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Alphonse G. Taghian, MD, PhD

Publications

  • Galland-Girodet S, Pashtan I, MacDonald SM, Ancukiewicz M, Hirsch AE, Kachnic LA, Specht M, Gadd M, Smith BL, Powell SN, Recht A, Taghian AG.Long-Term Cosmetic Outcomes and Toxicities of Proton Beam Therapy Compared With Photon-Based 3-Dimensional Conformal Accelerated Partial-Breast Irradiation: A Phase 1 Trial.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 May 28.
    24880212
  • Peterson DJ, Truong PT, Sadek BT, Alexander CS, Wiksyk B, Shenouda M, Raad RA, Taghian AG.Locoregional Recurrence and Survival Outcomes by Type of Local Therapy and Trastuzumab Use Among Women with Node-Negative, HER2-Positive Breast Cancer.Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 May 20.
    24841346
  • Miller CL, Specht MC, Skolny MN, Horick N, Jammallo LS, O'Toole J, Shenouda MN, Sadek BT, Smith BL, Taghian AG.Risk of lymphedema after mastectomy: potential benefit of applying ACOSOG Z0011 protocol to mastectomy patients.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Feb;144(1):71-7.
    24500108
  • Warren LE, Miller CL, Horick N, Skolny MN, Jammallo LS, Sadek BT, Shenouda MN, O'Toole JA, MacDonald SM, Specht MC, Taghian AG.The impact of radiation therapy on the risk of lymphedema after treatment for breast cancer: a prospective cohort study.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Mar 1;88(3):565-71.
    24411624
  • Shenouda MN, Sadek BT, Goldberg SI, Keruakous AR, Croft BJ, Abi Raad RF, Taghian AG.Clinical Outcome of Isolated Locoregional Recurrence in Patients With Breast Cancer According to Their Primary Local Treatment.Clin Breast Cancer. 2013 Dec 27.
    24485702
  • Jammallo LS, Miller CL, Singer M, Horick NK, Skolny MN, Specht MC, O'Toole J, Taghian AG.Impact of body mass index and weight fluctuation on lymphedema risk in patients treated for breast cancer.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Nov;142(1):59-67.
    24122390
  • Truong PT, Sadek BT, Lesperance MF, Alexander CS, Shenouda M, Raad RA, Taghian AG.Is biological subtype prognostic of locoregional recurrence risk in women with pT1-2N0 breast cancer treated with mastectomy?.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Jan 1;88(1):57-64.
    24161421
  • O'Toole J, Jammallo LS, Skolny MN, Miller CL, Elliott K, Specht MC, Taghian AG.Lymphedema following treatment for breast cancer: a new approach to an old problem.Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2013 Nov;88(2):437-46.
    23777977
  • Sadek BT, Shenouda MN, Abi Raad RF, Niemierko A, Keruakous AR, Goldberg SI, Taghian AG.Risk of local failure in breast cancer patients with lobular carcinoma in situ at the final surgical margins: is re-excision necessary?.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Nov 15;87(4):726-30.
    24064317
  • Fogh S, Kachnic LA, Goldberg SI, Taghian AG, Powell SN, Hirsch AE.Localized therapy for male breast cancer: functional advantages with comparable outcomes using breast conservation.Clin Breast Cancer. 2013 Oct;13(5):344-9.
    23891587
  • Russo AL, Taghian AG.Fat necrosis of the breast in the accelerated partial breast irradiation era: the need for a universal grading system.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jul;140(1):1-11. Review.
    23797180
  • Specht MC, Miller CL, Russell TA, Horick N, Skolny MN, O'Toole JA, Jammallo LS, Niemierko A, Sadek BT, Shenouda MN, Finkelstein DM, Smith BL, Taghian AG.Defining a threshold for intervention in breast cancer-related lymphedema: what level of arm volume increase predicts progression?.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Aug;140(3):485-94.
    23912961
  • Specht MC, Miller CL, Skolny MN, Jammallo LS, O'Toole J, Horick N, Isakoff SJ, Smith BL, Taghian AG.Residual lymph node disease after neoadjuvant chemotherapy predicts an increased risk of lymphedema in node-positive breast cancer patients.Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Sep;20(9):2835-41.
    23689935
  • Corben AD, Abi-Raad R, Popa I, Teo CH, Macklin EA, Koerner FC, Taghian AG, Brachtel EF.Pathologic response and long-term follow-up in breast cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy: a comparison between classifications and their practical application.Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013 Aug;137(8):1074-82.
    23899063
  • O'Toole J, Miller CL, Specht MC, Skolny MN, Jammallo LS, Horick N, Elliott K, Niemierko A, Taghian AG.Cording following treatment for breast cancer.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jul;140(1):105-11.
