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Sue Yom, MD, PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentRadiation Oncology
Address1600 Divisadero
San Francisco CA 94115
Phone415-353-7175
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    University of PennsylvaniaM.D.2002School of Medicine

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    I am a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of head and neck, skin and thoracic cancers.

    Major research interests include:

    - clinical management of head and neck, lung, and skin cancers
    - technical innovations in radiation therapy
    - novel combinations of targeted therapy and immunotherapy with radiation
    - virally driven cancers such as humanpapillomavirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and Merkel cell polyomavirus
    - biomarkers for radiation responsiveness or resistance
    - radioprotectants
    - preclinical development of radiation sensitizers
    - patient-centered decision making
    - outcomes research in the context of high-value care


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    1. Wu X, Yom S, Ha PK, Heaton CM, Glastonbury CM. Submandibular Gland Transfer: A Potential Imaging Pitfall. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2018 Mar 29. PMID: 29599172.
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    2. Yom S, Zietman AL. Radiation Therapy in a Time of Disaster. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Mar 15; 100(4):832-833. PMID: 29485054.
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    3. Yom S, Harari PM. When Disaster Strikes: Mitigating the Adverse Impact on Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Mar 15; 100(4):838-840. PMID: 29485057.
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    4. Xu MJ, Lazar AA, Garsa AA, Arron ST, Ryan WR, El-Sayed IH, George JR, Algazi AP, Heaton CM, Ha PK, Yom S. Major prognostic factors for recurrence and survival independent of the American Joint Committee on Cancer eighth edition staging system in patients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma treated with multimodality therapy. Head Neck. 2018 Mar 10. PMID: 29524273.
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    5. Yu Y, El-Sayed IH, McDermott MW, Theodosopoulos PV, van Zante A, Kased N, Glastonbury CM, Garsa AA, Yom S. Dural recurrence among esthesioneuroblastoma patients presenting with intracranial extension. Laryngoscope. 2018 Feb 10. PMID: 29427378.
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    6. Mayo CS, Moran JM, Bosch W, Xiao Y, McNutt T, Popple R, Michalski J, Feng M, Marks LB, Fuller CD, Yorke E, Palta J, Gabriel PE, Molineu A, Matuszak MM, Covington E, Masi K, Richardson SL, Ritter T, Morgas T, Flampouri S, Santanam L, Moore JA, Purdie TG, Miller RC, Hurkmans C, Adams J, Jackie Wu QR, Fox CJ, Siochi RA, Brown NL, Verbakel W, Archambault Y, Chmura SJ, Dekker AL, Eagle DG, Fitzgerald TJ, Hong T, Kapoor R, Lansing B, Jolly S, Napolitano ME, Percy J, Rose MS, Siddiqui S, Schadt C, Simon WE, Straube WL, St James ST, Ulin K, Yom S, Yock TI. American Association of Physicists in Medicine Task Group 263: Standardizing Nomenclatures in Radiation Oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Mar 15; 100(4):1057-1066. PMID: 29485047.
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    7. Tello TL, Coggshall K, Yom S, Yu SS. Merkel cell carcinoma: An update and review: Current and future therapy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Mar; 78(3):445-454. PMID: 29229573.
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    8. Zhou MJ, van Zante A, Lazar AA, Groppo ER, Garsa AA, Ryan WR, El-Sayed IH, Eisele DW, Yom S. Squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary of the head and neck: Favorable prognostic factors comparable to those in oropharyngeal cancer. Head Neck. 2017 Dec 06. PMID: 29210145.
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    9. Le QT, Yom S, Ng RHW, Bratman SV, Welch JJ, Chan KCA, Kim KY. In Reply to Zoto Mustafayev and Ozyar. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 12 01; 99(5):1307. PMID: 29165290.
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    10. Grégoire V, Evans M, Le QT, Bourhis J, Budach V, Chen A, Eisbruch A, Feng M, Giralt J, Gupta T, Hamoir M, Helito JK, Hu C, Hunter K, Johansen J, Kaanders J, Laskar SG, Lee A, Maingon P, Mäkitie A, Micciche' F, Nicolai P, O'Sullivan B, Poitevin A, Porceddu S, Skladowski K, Tribius S, Waldron J, Wee J, Yao M, Yom S, Zimmermann F, Grau C. Delineation of the primary tumour Clinical Target Volumes (CTV-P) in laryngeal, hypopharyngeal, oropharyngeal and oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma: AIRO, CACA, DAHANCA, EORTC, GEORCC, GORTEC, HKNPCSG, HNCIG, IAG-KHT, LPRHHT, NCIC CTG, NCRI, NRG Oncology, PHNS, SBRT, SOMERA, SRO, SSHNO, TROG consensus guidelines. Radiother Oncol. 2018 Jan; 126(1):3-24. PMID: 29180076.
