N P Nguyen

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aspiration rate following nonsurgical therapy for laryngeal cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85124 5081, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 69:116-20. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuroblastoma producing spinal cord compression: rapid relief with low dose of radiation
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Southwestern University School of Medicine, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Anticancer Res 20:4687-90. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia severity following chemoradiation and postoperative radiation for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, VA North Texas Health Care System, Radiation Oncology Service 140, 4500 S, Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 72516, United States
    Eur J Radiol 59:453-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolution of chronic dysphagia following treatment for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Radiation Oncology Service, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Oral Oncol 42:374-80. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Severity and duration of chronic dysphagia following treatment for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Anticancer Res 25:2929-34. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of dysphagia on quality of life after treatment of head-and-neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and VA North Texas Health Care System, S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:772-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia following chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer
    N P Nguyen
    Radiation Oncology, VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas 75216, USA
    Ann Oncol 15:383-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Amifostine and curative intent chemoradiation for compromised cancer patients
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Anticancer Res 23:1649-56. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent interferon-alpha and radiation for head and neck melanoma
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Melanoma Res 13:67-71. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of combined radiation, paclitaxel and carboplatin for locally advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Southwestern University, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Anticancer Res 22:3429-35. 2002

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Aspiration rate following nonsurgical therapy for laryngeal cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85124 5081, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 69:116-20. 2007
    ..Diagnostic studies such as modified barium swallow should be part of future laryngeal cancer prospective studies to assess the prevalence of aspiration as it may be silent...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuroblastoma producing spinal cord compression: rapid relief with low dose of radiation
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Southwestern University School of Medicine, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Anticancer Res 20:4687-90. 2000
    ..We describe a successful decompression by low dose radiation to a progressing neuroblastoma in a child. Magnetic resonance imaging post radiation should be performed to assess the response of the tumor to radiation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia severity following chemoradiation and postoperative radiation for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, VA North Texas Health Care System, Radiation Oncology Service 140, 4500 S, Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 72516, United States
    Eur J Radiol 59:453-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study is to evaluate dysphagia severity following chemoradiation and postoperative radiation for head and neck cancer, and particularly the aspiration risk because of its potential life-threatening consequence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolution of chronic dysphagia following treatment for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Radiation Oncology Service, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Oral Oncol 42:374-80. 2006
    ..Patients with chronic dysphagia are at risk of malnutrition, and aspiration. Management of chronic dysphagia requires a team approach with nutritional support, psychological counseling, dilation, and tube feedings when indicated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Severity and duration of chronic dysphagia following treatment for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Anticancer Res 25:2929-34. 2005
    ..Excessive scarring following treatment may be responsible for the persistence and severity of dysphagia. Physicians should be aware of the long-term effects of dysphagia on patient nutrition and psychological well-being...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of dysphagia on quality of life after treatment of head-and-neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and VA North Texas Health Care System, S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:772-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the quality of life (QOL) associated with dysphagia after head-and-neck cancer treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia following chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer
    N P Nguyen
    Radiation Oncology, VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas 75216, USA
    Ann Oncol 15:383-8. 2004
    ..To assess the prevalence, severity and morbidity of dysphagia following concurrent chemoradiation for head and neck cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Amifostine and curative intent chemoradiation for compromised cancer patients
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Anticancer Res 23:1649-56. 2003
    ..All patients achieved improved quality of life. Successful chemoradiation appears to be feasible in patients with advanced stage, age and/or underlying medical conditions when amifostine is integrated in the treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent interferon-alpha and radiation for head and neck melanoma
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Melanoma Res 13:67-71. 2003
    ..The combination of IFNalpha with radiation is considered feasible in terms of outcome and should be investigated with a larger cohort of patients. Toxicity is significant, and the addition of radioprotectors could be desirable...
