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ANDREW SIKORA

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
DivisionOtolaryngology
Address6501 Fannin Street
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Newton JM, Flores-Arredondo JH, Suki S, Ware MJ, Krzykawska-Serda M, Agha M, Law JJ, Sikora AG, Curley SA, Corr SJ. Non-Invasive Radiofrequency Field Treatment of 4T1 Breast Tumors Induces T-cell Dependent Inflammatory Response. Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 22; 8(1):3474. PMID: 29472563.
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    2. Krupar R, Schreiber C, Offermann A, Lengerke C, Sikora AG, Thorns C, Perner S. In silico analysis of anti-leukemia immune response and immune evasion in acute myeloid leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Feb 12; 1-4. PMID: 29431550.
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    3. Leach DG, Dharmaraj N, Piotrowski SL, Lopez-Silva TL, Lei YL, Sikora AG, Young S, Hartgerink JD. STINGel: Controlled release of a cyclic dinucleotide for enhanced cancer immunotherapy. Biomaterials. 2018 May; 163:67-75. PMID: 29454236.
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    4. Patro A, Guerrini CJ, Huang AT, Sikora AG. The Patient Who Continues to Smoke On-Treatment: An Ethical Dilemma. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Mar; 158(3):469-472. PMID: 29337655.
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    5. Krupar R, Hautmann MG, Pathak RR, Varier I, McLaren C, Gaag D, Hellerbrand C, Evert M, Laban S, Idel C, Sandulache V, Perner S, Bosserhoff AK, Sikora AG. Immunometabolic Determinants of Chemoradiotherapy Response and Survival in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Am J Pathol. 2018 01; 188(1):72-83. PMID: 29107073.
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    6. Sonawane K, Suk R, Chiao EY, Chhatwal J, Qiu P, Wilkin T, Nyitray AG, Sikora AG, Deshmukh AA. Oral Human Papillomavirus Infection: Differences in Prevalence Between Sexes and Concordance With Genital Human Papillomavirus Infection, NHANES 2011 to 2014. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Nov 21; 167(10):714-724. PMID: 29049523.
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    7. San Martin R, Pathak R, Jain A, Jung SY, Hilsenbeck SG, Piña-Barba MC, Sikora AG, Pienta KJ, Rowley DR. Tenascin-C and Integrin a9 Mediate Interactions of Prostate Cancer with the Bone Microenvironment. Cancer Res. 2017 11 01; 77(21):5977-5988. PMID: 28916657.
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    8. Rosewell Shaw A, Porter CE, Watanabe N, Tanoue K, Sikora A, Gottschalk S, Brenner MK, Suzuki M. Adenovirotherapy Delivering Cytokine and Checkpoint Inhibitor Augments CAR T Cells against Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer. Mol Ther. 2017 Nov 01; 25(11):2440-2451. PMID: 28974431.
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    9. Montealegre JR, Varier I, Bracamontes CG, Dillon LM, Guillaud M, Sikora AG, Follen M, Adler-Storthz K, Scheurer ME. Racial/ethnic variation in the prevalence of vaccine-related human papillomavirus genotypes. Ethn Health. 2017 Sep 04; 1-12. PMID: 28870103.
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    10. Chew EY, Hartman CM, Richardson PA, Zevallos JP, Sikora AG, Kramer JR, Chiao EY. Risk factors for oropharynx cancer in a cohort of HIV-infected veterans. Oral Oncol. 2017 May; 68:60-66. PMID: 28438295.
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    11. Laban S, Giebel G, Klümper N, Schröck A, Doescher J, Spagnoli G, Thierauf J, Theodoraki MN, Remark R, Gnjatic S, Krupar R, Sikora AG, Litjens G, Grabe N, Kristiansen G, Bootz F, Schuler PJ, Brunner C, Brägelmann J, Hoffmann TK, Perner S. MAGE expression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma primary tumors, lymph node metastases and respective recurrencesimplications for immunotherapy. Oncotarget. 2017 Jan 27. PMID: 28146422.
