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Rebecca Suk Heist, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Rebecca Heist and David Christiani.
Connection Strength

5.329
  1. Heist RS, Christiani D. EGFR-targeted therapies in lung cancer: predictors of response and toxicity. Pharmacogenomics. 2009 Jan; 10(1):59-68.
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    Score: 0.446
  2. Heist RS, Zhou W, Wang Z, Liu G, Neuberg D, Su L, Asomaning K, Hollis BW, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Giovannucci E, Christiani DC. Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D, VDR polymorphisms, and survival in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Dec 01; 26(34):5596-602.
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    Score: 0.440
  3. Heist RS, Zhai R, Liu G, Zhou W, Lin X, Su L, Asomaning K, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Christiani DC. VEGF polymorphisms and survival in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Feb 20; 26(6):856-62.
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    Score: 0.420
  4. Heist RS, Zhou W, Chirieac LR, Cogan-Drew T, Liu G, Su L, Neuberg D, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Christiani DC. MDM2 polymorphism, survival, and histology in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Jun 01; 25(16):2243-7.
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    Score: 0.399
  5. Heist RS, Marshall AL, Liu G, Zhou W, Su L, Neuberg D, Lynch TJ, Wain J, Christiani DC. Matrix metalloproteinase polymorphisms and survival in stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Sep 15; 12(18):5448-53.
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    Score: 0.380
  6. Zhao Y, Wei Q, Hu L, Chen F, Hu Z, Heist RS, Su L, Amos CI, Shen H, Christiani DC. Polymorphisms in MicroRNAs are associated with survival in non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Nov; 23(11):2503-11.
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    Score: 0.164
  7. Kinsey CM, Estepar RS, Zhao Y, Yu X, Diao N, Heist RS, Wain JC, Mark EJ, Washko G, Christiani DC. Invasive adenocarcinoma of the lung is associated with the upper lung regions. Lung Cancer. 2014 May; 84(2):145-50.
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    Score: 0.159
  8. Heist RS, Mino-Kenudson M, Sequist LV, Tammireddy S, Morrissey L, Christiani DC, Engelman JA, Iafrate AJ. FGFR1 amplification in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Dec; 7(12):1775-1780.
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    Score: 0.146
  9. Mak RH, Alexander BM, Asomaning K, Heist RS, Liu CY, Su L, Zhai R, Ancukiewicz M, Napolitano B, Niemierko A, Willers H, Choi NC, Christiani DC. A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene is associated with risk of radiation pneumonitis in lung cancer patients treated with thoracic radiation therapy. Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 118(14):3654-65.
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    Score: 0.136
  10. Huang YT, Lin X, Liu Y, Chirieac LR, McGovern R, Wain J, Heist R, Skaug V, Zienolddiny S, Haugen A, Su L, Fox EA, Wong KK, Christiani DC. Cigarette smoking increases copy number alterations in nonsmall-cell lung cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Sep 27; 108(39):16345-50.
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    Score: 0.134
  11. Huang YT, Lin X, Chirieac LR, McGovern R, Wain JC, Heist RS, Skaug V, Zienolddiny S, Haugen A, Su L, Christiani DC. Impact on disease development, genomic location and biological function of copy number alterations in non-small cell lung cancer. PLoS One. 2011; 6(8):e22961.
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    Score: 0.133
  12. Zhai R, Zhao Y, Liu G, Ter-Minassian M, Wu IC, Wang Z, Su L, Asomaning K, Chen F, Kulke MH, Lin X, Heist RS, Wain JC, Christiani DC. Interactions between environmental factors and polymorphisms in angiogenesis pathway genes in esophageal adenocarcinoma risk: a case-only study. Cancer. 2012 Feb 01; 118(3):804-11.
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    Score: 0.133
  13. Wu IC, Zhao Y, Zhai R, Liu G, Ter-Minassian M, Asomaning K, Su L, Liu CY, Chen F, Kulke MH, Heist RS, Christiani DC. Association between polymorphisms in cancer-related genes and early onset of esophageal adenocarcinoma. Neoplasia. 2011 Apr; 13(4):386-92.
