Eric L Chang

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Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute toxicity and treatment interruption related to electron and photon craniospinal irradiation in pediatric patients treated at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:1008-16. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Spinal myxopapillary ependymoma outcomes in patients treated with surgery and radiotherapy at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Serap Akyurek
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Neurooncol 80:177-83. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Focal and craniospinal irradiation for patients with intracranial germinoma and patterns of failure
    Quynh Nhu Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:2228-36. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery and radiation therapy for spinal tumors
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Medicine, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:85-93. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Phase I clinical evaluation of near-simultaneous computed tomographic image-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Unit 97, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1288-94. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Phase I/II study of stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastasis and its pattern of failure
    Eric L Chang
    Departments of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:151-60. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of peritumoral edema in the delineation of radiotherapy clinical target volumes for glioblastoma
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:144-50. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of central nervous system metastases from breast cancer
    Eric L Chang
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Oncologist 8:398-410. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of neurocognitive function in patients with one to three new brain metastases initially treated with stereotactic radiosurgery alone
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:277-83; discussion 283-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of tumor size in the radiosurgical management of patients with ambiguous brain metastases
    Eric L Chang
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Brain Tumor Center, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:272-80; discussion 280-1. 2003

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute toxicity and treatment interruption related to electron and photon craniospinal irradiation in pediatric patients treated at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:1008-16. 2002
    ..To determine the incidence of acute toxicity and treatment interruption associated with electron and photon craniospinal irradiation (CSI) in children treated with or without chemotherapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spinal myxopapillary ependymoma outcomes in patients treated with surgery and radiotherapy at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Serap Akyurek
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Neurooncol 80:177-83. 2006
    ..Regardless of the extent of resection, adjuvant RT appears to significantly reduce the rate of tumor progression. Failures occurred exclusively in the neural axis, mainly at the primary site...
  3. ncbi request reprint Focal and craniospinal irradiation for patients with intracranial germinoma and patterns of failure
    Quynh Nhu Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:2228-36. 2006
    ..The authors compared the patterns of failure in patients with intracranial germinoma who were managed with either chemotherapy and focal irradiation or with craniospinal irradiation (CSI)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery and radiation therapy for spinal tumors
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Medicine, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:85-93. 2007
    ..Data on spinal stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy have emerged in recent years. This review summarizes the clinical applications of stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy for spinal tumors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phase I clinical evaluation of near-simultaneous computed tomographic image-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Unit 97, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1288-94. 2004
    ..To evaluate in a Phase I study the safety, feasibility, and patient-positioning accuracy of treating patients with intensity-modulated, near-simultaneous, computed tomographic (CT) image-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phase I/II study of stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastasis and its pattern of failure
    Eric L Chang
    Departments of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:151-60. 2007
    ..The authors report data concerning the safety, effectiveness, and patterns of failure obtained in a Phase I/II study of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for spinal metastatic tumors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of peritumoral edema in the delineation of radiotherapy clinical target volumes for glioblastoma
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:144-50. 2007
    ..To evaluate the spatial relationship between peritumoral edema and recurrence pattern in patients with glioblastoma (GBM)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of central nervous system metastases from breast cancer
    Eric L Chang
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Oncologist 8:398-410. 2003
    ..Despite advances in neuroimaging, surgery, and radiation therapy, novel treatments are needed to improve the effectiveness of treatments for CNS metastases, especially LM, while reducing attendant neurotoxicity...