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    12. Nelson C, Lee J, Ko K, Sikora AG, Bonnen MD, Enkhbaatar P, Ghebre YT. Therapeutic Efficacy of Esomeprazole in Cotton Smoke-Induced Lung Injury Model. Front Pharmacol. 2017; 8:16. PMID: 28184197.
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    13. Liao K, Blumenthal-Barby J, Sikora AG. Factors Influencing Head and Neck Surgical Oncologists' Transition from Curative to Palliative Treatment Goals. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Jan; 156(1):46-51. PMID: 27625024.
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    14. Ghebre YT, Yakubov E, Wong WT, Krishnamurthy P, Sayed N, Sikora AG, Bonnen MD. Vascular Aging: Implications for Cardiovascular Disease and Therapy. Transl Med (Sunnyvale). 2016 Dec; 6(4). PMID: 28932625.
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    15. Ramer I, Varier I, Zhang D, Demicco EG, Posner MR, Misiukiewicz K, Genden EM, Miles BA, Teng MS, Sikora AG. Racial disparities in incidence of human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer in an urban population. Cancer Epidemiol. 2016 Oct; 44:91-95. PMID: 27518158.
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    16. Yin W, Duluc D, Joo H, Xue Y, Gu C, Wang Z, Wang L, Ouedraogo R, Oxford L, Clark A, Parikh F, Kim-Schulze S, Thompson-Snipes L, Lee SY, Beauregard C, Woo JH, Zurawski S, Sikora AG, Zurawski G, Oh S. Therapeutic HPV Cancer Vaccine Targeted to CD40 Elicits Effective CD8+ T-cell Immunity. Cancer Immunol Res. 2016 Oct; 4(10):823-834. PMID: 27485136.
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    17. Varier I, Keeley BR, Krupar R, Patsias A, Dong J, Gupta N, Parasher AK, Genden EM, Miles BA, Teng M, Bakst RL, Gupta V, Misiukiewicz KJ, Chiao EY, Scheurer ME, Laban S, Zhang D, Ye F, Cui M, Demicco EG, Posner MR, Sikora AG. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of oropharyngeal carcinoma related to high-risk non-human papillomavirus16 viral subtypes. Head Neck. 2016 Sep; 38(9):1330-7. PMID: 27080140.
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    18. Kass JI, Giraldez L, Gooding W, Choby G, Kim S, Miles B, Teng M, Sikora AG, Johnson JT, Myers EN, Duvvuri U, Genden EM, Ferris RL. Oncologic outcomes of surgically treated early-stage oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2016 Oct; 38(10):1467-71. PMID: 27080244.
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    19. Wang J, Peng L, Zhang R, Zheng Z, Chen C, Cheung KL, Cui M, Bian G, Xu F, Chiang D, Hu Y, Chen Y, Lu G, Yang J, Zhang H, Yang J, Zhu H, Chen SH, Liu K, Zhou MM, Sikora AG, Li L, Jiang B, Xiong H. 5-Fluorouracil targets thymidylate synthase in the selective suppression of TH17 cell differentiation. Oncotarget. 2016 Apr 12; 7(15):19312-26. PMID: 27027355.
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    20. Veit JA, Heine D, Thierauf J, Lennerz J, Shetty S, Schuler PJ, Whiteside T, Beutner D, Meyer M, Grünewald I, Ritter G, Gnjatic S, Sikora AG, Hoffmann TK, Laban S. Expression and clinical significance of MAGE and NY-ESO-1 cancer-testis antigens in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck. Head Neck. 2016 Jul; 38(7):1008-16. PMID: 26874246.
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    21. Sadraei NH, Sikora AG, Brizel DM. Immunotherapy and Checkpoint Inhibitors in Recurrent and Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2016; 35:e277-82. PMID: 27249733.
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    22. Li M, Pathak RR, Lopez-Rivera E, Friedman SL, Aguirre-Ghiso JA, Sikora AG. The In Ovo Chick Chorioallantoic Membrane (CAM) Assay as an Efficient Xenograft Model of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. J Vis Exp. 2015; (104). PMID: 26484588.
