E C Halperin

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Should academic medical centers conduct clinical trials of the efficacy of intercessory prayer?
    E C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Acad Med 76:791-7. 2001
  2. ncbi Paleo-oncology: the role of ancient remains in the study of cancer
    Edward C Halperin
    School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3085, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 47:1-14. 2004
  3. ncbi The corporate presence at oncology meetings
    Edward C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 25:535-6. 2002
  4. ncbi An evaluation of the relationship between the quality of prophylactic cranial radiotherapy in childhood acute leukemia and institutional experience: a Quality Assurance Review Center-Pediatric Oncology Group study
    Edward C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:1001-4. 2002
  5. ncbi Duration of symptoms prior to diagnosis is related inversely to presenting disease stage in children with medulloblastoma
    E C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 91:1444-50. 2001
  6. ncbi Non-human to human organ transplantation: its biologic basis and a potential role for radiation therapy
    E C Halperin
    Departments of Radiation Oncology and Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Cancer 96:76-89. 2001
  7. ncbi Neonatal neoplasms
    E C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 47:171-8. 2000
  8. ncbi Are there sex biases in standardized tests of radiation oncology knowledge?
    E C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 15:2722-7. 1997
  9. ncbi Impact of radiation technique upon the outcome of treatment for medulloblastoma
    E C Halperin
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 36:233-9. 1996
  10. ncbi Prospective study of neuropsychologic testing and quality-of-life assessment of adults with primary malignant brain tumors
    C A Hahn
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:992-9. 2003

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  1. ncbi Should academic medical centers conduct clinical trials of the efficacy of intercessory prayer?
    E C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Acad Med 76:791-7. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi Paleo-oncology: the role of ancient remains in the study of cancer
    Edward C Halperin
    School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3085, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 47:1-14. 2004
    ..Future archeological discoveries and the application of improved diagnostic techniques may enable paleo-oncology to make further contributions to our understanding of cancer...
  3. ncbi The corporate presence at oncology meetings
    Edward C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 25:535-6. 2002
  4. ncbi An evaluation of the relationship between the quality of prophylactic cranial radiotherapy in childhood acute leukemia and institutional experience: a Quality Assurance Review Center-Pediatric Oncology Group study
    Edward C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:1001-4. 2002
    ..We also hypothesized that QA compliance would improve as the study progressed...
  5. ncbi Duration of symptoms prior to diagnosis is related inversely to presenting disease stage in children with medulloblastoma
    E C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 91:1444-50. 2001
    ..In addition, they evaluated whether there are correlations between gender, duration of presenting symptoms, and disease stage...
  6. ncbi Non-human to human organ transplantation: its biologic basis and a potential role for radiation therapy
    E C Halperin
    Departments of Radiation Oncology and Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Cancer 96:76-89. 2001
    ..In certain clinical situations, TLI and TAI may prove to be important components for the preparation of the xenotransplant recipient. Progress in genetic engineering and cloning may soon lead to clinical trials in xenotransplantation...
  7. ncbi Neonatal neoplasms
    E C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 47:171-8. 2000
    ..To describe neoplasms diagnosed in children </= 28 days of age along with their treatment, associated congenital anomalies, and the long-term consequences of the diagnoses and treatments...
  8. ncbi Are there sex biases in standardized tests of radiation oncology knowledge?
    E C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 15:2722-7. 1997
    ..We tested for the existence of such biases in the American College of Radiology (ACR) In-Training Examination in Radiation Oncology and the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Written Radiation Oncology Board Examination...
  9. ncbi Impact of radiation technique upon the outcome of treatment for medulloblastoma
    E C Halperin
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 36:233-9. 1996
    ..This review critically evaluates the potential impact of CSI technique upon the outcome of treatment for medulloblastoma, and suggests future areas of inquiry...
  10. ncbi Prospective study of neuropsychologic testing and quality-of-life assessment of adults with primary malignant brain tumors
    C A Hahn
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:992-9. 2003
    ..To identify the characteristics of adult patients with newly diagnosed primary brain tumors associated with identifiable deficits in neuropsychologic function to target interventions to improve function and quality of life (QOL)...
  11. ncbi Second malignant neoplasms of the head and neck in survivors of retinoblastoma
    C T Wenzel
    Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 80:106, 109-12. 2001
    ..The head and neck surgeon must be vigilant in the diagnosis and management of second neoplasms in this patient population because they often occur in irradiated fields; surgical management is important to patient survival...
  12. ncbi Endobronchial interstitial Au-198 implantation in the treatment of recurrent bronchogenic carcinoma
    J K Tomberlin
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Surg Oncol 49:213-9. 1992
    ....
  13. ncbi Prospective trial of a video educational tool for radiation oncology patients
    Carol A Hahn
    Departments of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 28:609-12. 2005
    ..Prospective assessment of the informational needs of radiation oncology patients and efficacy of an educational video in meeting them...
  14. ncbi Particle therapy and treatment of cancer
    Edward C Halperin
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Lancet Oncol 7:676-85. 2006
    ..Particle teletherapy and brachytherapy continue to show promise in some clinical situations. In the future, the insights of molecular biology might clarify the ideal particles for clinical situations...
  15. ncbi Incidence and patterns of neuraxis metastases in children with diffuse pontine glioma
    Sridharan Gururangan
    The Brain Tumor Center at Duke, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Neurooncol 77:207-12. 2006
    ..We performed a retrospective study of patients with diffuse pontine glioma (DPG) who suffered neuraxis metastasis (NM) and characterized the incidence, clinical features, radiologic findings, and patterns of disease dissemination...
