Sara Alcorn

Assistant Professor

20082019
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2019

Clinical practice and outcomes of palliative radiation therapy in pediatric oncology patients: An international comparison of experiences from two distinct countries and health care systems

Rao, A. D., Figueiredo, M. L. S., Yegya-Raman, N., Sehgal, S., Chen, Q., Alcorn, S., Chen, M. J., Ladra, M., Villar, R. & Terezakis, S. A., Nov 1 2019, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 140, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
Radiotherapy
Pediatrics
Delivery of Health Care
Brazil

Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Compared With Neoadjuvant Radiation Alone in the Management of High-Grade Soft Tissue Extremity Sarcomas

Hazell, S. Z., Hu, C., Alcorn, S. R., Asiedu, K. O., Pulido, G., Frassica, D. A., Meyer, C., Levin, A. S., Morris, C. D. & Terezakis, S. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Advances in Radiation Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sarcoma
Extremities
Radiation
Radiotherapy
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Image-Guided Radiotherapy
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
Pelvis
Abdomen
Pediatrics

Team Approach: Emergencies in Patients with Skeletal Metastases

Levin, A., Alcorn, S., Neuman, B. J. & Meyer, C., Mar 1 2019, In : JBJS reviews. 7, 3, p. e8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Neoplasm Metastasis
Wound Healing
Radiotherapy
Communication

Utility of a Clinical Decision Support System in Weight Loss Prediction After Head and Neck Cancer Radiotherapy

Cheng, Z., Nakatsugawa, M., Zhou, X. C., Hu, C., Greco, S., Kiess, A. P., Page, B., Alcorn, S., Haller, J., Utsunomiya, K., Sugiyama, S., Fu, W., Wong, J., Lee, J., McNutt, T. & Quon, H., Mar 1 2019, In : JCO clinical cancer informatics. 3, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Weight Loss
Radiotherapy
Physicians
2018
Open Access
Medical Faculties
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Medical Schools
Retirement
Quality Improvement

Impact of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic factors on receipt of radiation after breast conservation surgery: analysis of the national cancer database

Parekh, A., Fu, W., Hu, C., Shen, C. J., Alcorn, S., Rao, A. D., Asrari, F., Camp, M. & Wright, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast
Databases
Radiation
Neoplasms
Insurance Coverage

Practice Patterns of Stereotactic Radiotherapy in Pediatrics: Results from an International Pediatric Research Consortium

Alcorn, S., Nilsson, K., Rao, A. D., Ladra, M., Ermoian, R. P., Villar, R. C., Chen, M. J., Kobyzeva, D., Nechesnyuk, A. V., Ford, E., Macdonald, S., Winey, B., Dieckmann, K. & Terezakis, S. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 40, 7, p. 522-526 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiotherapy
Pediatrics
Research
Pelvis
Abdomen

Underutilization of Combined-Modality Therapy in Limited-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer

Alcorn, S., Miller, D. B. & Hales, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Combined Modality Therapy
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
2017

Practice patterns of palliative radiation therapy in pediatric oncology patients in an international pediatric research consortium

Rao, A. D., Chen, Q., Ermoian, R. P., Alcorn, S., Figueiredo, M. L. S., Chen, M. J., Dieckmann, K., Macdonald, S. M., Ladra, M., Kobyzeva, D., Nechesnyuk, A. V., Nilsson, K., Ford, E. C., Winey, B. A., Villar, R. C. & Terezakis, S. A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
Radiotherapy
Pediatrics
Research
Clinical Trials

Reirradiation for Recurrent Pediatric Central Nervous System Malignancies: A Multi-institutional Review

Rao, A. D., Rashid, A. S., Chen, Q., Villar, R. C., Kobyzeva, D., Nilsson, K., Dieckmann, K., Nechesnyuk, A., Ermoian, R., Alcorn, S., MacDonald, S. M., Ladra, M., Ford, E. C., Winey, B. A., Figueiredo, M. L. S., Chen, M. J. & Terezakis, S. A., Nov 1 2017, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 99, 3, p. 634-641 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

central nervous system
radiation therapy
Radiotherapy
Central Nervous System
Pediatrics
2015

In reply to Raince and Bloom and Olson

Alcorn, S., DeWeese, T., Ellsworth, S. & Smith, T. J., 2015, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 91, 2, p. 452-453 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiotherapy Dosage
Physicians' Practice Patterns
Patient Care Planning
Guideline Adherence
Hospice Care

