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Paul J. Catalano, ScD


  • Philip PA, Chansky K, Rubinstein L, LeBlanc M, Seymour L, Ivy SP, Alberts SR, Catalano PJ, Crowley J.Historical Controls for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: Benchmarks for Planning and Analyzing Single Arm Phase II Trials.Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Jun 9.
  • 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 Oncology. 2014 Jun 2.
  • Cooley ME, Blonquist TM, Catalano PJ, Lobach DF, Halpenny B, McCorkle R, Johns EB, Braun IM, Rabin MS, Mataoui FZ, Finn K, Berry DL, Abrahm JL.Feasibility of Using Algorithm-Based Clinical Decision Support for Symptom Assessment and Management in Lung Cancer.J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 May 28.
  • Shyn PB, Mauri G, Alencar RO, Tatli S, Shah SH, Morrison PR, Catalano PJ, Silverman SG.Percutaneous Imaging-Guided Cryoablation of Liver Tumors: Predicting Local Progression on 24-Hour MRI.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Feb 20.
  • Dunne RM, Shyn PB, Sung JC, Tatli S, Morrison PR, Catalano PJ, Silverman SG.Percutaneous treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis: a comparison of the safety of cryoablation and radiofrequency ablation.Eur J Radiol. 2014 Apr;83(4):632-8.
  • Krishnan MS, Epstein-Peterson Z, Chen YH, Tseng YD, Wright AA, Temel JS, Catalano P, Balboni TA.Predicting life expectancy in patients with metastatic cancer receiving palliative radiotherapy: The TEACHH model.Cancer. 2013 Oct 2.
  • Fouad MN, Lee JY, Catalano PJ, Vogt TM, Zafar SY, West DW, Simon C, Klabunde CN, Kahn KL, Weeks JC, Kiefe CI.Enrollment of patients with lung and colorectal cancers onto clinical trials.J Oncol Pract. 2013 Mar;9(2):e40-7.
  • Chakravarthy AB, Catalano PJ, Mondschein JK, Rosenthal DI, Haller DG, Whittington R, Spitz FR, Wagner H, Sigurdson ER, Tschetter LK, Bayer GK, Mulcahy MF, Benson AB.Phase II Trial of Paclitaxel/Cisplatin Followed by Surgery and Adjuvant Radiation Therapy and 5-Fluorouracil/Leucovorin for Gastric Cancer (ECOG E7296).Gastrointest Cancer Res. 2012 Nov;5(6):191-7.
  • Liu R, Gilmore DM, Zubris KA, Xu X, Catalano PJ, Padera RF, Grinstaff MW, Colson YL.Prevention of nodal metastases in breast cancer following the lymphatic migration of paclitaxel-loaded expansile nanoparticles.Biomaterials. 2013 Feb;34(7):1810-9.
  • Najita JS, Catalano PJ.On Determining the BMD from Multiple Outcomes in Developmental Toxicity Studies when One Outcome is Intentionally Missing.Risk Anal. 2012 Dec 12.
  • Bates DO, Catalano PJ, Symonds KE, Varey AH, Ramani P, O'Dwyer PJ, Giantonio BJ, Meropol NJ, Benson AB, Harper SJ.Association between VEGF Splice Isoforms and Progression-Free Survival in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients Treated with Bevacizumab.Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Nov 15;18(22):6384-6391.
  • Gilmore D, Schulz M, Liu R, Zubris KA, Padera RF, Catalano PJ, Grinstaff MW, Colson YL.Cytoreductive Surgery and Intraoperative Administration of Paclitaxel-loaded Expansile Nanoparticles Delay Tumor Recurrence in Ovarian Carcinoma.Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Nov 6.
  • Weeks JC, Catalano PJ, Cronin A, Finkelman MD, Mack JW, Keating NL, Schrag D.Patients' expectations about effects of chemotherapy for advanced cancer.N Engl J Med. 2012 Oct 25;367(17):1616-25.
  • Zafar SY, Malin JL, Grambow SC, Abbott DH, Kolimaga JT, Zullig LL, Weeks JC, Ayanian JZ, Kahn KL, Ganz PA, Catalano PJ, West DW, Provenzale D, .Chemotherapy use and patient treatment preferences in advanced colorectal cancer: A prospective cohort study.Cancer. 2012 Sep 12.
