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Brian M. Alexander, MD, MPH


Radiation Oncology

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Physician

  • Disease Center Leader, Radiation Oncology, Center for Neuro-Oncology
  • Senior Physician
  • Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Tumors of the central nervous system

Diseases Treated

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-732-7560
  • Office Phone Number617-732-7560
  • Fax617-975-0932

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology

Residency:

  • Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Radiation Oncology

Medical School:

  • University of Michigan

Research

Ellingson BM, Abrey LE, Nelson SJ, Kaufmann TJ, Garcia J, Chinot O, Saran F, Nishikawa R, Henriksson R, Mason WP, Wick W, Butowski N, Ligon KL, Gerstner ER, Colman H, de Groot J, Chang S, Mellinghoff I, Young RJ, Alexander BM, Colen R, Taylor JW, Arrillaga-Romany I, Mehta A, Huang RY, Pope WB, Reardon D, Batchelor T, Prados M, Galanis E, Wen PY, Cloughesy TF. Validation of post-operative residual contrast enhancing tumor volume as an independent prognostic factor for overall survival in newly diagnosed glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2018 Apr 05.
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Alexander BM, Cloughesy TF. Platform trials arrive on time for glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2018 Apr 02.
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Vanderbeek AM, Rahman R, Fell G, Ventz S, Chen T, Redd R, Parmigiani G, Cloughesy TF, Wen PY, Trippa L, Alexander BM. The clinical trials landscape for glioblastoma: is it adequate to develop new treatments? Neuro Oncol. 2018 Mar 06.
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Cagney DN, Martin AM, Catalano PJ, Reitman ZJ, Mezochow GA, Lee EQ, Wen PY, Weiss SE, Brown PD, Ahluwalia MS, Arvold ND, Tanguturi SK, Haas-Kogan DA, Alexander BM, Redig AJ, Aizer AA. Impact of pemetrexed on intracranial disease control and radiation necrosis in patients with brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer receiving stereotactic radiation. Radiother Oncol. 2018 Mar; 126(3):511-518.
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Martin AM, Cagney DN, Catalano PJ, Alexander BM, Redig AJ, Schoenfeld JD, Aizer AA. Immunotherapy and Symptomatic Radiation Necrosis in Patients With Brain Metastases Treated With Stereotactic Radiation. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jan 11.
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Alexander BM, Brown PD, Ahluwalia MS, Aoyama H, Baumert BG, Chang SM, Gaspar LE, Kalkanis SN, Macdonald DR, Mehta MP, Soffietti R, Suh JH, van den Bent MJ, Vogelbaum MA, Wefel JS, Lee EQ, Wen PY. Clinical trial design for local therapies for brain metastases: a guideline by the Response Assessment in Neuro-Oncology Brain Metastases working group. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Jan; 19(1):e33-e42.
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Cagney DN, Sul J, Huang RY, Ligon KL, Wen PY, Alexander BM. The FDA NIH Biomarkers, EndpointS, and other Tools (BEST) Resource in Neuro-Oncology. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Dec 23.
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Grossmann P, Narayan V, Chang K, Rahman R, Abrey L, Reardon DA, Schwartz LH, Wen PY, Alexander BM, Huang R, Aerts HJWL. Quantitative imaging biomarkers for risk stratification of patients with recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Nov 29; 19(12):1688-1697.
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Coroller TP, Bi WL, Huynh E, Abedalthagafi M, Aizer AA, Greenwald NF, Parmar C, Narayan V, Wu WW, Miranda de Moura S, Gupta S, Beroukhim R, Wen PY, Al-Mefty O, Dunn IF, Santagata S, Alexander BM, Huang RY, Aerts HJWL. Radiographic prediction of meningioma grade by semantic and radiomic features. PLoS One. 2017; 12(11):e0187908.
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Cagney DN, Martin AM, Catalano PJ, Redig AJ, Lin NU, Lee EQ, Wen PY, Dunn IF, Bi WL, Weiss SE, Haas-Kogan DA, Alexander BM, Aizer AA. Incidence and prognosis of patients with brain metastases at diagnosis of systemic malignancy: a population-based study. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Oct 19; 19(11):1511-1521.
