Selected publications from faculty, residents, and staff

January 11, 2021

Increasing Rate of Unintentional Firearm Deaths in Youngest Americans: Firearm Prevalence and Covid-19 Pandemic Implication. Bleyer A, Siegel SE, Thomas, CR. Journal of the National Medical Association, 2021,

January 8, 2021

Transitioning Roles from Residency to Attending Physician in Radiation Oncology. Kahn JM, DiazGranados D, Fields, E. J Canc Educ (2021).

January 7, 2021

Application of ASCO Value Framework to Treatment Advances in Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Chen EY, Cook M, Deig C, Arastu A, Prasad V, Nabavizadeh N, Lopez CD, Kardosh A. JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 Jan 7:OP2000558. doi: 10.1200/OP.20.00558. 

January 7, 2021

In Regard to Odei et al. Kahn JM, Sandhu N, Pollom EL. International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics. Volume 109, Issue 2, P639-640.  doi:

January 5, 2021

The Feasibility of Patient-Specific Circulating Tumor DNA Monitoring throughout Multi-Modality Therapy for Locally Advanced Esophageal and Rectal Cancer: A Potential Biomarker for Early Detection of Subclinical Disease. Boniface C, Deig C, Halsey C, Kelley T, Heskett MB, Thomas CR Jr., Spellman PT, Nabavizadeh N.  Diagnostics. 2021; 11(1):73.

January 3, 2021

Mentorship initiatives in radiation oncology: A scoping review of the literature. Marsiglio JA, Rosenberg DM, Rooney MK, Goodman CR, Gillespie EF, Hirsch AE, Holliday EB, Kimple RJ, Thomas, CR, Golden DW. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics.  30 December 2020.  

December 23, 2020

Disparities in Patterns of Conventional Versus Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Spine Metastasis in the United States. Kim E, McClelland S 3rd, Jaboin JJ, Attia A.J Palliat Care. 2020 Dec 23:825859720982204. doi: 10.1177/0825859720982204. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33356987.

December 22, 2020

Current Social Media Use Among Radiation Oncology Trainees. A Albert, JM Kahn, MA. Knoll, S Lirette, R Yechieli, NK Gerber, R Jagsi, MS Katz. Advances in Radiation Oncology (2021), doi:

December 3, 2020

Evolution of the prevalence of pre-residency peer-reviewed publications among incoming junior residents. McClelland III S, Murphy B, Jaboin JJ, Zellers RC. Postgraduate Medical Journal Published Online First: 03 December 2020. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-139223

December 1, 2020

In Regard to Wong et al. Scarpelli DB, Murphy B, Chang BH, Nemecek E, Jaboin JJ.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. Volume 108, Issue 5, P1395-1396. doi:

November 21, 2020

Fucoidan-coated nanoparticles target radiation-induced P-selectin to enhance chemoradiotherapy in murine colorectal cancer. DuRoss AN, Landry MR, Thomas CR, Neufeld MJ, Sun C. Cancer Lett. 2020 Nov 21:S0304-3835(20)30618-2. doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2020.11.021. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33232787.

November 10, 2020

The God of Small Things. Chang EM. JAMA. 2020;324(18):1910. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.13911

October 29, 2020

Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Recommendations in Response to COVID-19. Zaorsky NG, Yu JB, McBride SM, Dess RT, Jackson WC, Mahal BA, Chen R, Choudhury A, Henry A, Syndikus I, Mitin T, Tree A, Kishan AU, Spratt DE.Adv Radiat Oncol. 2020 Oct 29;5(Suppl 1):26-32. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2020.10.003

October 27, 2020

Linguistic Biases in Letters of Recommendation for Radiation Oncology Residency Applicants from 2015 to 2019. Chapman BV, Rooney MK, Ludmir EB, De La Cruz D, Salcedo A, Pinnix CC, Das P, Jagsi R, Thomas CR Jr, Holliday EB. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Oct 27:1–8. doi: 10.1007/s13187-020-01907-x. 

October 27, 2020

Executive Summary of the American Radium Society Appropriate Use Criteria for Radiation Treatment of Node-Negative Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer. Dinh TT, Mitin T, Bagshaw HP, Hoffman KE, Hwang C, Karnes RJ, Kishan AU, Stanley LL, Lloyd S, Potters L, Showalter TN, Taira AV, Vapiqala N, Zarosky NG, D'Amico AV, Nguyen PL, Davis BJ. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics. 27 Oct 2020. doi:

October 22, 2020

Low Dose Novel PARP-PI3K Inhibition via Nanoformulation Improves Colorectal Cancer Immuno-Radiotherapy. Landry MR. , DuRoss AN, Neufeld MJ, Hahn L, Sahay G, Luxenhofer R, Sun C. Materials Today Bio. 2020 Oct 22.

October 20, 2020

Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer: Executive Summary of an ASTRO Clinical Practice Guideline. Wo JY, Anker CJ, Ashman JB, Bhadkamkar NA, Bradfield L, Chang DT, Dorth J, Garcia-Aguilar J, Goff D, Jacqmin D, Kelly P, Newman NB, Jeffrey Olsen J, Raldow AC, Ruiz-Garcia E, Stitzenberg KB, Thomas CR, Wu J, Das P. Practical Radiation Oncology.  2020 Oct 20; 1-13. doi:

October 1, 2020

Performance Status Restriction in Phase III Cancer Clinical Trials. Abi Jaoude J, Kouzy R, Mainwaring W, Lin TA, Miller AB, Jethanandani A, Espinoza AF, Pasalicv D, Verma V, VanderWalde NA, Smith BD, Smith, GL. Fuller C, Das P, Minsky BD, Rödel C, Fokas E, Jagsi, R, Thomas CR, Subbiah IM, Taniguchi CM, Ludmir EB.  Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network J Natl Compr Canc Netw18(10), 1322-1326. 