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    23. Rettig EM, Wentz A, Posner MR, Gross ND, Haddad RI, Gillison ML, Fakhry C, Quon H, Sikora AG, Stott WJ, Lorch JH, Gourin CG, Guo Y, Xiao W, Miles BA, Richmon JD, Andersen PE, Misiukiewicz KJ, Chung CH, Gerber JE, Rajan SD, D'Souza G. Prognostic Implication of Persistent Human Papillomavirus Type 16 DNA Detection in Oral Rinses for Human Papillomavirus-Related Oropharyngeal Carcinoma. JAMA Oncol. 2015 Oct; 1(7):907-15. PMID: 26226294.
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    24. Parasher AK, Kidwai SM, Schorn VJ, Goljo E, Weinberg AD, Richards-Kortum R, Sikora AG, Iloreta AM, Govindaraj S, Miles BA. High-resolution microendoscope imaging of inverted papilloma and normal sinonasal mucosa: evaluation of interobserver concordance. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2015 Dec; 5(12):1136-40. PMID: 26228817.
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    25. de Almeida JR, Moskowitz AJ, Miles BA, Goldstein DP, Teng MS, Sikora AG, Gupta V, Posner M, Genden EM. Cost-effectiveness of transoral robotic surgery versus (chemo)radiotherapy for early T classification oropharyngeal carcinoma: A cost-utility analysis. Head Neck. 2016 Apr; 38(4):589-600. PMID: 25488048.
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    26. Stucken CL, de Almeida JR, Sikora AG, Tong CC, Genden EM. Impact of human papillomavirus and smoking on survival outcomes after transoral robotic surgery. Head Neck. 2016 Mar; 38(3):380-6. PMID: 25351893.
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    27. Patsias A, Giraldez-Rodriguez L, Polydorides AD, Richards-Kortum R, Anandasabapathy S, Quang T, Sikora AG, Miles B. Feasibility of transoral robotic-assisted high-resolution microendoscopic imaging of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2015 Aug; 37(8):E99-102. PMID: 25327825.
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    28. Miles BA, Patsias A, Quang T, Polydorides AD, Richards-Kortum R, Sikora AG. Operative margin control with high-resolution optical microendoscopy for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2015 Oct; 125(10):2308-16. PMID: 26059758.
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    29. Lu G, Zhang R, Geng S, Peng L, Jayaraman P, Chen C, Xu F, Yang J, Li Q, Zheng H, Shen K, Wang J, Liu X, Wang W, Zheng Z, Qi CF, Si C, He JC, Liu K, Lira SA, Sikora AG, Li L, Xiong H. Myeloid cell-derived inducible nitric oxide synthase suppresses M1 macrophage polarization. Nat Commun. 2015; 6:6676. PMID: 25813085; PMCID: PMC4389243.
    30. Lee H, Ruane D, Law K, Ho Y, Garg A, Rahman A, Esterházy D, Cheong C, Goljo E, Sikora AG, Mucida D, Chen BK, Govindraj S, Breton G, Mehandru S. Phenotype and function of nasal dendritic cells. Mucosal Immunol. 2015 Sep; 8(5):1083-98. PMID: 25669151.
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    31. Moskalenko M, Pan M, Fu Y, de Moll EH, Hashimoto D, Mortha A, Leboeuf M, Jayaraman P, Bernardo S, Sikora AG, Wolchok J, Bhardwaj N, Merad M, Saenger Y. Requirement for innate immunity and CD90? NK1.1? lymphocytes to treat established melanoma with chemo-immunotherapy. Cancer Immunol Res. 2015 Mar; 3(3):296-304. PMID: 25600438; PMCID: PMC4690202.
    32. Misiukiewicz K, Camille N, Gupta V, Bakst R, Teng M, Miles B, Genden E, Sikora A, Posner M. The role of HPV status in recurrent/metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2014 Dec; 12(12):812-9. PMID: 25674839.
