Publications

  1. Boughey JC, McCall LM, Ballman KV, Mittendorf EA, Ahrendt GM, Wilke LG, Taback B, Leitch AM, Flippo-Morton T, Hunt KK. Tumor Biology Correlates With Rates of Breast-Conserving Surgery and Pathologic Complete Response After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: Findings From the ACOSOG Z1071 (Alliance) Prospective Multicenter Clinical Trial. Ann Surg. 2014 Oct; 260(4):608-16.
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  2. Degnim AC, Hoskin TL, Brahmbhatt RD, Warren-Peled A, Loprinzi M, Pavey ES, Boughey JC, Hieken TJ, Jacobson S, Lemaine V, Jakub JW, Irwin C, Foster RD, Sbitany H, Saint-Cyr M, Duralde E, Ramaker S, Chin R, Sieg M, Wildeman M, Scow JS, Patel R, Ballman K, Randomized trial of drain antisepsis after mastectomy and immediate prosthetic breast reconstruction. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Oct; 21(10):3240-8. Epub 2014 Aug 06.
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  3. Onkendi EO, Jimenez RE, Spears GM, Harmsen WS, Ballman KV, Hieken TJ. Surgical treatment of borderline and malignant phyllodes tumors: the effect of the extent of resection and tumor characteristics on patient outcome. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Oct; 21(10):3304-9. Epub 2014 Jul 18.
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  4. Cheng H, Ballman K, Vassilakopoulou M, Dueck AC, Reinholz MM, Tenner K, Gralow J, Hudis C, Davidson NE, Fountzilas G, McCullough AE, Chen B, Psyrri A, Rimm DL, Perez EA. EGFR expression is associated with decreased benefit from trastuzumab in the NCCTG N9831 (Alliance) trial. Br J Cancer. 2014 Sep 9; 111(6):1065-71. Epub 2014 Aug 12.
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  5. Alexander BM, Galanis E, Yung WK, Ballman KV, Boyett JM, Cloughesy TF, Degroot JF, Huse JT, Mann B, Mason W, Mellinghoff IK, Mikkelsen T, Mischel PS, O'Neill BP, Prados MD, Sarkaria JN, Tawab-Amiri A, Trippa L, Ye X, Ligon KL, Berry DA, Wen PY. Brain Malignancy Steering Committee clinical trials planning workshop: Report from the Targeted Therapies Working Group. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print]
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  6. Jagsi R, Chadha M, Moni J, Ballman K, Laurie F, Buchholz TA, Giuliano A, Haffty BG. Radiation Field Design in the ACOSOG Z0011 (Alliance) Trial. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Aug 18.
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  7. Klepin HD, Pitcher BN, Ballman KV, Kornblith AB, Hurria A, Winer EP, Hudis C, Cohen HJ, Muss HB, Kimmick GG. Comorbidity, Chemotherapy Toxicity, and Outcomes Among Older Women Receiving Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer on a Clinical Trial: CALGB 49907 and CALGB 361004 (Alliance). J Oncol Pract. 2014 Jul 29.
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  8. Hurria A, Dale W, Mooney M, Rowland JH, Ballman KV, Cohen HJ, Muss HB, Schilsky RL, Ferrell B, Extermann M, Schmader KE, Mohile SG. Designing Therapeutic Clinical Trials for Older and Frail Adults With Cancer: U13 Conference Recommendations. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Jul 28.
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  9. Norton N, Olson RM, Pegram MD, Tenner KS, Ballman KV, Clynes R, Knutson KL, Perez EA. Association Studies of Fcgamma Receptor Polymorphisms with Outcome in HER2+ Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Trastuzumab in NCCTG (Alliance) Trial N9831. Cancer Immunol Res. 2014 Jul 02.
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  10. Corless CL, Ballman KV, Antonescu CR, Kolesnikova V, Maki RG, Pisters PW, Blackstein ME, Blanke CD, Demetri GD, Heinrich MC, von Mehren M, Patel S, McCarter MD, Owzar K, DeMatteo RP. Pathologic and molecular features correlate with long-term outcome after adjuvant therapy of resected primary GI stromal tumor: the ACOSOG Z9001 trial. J Clin Oncol. 2014 May 20; 32(15):1563-70. Epub 2014 Mar 17.