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of combined radiation, paclitaxel and carboplatin for locally advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Southwestern University, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Anticancer Res 22:3429-35. 2002
    ..The decrease of tumor volume following induction chemotherapy allows sparing of the lungs from the toxicity of radiation. However, grades 3-4 esophagitis remain significant. The addition of amifostine may be beneficial in this setting...
  11. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in radiation enteritis and implications for future clinical trials
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75216, USA
    Cancer 95:1151-63. 2002
    ..New treatment modalities may be devised to improve the outcome of patients who are affected with this complication...
  12. ncbi request reprint Combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy for head and neck malignancies: quality of life issues
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Cancer 94:1131-41. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prognosis for papillary serous carcinoma of the endometrium after surgical staging
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Southwestern University, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 11:305-11. 2001
    ..To investigate the pattern of failure and the prognosis following pathological staging for uterine papillary serous carcinoma (UPSC)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Interferon-alpha combined with radiotherapy in the treatment of unresectable melanoma
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Southwestern University, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Cancer Invest 19:261-5. 2001
    ..Possible mechanisms of potentiation between interferon and radiation are discussed. The unexpected result in this case report raises interesting questions about this treatment combination...
  15. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemoradiation for locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 28:3-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the survival, pattern of failure, morbidity, and prognostic factors of concurrent chemoradiation for locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer...
  16. doi request reprint Analysis of factors influencing aspiration risk following chemoradiation for oropharyngeal cancer
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    Br J Radiol 82:675-80. 2009
    ..Patients with large tumours had a significant risk of developing aspiration following treatment...
  17. doi request reprint Analysis of the factors influencing dysphagia severity upon diagnosis of head and neck cancer
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    Br J Radiol 81:706-10. 2008
    ..Patients with oral cavity tumours appear to be less at risk of dysphagia than those with tumours in different anatomic locations. The role of age and co-morbidity factors should be investigated in future prospective studies...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy on elderly patients undergoing chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Ave, 85724 5081, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Strahlenther Onkol 188:677-83. 2012
    ..In this work, the treatment tolerance of elderly patients (≥70 years) undergoing intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) and chemotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer was assessed...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of tumor board recommendations on treatment outcome for locally advanced head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5081, USA
    Oncology 75:186-91. 2008
    ..To identify physician selection factors in the treatment of locally advanced head and neck cancer and how treatment outcome is affected by Tumor Board recommendations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Aspiration rate following chemoradiation for head and neck cancer: an underreported occurrence
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Radiother Oncol 80:302-6. 2006
    ..We would like to assess the prevalence of aspiration before and following chemoradiation for head and neck cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Altered glucose metabolism during chemoradiation for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    Anticancer Res 29:4683-7. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether the administration of chemoradiation for head and neck carcinoma alters glucose metabolism during and after treatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemotherapy and radiation for advanced esophageal carcinoma: comparison between once a day radiation and hyperfractionation, a single-institution experience
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Southwestern University, Dallas, Texas, U S A
    Am J Clin Oncol 25:358-64. 2002
    ..Both radiation therapy fractionation schedules are comparable in efficacy and toxicity. Further investigations should be done to assess whether ethnicity may play a role in the prognosis of esophageal carcinoma...
  23. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer: a new clinical entity
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    QJM 103:229-36. 2010
    ..A history of oral sex should be elicited in young patients with enlarged neck nodes and/or tonsillar masses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Quality of life following chemoradiation and postoperative radiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 69:271-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the impact of chemoradiation and postoperative radiation on patients' quality of life (QOL) in a single institution...
