J A Hayman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences concerning the trade-off between the risks and benefits of routine radiation therapy after conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer
    J A Hayman
    Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 15:1252-60. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating the costs of caring for the older breast cancer patient
    James A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, UH B2C490, Box 0010, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 46:255-60. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of palliative radiotherapy among patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer
    James A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0010, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:1001-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Measuring the quality of care in radiation oncology
    James A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Semin Radiat Oncol 18:201-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing the benefit of radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery for ductal carcinoma-in-situ
    James A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0010, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5171-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating the cost of informal caregiving for elderly patients with cancer
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:3219-25. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Dose escalation in non-small-cell lung cancer using three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy: update of a phase I trial
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:127-36. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of two methods for estimating the technical costs of external beam radiation therapy
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 47:461-7. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of adding an electron-beam boost to tangential radiation therapy in patients with negative margins after conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0010, USA
    J Clin Oncol 18:287-95. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of routine radiation therapy following conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0010, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:1022-9. 1998

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences concerning the trade-off between the risks and benefits of routine radiation therapy after conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer
    J A Hayman
    Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 15:1252-60. 1997
    ..To assess patients' preferences regarding the trade-off between risks and benefits of radiation therapy after conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating the costs of caring for the older breast cancer patient
    James A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, UH B2C490, Box 0010, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 46:255-60. 2003
    ..The goals of this article will be to introduce the relevant types of costs, to review the available data on these costs and to conclude with some thoughts regarding areas for future research...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of palliative radiotherapy among patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer
    James A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0010, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:1001-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the utilization patterns of palliative RT among elderly patients with Stage IV NSCLC and, in particular, to identify factors associated with its use...
  4. doi request reprint Measuring the quality of care in radiation oncology
    James A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Semin Radiat Oncol 18:201-6. 2008
    ..We will next examine how these measures are currently being used and will conclude with some thoughts regarding the steps necessary to use quality measures to improve the quality of care in radiation oncology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing the benefit of radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery for ductal carcinoma-in-situ
    James A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0010, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5171-7. 2005
    ..To assess women's preferences regarding the trade-off between the risks and benefits of treatment with radiation therapy (RT) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) for ductal carcinoma-in-situ (DCIS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating the cost of informal caregiving for elderly patients with cancer
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:3219-25. 2001
    ..Although estimates of the associated direct medical costs exist, very little information is available regarding the prevalence, time, and cost associated with informal caregiving for elderly cancer patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dose escalation in non-small-cell lung cancer using three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy: update of a phase I trial
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:127-36. 2001
    ..High-dose radiation may improve outcomes in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). By using three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy and limiting the target volume, we hypothesized that the dose could be safely escalated...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of two methods for estimating the technical costs of external beam radiation therapy
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 47:461-7. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether these competing approaches result in similar cost estimates for four typical courses of external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of adding an electron-beam boost to tangential radiation therapy in patients with negative margins after conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0010, USA
    J Clin Oncol 18:287-95. 2000
    ..Electron-beam boosts (EBB) are routinely added after conservative surgery and tangential radiation therapy (TRT) for early-stage breast cancer. We performed an incremental cost-utility analysis to evaluate their cost-effectiveness...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of routine radiation therapy following conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0010, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:1022-9. 1998
    ..To examine the cost-effectiveness of radiation therapy following conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Distribution of proliferating bone marrow in adult cancer patients determined using FLT-PET imaging
    James A Hayman
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:847-52. 2011
    ..18F-fluoro-L-deoxythymidine concentrates in bone marrow, and we used its intensity on positron emission tomography imaging to quantify the location of the proliferating bone marrow...
  12. ncbi request reprint Normal tissue complication probability modeling for acute esophagitis in patients treated with conformal radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
    Olivier Chapet
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Radiother Oncol 77:176-81. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of conservative surgery and radiotherapy for ductal carcinoma in situ using lung density correction: the University of Michigan experience
    Merav A Ben-David
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Breast J 13:392-400. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Do dose-volume metrics predict pulmonary function changes in lung irradiation?
    A M Allen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:921-9. 2003
    ..In addition, we wanted to examine the correlation between these metrics...
