Justin E Bekelman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Principles and reality of proton therapy treatment allocation
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 89:499-508. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Implications of comparative effectiveness research for radiation oncology
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Pract Radiat Oncol 1:72-80. 2011
  3. pmc Radical cystectomy versus bladder-preserving therapy for muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma: examining confounding and misclassification biasin cancer observational comparative effectiveness research
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Value Health 16:610-8. 2013
  4. pmc Effect of practice integration between urologists and radiation oncologists on prostate cancer treatment patterns
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Urol 190:97-101. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after intensity-modulated versus conformal radiotherapy in older men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e325-34. 2011
  6. pmc Redesigning radiotherapy quality assurance: opportunities to develop an efficient, evidence-based system to support clinical trials--report of the National Cancer Institute Work Group on Radiotherapy Quality Assurance
    Justin E Bekelman
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:782-90. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Bladder cancer patterns of pelvic failure: implications for adjuvant radiation therapy
    Brian C Baumann
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:363-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A novel risk stratification to predict local-regional failures in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder after radical cystectomy
    Brian C Baumann
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:81-8. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Optimizing bladder cancer locoregional failure risk stratification after radical cystectomy using SWOG 8710
    John P Christodouleas
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Cancer 120:1272-80. 2014
  10. pmc Variation in use of androgen suppression with external-beam radiotherapy for nonmetastatic prostate cancer
    Samuel Swisher-McClure
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:8-15. 2012

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Principles and reality of proton therapy treatment allocation
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 89:499-508. 2014
    ..and rationale of the Proton Priority System (PROPS), a priority points framework that assigns higher scores to patients thought to more likely benefit from proton therapy, and the distribution of PROPS scores by patient characteristics..
  2. doi request reprint Implications of comparative effectiveness research for radiation oncology
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Pract Radiat Oncol 1:72-80. 2011
    ..The objective of this article is to introduce the relative strengths and weaknesses of several forms of evidence to illustrate the potential for CER evidence generation within radiation oncology...
  3. pmc Radical cystectomy versus bladder-preserving therapy for muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma: examining confounding and misclassification biasin cancer observational comparative effectiveness research
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Value Health 16:610-8. 2013
    ..To compare RC versus BPT, we undertook an observational cohort study using registry and administrative claims data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare database...
  4. pmc Effect of practice integration between urologists and radiation oncologists on prostate cancer treatment patterns
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Urol 190:97-101. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after intensity-modulated versus conformal radiotherapy in older men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e325-34. 2011
    ..The study objective was to test the hypothesis that IMRT, compared with CRT, is associated with a reduction in bowel, urinary, and erectile complications in elderly men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer...
  6. pmc Redesigning radiotherapy quality assurance: opportunities to develop an efficient, evidence-based system to support clinical trials--report of the National Cancer Institute Work Group on Radiotherapy Quality Assurance
    Justin E Bekelman
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:782-90. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Bladder cancer patterns of pelvic failure: implications for adjuvant radiation therapy
    Brian C Baumann
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:363-9. 2013
    ..Modern RT techniques with improved normal tissue sparing have rekindled interest but require knowledge of pelvic failure patterns to design treatment volumes...
  8. doi request reprint A novel risk stratification to predict local-regional failures in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder after radical cystectomy
    Brian C Baumann
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:81-8. 2013
    ..Modern techniques with improved normal tissue sparing have rekindled interest in RT. We assessed the risk of LF and determined those factors that predict recurrence to facilitate patient selection for future adjuvant RT trials...
  9. ncbi request reprint Optimizing bladder cancer locoregional failure risk stratification after radical cystectomy using SWOG 8710
    John P Christodouleas
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Cancer 120:1272-80. 2014
    ..In this study, the authors evaluated and refined a published risk stratification for locoregional failure (LF) by applying it to a multicenter patient cohort...
  10. pmc Variation in use of androgen suppression with external-beam radiotherapy for nonmetastatic prostate cancer
    Samuel Swisher-McClure
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:8-15. 2012
    ..To describe practice patterns associated with androgen suppression (AS) stratified by disease risk group in patients undergoing external-beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for localized prostate cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mapping patterns of nodal metastases in seminoma: rethinking radiotherapy fields
    Jonathan J Paly
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiother Oncol 106:64-8. 2013
    ..To analyze the location of metastatic lymph nodes in seminoma patients relative to vascular and bony anatomy and conventional radiation fields...
