P A Johnstone

Summary

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of age on biochemical disease-free outcome in patients with T1-T3 prostate cancer treated with definitive radiotherapy in an equal-access health care system: a radiation oncology report of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Resea
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Investigation Department, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:964-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for pilocarpine-resistant xerostomia following radiotherapy for head and neck malignancies
    P A Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134 1014, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 50:353-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Yield of mammography in selected patients age < or = 30 years
    P A Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134 5000, USA
    Cancer 91:1075-8. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk management in a community Gamma Knife unit
    P A Johnstone
    San Diego Gamma Knife Center, and Radiation Oncology Divisions, Calif 92134 1014, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 76:106-14. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival of patients with untreated breast cancer
    P A Johnstone
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California 92134 1005, USA
    J Surg Oncol 73:273-7. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in T1-3N0 prostate cancer patients treated with radiation therapy with minimum 10-year follow-up
    P A Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 46:833-8. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Integration of acupuncture into the oncology clinic
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Service, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134 1014, USA
    Palliat Med 16:235-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of race on biochemical disease-free outcome in patients with prostate cancer treated with definitive radiation therapy in an equal-access health care system: radiation oncology report of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Researc
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Naval Medical Ctr, San Diego, Calif 92134 1014, USA
    Radiology 225:420-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Initiation of salvage therapy for prostate cancer
    P A S Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center San Diego, California 92134 1005, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 5:136-43. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint 20-year outcome of patients with T1-3N0 surgically staged prostate cancer treated with external beam radiation therapy
    C L Gray
    Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Urol 166:116-8. 2001

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of age on biochemical disease-free outcome in patients with T1-T3 prostate cancer treated with definitive radiotherapy in an equal-access health care system: a radiation oncology report of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Resea
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Investigation Department, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:964-9. 2003
    ..The records of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Research were queried for the biochemical disease-free results of patients after definitive RT and analyzed by age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for pilocarpine-resistant xerostomia following radiotherapy for head and neck malignancies
    P A Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134 1014, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 50:353-7. 2001
    ..Xerostomia is a frequent and potentially debilitating toxicity of radiotherapy (XRT) for cancers of the head and neck. This report describes the use of acupuncture as palliation for such patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Yield of mammography in selected patients age < or = 30 years
    P A Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134 5000, USA
    Cancer 91:1075-8. 2001
    ..An outcomes analysis study was performed to quantify the benefit of directed diagnostic imaging of selected very young women (defined as < or = 30 years of age) in our population. Summary results are presented...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk management in a community Gamma Knife unit
    P A Johnstone
    San Diego Gamma Knife Center, and Radiation Oncology Divisions, Calif 92134 1014, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 76:106-14. 2001
    ..The records of the San Diego Gamma Knife Center were retrospectively reviewed for unprogrammed events as part of a risk management assessment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival of patients with untreated breast cancer
    P A Johnstone
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California 92134 1005, USA
    J Surg Oncol 73:273-7. 2000
    ..8% and 3.7%, respectively. Historical data of untreated breast cancer patients reveal a potential for long survival in some cases. The spectrum of clinical aggressiveness of breast cancer varies between virulence and chronic disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in T1-3N0 prostate cancer patients treated with radiation therapy with minimum 10-year follow-up
    P A Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 46:833-8. 2000
    ..To describe patient-reported quality of life using a validated survey in a cohort of patients who are long-term survivors of definitive radiotherapy for T1-3N0 prostate cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Integration of acupuncture into the oncology clinic
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Service, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134 1014, USA
    Palliat Med 16:235-9. 2002
    ..This paper describes the physical integration of the discipline into the Oncology Clinic, and patient perspectives on its availability and efficacy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of race on biochemical disease-free outcome in patients with prostate cancer treated with definitive radiation therapy in an equal-access health care system: radiation oncology report of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Researc