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    33. Cheng J, Kleinberger AJ, Sikora A. Fusobacterium necrophorum in a pediatric retropharyngeal abscess: A case report and review of the literature. Ear Nose Throat J. 2014 Dec; 93(12):E22-4. PMID: 25531849.
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    34. Parikh F, Duluc D, Imai N, Clark A, Misiukiewicz K, Bonomi M, Gupta V, Patsias A, Parides M, Demicco EG, Zhang DY, Kim-Schulze S, Kao J, Gnjatic S, Oh S, Posner MR, Sikora AG. Chemoradiotherapy-induced upregulation of PD-1 antagonizes immunity to HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer. Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 15; 74(24):7205-16. PMID: 25320012; PMCID: PMC4498250.
    35. Jayaraman P, Alfarano MG, Svider PF, Parikh F, Lu G, Kidwai S, Xiong H, Sikora AG. iNOS expression in CD4+ T cells limits Treg induction by repressing TGF?1: combined iNOS inhibition and Treg depletion unmask endogenous antitumor immunity. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 15; 20(24):6439-51. PMID: 25278453.
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    36. Levovitz C, Chen D, Ivansson E, Gyllensten U, Finnigan JP, Alshawish S, Zhang W, Schadt EE, Posner MR, Genden EM, Boffetta P, Sikora AG. TGF? receptor 1: an immune susceptibility gene in HPV-associated cancer. Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 1; 74(23):6833-44. PMID: 25273091; PMCID: PMC4496416.
    37. Keeley BR, Islami F, Pourshams A, Poustchi H, Pak JS, Brennan P, Khademi H, Genden EM, Abnet CC, Dawsey SM, Boffetta P, Malekzadeh R, Sikora AG. Prediagnostic serum levels of inflammatory biomarkers are correlated with future development of lung and esophageal cancer. Cancer Sci. 2014 Sep; 105(9):1205-11. PMID: 25040886; PMCID: PMC4304770.
    38. Megwalu UC, Sikora AG. Survival outcomes in advanced laryngeal cancer. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Sep; 140(9):855-60. PMID: 25144163.
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    39. Badr H, Gupta V, Sikora A, Posner M. Psychological distress in patients and caregivers over the course of radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. Oral Oncol. 2014 Oct; 50(10):1005-11. PMID: 25091150; PMCID: PMC4165786.
    40. de Almeida JR, Villanueva NL, Moskowitz AJ, Miles BA, Teng MS, Sikora A, Gupta V, Posner M, Genden EM. Preferences and utilities for health states after treatment for oropharyngeal cancer: transoral robotic surgery versus definitive (chemo)radiotherapy. Head Neck. 2014 Jul; 36(7):923-33. PMID: 23595774.
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    41. Jiang N, Muhammad C, Ho Y, Del Signore AG, Sikora AG, Malkin BD. Prevalence of severe obstructive sleep apnea in pediatric adenotonsillectomy patients. Laryngoscope. 2014 Aug; 124(8):1975-8. PMID: 24668559.
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    42. Chen W, Ye F, Cui M, Sikora AG, Wang X, Wang P, Cui X, Guo X, Zhu W, Zhang DY. Protein marker profiling in different T classification in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2015 Mar; 37(3):357-65. PMID: 24753215.
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    43. Finnigan JP, Sikora AG. Counseling the patient with potentially HPV-related newly diagnosed head and neck cancer. Curr Oncol Rep. 2014 Mar; 16(3):375. PMID: 24488548; PMCID: PMC4100323.
    44. Bradley J, Jiang N, Levy L, Richards-Kortum R, Sikora A, Smouha E. High-resolution microendoscope images of middle ear cholesteatoma and surrounding tissue: evaluation of interobserver concordance. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Apr; 150(4):654-8. PMID: 24415492.
