Yolanda I Garces

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of irradiation for paraganglioma
    Aaron J Krych
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:1063-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Phase I North Central Cancer Treatment Group Trial-N9923 of escalating doses of twice-daily thoracic radiation therapy with amifostine and with alternating chemotherapy in limited stage small-cell lung cancer
    Yolanda I Garces
    Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:995-1001. 2007
  3. pmc Late tumor pseudoprogression followed by complete remission after lung stereotactic ablative radiotherapy
    Michael C Stauder
    Department of Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1202, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Radiat Oncol 8:167. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Tobacco dependence: why should an oncologist care?
    Yolanda I Garces
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1884-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use outcomes among patients with head and neck carcinoma treated for nicotine dependence: a matched-pair analysis
    Yolanda I Garces
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Charlton Building, Desk R, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer 101:116-24. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Second primary tumors following tobacco dependence treatments among head and neck cancer patients
    Yolanda I Garces
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:531-9. 2007
  7. pmc Quality of life and symptom burden among long-term lung cancer survivors
    Ping Yang
    Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 7:64-70. 2012
  8. pmc Fatigue, dyspnea, and cough comprise a persistent symptom cluster up to five years after diagnosis with lung cancer
    Andrea L Cheville
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:202-12. 2011
  9. pmc Physical activity level and quality of life in long term lung cancer survivors
    Lise Solberg Nes
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Lung Cancer 77:611-6. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The value of combined-modality therapy in elderly patients with stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer
    Steven E Schild
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 110:363-8. 2007

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of irradiation for paraganglioma
    Aaron J Krych
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:1063-6. 2006
    ..Few data exist regarding long-term tumor control and late effects after EBRT or SRS...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phase I North Central Cancer Treatment Group Trial-N9923 of escalating doses of twice-daily thoracic radiation therapy with amifostine and with alternating chemotherapy in limited stage small-cell lung cancer
    Yolanda I Garces
    Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:995-1001. 2007
    ..The primary goal was to identify the maximum tolerable dose (MTD) of thoracic radiation therapy (TRT) that can be given with chemotherapy and amifostine for patients with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer (LSCLC)...
  3. pmc Late tumor pseudoprogression followed by complete remission after lung stereotactic ablative radiotherapy
    Michael C Stauder
    Department of Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1202, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Radiat Oncol 8:167. 2013
    ..Here, we present a case report illustrative of the pitfalls of relying solely on anatomic imaging to determine SABR treatment failure. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Tobacco dependence: why should an oncologist care?
    Yolanda I Garces
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1884-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use outcomes among patients with head and neck carcinoma treated for nicotine dependence: a matched-pair analysis
    Yolanda I Garces
    Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Charlton Building, Desk R, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer 101:116-24. 2004
    ..The current study described tobacco use outcomes among patients with head and neck carcinoma who underwent treatment for nicotine dependence at the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center (NDC; Rochester, MN)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Second primary tumors following tobacco dependence treatments among head and neck cancer patients
    Yolanda I Garces
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:531-9. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Quality of life and symptom burden among long-term lung cancer survivors
    Ping Yang
    Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 7:64-70. 2012
    ..The primary aim of this study was to conduct a 7-year longitudinal study in survivors of primary lung cancer which identified factors associated with either decline or improvement in QOL over time...
  8. pmc Fatigue, dyspnea, and cough comprise a persistent symptom cluster up to five years after diagnosis with lung cancer
    Andrea L Cheville
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:202-12. 2011
    ..Aggregates of concurrent symptoms, known as symptom clusters (SxCls), have been described in predominantly cross-sectional samples of lung cancer (LC) patients undergoing treatment...
  9. pmc Physical activity level and quality of life in long term lung cancer survivors
    Lise Solberg Nes
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Lung Cancer 77:611-6. 2012
    ..Lung cancer is associated with a multitude of challenges, and lung cancer survivors report significantly lower quality of life (QOL) than other cancer survivors...
