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STEPHEN G SWISHER

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InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentThoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
Address1400 Pressler St
Houston TX 77030-4008
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    1. Wang JF, Pu X, Zhang X, Chen K, Xi Y, Wang J, Mao X, Zhang J, Heymach JV, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Meng QH, Shaw KR, Eterovic AK, Fang B. Variants with a low allele frequency detected in genomic DNA affect the accuracy of mutation detection in cell-free DNA by next-generation sequencing. Cancer. 2018 Mar 01; 124(5):1061-1069. PMID: 29178133.
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    2. Wang Y, Gudikote J, Giri U, Yan J, Deng W, Ye R, Jiang W, Li N, Hobbs BP, Wang J, Swisher SG, Fujimoto J, Wistuba II, Komaki R, Heymach JV, Lin SH. RAD50 Expression Is Associated with Poor Clinical Outcomes after Radiotherapy for Resected Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Jan 15; 24(2):341-350. PMID: 29030353.
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    3. Jakubek Y, Lang W, Vattathil S, Garcia M, Xu L, Huang L, Yoo SY, Shen L, Lu W, Chow CW, Weber Z, Davies G, Huang J, Behrens C, Kalhor N, Moran C, Fujimoto J, Mehran R, El-Zein R, Swisher SG, Wang J, Fowler J, Spira AE, Ehli EA, Wistuba II, Scheet P, Kadara H. Genomic Landscape Established by Allelic Imbalance in the Cancerization Field of a Normal Appearing Airway. Cancer Res. 2016 Jul 01; 76(13):3676-83. PMID: 27216194.
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    4. Sudo K, Wang X, Xiao L, Wadhwa R, Shiozaki H, Elimova E, Rice DC, Lee JH, Weston B, Bhutani MS, Hiremath A, Charalampakis N, Komaki R, Blum MA, Swisher SG, Maru DM, Skinner HD, Garris JL, Rogers JE, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA. A Nomogram to Predict Distant Metastases After Multimodality Therapy for Patients With Localized Esophageal Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Feb; 14(2):173-9. PMID: 26850487.
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    5. Rice D, Sepesi B, Heymach J, Swisher S, Vaporciyan A. SABR vs surgery for NSCLC in the media. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Sep; 16(9):e422. PMID: 26370343.
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    6. Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, Correa AM, Bell JM, Sepesi B, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Mehran RJ, Swisher SG, Meyers BF. Clinical Prediction of Pathologic Complete Response in Superior Sulcus Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan; 101(1):211-7. PMID: 26279367.
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    7. Dhupar R, Rice RD, Correa AM, Weston BR, Bhutani MS, Maru DM, Betancourt SL, Rice DC, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Endoscopic Ultrasound Estimates for Tumor Depth at the Gastroesophageal Junction Are Inaccurate: Implications for the Liberal Use of Endoscopic Resection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov; 100(5):1812-6. PMID: 26233274.
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    8. Hildebrandt MA, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Pu X, Ye Y, Correa AM, Kim JY, Swisher SG, Wu X. Genetic variation in the TNF/TRAF2/ASK1/p38 kinase signaling pathway as markers for postoperative pulmonary complications in lung cancer patients. Sci Rep. 2015; 5:12068. PMID: 26165383.
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    9. Fang B, Mehran RJ, Heymach JV, Swisher SG. Predictive biomarkers in precision medicine and drug development against lung cancer. Chin J Cancer. 2015 Jul; 34(7):295-309. PMID: 26134262.
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    10. Smith BD, Jiang J, Chang JY, Welsh J, Likhacheva A, Buchholz TA, Swisher SG, Shirvani SM. Cost-effectiveness of stereotactic radiation, sublobar resection, and lobectomy for early non-small cell lung cancers in older adults. J Geriatr Oncol. 2015 Jul; 6(4):324-31. PMID: 26094172.
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    11. Shewale JB, Correa AM, Baker CM, Villafane-Ferriol N, Hofstetter WL, Jordan VS, Kehlet H, Lewis KM, Mehran RJ, Summers BL, Schaub D, Wilks SA, Swisher SG. Impact of a Fast-track Esophagectomy Protocol on Esophageal Cancer Patient Outcomes and Hospital Charges. Ann Surg. 2015 Jun; 261(6):1114-23. PMID: 25243545.
