Resident Publications

July 2022- June 2023

  • Dhawan A, Pifer PM, Sandulache VC, Skinner HD. Metabolic targeting, immunotherapy and radiation in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Where do we go from here? Front Oncol. 2022 Dec 14; 12:10:1016217. PMID: 36591457
  • Schad M.D., Richman A.H., Diego E.J., McAuliffe P.F., Johnson R.R., Steiman J., Vargo J.A., Beriwal S. Dosimetry and Toxicity Outcomes in Patients Treated with Hypofractionated Regional Nodal Irradiation for Breast Cancer: What is the Best Dose-Volume Limit to Minimize Risks of Radiation Pneumonitis? Pract Radiat Oncol. 2022 Nov 1. PMID: 36332799
  • Musunuru HB, Skinner H, Wilhite T. Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Early-Stage Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Is It Essential to Target the Unseen Disease? ASCO Daily News. September 28, 2022
  • Keller A, Abdelhakiem M, Mulherkar R, Ghanta S, Benoit R, Smith R, Beriwal S. Effect of short-term corticosteroid usage on acute urinary toxicity following Cs-131 prostate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy July 2022; 21(4), 468-474. PMID: 35514004
  • Musunuru HB*, Keller A*, Olawaiye A, Sukumvanich P, Beriwal S. Indications for Adjuvant Radiotherapy in Patients with pN0(i+) Adenocarcinoma of the Endometrium. Prac Radiat oncol 2022 July-Aug:12(4):348-353 PMID: 3528784 *denotes co-first authors
  • Jaishankar S, Pifer PM, Bhargava R, Keller A, Musunuru HB, Patel AK, Sukumvanich P, Boisen M, Berger JL, Taylor S, Courtney-Brooks M, Olawiye A, Lesnock J, Edwards R, Vargo JA, Beriwal S. Is Substantial Lymphovascular Space Invasion Prognostic for Clinical Outcomes in Type II Endometrial Cancer? Clin Oncolo (R Coll Radiol) 2022 Jul;34(7):452-458. PMID: 35264314 denotes co-first authors
  • Pifer P, Yang L, Kumar M, Xie T, Frederick M, Hefner A, Beadle B, Molkentine D, Molkentine J, Dhawan A, Abdelhakiem M, Osman A, Myers J, Pickering C, Sandulache V, Heymach J, Skinner H. FAK drives resistance to therapy in HPV-negative head and neck cancer in a p53-dependent manner. Pre-print bioRxiv June 2022.

Book Chapters:

  • Musunuru HB, Vargo JA, Olawaiye A, Beriwal S. Cancer of the Vagina and Vulva. In: Drs. Vincent T. DeVita, Theodore S. Lawrence, and Steven A. Rosenberg. Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 12th edition. Chapter 12; p.902-916