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    45. Lopez-Rivera E, Jayaraman P, Parikh F, Davies MA, Ekmekcioglu S, Izadmehr S, Milton DR, Chipuk JE, Grimm EA, Estrada Y, Aguirre-Ghiso J, Sikora AG. Inducible nitric oxide synthase drives mTOR pathway activation and proliferation of human melanoma by reversible nitrosylation of TSC2. Cancer Res. 2014 Feb 15; 74(4):1067-78. PMID: 24398473; PMCID: PMC3960077.
    46. Bonomi M, Patsias A, Posner M, Sikora A. The role of inflammation in head and neck cancer. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2014; 816:107-27. PMID: 24818721.
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    47. Vila PM, Stucken CL, Morris LG, Posner MR, Genden EM, Boffetta P, Sikora AG. Reduced impact of nodal metastases as a prognostic factor for tonsil cancer in the HPV era. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Sep; 271(9):2523-9. PMID: 24190760; PMCID: PMC4010562.
    48. Jang DW, Sikora AG, Leytin A. Thyroglossal duct cyst carcinoma: case report and review of the literature. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013 Sep; 92(9):E12-4. PMID: 24057908.
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    49. Grimm EA, Sikora AG, Ekmekcioglu S. Molecular pathways: inflammation-associated nitric-oxide production as a cancer-supporting redox mechanism and a potential therapeutic target. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Oct 15; 19(20):5557-63. PMID: 23868870; PMCID: PMC3873873.
    50. T cell–derived inducible nitric oxide synthase switches off Th17 cell differentiation. J Exp Med. 2013 Jul 1; 210(7):1447-62. PMID: 23797094; PMCID: PMC3698516.
    51. Svider PF, Mady LJ, Husain Q, Sikora AG, Setzen M, Baredes S, Eloy JA. Geographic differences in academic promotion practices, fellowship training, and scholarly impact. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013 Sep-Oct; 34(5):464-70. PMID: 23702316.
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    52. Morris LG, Sikora AG, Tosteson TD, Davies L. The increasing incidence of thyroid cancer: the influence of access to care. Thyroid. 2013 Jul; 23(7):885-91. PMID: 23517343; PMCID: PMC3704124.
    53. Villanueva NL, de Almeida JR, Sikora AG, Miles BA, Genden EM. Transoral robotic surgery for the management of oropharyngeal minor salivary gland tumors. Head Neck. 2014 Jan; 36(1):28-33. PMID: 23554023.
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    54. Jain KS, Sikora AG, Baxi SS, Morris LG. Synchronous cancers in patients with head and neck cancer: risks in the era of human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer. Cancer. 2013 May 15; 119(10):1832-7. PMID: 23423883.
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    55. Chu A, Genden E, Posner M, Sikora A. A patient-centered approach to counseling patients with head and neck cancer undergoing human papillomavirus testing: a clinician's guide. Oncologist. 2013; 18(2):180-9. PMID: 23345545; PMCID: PMC3579602.
    56. Levy LL, Jiang N, Smouha E, Richards-Kortum R, Sikora AG. Optical imaging with a high-resolution microendoscope to identify cholesteatoma of the middle ear. Laryngoscope. 2013 Apr; 123(4):1016-20. PMID: 23299781; PMCID: PMC3609873.
    57. Tong CC, Kao J, Sikora AG. Recognizing and reversing the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment of head and neck cancer. Immunol Res. 2012 Dec; 54(1-3):266-74. PMID: 22454102.
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    58. Anvekar RA, Asciolla JJ, Lopez-Rivera E, Floros KV, Izadmehr S, Elkholi R, Belbin G, Sikora AG, Chipuk JE. Sensitization to the mitochondrial pathway of apoptosis augments melanoma tumor cell responses to conventional chemotherapeutic regimens. Cell Death Dis. 2012; 3:e420. PMID: 23152056; PMCID: PMC3542597.
    59. Jayaraman P, Parikh F, Lopez-Rivera E, Hailemichael Y, Clark A, Ma G, Cannan D, Ramacher M, Kato M, Overwijk WW, Chen SH, Umansky VY, Sikora AG. Tumor-expressed inducible nitric oxide synthase controls induction of functional myeloid-derived suppressor cells through modulation of vascular endothelial growth factor release. J Immunol. 2012 Jun 1; 188(11):5365-76. PMID: 22529296; PMCID: PMC3358566.