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Arvold ND, Shi DD, Aizer AA, Norden AD, Reardon DA, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Dunn IF, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Claus EB, Chiocca EA, Ligon KL, Wen PY, Alexander BM. Salvage re-irradiation for recurrent high-grade glioma and comparison to bevacizumab alone. J Neurooncol. 2017 Dec; 135(3):581-591.
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Alexander BM, Ba S, Berger MS, Berry DA, Cavenee WK, Chang SM, Cloughesy TF, Jiang T, Khasraw M, Li W, Mittman R, Poste GH, Wen PY, Yung WKA, Barker AD. Adaptive Global Innovative Learning Environment for Glioblastoma: GBM AGILE. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Feb 15; 24(4):737-743.
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Aizer AA, Mak R, Alexander BM. Prophylactic cranial irradiation in patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Aug 01; 19(8):1015-1016.
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Martin AM, Cagney DN, Catalano PJ, Warren LE, Bellon JR, Punglia RS, Claus EB, Lee EQ, Wen PY, Haas-Kogan DA, Alexander BM, Lin NU, Aizer AA. Brain Metastases in Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Study. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Aug 01; 3(8):1069-1077.
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Cagney DN, Alexander BM. The cost and value of glioblastoma therapy. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2017 08; 17(8):657-659.
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Tanguturi SK, Trippa L, Ramkissoon SH, Pelton K, Knoff D, Sandak D, Lindeman NI, Ligon AH, Beroukhim R, Parmigiani G, Wen PY, Ligon KL, Alexander BM. Leveraging molecular datasets for biomarker-based clinical trial design in glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Jul 01; 19(7):908-917.
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Alexander BM, Cloughesy TF. Adult Glioblastoma. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jul 20; 35(21):2402-2409.
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Jimenez RB, Alexander BM, Mahadevan A, Niemierko A, Rajakesari S, Arvold ND, Floyd SR, Oh KS, Loeffler JS, Shih HA. The impact of different stereotactic radiation therapy regimens for brain metastases on local control and toxicity. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jul-Sep; 2(3):391-397.
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Ventz S, Alexander BM, Parmigiani G, Gelber RD, Trippa L. Designing Clinical Trials That Accept New Arms: An Example in Metastatic Breast Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Sep 20; 35(27):3160-3168.
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Cagney DN, Alexander BM, Hodi FS, Buchbinder EI, Ott PA, Aizer AA. Erratum to: Rapid progression of intracranial melanoma metastases controlled with combined BRAF/MEK inhibition after discontinuation of therapy: a clinical challenge. J Neurooncol. 2017 May; 133(1):221.
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Cagney DN, Alexander BM, Aizer AA. Whole brain radiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer. Lancet. 2017 04 08; 389(10077):1394-1395.
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Shankar GM, Abedalthagafi M, Vaubel RA, Merrill PH, Nayyar N, Gill CM, Brewster R, Bi WL, Agarwalla PK, Thorner AR, Reardon DA, Al-Mefty O, Wen PY, Alexander BM, van Hummelen P, Batchelor TT, Ligon KL, Ligon AH, Meyerson M, Dunn IF, Beroukhim R, Louis DN, Perry A, Carter SL, Giannini C, Curry WT, Cahill DP, Barker FG, Brastianos PK, Santagata S. Germline and somatic BAP1 mutations in high-grade rhabdoid meningiomas. Neuro Oncol. 2017 04 01; 19(4):535-545.
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Arvold ND, Lee EQ, Mehta MP, Margolin K, Alexander BM, Lin NU, Anders CK, Soffietti R, Camidge DR, Vogelbaum MA, Dunn IF, Wen PY. Updates in the management of brain metastases. Neuro Oncol. 2016 08; 18(8):1043-65.
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N Cagney D, Alexander BM, Hodi FS, Buchbinder EI, Ott PA, Aizer AA. Rapid progression of intracranial melanoma metastases controlled with combined BRAF/MEK inhibition after discontinuation of therapy: a clinical challenge. J Neurooncol. 2016 09; 129(3):389-393.
