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REBECCA MAUREEN HOWELL

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentRadiation Physics
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    1. Kry SF, Alvarez P, Cygler JE, DeWerd LA, Howell RM, Meeks S, O'Daniel J, Reft C, Sawakuchi G, Yukihara EG, Mihailidis D. AAPM TG 191 Clinical Use of Luminescent Dosimeters: TLDs and OSLDs. Med Phys. 2019 Oct 01. PMID: 31574174.
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    2. Chemaitilly W, Liu Q, van Iersel L, Ness KK, Li Z, Wilson CL, Brinkman TM, Klosky JL, Barnes N, Clark KL, Howell RM, Smith SA, Krasin MJ, Metzger ML, Armstrong GT, Bishop MW, van Santen HM, Pui CH, Srivastava DK, Yasui Y, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Green DM, Sklar CA. Leydig Cell Function in Male Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report From the St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. J Clin Oncol. 2019 Sep 26; JCO1900738. PMID: 31557085.
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    3. Ger RB, Zhou S, Elgohari B, Elhalawani H, Mackin DM, Meier JG, Nguyen CM, Anderson BM, Gay C, Ning J, Fuller CD, Li H, Howell RM, Layman RR, Mawlawi O, Stafford RJ, Aerts H, Court LE. Radiomics features of the primary tumor fail to improve prediction of overall survival in large cohorts of CT- and PET-imaged head and neck cancer patients. PLoS One. 2019; 14(9):e0222509. PMID: 31536526.
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    4. Ger RB, Meier JG, Pahlka RB, Gay S, Mumme R, Fuller CD, Li H, Howell RM, Layman RR, Stafford RJ, Zhou S, Mawlawi O, Court LE. Effects of alterations in positron emission tomography imaging parameters on radiomics features. PLoS One. 2019; 14(9):e0221877. PMID: 31487307.
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    5. Dietz AC, Seidel K, Leisenring WM, Mulrooney DA, Tersak JM, Glick RD, Burnweit CA, Green DM, Diller LR, Smith SA, Howell RM, Stovall M, Armstrong GT, Oeffinger KC, Robison LL, Termuhlen AM. Solid organ transplantation after treatment for childhood cancer: a retrospective cohort analysis from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Lancet Oncol. 2019 Oct; 20(10):1420-1431. PMID: 31471158.
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    6. van Iersel L, Li Z, Srivastava DK, Brinkman TM, Bjornard KL, Wilson CL, Green DM, Merchant TE, Pui CH, Howell RM, Smith SA, Armstrong GT, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Ness KK, Gajjar A, Krull KR, Sklar CA, van Santen HM, Chemaitilly W. Hypothalamic-Pituitary Disorders in Childhood Cancer Survivors: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Long-Term Health Outcomes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Aug 02. PMID: 31373627.
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    7. Friedman DN, Moskowitz CS, Hilden P, Howell RM, Weathers RE, Smith SA, Wolden SL, Tonorezos ES, Mostoufi-Moab S, Chow EJ, Meacham LR, Chou JF, Whitton JA, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Oeffinger KC, Sklar CA. Radiation Dose and Volume to the Pancreas and Subsequent Risk of Diabetes Mellitus. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Jul 22. PMID: 31329225.
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    8. Madenci AL, Dieffenbach BV, Liu Q, Yoneoka D, Knell J, Gibson TM, Yasui Y, Leisenring WM, Howell RM, Diller LR, Krull KR, Armstrong GT, Oeffinger KC, Murphy AJ, Weil BR, Weldon CB. Late-onset anorectal disease and psychosocial impact in survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer. 2019 Nov 01; 125(21):3873-3881. PMID: 31322729.
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    9. Dixon SB, Li N, Yasui Y, Bhatia S, Casillas JN, Gibson TM, Ness KK, Porter JS, Howell RM, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR, Armstrong GT. Racial and ethnic disparities in neurocognitive, emotional, and quality-of-life outcomes in survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer. 2019 Oct 15; 125(20):3666-3677. PMID: 31291014.
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    10. Kisling K, Zhang L, Shaitelman SF, Anderson D, Thebe T, Yang J, Balter PA, Howell RM, Jhingran A, Schmeler K, Simonds H, du Toit M, Trauernicht C, Burger H, Botha K, Joubert N, Beadle BM, Court L. Automated treatment planning of postmastectomy radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2019 Sep; 46(9):3767-3775. PMID: 31077593.
