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Gregory R. Vlacich, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

Specialty Areas

Radiation Oncology
Head and Neck Oncology
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Genitourinary Oncology

Board Certifications

Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Christian Hospital
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Head and neck cancer, esophageal cancer, prostate cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, stereotactic body radiation therapy.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-747-7236

Education

Education

Residency, Radiation Oncology: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 2014
PhD, Molecular Biophysics and Cell Biology: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 2007
Medical Degree: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 2009
BS, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: Yale University, New Haven, CT 1999

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Treatment utilization and outcomes in elderly patients with locally advanced esophageal carcinoma: a review of the National Cancer Database.
Vlacich G, Samson PP, Perkins SM, Roach MC, Parikh PJ, Bradley JD, Lockhart AC, Puri V, Meyers BF, Kozower B, Robinson CG
Cancer Med. 2017 Nov 15; doi: 10.1002/cam4.1250.

PMID:
    29139215
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Lrig1+ gastric isthmal progenitor cells restore normal gastric lineage cells during damage recovery in adult mouse stomach.
Choi E, Lantz TL, Vlacich G, Keeley TM, Samuelson LC, Coffey RJ, Goldenring JR, Powell AE
Gut. 2017 Aug 16; pii: gutjnl-2017-313874. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2017-313874.

PMID:
    28814482
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A comparative analysis between sequential boost and integrated boost intensity-modulated radiation therapy with concurrent chemotherapy for locally-advanced head and neck cancer.
Vlacich G, Stavas MJ, Pendyala P, Chen SC, Shyr Y, Cmelak AJ
Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jan 13; 12(1)13. doi: 10.1186/s13014-016-0756-x.

PMID:
    28086954
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes of serial dilation for high-grade radiation-related esophageal strictures in head and neck cancer patients.
Francis DO, Hall E, Dang JH, Vlacich GR, Netterville JL, Vaezi MF
Laryngoscope. 2015 Apr; 125(4)856-62. doi: 10.1002/lary.24987.

PMID:
    25345779
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Inducible loss of one Apc allele in Lrig1-expressing progenitor cells results in multiple distal colonic tumors with features of familial adenomatous polyposis.
Powell AE, Vlacich G, Zhao ZY, McKinley ET, Washington MK, Manning HC, Coffey RJ
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Jul 1; 307(1)G16-23. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00358.2013.

PMID:
    24833705
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dose to the inferior pharyngeal constrictor predicts prolonged gastrostomy tube dependence with concurrent intensity-modulated radiation therapy and chemotherapy for locally-advanced head and neck cancer.
Vlacich G, Spratt DE, Diaz R, Phillips JG, Crass J, Li CI, Shyr Y, Cmelak AJ
Radiother Oncol. 2014 Mar; 110(3)435-40. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2013.12.007.

PMID:
    24440043
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intensity-modulated radiation therapy with concurrent carboplatin and paclitaxel for locally advanced head and neck cancer: toxicities and efficacy.
Vlacich G, Diaz R, Thorpe SW, Murphy BA, Kirby W, Sinard RJ, Shakhtour B, Shyr Y, Murphy P, Netterville JL, Yarbrough WG, Cmelak AJ
Oncologist. 2012; 17(5)673-81. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2011-0396.

PMID:
    22550060
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Resistance to EGFR-targeted therapy: a family affair.
Vlacich G, Coffey RJ
Cancer Cell. 2011 Oct 18; 20(4)423-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2011.10.006.

PMID:
    22014569
    [PubMed]
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Pim3 negatively regulates glucose-stimulated insulin secretion.
Vlacich G, Nawijn MC, Webb GC, Steiner DF
Islets. 2010 Sep-Oct; 2(5)308-17.

PMID:
    21099329
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Technology insight: microarrays--research and clinical applications.
Vlacich G, Roe C, Webb GC
Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Aug; 3(8)594-605.

PMID:
    17643130
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A snc1 endocytosis mutant: phenotypic analysis and suppression by overproduction of dihydrosphingosine phosphate lyase.
Grote E, Vlacich G, Pypaert M, Novick PJ
Mol Biol Cell. 2000 Dec; 11(12)4051-65.

PMID:
    11102507
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Treatment-related toxicity and outcomes in head and neck and gastrointestinal cancer.