    23813304
  • Jimenez RB, Goma C, Nyamwanda J, Kooy HM, Halabi T, Napolitano BN, McBride SM, Taghian AG, Lu HM, Macdonald SM.Intensity modulated proton therapy for postmastectomy radiation of bilateral implant reconstructed breasts: A treatment planning study.Radiother Oncol. 2013 May 3.
    23647751
  • Macdonald SM, Jimenez R, Paetzold P, Adams J, Beatty J, Delaney TF, Kooy H, Taghian AG, Lu HM.Proton radiotherapy for chest wall and regional lymphatic radiation; dose comparisons and treatment delivery.Radiat Oncol. 2013;8:71.
    23521809
  • O'Toole J, Jammallo LS, Miller CL, Skolny MN, Specht MC, Taghian AG.Screening for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: The Need for Standardization.Oncologist. 2013 Apr 10.
    23576481
  • Macdonald SM, Patel SA, Hickey S, Specht M, Isakoff SJ, Gadd M, Smith BL, Yeap BY, Adams J, Delaney TF, Kooy H, Lu HM, Taghian AG.Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer After Mastectomy: Early Outcomes of a Prospective Clinical Trial.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Mar 21.
    23523326
  • Gierga DP, Turcotte JC, Sharp GC, Sedlacek DE, Cotter CR, Taghian AG.A voluntary breath-hold treatment technique for the left breast with unfavorable cardiac anatomy using surface imaging.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Dec 1;84(5):e663-8.
    22975605
  • Boutrus RR, Abi Raad RF, Kuter I, Ancukiewicz M, Roberts L, Solomon N, Ngo T, Borick H, Ryan P, Moy B, Gadd M, Chien J, Younger J, Smith B, Taghian AG, Harris L.Circulating tumor cells as predictors of response and failure in breast cancer patients treated with preoperative chemotherapy.Int J Biol Markers. 2012 Sep 17:0.
    23015398
  • Ancukiewicz M, Miller CL, Skolny MN, O'Toole J, Warren LE, Jammallo LS, Specht MC, Taghian AG.Erratum to: Comparison of relative versus absolute arm size change as criteria for quantifying breast cancer-related lymphedema: the flaws in current studies and need for universal methodology.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Nov;136(2):623.
    23053641
  • 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.
    22968656
  • Camp MS, Greenup RA, Taghian A, Coopey SB, Specht M, Gadd M, Hughes K, Smith BL.Application of ACOSOG Z0011 Criteria Reduces Perioperative Costs.Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Sep 26.
    23010735
  • Pashtan IM, Recht A, Ancukiewicz M, Brachtel E, Abi-Raad RF, D'Alessandro HA, Levy A, Wo JY, Hirsch AE, Kachnic LA, Goldberg S, Specht M, Gadd M, Smith BL, Powell SN, Taghian AG.External beam accelerated partial-breast irradiation using 32 gy in 8 twice-daily fractions: 5-year results of a prospective study.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Nov 1;84(3):e271-7.
    22652104
  • Miller CL, Specht MC, Skolny MN, Jammallo LS, Horick N, O'Toole J, Coopey SB, Hughes K, Gadd M, Smith BL, Taghian AG.Sentinel lymph node biopsy at the time of mastectomy does not increase the risk of lymphedema: implications for prophylactic surgery.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Oct;135(3):781-9.
    22941538
  • Greenup RA, Camp MS, Taghian AG, Buckley J, Coopey SB, Gadd M, Hughes K, Specht M, Smith BL.Cost comparison of radiation treatment options after lumpectomy for breast cancer.Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Oct;19(10):3275-81.
    22851048
  • Hattangadi JA, Powell SN, Mauceri T, Taghian AG.In reply to Hannoun-Levi et al.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Oct 1;84(2):306-7.
    22935392
  • Ancukiewicz M, Miller CL, Skolny MN, O'Toole J, Warren LE, Jammallo LS, Specht MC, Taghian AG.Comparison of relative versus absolute arm size change as criteria for quantifying breast cancer-related lymphedema: the flaws in current studies and need for universal methodology.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Aug;135(1):145-52.
    22710706
  • Azoury F, Heymann S, Acevedo C, Spielmann M, Vielh P, Garbay JR, Taghian AG, Marsiglia H, Bourgier C.Phase II trial of 3D-conformal accelerated partial breast irradiation: lessons learned from patients and physicians' evaluation.Radiother Oncol. 2012 May;103(2):193-8.
    22521749
  • Hattangadi JA, Powell SN, Macdonald SM, Mauceri T, Ancukiewicz M, Freer P, Lawenda B, Alm El-Din MA, Gadd MA, Smith BL, Taghian AG.Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation with Low-Dose-Rate Interstitial Implant Brachytherapy After Wide Local Excision: 12-Year Outcomes from a Prospective Trial.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Nov 16.
    22099046
  • Arvold ND, Taghian AG, Niemierko A, Abi Raad RF, Sreedhara M, Nguyen PL, Bellon JR, Wong JS, Smith BL, Harris JR.Age, breast cancer subtype approximation, and local recurrence after breast-conserving therapy.J Clin Oncol. 2011 Oct 10;29(29):3885-91.