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Naval Medical Ctr, San Diego, Calif 92134 1014, USA
    Radiology 225:420-6. 2002
    ..To report on the first collaboration of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Research concerned with the relationship between African American race and biochemical disease-free outcomes after definitive radiation therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Initiation of salvage therapy for prostate cancer
    P A S Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center San Diego, California 92134 1005, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 5:136-43. 2002
    ..These are strikingly interdependent, and few clear absolutes are evident from this questionnaire. This is a point of necessary further research and continued discussion among physicians caring for these patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint 20-year outcome of patients with T1-3N0 surgically staged prostate cancer treated with external beam radiation therapy
    C L Gray
    Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Urol 166:116-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Longer followup after external beam radiation therapy continues to demonstrate a decrease in cause specific survival. Many patients ultimately require hormonal therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint The fate of 10-year clinically recurrence-free survivors after definitive radiotherapy for T1-3N0M0 prostate cancer
    P A Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134 5000, USA
    Radiat Oncol Investig 6:103-8. 1998
    ..Patients who survive clinically NED for 10 years have a low likelihood of clinical failure, even in the presence of PSA values between 4.0 and 10 ng/ml. In these patients, PSA trends are of greater utility than absolute values...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of digital rectal examination after radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    P A Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Division and Clinical Investigation Department, Naval Medical Center, University of California, San Diego, California 92134-1014, USA
    J Urol 166:1684-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Routine digital rectal examination in patients with prostate cancer after radiotherapy may be omitted from followup protocols...
  13. ncbi request reprint Survival patterns of cancer patients
    R H Riffenburgh
    Clinical Investigation Department, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134 1005, USA
    Cancer 91:2469-75. 2001
    ..Optimal means of modeling death rates of large populations with a specific disease have not been described in the literature...
  14. ncbi request reprint Delayed cellulitis associated with conservative therapy for breast cancer
    S R Miller
    Breast Health Center, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134 5000, USA
    J Surg Oncol 67:242-5. 1998
    ..Delayed breast cellulitis is an infrequently reported entity after conservation therapy for breast cancer. We describe our experience with this entity at Naval Medical Center, San Diego...
  15. ncbi request reprint Port site recurrences after laparoscopic and thoracoscopic procedures in malignancy
    P A Johnstone
    Clinical Investigations Department, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134 5000, USA
    J Clin Oncol 14:1950-6. 1996
    ..A review of the literature was performed to determine the number of cases of port site recurrences (PSR) after laparoscopy or thoracoscopy. CANCERLINE and MEDLINE were searched, as were citings from retrieved and related papers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Merkel cell carcinoma arising in the head and neck: optimizing therapy
    B D Lawenda
    Radiation Oncology Division, Naval Medical Center San Diego, California 92134-1014, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 24:35-42. 2001
    ..Multiinstitutional studies are crucial to obtain sufficiently large populations to investigate and optimize therapy in this disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Free-to-total prostate-specific antigen ratios 18-24 months following external beam radiation for adenocarcinoma of the prostate
    J F Ward
    Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134 5000, USA
    J Surg Oncol 70:91-4. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate free-to-total prostate-specific antigen (PSA) ratios after definitive external beam radiation therapy for men with adenocarcinoma of the prostate (CaP)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for clinical T4 prostate cancer
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Department, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 106:2603-9. 2006
    ..Published data on outcomes after radical prostatectomy (RP) in patients with such advanced stage disease and on the impact of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) and hormone therapy (HT) are nonexistent...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management of xerostomia related to radiotherapy for head and neck cancer
    Shannon T Kahn
    Radiation Oncology Department, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 19:1827-32; discussion 1832-4, 1837-9. 2005
    ..Acupuncture may be another option for patients with xerostomia. All of these therapies need to be further studied to establish the most effective protocol to present to patients before radiotherapy has begun...
  20. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing long-term survival following salvage total laryngectomy after initial radiotherapy or conservative surgery
    B Zach Fowler
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Head Neck 28:99-106. 2006
    ..This retrospective study investigated survival outcomes of salvage total laryngectomy (STL) after initial radiation therapy (RT) or larynx conservation surgery (CS) at an academic center...