July 2021- June 2022

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Molkentine D, Molkentine J, Bridges K, Valdecanas D, Dhawan A, Bahri R, Hefner A, Kumar M, Yang L, Abdelhakiem M, Pifer P, Sandulache V, Sheth A, Beadle B, Thames H, Mason K, Pickering C, Meyn R, Skinner H. P16 Represses DNA Damage Repair via a Novel Ubiquitin-Dependent Signaling Cascade. Cancer Res. 2021 Dec 29;canres.2101.2021. PMID: 34965932
  • Yoon J, Fitzgerald H, Wang Y, Wang Q, Vergalasova I, Elshaikh MA, Dimitrova I, Damast S, Li JY, Fields EC, Beriwal S, Keller A, Kidd EA, Usoz M, Jolly S, Jaworski E, Leung EW, Donovan E, Taunk NK, Chino J, Natesan D, Russo AL, Lea JS, Albuquerque KV, Lee LJ, Hathout L. Does prophylactic para-aortic lymphatic irradiation improve outcomes in women with stage IIIC1 endometrial carcinoma? A multi-institutional pooled analysis. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2021 Nov 22:S1879-8500(21)00280-0. PMID: 34822999
  • Li F, Park J, Lalonde R, Jang SY, diMayorca MS, Flickinger JC, Keller A, Huq MS. Is Halcyon feasible for single thoracic or lumbar vertebral segment SBRT? J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2021 Nov 29. PMID: 34845817
  • Witek ME, Woody NM, Musunuru HB, Hill PM, Yadav P, Burr AR, Ko HC, Ross RB, Kimple RJ, Harari PM. Defining high-risk elective contralateral neck radiation volumes for oropharynx cancer. Head Neck. 2021 Nov 11. PMID: 34761832
  • Musunuru HB*, Pifer PM*, Mohindra P, Albuquerque K, and Beriwal S. Advances in Management of Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer. Indian Journal of Medical Research. In press. * denotes co-first author
  • Kumar, M, Molkentine D, Molkentine J, Bridges K, Xie T, Yang L, Hefner A, Gao M, Bahri R, Dhawan A, Frederick M, Seth S, Abdelhakiem M, Beadle B, Johnson F, Wang J, Shen Li, Heffernan T, Sheth A, Ferris R, Myers J, Pickering C, Skinner H. Inhibition of histone acetyltranserase function radiosensitizes CREBBP/EP300 mutants via repression of homologous recombination, potentially targeting a novel gain of function. Nat Commun. 2021 Nov 3;12(1):6340. PMID: 34732714
  • Musunuru HB, Keller A, Beriwal S. Radiotherapy with genomic-adjusted radiation dose. Lancet Oncol. 2021 Nov;22(11):e469. PMID 34735811
  • Musunuru HB, Cheung P, Vesprini D et al., gantry-Based 5-fraction Elective Nodal Irradiation in Unfavourable Risk prostate cancer: Outcomes from 2 prospective studies comparing SABR Boost with MR Dose Painted HDR Brachytherapy Boost, Int J Radiat Biol Phys, 2021 Nov 9;S0360-3016(1)02899-6. PMID: 34637882
  • Glicksman RM, Liu SK, Cheung P, Vesprini D, Chu W, Chung HT, Morton G, Deabreu A, Davidson M, Ravi A, Musunuru HB, Helou J, Ho L, Zhang L, Loblaw A. Elective nodal ultra hypofractionated radiation for prostate cancer: Safety and efficacy from four prospective clinical trials. Radiother Oncol. 2021 Sep 4;163:159-164.PMID: 34487764.
  • Musunuru HB, Cheung P, Vesprini D, Liu SK, Chu W, Chung HT, Morton G, Deabreu A, Davidson M, Ravi A, Helou J, Ho L, Zhang L, Loblaw A. Stereotactic pelvic radiotherapy with HDR Boost for dose escalation in intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer (SPARE): Efficacy, Toxicity and quality of life. Radiother Oncol. 2021 Aug; 161:40-46. PMID: 34089752
