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James Chu

TitleProfessor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentRadiation Oncology
AddressChicago IL 60612
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    My Scopus ID is 7402880701.
    My NIH COMMONS name is JCHU123.


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    1. Halabi T, Lu HM, Bernard DA, Chu JC, Kirk MC, Hamilton RJ, Lei Y, Driewer J. Automated survey of 8000 plan checks at eight facilities. Med Phys. 2016 Sep; 43(9):4966. PMID: 27587027.
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    2. Liao Y, Dandekar V, Chu JC, Turian J, Bernard D, Kiel K. Reporting small bowel dose in cervix cancer high-dose-rate brachytherapy. Med Dosim. 2016; 41(1):28-33. PMID: 26235549.
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    3. Templeton AK, Chu JC, Turian JV. The sensitivity of ArcCHECK-based gamma analysis to manufactured errors in helical tomotherapy radiation delivery. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2015 Jan 08; 16(1):4814. PMID: 25679155.
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    4. Yao R, Templeton AK, Liao Y, Turian JV, Kiel KD, Chu JC. Optimization for high-dose-rate brachytherapy of cervical cancer with adaptive simulated annealing and gradient descent. Brachytherapy. 2014 Jul-Aug; 13(4):352-60. PMID: 24359671.
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    5. Chu J, Sun J, Templeton A, Yao R, Griem K. Thermal effusivity: a promising imaging biomarker to predict radiation-induced skin injuries. Health Phys. 2012 Aug; 103(2):204-9. PMID: 22951481.
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    6. Templeton A, Chu J, Sun M, Yao R, Sun J, Coon A, Bernard D, Shott S, Griem K. Thermal effusivity changes as a precursor to moist desquamation. Radiat Res. 2012 Oct; 178(4):295-303. PMID: 22823571.
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    7. Yao R, Bernard D, Turian J, Abrams RA, Sensakovic W, Fung HC, Chu JC. A simplified technique for delivering total body irradiation (TBI) with improved dose homogeneity. Med Phys. 2012 Apr; 39(4):2239-48. PMID: 22482645.
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    8. Khelashvili G, Chu J, Diaz A, Turian J. Dosimetric characteristics of the small diameter BrainLabâ„¢ cones used for stereotactic radiosurgery. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2012 Jan 05; 13(1):3610. PMID: 22231212.
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    9. Jiang L, Templeton A, Turian J, Kirk M, Zusag T, Chu JC. Comparison of computed tomography scout based reference point localization to conventional film and axial computed tomography. Med Dosim. 2011; 36(4):410-5. PMID: 21397490.
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    10. Cai YC, Ge Y, Bernard D, Turian J, Chu JC. Detection of electron beam energy variations using a computed radiography system. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2009 Oct 15; 10(4):2911. PMID: 19918220.
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    11. Gong X, Kirk MC, Napoli J, Stutsman S, Zusag T, Khelashvili G, Chu J. Application of a 3D volumetric display for radiation therapy treatment planning I: quality assurance procedures. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2009 Jul 17; 10(3):2900. PMID: 19692974.
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    12. Chu JCh, Gong X, Cai Y, Kirk MC, Zusag TW, Shott S, Rivard MJ, Melhus CS, Cardarelli G, Hurley A, Hepel JT, Napoli J, Stutsman S, Abrams RA. Application of holographic display in radiotherapy treatment planning II: a multi-institutional study. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2009 May 28; 10(3):2902. PMID: 19692975.
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    13. Strauss JB, Kirk MC, Chen SS, Shah AP, Gielda BT, Chu JC, Turian JV, Dickler A. A virtual matching technique for three-field breast irradiation using 3-D planning. Phys Med. 2009 Dec; 25(4):212-5. PMID: 19345600.
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    14. Zhang Y, Chu JC, Hsi W, Khan AJ, Mehta PS, Bernard DB, Abrams RA. Evaluation of four volume-based image registration algorithms. Med Dosim. 2009; 34(4):317-22. PMID: 19854391.
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    15. Khan AJ, Kirk MC, Mehta PS, Seif NS, Griem KL, Bernard DA, Chu JC, Dickler A. A dosimetric comparison of three-dimensional conformal, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and MammoSite partial-breast irradiation. Brachytherapy. 2006 Jul-Sep; 5(3):183-8. PMID: 16864070.
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    16. Dickler A, Kirk MC, Choo J, Hsi WC, Chu J, Dowlatshahi K, Francescatti D, Shott S, Nguyen C. Cosmetic outcome and incidence of infection with the MammoSite breast brachytherapy applicator. Breast J. 2005 Sep-Oct; 11(5):306-10. PMID: 16174149.
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    17. Chu JC, Hsi WC, Hubbard L, Zhang Y, Bernard D, Reeder P, Lopes D. Performance of magnetic field-guided navigation system for interventional neurosurgical and cardiac procedures. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2005; 6(3):143-9. PMID: 16143799.
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    18. Kirk M, Hsi WC, Dickler A, Chu J, Dowlatshahi K, Francescatti D, Nguyen C. Surface optimization technique for MammoSite breast brachytherapy applicator. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Jun 01; 62(2):366-72. PMID: 15890576.