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Zhang B, Chang K, Ramkissoon S, Tanguturi S, Bi WL, Reardon DA, Ligon KL, Alexander BM, Wen PY, Huang RY. Multimodal MRI features predict isocitrate dehydrogenase genotype in high-grade gliomas. Neuro Oncol. 2017 01; 19(1):109-117.
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Miller MB, Bi WL, Ramkissoon LA, Kang YJ, Abedalthagafi M, Knoff DS, Agarwalla PK, Wen PY, Reardon DA, Alexander BM, Laws ER, Dunn IF, Beroukhim R, Ligon KL, Ramkissoon SH. MAPK activation and HRAS mutation identified in pituitary spindle cell oncocytoma. Oncotarget. 2016 Jun 14; 7(24):37054-37063.
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Lee EQ, Muzikansky A, Drappatz J, Kesari S, Wong ET, Fadul CE, Reardon DA, Norden AD, Nayak L, Rinne ML, Alexander BM, Arvold ND, Doherty L, Stefanik J, LaFrankie D, Ruland SF, Pulverenti J, Smith KH, Gaffey SC, Hammond S, Wen PY. A randomized, placebo-controlled pilot trial of armodafinil for fatigue in patients with gliomas undergoing radiotherapy. Neuro Oncol. 2016 06; 18(6):849-54.
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Abedalthagafi M, Bi WL, Aizer AA, Merrill PH, Brewster R, Agarwalla PK, Listewnik ML, Dias-Santagata D, Thorner AR, Van Hummelen P, Brastianos PK, Reardon DA, Wen PY, Al-Mefty O, Ramkissoon SH, Folkerth RD, Ligon KL, Ligon AH, Alexander BM, Dunn IF, Beroukhim R, Santagata S. Oncogenic PI3K mutations are as common as AKT1 and SMO mutations in meningioma. Neuro Oncol. 2016 05; 18(5):649-55.
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Schoenfeld JD, Mahadevan A, Floyd SR, Dyer MA, Catalano PJ, Alexander BM, McDermott DF, Kaplan ID. Ipilmumab and cranial radiation in metastatic melanoma patients: a case series and review. J Immunother Cancer. 2015; 3:50.
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Arvold ND, Pinnell NE, Mahadevan A, Connelly S, Silverman R, Weiss SE, Kelly PJ, Alexander BM. Steroid and anticonvulsant prophylaxis for stereotactic radiosurgery: Large variation in physician recommendations. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Jul-Aug; 6(4):e89-96.
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Verreault M, Schmitt C, Goldwirt L, Pelton K, Haidar S, Levasseur C, Guehennec J, Knoff D, Labussière M, Marie Y, Ligon AH, Mokhtari K, Hoang-Xuan K, Sanson M, Alexander BM, Wen PY, Delattre JY, Ligon KL, Idbaih A. Preclinical Efficacy of the MDM2 Inhibitor RG7112 in MDM2-Amplified and TP53 Wild-type Glioblastomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Mar 01; 22(5):1185-96.
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Gutman DA, Dunn WD, Grossmann P, Cooper LA, Holder CA, Ligon KL, Alexander BM, Aerts HJ. Somatic mutations associated with MRI-derived volumetric features in glioblastoma. Neuroradiology. 2015 Dec; 57(12):1227-37.
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Arvold ND, Tanguturi SK, Alexander BM. In Reply to Levra et al. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Sep 01; 93(1):218-9.
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Aizer AA, Abedalthagafi M, Bi WL, Horvath MC, Arvold ND, Al-Mefty O, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Rinne ML, Norden AD, Reardon DA, Wen PY, Ligon KL, Ligon AH, Beroukhim R, Dunn IF, Santagata S, Alexander BM. A prognostic cytogenetic scoring system to guide the adjuvant management of patients with atypical meningioma. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Feb; 18(2):269-74.