  9. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of neurocognitive function in patients with one to three new brain metastases initially treated with stereotactic radiosurgery alone
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:277-83; discussion 283-4. 2007
    ..This report provides data from a pilot study in which neurocognitive function (NCF) was prospectively measured for patients with one to three newly diagnosed brain metastases treated with initial SRS alone...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of tumor size in the radiosurgical management of patients with ambiguous brain metastases
    Eric L Chang
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Brain Tumor Center, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:272-80; discussion 280-1. 2003
    ..To identify a size cutoff below which it is safe to observe obscure brain lesions suspected of being metastases so that treatment of nonmetastases can be avoided...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neurocognition in patients with brain metastases treated with radiosurgery or radiosurgery plus whole-brain irradiation: a randomised controlled trial
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Lancet Oncol 10:1037-44. 2009
    ..We proposed that the learning and memory functions of patients who undergo SRS plus WBRT are worse than those of patients who undergo SRS alone. We did a randomised controlled trial to test our prediction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Verification techniques and dose distribution for computed tomographic planned supine craniospinal radiation therapy
    Eric L Chang
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Dosim 28:127-31. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Hypofractionated radiotherapy for elderly or younger low-performance status glioblastoma patients: outcome and prognostic factors
    Eric L Chang
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Brain Tumor Center, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:519-28. 2003
    ..To evaluate the outcome for elderly or younger poor prognosis glioblastoma patients treated with hypofractionated radiotherapy (HypoRT)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Standard and novel radiotherapeutic approaches to neoplastic meningitis
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 97, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 5:24-8. 2003
    ..A case report highlighting the use of radiotherapy for palliation in a patient with neoplastic meningitis is presented at the end of this article...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcome variation among "radioresistant" brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiosurgery
    Eric L Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:936-45; discussion 936-45. 2005
    ..To determine the influence of histopathological diagnosis on the outcome of "radioresistant" brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of survival in contemporary practice after initial radiosurgery for brain metastases
    Anna Likhacheva
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:656-61. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether, following multivariate adjustment, the number and volume of BM held prognostic significance in a cohort of patients initially treated with SRS alone...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment in 103 patients for 153 cerebral melanoma metastases
    Ugur Selek
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Brain Tumor Center, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1097-106. 2004
    ..To report on the outcome of patients with melanoma brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Optimal treatment planning for skull base chordoma: photons, protons, or a combination of both?
    Mylin A Torres
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1033-9. 2009
    ..We compared dosimetry of proton (PR), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) photon (PH), and combined PR and IMRT PH (PP) irradiation of skull base chordomas to determine the most optimal technique...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment of cerebral metastases arising from breast cancer
    Serap Akyurek
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:310-4. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the outcome of patients undergoing stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) as primary or salvage treatment of brain metastases arising from breast cancer...
  20. doi request reprint Multimodality treatment of osteosarcoma: radiation in a high-risk cohort
    Anita Mahajan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UT M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:976-82. 2008
    ..Chemotherapy during radiation and/or bone-seeking radioisotope therapy (153-samarium; 1 mCi/kg) during radiation may improve osteosarcoma cancer control...
  21. ncbi request reprint Near simultaneous computed tomography image-guided stereotactic spinal radiotherapy: an emerging paradigm for achieving true stereotaxy
    Almon S Shiu
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:605-13. 2003
    ..To report treatment setup data from an emerging technique using near-simultaneous computed tomography (CT) image-guided stereotactic radiotherapy for the treatment of spinal and paraspinal tumors...
  22. pmc Phase 1/2 trial of single-session stereotactic body radiotherapy for previously unirradiated spinal metastases
    Amit K Garg
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Cancer 118:5069-77. 2012
    ..In this phase 1/2 study, the authors tested the hypothesis that single-fraction stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for previously unirradiated spinal metastases is a safe, feasible, and efficacious treatment approach...
  23. pmc Whole abdominopelvic intensity-modulated radiation therapy for desmoplastic small round cell tumor after surgery
    Chelsea C Pinnix
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:317-26. 2012
    ..treatment toxicity is of concern. We report our results with whole abdominopelvic intensity-modulated radiation therapy (WAP-IMRT) as a component of multimodality therapy for DSCRT at a single institution...
  24. doi request reprint Stereotactic body radiation therapy: a novel treatment modality
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Arthur G James Cancer Hospital, Ohio State University College of Medicine, 300 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Nat Rev Clin Oncol 7:44-54. 2010
    ..The results of these clinical trials will better define the role of SBRT in cancer management. This article will review the radiobiologic, technical, and clinical aspects of SBRT...