  • Mulherkar R, Keller A, Showalter TN, Thaker N, Beriwal S. A Primer on Time-Driven Activity-based Costing in Brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. 2021 Aug 7;S15389-4721(21)00104-5. PMID: 34376368
  • Rodríguez-Lopéz JL, Patel AK, Benoit R, Beriwal S, Smith RP. Treatment of Intermediate-risk Prostate Cancer with Cs-131: Long-term Results from a Single Institution. Accepted in Brachytherapy, April 2021
  • Lee SL, Mahler P, Olson S, Witt JS, Musunuru HB, Rajamanickam V, Bassetti MF, Yadav P. Reduction of cardiac dose using respiratory-gated MR-linac plans for gastro-esophageal junction cancer. Med Dosim. 2021 Summer;46(2):152-156. PMID: 33097372.
  • Schad MD, Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Patel AK, Houser CJ, Horne ZD, Benoit RM, Smith RP, Beriwal S. Intraprostatic calcification and biochemical recurrence in ment treated with cesium-131 prostate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. 2021 July-Aug;20(4):859-865 PMID 33994343
  • Lalonde R., Abdelhakiem M., Keller A., Huq M.S. Response to “Letter to the editor of radiotherapy and oncology regarding of the article “Dosimetric parameters related to occurrence of distant metastases and regional nodal relapse after SBRT for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer” by Lalonde et al”. Radiother Oncol. June 2022. 15:S0167-8140(22)04138-S PMID: 35716840
  • Keller A., Abdelhakiem M., Mulherkar R., Ghanta, S., Benoit, R., Smith, R. P., Beriwal, S. Effect of short-term corticosteroid usage on acute urinary toxicity following CS-131 prostate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. May 2022. May 2;S1538-4721(22)00042-3 PMID: 35514004
  • Lalonde R., Abdelhakiem M., Keller A., Huq M.S. Dosimetric parameters related to occurrence of distant metastases and regional nodal relapse after SBRT for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. Radiother Oncol. April 2022; 169: 90-95 PMID: 35202740
  • Hamade D, Espinal A, Mukherjee A, Epperly M, Greenberger JS. Lactobacillus reuteri Releasing IL-22 (LR-IL-22) Facilitates Intestinal Radioprotection for Whole Abdomen Irradiation (WAI) of Ovarian Cancer. Radiation Research
  • Musunuru HB, Loblaw DA. In regard to Yamazaki et al. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2022 May 1;113(1):230-231 PMID: 35427550
  • Kim H, Richman A, Smith KJ, Shaikh PM, Beriwal S, Vargo JA. Is Radiation Therapy Cost-Effective in the positron emission tomography/computed tomography era for earlystage favorable Hodgkin lymphoma with alternative payment models. Pract Radiat oncol. Mar-Apr 2022;12(2):e135-E143. PMID 34902637
  • Koerner SA, Baig T, Kim H, Rodriguez-Lopez J, Keller A, Beriwal S. Can we reduce dose to ureters as avoidance organs for MRI based brachytherapy for cervical cancer? A dosimetric feasibility study. Brachytherapy 2022 Mar-Apr:21(2):202-207. PMID: 34980569
  • Rydzewski N, Yadav P, Musunuru HB, Condit KM, Francis D, Zhao SG, Baschnagel A. Radiomic Modeling of Bone Density and Rib Fracture Risk after Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Advances in Radiation Oncology. Adv Radiat Oncol 2021 Dec 29:7(3):100884 PMID: 35647405