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    19. Hsi WC, Zhang Y, Kirk MC, Bernard D, Chu JC. Limited accuracy of dose calculation for large fields at deep depths using the BrainSCAN v5.21 treatment planning system. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2005; 6(2):12-8. PMID: 15940208.
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    20. Zhang Y, Hsi WC, Chu JC, Bernard DB, Abrams RA. A feasibility study of Dynamic Phantom scanner for quality assurance of photon beam profiles at various gantry angles. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2005; 6(2):50-61. PMID: 15940212.
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    21. Dickler A, Kirk MC, Chu J, Nguyen C. The MammoSite breast brachytherapy applicator: a review of technique and outcomes. Brachytherapy. 2005; 4(2):130-6. PMID: 15893266.
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    22. Niu H, Hsi WC, Chu JC, Kirk MC, Kouwenhoven E. Dosimetric characteristics of the Leipzig surface applicators used in the high dose rate brachy radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2004 Dec; 31(12):3372-7. PMID: 15651620.
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    23. Almeda FQ, Nambiar R, Chua DC, Senter S, Haynie J, Kavinsky CJ, Snell J, Nguyen C, Chu JC, Schaer GL. Clinical and angiographic outcomes of cardiac transplant patients treated with intracoronary beta-radiation for in-stent restenosis: a case series. Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 2004 Oct-Dec; 5(4):162-5. PMID: 16237984.
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    24. Dickler A, Kirk M, Choo J, Hsi WC, Chu J, Dowlatshahi K, Francescatti D, Nguyen C. Treatment volume and dose optimization of MammoSite breast brachytherapy applicator. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 Jun 01; 59(2):469-74. PMID: 15145164.
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    25. Kirk MC, Hsi WC, Chu JC, Niu H, Hu Z, Bernard D, Dickler A, Nguyen C. Dose perturbation induced by radiographic contrast inside brachytherapy balloon applicators. Med Phys. 2004 May; 31(5):1219-24. PMID: 15191312.
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    26. Turian JV, Smith BD, Bernard DA, Griem KL, Chu JC. Monte Carlo calculations of output factors for clinically shaped electron fields. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2004; 5(2):42-63. PMID: 15738912.
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    27. Kim S, Almeda FQ, Tessalee M, Snell RJ, Nathan S, Thew S, Nguyen C, Chu JC, Schaer GL. Intracoronary beta brachytherapy as a treatment option for high-risk refractory in-stent restenosis; Compassionate use. Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 2004 Jan-Mar; 5(1):9-14. PMID: 15275626.
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    28. Griem KL, Fetherston P, Kuznetsova M, Foster GS, Shott S, Chu J. Three-dimensional photon dosimetry: a comparison of treatment of the intact breast in the supine and prone position. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2003 Nov 01; 57(3):891-9. PMID: 14529796.
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    29. Wadi-Ramahi SJ, Bernard D, Chu JC. Effect of ethmoid sinus cavity on dose distribution at interface and how to correct for it: magnetic field with photon beams. Med Phys. 2003 Jul; 30(7):1556-65. PMID: 12906173.
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    30. Wadi-Ramahi S, Chu J. Comment on "A Monte Carlo study of IMRT beamlets in inhomogeneous media". Med Phys. 2003 Jul; 30(7):1932; author reply 1933. PMID: 12906212.
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    31. Almeda FQ, Chua DY, Nathan S, Kim S, Meyer PM, Nguyen C, Chu JC, Kavinsky CJ, Snell RJ, Schaer GL. Correlates of failure following treatment with Sr-90 beta irradiation for in-stent restenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2003 Jun; 59(2):176-83. PMID: 12772235.
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    32. Bernard D, Chu JC, Rozenfeld M, Lanzl LH, Pagnamenta A, Saxena A. Design optimization of intraoperative radiotherapy cones. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2003 Apr 01; 55(5):1446-57. PMID: 12654457.
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    33. Chua DC, Almeda FQ, Senter S, Haynie J, Nguyen C, Chu JC, Kavinsky CJ, Snell RJ, Schaer GL. Predictors of late cardiac events following treatment with Sr-90 beta-irradiation for instent restenosis. Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 2003 Jan-Mar; 4(1):7-11. PMID: 12892766.
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    34. Lee HR, Pankuch M, Chu JC, Spokas JJ. Evaluation and characterization of parallel plate microchamber's functionalities in small beam dosimetry. Med Phys. 2002 Nov; 29(11):2489-96. PMID: 12462713.
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    35. Chua DC, Almeda FQ, Senter S, Kim S, Bromet DS, Butzel D, Nguyen C, Chu JC, Kavinsky CJ, Snell RJ, Schaer GL. Visual assessment of procedural results following treatment with Sr-90 beta-radiation for instent restenosis. Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 2002 Jul-Dec; 3(3-4):133-7. PMID: 12974363.
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    36. Almeda FQ, Chua DY, Nathan S, Kim S, Meyer PM, Thew ST, Nguyen C, Chu JC, Kavinsky CJ, Schaer GL, Snell RJ. Clinical outcomes of patients treated with the cutting balloon and Sr-90 beta-irradiation for instent restenosis. Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 2002 Jan-Mar; 3(1):12-5. PMID: 12479910.
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