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    11. Moskowitz CS, Chou JF, Neglia JP, Partridge AH, Howell RM, Diller LR, Novetsky Friedman D, Barnea D, Morton LM, Turcotte LM, Arnold MA, Leisenring WM, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC, Henderson TO. Mortality After Breast Cancer Among Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol. 2019 Aug 20; 37(24):2120-2130. PMID: 31260644.
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    12. Howell RM, Smith SA, Weathers RE, Kry SF, Stovall M. Adaptations to a Generalized Radiation Dose Reconstruction Methodology for Use in Epidemiologic Studies: An Update from the MD Anderson Late Effect Group. Radiat Res. 2019 08; 192(2):169-188. PMID: 31211642.
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    13. Yang Y, Kreko-Pierce T, Howell R, Pugh JR. Long-term depression of presynaptic cannabinoid receptor function at parallel fibre synapses. J Physiol. 2019 Jun; 597(12):3167-3181. PMID: 31020998.
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    14. Ehrhardt MJ, Howell CR, Hale K, Baassiri MJ, Rodriguez C, Wilson CL, Joshi SS, Lemond TC, Shope S, Howell RM, Wang Z, Srivastava D, Mulrooney DA, Zhang J, Robison LL, Ness KK, Hudson MM. Subsequent Breast Cancer in Female Childhood Cancer Survivors in the St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study (SJLIFE). J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jul 01; 37(19):1647-1656. PMID: 31075046.
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    15. Kisling K, Johnson JL, Simonds H, Zhang L, Jhingran A, Beadle BM, Burger H, du Toit M, Joubert N, Makufa R, Shaw W, Trauernicht C, Balter P, Howell RM, Schmeler K, Court L. A risk assessment of automated treatment planning and recommendations for clinical deployment. Med Phys. 2019 Jun; 46(6):2567-2574. PMID: 31002389.
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    16. Geller AC, Keske RR, Haneuse S, Davine JA, Emmons KM, Daniel CL, Gibson TM, Marghoob A, Mertens AC, McDonald AJ, Robison LL, Howell RM, Whitton JA, Coroiu A, Leisenring WM, Armstrong GT. Skin Cancer Early Detection Practices among Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer Treated with Radiation. J Invest Dermatol. 2019 Sep; 139(9):1898-1905.e2. PMID: 30959042.
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    17. Sapkota Y, Turcotte LM, Ehrhardt MJ, Howell RM, Arnold MA, Wilson CL, Leisenring W, Wang Z, Sampson J, Dagnall CL, Karlins E, Li SA, Hicks BD, Weathers R, Smith SA, Shelton K, Liu Q, Tucker MA, Chanock SJ, Zhang J, Hudson MM, Neglia JP, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Morton LM, Bhatia S, Yasui Y. Genome-Wide Association Study in Irradiated Childhood Cancer Survivors Identifies HTR2A for Subsequent Basal Cell Carcinoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2019 Sep; 139(9):2042-2045.e8. PMID: 30910758.
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    18. Daniel LC, Wang M, Mulrooney DA, Srivastava DK, Schwartz LA, Edelstein K, Brinkman TM, Zhou ES, Howell RM, Gibson TM, Leisenring W, Oeffinger KC, Neglia J, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Krull KR. Sleep, emotional distress, and physical health in survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Psychooncology. 2019 Apr; 28(4):903-912. PMID: 30817058.
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    19. Bates JE, Howell RM, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Mulrooney DA, Dhakal S, Smith SA, Leisenring WM, Indelicato DJ, Gibson TM, Armstrong GT, Oeffinger KC, Constine LS. Therapy-Related Cardiac Risk in Childhood Cancer Survivors: An Analysis of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol. 2019 May 01; 37(13):1090-1101. PMID: 30860946.
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    20. Baltz GC, Chi PM, Wong PF, Wang C, Craft DF, Kry SF, Lin SSH, Garden AS, Smith SA, Howell RM. Development and validation of a 3D-printed bolus cap for total scalp irradiation. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2019 Mar; 20(3):89-96. PMID: 30821903.
