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David I. Rosenthal

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Section Chief, Head and Neck, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Director, Head and Neck Translational Research, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Professor (Tenured), Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2008 American College of Radiology, Washington, DC, F.A.C.R., Radiation Oncology
1984 University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, MD, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

1/1990-6/1991 Chief Resident, University North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
7/1988-6/1991 Radiation Oncology Residency, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
7/1987-6/1988 Nuclear Radiology Fellowship, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
7/1985-6/1987 PG2/3, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Case Western Reserve University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
6/1984-6/1985 PG1, General Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Board Certifications

1/1994 American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology)
1/1985 National Board of Medical Examiners


Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 4/2002-8/2007

Honors and Awards

2008-present Fellowship, American College of Radiology
2008-2011 Top Doctor, Castle Connolly
2001 Teacher of the Year Award, Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO)
1999-2010 Best Doctors in America, 4th Ed. Woodward/White, Inc.
1996 Dallas Top Doctors, D Magazine

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Rosenthal DI, Mohamed AS, Weber RS, Garden AS, Sevak PR, Kies MS, Morrison WH, Lewin JS, El-Naggar AK, Ginsberg LE, Kocak-Uzel E, Ang KK, Fuller CD. Long-term outcomes after surgical or nonsurgical initial therapy for patients with T4 squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx: A 3-decade survey. Cancer. e-Pub 1/2015. PMID: 25586197.
2. Gunn GB, Mendoza TR, Fuller CD, Gning I, Frank SJ, Beadle BM, Hanna EY, Lu C, Cleeland CS, Rosenthal DI. High symptom burden prior to radiation therapy for head and neck cancer: A patient-reported outcomes study. Head Neck 35(10):1490-8, 10/2013. e-Pub 11/20/2012. PMCID: PMC3788079.
3. Sano D, Gule MK, Rosenthal DI, Bell D, Yates J, El-Naggar AK, Myers JN. Early Postoperative Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibition: Safety and Effectiveneses in inhibiting Microscopic Residual of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Vivo. Head Neck 35(HED-11-0787.R1):321-8, 3/2013. e-Pub 2/24/2012. PMID: 22367702.
4. Samant S, van den Brekel MW, Kies MS, Wan J, Robbins KT, Rosenthal DI, Rasch C, Weber RS. Concurrent chemoradiation for adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck. Head Neck 34(9):1263-8, 9/2012. e-Pub 11/15/2011. PMID: 22083968.
5. Meng Z, Garcia MK, Hu C, Chiang J, Chambers M, Rosenthal DI, Peng H, Zhang Y, Zhao Q, Zhao G, Liu L, Spelman A, Palmer JL, Wei Q, Cohen L. Randomized Controlled Trial of Acupuncture for Prevention of Radiation-Induced Xerostomia among Patients with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Cancer 118(CNCR-11-1530.R1):3337-44, 7/1/2012. e-Pub 11/9/2011. PMID: 22072272.
6. Meng Z, Kay Garcia M, Hu C, Chiang J, Chambers M, Rosenthal DI, Peng H, Wu C, Zhao Q, Zhao G, Liu L, Spelman A, Lynn Palmer J, Wei Q, Cohen L. Sham-controlled, randomised, feasibility trial of acupuncture for prevention of radiation-induced xerostomia among patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Eur J Cancer 48(11):1692-9, 7/2012. e-Pub 1/28/2012. PMID: 22285177.
7. Chronowski GM, Garden AS, Morrison WH, Frank SJ, Schwartz DL, Shah SJ, Beadle BM, Gunn GB, Kupferman ME, Ang KK, Rosenthal DI. Unilateral Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Tonsil Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83(1):204-9, 5/1/2012. e-Pub 10/20/2011. PMID: 22019242.
8. Gunn GB, Koukourakis MI, Mendoza TR, Cleeland CS, Rosenthal DI. Linguistic Validation of the Greek M.D. Anderson Symptom Inventory - Head and Neck Module. Forum of Clinical Oncology 3(1):29-31, 2012 Mar 3, 4/2012. e-Pub 2012. PMID: 23439668.
