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Mary Frances McAleer, MD, PhD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2001 Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, MD, Medicine
2001 Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, PHD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1988 Villanova University, Villanova, PA, BS, General Science Honors

Postgraduate Training

7/2002-8/2006 Residency in Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, Walter J Curran, Jr, MD
7/2001-6/2002 Internship in Transitional Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, Glenn Eiger, MD

Board Certifications

2007 American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2006-8/2012

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Night/Weekend Coverage Staff Physician, Valley Forge Medical Center and Hospital, Norristown, PA, 10/2003-3/2005
Associate Scientist II, Biopharmaceutical Research and Development, Centocor Incorporated, Malvern, PA, 1/1994-12/1994
Associate Scientist, Biopharmaceutical Research and Development, Centocor Incorporated, Malvern, PA, 1992-7/1993
Senior Research Assistant, Biopharmaceutical Research and Development, Centocor Incorporated, Malvern, PA, 1990-1992
Research Assistant, Biopharmaceutical Research and Development, Centocor Incorporated, Malvern, PA, 3/1989-1990
Graduate Assistant, Molecular and Cell Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 8/1988-2/1989
Teacher's Assistant, Genetics, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 1/1988-5/1988

Institutional Committee Activities

Alternate Member, Radiation Oncology, Credentials Committee of the Medical Staff, 2011-present
Member, Institutional Review Board (IRB2), 2010-present
Member, Continuing Medical Education Advisory Committee, 2008-present
Member, Radiation Oncology, Faculty Senate, 2008-2011
Associate Member, Institutional Review Board (IRB2), 2008-2009
Physician User, MIMVista AVFC Acceptance Team, 2008
Representative of Radiation Oncology, Mesothelioma Task Group, 2007-2008

Honors and Awards

2011-2013 Best Doctors in America Award, Best Doctors
2006 4th Symposium Combined Modality Therapy Travel Award, UT Southwestern
2006 NCI Young Investigator's Workshop for Radiation Oncology Travel Award, National Cancer Institute
2006 Resident/Physics Trainee Research Award, RSNA
2005-2006 RSNA Research Resident Grant (RR0509), RSNA
2005 RSNA Roentgen Research Award, RSNA
2004 Radiation Research Society Scholar-In-Training Award, Thomas Jefferson University
2003-2004 Virginia Logan Trust Fund Award, Translational Research
2003 AACR-AFLAC Scholar-in-Training Award, AACR-AFLAC
2003 ASCO/AACR Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Fellow Award, ASCO/AACR
2001 Alpha Omega Alpha, Thomas Jefferson University
2001 Harold L. Stewart, M.D.'26 Prize, Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Pathology
2001 High Honors, Sub-Internship, Outpatient Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
2000 High Honors, Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University
2000 High-Honors, Sub-Internship, Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
1999 High Honors, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University
1998 Alumni Graduate Travel Award, Thomas Jefferson University
1997 Hobart Amory Hare Society, Thomas Jefferson University
1996 National Cancer Institute Summer Research Fellowship, National Cancer Institute
1995-2001 Gibbon Scholar MD/PhD Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University
1993 Foerderer Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University
1993 Gibbon Scholar MD/PhD Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University
1988-1989 Braddock Award, Pennsylvania State University
1988-1989 National Cancer Institute Summer Research Fellowship, National Cancer Institute
1988-1989 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
1988 Da Vinci Award for Academic Excellence, Science Honors, Villanova University
1987 Alpha Epsilon Delta (pre-medicine), Villanova University
1987 Phi Beta Kappa, Villanova University
1987 Phi Kappa Phi (general), Villanova University
1987 Phi Sigma (biology), Villanova University
1987 Theta Alpha Kappa (religious studies), Villanova University
1984-1988 Presidential Scholarship, Villanova University

