Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Radiation Oncology


Following is a list of selected publications from our faculty. For complete listings of individual faculty member's publications, see our faculty profiles.

  1. Mortality After Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases and Implications for Optimal Utilization: A National Cancer Database Study.

    Rydzewski NR, Khan AJ, Strauss JB, Chmura SJ.

    Am J Clin Oncol. 2018 Apr 10. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000441. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Role of adjuvant external beam radiotherapy and chemotherapy in one versus two or more node-positive vulvar cancer: A National Cancer Database study.

    Rydzewski NR, Kanis MJ, Donnelly ED, Lurain JR, Strauss JB.

    Radiother Oncol. 2018 Apr 6. pii: S0167-8140(18)30167-1. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2018.03.023. [Epub ahead of print]

  3. Neurotrophins and cholinergic enzyme regulated by calpain-2: New insights into neuronal apoptosis induced by polybrominated diphenyl ether-153.

    Zhang H, Yang X, Zhang H, Li X, Zhang Z, Hou L, Wang Z, Niu Q, Wang T.

    Toxicol Lett. 2018 Apr 3;291:29-38. doi: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2018.03.033. [Epub ahead of print]

  4. Timing of Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Wilms Tumor: A Report From the National Cancer Database.

    Stokes CL, Stokes WA, Kalapurakal JA, Paulino AC, Cost NG, Cost CR, Garrington TP, Greffe BS, Roach JP, Bruny JL, Liu AK.

    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Feb 6. pii: S0360-3016(18)30236-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.01.110. [Epub ahead of print]

  5. Impact of breast MRI in women eligible for breast conservation surgery and intra-operative radiation therapy.

    Paudel N, Bethke KP, Wang LC, Strauss JB, Hayes JP, Donnelly ED.

    Surg Oncol. 2018 Mar;27(1):95-99. doi: 10.1016/j.suronc.2018.01.001. Epub 2018 Jan 8.

  6. Intracellular in situ labeling of TiO2 nanoparticles for fluorescence microscopy detection.

    Brown K, Thurn T, Xin L, Liu W, Bazak R, Chen S, Lai B, Vogt S, Jacobsen C, Paunesku T, Woloschak GE.

    Nano Res. 2018 Jan;11(1):464-476. doi: 10.1007/s12274-017-1654-8. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

  7. Evaluation, validation and refinement of noninvasive diagnostic biomarkers for endometriosis (ENDOmarker): A protocol to phenotype bio-specimens for discovery and validation.

    Barnhart K, Giudice L, Young S, Thomas T, Diamond MP, Segars J, Youssef WA, Krawetz S, Santoro N, Eisenberg E, Zhang H; NICHD Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network.

    Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 May;68:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2018.03.002. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

  8. Typical doses and dose rates in studies pertinent to radiation risk inference at low doses and low dose rates.

    Rühm W, Azizova T, Bouffler S, Cullings HM, Grosche B, Little MP, Shore RS, Walsh L, Woloschak GE.

    J Radiat Res. 2018 Feb 8. doi: 10.1093/jrr/rrx093. [Epub ahead of print]

  9. Wireless optoelectronic photometers for monitoring neuronal dynamics in the deep brain.

    Lu L, Gutruf P, Xia L, Bhatti DL, Wang X, Vazquez-Guardado A, Ning X, Shen X, Sang T, Ma R, Pakeltis G, Sobczak G, Zhang H, Seo DO, Xue M, Yin L, Chanda D, Sheng X, Bruchas MR, Rogers JA.

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Feb 13;115(7):E1374-E1383. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1718721115. Epub 2018 Jan 29.

  10. Radiotherapy and Glioma Stem Cells: Searching for Chinks in Cellular Armor.

    Caragher SP, Sachdev S, Ahmed A.

    Curr Stem Cell Rep. 2017 Dec;3(4):348-357. doi: 10.1007/s40778-017-0102-8. Epub 2017 Oct 2.

  11. Future Directions of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: A Brief Review.

    Paunesku T, Woloschak GE.

    Front Oncol. 2017 Dec 12;7:300. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2017.00300. eCollection 2017. Review.

