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Elizabeth Blair

InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentSurgery-Otolaryngology-Head and Neck
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Elizabeth Blair, MD, is a highly regarded surgeon who specializes in head and neck surgery. Dr. Blair is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer, thyroid and parathyroid disease, salivary gland tumors and skull base tumors, as well as malignant melanoma and other skin cancers. She has a special interest in treating patients with voice and laryngeal disorders ranging from hoarseness to vocal cord paralysis.

    Dr. Blair's research interests include management of laryngeal and voice disorders, functional outcomes of patients treated for head and neck cancer and development of organ preservation therapies for head and neck malignancies. She also has an interest in early diagnosis and prevention of head and neck cancer.

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    University of Chicago6/2004Clinical Research Training Program
    University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX06/1994Fellow, Advanced Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA06/1993Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Creighton University Affiliated Hospitals, Omaha, NE08/1989Internship/Residency, General Surgery
    Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NEMD05/1988Doctor of Medicine
    Creighton University, Omaha, NEBS, Cum Laude05/1984Chemistry
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    2012 - 2021Top Doctors, Otolaryngology, Chicago Magazine
    2012 - 2021America’s Top Doctor for Cancer, Castle and Connolly
    2017 - 2021Exceptional Women in Medicine, Top Doctor, Castle and Connolly
    2015Making a Difference Award, Distinguished Hospital Service, University of Chicago Medicine Hospitals
    2013Distinguished Service Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
    2009Alpha Omega Alpha, Alumni Award, Creighton University School of Medicine
    2004Best Poster Presentation, AAOHNS Annual Meeting
    1998Best Paper, Young Surgical Educators , Society of University Otolaryngologists
    1998Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
    1998Meritorious Service Medal, US Army
    1997Army Commendation Medal, US Army
    1995 - 1996Army Achievement Medal, US Army

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    1. Wang E, Diaz A, Khan ML, Blair EA, Shogan AN. Regional distribution in female representation in US otolaryngology faculty. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2023 Aug; 8(4):832-838. PMID: 37621283; PMCID: PMC10446270.
    2. Diaz A, Fenton D, Cardenas S, Dimitroyannis R, Singh A, Blair EA, Farnan JM, Shogan A. Advice and perspectives from navigating the couples match in otolaryngology: A qualitative pilot study. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2023 Jun; 8(3):693-698. PMID: 37342108; PMCID: PMC10278100.
      Citations: 1     
    3. Birkeland AC, Kademani D, Moore MG, Blair EA. Practice patterns for initial management of oral leukoplakia amongst otolaryngologists and oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Oral Oncol. 2023 04; 139:106341. PMID: 36842197.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Llibre JM, Brites C, Cheng CY, Osiyemi O, Maggiolo F, Taylor S, Blair E, Man C, Wynne B, Oyee J, Underwood M, Curtis L, Bontempo G, van Wyk J, Galera C, Hocqueloux L, Degen O. Efficacy and Safety of Switching to the 2-Drug Regimen Dolutegravir/Lamivudine Versus Continuing a 3- or 4-Drug Regimen for Maintaining Virologic Suppression in Adults Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1): Week 48 Results From the Phase 3, Noninferiority SALSA Randomized Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 02 18; 76(4):720-729. PMID: 35235656; PMCID: PMC10021070.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    5. Diaz A, Cyberski T, Singh A, Fenton D, Cipriani NA, Lusardi JJ, Corey JP, Blair EA. Laryngeal and pharyngeal actinomycosis: a systematic review and report of 3 cases. Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 Nov-Dec; 43(6):103609. PMID: 36029619.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Rosenberg AJ, Agrawal N, Pearson AT, Gooi Z, Blair E, Portugal L, Cursio JF, Juloori A, Chin J, Rouse K, Villaflor VM, Seiwert TY, Izumchenko E, Lingen MW, Haraf DJ, Vokes EE. Phase I study of nab-paclitaxel-based induction followed by nab-paclitaxel-based concurrent chemotherapy and re-irradiation in previously treated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Br J Cancer. 2022 11; 127(8):1497-1506. PMID: 35945244; PMCID: PMC9553920.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    7. Hara JH, Gutiontov SI, Uddin S, Rosenberg AJ, Pearson AT, Gooi Z, Blair EA, Agrawal N, Vokes EE, Ginat DT, Haraf DJ, Juloori A. Characterizing Lymph Node Burden With Elective Unilateral Neck Irradiation in Human Papillomavirus-Positive Tonsil Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Defining the Upper Limits. Cureus. 2022 Jul; 14(7):e27521. PMID: 36060366; PMCID: PMC9424785.