  10. ncbi request reprint The value of combined-modality therapy in elderly patients with stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer
    Steven E Schild
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 110:363-8. 2007
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Proton beam radiotherapy versus three-dimensional conformal stereotactic body radiotherapy in primary peripheral, early-stage non-small-cell lung carcinoma: a comparative dosimetric analysis
    O Kenneth Macdonald
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:950-8. 2009
    ..We analyzed the dosimetric differences between PT and SBRT in treating primary peripheral early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Early pulmonary toxicity following lung stereotactic body radiation therapy delivered in consecutive daily fractions
    Michael C Stauder
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
    Radiother Oncol 99:166-71. 2011
    ..Identify the incidence of early pulmonary toxicity in a cohort of patients treated with lung stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) on consecutive treatment days...
  13. ncbi request reprint Organ preservation for advanced laryngeal carcinoma
    Robert L Foote
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Head Neck 28:689-96. 2006
    ..Inclusion of patients with mobile vocal cords on larynx preservation trials may lead to overstatement of larynx preservation (LPR) and survival (OS) rates...
  14. doi request reprint Survival of dental implants in irradiated head and neck cancer patients: a retrospective analysis
    Aravind Buddula
    Department of Periodontics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 14:716-22. 2012
    ..To study the long-term survival of dental implants placed in irradiated bone in subjects who received radiation for head and neck cancer...
  15. doi request reprint Stereotactic body radiotherapy in the treatment of adrenal metastases
    Kamran A Ahmed
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Department of Radiation Oncology, Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    Am J Clin Oncol 36:509-13. 2013
    ..To evaluate the dosimetry, clinical outcomes, and toxicity of patients treated with stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for adrenal metastases...
  16. doi request reprint Single-fraction radiosurgery of benign intracranial meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:604-12; discussion 613. 2012
    ..Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) of benign intracranial meningiomas is an accepted management option for well-selected patients...
  17. doi request reprint Single-fraction radiosurgery for presumed intracranial meningiomas: efficacy and complications from a 22-year experience
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:1414-8. 2012
    ..To define the rate of tumor control and factors associated with radiation-related complications after single-fraction radiosurgery (SRS) for patients with imaging defined intracranial meningiomas...
  18. doi request reprint Willingness of cancer patients to help family members to quit smoking
    Yolanda I Garces
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Psychooncology 20:724-9. 2011
    ..As a first step in this line of research, we sought to explore interest in playing a supportive role for smoking cessation as well as correlates of such interest among cancer survivors...
  19. doi request reprint Single-fraction radiosurgery of benign cavernous sinus meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 119:675-82. 2013
    ..To analyze factors associated with local tumor control and complications after single-fraction SRS, the authors reviewed cases involving patients treated with Gamma Knife SRS between 1990 and 2008...
  20. pmc Pretreatment quality of life is an independent prognostic factor for overall survival in patients with advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer
    Yingwei Qi
    Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 4:1075-82. 2009
    ..We conducted this pooled analysis to assess the prognostic value of pretreatment Quality of Life (QOL) assessments on overall survival (OS) in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  21. pmc Motivational readiness for physical activity and quality of life in long-term lung cancer survivors
    Matthew M Clark
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States
    Lung Cancer 61:117-22. 2008
    ..Physical activity level may have important QOL and symptom management benefits for long-term lung cancer survivors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas: results from a 15-year experience
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1325-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and complications of stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFA)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Results of a Phase I trial of concurrent chemotherapy and escalating doses of radiation for unresectable non-small-cell lung cancer
    Steven E Schild
    Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:1106-11. 2006
    ..This trial was performed to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of radiation that can be administered with carboplatin and paclitaxel...
  24. ncbi request reprint Caregivers of patients with cancer fatigue: a high level of symptom burden
    Matthew M Clark
    1Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 31:121-5. 2014
    ..Given the level of fatigue reported by the caregivers of patients with cancer, if confirmed by other investigators in larger and more diverse samples, interventions targeting caregiver fatigue should be explored. ..
