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Patricia J. Eifel, M.D., F.A.C.R., FASTRO

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1977 Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, MD, Medicine
1973 Stanford University, Stanford, CA, BS, Biology

Postgraduate Training

1981-1982 Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Post Doctoral Division of Radiation Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Dr. Brown
1980 Chief Resident, Radiation Therapy Division, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA, Dr. Hoppe
1978-1981 Resident, Radiation Therapy Division, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA, Dr. Hoppe
1977-1978 Intern, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA, Dr. Hoppe

Board Certifications

1982 American Board of Radiology (Therapeutic Radiology)

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Program Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, Radiation Therapy Residency Program, Houston, TX, 1991-1998

Honors and Awards

2011 Best Doctors in America
2011 Castle Connolly Cancer Docs
2011 Houston's Top Docs, H Texas Magazine
2010 America's Top Oncologists, Castle Connolly
2010 America's Top Radiologists
2010 Houston's Top Docs, H Texas Magazine
2010 Ulrich Henschke Memorial Award, American Brachytherapy Society
2009 Best Doctors in America
2009 Castle Connolly Cancer Docs
2009 Top Cancer Doctor in America, Castle Connolly Medical ltd.
2007 Best Doctors in America
2006 Houston's Top Docs, H Texas Magazine
2005-present America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical, LTD
2005 Houston's Top Docs, H Texas Magazine
2003 Inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Radiology, American College of Radiology
2002-present America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Guide
2002 American Board of Radiology Distinguished Service Award, American Board of Radiology
2002 Best Women Doctors, Inside Houston
1996 Golden Apple Award, Radiation Oncology
1993 The Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White Inc., Publishers
1992 Good Housekeeping 400 Top Cancer Specialists in the US, Good Housekeeping
1991 The Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White Inc., Publishers

Professional Memberships

American Association for Women Radiologists, Houston, TX
Member, 2007-present
American Board of Radiology, Tucson, AZ
Member, 1995-present
American Brachytherapy Society
Member, 1994-present
American College of Radiation Oncology, Bethesda, MD
Board of Chancellors, 1995-1997
Member, 1994-present
Chair, Resident Scholarship Program Committee, 1994-1999
American College of Surgeons, American Joint Committee on Cancer, Chicago, IL
Member, Gynecologic Task Force, 2006-present
American Society for Radiation Oncology
Chair, ASTRO Nominating Committee, Standing Committee, 11/2009-10/2010
Immediate Past Chair, ASTRO Board of Directors, 11/2009-10/2010
Past Chair, ASTRO Gold Medal Awards Committee, Standing Committee, 11/2009-10/2010
Member, ASTRO Finance/Audit Committee of the Society, 9/2008-present
Chair, ASTRO Executive Committee of the Society, 9/2008-11/2009
Chair, ASTRO Gold Medal Awards Committee of the Society, 9/2008-11/2009
President, 9/2007-9/2008
President-Elect, 9/2006-9/2007
Member, 1983-present
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Chicago, IL
Vice-Chair, International Committee, 2012-2014