  25. doi request reprint Management of spinal metastases from renal cell carcinoma using stereotactic body radiotherapy
    Quynh Nhu Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1185-92. 2010
    ..To evaluate the outcomes associated with stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) in the management of spinal metastases from renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  26. doi request reprint Generalizable class solutions for treatment planning of spinal stereotactic body radiation therapy
    David C Weksberg
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:847-53. 2012
    ..We sought to develop a generalizable class solution approach for spinal SBRT treatment planning that would allow confidence that a given plan provides optimal target coverage, reduce integral dose, and maximize planning efficiency...
  27. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme
    Anita Mahajan
    Division of Radiation Oncology and the Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:210-7. 2005
    ..The role of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) was evaluated in a case-control study...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric effect of translational and rotational errors for patients undergoing image-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases
    He Wang
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:1261-71. 2008
    ..The results of this study provide guidance for the treatment planning process and recognition of the dosimetric consequences of daily patient treatment setup errors...
  29. pmc Stereotactic body radiation therapy for management of spinal metastases in patients without spinal cord compression: a phase 1-2 trial
    Xin Shelley Wang
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Lancet Oncol 13:395-402. 2012
    ..We investigated the clinical benefit of SBRT for managing spinal metastases and reducing cancer-related symptoms...
  30. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced middle ear and mastoid opacification in skull base tumors treated with radiotherapy
    Gary V Walker
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e819-23. 2011
    ..To assess the incidence of middle ear (ME) pathology in patients treated with radiotherapy (RT) for skull base tumors...
  31. doi request reprint Intracranial hemangiopericytoma: patterns of failure and the role of radiation therapy
    Amol J Ghia
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California Department of Neuro Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    Neurosurgery 73:624-30; discussion 630-1. 2013
    ..Meningeal hemangiopericytoma (M-HPC) is a rare entity...
  32. doi request reprint Best of International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Congress 2013: stereotactic body radiation therapy. Part II: nonspinal tumors
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Future Oncol 9:1303-6. 2013
    ..A separate conference scene on SBRT for spinal tumors (part I) also appears in this issue of Future Oncology. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy after surgery for benign cerebral meningioma
    Serdar Soyuer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 97, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Radiother Oncol 71:85-90. 2004
    ..To compare the outcome from adjuvant and delayed radiotherapy (RT) after surgery in patients with benign cerebral meningioma...
  34. ncbi request reprint Treatment planning with protons for pediatric retinoblastoma, medulloblastoma, and pelvic sarcoma: how do protons compare with other conformal techniques?
    Catherine T Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:362-72. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Automatic target localization and verification for on-line image-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy of the spine
    Congjun Wang
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 6:187-96. 2007
    ..Application of the program in actual IG-SBRT cases demonstrated that it was accurate, fast, and reliable. It serves as a useful tool for image-guided radiotherapy where high precision of target localization is required...
  36. ncbi request reprint Intracranial meningeal hemangiopericytoma: the role of radiotherapy: report of 29 cases and review of the literature
    Serdar Soyuer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 100:1491-7. 2004
    ....
  37. doi request reprint The impact of tyrosine kinase inhibitors on the multimodality treatment of brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma
    Jonathan Verma
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Methodist Hospital Departments of Genitourinary Oncology Radiation Oncology Neurosurgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
    Am J Clin Oncol 36:620-4. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the effect of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) on the brain metastasis (BM), local control (LC), and overall survival (OS) of patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with BM...
  38. pmc Validation of Recursive Partitioning Analysis and Diagnosis-Specific Graded Prognostic Assessment in patients treated initially with radiosurgery alone
    Anna Likhacheva
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Neurosurg 117:38-44. 2012
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Vertebral compression fracture risk after stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases
    Nicholas S Boehling
    Departments of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:379-86. 2012
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Advances in radiation therapy of brain metastasis
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UH Seidman Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 25:96-109. 2012
    ..This review provides an overview of advances in the radiotherapeutic management of brain metastases...
  41. ncbi request reprint Phase III study of efaproxiral as an adjunct to whole-brain radiation therapy for brain metastases
    John H Suh
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Brain Tumor Institute, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:106-14. 2006
    ..To determine whether efaproxiral, an allosteric modifier of hemoglobin, improves survival in patients with brain metastases when used as an adjunct to whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic body radiation therapy for spinal metastases
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Arthur G James Cancer Hospital, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Discov Med 9:289-96. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the current state of spine SBRT practice...