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    Score: 0.130
  14. Wu IC, Zhao Y, Zhai R, Liu CY, Chen F, Ter-Minassian M, Asomaning K, Su L, Heist RS, Kulke MH, Liu G, Christiani DC. Interactions between genetic polymorphisms in the apoptotic pathway and environmental factors on esophageal adenocarcinoma risk. Carcinogenesis. 2011 Apr; 32(4):502-6.
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    Score: 0.128
  15. Liu CY, Wu MC, Chen F, Ter-Minassian M, Asomaning K, Zhai R, Wang Z, Su L, Heist RS, Kulke MH, Lin X, Liu G, Christiani DC. A Large-scale genetic association study of esophageal adenocarcinoma risk. Carcinogenesis. 2010 Jul; 31(7):1259-63.
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    Score: 0.122
  16. Zhai R, Chen F, Liu G, Su L, Kulke MH, Asomaning K, Lin X, Heist RS, Nishioka NS, Sheu CC, Wain JC, Christiani DC. Interactions among genetic variants in apoptosis pathway genes, reflux symptoms, body mass index, and smoking indicate two distinct etiologic patterns of esophageal adenocarcinoma. J Clin Oncol. 2010 May 10; 28(14):2445-51.
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    Score: 0.122
  17. Huang YT, Heist RS, Chirieac LR, Lin X, Skaug V, Zienolddiny S, Haugen A, Wu MC, Wang Z, Su L, Asomaning K, Christiani DC. Genome-wide analysis of survival in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Jun 01; 27(16):2660-7.
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    Score: 0.114
  18. Liu G, Cescon DW, Zhai R, Zhou W, Kulke MH, Ma C, Xu W, Su L, Asomaning K, Heist RS, Wain JC, Lynch TJ, Christiani DC. p53 Arg72Pro, MDM2 T309G and CCND1 G870A polymorphisms are not associated with susceptibility to esophageal adenocarcinoma. Dis Esophagus. 2010 Jan; 23(1):36-9.
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    Score: 0.113
  19. Zhai R, Liu G, Asomaning K, Su L, Kulke MH, Heist RS, Nishioka NS, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Lin X, Christiani DC. Genetic polymorphisms of VEGF, interactions with cigarette smoking exposure and esophageal adenocarcinoma risk. Carcinogenesis. 2008 Dec; 29(12):2330-4.
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    Score: 0.109
  20. Ter-Minassian M, Zhai R, Asomaning K, Su L, Zhou W, Liu G, Heist RS, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Lin X, De Vivo I, Christiani DC. Apoptosis gene polymorphisms, age, smoking and the risk of non-small cell lung cancer. Carcinogenesis. 2008 Nov; 29(11):2147-52.
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    Score: 0.109
  21. Liu G, Wheatley-Price P, Zhou W, Park S, Heist RS, Asomaning K, Wain JC, Lynch TJ, Su L, Christiani DC. Genetic polymorphisms of MDM2, cumulative cigarette smoking and nonsmall cell lung cancer risk. Int J Cancer. 2008 Feb 15; 122(4):915-8.
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    Score: 0.105
  22. Zhai R, Liu G, Zhou W, Su L, Heist RS, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Asomaning K, Lin X, Christiani DC. Vascular endothelial growth factor genotypes, haplotypes, gender, and the risk of non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Jan 15; 14(2):612-7.
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    Score: 0.104
  23. Liu G, Gurubhagavatula S, Zhou W, Wang Z, Yeap BY, Asomaning K, Su L, Heist R, Lynch TJ, Christiani DC. Epidermal growth factor receptor polymorphisms and clinical outcomes in non-small-cell lung cancer patients treated with gefitinib. Pharmacogenomics J. 2008 Apr; 8(2):129-38.
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    Score: 0.098
  24. Zhou W, Heist RS, Liu G, Asomaning K, Neuberg DS, Hollis BW, Wain JC, Lynch TJ, Giovannucci E, Su L, Christiani DC. Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels predict survival in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer patients. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Feb 10; 25(5):479-85.
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    Score: 0.098
  25. Zhou W, Heist RS, Liu G, Asomaning K, Miller DP, Neuberg DS, Wain JC, Lynch TJ, Christiani DC. Second hand smoke exposure and survival in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Dec 01; 12(23):7187-93.