Professional Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research
Associate Member, 2003-present
American Association of Women in Radiology
Member, 2004-present
American Board Radiology
MOC Examination Question Writer, 2011
American Board Radiology
Board Examination Question Writer, Clinical Examination, 2010
American Board Radiology
Member, 2008-present
American Medical Association
Member, 1995-2001
American Medical Women Association
Member, 1995-1997
American Society for Cell Biology
Member, 1997-2001
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Associate Member, 2003-present
American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
Junior Member, 2003-present
American Society Pediatric Hematology Oncology
Member, 2012-present
Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology
Member, 2002-2006
Children's Oncology Group
Member, 5/2011-present
Harris County Medical Society, Houston, TX
Member, 2007-present
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
Member, 2009-present
International Society of Paediatric Oncology
Member, 2012-present
Pennsylvania Medical Society, Philadelphia, PA
Member, 2001-present
Radiation Research Society
Member, 2004-2012
Radiological Society of North America
Member, 2003-present
Sigma Xi
Associate Member, 1988-present
Society for Neuro-Oncology
Member, 2009-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Komaki R, Wei X, Allen PK, Liao Z, Milas L, Cox JD, O'Reilly MS, Chang J, McAleer MF, Jeter M, Blumenschein GR, Kies MS. Phase I study of celecoxib with concurrent irinotecan, cisplatin, and radiation therapy for patients with unresectable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Frontiers in Thoracic Oncology. In Press.
2. Weksberg DC, Palmer MB, Vu KN, Rebueno NC, Sharp HJ, Luo D, Yang JN, Shiu AS, Rhines LD, McAleer MF, Brown PD, Chang EL. Generalizable Class Solutions for Treatment Planning of Spinal Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84(3):847-53, 11/2012. e-Pub 3/2012. PMID: 22445000.
3. Garg AK, Shiu AS, Yang J, Wang XS, Allen P, Brown BW, Grossman P, Frija EK, McAleer MF, Azeem S, Brown PD, Rhines LD, Chang EL. Phase 1/2 trial of single-session stereotactic body radiotherapy for previously unirradiated spinal metastases. Cancer 118(20):5069-77, 10/2012. e-Pub 4/2012. PMID: 22511344.
4. Walker GV, Li J, Mahajan A, McAleer MF, de Groot JF, Azeem SS, Brown PD. Decreasing radiation therapy utilization in adult patients with glioblastoma multiforme: A population-based analysis. Cancer 118(18):4538-44, 9/2012. e-Pub 2/2012. PMID: 22359097.
5. Amsbaugh MJ, Grosshans DR, McAleer MF, Zhu R, Wages C, Crawford CN, Palmer M, De Gracia B, Woo S, Mahajan A. Proton Therapy for Spinal Ependymomas: Planning, Acute Toxicities, and Preliminary Outcomes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83(5):1419-24, 8/2012. e-Pub 1/2012. PMID: 22245209.
6. Pinnix CC, Fontanilla HP, Hayes-Jordan A, Subbiah V, Bilton SD, Chang EL, Grosshans DR, McAleer MF, Sulman EP, Woo SY, Anderson P, Green HL, Mahajan A. Whole Abdominopelvic Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor after Surgery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83(1):317-26, 5/2012. e-Pub 11/2011. PMID: 22104361.
7. Boehling NS, Grosshans DR, Allen PK, McAleer MF, Burton AW, Azeem S, Rhines LD, Chang EL. Vertebral compression fracture risk after stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases. J Neurosurg Spine 16(4):379-86, 4/2012. e-Pub 1/2012. PMID: 22225488.
8. Guerrero T, Martinez J, McCurdy MR, Wolski M, McAleer MF. Elevation in Exhaled Nitric Oxide Predicts for Radiation Pneumonitis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82(2):981-8, 2/2012. e-Pub 3/2011. PMID: 21377296.
9. McCurdy MR, Wazni MW, Martinez J, McAleer MF, Guerrero T. Exhaled nitric oxide predicts radiation pneumonitis in esophageal and lung cancer patients receiving thoracic radiation. Radiother Oncol 101(3):443-8, 12/2011. e-Pub 10/2011. PMID: 21981878.