  15. ncbi request reprint High radiation dose may reduce the negative effect of large gross tumor volume in patients with medically inoperable early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
    Lujun Zhao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:103-10. 2007
    ..To determine whether the effect of radiation dose varies with gross tumor volume (GTV) in patients with stage I/II non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  16. doi request reprint Comparative survival in patients with postresection recurrent versus newly diagnosed non-small-cell lung cancer treated with radiotherapy
    Xu Wei Cai
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1100-5. 2010
    ..To compare the survival of postresection recurrent vs. newly diagnosed non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients treated with radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy...
  17. pmc Using fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography to assess tumor volume during radiotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer and its potential impact on adaptive dose escalation and normal tissue sparing
    Mary Feng
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:1228-34. 2009
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The predictive role of plasma TGF-beta1 during radiation therapy for radiation-induced lung toxicity deserves further study in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Lujun Zhao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Lung Cancer 59:232-9. 2008
    ..This study aimed to further investigate the role of circulating TGF-beta1 during radiation therapy (RT) in predicting radiation-induced lung toxicity (RILT)...
  19. pmc Time to treatment in patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer
    Li Wang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:790-5. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint A phase I dose escalation trial of gemcitabine with radiotherapy for breast cancer in the treatment of unresectable chest wall recurrences
    W Warren Suh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Breast J 10:204-10. 2004
    ..This novel approach suggests excellent local-regional control when compared to historical controls. A phase II trial is warranted...
  21. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional conformal radiation may deliver considerable dose of incidental nodal irradiation in patients with early stage node-negative non-small cell lung cancer when the tumor is large and centrally located
    Lujun Zhao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Radiother Oncol 82:153-9. 2007
    ..To determine the dose to regional nodal stations in patients with T1-3N0M0 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3DCRT) without intentional elective nodal irradiation (ENI)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Overall survival after prostate-specific-antigen-detected recurrence following conformal radiation therapy
    H M Sandler
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0010, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 48:629-33. 2000
    ..To study the significance, in terms of overall and cause-specific survival, of biochemical failure after conformal external-beam radiation therapy (RT) for prostate cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Results following treatment to doses of 92.4 or 102.9 Gy on a phase I dose escalation study for non-small cell lung cancer
    Samir Narayan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Davis Medical Center, 4501 X Street, G126, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Lung Cancer 44:79-88. 2004
    ..The results of patients treated to either 92.4 or 102.9 Gy are reported...
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of radiation therapy in thoracic tumors
    Feng Ming Spring Kong
    Department of Radiation Therapy, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 20:363-400. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Short-term and long-term reproducibility of lung tumor position using active breathing control (ABC)
    Rojano Kashani
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0010, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:1553-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the short-term and long-term reproducibility of lung tumor position for scans acquired using an active breathing control (ABC) device...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of three-dimensional conformal adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy
    Christina Tsien
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Urology 62:93-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) in the adjuvant and salvage setting after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Preliminary visual outcomes after three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy for optic nerve sheath meningioma
    Samir Narayan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health Care System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:537-43. 2003
    ..We assessed visual outcomes, local control, and toxicity associated with three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) for primary optic nerve sheath meningiomas (ONSM)...
  28. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography scans during and after radiation-based therapy in patients with non small-cell lung cancer
    Feng Ming Spring Kong
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3116-23. 2007
    ..To study whether changes of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) during treatment correlate with post-treatment responses in tumor and normal lung in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant docetaxel and capecitabine and the use of thymidine phosphorylase as a predictive biomarker in breast cancer
    Rachel M Layman
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0848, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:4092-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated whether TP protein expression is increased by docetaxel and correlates with pathologic complete response (pCR) in breast cancer patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint The use of preferences to measure the benefit of adjuvant radiation therapy for stage I seminoma
    June L Chan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:934-41. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to use utilities to assess the quality of life benefits associated with adjuvant RT in this setting...
  31. ncbi request reprint Decision-analytic model and cost-effectiveness evaluation of postmastectomy radiation therapy in high-risk premenopausal breast cancer patients
    Jason H Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2713-25. 2002
    ..To present a decision model that describes the clinical and economic outcomes of node-positive breast cancer with and without postmastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT)...
