Publications

  1. Liu W, Patel SH, Harrington DP, Hu Y, Ding X, Shen J, Halyard MY, Schild SE, Wong WW, Ezzell GE, Bues M. Exploratory study of the association of volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) plan robustness with local failure in head and neck cancer. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2017 Jul; 18 (4):76-83 Epub 2017 May 14
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  2. Schild MH, Schild SE, Wong WW, Vora SA, Keole SR, Vargas CE, Daniels TB, Ezzell GA, Nguyen BD, Roarke MC. A Prospective Trial of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Incorporating a Simultaneous Integrated Boost for Prostate Cancer: Long-term Outcomes Compared With Standard Image Guided IMRT. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Apr 01; 97 (5):1021-1025 Epub 2017 Feb 01
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  3. Ezzell GA. The spatial accuracy of two frameless, linear accelerator-based systems for single-isocenter, multitarget cranial radiosurgery. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2017 Mar; 18 (2):37-43 Epub 2017 Feb 02
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  4. Zaorsky NG, Showalter TN, Ezzell GA, Nguyen PL, Assimos DG, D'Amico AV, Gottschalk AR, Gustafson GS, Keole SR, Liauw SL, Lloyd S, McLaughlin PW, Movsas B, Prestidge BR, Taira AV, Vapiwala N, Davis BJ, Expert Panel on Radiation Oncology-Prostate:. ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R) external beam radiation therapy treatment planning for clinically localized prostate cancer, part I of II. Adv Radiat Oncol 2017 Jan-Mar; 2 (1):62-84 Epub 2016 Oct 20
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  5. Liu W, Patel SH, Shen JJ, Hu Y, Harrington DP, Ding X, Halyard MY, Schild SE, Wong WW, Ezzell GA, Bues M. Robustness quantification methods comparison in volumetric modulated arc therapy to treat head and neck cancer. Pract Radiat Oncol 2016 Nov - Dec; 6 (6):e269-e275 Epub 2016 Feb 13
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  6. Ezzell GA. Response to "Comment on 'Medical physicist assistants are a bad idea' " [Med. Phys. 43, 1-3 (2016)]. Med Phys 2016 Jul; 43 (7):4463
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  7. Kapur A, Evans S, Brown D, Ezzell G, Hoopes D, Dieterich S, Kapetanovic K, Tomlinson C. TU-D-201-04: Veracity of Data Elements in Radiation Oncology Incident Learning Systems. Med Phys 2016 Jun; 43 (6):3743-3744
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  8. Fontenla DP, Ezzell GA. Medical physicist assistants are a bad idea. Med Phys 2016 Jan; 43 (1):1
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  9. Hoopes DJ, Dicker AP, Eads NL, Ezzell GA, Fraass BA, Kwiatkowski TM, Lash K, Patton GA, Piotrowski T, Tomlinson C, Ford EC. RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System: A report from the first year of experience. Pract Radiat Oncol 2015 Sep-Oct; 5 (5):312-8 Epub 2015 June 25
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  10. Ezzell G. TU-CD-BRD-01: Making Incident Learning Practical and Useful: Challenges and Previous Experiences. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3601.
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  11. Gagneur JD, Ezzell GA. An improvement in IMRT QA results and beam matching in linacs using statistical process control. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2014 Sep 08; 15 (5):4927 Epub 2014 Sept 08
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  12. Ford E, Ezzell G, Miller B, Yorke E. TH-E-19A-01: Quality and Safety in Radiation Therapy. Med Phys 2014 Jun; 41 (6):564
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  13. Vora SA, Wong WW, Schild SE, Ezzell GA, Andrews PE, Ferrigni RG, Swanson SK. Outcome and toxicity for patients treated with intensity modulated radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer. J Urol. 2013 Aug; 190(2):521-6. Epub 2013 Feb 13.