    8. Diaz A, Yan K, Cipriani NA, Blair EA. Large tracheoesophageal granular cell tumor: An atypical case presentation, location, and management. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Mar; 92:106844. PMID: 35193010; PMCID: PMC8866684.
    9. Rosenberg AJ, Izumchenko E, Pearson A, Gooi Z, Blair E, Karrison T, Juloori A, Ginat D, Cipriani N, Lingen M, Sloane H, Edelstein DL, Keyser K, Fredebohm J, Holtrup F, Jones FS, Haraf D, Agrawal N, Vokes EE. Prospective study evaluating dynamic changes of cell-free HPV DNA in locoregional viral-associated oropharyngeal cancer treated with induction chemotherapy and response-adaptive treatment. BMC Cancer. 2022 Jan 03; 22(1):17. PMID: 34980038; PMCID: PMC8722316.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:CTClinical Trials
    10. Hara J, Rosenberg AJ, Pearson A, Gooi Z, Baird BJ, Blair EA, Agrawal N, Vokes EE, Haraf DJ, Juloori A. Organ Preservation With Definitive Chemoradiotherapy for T4 Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Nov 01; 111(3S):e363. PMID: 34701276.
    11. Rosenberg AJ, Agrawal N, Pearson A, Gooi Z, Blair E, Cursio J, Juloori A, Ginat D, Howard A, Chin J, Kochanny S, Foster C, Cipriani N, Lingen M, Izumchenko E, Seiwert TY, Haraf D, Vokes EE. Risk and response adapted de-intensified treatment for HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer: Optima paradigm expanded experience. Oral Oncol. 2021 11; 122:105566. PMID: 34662771; PMCID: PMC9295443.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    12. Agrawal A, Baird BJ, Madariaga MLL, Blair EA, Murgu S. Multi-disciplinary management of patients with benign airway strictures: A review. Respir Med. 2021 10; 187:106582. PMID: 34481304.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Dolezal JM, Trzcinska A, Liao CY, Kochanny S, Blair E, Agrawal N, Keutgen XM, Angelos P, Cipriani NA, Pearson AT. Deep learning prediction of BRAF-RAS gene expression signature identifies noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasms with papillary-like nuclear features. Mod Pathol. 2021 05; 34(5):862-874. PMID: 33299111; PMCID: PMC8064913.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    14. Onderdonk BE, Vokes EE, Gwede M, Blair E, Agrawal N, Haraf DJ. Adjuvant treatment for high-risk salivary gland malignancies and prognostic stratification based on a 20-year single institution experience. Health Sci Rep. 2020 Dec; 3(4):e195. PMID: 33043152; PMCID: PMC7539565.
