Research

All Research Activities, 2017-2018

Articles

FacultyTitleOutlet
Arastu, Hyder HA Single-Institution Analysis of 126 Patients Treated with Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain MetastasesFrontiers in oncology
Arastu, Hyder HResponse criteria in solid tumors (PERCIST/RECIST) and SUV in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients treated with stereotactic body radiotherapyRadiation oncology (London, England)
Corns, RobertAssessing Health Implications of the Potential Radiation Exposure in the Community During Pregnancy: A Case StudyCureus
Corns, RobertHead and Neck Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy: A Bioimpedance AnalysisCurrent Oncology
Feng, YuanmingValue of diffusion-weighted MRI in assessment of surgical margin of cervical cancer after loop electrosurgical excision procedureEuropean Journal of Gynaecological Oncology
Ju, Andrew WPineal Region Glioblastoma, a Case Report and Literature ReviewFrontiers in Oncology
Ju, Andrew WResponse criteria in solid tumors (PERCIST/RECIST) and SUVmax in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients treated with stereotactic body radiotherapyRadiation Oncology
Sharma, Sunil KAdvanced Small Animal Conformal Radiation Therapy DeviceTechnology in cancer research & treatment
Yoon, JiHyungMeasurement and modeling of out-of-field doses from various advanced post-mastectomy radiotherapy techniquesPhysics in Medicine and Biology
Yoon, JiHyungEvaluation of surface and shallow depth dose reductions using a Superflab bolus during conventional and advanced external beam radiotherapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics

Creative Activities

FacultyTitleOutlet
Arastu, Hyder HEvaluation of the Efficiency of CT-Simulations as a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Strategy to Decrease the Time to Treatment Initiation (TTI) for Radiotherapy Patients2017 ECU REACH Quality Improvement Symposium
Arastu, Hyder HEfficacy of Programmatic Combined Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy and Anti-PD-1 Therapy in Advanced Lung Cancer: A Retrospective AnalysisIASLC Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology
Arastu, Hyder HDura-Based Primary Central Nervous System Marginal Zone Lymphoma, Mucosa Associated Lymphoid Tissue-Type Mimicking Meningioma: Diagnosis and Treatment Choice in Youngest Case to DateUSCAP 2018 Annual Meeting
Feng, YuanmingComparing the Planned Dose Distributions in CyberKnife Treatments for Intracranial Tumors Between Ray-Tracing and Monte Carlo Algorithms - Abstract59th Annual AAPM Meeting
Feng, YuanmingPerformance Comparison of IRIS I and IRIS II Variable Aperture Collimators on a CyberKnife System - Abstract59th Annual AAPM Meeting
Feng, YuanmingComparison of MRI-Image Distortion of Different Sequences Used for Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Treatment Planning - Abstract59th Annual AAPM Meeting

