Publications by authors named "Alysa Fairchild"

64Publications

Impact of dose-capping chemotherapy in concurrent chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer patients.

J Oncol Pharm Pract 2020 Oct 6:1078155220962192. Epub 2020 Oct 6.

Division of Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta and Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1078155220962192DOI Listing
October 2020

Behavioral Determinants of Canadian Radiation Oncologists' Use of Single Fraction Palliative Radiation Therapy for Uncomplicated Bone Metastases.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2020 Sep 20. Epub 2020 Sep 20.

Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Division of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.09.030DOI Listing
September 2020

Clinical Learning, Didactic Education, and Research Experiences of Radiation Oncology Resident Physicians in Canada.

J Cancer Educ 2020 Jul 4. Epub 2020 Jul 4.

Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13187-020-01799-xDOI Listing
July 2020

Motivations, Well-Being, and Career Aspirations of Radiation Oncology Resident Physicians in Canada.

J Cancer Educ 2020 Mar 6. Epub 2020 Mar 6.

Division of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13187-020-01717-1DOI Listing
March 2020

Informal caregiver quality of life in a palliative oncology population.

Support Care Cancer 2020 Apr 10;28(4):1695-1702. Epub 2019 Jul 10.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-04970-3DOI Listing
April 2020

Evolution of the Radiation Therapist Role in a Multidisciplinary Palliative Radiation Oncology Clinic.

J Med Imaging Radiat Sci 2019 Mar 7;50(1):17-23.e1. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Palliative Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2018.07.005DOI Listing
March 2019

Small Cell Carcinoma of the Hypopharynx.

Cureus 2018 Jul 16;10(7):e2987. Epub 2018 Jul 16.

Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, CAN.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.2987DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6211776PMC
July 2018

Exercise during and after neoadjuvant rectal cancer treatment (the EXERT trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Trials 2018 Jan 12;19(1):35. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta, 1-113 University Hall, Van Vliet Complex, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2H9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-2398-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5767015PMC
January 2018

Radiation-induced esophagitis in lung cancer.

Lung Cancer (Auckl) 2016 13;7:119-127. Epub 2016 Oct 13.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/LCTT.S96443DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5310706PMC
October 2016

Supporting Patients With Incurable Cancer: Backup Behavior in Multidisciplinary Cross-Functional Teams.

J Oncol Pract 2016 11 30;12(11):1123-1134. Epub 2016 Sep 30.

University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry; Cross Cancer Institute, Alberta Health Services; University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine; University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing, Edmonton, Alberta; University of Calgary School of Medicine; and Guideline Resource Unit, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2016.013912DOI Listing
November 2016

Prophylactic dexamethasone for radiation-induced bone-pain flare - Authors' reply.

Lancet Oncol 2016 Feb;17(2):e40-e41

Princess Margaret Hospital, Radiation Medicine Program, Ontario Cancer Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(16)00029-2DOI Listing
February 2016

Thoracic reirradiation for lung cancer: a literature review and practical guide.

Ann Palliat Med 2014 Apr;3(2):75-91

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2224-5820.2014.03.04DOI Listing
April 2014

Palliative radiotherapy for bone metastases from lung cancer: Evidence-based medicine?

Authors:
Alysa Fairchild

World J Clin Oncol 2014 Dec;5(5):845-57

Alysa Fairchild, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2 Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5306/wjco.v5.i5.845DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4259946PMC
December 2014

Dose-escalated Hypofractionated Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy With Concurrent Chemotherapy for Inoperable or Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Am J Clin Oncol 2017 Jun;40(3):294-299

*Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology †Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology ‡Division of Medical Physics, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta & Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/COC.0000000000000140DOI Listing
June 2017

Predictive factors of overall quality of life in advanced cancer patients using EORTC QLQ-C30.

Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 2014 Feb 10;14(1):139-46. Epub 2013 Dec 10.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/14737167.2014.864560DOI Listing
February 2014

Factors influencing health related quality of life in cancer patients with bone metastases.

J Palliat Med 2013 Aug 2;16(8):915-21. Epub 2013 Jul 2.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2012.0623DOI Listing
August 2013

Determinants of quality of life in advanced cancer patients with bone metastases undergoing palliative radiation treatment.

Support Care Cancer 2013 Nov 19;21(11):3021-30. Epub 2013 Jun 19.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-013-1876-6DOI Listing
November 2013

Does quality of radiation therapy predict outcomes of multicenter cooperative group trials? A literature review.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2013 Oct 15;87(2):246-60. Epub 2013 May 15.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.03.036DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3749289PMC
October 2013

Predictive factors of overall well-being using the EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL extracted from the EORTC QLQ-C30.