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Han Z, Bondeson JC, Lewis JH, Mannarino EG, Friesen SA, Wagar MM, Balboni TA, Alexander BM, Arvold ND, Sher DJ, Hacker FL. Evaluation of initial setup accuracy and intrafraction motion for spine stereotactic body radiation therapy using stereotactic body frames. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Jan-Feb; 6(1):e17-24.
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Aizer AA, Bi WL, Kandola MS, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Rinne ML, Norden AD, Beroukhim R, Reardon DA, Wen PY, Al-Mefty O, Arvold ND, Dunn IF, Alexander BM. Extent of resection and overall survival for patients with atypical and malignant meningioma. Cancer. 2015 Dec 15; 121(24):4376-81.
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Liu Y, Alexander BM, Chen YH, Horvath MC, Aizer AA, Claus EB, Dunn IF, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Friesen S, Mannarino EG, Wagar M, Hacker FL, Arvold ND. Salvage whole brain radiotherapy or stereotactic radiosurgery after initial stereotactic radiosurgery for 1-4 brain metastases. J Neurooncol. 2015 Sep; 124(3):429-37.
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Rahman R, Catalano PJ, Reardon DA, Norden AD, Wen PY, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Beroukhim R, Dunn IF, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Chiocca EA, Claus EB, Alexander BM, Arvold ND. Incidence, risk factors, and reasons for hospitalization among glioblastoma patients receiving chemoradiation. J Neurooncol. 2015 Aug; 124(1):137-46.
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Chandra RA, Wilhite TJ, Balboni TA, Alexander BM, Spektor A, Ott PA, Ng AK, Hodi FS, Schoenfeld JD. A systematic evaluation of abscopal responses following radiotherapy in patients with metastatic melanoma treated with ipilimumab. Oncoimmunology. 2015 Nov; 4(11):e1046028.
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Alexander BM, Trippa L. Getting it first versus getting it right: weighing the value of and evidence for progression-free survival as a surrogate endpoint for overall survival in glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2015 May; 17(5):765-6.
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Lee EQ, Kaley TJ, Duda DG, Schiff D, Lassman AB, Wong ET, Mikkelsen T, Purow BW, Muzikansky A, Ancukiewicz M, Huse JT, Ramkissoon S, Drappatz J, Norden AD, Beroukhim R, Weiss SE, Alexander BM, McCluskey CS, Gerard M, Smith KH, Jain RK, Batchelor TT, Ligon KL, Wen PY. A Multicenter, Phase II, Randomized, Noncomparative Clinical Trial of Radiation and Temozolomide with or without Vandetanib in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Aug 15; 21(16):3610-8.
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Arvold ND, Tanguturi SK, Aizer AA, Wen PY, Reardon DA, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Christianson LW, Horvath MC, Dunn IF, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Claus EB, Chiocca EA, Ligon KL, Alexander BM. Hypofractionated versus standard radiation therapy with or without temozolomide for older glioblastoma patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Jun 01; 92(2):384-9.
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Du Z, Abedalthagafi M, Aizer AA, McHenry AR, Sun HH, Bray MA, Viramontes O, Machaidze R, Brastianos PK, Reardon DA, Dunn IF, Freeman GJ, Ligon KL, Carpenter AE, Alexander BM, Agar NY, Rodig SJ, Bradshaw EM, Santagata S. Increased expression of the immune modulatory molecule PD-L1 (CD274) in anaplastic meningioma. Oncotarget. 2015 Mar 10; 6(7):4704-16.
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Ramkissoon SH, Bi WL, Schumacher SE, Ramkissoon LA, Haidar S, Knoff D, Dubuc A, Brown L, Burns M, Cryan JB, Abedalthagafi M, Kang YJ, Schultz N, Reardon DA, Lee EQ, Rinne ML, Norden AD, Nayak L, Ruland S, Doherty LM, LaFrankie DC, Horvath M, Aizer AA, Russo A, Arvold ND, Claus EB, Al-Mefty O, Johnson MD, Golby AJ, Dunn IF, Chiocca EA, Trippa L, Santagata S, Folkerth RD, Kantoff P, Rollins BJ, Lindeman NI, Wen PY, Ligon AH, Beroukhim R, Alexander BM, Ligon KL. Clinical implementation of integrated whole-genome copy number and mutation profiling for glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2015 Oct; 17(10):1344-55.
