Douglas W Arthur

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Contura Multi-Lumen Balloon breast brachytherapy catheter: comparative dosimetric findings of a phase 4 trial
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:264-9. 2013
  2. pmc A Phase II trial of brachytherapy alone after lumpectomy for select breast cancer: tumor control and survival outcomes of RTOG 95-17
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0058, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:467-73. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Tumor bed boost omission after negative re-excision in breast-conservation treatment
    Douglas W Arthur
    Deparment of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, 401 College Street, Box 58, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:794-801. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Improvements in critical dosimetric endpoints using the Contura multilumen balloon breast brachytherapy catheter to deliver accelerated partial breast irradiation: preliminary dosimetric findings of a phase iv trial
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0058, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:26-33. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Accelerated partial breast irradiation as a part of breast conservation therapy
    Douglas W Arthur
    Radiation Oncology Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:1726-35. 2005
  6. pmc Variability of target and normal structure delineation for breast cancer radiotherapy: an RTOG Multi-Institutional and Multiobserver Study
    X Allen Li
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:944-51. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Partial breast brachytherapy after lumpectomy: low-dose-rate and high-dose-rate experience
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:681-9. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Ultrashort courses of adjuvant breast radiotherapy: wave of the future or a fool's errand?
    Atif J Khan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Cancer 118:1962-70. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Skin and chest wall dose with multi-catheter and MammoSite breast brachytherapy: Implications for late toxicity
    Laurie W Cuttino
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Brachytherapy 8:223-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Accelerated partial breast irradiation: an updated report from the American Brachytherapy Society
    Douglas W Arthur
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond 23298 0058, USA
    Brachytherapy 1:184-90. 2002

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Contura Multi-Lumen Balloon breast brachytherapy catheter: comparative dosimetric findings of a phase 4 trial
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:264-9. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc A Phase II trial of brachytherapy alone after lumpectomy for select breast cancer: tumor control and survival outcomes of RTOG 95-17
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0058, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:467-73. 2008
    ..Tumor control and survival outcomes are reported...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tumor bed boost omission after negative re-excision in breast-conservation treatment
    Douglas W Arthur
    Deparment of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, 401 College Street, Box 58, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:794-801. 2006
    ..We evaluated the necessity of a tumor bed boost after whole-breast radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer after breast-conserving surgery and negative re-excision...
  4. doi request reprint Improvements in critical dosimetric endpoints using the Contura multilumen balloon breast brachytherapy catheter to deliver accelerated partial breast irradiation: preliminary dosimetric findings of a phase iv trial
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0058, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:26-33. 2011
    ..Dosimetric findings in patients treated with the Contura multilumen balloon (MLB) breast brachytherapy catheter to deliver accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) on a multi-institutional Phase IV registry trial are presented...
  5. ncbi request reprint Accelerated partial breast irradiation as a part of breast conservation therapy
    Douglas W Arthur
    Radiation Oncology Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:1726-35. 2005
  6. pmc Variability of target and normal structure delineation for breast cancer radiotherapy: an RTOG Multi-Institutional and Multiobserver Study
    X Allen Li
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:944-51. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Partial breast brachytherapy after lumpectomy: low-dose-rate and high-dose-rate experience
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:681-9. 2003
    ..In a cohort of patients who received low-dose-rate (LDR) or high-dose-rate (HDR) PBB after lumpectomy, the clinical characteristics and treatment parameters were analyzed to identify predictors for an unfavorable cosmetic outcome...
  8. doi request reprint Ultrashort courses of adjuvant breast radiotherapy: wave of the future or a fool's errand?
    Atif J Khan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Cancer 118:1962-70. 2012
    ..This review article summarizes the current data on ultrashort courses of adjuvant breast radiotherapy and highlights both the promise and the potential pitfalls of the abbreviated treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Skin and chest wall dose with multi-catheter and MammoSite breast brachytherapy: Implications for late toxicity
    Laurie W Cuttino
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Brachytherapy 8:223-6. 2009
    ..This investigation compares the skin and chest wall doses of a cohort of patients treated with the MC technique to a group treated with the MS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Accelerated partial breast irradiation: an updated report from the American Brachytherapy Society
    Douglas W Arthur
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond 23298 0058, USA
    Brachytherapy 1:184-90. 2002
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Association between maximal skin dose and breast brachytherapy outcome: a proposal for more rigorous dosimetric constraints
    Laurie W Cuttino
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, 401 College St, Box 980058, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:e173-7. 2011
    ..The present study analyzed the maximal skin dose delivered and the occurrence of late toxicity in a large cohort of patients with prolonged follow-up...
  12. ncbi request reprint Multi-institutional experience using the MammoSite radiation therapy system in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer: 2-year results
    Laurie W Cuttino
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0058, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:107-14. 2008
    ..To present a retrospective multi-institutional experience of patients treated with the MammoSite radiation therapy system (RTS)...