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  11. Grogan EL, Deppen SA, Ballman KV, Andrade GM, Verdial FC, Aldrich MC, Chen CL, Decker PA, Harpole DH, Cerfolio RJ, Keenan RJ, Jones DR, D'Amico TA, Shrager JB, Meyers BF, Putnam JB Jr. Accuracy of fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography within the clinical practice of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z4031 trial to diagnose clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr; 97(4):1142-8. Epub 2014 Feb 25.
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  12. Hurria A, Dale W, Mooney M, Rowland JH, Ballman KV, Cohen HJ, Muss HB, Schilsky RL, Ferrell B, Extermann M, Schmader KE, Mohile SG. Designing therapeutic clinical trials for older and frail adults with cancer: U13 conference recommendations. J Clin Oncol. 2014; 32(24):2587-94.
  13. Barginear MF, Muss H, Kimmick G, Owusu C, Mrozek E, Shahrokni A, Ballman K, Hurria A. Breast cancer and aging: Results of the U13 conference breast cancer panel. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014; 146(1):1-6.
  14. Joensuu H, Eriksson M, Hall KS, Hartmann JT, Pink D, Schutte J, Ramadori G, Hohenberger P, Duyster J, Al-Batran SE, Schlemmer M, Bauer S, Wardelmann E, Sarlomo-Rikala M, Nilsson B, Sihto H, Ballman KV, Leinonen M, Dematteo RP, Reichardt P. Risk factors for gastrointestinal stromal tumor recurrence in patients treated with adjuvant imatinib. Cancer. 2014; 120(15):2325-33.
  15. Karnes RJ, Bergstralh EJ, Davicioni E, Ghadessi M, Buerki C, Mitra AP, Crisan A, Erho N, Vergara IA, Lam LL, Carlson R, Thompson DJ, Haddad Z, Zimmermann B, Sierocinski T, Triche TJ, Kollmeyer T, Ballman KV, Black PC, Klee GG, Jenkins RB. Validation of a genomic classifier that predicts metastasis following radical prostatectomy in an at risk patient population. J Urol. 2013 Dec; 190(6):2047-53. Epub 2013 Jun 11.
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  16. Dueck AC, Reinholz MM, Geiger XJ, Tenner K, Ballman K, Jenkins RB, Riehle D, Chen B, McCullough AE, Davidson NE, Martino S, Sledge GW, Kaufman PA, Kutteh LA, Gralow J, Harris LN, Ingle JN, Lingle WL, Perez EA. Impact of c-MYC protein expression on outcome of patients with early-stage HER2+ breast cancer treated with adjuvant trastuzumab NCCTG (alliance) N9831. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Oct 15; 19(20):5798-807. Epub 2013 Aug 21.
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  17. Wildiers H, Mauer M, Pallis A, Hurria A, Mohile SG, Luciani A, Curigliano G, Extermann M, Lichtman SM, Ballman K, Cohen HJ, Muss H, Wedding U. End points and trial design in geriatric oncology research: a joint European organisation for research and treatment of cancer--Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology--International Society Of Geriatric Oncology position article. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Oct 10; 31(29):3711-8. Epub 2013 Sep 09.
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  18. DeMatteo RP, Ballman KV, Antonescu CR, Corless C, Kolesnikova V, von Mehren M, McCarter MD, Norton J, Maki RG, Pisters PW, Demetri GD, Brennan MF, Owzar K, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Intergroup Adjuvant GIST Study Team for the Long-term results of adjuvant imatinib mesylate in localized, high-risk, primary gastrointestinal stromal tumor: ACOSOG Z9000 (Alliance) intergroup phase 2 trial. Ann Surg. 2013 Sep; 258(3):422-9.
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  19. Gami AS, Olson EJ, Shen WK, Wright RS, Ballman KV, Hodge DO, Herges RM, Howard DE, Somers VK. Obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of sudden cardiac death: a longitudinal study of 10,701 adults. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Aug 13; 62(7):610-6. Epub 2013 Jun 13.
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  20. Crozier JA, Moreno-Aspitia A, Ballman KV, Dueck AC, Pockaj BA, Perez EA. Effect of body mass index on tumor characteristics and disease-free survival in patients from the HER2-positive adjuvant trastuzumab trial N9831. Cancer. 2013 Jul 1; 119(13):2447-54. Epub 2013 Apr 12.