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Eifel PJ, Ho A, Khalid N, Erickson B, Owen J. Patterns of Radiation Therapy Practice for Patients Treated for Intact Cervical Cancer in 2005 to 2007: A Quality Research in Radiation Oncology Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 89(2):249-56, 6/1/2014. e-Pub 1/7/2014. PMID: 24411621.
2. Christensen EN, Yu HZ, Klopp AH, Tsai JC, Lawyer AA, Court LE, Eifel PJ. Variable impact of intracavitary brachytherapy fractionation schedule on biologically effective dose to organs at risk in patients with cervical cancer. Brachytherapy 13(3):240-9, May-Jun, 5/2014. e-Pub 11/1/2013. PMID: 24188993.
3. Tsai CJ, Sulman EP, Eifel PJ, Jhingran A, Allen PK, Deavers MT, Klopp AH. Galectin-7 levels predict radiation response in squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix. Gynecol Oncol 131(3):645-9, 12/2013. e-Pub 4/30/2013. PMID: 23643871.
4. Likhacheva A, Jhingran A, Bodurka DC, Sun C, Sam M, Eifel PJ. Prospective study of symptom assessment among patients with cervical cancer during concurrent chemoradiotherapy with weekly Cisplatin or every-3-week Cisplatin and 5-Fluorouracil. Int J Gynecol Cancer 23(8):1520-7, 10/2013. PMID: 24257567.
5. Brown AP, Jhingran A, Klopp AH, Schmeler KM, Ramirez PT, Eifel PJ. Involved-Field Radiation Therapy for Locoregionally Recurrent Ovarian Cancer. Gynecol Oncol 130(2):300-305, 8/2013. e-Pub 5/4/2013. PMID: 23648467.
6. Jhingran A, Ramondetta LM, Bodurka DC, Slomovitz BM, Brown J, Levy LB, Garcia ME, Eifel PJ, Lu KH, Burke TW. A prospective phase II study of chemoradiation followed by adjuvant chemotherapy for FIGO stage I-IIIA (1988) uterine papillary serous carcinoma of the endometrium. Gynecol Oncol 129(2):304-9, 5/2013. e-Pub 2/4/2013. PMID: 23385150.
7. Takiar V, Fontanilla HP, Eifel PJ, Jhingran A, Kelly P, Iyer RB, Levenback CF, Zhang Y, Dong L, Klopp A. Anatomic Distribution of Fluorodeoxyglucose-Avid Para-aortic Lymph Nodes in Patients With Cervical Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85(4):1045-50, 3/15/2013. e-Pub 1/17/2013. PMID: 23332221.
8. Koh WJ, Greer BE, Abu-Rustum NR, Apte SM, Campos SM, Chan J, Cho KR, Cohn D, Crispens MA, Dupont N, Eifel PJ, Gaffney DK, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Han E, Huh WK, Lurain JR 3rd, Martin L, Morgan MA, Mutch D, Remmenga SW, Reynolds RK, Small W Jr, Teng N, Tillmanns T, Valea FA, McMillian NR, Hughes M. Cervical Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11(3):320-43, 2013. PMID: 23486458.
9. Klopp AH, Mourtada F, Yu ZH, Beadle BM, Munsell MF, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ. Pilot study of a computed tomography-compatible shielded intracavitary brachytherapy applicator for treatment of cervical cancer. Pract Radiat Oncol 3(2):115-123, 2013.
10. Hacker NF, Eifel PJ, van der Velden J. Cancer of the vagina. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 119(Suppl 2):S97-99, 10/2012. PMID: 22999510.
11. Mikell JK, Klopp AH, Gonzalez GM, Kisling KD, Price MJ, Berner PA, Eifel PJ, Mourtada F. Impact of heterogeneity-based dose calculation using a deterministic grid-based boltzmann equation solver for intracavitary brachytherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83(3):e417-22, 7/1/2012. e-Pub 3/19/2012. PMID: 22436788.
12. Gaffney D, Mundt A, Schwarz J, Eifel P. Advances in clinical research in gynecologic radiation oncology: An RTOG symposium. Int J Gynecol Cancer 22(4):667-74, 5/2012. e-Pub 3/2012. PMID: 22398709.
13. Costales AB, Eifel PJ, Deavers MT, Frumovitz M, Schmeler KM. Metastatic adenocarcinoma found in inguinal, pelvic and para-aortic lymph nodes 14 years following hysterectomy for adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix. Gynecol Oncol Reports 2. e-Pub 5/2012.
14. Fontanilla H, Klopp AH, Lindberg ME, Jhingran A, Kelly P, Takiar V, Iyer R, Levenback C, Zhang Y, Dong L, Eifel P. Anatomic distribution of [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose-avid lymph nodes in patients with cervical cancer. Practical Radiation Oncology. e-Pub 4/2012.
15. Klopp AH, Eifel PJ. Biological predictors of cervical cancer response to radiation therapy. Semin Radiat Oncol 22(2):143-150, 4/2012. PMID: 22385921.
16. Kelly P, Das P, Varadhachary GR, Fontanilla HP, Krishnan S, Delclos ME, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ, Crane CH. Role of Definitive Radiation Therapy in Carcinoma of Unknown Primary in the Abdomen and Pelvis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82(5):2012-7, 4/2012. e-Pub 6/2011. PMID: 21640510.
17. Small W, Beriwal S, Demanes DJ, Dusenbery KE, Eifel P, Erickson B, Jones E, Rownd JJ, De Los Santos JF, Viswanathan AN, Gaffney D. American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for adjuvant vaginal cuff brachytherapy after hysterectomy. Brachytherapy 11(1):58-67, Jan-Feb, 1/2012. PMID: 22265439.
