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Perry W. Grigsby, MD

Professor, Radiation Oncology
Chief, Gynecologic Service
Director, Brachytherapy Center

Specialty Areas

Radiation Oncology
Gynecologic Oncology
Thyroid Cancer

Board Certifications

Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, cervical cancer, thyroid cancer, gynecologic brachytherapy

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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

Floor: LL
Office Phone: 314-747-7236
Additional Phone: 314-747-7236
Fax: 314-362-8521

Education

Education

Fellowship: American Cancer Society, Clinical 1986
MBA : Washington University, Olin School of Business, St. Louis, Missouri 1990
Medical Degree: University Of Kentucky 1982

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

MRI-based treatment planning and dose delivery verification for intraocular melanoma brachytherapy.
Zoberi JE, Garcia-Ramirez J, Hedrick S, Rodriguez V, Bertelsman CG, Mackey S, Hu Y, Gach HM, Rao PK, Grigsby PW
Brachytherapy. 2017 Aug 14; pii: S1538-4721(17)30411-7. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2017.07.011.

PMID:
    28818442
    [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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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Efficacy and toxicity of rectal cancer reirradiation using IMRT for patients who have received prior pelvic radiation therapy.
Youssef FF, Parikh PJ, DeWees TA, Mutch MG, Tan BR Jr, Grigsby PW, Myerson RJ, Olsen JR
Adv Radiat Oncol. 2016 Apr-Jun; 1(2)94-100. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2016.02.002.

PMID:
    28740875
    [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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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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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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Three-dimensional dose accumulation in pseudo-split-field IMRT and brachytherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer.
Sun B, Yang D, Esthappan J, Garcia-Ramirez J, Price S, Mutic S, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW, Tanderup K
Brachytherapy. 2015 Jul-Aug; 14(4)481-9. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2015.04.003.

PMID:
    25958039
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adjuvant radiotherapy in Stage II endometrial carcinoma: Is brachytherapy alone sufficient for local control?
Paydar I, DeWees T, Powell M, Mutch DG, Grigsby PW, Schwarz JK
Brachytherapy. 2015 Jul-Aug; 14(4)427-32. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2015.02.196.

PMID:
    25911995
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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PET/MRI for the body imager: abdominal and pelvic oncologic applications.
Fraum TJ, Fowler KJ, McConathy J, Parent EE, Dehdashti F, Grigsby PW, Siegel BA
Abdom Imaging. 2015 Aug; 40(6)1387-404. doi: 10.1007/s00261-015-0390-3.

PMID:
    25805557
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Low-order non-spatial effects dominate second-order spatial effects in the texture quantifier analysis of 18F-FDG-PET images.
Brooks FJ, Grigsby PW
PLoS One. 2015; 10(2)e0116574. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116574.

PMID:
    25714472
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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BRAF mutation is not predictive of long-term outcome in papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Henke LE, Pfeifer JD, Ma C, Perkins SM, DeWees T, El-Mofty S, Moley JF, Nussenbaum B, Haughey BH, Baranski TJ, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
Cancer Med. 2015 Jun; 4(6)791-9. doi: 10.1002/cam4.417.

PMID:
    25712893
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outpatient-based high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies.
Dyk PT, Richardson S, Badiyan SN, Schwarz JK, Esthappan J, Garcia-Ramirez JL, Grigsby PW
Brachytherapy. 2015 Mar-Apr; 14(2)231-7. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2014.11.017.

PMID:
    25556865
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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PET-based radiation therapy planning.
Speirs CK, Grigsby PW, Huang J, Thorstad WL, Parikh PJ, Robinson CG, Bradley JD
PET Clin. 2015 Jan; 10(1)27-44. doi: 10.1016/j.cpet.2014.09.003.

PMID:
    25455878
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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