  25. doi request reprint Aspiration risk and postoperative radiation for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5081, USA
    Cancer Invest 27:47-51. 2009
    ..Nineteen percent (7/37) of the patients developed aspiration (grade 5-7). Aspiration is life-threatening and may develop for all tumor sites and stages...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of pharyngeal and esophageal stenosis following radiation for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:219-24. 2008
    ..To evaluate the risk and outcome of pharyngoesophageal stenosis in patients who complained of dysphagia following radiation for head and neck cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of swallowing therapy on aspiration rate following treatment for locally advanced head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Oral Oncol 43:352-7. 2007
    ..However, a significant number of patients still suffered from chronic severe aspiration. New strategies must be devised to improve their outcome...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pattern of failure following chemoradiation for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: potential role for stereotactic body radiotherapy
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    Anticancer Res 30:953-61. 2010
    ..The current radiation dose appears insufficient to reliably establish local control. Stereotactic body radiotherapy may allow radiation dose escalation and should be tested in future clinical trials...
  29. doi request reprint Systemic review of the patterns of failure following stereotactic body radiation therapy in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer: clinical implications
    Alexander Chi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Radiother Oncol 94:1-11. 2010
    ..To analyze the patterns of failure, the toxicity profile, and the factors influencing efficacy of stereotactic body radiation (SBRT) for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Safety and effectiveness of prophylactic gastrostomy tubes for head and neck cancer patients undergoing chemoradiation
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, 101 N Campbell Avenue, P O Box 45081 Tucson, AZ 85724 508, USA
    Surg Oncol 15:199-203. 2006
    ..We would like to assess the safety and effectiveness of prophylactic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube feedings during concurrent chemoradiation for head and neck cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Long-term aspiration following treatment for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5081, USA
    Oncology 74:25-30. 2008
    ..We would like to assess the prevalence of aspiration in patients with long-term persistence of dysphagia (1 year or more) following treatment for head and neck cancer and to identify potential risk factors of aspiration...
  32. ncbi request reprint Aspiration occurence during chemoradiation for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    Anticancer Res 27:1669-72. 2007
    ..To assess the risk of developing aspiration during chemoradiation for head and neck cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk of aspiration following radiation for non-nasopharyngeal head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:225-9. 2008
    ..We assessed the rate of aspiration following radiation for non-nasopharyngeal head and neck cancer...
  34. doi request reprint Can stereotactic fractionated radiation therapy become the standard of care for early stage non-small cell lung carcinoma
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Cancer Treat Rev 34:719-27. 2008
    ..Stereotactic body radiation therapy may become standard of care for operable early stages non-small cell lung cancer...
  35. doi request reprint Safety and effectiveness of vascular endoprosthesis for malignant superior vena cava syndrome
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, N Campbell Ave, PO Box 245081, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    Thorax 64:174-8. 2009
    ..This review examines findings from the published series which used endovascular prosthesis for this syndrome with regards to efficacy and safety...
  36. ncbi request reprint Technical aspects of the integration of three-dimensional treatment planning dose parameters (GEC-ESTRO Working Group) into pre-implant planning for LDR gynecological interstitial brachytherapy
    A Chi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 8:181-6. 2009
    ..In the process, this pre-implant technique also demonstrates a good approximation of the target volume dose coverage, and doses to the OARs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of the cough reflex in patients with aspiration following radiation for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, P O Box 245081, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Lung 185:243-8. 2007
    ..The cough reflex was frequently ineffective or absent in patients who aspirated following radiation for head and neck cancer. Cough may also be intermittently ineffective to protect the airways following radiation...
  38. doi request reprint Molecular biology of breast cancer stem cells: potential clinical applications
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    Cancer Treat Rev 36:485-91. 2010
    ..Future clinical trials for breast cancer should include anti-cancer stem cells targeting agents in addition to conventional chemotherapy. Hypofractionation radiotherapy may be indicated for residual disease post chemotherapy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of swallowing dysfunction following chemoradiation for head and neck cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Radiation Oncology Department, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 15:130-3. 2007
    ..We review the prevalence of post-treatment swallowing dysfunction, describe current thinking about its pathogenesis and management, and signal possible directions for future research...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia severity and aspiration following postoperative radiation for locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    Anticancer Res 28:431-4. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess dysphagia severity following postoperative radiation for locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer...