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Hiram Gay, MD

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

Specialty Areas

Radiation Oncology
Head and Neck Oncology
Genitourinary Oncology
Bladder Cancer

Board Certifications

Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Languages

Spanish

Areas of Clinical Interest

Head and neck cancer, cancers of the male and female urinary systems, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, kidney cancer, ureter and bladder cancer, palliative radiotherapy. Procedures include: Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiotherapy (IGRT), calypso® 4D localization system, prostate brachytherapy (prostate seeds), prostate high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy, radioisotope therapy for bone metastases (Samarium), and Gamma Knife radiosurgery

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 
Siteman Cancer Center
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-747-7222

Office Phone: 314-996-3335
Fax: 314-996-3338

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-747-7222

Floor: LL
Office Phone: 314-747-7236
Fax: 314-362-7769

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129
Phone: 314-747-7222

Education

Education

B.S.: Computer Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 1996
Residency: Radiation Oncology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 2005
Medical Degree: University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2000
Chief Resident: Radiation Oncology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Treatment Patterns and Survival Outcomes for Patients with Small Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder.
Fischer-Valuck BW, Rao YJ, Henke LE, Rudra S, Hui C, Baumann BC, Gay HA, Michalski JM
Eur Urol Focus. 2017 Sep 14; pii: S2405-4569(17)30205-5. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2017.09.001.

PMID:
    28919521
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Comparison of unilateral versus bilateral intensity-modulated radiotherapy for surgically treated squamous cell carcinoma of the palatine tonsil.
Chin RI, Rao YJ, Hwang MY, Spencer CR, Pierro M, DeWees T, Patel P, Sinha P, Gay HA, Daly M, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Adkins DR, Lewis JS Jr, Thorstad WL
Cancer. 2017 Sep 7; doi: 10.1002/cncr.30931.

PMID:
    28881377
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Treatment Patterns and Overall Survival Outcomes of Octogenarians with Muscle-Invasive Cancer of the Bladder: An Analysis of the National Cancer Database.
Fischer-Valuck BW, Rao YJ, Rudra S, Przybysz D, Germino E, Samson P, Baumann BC, Gay H, Michalski J
J Urol. 2017 Aug 22; pii: S0022-5347(17)77384-3. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2017.08.086.

PMID:
    28842247
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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nab-Paclitaxel-based induction chemotherapy with or without cetuximab for locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Adkins D, Ley J, Oppelt P, Wildes TM, Gay HA, Daly M, Rich J, Paniello RC, Jackson R, Pipkorn P, Nussenbaum B, Trinkaus K, Thorstad W
Oral Oncol. 2017 Sep; 7226-31. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.07.001.

PMID:
    28797458
    [PubMed - in process]
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External Beam Radiation Therapy or Brachytherapy With or Without Short-course Neoadjuvant Androgen Deprivation Therapy: Results of a Multicenter, Prospective Study of Quality of Life.
Gay HA, Sanda MG, Liu J, Wu N, Hamstra DA, Wei JT, Dunn RL, Klein EA, Sandler HM, Saigal CS, Litwin MS, Kuban DA, Hembroff L, Regan MM, Chang P, Prostate Cancer Outcomes and Satisfaction with Treatment Quality Assessment Consortium., Michalski JM
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Jun 1; 98(2)304-317. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.02.019.

PMID:
    28463150
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Continued Benefit to Rectal Separation for Prostate Radiation Therapy: Final Results of a Phase III Trial.
Hamstra DA, Mariados N, Sylvester J, Shah D, Karsh L, Hudes R, Beyer D, Kurtzman S, Bogart J, Hsi RA, Kos M, Ellis R, Logsdon M, Zimberg S, Forsythe K, Zhang H, Soffen E, Francke P, Mantz C, Rossi P, DeWeese T, Daignault-Newton S, Fischer-Valuck BW, Chundury A, Gay H, Bosch W, Michalski J
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Apr 1; 97(5)976-985. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.12.024.

PMID:
    28209443
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hydrogel spacer distribution within the perirectal space in patients undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer: Impact of spacer symmetry on rectal dose reduction and the clinical consequences of hydrogel infiltration into the rectal wall.
Fischer-Valuck BW, Chundury A, Gay H, Bosch W, Michalski J
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 May - Jun; 7(3)195-202. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2016.10.004.

PMID:
    28089528
    [PubMed - in process]
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Correlation of Ki-67 Proliferative Antigen Expression and Tumor Response to Induction Chemotherapy Containing Cell Cycle-Specific Agents in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Chatzkel J, Lewis JS Jr, Ley JC, Wildes TM, Thorstad W, Gay H, Daly M, Jackson R, Rich J, Paniello R, Nussenbaum B, Liu J, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F, Adkins D
Head Neck Pathol. 2016 Dec 26; doi: 10.1007/s12105-016-0775-9.

