Michael J Fisher

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Visual outcomes in children with neurofibromatosis type 1-associated optic pathway glioma following chemotherapy: a multicenter retrospective analysis
    Michael J Fisher
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Colket Translational Research Building, 10th Floor, 3501 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:790-7. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Factitious fungus in two children with cancer receiving liposomal amphotericin
    Michael J Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:360-3. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Amifostine for children with medulloblastoma treated with cisplatin-based chemotherapy
    Michael J Fisher
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 43:780-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in predicting plexiform neurofibroma progression
    Michael J Fisher
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Neurooncol 87:165-71. 2008
  5. pmc Headache as a risk factor for neurovascular events in pediatric brain tumor patients
    Sarah M Kranick
    Department of Neurology, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Neurology 80:1452-6. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood intracranial ependymoma: twenty-year experience from a single institution
    Hui Kuo G Shu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 30322, USA
    Cancer 110:432-41. 2007
  7. pmc Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in children with optic pathway gliomas
    Robert A Avery
    Division of Ophthalmology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 151:542-9.e2. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Optic pathway gliomas: neoplasms, not hamartomas
    Grant T Liu
    Neuro Ophthalmology Service, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA Ophthalmol 131:646-50. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy and toxicity of bevacizumab-based therapy in children with recurrent low-grade gliomas
    Eugene I Hwang
    Division of Oncology, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:776-82. 2013
  10. pmc Cranial irradiation increases risk of stroke in pediatric brain tumor survivors
    Cynthia J Campen
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Department of Neurology, The Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Stroke 43:3035-40. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Visual outcomes in children with neurofibromatosis type 1-associated optic pathway glioma following chemotherapy: a multicenter retrospective analysis
    Michael J Fisher
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Colket Translational Research Building, 10th Floor, 3501 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:790-7. 2012
    ..The lack of consensus regarding the indications for treatment underlines the need for better standardization of care. Future clinical trials for OPG require standardized visual assessment methods and clear definitions of visual outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Factitious fungus in two children with cancer receiving liposomal amphotericin
    Michael J Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:360-3. 2002
    ..These cases underscore the importance of establishing a microbiologic diagnosis in cases of presumed fungal infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Amifostine for children with medulloblastoma treated with cisplatin-based chemotherapy
    Michael J Fisher
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 43:780-4. 2004
    ..Larger studies will help clarify these findings...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in predicting plexiform neurofibroma progression
    Michael J Fisher
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Neurooncol 87:165-71. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that PN tumors with high metabolic activity as demonstrated by FDG-PET are more likely to progress in the following year...
  5. pmc Headache as a risk factor for neurovascular events in pediatric brain tumor patients
    Sarah M Kranick
    Department of Neurology, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Neurology 80:1452-6. 2013
    ..To determine whether severe recurrent headache is a risk factor for neurovascular events in children who received radiation for brain tumors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood intracranial ependymoma: twenty-year experience from a single institution
    Hui Kuo G Shu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 30322, USA
    Cancer 110:432-41. 2007
    ..In this article, they report their 20-year institutional experience with this disease...
  7. pmc Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in children with optic pathway gliomas
    Robert A Avery
    Division of Ophthalmology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 151:542-9.e2. 2011
    ..To determine the relationship of high-contrast visual acuity (VA) and low-contrast letter acuity with retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness in children with optic pathway gliomas...
  8. doi request reprint Optic pathway gliomas: neoplasms, not hamartomas
    Grant T Liu
    Neuro Ophthalmology Service, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA Ophthalmol 131:646-50. 2013
    ..Optic pathway gliomas are an important neuro-ophthalmic cause of vision loss in children. Their management depends on whether they are considered neoplasms or hamartomas...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy and toxicity of bevacizumab-based therapy in children with recurrent low-grade gliomas
    Eugene I Hwang
    Division of Oncology, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:776-82. 2013
    ..Bevacizumab-based therapy has demonstrated encouraging responses; however, longer-term toxicity, response durability and alternative dosing regimens have not been evaluated...
  10. pmc Cranial irradiation increases risk of stroke in pediatric brain tumor survivors
    Cynthia J Campen
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Department of Neurology, The Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Stroke 43:3035-40. 2012
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine the incidence of neurovascular events as late complications in pediatric patients with brain tumor and to evaluate radiation as a risk factor...
  11. pmc Surgical treatment of brain tumors in infants younger than six months of age and review of the literature
    Shih Shan Lang
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    World Neurosurg 78:137-44. 2012
    ..These tumors can be challenging to treat surgically. We analyzed a modern series of patients treated by a multidisciplinary team at a tertiary care center and performed a literature review of this unique population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gliomatosis cerebri: 20 years of experience at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Gregory T Armstrong
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 107:1597-606. 2006
    ..In this report, the authors describe the largest cohort of children to date with GC and explore relations between potential prognostic factors, treatment, and survival...
  13. pmc Pediatric low-grade gliomas
    Angela J Sievert
    Division of Oncology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:1397-408. 2009
    ..Second-line radiotherapy can also improve overall survival but is associated with more frequent and significant neurocognitive, endocrine, and other long-term toxicities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Near complete surgical resection predicts a favorable outcome in pediatric patients with nonbrainstem, malignant gliomas: results from a single center in the magnetic resonance imaging era
    Mary Kara Bucci
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer 101:817-24. 2004
    ..Because few reports on outcome in patients with pediatric malignant gliomas during the magnetic resonance imaging era were available, the authors studied the outcomes of children with these tumors at their institution...