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  21. Freedman RA, Pitcher B, Keating NL, Ballman KV, Mandelblatt J, Kornblith AB, Kimmick GG, Hurria A, Winer EP, Hudis CA, Cohen HJ, Muss HB, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. Cognitive function in older women with breast cancer treated with standard chemotherapy and capecitabine on Cancer and Leukemia Group B 49907. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jun; 139(2):607-16. Epub 2013 May 17.
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  22. Cen L, Carlson BL, Pokorny JL, Mladek AC, Grogan PT, Schroeder MA, Decker PA, Anderson SK, Giannini C, Wu W, Ballman KV, Kitange GJ, Sarkaria JN. Efficacy of protracted temozolomide dosing is limited in MGMT unmethylated GBM xenograft models. Neuro Oncol. 2013 Jun; 15(6):735-46. Epub 2013 Mar 10.
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  23. Garraway LA, Verweij J, Ballman KV. Precision oncology: an overview. J Clin Oncol. 2013 May 20; 31(15):1803-5. Epub 2013 Apr 15.
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  24. O'Brien KM, Orlow I, Antonescu CR, Ballman K, McCall L, DeMatteo R, Engel LS. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors, somatic mutations and candidate genetic risk variants. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e62119. Epub 2013 Apr 18.
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  25. Erho N, Crisan A, Vergara IA, Mitra AP, Ghadessi M, Buerki C, Bergstralh EJ, Kollmeyer T, Fink S, Haddad Z, Zimmermann B, Sierocinski T, Ballman KV, Triche TJ, Black PC, Karnes RJ, Klee G, Davicioni E, Jenkins RB. Discovery and validation of a prostate cancer genomic classifier that predicts early metastasis following radical prostatectomy. PLoS One. 2013; 8(6):e66855. Epub 2013 Jun 24.
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  26. Hunt KK, Ballman KV, McCall LM, Boughey JC, Mittendorf EA, Cox CE, Whitworth PW, Beitsch PD, Leitch AM, Buchholz TA, Morrow MA, Giuliano AE. Factors associated with local-regional recurrence after a negative sentinel node dissection: results of the ACOSOG Z0010 trial. Ann Surg. 2012 Sep; 256(3):428-36.
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  27. McCarter MD, Antonescu CR, Ballman KV, Maki RG, Pisters PW, Demetri GD, Blanke CD, von Mehren M, Brennan MF, McCall L, Ota DM, DeMatteo RP, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Intergroup Adjuvant Gist Study Team. Microscopically positive margins for primary gastrointestinal stromal tumors: analysis of risk factors and tumor recurrence. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Jul; 215(1):53-9; discussion 59-60.
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  28. Ellis MJ, Ding L, Shen D, Luo J, Suman VJ, Wallis JW, Van Tine BA, Hoog J, Goiffon RJ, Goldstein TC, Ng S, Lin L, Crowder R, Snider J, Ballman K, Weber J, Chen K, Koboldt DC, Kandoth C, Schierding WS, McMichael JF, Miller CA, Lu C, Harris CC, McLellan Whole-genome analysis informs breast cancer response to aromatase inhibition. Nature. 2012 Jun 21; 486(7403):353-60. Epub 2012 Jun 10.
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  29. Deley MC, Ballman KV, Marandet J, Sargent D. Taking the long view: how to design a series of Phase III trials to maximize cumulative therapeutic benefit. Clin Trials. 2012 Jun; 9(3):283-92. Epub 2012 May 08.
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  30. Toussaint LG 3rd, Nilson AE, Goble JM, Ballman KV, James CD, Lefranc F, Kiss R, Uhm JH. Galectin-1, a gene preferentially expressed at the tumor margin, promotes glioblastoma cell invasion. Mol Cancer. 2012; 11:32. Epub 2012 May 14.
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  31. Rusch VW, Hawes D, Decker PA, Martin SE, Abati A, Landreneau RJ, Patterson GA, Inculet RI, Jones DR, Malthaner RA, Cohen RG, Ballman K, Putnam JB Jr, Cote RJ. Occult metastases in lymph nodes predict survival in resectable non-small-cell lung cancer: report of the ACOSOG Z0040 trial. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Nov 10; 29(32):4313-9. Epub 2011 Oct 11.
