Charles R Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Drug Development
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Recursive partitioning analysis of pretreatment variables of 416 patients with locoregional esophageal cancer treated with definitive concomitant chemoradiotherapy on Intergroup and Radiation Therapy Oncology Group trials
    Charles R Thomas
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:1405-10. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiation therapy in the multimodality approach to hepatobiliary tract cancer
    Charles R Thomas
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, San Antonio Cancer Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 12:979-92. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Radiation therapy in the management of thymic tumors
    Tony Y Eng
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 17:32-40. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Scholastic activity among radiation oncology residents at US academic institutions: a benchmark analysis
    Shushan Rana
    The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:541-6. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy for gallbladder carcinoma
    Clifton D Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, USA
    Radiother Oncol 81:65-72. 2006
  6. pmc Multimodality therapy for locoregional extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a population-based analysis
    Clifton D Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Cancer 115:5175-83. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint External beam radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: potential of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiation therapy
    Martin Fuss
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UTHSC at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:S206-17. 2004
  8. pmc Quality Research in Radiation Oncology analysis of clinical performance measures in the management of gastric cancer
    Karyn A Goodman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:355-62. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Effect of body mass index on shifts in ultrasound-based image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy for abdominal malignancies
    Mehee Choi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Radiother Oncol 91:114-9. 2009
  10. pmc Novel low-kVp beamlet system for choroidal melanoma
    Carlos Esquivel
    Cancer Therapy and Research Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Radiat Oncol 1:36. 2006

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Recursive partitioning analysis of pretreatment variables of 416 patients with locoregional esophageal cancer treated with definitive concomitant chemoradiotherapy on Intergroup and Radiation Therapy Oncology Group trials
    Charles R Thomas
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:1405-10. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiation therapy in the multimodality approach to hepatobiliary tract cancer
    Charles R Thomas
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, San Antonio Cancer Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 12:979-92. 2003
    ..Finally, intraoperative reconstruction of severely damaged blood vessels may decrease the clinical manifestation of radiation-induced injury to vessels [68]...
  3. ncbi request reprint Radiation therapy in the management of thymic tumors
    Tony Y Eng
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 17:32-40. 2005
    ..The risk of side effects and late sequelae is generally low when proper radiation technique is employed. This review examines the current role of radiation therapy in the management of these tumors...
  4. doi request reprint Scholastic activity among radiation oncology residents at US academic institutions: a benchmark analysis
    Shushan Rana
    The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:541-6. 2013
    ..The application of the h index provides a reference for medical students, residents, residency program directors, and many others to gauge academic performance and establish appropriate benchmarks...
  5. ncbi request reprint Image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy for gallbladder carcinoma
    Clifton D Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, USA
    Radiother Oncol 81:65-72. 2006
    ..Clinical and technical parameter analysis of patients treated with ultrasound-based image-guided tomotherapeutic IMRT for gallbladder cancer...
  6. pmc Multimodality therapy for locoregional extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a population-based analysis
    Clifton D Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Cancer 115:5175-83. 2009
    ..The specific aim of this series was to estimate survival for extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma patients receiving surgery and adjuvant RT using a robust population-based data set...
  7. ncbi request reprint External beam radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: potential of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiation therapy
    Martin Fuss
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UTHSC at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:S206-17. 2004
    ....
  8. pmc Quality Research in Radiation Oncology analysis of clinical performance measures in the management of gastric cancer
    Karyn A Goodman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:355-62. 2013
    ..The specific aim was to determine national patterns of radiation therapy (RT) practice in patients treated for stage IB-IV (nonmetastatic) gastric cancer (GC)...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of body mass index on shifts in ultrasound-based image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy for abdominal malignancies
    Mehee Choi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Radiother Oncol 91:114-9. 2009
    ..The utility of daily image-guidance, particularly for patients with BMI>25.0, is examined...
  10. pmc Novel low-kVp beamlet system for choroidal melanoma
    Carlos Esquivel
    Cancer Therapy and Research Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Radiat Oncol 1:36. 2006
    ..This technique relies on an isocentric rotational approach to deliver dose to target volumes within the eye, while potentially sparing normal structures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Multiple management modalities in esophageal cancer: combined modality management approaches
    Mary Koshy
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Oncologist 9:147-59. 2004
    ..There are suggestions of some progress, but this remains a difficult problem area in which management is continuing to evolve...