      Citations: 1     
    15. Silva AK, Portugal L, Blair EA. In Reference to The Medial Sural Artery Perforator Flap: A Better Option in Complex Head and Neck Reconstruction? Laryngoscope. 2020 08; 130(8):E456. PMID: 32343425.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    
    16. Foster CC, Seiwert TY, MacCracken E, Blair EA, Agrawal N, Melotek JM, Portugal L, Brisson RJ, Gooi Z, Spiotto MT, Vokes EE, Haraf DJ. Dose and Volume De-Escalation for Human Papillomavirus-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer is Associated with Favorable Posttreatment Functional Outcomes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 07 15; 107(4):662-671. PMID: 32311416.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    17. Seiwert TY, Foster CC, Blair EA, Karrison TG, Agrawal N, Melotek JM, Portugal L, Brisson RJ, Dekker A, Kochanny S, Gooi Z, Lingen MW, Villaflor VM, Ginat DT, Haraf DJ, Vokes EE. OPTIMA: a phase II dose and volume de-escalation trial for human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal cancer. Ann Oncol. 2019 10 01; 30(10):1673. PMID: 31168601.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    
    18. Cipriani NA, Lusardi JJ, McElherne J, Pearson AT, Olivas AD, Fitzpatrick C, Lingen MW, Blair EA. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma: A Comparison of Histologic Grading Systems and Relationship to MAML2 Rearrangement and Prognosis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 07; 43(7):885-897. PMID: 31021855; PMCID: PMC6629427.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Seiwert TY, Foster CC, Blair EA, Karrison TG, Agrawal N, Melotek JM, Portugal L, Brisson RJ, Dekker A, Kochanny S, Gooi Z, Lingen MW, Villaflor VM, Ginat DT, Haraf DJ, Vokes EE. OPTIMA: a phase II dose and volume de-escalation trial for human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal cancer. Ann Oncol. 2019 02 01; 30(2):297-302. PMID: 30481287.
      Citations: 52     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    20. McDermott DH, Pastrana DV, Calvo KR, Pittaluga S, Velez D, Cho E, Liu Q, Trout HH, Neves JF, Gardner PJ, Bianchi DA, Blair EA, Landon EM, Silva SL, Buck CB, Murphy PM. Plerixafor for the Treatment of WHIM Syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2019 01 10; 380(2):163-170. PMID: 30625055; PMCID: PMC6425947.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. McMullen PD, Bridge JA, Blair EA, Yang CW, Collins J, Cipriani NA. Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of the Maxillary Sinus with USP6 Rearrangement: Case Report of a Rare Entity and Review of the Literature. Head Neck Pathol. 2019 Sep; 13(3):281-285. PMID: 30076509; PMCID: PMC6684671.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Foster CC, Melotek JM, Brisson RJ, Seiwert TY, Cohen EEW, Stenson KM, Blair EA, Portugal L, Gooi Z, Agrawal N, Vokes EE, Haraf DJ. Definitive chemoradiation for locally-advanced oral cavity cancer: A 20-year experience. Oral Oncol. 2018 05; 80:16-22. PMID: 29706184.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Yesensky JA, Hasina R, Wroblewski KE, Bellairs J, Gooi Z, Saloura V, Cipriani NA, Vokes EE, Portugal LG, Seiwert TY, Blair ED, Agrawal N. Role of dental hardware in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma in the low-risk nonsmoker nondrinker population. Head Neck. 2018 04; 40(4):784-792. PMID: 29356169.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Ginat DT, Blair E. Nasal cavity tumefactive fibroinflammatory lesion mimicking recurrent mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2017 Aug; 96(8):290-293. PMID: 28846782.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Yesensky J, Agrawal N, Bayan S, Blair E, Portugal L, Chan J, Goldenberg D, Gooi Z. AHNS Series - Do you know your guidelines? Principles of treatment for glottic cancer: A review of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines. Head Neck. 2017 09; 39(9):1729-1732. PMID: 28653453.