10. Garg AK, Wang XS, Shiu AS, Allen P, Yang J, McAleer MF, Azeem S, Rhines LD, Chang EL. Prospective evaluation of spinal reirradiation by using stereotactic body radiation therapy: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Experience. Cancer 117(15):3509-16, 8/2011. PMID: 21319143.
11. Ikushima H, Balter P, Komaki R, Hunjun S, Bucci MK, Liao Z, McAleer MF, Yu ZH, Zhang Y, Chang JY, Dong L. Daily Alignment Results of In-Room Computed Tomography-Guided Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79(2):473-80, 2/2011. PMID: 20399032.
12. Starkschall G, Balter P, Britton K, McAleer MF, Cox JD, Mohan R. Interfractional Reproducibility of Lung Tumor Location Using Various Methods of Respiratory Motion Mitigation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79(2):596-601, 2/2011. PMID: 20638189.
13. Chang JY, Komaki R, Wen HY, De Gracia B, Bluett JB, McAleer MF, Swisher SG, Gillin M, Mohan R, Cox JD. Toxicity and Patterns of Failure of Adaptive/Ablative Proton Therapy for Early-Stage, Medically Inoperable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79(2):596-601, 2/2011. PMID: 21251767.
14. Moeller BJ, Chintagumpala M, Philip JJ, Grosshans DR, McAleer MF, Woo SY, Gidley PW, Vats TS, Mahajan A. Low early ototoxicity rates for pediatric medulloblastoma patients treated with proton radiotherapy. Radiat Oncol 6:58, 2011. e-Pub 6/2011. PMID: 21635776.
15. Du W, Yang JN, Chang EL, Luo D, McAleer MF, Shiu A, Martel MK. A quality assurance procedure to evaluate cone-beam CT image center congruence with the radiation isocenter of a linear accelerator. J Appl Clin Med Phys 11(4):3297, 7/2010. PMID: 21081890.
16. Bouchard M, McAleer MF, Starkschall G. Impact of Gastric Filling on Radiation Dose Delivered to Gastroesophageal Junction Tumors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77(1):292-300, 5/2010. PMID: 20092963.
17. McAleer MF, Moughan J, Byhardt RW, Cox JD, Sause WT, Komaki R. Does Response to Induction Chemotherapy Predict Survival for Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer? Secondary Analysis of RTOG 8804/8808. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76(3):802-8, 3/2010. PMID: 19540055.
18. McCurdy M, McAleer MF, Wei W, Ezhil M, Johnson V, Khan M, Baker J, Luo D, Ajani J, Guerrero T. Induction and Concurrent Taxanes Enhance both the Pulmonary Metabolic Radiation Response and the Radiation Pneumonitis Response in Patients with Esophagus Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76(3):816-23, 3/2010. PMID: 19525073.
19. Ikushima H, Dong L, Erasmus J, Allen P, McAleer MF, Zhuang Y, Sasaki R, Komaki R. Predictive Value of (18)F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Uptake by Positron Emission Tomography for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Radical Radiotherapy. J Radiat Res (Tokyo) 51(4):465-71, 2010. PMID: 20508373.
20. McGovern SL, Liao Z, Bucci MK, McAleer MF, Jeter MD, Chang JY, O'Reilly MS, Cox JD, Allen PK, Komaki R.. Is sex associated with the outcome of patients treated with radiation for nonsmall cell lung cancer? Cancer 115(14):3233-42, 7/2009. PMID: 19472405.
21. Smith GL, Smith BD, Buchholz TA, Liao Z, Jeter M, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA, McAleer MF, Komaki R, Cox JD. Patterns of Care and Locoregional Treatment Outcomes in Older Esophageal Cancer Patients: The SEER-Medicare Cohort. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74(2):482-9, 6/2009. PMID: 19289262.
22. Gayed I, Gohar S, Liao Z, McAleer MF, Bassett R, Yusuf SW. The clinical implications of myocardial perfusion abnormalities in patients with esophageal or lung cancer after chemoradiation therapy. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 25(5):487-95, 6/2009. PMID: 19234869.
23. Starkschall G, Britton K, McAleer MF, Jeter MD, Kaus MR, Bzdusek K, Mohan R, Cox JD. Potential dosimetric benefits of four-dimensional radiation treatment planning. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73(5):1560-65, 4/2009. PMID: 19231098.
24. Chang JY, Balter PA, Dong L, Yang Q, Liao Z, Jeter M, Bucci MK, McAleer MF, Mehran RJ, Roth JA, Komaki R. Stereotactic body radiation therapy in centrally and superiorly located stage I or isolated recurrent non-small-cell lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72(4):967-71, 11/2008. PMID: 18954709.