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    21. Salloum R, Chen Y, Yasui Y, Packer R, Leisenring W, Wells E, King A, Howell R, Gibson TM, Krull KR, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC, Fouladi M, Armstrong GT. Late Morbidity and Mortality Among Medulloblastoma Survivors Diagnosed Across Three Decades: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol. 2019 Mar 20; 37(9):731-740. PMID: 30730781.
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    22. Kisling K, Zhang L, Simonds H, Fakie N, Yang J, McCarroll R, Balter P, Burger H, Bogler O, Howell R, Schmeler K, Mejia M, Beadle BM, Jhingran A, Court L. Fully Automatic Treatment Planning for External-Beam Radiation Therapy of Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer: A Tool for Low-Resource Clinics. J Glob Oncol. 2019 Jan; 5:1-9. PMID: 30629457.
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    23. Gibson TM, Mostoufi-Moab S, Stratton KL, Leisenring WM, Barnea D, Chow EJ, Donaldson SS, Howell RM, Hudson MM, Mahajan A, Nathan PC, Ness KK, Sklar CA, Tonorezos ES, Weldon CB, Wells EM, Yasui Y, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC. Temporal patterns in the risk of chronic health conditions in survivors of childhood cancer diagnosed 1970-99: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort. Lancet Oncol. 2018 12; 19(12):1590-1601. PMID: 30416076.
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    24. Wang Z, Liu Q, Wilson CL, Easton J, Mulder H, Chang TC, Rusch MC, Edmonson MN, Rice SV, Ehrhardt MJ, Howell RM, Kesserwan CA, Wu G, Nichols KE, Downing JR, Hudson MM, Zhang J, Yasui Y, Robison LL. Polygenic Determinants for Subsequent Breast Cancer Risk in Survivors of Childhood Cancer: The St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study (SJLIFE). Clin Cancer Res. 2018 12 15; 24(24):6230-6235. PMID: 30366939.
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    25. Glenn MC, Hernandez V, Saez J, Followill DS, Howell RM, Pollard-Larkin JM, Zhou S, Kry SF. Treatment plan complexity does not predict IROC Houston anthropomorphic head and neck phantom performance. Phys Med Biol. 2018 10 17; 63(20):205015. PMID: 30230475.
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    26. Ger RB, Craft DF, Mackin DS, Zhou S, Layman RR, Jones AK, Elhalawani H, Fuller CD, Howell RM, Li H, Stafford RJ, Court LE. Practical guidelines for handling head and neck computed tomography artifacts for quantitative image analysis. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2018 11; 69:134-139. PMID: 30268005.
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    27. Madenci AL, Weil BR, Liu Q, Murphy AJ, Gibson TM, Yasui Y, Leisenring WM, Howell RM, Tinkle CL, Nekhlyudov L, Diller LR, Armstrong GT, Oeffinger KC, Weldon CB. Long-Term Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep 14; JCO2018784595. PMID: 30216123.
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    28. Ger RB, Zhou S, Chi PM, Lee HJ, Layman RR, Jones AK, Goff DL, Fuller CD, Howell RM, Li H, Stafford RJ, Court LE, Mackin DS. Comprehensive Investigation on Controlling for CT Imaging Variabilities in Radiomics Studies. Sci Rep. 2018 08 29; 8(1):13047. PMID: 30158540.
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    29. Brooke RJ, Im C, Wilson CL, Krasin MJ, Liu Q, Li Z, Sapkota Y, Moon W, Morton LM, Wu G, Wang Z, Chen W, Howell RM, Armstrong GT, Bhatia S, Mostoufi-Moab S, Seidel K, Chanock SJ, Zhang J, Green DM, Sklar CA, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Chemaitilly W, Yasui Y. A High-risk Haplotype for Premature Menopause in Childhood Cancer Survivors Exposed to Gonadotoxic Therapy. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 08 01; 110(8):895-904. PMID: 29432556.
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    30. Schulte F, Brinkman TM, Li C, Fay-McClymont T, Srivastava DK, Ness KK, Howell RM, Mueller S, Wells E, Strother D, Lafay-Cousin L, Leisenring W, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Krull KR. Social adjustment in adolescent survivors of pediatric central nervous system tumors: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer. 2018 09 01; 124(17):3596-3608. PMID: 30067866.