  43. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of spinal reirradiation by using stereotactic body radiation therapy: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center experience
    Amit K Garg
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 117:3509-16. 2011
    ..The authors review a prospective series of spinal metastasis patients reirradiated with stereotactic body radiotherapy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and conventional three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy for high-grade gliomas: does IMRT increase the integral dose to normal brain?
    Ulrich Hermanto
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:1135-44. 2007
    ..To determine whether intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) treatment increases the total integral dose of nontarget tissue relative to the conventional three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) technique for high-grade gliomas...
  45. pmc Use of a deformable atlas to identify cryptic critical structures in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme
    David C Weksberg
    MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e32098. 2012
    ..2%. Overall, our results demonstrate the feasibility of incorporating tools for cryptic critical structure identification into the treatment planning process for GBM...
  46. ncbi request reprint YKL-40 expression is associated with poorer response to radiation and shorter overall survival in glioblastoma
    Christopher E Pelloski
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Neuro Oncology, and Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 11:3326-34. 2005
    ..Here we test these findings in a larger series of patients with glioblastoma, and in particular, determine if tumor YKL-40 expression is associated with radiation response...
  47. ncbi request reprint Portal imaging practice patterns of children's oncology group institutions: Dosimetric assessment and recommendations for minimizing unnecessary exposure
    Arthur J Olch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:594-600. 2007
    ..To determine and analyze the dosimetric consequences of current portal imaging practices for pediatric patients, and make specific recommendations for reducing exposure from portal imaging procedures...
  48. doi request reprint Best of International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Congress 2013: stereotactic body radiation therapy. Part I: spinal tumors
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Future Oncol 9:1299-302. 2013
    ..A separate conference scene on SBRT for nonspinal tumors (part II) also appears in this issue of Future Oncology. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint CNS germinomas: what is the best treatment strategy?
    Mersiha Hadziahmetovic
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Trauma Center, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1178, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:1527-36. 2008
    ..Data on the use of different strategies in the treatment of CNS germinomas are emerging but a standard strategy has not been established. This article reviews the different strategies used in the management of CNS germinomas...
  50. doi request reprint Outcomes and prognostic factors for patients with brainstem metastases undergoing stereotactic radiosurgery
    Mustafa Aziz Hatiboglu
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:796-806; discussion 806. 2011
    ..Treatment of tumors metastatic to the brainstem with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has not been widely studied...
  51. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after surgery and radiotherapy for spinal myxopapillary ependymoma: update of the MD anderson cancer center experience
    Chiaojung Jillian Tsai
    Departments of Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Department of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey School of Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    Neurosurgery 75:205-14. 2014
    ..The role of radiotherapy after surgery for myxopapillary ependymoma (MPE) is unclear...
  52. ncbi request reprint What is the most appropriate clinical target volume for glioblastoma?
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    CNS Oncol 2:419-25. 2013
    ..The margin of expansion from GTV to clinical target volume also varies widely among different institutions. There is a lack of consensus as to what constitutes the most appropriate clinical target volume for glioblastoma. ..
  53. pmc The prognostic value of neurologic function in astrocytic spinal cord glioma
    Hoon K Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neuro Oncol 5:208-13. 2003
    ..We conclude that favorable NF may be associated with improved outcome in patients with astrocytic spinal cord glioma...
  54. ncbi request reprint Emerging applications of stereotactic body radiotherapy
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, LTR B181 Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Future Oncol 10:1299-310. 2014
    ..Preliminary data in the literature show promising results but the follow-up intervals are short for most studies. This paper will provide an overview of these emerging applications. ..
  55. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of a randomized study comparing radiosurgery with radiosurgery and whole brain radiation therapy in patients with 1 to 3 brain metastases
    Lincy S Lal
    Ingenix Consulting Healthcare, Missouri City, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:45-50. 2012
    ..In this study, we compare 2 treatment options and determine cost-effectiveness and cost-utility...