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  32. Laack NN, O'Neill BP, Ballman KV, O'Fallon JR, Carrero XW, Kurtin PJ, Scheithauer BW, Brown PD, Habermann TM, Colgan JP, Gilbert MR, Hawkins RB, Morton RF, Windschitl HE, Fitch TR, Pajon ER Jr, North Central Cancer Treatment Group and Mayo Clinic. CHOD/BVAM chemotherapy and whole-brain radiotherapy for newly diagnosed primary central nervous system lymphoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Oct 1; 81(2):476-82. Epub 2010 Aug 26.
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  33. Jaeckle KA, Decker PA, Ballman KV, Flynn PJ, Giannini C, Scheithauer BW, Jenkins RB, Buckner JC. Transformation of low grade glioma and correlation with outcome: an NCCTG database analysis. J Neurooncol. 2011 Aug; 104(1):253-9. Epub 2010 Dec 12.
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  34. Giuliano AE, Hawes D, Ballman KV, Whitworth PW, Blumencranz PW, Reintgen DS, Morrow M, Leitch AM, Hunt KK, McCall LM, Abati A, Cote R. Association of occult metastases in sentinel lymph nodes and bone marrow with survival among women with early-stage invasive breast cancer. JAMA. 2011 Jul 27; 306(4):385-93.
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  35. Uhm JH, Ballman KV, Wu W, Giannini C, Krauss JC, Buckner JC, James CD, Scheithauer BW, Behrens RJ, Flynn PJ, Schaefer PL, Dakhill SR, Jaeckle KA. Phase II evaluation of gefitinib in patients with newly diagnosed Grade 4 astrocytoma: Mayo/North Central Cancer Treatment Group Study N0074. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jun 1; 80(2):347-53. Epub 2010 May 25.
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  36. Darling GE, Allen MS, Decker PA, Ballman K, Malthaner RA, Inculet RI, Jones DR, McKenna RJ, Landreneau RJ, Putnam JB Jr. Number of lymph nodes harvested from a mediastinal lymphadenectomy: results of the randomized, prospective American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0030 trial. Chest. 2011 May; 139(5):1124-9. Epub 2010 Sep 09.
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  37. Heemers HV, Schmidt LJ, Sun Z, Regan KM, Anderson SK, Duncan K, Wang D, Liu S, Ballman KV, Tindall DJ. Identification of a clinically relevant androgen-dependent gene signature in prostate cancer. Cancer Res. 2011 Mar 1; 71(5):1978-88. Epub 2011 Feb 15.
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  38. Darling GE, Allen MS, Decker PA, Ballman K, Malthaner RA, Inculet RI, Jones DR, McKenna RJ, Landreneau RJ, Rusch VW, Putnam JB Jr. Randomized trial of mediastinal lymph node sampling versus complete lymphadenectomy during pulmonary resection in the patient with N0 or N1 (less than hilar) non-small cell carcinoma: results of the American College of Surgery Oncology Group Z0030 Trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Mar; 141(3):662-70.
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  39. Giuliano AE, Hunt KK, Ballman KV, Beitsch PD, Whitworth PW, Blumencranz PW, Leitch AM, Saha S, McCall LM, Morrow M. Axillary dissection vs no axillary dissection in women with invasive breast cancer and sentinel node metastasis: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2011 Feb 9; 305(6):569-75.
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  40. Shi Q, You YN, Nelson H, Allen MS, Winchester D, Stewart A, Young-Fadok T, Decker PA, Green EM, Holton SJ, Ballman KV. Cancer registries: a novel alternative to long-term clinical trial follow-up based on results of a comparative study. Clin Trials. 2010 Dec; 7(6):686-95. Epub 2010 Aug 20.
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  41. Kitange GJ, Carlson BL, Schroeder MA, Decker PA, Morlan BW, Wu W, Ballman KV, Giannini C, Sarkaria JN. Expression of CD74 in high grade gliomas: a potential role in temozolomide resistance. J Neurooncol. 2010 Nov; 100(2):177-86. Epub 2010 May 05.