  • Margalit DN, Sreedhara M, Chen YH, Catalano PJ, Nguyen PL, Golshan M, Overmoyer BA, Harris JR, Brock JE.Microinvasive Breast Cancer: ER, PR, and HER-2/neu Status and Clinical Outcomes after Breast-Conserving Therapy or Mastectomy.Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Sep 7.
  • Halasz LM, Jacene HA, Catalano PJ, Van den Abbeele AD, Lacasce A, Mauch PM, Ng AK.Combined modality treatment for PET-positive non-Hodgkin lymphoma: favorable outcomes of combined modality treatment for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and positive interim or postchemotherapy FDG-PET.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Aug 1;83(5):e647-54.
  • Chakravarthy AB, Catalano PJ, Martenson JA, Mondschein JK, Wagner H, Mansour EG, Talamonti MS, Benson AB.Long-Term Follow-Up of a Phase II Trial of High-Dose Radiation with Concurrent 5-Fluorouracil and Cisplatin in Patients with Anal Cancer (ECOG E4292).Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Apr 20.
  • Khimani NB, Ng AK, Chen YH, Catalano P, Silver B, Mauch PM.Salvage radiotherapy in patients with recurrent or refractory primary or secondary central nervous system lymphoma after methotrexate-based chemotherapy.Ann Oncol. 2011 Apr;22(4):979-84.
  • Yoon HH, Catalano P, Gibson MK, Skaar TC, Philips S, Montgomery EA, Hafez MJ, Powell M, Liu G, Forastiere AA, Benson AB, Kleinberg LR, Murphy KM.Genetic variation in radiation and platinum pathways predicts severe acute radiation toxicity in patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma treated with cisplatin-based preoperative radiochemotherapy: results from the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2011 Feb 1.
  • He Y, Zaslavsky A, Landrum M, Harrington D, Catalano P.Multiple imputation in a large-scale complex survey: a practical guide.Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 2010 Dec;19(6):653-70.
  • Sun W, Powell M, O'Dwyer PJ, Catalano P, Ansari RH, Benson AB.Phase II study of sorafenib in combination with docetaxel and cisplatin in the treatment of metastatic or advanced gastric and gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma: ECOG 5203.J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jun 20;28(18):2947-51.
  • Landry J, Catalano PJ, Staley C, Harris W, Hoffman J, Talamonti M, Xu N, Cooper H, Benson AB.Randomized phase II study of gemcitabine plus radiotherapy versus gemcitabine, 5-fluorouracil, and cisplatin followed by radiotherapy and 5-fluorouracil for patients with locally advanced, potentially resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma.J Surg Oncol. 2010 Jun 1;101(7):587-92.
  • Najita JS, Li Y, Catalano PJ.A Novel Application of a Bivariate Regression Model for Binary and Continuous Outcomes to Studies of Fetal Toxicity.Journal Of The Royal Statistical Society. Series C, Applied Statistics. 2009 Sep 1;58(4):555-573.
  • Poplin E, Feng Y, Berlin J, Rothenberg ML, Hochster H, Mitchell E, Alberts S, O'Dwyer P, Haller D, Catalano P, Cella D, Benson AB.Phase III, randomized study of gemcitabine and oxaliplatin versus gemcitabine (fixed-dose rate infusion) compared with gemcitabine (30-minute infusion) in patients with pancreatic carcinoma E6201: a trial of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.J Clin Oncol. 2009 Aug 10;27(23):3778-85.
  • Rosenthal DI,Catalano PJ,Haller DG,Landry JC,Sigurdson ER,Spitz FR,Benson AB 3rd.Phase I study of preoperative radiation therapy with concurrent infusional 5-fluorouracil and oxaliplatin followed by surgery and postoperative 5-fluorouracil plus leucovorin for T3/T4 rectal adenocarcinoma: ECOG E1297.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Sep 1;72(1):108-13.
  • Yu ZF,Catalano PJ.A simulation study of quantitative risk assessment for bivariate continuous outcomes.Risk Anal. 2008 Oct;28(5):1415-30.
  • Breton CV, Kile ML, Catalano PJ, Hoffman E, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mahiuddin G, Christiani DC.GSTM1 and APE1 genotypes affect arsenic-induced oxidative stress: a repeated measures study.Environ Health. 2007;6:39.
  • Shen L, Catalano PJ, Benson AB 3rd, O'Dwyer P, Hamilton SR, Issa JP.Association between DNA methylation and shortened survival in patients with advanced colorectal cancer treated with 5-fluorouracil based chemotherapy.Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Oct 15;13(20):6093-8.