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    31. Ger RB, Yang J, Ding Y, Jacobsen MC, Cardenas CE, Fuller CD, Howell RM, Li H, Stafford RJ, Zhou S, Court LE. Synthetic head and neck and phantom images for determining deformable image registration accuracy in magnetic resonance imaging. Med Phys. 2018 Jul 14. PMID: 30007075.
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    32. Zheng DJ, Krull KR, Chen Y, Diller L, Yasui Y, Leisenring W, Brouwers P, Howell R, Lai JS, Balsamo L, Oeffinger KC, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Kadan-Lottick NS. Long-term psychological and educational outcomes for survivors of neuroblastoma: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer. 2018 08 01; 124(15):3220-3230. PMID: 29888538.
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    33. Wang Z, Wilson CL, Easton J, Thrasher A, Mulder H, Liu Q, Hedges DJ, Wang S, Rusch MC, Edmonson MN, Levy S, Lanctot JQ, Caron E, Shelton K, Currie K, Lear M, Patel A, Rosencrance C, Shao Y, Vadodaria B, Yergeau D, Sapkota Y, Brooke RJ, Moon W, Rampersaud E, Ma X, Chang TC, Rice SV, Pepper C, Zhou X, Chen X, Chen W, Jones A, Boone B, Ehrhardt MJ, Krasin MJ, Howell RM, Phillips NS, Lewis C, Srivastava D, Pui CH, Kesserwan CA, Wu G, Nichols KE, Downing JR, Hudson MM, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Zhang J. Genetic Risk for Subsequent Neoplasms Among Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2018 07 10; 36(20):2078-2087. PMID: 29847298.
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    34. Weil BR, Madenci AL, Liu Q, Howell RM, Gibson TM, Yasui Y, Neglia JP, Leisenring WM, Smith SA, Tonorezos ES, Friedman DN, Constine LS, Tinkle CL, Diller LR, Armstrong GT, Oeffinger KC, Weldon CB. Late Infection-Related Mortality in Asplenic Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol. 2018 06 01; 36(16):1571-1578. PMID: 29664715.
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    35. Court LE, Kisling K, McCarroll R, Zhang L, Yang J, Simonds H, du Toit M, Trauernicht C, Burger H, Parkes J, Mejia M, Bojador M, Balter P, Branco D, Steinmann A, Baltz G, Gay S, Anderson B, Cardenas C, Jhingran A, Shaitelman S, Bogler O, Schmeller K, Followill D, Howell R, Nelson C, Peterson C, Beadle B. Radiation Planning Assistant - A Streamlined, Fully Automated Radiotherapy Treatment Planning System. J Vis Exp. 2018 04 11; (134). PMID: 29708544.
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    36. Cheung YT, Brinkman TM, Li C, Mzayek Y, Srivastava D, Ness KK, Patel SK, Howell RM, Oeffinger KC, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Krull KR. Chronic Health Conditions and Neurocognitive Function in Aging Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 04 01; 110(4):411-419. PMID: 29088360.
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    37. Craft DF, Kry SF, Balter P, Salehpour M, Woodward W, Howell RM. Material matters: Analysis of density uncertainty in 3D printing and its consequences for radiation oncology. Med Phys. 2018 Apr; 45(4):1614-1621. PMID: 29493803.
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    38. Taddei PJ, Khater N, Youssef B, Howell RM, Jalbout W, Zhang R, Geara FB, Giebeler A, Mahajan A, Mirkovic D, Newhauser WD. Low- and middle-income countries can reduce risks of subsequent neoplasms by referring pediatric craniospinal cases to centralized proton treatment centers. Biomed Phys Eng Express. 2018; 4(2). PMID: 30038799.
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    39. Morton LM, Sampson JN, Armstrong GT, Chen TH, Hudson MM, Karlins E, Dagnall CL, Li SA, Wilson CL, Srivastava DK, Liu W, Kang G, Oeffinger KC, Henderson TO, Moskowitz CS, Gibson TM, Merino DM, Wong JR, Hammond S, Neglia JP, Turcotte LM, Miller J, Bowen L, Wheeler WA, Leisenring WM, Whitton JA, Burdette L, Chung C, Hicks BD, Jones K, Machiela MJ, Vogt A, Wang Z, Yeager M, Neale G, Lear M, Strong LC, Yasui Y, Stovall M, Weathers RE, Smith SA, Howell R, Davies SM, Radloff GA, Onel K, Berrington de González A, Inskip PD, Rajaraman P, Fraumeni JF, Bhatia S, Chanock SJ, Tucker MA, Robison LL. Genome-Wide Association Study to Identify Susceptibility Loci That Modify Radiation-Related Risk for Breast Cancer After Childhood Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 11 01; 109(11). PMID: 29059430.