  32. pmc Treatment recommendations for locally advanced, non-small-cell lung cancer: the influence of physician and patient factors
    Irwin H Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1376-84. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of patient age, comorbidity, and physician factors on treatment recommendations for locally advanced, unresectable non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  33. doi request reprint Unacceptable cosmesis in a protocol investigating intensity-modulated radiotherapy with active breathing control for accelerated partial-breast irradiation
    Reshma Jagsi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5010, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:71-8. 2010
    ..To report interim cosmetic results and toxicity from a prospective study evaluating accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI) administered using a highly conformal external beam approach...
  34. pmc Accelerated partial breast irradiation: what is dosimetric effect of advanced technology approaches?
    Jean M Moran
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0010, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:294-301. 2009
    ..g., free breathing [FB] and deep inspiration breath hold [DIBH])...
  35. ncbi request reprint Final toxicity results of a radiation-dose escalation study in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC): predictors for radiation pneumonitis and fibrosis
    Feng Ming Kong
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, and Radiation Oncology, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:1075-86. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of high-dose conformal radiotherapy for patients with medically inoperable T1-3N0 non-small-cell lung cancer: is low incidence of regional failure due to incidental nodal irradiation?
    Ming Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:120-6. 2006
    ..To report the results of high-dose conformal irradiation and examine incidental nodal irradiation and nodal failure in patients with inoperable early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  37. doi request reprint Features predicting sentinel lymph node positivity in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Jennifer L Schwartz
    University of Michigan Health System, 1910 Taubman Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0314, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1036-41. 2011
    ..Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a relatively rare, potentially aggressive cutaneous malignancy. We examined the clinical and histologic features of primary MCC that may correlate with the probability of a positive sentinel lymph node (SLN)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of radiation therapy following conservative surgery for ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    W Warren Suh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:1054-61. 2005
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of radiation therapy (RT) in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in radiation oncology
    Charlie C Pan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Neuroophthalmol 24:251-7. 2004
    ..A good understanding of what can be achieved with modern radiotherapy is important in ensuring an effective multidisciplinary approach to the management of cancer and other benign, yet rapidly proliferating, lesions...
  40. ncbi request reprint A cost comparison analysis of partial versus whole-breast irradiation after breast-conserving surgery for early-stage breast cancer
    W Warren Suh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:790-6. 2005
    ..To assess, if and for whom, there are cost savings associated with alternate breast radiotherapy (RT) techniques when compared with the conventional external beam-based whole-breast RT with a boost (WBRT-B)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the influence of breathing on the movement and modeling of lung tumors
    Aaron M Allen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:1251-7. 2004
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the influence of breathing movement on tumors and to assess the validity of the free-breathing CT scan for target delineation in the lung...
  42. ncbi request reprint Concurrent cisplatin, paclitaxel, and radiotherapy as preoperative treatment for patients with locoregional esophageal carcinoma
    Susan G Urba
    Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Cancer 98:2177-83. 2003
    ..A Phase II trial was conducted at the University of Michigan to determine the efficacy of a preoperative regimen of concurrent cisplatin, paclitaxel, and radiation for patients with locoregional esophageal carcinoma...
  43. ncbi request reprint Conservative surgery and radiotherapy for stage I/II breast cancer using lung density correction: 10-year and 15-year results
    Lori J Pierce
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:1317-27. 2005
    ..Since 1984, we have used lung density correction for dose calculations at the University of Michigan. We now present our 10-year and 15-year results...
  44. ncbi request reprint High-dose radiation improved local tumor control and overall survival in patients with inoperable/unresectable non-small-cell lung cancer: long-term results of a radiation dose escalation study
    Feng Ming Kong
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:324-33. 2005
    ..To determine whether high-dose radiation leads to improved outcomes in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Out-of-pocket health-care expenditures among older Americans with cancer
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Value Health 7:186-94. 2004
    ....
