Edward Yu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Postoperative extended-volume external-beam radiation therapy in high-risk esophageal cancer patients: a prospective experience
    E Yu
    Departments of Radiation Oncology Ash, DAR, Rodrigues, Yaremko, YU, Medical Oncology Dingle, Kocha, Sanatani, Vincent, Younus, Biostatistics Stitt, Surgical Oncology Fortin, Inculet, Malthaner, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    Curr Oncol 16:48-54. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for male breast cancer: similarity to female counterparts
    Edward Yu
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, 790 Commissioners Road East, London ON, N6A 4L6, Canada
    Anticancer Res 33:2227-31. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The impact of post-mastectomy radiation therapy on male breast cancer patients--a case series
    Edward Yu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Science Centre, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:696-700. 2012
  4. pmc Disease-specific survival for limited-stage small-cell lung cancer affected by statistical method of assessment
    Patricia Tai
    University of Saskatchewan, Faculty of Medicine, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    BMC Cancer 7:31. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of a novel protocol of combined induction chemotherapy and concurrent chemoradiation in unresected non-small-cell lung cancer: a ten-year experience with vinblastine, Cisplatin, and radiation therapy
    Eugenie Waters
    University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Clin Lung Cancer 11:243-50. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Phase I trial of simultaneous in-field boost with helical tomotherapy for patients with one to three brain metastases
    George Rodrigues
    Department of Oncology, University of Western Ontario and London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:1128-33. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Is extended volume external beam radiation therapy covering the anastomotic site beneficial in post-esophagectomy high risk patients?
    Edward Yu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Centre, 790 Commissioners Road, E, London, Ont, Canada N6A 4L6
    Radiother Oncol 73:141-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint A long-term study of radiation therapy in t1-2 node-negative breast cancer patients in relation to the number of axillary nodes examined
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Center, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:453-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint An evaluation of an automated 4D-CT contour propagation tool to define an internal gross tumour volume for lung cancer radiotherapy
    Stewart Gaede
    Physics and Engineering Department, London Regional Cancer Program, 790 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 101:322-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of number of positive nodes: a long-term study of one to two nodes versus three nodes in breast cancer patients
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Center, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:180-7. 2010

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  1. pmc Postoperative extended-volume external-beam radiation therapy in high-risk esophageal cancer patients: a prospective experience
    E Yu
    Departments of Radiation Oncology Ash, DAR, Rodrigues, Yaremko, YU, Medical Oncology Dingle, Kocha, Sanatani, Vincent, Younus, Biostatistics Stitt, Surgical Oncology Fortin, Inculet, Malthaner, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    Curr Oncol 16:48-54. 2009
    ..The present prospective study evaluates the feasibility of extended-volume rt treatment in high-risk esophagectomy patients with a cervical anastomosis receiving postoperative combined chemoradiation therapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for male breast cancer: similarity to female counterparts
    Edward Yu
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, 790 Commissioners Road East, London ON, N6A 4L6, Canada
    Anticancer Res 33:2227-31. 2013
    ..To assess whether prognostic factors in male (MBC) and female (FBC) breast cancer have similar impact on survival...
  3. doi request reprint The impact of post-mastectomy radiation therapy on male breast cancer patients--a case series
    Edward Yu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Science Centre, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:696-700. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of radiation management on male breast cancer (MBC) at London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP)...
  4. pmc Disease-specific survival for limited-stage small-cell lung cancer affected by statistical method of assessment
    Patricia Tai
    University of Saskatchewan, Faculty of Medicine, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    BMC Cancer 7:31. 2007
    ..There might be substantive differences from the results using these models for the same patients, if different statistical methods were used, for example, Boag log-normal (cure-rate model), or log-normal survival analysis...
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of a novel protocol of combined induction chemotherapy and concurrent chemoradiation in unresected non-small-cell lung cancer: a ten-year experience with vinblastine, Cisplatin, and radiation therapy
    Eugenie Waters
    University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Clin Lung Cancer 11:243-50. 2010
    ..This analysis was conducted to better understand the outcomes in VCRT-treated patients...
  6. doi request reprint Phase I trial of simultaneous in-field boost with helical tomotherapy for patients with one to three brain metastases
    George Rodrigues
    Department of Oncology, University of Western Ontario and London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:1128-33. 2011
    ..The present study's objective was to determine the maximally tolerated dose of a simultaneous in-field boost integrated with whole brain radiotherapy for palliative treatment of patients with one to three brain metastases using HT...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is extended volume external beam radiation therapy covering the anastomotic site beneficial in post-esophagectomy high risk patients?
    Edward Yu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Centre, 790 Commissioners Road, E, London, Ont, Canada N6A 4L6
    Radiother Oncol 73:141-8. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of extended volume radiation therapy (RT) with anastomotic coverage on local control in high risk post-operative esophageal cancer patients...
  8. doi request reprint A long-term study of radiation therapy in t1-2 node-negative breast cancer patients in relation to the number of axillary nodes examined
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Center, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:453-7. 2009
    ..This large series investigated the effect of surgery with or without adjuvant radiotherapy among node-negative breast cancer patients in relation to the number of nodes examined...
  9. doi request reprint An evaluation of an automated 4D-CT contour propagation tool to define an internal gross tumour volume for lung cancer radiotherapy
    Stewart Gaede
    Physics and Engineering Department, London Regional Cancer Program, 790 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 101:322-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate an automated 4D-CT contouring propagation tool by its impact on the inter- and intra-physician variability in lung tumour delineation...
  10. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of number of positive nodes: a long-term study of one to two nodes versus three nodes in breast cancer patients
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Center, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:180-7. 2010
    ..The present study separately analyzed the survival outcomes of Stage T1-T2 breast cancer patients according to whether one, two, or three axillary nodes were pathologically positive...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of interval to definitive breast surgery on clinical presentation and survival in early-stage invasive breast cancer
    Olga Vujovic
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, 790 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:771-4. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of clinical presentation and interval to breast surgery on local recurrence and survival in early-stage breast cancer...
  12. doi request reprint The number of axillary nodes removed as a predictor of regional recurrence in node negative breast cancer
    Olga Vujovic
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, London, Ont, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 91:38-41. 2009
    ..To determine if the number of axillary nodes removed is a predictor of recurrence in node negative breast cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Multimodality management for 145 cases of Merkel cell carcinoma
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Center, University of Saskatchewan, 4101 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, SK, S4T 7T1, Canada
    Med Oncol 27:1260-6. 2010
    ..In conclusion, recurrence should be treated with multimodalities. Our experience of long-term survivors after treatment of recurrence is encouraging...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intensity modulated radiotherapy of non-small-cell lung cancer incorporating SPECT ventilation imaging
    Iram Munawar
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 3K7, Canada
    Med Phys 37:1863-72. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Nodal ratios in node-positive breast cancer--long-term study to clarify discrepancy of role of supraclavicular and axillary regional radiotherapy
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Center, University of Saskatchewan, Regina, SK, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:662-6. 2007
    ..The primary study endpoint was to evaluate the role of supraclavicular and axillary radiotherapy (SART) according to the NR...
  16. doi request reprint Prophylactic cranial irradiation for patients with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer with response to chemoradiation
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Center, Regina, Canada
    Clin Lung Cancer 14:40-4. 2013
    ..It is not clear if those with incomplete response (IR) would benefit from PCI...
  17. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of breast cancer patients with one to two nodes involved - application of nodal ratio
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
    Breast J 18:542-8. 2012
    ..NR is able to segregate patients better than the absolute number of positive nodes used in the current staging system. NR should be incorporated into the staging system...
  18. doi request reprint Management and prognosis in synchronous solitary resected brain metastasis from non-small-cell lung cancer
    Alexander V Louie
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Lung Cancer 10:174-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this research is to analyze prognostic factors that predict for outcome in this unique patient population...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of timing of radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery in patients with positive or close resection margins, young age, and node-negative disease, with long term follow-up
    Olga Vujovic
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:687-90. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of timing of radiotherapy after conservative breast surgery on local recurrence in women with positive resection margins and young age, treated without systemic therapy...
  20. ncbi request reprint The role of high-dose-rate brachytherapy in the palliation of symptoms in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer: a systematic review
    Yee C Ung
    Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brachytherapy 5:189-202. 2006
    ..This review addresses the role of high-dose-rate endobronchial brachytherapy (HDREB) for symptom palliation in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer...
  21. doi request reprint The use of CT density changes at internal tissue interfaces to correlate internal organ motion with an external surrogate
    Stewart Gaede
    Radiation Oncology Program, London Regional Cancer Program, London, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Med Biol 54:259-73. 2009
    ..8. This non-invasive method for monitoring the motion of internal organs is an effective tool that can assess the use of external markers for 4D-CT imaging and respiratory-gated radiotherapy on a patient-specific basis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Twenty-year follow-up study of long-term survival of limited-stage small-cell lung cancer and overview of prognostic and treatment factors
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Center, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, Regina, SK, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:626-33. 2003
    ..To predict the long-term survival results of clinical trials earlier than using actuarial methods and to assess the factors predictive of long-term cure in patients with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparative planning evaluation of intensity-modulated radiotherapy techniques for complex lung cancer cases
    Slav Yartsev
    Department of Physics and Engineering, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 78:169-76. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare different modalities of radiation delivery based on a balanced scoring scheme for target coverage and normal tissue avoidance...
  24. pmc Adjuvant concurrent chemoradiation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy and simultaneous integrated boost for resected high-risk adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus and gastro-esophageal junction
    Brian P Yaremko
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Western University, London Regional Cancer Program Room A3 810 Ed and Irene Fregin Building 790 Commissioners Road E, N6A 4L6, London, ON, Canada
    Radiat Oncol 8:33. 2013
    ..At our institution, adjuvant chemoradiation (chemoRT) using IMRT and SIB is standard of care for resected high-risk disease. In this study, we review our experience with a recent cohort of patients treated in this manner...