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    12. Gomez DR, Liao KP, Swisher SG, Blumenschein GR, Erasmus JJ, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Time to treatment as a quality metric in lung cancer: Staging studies, time to treatment, and patient survival. Radiother Oncol. 2015 May; 115(2):257-63. PMID: 26013292.
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    13. Guo C, Hao C, Shao R, Fang B, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Roth JA, Behrens C, Kalhor N, Wistuba II, Swisher SG, Pataer A. RNA-dependent protein kinase (PKR) depletes nutrients, inducing phosphorylation of AMP-activated kinase in lung cancer. Oncotarget. 2015 May 10; 6(13):11114-24. PMID: 25798539.
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    14. Zhang J, Gold KA, Lin HY, Swisher SG, Xing Y, Lee JJ, Kim ES, William WN. Relationship between tumor size and survival in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC): an analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) registry. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Apr; 10(4):682-90. PMID: 25590605.
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    15. Neishaboori N, Wadhwa R, Nogueras-González GM, Elimova E, Shiozaki H, Sudo K, Charalampakis N, Hiremath A, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Weston B, Blum MA, Rogers JE, Garris JL, Rice DC, Komaki R, Swisher SG, Skinner HD, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA. Distribution of Resistant Esophageal Adenocarcinoma in the Resected Specimens of Clinical Stage III Patients after Chemoradiation: Its Clinical Implications. Oncology. 2015; 89(2):65-9. PMID: 25765719.
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    16. Lin SH, Wang J, Allen PK, Correa AM, Maru DM, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Liao Z, Ajani JA. A nomogram that predicts pathologic complete response to neoadjuvant chemoradiation also predicts survival outcomes after definitive chemoradiation for esophageal cancer. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2015 Feb; 6(1):45-52. PMID: 25642337.
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    17. Huang X, Cao M, Wang L, Wu S, Liu X, Li H, Zhang H, Wang RY, Sun X, Wei C, Baggerly KA, Roth JA, Wang M, Swisher SG, Fang B. Expression of sulfotransferase SULT1A1 in cancer cells predicts susceptibility to the novel anticancer agent NSC-743380. Oncotarget. 2015 Jan 1; 6(1):345-54. PMID: 25514600.
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    18. Kim MP, Correa AM, Hofstetter W, Mehran R, Rice DC, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Erasmus JJ, Swisher SG. Limitations of 18F-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography in N1 detection in patients with pathologic stage II-N1 and implications for management. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):414-20. PMID: 25497068.
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    19. Shirvani SM, Jiang J, Chang JY, Welsh J, Likhacheva A, Buchholz TA, Swisher SG, Smith BD. Lobectomy, sublobar resection, and stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancers in the elderly. JAMA Surg. 2014 Dec; 149(12):1244-53. PMID: 25321323.
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    20. Hao C, Wang L, Peng S, Cao M, Li H, Hu J, Huang X, Liu W, Zhang H, Wu S, Pataer A, Heymach JV, Eterovic AK, Zhang Q, Shaw KR, Chen K, Futreal A, Wang M, Hofstetter W, Mehran R, Rice D, Roth JA, Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan A, Walsh GL, Johnson FM, Fang B. Gene mutations in primary tumors and corresponding patient-derived xenografts derived from non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Lett. 2015 Feb 1; 357(1):179-85. PMID: 25444907.
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    21. Zhang J, Fujimoto J, Zhang J, Wedge DC, Song X, Zhang J, Seth S, Chow CW, Cao Y, Gumbs C, Gold KA, Kalhor N, Little L, Mahadeshwar H, Moran C, Protopopov A, Sun H, Tang J, Wu X, Ye Y, William WN, Lee JJ, Heymach JV, Hong WK, Swisher S, Wistuba II, Futreal PA. Intratumor heterogeneity in localized lung adenocarcinomas delineated by multiregion sequencing. Science. 2014 Oct 10; 346(6206):256-9. PMID: 25301631; PMCID: PMC4354858.
    22. Sudo K, Xiao L, Wadhwa R, Shiozaki H, Elimova E, Taketa T, Blum MA, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Weston B, Ross WA, Komaki R, Rice DC, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Maru DM, Skinner HD, Ajani JA. Importance of surveillance and success of salvage strategies after definitive chemoradiation in patients with esophageal cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Oct 20; 32(30):3400-5. PMID: 25225435.
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    23. Gao W, Wang M, Wang L, Lu H, Wu S, Dai B, Ou Z, Zhang L, Heymach JV, Gold KA, Minna J, Roth JA, Hofstetter WL, Swisher SG, Fang B. Selective antitumor activity of ibrutinib in EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer cells. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Sep; 106(9). PMID: 25214559; PMCID: PMC4200057.