  12. doi request reprint Conditional survival in ovarian cancer: results from the SEER dataset 1988-2001
    Mehee Choi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 109:203-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate CS for ovarian cancer patients through analysis of large-scale cancer registry data...
  13. ncbi request reprint Current chemotherapy options for thymic epithelial neoplasms
    Kyriakos P Papadopoulos
    Cancer Therapy and Research Center, Institute for Drug Development, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:1169-77. 2005
    ..This review discusses recent clinical data and the potential role for agents targeting the epidermal growth factor receptor, angiogenesis and apoptotic pathways...
  14. pmc Cetuximab plus cisplatin, irinotecan, and thoracic radiotherapy as definitive treatment for locally advanced, unresectable esophageal cancer: a phase-II study of the SWOG (S0414)
    Michael B Tomblyn
    Department of Radiation Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 7:906-12. 2012
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Method comparison of ultrasound and kilovoltage x-ray fiducial marker imaging for prostate radiotherapy targeting
    Clifton David Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, USA
    Phys Med Biol 51:4981-93. 2006
    ..Comparison series with multiple image-guidance systems are needed to refine comparisons between targeting methods. However, we do not advocate interchangeability of US and FM localization methods...
  16. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of conventional external beam, three-dimensional conformal, intensity-modulated, particle beam radiation, and brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer
    Tony Y Eng
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UTHSCSA Cancer Therapy and Research Center, 7979 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 6:194-209. 2005
    ..The addition of hormonal therapy to radiation therapy has been shown to improve the outcome of radiation therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IG-IMRT) for biliary adenocarcinomas: Initial clinical results
    Clifton David Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Radiother Oncol 92:249-54. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Treatment of early stage thymic tumors: surgery and radiation therapy
    Benjamin T Gielda
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 9:259-68. 2008
    ..The role of radiation therapy in the management of early stage thymic tumors remains controversial and is discussed in detail...
  19. pmc Prospective randomized double-blind pilot study of site-specific consensus atlas implementation for rectal cancer target volume delineation in the cooperative group setting
    Clifton D Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:481-9. 2011
    ..Variations in target volume delineation represent a significant hurdle in clinical trials involving conformal radiotherapy. We sought to determine the effect of a consensus guideline-based visual atlas on contouring the target volumes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Daily ultrasound-based image-guided targeting for radiotherapy of upper abdominal malignancies
    Martin Fuss
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1245-56. 2004
    ..We assessed the potential for improvement of daily repositioning and the feasibility of daily application...
  21. doi request reprint Radiotherapy for thymoma and thymic carcinoma
    Clifton David Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Graduate Division of Radiological Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7979 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:489-507. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, existing literature reports and novel radiotherapy techniques show increasing potential for integration of radiotherapy into the standard therapeutic milieu for carefully selected patient subpopulations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Melatonin as a radioprotective agent: a review
    - Vijayalaxmi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 78229, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:639-53. 2004
    ..The potential use of melatonin for protecting individuals from radiation terrorism is also considered...
  23. ncbi request reprint A research agenda for radiation oncology: results of the radiation oncology institute's comprehensive research needs assessment
    Reshma Jagsi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:318-22. 2012
    ..The Radiation Oncology Institute commissioned an independent, comprehensive assessment of research needs for the advancement of radiation oncology care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Report from the Radiation Oncology Committee of the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG): Research Objectives Workshop 2003
    Paul Okunieff
    Department of Radiation Oncology, JP Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:522-9. 2003
    ..This hypothesis is ready for testing in cancers of the breast, prostate, colon, and in sarcomas. Enlarging the therapeutic window is a major goal that would allow for an increasingly favorable therapeutic gain...