PMID:
    28025779
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Outcomes of surgically treated human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma with N3 disease.
Zenga J, Haughey BH, Jackson RS, Adkins DR, Aranake-Chrisinger J, Bhatt N, Gay HA, Kallogjeri D, Martin EJ, Moore EJ, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Thorstad WL, Nussenbaum B
Laryngoscope. 2017 Sep; 127(9)2033-2037. doi: 10.1002/lary.26455.

PMID:
    28008626
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Functional Data Analysis Applied to Modeling of Severe Acute Mucositis and Dysphagia Resulting From Head and Neck Radiation Therapy.
Dean JA, Wong KH, Gay H, Welsh LC, Jones AB, Schick U, Oh JH, Apte A, Newbold KL, Bhide SA, Harrington KJ, Deasy JO, Nutting CM, Gulliford SL
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Nov 15; 96(4)820-831. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.08.013.

PMID:
    27788955
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reevaluation of postoperative radiation dose in the management of human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal cancer.
Chin RI, Spencer CR, DeWees T, Hwang MY, Patel P, Sinha P, Gay HA, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Adkins DR, Lewis JS Jr, Thorstad WL
Head Neck. 2016 Nov; 38(11)1643-1649. doi: 10.1002/hed.24486.

PMID:
    27152851
    [PubMed - in process]
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Does elimination of planned postoperative radiation to the primary bed in p16-positive, transorally-resected oropharyngeal carcinoma associate with poorer outcomes?
Sinha P, Patrik P, Thorstad WL, Gay HA, Haughey BH
Oral Oncol. 2016 Oct; 61127-34. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.08.013.

PMID:
    27688115
    [PubMed - in process]
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nab-Paclitaxel, cisplatin, and 5-fluorouracil followed by concurrent cisplatin and radiation for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Adkins D, Ley J, Michel L, Wildes TM, Thorstad W, Gay HA, Daly M, Rich J, Paniello R, Uppaluri R, Jackson R, Trinkaus K, Nussenbaum B
Oral Oncol. 2016 Oct; 611-7. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.07.015.

PMID:
    27688097
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effects of electromagnetic fields emitted by GSM phones on working memory: a meta-analysis.
Zubko O, Gould RL, Gay HC, Cox HJ, Coulson MC, Howard RJ
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 Feb; 32(2)125-135. doi: 10.1002/gps.4581.

PMID:
    27645289
    [PubMed - in process]
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An integrated model-driven method for in-treatment upper airway motion tracking using cine MRI in head and neck radiation therapy.
Li H, Chen HC, Dolly S, Li H, Fischer-Valuck B, Victoria J, Dempsey J, Ruan S, Anastasio M, Mazur T, Gach M, Kashani R, Green O, Rodriguez V, Gay H, Thorstad W, Mutic S
Med Phys. 2016 Aug; 43(8)4700. doi: 10.1118/1.4955118.

PMID:
    27487887
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A comparative study based on image quality and clinical task performance for CT reconstruction algorithms in radiotherapy.
Li H, Dolly S, Chen HC, Anastasio MA, Low DA, Li HH, Michalski JM, Thorstad WL, Gay H, Mutic S
J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2016 Jul 8; 17(4)377-390. doi: 10.1120/jacmp.v17i4.5763.

PMID:
    27455472
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Divergent viral presentation among human tumors and adjacent normal tissues.
Cao S, Wendl MC, Wyczalkowski MA, Wylie K, Ye K, Jayasinghe R, Xie M, Wu S, Niu B, Grubb R 3rd, Johnson KJ, Gay H, Chen K, Rader JS, Dipersio JF, Chen F, Ding L
Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 24; 628294. doi: 10.1038/srep28294.

PMID:
    27339696
    [PubMed - in process]
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High E6 Gene Expression Predicts for Distant Metastasis and Poor Survival in Patients With HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Khwaja SS, Baker C, Haynes W, Spencer CR, Gay H, Thorstad W, Adkins DR, Nussenbaum B, Chernock RD, Lewis JS Jr, Wang X
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Jul 15; 95(4)1132-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.03.001.

PMID:
    27209503
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prognostic microRNA signatures derived from The Cancer Genome Atlas for head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.
Wong N, Khwaja SS, Baker CM, Gay HA, Thorstad WL, Daly MD, Lewis JS Jr, Wang X
Cancer Med. 2016 Jul; 5(7)1619-28. doi: 10.1002/cam4.718.

PMID:
    27109697
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effects of Different Dietary Interventions on Blood Pressure: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Gay HC, Rao SG, Vaccarino V, Ali MK
Hypertension. 2016 Apr; 67(4)733-9. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.06853.

PMID:
    26902492
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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