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Cipriani NA, Blair EA, Finkle J, Kraninger JL, Straus CM, Villaflor VM, Ginat DT. Salivary Gland Secretory Carcinoma With High-Grade Transformation, CDKN2A/B Loss, Distant Metastasis, and Lack of Sustained Response to Crizotinib. Int J Surg Pathol. 2017 Oct; 25(7):613-618. PMID: 28497708.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Gooi Z, Richmon J, Agrawal N, Blair E, Portugal L, Vokes E, Seiwert T, de Souza J, Saloura V, Haraf D, Goldenberg D, Chan J. AHNS Series - Do you know your guidelines? Principles of treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer: A review of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines. Head Neck. 2017 02; 39(2):201-205. PMID: 27898198.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Wali E, Pinto JM, Cappaert M, Lambrix M, Blood AD, Blair EA, Small SD. Teaching professionalism in graduate medical education: What is the role of simulation? Surgery. 2016 09; 160(3):552-64. PMID: 27206333.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Seiwert TY, Melotek JM, Blair EA, Stenson KM, Salama JK, Witt ME, Brisson RJ, Chawla A, Dekker A, Lingen MW, Kocherginsky M, Villaflor VM, Cohen EE, Haraf DJ, Vokes EE. Final Results of a Randomized Phase 2 Trial Investigating the Addition of Cetuximab to Induction Chemotherapy and Accelerated or Hyperfractionated Chemoradiation for Locoregionally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 09 01; 96(1):21-9. PMID: 27511844.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    30. Villaflor VM, Melotek JM, Karrison TG, Brisson RJ, Blair EA, Portugal L, De Souza JA, Ginat DT, Stenson KM, Langerman A, Kocherginsky M, Spiotto MT, Hannigan N, Seiwert TY, Cohen EE, Vokes EE, Haraf DJ. Response-adapted volume de-escalation (RAVD) in locally advanced head and neck cancer. Ann Oncol. 2016 05; 27(5):908-13. PMID: 26884588.
      Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    31. William WN, Papadimitrakopoulou V, Lee JJ, Mao L, Cohen EE, Lin HY, Gillenwater AM, Martin JW, Lingen MW, Boyle JO, Shin DM, Vigneswaran N, Shinn N, Heymach JV, Wistuba II, Tang X, Kim ES, Saintigny P, Blair EA, Meiller T, Gutkind JS, Myers J, El-Naggar A, Lippman SM. Erlotinib and the Risk of Oral Cancer: The Erlotinib Prevention of Oral Cancer (EPOC) Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Feb; 2(2):209-16. PMID: 26540028; PMCID: PMC4771491.
      Citations: 64     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Ginat DT, Johnson DN, de Souza J, Blair E. Concurrent fungus ball and squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary sinus. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2016 Apr; 133(2):153-4. PMID: 26774379.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Ginat DT, Blair EA. Laryngeal Swelling. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jul; 141(7):667-8. PMID: 26042539.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Ginat DT, Schulte J, Blair EA. A painful lesion of the mandible. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2015 Sep; 132(4):237-8. PMID: 25980314.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Das LC, Karrison TG, Witt ME, Muller C, Stenson K, Blair EA, Cohen EEW, Seiwert TY, Haraf DJ, Vokes EE. Comparison of outcomes of locoregionally advanced oropharyngeal and non-oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma over two decades. Ann Oncol. 2015 Jan; 26(1):198-205. PMID: 25361984.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    36. Seiwert TY, Zuo Z, Keck MK, Khattri A, Pedamallu CS, Stricker T, Brown C, Pugh TJ, Stojanov P, Cho J, Lawrence MS, Getz G, DeBoer R, Weichselbaum RR, Langerman A, Portugal L, Blair E, Stenson K, Lingen MW, Cohen EE, Vokes EE, White KP, Hammerman PS, Brägelmann J. Integrative and comparative genomic analysis of HPV-positive and HPV-negative head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Feb 01; 21(3):632-41. PMID: 25056374; PMCID: PMC4305034.