Non-hodgkin lymphoma

Alcorn, S., Agbahiwe, H. & Terezakis, S. A., 2015, In : Medical radiology. 67, p. 465-484 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

The Effect of Radiation Dose on Swallowing: Evaluation of Aspiration and Kinematics

Starmer, H. M., Quon, H., Kumar, R., Alcorn, S., Murano, E., Jones, B. & Humbert, I., May 30 2015, In : Dysphagia. 30, 4, p. 430-437 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiation Effects
Deglutition
Biomechanical Phenomena
Radiation
Oropharyngeal Neoplasms
2014
metastasis
bones
radiation therapy
Patient Care
Radiotherapy

Practice patterns of photon and proton pediatric image guided radiation treatment: Results from an International Pediatric Research Consortium

Alcorn, S., Chen, M. J., Claude, L., Dieckmann, K., Ermoian, R. P., Ford, E. C., Malet, C., MacDonald, S. M., Nechesnyuk, A. V., Nilsson, K., Villar, R. C., Winey, B. A., Tryggestad, E. J. & Terezakis, S. A., Sep 1 2014, In : Practical Radiation Oncology. 4, 5, p. 336-341 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Image-Guided Radiotherapy
Photons
Protons
Radiation
Pediatrics

Radiation dose to the floor of mouth muscles predicts swallowing complications following chemoradiation in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Kumar, R., Madanikia, S., Starmer, H., Yang, W., Murano, E., Alcorn, S., McNutt, T., Le, Y. & Quon, H., Jan 2014, In : Oral Oncology. 50, 1, p. 65-70 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mouth Floor
Deglutition
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Radiation
Muscles

Solitary plasmacytoma of the penile urethra treated with primary radiotherapy

Alcorn, S., Gocke, C., Woodard, C. A. & Tran, P. T., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 32, 28, p. e95-e97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urethral Neoplasms
Penile Neoplasms
Plasmacytoma
Dermatitis
Urethra
2013

'Elderly' patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma deserve optimal care

Holdhoff, M., Rosner, G., Alcorn, S. & Grossman, S. A., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 113, 2, p. 343-344 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Chemoradiotherapy
Glioblastoma
Brain Neoplasms

Molecularly targeted agents as radiosensitizers in cancer therapy-focus on prostate cancer

Alcorn, S., Walker, A., Gandhi, N., Narang, A., Wild, A. T., Hales, R., Herman, J. M., Song, D. Y., DeWeese, T., Antonarakis, E. & Tran, P. T., Jul 2013, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 14, 7, p. 14800-14832 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiotherapy
radiation therapy
therapy
Prostatic Neoplasms
cancer

Radiosensitizers in pancreatic cancer-Preclinical and clinical exploits with molecularly targeted agents

Walker, A., Alcorn, S., Narang, A., Nugent, K. M., Wild, A. T., Herman, J. M. & Tran, P. T., Sep 2013, In : Current Problems in Cancer. 37, 5, p. 301-312 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular Targeted Therapy
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
Preclinical Drug Evaluations
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Antineoplastic Agents
2012

Addressing spirituality within the care of patients at the end of life: Perspectives of patients with advanced cancer, oncologists, and oncology nurses

Phelps, A. C., Lauderdale, K. E., Alcorn, S., Dillinger, J., Balboni, M. T., Van Wert, M., VanderWeele, T. J. & Balboni, T. A., Jul 10 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 30, 20, p. 2538-2544 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spirituality
Patient Care
Nurses
Neoplasms
Clergy
2010

"If god wanted me yesterday, i wouldn't be here today": Religious and spiritual themes in patients' experiences of advanced cancer

Alcorn, S., Balboni, M. J., Prigerson, H. G., Reynolds, A., Phelps, A. C., Wright, A. A., Block, S. D., Peteet, J. R., Kachnic, L. A. & Balboni, T. A., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 13, 5, p. 581-588 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spirituality
Religion
Neoplasms
Religion and Medicine
Medical Sociology
2008

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Presenting as Severe Headache in a Young Adult

Alcorn, S., Sorel, M. A., Auerbach, S. & Shaffer, K., 2008, In : Radiology Case Reports. 3, 2, 172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Abnormalities
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
False Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Genetic Testing