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Mylene T. Truong, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Section Chief, Thoracic Imaging, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Bio Statement

She completed her radiology residency in Montreal, Canada and her Thoracic Radiology fellowship training in Massachusetts General Hospital. She joined faculty at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Research Interests

Pulmonary Infection in oncologic patients. Staging of lung cancer

Clinical Interests

Staging of thoracic malignancies, including lung cancer, esophageal cancer and mesothelioma. Pitfalls in PET/CT in oncologic imaging.

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1991 McGill University - Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, MD, Medicine
1987 McGill University - Faculty of Science, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Science, Science
1986 Marianopolis College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Diploma of Collegial Studies, Collegial Studies

Postgraduate Training

7/1996-6/1997 Clinical Fellowship, Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, Dr. Theresa C. McLoud
7/1992-6/1996 Clinical Residency, Radiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Dr. Patrice M. Bret
7/1991-6/1992 Clinical Internship, Medicine/Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Dr. Edward Monahan

Board Certifications

1996 American Board of Radiology
1996 Royal College of Physicians of Canada

Honors and Awards

2014 Educational Exhibit Award, Cum Laude, “Pitfalls in the Interpretation of PET/CT Findings in the Chest", Society of Thoracic Radiology
2013 Certificate of Merit, Pitfalls in the interpretation of PET/CT findings in the chest, 3rd World Congress of Thoracic Imaging in Korea
2013 Volunteer Service Award, American Board of Radiology
2012 Education Exhibit Award, Certificate of Merit, “Anatomy of Pericardial Recesses on CT: Implication for Oncologic Imaging.”, Radiological Society of North American
2012 Magna Cum Laude, Selected for Radiographics, Update in the evaluation of the solitary pulmonary nodule: solid and subsolid lesions, Radiological Society of North America
2010 Certificate of Merit, Poster, "Imaging, Staging Evaluation and Treatment Considerations for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma", Radiological Society of North America
2010 The Top 10 Cited Articles of the Past 10 Years, Preoperative evaluation of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma: Role of integrated CT-PET imaging, Journal of Thoracic Imaging
2009 Educational Exhibit Award, Certificate of Merit, "Understanding the Postsurgical Chest on Radiography and MDCT: Procedures and Complications", Radiological Society of North America
2008 Top 10 Papers in Mycology, "Reversed Halo Sign", Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
2005 Recognized for Residency Teaching in the Radiology Residency Program, University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston Medical School
2004 Educational Exhibit Award, Certificate of Merit, "Pedicled Muscle Flaps in Intrathoracic Cancer Resection", Radiological Society of North America
2004 Educational Exhibit Award, Certificate of Merit, "Pericardial Recesses on Multidetector CT: Implications for Oncologic Imaging", American Roentgen Ray Society
2004 Recognized Manuscript, "Focal FDG uptake in mediastinal brown fat mimicking malignancy: a potential pitfall resolved on PET/CT", Nuclear Medicine Yearbook
2001 Bronze Medal, "Diaphragmatic Apertures and the Spread of Disease between the Thorax and Abdomen", American Roentgen Ray Society
1998 Educational Exhibit Award, Certificate of Merit, "Diaphragmatic Apertures and the Spread of Disease between the Thorax and Abdomen", Radiological Society of North America
1989-1990 Faculty of Medicine Scholar, McGill University
1988 Farquharson Research Scholarship, Medical Research Council of Canada
1986-1987 Faculty of Sciences Scholar, McGill University
1986 Alumnae Class of 1884 Entrance Scholarship, McGill University
1984-1986 Sister Mary MacCormack Scholarship, Marianopolis College