July 2020 — June 2021

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Ling DC, Vargo JA, Beriwal S. ‘”Breast, Prostate, and Rectal Cancer: Should 5-5-5 Be a New Standard of Care?” Editorial.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2020 Oct 1; 108(2):390-393;  PMID: 32890517
  • Keller A, Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Patel AK, Vargo JA, Kim H, Houser CJ, Sukumvanich P, Berger JL, Boisen MM, Edwards RP, Taylor SE, Courtney-Brooks MB, Orr BC, Olawaiye AB, Beriwal S. Early outcomes after definitive chemoradiation therapy with Vienna/Venezia hybrid HDR brachytherapy applicators for cervical cancer: A single institution experience. Brachytherapy 2020 sept 17:S1538-4721(20)30181-1.  PMID:  32952053
  • Patel AK, Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Bahary N, Zureikat AH, Burton S, Heron DE, Olson AC, Patel Patterns of Failure Following Adjuvant Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer with Close or Positive Margins. Advances in Radiation Oncology.  2020 Aug 26;(5)6:1197-1205. PMID:  33305081
  • Richman AH, Vargo JA, Ling DC, Sukumvanich P, Berger JL, Boisen MM, Edwards R, Taylor SE, Courtney-Brooks MB, Olawaiye A, Orr BC, Beriwal S. Dose-Escalated Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy in Patients with Locally Advanced Vulvar Cancer – Does It Increase Response Rate? Gynecologic Oncology. 2020 Dec;159(3):657-662. PMID: 32981696
  • Pifer PM, Bhargava R, Patel AK, Ling DC, Vargo JA, Orr BC, Sukumvanich P, Courtney-Brooks MB, Boisen MM, Berger JL, Taylor S, Olawaiye AB, Comerci JT, Lesnock JL, Edwards RP, and Beriwal S Is the Risk of Substantial LVSI in Stage I Endometrial Cancer Similar to PORTEC in the North American Population? – A Single-Institution Study  Gynecol Oncol. 2020 Jul 24.  PMID:  32718729
  • Patel AK, Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Hirsch BE, Burton SA, Flickinger JC, Clump DA. Long Term Outcomes with Linear Accelerator Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Treatment of Jugulotympanic Paragangliomas.  Head & Neck 2021 Feb;43(2):449-455. PMID: 33047436
  • Schad MD, Patel AK, Ling DC, Smith RP, Beriwal S. Hypofractionated Prostate Radiation Therapy: Adoption and Dosimetric Adherence Through Clinical Pathways in an Integrated Oncology Network. JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 Apr; 17(4):e537-e547. PMID: 33095692
  • Blohmer M, Zhu L, Atkinson JM, Beriwal S, Rodríguez-López JL, Rosenzweig M, Brufsky AM, Tseng G, Lucas PC, Lee AV, Oesterreich S, Jankowitz RC. Patient treatment and outcome after breast cancer orbital and periorbital metastases: a comprehensive case series including analysis of lobular versus ductal tumor histology. Breast Cancer Res. 2020;22(1):70. PMID: 32586354
  • Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Ling DC, Keller A, Kim H, Mojica-Marquez AE, Glaser SM, Beriwal S.  Treatment Selection and Survival Outcomes in Early-Stage Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas: Does Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase Mutation Impact the Benefit of Consolidative Radiotherapy?  Leukemia and Lymphoma 2021 Mar;62(3):538-548. PMID: 33251899
  • Richman AH, Patel AK, Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Keller A, Vargo JA, Kim H, Sukumvanich P, Berger JL, Boisen MM, Edwards R, Taylor SE, Courtney-Brooks MB, Olawiye A, Orr, BC, Lesnock JL, Beriwal S. Do Air Gaps with Image-Guided Vaginal Cuff Brachytherapy Impact Failure Rates in High Intermediate Risk FIGO Stage I Endometrial Cancer Patients.  Brachytherapy. 2020 Dec 29:S1538-4721(20)30256-7.  PMID: 33384254
  • Ghanta S, Keller A, Rodríguez-López JL, Patel A, Beriwal S. Utility of prophylactic cranial irradiation for limited stage small cell lung cancer in the modern era with magnetic resonance imaging surveillance.  Clin Onco. 2021 Aug;33(8):e323-e330. Epub 2021 Apr 20. PMID: 33888381
  • Keller A, Ghanta S, Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Patel AK, Beriwal S. Utility of prophylactic cranial irradiation for extensive stage small cell lung cancer in the MRI screening era.  Clin lung Cancer. 2021 Mar26:S1525-7304(21_00063-2.  PMID: 33966983
  • Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Ling DC, Keller A, Kim H, Mojica-Marquez AE, Glaser SM, Beriwal S. Ureteral stenosis after eD MRI-based brachytherapy for cervical cancer – Have we identified all the risk factors?  Radiother Oncol. 2021 Feb; 155:86-92  PMID: 33065181
  • Hafeez N, Musunuru HB, Keller A, Beriwal S. Feasibility of Breast Radiation Therapy in a Fanconi Anemia Patient Diagnosed with Breast Cancer: A Case Report and Review of Literature.  Clin Transl Radiat Oncol, 2021 Apr9;28:129-132  PMID:  33981866
  • Kim H, Keller A, Beriwal S, Smith KJ, Vargo JA. Cost-effectiveness of Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation versus MRI Surveillance for Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer.  Int Journal of Rad Onc Biology Physics.  2021 May11:S0360-3016(21)0477-6.  PMID:  33984410
  • Mojica-Márquez AE, Rodríguez-López JL, Patel AK, Ling DC, Rajagopalan MS, Beriwal S. External Validation of Life Expectancy Prognostic Models in Patients Evaluated for Palliative Radiotherapy at the End of Life.  Cancer Med. 2020;10.1002/cam4.3257.  PMID:  32592315
  • Musunuru HB, Keller A, Pifer P, Beriwal S. Letter:  In regard to Hall et all and Small et al.  Int J Radiat Biol Phys 2021 Mar15;109(4);1125-1126.  PMID:  33610294
  • Abdelhakiem MK, Johnstone C, Bergom C, Currey A, and Robbins JR. The influence of breast cancer subtype on survival after palliative radiation for osseous metastases. Cancer Med, 4 2020 Dec;9(23):8979-8988. PMID:  33146466
  • Musunuru HB, Yadav P, Olson SJ, Anderson BM. Improved Ipsilateral Breast and Chest Wall Sparing With MR-Guided 3-fraction Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation: A Dosimetric Study Comparing MR-Linac and CT-Linac Plans. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2021 Jan 22;6(3):100654. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2021.100654. PMID: 34195491
  • Yadav P, Kuczmarska-Haas A, Musunuru HB, Witt J, Blitzer G, Mahler P, Bassetti MF. Evaluating dose constraints for radiation induced liver damage following magnetic resonance image guided Stereotactic Body radiotherapy. Phys Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2021 Feb 6;17:91-94. doi: 10.1016/j.phro.2021.01.009. PMID: 33898785.

