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. The Impact of Pulmonary Hypertension in Preterm Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia through 1 Year.

    Lagatta JM, Hysinger EB, Zaniletti I, Wymore EM, Vyas-Read S, Yallapragada S, Nelin LD, Truog WE, Padula MA, Porta NFM, Savani RC, Potoka KP, Kawut SM, DiGeronimo R, Natarajan G, Zhang H, Grover TR, Engle WA, Murthy K; Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium Severe BPD Focus Group.

    J Pediatr. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0022-3476(18)30940-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.07.035. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Cardiac-sparing whole lung imrt in patients with pediatric tumors and lung metastasis: Final report of a prospective multicenter clinical trial.

    Kalapurakal JA, Gopalakrishnan M, Walterhouse DO, Rigsby CK, Rademaker A, Helenowski I, Kessel S, Morano K, Laurie F, Ulin K, Esiashvili N, Katzenstein H, Marcus K, Followill D, Wolden SL, Mahajan A, Fitzgerald TJ.

    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Aug 28. pii: S0360-3016(18)33640-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.08.034. [Epub ahead of print]

  3. Apigenin Inhibits UVB-Induced Skin Carcinogenesis: The Role of Thrombospondin-1 as an Anti-Inflammatory Factor.

    Mirzoeva S, Tong X, Bridgeman BB, Plebanek MP, Volpert OV.

    Neoplasia. 2018 Sep;20(9):930-942. doi: 10.1016/j.neo.2018.07.005. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

  4. Radiation Therapy Field Design and Lymphedema Risk After Regional Nodal Irradiation for Breast Cancer.

    Gross JP, Sachdev S, Helenowski IB, Lipps D, Hayes JP, Donnelly ED, Strauss JB.

    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Sep 1;102(1):71-78. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.03.046. Epub 2018 Mar 31.

  5. Feasibility and accuracy of UF/NCI phantoms and Monte Carlo retrospective dosimetry in children treated on National Wilms Tumor Study protocols.

    Kalapurakal JA, Gopalakrishnan M, Mille M, Helenowski I, Peterson S, Rigsby C, Laurie F, Jung JW, Fitzgerald TJ, Lee C.

    Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Aug 12:e27395. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27395. [Epub ahead of print]

  6. Postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with resected brain metastases: a volumetric analysis.

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

    J Neurooncol. 2018 Aug 6. doi: 10.1007/s11060-018-2965-7. [Epub ahead of print]

  7. Response to Mortazavi et al. on Detecting Bone-seeking Radionuclides in Brain Tissue.

    Boice JD Jr, Leggett RW, Eckerman KF, Tolmachev SY, Woloschak GE, Golden AP, Ellis ED.

    Health Phys. 2018 Sep;115(3):389-390. doi: 10.1097/HP.0000000000000922. No abstract available.

  8. DVH Analytics: A DVH database for clinicians and researchers.

    Cutright D, Gopalakrishnan M, Roy A, Panchal A, Mittal BB.

    J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2018 Sep;19(5):413-427. doi: 10.1002/acm2.12401. Epub 2018 Jul 21.

  9. Human CD8+CD28- T Suppressor Cells Expanded by IL-15 In Vitro Suppress in an Allospecific and Programmed Cell Death Protein 1-Dependent Manner.

    Feng F, Liu Y, Liu G, Zhu P, Zhu M, Zhang H, Lu X, Liu J, Luo X, Yu Y.

    Front Immunol. 2018 Jun 22;9:1442. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.01442. eCollection 2018.

  10. The Children's Oncology Group Radiation Oncology Discipline: 15 Years of Contributions to the Treatment of Childhood Cancer.

    Breneman JC, Donaldson SS, Constine L, Merchant T, Marcus K, Paulino AC, Followill D, Mahajan A, Laack N, Esiashvili N, Haas-Kogan D, Laurie F, Olch A, Ulin K, Hodgson D, Yock TI, Terezakis S, Krasin M, Panoff J, Chuba P, Hua CH, Hess CB, Houghton PJ, Wolden S, Buchsbaum J, Fitzgerald TJ, Kalapurakal JA.

    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Jul 15;101(4):860-874. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.03.002. Epub 2018 Mar 14. Review.

  11. Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase 1 and overall survival of patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

    Rosenberg AJ, Wainwright DA, Rademaker A, Galvez C, Genet M, Zhai L, Lauing KL, Mulcahy MF, Hayes JP, Odell DD, Horbinski C, Komanduri S, Tetreault MP, Kim KA, Villaflor VM.

    Oncotarget. 2018 May 4;9(34):23482-23493. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.25235. eCollection 2018 May 4.

  12. Association of Circulating Tumor Cell Status With Benefit of Radiotherapy and Survival in Early-Stage Breast Cancer.

    Goodman CR, Seagle BL, Friedl TWP, Rack B, Lato K, Fink V, Cristofanilli M, Donnelly ED, Janni W, Shahabi S, Strauss JB.

    JAMA Oncol. 2018 Aug 1;4(8):e180163. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0163. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

  13. All-Optical Electrophysiology for High-Throughput Functional Characterization of a Human iPSC-Derived Motor Neuron Model of ALS.

    Kiskinis E, Kralj JM, Zou P, Weinstein EN, Zhang H, Tsioras K, Wiskow O, Ortega JA, Eggan K, Cohen AE.

    Stem Cell Reports. 2018 Jun 5;10(6):1991-2004. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2018.04.020. Epub 2018 May 17.

  14. 21-Gene Recurrence Score Assay Predicts Benefit of Post-Mastectomy Radiotherapy in T1-2 N1 Breast Cancer.

    Goodman CR, Seagle BL, Kocherginsky M, Donnelly ED, Shahabi S, Strauss JB.

    Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Aug 15;24(16):3878-3887. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-17-3169. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

  15. Deep Inspiration Breath Hold: Techniques and Advantages for Cardiac Sparing During Breast Cancer Irradiation.

    Bergom C, Currey A, Desai N, Tai A, Strauss JB.

    Front Oncol. 2018 Apr 4;8:87. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2018.00087. eCollection 2018. Review.

  16. PRDM4 mediates YAP-induced cell invasion by activating leukocyte-specific integrin β2 expression.

    Liu H, Dai X, Cao X, Yan H, Ji X, Zhang H, Shen S, Si Y, Zhang H, Chen J, Li L, Zhao JC, Yu J, Feng XH, Zhao B.

    EMBO Rep. 2018 Jun;19(6). pii: e45180. doi: 10.15252/embr.201745180. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

  17. 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]

  18. 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]

  19. 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 Jul;291:29-38. doi: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2018.03.033. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

  20. 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 Jun 1;101(2):453-461. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.01.110. Epub 2018 Feb 6.