  • Sargent DJ, Patiyil S, Yothers G, Haller DG, Gray R, Benedetti J, Buyse M, Labianca R, Seitz JF, O'Callaghan CJ, Francini G, Grothey A, O'Connell M, Catalano PJ, Kerr D, Green E, Wieand HS, Goldberg RM, de Gramont A.End points for colon cancer adjuvant trials: observations and recommendations based on individual patient data from 20,898 patients enrolled onto 18 randomized trials from the ACCENT Group.J Clin Oncol. 2007 Oct 10;25(29):4569-74.
  • Applebaum KM, Karagas MR, Hunter DJ, Catalano PJ, Byler SH, Morris S, Nelson HH.Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes, arsenic exposure, and non-melanoma skin cancer in New Hampshire.Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Aug;115(8):1231-6.
  • Giantonio BJ, Catalano PJ, Meropol NJ, O'Dwyer PJ, Mitchell EP, Alberts SR, Schwartz MA, Benson AB,.Bevacizumab in combination with oxaliplatin, fluorouracil, and leucovorin (FOLFOX4) for previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer: results from the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Study E3200.J Clin Oncol. 2007 Apr 20;25(12):1539-44.
  • Thomas RK, Baker AC, Debiasi RM, Winckler W, Laframboise T, Lin WM, Wang M, Feng W, Zander T, Macconnaill LE, Lee JC, Nicoletti R, Hatton C, Goyette M, Girard L, Majmudar K, Ziaugra L, Wong KK, Gabriel S, Beroukhim R, Peyton M, Barretina J, Dutt A, Emery .Corrigendum: High-throughput oncogene mutation profiling in human cancer.Nat Genet. 2007 Apr;39(4):567.
  • Thomas RK, Baker AC, Debiasi RM, Winckler W, Laframboise T, Lin WM, Wang M, Feng W, Zander T, MacConaill L, Lee JC, Nicoletti R, Hatton C, Goyette M, Girard L, Majmudar K, Ziaugra L, Wong KK, Gabriel S, Beroukhim R, Peyton M, Barretina J, Dutt A, Emery C, Greulich H, Shah K, Sasaki H, Gazdar A, Minna J, Armstrong SA, Mellinghoff IK, Hodi FS, Dranoff G, Mischel PS, Cloughesy TF, Nelson SF, Liau LM, Mertz K, Rubin MA, Moch H, Loda M, Catalona W, Fletcher J, Signoretti S, Kaye F, Anderson KC, Demetri GD, Dummer R, Wagner S, Herlyn M, Sellers WR, Meyerson M, Garraway LA.High-throughput oncogene mutation profiling in human cancer.Nat Genet. 2007 Mar;39(3):347-351.
  • George EO, Armstrong D, Catalano PJ.Regression models for analyzing clustered binary and continuous outcomes under an assumption of exchangeability.Journal of Statistical Inference and Planning.;137:3462-3474.
  • Nikolov MC,Coull BA,Catalano PJ,Godleski JJ.An informative Bayesian structural equation model to assess source-specific health effects of air pollution.Biostatistics. 2007 Jul;8(3):609-24.
  • Miller KL, Karagas MR, Kraft P, Hunter DJ, Catalano PJ, Byler SH, Nelson HH.XPA, haplotypes, and risk of basal and squamous cell carcinoma.Carcinogenesis. 2006 Aug;27(8):1670-5.
  • Giantonio BJ, Levy DE, O'dwyer PJ, Meropol NJ, Catalano PJ, Benson AB,.A phase II study of high-dose bevacizumab in combination with irinotecan, 5-fluorouracil, leucovorin, as initial therapy for advanced colorectal cancer: results from the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group study E2200.Ann Oncol. 2006 Sep;17(9):1399-403.
  • Malin JL, Ko C, Ayanian JZ, Harrington D, Nerenz DR, Kahn KL, Ganther-Urmie J, Catalano PJ, Zaslavsky AM, Wallace RB, Guadagnoli E, Arora NK, Roudier MD, Ganz PA.Understanding cancer patients' experience and outcomes: development and pilot study of the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance patient survey.Support Care Cancer. 2006 Aug;14(8):837-48.
  • Jhawer M, Mani S, Lefkopoulou M, Hahn RG, Harris J, Catalano PJ, Haller D.Phase II study of mitomycin-C, adriamycin, cisplatin (MAP) and Bleomycin-CCNU in patients with advanced cancer of the anal canal: An eastern cooperative oncology group study E7282.Invest New Drugs. 2006 Sep;24(5):447-54.
