Chaya Moskowitz

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Breast cancer after chest radiation therapy for childhood cancer
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Chaya S Moskowitz, Joanne F Chou, Suzanne L Wolden, Jonine L Bernstein, Danielle Novetsky Friedman, Nidha Z Mubdi, Colin B Begg, and Kevin C Oeffinger, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Jyoti Malhotra, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY Wendy M Leisenring, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Marilyn Stovall and Susan A Smith, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Sue Hammond, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH Tara O Henderson, University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children s Hospital, Chicago, IL John D Boice, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville Melissa M Hudson and Leslie L Robison, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN Lisa R Diller and Lisa B Kenney, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA Smita Bhatia, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA and Joseph P Neglia, University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN
    J Clin Oncol 32:2217-23. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Breast imaging: understanding how accuracy is measured when lesions are the unit of analysis
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Breast J 18:557-63. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing the predictive values of diagnostic tests: sample size and analysis for paired study designs
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    Clin Trials 3:272-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantifying and comparing the predictive accuracy of continuous prognostic factors for binary outcomes
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 E 63rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Biostatistics 5:113-27. 2004
  5. pmc Estimating the empirical Lorenz curve and Gini coefficient in the presence of error with nested data
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 East 63rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stat Med 27:3191-208. 2008
  6. pmc A simulation study to evaluate the impact of the number of lesions measured on response assessment
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eur J Cancer 45:300-10. 2009
  7. pmc Incremental value of diffusion weighted and dynamic contrast enhanced MRI in the detection of locally recurrent prostate cancer after radiation treatment: preliminary results
    Oguz Akin
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eur Radiol 21:1970-8. 2011
  8. pmc Diffusion-weighted endorectal MR imaging at 3 T for prostate cancer: tumor detection and assessment of aggressiveness
    Hebert Alberto Vargas
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Room C 278, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Radiology 259:775-84. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The value of MR imaging when the site of uterine cancer origin is uncertain
    Hebert Alberto Vargas
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Room C 278, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Radiology 258:785-92. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Family focused grief therapy: a randomized, controlled trial in palliative care and bereavement
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1208-18. 2006

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Breast cancer after chest radiation therapy for childhood cancer
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Chaya S Moskowitz, Joanne F Chou, Suzanne L Wolden, Jonine L Bernstein, Danielle Novetsky Friedman, Nidha Z Mubdi, Colin B Begg, and Kevin C Oeffinger, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Jyoti Malhotra, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY Wendy M Leisenring, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Marilyn Stovall and Susan A Smith, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Sue Hammond, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH Tara O Henderson, University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children s Hospital, Chicago, IL John D Boice, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville Melissa M Hudson and Leslie L Robison, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN Lisa R Diller and Lisa B Kenney, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA Smita Bhatia, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA and Joseph P Neglia, University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN
    J Clin Oncol 32:2217-23. 2014
    ..The risk of breast cancer is high in women treated for a childhood cancer with chest irradiation. We sought to examine variations in risk resulting from irradiation field and radiation dose...
  2. doi request reprint Breast imaging: understanding how accuracy is measured when lesions are the unit of analysis
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Breast J 18:557-63. 2012
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  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing the predictive values of diagnostic tests: sample size and analysis for paired study designs
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    Clin Trials 3:272-9. 2006
    ..Although statistical methodology is well developed for comparing diagnostic tests in terms of their sensitivities and specificities, comparative inference about predictive values is not...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantifying and comparing the predictive accuracy of continuous prognostic factors for binary outcomes
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 E 63rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Biostatistics 5:113-27. 2004
    ..The methods presented in this paper have the potential to be useful in a number of areas including the design of clinical trials and health policy analysis...
  5. pmc Estimating the empirical Lorenz curve and Gini coefficient in the presence of error with nested data
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 East 63rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stat Med 27:3191-208. 2008
    ..This work is motivated by a health outcomes application that seeks to assess the concentration of black patient visits among primary care physicians. The methods are illustrated on data from this study...
  6. pmc A simulation study to evaluate the impact of the number of lesions measured on response assessment
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eur J Cancer 45:300-10. 2009
    ..Measuring fewer than five lesions results in the loss of information that may adversely affect clinical trial results as well as patient management...
  7. pmc Incremental value of diffusion weighted and dynamic contrast enhanced MRI in the detection of locally recurrent prostate cancer after radiation treatment: preliminary results
    Oguz Akin
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eur Radiol 21:1970-8. 2011
    ..To assess the incremental value of diffusion-weighted (DW-MRI) and dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) to T2-weighted MRI (T2WI) in detecting locally recurrent prostate cancer after radiotherapy...