Presentations

FacultyTitleOutlet
Arastu, Hyder HDura-Based Primary Central Nervous System Marginal Zone Lymphoma, Mucosa Associated Lymphoid Tissue-Type, Mimicking Meningioma: Diagnosis and Treatment in Youngest Case to Date2017 Neuroscience Conference
Arastu, Hyder HPleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma with Anaplastic Features Progressing to Glioblastoma in Patient with TP53 gene mutation and Family History of Li-Faumeni Syndrome2017 Neuroscience Conference
Arastu, Hyder HImproved respiratory motion tracking through a novel fiducial marker placement guidance system during electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy (ENB)American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting
Arastu, Hyder HAdoption of a regional physician peer review program for radiation oncologyAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Care Symposium
Arastu, Hyder HA Single-Institution Analysis of 126 Patients Treated with Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases2017 ASTRO Annual Meeting
Corns, RobertWorkload Estimate Using Detector MeasurementCanadian Radiation Protection Association
Feng, YuanmingThe Effect of a Small Molecule EZH2 Methyltransferase Inhibitor GSK126 on P53 Negative Prostate Cancer Cell LineASTRO 2017
Ju, Andrew WImproved Respiratory Motion Tracking Through a Novel Fiducial Marker Placement Guidance System During Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy (ENB)ASTRO Meeting
Ju, Andrew WEvaluation of the Efficiency of CT-Simulations as a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Strategy to Decrease the Time to Treatment Initiation(TTI) for Radiotherapy Patients2017 ECU REACH Quality Symposium abstract submission
Ju, Andrew WIntroduction of a Good Catch Reporting System as a Component of Radiation Oncology Quality Improvement and Patient Safety2018 REACH Symposium - Brody School of Medicine at ECU
Ju, Andrew WEvaluation of CT-Simulation Delays as a Component of Quality Improvement Strategies to Decrease the Time to Treatment for Radiation Therapy PatientsBSOM Medical Education Day
Ju, Andrew WFactors impacting the development of neck fibrosis in head and neck cancer patients following radiation therapy2018 Head and Neck Symposium
Ju, Andrew WClinical Comparison of Tumor Movement with Fiducial Movement Using 4D CT Plans for CyberKnife Treatment for Lung Cancer PatientsAAPM
Ju, Andrew WA Comparison of Acute Toxicity and Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) Outcomes Between Prostate Radiotherapy ModalitiesAMSA
Ju, Andrew WTreatment Planning Comparison of CyberKnife and Linac-Based SBRTAAPM Meeting
Naves, James LIntroduction of a “Good Catch” Reporting System As a Component of Radiation Oncology Quality Improvement and Patient Safety2018 REACH Quality Symposium
Naves, James LEvaluation of the Efficiency of CT-Simulations As A Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Strategy to Decrease the Time to Treatment Initiation (TTI) for Radiotherapy Patients.2nd Annual ECU REACH Quality Symposium
Naves, James LEvaluation of CT-Simulation Delays as a Component of Quality Improvement Strategies to Decrease the Time to Treatment for Radiation Therapy Patients2018 REACH Quality Symposium
Naves, James LDevelopment of a Formal Patient Education Delivery and Documentation Process for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy Treatment2nd Annual ECU REACH Quality Symposium
Naves, James LContinuous Monitoring of Pain Assessment and Management for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy2018 REACH Quality Symposium
Yoon, JiHyungOut-Of-Field Dose Measurement for Advanced Post-Mastectomy Radiotherapy TechniquesAmerican Association of Physicists In Medicine Annual Meeting
Yoon, JiHyungEnergy Correction of TLD Dosimetry at Out-Of-Field Region for Arc TherapyAmerican Association of Physicists In Medicine Annual Meeting
Yoon, JiHyungFlattening Filter-Free Volumetric Modulation Arc Therapy for Post-Mastectomy Breast IrradiationAmerican Association of Physicists In Medicine Annual Meeting
Yoon, JiHyungFailure trend analysis for RAQA using EPIDMedical Physics Resident Presentation at LJCC
Yoon, JiHyungCurrent IMRT QA procedureMedical Physics Resident Presentation at LJCC

Proceedings

FacultyTitleOutlet
Feng, YuanmingComparison of MRI image distortion of different sequences used for Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery treatment planningMedical Physics- June, 2017 - Vol. 44, No.6
Feng, YuanmingThe Effect of a Small Molecule EZH2 Methyltransferase Inhibitor GSK126 on p53 Negative Prostate Cancer Cell LineInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology. Biology: Physics (IJROBP)
Feng, YuanmingProfiling pleural effusion cells by a diffraction imaging methodProc. SPIE 10497, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XVI,

Research Reports

Faculty Title Outlet
Blackburn, Randy Adoption of a Regional Physician Peer Review Program for Radiation Oncology American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