25. Ajani JA, Barthel JS, Bekaii-Saab T, Bentrem DJ, D'Amico TA, Fuchs CS, Gerdes H, Hayman JA, Hazard L, Ilson DH, Kleinberg LR, McAleer MF, Meropol NJ, Mulcahy MF, Orringer MB, Osarogiagbon RU, Posey JA, Sasson AR, Scott WJ, Shibata S, Strong VE, Swisher SG, Washington MK, Willett C, Wood DE, Wright CD, Yang G, Yang G. Esophageal cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6(9):818-49, 10/2008. PMID: 18926093.
26. Hazard L, Yang G, McAleer MF, Hayman J, Willett C. Principles and techniques of radiation therapy for esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6(9):870-8, 10/2008. PMID: 18926096.
27. Javeri H, Arora R, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Lee JH, Liao Z, McAleer MF, Maru D, Bhutani MS, Swisher SG, Izzo JG, Ajani JA. Influence of Induction Chemotherapy and Class of Cytotoxics on Pathologic Response and Survival after Preoperative Chemoradiation in Patients with Carcinoma of the Esophagus. Cancer 15(113):1302-08, 9/2008. PMID: 18623381.
28. McAleer MF. Proportion of residual tumor associated with failure after preoperative chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced esophageal cancer. Gastrointest Cancer Res 2(5):261-3, 9/2008. PMID: 19259314.
29. Yaremko BP, Guerrero TM, McAleer MF, Bucci MK, Noyola-Martinez J, Nguyen LT, Balter PA, Guerra R, Komaki R, Liao Z. Determination of respiratory motion for distal esophagus cancer using four-dimensional computed tomography. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70(1):145-53, 1/2008. PMID: 17855008.
30. Rice DC, Smythe WR, Liao Z, Guerrero T, Chang JY, McAleer MF, Jeter MD, Correa A, Vaporciyan AA, Liu HH, Komaki R, Forster KM, Stevens CW. Dose-Dependent Pulmonary Toxicity After Postoperative Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(2):350-7, 10/2007. PMID: 17467922.
31. McAleer MF, Duffy KT, Davidson WR, Kari G, Dicker AP, Rodeck U, Wickstrom E. Antisense inhibition of cyclin D1 expression is equivalent to flavopiridol for radiosensitization of zebrafish embryos. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66(2):546-551, 2006. PMID: 16904844.
32. Daroczi B, Kari G, McAleer MF, Wolf JC, Rodeck U, Dicker AP. In vivo radioprotection by the fullerene nanoparticle DF-1 as assessed in a zebrafish model. Clin Cancer Res 12(23):7086-91, 2006. PMID: 17145832.
33. Duffy KT, McAleer MF, Davidson WR, Kari L, Kari C, Liu CG, Farber SA, Cheng KC, Mest JR, Wickstrom E, Dicker AP, Rodeck U. Coordinate control of cell cycle regulatory genes in zebrafish development tested by cyclin D1 knockdown with morpholino phosphorodiamidates and hydroxyprolyl-phosphono peptide nucleic acids. Nucleic Acids Res 33(15):4914-21, 2005. PMID: 16284195.
34. McAleer MF, Tuan RS. Cytotoxicant-induced trophoblast dysfunction and abnormal pregnancy outcomes: role of zinc and metallothionein. Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today 72(4):361-70, 2004. PMID: 15662702.
35. McAleer MF, Davidson C, Davidson WR, Yentzer B, Farber SA, Rodeck U, Dicker AP. Novel use of zebrafish as a vertebrate model to screen radiation protectors and sensitizers. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61(1):10-13, 2004. PMID: 15629588.
36. McAleer MF, Tuan RS. Metallothionein overexpression in human trophoblastic cells protects against cadmium-induced apoptosis. In Vitro Molec Toxicol 14(1):25-42, 2001. PMID: 11689154.
37. McAleer MF, Tuan RS. Metallothionein protects against severe oxidative stress-induced apoptosis of human trophoblastic cells. In Vitro Molec Toxicol 14(3):219-31, 2001. PMID: 11846994.
38. Knight D, Wagner C, Jordan RE, McAleer MF, DeRita R, Fass DN, Coller BS, Weisman HF, Ghrayeb J. The immunogenicity of the 7E3 murine monoclonal Fab antibody fragment variable region is dramatically reduced in humans by substitution of human for murine constant regions. J Molec Immunol 32(16):1271-81, 1995. PMID: 8559151.
39. McAleer MF. The nature of human and divine consciousness in the thought of Teilhard and three modern psychologists. J Theta Alpha Kappa 11:16-25, 1987.