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Carter BW, Godoy MC, Wu CC, Erasmus JJ, Truong MT. Current controversies in lung cancer staging. J Thorac Imaging 31(4):201-14, 7/2016. PMID: 27306388.
2. Shroff GS, Marom EM, Wu CC, Godoy MC, Wei W, Ihegword A, Han XY, Truong MT. Pulmonary legionellosis in oncologic patients: Findings on chest CT. J Comput Assist Tomogr. e-Pub 7/2016. PMID: 27454787.
3. Cho J, Ibbott GS, Kerr MD, Amos RA, Stingo FC, Marom EM, Truong MT, Palacio DM, Betancourt SL, Erasmus JJ, DeGroot PM, Carter BW, Gladish GW, Sabloff BS, Benveniste MF, Godoy MC, Patil S, Sorensen J, Mawlawi OR. Characterizing proton-activated materials to develop PET-mediated proton range verification markers. Phys Med Biol 61(11):N291-310, 6/2016. e-Pub 5/2016. PMID: 27203621.
4. Lieberman S, Truong MT, Marom EM. Mediastinal imaging pitfalls. Semin Ultrasound CT MR 37(3):255-67, 6/2016. e-Pub 9/2015. PMID: 27261349.
5. Hutchinson BD, Navin P, Marom EM, Truong MT, Bruzzi JF. Overdiagnosis of pulmonary embolism by pulmonary CT angiography. AJR Am J Roentgenol 205(2):271-7, 8/2015. PMID: 26204274.
6. Godoy MC, Marom EM, Carter BW, Sorensen J, Truong MT, Abbott GF. Computed tomography imaging of lung infection in the oncologic setting: Typical features and potential pitfalls. Semin Roentgenol 50(3):192-6, 7/2015. e-Pub 2/2015. PMID: 26002239.
7. Truong MT. Letter from the guest editor: Pitfalls in thoracic and cardiovascular imaging. Semin Roentgenol 50(3):163, 7/2015. e-Pub 2/2015. PMID: 26002235.
8. Viswanathan C, Carter BW, Shroff GS, Godoy MC, Marom EM, Truong MT. Pitfalls in oncologic imaging: Complications of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in the chest. Semin Roentgenol 50(3):183-91, 7/2015. e-Pub 2/2015. PMID: 26002238.
9. Shroff GS, Viswanathan C, Godoy MC, Marom EM, Sabloff BS, Truong MT. Pitfalls in oncologic imaging: Pericardial recesses mimicking adenopathy. Semin Roentgenol 50(3):235-40, 7/2015. e-Pub 2/2015. PMID: 26002245.
10. Godoy MC, Truong MT, Carter BW, Viswanathan C, de Groot P, Ko JP. Pitfalls in pulmonary nodule characterization. Semin Roentgenol 50(3):164-74, 7/2015. e-Pub 2/2015. PMID: 26002236.
11. Carter BW, Betancourt SL, Viswanathan C, Mawlawi O, Marom EM, Truong MT. Potential pitfalls in interpretation of positron emission tomography/computed tomography findings in the thorax. Semin Roentgenol 50(3):210-6, 7/2015. e-Pub 2/2015. PMID: 26002241.
12. Shroff GS, Okwandu E, Viswanathan C, Truong MT. Pulmonary cement embolism presenting with dyspnea. Semin Roentgenol 50(3):226-8, 7/2015. e-Pub 2/2015. PMID: 26002243.
13. Carter BW, Benveniste MF, Truong MT, Marom EM. State of the art: MR imaging of thymoma. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 23(2):165-177, 5/2015. PMID: 25952513.
14. Benveniste AP, Godoy MC, Truong MT, Viswanathan C, Benveniste MF. Case of the season: Management of the subsolid pulmonary nodule. Semin Roentgenol 50(2):68-71, 4/2015. e-Pub 10/2014. PMID: 25770336.
15. Truong MT. Letter from guest editor: Radiologic screening. Semin Roentgenol 50(2):67, 4/2015. e-Pub 10/2014. PMID: 25770335.
16. Carter BW, Glisson BS, Truong MT, Erasmus JJ. Small cell lung carcinoma: Staging, imaging, and treatment considerations. Radiographics 34(6):1707-21, 10/2014. PMID: 25310425.
17. Truong MT, Ko JP, Rossi SE, Rossi I, Viswanathan C, Bruzzi JF, Marom EM, Erasmus JJ. Update in the evaluation of the solitary pulmonary nodule. Radiographics 34(6):1658-79, 10/2014. PMID: 25310422.
18. Viswanathan C, Truong MT, Sagebiel T, Garg N, Bhosale P. Imaging of chemotherapy-related iatrogenic abdominal and pelvic conditions. Radiol Clin North Am 52(5):1029-40, 9/2014. PMID: 25173656.
19. Viswanathan C, Truong MT, Sagebiel TL, Bronstein Y, Vikram R, Patnana M, Silverman PM, Bhosale PR. Abdominal and pelvic complications of nonoperative oncologic therapy. Radiographics 34(4):941-61, Jul-Aug, 7/2014. PMID: 25019433.
20. Falchi L, Keating MJ, Marom EM, Truong MT, Schlette EJ, Sargent RL, Trinh L, Wang X, Smith SC, Jain N, Estrov Z, O'Brien S, Wierda WG, Lerner S, Ferrajoli A. Correlation between FDG/PET findings, histological features, clinical characteristics and survival in 332 patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Blood 123(18):2783-90, 5/2014. e-Pub 3/2014. PMCID: PMC4123418.
21. Shroff GS, Boonsirikamchai P, Viswanathan C, Godoy MC, Marom EM, Truong MT. Differentiating pericardial recesses from mediastinal adenopathy: Potential pitfalls in oncological imaging. Clin Radiol 69(3):307-14, 3/2014. e-Pub 11/2013. PMID: 24290055.