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    Score: 0.096
  26. Zhou W, Heist RS, Liu G, Neuberg DS, Asomaning K, Su L, Wain JC, Lynch TJ, Giovannucci E, Christiani DC. Polymorphisms of vitamin D receptor and survival in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Nov; 15(11):2239-45.
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    Score: 0.096
  27. Zhou W, Heist RS, Liu G, Park S, Neuberg DS, Asomaning K, Wain JC, Lynch TJ, Christiani DC. Smoking cessation before diagnosis and survival in early stage non-small cell lung cancer patients. Lung Cancer. 2006 Sep; 53(3):375-80.
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    Score: 0.094
  28. Spreafico A, Coate L, Zhai R, Xu W, Chen ZF, Chen Z, Patel D, Tse B, Brown MC, Heist RS, Dodbiba L, Teichman J, Kulke M, Su L, Eng L, Knox J, Wong R, Darling GE, Christiani DC, Liu G. Early adulthood body mass index, cumulative smoking, and esophageal adenocarcinoma survival. Cancer Epidemiol. 2017 04; 47:28-34.
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    Score: 0.049
  29. Pu X, Hildebrandt MA, Lu C, Roth JA, Stewart DJ, Zhao Y, Heist RS, Ye Y, Chang DW, Su L, Minna JD, Lippman SM, Spitz MR, Christiani DC, Wu X. Inflammation-related genetic variations and survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer receiving first-line chemotherapy. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Sep; 96(3):360-369.
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    Score: 0.040
  30. Renouf DJ, Zhai R, Sun B, Xu W, Cheung WY, Heist RS, Kulke MH, Cescon D, Asomaning K, Marshall AL, Li S, Christiani DC, Liu G. Association of MDM2 T309G and p53 Arg72Pro polymorphisms and gastroesophageal reflux disease with survival in esophageal adenocarcinoma. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Sep; 28(9):1482-8.
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    Score: 0.038
  31. Hu L, Wu C, Zhao X, Heist R, Su L, Zhao Y, Han B, Cao S, Chu M, Dai J, Dong J, Shu Y, Xu L, Chen Y, Wang Y, Lu F, Jiang Y, Yu D, Chen H, Tan W, Ma H, Chen J, Jin G, Wu T, Lu D, Christiani DC, Lin D, Hu Z, Shen H. Genome-wide association study of prognosis in advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients receiving platinum-based chemotherapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Oct 01; 18(19):5507-14.
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    Score: 0.036
  32. Cheung WY, Zhai R, Bradbury P, Hopkins J, Kulke MH, Heist RS, Asomaning K, Ma C, Xu W, Wang Z, Hooshmand S, Su L, Christiani DC, Liu G. Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the matrix metalloproteinase gene family and the frequency and duration of gastroesophageal reflux disease influence the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma. Int J Cancer. 2012 Dec 01; 131(11):2478-86.
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    Score: 0.035
  33. Renouf DJ, Sun B, Zhai R, Xu W, Heist RS, Kulke M, Su L, Christiani DC, Liu G. Association of the MDM2 T309G polymorphism and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) with overall survival (OS) in esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC). J Clin Oncol. 2011 May 20; 29(15_suppl):10595.
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    Score: 0.033
  34. Coate LE, Zhai R, Xu W, Chen Z, Asomaning K, Kulke M, Heist RS, Christiani D, Liu G. Early adulthood obesity, cumulative smoking, and esophageal cancer survival. J Clin Oncol. 2011 May 20; 29(15_suppl):1546.
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    Score: 0.033
  35. Yin M, Yan J, Voutsina A, Tibaldi C, Christiani DC, Heist RS, Rosell R, Booton R, Wei Q. No evidence of an association of ERCC1 and ERCC2 polymorphisms with clinical outcomes of platinum-based chemotherapies in non-small cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis. Lung Cancer. 2011 Jun; 72(3):370-7.
