Publications

  1. Pai Panandiker AS, Beltran C, Billups CA, McGregor LM, Furman WL, Davidoff AM. Intensity modulated radiation therapy provides excellent local control in high-risk abdominal neuroblastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 May; 60(5):761-5. Epub 2012 Sep 28
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  2. Jia Y, Beltran C, Indelicato DJ, Flampouri S, Li Z, Merchant TE. Proton therapy dose distribution comparison between Monte Carlo and a treatment planning system for pediatric patients with ependymoma. Med Phys. 2012 Aug; 39(8):4742-7.
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  3. DeWire MD, Beltran C, Boop FA, Helton KJ, Ellison DW, McKinnon PJ, Gajjar A, Pai Panandiker AS. Radiation therapy and adjuvant chemotherapy in a patient with a malignant glioneuronal tumor and underlying ataxia telangiectasia: a case report and review of the literature. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jan 1; 31(1):e12-4. Epub 2012 Jun 11.
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  4. Beltran C. Image quality of an investigational imaging panel for use with the imaging beam line cone-beam CT. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2012; 13(1):3607. Epub 2012 Jan 05.
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  5. Beltran C, Merchant TE. Dependence of intrafraction motion on fraction duration for pediatric patients with brain tumors. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2011; 12(4):3609. Epub 2011 Nov 15.
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  6. Beltran C, Pegram A, Merchant TE. Dosimetric consequences of rotational errors in radiation therapy of pediatric brain tumor patients. Radiother Oncol. 2012 Feb; 102(2):206-9. Epub 2011 Jul 2
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  7. Pai Panandiker AS, Sharma S, Naik MH, Wu S, Hua C, Beltran C, Krasin MJ, Merchant TE. Novel assessment of renal motion in children as measured via four-dimensional computed tomography. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1; 82(5):1771-6. Epub 2011 May 27.
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  8. Pai Panandiker AS, Merchant TE, Beltran C, Wu S, Sharma S, Boop FA, Jenkins JJ, Helton KJ, Wright KD, Broniscer A, Kun LE, Gajjar A. Sequencing of local therapy affects the pattern of treatment failure and survival in children with atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors of the central nervous system. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1; 82(5):1756-63. Epub 2011 May 19
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  9. Beltran C, Roca M, Merchant TE. On the benefits and risks of proton therapy in pediatric craniopharyngioma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Feb 1; 82(2):e281-7. Epub 2011 May 11.
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  10. Beltran C, Gray J, Merchant TE. Intensity-modulated arc therapy for pediatric posterior fossa tumors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Feb 1; 82(2):e299-304. Epub 2011 May 11.
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  11. Beltran C, Krasin MJ, Merchant TE. Inter- and intrafractional positional uncertainties in pediatric radiotherapy patients with brain and head and neck tumors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Mar 15; 79(4):1266-74. Epub 2010 Jun 03.
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  12. Beltran C, Sharma S, Merchant TE. Role of adaptive radiation therapy for pediatric patients with diffuse pontine glioma. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2011; 12(2):3421. Epub 2011 Jan 30.
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  13. Beltran C, Naik M, Merchant TE. Dosimetric effect of target expansion and setup uncertainty during radiation therapy in pediatric craniopharyngioma. Radiother Oncol. 2010 Dec; 97(3):399-403. Epub 2010 Nov 11.
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  14. Beltran C, Pai Panandiker AS, Krasin MJ, Merchant TE. Daily image-guided localization for neuroblastoma. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2010; 11(4):3388. Epub 2010 Oct 11.
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  15. Beltran C, Naik M, Merchant TE. Dosimetric effect of setup motion and target volume margin reduction in pediatric ependymoma. Radiother Oncol. 2010 Aug; 96(2):216-22. Epub 2010 Mar 27.
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  16. Beltran C, Trussell J, Merchant TE. Dosimetric impact of intrafractional patient motion in pediatric brain tumor patients. Med Dosim. 2010 Spring; 35(1):43-8. Epub 2009 Feb 07.
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  17. Beltran C, Lukose R, Gangadharan B, Bani-Hashemi A, Faddegon BA. Image quality & dosimetric property of an investigational imaging beam line MV-CBCT. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2009; 10(3):3023. Epub 2009 Jun 17.
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  18. Kun LE, Beltran C. Radiation therapy for children: evolving technologies in the era of ALARA. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Feb; 39 Suppl 1:S65-70. Epub 2008 Dec 16.
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  19. Beltran C, Herman MG, Davis BJ. Planning target margin calculations for prostate radiotherapy based on intrafraction and interfraction motion using four localization methods. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Jan 1; 70(1):289-95. Epub 2007 Oct 04.
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  20. Pai Panandiker AS, Beltran C, Gray J, Hua C. Methods for image guided and intensity modulated radiation therapy in high-risk abdominal neuroblastoma. Practical Radiation Oncology. 2003 Apr; 3(2):107-14.