James M Metz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A multi-institutional study of Internet utilization by radiation oncology patients
    James M Metz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1201-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A phase I study of topical Tempol for the prevention of alopecia induced by whole brain radiotherapy
    James M Metz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 10:6411-7. 2004
  3. pmc An Internet-based cancer clinical trials matching resource
    James M Metz
    University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e24. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of radiation therapy in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    James M Metz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer J 12:102-4. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Radiation therapy is associated with improved survival in the adjuvant and definitive treatment of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Eric T Shinohara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:1495-501. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Impact of internet-based cancer survivorship care plans on health care and lifestyle behaviors
    Christine E Hill-Kayser
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Cancer 119:3854-60. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Palliative care in the management of lung cancer: analgesic utilization and barriers to optimal pain management
    Charles B Simone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Opioid Manag 8:9-16. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Cosmetic outcomes and complications reported by patients having undergone breast-conserving treatment
    Christine E Hill-Kayser
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:839-44. 2012
  9. pmc Cancer patient attitudes toward analgesic usage and pain intervention
    Charles B Simone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin J Pain 28:157-62. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Brachytherapy in the treatment of cholangiocarcinoma
    Eric T Shinohara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:722-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint A multi-institutional study of Internet utilization by radiation oncology patients
    James M Metz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1201-5. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A phase I study of topical Tempol for the prevention of alopecia induced by whole brain radiotherapy
    James M Metz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 10:6411-7. 2004
    ..This phase Ib study was designed to evaluate the safety and side effect profile of topical Tempol in patients with brain metastases being treated with whole brain radiotherapy...
  3. pmc An Internet-based cancer clinical trials matching resource
    James M Metz
    University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e24. 2005
    ..Many patients are now accessing the Internet to obtain cancer clinical trials information. However, services offering clinical trials recruitment information have not been well defined...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of radiation therapy in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    James M Metz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer J 12:102-4. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Radiation therapy is associated with improved survival in the adjuvant and definitive treatment of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Eric T Shinohara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:1495-501. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the role of adjuvant and definitive radiation therapy in the treatment of IHC in a large group of patients...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of internet-based cancer survivorship care plans on health care and lifestyle behaviors
    Christine E Hill-Kayser
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Cancer 119:3854-60. 2013
    ..To the best of the authors' knowledge, the impact of SCPs on cancer survivors has not been previously reported...
  7. ncbi request reprint Palliative care in the management of lung cancer: analgesic utilization and barriers to optimal pain management
    Charles B Simone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Opioid Manag 8:9-16. 2012
    ..This study evaluates those reasons and investigates perceived causes of pain among individuals with lung cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Cosmetic outcomes and complications reported by patients having undergone breast-conserving treatment
    Christine E Hill-Kayser
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:839-44. 2012
    ..The goal of breast-conservation treatment (BCT) is avoidance of mastectomy through use of lumpectomy and adjuvant radiation. Modern data demonstrate "excellent" or "good" cosmesis in >90% of patients treated with BCT...
  9. pmc Cancer patient attitudes toward analgesic usage and pain intervention
    Charles B Simone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin J Pain 28:157-62. 2012
    ..Little data exist quantifying analgesic usage among oncology patients. This study evaluates perceived causes of pain and investigates reasons why oncology patients fail to receive optimal pain management...
  10. doi request reprint Brachytherapy in the treatment of cholangiocarcinoma
    Eric T Shinohara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:722-8. 2010
    ..To examine the role of brachytherapy in the treatment of cholangiocarcinomas in a relatively large group of patients...
  11. doi request reprint Adult cancer survivorship: evolution, research, and planning care
    Linda A Jacobs
    LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:391-410. 2009
    ..Finally, an overview of evolving treatment summary and care plan initiatives is presented...
  12. ncbi request reprint Utilization of internet-based survivorship care plans by lung cancer survivors
    Christine E Hill-Kayser
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 10:347-52. 2009
    ..The Institute of Medicine recommends survivorship care plans for all cancer survivors...
  13. doi request reprint The role of radiation therapy in malignant thymoma: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database analysis
    Annemarie T Fernandes
    University of Pennsylvania, 2 Donner, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 5:1454-60. 2010
    ..This is a retrospective analysis of outcome in patients with malignant thymoma from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database between 1973 and 2005...
  14. pmc The utilization of oncology web-based resources in Spanish-speaking Internet users
    Charles B Simone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:520-6. 2012
    ..This study examines utilization of Spanish-language oncology web-based resources and evaluates oncology-related Internet browsing practices of Spanish-speaking patients...
  15. doi request reprint Abdominal and pancreatic motion correlation using 4D CT, 4D transponders, and a gating belt
    Ricardo Betancourt
    Radiation Oncology, University of PennsylvaniaMedical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 14:4060. 2013
    ..In conclusion, an appropriate treatment delivery can be used for pancreatic cancer when an internal tracking system, such as the 4D electromagnetic transponder system, is unavailable...
  16. doi request reprint Patient reported late effects of gynecological cancer treatment
    Surbhi Grover
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 124:399-403. 2012
    ..Patient reported outcomes are essential in capturing patients' experiences in order to address survivorship issues; however, patient reported toxicities are not often collected or reported...