  21. ncbi request reprint Folliculitis decalvans treated with radiation therapy
    Eric P Smith
    Clinical Investigation Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 34800 Bob Wilson Dr, Suite 5, San Diego, CA 92134 1005, USA
    Cutis 78:162-4. 2006
    ..A 33-year-old black man presented with folliculitis decalvans resistant to multiple oral and topical therapies. The patient ultimately responded to radiation therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Age and grade trends in prostate cancer (1974-2003): a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Registry analysis
    Ashesh B Jani
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:375-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this investigation was to use the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) registry to examine time trends in age and grade...
  23. ncbi request reprint Combined modality therapy of esthesioneuroblastoma
    J Nicolas McLean
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:998-1002. 2007
    ..Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB) is a rare tumor of the olfactory epithelium. The objective of this study was to evaluate treatment modalities including surgery, IMRT, and chemotherapy and patient outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reduction of lymphedema using complete decongestive therapy: roles of prior radiation therapy and extent of axillary dissection
    R Croft Thomas
    Radiation Oncology Department, Emory Universiy School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:87-91. 2007
    ..Patients with LE obtained relief regardless of whether they received surgery or surgery plus RT. The insignificant correlation between the number of lymph nodes and percent reduction could become significant with a larger sample size...
  25. ncbi request reprint Manipulative therapy of secondary lymphedema in the presence of locoregional tumors
    Ximena A Pinell
    Radiation Oncology Department, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 112:950-4. 2008
    ..In the current study, the authors' experience providing CDT for such patients is discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Refractory or relapsed Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: optimizing involved-field radiotherapy in transplant patients
    Shannon T Kahn
    Department of Radiation Oncology, San Diego, California, USA
    Cancer J 11:425-31. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Manual lymphatic drainage for lymphedema limited to the breast
    Tammy E Mondry
    Breast Health Center and Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134, USA
    J Surg Oncol 81:101-4. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint Neuroblastoma in adults: Incidence and survival analysis based on SEER data
    Natia Esiashvili
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:41-6. 2007
    ..Small single institution reports have described worse outcomes for adults than pediatric patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prospective trial of complete decongestive therapy for upper extremity lymphedema after breast cancer therapy
    Tammy E Mondry
    Breast Health Center, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134 1005, USA
    Cancer J 10:42-8; discussion 17-9. 2004
    ..Data regarding CDT as an intervention in the immediate after the diagnosis period and prolonged follow-up are limited; we prospectively analyzed results of CDT in this cohort of patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for xerostomia: clinical update
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Radiation Oncology Service, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134 1014, USA
    Cancer 94:1151-6. 2002
    ..Preliminary data revealed that many patients achieve relief, even for symptoms refractory to pilocarpine therapy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Biochemical failure after definitive therapy of prostate cancer: defining the chicken switch
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:859-60. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Limited value of bone scintigraphy and computed tomography in assessing biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy
    Christopher J Kane
    Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Urology 61:607-11. 2003
    ..To define the utility of bone scan and computed tomography (CT) in the evaluation of patients with biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Problems associated with prostate cancer: differences of opinion among health care providers, patients, and spouses
    Jenifer R Jacobs
    University of California at San Diego, LaJolla 92093, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:33-6. 2002
    ..Problems accompany any experience with cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant brachytherapy removes survival disadvantage of local disease extension in stage IIIC endometrial cancer: a SEER registry analysis
    Peter J Rossi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:134-8. 2008
    ..To assess the role of radiotherapy (RT) in women with Stage IIIC endometrial cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Applying population dynamics modeling to patients with lymph node positive prostate cancer
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Urol 178:1952-5; discussion 1955-6. 2007
    ..Patients with prostate cancer and positive lymph nodes are often considered to be doomed to distant failure. We applied these models to that population to examine whether those data support this presumption...