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    40. Langballe R, John EM, Malone KE, Bernstein L, Knight JA, Lynch CF, Howell RM, Shore R, Woods M, Concannon P, Bernstein JL, Mellemkjær L. Agreement between self-reported and register-based cardiovascular events among Danish breast cancer survivors. J Cancer Surviv. 2018 02; 12(1):95-100. PMID: 28963606.
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    41. Craft DF, Howell RM. Preparation and fabrication of a full-scale, sagittal-sliced, 3D-printed, patient-specific radiotherapy phantom. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2017 Sep; 18(5):285-292. PMID: 28857407.
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    42. Kry SF, Bednarz B, Howell RM, Dauer L, Followill D, Klein E, Paganetti H, Wang B, Wuu CS, George Xu X. AAPM TG 158: Measurement and calculation of doses outside the treated volume from external-beam radiation therapy. Med Phys. 2017 Oct; 44(10):e391-e429. PMID: 28688159.
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    43. Ger RB, Yang J, Ding Y, Jacobsen MC, Fuller CD, Howell RM, Li H, Jason Stafford R, Zhou S, Court LE. Accuracy of deformable image registration on magnetic resonance images in digital and physical phantoms. Med Phys. 2017 Oct; 44(10):5153-5161. PMID: 28622410.
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    44. Moskowitz CS, Chou JF, Sklar CA, Barnea D, Ronckers CM, Friedman DN, Neglia JP, Turcotte L, Howell RM, Henderson TO, Armstrong GT, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, van Leeuwen FE, Pike MC, Oeffinger KC. Radiation-associated breast cancer and gonadal hormone exposure: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Br J Cancer. 2017 Jul 11; 117(2):290-299. PMID: 28632729.
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    45. Kerns JR, Stingo F, Followill DS, Howell RM, Melancon A, Kry SF. Treatment Planning System Calculation Errors Are Present in Most Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core-Houston Phantom Failures. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 08 01; 98(5):1197-1203. PMID: 28721904.
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    46. Shaitelman SF, Howell RM, Smith BD. Effects of Smoking on Late Toxicity From Breast Radiation. J Clin Oncol. 2017 05 20; 35(15):1633-1635. PMID: 28319432.
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    47. Turcotte LM, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Arnold MA, Hammond S, Howell RM, Smith SA, Weathers RE, Henderson TO, Gibson TM, Leisenring W, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Neglia JP. Temporal Trends in Treatment and Subsequent Neoplasm Risk Among 5-Year Survivors of Childhood Cancer, 1970-2015. JAMA. 2017 02 28; 317(8):814-824. PMID: 28245323.
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    48. Huang JY, Followill DS, Howell RM, Liu X, Mirkovic D, Stingo FC, Kry SF. Approaches to reducing photon dose calculation errors near metal implants. Med Phys. 2016 Sep; 43(9):5117. PMID: 27587042.
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    49. Cardenas CE, Nitsch PL, Kudchadker RJ, Howell RM, Kry SF. Out-of-field doses and neutron dose equivalents for electron beams from modern Varian and Elekta linear accelerators. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2016 07 08; 17(4):442-455. PMID: 27455499.
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    50. Myer CM, Howell RJ, Cohen AP, Willging JP, Ishman SL. A Systematic Review of Patient- or Proxy-Reported Validated Instruments Assessing Pediatric Dysphagia. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 05; 154(5):817-23. PMID: 27048665.
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    51. Burmeister J, Chen Z, Chetty IJ, Dieterich S, Doemer A, Dominello MM, Howell RM, McDermott P, Nalichowski A, Prisciandaro J, Ritter T, Smith C, Schreiber E, Shafman T, Sutlief S, Xiao Y. The American Society for Radiation Oncology's 2015 Core Physics Curriculum for Radiation Oncology Residents. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 07 15; 95(4):1298-303. PMID: 27354135.
