Research

Recent Research, Publications & Presentations

By Faculty, Residents & Graduate Students

 

Publications

1.    Breneman JC~, Steinmetz R+, Smith A, Lamba MAS~. Frameless image-guided intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery: clinical outcomes for brain metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Jul 1;74(3):702-706.

2.    Petr MJ, McPherson CM, Breneman JC~, Warnick RE. Management of newly diagnosed single brain metastasis with surgical resection and permanent I-125 seeds without upfront whole brain radiotherapy. J Neurooncol 2009 May;92(3)393-400.

3.    Breneman JC~, Steinmetz R+, Smith A, Lamba MAS~. Frameless image-guided intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery: clinical outcomes for brain metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Jul;74(3):702-706.

4.     Lamba MAS~, Breneman JC~, Warnick RE. Evaluation of image-guided positioning for frameless intracranial radiosurgery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Jul; 74(3): 913-919.

5.     Blonigen BJ+, Steinmetz RD+, Levin L, Lamba MAS~, Warnick RE, Breneman JC~. Irradiated volume as a predictor of brain radionecrosis after linear accelerator stereotactic radiosurgery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Sept:1-6.

6.    Arndt CAS, Stoner JA, Hawkins DS, Rodeberg DA, Hayes-Jordan AA, Paidas CN, Parham DM, Teot LA, Wharam MD, Breneman JC~, Donaldson SS, Anderson JR, Meyer WH. Vincristine, actinomycin, and cyclophosphamide compared with  vincristine, actinomycin, cyclophosphamide alternating with vincristine, topotecan, and cyclphosphamide for intermediate-risk rhabdomyosarcoma: Children’s Oncology Group study D9803. J Clin Oncol 2009 Oct.

7.    Offerman S*, Lamba MAS~, Lavigne R~. The effect of breast volume on treatment reproducibility on a tomotherapy unit in the treatment of breast cancer. Intl J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Nov 1;75(3)Supp:S589-S590.

8.     Eckman MH, Ying J, Hertzfeld K*, Kumar N#, Barrett WL~. Longitudinal Analysis of Genitourinary and Bowel Symptoms in Prostate Cancer Patients Following Brachytherapy. Am J Clin Oncol 2010 Feb;33(1):1-10.

9.     Mierzwa ML~, Nyati M, Morgan M, et al. Recent Advances in Combined Modality Therapy.  The Oncologist (Invited Review). The Oncologist 2010 April;15(4):372-381; doi:10.1634/theoncologist.2009-S105.

10.   Kager CD, Ward J, Warnick RE, Breneman JC~. Repeat stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of recurrent or newly developed brain metastases. J Stereotactic Radiosurg, in press.

11.  Million L, Anderson J, Breneman JC~, Hawkins DS, Laurie F, Michalski J, Rodeberg D, Wharam M, Wolden S, Donaldson SS. Influence of non-compliance with radiation therapy protocol guidelines and operative bed recurrences for children with rhabdomyosarcoma and microscopic residual disease: a report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Intl J Rad Oncol Biol Phys, in press.

12.  Guarnaschelli JN~. Palliative high-dose-rate endobronchial brachytherapy for recurrent carcinoma: The University of Louisville experience. J Pall Med, in press.

13.  Bennett BR#, Lamba MAS~, Elson HR~. Analysis of peripheral doses for base of tongue treatment by linear accelerator and helical TomoTherapy IMRT. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 2010;11(3), in press.

14.  Coombs C^, Barrett WL~, Hertzfeld KE+. Outcomes in Transplant Patients Undergoing Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer. AJCO, in press.

15.  Offerman S*, Lamba M~, Lavigne R~. Effect of breast volume on treatment reproducibility on a Tomotherapy unit in the treatment of breast cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology & Physics, in press.

 

Book Chapters

1.    Breneman JC~, Donaldson SS. Rhabdomyosarcoma. In Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, 5th edition, Perez and Brady (eds). J.B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.

2.    Breneman JC~. Medulloblastoma. In Principles and Practice of Neuro-Oncology. In press.

3.    Breneman JC~. Ganglioglioma. In Principles and Practice of Neuro-Oncology. In press.

4.    Lavigne R~, Breneman J~, Offerman S*, Hertzfeld KE+. Rare pediatric tumors. In Gunderson LL, Tepper JE, eds. Clinical Radiation Oncology, 3rd edition. LL Gunderson, JE Tepper (Eds). Elsevier, in press.

 

Presentations

1.     Goldberg YP+, Barrett WL~. Salvage with external beam radiation therapy in post-prostatectomy patients‎. Poster presentation at 91st American Radium Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver BC, Canada, 4/25-29/2009.

2.     Hertzfeld KE+, Ying J, Kumar N#, Barrett W~, Eckman M. Longitudinal Analysis of Treatment-Related Side Effects following Brachytherapy. Poster presentation at 91st American Radium Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver BC, Canada, 4/25-29/2009.

3.     Gillison ML, Harris J, Westra W, Chung C, Jordan R, Rosenthal D, Nguyen-Tan P, Spanos WJ, Redmond KP~, Ang K; Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG). Survival outcomes by tumor human papillomavirus (HPV) status in stage III-IV oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) in RTOG 0129. American Society of Clinical Oncology 45th Annual Meeting, Orlando FL, 5/29-6/2/2009.

4.     Guarnaschelli JN~. Acoustic neuroma: radiation treatment. Oral presentation at The 2009 Midwest Brain Tumor Symposium, Covington KY, 6/2009.