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Trippa L, Wen PY, Parmigiani G, Berry DA, Alexander BM. Combining progression-free survival and overall survival as a novel composite endpoint for glioblastoma trials. Neuro Oncol. 2015 Aug; 17(8):1106-13.
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Abedalthagafi MS, Merrill PH, Bi WL, Jones RT, Listewnik ML, Ramkissoon SH, Thorner AR, Dunn IF, Beroukhim R, Alexander BM, Brastianos PK, Francis JM, Folkerth RD, Ligon KL, Van Hummelen P, Ligon AH, Santagata S. Angiomatous meningiomas have a distinct genetic profile with multiple chromosomal polysomies including polysomy of chromosome 5. Oncotarget. 2014 Nov 15; 5(21):10596-606.
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Cryan JB, Haidar S, Ramkissoon LA, Bi WL, Knoff DS, Schultz N, Abedalthagafi M, Brown L, Wen PY, Reardon DA, Dunn IF, Folkerth RD, Santagata S, Lindeman NI, Ligon AH, Beroukhim R, Hornick JL, Alexander BM, Ligon KL, Ramkissoon SH. Clinical multiplexed exome sequencing distinguishes adult oligodendroglial neoplasms from astrocytic and mixed lineage gliomas. Oncotarget. 2014 Sep 30; 5(18):8083-92.
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Alexander BM, Galanis E, Yung WK, Ballman KV, Boyett JM, Cloughesy TF, Degroot JF, Huse JT, Mann B, Mason W, Mellinghoff IK, Mikkelsen T, Mischel PS, O'Neill BP, Prados MD, Sarkaria JN, Tawab-Amiri A, Trippa L, Ye X, Ligon KL, Berry DA, Wen PY. Brain Malignancy Steering Committee clinical trials planning workshop: report from the Targeted Therapies Working Group. Neuro Oncol. 2015 Feb; 17(2):180-8.
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Rajakesari S, Arvold ND, Jimenez RB, Christianson LW, Horvath MC, Claus EB, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Dunn IF, Lee EQ, Lin NU, Friesen S, Mannarino EG, Wagar M, Hacker FL, Weiss SE, Alexander BM. Local control after fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy for brain metastases. J Neurooncol. 2014 Nov; 120(2):339-46.
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Rahman R, Hempfling K, Norden AD, Reardon DA, Nayak L, Rinne ML, Beroukhim R, Doherty L, Ruland S, Rai A, Rifenburg J, LaFrankie D, Alexander BM, Huang RY, Wen PY, Lee EQ. Retrospective study of carmustine or lomustine with bevacizumab in recurrent glioblastoma patients who have failed prior bevacizumab. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Nov; 16(11):1523-9.
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Dyer MA, Arvold ND, Chen YH, Pinnell NE, Mitin T, Lee EQ, Hodi FS, Ibrahim N, Weiss SE, Kelly PJ, Floyd SR, Mahadevan A, Alexander BM. The role of whole brain radiation therapy in the management of melanoma brain metastases. Radiat Oncol. 2014 Jun 22; 9:143.
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Gray PJ, Mak RH, Yeap BY, Cryer SK, Pinnell NE, Christianson LW, Sher DJ, Arvold ND, Baldini EH, Chen AB, Kozono DE, Swanson SJ, Jackman DM, Alexander BM. Aggressive therapy for patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma and synchronous brain-only oligometastatic disease is associated with long-term survival. Lung Cancer. 2014 Aug; 85(2):239-44.
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Aizer AA, Arvold ND, Catalano P, Claus EB, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Al-Mefty O, Wen PY, Reardon DA, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Rinne ML, Beroukhim R, Weiss SE, Ramkissoon SH, Abedalthagafi M, Santagata S, Dunn IF, Alexander BM. Adjuvant radiation therapy, local recurrence, and the need for salvage therapy in atypical meningioma. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Nov; 16(11):1547-53.