July 2019 — June 2020

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Vargo JA, Kim H. “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Upfront SBRT for Oligometastatic Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Based on Mutational Status.” Am Jour Clin Oncol
  • Ling DC, Beriwal S. “Regional Recurrence Rates With or Without Complete Axillary Dissection for Breast Cancer Patients with Node-Positive Disease on Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy”, Advances in Radiation Oncology PMID: 32280815
  • Musunuru HB, Witt JS, Yadav P, Francis DM, Kuczmarska-Haas A, Labby ZE, Bassetti MF, Howard SP, Bashnagel AM. “Impact of adjuvant fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy dose on local control of brain metastases.” J. Neuroncol. 2019 Nov;145(2): 385-390. PMID: 31606876
  • Yadav P, Musunuru HB, Witt JS, Bassetti M, Bayouth J, Baschnagel AM. “Dosimetric study for spine stereotactic body radiation therapy: magnetic resonance guided linear accelerator versus volumetric modulated arc therapy.” Radiol Oncol 2019; 53(3): 362-368. PMID: 31553704
  • Schad MD, Patel AK, Glaser SM, Balasubramani GK, Showalter TN, Beriwal S, Vargo JA. “Declining Brachytherapy Utilization for Cervical Cancer Patients – Have We Reversed the Trend?” Gynecol Oncol. 2020 Mar;156(3):583-590. PMID 31924333
  • Patel AK, Houser CJ, Benoit R, Smith RP, Beriwal S. “Acute Patient-Reported Bowel Quality of Life and Rectal Bleeding with the Combination of Prostate External Beam Radiation, Low Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Boost, and SpaceOAR.” published online ahead of print, 2020 Apr 21. Brachytherapy. 2020;S1538-4721(20)30051-9. PMID: 32331976
  • Patel AK, Pan X, Vila DM, Frankel WL, Chen W, Perry K, Merritt R, D’Souza D, Wuthrick EJ, Williams TM. “Perineural Invasion Predicts for Locoregional Failure in Patients with Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy.” published online ahead of print, 2020 Apr 21]. J Clin Pathol. 2020;jclinpath-2020-206424. PMID: 32317290
  • Sim AJ, Ahmed KA, Keller A, Figura NB, Oliver DE, Sarangkasiri S, Robinson TJ, Johnstone PA, Yu HM, Naghavi AO. “Outcomes and the Role of Primary Histology Following LINAC-based Stereotactic Radiation for Sarcoma Brain Metastases.” Am J Clin Oncol. 2020 May;43(5):356‐361. PMID: 32217854
  • Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Beriwal S. “Nodal Recurrence from Prostate Adenocarcinoma: Curable or Incurable?” Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2020; 106(2):236-237. PMID: 31928636
  • Pifer, P.M., Moore, A., Mehta, K., Huggins-Puhalla, S., Beriwal, S., & Vargo, J.A. (2020) “Chemoradiotherapy- Induced Pneumonitis after Concurrent Adjuvant Ado-Trastuzumab Emtasine and Post-Mastectomy Radiation Therapy” Practical Radiation Oncology, (Interesting Cover Image) March–April 2020 Volume 10, Issue 2, p73-138, e59-e115
  • Kim H, Vargo JA, Ling DC, Beriwal S, Smith KJ. “Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Upfront SBRT for Oligometastatic Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Am J Clin Oncol. 2019 Nov;42(11):837-844. PMID: 31644441
  • Mojica A, Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Beriwal S. “External Validation of Life Expectancy Prognostic Models in Patients Evaluated for Palliative Radiotherapy at the End-of-Life”. Cancer Medicine.
  • Ling DC. Moppins BL, Champ CE, Gorantla VC, Beriwal S. “Quality of Regional Nodal Irradiation Plans in Breast Cancer Patients Across a Large Network – Can We Translate Results from Randomized Trials into the Clinic?” Practical Radiation Oncology. 29 June 2020.
  • Mojica A, Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Beriwal S. “Physician-Predicted Prognosis and Palliative Radiotherapy Utilization at the End-of-Life: An Audit of a Large Cancer Center Network”. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.
  • Ling DC, Vargo JA, Beriwal S. ‘”Breast, Prostate, and Rectal Cancer: Should 5-5-5 Be a New Standard of Care?” Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2020
  • Alayed Y, Davidson M, Quon H, Cheung P, Chu W, Chung HT, Vesprini D, Ong A, Chowdhury A, Liu SK, Panjwani D, Helou J, Musunuru HB, Pang G, Korol R, Ravi A, McCurdy B, Zhang L, Mamedov A, Deabreu A, Commisso A, Commisso K, D’Alimonte L, Ho L, Bhounr Z, Loblaw A. Dosimetric predictors of toxicity and quality of life following prostate stereotactic ablative radiotherapy. Radiother Oncol. 2020 Mar;144:135-140. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2019.11.017. Epub 2019 Dec 3. PMID: 31809979.
  • Alayed Y, Davidson M, Liu S, Chu W, Tseng E, Cheung P, Vesprini D, Cheung H, Morton G, Musunuru HB, Ravi A, Korol R, Deabreu A, Ho L, Commisso K, Bhounr Z, D’Alimonte L, Mittmann N, Dragomir A, Zhang L, Loblaw A. Evaluating the Tolerability of a Simultaneous Focal Boost to the Gross Tumor in Prostate SABR: A Toxicity and Quality-of-Life Comparison of Two Prospective Trials. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 May 1;107(1):136-142. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.12.044. Epub 2020 Jan 25. PMID: 31987962.