22. Tanasanvimon S, Garg N, Viswanathan C, Truong MT, Kaur H, Kee BK, Sahin IH, Javle MM, Garrett CR. High prevalence of recurrent thrombosis in subsets of cancer patients with isolated gonadal vein thrombosis: A single center retrospective study. Thromb Res 133(2):154-7, 2/2014. e-Pub 10/2013. PMID: 24331209.
23. Alpert JB, Godoy MC, Degroot PM, Truong MT, Ko JP. Imaging the post-thoracotomy patient: Anatomic changes and postoperative complications. Radiol Clin North Am 52(1):85-103, 1/2014. e-Pub 9/2013. PMID: 24267712.
24. Truong MT, Viswanathan C, Carter BW, Mawlawi O, Marom EM. PET/CT in the thorax: Pitfalls. Radiol Clin North Am 52(1):17-25, 1/2014. e-Pub 9/2013. PMID: 24267708.
25. Truong MT, Viswanathan C, Godoy MB, Carter BW, Marom EM. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Role of CT, MRI, and PET/CT in staging evaluation and treatment considerations. Semin Roentgenol 48(4):323-34, 10/2013. PMID: 24034264.
26. Godoy MC, Bruzzi JF, Viswanathan C, Truong MT, Guimarães MD, Hofstetter WL, Erasmus JJ, Marom EM. Multimodality imaging evaluation of esophageal cancer: Staging, therapy assessment, and complications. Abdom Imaging 38(5):974-93, 10/2013. e-Pub 5/2013. PMID: 23677485.
27. Godoy MC, Truong MT, Sabloff B, Naidich DP. Subsolid pulmonary nodule management and lung adenocarcinoma classification: State of the art and future trends. Semin Roentgenol 48(4):295-307, 10/2013. PMID: 24034262.
28. Aberle DR, DeMello S, Berg CD, Black WC, Brewer B, Church TR, Clingan KL, Duan F, Fagerstrom RM, Gareen IF, Gatsonis CA, Gierada DS, Jain A, Jones GC, Mahon I, Marcus PM, Rathmell JM, Sicks J, National Lung Screening Trial Research Team. Results of the two incidence screenings in the National Lung Screening Trial. N Engl J Med 369(10):920-31, 9/5/2013. PMID: 24004119.
29. Viswanathan C, Kirschner K, Truong M, Balachandran A, Devine C, Bhosale P. Multimodality imaging of vulvar cancer: Staging, therapeutic response, and complications. AJR Am J Roentgenol 200(6):1387-400, 6/2013. PMID: 23701080.
30. Godoy MC, Viswanathan C, Marchiori E, Truong MT , Benveniste MF, Rossi S, Marom EM. The reversed halo sign: Update and differential diagnosis. Br J Radiol 85(1017):1226-35, 9/2012. e-Pub 5/2012. PMCID: PMC3487053.
31. Viswanathan C, Bhosale P, Ganeshan DM, Truong MT , Silverman P, Balachandran A. Imaging of complications of oncological therapy in the gastrointestinal system. Cancer Imaging 7(12):163-172, 2012. e-Pub 5/2012. PMCID: PMC3362867.
32. Truong MT, Viswanathan C, Erasmus JJ. Positron emission tomography/computed tomography in lung cancer staging, prognosis and assessment of therapeutic response. J Thorac Imaging 26(2):132-46, 5/2011. e-Pub 5/2011. PMID: 21508735.
33. National Lung Screening Trial Research Team, Aberle DR, Berg CD, Black WC, et al. The national lung screening trial: Overview and study design. Radiology, 2011. e-Pub 11/2010.
34. Milito MA, Kontoyiannis DP, Lewis RE, Liu P, Mawlawi OR, Truong MT, Marom EM. Influence of host immunosuppression on CT findings in invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. Med Mycol 48(6):817-23, 9/2010. e-Pub 1/2010. PMID: 20109093.
35. Lu C, Lee JJ, Komaki R, Herbst RS, Feng L, Evans WK, Choy H, Desjardins P, Esparaz BT, Truong MT , Saxman S, Kelaghan J, Bleyer A, Fisch MJ. Chemoradiotherapy with or without AE-941 in stage III non-small cell lung cancer: A randomized phase III trial. J Natl Cancer Inst 102(12):859-65, 6/2010. e-Pub 5/2010. PMCID: PMC2902826.
36. Truong MT, Sabloff BS, Ko JP. Multidetector CT of solitary pulmonary nodules. Thorac Surg Clin 20(1):9-23, 2/2010. PMID: 20378057.
37. Cronin CG, Swords R, Truong MT, Viswanathan C, Rohren E, Giles FJ, O'Dwyer M, Bruzzi JF. Clinical utility of PET-CT in lymphoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 194(1):W91-W103, 1/2010. PMID: 20028897.
38. Betancourt SL, Martinez-Jimenez S, Rossi SE, Truong MT, Carrillo J, Erasmus JJ. Lipoid pneumonia: spectrum of clinical and radiologic manifestations. AJR Am J Roentgenol 194(1):103-9, 1/2010. PMID: 20028911.
39. Truong MT, Sabloff BS, Ko JP. Multidetector CT of solitary pulmonary nodules. Radiol Clin North Am 48(1):141-55, 1/2010. PMID: 19995633.
40. Benveniste M, Truong MT, Almeida DR, Szarf G. Endomycardial fibrosis mimicking right ventricular mass. Eur J Radiol. Extra 73:e9-e11,, 2010.
41. DeLappe EM, Truong MT, Bruzzi JF, Swisher SG, Rohren EM. Hepatic radiation injury mimicking a metastasis on positron-emission tomography/computed tomography in a patient with esophageal carcinoma. J Thorac Oncol 4(11):1442-4, 11/2009. PMID: 19861910.