  8. pmc Diffusion-weighted endorectal MR imaging at 3 T for prostate cancer: tumor detection and assessment of aggressiveness
    Hebert Alberto Vargas
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Room C 278, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Radiology 259:775-84. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint The value of MR imaging when the site of uterine cancer origin is uncertain
    Hebert Alberto Vargas
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Room C 278, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Radiology 258:785-92. 2011
    ..To assess the value of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in determining the site of origin of newly diagnosed uterine cancer (corpus vs cervix) when clinical and/or histologic evaluation is indeterminate...
  10. ncbi request reprint Family focused grief therapy: a randomized, controlled trial in palliative care and bereavement
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1208-18. 2006
    ..It commences during palliative care of terminally ill patients and continues into bereavement. The authors report a randomized, controlled trial...
  11. ncbi request reprint MR imaging features of triple-negative breast cancers
    Janice S Sung
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
    Breast J 19:643-9. 2013
    ..001), lobulated shape (p < 0.001), rim enhancement (p < 0.001), and smooth margins (p = 0.005). Among the TN tumors with marked necrosis, 26% showed a large central acellular zone of necrosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Detection of prostate cancer with MR spectroscopic imaging: an expanded paradigm incorporating polyamines
    Amita Shukla-Dave
    Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021 USA
    Radiology 245:499-506. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Shape-constraint region growing for delineation of hepatic metastases on contrast-enhanced computed tomograph scans
    Binsheng Zhao
    Department of Medical Physics and Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Invest Radiol 41:753-62. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Proton MR spectroscopy with choline peak as malignancy marker improves positive predictive value for breast cancer diagnosis: preliminary study
    Lia Bartella
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 239:686-92. 2006
    ..To prospectively evaluate the diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy in patients with suspicious lesions or biopsy-proved cancers at MR imaging by using histologic findings as the reference standard...
  15. doi request reprint Recurrent non-small cell lung cancer: evaluation of CT-guided radiofrequency ablation as salvage therapy
    Helmut Schoellnast
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Acta Radiol 53:893-9. 2012
    ..Although several studies have evaluated the use of RFA in primary NSCLC, there is little literature on its potential application as a salvage tool...
  16. ncbi request reprint Phosphorylated/activated HER2 as a marker of clinical resistance to single agent taxane chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer
    Shanu Modi
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Invest 23:483-7. 2005
    ..046). Functional assessment of HER2 status may provide unique predictive information not seen with conventional assessments...
  17. doi request reprint D-dimer assay to exclude pulmonary embolism in high-risk oncologic population: correlation with CT pulmonary angiography in an urgent care setting
    Valencia King
    Department of Radiology, Department of Medicine, Urgent Care Service, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Clinical Laboratories, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 247:854-61. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Significance of peritumoral vascularity on CT in evaluation of renal cortical tumor
    Jingbo Zhang
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:717-23. 2007
    ..To investigate whether the presence and degree of peritumoral vascularity may provide any diagnostic information regarding the histological subtypes of renal tumors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characterization of adnexal masses using feature analysis at contrast-enhanced helical computed tomography
    Jingbo Zhang
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:533-40. 2008
    ..To determine the computed tomographic imaging features predictive of adnexal malignancy and evaluate the accuracy of contrast-enhanced helical computed tomography (CT) in the characterization of adnexal masses...
  20. doi request reprint Prostate cancer: identification with combined diffusion-weighted MR imaging and 3D 1H MR spectroscopic imaging--correlation with pathologic findings
    Yousef Mazaheri
    Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Room C 278, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 246:480-8. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Involved-field radiotherapy before high-dose therapy and autologous stem-cell rescue in diffuse large-cell lymphoma: long-term disease control and toxicity
    Bradford S Hoppe
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10165, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1858-64. 2008
    ..To analyze outcome, prognostic factors, and toxicities in patients with diffuse large-cell lymphoma (DLCL) who received involved-field radiotherapy (IFRT) before high-dose chemotherapy with autologous stem-cell rescue (ASCR)...
  22. doi request reprint Perihepatic metastases from ovarian cancer: sensitivity and specificity of CT for the detection of metastases with and those without liver parenchymal invasion
    Oguz Akin
    Departments of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 248:511-7. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Solid renal cortical tumors: differentiation with CT
    Jingbo Zhang
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Room C278D, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 244:494-504. 2007
    ..To retrospectively determine if solid renal cortical tumors can be differentiated on computed tomographic (CT) images on the basis of their morphologic features and enhancement patterns...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary metastases: effect of CT section thickness on measurement--initial experience
    Binsheng Zhao
    Department of Radiology and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 234:934-9. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of commonly used computed tomographic (CT) section thicknesses on metastatic tumor measurements calculated with unidimensional, bidimensional, area, and volumetric methods...