    21900114
  • Hattangadi-Gluth JA, Wo JY, Nguyen PL, Abi Raad RF, Sreedhara M, Niemierko A, Freer PE, Georgian-Smith D, Bellon JR, Wong JS, Smith BL, Harris JR, Taghian AG.Basal Subtype of Invasive Breast Cancer is Associated with a Higher Risk of True Recurrence After Conventional Breast-Conserving Therapy.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 19.
    21601377
  • Khanfir K, Kallel A, Villette S, Belkac├ęmi Y, Vautravers C, Nguyen T, Miller R, Li YX, Taghian AG, Boersma L, Poortmans P, Goldberg H, Vees H, Senkus E, Igdem S, Ozsahin M, Jeanneret Sozzi W.Management of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Breast: A Rare Cancer Network Study.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 11.
    21570212
  • Fogh S, Hirsch AE, Langmead JP, Goldberg SI, Rosenberg CL, Taghian AG, Powell SN, Kachnic LA.Use of tamoxifen with postsurgical irradiation may improve survival in estrogen and progesterone receptor-positive male breast cancer.Clin Breast Cancer. 2011 Mar 1;11(1):39-45.
    21421521
  • Abi-Raad R, Boutrus R, Wang R, Niemierko A, Macdonald S, Smith B, Taghian AG.Patterns and Risk Factors of Locoregional Recurrence in T1-T2 Node Negative Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Mastectomy: Implications for Postmastectomy Radiotherapy.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Mar 17.
    21420245
  • Boutrus R, Taghian AG, .Post mastectomy radiation for large node negative breast cancer: Time for a second look.Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2010 Nov 5.
    21115360
  • Mancias JD, Taghian AG.Accelerated partial breast irradiation using TARGIT: the pros, cons and the need for long-term results.Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2010 Dec;10(12):1869-75.
    21110753
  • Bourgier C, Pichenot C, Verstraet R, El Nemr M, Heymann S, Biron B, Delaloge S, Mathieu MC, Garbay JR, Bourhis J, Taghian AG, Marsiglia H.Early Side Effects of Three-Dimensional Conformal External Beam Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation to a Total Dose of 40 Gy in One Week (a Phase II Trial).Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Oct 5.
    20932662
  • Boutrus R, Abi-Raad R, Niemierko A, Brachtel EF, Rizk L, Kelada A, Taghian AG.Does Lymphovascular Invasion Predict Regional Nodal Failure in Breast Cancer Patients with zero to three positive lymph nodes Treated with Conserving Surgery and Radiotherapy? Implications for Regional Radiation.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Nov 1;78(3):793-8.
    20171799
  • Smith BD, Bentzen SM, Correa CR, Hahn CA, Hardenbergh PH, Ibbott GS, McCormick B, McQueen JR, Pierce LJ, Powell SN, Recht A, Taghian AG, Vicini FA, White JR, Haffty BG.Fractionation for Whole Breast Irradiation: An American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Evidence-Based Guideline.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jul 15.
    20638191
  • Macdonald SM, Harisinghani MG, Katkar A, Napolitano B, Wolfgang J, Taghian AG.Nanoparticle-Enhanced MRI to Evaluate Radiation Delivery to the Regional Lymphatics for Patients With Breast Cancer.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jul 15;77(4):1098-104.
    19836160
  • Ancukiewicz M, Russell TA, Otoole J, Specht M, Singer M, Kelada A, Murphy CD, Pogachar J, Gioioso V, Patel M, Skolny M, Smith BL, Taghian AG.Standardized Method for Quantification of Developing Lymphedema in Patients Treated for Breast Cancer.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jun 2.
    20605339
  • Wo JY, Taghian AG, Nguyen PL, Raad RA, Sreedhara M, Bellon JR, Wong JS, Gadd MA, Smith BL, Harris JR.The Association Between Biological Subtype and Isolated Regional Nodal Failure After Breast-Conserving Therapy.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 May 1;77(1):188-96.
    20171798
  • Sanghani M, Truong PT, Raad RA, Niemierko A, Lesperance M, Olivotto IA, Wazer DE, Taghian AG.Validation of a web-based predictive nomogram for ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence after breast conserving therapy.J Clin Oncol. 2010 Feb 10;28(5):718-22.
    20048188
  • Gierga DP, Taghian AG, Chen GT.Clinical experience with image-guided radiotherapy in an accelerated partial breast intensity-modulated radiotherapy protocol: in regard to Leonard CE et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Epub May 19, 2009).Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jan 1;76(1):315; author reply 315.
