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Preoperative gemcitabine-based chemoradiation for patients with resectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head.
PURPOSE We conducted a phase II trial to assess the outcomes of patients who received preoperative gemcitabine-based chemoradiation and pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for stage I/II pancreaticExpand
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Preoperative gemcitabine and cisplatin followed by gemcitabine-based chemoradiation for resectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head.
PURPOSE We conducted a phase II trial of preoperative gemcitabine and cisplatin chemotherapy in addition to chemoradiation (Gem-Cis-XRT) and pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for patients with stage I/IIExpand
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Phase I trial evaluating the safety of bevacizumab with concurrent radiotherapy and capecitabine in locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
PURPOSE To study the safety of bevacizumab with capecitabine-based chemoradiotherapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with inoperable pancreatic adenocarcinoma received bevacizumab 2 weeks beforeExpand
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Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration and Multidetector Spiral CT in the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer
INTRODUCTION:Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is now established as a valuable imaging test for diagnosing and staging pancreatic cancer. But, with significant recent improvements in spiral CT scanners,Expand
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CPT‐11 plus cisplatin in patients with advanced, untreated gastric or gastroesophageal junction carcinoma
This Phase II study assessed the response rate and toxicity profile of the combination CPT‐11 and cisplatin administered weekly to patients with untreated, advanced adenocarcinoma of the stomach orExpand
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Phase II Trial of Laparoscopic Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemoperfusion for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis or Positive Peritoneal Cytology in Patients with Gastric Adenocarcinoma
PurposeThe aim of this phase II study was to perform neoadjuvant hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion (HIPEC) via a minimally invasive approach without cytoreduction for patients with gastricExpand
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Multi-institutional Analysis of Recurrence and Survival After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy of Esophageal Cancer: Impact of Histology on Recurrence Patterns and Outcomes
Objective: To determine the impact of histology on pathologic response, survival outcomes, and recurrence patterns in patients with esophageal cancer (EC) who received neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapyExpand
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A multi-center phase II study of sequential paclitaxel and bryostatin-1 (NSC 339555) in patients with untreated, advanced gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma
SummaryPurpose: Protein Kinase C (PKC), involved in transmembrane signaling of cell surface receptors, promotes carcinogenesis and tumor progression. Bryostatin-1 competes with PKC for phorbol estersExpand
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Dose-response relationship in locoregional control for patients with stage II-III esophageal cancer treated with concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
PURPOSE To evaluate the correlation between radiation dose and locoregional control (LRC) for patients with Stage II-III unresectable esophageal cancer treated with concurrent chemotherapy andExpand
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Malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Malignant pleural mesothelioma remains a difficult tumor to treat, much less cure. Currently, the best chance for long-term survival lies with early diagnosis and aggressive surgical extirpation, butExpand
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