  • Rich DQ, Kim MH, Turner JR, Mittleman MA, Schwartz J, Catalano PJ, Dockery DW.Association of ventricular arrhythmias detected by implantable cardioverter defibrillator and ambient air pollutants in the St Louis, Missouri metropolitan area.Occup Environ Med. 2006 Sep;63(9):591-6.
  • Jhawer M, Mani S, Lefkopoulou M, Hahn RG, Harris J, Catalano PJ, Haller D.Phase II study of mitomycin-C, adriamycin, cisplatin (MAP) and Bleomycin-CCNU in patients with advanced cancer of the anal canal: An eastern cooperative oncology group study E7282.Invest New Drugs. 2006 Apr 5.
  • Zugni C, Frisini M, Ardob AA, Negro R, Marziani F, Catalano P, Martin F.[Solid pseudo-papillary tumor of the pancreas: a case of a big abdominal mass in a young woman].Chir Ital. 2005 Nov-Dec;57(6):767-72.
  • Rich DQ, Mittleman MA, Link MS, Schwartz J, Luttmann-Gibson H, Catalano PJ, Speizer FE, Gold DR, Dockery DW.Increased risk of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation episodes associated with acute increases in ambient air pollution.Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Jan;114(1):120-3.
  • Berger AC, Sigurdson ER, LeVoyer T, Hanlon A, Mayer RJ, Macdonald JS, Catalano PJ, Haller DG.Colon cancer survival is associated with decreasing ratio of metastatic to examined lymph nodes.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Dec 1;23(34):8706-12.
  • Haller DG, Catalano PJ, Macdonald JS, O'Rourke MA, Frontiera MS, Jackson DV, Mayer RJ.Phase III study of fluorouracil, leucovorin, and levamisole in high-risk stage II and III colon cancer: final report of Intergroup 0089.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Dec 1;23(34):8671-8.
  • Sargent DJ, Wieand HS, Haller DG, Gray R, Benedetti JK, Buyse M, Labianca R, Seitz JF, O'callaghan CJ, Francini G, Grothey A, O'connell M, Catalano PJ, Blanke CD, Kerr D, Green E, Wolmark N, Andre T, Goldberg RM, De Gramont A.Disease-Free Survival Versus Overall Survival As a Primary End Point for Adjuvant Colon Cancer Studies: Individual Patient Data From 20,898 Patients on 18 Randomized Trials.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Dec 1;23(34):8664-70.
  • Yu ZF, Catalano PJ.Quantitative risk assessment for multivariate continuous outcomes with application to neurotoxicology: the bivariate case.Biometrics. 2005 Sep;61(3):757-66.
  • Sun W, Lipsitz S, Catalano P, Mailliard JA, Haller DG,.Phase II/III study of doxorubicin with fluorouracil compared with streptozocin with fluorouracil or dacarbazine in the treatment of advanced carcinoid tumors: Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Study E1281.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Aug 1;23(22):4897-904.
  • Cohen SJ, Dobelbower R, Lipsitz S, Catalano PJ, Sischy B, Smith TJ, Haller DG,.A randomized phase III study of radiotherapy alone or with 5-fluorouracil and mitomycin-C in patients with locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group study E8282.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Aug 1;62(5):1345-50.
  • Rich DQ, Schwartz J, Mittleman MA, Link M, Luttmann-Gibson H, Catalano PJ, Speizer FE, Dockery DW.Association of short-term ambient air pollution concentrations and ventricular arrhythmias.Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Jun 15;161(12):1123-32.
  • Chirieac LR, Shen L, Catalano PJ, Issa JP, Hamilton SR.Phenotype of microsatellite-stable colorectal carcinomas with CpG island methylation.Am J Surg Pathol. 2005 Apr;29(4):429-36.
  • Benson AB, Catalano PJ.A rose, is a rose, is a rose...or not.J Clin Oncol. 2004 May 15;22(10):1773-5.
  • Han KE, Catalano PJ, Senchaudhuri P, Mehta C.Exact analysis of dose response for multiple correlated binary outcomes.Biometrics. 2004 Mar;60(1):216-24.
  • Rojas-Bracho L, Suh HH, Catalano PJ, Koutrakis P.Personal exposures to particles and their relationships with personal activities for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients living in Boston.J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2004 Feb;54(2):207-17.