July 2018 — June 2019

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Horne ZD; Dohopolski MJ, Pradhan D; Bhargava R, Edwards RP, Kelley JL, Comerci JT, Olawaiye AB, Courtney-Brooks MB; Bockmeier MM, Berger JL, Taylor SE, Sukumvanich P. Human papillomavirus infection mediates response and outcome of vulvar squamous cell carcinomas treated with chemoradiation therapy. Gynecologic Oncology. 2018 Aug 3. PMID: 30082072
  • Ling DC, Karukonda P, Smith RP, Heron HE, Beriwal S. Declining Brachytherapy Utilization for High-risk Prostate Cancer – Can Clinical Pathways Reverse the Trend? Brachytherapy. 2018 Sept 11. PMID: 30217434
  • Patel AK, Ling DC, Richman AH, Champ CE, Huq MS, Heron DE, Beriwal S. Hypofractionated Whole Breast Irradiation in Large-Breasted Women – Is There A Dosimetric Predictor for Acute Skin Toxicities? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Aug 23. PMID: 30145393
  • Dohopolski MJ, Horne ZD, Pradhan D, Bhargava R, Edwards RP, Kelley JL, Comerci JT, Olawaiye AB, Courtney-Brooks M, Berger JL, Sukumvanich P, Beriwal S. The prognostic significance of p16 status in patients with vulvar cancer treated with vulvectomy and adjuvant radiation. Int J. Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Jan 1; 103(1): 152-160. PMID: 30121234
  • Rodriguez-Lopez JL, Ling DC, Heron DE, Beriwal S. Lag Time Between Evidence and Guidelines – Can clinical Pathways Bridge the Gap? J Oncol Pract. 2018 Dec 7: JOP1800430 PMID: 30526227
  • Sutera P, Clump DA, Kalash R, D’Ambrosio D, Mihai A, Wang H, Petro D, Burton SA, Heron DE. Initial Results of a Multicenter Phase II Trial of Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy for Oligometastatic Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2018 Aug 24. PMID: 30149056
  • Ling DC, Vargo JA, Glaser SM, Kim H, Beriwal S. Outcomes after Definitive Re-irradiation with 3D Brachytherapy with or without External Beam Radiation Therapy for Vaginal Recurrence of Endometrial Cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Dec 29. PMID 30600093
  • Horne ZD, Karukonda P, Kalash R, Edwards RP, Kelley JL, Comerci JT, Olawaiye AB, Courtney-Brooks M, Bochmeier MM, Berger, JL, Taylor SE, Sukumvanich P, Beriwal S. Single-institution experience in 3D MRI-based brachytherapy for cervical cancer for 239 women: can dose overcome poor response? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.2018 Dec 31. PMID 30605752
  • Ling DC, Chen KS, Benoit RM, Beriwal S, Smith RP. Long-term Patient-Reported Rectal Bleeding and Bowel-Related Quality of Life Following Cs-131 Prostate Brachytherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019 July 1; 104(3);622-630. PMID: 30853423
  • Iheagwara UK, Vargo JA, Chen KS, Burton D, Taylor SE, Berger JL, Boisen MM, Comerci JT, Orr B, Sukumvanich P, Olawaiye AB, Kelley JL, Edwards RP, Courney-Brooks, M, Beriwal S. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy Followed by Extrafascial Hysterectomy in Locally Advanced Type II Endometrial Cancer Clinically Extending to Cervix. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Feb 22. PMID: 30802615
  • Ling DC, Sutera PA, Iarrobino NA, Diego EJ, Soran A, Johnson RR, Bhargava R, Champ CE, Beriwal S. Is multifocal regression a risk factor for ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence in the modern era after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and breast conservation therapy? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019 Mar 15. PMID: 30885777
  • Gebhardt BJ, Rangaswamy B, Thomas J, Kelley J, Sukumvanich P, Edwards R, Comerci J, Olawaiye A, Courtney-Brooks M, Boisen M, Berger J, Beriwal S. Magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) response in patients treated with definitive radiation therapy for medically inoperable endometrial cancer – does it predict for treatment response? Brachytherapy 2019 Apr 17. PMID: 31005602
  • Ling, DC, Vargo, JA, Burton SA, Heron DE, Beriwal S. Salvage Curative-Intent Re-irradiation Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Isolated, Pelvic and/or Para-aortic Recurrences of Gynecologic Malignancies. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 May 28. PMID: 31150869
  • Pifer, P.M, Bice, R.P., Jacobson, G.M., Lupinacci, K., Beriwal, S., Hazard, H.W., and Vargo, J.A. The Lack of Consensus of International Contouring Guidelines for the Dorsal Border of the Chest Wall CTV: What is the Impact on Organs at Risk and Relationships to Patterns of Recurrence in the Modern-Era? Adv Radiat Oncol 2018 Sept 27; 4(1): .35-42. PMID 30706008
  • Saigal K, All S, Potrebko P, Feranec N, Keller A, Lizaso M, Warner C, Nguyen N, Jain A, Biagioli, M. Incorporating Routine Magnetic Resonance Imaging-based Planning for the Delivery of High-dose-rate Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer: An Evaluation of Clinical Feasibility and Dosimetric Outcomes. Cureus 2019 Feb 16; 11(2): e4085. PMID: 3109863