    20005463
  • Macdonald SM,Abi-Raad RF,Alm El-Din MA,Niemierko A,Kobayashi W,McGrath JJ,Goldberg SI,Powell S,Smith B,Taghian AG.Chest Wall Radiotherapy: Middle Ground for Treatment of Patients with One to Three Positive Lymph Nodes After Mastectomy.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Dec 1;75(5):1297-303.
    19327896
  • MacDonald S, Taghian AG.Prognostic factors for local control after breast conservation: does margin status still matter?.J Clin Oncol. 2009 Oct 20;27(30):4929-30.
    19720895
  • Alm El-Din MA, Taghian AG.Breast conservation therapy for patients with locally advanced breast cancer.Semin Radiat Oncol. 2009 Oct;19(4):229-35. Review.
    19732687
  • Javid SH, Kirstein LJ, Rafferty E, Lipsitz S, Moore R, Rusby JE, Murphy CD, Hughes KS, Specht MC, Taghian AG, Smith BL.Outcome of multiple-wire localization for larger breast cancers: do multiple wires translate into additional imaging, biopsies, and recurrences?.Am J Surg. 2009 Sep;198(3):368-72.
    19716884
  • Willers H, Taghian AG, Luo CM, Treszezamsky A, Sgroi DC, Powell SN.Utility of DNA repair protein foci for the detection of putative BRCA1 pathway defects in breast cancer biopsies.Mol Cancer Res. 2009 Aug;7(8):1304-9.
    19671671
  • Recht A, Ancukiewicz M, Alm El-Din MA, Lu XQ, Martin C, Berman SM, Hirsch AE, Kachnic LA, Katz A, MacDonald S, Nedea EA, Stevenson MA, Powell SN, Taghian AG.Lung dose-volume parameters and the risk of pneumonitis for patients treated with accelerated partial-breast irradiation using three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy.J Clin Oncol. 2009 Aug 20;27(24):3887-93.
    19620489
  • Alm El-Din MA, Hughes KS, Raad RA, Goldberg SI, Aisenberg AC, Niemierko A, Taghian AG.Clinical outcome of breast cancer occurring after treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma: case-control analysis.Radiat Oncol. 2009;4:19.
    19566943
  • Taghian AG,Bourgier C.Counterpoint: Conformal external beam for accelerated partial breast irradiation.Brachytherapy. 2009 Apr-Jun;8(2):184-8. Review.
    19433317
  • Floyd SR,Taghian AG.Post-mastectomy radiation in large node-negative breast tumors: does size really matter?.Radiother Oncol. 2009 Apr;91(1):33-7. Review.
    19201501
  • Alm El-Din MA,El-Badawy SA,Taghian AG.Breast cancer after treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma: general review.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Dec 1;72(5):1291-7. Review.
    19028269
  • Wong JS, Taghian AG, Bellon JR, Keshaviah A, Smith BL, Winer EP, Silver B, Harris JR.Tangential Radiotherapy Without Axillary Surgery in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Results of a Prospective Trial.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Nov 1;72(3):866-70.
    18394815
  • Sher DJ,Wittenberg E,Suh WW,Taghian AG,Punglia RS.Partial-breast irradiation versus whole-breast irradiation for early-stage breast cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jun 1;74(2):440-6.
    18963542
  • Kirstein LJ,Rafferty E,Specht MC,Moore RH,Taghian AG,Hughes KS,Gadd MA,Smith BL.Outcomes of multiple wire localization for larger breast cancers: when can mastectomy be avoided?.J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Sep;207(3):342-6.
    18722938
  • Alm El-Din MA,Hughes KS,Finkelstein DM,Betts KA,Yock TI,Tarbell NJ,Aisenberg AC,Taghian AG.Breast cancer after treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma: risk factors that really matter.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jan 1;73(1):69-74.
    18538497
  • Alm El-Din MA,Feng JK,Taghian AG.Lumpectomy and partial breast irradiation for early-stage breast cancer following mantle irradiation for Hodgkin's lymphoma.Nat Clin Pract Oncol. 2008 Jul;5(7):426-9.
    18493230
  • Katz A, Smith BL, Golshan M, Niemierko A, Kobayashi W, Raad RA, Kelada A, Rizk L, Wong JS, Bellon JR, Gadd M, Specht M, Taghian AG.Nomogram for the prediction of having four or more involved nodes for sentinel lymph node-positive breast cancer.J Clin Oncol. 2008 May 1;26(13):2093-8.
    18445838
  • Nguyen PL, Taghian AG, Katz MS, Niemierko A, Abi Raad RF, Boon WL, Bellon JR, Wong JS, Smith BL, Harris JR.Breast cancer subtype approximated by estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and HER-2 is associated with local and distant recurrence after breast-conserving therapy.J Clin Oncol. 2008 May 10;26(14):2373-8.
