Publications by authors named "Mitchell Kamrava"

100Publications

Evaluation of Mobile Health Applications to Track Patient-Reported Outcomes for Oncology Patients: A Systematic Review.

Adv Radiat Oncol 2021 Jan-Feb;6(1):100576. Epub 2020 Oct 10.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.

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October 2020

Impact of palliative therapies in metastatic esophageal cancer patients not receiving chemotherapy.

World J Gastrointest Surg 2020 Sep;12(9):377-389

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, United States.

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September 2020

Interstitial high-dose-rate brachytherapy in the treatment of keloids: Moving toward a volumetric approach.

Brachytherapy 2020 Aug 15. Epub 2020 Aug 15.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Los Angeles, CA.

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August 2020

Evaluating reimbursement of skin radiation therapy: Technique and fractionation.

Brachytherapy 2020 Sep - Oct;19(5):700-704. Epub 2020 Jul 15.

Arizona Oncology, Tucson, AZ.

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July 2020

Treatment effect prediction for sarcoma patients treated with preoperative radiotherapy using radiomics features from longitudinal diffusion-weighted MRIs.

Phys Med Biol 2020 08 27;65(17):175006. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America. Physics and Biology in Medicine IDP, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America.

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August 2020

Proposed brachytherapy recommendations (practical implementation, indications, and dose fractionation) during COVID-19 pandemic.

Brachytherapy 2020 Jul - Aug;19(4):390-400. Epub 2020 May 1.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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May 2020

Durable Response to Carboplatin, Etoposide, Nivolumab, and Ipilimumab in Metastatic High-Grade Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Gallbladder.

Pancreas 2020 02;49(2):e19-e20

Department of Internal Medicine Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Torrance, CA Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA Departments of Radiation Oncology and Biomedical Sciences Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute Los Angeles, CA Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA

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February 2020

SAbR as an Alternative Boost Modality for Cervical Cancer: A Cautionary Exercise.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2020 03;106(3):472-474

Department of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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March 2020

A dosimetric evaluation of a single urethral constraint for high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy.

Brachytherapy 2020 Mar - Apr;19(2):216-221. Epub 2020 Jan 19.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Los Angeles, CA.

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December 2020

An evaluation of gender diversity in the American Brachytherapy Society.

Brachytherapy 2019 Nov - Dec;18(6):835-840. Epub 2019 Aug 8.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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April 2020

In Regard to Peters et al.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019 08;104(5):1182-1183

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.

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August 2019

Letter to the Editor Regarding: Prospective Comparison of Toxicity and Cosmetic Outcome After Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation with Conformal External Beam Radiotherapy or Single-Entry Multilumen Intracavitary Brachytherapy.

Pract Radiat Oncol 2019 03 18;9(2):59. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California; Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Brachytherapy Training Survey of Radiation Oncology Residents.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019 03 26;103(3):557-560. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.

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March 2019

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy: An Evolving Paradigm That Should Also Include High-Dose-Rate Monotherapy.

J Clin Oncol 2019 02 28;37(5):441. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

John David, MD and Mitchell Kamrava, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

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February 2019

The American Brachytherapy Society consensus statement for electronic brachytherapy.

Brachytherapy 2019 May - Jun;18(3):292-298. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH. Electronic address:

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December 2019

The American Brachytherapy Society and the American Radium Society Appropriate Use Criteria Genitourinary Committee Endorse the American Society of Clinical Oncology/Cancer Care Ontario Guidelines.

J Clin Oncol 2018 Sep 13:JCO1800626. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

Albert J. Chang, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; Sean McBride, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; Mira Keyes, British Columbia Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada; Hans T. Chung, University of Toronto and Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Brian J. Davis, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Brett W. Cox, Northwell Health and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, New York, NY; Juanita Crook, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Cancer Center for the Southern Interior, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada; David J. Demanes, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; I. Chow Hsu, University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA; Mitchell Kamrava, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; Daniel J. Krauss, Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak, MI; Gerard Morton, University of Toronto and Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Peter F. Orio III, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Mack Roach III, University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA; Puja S. Venkat, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; Eric Vigneault, Centre de Recherche sur le Cancer, CHU de Québec, Université Laval, Québec, Canada; and Michael J. Zelefsky, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.

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September 2018

Head and neck cancer reirradiation with interstitial high-dose-rate brachytherapy.

Head Neck 2018 07 23;40(7):1524-1533. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.

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July 2018

NEW ULTRA-WIDE-FIELD ANGIOGRAPHIC GRADING SCHEME FOR RADIATION RETINOPATHY AFTER IODINE-125 BRACHYTHERAPY FOR UVEAL MELANOMA.