42. Hanrahan EO, Kies MS, Glisson BS, Khuri FR, Feng L, Tran HT, Ginsberg LE, Truong MT, Hong WK, Kim ES.. A phase II study of lonafarnib (SCH66336) in patients with chemorefractory, advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Am J Clin Oncol 32(3):274-9, 6/2009. e-Pub 5/2009. PMID: 19433965.
43. Marom EM, Holmes AM, Bruzzi JF, Truong MT, O'Sullivan PJ, Kontoyiannis DP.. Imaging of pulmonary fusariosis in patients with hematologic malignancies. AJR Am J Roentgenol 190(6):1605-9, 6/2008. PMID: 18492913.
44. Wahba H, Truong MT, Lei X, Kontoyiannis DP, Marom EM.. Reversed halo sign in invasive pulmonary fungal infections. Clin Infect Dis 46(11):1733-7, 6/2008. PMID: 18419427.
45. Marom EM, Martinez CH, Truong MT, Lei X, Sabloff BS, Munden RF, Gladish GW, Herbst RS, Morice RC, Stewart DJ, Jimenez CA, Blumenschein GR, Onn A.. Tumor cavitation during therapy with antiangiogenesis agents in patients with lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol 3(4):351-7, 4/2008. PMID: 18379352.
46. Armato SG 3rd, Entwisle J, Truong MT, Nowak AK, Ceresoli GL, Zhao B, Misri R, Kindler HL.. Current state and future directions of pleural mesothelioma imaging. Lung Cancer 59(3):411-20, 3/2008. e-Pub 12/2007. PMID: 18061303.
47. Truong MT, Marom EM.. Is there a role for positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the staging of small-cell lung cancer? Clin Lung Cancer 9(1):8, 1/2008. PMID: 18282351.
48. Bruzzi JF, Komaki R, Walsh GL, Truong MT, Gladish GW, Munden RF, Erasmus JJ.. Imaging of non-small cell lung cancer of the superior sulcus: part 1: anatomy, clinical manifestations, and management. Radiographics 28(2):551-60; quiz 620, Mar-Apr, 2008. PMID: 18349457.
49. Bruzzi JF, Komaki R, Walsh GL, Truong MT, Gladish GW, Munden RF, Erasmus JJ.. Imaging of non-small cell lung cancer of the superior sulcus: part 2: initial staging and assessment of resectability and therapeutic response. Radiographics 28(2):561-72, Mar-Apr, 2008. PMID: 18349458.
50. Yusuf SW, Truong MT, Lenihan DJ.. Air embolism in the right ventricle. Intern Med J 37(9):660-1, 9/2007. PMID: 17714208.
51. Bruzzi JF, Truong MT, Gladish GW, Wallace MJ, Moran CA, Munden RF.. Development of pulmonary arteriovenous communications within pulmonary metastases after chemotherapy. J Thorac Oncol 2(3):243-6, 3/2007. PMID: 17410048.
52. Bruzzi JF, Swisher SG, Truong MT, Munden RF, Hofstetter WL, Macapinlac HA, Correa AM, Mawlawi O, Ajani JA, Komaki RR, Fukami N, Erasmus JJ.. Detection of interval distant metastases: clinical utility of integrated CT-PET imaging in patients with esophageal carcinoma after neoadjuvant therapy. Cancer 109(1):125-34, 1/2007. PMID: 17146785.
53. Bruzzi JF, Truong MT, Macapinlac H, Munden RF, Erasmus JJ.. Integrated CT-PET imaging of esophageal cancer: unexpected and unusual distribution of distant organ metastases. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 36(1):21-9, Jan-Feb, 2007. PMID: 17198889.
54. Gladish GW, Rice DC, Sabloff BS, Truong MT, Marom EM, Munden RF.. Pedicle muscle flaps in intrathoracic cancer resection: imaging appearance and evolution. Radiographics 27(4):975-87, Jul-Aug, 2007. PMID: 17620462.
55. Bruzzi JF, Munden RF, Truong MT, Marom EM, Sabloff BS, Gladish GW, Iyer RB, Pan TS, Macapinlac HA, Erasmus JJ.. PET/CT of esophageal cancer: its role in clinical management. Radiographics 27(6):1635-52, Nov-Dec, 2007. PMID: 18025508.
56. Rodgers SE, Hunter GJ, Hamberg LM, Schellingerhout D, Doherty DB, Ayers GD, Shapiro SE, Edeiken BS, Truong MT, Evans DB, Lee JE, Perrier ND.. Improved preoperative planning for directed parathyroidectomy with 4-dimensional computed tomography. Surgery 140(6):932-40; discussion 940-1, 12/2006. PMID: 17188140.
57. Pan T, Mawlawi O, Luo D, Liu HH, Chi PC, Mar MV, Gladish G, Truong M, Erasmus J, Liao Z, Macapinlac HA.. Attenuation correction of PET cardiac data with low-dose average CT in PET/CT. Med Phys 33(10):3931-8, 10/2006. PMID: 17089855.
58. Bruzzi JF, Truong MT, Marom EM, Mawlawi O, Podoloff DA, Macapinlac HA, Munden RF.. Incidental findings on integrated PET/CT that do not accumulate 18F-FDG. AJR Am J Roentgenol 187(4):1116-23, 10/2006. PMID: 16985164.
59. Bruzzi JF, Macapinlac H, Tsimberidou AM, Truong MT, Keating MJ, Marom EM, Munden RF.. Detection of Richter's transformation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia by PET/CT. J Nucl Med 47(8):1267-73, 8/2006. PMID: 16883004.