  • Meyerhardt JA, Catalano PJ, Schrag D, Ayanian JZ, Haller DG, Mayer RJ, Macdonald JS, Benson AB, Fuchs CS.Association of hospital procedure volume and outcomes in patients with colon cancer at high risk for recurrence.Ann Intern Med. 2003 Oct 21;139(8):649-57.
  • Meyerhardt JA, Catalano PJ, Haller DG, Mayer RJ, Benson AB, Macdonald JS, Fuchs CS.Influence of body mass index on outcomes and treatment-related toxicity in patients with colon carcinoma.Cancer. 2003 Aug 1;98(3):484-95.
  • Meyerhardt JA, Catalano PJ, Haller DG, Mayer RJ, Macdonald JS, Benson AB, Fuchs CS.Impact of diabetes mellitus on outcomes in patients with colon cancer.J Clin Oncol. 2003 Feb 1;21(3):433-40.
  • McCollum AD, Catalano PJ, Haller DG, Mayer RJ, Macdonald JS, Benson AB, Fuchs CS.Outcomes and toxicity in african-american and caucasian patients in a randomized adjuvant chemotherapy trial for colon cancer.J Natl Cancer Inst. 2002 Aug 7;94(15):1160-7.
  • Goldsmith CA, Ning Y, Qin G, Imrich A, Lawrence J, Murthy GG, Catalano PJ, Kobzik L.Combined air pollution particle and ozone exposure increases airway responsiveness in mice.Inhal Toxicol. 2002 Apr;14(4):325-47.
  • Malone T, Catalano PJ, O'Dwyer PJ, Giantonio B.High rate of consent to bank biologic samples for future research: the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group experience.J Natl Cancer Inst. 2002 May 15;94(10):769-71.
  • Green RJ, Metlay JP, Propert K, Catalano PJ, Macdonald JS, Mayer RJ, Haller DG.Surveillance for second primary colorectal cancer after adjuvant chemotherapy: an analysis of Intergroup 0089.Ann Intern Med. 2002 Feb 19;136(4):261-9.
  • Brand KP, Catalano PJ, Hammitt JK, Rhomberg L, Evans JS.Limitations to empirical extrapolation studies: the case of BMD ratios.Risk Anal. 2001 Aug;21(4):625-40.
  • Long CM, Suh HH, Kobzik L, Catalano PJ, Ning YY, Koutrakis P.A pilot investigation of the relative toxicity of indoor and outdoor fine particles: in vitro effects of endotoxin and other particulate properties.Environ Health Perspect. 2001 Oct;109(10):1019-26.
  • Sarnat JA, Schwartz J, Catalano PJ, Suh HH.Gaseous pollutants in particulate matter epidemiology: confounders or surrogates?.Environ Health Perspect. 2001 Oct;109(10):1053-61.
  • Geys H, Regan MM, Catalano PJ, Molenberghs G.Two latents variable risk assessment approaches for mixed continuous and discrete outcomes from developmental toxicity data.Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 2001 Sep;6(3):340-355.
  • Regan MM, Catalano PJ.Likelihood models for clustered binary and continuous outcomes: application to developmental toxicology.Biometrics. 1999 Sep;55(3):760-8.
  • Watanabe T, Wu TT, Catalano PJ, Ueki T, Satriano R, Haller DG, Benson AB, Hamilton SR.Molecular predictors of survival after adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer.N Engl J Med. 2001 Apr 19;344(16):1196-206.
  • Clarke RW, Coull B, Reinisch U, Catalano P, Killingsworth CR, Koutrakis P, Kavouras I, Murthy GG, Lawrence J, Lovett E, Wolfson JM, Verrier RL, Godleski JJ.Inhaled concentrated ambient particles are associated with hematologic and bronchoalveolar lavage changes in canines.Environ Health Perspect. 2000 Dec;108(12):1179-87.
  • Coull BA, Catalano PJ, Godleski JJ.Semiparametric analyses of cross-over data with repeated measures.Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 2000 Dec;5(4):417-429.
  • Regan MM, Catalano PJ.Regression models and risk estimation for mixed discrete and continuous outcomes in developmental toxicology.Risk Anal. 2000 Jun;20(3):363-76.
  • Bernardo MVP, Lipsitz SR, Harrington DP, Catalano PJ.Sample size calculations for failure time random variables in non-randomize studies.The Statistician. 2000 Mar;49(1):31-40.