5.     Luckstead MT#, Lamba MAS~, Kassing WM~, Elson HR~. Near Source Dosimetry of HDR Base of Tongue Treatments Using BrachyVision TPS & GafChromic HD-810 Film. General Poster Discussion Session, 51st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Anaheim CA, 7/26-30/2009.

6.     Papalia NM#, Lamba MAS~, McGill BM~, Elson HR~. Evaluation of the Positioning Accuracy in Helical Tomotherapy for Stereotactic Intracranial Radiosurgery. General Poster Discussion Session, 51st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Anaheim CA, 7/26-30/2009.

7.     Shay KD#, Lamba MAS~, Elson HR~. Comparison of Electron Dose Distribution in Film with Treatment Planning Software Predictions. General Poster Discussion Session, 51st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Anaheim CA, 7/26-30/2009.

8.     Weatherford JH#, Lamba MAS~, Elson HR~, Kassing WM~. A Dosimetric Analysis of IMRT Used to Replace and Mimic HDR Brachytherapy in the Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancy. General Poster Discussion Session, 51st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Anaheim CA, 7/26-30/2009.

9.    Offerman S*, Lamba M~, Lavigne R~. The effect of breast volume on treatment reproducibility on a tomotherapy unit in the treatment of breast cancer. Presented at Breast Cancer Symposium, San Francisco CA, 10/09; and poster presentation at 51st Annual ASTRO Meeting, Chicago IL, 11/2009.

10.   Verma S, Leach JL, Rajesh A, Lall CG, Sandrasegaran K, Lamba MAS~. To Spare or Not to Spare: Using Prostate MR in Presurgical Planning to Assess Tumor Involvement of the Neurovascular Bundle (NVB). Oral presentation at Radiologic Society of North America RSNA Meeting, Chicago IL, Dec 2009.

11.   Verma S, Lamba MAS~, Rajesh A, Rezaei A, Samaratunga R~, Fisher IM, et al. Assessment of Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer: Correlation of Apparent Diffusion Coefficient with Histologic Grade after Radical Prostatectomy. Oral presentation at Radiologic Society of North America RSNA Meeting, Chicago IL, Dec 2009. 

12.   Verma S, Lamba MAS~, Strunk RS, Samaratunga R, Lemen LC~, Moulton JS, et al. Keys to a Successful Prostate MR/MR Spectroscopy (MRS) Program. Oral presentation at Radiologic Society of North America RSNA Meeting, Chicago IL, Dec 2009.

13.  Terezakis, Lavigne R~, Loo, Heron. What Diagnotic Radiologists Need to Know about Radiation Oncology: Self-assessment Module RC618. Annual presentation at Radiologic Society of North America, Chicago, IL, 12/08 and 12/09.

14.  Offerman S*, Barrett WL~. Toxicity and Quality of Life in Patients Treated With Radiation With or Without Systemic Therapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck. Poster presentation at ASTRO Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium in Chandler, AZ, 2/25-27/2010.

15.  Hertzfeld KE+, Redmond KP~, Mierzwa ML~. Stereotactic body radiation therapy for early-stage lung cancer: comparison of single fraction effective dose for multiple fractionation schemes. Poster presentation at American Radium Society (ARS) 92nd Annual Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, 5/1-5/2010.

16.  Hertzfeld KE+, Lavigne R~. Toxicity and cosmesis following whole breast radiotherapy (WBRT) with simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) performed using tomotherapy. Poster presentation at American Radium Society (ARS) 92nd Annual Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, 5/1-5/2010.

17.  Fountain T#, Lamba MAS~, Lavigne R~, Skidmore T*, Elson H~. Dose to Contralateral Breast: A Comparison of Traditional LinAc and Tomotherapy Techniques. General Poster Discussion Session, 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Philadelphia PA, 7/18-22/2010.

18.   Armstrong J#, Lamba M~, Elson H~, Davis M~. Comparison of Positional Accuracy for kVkV, kVMV, and CBCTOBI for Cranial Localization. Presented at ORV AAPM, Cincinnati OH 3/10. General Poster Discussion Session, 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Philadelphia PA, 7/18-22/2010.

19.   Bergan A#, Elson H~, Lamba M~, McGill B~. Evaluation of 3 IMRT QA techniques to detect MLC positioning errors. Presented at ORV AAPM, Cincinnati OH 3/10. General Poster Discussion Session, 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Philadelphia PA, 7/18-22/2010.

20.  Gerrein C#, Lamba M~, Elson H~. Dosimetric Analysis of Matching Photon and Electron Fields for the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancers. General Poster Discussion Session, 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Philadelphia PA, 7/18-22/2010.

21.  Magat K#, Elson H~, Lamba M~, Madden V, Rauf C. Evaluation of Respiratory Gating of ROI Definition on the Accuracy of SUV in F18-FDG PET Imaging. Presented at ORV AAPM, Cincinnati OH 3/10. General Poster Discussion Session at 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), San Diego CA, 10/31-11/4/2010.

22.  Guarnaschelli JN~, Ying J, Warnick R, McPherson C, Imwalle L*, Breneman JC~. Treatment for elderly glioblastoma patients: University of Cincinnati Experience. Presented at 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology, Montreal, Canada, 11/18-21/2010.

 

Key to author status:

~ denotes faculty,
* denotes resident,
+ denotes former resident,
# denotes current or former medical physics graduate student,
^ denotes medical student.

For earlier publications, please view faculty profiles. Last updated 9/1/2010.

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