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    11. Valdes G, Simone CB, Chen J, Lin A, Yom S, Pattison AJ, Carpenter CM, Solberg TD. Clinical decision support of radiotherapy treatment planning: A data-driven machine learning strategy for patient-specific dosimetric decision making. Radiother Oncol. 2017 Dec; 125(3):392-397. PMID: 29162279.
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    12. Lee AW, Ng WT, Pan JJ, Poh SS, Ahn YC, AlHussain H, Corry J, Grau C, Grégoire V, Harrington KJ, Hu CS, Kwong DL, Langendijk JA, Le QT, Lee NY, Lin JC, Lu TX, Mendenhall WM, O'Sullivan B, Ozyar E, Peters LJ, Rosenthal DI, Soong YL, Tao Y, Yom S, Wee JT. International guideline for the delineation of the clinical target volumes (CTV) for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Radiother Oncol. 2018 Jan; 126(1):25-36. PMID: 29153464.
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    13. Yuan JT, Tello TL, Hultman C, Barker CA, Arron ST, Yom S. Medical marijuana for the treatment of vismodegib-related muscle spasm. JAAD Case Rep. 2017 Sep; 3(5):438-440. PMID: 28932790.
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    14. Fakhry C, Zhang Q, Nguyen-Tân PF, Rosenthal DI, Weber RS, Lambert L, Trotti AM, Barrett WL, Thorstad WL, Jones CU, Yom S, Wong SJ, Ridge JA, Rao SSD, Bonner JA, Vigneault E, Raben D, Kudrimoti MR, Harris J, Le QT, Gillison ML. Development and Validation of Nomograms Predictive of Overall and Progression-Free Survival in Patients With Oropharyngeal Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Dec 20; 35(36):4057-4065. PMID: 28777690.
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    15. Koyfman SA, Yom S. Clinical Research Ethics: Considerations for the Radiation Oncologist. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 10 01; 99(2):259-264. PMID: 28871967.
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    16. Adelstein D, Gillison ML, Pfister DG, Spencer S, Adkins D, Brizel DM, Burtness B, Busse PM, Caudell JJ, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Eisele DW, Fenton M, Foote RL, Gilbert J, Haddad RI, Hicks WL, Hitchcock YJ, Jimeno A, Leizman D, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Mell LK, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Rocco J, Rodriguez CP, Shah JP, Weber RS, Witek M, Worden F, Yom S, Zhen W, Burns JL, Darlow SD. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Head and Neck Cancers, Version 2.2017. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Jun; 15(6):761-770. PMID: 28596256.
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    17. Yom S, Mallen-St Clair J, Ha PK. Controversies in Postoperative Irradiation of Oropharyngeal Cancer After Transoral Surgery. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2017 Jul; 26(3):357-370. PMID: 28576176.
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    18. Kim KY, Le QT, Yom S, Pinsky BA, Bratman SV, Ng RH, El Mubarak HS, Chan KC, Sander M, Conley BA. Current State of PCR-Based Epstein-Barr Virus DNA Testing for Nasopharyngeal Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 04 01; 109(4). PMID: 28376165.
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    19. Ghosh P, Lazar AA, Ryan WR, Yom S. A feasibility and efficacy trial of a hand-held humidification device in patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2017 08; 25(8):2611-2618. PMID: 28353039.
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    20. Kim KY, Le QT, Yom S, Ng RHW, Chan KCA, Bratman SV, Welch JJ, Divi RL, Petryshyn RA, Conley BA. Clinical Utility of Epstein-Barr Virus DNA Testing in the Treatment of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 08 01; 98(5):996-1001. PMID: 28721913.
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    21. Yom S. A Larynx Best Preserved, but by Radiation or Formalin? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 04 01; 97(5):889-890. PMID: 28333005.
