Author | E. Brian Butler, MD

Articles

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy in the Management of Painful Bone Metastases

June 01, 2008

ByPavan Jhaveri, MD|Bin S. Teh, MD|Charles Bloch, PhD|Robert Amato, DO|E. Brian Butler, MD|Arnold C. Paulino, MD

Bone metastases are a common feature of many solid cancers, especially those originating from the prostate, breast, lung, kidney, melanoma, and other sites. Up to 80% of patients with these cancers will develop painful bony disease during the course of their disease.

Altered Fractionation for Head and Neck Cancer

October 01, 2001

ByWalter Grant Iii, PhD|Bin S. Teh, MD|Wei-yuan Mai, MD|E. Brian Butler, MD

A conventional course of radiation for squamous cell carcinoma in the United States is generally 70 Gy in 7 weeks, with a once-daily dose of 1.8 to 2 Gy. This schedule has a modest success rate in curing head and neck cancer. The