    24. Sheu T, Heymach JV, Swisher SG, Rao G, Weinberg JS, Mehran R, McAleer MF, Liao Z, Aloia TA, Gomez DR. Propensity score-matched analysis of comprehensive local therapy for oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer that did not progress after front-line chemotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Nov 15; 90(4):850-7. PMID: 25216859.
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    25. Subbiah IM, Blackmon SH, Correa AM, Kee B, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Eng C. Preoperative chemotherapy prior to pulmonary metastasectomy in surgically resected primary colorectal carcinoma. Oncotarget. 2014 Aug 30; 5(16):6584-93. PMID: 25051371.
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    26. Wu S, Wang L, Huang X, Cao M, Hu J, Li H, Zhang H, Sun X, Meng QH, Hofstetter WL, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Fang B. Prodrug oncrasin-266 improves the stability, pharmacokinetics, and safety of NSC-743380. Bioorg Med Chem. 2014 Oct 1; 22(19):5234-40. PMID: 25182964.
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    27. Cuellar SL, Carter BW, Macapinlac HA, Ajani JA, Komaki R, Welsh JW, Lee JH, Swisher SG, Correa AM, Erasmus JJ, Hofstetter WL. Clinical staging of patients with early esophageal adenocarcinoma: does FDG-PET/CT have a role? J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Aug; 9(8):1202-6. PMID: 25157774.
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    28. Taketa T, Sudo K, Correa AM, Wadhwa R, Shiozaki H, Elimova E, Campagna MC, Blum MA, Skinner HD, Komaki RU, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Weston BR, Rice DC, Swisher SG, Maru DM, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA. Post-chemoradiation surgical pathology stage can customize the surveillance strategy in patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Aug; 12(8):1139-44. PMID: 25099446.
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    29. Patel VR, Hofstetter WL, Correa AM, Agarwal A, Rashid A, Bhutani MS, Lin SH, Ajani JA, Swisher SG, Maru DM. Signet ring cells in esophageal adenocarcinoma predict poor response to preoperative chemoradiation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep; 98(3):1064-71. PMID: 25038008.
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    30. William WN, Swisher SG. Optimizing surrogate end points for preoperative systemic therapies in non-small cell lung cancers. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep; 21(9):2813-4. PMID: 24833104.
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    31. Stewart DJ, Nunez MI, Behrens C, Liu D, Lin YH, Lee JJ, Roth J, Heymach J, Swisher SG, Hong WK, Wistuba II. Membrane carbonic anhydrase IX expression and relapse risk in resected stage I-II non-small-cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 May; 9(5):675-84. PMID: 24662455; PMCID: PMC4084898.
    32. Ajani JA, Swisher SG. Three angels are dancing on the head of the esophageal cancer pin, but shouldn't we not topple one or two? Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep; 21(9):2815-6. PMID: 24756809.
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    33. Kim ES, Tang X, Peterson DR, Kilari D, Chow CW, Fujimoto J, Kalhor N, Swisher SG, Stewart DJ, Wistuba II, Siddik ZH. Copper transporter CTR1 expression and tissue platinum concentration in non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2014 Jul; 85(1):88-93. PMID: 24792335.
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    34. Juloori A, Tucker SL, Komaki R, Liao Z, Correa AM, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Lin SH. Influence of preoperative radiation field on postoperative leak rates in esophageal cancer patients after trimodality therapy. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Apr; 9(4):534-40. PMID: 24736077.
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    35. Chang JY, Li QQ, Xu QY, Allen PK, Rebueno N, Gomez DR, Balter P, Komaki R, Mehran R, Swisher SG, Roth JA. Stereotactic ablative radiation therapy for centrally located early stage or isolated parenchymal recurrences of non-small cell lung cancer: how to fly in a "no fly zone". Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Apr 1; 88(5):1120-8. PMID: 24661665.
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    36. Stephens N, Rice D, Correa A, Hoffstetter W, Mehran R, Roth J, Walsh G, Vaporciyan A, Swisher S. Thoracoscopic lobectomy is associated with improved short-term and equivalent oncological outcomes compared with open lobectomy for clinical Stage I non-small-cell lung cancer: a propensity-matched analysis of 963 cases. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Oct; 46(4):607-13. PMID: 24603446.