  25. pmc Image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy for pancreatic carcinoma
    Martin Fuss
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, The Cancer Therapy and Research Center, San Antonio, and the Department of Radiation Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
    Gastrointest Cancer Res 1:2-11. 2007
    ..To present the techniques and preliminary outcomes of ultrasound-based image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IG-IMRT) for pancreatic cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Multiple management modalities in esophageal cancer: epidemiology, presentation and progression, work-up, and surgical approaches
    Mary Koshy
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Oncologist 9:137-46. 2004
    ..For years, the standard of care for esophageal cancer has been surgery; there are several variants of the surgical approach. We will discuss combined modality approaches in part II of this series...
  27. pmc An update of the phase III trial comparing whole pelvic to prostate only radiotherapy and neoadjuvant to adjuvant total androgen suppression: updated analysis of RTOG 94-13, with emphasis on unexpected hormone/radiation interactions
    Colleen A Lawton
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:646-55. 2007
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Success breeds success: authorship distribution in the Red Journal, 1975-2011
    Emma Holliday
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:23-8. 2013
    ..The specific aim of this study was to evaluate whether established bibliometric patterns seen in other academic fields were likewise observed in radiation oncology publication parameters...
  29. ncbi request reprint Definitive chemoradiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer with N2 disease
    Shilpen Patel
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356043, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 18:393-401. 2008
    ..With continued diligence to testing new ideas in NSCLC, it is hoped that outcomes will continue to improve the lives of patients with this devastating disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary approach to superior sulcus tumors
    Juan A Garcia
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cancer J 11:189-97. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Conditional survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: results from the SEER dataset 1973-1998
    Clifton D Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Graduate Division of Radiological Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cancer 109:1331-43. 2007
    ..Useful prognostic information for cancer survivors is provided by CS analysis. Estimated baseline CS parameters for HNSCC were sought using large-scale cancer registry data...
  32. pmc Radiotherapy for thymic neoplasms
    Clifton D Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 5:S327-35. 2010
    ..However, a review of recent literature shows potential benefits for certain patients based on stage and grade of disease as well as the extent of surgical resection...
  33. ncbi request reprint Superior sulcus tumors: a mini-review
    Victor C Archie
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Oncologist 9:550-5. 2004
    ..Recent advances in combined-modality therapy have offered the first inkling that a paradigm shift is on the horizon. Here, we review the history and new advances in treating this challenging pulmonary neoplasm...
  34. ncbi request reprint The risk of death from heart disease in patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer who receive postoperative radiotherapy: analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Brian E Lally
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1030, USA
    Cancer 110:911-7. 2007
    ..This study was designed to investigate whether the mortality from heart disease, a manifestation of intercurrent disease after postoperative radiotherapy (PORT), has decreased over time for patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  35. pmc ACR appropriateness criteria®  resectable rectal cancer
    William E Jones
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Radiat Oncol 7:161. 2012
    ..In those instances where evidence is lacking or not definitive, expert opinion may be used to recommend imaging or treatment...
  36. ncbi request reprint Adhesion molecules in radiotherapy
    Roxana G Baluna
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Radiat Res 166:819-31. 2006
    ..This review is focused on current data concerning the mechanistic interactions of radiation with adhesion molecules and the possible clinical-pathological implications in radiotherapy...
  37. pmc Case report and summary of literature: giant perineal keloids treated with post-excisional radiotherapy
    Kristin Jones
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, USA
    BMC Dermatol 6:7. 2006
    ..While no single standardized treatment course has been established, several series report excellent outcomes for keloids with post-surgery radiation therapy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer: standards for the 21st century
    Victor Archie
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The David Geffen U C L A School of Medicine, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 57:123-31. 2006
    ..This paper seeks to review the major topics surrounding gastric cancer and cover the results of recently reported and ongoing trials...
  39. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography (PET): expanding the horizons of oncology drug development
    Lisa A Hammond
    Institute for Drug Development, Cancer Therapy and Research Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Invest New Drugs 21:309-40. 2003
    ..The progress to date and the challenges of incorporating PET technology into oncology drug development from the preclinical to clinical setting are reviewed in this article...
  40. doi request reprint Bibliometric analysis of radiation oncology departmental scholarly publication productivity at domestic residency training institutions
    Clifton D Fuller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:112-8. 2009
    ..The authors sought to estimate long-term and current departmental research efforts at residency-sponsoring US radiation oncology departments, using modifications of established bibliometric indices...