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    Score: 0.032
  36. Bradbury PA, Kulke MH, Heist RS, Zhou W, Ma C, Xu W, Marshall AL, Zhai R, Hooshmand SM, Asomaning K, Su L, Shepherd FA, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Christiani DC, Liu G. Cisplatin pharmacogenetics, DNA repair polymorphisms, and esophageal cancer outcomes. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2009 Aug; 19(8):613-25.
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    Score: 0.029
  37. Bradbury PA, Zhai R, Ma C, Xu W, Hopkins J, Kulke MJ, Asomaning K, Wang Z, Su L, Heist RS, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Christiani D, Liu G. Vascular endothelial growth factor polymorphisms and esophageal cancer prognosis. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Jul 15; 15(14):4680-5.
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    Score: 0.029
  38. Cheung WY, Zhai R, Kulke MH, Heist RS, Asomaning K, Ma C, Wang Z, Su L, Lanuti M, Tanabe KK, Christiani DC, Liu G. Epidermal growth factor A61G gene polymorphism, gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal adenocarcinoma risk. Carcinogenesis. 2009 Aug; 30(8):1363-7.
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    Score: 0.029
  39. Cheung WY, Zhai R, Kulke M, Heist R, Asomaning K, Ma C, Wang Z, Su L, Christiani D, Liu G. Epidermal growth factor (EGF) gene polymorphism, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) risk. J Clin Oncol. 2009 May 20; 27(15_suppl):11029.
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    Score: 0.029
  40. Cescon DW, Bradbury PA, Asomaning K, Hopkins J, Zhai R, Zhou W, Wang Z, Kulke M, Su L, Ma C, Xu W, Marshall AL, Heist RS, Wain JC, Lynch TJ, Christiani DC, Liu G. p53 Arg72Pro and MDM2 T309G polymorphisms, histology, and esophageal cancer prognosis. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 May 01; 15(9):3103-9.
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    Score: 0.028
  41. Bradbury PA, Zhai R, Hopkins J, Kulke MH, Heist RS, Singh S, Zhou W, Ma C, Xu W, Asomaning K, Ter-Minassian M, Wang Z, Su L, Christiani DC, Liu G. Matrix metalloproteinase 1, 3 and 12 polymorphisms and esophageal adenocarcinoma risk and prognosis. Carcinogenesis. 2009 May; 30(5):793-8.
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    Score: 0.028
  42. Asomaning K, Reid AE, Zhou W, Heist RS, Zhai R, Su L, Kwak EL, Blaszkowsky L, Zhu AX, Ryan DP, Christiani DC, Liu G. MDM2 promoter polymorphism and pancreatic cancer risk and prognosis. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Jun 15; 14(12):4010-5.
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    Score: 0.027
  43. Cescon DW, Bradbury PA, Asomaning K, Zhai R, Kulke M, Su L, Heist RS, Wain JC, Lynch TJ, Christiani DC, Liu G. p53 Arg72Pro, MDM2 T309G, CCND1 G870A polymorphisms, histology and esophageal cancer prognosis. J Clin Oncol. 2008 May 20; 26(15_suppl):11033.
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    Score: 0.027
  44. Tse D, Zhai R, Zhou W, Heist RS, Asomaning K, Su L, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Christiani DC, Liu G. Polymorphisms of the NER pathway genes, ERCC1 and XPD are associated with esophageal adenocarcinoma risk. Cancer Causes Control. 2008 Dec; 19(10):1077-83.
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    Score: 0.027
  45. Früh M, Zhou W, Zhai R, Su L, Heist RS, Wain JC, Nishioka NS, Lynch TJ, Shepherd FA, Christiani DC, Liu G. Polymorphisms of inflammatory and metalloproteinase genes, Helicobacter pylori infection and the risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Br J Cancer. 2008 Feb 26; 98(4):689-92.
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    Score: 0.026
  46. Bradbury PA, Heist RS, Kulke MH, Zhou W, Marshall AL, Miller DP, Su L, Park S, Temel J, Fidias P, Sequist L, Lynch TJ, Wain JC, Shepherd FA, Christiani DC, Liu G. A rapid outcomes ascertainment system improves the quality of prognostic and pharmacogenetic outcomes from observational studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Jan; 17(1):204-11.
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    Score: 0.026
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