  25. pmc The clinical case for proton beam therapy
    Robert L Foote
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiat Oncol 7:174. 2012
    ..We review the clinical case for proton beam therapy. SUMMARY SENTENCE: Proton beam therapy is a technically advanced and promising form of radiation therapy...
  26. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery of World Health Organization grade II and III intracranial meningiomas: treatment results on the basis of a 22-year experience
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer 118:1048-54. 2012
    ..A study was undertaken to define the variables associated with tumor control and survival after single-session stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for patients with atypical and malignant intracranial meningiomas...
  27. ncbi request reprint The relationship between cigarette smoking and quality of life after lung cancer diagnosis
    Yolanda I Garces
    Mayo Clinic, Charlton 6, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Chest 126:1733-41. 2004
    ..To describe the relationship between cigarette smoking and quality of life (QOL) among lung cancer survivors as measured by the lung cancer symptom scale (LCSS)...
  28. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of high-dose intraarterial cisplatin chemotherapy with concomitant accelerated radiotherapy for patients with previously untreated T4 and selected patients with T3N0-N3M0 squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Robert L Foote
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 103:559-68. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Informed consent in advanced laryngeal cancer
    Robert L Foote
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Head Neck 29:230-5. 2007
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the relationship between the informed consent process and the treatment received by patients with advanced laryngeal cancer...
  30. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemoradiation therapy with high-dose versus weekly cisplatin for resected, locally-advanced HPV/p16-positive and negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Jessica L Geiger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States
    Oral Oncol 50:311-8. 2014
    ..This study compares the outcomes of patients with locally-advanced HPV-negative HNSCC and HPV/p16-positive oropharynx HNSCC treated with adjuvant chemoradiation therapy with either high-dose or weekly cisplatin...
  31. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and toxicities of stereotactic body radiation therapy for non-spine bone oligometastases
    Dawn Owen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Pract Radiat Oncol 4:e143-9. 2014
    ..This technique is now being used for non-spine bony metastases in addition to liver, spine, and lung. However, there are few studies examining the toxicity and outcomes of SBRT for non-spine bone metastases...
  32. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of maintaining quality of life during radiotherapy for advanced cancer
    Matthew M Clark
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer 119:880-7. 2013
    ..Psychosocial interventions often address only 1 domain of quality of life (QOL), are offered to patients with early-stage cancer, do not include the caregiver, and are delivered after cancer treatment has been completed...
  33. pmc The value of a symptom cluster of fatigue, dyspnea, and cough in predicting clinical outcomes in lung cancer survivors
    Andrea L Cheville
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:213-21. 2011
    ..A SxCl of fatigue, dyspnea, and cough has been delineated in a number of lung cancer cohorts...
  34. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for cranial base chordomas and chondrosarcomas
    Sunil Krishnan
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:777-84; discussion 777-84. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of radiosurgery in the treatment of cranial base chordoma and chondrosarcoma...
  35. doi request reprint The addition of SPECT/CT lymphoscintigraphy to breast cancer radiation planning spares lymph nodes critical for arm drainage
    Andrea L Cheville
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:971-7. 2013
    ....
  36. pmc Effect of cigarette smoking on quality of life in small cell lung cancer patients
    Jun Chen
    Department of Medical Oncology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Dalian Medical University, 467 Zhongshan Road, ShaHeKou District, Dalian 116023, PR China
    Eur J Cancer 48:1593-601. 2012
    ..In this study, we sought to evaluate the relationship between cigarette smoking and QOL profiles in SCLC patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery of radiation-induced intracranial tumors: local control, outcomes, and complications
    Ashley W Jensen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:32-7. 2005
    ..To determine local control (LC) and complication rates for patients who underwent radiosurgery for radiation-induced intracranial tumors...