Retina 2018 Dec;38(12):2415-2421

Department of Ophthalmology, Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institutes, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

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December 2018

Comparison of patient-reported acute urinary and sexual toxicity scores in a 6- versus 2-fraction course of high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy monotherapy.

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 2018 Feb 29;62(1):109-115. Epub 2017 Aug 29.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Samuel Oschin Cancer Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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February 2018

External Beam Radiation Therapy With a Brachytherapy Boost Versus Radical Prostatectomy in Gleason Pattern 5 Prostate Cancer: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 08 31;98(5):1045-1052. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

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August 2017

American Brachytherapy Society consensus report for accelerated partial breast irradiation using interstitial multicatheter brachytherapy.

Brachytherapy 2017 Sep - Oct;16(5):919-928. Epub 2017 Jul 1.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI; Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, MA.

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April 2018

Juxtapapillary and circumpapillary choroidal melanoma: globe-sparing treatment outcomes with iodine-125 notched plaque brachytherapy.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Sep 9;255(9):1843-1850. Epub 2017 Jun 9.

Department of Radiation Oncology, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite B265, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA.

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September 2017

Pattern of solid and hematopoietic second malignancy after local therapy for prostate cancer.

Radiother Oncol 2017 04 7;123(1):133-138. Epub 2017 Feb 7.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States.

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April 2017

Long term results from a prospective database on high dose rate (HDR) interstitial brachytherapy for primary cervical carcinoma.

Gynecol Oncol 2016 Oct 29. Epub 2016 Oct 29.

California Endocurietherapy at UCLA, Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Clinical Outcomes for Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy in Oligometastatic and Oligoprogressive Gynecological Malignancies.

Int J Gynecol Cancer 2017 02;27(2):403-408

*School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine; and Departments of †Radiation Oncology, ‡Gynecologic Oncology, and §Medical Oncology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

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February 2017

Time-driven activity-based costing of low-dose-rate and high-dose-rate brachytherapy for low-risk prostate cancer.

Brachytherapy 2016 Nov - Dec;15(6):760-767. Epub 2016 Oct 4.

Department of Urology, Institute of Urologic Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

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July 2017

Intensity modulated radiation therapy for women with gynecologic cancers: this horse is also already out of the barn.

Authors:
Mitchell Kamrava

Gynecol Oncol 2016 10;143(1):1-2

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Los Angeles, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite B265, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Electronic address:

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October 2016

23-mm iodine-125 plaque for uveal melanoma: benefit of vitrectomy and silicone oil on visual acuity.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2016 Dec 16;254(12):2461-2467. Epub 2016 Sep 16.

Stein Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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December 2016

Enhanced skin toxicity with concurrent ipilimumab and radiation in vaginal/vulvar melanoma: a case report and literature review.

BJR Case Rep 2017 29;3(1):20160002. Epub 2016 Jul 29.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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July 2016

Another solution that enables ablative radiotherapy for large liver tumors: Percutaneous interstitial high-dose rate brachytherapy.

Cancer 2016 09 31;122(17):2766. Epub 2016 May 31.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

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September 2016

Real-time image guidance for gynecologic brachytherapy?

Radiother Oncol 2016 09 4;120(3):542-543. Epub 2016 Apr 4.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, United States.

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September 2016

Tumor-height regression rate after brachytherapy between choroidal melanoma gene expression profile classes: effect of controlling for tumor height.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2016 Jul 24;254(7):1371-8. Epub 2016 Feb 24.

Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institutes, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Los Angeles, 100 Stein Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA.

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July 2016

Brachytherapy: Where Has It Gone…Again?

J Clin Oncol 2016 Apr 16;34(10):1155. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

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April 2016

Moving from standardized to personalized boxes and pears in radiation planning for cervical cancer.

Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 2016 Feb;28(1):18-23

aUniversity of California Irvine, School of Medicine bDepartment of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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February 2016

Dosimetric benefits of hemigland stereotactic body radiotherapy for prostate cancer: implications for focal therapy.

Br J Radiol 2015 14;88(1056):20150658. Epub 2015 Oct 14.

Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

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March 2016

High-Dose-Rate Monotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer: 10-Year Results.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 Mar 5;94(4):667-74. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

California Endocurietherapy at UCLA, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Charged particle with helium ion versus iodine-125 plaque therapy: In Regard to Mishra et al.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2015 Sep;93(1):216

Department of Ophthalmology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

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September 2015

Early clinical outcomes of ultrasound-guided CT-planned high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for primary locally advanced cervical cancer.