18. Lee LJ, Das IJ, Higgins SA, Jhingran A, Small W, Thomadsen B, Viswanathan AN, Wolfson A, Eifel P. American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for locally advanced carcinoma of the cervix. Part III: low-dose-rate and pulsed-dose-rate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy 11(1):53-7, Jan-Feb, 1/2012. PMID: 22265438.
19. Jhingran A, Salehpour M, Sam M, Levy L, Eifel PJ. Vaginal motion and bladder and rectal volumes during pelvic intensity-modulated radiation therapy after hysterectomy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82(1):256-62, 1/2012. e-Pub 11/2010. PMID: 21093170.
20. Xiao Y, Bernstein Kde A, Chetty IJ, Eifel P, Hughes L, Klein EE, McDermott P, Prisciandaro J, Paliwal B, Price RA, Werner-Wasik M, Palta JR, Ad Hoc Committee on Teaching Physics to Residents and Invitees. The American Society for Radiation Oncology's 2010 Core Physics Curriculum for Radiation Oncology Residents. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81(4):1190-1192, 11/15/2011. e-Pub 10/29/2010. PMID: 21035958.
21. Klopp AH, Eifel PJ. Chemoradiotherapy for cervical cancer in 2010. Curr Oncol Rep 13(1):77-85, 2/2011. e-Pub 11/2/2010. PMID: 21042887.
22. Fisher CM, Fortenberry BR, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ. Novel technique for simulation and external beam treatment planning for obese patients. Practical Radiation Oncology 1(3):152-155, 2011.
23. Garg AK, Jhingran A, Klopp AH, Aggarwal BB, Kunnumakkara AB, Broadus RR, Eifel PJ, Buchholz TA. Expression of nuclear transcription factor Kappa B in locally advanced human cervical cancer treated with definitive chemoradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78(5):1331-6, 12/1/2010. e-Pub 3/16/2010. PMID: 20231067.
24. Greer BE, Koh WJ, Abu-Rustum NR, Apte SM, Campos SM, Chan J, Cho KR, Copeland L, Crispens MA, Dupont N, Eifel PJ, Gaffney DK, Huh WK, Kapp DS, Lurain JR, Martin L, Morgan MA, Morgan RJ, Mutch D, Remmenga SW, Reynolds RK, Small W, Teng N, Valea FA. Cervical cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 8(12):1388-416, 12/2010. PMID: 21147903.
25. Frumovitz M, Etchepareborda M, Sun CC, Soliman PT, Eifel PJ, Levenback CF, Ramirez PT. Primary malignant melanoma of the vagina. Obstet Gynecol 116(6):1358-65, 12/2010. PMID: 21099603.
26. Eifel PJ. Radiotherapy: Intermediate-risk endometrial cancer--adjuvant treatment. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 7(10):553-4, 10/2010. PMID: 20877416.
27. Beadle BM, Jhingran A, Yom SS, Ramirez PT, Eifel PJ. Patterns of Regional Recurrence After Definitive Radiotherapy for Cervical Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76(5):1396-403, 4/2010. e-Pub 7/2009. PMID: 19581056.
28. Viswanathan AN, Yorke ED, Marks LB, Eifel PJ, Shipley WU. Radiation dose-volume effects of the urinary bladder. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76(3 Suppl):S116-22, 3/1/2010. PMID: 20171505.
29. Schmeler KM, Jhingran A, Iyer RB, Sun CC, Eifel PJ, Soliman PT, Ramirez PT, Frumovitz M, Bodurka DC, Sood AK. Pelvic fractures after radiotherapy for cervical cancer: implications for Survivors. Cancer 116(3):625-630, 2/2010. e-Pub 1/2010. PMID: 20052724.
30. Price MJ, Kry SF, Eifel PJ, Salehpour M, Mourtada F. Dose Perturbation due to the Polysulfone Cap Surrounding a Fletcher-Williamson Colpostat. J Appl Clin Med Phys 11(1):68-76, 2010. PMID: 20160700.
31. Price MJ, Jackson EF, Gifford KA, Eifel PJ, Mourtada F. Development of prototype shielded cervical intracavitary brachytherapy applicators compatible with CT and MR imaging. Med Phys 36(12):5515-24, 12/2009. PMID: 20095264.
32. Klopp AH, Jhingran A, Ramondetta L, Lu K, Gershenson DM, Eifel PJ. Node-positive adenocarcinoma of the endometrium: outcome and patterns of recurrence with and without external beam irradiation. Gynecol Oncol 115(1):6-11, 10/2009. e-Pub 7/2009. PMID: 19632709.
33. Price MJ, Gifford KA, Horton JL, Eifel PJ, Gillin MT, Lawyer AA, Mourtada F. Monte Carlo model for a prototype CT-compatible, anatomically adaptive, shielded intracavitary brachytherapy applicator for the treatment of cervical cancer. Med Phys 36(9):4147-55, 9/2009. PMID: 19810488.
34. Holmes T, Das R, Low D, Yin FF, Balter J, Palta J, Eifel P. American Society of Radiation Oncology recommendations for documenting intensity-modulated radiation therapy treatments. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74(5):1311-8, 8/2009. PMID: 19616738.
35. Torres MA, Jhingran A, Thames HD, Levenback CF, Bodurka DC, Ramondetta LM, Eifel PJ. Concurrent chemoradiation in the routine management of patients with cervical cancer: does marital status matter? Int J Gynecol Cancer 19(6):1107-12, 8/2009. PMID: 19820377.
36. Greer BE, Koh WJ, Abu-Rustum N, Bookman MA, Bristow RE, Campos SM, Cho KR, Copeland L, Crispens MA, Eifel PJ, Huh WK, Jaggernauth W, Kapp DS, Kavanagh JJ, Lurain JR, Morgan M, Morgan RJ, Powell CB, Remmenga SW, Reynolds RK, Alvarez Secord A, Small W, Teng N. Uterine neoplasms. Clinical practice guidelines in oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 7(5):498-531, 5/2009. PMID: 19460278.
37. Eifel PJ. Studies of adjuvant treatment for endometrial cancer. Oncology (Williston Park) 23(4):364-5, 4/2009. PMID: 19476266.
38. Beadle BM, Jhingran A, Salehpour M, Sam M, Iyer RB, Eifel PJ. Cervix regression and motion during the course of external beam chemoradiation for cervical cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73(1):235-41, 1/2009. e-Pub 5/2008. PMID: 18513882.
39. Eifel PJ, Jhingran A, Levenback CF, Tucker S. Predictive value of a proposed subclassification of Stages I and II cervical cancer based on clinical tumor diameter. Int J Gynecol Cancer 19(1):2-7, 1/2009. PMID: 19258933.
40. Gifford KA, Wareing T, Failla G, Horton J, Eifel P, Mourtada F. Comparison of a 3-D multi-group SN particle transport code with Monte Carlo for intracavitary brachytherapy of the cervix uteri. J Appl Clin Med Phys 11(1):3103, 2009. PMID: 20160682.
41. Tripuraneni P, Watson RL, Ang KK, Harrison L, Eifel P, Zietman A, Haffty B, Thevenot LI, Willett CG, Schomberg PJ, Pickles T, Halberg FE, Devlin PM. Intersociety Radiation Oncology Summit-SCOPE II. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72(2):323-6, 10/2008. PMID: 18793951.
42. McGuire SE, Frank SJ, Eifel PJ. Treatment of recurrent vaginal melanoma with external beam radiation therapy and palladium-103 brachytherapy. Brachytherapy 7(4):359-63, Oct-Dec, 10/2008. e-Pub 9/2008. PMID: 18778972.
43. Klopp AH, Jhingran A, Ramdas L, Story MD, Broadus RR, Lu KH, Eifel PJ, Buchholz TA. Gene Expression Changes in Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma after Initiation of Chemoradiation and Correlation with Clinical Outcome. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71(1):226-36, 5/2008. PMID: 18406887.
44. Wolfson AH, Winter K, Crook W, Krishan A, Grigsby PW, Markoe AM, Morris M, Gaffney DK, Eifel PJ, Lucci JA. Are increased tumor sneuploidy and heightened Cell Proliferation Along With Heterogeneity Associated With Patient Outcome for Carcinomas of the Uterine Cervix? A combined analysis of subjects treated in RTOG 9001 and a single-institution trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70(1):111-117, 1/2008. e-Pub 10/2007. PMID: 17919835.
45. Torres MA, Jhingran A, Thames HD, Levenback CF, Bodurka DC, Ramondetta LM, Eifel PJ. Comparison of treatment tolerance and outcomes in patients with cervical cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy in a prospective randomized trial or with standard treatment. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70(1):118-125, 1/2008. e-Pub 9/2007. PMID: 17869451.
46. Gaffney DK, Winter K, Dicker AP, Miller B, Eifel PJ, Ryu J, Avizonis V, Fromm M, Small W, Greven K. Efficacy and patterns of failure for locally advanced cancer of the cervix treated with celebrex (celecoxib) and chemoradiotherapy in RTOG 0128. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(1):111-7, 9/2007. e-Pub 5/2007. PMID: 17482376.
47. Gaffney DK, Winter K, Dicker AP, Miller B, Eifel PJ, Ryu J, Avizonis V, Fromm M, Greven K. A Phase II study of acute toxicity for Celebrex (celecoxib) and chemoradiation in patients with locally advanced cervical cancer: primary endpoint analysis of RTOG 0128. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67(1):104-9, 2007. e-Pub 11/2006. PMID: 17084549.
48. Frank SJ, Deavers MT, Jhingran A, Bodurka DC, Eifel PJ. Primary adenocarcinoma of the vagina not associated with diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure. Gynecol Oncol 105(2):470-474, 2007. e-Pub 2/2007. PMID: 17292459.
49. Mourtada F, Gifford KA, Berner PA, Horton JL, Price MJ, Lawyer AA, Eifel PJ. Retrospective dosimetric comparison of low-dose-rate and pulsed-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy using a tandem and mini-ovoids. Med Dosim 32(3):181-187, 2007. PMID: 17707197.
50. Pothuri B, Ramondetta L, Eifel P, Deavers MT, Wilton A, Alektiar K, Barakat R, Soslow RA. Radiation-associated endometrial cancers are prognostically unfavorable tumors: a clinicopathologic comparison with 527 sporadic endometrial cancers. Gynecol Oncol 103(3):948-51, 12/2006. e-Pub 7/2006. PMID: 16870239.
51. Price MJ, Gifford KA, Horton J, Lawyer A, Eifel P, Mourtada F. Comparison of dose distributions around the pulsed-dose-rate Fletcher-Williamson and the low-dose-rate Fletcher-Suit-Delclos ovoids: a Monte Carlo study. Phys Med Biol 51(16):4083-94, 8/2006. e-Pub 8/2006. PMID: 16885626.
52. Klopp AH, Eifel PJ. Gene expression profiling in cervical cancer: state of the art and future directions. Cancer J 12(3):170-174, May-Jun, 5/2006. PMID: 16803672.
53. Eifel PJ, Jhingran A, Brown J, Levenback C, Thames H. Time course and outcome of central recurrence after radiation therapy for carcinoma of the cervix. Int J Gynecol Cancer 16(3):1106-11, May-Jun, 5/2006. PMID: 16803493.
54. Greer BE, Koh WJ, Abu-Rustum N, Bookman MA, Bristow RE, Campos S, Cho KR, Copeland L, Eifel P, Jaggernauth W, Jhingran A, Kapp DS, Kavanagh J, Lipscomb GH, Lurain JR, 3rd, Morgan RJ, Jr, Nag S, Partridge EE, Powell CB, Remmenga SW, Reynolds RK, Small W, Jr, Soper J, Teng N. Uterine cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4(5):438-62, 5/2006. PMID: 16687093.
55. Eifel PJ. Chemoradiotherapy for cervical cancer: what next? J Clin Oncol 23(33):8277-9, 11/2005. e-Pub 10/2005. PMID: 16230671.
56. Price MJ, Horton JL, Gifford KA, Eifel PJ, Jhingran A, Lawyer AA, Berner PA, Mourtada F. Dosimetric evaluation of the Fletcher-Williamson ovoid for pulsed-dose-rate brachytherapy: a Monte Carlo study. Phys Med Biol 50(21):5075-87, 11/2005. e-Pub 10/2005. PMID: 16237242.
57. Gifford KA, Horton JL, Pelloski CE, Jhingran A, Court LE, Mourtada F, Eifel PJ. A three-dimensional computed tomography-assisted Monte Carlo evaluation of ovoid shielding on the dose to the bladder and rectum in intracavitary radiotherapy for cervical cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63(2):615-21, 10/2005. PMID: 16168853.
58. Frumovitz M, Sun CC, Schover LR, Munsell MF, Jhingran A, Wharton JT, Eifel P, Bevers TB, Levenback CF, Gershenson DM, Bodurka DC. Quality of life and sexual functioning in cervical cancer survivors. J Clin Oncol 23(30):7428-36, 10/2005. PMID: 16234510.
59. Ahamad A, D'Souza W, Salehpour M, Iyer R, Tucker SL, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy after hysterectomy: comparison with conventional treatment and sensitivity of the normal-tissue-sparing effect to margin size. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62(4):1117-24, 7/2005. PMID: 15990017.
60. Bristol I, Brown J, Slomovitz BM, Shannon VR, Eifel PJ. Methemoglobinemia induced by topical vaginal sulfanilamide cream in a patient with cervical cancer: a case report. Gynecol Oncol 97(3):953-6, 6/2005. PMID: 15907987.
61. Pelloski CE, Palmer M, Chronowski GM, Jhingran A, Horton J, Eifel PJ. Comparison between CT-based volumetric calculations and ICRU reference-point estimates of radiation doses delivered to bladder and rectum during intracavitary radiotherapy for cervical cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62(1):131-7, 5/2005. PMID: 15850913.
62. Frank SJ, Jhingran A, Levenback C, Eifel PJ. Definitive radiation therapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the vagina. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62(1):138-47, 5/2005. PMID: 15850914.
63. Slomovitz BM, Ramondetta LM, Lee CM, Oh JC, Eifel PJ, Jhingran A, Burke TW, Gershenson DM, Lu KH. Heterogeneity of stage IIIA endometrial carcinomas: implications for adjuvant therapy. Int J Gynecol Cancer 15(3):510-6, May-Jun, 5/2005. PMID: 15882178.
64. D'Souza WD, Ahamad AA, Iyer RB, Salehpour MR, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ. Feasibility of dose escalation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy in posthysterectomy cervical carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61(4):1062-70, 3/2005. PMID: 15752885.
65. Erickson B, Eifel P, Moughan J, Rownd J, Iarocci T, Owen J.. Patterns of brachytherapy practice for patients with carcinoma of the cervix (1996-1999): A patterns of care study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63(4):1083-92, 2005. e-Pub 8/2005. PMID: 16099599.
66. Eifel PJ, Moughan J, Erickson B, Iarocci T, Grant D, Owen J. Patterns of radiotherapy practice for patients with carcinoma of the uterine cervix: a patterns of care study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 60(4):1144-53, 11/2004. PMID: 15519786.
67. Soliman PT, Slomovitz BM, Broaddus RR, Sun CC, Oh JC, Eifel PJ, Gershenson DM, Lu KH. Synchronous primary cancers of the endometrium and ovary: A single institution review of 84 cases. Gynecol Oncol 94(2):456-62, 8/2004. PMID: 15297188.
68. Viswanathan AN, Deavers MT, Jhingran A, Ramirez PT, Levenback C, Eifel PJ. Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix: outcome and patterns of recurrence. Gynecol Oncol 93(1):27-33, 4/2004. PMID: 15047210.
69. Callister M, Ramondetta LM, Jhingran A, Burke TW, Eifel PJ. Malignant mixed Müllerian tumors of the uterus: analysis of patterns of failure, prognostic factors, and treatment outcome. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58(3):786-96, 3/2004. PMID: 14967435.
70. Eifel PJ, Winter K, Morris M, Levenback C, Grigsby PW, Cooper J, Rotman M, Gershenson D, Mutch DG. Pelvic irradiation with concurrent chemotherapy versus pelvic and para-aortic irradiation for high-risk cervical cancer: an update of radiation therapy oncology group trial (RTOG) 90-01. J Clin Oncol 22(5):872-80, 3/2004. PMID: 14990643.
71. Frumovitz M, Ramirez PT, Tortolero-Luna G, Malpica A, Eifel P, Burke TW, Levenback C. Characteristics of recurrence in patients who underwent lymphatic mapping for vulvar cancer. Gynecol Oncol 92:205-10, 2004. PMID: 14751159.

