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Radiation Oncology

Jeff Michael Michalski, MD, MBA

Current Position
Professor, Radiation Oncology
Vice Chairman, Radiation Oncology
Chief, Genitourinary Service

Specialty Areas
Radiation Oncology
Prostate Cancer
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy ( IMRT)
Genitourinary Oncology
Pediatric Radiation Oncology

Additional Features & Interviews with Dr. Michalski:

The Record: Radiating Quality - Michalski Focuses on Unique Cancer Treatments

Ask the Expert: Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Your Health Update: Prostate Cancer - It's Personal

Patients Seen At
Christian Hospital
11155 Dunn Road, Suite 101E
St. Louis, MO  63136
Fax:   314-653-4283
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Siteman Cancer Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, LL
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-747-9557
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Radiation Oncology
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8224
St. Louis, MO  63110

Academic Office
(314) 362-8566
Fax:   (314) 747-9557

Areas of Clinical Interest
Radiation therapy, radiation oncology, pediatric oncology, prostate conditions, prostate cancer, treatment planning, carcinoma of the prostate, conformal radiation therapy, prostate brachytherapy

Board Certification
Radiation Oncology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S. Biochemistry: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982
Medical Degree: Medical College Of Wisconsin, 1986
Resident: Radiation Oncology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1988
Resident: Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO., 1990
Instructor - Fellow: Washington University School of Medicine, Radiation Oncology Center, St. Louis, MO, 1991
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital West County
Christian Hospital
John Cochran VA Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2003-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
America's Top Doctors, 2005-2012 (Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.)
American College of Radiology Fellowship, 2003

Editorial Responsibilities
Seminars in Radiation Oncology, Guest Editor, 2002
International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology, Physics, Editorial Board, 1998
Radiologic Society of North America, Education Committee, Reviewer, 1998

Selected Recent Journal Articles
Michalski JM, Meza J, Breneman JC, Wolden SL, Laurie F, Jodoin MA, Raney B, Wharam M, Donaldson SS. Influence of radiation therapy parameters on outcome in children treated with radiation therapy for localized parameningeal rhabdomyosarcoma in Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Study Group Trials II through IV. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2004; 59(4), 1027-103

Michalski JM, Winter K, Purdy J, Perez CA, et al. Toxicity following 3D radiation therapy for prostate cancer on RTOG 9406 dose level IV. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2004; 58(3), 835-742

Chapman JD, Bradley JD, Eary JF, Haubner R, Larson SM, Michalski JM, Okunieff PG, Strauss HW, Ung YC, Welch MJ. Molecular (Functional) imaging for radiotherapy applications: An RTOG symposium. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55(2)2003; 294-301

Michalski JM, Bae K, Roach M, Markoe AM, Sandler HM, Ryu J, Parliament MB, Straube W, Valicenti RK, Cox JD. Long-Term Toxicity Following 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer from the RTOG 9406 Phase I/II Dose Escalation Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Michalski JM, Bosch WR, Purdy JA.Clinical trials and radiation oncology technologies.Oncology (Williston Park). 2009 Apr 15;23(4):386, 389.

Michalski JM, Lawton C, El Naqa I, Ritter M, O'Meara E, Seider MJ, Lee WR, Rosenthal SA, Pisansky T, Catton C, Valicenti RK, Zietman AL, Bosch WR, Sandler H, Buyyounouski MK, Ménard C. Development of RTOG Consensus Guidelines for the Definition of the Clinical Target Volume for Postoperative Conformal Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Michalski JM, Roach M 3rd, Merrick G, Anscher MS, Beyer DC, Lawton CA, Lee WR, Pollack A, Rosenthal SA, Vijayakumar S, Carroll PR. ACR appropriateness criteria on external beam radiation therapy treatment planning for clinically localized prostate cancer expert panel on radiation oncology--prostate. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 1;74(3):667-72. Epub 2009 Apr 20.

Rosenthal SA, Bae K, Pienta KJ, Sobczak ML, Asbell SO, Rajan R, Kerlin KJ, Michalski JM, Sandler HM; Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Trial 9902.  Phase III multi-institutional trial of adjuvant chemotherapy with paclitaxel, estramustine, and oral etoposide combined with long-term androgen suppression therapy and radiotherapy versus long-term androgen suppression plus radiotherapy alone for high-risk prostate cancer: preliminary toxicity analysis of RTOG 99-02.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Mar 1;73(3):672-8. Epub 2008 Nov 5.

Aronowitz JN, Crook JM, Michalski JM, Sylvester JE, Merrick GS, Mawson C, Pratt D, Naidoo D, Butler WM, Karolczuk K. Inter-institutional variation of implant activity for permanent prostate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. 2008 Oct-Dec;7(4):297-300. Epub 2008 Sep 10.

Lin LL, El Naqa I, Leonard JR, Park TS, Hollander AS, Michalski JM, Mansur DB.Long-term outcome in children treated for craniopharyngioma with and without radiotherapy.  J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Feb;1(2):126-30.

Stephenson AJ, Scardino PT, Kattan MW, Pisansky TM, Slawin KM, Klein EA, Anscher MS, Michalski JM, Sandler HM, Lin DW, Forman JD, Zelefsky MJ, Kestin LL, Roehrborn CG, Catton CN, DeWeese TL, Liauw SL, Valicenti RK, Kuban DA, Pollack A.
Predicting the outcome of salvage radiation therapy for recurrent prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy.  J Clin Oncol. 2007 May 20;25(15):2035-41. Erratum in: J Clin Oncol. 2007 Sep 10;25(26):4153.

Michalski JM, Winter K, Purdy JA, Wilder RB, Perez CA, Roach M, Parliament MB, Pollack A, Markoe AM, Harms W, Sandler HM, Cox JD. Preliminary evaluation of low-grade toxicity with conformal radiation therapy for prostate cancer on RTOG 9406 dose levels I and II. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56(1)2003; 192-198

Michalski J, Mutic S, Eichling J, Ahmed S N. Radiation exposure to family and household members after prostate brachytherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56(3)2003; 764-768

Michalski JM, Klein EE, Gerber R. Method to plan, administer and verify supine craniospinal irradiation. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 3(4) 2002; 310-316

Michalski JM, Winter K, Purdy JA, Wilder R, Perez CA, Roach M, Parliament M, Pollack A, Markoe A, Harms WB, Sandler H, Cox JD. Trade-off to low-grade toxicity with conformal radiation therapy for prostate cancer on Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 9406.
Semin Radiat Oncol 2002 Jan; 12(1 Suppl 1):75-80

Purdy JA, Michalski JM. Does the evidence support the enthusiasm over 3D conformal radiation therapy and dose escalation in the treatment of prostate cancer? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2001 Nov 15; 51(4):867-70

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Michalski

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