Invited Articles

1. McAleer MF, Tsao AS, Liao Z. Radiotherapy in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75(2):326-37, 10/2009. PMID: 19735859.

Abstracts

1. McAleer MF, Farber SA, Rodeck U, Dicer AP. Differential sensitivity of zebrafish embryos to distinct classes of DNA-damaging agents associated with differential expression of DNA repair enzymes. ASTRO Annual Meeting, 2004.
2. McAleer MF, Farber SA, Rodeck U, Dicker AP. Differential sensitivity of zebrafish embryos to ultraviolet versus ionizing radiation associated with differential expression of DNA repair enzymes. (Late-Breaking Abstract). AACR Annual Meeting, 2004.
3. McAleer MF, Farber SA, Rodeck U, Dicker AP. Novel use of zebrafish as a model for screening radiation protectors and sensitizers. RRS Annual Meeting, 2004.
4. McAleer MF, Rodeck U, Santana E, Farber SA, Dicker AP. Novel use of zebrafish as a vertebrate model to screen radiation protectors and sensitizers. AACR Radiation Biology and Cancer: From Molecular Responses to the Clinic Conference, 2004.
5. Daroczi B, McAleer MF, Kari G, Rodeck U, Dicker AP. In vivo evaluation of radioprotection by the fullerene CD60_DF1 using a zebrafish model. AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, 2005.
6. McAleer MF, Kari C, Dicker AP, Rodeck U. Caffeine protects zebrafish embryos against ultraviolet radiation independently of ATR downstream signaling events. RRS Annual Meeting, 2006.
7. McAleer MF, Kari C, Dicker AP, Rodeck U. Differential response to ultraviolet versus ionizing radiation in zebrafish embryos pretreated with caffeine. AACR Annual Meeting, 2006.
8. McAleer MF, Duffy KT, Davidson WR, Kari G, Dicker AP, Rodeck U, Wickstrom E. Radiosensitization by Cyclin D1 knockdown phenocopies effects of flavopiridol treatment: Utilization of an in vivo zebrafish vertebrate model. RSNA Annual Meeting, 2006.
9. McAleer MF, Balter P, Bucci MK, Kuruvila S, Komaki R, Chang JY. Capsular contracture of subcutancceous breast implant following hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for early stage lung cancer: a case report. ARS Annual Meeting, 2008.
10. Chang JY, Balter P, Dong L, Bucci MK, Liao Z, Jeter MD, McAleer MF, Yang Q, Cox JD, Komaki R. Early Results of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) in Centrally/Superiorly Located Stage I or Isolated Recurrent NSCLC. Radiation Oncology Biology Physics Proceedings of the 50th Annual ASTRO Meeting 72(1):S463, 2008.
11. McAleer MF, Smith GL, Smith BD, Swisher S, Ajani J, Komaki R, Cox JD, Buchholz TA. Radiotherapy increases cardiac events in esophageal cancer patients: Outcomes from the SEER-Medicare cohort with implications for improvement of tumor targeting and role of post-treatment pharmacomodulation. ARS Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada. e-Pub 4/2009.
12. Palmer MB, McAleer MF, Zhang J, Hunjan S, Bucci MK, Komaki R, Dong L. Novel approaches of "deformable isodose distributions" for composite treatment planning. ARS Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada. e-Pub 4/2009.
13. Mahajan A, Anderson P, McAleer MF, Sulman EP, Pinnix C, Woo SY, Herzog C, Hayes-Jordan A. Multidisciplinary Management with Whole Abdominal IMRT of Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78(3):S593, 10/2010.
14. Hyun ED, Cahill DP, McAleer MF, George A, Shiu AS, Mahajan A, Chang EL, Sulman EP. Outcome of Patients Treated with Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases from Melanoma and Association of BRAF Oncogene Mutation Status with Survival. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78(3):S271, 10/2010.