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    22. Chapman CH, Parvathaneni U, Yom S. Revisiting induction chemotherapy before radiotherapy for head and neck cancer, part II: nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Future Oncol. 2017 Mar; 13(7):581-584. PMID: 28169580.
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    23. Chapman CH, Parvathaneni U, Yom S. Revisiting induction chemotherapy before radiotherapy for head and neck cancer, part I: carcinoma of non-nasopharyngeal sites. Future Oncol. 2017 Mar; 13(6):469-475. PMID: 28169592.
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    24. Boreta L, Yom S. Is there a benefit to locally consolidative therapy for oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer? Ann Transl Med. 2017 Mar; 5(5):108. PMID: 28361073.
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    25. Manyam BV, Garsa AA, Chin RI, Reddy CA, Gastman B, Thorstad W, Yom S, Nussenbaum B, Wang SJ, Vidimos AT, Koyfman SA. A multi-institutional comparison of outcomes of immunosuppressed and immunocompetent patients treated with surgery and radiation therapy for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Cancer. 2017 Jun 01; 123(11):2054-2060. PMID: 28171708.
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    26. Kim H, Chen J, Phillips J, Pukala J, Yom S, Kirby N. Validating Dose Uncertainty Estimates Produced by AUTODIRECT: An Automated Program to Evaluate Deformable Image Registration Accuracy. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Jan 01; 1533034617708076. PMID: 28490254.
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    27. Palma DA, Yom S, Bennett KE, Corry J, Zietman AL. Introducing: The Red Journal Gray Zone. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 01 01; 97(1):1. PMID: 27979440.
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    28. Yom S. The Tonsillar Fossa Battleground. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 01 01; 97(1):1-2. PMID: 27979441.
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    29. Paulsson AK, Yom S, Anwar M, Pinnaduwage D, Sudhyadhom A, Gottschalk AR, Chang AJ, Descovich M. Respiration-Induced Intraorgan Deformation of the Liver. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Jan 01; 1533034616687193. PMID: 28071340.
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    30. Siddiqui F, Smith RV, Yom S, Beitler JJ, Busse PM, Cooper JS, Hanna EY, Jones CU, Koyfman SA, Quon H, Ridge JA, Saba NF, Worden F, Yao M, Salama JK. ACR appropriateness criteria® nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancers. Head Neck. 2017 03; 39(3):407-418. PMID: 28032679.
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    31. Yom S. Is Induction Chemotherapy Needed to Select Patients for Deintensified Treatment of Human Papillomavirus-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer? J Clin Oncol. 2017 Feb 10; 35(5):479-481. PMID: 28029316.
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    32. Pugh SL, Wyatt G, Wong RK, Sagar SM, Yueh B, Singh AK, Yao M, Nguyen-Tan PF, Yom S, Cardinale FS, Sultanem K, Hodson DI, Krempl GA, Chavez A, Yeh AM, Bruner DW. Exploratory Factor Analysis of NRG Oncology's University of Washington Quality of Life Questionnaire-RTOG Modification. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 01; 53(1):139-145.e2. PMID: 27899312.
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    33. Chan JW, Parvathaneni U, Yom S. Reducing radiation-related morbidity in the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Future Oncol. 2017 Feb; 13(5):425-431. PMID: 27875901.
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    34. Karam I, Yao M, Heron DE, Poon I, Koyfman SA, Yom S, Siddiqui F, Lartigau E, Cengiz M, Yamazaki H, Hara W, Phan J, Vargo JA, Lee V, Foote RL, Harter KW, Lee NY, Sahgal A, Lo SS. Survey of current practices from the International Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Consortium (ISBRTC) for head and neck cancers. Future Oncol. 2017 Mar; 13(7):603-613. PMID: 27842456.
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    35. Braunstein S, Glastonbury CM, Chen J, Quivey JM, Yom S. Impact of Neuroradiology-Based Peer Review on Head and Neck Radiotherapy Target Delineation. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Jan; 38(1):146-153. PMID: 27811130.
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    36. Zevallos JP, Yom S. Redefining the Role of Surgical Management in the Evolving Landscape of Oropharyngeal Cancer. J Oncol Pract. 2016 Nov; 12(11):1185-1187. PMID: 27858535.
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    37. Yu Y, Mabray M, Silveira W, Shen PY, Ryan WR, Uzelac A, Yom S. Earlier and more specific detection of persistent neck disease with diffusion-weighted MRI versus subsequent PET/CT after definitive chemoradiation for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2017 Mar; 39(3):432-438. PMID: 27726241.