  13. doi request reprint A comparison of skin and chest wall dose delivered with multicatheter, Contura multilumen balloon, and MammoSite breast brachytherapy
    Laurie W Cuttino
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:34-8. 2011
    ..This investigation compared the ability to control skin and chest wall doses between patients treated with multicatheter (MC), Contura multilumen balloon (CMLB), and MammoSite (MS) brachytherapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional conformal external beam radiotherapy (3D-CRT) for accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI): what is the correct prescription dose?
    Laurie W Cuttino
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0058, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:474-8. 2006
    ..This formalism allows a nonuniform dose distribution to be reduced to an equivalent uniform dose, while also accounting for fraction size...
  15. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer: new radiation treatment options
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 18:1621-9; discussion 1629-30, 1636-38. 2004
    ..However, further clinical study remains important to thoroughly define the appropriate clinical setting, patient selection criteria, and limitations for each of these innovative treatment approaches...
  16. ncbi request reprint Accelerated partial breast irradiation: an analysis of variables associated with late toxicity and long-term cosmetic outcome after high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy
    David E Wazer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, and Department of Radiation Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:489-95. 2006
    ..To perform a detailed analysis of variables associated with late tissue effects of high-dose-rate (HDR) interstitial brachytherapy accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) in a large cohort of patients with prolonged follow-up...
  17. ncbi request reprint Accelerated partial breast irradiation: an updated report from the American Brachytherapy Society
    Douglas W Arthur
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond 23298 0058, USA
    Brachytherapy 2:124-30. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Inconsistency, perspective, double talk, and false virtue
    Frank A Vicini
    Department of Radiation Oncology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Brachytherapy 2:121-3. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence after breast conservation therapy: outcomes of salvage mastectomy vs. salvage breast-conserving surgery and prognostic factors for salvage breast preservation
    Tracy E Alpert
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:845-51. 2005
    ..To compare outcomes of salvage mastectomy (SM) and salvage breast-conserving surgery (SBCS) and study the feasibility of SBCS...
  20. ncbi request reprint Optimized dose coverage of regional lymph nodes in breast cancer: the role of intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    Nesrin Dogan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, 401 College Street, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:1238-50. 2007
    ..To determine whether the use of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) would lead to improved dosimetry for the breast and regional nodes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Breast brachytherapy: North American experience
    Frank A Vicini
    Department of Radiation Oncology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073 6769, USA
    Semin Radiat Oncol 15:108-15. 2005
    ..We conclude that APBI brachytherapy programs that include all of these components have great potential to overcome many of the barriers that have prevented women from pursuing standard breast-conserving therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of coplanar partial left breast irradiation using tomotherapy-based topotherapy
    Alyson McIntosh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:603-10. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint CT-guided multi-catheter insertion technique for partial breast brachytherapy: reliable target coverage and dose homogeneity
    Laurie W Cuttino
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0058, USA
    Brachytherapy 4:10-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and dosimetric reliability of a CT-guided method of catheter insertion for accelerated partial breast brachytherapy (APBB)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Current perspective on the MammoSite Radiation Therapy System - a balloon breast brachytherapy applicator
    Martin Keisch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Brachytherapy 4:177-80. 2005
  25. doi request reprint Failure rate and cosmesis of immediate tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction after postmastectomy irradiation
    Andrew M Baschnagel
    Department of Radiation Oncology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 12:428-32. 2012
    ..This study reports the rate of breast reconstruction failure and cosmetic outcomes after postmastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) with temporary tissue expanders (TEs) or implants in place...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of high-dose-rate brachytherapy dwell sequence on cell survival
    Mark R Arnfield
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:850-7. 2002
    ..We investigated the possible effects of the sequence in which dose is delivered at two different dose rates, representative of dose rates that occur during an HDR treatment...
  27. ncbi request reprint MammoSite RTS: the reporting of initial experiences and how to interpret
    Douglas W Arthur
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:723-4. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Repeat breast-conserving surgery for in-breast local breast carcinoma recurrence: the potential role of partial breast irradiation
    Henry M Kuerer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 100:2269-80. 2004
    ..Recent advances in conformal radiation delivery and single-center published reports concerning repeat breast-conserving therapy support well designed prospective trials to formally test this hypothesis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Phase II trial of brachytherapy alone after lumpectomy for select breast cancer: toxicity analysis of RTOG 95-17
    Robert R Kuske
    Arizona Oncology Services and Foundation for Cancer Research and Education, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:45-51. 2006
    ..The toxicity rates are reported for low-dose-rate (LDR) and high-dose-rate (HDR) APBI on this trial...
  30. ncbi request reprint The emergence of advanced brachytherapy techniques for common malignancies
    Rakesh R Patel
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Avenue K4 B100, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 20:97-118. 2006
    ..Further investigation and follow-up are necessary to demonstrate improvements in outcome and morbidity with these refined approaches...
  31. ncbi request reprint Inconsistency, perspective, double talk, and false virtue
    Frank A Vicini
    Brachytherapy 1:181-3. 2002