    18413639
  • Jeanneret-Sozzi W, Taghian A, Epelbaum R, Poortmans P, Zwahlen D, Amsler B, Villette S, Belkacemi Y, Nguyen T, Scalliet P, Maingon P, Gutierrez C, Gastelblum P, Krengli M, Raad RA, Ozsahin M, Mirimanoff RO.Primary breast lymphoma: patient profile, outcome and prognostic factors. A multicentre Rare Cancer Network study.BMC Cancer. 2008;8:86.
    18380889
  • Gierga DP, Riboldi M, Turcotte JC, Sharp GC, Jiang SB, Taghian AG, Chen GT.Comparison of target registration errors for multiple image-guided techniques in accelerated partial breast irradiation.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Mar 15;70(4):1239-46.
    18207662
  • Sher DJ, Wittenberg E, Taghian AG, Bellon JR, Punglia RS.Partial breast irradiation versus whole breast radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer: a decision analysis.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Feb 1;70(2):469-76.
    17967514
  • Rusby JE, Brachtel EF, Taghian A, Michaelson JS, Koerner FC, Smith BL.George Peters Award. Microscopic anatomy within the nipple: implications for nipple-sparing mastectomy.Am J Surg. 2007 Oct;194(4):433-7.
    17826051
  • MacDonald SM, Taghian AG.Is it time to use protons for breast cancer?.Cancer J. 2007 Mar-Apr;13(2):84-6.
    17476135
  • Macdonald SM, Taghian AG.Partial-breast irradiation: towards a replacement for whole-breast irradiation?.Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2007 Feb;7(2):123-34. Review.
    17288524
  • Kozak KR, Smith BL, Adams J, Kornmehl E, Katz A, Gadd M, Specht M, Hughes K, Gioioso V, Lu HM, Braaten K, Recht A, Powell SN, DeLaney TF, Taghian AG.Accelerated partial-breast irradiation using proton beams: initial clinical experience.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Nov 1;66(3):691-8.
    17011445
  • Floyd SR, Buchholz TA, Haffty BG, Goldberg S, Niemierko A, Raad RA, Oswald MJ, Sullivan T, Strom EA, Powell SN, Katz A, Taghian AG.Low local recurrence rate without postmastectomy radiation in node-negative breast cancer patients with tumors 5 CM and larger.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Oct 1;66(2):358-64.
    16887288
  • Taghian AG, Jeong JH, Mamounas EP, Parda DS, Deutsch M, Costantino JP, Wolmark N.Low locoregional recurrence rate among node-negative breast cancer patients with tumors 5 cm or larger treated by mastectomy, with or without adjuvant systemic therapy and without radiotherapy: results from five national surgical adjuvant breast and bowel.J Clin Oncol. 2006 Aug 20;24(24):3927-32.
    16921044
  • Kozak KR, Katz A, Adams J, Crowley EM, Nyamwanda JA, Feng JK, Doppke KP, Delaney TF, Taghian AG.Dosimetric comparison of proton and photon three-dimensional, conformal, external beam accelerated partial breast irradiation techniques.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Aug 1;65(5):1572-8.
    16863934
  • Carlson RW, Moench SJ, Hammond ME, Perez EA, Burstein HJ, Allred DC, Vogel CL, Goldstein LJ, Somlo G, Gradishar WJ, Hudis CA, Jahanzeb M, Stark A, Wolff AC, Press MF, Winer EP, Paik S, Ljung BM,.HER2 testing in breast cancer: NCCN Task Force report and recommendations.J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2006 Jul;4 Suppl 3:S1-22; quiz S23-4. Review.
    16813731
  • Taghian AG, Kozak KR, Katz A, Adams J, Lu HM, Powell SN, Delaney TF.Accelerated partial breast irradiation using proton beams: Initial dosimetric experience.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Aug 1;65(5):1404-10.
    16730137
  • Kozak KR, Doppke KP, Katz A, Taghian AG.Dosimetric comparison of two different three-dimensional conformal external beam accelerated partial breast irradiation techniques.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Jun 1;65(2):340-6.
    16690427
  • Bert C, Metheany KG, Doppke KP, Taghian AG, Powell SN, Chen GT.Clinical experience with a 3D surface patient setup system for alignment of partial-breast irradiation patients.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Mar 15;64(4):1265-74.
    16504764
  • Taghian AG, Recht A.Update on accelerated partial-breast irradiation.Curr Oncol Rep. 2006 Jan;8(1):35-41. Review.
    16464401
  • Burstein HJ, Bellon JR, Galper S, Lu HM, Kuter I, Taghian AG, Wong J, Gelman R, Bunnell CA, Parker LM, Garber JE, Winer EP, Harris JR, Powell SN.Prospective evaluation of concurrent paclitaxel and radiation therapy after adjuvant doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide chemotherapy for Stage II or III breast cancer.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Feb 1;64(2):496-504.
    16243442
  • Taghian AG, Kozak KR, Doppke KP, Katz A, Smith BL, Gadd M, Specht M, Hughes K, Braaten K, Kachnic LA, Recht A, Powell SN.Initial dosimetric experience using simple three-dimensional conformal external-beam accelerated partial-breast irradiation.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Mar 15;64(4):1092-9.