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    37. Takeuchi S, Khiewvan B, Fox PS, Swisher SG, Rohren EM, Bassett RL, Macapinlac HA. Impact of initial PET/CT staging in terms of clinical stage, management plan, and prognosis in 592 patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2014 May; 41(5):906-14. PMID: 24442598.
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    38. Hellmann MD, Chaft JE, William WN, Rusch V, Pisters KM, Kalhor N, Pataer A, Travis WD, Swisher SG, Kris MG. Pathological response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in resectable non-small-cell lung cancers: proposal for the use of major pathological response as a surrogate endpoint. Lancet Oncol. 2014 Jan; 15(1):e42-50. PMID: 24384493.
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    39. Gold KA, Kim ES, Liu DD, Yuan P, Behrens C, Solis LM, Kadara H, Rice DC, Wistuba II, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Lee JJ, Hong WK. Prediction of survival in resected non-small cell lung cancer using a protein expression-based risk model: implications for personalized chemoprevention and therapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Apr 1; 20(7):1946-54. PMID: 24366692; PMCID: PMC4018222.
    40. Amini A, Ajani J, Komaki R, Allen PK, Minsky BD, Blum M, Xiao L, Suzuki A, Hofstetter W, Swisher S, Gomez D, Liao Z, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Welsh JW. Factors associated with local-regional failure after definitive chemoradiation for locally advanced esophageal cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jan; 21(1):306-14. PMID: 24197760.
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    41. Marks J, Rice DC, Swisher SG. Salvage esophagectomy in the management of recurrent or persistent esophageal carcinoma. Thorac Surg Clin. 2013 Nov; 23(4):559-67. PMID: 24199705.
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    42. Dhupar R, Correa AM, Ajani J, Betancourt S, Mehran RJ, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Concordance of studies for nodal staging is prognostic for worse survival in esophageal cancer. Dis Esophagus. 2014 Nov-Dec; 27(8):770-6. PMID: 24152134.
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    43. Sudo K, Taketa T, Correa AM, Campagna MC, Wadhwa R, Blum MA, Komaki R, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Weston B, Skinner HD, Maru DM, Rice DC, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA. Locoregional failure rate after preoperative chemoradiation of esophageal adenocarcinoma and the outcomes of salvage strategies. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Dec 1; 31(34):4306-10. PMID: 24145339.
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    44. Avritscher EB, Cooksley CD, Rolston KV, Swint JM, Delclos GL, Franzini L, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Mansfield PF, Elting LS. Serious postoperative infections following resection of common solid tumors: outcomes, costs, and impact of hospital surgical volume. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Feb; 22(2):527-35. PMID: 24141699.
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    45. Lu H, Wang L, Gao W, Meng J, Dai B, Wu S, Minna J, Roth JA, Hofstetter WL, Swisher SG, Fang B. IGFBP2/FAK pathway is causally associated with dasatinib resistance in non-small cell lung cancer cells. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013 Dec; 12(12):2864-73. PMID: 24130049.
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    46. Donington J, Vaillères E, Bains M, Swisher S, Pass H. Management of the Apical Tumor: May 4, 2013, Minneapolis, MN. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013; 25(3):256-71. PMID: 24331149.
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    47. Behrens C, Solis LM, Lin H, Yuan P, Tang X, Kadara H, Riquelme E, Galindo H, Moran CA, Kalhor N, Swisher SG, Simon GR, Stewart DJ, Lee JJ, Wistuba II. EZH2 protein expression associates with the early pathogenesis, tumor progression, and prognosis of non-small cell lung carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Dec 1; 19(23):6556-65. PMID: 24097870; PMCID: PMC3890101.
    48. Wadhwa R, Taketa T, Correa AM, Sudo K, Campagna MC, Blum MA, Komaki R, Skinner H, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Weston B, Maru DM, Rice DC, Swisher S, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA. Incidence of brain metastases after trimodality therapy in patients with esophageal or gastroesophageal cancer: implications for screening and surveillance. Oncology. 2013; 85(4):204-7. PMID: 24051869.
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    49. Wistuba II, Behrens C, Lombardi F, Wagner S, Fujimoto J, Raso MG, Spaggiari L, Galetta D, Riley R, Hughes E, Reid J, Sangale Z, Swisher SG, Kalhor N, Moran CA, Gutin A, Lanchbury JS, Barberis M, Kim ES. Validation of a proliferation-based expression signature as prognostic marker in early stage lung adenocarcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Nov 15; 19(22):6261-71. PMID: 24048333; PMCID: PMC3834029.