60. Marom EM, Munden RF, Truong MT, Gladish GW, Podoloff DA, Mawlawi O, Broemeling LD, Bruzzi JF, Macapinlac HA.. Interobserver and intraobserver variability of standardized uptake value measurements in non-small-cell lung cancer. J Thorac Imaging 21(3):205-12, 8/2006. PMID: 16915065.
61. Erasmus JJ, Munden RF, Truong MT, Ho JJ, Hofstetter WL, Macapinlac HA, Correa AM, Wu TT, Bruzzi JF, Marom EM, Sabloff BS, Ajani JA, Komaki R, Liao Z, Lee JH, Fukami N, Bresalier R, Swisher SG.. Preoperative chemo-radiation-induced ulceration in patients with esophageal cancer: a confounding factor in tumor response assessment in integrated computed tomographic-positron emission tomographic imaging. J Thorac Oncol 1(5):478-86, 6/2006. PMID: 17409902.
62. Bruzzi JF, Truong M, Zinner R, Erasmus JJ, Sabloff B, Munden R.. Short-term restaging of patients with non-small cell lung cancer receiving chemotherapy. J Thorac Oncol 1(5):425-9, 6/2006. PMID: 17409894.
63. Marom EM, Bruzzi JF, Truong MT.. Extrathoracic PET/CT findings in thoracic malignancies. J Thorac Imaging 21(2):154-66, 5/2006. PMID: 16770232.
64. Truong MT, Pan T, Erasmus JJ.. Pitfalls in integrated CT-PET of the thorax: implications in oncologic imaging. J Thorac Imaging 21(2):111-22, 5/2006. PMID: 16770228.
65. Truong MT, Marom EM, Erasmus JJ.. Preoperative evaluation of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma: role of integrated CT-PET imaging. J Thorac Imaging 21(2):146-53, 5/2006. PMID: 16770231.
66. Lu C, Spitz MR, Zhao H, Dong Q, Truong M, Chang JY, Blumenschein GR, Hong WK, Wu X.. Association between glutathione S-transferase PI polymorphisms and survival in patients with advanced nonsmall cell lung carcinoma. Cancer 106(2):441-7, 1/2006. PMID: 16342067.
67. Onn A, Choe DH, Herbst RS, Correa AM, Munden RF, Truong MT, Vaporciyan AA, Isobe T, Gilcrease MZ, Marom EM.. Tumor cavitation in stage I non-small cell lung cancer: epidermal growth factor receptor expression and prediction of poor outcome. Radiology 237(1):342-7, 10/2005. PMID: 16183941.
68. Han XY, Tarrand JJ, Infante R, Jacobson KL, Truong M.. Clinical significance and epidemiologic analyses of mycobacterium avium and mycobacterium intracellulare among patients without AIDS. J Clin Microbiol 43(9):4407-12, 9/2005. PMID: 16145084.
69. Yi JG, Marom EM, Munden RF, Truong MT, Macapinlac HA, Gladish GW, Sabloff BS, Podoloff DA.. Focal uptake of fluorodeoxyglucose by the thyroid in patients undergoing initial disease staging with combined PET/CT for non-small cell lung cancer. Radiology 236(1):271-5, 7/2005. PMID: 15987980.
70. Erasmus JJ, Truong MT, Smythe WR, Munden RF, Marom EM, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Sabloff BS, Broemeling LD, Stevens CW, Pisters KM, Podoloff DA, Macapinlac HA.. Integrated computed tomography-positron emission tomography in patients with potentially resectable malignant pleural mesothelioma: Staging implications. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129(6):1364-70, 6/2005. PMID: 15942579.
71. Erasmus JJ, Truong MT, Munden RF.. CT, MR, and PET imaging in staging of non-small-cell lung cancer. Semin Roentgenol 40(2):126-42, 4/2005. PMID: 15898410.
72. Lambert LA, Shapiro SE, Lee JE, Perrier ND, Truong M, Wallace MJ, Hoff AO, Gagel RF, Evans DB.. Surgical treatment of hyperparathyroidism in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1. Arch Surg 140(4):374-82, 4/2005. PMID: 15841561.
73. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Macapinlac HA, Marom EM, Mawlawi O, Gladish GW, Sabloff BS, Bruzzi JF, Munden RF.. Integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: normal variants and pitfalls. J Comput Assist Tomogr 29(2):205-9, Mar-Apr, 2005. PMID: 15772538.
74. Truong MT, Munden RF, Movsas B.. Imaging to optimally stage lung cancer patients: conventional modalities and PET/CT. J Am Coll Radiol 1(12):957-64, 12/2004. PMID: 17411738.
75. Tran HT, Blumenschein GR, Lu C, Meyers CA, Papadimitrakopoulou V, Fossella FV, Zinner R, Madden T, Smythe LG, Puduvalli VK, Munden R, Truong MT, Herbst RS.. Clinical and pharmacokinetic study of TNP-470, an angiogenesis inhibitor, in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with solid tumors. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 54(4):308-14, May-Jun, 10/2004. e-Pub 6/2004. PMID: 15184994.
76. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Munden RF, Marom EM, Sabloff BS, Gladish GW, Podoloff DA, Macapinlac HA.. Focal FDG uptake in mediastinal brown fat mimicking malignancy: a potential pitfall resolved on PET/CT. AJR Am J Roentgenol 183(4):1127-32, 10/2004. PMID: 15385319.