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  42. Giuliano AE, McCall L, Beitsch P, Whitworth PW, Blumencranz P, Leitch AM, Saha S, Hunt KK, Morrow M, Ballman K. Locoregional recurrence after sentinel lymph node dissection with or without axillary dissection in patients with sentinel lymph node metastases: the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0011 randomized trial. Ann Surg. 2010 Sep; 252(3):426-32; discussion 432-3.
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  43. Jaeckle KA, Ballman KV, Giannini C, Schomberg PJ, Ames MM, Reid JM, McGovern RM, Safgren SL, Galanis E, Uhm JH, Brown PD, Hammack JE, Arusell R, Nikcevich DA, Morton RF, Wender DB, Buckner JC. Phase II NCCTG trial of RT + irinotecan and adjuvant BCNU plus irinotecan for newly diagnosed GBM. J Neurooncol. 2010 Aug; 99(1):73-80. Epub 2010 Jan 09.
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  44. Wilke LG, Ballman KV, McCall LM, Giuliano AE, Whitworth PW, Blumencranz PW, Reintgen DS, Burak WE, Leitch AM, Hunt KK. Adherence to the National Quality Forum (NQF) breast cancer measures within cancer clinical trials: a review from ACOSOG Z0010. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Aug; 17(8):1989-94. Epub 2010 Mar 23.
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  45. Hillman SL, Mandrekar SJ, Bot B, DeMatteo RP, Perez EA, Ballman KV, Nelson H, Buckner JC, Sargent DJ. Evaluation of the value of attribution in the interpretation of adverse event data: a North Central Cancer Treatment Group and American College of Surgeons Oncology Group investigation. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jun 20; 28(18):3002-7. Epub 2010 May 17.
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  46. Schmidt LJ, Regan KM, Anderson SK, Sun Z, Ballman KV, Tindall DJ. Effects of the 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor dutasteride on gene expression in prostate cancer xenografts. Prostate. 2009 Dec 1; 69(16):1730-43.
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  47. Jaeckle KA, Ballman K, Furth A, Buckner JC. Correlation of enzyme-inducing anticonvulsant use with outcome of patients with glioblastoma. Neurology. 2009 Oct 13; 73(15):1207-13.
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  48. Drucker KL, Kitange GJ, Kollmeyer TM, Law ME, Passe S, Rynearson AL, Blair H, Soderberg CL, Morlan BW, Ballman KV, Giannini C, Jenkins RB. Characterization and gene expression profiling in glioma cell lines with deletion of chromosome 19 before and after microcell-mediated restoration of normal human chromosome 19. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2009 Oct; 48(10):854-64.
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  49. Carlson BL, Grogan PT, Mladek AC, Schroeder MA, Kitange GJ, Decker PA, Giannini C, Wu W, Ballman KA, James CD, Sarkaria JN. Radiosensitizing effects of temozolomide observed in vivo only in a subset of O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase methylated glioblastoma multiforme xenografts. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Sep 1; 75(1):212-9.
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  50. Wrensch M, Jenkins RB, Chang JS, Yeh RF, Xiao Y, Decker PA, Ballman KV, Berger M, Buckner JC, Chang S, Giannini C, Halder C, Kollmeyer TM, Kosel ML, LaChance DH, McCoy L, O'Neill BP, Patoka J, Pico AR, Prados M, Quesenberry C, Rice T, Rynearson AL, Variants in the CDKN2B and RTEL1 regions are associated with high-grade glioma susceptibility. Nat Genet. 2009 Aug; 41(8):905-8. Epub 2009 Jul 05.
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  51. Heemers HV, Regan KM, Schmidt LJ, Anderson SK, Ballman KV, Tindall DJ. Androgen modulation of coregulator expression in prostate cancer cells. Mol Endocrinol. 2009 Apr; 23(4):572-83. Epub 2009 Jan 22.
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  52. Dematteo RP, Ballman KV, Antonescu CR, Maki RG, Pisters PW, Demetri GD, Blackstein ME, Blanke CD, von Mehren M, Brennan MF, Patel S, McCarter MD, Polikoff JA, Tan BR, Owzar K, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Intergroup Adjuvant GIST Adjuvant imatinib mesylate after resection of localised, primary gastrointestinal stromal tumour: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2009 Mar 28; 373(9669):1097-104. Epub 2009 Mar 18.