  38. pmc Malignant melanoma in the 21st century: the emerging molecular landscape
    Aleksandar Sekulic
    Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:825-46. 2008
    ..We review the emerging molecular landscape of melanoma and its implications for better management of patients with melanoma...
  39. doi request reprint Adjuvant hypofractionated intensity modulated radiation therapy after resection of regional lymph node metastases in patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma of the head and neck
    Christopher L Hallemeier
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
    Pract Radiat Oncol 3:e71-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate outcomes in patients with malignant melanoma of the head and neck with resected regional lymph node (LN) metastases treated with adjuvant hypofractionated intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)...
  40. doi request reprint Clinicopathological features of thymic carcinomas and the impact of histopathological agreement on prognostical studies
    Anja C Roden
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:1131-9. 2013
    ..Interobserver agreement on diagnosis might affect prognostical studies. Clinicopathological features of thymic carcinomas were compared with thymic epithelial neoplasms in which pathologists disagreed upon...
  41. doi request reprint Survival of turned and roughened dental implants in irradiated head and neck cancer patients: a retrospective analysis
    Aravind Buddula
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 106:290-6. 2011
    ..Understanding this behavior may assist with treatment planning in accordance with expected survival rates in these patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in 650 lung cancer survivors 6 months to 4 years after diagnosis
    Adam Svobodnik
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:1024-30. 2004
    ..To present the results of a quality-of-life (QOL) assessment performed with the current version of the Lung Cancer Symptom Scale (LCSS) questionnaire in a large single-institutional data set of 650 patients with lung cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Incidence of radiation pneumonitis after thoracic irradiation: Dose-volume correlates
    John M Schallenkamp
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:410-6. 2007
    ..To define clinical and dosimetric parameters correlated with the risk of clinically relevant radiation pneumonitis (RP) after thoracic radiotherapy...
  44. ncbi request reprint A methodology to determine margins by EPID measurements of patient setup variation and motion as applied to immobilization devices
    Joann I Prisciandaro
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Phys 31:2978-88. 2004
    ..Finally, this methodology provides direct evidence of treatment variation and thus can demonstrate with confidence, the superiority of one technique over another...
  45. doi request reprint Analysis of automatic match results for cone-beam computed tomography localization of conventionally fractionated lung tumors
    Michael P Grams
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
    Pract Radiat Oncol 4:35-42. 2014
    ....
  46. doi request reprint 5-year survival after multiple repeat metastasectomy for pulmonary artery angiosarcoma
    Sameh M Said
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:e49-51. 2011
    ..We report a case of a 39-year-old woman without evidence of disease 5 years after initial diagnosis and after multiple metastasectomies and pulmonary artery tumor endarterectomy...
  47. doi request reprint Effect of radiation on segmental distraction osteogenesis in rabbits
    Daniel L Price
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 10:159-63. 2008
    ..However, postoperative radiotherapy has potentially deleterious effects on bone consolidation after distraction osteogenesis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Leksell Gamma Knife coordinate setting slippage: how often, how much?
    Robert L Foote
    Division of Radiation Oncology and Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:590-3. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and magnitude of coordinate setting slippage during gamma knife surgery (GKS)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for radiation therapy in the management of Hürthle cell carcinoma?
    Robert L Foote
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1067-72. 2003
    ..To determine the role that radiation therapy may have in the management of resected, unresectable, and metastatic Hürthle cell carcinoma...
  50. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemoradiation therapy after placement of a self-expanding metal stent in a patient with an obstructing rectal cancer: clinical and pathologic findings
    Douglas G Adler
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Pathology, Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:435-7. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Lung V20 measurements: In regard to Seppenwoolde et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2003;55:724-735), and Tsujino et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2003;56:1208-1209)
    Yolanda I Garces
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:1636; author reply 1636-7. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint Utility of PET/CT imaging performed early after surgical resection in the adjuvant treatment planning for head and neck cancer
    Stephanie A Shintani
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:322-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the utility of positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) early after surgical resection and before postoperative adjuvant radiation therapy...