      Citations: 314     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    37. Wong SJ, Campbell B, Massey B, Lynch DP, Cohen EEW, Blair E, Selle R, Shklovskaya J, Jovanovic BD, Skripkauskas S, Dew A, Kulesza P, Parimi V, Bergan RC, Szabo E. A phase I trial of aminolevulinic acid-photodynamic therapy for treatment of oral leukoplakia. Oral Oncol. 2013 Sep; 49(9):970-976. PMID: 23845699; PMCID: PMC4456032.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    38. Rudra S, Spiotto MT, Witt ME, Blair EA, Stenson K, Haraf DJ. Lymph node density--prognostic value in head and neck cancer. Head Neck. 2014 Feb; 36(2):266-72. PMID: 23765406.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Seiwert TY, Darga T, Haraf D, Blair EA, Stenson K, Cohen EE, Salama JK, Villaflor V, Witt ME, Lingen MW, Weichselbaum RR, Vokes EE. A phase I dose escalation study of Ad GV.EGR.TNF.11D (TNFerade™ Biologic) with concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients with recurrent head and neck cancer undergoing reirradiation. Ann Oncol. 2013 Mar; 24(3):769-76. PMID: 23104721; PMCID: PMC3662388.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    40. Golden DW, Rudra S, Witt ME, Nwizu T, Cohen EE, Blair E, Stenson KM, Vokes EE, Haraf DJ. Outcomes of induction chemotherapy followed by concurrent chemoradiation for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Oral Oncol. 2013 Mar; 49(3):277-82. PMID: 23102863.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    41. Mouw KW, Solanki AA, Stenson KM, Witt ME, Blair EA, Cohen EEW, Vokes EE, List M, Haraf DJ, Salama JK. Performance and quality of life outcomes for T4 laryngeal cancer patients treated with induction chemotherapy followed by chemoradiotherapy. Oral Oncol. 2012 Oct; 48(10):1025-1030. PMID: 22621836.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    42. Perez CA, Song H, Raez LE, Agulnik M, Grushko TA, Dekker A, Stenson K, Blair EA, Olopade OI, Seiwert TY, Vokes EE, Cohen EE. Phase II study of gefitinib adaptive dose escalation to skin toxicity in recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Oral Oncol. 2012 Sep; 48(9):887-92. PMID: 22513208.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    43. de Souza JA, Davis DW, Zhang Y, Khattri A, Seiwert TY, Aktolga S, Wong SJ, Kozloff MF, Nattam S, Lingen MW, Kunnavakkam R, Stenson KM, Blair EA, Bozeman J, Dancey JE, Vokes EE, Cohen EE. A phase II study of lapatinib in recurrent/metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Apr 15; 18(8):2336-43. PMID: 22371453; PMCID: PMC4467891.
      Citations: 40     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    44. Andrews JD, Nocon CC, Small SM, Pinto JM, Blair EA. Emergency airway management: training and experience of chief residents in otolaryngology and anesthesiology. Head Neck. 2012 Dec; 34(12):1720-6. PMID: 22287361; PMCID: PMC9388227.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    45. Stenson KM, Maccracken E, Kunnavakkam R, W Cohen EE, Portugal LD, Villaflor V, Seiwert T, Blair E, Haraf DJ, Salama JK, Vokes EE. Chemoradiation for patients with large-volume laryngeal cancers. Head Neck. 2012 Aug; 34(8):1162-7. PMID: 22052816.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Pederson AW, Salama JK, Witt ME, Stenson KM, Blair EA, Vokes EE, Haraf DJ. Concurrent chemotherapy and intensity-modulated radiotherapy for organ preservation of locoregionally advanced oral cavity cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 2011 Aug; 34(4):356-61. PMID: 21633289.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    47. Pederson AW, Salama JK, Haraf DJ, Witt ME, Stenson KM, Portugal L, Seiwert T, Villaflor VM, Cohen EE, Vokes EE, Blair EA. Adjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locoregionally advanced and high-risk salivary gland malignancies. Head Neck Oncol. 2011 Jul 26; 3:31. PMID: 21791072; PMCID: PMC3189162.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    48. Nelson KB, Blair E. The placenta and neurologic and psychiatric outcomes in the child: study design matters. Placenta. 