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Burnout Among United States Orthopaedic Surgery Residents

Somerson, J. S., Patton, A., Ahmed, A. A., Ramey, S. & Holliday, E. B., Jul 1 2020, In : Journal of surgical education. 77, 4, p. 961-968 8 p.

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Impact of radiotherapy duration on overall survival in squamous cell carcinoma of the anus

Mehta, S., Ramey, S. J., Kwon, D., Rich, B. J., Ahmed, A. A., Wolfson, A., Yechieli, R., Portelance, L. & Mellon, E. A., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. 11, 2, p. 277-290 14 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Improvement in Patient-Reported Outcomes With Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (RT) Compared With Standard RT: A Report From the NRG Oncology RTOG 1203 Study

Yeung, A. R., Pugh, S. L., Klopp, A. H., Gil, K. M., Wenzel, L., Westin, S. N., Gaffney, D. K., Small, W., Thompson, S., Doncals, D. E., Cantuaria, G. H. C., Yaremko, B. P., Chang, A., Kundapur, V., Mohan, D. S., Haas, M. L., Kim, Y. B., Ferguson, C. L., Deshmukh, S., Bruner, D. W. & 1 others, Kachnic, L. A., May 20 2020, In : Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 38, 15, p. 1685-1692 8 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Socioeconomic factors associated with burnout among oncology trainees

Ahmed, A. A., Ramey, S. J., Dean, M. K., Takita, C., Schwartz, D., Wilson, L. D., Vapiwala, N., Thomas, C. R., Shanafelt, T. D., Deville, C., Jagsi, R. & Holliday, E., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of oncology practice. 16, 4, p. E415-E424

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2019

Computer-based Cobb angle measurement using deflection points in adolescence idiopathic scoliosis from radiographic images

Al-Bashir, A. K., Al-Abed, M. A., Amari, H. K., Al-Rousan, F. M., Bashmaf, O. M. K., Abdulhay, E. W., Al Abdi, R. M., Arunkumar, N., Bapu, B. R. T. & Al-Basheer, A. K., May 3 2019, In : Neural Computing and Applications. 31, 5, p. 1547-1561 15 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Expanded validation of the EPIC bowel and urinary domains for use in women with gynecologic cancer undergoing postoperative radiotherapy

Gil, K. M., Pugh, S. L., Klopp, A. H., Yeung, A. R., Wenzel, L., Westin, S. N., Gaffney, D. K., Small, W., Thompson, S., Doncals, D. E., Cantuaria, G. H. C., Yaremko, B. P., Chang, A., Kundapur, V., Mohan, D. S., Haas, M. L., Kim, Y. B., Ferguson, C. L., Deshmukh, S., Kachnic, L. A. & 1 others, Bruner, D. W., Jul 2019, In : Gynecologic Oncology. 154, 1, p. 183-188 6 p.

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2 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations
2018

A model combining age, equivalent uniform dose and IL-8 may predict radiation esophagitis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Wang, S., Campbell, J., Stenmark, M. H., Stanton, P., Zhao, J., Matuszak, M. M., Ten Haken, R. K. & Kong, F. M., Mar 2018, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 126, 3, p. 506-510 5 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Apparent transverse relaxation (R2∗) on MRI as a method to differentiate treatment effect (pseudoprogression) versus progressive disease in chemoradiation for malignant glioma

Belliveau, J. G., Bauman, G. S., Macdonald, D., Macdonald, M., Klassen, L. M. & Menon, R. S., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 62, 2, p. 224-231 8 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Demographic disparities in delay of definitive chemoradiation for anal squamous cell carcinoma: A nationwide analysis

Ramey, S. J., Rich, B. J., Kwon, D., Mellon, E. A., Wolfson, A., Portelance, L. & Yechieli, R., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. 9, 6, p. 1109-1126 18 p.

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4 Scopus citations

IDO immune status after chemoradiation may predict survival in lung cancer patients

Wang, W., Huang, L., Jin, J. Y., Jolly, S., Zang, Y., Wu, H., Yan, L., Pi, W., Li, L., Mellor, A. L. & Kong, F. M., Feb 1 2018, In : Cancer Research. 78, 3, p. 809-816 8 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Limb-sparing surgery plus radiotherapy results in superior survival: an analysis of patients with high-grade, extremity soft-tissue sarcoma from the NCDB and SEER

Ramey, S. J., Yechieli, R., Zhao, W., Kodiyan, J., Asher, D., Chinea, F. M., Patel, V., Reis, I. M., Wang, L., Wilky, B. A., Subhawong, T. & Trent, J. C., Sep 2018, In : Cancer Medicine. 7, 9, p. 4228-4239 12 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Patient-reported toxicity during pelvic intensity-modulated radiation therapy: NRG oncology-RTOG 1203

Klopp, A. H., Yeung, A. R., Deshmukh, S., Gil, K. M., Wenzel, L., Westin, S. N., Gifford, K., Gaffney, D. K., Small, W., Thompson, S., Doncals, D. E., Cantuaria, G. H. C., Yaremko, B. P., Chang, A., Kundapur, V., Mohan, D. S., Haas, M. L., Kim, Y. B., Ferguson, C. L., Pugh, S. L. & 2 others, Kachnic, L. A. & Bruner, D. W., Aug 20 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 36, 24, p. 2538-2544 7 p.

