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the completeness and accuracy of pathologic reporting of DCIS over the past decade and to determine the current impact of expert breast pathology assessment on the management of DCIS...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inverse vs. forward breast IMRT planning
    Alina Mihai
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Dosim 30:149-54. 2005
    ..Based on these results, we recommend that both forward and inverse algorithms should be considered for breast IMRT planning...
  17. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use is associated with an increased perception of breast cancer risk and death
    Eileen Rakovitch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Ontario, Toronto, Canada, M4N 3M5
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:139-48. 2005
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the presence of anxiety and depression in breast cancer patients who use CAM and assess how they perceive their risks of recurrence and dying from breast cancer compared to non-users...
  18. ncbi request reprint A permanent breast seed implant as partial breast radiation therapy for early-stage patients: a comparison of palladium-103 and iodine-125 isotopes based on radiation safety considerations
    Brian Keller
    Department of Medical Physics, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:358-65. 2005
    ..This study compares iodine-125 ((125)I) and palladium-103 ((103)Pd) isotopes by examining the exposure and effective dose (ED) to a patient's partner...
  19. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapeutic management of brain metastases: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    May N Tsao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ont, Canada M4N 3M5
    Cancer Treat Rev 31:256-73. 2005
    ..The management of brain metastases is a significant health care problem. An estimated 20-40% of cancer patients will develop metastatic cancer to the brain during the course of their illness...
  20. doi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: can biomarkers improve current management?
    John M S Bartlett
    Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Chem 60:60-7. 2014
    ..Paradoxically, one effect of this uncertainty is undertreatment of some women...
  21. pmc Evaluation of neoadjuvant chemotherapy response in women with locally advanced breast cancer using ultrasound elastography
    Omar Falou
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Imaging Research Physical Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Transl Oncol 6:17-24. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the potential of ultrasound elastography for monitoring treatment response of locally advanced breast cancer patients undergoing neoadjuvant therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of atomic inner shell ionization (ISI) and Auger cascade for radiosensitization using IUdR, BUdR, platinum salts, or gadolinium porphyrin compounds
    Jean Philippe Pignol
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:1082-91. 2003
    ..The purpose of this paper is to estimate the number of ISI produced per tumor cell and per 2 Gy irradiation in clinically relevant modelings...