    16406392
  • Sullivan T, Raad RA, Goldberg S, Assaad SI, Gadd M, Smith BL, Powell SN, Taghian AG.Tubular carcinoma of the breast: a retrospective analysis and review of the literature.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2005 Oct;93(3):199-205.
    16142444
  • Jagsi R, Raad RA, Goldberg S, Sullivan T, Michaelson J, Powell SN, Taghian AG.Locoregional recurrence rates and prognostic factors for failure in node-negative patients treated with mastectomy: implications for postmastectomy radiation.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Jul 15;62(4):1035-9.
    15990006
  • Taghian AG, Assaad SI, Niemierko A, Floyd SR, Powell SN.Is a reduction in radiation lung volume and dose necessary with paclitaxel chemotherapy for node-positive breast cancer?.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Jun 1;62(2):386-91.
    15890579
  • Taghian A, Mohiuddin M, Jagsi R, Goldberg S, Ceilley E, Powell S.Current perceptions regarding surgical margin status after breast-conserving therapy: results of a survey.Ann Surg. 2005 Apr;241(4):629-39.
    15798465
  • Taghian AG, Abi-Raad R, Assaad SI, Casty A, Ancukiewicz M, Yeh E, Molokhia P, Attia K, Sullivan T, Kuter I, Boucher Y, Powell SN.Paclitaxel decreases the interstitial fluid pressure and improves oxygenation in breast cancers in patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy: clinical implications.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Mar 20;23(9):1951-61.
    15774788
  • Yeh E, Slanetz P, Kopans DB, Rafferty E, Georgian-Smith D, Moy L, Halpern E, Moore R, Kuter I, Taghian A.Prospective comparison of mammography, sonography, and MRI in patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy for palpable breast cancer.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Mar;184(3):868-77.
    15728611
  • Ceilley E, Jagsi R, Goldberg S, Grignon L, Kachnic L, Powell S, Taghian A.Radiotherapy for invasive breast cancer in North America and Europe: results of a survey.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Feb 1;61(2):365-73.
    15667954
  • Taghian A, Jagsi R, Makris A, Goldberg S, Ceilley E, Grignon L, Powell S.Results of a survey regarding irradiation of internal mammary chain in patients with breast cancer: practice is culture driven rather than evidence based.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 Nov 1;60(3):706-14.
    15465186
  • Taghian A, Jeong JH, Mamounas E, Anderson S, Bryant J, Deutsch M, Wolmark N.Patterns of locoregional failure in patients with operable breast cancer treated by mastectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy with or without tamoxifen and without radiotherapy: results from five National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project randomized c.J Clin Oncol. 2004 Nov 1;22(21):4247-54.
    15452182
  • Ceilley E, Jagsi R, Goldberg S, Kachnic L, Powell S, Taghian A.The management of ductal carcinoma in situ in North America and Europe. Results of a survey.Cancer. 2004 Nov 1;101(9):1958-67.
    15389481
  • Yock TI, Taghian AG, Kachnic LA, Coen JJ, Assaad SI, Powell SN.The effect of delaying radiation therapy for systemic chemotherapy on local-regional control in breast cancer.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2004 Mar;84(2):161-71.
    14999146
  • Michaelson JS, Satija S, Kopans D, Moore R, Silverstein M, Comegno A, Hughes K, Taghian A, Powell S, Smith B.Gauging the impact of breast carcinoma screening in terms of tumor size and death rate.Cancer. 2003 Nov 15;98(10):2114-24.
    14601080
  • Michaelson JS, Silverstein M, Sgroi D, Cheongsiatmoy JA, Taghian A, Powell S, Hughes K, Comegno A, Tanabe KK, Smith B.The effect of tumor size and lymph node status on breast carcinoma lethality.Cancer. 2003 Nov 15;98(10):2133-43.
    14601082
  • Lawenda BD, Taghian AG, Kachnic LA, Hamdi H, Smith BL, Gadd MA, Mauceri T, Powell SN.Dose-volume analysis of radiotherapy for T1N0 invasive breast cancer treated by local excision and partial breast irradiation by low-dose-rate interstitial implant.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2003 Jul 1;56(3):671-80.
    12788172
  • Coen JJ, Taghian AG, Kachnic LA, Assaad SI, Powell SN.Risk of lymphedema after regional nodal irradiation with breast conservation therapy.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2003 Apr 1;55(5):1209-15.
    12654429
  • Chawla AK, Kachnic LA, Taghian AG, Niemierko A, Zapton DT, Powell SN.Radiotherapy and breast reconstruction: complications and cosmesis with TRAM versus tissue expander/implant.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2002 Oct 1;54(2):520-6.