9. Thariat J, Ang KK, Allen PK, Ahamad A, Williams MD, Myers JN, El-Naggar AK, Ginsberg LE, Rosenthal DI, Glisson BS, Morrison WH, Weber RS, Garden AS. Prediction of Neck Dissection Requirement After Definitive Radiotherapy for Head-and-Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82(3):367 - 74, 3/1/2012. PMID: 22284033.
10. Likhacheva A, Rosenthal DI, Hanna E, Kupferman M, Demonte F, El-Naggar AK. Sinonasal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: Impact of Differentiation Status on Response and Outcome. Head Neck Oncol 3(1):32, 9/2011. e-Pub 7/2011. PMCID: PMC3154852.
11. Yom SS, Garden AS, Staerkel GA, Ginsberg LE, Morrison WH, Sturgis EM, Rosenthal DI, Myers JN, Edeiken-Monroe BS. Sonographic Examination of the Neck after Definitive Radiotherapy for Node-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 32(8):1532-8, 9/2011. e-Pub 7/14/2011. PMID: 21757532.
12. Beck SE, Schwab JH, Rosenthal DI, Rosenberg AE, Grottkau BE. Metachronous osteoid osteoma of the tibia and the t7 vertebral body: a case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am 93(13):e731-5, 7/6/2011. PMID: 21776558.
13. Skinner HD, Garden AS, Rosenthal DI, Ang KK, Morrison WH, Esmaeli B, Pinnix CC, Frank SJ. Outcomes of malignant tumors of the lacrimal apparatus: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center experience. Cancer 117(12):2801-10, 6/15/2011. e-Pub 1/10/2011. PMID: 21656758.
14. Ciura K, McBurney M, Nguyen B, Pham M, Rebueno N, Fuller CD, Guha-Thakurta N, Rosenthal DI. Effect of brain stem and dorsal vagus complex dosimetry on nausea and vomiting in head and neck intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Med Dosim 36(1):41-5, 1/2011. PMID: 20097059.
15. Schwartz DL, Hutcheson K, Barringer D, Tucker SL, Kies M, Holsinger FC, Ang KK, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Garden AS, Dong L, Lewin JS. Candidate dosimetric predictors of long-term swallowing dysfunction after oropharyngeal intensity-modulated radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78(5):1356-65, 12/1/2010. e-Pub 6/18/2010. PMID: 20646872.
16. Frank SJ, Rosenthal DI, Petsuksiri J, Ang KK, Morrison WH, Weber RS, Glisson BS, Chao KS, Schwartz DL, Chronowski GM, El-Naggar AK, Garden AS. Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy for Cervical Node Squamous Cell Carcinoma Metastases from Unknown Head-and-Neck Primary Site: M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Outcomes and Patterns of Failure. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78(4):1005-10, 11/15/2010. e-Pub 3/6/2010. PMID: 20207504.
17. Hessel AC, Moreno MA, Hanna EY, Roberts DB, Lewin JS, El-Naggar AK, Rosenthal DI, Weber RS. Compliance with quality assurance measures in patients treated for early oral tongue cancer. Cancer 116(14):3408-3416, 7/15/2010. e-Pub 4/2010. PMID: 20564059.
18. Bhatia A, Rao A, Ang KK, Garden AS, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Evans DB, Clayman G, Sherman SI, Schwartz DL. Anaplastic thyroid cancer: Clinical outcomes with conformal radiotherapy. Head Neck 32(7):829-36, 7/2010. e-Pub 11/2009. PMID: 19885924.
19. Ang KK, Harris J, Wheeler R, Weber R, Rosenthal DI, Nguyen-Tân PF, Westra WH, Chung CH, Jordan RC, Lu C, Kim H, Axelrod R, Silverman CC, Redmond KP, Gillison ML. Human papillomavirus and survival of patients with oropharyngeal cancer. N Engl J Med 363(1):24-35, 7/2010. e-Pub 6/2010. PMID: 20530316.
20. Rosenthal DI, Fuller CD, Barker JL, Mason B, Garcia JA, Lewin JS, Holsinger FC, Stasney CR, Frank SJ, Schwartz DL, Morrison WH, Garden AS, Ang KK. Simple Carotid-Sparing Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy Technique and Preliminary Experience for T1-2 Glottic Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77(2):455-61, 6/2010. e-Pub 8/2009. PMID: 19679406.
21. Yoo JS, Rosenthal DI, Mitchell K, Ginsberg LE. Osteoradionecrosis of the Hyoid Bone: Imaging Findings. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31(4):761-6, 4/2010. e-Pub 11/2009. PMID: 19942694.
22. Yildirim G, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Sturgis EM, Papadimitrakopoulou VA, Schwartz DL, Garden AS. Outcomes of patients with tonsillar carcinoma treated with post-tonsillectomy radiation therapy. Head Neck 32(4):473-80, 4/2010. e-Pub 8/18/2009. PMID: 19691110.