  25. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of helical tomotherapy
    Glenn Bauman
    London Regional Cancer Program, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:632-41. 2007
    ..To report results from two clinical trials evaluating helical tomotherapy (HT)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Eleven-year follow-up results in the delay of breast irradiation after conservative breast surgery in node-negative breast cancer patients
    Olga Vujovic
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:760-4. 2006
    ..This retrospective review was conducted to determine if delay in the start of radiotherapy after conservative breast surgery had any detrimental effect on local recurrence or disease-free survival in node-negative breast cancer patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prediction of radiation pneumonitis by dose - volume histogram parameters in lung cancer--a systematic review
    George Rodrigues
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 71:127-38. 2004
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  28. doi request reprint Brachytherapy with permanent gold grain seeds for squamous cell carcinoma of the lip
    Michael Lock
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, University of Western Ontario, 790 Commissioners Road East, London, ON, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 98:352-6. 2011
    ..To describe the use of radioactive gold grain implantation for squamous cell carcinoma of the lip...
  29. doi request reprint Inter-observer and intra-observer reliability for lung cancer target volume delineation in the 4D-CT era
    Alexander V Louie
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, London, Ont, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 95:166-71. 2010
    ..To investigate inter-observer and intra-observer target volume delineation (TVD) error in 4D-CT imaging of thoracic tumours...
  30. doi request reprint A fully automated non-external marker 4D-CT sorting algorithm using a serial cine scanning protocol
    Greg Carnes
    Lawson Imaging Department, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario N6A 4V2, Canada
    Phys Med Biol 54:2049-66. 2009
    ..The NCC sorted images showed a significant decrease in the mean difference (p < 0.01) for the five patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint The management of thymoma: a systematic review and practice guideline
    Conrad B Falkson
    Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario at Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Oncol 4:911-9. 2009
    ..Thymoma is a rare tumor for which there is little randomized evidence to guide treatment. Because of the lack of high-quality evidence, a formal consensus-based approach was used to develop recommendations on treatment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Patterns of breast recurrence in a pilot study of brachytherapy confined to the lumpectomy site for early breast cancer with six years' minimum follow-up
    Francisco Perera
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:1239-46. 2003
    ....
  33. pmc Survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer: twenty-year data from two SEER registries
    Patricia Tai
    University of Saskatchewan, Faculty of Medicine, Saskatoon, Department of Radiation Oncology, Regina, Canada
    BMC Cancer 4:60. 2004
    ..Many researchers are interested to know if there are any improvements in recent treatment results for metastatic breast cancer in the community, especially for 10- or 15-year survival...
  34. doi request reprint Carbon dioxide laser treatment for lentigo maligna: a retrospective review comparing 3 different treatment modalities
    Haemi Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 13:398-403. 2011
    ..To assess outcomes in managing primary lentigo maligna through surgical excision, radiation therapy, and carbon dioxide laser ablation...
  35. pmc Outcome analysis of breast cancer patients who declined evidence-based treatment
    Kurian Joseph
    Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    World J Surg Oncol 10:118. 2012
    ..To analyze the characteristics and outcomes of women with breast cancer in the Northern Alberta Health Region (NAHR) who declined recommended primary standard treatments...
  36. ncbi request reprint Management of Merkel cell carcinoma with emphasis on small primary tumors--a case series and review of the current literature
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allan Blair Cancer Center, Regina, Canada
    J Drugs Dermatol 9:105-10. 2010
    ..Distant metastases occurred in 20 of 87 patients (23%) only at follow-up. The risks of nodal and distant failures for tumors of intermediate sizes were sufficient to be classified as high-risk for clinical study purposes...
  37. ncbi request reprint The role of radiation therapy in malignant pleural mesothelioma: a systematic review
    Yee C Ung
    Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 80:13-8. 2006
    ..Radiation therapy may offer patients presenting with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) symptom palliation and improvements in quality of life. This systematic review will address the role of radiation therapy in the management of MPM...
  38. ncbi request reprint Subsets more likely to benefit from surgery or prophylactic cranial irradiation after chemoradiation for localized non-small-cell lung cancer
    Bruce Keith
    London Regional Cancer Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Oncol 25:583-7. 2002
    ..It is possible to identify subsets that may show increased benefit from PCI or surgery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Using photodynamic therapy as a neoadjuvant treatment in the surgical excision of nonmelanotic skin cancers: prospective study
    Goran Jeremic
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 40:S82-9. 2011
    ..Cervicofacial excision often results in functional and aesthetic impairment. We hypothesize that topical PDT as a neoadjuvant therapy to surgical excision may reduce tumour size and subsequently decrease local morbidity...
  40. pmc Is radiotherapy an effective treatment option for recurrent metastatic malignant melanoma? A case report of short-course, large-fraction radiation and a literature review
    Abhirami Hallock
    Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario
    Can J Plast Surg 19:153-5. 2011
    ..A case of recurrent malignant melanoma with in-transit metastasis treated with short-course, high-fraction palliative radiation is presented to illustrate the effectiveness of radiotherapy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Improving the consistency in cervical esophageal target volume definition by special training
    Patricia Tai
    Department of Oncology, London Regional Cancer Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:766-74. 2002
    ..The present study evaluated whether special training could improve the consistency in target volume definitions...