    60. Vila PM, Park CW, Pierce MC, Goldstein GH, Levy L, Gurudutt VV, Polydorides AD, Godbold JH, Teng MS, Genden EM, Miles BA, Anandasabapathy S, Gillenwater AM, Richards-Kortum R, Sikora AG. Discrimination of benign and neoplastic mucosa with a high-resolution microendoscope (HRME) in head and neck cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Oct; 19(11):3534-9. PMID: 22492225; PMCID: PMC3421068.
    61. Tong CC, Lau KH, Rivera M, Cannan D, Aguirre-Ghiso J, Sikora AG, Gupta V, Forsythe K, Ko EC, Misiukiewicz K, Gurudutt V, Teng MS, Packer SH, Genden EM, Kao J. Prognostic significance of p16 in locoregionally advanced head and neck cancer treated with concurrent 5-fluorouracil, hydroxyurea, cetuximab and intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Oncol Rep. 2012 May; 27(5):1580-6. PMID: 22322320.
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    62. Sikora AG, Hailemichael Y, Overwijk WW. Conference scene: immune effector mechanisms in tumor immunity. Immunotherapy. 2012 Feb; 4(2):141-3. PMID: 22339456.
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    63. Levy LL, Vila PM, Park RW, Schwarz R, Polydorides AD, Teng MS, Gurudutt VV, Genden EM, Miles B, Anandasabapathy S, Gillenwater AM, Richards-Kortum R, Sikora AG. High-Resolution Optical Imaging of Benign and Malignant Mucosa in the Upper Aerodigestive Tract: An Atlas for Image-Guided Surgery. ISRN Minim Invasive Surg. 2012; 2012. PMID: 23641314.
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    64. Fu S, Rivera M, Ko EC, Sikora AG, Chen CT, Vu HL, Cannan D, Eisenstein S, Rosenstein BS, Aguirre-Ghiso J, Chen SH, Kao J. Combined Inhibition of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and Cyclooxygenase-2 as a Novel Approach to Enhance Radiotherapy. J Cell Sci Ther. 2011 Oct 13; 1(2). PMID: 23483082.
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    65. Genden EM, Kotz T, Tong CC, Smith C, Sikora AG, Teng MS, Packer SH, Lawson WL, Kao J. Transoral robotic resection and reconstruction for head and neck cancer. Laryngoscope. 2011 Aug; 121(8):1668-74. PMID: 21792953.
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    66. Jethanamest D, Vila PM, Sikora AG, Morris LG. Predictors of survival in mucosal melanoma of the head and neck. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Oct; 18(10):2748-56. PMID: 21476106; PMCID: PMC3155852.
    67. Morris LG, Sikora AG, Hayes RB, Patel SG, Ganly I. Anatomic sites at elevated risk of second primary cancer after an index head and neck cancer. Cancer Causes Control. 2011 May; 22(5):671-9. PMID: 21327458; PMCID: PMC3085084.
    68. Morris LG, Sikora AG, Patel SG, Hayes RB, Ganly I. Second primary cancers after an index head and neck cancer: subsite-specific trends in the era of human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Feb 20; 29(6):739-46. PMID: 21189382; PMCID: PMC3056657.
    69. Prince A, Aguirre-Ghizo J, Genden E, Posner M, Sikora A. Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: new translational therapies. Mt Sinai J Med. 2010 Nov-Dec; 77(6):684-99. PMID: 21105129.
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    70. Kao J, Ko EC, Eisenstein S, Sikora AG, Fu S, Chen SH. Targeting immune suppressing myeloid-derived suppressor cells in oncology. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2011 Jan; 77(1):12-9. PMID: 20304669; PMCID: PMC2927714.