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  53. Kitange GJ, Carlson BL, Mladek AC, Decker PA, Schroeder MA, Wu W, Grogan PT, Giannini C, Ballman KV, Buckner JC, James CD, Sarkaria JN. Evaluation of MGMT promoter methylation status and correlation with temozolomide response in orthotopic glioblastoma xenograft model. J Neurooncol. 2009 Mar; 92(1):23-31. Epub 2008 Nov 15.
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  54. Uhm J, Ballman K, Wu W, Giannini C, Krauss J, Buckner J, James C, Scheithauer B, Behrens R, Flynn P, Schaefer P, Dakhil S Phase II Evaluation of Gefitinib in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Grade 4 Astrocytoma: Mayo/North Central Cancer Treatment Group study N0074 Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009.
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  55. Cooper LT Jr, Hare JM, Tazelaar HD, Edwards WD, Starling RC, Deng MC, Menon S, Mullen GM, Jaski B, Bailey KR, Cunningham MW, Dec GW, Giant Cell Myocarditis Treatment Trial Investigators. Usefulness of immunosuppression for giant cell myocarditis. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Dec 1; 102(11):1535-9. Epub 2008 Sep 18.
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  56. Ballman KV. Genetics and genomics: gene expression microarrays. Circulation. 2008 Oct 7; 118(15):1593-7.
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  57. McCollum AK, TenEyck CJ, Stensgard B, Morlan BW, Ballman KV, Jenkins RB, Toft DO, Erlichman C. P-Glycoprotein-mediated resistance to Hsp90-directed therapy is eclipsed by the heat shock response. Cancer Res. 2008 Sep 15; 68(18):7419-27.
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  58. Brown PD, Decker PA, Rummans TA, Clark MM, Frost MH, Ballman KV, Arusell RM, Buckner JC. A prospective study of quality of life in adults with newly diagnosed high-grade gliomas: comparison of patient and caregiver ratings of quality of life. Am J Clin Oncol. 2008 Apr; 31(2):163-8.
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  59. Gonzalez A, Maradit Kremers H, Crowson CS, Ballman KV, Roger VL, Jacobsen SJ, O'Fallon WM, Gabriel SE. Do cardiovascular risk factors confer the same risk for cardiovascular outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis patients as in non-rheumatoid arthritis patients? Ann Rheum Dis. 2008 Jan; 67(1):64-9. Epub 2007 May 21.
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  60. Nakagawa T, Kollmeyer TM, Morlan BW, Anderson SK, Bergstralh EJ, Davis BJ, Asmann YW, Klee GG, Ballman KV, Jenkins RB. A tissue biomarker panel predicting systemic progression after PSA recurrence post-definitive prostate cancer therapy. PLoS One. 2008; 3(5):e2318. Epub 2008 May 28.
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  61. Therneau TM, Ballman KV. What does PLIER really do? Cancer Inform. 2008; 6:423-31. Epub 2008 Aug 27.
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  62. Locke DE, Decker PA, Sloan JA, Brown PD, Malec JF, Clark MM, Rummans TA, Ballman KV, Schaefer PL, Buckner JC. Validation of single-item linear analog scale assessment of quality of life in neuro-oncology patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Dec; 34(6):628-38. Epub 2007 Aug 20.
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  63. Buckner JC, O'Fallon JR, Dinapoli RP, Schomberg PJ, Farr G, Schaefer P, Giannini C, Scheithauer BW, Ballman KV. Prognosis in patients with anaplastic oligoastrocytoma is associated with histologic grade. J Neurooncol. 2007 Sep; 84(3):279-86. Epub 2007 Apr 13.
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  64. Witt BJ, Gami AS, Ballman KV, Brown RD Jr, Meverden RA, Jacobsen SJ, Roger VL. The incidence of ischemic stroke in chronic heart failure: a meta-analysis. J Card Fail. 2007 Aug; 13(6):489-96.
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  65. Schmidt LJ, Ballman KV, Tindall DJ. Inhibition of fatty acid synthase activity in prostate cancer cells by dutasteride. Prostate. 2007 Jul 1; 67(10):1111-20.