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    52. Eley JG, Friedrich T, Homann KL, Howell RM, Scholz M, Durante M, Newhauser WD. Comparative Risk Predictions of Second Cancers After Carbon-Ion Therapy Versus Proton Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 May 01; 95(1):279-86. PMID: 27084647.
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    53. Howell RM, Burgett EA, Isaacs D, Price Hedrick SG, Reilly MP, Rankine LJ, Grantham KK, Perkins S, Klein EE. Measured Neutron Spectra and Dose Equivalents From a Mevion Single-Room, Passively Scattered Proton System Used for Craniospinal Irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 May 01; 95(1):249-57. PMID: 27084645.
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    54. Rechner LA, Eley JG, Howell RM, Zhang R, Mirkovic D, Newhauser WD. Risk-optimized proton therapy to minimize radiogenic second cancers. Phys Med Biol. 2015 May 21; 60(10):3999-4013. PMID: 25919133.
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    55. Eley J, Newhauser W, Homann K, Howell R, Schneider C, Durante M, Bert C. Implementation of an analytical model for leakage neutron equivalent dose in a proton radiotherapy planning system. Cancers (Basel). 2015 Mar 11; 7(1):427-38. PMID: 25768061.
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    56. Huang JY, Kerns JR, Nute JL, Liu X, Balter PA, Stingo FC, Followill DS, Mirkovic D, Howell RM, Kry SF. An evaluation of three commercially available metal artifact reduction methods for CT imaging. Phys Med Biol. 2015 Feb 07; 60(3):1047-67. PMID: 25585685.
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    57. Yusuf SW, Howell RM, Gomez D, Pinnix CC, Iliescu CA, Banchs J. Radiation-related heart and vascular disease. Future Oncol. 2015; 11(14):2067-76. PMID: 26198837.
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    58. Howell RM, Burgett EA. Secondary neutron spectrum from 250-MeV passively scattered proton therapy: measurement with an extended-range Bonner sphere system. Med Phys. 2014 Sep; 41(9):092104. PMID: 25186404.
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    59. Zhang R, Howell RM, Taddei PJ, Giebeler A, Mahajan A, Newhauser WD. A comparative study on the risks of radiogenic second cancers and cardiac mortality in a set of pediatric medulloblastoma patients treated with photon or proton craniospinal irradiation. Radiother Oncol. 2014 Oct; 113(1):84-8. PMID: 25128084.
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    60. Pulliam KB, Huang JY, Howell RM, Followill D, Bosca R, O'Daniel J, Kry SF. Comparison of 2D and 3D gamma analyses. Med Phys. 2014 Feb; 41(2):021710. PMID: 24506601.
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    61. Huang JY, Eklund D, Childress NL, Howell RM, Mirkovic D, Followill DS, Kry SF. Investigation of various energy deposition kernel refinements for the convolution/superposition method. Med Phys. 2013 Dec; 40(12):121721. PMID: 24320507.
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    62. Casey KE, Alvarez P, Kry SF, Howell RM, Lawyer A, Followill D. Development and implementation of a remote audit tool for high dose rate (HDR) Ir-192 brachytherapy using optically stimulated luminescence dosimetry. Med Phys. 2013 Nov; 40(11):112102. PMID: 24320455.
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    63. Taddei PJ, Jalbout W, Howell RM, Khater N, Geara F, Homann K, Newhauser WD. Analytical model for out-of-field dose in photon craniospinal irradiation. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Nov 07; 58(21):7463-79. PMID: 24099782.
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    64. Zhang R, Howell RM, Homann K, Giebeler A, Taddei PJ, Mahajan A, Newhauser WD. Predicted risks of radiogenic cardiac toxicity in two pediatric patients undergoing photon or proton radiotherapy. Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jul 23; 8(1):184. PMID: 23880421.
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    65. Wang X, Zhang X, Li X, Amos RA, Shaitelman SF, Hoffman K, Howell R, Salehpour M, Zhang SX, Sun TL, Smith B, Tereffe W, Perkins GH, Buchholz TA, Strom EA, Woodward WA. Accelerated partial-breast irradiation using intensity-modulated proton radiotherapy: do uncertainties outweigh potential benefits? Br J Radiol. 2013 Sep; 86(1029):20130176. PMID: 23728947.