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Aizer AA, Falit B, Mendu ML, Chen MH, Choueiri TK, Hoffman KE, Hu JC, Martin NE, Trinh QD, Alexander BM, Nguyen PL. Cancer-specific outcomes among young adults without health insurance. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Jul 01; 32(19):2025-30.
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Yang A, Rajeshkumar NV, Wang X, Yabuuchi S, Alexander BM, Chu GC, Von Hoff DD, Maitra A, Kimmelman AC. Autophagy is critical for pancreatic tumor growth and progression in tumors with p53 alterations. Cancer Discov. 2014 Aug; 4(8):905-13.
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Alexander BM, Trippa L. Progression-free survival: too much risk, not enough reward? Neuro Oncol. 2014 May; 16(5):615-6.
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Alexander BM, Wen PY, Trippa L, Reardon DA, Yung WK, Parmigiani G, Berry DA. Biomarker-based adaptive trials for patients with glioblastoma--lessons from I-SPY 2. Neuro Oncol. 2013 Aug; 15(8):972-8.
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Alexander BM, Ligon KL, Wen PY. Enhancing radiation therapy for patients with glioblastoma. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2013 May; 13(5):569-81.
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Khandekar MJ, Raut CP, Hornick JL, Wang Q, Alexander BM, Baldini EH. Paratesticular liposarcoma: unusual patterns of recurrence and importance of margins. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Jul; 20(7):2148-55.
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Alexander BM, Lee EQ, Reardon DA, Wen PY. Current and future directions for Phase II trials in high-grade glioma. Expert Rev Neurother. 2013 Apr; 13(4):369-87.
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Trippa L, Lee EQ, Wen PY, Batchelor TT, Cloughesy T, Parmigiani G, Alexander BM. Reply to B. Freidlin et al. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Mar 01; 31(7):970-1.
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Alexander BM, Wang M, Yung WK, Fine HA, Donahue BA, Tremont IW, Richards RS, Kerlin KJ, Hartford AC, Curran WJ, Mehta MP. A phase II study of conventional radiation therapy and thalidomide for supratentorial, newly-diagnosed glioblastoma (RTOG 9806). J Neurooncol. 2013 Jan; 111(1):33-9.
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Arvold ND, Oh KS, Niemierko A, Taghian AG, Lin NU, Abi-Raad RF, Sreedhara M, Harris JR, Alexander BM. Brain metastases after breast-conserving therapy and systemic therapy: incidence and characteristics by biologic subtype. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Nov; 136(1):153-60.
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Dyer MA, Kelly PJ, Chen YH, Pinnell NE, Claus EB, Lee EQ, Weiss SE, Arvold ND, Lin NU, Alexander BM. Importance of extracranial disease status and tumor subtype for patients undergoing radiosurgery for breast cancer brain metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jul 15; 83(4):e479-86.
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Trippa L, Lee EQ, Wen PY, Batchelor TT, Cloughesy T, Parmigiani G, Alexander BM. Bayesian adaptive randomized trial design for patients with recurrent glioblastoma. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Sep 10; 30(26):3258-63.
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Mak RH, Alexander BM, Asomaning K, Heist RS, Liu CY, Su L, Zhai R, Ancukiewicz M, Napolitano B, Niemierko A, Willers H, Choi NC, Christiani DC. A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene is associated with risk of radiation pneumonitis in lung cancer patients treated with thoracic radiation therapy. Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 118(14):3654-65.
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Alexander BM, Pinnell N, Wen PY, D'Andrea A. Targeting DNA repair and the cell cycle in glioblastoma. J Neurooncol. 2012 May; 107(3):463-77.
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Alexander BM, Wang XZ, Niemierko A, Weaver DT, Mak RH, Roof KS, Fidias P, Wain J, Choi NC. DNA repair biomarkers predict response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in esophageal cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 May 01; 83(1):164-71.
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Alexander BM, Mehta MP. Role of isocitrate dehydrogenase in glioma. Expert Rev Neurother. 2011 Oct; 11(10):1399-409.