  12. pmc Increasing use of dose-escalated external beam radiation therapy for men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer
    Samuel Swisher-McClure
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 89:103-12. 2014
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Prospective preference assessment of patients' willingness to participate in a randomized controlled trial of intensity-modulated radiotherapy versus proton therapy for localized prostate cancer
    Anand Shah
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:e13-9. 2012
    ..To investigate patients' willingness to participate (WTP) in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) comparing intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) with proton beam therapy (PBT) for prostate cancer (PCa)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant radiation therapy for early stage seminoma: proton versus photon planning comparison and modeling of second cancer risk
    Jason A Efstathiou
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiother Oncol 103:12-7. 2012
    ..Given concerns of excess malignancies following adjuvant radiation for seminoma, we evaluated photon and proton beam therapy (PBT) treatment plans to assess dose distributions to organs at risk and model rates of second cancers...
  15. doi request reprint Physician evaluation of internet health information on proton therapy for prostate cancer
    Anand Shah
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:e173-7. 2013
    ..There is, however, potential for considerable variation in Internet health information (IHI). We thus evaluated the characteristics, quality, and accuracy of IHI on PBT for PCa...
  16. pmc Practice-based evidence to evidence-based practice: building the National Radiation Oncology Registry
    Jason A Efstathiou
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Boston, MA 02114 2606, USA
    J Oncol Pract 9:e90-5. 2013
    ..The NROR pilot study will provide the framework for expansion to a nationwide electronic registry for radiation oncology. ..
  17. doi request reprint Head-and-neck target delineation among radiation oncology residents after a teaching intervention: a prospective, blinded pilot study
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:416-23. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen surveillance among men with clinically localized prostate cancer who do not receive initial treatment
    Debra Nana Yeboa
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Urology 78:1107-13. 2011
    ..PSA measurements are an important component of surveillance for men with clinically localized prostate cancer who do not receive initial treatment...
  19. pmc Variation in adherence to external beam radiotherapy quality measures among elderly men with localized prostate cancer
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:1456-66. 2007
    ..S. men...
  20. pmc Predicted rates of secondary malignancies from proton versus photon radiation therapy for stage I seminoma
    Charles B Simone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:242-9. 2012
    ..In this institutional review board-approved study, we compared photon and proton radiotherapy for stage I seminoma and the predicted rates of excess secondary malignancies for both treatment modalities...
  21. doi request reprint Quality of radiotherapy reporting in randomized controlled trials of Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a systematic review
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:492-8. 2009
    ..Although radiotherapy (RT) is an important component of curative therapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), we postulated that RT reporting may be inadequate in Phase III HL and NHL trials...
  22. ncbi request reprint A research agenda for radiation oncology: results of the radiation oncology institute's comprehensive research needs assessment
    Reshma Jagsi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:318-22. 2012
    ..The Radiation Oncology Institute commissioned an independent, comprehensive assessment of research needs for the advancement of radiation oncology care...
  23. pmc Risk of fatal cerebrovascular accidents after external beam radiation therapy for early-stage glottic laryngeal cancer
    Samuel Swisher-McClure
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Head Neck 36:611-6. 2014
    ..This study compared the risk of fatal cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs) in patients with early-stage glottic laryngeal cancer receiving surgery or external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Salvage re-irradiation for recurrent head and neck cancer
    Nancy Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:731-40. 2007
    ..To present a retrospective review of treatment outcomes for recurrent head and neck (HN) cancer patients treated with re-irradiation (re-RT) at a single medical center...
  25. doi request reprint Postoperative radiation therapy for low-grade glioma: patterns of care between 1998 and 2006
    Gita Suneja
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer 118:3735-42. 2012
    ..PORT may benefit patients with high-risk features. The aim of this study was to assess temporal trends and determinants of the use of PORT...
  26. ncbi request reprint The rise and fall of prostate brachytherapy: use of brachytherapy for the treatment of localized prostate cancer in the National Cancer Data Base
    Jeffrey M Martin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Cancer 120:2114-21. 2014
    ..In this study, the authors examined trends in brachytherapy use for localized prostate cancer using a large national cancer registry...