Invited Articles

1. Eifel PJ. The value of pelvic radiation therapy after hysterectomy for early endometrial cancer. Oncology 27(10):990-999, 2013.
2. Eifel PJ. Studies of adjuvant treatment for endometrial cancer (The Diavolitis/Boyle/Singh et al Article Reviewed). Oncology 23(4):364-365, 4/2009.
3. Eifel PJ. Chemoradiotherapy in the treatment of cervical cancer. Semin Radiat Oncol 16(3):177-86, 2006. PMID: 16814159.
4. Eifel PJ. Concurrent chemotherapy and radiation therapy as the standard of care for cervical cancer. Nat Clin Pract Oncol 3(5):248-55, 2006. PMID: 16683003.
5. Stehman FB, Rose PG, Greer BE, Roy M, Plante M, Penalver M, Jhingran A, Eifel P, Montz F, Wharton JT. Innovations in the treatment of invasive cervical cancer. Cancer 98(Suppl 9):2052-63, 11/2003. PMID: 14603542.
6. Kaur H, Silverman PM, Iyer RB, Verschraegen CF, Eifel PJ, Charnsangavej C. Diagnosis, staging, and surveillance of cervical carcinoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 180(6):1621-31, 6/2003. PMID: 12760933.
7. Eifel PJ. The Kim/Alvarez/Omura Article Reviewed. [referring to Kim, et al. Advances in the treatment of gynecologic malignancies. Part I: Cancers of the cervix and vulva]. Oncol 16:1528-1530, 2002.
8. Rose PG, Eifel PJ. Combined radiation therapy and chemotherapy for carcinoma of the cervix. Cancer J 7(2):86-94, Mar-Apr, 3/2001. PMID: 11324770.
9. Eifel PJ. Chemoradiation for carcinoma of the cervix: advances and opportunities. Radiat Res 154(3):229-36, 9/2000. PMID: 11012341.
10. Eifel PJ Rose PG. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy for cervical cancer. ASCO Educational Book:199-206, 3/2000.
11. Rose PG Eifel PJ. Combined modality treatment for carcinoma of the cervix. Principles and Practice of Oncology Updates No. 6 14:1-10, 2000.
12. Logsdon MD, Eifel PJ. Low dose rate brachytherapy in the treatment of cervical carcinoma. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 13(3):577-84, 6/1999. PMID: 10432430.
13. Eifel PJ. Is there a role for neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of locally advanced carcinoma of the cervix? J C O Fall Educational Book:31-36, 1999.
14. Eifel PJ. Adjuvant surgery after radiotherapy. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr(21):85-8, 1996. PMID: 9023834.
15. Rotman M, Aziz H, Eifel PJ. Irradiation of Pelvic and Para-Aortic Nodes in Carcinoma of the Cervix. Semin Radiat Oncol 4(1):23-29, 1994. PMID: 10717086.
16. Eifel PJ. Problems with the Clinical Staging of Carcinoma of the Cervix. Semin Radiat Oncol 4(1):1-8, 1994. PMID: 10717083.
17. Woo S Eifel PJ. Evolution of radiation therapy in pediatric oncology. Cancer Bull 44:457-460, 1993.
18. Morris M, Eifel PJ, Wharton JT. Complications of therapy for cervical cancer. Cancer Bull 42:83-88, 1990.