77. Choe DH, Marom EM, Ahrar K, Truong MT, Madewell JE.. Pulmonary embolism of polymethyl methacrylate during percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty. AJR Am J Roentgenol 183(4):1097-102, 10/2004. PMID: 15385313.
78. Truong MT, Sabloff BS, Munden RF, Erasmus JJ.. A patient with new-onset seizure and mediastinal adenopathy. Chest 126(3):982-5, 9/2004. PMID: 15364782.
79. Sabloff BS, Truong MT, Wistuba II, Erasmus JJ.. Bronchoalveolar cell carcinoma: radiologic appearance and dilemmas in the assessment of response. Clin Lung Cancer 6(2):108-12, 9/2004. PMID: 15476596.
80. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Marom EM, Munden RF.. Imaging evaluation in the diagnosis and staging of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Semin Roentgenol 39(3):386-96, 7/2004. PMID: 15372752.
81. Kim ES, Putnam JB, Komaki R, Walsh GL, Ro JY, Shin HJ, Truong MT, Moon H, Swisher SG, Fossella FV, Khuri FR, Hong WK, Shin DM.. Phase II study of a multidisciplinary approach with induction chemotherapy, followed by surgical resection, radiation therapy, and consolidation chemotherapy for unresectable malignant thymomas: final report. Lung Cancer 44(3):369-79, 6/2004. PMID: 15140551.
82. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Macapinlac HA, Podoloff DA.. Teflon injection for vocal cord paralysis: false-positive finding on FDG PET-CT in a patient with non-small cell lung cancer. AJR Am J Roentgenol 182(6):1587-9, 6/2004. PMID: 15150014.
83. Truong MT, Munden RF.. Imaging in staging of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Cancer Imaging 4(2):95-6, 5/2004. PMID: 18250015.
84. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Sabloff BS, Marom EM, Gladish GW, Chasen MH, Munden RF.. Pericardial "sleeve" recess of right inferior pulmonary vein mimicking adenopathy: computed tomography findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr 28(3):361-5, May - June, 2004. PMID: 15100541.
85. Truong MT, Sabloff BS, Gladish GW, Whitman GJ, Munden RF.. Invasive thymoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 181(6):1504, 12/2003. PMID: 14627564.
86. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Gladish GW, Sabloff BS, Marom EM, Madewell JE, Chasen MH, Munden RF.. Anatomy of pericardial recesses on multidetector CT: implications for oncologic imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol 181(4):1109-13, 10/2003. PMID: 14500241.
87. Erasmus JJ, Gladish GW, Broemeling L, Sabloff BS, Truong MT, Herbst RS, Munden RF. Interobserver and intraobserver variability in measurement of non-small-cell carcinoma lung lesions: implications for assessment of tumor response. J Clin Oncol 21(13):2574-82, 7/2003. PMID: 12829678.
88. Truong MT, Munden RF.. Lung cancer screening. Curr Oncol Rep 5(4):309-12, 7/2003. PMID: 12781073.
89. Munden RF, Truong MT, Swisher SG, Gupta S, Hicks ME, Merritt JA, Roth JA.. CT evaluation of non-small cell lung cancer treated with adenoviral p53 gene therapy. Internet J Radiology 3(1), 2003.
90. Truong MT, Munden RF.. Lung cancer screening. J Women's Imaging 5(3):99-110, 2003.
91. Truong MT, Munden R.. Lung-cancer screening state-of-the-art. Applied Radiology CT Update Newsletter 1(3), 2002.
92. Gladish GW, Sabloff BM, Munden RF, Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Chasen MH.. Primary thoracic sarcomas. Radiographics 22(3):621-37, May-Jun, 2002. PMID: 12006691.
93. Laronga C, Meric F, Truong MT, Mayfield C, Mansfield P.. A treatment algorithm for pneumothoraces complicating central venous catheter insertion. Am J Surg 180(6):523-526; discussion 526-527, 12/2000. PMID: 11182411.
94. Oh Y, Perez-Soler R, Fossella FV, Glisson BS, Kurie J, Walsh GL, Truong MT, Shin DM.. Phase II study of intravenous doxil in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Invest New Drugs 18(3):243-245, 8/2000. PMID: 10958592.
95. Truong MT, Munden RF, Kemp BL.. Localized fibrous tumor of the pleura. AJR Am J Roentgenol 174(1):42, 1/2000. PMID: 10628451.
96. Slanetz PJ, Truong MT, Shepard JA, Trotman-Dickenson B, Drucker E, McLoud TC.. Mediastinal lymphadenopathy and hazy mediastinal fat: new CT findings of congestive heart failure. AJR Am J Roentgenol 171(5):1307-9, 11/1998. PMID: 9798869.
97. Truong MT, Atri M, Bret PM, Reinhold C, Kintzen G, Thibodeau M, Aldis AE, Chang Y.. Sonographic appearance of benign and malignant conditions of the colon. AJR Am J Roentgenol 170(6):1451-5, 6/1998. PMID: 9609152.