    12243831
  • Chen Y, Taghian AG, Rosenberg AE, O'Connell J, Okunieff P, Suit HD.Predictive value of histologic tumor necrosis after radiation.Int J Cancer. 2001 Dec 20;96(6):334-40.
    11745503
  • Taghian AG, Assaad SI, Niemierko A, Kuter I, Younger J, Schoenthaler R, Roche M, Powell SN.Risk of pneumonitis in breast cancer patients treated with radiation therapy and combination chemotherapy with paclitaxel.J Natl Cancer Inst. 2001 Dec 5;93(23):1806-11.
    11734597
  • Xia F, Taghian DG, DeFrank JS, Zeng ZC, Willers H, Iliakis G, Powell SN.Deficiency of human BRCA2 leads to impaired homologous recombination but maintains normal nonhomologous end joining.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Jul 17;98(15):8644-9.
    11447276
  • Chastagner P, Kozin SV, Taghian A.Topotecan selectively enhances the radioresponse of human small-cell lung carcinoma and glioblastoma multiforme xenografts in nude mice.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2001 Jul 1;50(3):777-82.
    11395247
  • Taghian AG, Suit HD.Animal systems for translational research in radiation oncology.Acta Oncol. 1999;38(7):829-38.
    10606412
  • Taghian AG, Powell SN.The role of radiation therapy for primary breast cancer.Surg Clin North Am. 1999 Oct;79(5):1091-115.
    10572553
  • Taghian A.In vitro and in vivo radiation sensitivity of glioblastoma multiforme: correction.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1998 Sep 1;42(2):464.
    9788430
  • Budach W, Gioioso D, Taghian A, Stuschke M, Suit HD.Repopulation capacity during fractionated irradiation of squamous cell carcinomas and glioblastomas in vitro.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1997 Oct 1;39(3):743-50.
    9336158
  • Huang P, Taghian A, Hsu DW, Perez LA, Allam A, Duffy M, DaCosta A, Suit HD.Spontaneous metastasis, proliferation characteristics and radiation sensitivity of fractionated irradiation recurrent and unirradiated human xenografts.Radiother Oncol. 1996 Oct;41(1):73-81.
    8961371
  • Taghian A, Gioioso D, Budach W, Suit H.Retraction of "In vitro split-dose recovery of glioblastoma multiforme" by Taghian et al. (Radiat. Res. 134, 16-21, 1993).Radiat Res. 1996 Aug;146(2):242.
    8693077
  • Taghian A, Suit H, Baumann M.In vitro and in vivo radiation sensitivity of glioblastoma multiforme: correction.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1996 Jul 15;35(5):1124-5.
    8751425
  • DeLaney TF, Afridi N, Taghian AG, Sanders DA, Fuleihan NS, Faller DV, Nogueira CP.13-cis-retinoic acid with alpha-2a-interferon enhances radiation cytotoxicity in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in vitro.Cancer Res. 1996 May 15;56(10):2277-80.
    8625298
  • Ruka W, Taghian A, Gioioso D, Fletcher JA, Preffer F, Suit HD.Comparison between the in vitro intrinsic radiation sensitivity of human soft tissue sarcoma and breast cancer cell lines.J Surg Oncol. 1996 Apr;61(4):290-4.
    8628001
  • Huang P, Taghian A, Allam A, Freeman J, Duffy M, Suit H.The effect of whole-body irradiation of nude mice on the tumor transplantability and control probability of a human soft tissue sarcoma xenograft.Radiat Res. 1996 Mar;145(3):337-42.
    8927702
  • Huang P, Allam A, Taghian A, Freeman J, Duffy M, Suit HD.Growth and metastatic behavior of five human glioblastomas compared with nine other histological types of human tumor xenografts in SCID mice.J Neurosurg. 1995 Aug;83(2):308-15.
    7616277
  • Huang P, Allam A, Perez LA, Taghian A, Freeman J, Suit HD.The effect of combining recombinant human tumor necrosis factor-alpha with local radiation on tumor control probability of a human glioblastoma multiforme xenograft in nude mice.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1995 Apr 30;32(1):93-8.
    7721643
  • Taghian A, DuBois W, Budach W, Baumann M, Freeman J, Suit H.In vivo radiation sensitivity of glioblastoma multiforme.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1995 Apr 30;32(1):99-104.
    7721644
  • Allam A, Perez LA, Huang P, Taghian A, Azinovic I, Freeman J, Duffy M, Efird J, Suit HD.The effect of the overall treatment time of fractionated irradiation on the tumor control probability of a human soft tissue sarcoma xenograft in nude mice.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1995 Apr 30;32(1):105-11.
    7721606
  • Huang P, Allam A, Taghian A, Ruka W, Freeman J, Duffy M, Suit HD.Quantitative comparison of xenotransplantation of a human soft tissue sarcoma into the subcutaneous tissue of normal, postincision, and postincision plus indomethacin-treated nude mice.J Surg Oncol. 1995 Apr;58(4):257-62.