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    38. Kiang A, Weinberg VK, Cheung KH, Shugard E, Chen J, Quivey JM, Yom S. Long-term disease-specific and cognitive quality of life after intensity-modulated radiation therapy: a cross-sectional survey of nasopharyngeal carcinoma survivors. Radiat Oncol. 2016 Sep 26; 11(1):127. PMID: 27671196.
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    39. Beitler JJ, Quon H, Jones CU, Salama JK, Busse PM, Cooper JS, Koyfman SA, Ridge JA, Saba NF, Siddiqui F, Smith RV, Worden F, Yao M, Yom S. ACR Appropriateness Criteria(®) Locoregional therapy for resectable oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas. Head Neck. 2016 09; 38(9):1299-309. PMID: 27330003.
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    40. Tan DS, Yom S, Tsao MS, Pass HI, Kelly K, Peled N, Yung RC, Wistuba II, Yatabe Y, Unger M, Mack PC, Wynes MW, Mitsudomi T, Weder W, Yankelevitz D, Herbst RS, Gandara DR, Carbone DP, Bunn PA, Mok TS, Hirsch FR. The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Consensus Statement on Optimizing Management of EGFR Mutation-Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Status in 2016. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 07; 11(7):946-63. PMID: 27229180.
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    41. Saba NF, Salama JK, Beitler JJ, Busse PM, Cooper JS, Jones CU, Koyfman S, Quon H, Ridge JA, Siddiqui F, Worden F, Yao M, Yom S. ACR Appropriateness criteria® for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Head Neck. 2016 07; 38(7):979-86. PMID: 27131050.
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    42. Shugard E, Chen J, Quivey JM, Glastonbury CM, Khanafshar E, Garsa AA, George JR, Yom S. Does radiation dose matter in thyroid cancer?: Patterns of local-regional failure in recurrent and metastatic well-differentiated thyroid cancers treated with dose-painted intensity-modulated radiation therapy. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2016 Aug; 60(4):560-7. PMID: 27020481.
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    43. Singer L, Calkins SM, E Horvai A, R Ryan W, Yom S. Xanthogranuloma in the heavily irradiated low neck in a patient with head and neck cancer. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Mar 24; 45:20. PMID: 27009318; PMCID: PMC4806421.
    44. Anwar M, Yu Y, Glastonbury CM, El-Sayed IH, Yom S. Delineation of radiation therapy target volumes for cutaneous malignancies involving the ophthalmic nerve (cranial nerve V-1) pathway. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Nov - Dec; 6(6):e277-e281. PMID: 27687189.
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    45. Wyatt G, Pugh SL, Wong RK, Sagar S, Singh AK, Koyfman SA, Nguyen-Tân PF, Yom S, Cardinale FS, Sultanem K, Hodson I, Krempl GA, Lukaszczyk B, Yeh AM, Berk L. Xerostomia health-related quality of life: NRG oncology RTOG 0537. Qual Life Res. 2016 09; 25(9):2323-33. PMID: 26914104; PMCID: PMC4982852 [Available on 09/01/17].
    46. Koyfman SA, Cooper JS, Beitler JJ, Busse PM, Jones CU, McDonald MW, Quon H, Ridge JA, Saba NF, Salama JK, Siddiqui F, Smith RV, Worden F, Yao M, Yom S. ACR Appropriateness Criteria(®) Aggressive Nonmelanomatous Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck. Head Neck. 2016 Feb; 38(2):175-82. PMID: 26791005.
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    47. Chapman CH, Saba NF, Yom S. Targeting epidermal growth factor receptor for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: still lost in translation? Ann Transl Med. 2016 Feb; 4(4):80. PMID: 27004227; PMCID: PMC4779778.
    48. Corry J, Yom S. The Multidisciplinary Approach Needs to Extend Into Head and Neck Cancer Clinical Trials. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Feb 01; 94(2):217-20. PMID: 26853330.
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    49. Yom S. The softer (and furrier) side of oncology. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Sep-Oct; 6(5):285-6. PMID: 27025162.
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    50. Yu Y, Chen J, Leary CI, Shugard E, Yom S. Split-field vs extended-field intensity-modulated radiation therapy plans for oropharyngeal cancer: Which spares the larynx? Which spares the thyroid? Med Dosim. 2016; 41(2):148-53. PMID: 26947055.