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    66. Han T, Followill D, Mikell J, Repchak R, Molineu A, Howell R, Salehpour M, Mourtada F. Dosimetric impact of Acuros XB deterministic radiation transport algorithm for heterogeneous dose calculation in lung cancer. Med Phys. 2013 May; 40(5):051710. PMID: 23635258.
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    67. Lamart S, Stovall M, Simon SL, Smith SA, Weathers RE, Howell RM, Curtis RE, Aleman BM, Travis L, Kwon D, Morton LM. Radiation dose to the esophagus from breast cancer radiation therapy, 1943-1996: an international population-based study of 414 patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jul 15; 86(4):694-701. PMID: 23628135.
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    68. Pérez-Andújar A, Newhauser WD, Taddei PJ, Mahajan A, Howell RM. The predicted relative risk of premature ovarian failure for three radiotherapy modalities in a girl receiving craniospinal irradiation. Phys Med Biol. 2013 May 21; 58(10):3107-23. PMID: 23603657.
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    69. Giebeler A, Newhauser WD, Amos RA, Mahajan A, Homann K, Howell RM. Standardized treatment planning methodology for passively scattered proton craniospinal irradiation. Radiat Oncol. 2013 Feb 03; 8:32. PMID: 23375151.
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    70. Zhang R, Howell RM, Giebeler A, Taddei PJ, Mahajan A, Newhauser WD. Comparison of risk of radiogenic second cancer following photon and proton craniospinal irradiation for a pediatric medulloblastoma patient. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Feb 21; 58(4):807-23. PMID: 23322160.
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    71. Howell R. Second Primary Cancers and Cardiovascular Disease after Radiation Therapy. NCRP Report No. 170. Med Phys. 2012 Dec; 39(12):7729-7731. PMID: 28525099.
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    72. Rechner LA, Howell RM, Zhang R, Newhauser WD. Impact of margin size on the predicted risk of radiogenic second cancers following proton arc therapy and volumetric modulated arc therapy for prostate cancer. Phys Med Biol. 2012 Dec 07; 57(23):N469-79. PMID: 23154795.
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    79. Scarboro SB, Followill DS, Howell RM, Kry SF. Variations in photon energy spectra of a 6 MV beam and their impact on TLD response. Med Phys. 2011 May; 38(5):2619-28. PMID: 21776799.
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    81. Kry SF, Johnson JL, White RA, Howell RM, Kudchadker RJ, Gillin MT. Neutron-induced electronic failures around a high-energy linear accelerator. Med Phys. 2011 Jan; 38(1):34-9. PMID: 21361172.
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    82. Taddei PJ, Howell RM, Krishnan S, Scarboro SB, Mirkovic D, Newhauser WD. Risk of second malignant neoplasm following proton versus intensity-modulated photon radiotherapies for hepatocellular carcinoma. Phys Med Biol. 2010 Dec 07; 55(23):7055-65. PMID: 21076199.
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    90. Kry SF, Howell RM, Polf J, Mohan R, Vassiliev ON. Treatment vault shielding for a flattening filter-free medical linear accelerator. Phys Med Biol. 2009 Mar 07; 54(5):1265-73. PMID: 19190359.
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    106. Preliminary investigation-design of a bonner sphere extension (BSE) for high energy neutron spectroscopy. 333-334.
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    119. Calculations of secondary neutron dose from 18 MV IMRT. 600-606.
    120. Implementation of an analytical model for leakage neutron equivalent dose in a proton radiotherapy planning system. Cancers. 7:427-438.
    121. Foreword. Nuclear Technology. 168:253-254.
    122. Measurement of high-energy neutron spectra with a bonner sphere extension system. Nuclear Technology. 168:333-339.
    123. Radiation-related heart and vascular disease. Future Oncology. 11:2067-2076.
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    125. Erratum. Medical Physics. 38:6789.
    126. Modulated Arc Therapy Planning. 395-400.
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    129. Overview of radiation research to improve cancer survival. 19-20.
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    131. Measurements of high energy neutron spectra with a bonner sphere extension (BSE) measurement system. 564-565.
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