Book Chapters

1. Klopp AH, Eifel PJ. Uterus (Fallopian Tube, Cervix), Vagina and Vulva. In: ALERT - Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment. 2: Normal Tissue Specific Sites and Systems. Ed(s) P Rubin, LS Constine, LB Marks. Springer-Verlag: Berlin Heidelberg, 551-570, 2014.
2. Eifel PJ, Levenback C. Cervical Cancer. In: 60 Years of Survival Outcomes at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Ed(s) Rodriguez MA, Walters RS, Burke TW. Springer: New York, 97-107, 2013.
3. Eifel PJ. A multidisciplinary approach to cancer: A radiation oncologist’s view. In: Oncologic Imaging. Ed(s) Silverman P. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 17-24, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4377-2232-1.
4. Bhosale P, Kamat A, Eifel PJ. Ovarian Cancer. In: Oncologic Imaging. Ed(s) PM Silverman. Elsevier: New York, 455-478, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4377-2232-1.
5. Eifel PJ, Berek JS, Markman MA. Cancer of the Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva. In: DeVita, Hellman, and Rosenberg’s Cancer: Principles and Practices of Oncology, 9th. Ed(s) VT DeVita, Jr., TS Lawrence, SA Rosenberg. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 1311-1344, 2011. ISBN: 1-4511-0545-2.
6. Jhingran A, Eifel P. The Endometrium. In: Radiation Oncology, 9th. Mosby: St. Louis, 774-797, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-323-04791-9.
7. Eifel PJ. The Uterine Cervix. In: Radiation Oncology, 9th. Ed(s) JD Cox and KK Ang. Mosby: St. Louis, MO, 733-797, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-323-04791-9.
8. Eifel PJ. The Vulva and Vagina. In: Radiation Oncology, 9th. Ed(s) JD Cox and KK Ang. Mosby: St. Louis, MO, 798-811, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-323-04971-9.
9. Eifel PJ, Berek JS, Markman MA. Cancer of the cervix, vagina, and vulva. In: Principles and Practice of Oncology. 2, 8th. Ed(s) V DeVita, T Lawrence, and S Rosenberg. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 1496-1543, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-7817-7207-5.
10. Choi S, Eifel PJ. Cervical Cancer. In: J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 6, 1. Ed(s) B Haffty, L Wilson. Jones Bartlett Publishers: Sudbury, MA, 14-36, 2008. ISBN: 18267056.
11. Eifel PJ. Integration of chemotherapy & radiation for cancer of the cervix. In: Choices in Advanced Radiotherapy, 1. Ed(s) Richard F. Mould. Nucletron B.V. The Netherlands, 99-103, 2007. ISBN: 978-90-5353-046-7.
12. Karlan B, Markman M, Eifel PJ. Ovarian cancer, fallopian tube carcinoma, and peritoneal carcinoma. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology, 7th Edition, 7. Ed(s) VT DeVita Jr., S Hellman, SA Rosenberg. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 1295-1341, 2007. ISBN: 0-781-74450-4.
13. Eifel PJ Burke TW. Contemporary treatment of vaginal and vulvar cancers. In: MD Anderson Cancer Care Series. Gynecologic Cancer. Ed(s) AU Buzdar and FS Freedman. Springer-Verlag: New York, 64, 2006.
14. Gershenson DM, Kavanagh JJ, Eifel PJ, Silva EG. Multidisciplinary care of patients with gynecologic cancers. In: MD Anderson Cancer Care Series. Gynecologic Cancer. Ed(s) AA Buzdar and RS Freedman. Springer-Verlag: New York, 2006.
15. Jhingran A, Eifel PJ, Wharton JT, Tortolero-Luna G. Neoplasms of the cervix. In: Cancer Medicine 7. Ed(s) Holland and Frei. B.C. Decker, Inc. London, 1497, 2006.
16. Jhingran A, Eifel PJ, Ramirez P. Treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer. In: MD Anderson Cancer Care Series. Gynecologic Cancer. Ed(s) AA Buzdar and RS Freedman. Springer-Verlag: New York, 102, 2006.
17. Eifel PJ, Berek JS, Markman MA. Cancer of the cervix, vagina, and vulva. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology, 7th. Ed(s) VT DeVita Jr., S Hellman and SA Rosenberg. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 1295, 2005.
18. Eifel PJ. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy for carcinomas of the uterine cervix and endometrium. In: Image-Guided IMRT. Ed(s) T Bortfeld, R Schmidt-Ullrich, W DeNeve, and DE Wazer. Springer-Verlag: Berlin Heidelberg, 411, 2005.
19. Karlan BY, Markman MA, Eifel PJ. Ovarian cancer, peritoneal carcinoma, and fallopian tube carcinoma. In: Cancer. Principles & Practice of Oncology, 7th. Ed(s) VT DeVita Jr., S Hellman, and SA Rosenberg. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 1364, 2005.
20. Eifel PJ. Radiation Therapy. In: Berek & Hacker's Gynecologic Oncology, 5th. Ed(s) JS Berek, NF Hacker. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 83-120, 2005. ISBN: 978-0-7817-9512-8.
21. Eifel PJ. Radiation Therapy. In: Practical Gynecologic Oncology, 4th. Ed(s) JS Berek and NF Hacker. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 119-16, 2005.
22. Eifel PJ Curtin J. Early-Stage Cervical Cancer. In: Gynecologic Cancer: Controversies in Management. Elsevier Science: Philadelphia, PA, 161-174, 2004.
23. Jhingran A, Eifel PJ, Wharton JT, Tortolero-Luna G. Neoplasms of the Cervix. In: Cancer Medicine 6; Vol 2. B. C. Decker, Inc. Ontario, 1779-1808, 2003.
24. Jhingran A Eifel PJ. The Endometrium. In: Radiation Oncology, 8. Mosby: St. Louis, MO, 724-742, 2003.
25. Eifel PJ. The Role of Combined Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancies. In: Chemoradiation and Cancer Therapy. Humana Press: Totowa, NJ, 303-320, 2003.
26. Eifel PJ. The Uterine Cervix. In: Radiation Oncology, 8. Mosby: St. Louis, MO, 681-723, 2003.
27. Eifel PJ. The Vulva and Vagina. In: Radiation Oncology, 8. Mosby: St. Louis, MO, 743-756, 2003.
28. Jhingran A Eifel PJ. Radiation Therapy. In: Handbook of Gynecologic Oncology, 2nd. Ed(s) RR Barakat, MW Bevers, DM Gershenson, WJ Hoskins. Martin Dunitz Ltd. London, 77-90, 2002. ISBN: 1-84184-166-8.
