David J Sher

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness studies in radiation therapy
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:567-82. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Treatment of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma with IMRT: patterns of failure after concurrent chemoradiotherapy and sequential therapy
    D J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA02115, USA
    Ann Oncol 23:2391-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of stereotactic body radiotherapy and radiofrequency ablation for medically inoperable, early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e767-74. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of IMRT and conformal radiotherapy use in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a SEER-Medicare analysis
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e197-206. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy and toxicity of reirradiation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for recurrent or second primary head and neck cancer
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 116:4761-8. 2010
  6. pmc Cost-effectiveness of CT and PET-CT for determining the need for adjuvant neck dissection in locally advanced head and neck cancer
    D J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Oncol 21:1072-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of mid- and post-ABVD PET imaging in Hodgkin's lymphoma: the importance of involved-field radiotherapy
    D J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Oncol 20:1848-53. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Efficacy and toxicity of chemoradiotherapy using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for unknown primary of head and neck
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:1405-11. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma with adjuvant or definitive intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e215-22. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Relationship between radiation treatment time and overall survival after induction chemotherapy for locally advanced head-and-neck carcinoma: a subset analysis of TAX 324
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e813-8. 2011

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness studies in radiation therapy
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:567-82. 2010
    ..This article will describe the issues surrounding the delivery and cost of radiation therapy, and it will summarize the work that has been done to evaluate the use of cost-effectiveness in radiation oncology...
  2. doi request reprint Treatment of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma with IMRT: patterns of failure after concurrent chemoradiotherapy and sequential therapy
    D J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA02115, USA
    Ann Oncol 23:2391-8. 2012
    ..Modern radiotherapy typically employs intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), and herein, we report the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) experience with IMRT-based treatment of OPSCC...
  3. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of stereotactic body radiotherapy and radiofrequency ablation for medically inoperable, early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e767-74. 2011
    ..Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has also been investigated as a less costly, single-day therapy that thermally ablates small, peripheral tumors. The cost-effectiveness of these three techniques has never been compared...
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of IMRT and conformal radiotherapy use in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a SEER-Medicare analysis
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e197-206. 2011
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  5. doi request reprint Efficacy and toxicity of reirradiation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for recurrent or second primary head and neck cancer
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 116:4761-8. 2010
    ..This study reported the experience of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) with IMRT-based chemoradiotherapy with or without surgery for locally recurrent SCCHN...
  6. pmc Cost-effectiveness of CT and PET-CT for determining the need for adjuvant neck dissection in locally advanced head and neck cancer
    D J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Oncol 21:1072-7. 2010
    ..We analyzed the cost-effectiveness of computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) as predictors of the need for ND compared with ND for all patients...
  7. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of mid- and post-ABVD PET imaging in Hodgkin's lymphoma: the importance of involved-field radiotherapy
    D J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Oncol 20:1848-53. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Efficacy and toxicity of chemoradiotherapy using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for unknown primary of head and neck
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:1405-11. 2011
    ..We report the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute experience with IMRT-based treatment for HNCUP...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma with adjuvant or definitive intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e215-22. 2011
    ..We report the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute experience with IMRT-based treatment for OCSCC...
  10. doi request reprint Relationship between radiation treatment time and overall survival after induction chemotherapy for locally advanced head-and-neck carcinoma: a subset analysis of TAX 324
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e813-8. 2011
    ..To analyze the relationship between overall survival (OS) and radiation treatment time (RTT) and overall treatment time (OTT) in a well-described sequential therapy paradigm for locally advanced head-and-neck carcinoma (LAHNC)...
  11. doi request reprint Utilizing computed tomography as a road map for designing selective and superselective neck dissection after chemoradiotherapy
    Laura A Goguen
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:367-74. 2010
    ..To determine whether computed tomography can distinguish low risk neck levels that can be omitted when neck dissection is undertaken after chemoradiotherapy...
  12. doi request reprint Salivary gland tumors treated with adjuvant intensity-modulated radiotherapy with or without concurrent chemotherapy
    Jonathan D Schoenfeld
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:308-14. 2012
    ..To analyze the recent single-institution experience of patients with salivary gland tumors who had undergone adjuvant intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), with or without concurrent chemotherapy...
  13. doi request reprint Clinical utility of 4D FDG-PET/CT scans in radiation treatment planning
    Michalis Aristophanous
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Brigham and Women s Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:e99-105. 2012
    ..The potential role of four-dimensional (4D) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) in radiation treatment planning, relative to standard three-dimensional (3D) PET/CT, was examined...
  14. pmc Partial-breast irradiation versus whole-breast irradiation for early-stage breast cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    David J Sher
    Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:440-6. 2009
    ..We aim to determine the incremental cost-effectiveness of PBI compared with whole-breast radiation therapy (WBRT) for estrogen receptor-positive postmenopausal women treated for early-stage breast cancer...
  15. doi request reprint Survival outcomes after radiation therapy for stage III non-small-cell lung cancer after adoption of computed tomography-based simulation
    Aileen B Chen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2305-11. 2011
    ..Technical studies suggest that computed tomography (CT) -based simulation improves the therapeutic ratio for thoracic radiation therapy (TRT), although few studies have evaluated its use or impact on outcomes...
  16. doi request reprint Absence of relationship between steroid hormone levels and prostate cancer tumor grade
    David J Sher
    Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 73:356-61; discussion 361-2. 2009
    ..To analyze the relationship between plasma testosterone and estradiol levels on prostate biopsy and radical prostatectomy Gleason scores in a cohort of patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer...
  17. pmc Partial breast irradiation versus whole breast radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer: a decision analysis
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:469-76. 2008
    ..To compare the quality-adjusted life expectancy between women treated with partial breast irradiation (PBI) vs. whole breast radiotherapy (WBRT) for estrogen receptor-positive early-stage breast cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Primary radiotherapy versus radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer: a decision analysis
    Ravi Parikh
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 118:258-67. 2012
    ..By using decision analysis, the authors of this report compared the quality-adjusted life expectancy (QALE) between men with high-risk PCA who received RT + H versus S + RT versus a hypothetical trimodality therapy (S + RT + H)...
  19. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of weight gain during definitive chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 14:370-5. 2013
    ..This study aimed to discern the prognostic value of weight gain during CRT in patients with locally advanced NSCLC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quantification of mediastinal and hilar lymph node movement using four-dimensional computed tomography scan: implications for radiation treatment planning
    David J Sher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:1402-8. 2007
    ..To quantitatively describe mediastinal and hilar lymph node movement in patients with lymph node-positive lung cancer...
  21. pmc The added value of concurrently administered temozolomide versus adjuvant temozolomide alone in newly diagnosed glioblastoma
    David J Sher
    Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Boston, MA, USA
    J Neurooncol 88:43-50. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the relative contribution of concomitant temozolomide in patients treated by concurrent and adjuvant TMZ versus adjuvant TMZ alone in the setting of newly diagnosed GBM...
  22. doi request reprint Relationship between serum adiponectin and prostate cancer grade
    David J Sher
    Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Prostate 68:1592-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the relationship between serum adiponectin and Gleason score (GS) in a prospective series of patients seen in a single institution...