Roy H Decker

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of radiotherapy in the management of merkel cell carcinoma of the skin
    Roy H Decker
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:713-8. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Advances in radiotherapy for lung cancer
    Roy H Decker
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8040, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:285-90. 2008
  3. doi request reprint ACR Appropriateness Criteria® postoperative adjuvant therapy in non-small cell lung cancer
    Roy H Decker
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 34:537-44. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Postoperative radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
    Roy H Decker
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:184-7. 2008
  5. 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
  6. doi 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
  7. pmc Use of new treatment modalities for non-small cell lung cancer care in the Medicare population
    Michael T Vest
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Chest 143:429-35. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Whole pelvic radiotherapy versus prostate only radiotherapy in the management of locally advanced or aggressive prostate adenocarcinoma
    Ayal A Aizer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:1344-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The impact of pretreatment prostate volume on severe acute genitourinary toxicity in prostate cancer patients treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    Ayal A Aizer
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:379-84. 2011
  10. pmc The prognostic importance of midline involvement in oral tongue cancer
    Shane Lloyd
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:468-73. 2012

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of radiotherapy in the management of merkel cell carcinoma of the skin
    Roy H Decker
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:713-8. 2006
    ..For select patients, primary radiotherapy is a reasonable option with a low risk for local or regional recurrence...
  2. doi request reprint Advances in radiotherapy for lung cancer
    Roy H Decker
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8040, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:285-90. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint ACR Appropriateness Criteria® postoperative adjuvant therapy in non-small cell lung cancer
    Roy H Decker
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 34:537-44. 2011
    ..The sequencing of radiotherapy and chemotherapy is discussed, along with issues regarding radiotherapy dose and fractionation, and the appropriate use of intensity modulated radiation therapy and particle therapy...
  4. doi request reprint Postoperative radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
    Roy H Decker
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:184-7. 2008
    ..Improvements in radiation technique appear to have decreased the toxicity of PORT in more modern series, presumably increasing the potential benefit...
  5. 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...
  6. doi 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 and absence of neoadjuvant radiation (NRT) on survival of patients with T3N0 >7-cm NSCLCs...
  7. pmc Use of new treatment modalities for non-small cell lung cancer care in the Medicare population
    Michael T Vest
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Chest 143:429-35. 2013
    ..The adoption of these techniques and their impact on access to cancer care among Medicare beneficiaries with stage I NSCLC are unknown...
  8. doi request reprint Whole pelvic radiotherapy versus prostate only radiotherapy in the management of locally advanced or aggressive prostate adenocarcinoma
    Ayal A Aizer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:1344-9. 2009
    ..To determine whether whole pelvic radiotherapy (WPRT) or prostate-only radiotherapy (PORT) yields improved biochemical disease-free survival (BDFS) in patients with advanced or aggressive prostate adenocarcinoma...
  9. doi request reprint The impact of pretreatment prostate volume on severe acute genitourinary toxicity in prostate cancer patients treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    Ayal A Aizer
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:379-84. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of pretreatment prostate volume on the development of severe acute genitourinary toxicity in patients undergoing intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for prostate cancer...
  10. pmc The prognostic importance of midline involvement in oral tongue cancer
    Shane Lloyd
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:468-73. 2012
    ..To examine the importance of midline involvement and other clinicopathologic factors in predicting the rate of contralateral lymph node metastasis and survival in oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma...
  11. doi request reprint Surveillance epidemiology and end results evaluation of the role of surgery for stage I small cell lung cancer
    James B Yu
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 5:215-9. 2010
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the clinical outcomes of surgery for stage I small cell lung cancer (SCLC)...
  12. doi 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. doi request reprint Determinants and patterns of survival in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck, including an analysis of adjuvant radiation therapy
    Shane Lloyd
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8040, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 34:76-81. 2011
    ..The effect of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) on survival in patients with adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is much debated. Studies with large numbers of patients and long follow-up are lacking in the literature...
