W S Kendal

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide and cancer: a gender-comparative study
    W S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Oncol 18:381-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Scale invariant correlations between genes and SNPs on Human chromosome 1 reveal potential evolutionary mechanisms
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    J Theor Biol 245:329-40. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint A population-based analysis of second primary cancers after irradiation for rectal cancer
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:333-9. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Dying with cancer: the influence of age, comorbidity, and cancer site
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 112:1354-62. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Tweedie convergence: a mathematical basis for Taylor's power law, 1/f noise, and multifractality
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8L6
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 84:066120. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Comparative risk factors for accidental and suicidal death in cancer patients
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, The University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Crisis 33:325-34. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The number distribution for involved lymph nodes in cancer
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, 503 Smyth, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1H 1C4
    Math Biosci 205:32-43. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Prostatic irradiation is not associated with any measurable increase in the risk of subsequent rectal cancer
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:661-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Lymph node-based prognostics: limitations with individualized cancer treatment
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Center, and the Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:298-304. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute proctocolitis with commencement of neoadjuvant chemoradiation for rectal cancer
    Wayne S Kendal
    The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre and The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:534-5. 2006

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide and cancer: a gender-comparative study
    W S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Oncol 18:381-7. 2007
    ..A population-based analysis of cancer patients was carried out here, comparing suicide risk between the genders, to elucidate the features specific to each gender...
  2. ncbi request reprint Scale invariant correlations between genes and SNPs on Human chromosome 1 reveal potential evolutionary mechanisms
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    J Theor Biol 245:329-40. 2007
    ..The observed density patterns, and proposed model, presumably represent the convergent summation of multiple stochastic processes within the evolutionary history of the chromosome...
  3. ncbi request reprint A population-based analysis of second primary cancers after irradiation for rectal cancer
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:333-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the possible association between pelvic irradiation for rectal cancer and subsequent second primary cancers...
  4. doi request reprint Dying with cancer: the influence of age, comorbidity, and cancer site
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 112:1354-62. 2008
    ..Cancer survival is influenced by age, comorbidity, and type of cancer. A population-based study was conducted to compare the interplay between age and mortality for different cancers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tweedie convergence: a mathematical basis for Taylor's power law, 1/f noise, and multifractality
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8L6
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 84:066120. 2011
    ..The Tweedie convergence theorem provides a unified mathematical explanation for the origin of Taylor's law and 1/f noise applicable to a wide range of biological, physical, and mathematical processes, as well as to multifractality...
  6. doi request reprint Comparative risk factors for accidental and suicidal death in cancer patients
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, The University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Crisis 33:325-34. 2012
    ..Cancer patients appear at higher risk of accidental death and suicide. The reasons for this and how suicide and accidental death relate remain unclear...
  7. ncbi request reprint The number distribution for involved lymph nodes in cancer
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, 503 Smyth, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1H 1C4
    Math Biosci 205:32-43. 2007
    ..Since the number of sampled nodes similarly approximated a negative binomial distribution, random involvement with superimposed population heterogeneity would more credibly explain both sets of observations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prostatic irradiation is not associated with any measurable increase in the risk of subsequent rectal cancer
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:661-8. 2006
    ..To investigate a putative increased risk of rectal cancer subsequent to prostatic radiotherapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Lymph node-based prognostics: limitations with individualized cancer treatment
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Center, and the Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:298-304. 2006
    ..Here the scientific basis of this assumption will be examined...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute proctocolitis with commencement of neoadjuvant chemoradiation for rectal cancer
    Wayne S Kendal
    The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre and The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:534-5. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Empirically-based estimates for the burden of subclinical metastases
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Biol 83:383-93. 2007
    ..To describe the frequency distribution for the number of residual subclinical metastatic tumor cells after removal of the primary cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Extinction kinetics for metastatic cancer stem cells
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, The University of Ottawa, and The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Biol 86:918-26. 2010
    ..A model for the random gain and loss of metastatic CSC is developed to investigate how the balance between these processes might affect metastatic efficiency, tumour involution and treatment response...