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Kelly PJ, Lin NU, Claus EB, Quant EC, Weiss SE, Alexander BM. Salvage stereotactic radiosurgery for breast cancer brain metastases: outcomes and prognostic factors. Cancer. 2012 Apr 15; 118(8):2014-20.
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Alexander BM, Fernandez-Del Castillo C, Ryan DP, Kachnic LA, Hezel AF, Niemierko A, Willett CG, Kozak KR, Blaszkowsky LS, Clark JW, Warshaw AL, Hong TS. Intraductal papillary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: clinical outcomes, prognostic factors, and the role of adjuvant therapy. Gastrointest Cancer Res. 2011 Jul; 4(4):116-21.
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Lee LJ, Alexander B, Schnitt SJ, Comander A, Gallagher B, Garber JE, Tung N. Clinical outcome of triple negative breast cancer in BRCA1 mutation carriers and noncarriers. Cancer. 2011 Jul 15; 117(14):3093-100.
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Kelly PJ, Lin YB, Yu AY, Alexander BM, Hacker F, Marcus KJ, Weiss SE. Stereotactic irradiation of the postoperative resection cavity for brain metastasis: a frameless linear accelerator-based case series and review of the technique. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jan 01; 82(1):95-101.
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Alexander BM, Sprott K, Farrow DA, Wang X, D'Andrea AD, Schnitt SJ, Collins LC, Weaver DT, Garber JE. DNA repair protein biomarkers associated with time to recurrence in triple-negative breast cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Dec 01; 16(23):5796-804.
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Alexander BM, Othus M, Caglar HB, Allen AM. Tumor volume is a prognostic factor in non-small-cell lung cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Apr 01; 79(5):1381-7.
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Nguyen PL, Chen MH, Catalona WJ, Alexander BM, Roehl KA, Loeb S, D'Amico AV. Biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy for prevalent versus incident cases of prostate cancer : implications for management. Cancer. 2008 Dec 01; 113(11):3146-52.
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Bianchi MT, Alexander BM, Cash SS. Incorporating uncertainty into medical decision making: an approach to unexpected test results. Med Decis Making. 2009 Jan-Feb; 29(1):116-24.
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Alexander BM, Chen MH, Carroll P, D'Amico AV. Prostate-specific antigen level at initiation of hormonal therapy after prostate-specific antigen failure following prostatectomy or radiotherapy and therapeutic response. Urology. 2007 Aug; 70(2):320-3.
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Kozak KR, Kachnic LA, Adams J, Crowley EM, Alexander BM, Mamon HJ, Fernandez-Del Castillo C, Ryan DP, DeLaney TF, Hong TS. Dosimetric feasibility of hypofractionated proton radiotherapy for neoadjuvant pancreatic cancer treatment. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Aug 01; 68(5):1557-66.
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Alexander BM, Bryan B, Collins LC, Recht A. Atypical cytology in a persistent seroma following mastectomy for breast cancer: a case report and review of the literature. Breast J. 2007 Mar-Apr; 13(2):196-9.
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Bianchi MT, Alexander BM. Evidence based diagnosis: does the language reflect the theory? BMJ. 2006 Aug 26; 333(7565):442-5.
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Alexander BM, Wechsler D, Braun TM, Levine J, Herman J, Yanik G, Hutchinson R, Pierce LJ. Utility of cranial boost in addition to total body irradiation in the treatment of high risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Nov 15; 63(4):1191-6.
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Wechsler DS, Engstrom LD, Alexander BM, Motto DG, Roulston D. A novel chromosomal inversion at 11q23 in infant acute myeloid leukemia fuses MLL to CALM, a gene that encodes a clathrin assembly protein. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2003 Jan; 36(1):26-36.
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Gibson CM, Cannon CP, Daley WL, Dodge JT, Alexander B, Marble SJ, McCabe CH, Raymond L, Fortin T, Poole WK, Braunwald E. TIMI frame count: a quantitative method of assessing coronary artery flow. Circulation. 1996 Mar 01; 93(5):879-88.
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