July 2017 — June 2018

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Glaser SM, Chen KS, Benoit RM, Smith RP, and Beriwal S. Long-Term Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with Cesium 131. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Aug 1;98(5); 1053-1058, PMID: 28721888
  • Vargo JA, Ling DC, Beriwal S. Treatment of Early-Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma: Are we just shifting morbidities? J. Clin Oncol 2017. Aug 20;35(24)”2849-2850. PMID: 28682691
  • Gogineni E, Vargo J, Glaser S, Flickinger J, Burton S, Engh J, Amankulor N, Beriwal S, Quinn A, Ozhasoglu C, Heron D. Long-term survivorship following stereotactic radiosurgery alone for brain metastases: risk of intracranial failure and implications for surveillance and counseling. Neurosurgery 2017 Aug 28. PMID: 28945873
  • Gebhardt BJ, Heron DE, Beriwal S. A peer review process as part of the implementation of clinical pathways in radiation oncology: Does it improve compliance? Pract Radiat oncol 2017 Sept-Oct;7(5):332-338. PMID: 28284760
  • Gebhardt B, Gill B, Glaser S, Kim H, Houser C, Kelley J, Sukumvanich P, Edwards R, Comerci J, Olawaiye A, Courtney-Brooks M, Boisen M, Berger J, Beriwal S. Image-guided tandem and cylinder brachyterhapy as onotherapy for definitive treatment of inoperable endometrial carcinoma. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Nov;147(2);302-308. PMID: 28867544
  • Gebhardt BJ, Thomas J, Horne ZD, Champ CE, Ahrendt GM, Diego E, Heron DE, Beriwal S. Standardization of Nodal Radiation Therapy through Changes to a Breast Cancer Clinical Pathway throughout a Large, Integrated Cancer Center Network. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jan-Feb;(8);4-12. PMID: 28939351
  • Horne ZD, Richman AH, Dohopolski MJ, Clump DA, Burton SA, Heron DE. Stereotactic body radiation therapy for isolated hilar and mediastinal non-small cell lung cancers. Lung Cancer. 2018 Jan; 115:1-4. PMID: 29290248
  • Dohopolski MJ, Horne Z, Clump D, Burton SA, Heron DE. Stereotactic Body radiation therapy for pulmonary oligometastases arising from non-lung primaries in patients without extrapulmonary disease. Cureus. 2018 Feb 7;10(2):e2167. PMID: 29644155
  • Champ CE, Ohri N, Klement RJ, Cantor M, Beriwal S, Glaser SM, Smith RP. Assessing Changes in the Activity Levels of Breast Cancer Patients during Radiation Therapy. Clin Breast Cancer. 2017 Aug 24. Pii:S1526-8209(17)30285-9 PMID: 28916400
  • Dohopolski M, Glaser S, Vargo J, Balasubramani G, Beriwal S. Stereotactic body radiotherapy for locally-advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer – patterns of care and overall survival. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2017;8(5):766-777.
  • Chen KS, Glaser SM, Kim H, Beriwal S. Differences in Urethral Dosimetry between CT and MR Imaging in Multichannel Vaginal Cylinder Brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. 2017 Sept-Oct; 16(5) 964-647. PMID: 28694115
  • Glaser S, Mahantshetty U, Lee L, Klopp A, Beriwal S. Genomics and 3-Dimensional Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer: Significant Steps Forward. Int J Radiat Biol Phys. 2017;99:505-509. PMID:
  • Gebhardt BJ, Vargo JA, Ling D, Jones B, Mohney M, Clump DA, Ohr JP, Ferris RL, Heron DR. Carotid Dosimetry and the Risk of Carotid Blowout Syndrome Following Re-irradiation with Head and Neck Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 May 1; 101(1):195-200. PMID: 29398127
  • Kalash R, Glaser S, Flickinger JC, Burton S, Heron DE, Gerszten P, Engh J, Amankulor N, Vargo JA. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Benign Spine Tumors: Is Dose De-escalation Appropriate? Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 2018 May 25:1-6. PMID: 29799334
  • Kalash R, Glaser SM, Balasubramanya R, Horne ZD, Kim H, Houser C, Beriwal S. The Use of Functional MRI in Cervical Cancer Patients with Incomplete Response on PET/CT Following Image-Based High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Feb 6. PMID: 29559287
  • Dohopolski MJ, Horne ZD, Gebhardt BJ, Glaser SM, Edwards RP, Kelley JL, Comerci JT, Olawaiye AB, Courtney-Brooks M, Berger J, Sukumvanich P, Beriwal S. Single-institutional outcomes of adjuvant brachytherapy for stage I endometrial cancer- are outcomes consistent with randomized studies? Brachytherapy 2018 Feb 6. PMID: 29426745
  • Ling DC, Bakkenist CJ, Ferris RL, Clump DA. Role of immunotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jan; 28(1):12-16. PMID: 29173750
  • Ling DC, Flickinger JC, Burton SA, Heron dE, Quinn AE, Bejjani GK, Engh JA, Gerszten PC, Amankulor NM, Vargo JA, Long-term outcomes after stereotactic radiosurgery for spine metastases: Radiation dose-response for late toxicity. Int J Radiat Biol Phys. 2018 Mar 6. PMID: 29678526
  • Glaser S, Kalash R, Bongiorni DR, Roberts MS, Balasubramani GK, Jacobs BL, Beriwal S, Heron DE, Greenberger JS. “Challenges in the analysis of outcomes for surgical compared to radiotherapy treatment of prostate cancer.” In Vivo. Jan-Feb 2018; 32(1):113-120. PMID: 29275307
  • Kalash R, Pifer PM, Beriwal S, Glaser SM, Vargo JA, Heron DE. “Exceptional Eight-year response to stereotactic radiosurgery monotherapy for multiple brain metastases.” Cureus. 2017 Dec 29;9(12). PMID: 29507849
  • Karukonda P, Gebhardt BJ, Horne ZD, Beriwal S. Standardization of radiation therapy dose for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer through changes to a lung cancer clinical pathway in a large, integrated comprehensive cancer center network. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 Nov-Dec; 7(6). PMID: 28867544
  • Patel AK, Beriwal S. Locally advanced uterine cancer: A multimodality model of muddle? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2018 Feb 1;100(2); 287-288. PMID: 29353644
  • Horne ZD, Dohopolski MJ, Clump DA, Burton SA, Heron DE. Thoracic re-irradiation with SBRT for residual/recurrent and new primary NSCLC within or immediately adjacent to a prior high-dose radiation field. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2018 May-June; 8(3):e117-e123. PMID: 29424402
  • Kim H, Houser CJ, Kalash R, Maceil CFA, Paestra B, Malush D, Beriwal S. Workflow and efficiency in MRI-based high dose rate brachytherapy for cervical cancer in a high volume brachytherapy center. Brachytherapy. 2018 May 26 ppi: S1538-4721(18)30083-7. PMID: 29844009
  • Gebhardt BJ, Thomas J, Horne ZD, Champ CE, Farrugia DJ, Diego E, Ahrendt GM, Beriwal S. Is Completion Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Necessary in Patients Underrepresented in ACOSOG Z0011 Trial? Adv Radiat Oncol 2018. In press.