    7723370
  • Allam A, Gioioso D, Taghian A, Duffy M, Fidler IJ, Suit HD.Intrinsic radiation sensitivity: no correlation with the metastatic potential of human and murine tumor cell lines.J Natl Cancer Inst. 1993 Dec 1;85(23):1954-7.
    8230288
  • Taghian A, Budach W, Zietman A, Freeman J, Gioioso D, Suit HD.Quantitative comparison between the transplantability of human and murine tumors into the brain of NCr/Sed-nu/nu nude and severe combined immunodeficient mice.Cancer Res. 1993 Oct 15;53(20):5018-21.
    8402693
  • Taghian A, Budach W, Zietman A, Freeman J, Gioioso D, Ruka W, Suit HD.Quantitative comparison between the transplantability of human and murine tumors into the subcutaneous tissue of NCr/Sed-nu/nu nude and severe combined immunodeficient mice.Cancer Res. 1993 Oct 15;53(20):5012-7.
    8402692
  • Allam A, Taghian A, Gioioso D, Duffy M, Suit HD.Intratumoral heterogeneity of malignant gliomas measured in vitro.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1993 Sep 30;27(2):303-8.
    8407404
  • Budach W, Taghian A, Freeman J, Gioioso D, Suit HD.Impact of stromal sensitivity on radiation response of tumors.J Natl Cancer Inst. 1993 Jun 16;85(12):988-93.
    8496984
  • Taghian A, Gioioso D, Budach W, Suit H.In vitro split-dose recovery of glioblastoma multiforme.Radiat Res. 1993 Apr;134(1):16-21.
    8386388
  • Taghian A, Ramsay J, Allalunis-Turner J, Budach W, Gioioso D, Pardo F, Okunieff P, Bleehen N, Urtasun R, Suit H.Intrinsic radiation sensitivity may not be the major determinant of the poor clinical outcome of glioblastoma multiforme.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1993 Jan 15;25(2):243-9.
    8380568
  • Suit H, Skates S, Taghian A, Okunieff P, Efird JT.Clinical implications of heterogeneity of tumor response to radiation therapy.Radiother Oncol. 1992 Dec;25(4):251-60.
    1480770
  • Budach W, Hartford A, Gioioso D, Freeman J, Taghian A, Suit HD.Tumors arising in SCID mice share enhanced radiation sensitivity of SCID normal tissues.Cancer Res. 1992 Nov 15;52(22):6292-6.
    1423275
  • Taghian A, Suit H, Pardo F, Gioioso D, Tomkinson K, DuBois W, Gerweck L.In vitro intrinsic radiation sensitivity of glioblastoma multiforme.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1992;23(1):55-62.
    1315313
  • Pernot M, Malissard L, Taghian A, Hoffstetter S, Luporsi E, Foršard JJ, Aletti P, Bey P.Velotonsillar squamous cell carcinoma: 277 cases treated by combined external irradiation and brachytherapy--results according to extension, localization, and dose rate.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1992;23(4):715-23.
    1618663
  • Pardo FS, Bristow RG, Taghian A, Ong A, Borek C.Role of transfection and clonal selection in mediating radioresistance.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 Dec 1;88(23):10652-6.
    1961732
  • Taghian A, Lespinasse F, Guichard ME.Radiosensitization by the combination of etanidazole (SR-2508) and pimonidazole (Ro 03-8799) in human tumor xenografts.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1991 Nov;21(6):1535-40.
    1834621
  • Taghian A, de Vathaire F, Terrier P, Le M, Auquier A, Mouriesse H, Grimaud E, Sarrazin D, Tubiana M.Long-term risk of sarcoma following radiation treatment for breast cancer.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1991 Jul;21(2):361-7.
    1648044
  • Le Bourgeois JP, Geara F, Piedbois P, Haddad E, LÚvy E, Taghian A, Sagna C.[Radiotherapy of epidemic Kaposi's sarcoma in patients with AIDS. Analysis of 149 cases treated by extended and/or localized cutaneous irradiation].Ann Dermatol Venereol. 1990;117(1):17-21.
    2321896
  • Geara F, Le Bourgeois JP, Piedbois P, Haddad E, Levy E, Taghian A.[Radiotherapy of Kaposi's sarcoma in AIDS].Ann Radiol (Paris). 1989;32(2):112-6.
    2757335
  • Taghian A, Pernot M, Hoffstetter S, Luporsi E, Bey P.Radiation therapy alone for medically inoperable patients with adenocarcinoma of the endometrium.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1988 Nov;15(5):1135-40.
    3182345
  • Langlois D, Hoffstetter S, Malissard L, Pernot M, Taghian A.Salvage irradiation of oropharynx and mobile tongue about 192 iridium brachytherapy in Centre Alexis Vautrin.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1988 May;14(5):849-53.
    3360654