  17. ncbi request reprint The influence of race on the attitudes of radiation oncology patients towards clinical trial enrollment
    Charles G Wood
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:593-9. 2006
    ..Unfortunately, data describing patient attitudes towards clinical trials are limited, particularly in the radiation oncology clinic setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Internet-based survey evaluating use of pain medications and attitudes of radiation oncology patients toward pain intervention
    Charles B Simone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:127-33. 2008
    ..Few data exist quantifying analgesic use by radiation oncology patients. This study evaluated the causes of pain in cancer patients and investigated the reasons patients fail to receive optimal analgesic therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging in the clinical management and radiation treatment planning of locally advanced rectal cancer
    Jonathan T Whaley
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Pract Radiat Oncol 4:226-32. 2014
    ..We studied the role of integrated PET/CT in the staging, radiation treatment planning, and use as an imaging biomarker in rectal cancer patients undergoing multimodality treatment...
  20. doi request reprint Trends in the use of postoperative radiation therapy in patients with localized resectable pancreatic cancer
    Eric T Shinohara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:543-8. 2012
    ..The potential association between the publication of ESPAC-1 and the use of PORT in the United States is examined in this study...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patient initiation of complementary and alternative medical therapies (CAM) following cancer diagnosis
    Neha Vapiwala
    Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer J 12:467-74. 2006
    ..This study evaluated patients' complementary and alternative medicine usage patterns, reasons, and general perceptions after cancer diagnosis and during or after conventional cancer therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy is associated with improved survival in adjuvant and palliative treatment of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas
    Eric T Shinohara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1191-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the role of adjuvant and palliative RT in the treatment of EHC in a large patient population...
  23. ncbi request reprint High-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy for the treatment of benign obstructive endobronchial granulation tissue
    Chika N Madu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:1450-6. 2006
    ..This study describes a series of refractory patients treated with high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy for benign proliferation of granulation tissue, causing airway compromise...
  24. ncbi request reprint Chemoradiotherapy in the treatment of rectal cancer
    Roberto J Santiago
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2 Donner, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 16:995-1014, viii. 2002
    ..This article summarizes the evidence that has established chemoradiotherapy as part of the standard of care for rectal cancer and the techniques used for its delivery...
  25. doi request reprint Feasibility of electromagnetic transponder use to monitor inter- and intrafractional motion in locally advanced pancreatic cancer patients
    Eric T Shinohara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Vanderbilt Clinic, Nashville, TN 37232e5671, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:566-73. 2012
    ..Secondarily, the use of transponders to monitor inter- and intrafractional motion, and the efficacy of breath holding for limiting target motion, were examined...
  26. doi request reprint Adjuvant radiotherapy for completely resected stage 2 thymoma
    Abigail T Berman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Cancer 117:3502-8. 2011
    ..Due to its indolent nature and infrequent recurrences, no study has definitively determined the optimal approach...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intraperitoneal photodynamic therapy causes a capillary-leak syndrome
    Robert J Canter
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:514-24. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer patients' attitudes toward clinical trials in the radiation oncology clinic versus those searching for trial information on the Internet
    Christopher M Dolinsky
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Breast J 12:324-30. 2006
    ..Biases may be introduced with recruitment for clinical trials through the Internet. Radiation oncologists must consider these issues when offering clinical trials information through the Internet...
  29. pmc An internet tool for creation of cancer survivorship care plans for survivors and health care providers: design, implementation, use and user satisfaction
    Christine E Hill-Kayser
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e39. 2009
    ..We implemented an Internet-based tool for creation of individualized survivorship care plans. To our knowledge, this is the first tool of this type to be designed and made publicly accessible...
  30. doi request reprint Two phase I studies of concurrent radiation therapy with continuous-infusion 5-fluorouracil plus epirubicin, and either cisplatin or irinotecan for locally advanced upper gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas
    Weijing Sun
    Abramson Cancer Center of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 19104 4283, USA
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 67:621-7. 2011
    ..Epirubicin, cisplatin, and irinotecan are active cytotoxic chemotherapy agents in UGI cancers...
  31. ncbi request reprint Palliative radiation therapy in oncology
    Christopher Dolinsky
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 2 Donner Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin 24:113-28, viii-ix. 2006
    ..Palliative radiation can be delivered using a variety of techniques: external beam radiation therapy, intraluminal brachytherapy (radioactive seed delivery), and systemic radionucleotides...
  32. ncbi request reprint Rates of unconventional medical therapy use in patients with prostate cancer: standard history versus directed questions
    Heather A Jones
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Urology 59:272-6. 2002
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the rates of UMT use by patients with prostate cancer revealed by standard versus directed questioning and to identify demographic markers that may predict use...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dose perturbations by electromagnetic transponders in the proton environment
    Derek Dolney
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Phys Med Biol 58:1495-505. 2013
    ..However, if transponders are positioned further than 5 mm from the end of range, and are not oriented parallel to the beam direction, then the dose deficit can be kept below 10%...
  34. pmc Esophageal cancer in a young woman with bulimia nervosa: a case report
    Eric T Shinohara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Med Case Reports 1:160. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that even in very young patients, bulimia may represent a risk factor for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial resources on the internet must be designed to reach underrepresented minorities
    John J Wilson
    Fox Chase Virtua Health Cancer Treatment Center, Voorhies, New Jersey 08043, USA
    Cancer J 12:475-81. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the ability of an established clinical trials registry to reach these populations based on expected Internet use...