James S Welsh

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Image-guided hypofractionated simultaneous in-field boost breast IMRT: in regard to Freedman et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2007;68:347-353)
    James S Welsh
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:962; author reply 963. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Will radioimmunotherapy survive?
    Tod W Speer
    Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 6:233, 237. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Helical tomotherapy: an innovative technology and approach to radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 1:311-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Megavoltage computed tomography imaging: a potential tool to guide and improve the delivery of thoracic radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 5:303-6. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Reirradiation of large-volume recurrent glioma with pulsed reduced-dose-rate radiotherapy
    Jarrod B Adkison
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:835-41. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Helical tomotherapy versus single-arc intensity-modulated arc therapy: a collaborative dosimetric comparison between two institutions
    Yi Rong
    Department of Human Oncology and Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:284-96. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Megavoltage computed tomography: an emerging tool for image-guided radiotherapy
    Theodore S Hong
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:617-23. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Pulsed reduced dose-rate radiotherapy: a novel locoregional retreatment strategy for breast cancer recurrence in the previously irradiated chest wall, axilla, or supraclavicular region
    Gregory M Richards
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 114:307-13. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical implementation of adaptive helical tomotherapy: a unique approach to image-guided intensity modulated radiotherapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 5:465-79. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Precautions in the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 4:203-10. 2005

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Image-guided hypofractionated simultaneous in-field boost breast IMRT: in regard to Freedman et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2007;68:347-353)
    James S Welsh
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:962; author reply 963. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Will radioimmunotherapy survive?
    Tod W Speer
    Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 6:233, 237. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Helical tomotherapy: an innovative technology and approach to radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 1:311-6. 2002
    ..Based on radiobiological principles that exploit the physical advantages of helical tomotherapy, several dosimetric and clinical investigations are underway...
  4. ncbi request reprint Megavoltage computed tomography imaging: a potential tool to guide and improve the delivery of thoracic radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 5:303-6. 2004
    ..Further studies are ongoing to optimize MVCT imaging and better define its utility in patients with NSCLC...
  5. doi request reprint Reirradiation of large-volume recurrent glioma with pulsed reduced-dose-rate radiotherapy
    Jarrod B Adkison
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:835-41. 2011
    ..Pulsed reduced-dose-rate radiotherapy (PRDR) is a reirradiation technique that reduces the effective dose rate and increases the treatment time, allowing sublethal damage repair during irradiation...
  6. doi request reprint Helical tomotherapy versus single-arc intensity-modulated arc therapy: a collaborative dosimetric comparison between two institutions
    Yi Rong
    Department of Human Oncology and Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:284-96. 2011
    ..We report a dual-institution study comparing dosimetric aspects of these two modalities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Megavoltage computed tomography: an emerging tool for image-guided radiotherapy
    Theodore S Hong
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:617-23. 2007
    ..In this study, we assessed the image-quality, absorbed radiation doses, and clinical practicality of MVCT from our helical tomotherapy prototype unit...
  8. doi request reprint Pulsed reduced dose-rate radiotherapy: a novel locoregional retreatment strategy for breast cancer recurrence in the previously irradiated chest wall, axilla, or supraclavicular region
    Gregory M Richards
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 114:307-13. 2009
    ..2 Gy pulses separated by 3-min time intervals is delivered, creating an apparent dose rate of 0.0667 Gy/min. Here we describe our early experience with PRDR...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical implementation of adaptive helical tomotherapy: a unique approach to image-guided intensity modulated radiotherapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 5:465-79. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Precautions in the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 4:203-10. 2005
    ..Here we discuss some of the precautions worthy of consideration when using IMRT and how these might be addressed in routine practice...
  11. doi request reprint Postmastectomy radiotherapy with integrated scar boost using helical tomotherapy
    Yi Rong
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Med Dosim 37:233-9. 2012
    ..This study demonstrates the feasibility of using a strip bolus over the scar using tomotherapy for SIB dosimetry in postmastectomy treatments...
  12. ncbi request reprint Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) for liver metastases secondary to colorectal adenocarcinoma
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:S62-73. 2006
    ..It is FDA approved for liver metastases secondary to colorectal carcinoma and is under investigation for treatment of other liver malignancies, such as hepatocellular carcinoma and neuroendocrine malignancies...
  13. doi request reprint Basics of particle therapy: introduction to hadrons
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, UW Cancer Center Riverview, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:493-5. 2008
    ..This review introduces some of the elementary physics of the various hadron species previously used, currently used or being considered for future use in radiation oncology...
  14. ncbi request reprint Radiographically identified necrosis after 90Y microsphere brachytherapy: a new standard for oncologic response assessment?