15. Boehling NS, Grosshans DR, Allen PK, McAleer MF, Burton AW, Chang EL. Vertebral Compression Fracture Risk After Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Spinal Metastases. 52nd Annual Meeting of the American-Society-For-Radiation-Oncology San Diego, CA 78(3):S257, 10/2010.
16. Guerrero T, Martinez J, McCurdy MR, Wolski MJ, McAleer. Elevation in Exhaled Nitric Oxide Predicts for Radiation Pneumonitis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78(3):S165-S166, 10/2010.
17. Walker GV, Allen P, Huh W, Woo SY, Chang EL, McAleer MF, Mahajan A. The Effects of Anemia and Red Blood Cell Transfusions during Radiotherapy in Pediatric Patients with Extracranial Solid Tumors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75(3):S512-S513, 11/2009.
18. Settle SH, Bucci MK, Palmer MB, Liu H, Liengsawangwong R, Guerrero TM, McAleer MF, Cox JD, Komaki R, Liao Z. PET/CT fusion with treatment planning CT (TP CT) shows predominant pattern of locoregional failure in Esophageal patients treated with chemoradiation (CRT) is in GTV. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72(1):S72-S73, 9/2008.
19. McGovern SL, Liao Z, Bucci MK, McAleer MF, Jeter MD, Chase JY, Huang EH, Cox JD, Allen PK, Komaki R. Gender differences in NSCLC outcomes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(3):S160, 10/2007.
20. Cox JD, Chang JY, Liao Z, Bucci MK, McAleer MF, Wei X, Allen PK, Cai H, Gillin M, Zhu XR. Acute Esophageal reactions from proton beam therapy and concurrent chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): Reduction in incidence and severity despite higher doses. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(3):S485, 10/2007.
21. Bucci M, Chang JY, McAleer MF, Liao Z, Guerrero T, Eapen GA, Balter P, Jeter M, Komaki R. Pulmonary function tests before and after stereotactic radiation of the lung. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(3):S510, 10/2007.
22. Chang JY, Balter P, Dong L, Liao Z, Bucci KM, Jeter M, McAleer MF, Yang Q, Cox JD, Komaki R. 4-D CT based and daily in-room CT-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) in lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(3):S88-S89, 10/2007.
23. Subbiah V, Kurzrock R, Hayes-Jordan A, McAleer M, Anderson P. Targeted Therapeutic Approaches in Advanced desmoplastic smal roung cell tumor: pazopanib, PEG interferon and IGF-1R inhibitors. Pediatric Blood and Cancer(59/12):1066 (#PJ005), 12/2012.

Book Chapters

1. Marom EM, Onn A, McAleer MF. Complications in the Oncologic Patient: Chest. In: Silverman P. Oncologic Imaging: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Saunders Elsevier: Philadelphia, 2010.
2. Bruzzi J, Marom EM, Hofstetter W, McAleer MF. Esophageal Cancer. In: Silverman P. Oncologic Imaging: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Saunders Elsevier: Philadelphia, 2010.
3. McAleer MF, Mehran R, Tsao A. Mesothelioma. In: Lung Cancer: Prevention, Management, and Emerging Therapies. Springer, 2009.
4. McAleer MF, Valicenti RK. Regionally advanced adenocarcinoma of the prostate (T3-4N+M0): management and prognosis. In: Urologic Oncology. Elsevier Saunders, 494-504, 2006.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Characterization of the Radiation Response in Zebrafish Embryos
Funding Source: RSNA Research Resident Grant
Role: Investigator
Duration: 7/1/2005 - 6/30/2006

Last updated: 8/29/2013