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  14. Kessler M, Ezzell G, Hazle J, Bayouth J, Brock K, Siewerdsen J. WE-E-500-01: Physics Pheud! Med Phys 2013 Jun; 40 (6Part29):490
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  15. Gagneur J, Ezzell G. WE-E-141-02: An Improvement in IMRT QA Results and Beam Matching in LINACs Using Statistical Process Control. Med Phys 2013 Jun; 40 (6Part29):491
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  16. Ford E, Ezzell G, Dicker A, Piotrowski T. WE-F-WAB-01: Safety Improvement Through Incident Learning. Med Phys 2013 Jun; 40 (6Part30):499
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  17. Foote RL, Stafford SL, Petersen IA, Pulido JS, Clarke MJ, Schild SE, Garces YI, Olivier KR, Miller RC, Haddock MG, Yan E, Laack NN, Arndt CA, Buskirk SJ, Miller VL, Brent CR, Kruse JJ, Ezzell GA, Herman MG, Gunderson LL, Erlichman C, Diasio RB. The clinical case for proton beam therapy. Radiat Oncol. 2012; 7:174. Epub 2012 Oct 22.
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  18. Wong WW, Schild SE, Vora SA, Ezzell GA, Nguyen BD, Ram PC, Roarke MC. Image-guided radiotherapy for prostate cancer: a prospective trial of concomitant boost using indium-111-capromab pendetide (ProstaScint) imaging. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2011 Nov 15; 81 (4):e423-9 Epub 2011 Apr 07
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  19. Wong WW, Vora SA, Schild SE, Ezzell GA, Andrews PE, Ferrigni RG, Swanson SK. Radiation dose escalation for localized prostate cancer: intensity-modulated radiotherapy versus permanent transperineal brachytherapy. Cancer. 2009 Dec 1; 115(23):5596-606.
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  20. Ezzell GA, Burmeister JW, Dogan N, LoSasso TJ, Mechalakos JG, Mihailidis D, Molineu A, Palta JR, Ramsey CR, Salter BJ, Shi J, Xia P, Yue NJ, Xiao Y. IMRT commissioning: multiple institution planning and dosimetry comparisons, a report from AAPM Task Group 119. Med Phys 2009 Nov; 36 (11):5359-73
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  21. van Elmpt W, Ezzell GA, Orton CG. Point/Counterpoint. EPID dosimetry must soon become an essential component of IMRT quality assurance. Med Phys. 2009 Oct; 36(10):4325-7.
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  22. van Elmpt W, Ezzell GA, Orton CG. EPID dosimetry must soon become an essential component of IMRT quality assurance. Med Phys 2009 Oct; 36 (10):4325-4327
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  23. Chetty IJ, Curran B, Cygler JE, DeMarco JJ, Ezzell G, Faddegon BA, Kawrakow I, Keall PJ, Liu H, Ma CM, Rogers DW, Seuntjens J, Sheikh-Bagheri D, Siebers JV. Report of the AAPM Task Group No. 105: Issues associated with clinical implementation of Monte Carlo-based photon and electron external beam treatment planning. Med Phys. 2007 Dec; 34(12):4818-53.
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  24. Chetty IJ, Curran B, Cygler JE, DeMarco JJ, Ezzell G, Faddegon BA, Kawrakow I, Keall PJ, Liu H, Ma CC, Rogers DWO, Seuntjens J, Sheikh-Bagheri D, Siebers JV. Report of the AAPM Task Group No. 105: Issues associated with clinical implementation of Monte Carlo-based photon and electron external beam treatment planning. Med Phys 2007 Dec; 34 (12):4818-4853
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  25. Vora SA, Wong WW, Schild SE, Ezzell GA, Halyard MY. Analysis of biochemical control and prognostic factors in patients treated with either low-dose three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy or high-dose intensity-modulated radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Jul 15; 68(4):1053-8. Epub 2007 Mar 29.
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  26. Beddar AS, Biggs PJ, Chang S, Ezzell GA, Faddegon BA, Hensley FW, Mills MD. Intraoperative radiation therapy using mobile electron linear accelerators: report of AAPM Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group No. 72. Med Phys. 2006 May; 33(5):1476-89.
