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Alphonse G. Taghian, Ph.D., M.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Alphonse Taghian and Shannon MacDonald.
Connection Strength

4.890
  1. MacDonald SM, Patel SA, Hickey S, Specht M, Isakoff SJ, Gadd M, Smith BL, Yeap BY, Adams J, Delaney TF, Kooy H, Lu HM, Taghian AG. Proton therapy for breast cancer after mastectomy: early outcomes of a prospective clinical trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jul 01; 86(3):484-90.
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    Score: 0.590
  2. MacDonald SM, Harisinghani MG, Katkar A, Napolitano B, Wolfgang J, Taghian AG. Nanoparticle-enhanced MRI to evaluate radiation delivery to the regional lymphatics for patients with breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jul 15; 77(4):1098-104.
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    Score: 0.465
  3. MacDonald S, Taghian AG. Prognostic factors for local control after breast conservation: does margin status still matter? J Clin Oncol. 2009 Oct 20; 27(30):4929-30.
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    Score: 0.462
  4. Macdonald SM, Abi-Raad RF, Alm El-Din MA, Niemierko A, Kobayashi W, McGrath JJ, Goldberg SI, Powell S, Smith B, Taghian AG. Chest wall radiotherapy: middle ground for treatment of patients with one to three positive lymph nodes after mastectomy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Dec 01; 75(5):1297-303.
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    Score: 0.448
  5. MacDonald SM, Taghian AG. Is it time to use protons for breast cancer? Cancer J. 2007 Mar-Apr; 13(2):84-6.
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    Score: 0.388
  6. Macdonald SM, Taghian AG. Partial-breast irradiation: towards a replacement for whole-breast irradiation? Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2007 Feb; 7(2):123-34.
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    Score: 0.386
  7. Jimenez RB, Hickey S, DePauw N, Yeap BY, Batin E, Gadd MA, Specht M, Isakoff SJ, Smith BL, Liao EC, Colwell AS, Ho A, Januzzi JL, Passeri J, Neilan TG, Taghian AG, Lu HM, MacDonald SM. Phase II Study of Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Patients With Breast Cancer Requiring Regional Nodal Irradiation. J Clin Oncol. 2019 10 20; 37(30):2778-2785.
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    Score: 0.231
  8. Naoum GE, Salama L, Ho A, Horick NK, Oladeru O, Abouegylah M, Daniell K, MacDonald S, Arafat WO, Smith BL, Colwell AS, Taghian AG. The Impact of Chest Wall Boost on Reconstruction Complications and Local Control in Patients Treated for Breast Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 09 01; 105(1):155-164.
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    Score: 0.226
  9. Mailhot Vega RB, Ishaq O, Raldow A, Perez CA, Jimenez R, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Bussiere M, Taghian A, Sher DJ, MacDonald SM. Establishing Cost-Effective Allocation of Proton Therapy for Breast Irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 May 01; 95(1):11-18.
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    Score: 0.182
  10. Braunstein LZ, Galland-Girodet S, Goldberg S, Warren LE, Sadek BT, Shenouda MN, Abi-Raad RF, MacDonald SM, Taghian AG. Long-term outcomes among breast cancer patients with extensive regional lymph node involvement: implications for locoregional management. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Dec; 154(3):633-9.
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    Score: 0.178
  11. Galland-Girodet S, Pashtan I, MacDonald SM, Ancukiewicz M, Hirsch AE, Kachnic LA, Specht M, Gadd M, Smith BL, Powell SN, Recht A, Taghian AG. Long-term cosmetic outcomes and toxicities of proton beam therapy compared with photon-based 3-dimensional conformal accelerated partial-breast irradiation: a phase 1 trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Nov 01; 90(3):493-500.
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    Score: 0.160
  12. Warren LE, Miller CL, Horick N, Skolny MN, Jammallo LS, Sadek BT, Shenouda MN, O'Toole JA, MacDonald SM, Specht MC, Taghian AG. The impact of radiation therapy on the risk of lymphedema after treatment for breast cancer: a prospective cohort study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Mar 01; 88(3):565-71.
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    Score: 0.156
  13. Jimenez RB, Goma C, Nyamwanda J, Kooy HM, Halabi T, Napolitano BN, McBride SM, Taghian AG, Lu HM, MacDonald SM. Intensity modulated proton therapy for postmastectomy radiation of bilateral implant reconstructed breasts: a treatment planning study. Radiother Oncol. 2013 May; 107(2):213-7.