  12. Development of a nomogram to predict the clinical impact of a postexcision preirradiation mammogram.

    Donnelly ED, Neuschler E, Henley C, Helenowski I, Hansen N, Khan SA, Bethke K, Gutiontov S, Nesbit E, Hayes J, Strauss JB.

    Breast J. 2017 Dec 29. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12974. [Epub ahead of print]

  13. Radiotherapy of MRI-detected involved internal mammary lymph nodes in breast cancer.

    Sachdev S, Goodman CR, Neuschler E, Kalakota K, Cutright D, Donnelly ED, Hayes JP, Prescott AE, Mirabelli G, Strauss JB.

    Radiat Oncol. 2017 Dec 19;12(1):199. doi: 10.1186/s13014-017-0934-5.

  14. Outcome and Prognostic Factors in Stage III Favorable-Histology Wilms Tumor: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group Study AREN0532.

    Fernandez CV, Mullen EA, Chi YY, Ehrlich PF, Perlman EJ, Kalapurakal JA, Khanna G, Paulino AC, Hamilton TE, Gow KW, Tochner Z, Hoffer FA, Withycombe JS, Shamberger RC, Kim Y, Geller JI, Anderson JR, Grundy PE, Dome JS.

    J Clin Oncol. 2018 Jan 20;36(3):254-261. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.73.7999. Epub 2017 Dec 6.

  15. Lessons from the Launch: Program Directors Reflect on Implementing the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Milestones.

    Sadhu JM, Lee PC, Stewart C, Carson NJ, Usher C, Maneta E, Kitts R, Sharma N, Adams A, Hazen EP, Myint MT, Lee ES, Vasa RA, Randall TL, Leong SL, Jacobson SL.

    Acad Psychiatry. 2017 Dec 1. doi: 10.1007/s40596-017-0852-8. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

  16. Glucocerebrosidase haploinsufficiency in A53T α-synuclein mice impacts disease onset and course.

    Tayebi N, Parisiadou L, Berhe B, Gonzalez AN, Serra-Vinardell J, Tamargo RJ, Maniwang E, Sorrentino Z, Fujiwara H, Grey RJ, Hassan S, Blech-Hermoni YN, Chen C, McGlinchey R, Makariou-Pikis C, Brooks M, Ginns EI, Ory DS, Giasson BI, Sidransky E.

    Mol Genet Metab. 2017 Dec;122(4):198-208. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2017.11.001. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

  17. Xenotransplantation of pediatric low grade gliomas confirms the enrichment of BRAF V600E mutation and preservation of CDKN2A deletion in a novel orthotopic xenograft mouse model of progressive pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma.

    Kogiso M, Qi L, Lindsay H, Huang Y, Zhao X, Liu Z, Braun FK, Du Y, Zhang H, Bae G, Zhao S, Injac SG, Sobieski M, Brunell D, Mehta V, Tran D, Murray J, Baxter PA, Yuan XJ, Su JM, Adesina A, Perlaky L, Chintagumpala M, Parsons DW, Lau CC, Stephan CC, Lu X, Li XN.

    Oncotarget. 2017 Sep 8;8(50):87455-87471. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.20713. eCollection 2017 Oct 20.

  18. ALA/LA ameliorates glucose toxicity on HK-2 cells by attenuating oxidative stress and apoptosis through the ROS/p38/TGF-β1 pathway.

    Jiang M, Zhang H, Zhai L, Ye B, Cheng Y, Zhai C.

    Lipids Health Dis. 2017 Nov 16;16(1):216. doi: 10.1186/s12944-017-0611-6.

  19. Gross total resection and adjuvant radiotherapy most significant predictors of improved survival in patients with atypical meningioma.

    Rydzewski NR, Lesniak MS, Chandler JP, Kalapurakal JA, Pollom E, Tate MC, Bloch O, Kruser T, Dalal P, Sachdev S.

    Cancer. 2018 Feb 15;124(4):734-742. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31088. Epub 2017 Nov 13.

  20. Postsurgical Cavity Evolution After Brain Metastasis Resection: How Soon Should Postoperative Radiosurgery Follow?

    Patel RA, Lock D, Helenowski IB, Chandler JP, Sachdev S, Tate MC, Kruser TJ.

    World Neurosurg. 2018 Feb;110:e310-e314. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.10.159. Epub 2017 Nov 6.