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, UW Cancer Center Riverview, 410 Dewey St, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:765-7. 2007
  15. pmc Adaptive planning using megavoltage fan-beam CT for radiation therapy with testicular shielding
    Poonam Yadav
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Med Dosim 37:157-62. 2012
    ..In such circumstances, adaptive planning using MVCT can ensure accurate dose delivery even in the presence of high-density testicular shields...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sm-153 EDTMP for recurrent metastatic osteosarcoma
    James S Welsh
    Univeristy of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 1:181-3; discussion 183. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Surface applicator calibration and commissioning of an electronic brachytherapy system for nonmelanoma skin cancer treatment
    Yi Rong
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Med Phys 37:5509-17. 2010
    ..The authors report comprehensive calibration procedures for the electronic brachytherapy (eBx) system with the surface applicators...
  18. pmc A case of Gorham's disease with chylothorax treated curatively with radiation therapy
    Bethany M Duffy
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Med Res 3:83-6. 2005
    ..We report the case of a 31-year-old female with Gorham's disease involving several bones along with chylous pericardial and pleural effusions. She was effectively treated with definitive radiation therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Electron capture
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, UW Cancer Center Riverview, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:540-2. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint A planning study for palliative spine treatment using StatRT and megavoltage CT simulation
    Yi Rong
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 12:3348. 2011
    ..StatRT is a feasible treatment-planning tool for physicians to scan, contour and treat patients within one hour. This can be particularly beneficial in urgent palliative treatments...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fiducial markers implanted during prostate brachytherapy for guiding conformal external beam radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, K4 B100 Clinical Sciences Center, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 3:359-64. 2004
    ..With such markers, conformality of the external beam component can be confidently improved without expensive new equipment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Beta radiation
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, UW Cancer Center Riverview, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494, USA
    Oncologist 11:181-3. 2006
  23. doi request reprint Dosimetric and clinical review of helical tomotherapy
    Yi Rong
    Department of Human Oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 11:309-20. 2011
    ..In this article, we review very recent papers and focus on the dosimetric and clinical aspects of helical tomotherapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Helical tomotherapy as a means of delivering accelerated partial breast irradiation
    Susanta K Hui
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison WI 53792, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 3:639-46. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that helical tomotherapy can serve as an effective means of delivering accelerated partial breast irradiation and may offer superior dose homogeneity compared to HDR brachytherapy...
  25. pmc Thymoma and multiple malignancies: a case of five synchronous neoplasms and literature review
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Clin Med Res 1:227-32. 2003
    ..Further research is required to elucidate the mechanism of this association. Meanwhile, heightened awareness of this association may allow earlier detection and treatment of additional cancers in patients with a history of thymoma...
  26. ncbi request reprint Beta decay in science and medicine
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:437-9. 2007
    ..This review briefly describes some of the history, basic physics, and common applications of representative beta emitters in basic science and clinical oncology...
  27. ncbi request reprint Quarks, leptons, fermions, and bosons--the subatomic world of radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Oncologist 11:62-4. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Synchronous bilateral breast mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphomas addressed with primary radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:634-5. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Loss of biological effect in prolonged fraction delivery
    Jack F Fowler
    Department of Human Oncology, Medical School, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:242-9. 2004
    ..In this article, we model repair rates for a range of doses per fraction and draw conclusions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Thymoma and subsequent cancers
    James S Welsh
    Int J Cancer 108:327. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Dose rate in external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer: an overlooked confounding variable?
    James S Welsh
    Urology 62:204-6. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric concerns regarding the 4-field box technique
    James S Welsh
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:666. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Feasibility study of helical tomotherapy for total body or total marrow irradiation
    Susanta K Hui
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 32:3214-24. 2005
    ..In addition, conformal radiation to the bone marrow appears feasible in an external radiation treatment using image-guided helical tomotherapy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Further thoughts on low-level radiation: an evolutionary biologist's perspective
    James S Welsh
    Radiology 231:922; author reply 922-3. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Refinement of radiation therapy based on PET data in an adult with Langerhans cell histiocytosis of soft tissues
    Stephanie E Weiss
    Stanley Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 4:290-2; discussion 292-4. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Helical tomotherapy as a means of administering total or partial scalp irradiation: In regards to Bedford et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2005;62:1549-1558)
    Deepak Khuntia
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:1288-9; author reply 1289-90. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Helical tomotherapy as a means of delivering scalp-sparing whole brain radiation therapy
    James S Welsh
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 4:661-2; author reply 662. 2005
  38. pmc Olfactory detection of human bladder cancer by dogs: another cancer detected by "pet scan"
    James S Welsh
    BMJ 329:1286-7. 2004