  41. ncbi request reprint An image worth a thousand lives?
    Lisa A Hammond
    ILEX Products, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 22:677-8. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Current issues in the management of advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the penis
    Samira Syed
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Urol Oncol 21:431-8. 2003
    ..We believe that multi-institutional trials should be designed in order to obtain prospective benchmark data from which to make valid comparisons of outcome...
  43. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic body radiation therapy: an ablative treatment option for primary and secondary liver tumors
    Martin Fuss
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:130-8. 2004
    ..We present predominantly peer-reviewed data but also summarize recent clinical developments along with discussions of current ongoing and planned multicenter studies...
  44. ncbi request reprint Candida glabrata is an emerging cause of oropharyngeal candidiasis in patients receiving radiation for head and neck cancer
    Spencer W Redding
    Department of General Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 97:47-52. 2004
    ..As with systemic infection, previous fluconazole use appears to be a risk factor for this infection, but not with all patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal
    Dennis L Rousseau
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Surg Oncol 14:121-32. 2005
    ..The surgeon plays a key role in the diagnosis and follow-up of this disease. Surgical salvage with APR for disease persistence or recurrence in carefully selected patients can result in reasonable 5-year survivals...
  46. ncbi request reprint State of the art: gastrointestinal malignancies in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) population
    Mary Koshy
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30344, USA
    Int J Gastrointest Cancer 36:1-14. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Thymic carcinoma: state of the art review
    Tony Y Eng
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284 7800, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:654-64. 2004
    ..Though our knowledge remains somewhat speculative at present, several scientific, technological and therapeutic innovations may have a potentially significant impact on the future of this disease...
  48. ncbi request reprint Melatonin: from basic research to cancer treatment clinics
    - Vijayalaxmi
    Departments of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2575-601. 2002
    ..This study also provides rationale for the design of larger translational research-based clinical trials...
  49. ncbi request reprint Concomitant weekly cisplatin and thoracic radiotherapy for Pancoast tumors of the lung: pilot experience of the San Antonio Cancer Institute
    Jonathan B Barnes
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 25:90-2. 2002
    ..These results and those of the recent Southwest Oncology-lead Intergroup prospective phase 2 trial (SWOG-9416/INT-0160) support the use of concomitant chemoradiation followed by an attempt at surgical resection...
  50. ncbi request reprint Multimodality therapy for Pancoast tumor
    Samir Narayan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Davis Health System, 4501 X Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 3:484-91. 2006
    ..Future potential areas of investigation, including the role of surgery for patients with N2-positive disease and the use of imaging to assess response after induction therapy, are discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Radiation treatment of recurrent pheochromocytoma of the bladder: case report and review of literature
    Marco Naguib
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 7979 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX 78229, U S A
    Am J Clin Oncol 25:42-4. 2002
    ..In this case report, we describe a patient with a malignant extraadrenal pheochromocytoma, metastatic to the right humerus, and her treatment course of surgery and radiotherapy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Phase III study of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy compared with chemotherapy alone in the surgical adjuvant treatment of colon cancer: results of intergroup protocol 0130
    James A Martenson
    North Central Cancer Treatment Group, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3277-83. 2004
    ..Some patients with colon cancer have a high risk of local recurrence postoperatively. This trial was undertaken to determine whether radiation therapy added to an adjuvant chemotherapy regimen improves outcome in high-risk patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Recent clinical trials summary
    Daniel R Nathanson
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:389-94. 2004
    ..Future phase 3 trials will serve to further perfect this approach and outline the role of HPV and dysplasia in the development and progression of this disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Multimodality approaches for rectal cancer
    Gary Yang
    Department of Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Curr Probl Cancer 28:316-42. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiation therapy in the multimodality approach to upper aerodigestive tract cancer
    Yvonne M Carter
    Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, 2330 Post Street, Suite 920, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 12:1043-63. 2003
    ..1). It is hoped that this study will commence in the upcoming year...