1. Shroff GS, Wu CC, Marom E, Ihegword A, Han XY, Truong MT. Pulmonary Legionellosis: Characteristic findings on chest CT. Joint Meeting of European Society of Thoracic Imaging and Fleischner Society, 2015.
2. Garg N, Wagner-Bartak NNeperud JJ, Sagebiel T,Truong MT, Vining D. A vendor neutral user interface for rapid access to PACS functionality using hot keys. Proceedings of Radiological Society of North America 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting (#11034361), 2011.
3. Truong MT, Marom EM, Viswanathan C, Gladish G, Benveniste MFK, Godoy M. Imaging, staging evaluation and treatment considerations for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Proceedings of Radiological Society of North America 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, 2010.
4. Godoy MC, Alpert JB, Truong MT, Ko JP. Understanding the post-surgical chest on radiographyand MDCT: procedures and complications. Proceedings of Radiological Society of North America 95th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, 12/2009.
5. Carducci MA, Musib L, Kies MS, Pili R, Truong M, Brahmer JR, Cole P, Sullivan R, Riddle J, Schmidt J, Enas N, Sinha V, Thornton DE, Herbst RS. Phase I dose escalation and pharmacokinetic study of enzastaurin, an oral protein kinase C Beta inhibitor, in patients with advanced cancer. J Clin Oncol 24(25):4092-9, 9/2006. PMID: 16943527.
6. Lu C, Perez-Soler R, Piperdi B, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Smythe WR, Shin HJ, Ro JY, Feng L, Truong M, Yalamanchili A, Lopez-Berestein G, Hong WK, Khokhar AR, Shin DM. Phase II study of a liposome-entrapped cisplatin analog (L-NDDP) administered intrapleurally and pathologic response rates in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Clin Oncol 23(15):3495-501, 5/2005. PMID: 15908659.
7. Herbst RS, Johnson DH, Mininberg E, Carbone DP, Henderson T, Kim ES, Blumenschein G, Lee JJ, Liu DD, Truong MT, Hong WK, Tran H, Tsao A, Xie D, Ramies DA, Mass R, Seshagiri S, Eberhard DA, Kelley SK, Sandler A. Phase I/II trial evaluating the anti-vascular endothelial growth factor monoclonal antibody bevacizumab in combination with the HER-1/epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor erlotinib for patients with recurrent non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol 23(11):2544-55, 4/2005. e-Pub 3/2005. PMID: 15753462.
8. Bruzzi JF, Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Marom EM, Martin DH, Munden RF. 18-FDG PET/CT in the evaluation of benign and malignant pleural effusions. Proceedings of Radiological Society of North America:SSC21-09, 2005.
9. Lu C, Zhao H, Truong M, Dong Q, Spitz MR, Wu X. Association between glutathione S-transferase P1 polymorphisms and survival of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol 22(14S):Abstract 7009 (#7009), 7/2004.
10. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Munden RF, Marom EM, Sabloff BS, Gladish GW, Podoloff DA, Macapinlac HA. Focal FDG uptake in mediastinal brown fat mimicking malignancy: a potential pitfall resolved on PET/CT. AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1127-32, 2004.
11. Sandler AB, Blumenschein GR, Henderson T, Lee J, Truong M, Kim E, Mass B, Garcia B, Johnson DH, Herbst RS. Phase I/II trial evaluating the anti-VEGF MAb bevacizumab in combination with erlotinib, a HER1/EGFR-TK inhibitor, for patients with recurrent non-small cell lung cancer. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of American Society of Clinical Oncology:Abstract 2000 (#2000), 2004.
12. Sabloff BS, Lai C, Munden RF, Gladish GW, Truong MT, Shaw CC. Comparison of a Newly Developed Dual Screen Computed Radiography (CR) System with Conventional Single Screen CR in Evaluation of the Chest Radiograph. Radiology 225((P)):382, 2002.
13. Sabloff BS, Munden RF, Gladish GW, Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Madewell JE, Melhem A, Slaughter K. Comparison of Normal Anatomic Structures Using Digital Radiography (DR) vs Conventional Film Screen (SS). Radiology 221((P)):354, 2001.
14. Munden RF, Gladish GW, Sabloff B, Truong MT, Murphy Jr WA, Madewell JM, Slaughter K, Thompson S, Johnston D, Shaw C. Comparison of the Visualization of Normal Anatomic Structures Using Computed Radiography (CR) and Digital Radiography (DR). AJR Am J Roentgenol 176(3):78, 2001.
15. Munden RF, Charnsangavej C, Truong MT, Chasen MH. Diaphragmatic Apertures and the Spread of Disease between the Thorax and Abdomen. AJR Am J Roentgenol 176(Suppl):118 (#3), 2001.
16. Erasmus JJ, Munden RF, Gladish FW, Sabloff BS, Truong MT, Broemeling L. Inter-Observer Variability in Measurement of NSCLC Lung Lesions: Implications for Assessment of Tumor Response. Radiology 221((P) Suppl):409, 2001.
17. Gladish GW, Sabloff BS, Munden RF, Truong MT, Chasen MH. Primary Intrathoracic Sarcomas: Appearance at Conventional Radiography, Computed Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Radiology. 217((P) Suppl):644, 2000.
18. Munden RF, Truong MT, Swisher S, Roth JA. CT Evaluation of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Undergoing Gene Therapy with Adenoviral P53 Radiology. 213((P) Suppl):173, 1999.
19. Escalante C, Martin C, Rivera E, Pisters K, Truong M, Manzullo E, Weiser M, Rubenstein E, Elting L. Validation of a Model for Predicting Imminent Death in Acutely Ill Cancer Patients with Dyspnea. Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology:Abstract 2228 (#2228), 1999.
20. Truong M, Trotman-Dickenson B, Drucker EA, Rivitz SM, Shepard JO, Athanasoulis CA, Chang YC, McLoud TC. Chest CT Findings in Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism. AJR Am J Roentgenol 170(Suppl):44 (#4), 1998.
21. Munden RF, Charnsangavej C, Truong M, Chasen M. Diaphragmatic Apertures and the Spread of Disease between the Thorax and Abdomen. Radiology 209((P) Suppl):544, 1998.
22. Escalante C, Martin C, Pisters K, Truong M, Elting L. Predicting Imminent Death in Acutely Ill Lung Cancer Patients with Dyspnea. Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology:Abstract 220 (#220), 1998.
23. Truong M, Libshitz HI, Munden RF. Pulmonary Avium Complex Infections in Patients with Malignancy: Evaluation with CT. Radiology 209((P) Suppl):488, 1998.
24. Truong M, Atri M, Bret PM, Reinhold C, Kintzen G, Thibodeau M, Aldis AE, Chang Y. Ultrasound Appearance of Benign and Malignant Conditions of the Colon. Radiology 197((P) Suppl):272-3, 1995.

