Radiation Oncology Residency: Resident Research Presentations

The following presentations will be given by our residents at the 2013 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting.

Central Nervous System 

A Validation Study of the Temporal Relation of Postoperative Radiotherapy with Temozolomide for Glioblastoma Multiforme: Is the RTOG RPA Enough?
Dan Spratt

Prognostic Implications of Receptors Status and Extracranial Disease in Patients with Breast Cancer Brain Metastases Treated with Stereotactic Radiosurgery
T. Jonathan Yang


Trends in Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy Use for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer at National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Centers
Marsha Reyngold

Impact of Clinical and Dosimetric Factors on Weekly Toxicity Scores during Pelvic Radiotherapy for Rectal Cancer
T. Jonathan Yang


Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Doubling Time at Time of PSA Relapse Is an Independent Predictor for Distant Metastasis and Survival after External Beam Radiation Therapy
Paul Romesser

Comparison of High Dose IMRT (86.4 Gy) to Combined Brachytherapy Plus IMRT for Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer
Dan Spratt

Predictors of Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer after Definitive Radiotherapy: Impact of Failing Neoadjuvant Androgen Deprivation Therapy
Dan Spratt

The Natural History and Patterns of Failure Following Biochemical Relapse in Prostate Cancer (PC) Patients Treated with Dose Escalated External Beam Radiotherapy (EBRT)
Zach Zumsteg


Quantifying the Risk of Recurrence and Death in Stage III (FIGO 2009) Endometrial Cancer
Sarah Milgrom

Patterns of Relapse in Stage I-II Uterine Papillary Serous Carcinoma Treated With Adjuvant Intravaginal Radiation (IVRT)
Neil Desai

Head and Neck

Predictive Modeling of Outcomes Following Definitive Chemoradiotherapy for Oropharyngeal Cancer Based on FDG-PET Image Characteristics
Michael Folkert

Multi-Institution Analysis of Concurrent Chemo-Radiotherapy with Cisplatin (CDDP) vs. Cetuximab (C225) in Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (LA-HNSCC): Can HPV Help Decide Which Agent?
Nadeem Riaz

Dysphagia Quality of Life Scores and Treatment Outcomes in Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients: Is it Time to Reconsider the Prophylactic Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy?
Paul Romesser

Long-Term Outcomes of Definitive Radiotherapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma at a North American Institution
Jeremy Setton

A Multi-Institution Pooled Analysis of G-Tube Dependence in Patients with Oropharyngeal Cancer Treated with Definitive IMRT
Jeremy Setton


Clinical Outcomes and Patterns of Relapse in 300 Patients with Early and Advanced-Stage Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Sewit Teckie


Brain Metastases in EGFR-Mutated Lung Cancer: Is Radiotherapy Necessary?
Naamit Gerber

Pre-Treatment SUVmax on [18F]FDG-PET is Associated with Recurrence and Survival after SBRT for Early-Stage NSCLC
Zak Kohutek


Local Control Comparison of Conventional and Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) for Primary Soft-Tissue Sarcomas of the Extremity
Michael Folkert

Late outcomes/Secondary malignancies

Radiation-induced Osteochondromas Revisited: A Retrospective Update
David Barron

The Acute Effects of Pelvic Irradiation on the Adult Uterus by Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI
Sarah Milgrom

Global Health

Radiating Hope: Senegal, April 2013
Sarah Milgrom


Acute Innate Immune Response Profiles Following Cranial Irradiation
Carmen Perez

Interleukin-7 as a Candidate Agent for Mitigating Radiation-Induced Hematologic Injury
Carmen Perez

Palliative Care

Palliative Local Therapy for Skin Metastases: A Meta-Analysis
Dan Spratt