    50. Guo C, Lu H, Gao W, Wang L, Lu K, Wu S, Pataer A, Huang M, El-Zein R, Lin T, Roth JA, Mehran R, Hofstetter W, Swisher SG, Wu X, Fang B. Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 level is increased in blood of lung cancer patients and associated with poor survival. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e74973. PMID: 24069370.
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    51. Francis AM, Sepesi B, Correa AM, Blum MA, Erasmus JJ, Lee JH, Maru DM, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Welsh JW, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. The influence of histopathologic tumor viability on long-term survival and recurrence rates following neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg. 2013 Sep; 258(3):500-7. PMID: 24022442.
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    52. Suzuki A, Xiao L, Taketa T, Sudo K, Wadhwa R, Blum MA, Skinner H, Komaki R, Weston B, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Rice DC, Maru DM, Erasmus J, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA. Results of the baseline positron emission tomography can customize therapy of localized esophageal adenocarcinoma patients who achieve a clinical complete response after chemoradiation. Ann Oncol. 2013 Nov; 24(11):2854-9. PMID: 23994746.
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    53. Ajani JA, Xiao L, Roth JA, Hofstetter WL, Walsh G, Komaki R, Liao Z, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Maru DM, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Eid A, Yao JC, Phan AP, Halpin A, Suzuki A, Taketa T, Thall PF, Swisher SG. A phase II randomized trial of induction chemotherapy versus no induction chemotherapy followed by preoperative chemoradiation in patients with esophageal cancer. Ann Oncol. 2013 Nov; 24(11):2844-9. PMID: 23975663; PMCID: PMC3937600.
    54. Wang J, Wei C, Tucker SL, Myles B, Palmer M, Hofstetter WL, Swisher SG, Ajani JA, Cox JD, Komaki R, Liao Z, Lin SH. Predictors of postoperative complications after trimodality therapy for esophageal cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Aug 1; 86(5):885-91. PMID: 23845841.
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    55. Murphy CC, Incalcaterra JR, Albright HW, Correa AM, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Pretreatment patient comorbidity and tobacco use increase cost and risk of postoperative complications after esophagectomy at a high-volume cancer center. J Oncol Pract. 2013 Sep; 9(5):233-9. PMID: 23943906.
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    56. Taketa T, Xiao L, Sudo K, Suzuki A, Wadhwa R, Blum MA, Lee JH, Weston B, Bhutani MS, Skinner H, Komaki R, Maru DM, Rice DC, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA. Propensity-based matching between esophagogastric cancer patients who had surgery and who declined surgery after preoperative chemoradiation. Oncology. 2013; 85(2):95-9. PMID: 23860252.
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    57. Elnayal A, Moran CA, Fox PS, Mawlawi O, Swisher SG, Marom EM. Primary salivary gland-type lung cancer: imaging and clinical predictors of outcome. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jul; 201(1):W57-63. PMID: 23789697; PMCID: PMC3767141.
    58. Ganeshan DM, Correa AM, Bhosale P, Vaporciyan AA, Rice D, Mehran RJ, Walsh GL, Iyer R, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Diaphragmatic hernia after esophagectomy in 440 patients with long-term follow-up. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct; 96(4):1138-45. PMID: 23810174.
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    59. Chang JY, Liu YH, Zhu Z, Welsh JW, Gomez DR, Komaki R, Roth JA, Swisher SG. Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy: a potentially curable approach to early stage multiple primary lung cancer. Cancer. 2013 Sep 15; 119(18):3402-10. PMID: 23798353.
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    60. Wheler J, Hong D, Swisher SG, Falchook G, Tsimberidou AM, Helgason T, Naing A, Stephen B, Janku F, Stephens PJ, Yelensky R, Kurzrock R. Thymoma patients treated in a phase I clinic at MD Anderson Cancer Center: responses to mTOR inhibitors and molecular analyses. Oncotarget. 2013 Jun; 4(6):890-8. PMID: 23765114.
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    61. Murphy CC, Correa AM, Ajani JA, Komaki RU, Welsh JW, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Surgery is an essential component of multimodality therapy for patients with locally advanced esophageal adenocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Aug; 17(8):1359-69. PMID: 23715646.
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    62. David E, Thall PF, Kalhor N, Hofstetter WL, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Wei C, Mehran RJ. Visceral pleural invasion is not predictive of survival in patients with lung cancer and smaller tumor size. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun; 95(6):1872-7; discussion 1877. PMID: 23643547; PMCID: PMC4365776.