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40 Scopus citations

Physician Bias in Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation Decision Making—An Opportunity for a Patient Decision Aid

Robin, T. P., Sannes, T. S., Spring Kong, F. M., Mornex, F., Hirsch, F. R., Rusthoven, C. G. & Gaspar, L. E., Nov 2018, In : Clinical Lung Cancer. 19, 6, p. 476-483 8 p.

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Prediction of Radiation Esophagitis in Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Using Clinical Factors, Dosimetric Parameters, and Pretreatment Cytokine Levels

Hawkins, P. G., Boonstra, P. S., Hobson, S. T., Hayman, J. A., Ten Haken, R. K., Matuszak, M. M., Stanton, P., Kalemkerian, G. P., Lawrence, T. S., Schipper, M. J., Kong, F. M. S. & Jolly, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Translational Oncology. 11, 1, p. 102-108 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Prediction of radiation necrosis in a rodent model using magnetic resonance imaging apparent transverse relaxation (R2)

Belliveau, J. G., Jensen, M. D., Stewart, J. M. P., Solovey, I., Klassen, L. M., Bauman, G. S. & Menon, R. S., Feb 2018, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 63, 3, 035010.

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4 Scopus citations

Resident satisfaction with radiation oncology training

Ahmed, A. A., Ramey, S. J., Dean, M. K., Yoo, S. K., Holliday, E., Deville, C., Takita, C., Vapiwala, N., Wilson, L. D., Jagsi, R., Thomas, C. R. & Yechieli, R., Jul 1 2018, In : Advances in Radiation Oncology. 3, 3, p. 234-239 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Serum MicroRNA Signature Predicts Response to High-Dose Radiation Therapy in Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Sun, Y., Hawkins, P. G., Bi, N., Dess, R. T., Tewari, M., Hearn, J. W. D., Hayman, J. A., Kalemkerian, G. P., Lawrence, T. S., Ten Haken, R. K., Matuszak, M. M., Kong, F. M., Jolly, S. & Schipper, M. J., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 100, 1, p. 107-114 8 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Utilization of a hybrid finite-element based registration method to quantify heterogeneous tumor response for adaptive treatment for lung cancer patients

Sharifi, H., Zhang, H., Bagher-Ebadian, H., Lu, W., Ajlouni, M. I., Jin, J., Kong, F. M., Chetty, I. J. & Zhong, H., Mar 21 2018, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 63, 6, 065017.

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4 Scopus citations
2017

Burnout Evaluation of Radiation Residents Nationwide: Results of a Survey of United States Residents

Ramey, S. J., Ahmed, A. A., Takita, C., Wilson, L. D., Thomas, C. R. & Yechieli, R., Nov 1 2017, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 99, 3, p. 530-538 9 p.

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19 Scopus citations

Cardiac events after radiation therapy: Combined analysis of prospective multicenter trials for locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer

Dess, R. T., Sun, Y., Matuszak, M. M., Sun, G., Soni, P. D., Bazzi, L., Murthy, V. L., Hearn, J. W. D., Kong, F. M., Kalemkerian, G. P., Hayman, J. A., Ten Haken, R. K., Lawrence, T. S., Schipper, M. J. & Jolly, S., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 35, 13, p. 1395-1402 8 p.

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97 Scopus citations

Concurrent brain radiotherapy and EGFR-TKI may improve intracranial metastases control in non-small cell lung cancer and have survival benefit in patients with low DS-GPA score

Liu, Y., Deng, L., Zhou, X., Gong, Y., Xu, Y., Zhou, L., Wan, J., Zou, B., Wang, Y., Zhu, J., Ding, Z., Peng, F., Huang, M., Ren, L., Lautenschlaeger, T., Kong, F. M. & Lu, Y., Jan 1 2017, In : Oncotarget. 8, 67, p. 111309-111317 9 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Dosimetric effect of multileaf collimator leaf width on volumetric modulated arc stereotactic radiotherapy for spine tumors

Amoush, A., Long, H., Subedi, L., Qi, P., Djemil, T. & Xia, P., Feb 2 2017, In : Medical Dosimetry. 42, 2, p. 111-115 5 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Early Assessment of Treatment Responses During Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer Using Quantitative Analysis of Daily Computed Tomography