23. Rosenthal DI, Harris J, Forastiere AA, Weber RS, Ridge JA, Myers JN, Garden AS, Kuettel MR, Sidhu K, Schultz CJ, Trotti A, Ang KK. Early Postoperative Paclitaxel Followed by Concurrent Paclitaxel and Cisplatin With Radiation Therapy for Patients With Resected High-Risk Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Report of the Phase II Trial RTOG 0024. J Clin Oncol 27(28):4727-32, 10/1/2009. e-Pub 8/31/2009. PMCID: PMC2754914.
24. Garcia MK, Chiang JS, Cohen L, Liu M, Palmer JL, Rosenthal DI, Wei Q, Samuel T, Wang C, Rahlfs T, Chambers MS. Acupuncture for radiation-induced xerostomia in patients with cancer: A pilot study. Head Neck 31(10):1360-8, 10/2009. e-Pub 4/17/2009. PMID: 19378325.
25. Smith GL, Smith BD, Garden AS, Rosenthal DI, Sherman SI, Morrison WH, Schwartz DL, Weber RS, Buchholz TA. Hypothyroidism in older patients with head and neck cancer after treatment with radiation: A population-based study. Head Neck 31(8):1031-8, 8/2009. e-Pub 4/2009. PMID: 19360741.
26. Schwartz DL, Lobo MJ, Ang KK, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Ahamad A, Evans DB, Clayman G, Sherman SI, Garden AS. Postoperative external beam radiotherapy for differentiated thyroid cancer: outcomes and morbidity with conformal treatment. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74(4):1083-91, 7/15/2009. e-Pub 12/25/2008. PMID: 19095376.
27. Moeller BJ, Rana V, Cannon BA, Williams MD, Sturgis EM, Ginsberg LE, Macapinlac HA, Lee JJ, Ang KK, Chao KS, Chronowski GM, Frank SJ, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Weber RS, Garden AS, Lippman SM, Schwartz DL. Prospective Risk-Adjusted [18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography Assessment of Radiation Response in Head and Neck Cancer. J Clin Oncol 27(15):2509-15, 5/20/2009. e-Pub 3/30/2009. PMCID: PMC2739610.
28. Singh S, Rosenthal DI, Ginsberg LE. Enlargement and Transformation of Thyroglossal Duct Cysts in Response to Radiotherapy: Imaging Findings. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30(4):800-2, 4/2009. e-Pub 1/8/2009. PMID: 19131415.
29. Sulman EP, Schwartz DL, Le TT, Ang KK, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Ahamad A, Kies M, Glisson B, Weber R, Garden AS. IMRT Reirradiation of Head and Neck Cancer-Disease Control and Morbidity Outcomes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73(2):399-409, 2/1/2009. e-Pub 6/14/2008. PMID: 18556144.
30. Cordes B, Williams MD, Tirado Y, Bell D, Rosenthal DI, Al-Dhahri SF, Hanna EY, El-Naggar AK. Molecular and phenotypic analysis of poorly differentiated sinonasal neoplasms: an integrated approach for early diagnosis and classification. Hum Pathol 40(3):283-92, 1/2009. PMID: 19150107.
31. Rosenthal DI, Mendoza TR, Chambers MS, Burkett VS, Garden AS, Hessell AC, Lewin JS, Ang KK, Kies MS, Gning I, Wang XS, Cleeland CS. The M. D. Anderson symptom inventory-head and neck module, a patient-reported outcome instrument, accurately predicts the severity of radiation-induced mucositis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72(5):1355-61, 12/1/2008. e-Pub 5/22/2008. PMID: 18501527.
32. Hsu A, Frank SJ, Ballo MT, Garden AS, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Hatef E, Esmaeli B. Postoperative adjuvant external-beam radiation therapy for cancers of the eyelid and conjunctiva. Opthal Plast Reconstr Surg 6(24):444-449, 12/2008.
33. Rosenthal DI, Chambers MS, Fuller CD, Rebueno NC, Garcia J, Kies MS, Morrison WH, Ang KK, Garden AS. Beam Path Toxicities to Non-Target Structures during Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72(3):747-755, 11/2008.
34. Smith GL, Smith BD, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Garden AS, Woodward WA, Krumholz HM, Weber RS, Ang KK, Rosenthal DI. Cerebrovascular disease risk in older head and neck cancer patients with radiotherapy. J Clin Oncol 31(26):5119-5125, 11/2008.
35. Rosenthal DI, Catalano PJ, Haller DG, Landry JC, Sigurdson ER, Spitz FR, Benson AB. Phase I study of preoperative radiation therapy with concurrent infusional 5-fluorouracil and oxaliplatin followed by surgery and postoperative 5-fluorouracil plus leucovorin for T3/T4 rectal adenocarcinoma: ECOG E1297. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72(1):108-13, 9/1/2008. PMID: 18722265.