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  27. Schild SE, Korte SM, Wong WW, Vora SA, Younggren JA, Ezzell GA. Treatment planning for dose escalation in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Med Dosim. 2004 Fall; 29(3):196-203.
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  28. Galvin JM, Ezzell GA, Eisbrauch A, Yu C, Butler B, XiaoY, Rosen I, Rosenman, J, Sharpe M, Xing L, Xia P, Lomax T, Low D, Palta J. Implementing IMRT in Clinical Practice: a joint document of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. International Journal of Rad Oncol Biol Phys. 2004; 58:1616-34.
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  29. Ezzell GA. Shielding evaluation and acceptance testing of a prefabricated, modular, temporary radiation therapy treatment facility. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2004; 5(4):120-5.
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  30. Ezzell GA, Galvin JM, Low D, Palta JR, Rosen I, Sharpe MB, Xia P, Xiao Y, Xing L, Yu CX, IMRT subcommitte//AAPM Radiation Therapy committee. Guidance document on delivery, treatment planning, and clinical implementation of IMRT: report of the IMRT Subcommittee of the AAPM Radiation Therapy Committee. Med Phys 2003 Aug; 30 (8):2089-115
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  31. Serago CF, Chungbin SJ, Buskirk SJ, Ezzell GA, Collie AC, Vora SA. Initial experience with ultrasound localization for positioning prostate cancer patients for external beam radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2002 Aug 01; 53 (5):1130-8
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  32. Ezzell GA, Chungbin S. The overshoot phenomenon in step-and-shoot IMRT delivery. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2001 Summer; 2 (3):138-48
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  33. Herbert DE, Ezzell GA, Hendee WR. Medical physics education programs should include an in-depth course in statistics and mathematical modeling of human anatomy and physiology. Med Phys. 2001 May; 28(5):709-11.
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  34. Ezzell GA, Schild SE, Wong WW. Development of a treatment planning protocol for prostate treatments using intensity modulated radiotherapy. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2001 Spring; 2 (2):59-68
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  35. Ezzell GA, Gaspar L. Application of a genetic algorithm to optimizing radiation therapy treatment plans for pancreatic carcinoma. Med Dosim. 2000 Summer; 25(2):93-7.
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  36. Ezzell GA. A manual algorithm for computing dwell times for two-catheter endobronchial treatments using HDR brachytherapy. Med Phys. 2000 May; 27(5):1030-3.
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  37. Ezzell GA. Limitations of the straight line assumption for endobronchial HDR brachytherapy treatments. Med Phys. 2000; 27:151-3.
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  38. Aref A, Thornton D, Youssef E, He T, Tekyi-Mensah S, Denton L, Ezzell GA. Dosimetric improvements following 3D planning of tangential breast irradiation. International Journal of Rad Oncol Biol Phys. 2000; 48:1569-74.
  39. Gaspar LE, Zamorano LZ, Shamsa F, Fontanesi J, Ezzell GA, Yakar DA. Permanent Iodine-125 implants for recurrent malignant gliomas. International Journal of Rad Oncol Biol Phys. 1999; 43:977-82.
  40. Aref A, Ezzell G, Chuba P, Thornton D, Aref I. Tangential irradiation of the intact breast: the ABC of the technique. Med Dosim. 1998 Spring; 23(1):15-9.
  41. Ezzell GA. Genetic and geometric optimization of three-dimensional radiation therapy treatment planning. Med Phys. 1996 Mar; 23(3):293-305.
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  42. Han I, Ezzell GA, Orton CG. HDR brachytherapy for cancer of the cervix: technique and results. Activity. 1996; (Special Report No. 8):22-7.
  43. Maruyama Y, Ezzell G, Porter AT. Afterloading high dose rate intracavitary vaginal cylinder. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1994 Sep 30; 30(2):473-6.