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    51. Yom S, Ganti AK, Dietz A. What's New in Head and Neck Cancer: Key Findings in 2015-2016 From ECCO/ESMO, ASTRO, and the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2016; 35:176-83. PMID: 27249698.
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    52. Fakhry C, Yom S, Gillison ML. Elective versus Therapeutic Neck Dissection in Oral Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 17; 373(25):2476. PMID: 26672855.
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    53. Yom S. HPV and oropharyngeal cancer: etiology and prognostic importance. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2015 Dec; 34(4):178-81. PMID: 26650695.
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    54. Yom S, Gillison ML, Trotti AM. Dose De-escalation in Human Papillomavirus-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer: First Tracks on Powder. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Dec 01; 93(5):986-8. PMID: 26581136.
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    55. Pfister DG, Spencer S, Brizel DM, Burtness B, Busse PM, Caudell JJ, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Foote RL, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL, Hitchcock YJ, Jimeno A, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, McCaffrey T, Mell LK, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Rodriguez CP, Samant S, Shah JP, Weber RS, Wolf GT, Worden F, Yom S, McMillian N, Hughes M. Head and Neck Cancers, Version 1.2015. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 Jul; 13(7):847-55; quiz 856. PMID: 26150579; PMCID: PMC4976490.
    56. Yom S. Radiation treatment of head and neck cancer. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2015 Jul; 24(3):423-36. PMID: 25979392.
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    57. Raleigh DR, Algazi A, Arron ST, Neuhaus IM, Yom S. Induction Hedgehog pathway inhibition followed by combined-modality radiotherapy for basal cell carcinoma. Br J Dermatol. 2015 Aug; 173(2):544-6. PMID: 25702621.
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    58. Heaton CM, Al-Shwaiheen F, Liu CS, Yom S, Ryan WR. Prognostic significance of hyoid bone invasion in advanced base of tongue carcinoma treated by chemoradiation. Clin Otolaryngol. 2015 Jun; 40(3):260-5. PMID: 25641627.
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    59. Singer L, Yom S. Consolidative radiation therapy for extensive-stage small cell lung cancer. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2015 Jun; 4(3):211-4. PMID: 26207205; PMCID: PMC4483471.
    60. Hemmat SM, Wang SJ, Uzelac A, Yom S, Ryan WR. The Limitations of Routine Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Long-Term Post-Treatment Locoregional Surveillance of Salivary Carcinoma. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2015; 77(3):132-40. PMID: 26022374.
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    61. Wong RK, Deshmukh S, Wyatt G, Sagar S, Singh AK, Sultanem K, Nguyen-Tân PF, Yom S, Cardinale J, Yao M, Hodson I, Matthiesen CL, Suh J, Thakrar H, Pugh SL, Berk L. Acupuncture-Like Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Versus Pilocarpine in Treating Radiation-Induced Xerostomia: Results of RTOG 0537 Phase 3 Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Jun 01; 92(2):220-7. PMID: 25841622.
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    62. Descovich M, McGuinness C, Kannarunimit D, Chen J, Pinnaduwage D, Pouliot J, Kased N, Gottschalk AR, Yom S. Comparison between target margins derived from 4DCT scans and real-time tumor motion tracking: insights from lung tumor patients treated with robotic radiosurgery. Med Phys. 2015 Mar; 42(3):1280-7. PMID: 25735283.
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    63. Axelrod RS, Sherman E, Garden A, Nguyen-Tan PF, Trotti A, Yom S, Zhang Q. Reply to D. Adkins et al. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Apr 01; 33(10):1224-5. PMID: 25713438.
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    64. Al-Shwaiheen FA, Wang SJ, Uzelac A, Yom S, Ryan WR. The advantages and drawbacks of routine magnetic resonance imaging for long-term post-treatment locoregional surveillance of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Am J Otolaryngol. 2015 May-Jun; 36(3):415-23. PMID: 25697087.
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    65. Yom S, Diehn M, Raben D. Molecular determinants of radiation response in non-small cell lung cancer. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2015 Apr; 25(2):67-77. PMID: 25771410.
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    66. Yom S. Accelerated repopulation as a cause of radiation treatment failure in non-small cell lung cancer: review of current data and future clinical strategies. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2015 Apr; 25(2):93-9. PMID: 25771413.