36. Li H, Zhu X, Zhang L, Dong L, Tung S, Ahamad A, Chao C, Morrison W, Rosenthal D, Schwartz D, Mohan R, Garden A. Comparison of 2D Radiographic Images and 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography for Positioning Head-And-Neck Radiotherapy Patients. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Physs. 71(3):916-925, 7/2008.
37. Schwartz DL, Rana V, Shaw S, Yazbeck C, Ang KK, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Hoff A, Evans DB, Clayman GL, Garden AS, Sherman SI. Postoperative radiotherapy for advanced medullary thyroid cancer-Local disease control in the modern era. Head and Neck 30(7):883-888, 7/2008.
38. Smith SL, Hessel AC, Luna MA, Malpica A, Rosenthal DI, El-Naggar AK. Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma of the head and neck: a report of 10 patients managed at a a single institution and comparison with reported series. Arch Otolaryngol 134(6):592-595, 6/2008.
39. Mandal M, Myers JN, Lippman SM, Johnson FM, Williams MD, Rayala S, Ohshiro K, Rosenthal DI, Weber RS, Gallick GE, El-Naggar AK. Epithelial to mesenchymal transition in head and neck squamous carcinoma: association of Src activation with E-cadherin down-regulation, vimentin expression, and aggressive tumor features. Cancer 112(9):2088-2100, 5/2008.
40. Brizel DM, Murphy BA, Rosenthal DI, Pandya KJ, Gluck S, Brizel HE, Meredith RF, Berger D, Chen MG, Mendenhall W. Palifermin and concurrent chemoradiation in head and neck squamous carcinoma: Results of a phase 2, placebo-controlled study and an observational, follow-up study. J Clin Oncol 26(15):2489-2496, 5/2008.
41. Ferreira KA, William WN Jr, Mendonza TR, Kimura M, Kowalski LP, Rosenthal DI, Cleeland CS. Translation of the M.D. Anderson Symptom Inventory head and neck module (MDASI-H&N) to Brazilian Portuguese. Rev. Bras. Cir. Cabeca Pescoco 37(2):109-113, 5/2008.
42. Hutcheson KA, Barringer DA, Rosenthal DI, May AH, Roberts DB, Lewis JS. Swallowing outcomes after radiotherapy for larngeal carcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134(2):178-183, 2/2008.
43. Petsuksiri J, Frank SJ, Garden AS, Ang KK, Morrison WH, Chao KS, Rosenthal DI, Schwartz DL, Ahamad A, Esmaeli B. Outcomes after radiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the eyelid. Cancer 112(1):111-118, 1/2008.
44. Ohshiro K, Rosenthal DI, Koomen JH, Streckfus CF, Chambers M, Kobayashi R, El-Naggar AK. Pre-analytic saliva processing affect proteomic results and biomarker screening of head and neck squamous carcinoma. Int J Onc 30(3):743-9,, 12/2007.
45. Fuller CD, Wang SJ, Thomas CR Jr, Hoffman HT, Weber RS, Rosenthal DI. Conditional survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: results from the SEER dataset 1973-1998. Cancer 109(7):1331-1343, 11/2007.
46. Williams MD, Roberts D, Blumenschein GR Jr, Temam S, Kies MS, Rosenthal DI, Weber RS, El-Naggar AK. Differential expression of hormonal and growth factor receptors in salivary duct carcinomas: biologic significance and potential role in therapeutic stratification of patients. Am J Surg Pathol 11:1645-1652, 11/2007.
47. O'Daniel JC, Garden AS, Schwartz DL, Wang H, Ang KK, Ahamad A, Rosenthal DI, Morrison WH, Asper JA, Zhang L, Tung SM, Mohan R, Dong L. Parotid gland dose in intensity-modulated radiotherapy for head and neck cancer: is what you plan what you get? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(4):1290-1296, 11/2007.
48. Rosenthal DI. Consequences of mucositis-induced treatment breaks and dose reductions on head and neck cancer treatment outcomes. J Support Oncology 5(9 suppl 4):23-31, 10/2007.
49. Kaszuba SM, Zafereo MD, Rosenthal DI, El-Naggar AD, Weber RS. Effect of initial treatment on disease outcome for patients with submandibular gland carcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133(6):546-550, 10/2007.
50. Rosenthal DI, Mendoza, TR Chambers MS, Asper JA, Ibrahima Gning I, Kies MS, Weber RS, Lewin JS, Garden AS, Ang KK, Wang XS, Cleeland CS. Measuring head and neck cancer symptom burden: The development and validation of the M.D. Anderson symptom inventory, Head & Neck Module (MDASI-HN). Head and Neck 29(10):923-931, 10/2007.