  25. ncbi request reprint Semi-parametric estimation of the binormal ROC curve for a continuous diagnostic test
    Tianxi Cai
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Biostatistics 5:573-86. 2004
    ..The second method is based on a pseudo-maximum likelihood that can easily accommodate adjusting for covariates that could affect the accuracy of the continuous test...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quantifying and comparing the accuracy of binary biomarkers when predicting a failure time outcome
    Chaya S Moskowitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 East 63rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stat Med 23:1555-70. 2004
    ..Using a marginal regression framework, we describe how to estimate differences in predictive accuracy and how to test whether the observed difference is statistically significant...
  27. ncbi request reprint Does the CT whirl sign really predict small bowel volvulus?: Experience in an oncologic population
    Marc J Gollub
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10023, and Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:25-32. 2006
    ..Most patients with small bowel volvulus can be identified on CT through detection of a whirl sign. However, most whirl signs detected on CT will not prove to be indicative of small bowel volvulus...
  28. ncbi request reprint Endorectal MR imaging before salvage prostatectomy: tumor localization and staging
    Evis Sala
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 238:176-83. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint Endorectal MR imaging in the evaluation of seminal vesicle invasion: diagnostic accuracy and multivariate feature analysis
    Evis Sala
    Departmens of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 238:929-37. 2006
    ..To retrospectively determine the accuracy of endorectal magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in demonstrating seminal vesicle invasion (SVI) and to investigate the MR imaging features that can predict SVI...
  30. ncbi request reprint Transition zone prostate cancers: features, detection, localization, and staging at endorectal MR imaging
    Oguz Akin
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 239:784-92. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer: computerized quantification of tumor response--initial results
    Binsheng Zhao
    Department of Medical Physics and Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 241:892-8. 2006
    ..To prospectively quantify tumor response or progression in patients with lung cancer by using thin-section computed tomography (CT) and a semiautomated algorithm to calculate tumor volume and other parameter values...
  32. ncbi request reprint Incremental value of multiplanar cross-referencing for prostate cancer staging with endorectal MRI
    Liang Wang
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Rm C 278, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:99-104. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether use of the PACS cross-referencing tool in 3D MRI improves tumor staging of prostate cancer when pathologic findings are used as the reference standard...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pelvic CT in patients with esophageal cancer
    Marc J Gollub
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:487-90. 2005
    ..Our aim was to determine whether pelvic CT scans reveal clinically relevant information that would change treatment in the initial or follow-up radiologic examination of patients with esophageal cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Small sample estimation of relative accuracy for binary screening tests
    Todd A Alonzo
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Children s Oncology Group, 440 E Huntington Drive, Suite 300, P O Box 60012, Arcadia, CA 91066 6012, USA
    Stat Med 23:21-34. 2004
    ..We also examine the performance of the adjusted estimator using data from a study comparing the accuracy of two screening tests for cervical cancer...
  35. pmc Prostate cancer: correlation of MR imaging and MR spectroscopy with pathologic findings after radiation therapy-initial experience
    Darko Pucar
    Department of Radiology, Medical Physics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Urology, Pathology, and Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 236:545-53. 2005
    ..To prospectively evaluate magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and MR spectroscopy for depiction of local prostate cancer recurrence after external-beam radiation therapy, with step-section pathologic findings as the standard of reference...
  36. pmc Levels of prostaglandin E metabolite, the major urinary metabolite of prostaglandin E2, are increased in smokers
    Neil D Gross
    Department of Surgery Head and Neck Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 11:6087-93. 2005
    ..In this study, we investigated whether levels of urinary PGE-M were increased in smokers and in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)...
  37. ncbi request reprint The effect of prior surgery on blood oxygen level-dependent functional MR imaging in the preoperative assessment of brain tumors
    Michael J J Kim
    Department of Radiology, Functional MRI Laboratory, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:1980-5. 2005
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  38. ncbi request reprint Sample size calculations for comparative studies of medical tests for detecting presence of disease
    Todd A Alonzo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Children s Oncology Group, University of Southern California, P O Box 60112, Arcadia, CA 91066, USA
    Stat Med 21:835-52. 2002
    ..The impact of error in the gold standard reference test on the design and evaluation of comparative screening test studies is also discussed...

Research Grants1

  1. Prediction Model: Breast Cancer in Women Irradiated for a Pediatric Malignancy
    Chaya Moskowitz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This risk prediction model has the potential to facilitate conversations between physicians and patients and to help refine current screening recommendations for female survivors of a pediatric cancer. ..