Publications by authors named "Nikhil G Thaker"

41Publications

Future of Alternative Payment Models and Big Data Analytics in the Post-COVID-19 Era: Implications for Radiation Oncology.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2020 Oct;108(2):353-355

American Society for Radiation Oncology, Arlington, Virginia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.06.046DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7462965PMC
October 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2020.06.005DOI Listing
July 2020

Communicating Value: Use of a Novel Framework in the Assessment of an Enhanced Recovery Initiative.

Ann Surg 2020 Jun 16. Epub 2020 Jun 16.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004050DOI Listing
June 2020

Automated Big Data Analytics for the Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model Proposal Using a Novel Health Care Software Technology.

JCO Oncol Pract 2020 04 10;16(4):e333-e340. Epub 2020 Mar 10.

The US Oncology Network, and McKesson Corporation, The Woodlands, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.19.00692DOI Listing
April 2020

Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model.

JAMA 2020 03;323(10):999

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.0400DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7257915PMC
March 2020

Radiation Therapy Without Hormone Therapy for Women Age 70 or Above with Low-Risk Early Breast Cancer: A Microsimulation.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019 10 15;105(2):296-306. Epub 2019 Jun 15.

Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.06.014DOI Listing
October 2019

The Insurance Approval Process for Proton Radiation Therapy: A Significant Barrier to Patient Care.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019 07 14;104(4):724-733. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Proton Therapy Center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.12.019DOI Listing
July 2019

Defining the value of magnetic resonance imaging in prostate brachytherapy using time-driven activity-based costing.

Brachytherapy 2017 Jul - Aug;16(4):665-671. Epub 2017 Feb 8.

Department of Radiation Medicine at North Shore-LIJ Health System, New Hyde Park, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2016.11.013DOI Listing
February 2017

Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing in Emergency Medicine.

Ann Emerg Med 2016 12;68(6):785-786

Arizona Oncology, The US Oncology Network, Tucson, AZ.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2016.07.031DOI Listing
December 2016

American College of Radiology (ACR) Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation: A pattern of change.

Pract Radiat Oncol 2016 Sep-Oct;6(5):e171-e177. Epub 2016 Jan 26.

Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation Program, American College of Radiology, Reston, VA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2016.01.010DOI Listing
March 2017

Communicating Value in Health Care Using Radar Charts: A Case Study of Prostate Cancer.

J Oncol Pract 2016 09 30;12(9):813-20. Epub 2016 Aug 30.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Arizona Oncology, The US Oncology Network, Tucson, AZ; The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; and Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2016.011320DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5508207PMC
September 2016

A Prostate Fossa Contouring Instructional Module: Implementation and Evaluation.

J Am Coll Radiol 2016 Jul 18;13(7):835-841.e1. Epub 2016 May 18.

Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2016.02.030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4935569PMC
July 2016

Dosimetric advantages of intensity-modulated proton therapy for oropharyngeal cancer compared with intensity-modulated radiation: A case-matched control analysis.

Med Dosim 2016 4;41(3):189-94. Epub 2016 May 4.

Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meddos.2016.01.002DOI Listing
August 2017

The Evolution of Radiation Therapy for Retinoblastoma: The MD Anderson Cancer Center Experience.

Int J Part Ther 2016 Mar 24;2(4):490-498. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14338/IJPT-15-00016.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6871642PMC
March 2016

Comparative costs of advanced proton and photon radiation therapies: lessons from time-driven activity-based costing in head and neck cancer.

J Comp Eff Res 2015 Aug;4(4):297-301

Institute for Cancer Care Innovation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/cer.15.32DOI Listing
August 2015

Survival outcomes for patients with stage IVB vulvar cancer with grossly positive pelvic lymph nodes: time to reconsider the FIGO staging system?

Gynecol Oncol 2015 Feb 16;136(2):269-73. Epub 2014 Dec 16.

Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygyno.2014.12.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4329262PMC
February 2015

Establishing high-quality prostate brachytherapy using a phantom simulator training program.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Nov 20;90(3):579-86. Epub 2014 Aug 20.

Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.06.036DOI Listing
November 2014

Reduction of displaced Hangman's fracture by compression across crossed translaminar screws.

J Clin Neurosci 2012 Apr 16;19(4):582-4. Epub 2012 Jan 16.

Department of Neurological Surgery, New Jersey Medical School, UMDNJ, 90 Bergen Street, Suite 8100, Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2011.08.016DOI Listing
April 2012

Traumatic fracture of thin pedicles secondary to extradural meningeal cyst.

J Surg Tech Case Rep 2011 Jan;3(1):40-3

Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2006-8808.78472DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3192513PMC
January 2011

Current medical student interviewers add data to the evaluation of medical school applicants.

Med Educ Online 2010 Jun 9;15. Epub 2010 Jun 9.

New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07101-5292, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/meo.v15i0.5245DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2883867PMC
June 2010

Functional genomic analysis of glioblastoma multiforme through short interfering RNA screening: a paradigm for therapeutic development.

Neurosurg Focus 2010 Jan;28(1):E4

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2009.10.FOCUS09210DOI Listing
January 2010

Molecularly targeted therapies for malignant glioma: rationale for combinatorial strategies.

Expert Rev Neurother 2009 Dec;9(12):1815-36

Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow, Departments of Neurosurgery, Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/ern.09.116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2819818PMC
December 2009

Identification of survival genes in human glioblastoma cells by small interfering RNA screening.

Mol Pharmacol 2009 Dec 25;76(6):1246-55. Epub 2009 Sep 25.

Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, Biomedical Science Tower 3, 3501 Fifth Avenue, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1124/mol.109.058024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2784725PMC
December 2009