51. Cmelak AJ, Li S, Goldwasser M, Murphy BA, Adams GL, Cannon M, Pinto H, Rosenthal DI, Gillison M, Forastiere AA. Phase II trial of chemoradiation for organ preservation in resectable stage III or IV squamous cell carcinomas of the larynx or oropharynx: Results Of ECOG 2399. J Clin Oncol 25(25):3971-3977, 9/2007.
52. Bristol IJ, Ahamad A, Garden AS, Morrison WH, Hanna EY, Papadimitrakoupoulou VA, Rosenthal DI, Ang KK. Postoperative radiation for maxillary sinus cancer: long-term outcomes and toxicities of treatment. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68(3):719-730, 7/2007.
53. ODaniel JC, Rosenthal DI, Garden AS, Barker JL, Ahamad A, Ang K, Asper JA, Blanco AI, de Crevoisier R, Holsinger C, Patel CB, Schwartz DL, Wang H, Dong L. The effects of dental artifacts, contrast media, and experience on intra-observer contouring variations in head and neck anatomy. Am J Clin Oncol 30(2):191-198, 4/2007.
54. Anné PR, Machtay M, Rosenthal DI, Brizel DM, Morrison WH, Irwin DH, Chougule PB, Estopinal NC, Berson A, Curran WJ, Jr. A phase II trial of subcutaneous amifostine and radiation therapy in patients with head and neck cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67(2):445-452, 2/2007.
55. Garden AS, Morrison WH, Wong PF, Tung SS, Rosenthal DI, Dong L, Mason B, Perkins GH, Ang KK. Disease-control rates following intensity-modulated radiation therapy for small primary oropharyngeal carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:438-444, 2/2007. PMID: 17141972.
56. Chambers MS, Rosenthal DI, Weber RS. Radiation-Induced xerostomia. Head Neck 29(1):58-63, 1/2007.
57. Yom SS, Morrison WH, Ang KK, Rosenthal DI, Perkins GH, Wong PF, Garden AS. Two-field versus three-field irradiation technique in the postoperative treatment of head-and-neck cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:469-476, 10/2006. PMID: 16887292.
58. Jones HA, Machtay M, Hershock D, Chalian AA, Weber RS, Weinstein GS, Berlin J, Schumacher K, Kligerman MM, Rosenthal DI. Validation of a measurement instrument of symptom distress for patients undergoing chemoradiation for head and neck cancer. Am J Clin Oncol 29(2):158-162, 10/2006.
59. Rosenthal Di, Asper JA, Barker JL Jr, Garden AS, Chao KS, Morrison WH, Weber RS, Ang KK. Importance of patient examination to clinical quality assurance in head and neck radiation oncology. Head Neck 28/11:967-73, 8/2006.
60. Yom SS, Rosenthal DI, El-Naggar AK, Kies MS, Hessel AC. Merkel cell carcinoma of the tongue and head and neck oral mucosal sites. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endo 101:761-768, 6/2006. PMID: 16731397.
61. Asper JA, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Ahamad A, Ang KK, Garden AS. Impact of changes to the American Joint Committee on Cancer T classification on outcome prediction in patients with oropharyngeal cancer. Cancer 106:1950-1957, 5/2006. PMID: 16598700.
62. Zhang L, Garden AS, Lo J, Ang KK, Ahamad A, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Chambers MS, Zhu XR, Mohan R, Dong L. Multiple regions-of-interest analysis of setup uncertainties for head-and-neck cancer radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64(5):1559-1569, 4/2006. PMID: 16580505.
63. Simon C, Goepfert H, Rosenthal DI, Roberts D, El-Naggar A, Old M, Diaz EM, Jr, Myers JN. Presence of malignant tumor cells in persistent neck disease after radiotherapy for advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx is associated with poor survival. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:313-318, 4/2006. PMID: 16328403.
64. Apisarnthanarax S, Elliott DD, El-Naggar AK, Asper JA, Blanco A, Ang KK, Garden AS, Morrison WH, Rosenthal D, Weber RS, Chao KS. Determining optimal clinical target volume margins in head-and-neck cancer based on microscopic extracapsular extension of metastatic neck nodes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:678-83, 3/2006. PMID: 16243444.
65. Rosenthal DI, Fuller CD, Machtay M, Algazy KM, Meyer DM, Kaiser LR, Yardley DA, Loiacano ME, Carbone DP. Phase I study of paclitaxel given by seven-week continuous infusion concurrent with radiation therapy for locally advanced non small cell lung cancer. Journal of Thoracic Oncology 1(1):38-45, 1/2006.