  14. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy vs. intensity-modulated radiation therapy in the management of localized prostate adenocarcinoma
    Ayal A Aizer
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Radiother Oncol 93:185-91. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database analysis of microcystic adnexal carcinoma (sclerosing sweat duct carcinoma) of the skin
    James B Yu
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 33:125-7. 2010
    ..Microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) is a very rare cancer of the skin. It has only been described previously in case reports and small retrospective series...
  16. doi request reprint A prognostic index for predicting lymph node metastasis in minor salivary gland cancer
    Shane Lloyd
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8040, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:169-75. 2010
    ..Large studies examining the clinical and pathological factors associated with nodal metastasis in minor salivary gland cancer are lacking in the literature...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and definitive management of medically inoperable early stage non-small-cell lung cancer. Part 2: newer treatment modalities
    Roy H Decker
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8040, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:899-905; discussion 905-8, 913. 2006
    ..Additionally, emerging evidence suggests that new modalities, such as stereotactic radiosurgery and radiofrequency ablation, may also be potentially curative treatment alternatives. These modalities are addressed in part 2...
  18. doi request reprint Role of excision repair cross-complementation 1 expression as a prognostic marker for response to radiotherapy in early-stage laryngeal cancer
    Kimberly Johung
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Head Neck 35:852-7. 2013
    ..We evaluated the prognostic value of ERCC1 expression in a cohort of laryngeal cancer treated with radiotherapy alone...
  19. doi 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...
  20. doi request reprint A significant decrease in rectal volume and diameter during prostate IMRT
    Nicole S Anderson
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Radiother Oncol 98:187-91. 2011
    ..To record changes in rectal volume (RV) and diameter (RD) of patients with prostate adenocarcinoma prior to and at an interim period during radiotherapy, which could potentially affect treatment toxicity and tumor control...
  21. doi request reprint Patterns of care and outcomes associated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy versus conventional radiation therapy for older patients with head-and-neck cancer
    James B Yu
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:e101-7. 2012
    ..We performed a retrospective cohort study of Medicare patients treated with IMRT compared with standard RT to assess outcomes in national practice...
  22. doi request reprint The role of postoperative radiation therapy (PORT) in the treatment of extrahepatic bile duct cancer: a surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) population-based investigation
    James B Yu
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, HRT 133, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Gastrointest Cancer 39:11-21. 2008
    ..Extrahepatic bile duct cancers (EBDC) are aggressive cancers for which the importance of the use of postoperative radiation therapy (PORT) in potentially curative cases remains the subject of clinical investigation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Surgery versus implant for early prostate cancer: results from a single institution, 1992-2005
    John W Colberg
    Departments of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Cancer J 13:229-32. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Analysis of primary CD30+ cutaneous lymphoproliferative disease and survival from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    James B Yu
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1483-8. 2008
    ..The primary intention of the analysis of the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database was to report epidemiologic information and overall survival of patients with PCLPD...
  25. pmc Bone scan findings of chest wall pain syndrome after stereotactic body radiation therapy: implications for the pathophysiology of the syndrome
    Shane Lloyd
    Yale School of Medicine, Department of Therapeutic Radiology, USA
    J Thorac Dis 5:E41-4. 2013
    ..To explain these findings we propose a mechanism whereby SBRT results in bone degeneration, which prompts an increase in bone repair and an increased inflammatory state...
  26. pmc Ultrasensitive measurement of hotspot mutations in tumor DNA in blood using error-suppressed multiplexed deep sequencing
    Azeet Narayan
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Cancer Res 72:3492-8. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that the deep sequencing approach described here may be applied to the development of a practical diagnostic test that measures tumor-derived DNA levels in blood...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nutritional support of patients undergoing radiation therapy for head and neck cancer
    Joseph M Colasanto
    Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 19:371-9; discussion 380-2, 387. 2005
    ..Nutritional directives are best evaluated through multidisciplinary efforts, including input from the patient as well as members of the nursing, nutritionist, and medical staff...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and definitive management of medically inoperable early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer. Part 1: Assessment and conventional radiotherapy
    Roy H Decker
    Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8040, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:727-36. 2006
    ..Additionally, emerging evidence suggests that new modalities, such as stereotactic radiosurgery and radiofrequency ablation, may also be potentially curative treatment alternatives. These modalities will be addressed in part 2...