Paul, J., Yang, C., Wu, H., Tai, A., Dalah, E., Zheng, C., Johnstone, C., Kong, F. M., Gore, E. & Li, X. A., Jun 1 2017, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 98, 2, p. 463-472 10 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Effect of midtreatment PET/CT-adapted radiation therapy with concurrent chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced non–small-cell lung cancer: A phase 2 clinical trial

Kong, F. M., Ten Haken, R. K., Schipper, M., Frey, K. A., Hayman, J., Gross, M., Ramnath, N., Hassan, K. A., Matuszak, M., Ritter, T., Bi, N., Wang, W., Orringer, M., Cease, K. B., Lawrence, T. S. & Kalemkerian, G. P., Oct 2017, In : JAMA Oncology. 3, 10, p. 1358-1365 8 p.

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85 Scopus citations

Ensuring sample quality for blood biomarker studies in clinical trials: A multicenter international study for plasma and serum sample preparation

Kong, F. M., Zhao, L., Wang, L., Chen, Y., Hu, J., Fu, X., Bai, C., Wang, L., Lawrence, T. S., Anscher, M. S., Dicker, A. & Okunieff, P., Dec 1 2017, In : Translational Lung Cancer Research. 6, 6, p. 625-634 10 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Five-year outcomes of an oropharynx-directed treatment approach for unknown primary of the head and neck

Hu, K. S., Mourad, W. F., Gamez, M. E., Lin, W., Jacobson, A. S., Persky, M. S., Urken, M. L., Culliney, B. E., Li, Z., Tran, T. N., Schantz, S. P., Chadha, J. & Harrison, L. B., Jul 1 2017, In : Oral Oncology. 70, p. 14-22 9 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Initial investigation into microbleeds and white matter signal changes following radiotherapy for low-grade and benign brain tumors using ultra-high-field mri techniques

Belliveau, J. G., Bauman, G. S., Tay, K. Y., Ho, D. & Menon, R. S., Dec 1 2017, In : American Journal of Neuroradiology. 38, 12, p. 2251-2256 6 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Lower Incidence of Esophagitis in the Elderly Undergoing Definitive Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer

Soni, P. D., Boonstra, P. S., Schipper, M. J., Bazzi, L., Dess, R. T., Matuszak, M. M., Kong, F. M., Hayman, J. A., Ten Haken, R. K., Lawrence, T. S., Kalemkerian, G. P. & Jolly, S., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 12, 3, p. 539-546 8 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Low rates of contralateral neck failure in unilaterally treated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma with prospectively defined criteria of lateralization

Hu, K. S., Mourad, W. F., Gamez, M., Safdieh, J., Lin, W., Jacobson, A. S., Persky, M. S., Urken, M. L., Culliney, B., Li, Z., Tran, T. N., Schantz, S. P., Chadha, J. & Harrison, L. B., Aug 2017, In : Head and Neck. 39, 8, p. 1647-1654 8 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Neoadjuvant twice daily chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: Treatment-related mortality and long-term outcomes

Samuels, S. E., Stenmark, M. H., Lee, J. Y., McHugh, J. B., Hayman, J. A., Orringer, M. B., Urba, S. G., Sun, L., Xie, C., Kong, F. M. & Cuneo, K. C., Jul 2017, In : Advances in Radiation Oncology. 2, 3, p. 308-315 8 p.

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Patterns of Treatment and Outcomes for Definitive Therapy of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Kapadia, N. S., Valle, L. F., George, J. A., Jagsi, R., D'Amico, T. A., Dexter, E. U., Vigneau, F. D. & Kong, F. M., Dec 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 104, 6, p. 1881-1888 8 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Plasma Levels of IL-8 and TGF-β1 Predict Radiation-Induced Lung Toxicity in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Validation Study

Wang, S., Campbell, J., Stenmark, M. H., Zhao, J., Stanton, P., Matuszak, M. M., Ten Haken, R. K. & Kong, F. M., Jul 1 2017, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 98, 3, p. 615-621 7 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Principal component analysis identifies patterns of cytokine expression in non-small cell lung cancer patients undergoing definitive radiation therapy

Ellsworth, S. G., Rabatic, B. M., Chen, J., Zhao, J., Campbell, J., Wang, W., Pi, W., Stanton, P., Matuszak, M., Jolly, S., Miller, A. & Kong, F. M., Sep 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 9, e0183239.

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4 Scopus citations

Radiation-induced lung toxicity in non-small-cell lung cancer: Understanding the interactions of clinical factors and cytokines with the dose-toxicity relationship

Hawkins, P. G., Boonstra, P. S., Hobson, S. T., Hearn, J. W. D., Hayman, J. A., Ten Haken, R. K., Matuszak, M. M., Stanton, P., Kalemkerian, G. P., Ramnath, N., Lawrence, T. S., Schipper, M. J., (Spring) Kong, F. M. & Jolly, S., Oct 2017, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 125, 1, p. 66-72 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Reliable radiation technique to minimize ovarian dose during radiation prophylaxis of heterotopic ossification

Mourad, W. F., Packianathan, S., Yan, W., Pishgou, M., Ma, J. K., Shaaban, S. G., Marchan, E. M., He, R., Mobit, P. N., Yang, C. & Vijayakumar, S., 2017, In : Anticancer research. 37, 12, p. 6929-6935 7 p.