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  66. Pelloski CE, Ballman KV, Furth AF, Zhang L, Lin E, Sulman EP, Bhat K, McDonald JM, Yung WK, Colman H, Woo SY, Heimberger AB, Suki D, Prados MD, Chang SM, Barker FG 2nd, Buckner JC, James CD, Aldape K. Epidermal growth factor receptor variant III status defines clinically distinct subtypes of glioblastoma. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Jun 1; 25(16):2288-94.
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  67. Majumdar R, Miller DV, Ballman KV, Unnikrishnan G, McKellar SH, Sarkar G, Sreekumar R, Bolander ME, Sundt TM 3rd. Elevated expressions of osteopontin and tenascin C in ascending aortic aneurysms are associated with trileaflet aortic valves as compared with bicuspid aortic valves. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2007 May-Jun; 16(3):144-50. Epub 2007 Feb 21.
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  68. Davis JM 3rd, Maradit Kremers H, Crowson CS, Nicola PJ, Ballman KV, Therneau TM, Roger VL, Gabriel SE. Glucocorticoids and cardiovascular events in rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based cohort study. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Mar; 56(3):820-30.
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  69. Meyers BF, Downey RJ, Decker PA, Keenan RJ, Siegel BA, Cerfolio RJ, Landreneau RJ, Reed CE, Balfe DM, Dehdashti F, Ballman KV, Rusch VW, Putnam JB Jr, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0060. The utility of positron emission tomography in staging of potentially operable carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus: results of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0060 trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Mar; 133(3):738-45.
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  70. Mercader M, Sengupta S, Bodner BK, Manecke RG, Cosar EF, Moser MT, Ballman KV, Wojcik EM, Kwon ED. Early effects of pharmacological androgen deprivation in human prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2007 Jan; 99(1):60-7.
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  71. Ballman KV, Buckner JC, Brown PD, Giannini C, Flynn PJ, LaPlant BR, Jaeckle KA. The relationship between six-month progression-free survival and 12-month overall survival end points for phase II trials in patients with glioblastoma multiforme. Neuro Oncol. 2007 Jan; 9(1):29-38. Epub 2006 Nov 15
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  72. Maradit-Kremers H, Nicola PJ, Crowson CS, Ballman KV, Jacobsen SJ, Roger VL, Gabriel SE. Raised erythrocyte sedimentation rate signals heart failure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2007 Jan; 66(1):76-80. Epub 2006 Jul 03.
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  73. Brown PD, Jensen AW, Felten SJ, Ballman KV, Schaefer PL, Jaeckle KA, Cerhan JH, Buckner JC. Detrimental effects of tumor progression on cognitive function of patients with high-grade glioma. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Dec 1; 24(34):5427-33.
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  74. Babovic-Vuksanovic D, Ballman K, Michels V, McGrann P, Lindor N, King B, Camp J, Micic V, Babovic N, Carrero X, Spinner R, O'Neill B. Phase II trial of pirfenidone in adults with neurofibromatosis type 1. Neurology. 2006 Nov 28; 67(10):1860-2. Epub 2006 Oct 11.
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  75. Jenkins RB, Blair H, Ballman KV, Giannini C, Arusell RM, Law M, Flynn H, Passe S, Felten S, Brown PD, Shaw EG, Buckner JC. A t(1;19)(q10;p10) mediates the combined deletions of 1p and 19q and predicts a better prognosis of patients with oligodendroglioma. Cancer Res. 2006 Oct 15; 66(20):9852-61.
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  76. Oberg AL, Mahoney DW, Ballman KV, Therneau TM. Joint estimation of calibration and expression for high-density oligonucleotide arrays. Bioinformatics. 2006 Oct 1; 22(19):2381-7. Epub 2006 Jul 28.
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  77. Buckner JC, Ballman KV, Michalak JC, Burton GV, Cascino TL, Schomberg PJ, Hawkins RB, Scheithauer BW, Sandler HM, Marks RS, O'Fallon JR, North Central Cancer Treatment Group 93-72-52, Southwest Oncology Group 9503 Trials. Phase III trial of carmustine and cisplatin compared with carmustine alone and standard radiation therapy or accelerated radiation therapy in patients with glioblastoma multiforme: North Central Cancer Treatment Group 93-72-52 and Southwest Oncology Group 9503 Trials. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Aug 20; 24(24):3871-9.
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