  56. ncbi request reprint Role of stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in the management of intracranial ependymoma
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana Lions Gamma Knife Center, Indiana University Medical Center, 535 Barnhill Drive, RT 041, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:501-7. 2006
    ..Long-term follow-up is needed to determine the long-term efficacy and toxicities associated with these treatment modalities...
  57. ncbi request reprint Induction treatment for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, experience of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Johannes E Wolff
    Department of Pediatrics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Anticancer Res 31:2265-9. 2011
    ..The biology of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma remains poorly understood and the dismal prognosis has not changed despite various attempts to add chemotherapy to standard radiation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Emerging role of proton beam radiation therapy for chordoma and chondrosarcoma of the skull base
    Quynh Nhu Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 97, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 10:338-43. 2008
    ..Compared with other forms of radiation therapy, proton beam therapy has been used to increase the dose delivered to the tumor while elegantly sparing dosing to adjacent critical normal structures...
  59. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of radiation exposure from portal films taken during definitive course of pediatric radiotherapy
    Rajat J Kudchadker
    Department of Radiation Physics, Box 94, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1229-35. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify the radiation dose from portal imaging delivered within and outside the radiation treatment field during a course of radiation therapy...
  60. ncbi request reprint A quality assurance procedure to evaluate cone-beam CT image center congruence with the radiation isocenter of a linear accelerator
    Weiliang Du
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 11:3297. 2010
    ..The results from the new QA procedure are useful for guiding high-precision patient positioning in stereotactic body radiation therapy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery with and without whole-brain radiotherapy for newly diagnosed brain metastases
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana Lions Gamma Knife Center, Indiana University Medical Center, 535 Barnhill Drive, RT 041, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:487-95. 2005
    ..For certain radioresistant brain metastases, the benefit of whole-brain radiotherapy to patients who have stereotactic radiosurgery is uncertain...
  62. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic body radiotherapy: a new paradigm in the management of spinal metastases
    Zain A Husain
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    CNS Oncol 2:259-70. 2013
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Role of stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in pediatric brain tumors
    Simon S Lo
    Department of Radiation Medicine, Arthur G James Cancer Hospital, Ohio State University Medical Center, 300 West 10th Avenue, Ste 088A, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:121-32. 2008
    ..SRS and FSRT can potentially add to the armamentarium against brain tumors in children. This article will review the role of SRS and FSRT in the management of pediatric brain tumors...
  64. ncbi request reprint Nonsmall cell lung cancer presenting with synchronous solitary brain metastasis
    Chaosu Hu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Cancer 106:1998-2004. 2006
    ..The goal was to distinguish which patients might benefit from aggressive treatment of their lung primary in patients whose solitary brain metastasis was treated with surgery or SRS...
  65. doi request reprint Optimizing radiotherapy schedules for elderly glioblastoma multiforme patients
    James W Clarke
    Department of Radiation Medicine, Arthur G James Cancer Hospital, The Ohio State University Medical Center, 300 West 10th Avenue, Ste 083A, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 8:733-41. 2008
    ..This review aims to evaluate the current state of knowledge on alternative radiotherapy schedules for elderly and poor-prognosis patients with glioblastoma...
  66. doi request reprint Stereotactic body radiosurgery for spinal metastases: a critical review
    Arjun Sahgal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:652-65. 2008
  67. ncbi request reprint Development of a sensitive and specific enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for thymosin beta15, a urinary biomarker of human prostate cancer
    Lloyd M Hutchinson
    Program in Vascular Biology and Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Biochem 38:558-71. 2005
    ..Toward this end, we have worked to develop a quantitative high-throughput assay that can accurately measure clinically relevant concentrations of Tbeta15 in human urine...
  68. ncbi request reprint Use of thymosin beta15 as a urinary biomarker in human prostate cancer
    Lloyd M Hutchinson
    Program in Vascular Biology and Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prostate 64:116-27. 2005
    ..In tissue-based assays, thymosin beta15 (Tbeta15) has been linked to an aggressive CaP phenotype and correlated with future tumor recurrence. We hypothesized that Tbeta15 may have clinical utility in biological fluids...