T S Ajay Kumar

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OBJECTIVE Postoperative management of early stage adenocarcinoma of the endometrium remains controversial. The use of pelvic radiation therapy as shown by the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG)-99 trial improves the event free interval at the cost of increased toxicity. We reviewed and compared our results treating early stage endometrial adenocarcinoma using(More)
PURPOSE Endometrial cancer is the most commonly diagnosed gynecologic malignancy in the United States. Age has been associated with worse outcome in univariate analysis. However, the patterns of failure and associated risk factors in older patients remain unclear. We reviewed our institution's experience to assess the effect of age in a population of(More)
193 Background: Radiation treatment plan development involves many people throughout the various stages of the planning process. Delays at any point can result in compressed timeframes for final checks which can thereby threaten the quality and safety of the plan. We have used six sigma tools to establish goals, monitor delays, and to provide a framework(More)
154 Background: Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) offers excellent local control for early stage lung cancer. SBRT utilizes high fractional doses of radiation in 5 or fewer treatments. Normal tissue risk is substantial necessitating steep dose gradients and conformal plans. The Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) has established quality metrics(More)
INTRODUCTION The young are the most common victims of trauma and trauma is the leading cause of death in the first four decades of life. Injury accounts for more than 50% of deaths in children and is the third leading cause of death after cancer and atherosclerosis in all age groups. Thoracic trauma is one of the leading causes of death in all age groups(More)
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