J Palliat Med 2013 Apr 4;16(4):402-8. Epub 2013 Mar 4.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2012.0398DOI Listing
April 2013

Improving access to specialist multidisciplinary palliative care consultation for rural cancer patients by videoconferencing: report of a pilot project.

Support Care Cancer 2013 Apr 17;21(4):1201-7. Epub 2012 Nov 17.

Department of Symptom Control and Palliative Care, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-012-1649-7DOI Listing
April 2013

Initiation of a multidisciplinary summer studentship in palliative and supportive care in oncology.

J Multidiscip Healthc 2012 24;5:231-9. Epub 2012 Sep 24.

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S34527DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3460666PMC
October 2012

Radiotherapy for head and neck cancer: an increasing dependence on innovative imaging.

Onkologie 2012 24;35(5):287-92. Epub 2012 Apr 24.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000338433DOI Listing
January 2013

An international prospective study establishing minimal clinically important differences in the EORTC QLQ-BM22 and QLQ-C30 in cancer patients with bone metastases.

Support Care Cancer 2012 Dec 6;20(12):3307-13. Epub 2012 May 6.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-012-1484-xDOI Listing
December 2012

Patterns of referral and knowledge of palliative radiotherapy in Alberta.

Can Fam Physician 2012 Feb;58(2):e113-22

Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, Alta., Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3279291PMC
February 2012

Is Weekend Radiation Therapy Always Justified?

J Med Imaging Radiat Sci 2012 Mar;43(1):38-42

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2011.08.001DOI Listing
March 2012

2009 Canadian radiation oncology resident survey.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012 Mar 2;82(4):1326-31. Epub 2011 Jun 2.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.04.030DOI Listing
March 2012

Beyond palliative radiotherapy: a pilot multidisciplinary brain metastases clinic.

Support Care Cancer 2012 Apr 9;20(4):773-81. Epub 2011 Apr 9.

Department of Oncology, University of Alberta Division on Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 1Z2.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-011-1149-1DOI Listing
April 2012

The Feasibility of Telephone Follow-up Led by a Radiation Therapist: Experience in a Multidisciplinary Bone Metastases Clinic.

J Med Imaging Radiat Sci 2010 Dec 15;41(4):175-179. Epub 2010 Dec 15.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2010.10.003DOI Listing
December 2010

Identification of a new microRNA expression profile as a potential cancer screening tool.

Clin Invest Med 2010 Apr 1;33(2):E124. Epub 2010 Apr 1.

Alberta Laboratory for Environmental Cancer Risk & Assessment, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.25011/cim.v33i2.12351DOI Listing
April 2010

The Cross Cancer Institute Multidisciplinary Summer Studentship in Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology: teaching students to see through patients' eyes.

Support Care Cancer 2011 Mar 5;19(3):403-8. Epub 2010 Mar 5.

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-010-0833-xDOI Listing
March 2011

Virtual Simulation of Bone Metastases by a Dedicated Palliative Radiation Therapist: A Retrospective Comparison Pilot Study.

J Med Imaging Radiat Sci 2010 Mar 20;41(1):25-29. Epub 2010 Mar 20.

Department of Medical Physics, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2009.12.003DOI Listing
March 2010

Under-treatment of cancer pain.

Authors:
Alysa Fairchild

Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2010 Mar;4(1):11-5

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Alberta, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0b013e328336289cDOI Listing
March 2010

International patterns of practice in palliative radiotherapy for painful bone metastases: evidence-based practice?

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Dec 21;75(5):1501-10. Epub 2009 May 21.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.12.084DOI Listing
December 2009

Is pain intensity a predictor of the complexity of cancer pain management?

J Clin Oncol 2009 Feb 22;27(4):585-90. Epub 2008 Dec 22.

Division of Palliative Care Medicine, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2008.17.1660DOI Listing
February 2009

Palliative thoracic radiotherapy for lung cancer: a systematic review.

J Clin Oncol 2008 Aug;26(24):4001-11

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2 Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2007.15.3312DOI Listing
August 2008

Role of radiation therapy and radiopharmaceuticals in bone metastases.

Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2007 Oct;1(3):169-73

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Alberta, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0b013e3282efd70bDOI Listing
October 2007

Sister Mary Joseph's nodule.

CMAJ 2007 Mar;176(7):929-30

Department of Radiation [corrected] Oncology, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.060847DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1828194PMC
March 2007

2003 survey of Canadian radiation oncology residents.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2005 Jun;62(2):526-34

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2004.10.028DOI Listing
June 2005

In pursuit of an artful death: discussion of resuscitation status on an inpatient radiation oncology service.

Support Care Cancer 2005 Oct 22;13(10):842-9. Epub 2005 Apr 22.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 1Z2.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-005-0799-2DOI Listing
October 2005