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David C Westerly

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-Radiation Oncology

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    1. Schubert L, Liu A, Gan G, Amini A, Hutchison R, Ernest J, Thornton D, Stoehr S, Hinman B, Stuhr K, Westerly D, Schefter T, Fisher C. Practical implementation of quality improvement for high-dose-rate brachytherapy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Jan-Feb; 6(1):34-43. PMID: 26577008.
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    2. Robin TP, Gan GN, Tam M, Westerly D, Riaz N, Karam SD, Lee N, Raben D. Safety of contralateral submandibular gland sparing in locally advanced oropharyngeal cancers: A multicenter review. Head Neck. 2016 Apr; 38(4):506-11. PMID: 25482748.
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    3. Amini A, Westerly DC, Waxweiler TV, Ryan N, Raben D. Dose painting to treat single-lobe prostate cancer with hypofractionated high-dose radiation using targeted external beam radiation: Is it feasible? Med Dosim. 2015; 40(3):256-61. PMID: 25824420.
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    4. Jones BL, Westerly D, Miften M. Calculating tumor trajectory and dose-of-the-day using cone-beam CT projections. Med Phys. 2015 Feb; 42(2):694-702. PMID: 25652483.
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    5. Hill P, Westerly D, Mackie T. Fan-beam intensity modulated proton therapy. Med Phys. 2013 Nov; 40(11):111704. PMID: 24320412; PMCID: PMC3799727.
    6. Fields EC, Rabinovitch R, Ryan NE, Miften M, Westerly DC. A detailed evaluation of TomoDirect 3DCRT planning for whole-breast radiation therapy. Med Dosim. 2013; 38(4):401-6. PMID: 23809692.
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    7. Westerly DC, Mo X, Tomé WA, Mackie TR, DeLuca PM. A generalized 2D pencil beam scaling algorithm for proton dose calculation in heterogeneous slab geometries. Med Phys. 2013 Jun; 40(6):061706. PMID: 23718585; PMCID: PMC3676383.
    8. Reddy K, Westerly D, Chen C. MRI patterns of T1 enhancing radiation necrosis versus tumour recurrence in high-grade gliomas. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jun; 57(3):349-55. PMID: 23721146.
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    9. Glide-Hurst C, Bellon M, Foster R, Altunbas C, Speiser M, Altman M, Westerly D, Wen N, Zhao B, Miften M, Chetty IJ, Solberg T. Commissioning of the Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator: a multi-institutional study. Med Phys. 2013 Mar; 40(3):031719. PMID: 23464314.
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    10. Amin N, Reddy K, Westerly D, Raben D, DeWitt P, Chen C. Sparing the larynx and esophageal inlet expedites feeding tube removal in patients with stage III-IV oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy. Laryngoscope. 2012 Dec; 122(12):2736-42. PMID: 22991101.
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    11. Westerly DC, Schefter TE, Kavanagh BD, Chao E, Lucas D, Flynn RT, Miften M. High-dose MVCT image guidance for stereotactic body radiation therapy. Med Phys. 2012 Aug; 39(8):4812-9. PMID: 22894407.
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    12. Howells CC, Stinauer MA, Diot Q, Westerly DC, Schefter TE, Kavanagh BD, Miften M. Normal liver tissue density dose response in patients treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy for liver metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Nov 01; 84(3):e441-6. PMID: 22682809.
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    13. Schubert L, Westerly D, Stuhr K, Miften M. SU-E-T-201: Safety-Focused Customization of Treatment Plan Documentation. Med Phys. 2012 Jun; 39(6Part12):3749. PMID: 28517828.
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    14. Stinauer MA, Diot Q, Westerly DC, Schefter TE, Kavanagh BD. Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography response and normal tissue regeneration after stereotactic body radiotherapy to liver metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Aug 01; 83(5):e613-8. PMID: 22494588.
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    15. Chen Q, Westerly D, Fang Z, Sheng K, Chen Y. TomoTherapy MLC verification using exit detector data. Med Phys. 2012 Jan; 39(1):143-51. PMID: 22225283.
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    16. Vogelius IR, Westerly DC, Aznar MC, Cannon GM, Korreman SS, Mackie TR, Mehta MP, Bentzen SM. Estimated radiation pneumonitis risk after photon versus proton therapy alone or combined with chemotherapy for lung cancer. Acta Oncol. 2011 Aug; 50(6):772-6. PMID: 21767173.