    63. Wang J, Myles B, Wei C, Chang JY, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA, Swisher SG, Cox JD, Komaki R, Liao Z, Lin SH. Obesity and outcomes in patients treated with chemoradiotherapy for esophageal carcinoma. Dis Esophagus. 2014 Feb-Mar; 27(2):168-75. PMID: 23621168.
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    64. Benveniste MF, Moran CA, Mawlawi O, Fox PS, Swisher SG, Munden RF, Marom EM. FDG PET-CT aids in the preoperative assessment of patients with newly diagnosed thymic epithelial malignancies. J Thorac Oncol. 2013 Apr; 8(4):502-10. PMID: 23446204; PMCID: PMC3878071.
    65. Weissferdt A, Kalhor N, Marom EM, Benveniste MF, Godoy MC, Correa AM, Swisher SG, Moran CA. Early-stage pulmonary adenocarcinoma (T1N0M0): a clinical, radiological, surgical, and pathological correlation of 104 cases. The MD Anderson Cancer Center Experience. Mod Pathol. 2013 Aug; 26(8):1065-75. PMID: 23542459.
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    66. Seurin D, Lombet A, Babajko S, Godeau F, Ricort JM. Insulin-like growth factor binding proteins increase intracellular calcium levels in two different cell lines. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e59323. PMID: 23527161.
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    67. Guo C, Shao R, Correa AM, Behrens C, Johnson FM, Raso MG, Prudkin L, Solis LM, Nunez MI, Fang B, Roth JA, Wistuba II, Swisher SG, Lin T, Pataer A. Prognostic significance of combinations of RNA-dependent protein kinase and EphA2 biomarkers for NSCLC. J Thorac Oncol. 2013 Mar; 8(3):301-8. PMID: 23370317.
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    68. William WN, Pataer A, Kalhor N, Correa AM, Rice DC, Wistuba II, Heymach J, Lee JJ, Kim ES, Munden R, Gold KA, Papadimitrakopoulou V, Swisher SG, Erasmus JJ. Computed tomography RECIST assessment of histopathologic response and prediction of survival in patients with resectable non-small-cell lung cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy. J Thorac Oncol. 2013 Feb; 8(2):222-8. PMID: 23287849.
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    69. Murphy CC, Hofstetter WL, Correa AM, Ajani JA, Komaki RU, Swisher SG. Utilization of surgery in trimodality-eligible patients with locally advanced esophageal adenocarcinoma in a nonprotocol setting. Dis Esophagus. 2013 Sep-Oct; 26(7):708-15. PMID: 23350713.
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    70. Amini A, Lou F, Correa AM, Baldassarre R, Rimner A, Huang J, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Lin SH. Predictors for locoregional recurrence for clinical stage III-N2 non-small cell lung cancer with nodal downstaging after induction chemotherapy and surgery. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Jun; 20(6):1934-40. PMID: 23263700; PMCID: PMC3656229.
    71. Cheedella NK, Suzuki A, Xiao L, Hofstetter WL, Maru DM, Taketa T, Sudo K, Blum MA, Lin SH, Welch J, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Ajani JA. Association between clinical complete response and pathological complete response after preoperative chemoradiation in patients with gastroesophageal cancer: analysis in a large cohort. Ann Oncol. 2013 May; 24(5):1262-6. PMID: 23247658.
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    72. Blackmon SH, Stephens EH, Correa AM, Hofstetter W, Kim MP, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA. Predictors of recurrent pulmonary metastases and survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec; 94(6):1802-9. PMID: 23063195.
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    73. Lopez Guerra JL, Gomez DR, Lin SH, Levy LB, Zhuang Y, Komaki R, Jaen J, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Cox JD, Liao Z, Rice DC. Risk factors for local and regional recurrence in patients with resected N0-N1 non-small-cell lung cancer, with implications for patient selection for adjuvant radiation therapy. Ann Oncol. 2013 Jan; 24(1):67-74. PMID: 23002278; PMCID: PMC3525136.
    74. Shirvani SM, Jiang J, Chang JY, Welsh JW, Gomez DR, Swisher S, Buchholz TA, Smith BD. Comparative effectiveness of 5 treatment strategies for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer in the elderly. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Dec 1; 84(5):1060-70. PMID: 22975611; PMCID: PMC3776428.
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