July 2016 — June 2017

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Horne ZD, Glaser SM, Vargo JA, Ferris RL, Balasubramani GK, Clump DA, Heron DE, Beriwal S. Confirmation of proposed human papillomavirus risk-adapted staging according to AJCC/UICC TNM criteria for positive oropharyngeal carcinomas. Cancer. 2016 Jul 1; 122(13); 2021-30 PMID: 27111669
  • Ling DC, Vargo JA, Ferris RL, Ohr JP, Clump DA, Yau W, Duvvuri U, Kim S, Johnson JT, Bauman JE, Branstetter BF, Heron DE. Risk of Severe Toxicity Based on Site of Recurrence in Patients Treated with Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol. 2016 July; 95(3):973–980. PMID: 27302512
  • Glaser S, Vargo, JA, Balasubramani GK, Beriwal S. Stage II Testicular Seminoma: Patterns of Care and Survival by Treatment Strategy. Clinical Oncology. 2016 Aug; 28(8): 513-21. PMID: 27146264
  • Ling DC, Vargo JA, Heron DE. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer. Cancer J. 2016 Jul-Aug;22(4):302-6. PMID: 27441751
  • Ling DC, Chapman BV, Kim J, Choby GW, Kabolizadeh P, Clump DA, Ferris RL, Kim S, Beriwal S, Heron DE, Duvvuri U. Oncologic outcomes and patient-reported quality of life in patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with definitive transoral robotic surgery versus definitive chemoradiation. Oral Oncol. 2016 Oct;61:41-6. PMID: 27688103
  • Wong SJ, Heron DE, Stenson K, Ling DC, Vargo JA. Locoregionally Recurrent Or Second Primary Head And Neck Cancer: Management Strategies And Challenges. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2016;35:e284-92. PMID: 27249734
  • Gebhardt BJ, Beriwal S, Heron DE. A peer review process as part of the implementation of clinical pathways in radiation oncology: Does it improve compliance? Practical Radiat Onc. 2017 Jan 19. pii: S1879-8500(17)30006-1. PMID: 28284760
  • Gebhardt BJ, Ohr JP, Ferris RL, Duvvuri U, Kim S, Johnson JT, Heron DR, Clump DA. Concurrent chemoradiotherapy in the adjuvant treatment of high-risk primary salivary gland malignancies. Amer J Clin Oncol. 2017 Apr 7. PMID: 28394767
  • Glaser SM, Dohopolski MJ, Balasubramani GK, Benoit RM, Smith RP, Beriwal S. Brachytherapy Boost for Prostate Cancer: Trends in Care and Survival Outcomes. Brachytherapy. 2017 Mar- Apr; (16): 330-341. PMID: 28159553
  • Bernard M, Glaser S, Gill B, Beriwal S, Heron D, Luketich J, Firedland D, Socinski M, Greenberger J. Results of a Single Institution Experience with Dose Escalated Chemoradiation for locally-Advanced Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Front Oncol. 2017 Jan 23;7:1. PMID: 28168163
  • Hatheway CM, Holt DE, Gebhardt BJ, Heron DE, Ohr JP, Ferris RL, Clump DA. Horner’s Syndrome following salvage stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) for recurrent laryngeal carcinoma with prior radiation and laryngectomy. Appl Rad Oncol. 2017 June; 6(2):26-28
  • Glaser SM, Dohopolski MJ, Balasubramani GK, Flickinger JC, Beriwal S. Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) in the elderly: initial treatment strategy and overall survival. J Neurooncol. 2017 May 19. PMID: 28527010
  • Vargo JA, Patel A, Glaser SM, Balasubramani GK, Farah RJ, Marks SM, Beriwal S. The impact of the omission or inadequate dosing of radiotherapy in extranodal natural killer T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, in the United States. Cancer. 2017 Apr 5. PMID: 287380259
  • Horne ZD, Richman A, Clump DA 2nd, Burton SA, Luketich JD, Heron De. “Mediastinal/Hilar Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy for Primary and Oligrecurrent Non-small Cell lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 May1;98(1): 237-238. PMID: 28587009