External Awards and Proposals

Faculty Title Sponsor
Arastu, Hyder H Proposal No:10-9318, Project No: A10-0258 - NSABP B-43: A Phase III Clinical Trial Comparing Trastuzumab Given Concurrently National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Projects
Arastu, Hyder H Proposal No:10-9447, Project No: A92-0002 - RTOG American College of Radiology
Arastu, Hyder H Proposal No:10-9500, Project No: A08-0211 - RTOG 0521: A Phase III Protocol of Androgen Suppression (AS) and 3DCRT/IMRT vs American College of Radiology
Arastu, Hyder H Proposal No:11-0503, Project No: A05-0208 - RTOG 0247: Randomized Phase II Trial of Neoadjuvant Combined Modality Therapy For Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer American College of Radiology
Arastu, Hyder H Proposal No:11-0659, Project No: A04-0235 - RTOG 0212: A Phase II/III Randomized Trial of Two Doses (Phase III-Standard Vs. High) And Two High Dose Schedules (Phase II-Once Vs. Twice Daily) For Delivering Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation For Patients With Limited Disease Small Cell Lung Cancer American College of Radiology
Arastu, Hyder H Proposal No:11-0852, Project No: A08-0217 - RTOG 88-17: A Phase III Study of Radiotherapy With or Without Concurrent Cisplatin In Patients With Nasopharyngeal Cancer American College of Radiology
Arastu, Hyder H Proposal No:11-0877, Project No: A06-0209 - RTOG 98-04- Phase III Trial of Observation +/- Tamoxifen Vs. RT +/- Tamoxifen For Good Risk Duct Carcinoma In-Situ (DCIS) of the Female Breast American College of Radiology
Arastu, Hyder H Proposal No:15-0234, Project No: A15-0260 - NSABP B-51: A Randomized Phase III Clinical Trial Evaluating Post-Mastectomy Chestwall and Regional Nodal XRT and Post-Lumpectomy Regional Nodal XRT in Patients with Positive Axillary Nodes Before Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Who Convert to Pathologically Negative Axillary Nodes After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy NRG Oncology
Ju, Andrew W Proposal No:15-0212, Project No: A15-0174 - RTOG 1216: Randomized Phase II/III Trial of Surgery and Postoperative Radiation Delivered with Concurrent Cisplatin versus Docetaxel and Cetuximab for High-Risk Squamous Cell Cancer of the Head and Neck NRG Oncology
Ju, Andrew W Proposal No:15-0522, Project No: A15-0271 - A071101: A Phase II Randomized Trial Comparing the Efficacy of Heat Shock Protein-Peptide Complex-96 (HSPPC-96) (NSC #725085, Alliance IND #15380) Vaccine Given with Bevacizumab versus Bevacizumab Alone in the Treatment of Surgical Resectable Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
Ju, Andrew W Proposal No:15-0646, Project No: A15-0259 - A Phase II/III Study. A071102 Alliance Trial for Newly Diagnosed GBM Patients Who Are MGMT-Promoter Hypermethylated Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Foundation
Ju, Andrew W Proposal No:15-0870, Project No: A16-0101 - A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-Center, Trial of the Effects of Intravenous GC4419 on the Incidence and Duration of Severe Oral Mucositis (OM) in Patients Receiving Post-Operative or Definitive Therapy with Single-Agent Cisplatin plus IMRT for Locally Advanced, Non-Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity or Orpharynx Galera Therapeutics, Inc.
Ju, Andrew W Proposal No:17-0607, Project No: A18-0070 - Feasibility trial for treatment of resectable pancreatic cancer with the permanently implantable LDR CivaSheet CivaTech Oncology Inc.
Ju, Andrew W Proposal No:17-0695, Project No: A18-0063 - AG013-ODOM-201A Phase 2, multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the safety and efficacy of topically-applied AG013 for the attenuation of oral mucositis in subjects with cancers of the head and neck receiving concomitant chemoradiation therapy. Oragenics, Inc.

Other Grants/Contracts and Awards

Faculty Title Sponsor Semester Finished
Corns, Robert Measurement of Linear Accelerator Workload Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists Spring 2018
Ju, Andrew W Interdisciplinary Research Award - A Grant to Develop a Real-Time Lung Biopsy System in Augmented Reality with ECU Biomedical Engineering Department East Carolina University Ongoing
Ju, Andrew W VMC Research and Education Grant Fund - Stereotactic Radiosurgery Therapy/Stereotactic Brachytherapy Radiosurgery Therapy database Vidant Medical Center Ongoing