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    Score: 0.149
  14. MacDonald SM, Jimenez R, Paetzold P, Adams J, Beatty J, DeLaney TF, Kooy H, Taghian AG, Lu HM. Proton radiotherapy for chest wall and regional lymphatic radiation; dose comparisons and treatment delivery. Radiat Oncol. 2013 Mar 24; 8:71.
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    Score: 0.148
  15. Hattangadi JA, Powell SN, MacDonald SM, Mauceri T, Ancukiewicz M, Freer P, Lawenda B, Alm El-Din MA, Gadd MA, Smith BL, Taghian AG. Accelerated partial breast irradiation with low-dose-rate interstitial implant brachytherapy after wide local excision: 12-year outcomes from a prospective trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jul 01; 83(3):791-800.
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    Score: 0.134
  16. Abi-Raad R, Boutrus R, Wang R, Niemierko A, Macdonald S, Smith B, Taghian AG. Patterns and risk factors of locoregional recurrence in T1-T2 node negative breast cancer patients treated with mastectomy: implications for postmastectomy radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Nov 01; 81(3):e151-7.
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    Score: 0.128
  17. Recht A, Ancukiewicz M, Alm El-Din MA, Lu XQ, Martin C, Berman SM, Hirsch AE, Kachnic LA, Katz A, MacDonald S, Nedea EA, Stevenson MA, Powell SN, Taghian AG. Lung dose-volume parameters and the risk of pneumonitis for patients treated with accelerated partial-breast irradiation using three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Aug 20; 27(24):3887-93.
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    Score: 0.114
  18. Wang CC, McNamara AL, Shin J, Schuemann J, Grassberger C, Taghian AG, Jimenez RB, MacDonald SM, Paganetti H. End-of-Range Radiobiological Effect on Rib Fractures in Patients Receiving Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 Jul 01; 107(3):449-454.
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    Score: 0.060
  19. Bekelman JE, Lu H, Pugh S, Baker K, Berg CD, de Gonzalez AB, Braunstein LZ, Bosch W, Chauhan C, Ellenberg S, Fang LC, Freedman GM, Hahn EA, Haffty BG, Khan AJ, Jimenez RB, Kesslering C, Ky B, Lee C, Lu HM, Mishra MV, Mullins CD, Mutter RW, Nagda S, Pankuch M, Powell SN, Prior FW, Schupak K, Taghian AG, Wilkinson JB, MacDonald SM, Cahlon O. Pragmatic randomised clinical trial of proton versus photon therapy for patients with non-metastatic breast cancer: the Radiotherapy Comparative Effectiveness (RadComp) Consortium trial protocol. BMJ Open. 2019 10 15; 9(10):e025556.
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    Score: 0.058
  20. Jimenez RB, Batin E, Giantsoudi D, Hazeltine W, Bertolino K, Ho AY, MacDonald SM, Taghian AG, Gierga DP. Tattoo free setup for partial breast irradiation: A feasibility study. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2019 Apr; 20(4):45-50.
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    Score: 0.056
  21. Patel SA, Lu HM, Nyamwanda JA, Jimenez RB, Taghian AG, MacDonald SM, Depauw N. Postmastectomy radiation therapy technique and cardiopulmonary sparing: A dosimetric comparative analysis between photons and protons with free breathing versus deep inspiration breath hold. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 Nov - Dec; 7(6):e377-e384.
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    Score: 0.050
  22. Braunstein LZ, Taghian AG, Niemierko A, Salama L, Capuco A, Bellon JR, Wong JS, Punglia RS, MacDonald SM, Harris JR. Breast-cancer subtype, age, and lymph node status as predictors of local recurrence following breast-conserving therapy. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 01; 161(1):173-179.
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    Score: 0.047
  23. Fei HW, Ali MT, Tan TC, Cheng KH, Salama L, Hua L, Zeng X, Halpern EF, Taghian A, MacDonald SM, Scherrer-Crosbie M. Left Ventricular Global Longitudinal Strain in HER-2 + Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Anthracyclines and Trastuzumab Who Develop Cardiotoxicity Is Associated with Subsequent Recovery of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction. Echocardiography. 2016 Apr; 33(4):519-26.
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    Score: 0.045
  24. Li XA, Tai A, Arthur DW, Buchholz TA, Macdonald S, Marks LB, Moran JM, Pierce LJ, Rabinovitch R, Taghian A, Vicini F, Woodward W, White JR. Variability of target and normal structure delineation for breast cancer radiotherapy: an RTOG Multi-Institutional and Multiobserver Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Mar 01; 73(3):944-51.
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    Score: 0.028
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.