  46. pmc Development and validation of a heart atlas to study cardiac exposure to radiation following treatment for breast cancer
    Mary Feng
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:10-8. 2011
    ..Here we have developed a heart atlas and evaluated its effect on contour accuracy and concordance...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prospective quality-of-life assessment in patients receiving concurrent gemcitabine and radiotherapy as a bladder preservation strategy
    Joseph M Herman
    Department ofRadiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Urology 64:69-73. 2004
    ..To assess, in a Phase I study, whether bladder preservation with concurrent gemcitabine and radiotherapy (RT) influenced patient-reported quality of life (QOL) as determined by the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Bladder (FACT-BL)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ophthalmic artery occlusion secondary to radiation-induced vasculopathy
    Rita Singh
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1000 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Neuroophthalmol 24:206-10. 2004
    ..Even though modern radiation techniques limit collateral damage, this modality should be used with discretion in NF1 patients, given the vulnerability of their immature cerebral vasculature to radiation...
  49. ncbi request reprint The treatment planning of segmental, conformal stereotactic radiosurgery utilizing a standard multileaf collimator
    P G Archer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Med Dosim 24:13-9. 1999
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint CT-based definition of thoracic lymph node stations: an atlas from the University of Michigan
    Olivier Chapet
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:170-8. 2005
    ..The goal of this work was to generate a consensus to delineate these nodal regions based on definitions from the American Joint Committee on Cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparing the costs of radiation therapy and radical prostatectomy for the initial treatment of early-stage prostate cancer
    Jeffrey H Burkhardt
    Research Department, American College of Radiology, Reston, VA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2869-75. 2002
    ..This study compares the direct medical costs during the month before and 9 months after diagnosis for patients treated primarily with external-beam radiation or radical prostatectomy for early-stage prostate cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparing different NTCP models that predict the incidence of radiation pneumonitis. Normal tissue complication probability
    Yvette Seppenwoolde
    Department of Radiotherapy, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:724-35. 2003
    ..To compare different normal tissue complication probability (NTCP) models to predict the incidence of radiation pneumonitis on the basis of the dose distribution in the lung...
  53. ncbi request reprint The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) evidence-based review of the role of radiosurgery for malignant glioma
    May N Tsao
    The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:47-55. 2005
    ..To systematically review the evidence for the use of stereotactic radiosurgery or stereotactic fractionated radiation therapy in adult patients with malignant glioma...
  54. ncbi request reprint American Society of Clinical Oncology guideline recommendations for sentinel lymph node biopsy in early-stage breast cancer
    Gary H Lyman
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7703-20. 2005
    ..To develop a guideline for the use of sentinel node biopsy (SNB) in early stage breast cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint Gastric Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines
    Jaffer Ajani
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:350-66. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint Esophageal Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines
    Jaffer Ajani
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:328-47. 2006
  57. ncbi request reprint The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) evidence-based review of the role of radiosurgery for brain metastases
    Minesh P Mehta
    The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:37-46. 2005
    ..To systematically review the evidence for the use of stereotactic radiosurgery in adult patients with brain metastases...
  58. ncbi request reprint Second primary cancers after enrollment in the COMS trials for treatment of choroidal melanoma: COMS Report No. 25
    Marie Diener-West
    COMS Coordinating Center, Wilmer Clinical Trials and Biometry, 550 N Broadway, Ninth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:601-4. 2005
    ..To report sites of second primary cancer and the time to first diagnosis during routine follow-up after treatment for choroidal melanoma...
  59. ncbi request reprint Development of metastatic disease after enrollment in the COMS trials for treatment of choroidal melanoma: Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study Group Report No. 26
    Marie Diener-West
    Coordinating Center, Wilmer Clinical Trials and Biometry, 550 N Broadway, Ninth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1639-43. 2005
    ..To describe the time between treatment for choroidal melanoma and first diagnosis of metastatic disease, sites of metastasis, treatments for metastasis, and time between diagnosis of metastasis and death...
  60. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of disease-specific measures for choroidal melanoma: COMS-QOLS report No. 2
    Michele Melia
    Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2010, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:1010-20. 2003
    ..To develop and validate scales measuring common concerns of patients with choroidal melanoma: perception of appearance, concern about cancer recurrence, and difficulty with vision-dependent activities requiring stereopsis or binocularity...

Research Grants1

  1. Use of Radiation in Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    James Hayman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Lastly, we plan to examine whether the frequency and intensity of the administration of treatment with palliative radiation in this patient population has changed over time. ..