Brachytherapy 2015 Sep-Oct;14(5):626-32. Epub 2015 May 27.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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May 2016

Quantitative multiparametric MRI in uveal melanoma: increased tumor permeability may predict monosomy 3.

Neuroradiology 2015 Aug 29;57(8):833-40. Epub 2015 May 29.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Los Angeles, 200 Medical Plaza, Ste B265, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA.

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August 2015

The ideal adjuvant treatment in node positive vulvar cancer is (fill in your best guess here).

Authors:
Mitchell Kamrava

Gynecol Oncol 2015 Jun;137(3):363-4

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Los Angeles, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite B265, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Electronic address:

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June 2015

Re: Ian A. Donaldson, Roberto Alonzi, Dean Barratt, et al. Focal Therapy: Patients, Interventions, and Outcomes-A Report from a Consensus Meeting. Eur Urol 2015;67:771-7.

Authors:
Mitchell Kamrava

Eur Urol 2015 Jul 19;68(1):e14. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

Division of Brachytherapy, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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July 2015

From whole gland to hemigland to ultra-focal high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy: A dosimetric analysis.

Brachytherapy 2015 May-Jun;14(3):366-72. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2015

Ureteral stent insertion for gynecologic interstitial high-dose-rate brachytherapy.

Brachytherapy 2015 Mar-Apr;14(2):245-51. Epub 2014 Dec 31.

Division of Brachytherapy, Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.

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September 2015

A sector-based dosimetric analysis of dose heterogeneity in high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy.

Brachytherapy 2015 Mar-Apr;14(2):173-8. Epub 2014 Dec 20.

UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology, UCLA Health System, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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September 2015

Stereotactic body radiation therapy for abdominal and pelvic oligometastases: Dosimetric targets for safe and effective local control.

Pract Radiat Oncol 2015 May-Jun;5(3):e183-e191. Epub 2014 Oct 24.

Department of Radiation Oncology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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April 2016

Potential role of ultrasound imaging in interstitial image based cervical cancer brachytherapy.

Authors:
Mitchell Kamrava

J Contemp Brachytherapy 2014 Jun 28;6(2):223-30. Epub 2014 Jun 28.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

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June 2014

Brachytherapy in the treatment of cervical cancer: a review.

Int J Womens Health 2014 28;6:555-64. Epub 2014 May 28.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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June 2014

Multiparametric MRI identifies and stratifies prostate cancer lesions: implications for targeting intraprostatic targets.

Brachytherapy 2014 May-Jun;13(3):292-8. Epub 2014 Apr 5.

Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Quantifying the ki-67 heterogeneity profile in prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer 2013 3;2013:717080. Epub 2013 Oct 3.

UC Irvine School of Medicine, 1001 Health Sciences Road, 252 Irvine Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-3950, USA.

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November 2013

Dosimetric comparison of 3-dimensional planning techniques using an intravaginal multichannel balloon applicator for high-dose-rate gynecologic brachytherapy.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2013 Nov;87(4):840-6

Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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November 2013

Prostate-specific antigen bounce after high-dose-rate monotherapy for prostate cancer.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2013 Jul 12;86(4):729-33. Epub 2013 Apr 12.

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA.

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July 2013

Focal high-dose-rate brachytherapy: a dosimetric comparison of hemigland vs. conventional whole-gland treatment.

Brachytherapy 2013 Sep-Oct;12(5):434-41. Epub 2013 Feb 11.

Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA.

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May 2014

Electronic brachytherapy for postsurgical adjuvant vaginal cuff irradiation therapy in endometrial and cervical cancer: a retrospective study.

Brachytherapy 2013 Mar-Apr;12(2):141-7. Epub 2012 Jun 28.

Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine of the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095-6951, USA.

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August 2013

High-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy consistently results in high quality dosimetry.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2013 Feb 30;85(2):543-8. Epub 2012 May 30.

California Endocurietherapy at UCLA, Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine of the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA.

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February 2013

Brachytherapy catheter spacing and stabilization technique.

Brachytherapy 2012 Sep-Oct;11(5):392-7. Epub 2012 Mar 19.

Division of Brachytherapy, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-6951, USA.

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January 2013

A pilot safety trial investigating a vector-based vaccine targeting carcinoembryonic antigen in combination with radiotherapy in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies metastatic to the liver.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2011 Nov 28;11(11):1409-18. Epub 2011 Aug 28.

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Center for Cancer Research, Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, 10 Center Dr, 8B09 MSC 1750, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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November 2011