  16. ncbi Palliative radiation therapy for metastatic Ewing sarcoma
    Bridget F Koontz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 106:1790-3. 2006
    ..The authors reviewed the Duke University Medical Center experience to evaluate treatment response and response durability...
  17. ncbi Medulloblastoma and birth date: evaluation of 3 U.S. datasets
    Edward C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:26-30. 2004
    ..S. distribution (p = 0.54). Subgroup analysis suggests seasonality of birth dates is most significant for patients aged 5-14 yr diagnosed with medulloblastoma...
  18. ncbi Routine screening for depression in radiation oncology patients
    Carol A Hahn
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 27:497-9. 2004
    ..Depression is a debilitating illness with symptoms that overlap those of cancer and radiotherapy. We sought to measure the frequency of depression in adult radiation oncology patients...
  19. ncbi The incidence of testicular recurrence in boys with acute leukemia treated with total body and testicular irradiation and stem cell transplantation
    Brian P Quaranta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 101:845-50. 2004
    ..The authors studied the incidence of testicular failure in a large series of male patients who underwent SCT using either TBI and a testicular irradiation boost or chemotherapy alone...
  20. ncbi A population-based study of the prevalence and influence of gifts to radiation oncologists from pharmaceutical companies and medical equipment manufacturers
    Edward C Halperin
    Office of the Vice Dean, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1477-83. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi The hidden persuaders: subtle advertising in radiation oncology
    Paul Hutchison
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 54:989-91. 2002
  22. ncbi Should an academic radiation oncologist be allowed to "opt out" of medicare?
    Edward C Halperin
    School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:841-5. 2005
    ..In this commentary, the authors offer the principal arguments in favor of and against permitting a faculty radiation oncologist to opt out. They conclude by recommending broad faculty oversight over such decisions...
  23. ncbi Integrating gross anatomy into a clinical oncology curriculum: the oncoanatomy course at Duke University School of Medicine
    Ann C Zumwalt
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Acad Med 82:469-74. 2007
    ..This course is therefore favored by students, residents, and faculty as a way to supplement gross anatomy education during training for a specialty in which anatomy knowledge is essential...
  24. ncbi A solitary act in the Bell Building. Striking a blow for racial desegregation at a southern medical school
    Edward C Halperin
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY 40202 3866, USA
    Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc 70:48-51. 2007
  25. ncbi High-dose chemotherapy with autologous stem-cell rescue in children and adults with newly diagnosed pineoblastomas
    Sridharan Gururangan
    Brain Tumor Center at Duke and the Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:2187-91. 2003
    ..We evaluated the usefulness of a treatment regimen that included high-dose chemotherapy (HDC) with autologous stem-cell rescue (ASCR) in patients with newly diagnosed pineoblastoma (PBL)...
  26. ncbi What or who killed Alexander the Great?
    Edward C Halperin
    School of Medicine, Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc 69:19-25. 2006
  27. ncbi Subspecialty training and certification for radiation oncology
    Sarah S Donaldson
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5302, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:488-92. 2004
    ..As a result, the authors believe that subspecialty training and certification in radiation oncology is not a near-term possibility...
  28. ncbi The poor, the Black, and the marginalized as the source of cadavers in United States anatomical education
    Edward C Halperin
    Radiation Oncology, University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 3866, USA
    Clin Anat 20:489-95. 2007
    ..The physical and documentary evidence demonstrates the disproportionate use of the bodies of the poor, the Black, and the marginalized in furthering the medical education of white elites...
  29. ncbi A curious letter in the archives: Jonas Friedenwald and the new Duke University School of Medicine
    Edward C Halperin
    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:695-8. 2007
  30. ncbi Low-dose radiation for posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    Song K Kang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3085, Durham, North Carolina 27710, U S A
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:210-4. 2003
    ..These cases demonstrate that low-dose radiation for PTLD is effective for palliation and produces a durable response with no acute toxicity...
  31. ncbi Intracranial Ewing sarcoma
    Melissa A Mazur
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:850-6. 2005
    ..Demonstration of t(11;22)(q24;q12) by molecular analysis essentially confirms the diagnosis and enables the oncologist to choose appropriate therapy...
  32. ncbi Unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation in adult patients
    Gwynn D Long
    Bone Marrow Transplantation Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 9:772-80. 2003
    ..Infection was the primary cause of death. These results suggest that unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation is a viable option for adult patients and should be explored in patients with earlier-stage disease...
  33. ncbi Free speech and snake oil
    Edward C Halperin
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:910-1. 2003
  34. ncbi Is the long-term survival of patients with intracranial glioblastoma multiforme overstated?
    Roger E McLendon
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 98:1745-8. 2003
    ..The authors hypothesized, based on the literature, that even this remarkably poor survival rate is an overstatement. They investigated this hypothesis using the the Duke University Medical Center Tumor Registry...
  35. ncbi Selection of patients with melanoma brain metastases for aggressive treatment
    Bobby E Harrison
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:354-7. 2003
    ..These criteria should be employed in selecting patients for aggressive protocol treatment, or for more protracted brain irradiation off protocol...
  36. doi Selling a medical school's name: ethical and practical dilemmas
    Jay S Loeffler
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 300:1937-8. 2008