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  44. Ezzell GA. Quality assurance of treatment plans for optimized high dose rate brachytherapy--planar implants. Med Phys. 1994 May; 21(5):659-61.
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  45. Ezzell GA. Evaluation of new re-entrant ionization chambers for high-dose rate brachytherapy calibrations. Endocuriether Hypotherm Oncol. 1993; 9:233-8.
  46. Forman J, Orton CG, Ezzell GA, Porter AT. Hyperfractionated three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy for locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the prostate: preliminary results of a biologic dose escalation study. Radiother Oncol. 1993; 27:203-208.
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  47. Hamlet S, Ezzell GA, Aref A. Larynx Motion Associated with Swallowing During Radiation Therapy. International Journal of Rad Oncol Biol Phys. 1993; 28:467-70.
  48. Ahmad K, Kim YH, Ezzell GA, Han IH, Orton CG, Porter AT. Reproducibility of multifractionated outpatient high dose rate brachytherapy in carcinoma of the cervix utilizing the Ahmad-Kim positioner. Endocuriether Hypotherm Oncol. 1992; 8:171-3.
  49. Ezzell GA. The effect of alternative calibration procedures using NEL 2505/3 ionization chamber. Activity. 1991; 5:42-43.
  50. Ezzell GA. Quality assurance in HDR brachytherapy: physical and technical aspects. Activity. 1991; 5:59-68.
  51. Ahmad K, Kim YH, Kim H, Orton CG, Ezzell GA, Deppe G, Mesina CF, Warmelink C, Malone J, Malviya V, Christenson C, Han I, Ratanatharathorn V, Herskovic A. Fractionated high dose rate brachytherapy and concomitant teletherapy in the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix: technique and early results. Endocuriether Hypotherm Oncol. 1991; 7:117-24.
  52. Ezzell GA. Evaluation of calibration techniques for a high dose rate remote afterloading iridium-192 source. Endocuriether Hypotherm Oncol. 1990; 6:101-6.
  53. Ezzell GA. Calibration inter-comparison of an 192-IR source used for high dose rate remote afterloading. Activity. 1989; 1:10-13.
  54. Maughan RL, Blosser HG, Powers WE, Blosser EB, Blosser GF, Vincent J, Ezzell GA, Orton CG, Ragan DP. Progress with the superconducting cyclotron neutron therapy facility for Harper-Grace hospitals. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 1988; 23:357-60.
  55. Campbell JM, Ezzell GA, Herron D, Powers WE, Orton CG. Coded dummy strands for treatment planning of iridium - 192 implants. Endocuriether Hypotherm Oncol. 1988; 5:107-110.
  56. Mesina CF, Ezzell GA, Campbell JM, Orton CG. Acceptance testing for the Selectron high dose rate remote afterloading cobalt-60 unit. Endocuriether Hypotherm Oncol. 1988; 4:253-6.
  57. Mesina CF, Ezzell GA, Campbell JM, Orton CG. Commissioning the Selectron HDR Co-60. Activity. 1988; 2:5-10.
  58. Ezzell GA, Orton CG, Maughan RL, Spicka JT, Vitalis TJ, Herskovic AM. Practical aspects of transmission cord blocks in radiotherapy. Med Phys. 1987 May-Jun; 14(3):400-5.
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  59. Herskovic AM, Ezzell GA, Orton CG, Lattin PB, Eisenbrey A, Thomas M, Lazo A, Muz J. Novel applications of phosphorus-32 in the treatment of cystic craniopharyngioma. Endocuriether Hypotherm Oncol. 1986; 2:129-35.
  60. Orton CG, Herskovic AM, Ezzell GA, Spicka JT, Vitalis T. Transmission blocks: clinical and biological rationales. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1985 Dec; 11(12):2155-8.
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  61. Vitalis TJ, Reid MD, Orton CG, Ezzell GA, Spicka JT. The application and design of transmission blocks in radiotherapy. American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Newsletter. 1985; 10(Number 2).