P K Sneed

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A multi-institutional review of radiosurgery alone vs. radiosurgery with whole brain radiotherapy as the initial management of brain metastases
    Penny K Sneed
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:519-26. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival benefit of hyperthermia in a prospective randomized trial of brachytherapy boost +/- hyperthermia for glioblastoma multiforme
    P K Sneed
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 40:287-95. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint EGFR overexpression and radiation response in glioblastoma multiforme
    F G Barker
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Neuro Oncology Service and Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 51:410-8. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Phase III trial of accelerated hyperfractionation with or without difluromethylornithine (DFMO) versus standard fractionated radiotherapy with or without DFMO for newly diagnosed patients with glioblastoma multiforme
    M D Prados
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0372, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 49:71-7. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Interstitial brachytherapy for malignant brain tumors
    M W McDermott
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0350, USA
    Semin Surg Oncol 14:79-87. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Age and radiation response in glioblastoma multiforme
    F G Barker
    Neuro Oncology Service, Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    Neurosurgery 49:1288-97; discussion 1297-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for brain metastases from primary lung carcinoma
    R Hoffman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0226, USA
    Cancer J 7:121-31. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Volume MRI and MRSI techniques for the quantitation of treatment response in brain tumors: presentation of a detailed case study
    S J Nelson
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 7:1146-52. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of radiation therapy in the treatment of craniopharyngioma
    W M Wara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco 94143
    Pediatr Neurosurg 21:98-100. 1994
  10. doi request reprint Distinguishing recurrent intra-axial metastatic tumor from radiation necrosis following gamma knife radiosurgery using dynamic susceptibility-weighted contrast-enhanced perfusion MR imaging
    R F Barajas
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:367-72. 2009

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint A multi-institutional review of radiosurgery alone vs. radiosurgery with whole brain radiotherapy as the initial management of brain metastases
    Penny K Sneed
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:519-26. 2002
    ..Data collected from 10 institutions were reviewed to compare survival probabilities of patients with newly diagnosed brain metastases managed initially with radiosurgery (RS) alone vs. RS + whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival benefit of hyperthermia in a prospective randomized trial of brachytherapy boost +/- hyperthermia for glioblastoma multiforme
    P K Sneed
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 40:287-95. 1998
    ..To determine if adjuvant interstitial hyperthermia (HT) significantly improves survival of patients with glioblastoma undergoing brachytherapy boost after conventional radiotherapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint EGFR overexpression and radiation response in glioblastoma multiforme
    F G Barker
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Neuro Oncology Service and Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 51:410-8. 2001
    ..We tested whether these abnormalities correlated with clinical heterogeneity in GM response to radiation treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Phase III trial of accelerated hyperfractionation with or without difluromethylornithine (DFMO) versus standard fractionated radiotherapy with or without DFMO for newly diagnosed patients with glioblastoma multiforme
    M D Prados
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0372, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 49:71-7. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Interstitial brachytherapy for malignant brain tumors
    M W McDermott
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0350, USA
    Semin Surg Oncol 14:79-87. 1998
    ..In spite of the increased availability of radiosurgery, interstitial brachytherapy still has a place in the management of these difficult tumors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Age and radiation response in glioblastoma multiforme
    F G Barker
    Neuro Oncology Service, Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    Neurosurgery 49:1288-97; discussion 1297-8. 2001
    ..Radiographically assessed tumor response to external beam radiation therapy is an important prognostic factor in GM. We hypothesized that older GM patients might have more radioresistant tumors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for brain metastases from primary lung carcinoma
    R Hoffman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0226, USA
    Cancer J 7:121-31. 2001
    ..Prospective, randomized trials are needed to further investigate the role of radiosurgery with and without whole-brain radiotherapy for brain metastases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Volume MRI and MRSI techniques for the quantitation of treatment response in brain tumors: presentation of a detailed case study
    S J Nelson
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 7:1146-52. 1997
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of radiation therapy in the treatment of craniopharyngioma
    W M Wara
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco 94143
    Pediatr Neurosurg 21:98-100. 1994
    ..Patients undergoing a complete resection may be observed for subsequent recurrence. If a subtotal resection or biopsy is obtained, that patient should be irradiated with modern techniques to a dose of 5,400 cGy at 180 cGy/fraction...
  10. doi request reprint Distinguishing recurrent intra-axial metastatic tumor from radiation necrosis following gamma knife radiosurgery using dynamic susceptibility-weighted contrast-enhanced perfusion MR imaging
    R F Barajas
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:367-72. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint A two-step optimization method for improving multiple brain lesion treatments with robotic radiosurgery
    L Ma
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery, UCSF Medical Center 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room L08 San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 10:331-8. 2011
    ..In summary, a two-step optimization technique is demonstrated to significantly improve the treatment plan quality as well as reduce the planning effort for multi-target robotic radiosurgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dose conformity of gamma knife radiosurgery and risk factors for complications
    J L Nakamura
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 51:1313-9. 2001
    ..Larger target, nontarget, or prescription volumes are associated with increased risk of toxicity...