  56. ncbi request reprint Management of anal cancer in the HIV-positive population
    John Kauh
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 19:1634-8; discussion 1638-40, 1645 passim. 2005
    ..Continued studies and phase III trials will be needed to test new treatment strategies in HIV-infected patients with squamous cell cancer of the anus to determine which treatment protocols provide the greatest benefits...
  57. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of pathologic examination in detection of complete response after chemoradiation for esophageal cancer
    Eugene Y Chang
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Mail Code L223A, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Am J Surg 193:614-7; discussion 617. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that routine pathologic examination fails to identify some residual cancer...
  58. doi request reprint Fluorouracil, mitomycin, and radiotherapy vs fluorouracil, cisplatin, and radiotherapy for carcinoma of the anal canal: a randomized controlled trial
    Jaffer A Ajani
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Mail Stop 426, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    JAMA 299:1914-21. 2008
    ..Chemoradiation as definitive therapy is the preferred primary therapy for patients with anal canal carcinoma; however, the 5-year disease-free survival rate from concurrent fluorouracil/mitomycin and radiation is only approximately 65%...
  59. ncbi request reprint Pancoast (superior sulcus) neoplasms
    Michael J Kraut
    Providence Cancer Center, Southfield, Michigan, USA
    Curr Probl Cancer 27:81-104. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint In regard to Jeremic et al., IJROBP 2001;50:19-25
    Charles R Thomas
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:1145; author reply 1145-6. 2002
  61. ncbi request reprint Uncommon anal neoplasms
    Kevin G Billingsley
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:375-88. 2004
    ..Such an effort may yield modern benchmarks with which to base subsequent patient care algorithms...
  62. ncbi request reprint Esophageal cancer and the esophagus: challenges and potential strategies for selective cytoprotection of the tumor-bearing organ during cancer treatment
    Aminah Jatoi
    Department of Oncology, Mayo Comprehensive Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    Semin Radiat Oncol 12:62-7. 2002
    ..An ongoing phase 2 trial by the North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) may help clarify a role for cytoprotectants in patients receiving combined-modality therapy for esophageal cancer...
  63. ncbi request reprint Conditional survival in gastric cancer: a SEER database analysis
    Samuel J Wang
    Department of Radiation Medicine, MC KPV4, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Gastric Cancer 10:153-8. 2007
    ..Gastric cancer survival is typically reported in terms of survival from the time of diagnosis. Conditional survival is a more relevant measure of prognosis for patients who have already survived 1 or more years since diagnosis...
  64. ncbi request reprint Multimodality approaches for pancreatic cancer
    Gary Y Yang
    Department of Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 55:352-67. 2005
    ..Our aim is to summarize the current state-of-the-art management and future directions regarding the multimodality approach to pancreatic cancer...
  65. ncbi request reprint Time to move beyond retrospective analyses for thymic neoplasms and conduct a prospective multi-institutional clinical trial
    Charles R Thomas
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:2207; author reply 2207-8. 2004
  66. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy for esophageal cancer
    Todd J Scarbrough
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:349-50. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer in Hispanics: a population at risk for earlier onset, advanced disease, and decreased survival
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:123-6. 2006
    ..Our aim was to investigate ethnic differences in occurrence, clinical presentation and outcome of CRC at a tertiary university center that serves a predominantly Hispanic population...
  68. ncbi request reprint A challenge to the therapeutic nihilism of ESPAC-1
    Mary C Koshy
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:965-6. 2005
  69. doi request reprint Prediction model for estimating the survival benefit of adjuvant radiotherapy for gallbladder cancer
    Samuel J Wang
    Department of Radiation Medicine, KPV4, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2112-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to construct a survival prediction model to enable individualized predictions of the net survival benefit of adjuvant RT for gallbladder cancer patients based on specific tumor and patient characteristics...
  70. ncbi request reprint Systemic therapeutic options in thymic malignancies: a glimmer of hope
    Lisa A Hammond-Thelin
    Dept of Radiation Medicine, OHSU, M C L337, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, USA
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 2:191-205. 2007
    ..In addition, potential novel targets such as VEGF, Bcl-2 and c-KIT are assessed...