    71. Sikora AG, Gelbard A, Davies MA, Sano D, Ekmekcioglu S, Kwon J, Hailemichael Y, Jayaraman P, Myers JN, Grimm EA, Overwijk WW. Targeted inhibition of inducible nitric oxide synthase inhibits growth of human melanoma in vivo and synergizes with chemotherapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Mar 15; 16(6):1834-44. PMID: 20215556; PMCID: PMC2858983.
    72. Morris LG, Shaha AR, Tuttle RM, Sikora AG, Ganly I. Tall-cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: a matched-pair analysis of survival. Thyroid. 2010 Feb; 20(2):153-8. PMID: 20151822; PMCID: PMC3714453.
    73. Levy L, Smith C, Gurudutt V, Teng M, Rivera M, Anadasabapathy S, Genden E, Gillenwater A, Richards-Kortum R, Sikora A. Ex vivo high resolution imaging with a miniaturized microendoscope to discriminate between benign and malignant mucosa in the upper aerodigestive tract. Laryngoscope. 2010; 120 Suppl 4:S162. PMID: 21225760.
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    74. Vu HL, Sikora AG, Fu S, Kao J. HPV-induced oropharyngeal cancer, immune response and response to therapy. Cancer Lett. 2010 Feb 28; 288(2):149-55. PMID: 19628331.
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    75. Sikora AG, Jaffarzad N, Hailemichael Y, Gelbard A, Stonier SW, Schluns KS, Frasca L, Lou Y, Liu C, Andersson HA, Hwu P, Overwijk WW. IFN-alpha enhances peptide vaccine-induced CD8+ T cell numbers, effector function, and antitumor activity. J Immunol. 2009 Jun 15; 182(12):7398-407. PMID: 19494262; PMCID: PMC2774140.
    76. Sikora AG, Morris LG, Sturgis EM. Bidirectional association of anogenital and oral cavity/pharyngeal carcinomas in men. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Apr; 135(4):402-5. PMID: 19380365.
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    77. Sikora AG, Shnayder Y, Yee H, DeLacure MD. Oropharyngeal kaposi sarcoma in related persons negative for human immunodeficiency virus. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2008 Mar; 117(3):172-6. PMID: 18444476.
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    78. Liu C, Lou Y, Lizée G, Qin H, Liu S, Rabinovich B, Kim GJ, Wang YH, Ye Y, Sikora AG, Overwijk WW, Liu YJ, Wang G, Hwu P. Plasmacytoid dendritic cells induce NK cell-dependent, tumor antigen-specific T cell cross-priming and tumor regression in mice. J Clin Invest. 2008 Mar; 118(3):1165-75. PMID: 18259609; PMCID: PMC2230660.
    79. Morris LG, Sikora AG, Myssiorek D, DeLacure MD. The basis of racial differences in the incidence of thyroid cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Apr; 15(4):1169-76. PMID: 18246401.
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    80. Morris LG, Miglietta MA, Sikora AG, Okun MN, Roland JT. Emergency parotidectomy for penetrating zone III neck trauma. Arch Surg. 2007 Dec; 142(12):1206-8. PMID: 18086989.
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    81. Morris LG, Sikora AG, Kuriakose MA, DeLacure MD. Tamoxifen therapy for aggressive fibromatosis of the posterior triangle of the neck. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Apr; 136(4):674-6. PMID: 17418276.
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    82. Jethanamest D, Morris LG, Sikora AG, Kutler DI. Esthesioneuroblastoma: a population-based analysis of survival and prognostic factors. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Mar; 133(3):276-80. PMID: 17372086.
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    83. Le BT, Setlur J, Sikora AG, Lee KC. Mycosis fungoides: a case of tonsil involvement. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Jul; 132(7):794-6. PMID: 16847192.
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    84. Liebeskind A, Sikora AG, Komisar A, Slavit D, Fried K. Rates of malignancy in incidentally discovered thyroid nodules evaluated with sonography and fine-needle aspiration. J Ultrasound Med. 2005 May; 24(5):629-34. PMID: 15840794.
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