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    67. Chyan A, Chen J, Shugard E, Lambert L, Quivey JM, Yom S. Dosimetric predictors of hypothyroidism in oropharyngeal cancer patients treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Radiat Oncol. 2014 Dec 05; 9:269. PMID: 25476839; PMCID: PMC4265326.
    68. Goepfert RP, Yom S, Ryan WR, Cheung SW. Development of a chemoradiation therapy toxicity staging system for oropharyngeal carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2015 Apr; 125(4):869-76. PMID: 25388529.
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    69. Kannarunimit D, Descovich M, Garcia A, Chen J, Weinberg V, Mcguinness C, Pinnaduwage D, Murnane J, Gottschalk AR, Yom S. Analysis of dose distribution and risk of pneumonitis in stereotactic body radiation therapy for centrally located lung tumors: a comparison of robotic radiosurgery, helical tomotherapy and volumetric modulated arc therapy. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Feb; 14(1):49-60. PMID: 24325136.
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    70. Fogh S, Yom S. Symptom management during the radiation oncology treatment course: a practical guide for the oncology clinician. Semin Oncol. 2014 Dec; 41(6):764-75. PMID: 25499635.
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    71. Pfister DG, Spencer S, Brizel DM, Burtness B, Busse PM, Caudell JJ, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL, Hitchcock YJ, Jimeno A, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mell LK, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Rodriguez CP, Samant S, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Weber RS, Wolf GT, Worden F, Yom S, McMillian NR, Hughes M. Head and neck cancers, Version 2.2014. Clinical practice guidelines in oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Oct; 12(10):1454-87. PMID: 25313184.
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    72. Thariat J, Yom S, Sanguineti G, Corry J. Oncology scan--nodal regions, nodal regression, and molecular biomarkers: new thinking in head and neck radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Nov 01; 90(3):477-9. PMID: 25304942.
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    73. Ang KK, Zhang Q, Rosenthal DI, Nguyen-Tan PF, Sherman EJ, Weber RS, Galvin JM, Bonner JA, Harris J, El-Naggar AK, Gillison ML, Jordan RC, Konski AA, Thorstad WL, Trotti A, Beitler JJ, Garden AS, Spanos WJ, Yom S, Axelrod RS. Randomized phase III trial of concurrent accelerated radiation plus cisplatin with or without cetuximab for stage III to IV head and neck carcinoma: RTOG 0522. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Sep 20; 32(27):2940-50. PMID: 25154822; PMCID: PMC4162493.
    74. Okoye CC, Jablons DM, Jahan TM, Kukreja J, Cardozo S, Yom S. Divergent management strategies for typical versus atypical carcinoid tumors of the thoracic cavity. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Aug; 37(4):350-5. PMID: 23357970.
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    75. Yom S, Cohen E. The ACR appropriateness criteria® for thyroid carcinoma: searching for consensus in a rapidly evolving area. Oral Oncol. 2014 Jun; 50(6):575-6. PMID: 24824114.
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    76. Salama JK, Golden DW, Yom S, Garg MK, Lawson J, McDonald MW, Quon H, Ridge JA, Saba N, Smith RV, Worden F, Yeung AR, Beitler JJ. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® thyroid carcinoma. Oral Oncol. 2014 Jun; 50(6):577-86. PMID: 24824115.
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    77. Yu J, Aldabagh B, Wang J, Yom S, El-Sayed I, Knott D, McGrath MH, Arron S. Multidisciplinary management of advanced basal cell carcinoma: report of four cases. J Drugs Dermatol. 2014 May; 13(5):601-6. PMID: 24809887.
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    78. Cooper JS, Yom S. Q&A with Dr Jay S. Cooper about Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 9003. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 May 01; 89(1):10-2. PMID: 24725685.
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    79. Ouyang D, El-Sayed IH, Yom S. National trends in surgery for sinonasal malignancy and the effect of hospital volume on short-term outcomes. Laryngoscope. 2014 Jul; 124(7):1609-14. PMID: 24390781.
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    80. George JR, Yom S, Wang SJ. Improved outcomes in adjuvant radiotherapy for oral cavity carcinoma at an academic center: a matched-pair analysis. Laryngoscope. 2014 Jul; 124(7):1603-8. PMID: 24318221.
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