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    17. Zhang M, Westerly DC, Mackie TR. Introducing an on-line adaptive procedure for prostate image guided intensity modulate proton therapy. Phys Med Biol. 2011 Aug 07; 56(15):4947-65. PMID: 21772078.
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    18. Vogelius IS, Westerly DC, Cannon GM, Mackie TR, Mehta MP, Sugie C, Bentzen SM. Intensity-modulated radiotherapy might increase pneumonitis risk relative to three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy in patients receiving combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy: a modeling study of dose dumping. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jul 01; 80(3):893-9. PMID: 21477946; PMCID: PMC3104119.
    19. Schubert LK, Gondi V, Sengbusch E, Westerly DC, Soisson ET, Paliwal BR, Mackie TR, Mehta MP, Patel RR, Tomé WA, Cannon GM. Dosimetric comparison of left-sided whole breast irradiation with 3DCRT, forward-planned IMRT, inverse-planned IMRT, helical tomotherapy, and topotherapy. Radiother Oncol. 2011 Aug; 100(2):241-6. PMID: 21316783.
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    20. Soisson ET, Hoban PW, Kammeyer T, Kapatoes JM, Westerly DC, Basavatia A, Tomé WA. A technique for stereotactic radiosurgery treatment planning with helical tomotherapy. Med Dosim. 2011; 36(1):46-56. PMID: 20138501; PMCID: PMC2892558.
    21. Vogelius IS, Westerly DC, Cannon GM, Bentzen SM. Hypofractionation does not increase radiation pneumonitis risk with modern conformal radiation delivery techniques. Acta Oncol. 2010 Oct; 49(7):1052-7. PMID: 20831495.
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    22. Deveau MA, Bowen SR, Westerly DC, Jeraj R. Feasibility and sensitivity study of helical tomotherapy for dose painting plans. Acta Oncol. 2010 Oct; 49(7):991-6. PMID: 20831487; PMCID: PMC3040036.
    23. Kissick MW, Mo X, McCall KC, Schubert LK, Westerly DC, Mackie TR. A phantom model demonstration of tomotherapy dose painting delivery, including managed respiratory motion without motion management. Phys Med Biol. 2010 May 21; 55(10):2983-95. PMID: 20436233; PMCID: PMC2887753.
    24. Westerly DC, Soisson E, Chen Q, Woch K, Schubert L, Olivera G, Mackie TR. Treatment planning to improve delivery accuracy and patient throughput in helical tomotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 15; 74(4):1290-7. PMID: 19394157; PMCID: PMC2768470.
    25. Schubert LK, Westerly DC, Tomé WA, Mehta MP, Soisson ET, Mackie TR, Ritter MA, Khuntia D, Harari PM, Paliwal BR. A comprehensive assessment by tumor site of patient setup using daily MVCT imaging from more than 3,800 helical tomotherapy treatments. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Mar 15; 73(4):1260-9. PMID: 19251098; PMCID: PMC2749998.
    26. Kissick MW, Flynn RT, Westerly DC, Hoban PW, Mo X, Soisson ET, McCall KC, Mackie TR, Jeraj R. On the impact of longitudinal breathing motion randomness for tomotherapy delivery. Phys Med Biol. 2008 Sep 21; 53(18):4855-73. PMID: 18711250; PMCID: PMC2610272.
    27. Kissick MW, Flynn RT, Westerly DC, Mackie TR, Hoban PW. On the making of sharp longitudinal dose profiles with helical tomotherapy. Phys Med Biol. 2007 Nov 07; 52(21):6497-510. PMID: 17951858; PMCID: PMC2220158.
    28. Gutiérrez AN, Westerly DC, Tomé WA, Jaradat HA, Mackie TR, Bentzen SM, Khuntia D, Mehta MP. Whole brain radiotherapy with hippocampal avoidance and simultaneously integrated brain metastases boost: a planning study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Oct 01; 69(2):589-97. PMID: 17869672; PMCID: PMC2350212.
    29. Aoyama H, Westerly DC, Mackie TR, Olivera GH, Bentzen SM, Patel RR, Jaradat H, Tome WA, Ritter MA, Mehta MP. Integral radiation dose to normal structures with conformal external beam radiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Mar 01; 64(3):962-7. PMID: 16458781.
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