Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Financial Toxicity in Women With Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy: Final Results of a Prospective Observational StudyPractical Radiation Oncology.  12:e79-e89. 2022
2022 Stereotactic radiosurgery for melanoma brain metastases: dose-size response relationship in the era of immunotherapyJournal of Neuro-Oncology.  156:163-172. 2022
2021 ASO Author Reflections: Immune Status and Merkel Cell Carcinoma—An Intertwined and Evolving UnderstandingAnnals of Surgical Oncology.  28:6166-6167. 2021
2021 Immune Status in Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Relationships With Clinical Factors and Independent Prognostic Value.Annals of Surgical Oncology.  28:6154-6165. 2021
2021 Merkel cell carcinoma of the head and neck: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, current state of treatment and future directionsCancers.  13. 2021
2021 Trends in the Management Paradigms of Intracranial Meningioma.Seminars in Neurosurgery.  82:208-215. 2021
2021 Embolization of Brain Arteriovenous Malformations With Versus Without Onyx Before Stereotactic Radiosurgery.Neurosurgery.  88:366-374. 2021
2021 Stereotactic Radiosurgery With Versus Without Embolization for Brain Arteriovenous Malformations.Neurosurgery.  88:313-321. 2021
2020 Tumor infiltrating lymphocyte grade in Merkel cell carcinoma: relationships with clinical factors and independent prognostic value.Acta Oncologica.  59:1409-1415. 2020
2020 Tumors in the cauda equina: A SEER analysis of tumor types and predictors of outcome.Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.  81:227-233. 2020
2020 The effect of omission of adjuvant radiotherapy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and breast conserving surgery with a pathologic complete response.Acta Oncologica.  59:1210-1217. 2020
2020 Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma: Prognostic factors, patterns of care, and overall survival. 2020
2020 Immune status and the efficacy of radiotherapy on overall survival for patients with localized Merkel cell carcinoma: An analysis of the National Cancer Database.Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology.  64:435-443. 2020
2020 Failure to complete standard radiation therapy in glioblastoma patients: Patterns from a national database with implications for survival and therapeutic decision making in older glioblastoma patients.Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  11:680-687. 2020
2020 Stereotactic radiosurgery for central neurocytomas: an international multicenter retrospective cohort study.Journal of Neurosurgery.  134:1122-1131. 2020
2020 Optimal adjuvant radiotherapy dose for stage I, II or III Merkel cell carcinoma: an analysis of the National Cancer Database.Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology.  50:175-184. 2020
2019 The impact of timing of adjuvant therapy on survival for patients with glioblastoma: An analysis of the National Cancer Database.Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.  66:92-99. 2019
2019 Effects of adjuvant radiation therapy on survival for patients with resected primary tracheal carcinoma: an analysis of the National Cancer Database.Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology.  49:628-638. 2019
2019 Management trends for anaplastic meningioma with adjuvant radiotherapy and predictors of long-term survival.Neurosurgical Focus.  46:E4. 2019
2019 Survival impact of prolonged postoperative radiation therapy for patients with glioblastoma treated with combined-modality therapy.Neuro-oncology practice.  6:112-123. 2019
2019 Survival Impact of Time to Initiation of Adjuvant Radiation for Merkel Cell Carcinoma: An Analysis of the National Cancer Database.Practical Radiation Oncology.  9:e372-e385. 2019
2018 Effect of time to simulation and treatment for patients with oropharyngeal cancer receiving definitive radiotherapy in the era of risk stratification using smoking and human papillomavirus status. 2018
2018 Increasing time to postoperative stereotactic radiation therapy for patients with resected brain metastases: investigating clinical outcomes and identifying predictors associated with time to initiation.Journal of Neuro-Oncology.  136:545-553. 2018
2018 Interim Results of a Phase II Study of Hypofractionated Radiotherapy with Concurrent Temozolomide Followed by Adjuvant Temozolomide in Patients over 70 Years Old with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma. 2018
2017 Patterns of care and predictors of adjuvant therapies in elderly patients with glioblastoma: An analysis of the National Cancer Data Base.Cancer.  123:3277-3284. 2017
2017 High-dose versus weekly cisplatin definitive chemoradiotherapy for HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.Oral Oncology.  67:24-28. 2017
2017 Peri-SRS Administration of Immune Checkpoint Therapy for Melanoma Metastatic to the Brain: Investigating Efficacy and the Effects of Relative Treatment Timing on Lesion Response.World Neurosurgery.  100:632-640.e4. 2017
2017 Neck dissection for unknown cancer of the head and neck in the era of chemoradiation. 2017
2016 Distribution of Cervical Lymph Node Metastases From Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx in the Era of Risk Stratification Using Human Papillomavirus and Smoking Status. 2016
2016 Organ preservation with neoadjuvant chemoradiation in patients with orbit invasive sinonasal cancer otherwise requiring exenteration.Radiation oncology journal.  34:209-215. 2016
2016 Dose-Volume Response Relationship for Brain Metastases Treated with Frameless Single-Fraction Linear Accelerator-Based Stereotactic Radiosurgery.Cureus.  8:e587. 2016

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Louisville 2016
  • Full Name

  • Mehran Yusuf