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Julie K. Schwarz, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

Specialty Areas

Thyroid Cancer
Radiation Oncology
Gynecologic Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Gynecologic oncology, thyroid oncology, radiation oncology.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

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

Suite:
Floor: LL
Office Phone: 314-747-9600
Fax: 314-362-7769

Education

Education

B.S.: Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1995
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2004
Ph.D.: Cell Biology and Molecular Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2004
Residency: Radiation Oncology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The Future of Radiobiology.
Kirsch DG, Diehn M, Kesarwala AH, Maity A, Morgan MA, Schwarz JK, Bristow R, Demaria S, Eke I, Griffin RJ, Haas-Kogan D, Higgins GS, Kimmelman AC, Kimple RJ, Lombaert IM, Ma L, Marples B, Pajonk F, Park CC, Schaue D, Bernhard EJ
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 Nov 3; doi: 10.1093/jnci/djx231.

PMID:
    29126306
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Serum squamous cell carcinoma antigen as an early indicator of response during therapy of cervical cancer.
Markovina S, Wang S, Henke LE, Luke CJ, Pak SC, DeWees T, Pfeifer JD, Schwarz JK, Liu W, Chen S, Mutch D, Wang X, Powell MA, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F, Silverman GA, Grigsby PW
Br J Cancer. 2017 Nov 7; doi: 10.1038/bjc.2017.390.

PMID:
    29112685
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Intensity modulated radiation therapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva: Treatment technique and outcomes.
Rao YJ, Chundury A, Schwarz JK, Hassanzadeh C, DeWees T, Mullen D, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Grigsby PW
Adv Radiat Oncol. 2017 Apr-Jun; 2(2)148-158. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2017.02.006.

PMID:
    28740926
    [PubMed]
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Improved survival with definitive chemoradiation compared to definitive radiation alone in squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva: A review of the National Cancer Database.
Rao YJ, Chin RI, Hui C, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW, Markovina S
Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Sep; 146(3)572-579. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.06.022.

PMID:
    28662775
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Which patients with inoperable vulvar cancer may benefit from brachytherapy in addition to external beam radiation? A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results analysis.
Rao YJ, Hui C, Chundury A, Schwarz JK, DeWees T, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Grigsby PW
Brachytherapy. 2017 Jul - Aug; 16(4)831-840. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2017.03.012.

PMID:
    28533162
    [PubMed]
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Survival of Cervical Cancer Patients Presenting with Occult Supraclavicular Metastases Detected by FDG-Positron Emission Tomography/CT: Impact of Disease Extent and Treatment.
Ioffe YJ, Massad LS, Powell MA, Hagemann AR, Mutch DG, Thaker PH, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2017 Apr 8; doi: 10.1159/000458706.

PMID:
    28399524
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Metal artifact reduction in MRI-based cervical cancer intracavitary brachytherapy.
Rao YJ, Zoberi JE, Kadbi M, Grigsby PW, Cammin J, Mackey SL, Garcia-Ramirez J, Goddu SM, Schwarz JK, Gach HM
Phys Med Biol. 2017 Apr 21; 62(8)3011-3024. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/62/8/3011.

PMID:
    28306556
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of post-treatment positron emission tomography with locoregional control and survival after radiation therapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva.
Rao YJ, Hassanzadeh C, Chundury A, Hui C, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F, DeWees T, Mullen D, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
Radiother Oncol. 2017 Mar; 122(3)445-451. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2016.12.019.

PMID:
    28063696
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sarah's Second Attempt to Stop Eating and Drinking: Success at Last.
Schwarz JK
Narrat Inq Bioeth. 2016; 6(2)99-101.

PMID:
    27763396
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Drug Delivery Approaches for the Treatment of Cervical Cancer.
Ordikhani F, Erdem Arslan M, Marcelo R, Sahin I, Grigsby P, Schwarz JK, Azab AK
Pharmaceutics. 2016 Jul 20; 8(3)pii: E23. doi: 10.3390/pharmaceutics8030023.

PMID:
    27447664
    [PubMed]
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Clinical implementation of multisequence MRI-based adaptive intracavitary brachytherapy for cervix cancer.
Zoberi JE, Garcia-Ramirez J, Hu Y, Sun B, Bertelsman CG, Dyk P, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2016 Jan 8; 17(1)121-131. doi: 10.1120/jacmp.v17i1.5736.

PMID:
    26894342
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intensity modulated radiation therapy for recurrent ovarian cancer refractory to chemotherapy.
Chundury A, Apicelli A, DeWees T, Powell M, Mutch D, Thaker P, Robinson C, Grigsby PW, Schwarz JK
Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Apr; 141(1)134-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.02.005.

PMID:
    26876923
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Medically inoperable endometrial cancer in patients with a high body mass index (BMI): Patterns of failure after 3-D image-based high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy.
Acharya S, Esthappan J, Badiyan S, DeWees TA, Tanderup K, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
Radiother Oncol. 2016 Jan; 118(1)167-72. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2015.12.019.

PMID:
    26743834
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An analysis of appropriate delivery of postoperative radiation therapy for endometrial cancer using the RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method: Executive summary.
Jones E, Beriwal S, Beyer D, Chino J, Jhingran A, Lee L, Michalski J, Mundt AJ, Patton C, Petersen I, Portelance L, Schwarz JK, McCloskey S
Adv Radiat Oncol. 2016 Jan-Mar; 1(1)26-34. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2015.10.001.

PMID:
    28799571
    [PubMed]
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Intracavitary Brachytherapy for Gynecologic Malignancies: Applications and Innovations.
Weiner AA, Schwarz JK
Mo Med. 2015 Sep-Oct; 112(5)366-72.

PMID:
    26606818
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brachytherapy Is Associated With Improved Survival in Inoperable Stage I Endometrial Adenocarcinoma: A Population-Based Analysis.
Acharya S, Perkins SM, DeWees T, Fischer-Valuck BW, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Nov 1; 93(3)649-57. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.06.013.

PMID:
    26461007
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A phase 1 clinical trial of sequential pralatrexate followed by a 48-hour infusion of 5-fluorouracil given every other week in adult patients with solid tumors.
Grem JL, Kos ME, Evande RE, Meza JL, Schwarz JK
Cancer. 2015 Nov 1; 121(21)3862-8. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29504.

PMID:
    26242208
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Consensus statement for brachytherapy for the treatment of medically inoperable endometrial cancer.
Schwarz JK, Beriwal S, Esthappan J, Erickson B, Feltmate C, Fyles A, Gaffney D, Jones E, Klopp A, Small W Jr, Thomadsen B, Yashar C, Viswanathan A
Brachytherapy. 2015 Sep-Oct; 14(5)587-99. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2015.06.002.

PMID:
    26186975
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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PET/MRI Evaluation of Gynecologic Malignancies and Prostate Cancer.
Bagade S, Fowler KJ, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW, Dehdashti F
Semin Nucl Med. 2015 Jul; 45(4)293-303. doi: 10.1053/j.semnuclmed.2015.03.005.

PMID:
    26050657
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sorafenib in Relapsed AML With FMS-Like Receptor Tyrosine Kinase-3 Internal Tandem Duplication Mutation.
Giri S, Hamdeh S, Bhatt VR, Schwarz JK
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 May; 13(5)508-14.

PMID:
    25964636
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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