  13. pmc Chance mechanisms affecting the burden of metastases
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, 503 Smyth, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 1C4 Canada
    BMC Cancer 5:138. 2005
    ..Assessments like these implicitly assume that spurious effects can be discounted. Here the influence of chance on the burden of metastasis is studied to determine whether or not this assumption is valid...
  14. ncbi request reprint Statistical kinematics of axillary nodal metastases in breast carcinoma
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Exp Metastasis 22:177-83. 2005
    ..Both models were consistent with the hypothesis that the nodal metastasis is a chance event, with the probability of involvement greatest for nodes contiguous to the primary tumor and proportioned by lymphatic flow...
  15. pmc Large-scale genomic correlations in Arabidopsis thaliana relate to chromosomal structure
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 1C4, Canada
    BMC Genomics 6:82. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Clustering of murine lung metastases reflects fractal nonuniformity in regional lung blood flow
    W S Kendal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Canada
    Invasion Metastasis 18:285-96. 1998
    ..56, similar to the corresponding figure from murine lung metastasis. These findings lend support to the hypothesis that the observed clustering of metastases is a consequence of fractal variations in lung blood flow...
  17. ncbi request reprint Technical report. The application of probability-generating functions to linear-quadratic radiation survival curves
    W S Kendal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Biol 76:581-7. 2000
    ..To illustrate how probability-generating functions (PGFs) can be employed to derive a simple probabilistic model for clonogenic survival after exposure to ionizing irradiation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the frequency distribution for human hematogenous metastases: evidence for clustering and a power variance function
    W S Kendal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Exp Metastasis 18:219-29. 2000
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  19. pmc A scale invariant clustering of genes on human chromosome 7
    Wayne S Kendal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, 503 Smyth, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 1C4, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 4:3. 2004
    ..Here an analysis of the physical distribution of gene structures on human chromosome 7 was performed to confirm the presence of clustering, and to elucidate possible underlying statistical and biological mechanisms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the X-radiation, drug and ultraviolet-radiation responses of clones isolated from a human colorectal tumor cell line
    Sami S Qutob
    Centre for Cancer Therapeutics, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 1C4, Canada
    Radiat Res 161:326-34. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint An exponential dispersion model for the distribution of human single nucleotide polymorphisms
    Wayne S Kendal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 20:579-90. 2003
    ..These estimates were consistent with measurements from conventional studies. This PG model thus provides an alternative to Monte Carlo simulation for description of the distribution of SNPs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fractal heterogeneity of peripheral blood flow: implications for hematogenous metastases
    W S Kendal
    Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 74:116-21. 2000
    ..To determine how inhomogeneities in blood perfusion might affect the number of metastases that develop within an individual with cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Respiratory-induced prostate motion: quantification and characterization
    S Malone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 48:105-9. 2000
    ..The precise localization of the prostate is critical for dose-escalated conformal radiotherapy. This study identifies and characterizes a potential cause of inaccurate prostatic localization-respiratory-induced movement...
  24. ncbi request reprint The size distribution of human hematogenous metastases
    W S Kendal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, 503 Smyth, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 1C4, Canada
    J Theor Biol 211:29-38. 2001
    ..These observations supported the hypothesis of normally distributed growth times, and qualified the utility of the lognormal and Gompertz-normal distributions for the size distribution of metastases...
  25. pmc Preoperative chemoradiation for rectal cancer: kudos and a caution
    Wayne S Kendal
    Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, University of Ottawa, 503 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, Ont K1H 1C4
    Can J Surg 47:87-9. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Multimodality management of locally recurrent colorectal cancer
    Wayne S Kendal
    Ottawa Regional Cancer Center, 503 Smyth, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 1C4, Canada
    Surg Clin North Am 82:1059-73. 2002
    ..Because most people who develop local recurrence of colorectal cancer will die from their disease, the main contribution of a multimodality approach may be towards palliation...
  27. ncbi request reprint The comparative survival of renal leiomyosarcoma
    Wayne S Kendal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 14:3435-42. 2007
    ..Here the population-based Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) registry is used to study the survival of renal leiomyosarcomas...