  36. ncbi request reprint Complementary therapies and integrative oncology in lung cancer: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    Barrie R Cassileth
    Laurance S Rockefeller Chair in Integrative Medicine, Chief, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1429 First Ave at Seventy Fourth St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 132:340S-354S. 2007
    ..Data on complementary therapies such as acupuncture, massage therapy, mind-body therapies, herbs and other botanicals, and exercise were evaluated. Recommendations were based on the strength of evidence and the risk-to-benefit ratio...
  37. ncbi request reprint National surgical patterns of care: regional lymphadenectomy of breast sarcomas
    Norleena Poynter Gullett
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:461-5. 2007
    ..We reviewed national surgical patterns of care for regional lymphadenectomy for breast STS using the Surveillance Epidemiology & End Results (SEER) registry...
  38. pmc Radiation modulation of microRNA in prostate cancer cell lines
    Sajni Josson
    Radiation Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Prostate 68:1599-606. 2008
    ..MicroRNAs (miRNA) are gene regulators and play an important role in response to cellular stress...
  39. ncbi request reprint Postoperative survival and the number of lymph nodes sampled during resection of node-negative non-small cell lung cancer
    Michelle S Ludwig
    School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Chest 128:1545-50. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Integrative Oncology Practice Guidelines
    GARY E DENG
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:65-84. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical implementation and efficiency of kilovoltage image-guided radiation therapy
    Timothy H Fox
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:38-44. 2006
    ..The routine use of IGRT may ultimately be performed within 3 to 4 minutes, with minimal disruption to the clinical treatment process...
  42. ncbi request reprint The electronification of the radiation oncology treatment cycle: the promises and pitfalls of a digital department
    Adam W Nowlan
    Radiation Oncology Department, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:270-6. 2004
    ..The patient treatment cycle should be seamlessly integrated; unfortunately this is seldom the case given the different systems involved. We describe the Emory University experience, with cautions provided based on our lessons learned...
  43. ncbi request reprint Honokiol, a natural plant product, inhibits the bone metastatic growth of human prostate cancer cells
    Katsumi Shigemura
    Molecular Urology and Therapeutics Program, Department of Urology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 109:1279-89. 2007
    ..has been shown to induce apoptosis in malignant cells. The effect of honokiol and the combined therapy with docetaxel on prostate cancer (PCa) growth and bone metastasis was investigated in experimental models...
  44. ncbi request reprint Value of PET restaging after chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: implications for consolidation radiotherapy
    Shannon T Kahn
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:961-5. 2006
    ..This study investigates the role of subsequent consolidation radiation therapy (CRT) based on PET response to chemotherapy...
  45. ncbi request reprint Can manual treatment of lymphedema promote metastasis?
    Karen Godette
    Radiation Oncology Department, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 4:8-12. 2006
    ..However, cancer research supports the contention that this therapy does not contribute to spread of disease and should not be withheld from patients with metastasis. The intent of this article is to review these data...
  46. ncbi request reprint Palliative irradiation of the spleen
    Joel T McFarland
    Radiation Oncology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:178-83. 2003
    ..Splenic irradiation can effectively palliate symptomatic splenomegaly in patients for whom splenectomy is not an option. Retreatment is possible. Splenic irradiation is less effective in the treatment of thrombocytopenia or leukocytosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Survival of patients with untreated rectal cancer
    A Melissa Solum
    Internal Medicine Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego, California 92134, USA
    J Surg Oncol 87:157-61. 2004
    ..Outcome data on such patients is scarce, though valuable in educating patients on their prognosis or to compare with present therapeutic options...
  48. ncbi request reprint Perineural spread of cutaneous malignancy to the brain: a review of the literature and five patients treated with stereotactic radiotherapy
    B Zach Fowler
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 103:2143-53. 2005
    ..The retrospective analysis was performed to investigate the role of stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) techniques for patients with intracranial perineural spread (PNS) of a primary cutaneous malignancy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Tumor microenvironment promotes cancer progression, metastasis, and therapeutic resistance
    Shian Ying Sung
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Curr Probl Cancer 31:36-100. 2007