  13. ncbi request reprint MR-spectroscopy guided target delineation for high-grade gliomas
    A Pirzkall
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 50:915-28. 2001
    ..We assessed the impact MRSI might have on the target volumes used for radiation therapy treatment planning for high-grade gliomas...
  14. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery and interstitial brachytherapy for glial neoplasms
    M W McDermott
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Neurooncol 69:83-100. 2004
    ..This paper reviews the recent literature and results of the use of brachytherapy and radiosurgery in the management of newly diagnosed and recurrent malignant gliomas...
  15. ncbi request reprint Metabolic imaging of low-grade gliomas with three-dimensional magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Andrea Pirzkall
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:1254-64. 2002
    ..We performed a study examining the impact MRSI would have on the routine addition of 2-3-cm margins around MRI T2-weighted hyperintensity to generate the treatment planning clinical target volume (CTV) for low-grade gliomas...
  16. doi request reprint Brain metastases in breast cancer: clinical and pathologic characteristics associated with improvements in survival
    Michelle E Melisko
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Neurooncol 88:359-65. 2008
    ..As breast cancer patients live longer with control of systemic disease, survival after the diagnosis of brain metastases (BM) also appears to be improving...
  17. ncbi request reprint Management of newly diagnosed single brain metastasis using resection and permanent iodine-125 seeds without initial whole-brain radiotherapy: a two institution experience
    Elias Dagnew
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Neuroscience Institute, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E3. 2007
    ..The authors evaluated the efficacy of resection and placement of 125I seeds (without concomitant WBRT) for newly diagnosed single brain metastases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Phase I trial of gross total resection, permanent iodine-125 brachytherapy, and hyperfractionated radiotherapy for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme
    Allen M Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:825-30. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of gross total resection and permanent I-125 brachytherapy followed by hyperfractionated radiotherapy for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment for posterior fossa dissemination of primary supratentorial glioma
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0350, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:567-74. 2007
    ..This study was designed to assess the presentation, management, and outcome of cases involving patients who had a supratentorial glioma that subsequently progressed in the posterior fossa (PF)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of detecting recurrent glioblastoma multiforme in surgical specimens from patients after radiotherapy: should pathology evaluation alter treatment decisions?
    Tarik Tihan
    Department of Pathology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0511, USA
    Hum Pathol 37:272-82. 2006
    ..A comprehensive prospective study with advanced radiologic, pathologic, and molecular analyses may be more useful to determine prognostically valuable parameters...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of intensity-modulated radiosurgery with gamma knife radiosurgery for challenging skull base lesions
    Jean L Nakamura
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:99-109. 2003
    ..To quantitatively compare intensity-modulated radiosurgery (IMRS) using 3-mm mini-multileaf collimation with gamma knife radiosurgery (GKRS) plans for irregularly shaped skull base lesions in direct proximity to organs at risk (OAR)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery in metastatic brain cancer
    Michael W McDermott
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:S45-53; discusssion S1-4. 2005
    ....
  23. pmc Permanent iodine 125 brachytherapy in patients with progressive or recurrent glioblastoma multiforme
    David A Larson
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuro Oncol 6:119-26. 2004
    ..We conclude that permanent 125I brachytherapy for recurrent or progressive GM is well tolerated. Survival time was comparable to that of a similar group of patients treated with temporary brachytherapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Surgical resection and permanent brachytherapy for recurrent atypical and malignant meningioma
    Marcus L Ware
    Department of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:55-63; discussion 63-4. 2004
    ..The addition of brachytherapy at the time of operation is an option. Here, we report the results of our series of patients with recurrent malignant meningioma treated with resection and brachytherapy with permanent low-dose (125)I...
  25. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for recurrent salivary gland malignancies involving the base of skull
    Nancy Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, L 08 Box 0226, San Francisco, California 94143 0226, USA
    Head Neck 25:210-6. 2003
    ..The management of skull base recurrence of salivary gland tumors is challenging, because complete surgical resection and fractionated reirradiation are seldom possible. Experience is being gained with radiosurgery for this indication...
  26. ncbi request reprint Phase II study of high central dose Gamma Knife radiosurgery and marimastat in patients with recurrent malignant glioma
    David A Larson
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 54:1397-404. 2002
    ..To assess the outcome of high central dose Gamma Knife radiosurgery plus marimastat in patients with recurrent malignant glioma...
  27. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for pediatric intracranial arteriovenous malformations: the University of California at San Francisco experience
    Matthew D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:48-55. 2002
    ..In this study the authors describe a series of pediatric patients with a minimum follow-up duration of 36 months...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for brainstem metastases: the UCSF experience
    Norbert Kased
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0226, USA
    J Neurooncol 86:195-205. 2008
    ..To assess clinical and imaging outcomes in patients treated with Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for brainstem metastases...
  29. ncbi request reprint Efaproxiral: should we hold our breath?
    Penny K Sneed
    J Clin Oncol 24:13-5. 2006