Publications by authors named "Tim J Kruser"

52 Publications

Medical oncologist perspectives on palliative care reveal physician-centered barriers to early integration.

Ann Palliat Med 2020 Sep 7;9(5):2800-2808. Epub 2020 Aug 7.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.

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September 2020

A multi-institutional analysis of clinical outcomes and patterns of care of 1p/19q codeleted oligodendrogliomas treated with adjuvant or salvage radiation therapy.

J Neurooncol 2020 Jan 18;146(1):121-130. Epub 2019 Nov 18.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Center for Advanced Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 4921 Parkview Place, Campus Box #8224, St. Louis, MO, 63110, USA.

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January 2020

What is the role of radiotherapy for extensive-stage small cell lung cancer in the immunotherapy era?

Transl Lung Cancer Res 2019 Sep;8(Suppl 2):S153-S162

Department of Radiation Oncology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA.

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September 2019

Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma: a brief review.

CNS Oncol 2019 11 19;8(3):CNS39. Epub 2019 Sep 19.

Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.

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November 2019

A Time to Ignore "No Meat, No Treat".

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019 10;105(2):245-246

Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

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October 2019

Radiation Oncologists' Role in End-of-Life Care: A Perspective From Medical Oncologists.

Pract Radiat Oncol 2019 Sep - Oct;9(5):362-370. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. Electronic address:

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January 2020

Systemic and local immunosuppression in patients with high-grade meningiomas.

Cancer Immunol Immunother 2019 Jun 27;68(6):999-1009. Epub 2019 Apr 27.

Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Davis, 4800 Y Street, Suite 3740, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA.

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June 2019

Symptomatic radiation necrosis in brain metastasis patients treated with stereotactic radiosurgery and immunotherapy.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2019 04 11;179:14-18. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, United States. Electronic address:

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April 2019

Stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated radiotherapy for spinal arteriovenous malformations - A systematic review of the literature.

J Clin Neurosci 2019 Apr 21;62:83-87. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, Chicago, IL, United States; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Chicago, IL, United States. Electronic address:

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April 2019

Postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with resected brain metastases: a volumetric analysis.

J Neurooncol 2018 Nov 6;140(2):395-401. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Northwestern University Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, 251 E. Huron Street, Galter Pavilion, LC-178, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA.

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November 2018

Intracranial Response to Anti-Programmed Death 1 Therapy in a Patient with Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis.

Oncologist 2018 12 2;23(12):e159-e161. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Division of Hematology/Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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December 2018

One size does not fit all: Nuances in postoperative N2 non-small cell lung cancer management.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 07 29;156(1):370-373. Epub 2018 Mar 29.

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill; Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Postsurgical Cavity Evolution After Brain Metastasis Resection: How Soon Should Postoperative Radiosurgery Follow?

World Neurosurg 2018 Feb 6;110:e310-e314. Epub 2017 Nov 6.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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February 2018

Primary medical therapy for BRAF-mutant melanoma brain metastases-is this good enough?

Lancet Oncol 2017 09;18(9):e508

Department of Neurological Surgery, The Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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September 2017

Intensive Care Unit Outcomes Among Patients With Cancer After Palliative Radiation Therapy.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 11 28;99(4):854-858. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois. Electronic address:

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November 2017

Single Fraction Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Retreatment of Skull Base Recurrent Head and Neck Malignancies.

Cureus 2017 May 1;9(5):e1206. Epub 2017 May 1.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.

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May 2017

Radiotherapy for cranial and brain metastases from prostate cancer: a systematic review.

J Neurooncol 2017 Jul 25;133(3):531-538. Epub 2017 May 25.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 251 East Huron Street, Galter Pavilion LC-178, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA.

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July 2017

Stereotactic radiosurgery for brain metastases from primary head and neck carcinomas: a retrospective analysis.

J Neurooncol 2017 Aug 25;134(1):197-203. Epub 2017 May 25.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 251 E. Huron St., Galter Pavilion LC-178, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA.

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August 2017

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: What Additional Proof Is Needed to Demonstrate the Value of Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy in Thoracic Oncology?

J Clin Oncol 2017 07 8;35(19):2215-2216. Epub 2017 May 8.

Jeffrey P. Gross and Tim J. Kruser, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

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July 2017