Daniel J Boffa

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Now or Later: Evaluating the Importance of Chemotherapy Timing in Resectable Stage III (N2) Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Database
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:200-8. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Fewer complications result from a video-assisted approach to anatomic resection of clinical stage I lung cancer
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:637-43. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint The revised stage classification system for primary lung cancer
    Daniel J Boffa
    Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 330 Cedar Street, BB205, 208062, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Clin Chest Med 32:741-8. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Lymph node evaluation by open or video-assisted approaches in 11,500 anatomic lung cancer resections
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:347-53; discussion 353. 2012
  5. pmc Self-perceived video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy proficiency by recent graduates of North American thoracic residencies
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, Smilow Cancer Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:797-800. 2012
  6. pmc High expression of BCL-2 predicts favorable outcome in non-small cell lung cancer patients with non squamous histology
    Valsamo K Anagnostou
    Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:186. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Should the 7th edition of the lung cancer stage classification system change treatment algorithms in non-small cell lung cancer?
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 5:1779-83. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Treating locally advanced disease: an analysis of very large, hilar lymph node positive non-small cell lung cancer using the National Cancer Data Base
    Amy C Moreno
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1149-55. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of preoperative radiation on survival of patients with T3N0 >7-cm non-small cell lung cancers treated with anatomic resection using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Amy C Moreno
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Surg Res 184:10-8. 2013
  10. pmc Characteristics associated with the use of nonanatomic resections among Medicare patients undergoing resections of early-stage lung cancer
    Anthony W Kim
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Radiation Oncology, Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research COPPER Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:895-901. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Now or Later: Evaluating the Importance of Chemotherapy Timing in Resectable Stage III (N2) Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Database
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:200-8. 2015
    ..It is unclear whether postoperative chemotherapy is as effective as preoperative chemotherapy. Our objective was to determine the survival of resected stage III NSCLC according to the timing of chemotherapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fewer complications result from a video-assisted approach to anatomic resection of clinical stage I lung cancer
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:637-43. 2014
    ..We evaluated complications following anatomic resection of clinical stage I lung cancer by VATS and thoracotomy to clarify the effect of the minimally invasive approach...
  3. ncbi request reprint The revised stage classification system for primary lung cancer
    Daniel J Boffa
    Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 330 Cedar Street, BB205, 208062, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Clin Chest Med 32:741-8. 2011
    ..This global staging effort is testament to the progress that is possible through international collaboration...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lymph node evaluation by open or video-assisted approaches in 11,500 anatomic lung cancer resections
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:347-53; discussion 353. 2012
    ..We determined the frequency of nodal metastases identified in clinically node-negative tumors by thoracotomy ("open") and VATS approaches to approximate the completeness of surgical nodal dissections...
  5. pmc Self-perceived video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy proficiency by recent graduates of North American thoracic residencies
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, Smilow Cancer Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:797-800. 2012
    ..Further study is warranted to enhance the VATS lobectomy experience of mixed practice surgeons particularly during their thoracic residencies...
  6. pmc High expression of BCL-2 predicts favorable outcome in non-small cell lung cancer patients with non squamous histology
    Valsamo K Anagnostou
    Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:186. 2010
    ..Bcl-2 has been investigated as a prognostic factor in non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with conflicting results...
  7. ncbi request reprint Should the 7th edition of the lung cancer stage classification system change treatment algorithms in non-small cell lung cancer?
    Daniel J Boffa
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 5:1779-83. 2010
    ..However, the staging system revision was not designed to evaluate treatment, and attempts to make parallel adjustments in treatment plans may not be justified...
  8. ncbi request reprint Treating locally advanced disease: an analysis of very large, hilar lymph node positive non-small cell lung cancer using the National Cancer Data Base
    Amy C Moreno
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1149-55. 2014
    ..This retrospective study compares the effect of treatment modalities on survival of patients with large NSCLC with hilar lymph node involvement (T3>7 cmN1)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of preoperative radiation on survival of patients with T3N0 >7-cm non-small cell lung cancers treated with anatomic resection using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Amy C Moreno
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Surg Res 184:10-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of surgery in the presence andĀ absence of neoadjuvant radiation (NRT) on survival of patients with T3N0 >7-cm NSCLCs...
  10. pmc Characteristics associated with the use of nonanatomic resections among Medicare patients undergoing resections of early-stage lung cancer
    Anthony W Kim
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Radiation Oncology, Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research COPPER Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:895-901. 2012
    ..However it is unclear how race, clinical, and hospital characteristics affect the surgical approach among patients undergoing resection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lethality of cardiovascular events highlights the variable impact of complication type between thoracoscopic and open pulmonary lobectomies
    Timothy D Law
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:993-9. 2014
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  12. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary resections following prior definitive chemoradiation therapy are associated with acceptable survival
    Gregory A Kuzmik
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:e66-70. 2013
    ..The benefits of salvage resection for lung cancer recurrence following high-dose curative-intent chemoradiation therapy are unclear. We assessed survival after salvage lung resection following definitive chemoradiation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for lung transplantation for lung cancer in the United Network for Organ Sharing Registry
    Usman Ahmad
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Epidemiology, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:935-40; discussion 940-1. 2012
    ..To compare outcomes of lung transplantation for advanced BAC, we studied this population in a compulsory, prospectively maintained database...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of hospital volume of thoracoscopic lobectomy on primary lung cancer outcomes
    Henry S Park
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:372-9. 2012
    ..Some previous analyses comparing VATS vs open lobectomy outcomes have been limited by inaccuracies in patient cohort identification...
  15. ncbi request reprint An analysis, systematic review, and meta-analysis of the perioperative mortality after neoadjuvant therapy and pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung cancer
    Anthony W Kim
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:55-63. 2012
    ..Pneumonectomy after neoadjuvant therapy remains controversial...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mortality after surgical management of lung cancer in the national cancer database
    Joshua E Rosen
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:1953-60. 2014
    ..We studied surgically managed NSCLC patients in the NCDB to more accurately assess factors that influence perioperative outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic body radiotherapy for central lung tumors
    Bryan P Rowe
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 7:1394-9. 2012
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to assess toxicity in patients with central lesions treated with SBRT at our institution, the majority of whom were treated with four fractions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Anatomy, biology and concepts, pertaining to lung cancer stage classification
    Frank C Detterbeck
    Thoracic Oncology Program, Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, Connecticut, USA frank detterbeck yale edu
    J Thorac Oncol 4:437-43. 2009
    ..This article explores concepts regarding tumor biology that can be applied to the anatomically based new staging system...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management of clinical stage IIIA primary lung cancers in the National Cancer Database
    Jacqueline Hancock
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:424-32; discussion 432. 2014
    ..In attempt to assess the current state of clinical stage IIIA-cN2 NSCLC in the United States, we examined this controversial cohort in the largest clinical database resource available, the National Cancer Database (NCDB)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive oesophagectomy more expensive than open despite shorter length of stay
    Anish Dhamija
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:904-9. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to compare costs associated with various oesophagectomy approaches for oesophageal cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after lung resection for non-small cell lung cancer with circulatory bypass: a systematic review
    Ashok Muralidaran
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1137-42. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically review the long-term survival associated with the published studies dealing with the performance of lung resections for non-small cell lung cancer using circulatory bypass...
  22. ncbi request reprint The new lung cancer staging system
    Frank C Detterbeck
    Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
    Chest 136:260-71. 2009
    ..This article reviews the recommendations of the IASLC International Staging Committee for the definitions for the TNM descriptors and the stage grouping in the new non-small cell lung cancer staging system...