October 1, 2020

Time-driven activity based costing comparison of stereotactic radiosurgery to multiple brain lesions utilizing single-isocenter vs. multiple-isocenter technique. Parikh NR, Kundu PK, Levin-Epstein R, Chang EM, Hegde JV, Tenn S, Agazaryan N, Steinberg ML, Kaprealian TK.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020;S0360-3016(20)31322-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.06.035.

October 1, 2020

Meeting the Challenge of Scientific Dissemination in the Era of COVID-19: Toward a Modular Approach to Knowledge-Sharing for Radiation Oncology. Fuller CD, van Dijk LV, Thompson RF, Scott JG, Ludmir EB, Thomas CR Jr. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 Oct 1;108(2):496-505. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.06.066.

October 1, 2020

Modernization of Board Certification in Radiation Oncology: Opportunities Following COVID-19. Goodman CR, Campbell SR, Jeans EB, Agarwal A, Tye K, Kahn JM.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 Oct 1;108(2):458-461. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.06.039.


September 28, 2020

Diverging metabolic programmes and behaviours during states of starvation, protein malnutrition, and cachexia. Olson B, Marks DL, Grossberg AJ. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2020 Dec;11(6):1429-1446. doi: 10.1002/jcsm.12630. Epub 2020 Sep 28. 

September 16, 2020

Toll-like receptor 4 mediates the development of fatigue in the murine Lewis Lung Carcinoma model independently of activation of macrophages and microglia. Vichaya EG, Ford BG, Quave CB, Rishi MR, Grossberg AJ, Dantzer R. Psychoneuroendocrinology, Volume 122, December 2020, 104874.

September 16, 2020

Trial Sponsorship and Time to Reporting for Phase 3 Randomized Cancer Clinical Trials. Lin, T.A.; Fuller, C.D.; Verma, V.; Mainwaring, W.; Espinoza, A.F.; Miller, A.B.; Jethanandani, A.; Pasalic, D.; Das, P.; Minsky, B.D.; Thomas, C.R., Jr.; Fogelman, D.R.; Subbiah, V.; Subbiah, I.M.; Ludmir, E.B. Cancers 202012, 2636. doi:

September 9, 2020

Thermal Ablation Versus Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Following Transarterial Chemoembolization for Inoperable Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Propensity Score Weighted Analysis. Nabavizadeh N, Jahangiri Y, Rahmani R, Tomozawa Y, Geeratikun Y, Chen Y, Hung A, Degnin C, Farsad K. American Journal of Roentgenology.

September 3, 2020

Progression-free survival is a suboptimal predictor for overall survival among metastatic solid tumour clinical trials. Pasalic D, McGinnis GJ, Fuller CD, Grossberg AJ, Verma V, Mainwaring W, Miller AB, Lin TA, Jethanandani A, Espinoza AF, Diefenhardt M, Das P, Subbiah V, Subbiah IM, Jagsi R, Garden AS, Fokas E, Rödel C, Thomas CR Jr, Minsky BD, Ludmir EB.Eur J Cancer. 2020 Sep;136:176-185. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2020.06.015. 

September 1, 2020

Flushing, Vomiting, and Abdominal Pain Following Abdominal Ultrasonography. Rahmani R, Raess PW, Nabavizadeh NJAMA Oncol. 2020 Sep 1;6(9):1445-1446. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.0787.

September 1, 2020

A Blinded, Prospective Study of Error Detection During Physician Chart Rounds in Radiation Oncology. Talcott WJ, Lincoln H, Kelly JR, Tressel L, Wilson LD, Decker RH, Ford E, Hartvigson PE, Pawlicki T, Evans SB.  Practical Radiation Oncology, ISSN: 1879-8500, Vol: 10, Issue: 5, Page: 312-320. doi:

September 1, 2020

Correction to: Yttrium-90 Radioembolization for BCLC Stage C Hepatocellular Carcinoma Comparing Child-Pugh A Versus B7 Patients: Are the Outcomes Equivalent? Zu Q, Schenning RC, Jahangiri Y, Tomozawa Y, Kolbeck KJ, Kaufman JA, Al-Hakim R, Naugler WE, Nabavizadeh N, Kardosh A, Billingsley KG, Mayo SC, Orloff SL, Enestvedt CK, Maynard E, Ahn J, Lhewa D, Farsad K.Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2020 Sep;43(9):1425-1426. doi: 10.1007/s00270-020-02554-x.PMID: 32548673

August 29, 2020

Increasing Medical Student Engagement through Virtual Rotations in Radiation Oncology. Kahn JM, Fields EC, Pollom E, Wairiri L, Vapiwala N, Nabavizadeh N, Thomas CR Jr, Jimenez RB, Chandra RA.Adv Radiat Oncol. 2020 Aug 29. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2020.07.015

August 26, 2020

Radiation oncologists' attitudes and beliefs about intensity-modulated radiation therapy and stereotactic body radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Jacobs BL, Hamm M, de Abril Cameron F, Luiggi-Hernandez JG, Heron DE, Kahn JM, Barnato AE.BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Aug 26;20(1):796. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-05656-x.

August 16, 2020

#ThisIsBrachytherapy: Increasing awareness of brachytherapy. Kahn JM,  Campbell SR, Albert AA, Knoll MA, Shah C. Brachytherapy. 16 August 2020. doi:

August 10, 2020

Variations in resources among Radiation Oncology Residency Programs in the United States. Thomas TV, Kuruvilla TP, Kahn J, Bhanat E, Parr AQ, Albert A, Chowdhary M, Beriwal S, Vijayakumar S. Advances in Radiation Oncology (2020), doi: j.adro.2020.08.001.