Book Chapters

1. Truong MT, Gomez D, Chang JY, Mehran R. Pleural Tumors. In: Oncologic Imaging: A Multidisciplinary Approach: Expert Consult, 2nd. Ed(s) Silvermen PM. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 79-92, e-Book 2012. ISBN: 1437722326.
2. Viswanathan C, Truong MT. CT Scans: Brain, chest Abdomen and Pelvis. In: Cardiothoracic Surgery Review. Lippincott Wiliams & Wilkins, 2011.
3. Erasmus JJ, Truong MT, McAdams HP. Imaging neoplasms of the thorax. In: Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine, 7th. Ed(s) Kufe DW, Frei III E, Holland JF, Weichselbaum RR, Pollock RE, Bast RC, Hong WK, Hait WN. BC Decker Inc: Columbia, 2006. ISBN: 978-1-55009-307-0.
4. Ng CS, Singh S, Truong MT. Critical care imaging in oncology patients. In: Acute Care Of The Cancer Patient. Ed(s) Shaw AD, Riedel BJ, Burton AW, Fields AI, Feeley TW. Informa Healthcare: United States, 847, 2005. ISBN: 9780824726898.
5. Erasmus JJ, Truong MT, Mawlawi O. CT-PET of the thorax: technique and pitfalls. In: Cardioplumonary Imaging, McAdams HP, Reddy GP. American Roetgen Ray Society, 287-317, 2005.

Letters to the Editor

1. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Macapinlac HA, Podoloff DA.. PET/CT of teflon granulomas. AJR Am J Roentgenol 183(4):1173-1174, 10/2004. PMID: 15385327.

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