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Survival impact of postoperative therapy modalities according to margin status in non–small cell lung cancer patients in the United States

Smeltzer, M. P., Lin, C. C., Kong (Spring), F. M., Jemal, A. & Osarogiagbon, R. U., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 154, 2, p. 661-672.e10

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12 Scopus citations

Testicular dose during prophylaxis of heterotopic ossification with radiation therapy

Mourad, W. F., Ma, J. K., Packianathan, S., Yan, W., Shaaban, S. G., Marchan, E. M., Abdallah, L. E., He, R., Mobit, P. N., Yang, C. & Vijayakumar, S., May 1 2017, In : In Vivo. 31, 3, p. 461-466 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Thoracic radiation-induced pleural effusion and risk factors in patients with lung cancer

Zhao, J., Day, R. M., Jin, J., Quint, L., Williams, H. T., Ferguson, C. L., Yan, L., King, M., Albsheer, A., Matuszak, M. & Kong, F. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Oncotarget. 8, 57, p. 97623-97632 10 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Unraveling biophysical interactions of radiation pneumonitis in non-small-cell lung cancer via Bayesian network analysis

Luo, Y., El Naqa, I., McShan, D. L., Ray, D., Lohse, I., Matuszak, M. M., Owen, D., Jolly, S., Lawrence, T. S., Kong, F. M. S. & Ten Haken, R. K., Apr 1 2017, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 123, 1, p. 85-92 8 p.

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24 Scopus citations
2016
37 Scopus citations

GT198 Expression Defines Mutant Tumor Stroma in Human Breast Cancer

Yang, Z., Peng, M., Cheng, L., Jones, K., Maihle, N. J., Mivechi, N. F. & Ko, L., May 1 2016, In : American Journal of Pathology. 186, 5, p. 1340-1350 11 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Is Breast Conserving Therapy a Safe Modality for Early-Stage Male Breast Cancer?

Zaenger, D., Rabatic, B. M., Dasher, B. & Mourad, W. F., Apr 1 2016, In : Clinical Breast Cancer. 16, 2, p. 101-104 4 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Management algorithm for HIV-associated parotid lymphoepithelial cysts

Mourad, W. F., Patel, S., Young, R., Khorsandi, A. S., Concert, C., Shourbaji, R. A., Ciarrocca, K., Bakst, R. L., Shasha, D., Guha, C., Garg, M. K., Hu, K. S., Kalnicki, S. & Harrison, L. B., Oct 1 2016, In : European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 273, 10, p. 3355-3362 8 p.

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1 Scopus citations

NF-κB functions as a molecular link between tumor cells and Th1/Tc1 T cells in the tumor microenvironment to exert radiation-mediated tumor suppression

Simon, P. S., Bardhan, K., Chen, M. R., Paschall, A. V., Lu, C., Bollag, R. J., Kong, F. C., Jin, J. Y., Kong, F. M., Waller, J. L., Pollock, R. E. & Liu, K., Apr 26 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 17, p. 23395-23415 21 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Phantom-based characterization of distortion on a magnetic resonance imaging simulator for radiation oncology

Huang, K., Huang, K., Cao, Y., Baharom, U. & Balter, J. M., Jan 6 2016, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 61, 2, 774.

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23 Scopus citations

Priority-driven plan optimization in locally advanced lung patients based on perfusion SPECT imaging

Matuszak, M. M., Matrosic, C., Jarema, D., McShan, D. L., Stenmark, M. H., Owen, D., Jolly, S., Kong, F. M. S. & Ten Haken, R. K., Oct 1 2016, In : Advances in Radiation Oncology. 1, 4, p. 281-289 9 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Rebuttal from Prof. Kong and Dr. Rabatic

Rabatic, B. M. & Kong, F. M., Apr 1 2016, In : Translational Lung Cancer Research. 5, 2, p. 198-200 3 p.

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Simple Factors Associated With Radiation-Induced Lung Toxicity After Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy of the Thorax: A Pooled Analysis of 88 Studies

Zhao, J., Yorke, E. D., Li, L., Kavanagh, B. D., Li, X. A., Das, S., Miften, M., Rimner, A., Campbell, J., Xue, J., Jackson, A., Grimm, J., Milano, M. T. & Kong, F. M., Aug 1 2016, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 95, 5, p. 1357-1366 10 p.

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60 Scopus citations