29. Jones III HW, Averette H, Benedet JL, Copeland L, Eifel PJ, Gershenson DM, Grigsby P, Kurman R, Lewis H, Partridge E, Talley L, Taylor P, Whitney C. Vulva; Vagina; Cervix Uteri; Corpus Uteri; Fallopian Tube; Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors. In: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Sixth Edition, 6. Springer: New York, 249-299, 2002.
30. Burke T, Eifel PJ, Muggia FM. Cancer of the cervix, vagina, and vulva. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 1526-1572, 2001.
31. Eifel PJ, Berek J, Thigpen JT. Cancers of the uterine body. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 1573-1593, 2001.
32. Muggia FM, Eifel PJ, Burke T. Gestational trophoblastic diseases. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 1594-1596, 2001.
33. Eifel PJ. Invasive cervical cancer. Staging and selection of therapy. In: ACS Atlas of Oncology: Cervix, Vulva, and Vagina. B. C. Decker, Inc. Ontario, 121-132, 2001.
34. Levenback C Eifel PJ. Late Complications of Radiation therapy. In: ACS Atlas of Oncology: Cervix, Vulva, and Vagina. B. C. Decker, Inc. Ontario, 251-267, 2001.
35. Ozols R, Schwartz P, Eifel PJ. Ovarian cancer, fallopian tube carcinoma, and peritoneal carcinoma. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 1597-1632, 2001.
36. Jhingran A Eifel PJ. Radiation therapy for Invasive cervical cancer. In: ACS Atlas of Oncology: Cervix, Vulva, and Vagina. B. C. Decker, Inc. Ontario, 147-168, 2001.
37. Petereit D, Eifel PJ, Thomas G. Cervix. In: Clinical Radiation Oncology. Churchill Livingstone Inc. New York, NY, 886-906, 2000.
38. Eifel PJ. Endometrial Cancer. In: Clinical Radiation Oncology: Indications, Techniques, and Results. A John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, NY, 441-459, 2000.
39. Eifel PJ. Radiation therapy. In: Practical Gynecologic Oncology. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 117-158, 2000.
40. Jhingran AJ Eifel PJ. The role of radiotherapy in the management of vulvar cancer. In: Cancer and Pre-Cancer of the Vulva. Edward Arnold Ltd: London, England, 120-134, 2000.
41. Burke T, Eifel PJ, McGuire W, Wilkinson EJ. Vulva. In: Gynecologic Oncology. Principles and Practice. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 775-811, 2000.
42. Lankford S Eifel PJ. Principles of radiation therapy. In: Pediatric Surgical Oncology. W.B. Saunders Co. Philadelphia, PA, 89-107, 1998.
43. Eifel PJ, Berek J, Thigpen JT. Cancer cervix, vagina, and vulva. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA., 1433-1477, 1997.
44. Ozols R, Schwartz P, Eifel PJ. Cancer of the ovary and fallopian tube. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 1502-1540, 1997.
45. Burke T, Eifel PJ, Muggia FM. Cancer of the uterine body. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 1478-1498, 1997.
46. Muggia FM, Eifel PJ, Burke, T. Gestational trophoblastic diseases. In: Cancer. Principles and Practice of Oncology. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 1499-1501, 1997.
47. Burke T, Eifel PJ, McGuire W, Wilkinson EJ. Vulva. In: Gynecologic Oncology. Principles and Practice. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 717-752, 1996.
48. Eifel PJ. Clinical intracavitary systems for treatment of gynecologic malignancies. In: Brachytherapy Physics. American Association of Physicists in Medicine: Madison, Wisconsin,, 411-426, 1995.
49. Eifel PJ. Acute and chronic normal tissue effects and potential modification in pediatric radiation therapy. In: Radiation therapy in pediatric oncology. Springer-Verlag: Berlin, 13-55, 1994.
50. Eifel PJ. Can patients with regional metastases from endometrial carcinoma be cured with radiation therapy? In: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology. Karger: Basel, 196-203, 1994.
51. Balch CM, Pellis NR, Morton DL, Eifel PJ, Brennan MF. Oncology. In: Principles and Practice of Surgery, 6. McGraw-Hill Inc: New York, 305-376, 1994.
52. Eifel PJ. Vulvar carcinoma. Radiotherapy or surgery for the lymphatics? In: Front Radiat Ther Oncol. Karger: Basel, 218-225, 1994.
53. Eifel PJ. Vulvar carcinoma: radiotherapy or surgery for the lymphatics? In: Front Radiat Ther Oncol. 28, 218-225, 1994. ISBN: 7982599.
54. Eifel PJ. Radiation therapy for cervical carcinoma. In: Gynecology and Obstetrics. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, PA, 1993.
55. Eifel PJ. Radiotherapy vs. radical surgery for gynecologic neoplasms: Carcinomas of the cervix and vulva. In: Organ Conservation in Curative Cancer Treatment. Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology. Karger: Basel, 130-142, 1993.
56. Hacker N, Eifel PJ, McGuire WP, Wilkinson EJ. Vulva. In: Gynecologic Oncology. Principles and Practice. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia, 537-566, 1992.
57. Smoron GL, Brady LW, Cox JD, Earle JD, Eifel PJ, Fountain KS, Garton G, Grigsby PW, McGee JL, Reddy S, Rotman M, Sagerman RH, Sause WT, Shafer JP, Stevens KR. Radiation Oncology Self-Assessment Program. In: Radiation Oncology Self-Assessment Program Volume XII,. Professional Evaluation Incorporated, 1991.
58. Niloff JM, Eifel PJ, Bloomer W, Knapp RC. Endometrial Carcinoma. In: Gynecologic Oncology. Macmillan: New York, 1986.
59. Tarbell NJ, Wallman J, Eifel PJ, Cassady JR. Results of definitive irradiation for optic gliomas. In: Biology of Brain Tumour. Martinus Nijoff Pub. Co., 1986.

Books (edited and written)

1. PJ Eifel, DM Gershenson, JJ Kavanaugh, EG Silva. Ed(s) PJ Eifel, DM Gershenson, JJ Kavanaugh, EG Silva. Gynecologic Cancer. In: MD Anderson Cancer Care Series. Series Ed(s) AU Buzdar and FS Freedman, 5. Springer: New York, 2006.
2. PJ Eifel and C Levenback. ACS Atlas of Oncology: Cervix, Vulva, and Vagina. B. C. Decker, Inc. Ontario, 2001.

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