1. Ow TJ, Hanna EY, Roberts DB, Levine NB, El-Naggar AK, Rosenthal DI, DeMonte F, Kupferman M. Multimodality therapy optimizes outcomes in esthesioneuroblastoma. Head and Neck (#40857), 7/2012.
2. Rosenthal DI, Fuller CD, Holsinger F, Morrison WH, Weber RS, Ang KK, Frank SJ, Garden AS. Conditional Survival for Locally Advanced Larynx Cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 81(2):S516, 10/2011.
3. Garden AS, Morrison WH, Sturgis EM, Dong L, Glisson BS, Frank SJ, Kies MS, Weber RS, Ang KK, Rosenthal DI. IMRT for Oropharyngeal Carcinoma: Patient Outcomes and Patterns of Failure. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 81(2):S15-S16, 10/2011.
4. Beadle BM, Garden AS, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Gunn GB, Frank SJ, Hessel AC, Ang KK. Outcomes and Risk Factors in Patients Treated with Surgery and Postoperative Radiation Therapy Alone: A Subset Update of a Randomized Trial. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 81(2):S104-S105, 10/2011.
5. Ang KK, Zhang QE, Rosenthal DI, Nguyen-Tan P, Sherman EJ, Weber RS, Galvin JM, Schwartz DL, El_Naggar AK, Gillison ML, Jordan R, List MA, Konski AA, Thorstad WL, Trotti A, Beitler JJ, Garden AS, Spanos WJ, Yom SS, Axelrod RS. A Randomized Phase III Trial (RTOG 0522) of Concurrent Accelerated Radiation Plus Cisplatin with or without Cetuximab for Stage III-IV Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinomas. ASCO 2011 Annual Meeting 29(15S):360S (#5500), 7/2011. e-Pub 7/2011.
6. Rosenthal DI, Gunn GB, Mendoza TR, Garden AS, Beadle BM, Morrison WH, Wang XS, Frank SJ, Weber RS, Ang KK, Cleeland CS. Long-term Symptom Burden after Radiation Treatment for Oropharynx Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting 29(15s):5539, 5/2011.
7. Gunn GB, Mendoza TR, Garden AS, Wang XS, Morrison WH, Frank SJ, Hanna EY, Lu C, Beadle BM, Ang KK, Cleeland CS, Rosenthal DI. Patient-reported Fatigue in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting 29(15s):5523, 5/2011.
8. Mendoza TR, Gunn GB, Wang SX, Frank SJ, Beadle BM, Shah SJ, Lu C, Hanna EY, Cleeland CS, Rosenthal DI. Impact of Symptom Burden on Survival in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Treated with Definitive Radiation Therapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 78(3, Suppl):S470-S471, 11/2010.

Book Chapters

1. Moore BA, Kies M, Rosenthal DI, Weber RS. Carcinoma of the Skin of the Head, Face and Neck. In: Head and Neck Cancer: An Evidence-Based Team Approach. Ed(s) EM Genden, MA Varvares. Thieme: New York, NY, 152-179, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-58890-636-6.1.
2. Ahamad, A, Rosenthal DI, Ang KK. Altered Fractionation: benefits, pitfalls with IMRT dosimetry, and combining the gains of molecular targeting. In: Squamous Cell Head and Neck Cancer. Ed(s) Adelstein DJ. Humana Press, Inc. Totowa, New Jersey, 125-142, 2005. ISBN: 1-58829-473-0.

Last updated: 8/17/2015