2011 Sep; 32(9):623-625. PMID: 21762984.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    49. Choe KS, Haraf DJ, Solanki A, Cohen EE, Seiwert TY, Stenson KM, Blair EA, Portugal L, Villaflor VM, Witt ME, Vokes EE, Salama JK. Prior chemoradiotherapy adversely impacts outcomes of recurrent and second primary head and neck cancer treated with concurrent chemotherapy and reirradiation. Cancer. 2011 Oct 15; 117(20):4671-8. PMID: 21671479.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    50. Villaflor VM, Haraf D, Salama JK, Kocherginsky M, Langerman A, Gomez-Abuin G, Beniwal P, Blair EA, Stenson KM, Portugal L, Seiwert T, Williams RD, Dekker AJ, Witt ME, Vokes EE, Cohen EEW. Phase II trial of pemetrexed-based induction chemotherapy followed by concomitant chemoradiotherapy in previously irradiated patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Ann Oncol. 2011 Nov; 22(11):2501-2507. PMID: 21385883.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    51. Langerman A, Patel RM, Cohen EE, Blair EA, Stenson KM. Airway management before chemoradiation for advanced head and neck cancer. Head Neck. 2012 Feb; 34(2):254-9. PMID: 21384461.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    52. Salama JK, Haraf DJ, Stenson KM, Blair EA, Witt ME, Williams R, Kunnavakkam R, Cohen EE, Seiwert T, Vokes EE. A randomized phase II study of 5-fluorouracil, hydroxyurea, and twice-daily radiotherapy compared with bevacizumab plus 5-fluorouracil, hydroxyurea, and twice-daily radiotherapy for intermediate-stage and T4N0-1 head and neck cancers. Ann Oncol. 2011 Oct; 22(10):2304-9. PMID: 21330337.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    53. Mouw KW, Haraf DJ, Stenson KM, Cohen EE, Xi X, Witt ME, List M, Blair EA, Vokes EE, Salama JK. Factors associated with long-term speech and swallowing outcomes after chemoradiotherapy for locoregionally advanced head and neck cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Dec; 136(12):1226-34. PMID: 21173372.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    54. Pederson AW, Haraf DJ, Witt ME, Stenson KM, Vokes EE, Blair EA, Salama JK. Chemoradiotherapy for locoregionally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the base of tongue. Head Neck. 2010 Nov; 32(11):1519-27. PMID: 20187015.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    55. Choe KS, Salama JK, Stenson KM, Blair EA, Witt ME, Cohen EE, Haraf DJ, Vokes EE. Adjuvant chemotherapy prior to postoperative concurrent chemoradiotherapy for locoregionally advanced head and neck cancer. Radiother Oncol. 2010 Nov; 97(2):318-21. PMID: 20934766.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    56. Cohen EE, Haraf DJ, Kunnavakkam R, Stenson KM, Blair EA, Brockstein B, Lester EP, Salama JK, Dekker A, Williams R, Witt ME, Grushko TA, Dignam JJ, Lingen MW, Olopade OI, Vokes EE. Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor gefitinib added to chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced head and neck cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jul 10; 28(20):3336-43. PMID: 20498391; PMCID: PMC2903330.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    57. Pederson AW, Haraf DJ, Blair EA, Stenson KM, Witt ME, Vokes EE, Salama JK. Chemoreirradiation for recurrent salivary gland malignancies. Radiother Oncol. 2010 Jun; 95(3):308-11. PMID: 20385414.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    58. Stenson KM, Kunnavakkam R, Cohen EE, Portugal LD, Blair E, Haraf DJ, Salama J, Vokes EE. Chemoradiation for patients with advanced oral cavity cancer. Laryngoscope. 2010 Jan; 120(1):93-9. PMID: 19856305.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    59. Cipriani NA, Blair E, Taxy JB. WHIM syndrome and oral squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2010 Jan; 109(1):105-8. PMID: 19926501.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    60. Gurevich-Uvena J, Parker JM, Fitzpatrick TM, Makashay MJ, Perello MM, Blair EA, Solomon NP. Medical comorbidities for paradoxical vocal fold motion (vocal cord dysfunction) in the military population. J Voice. 2010 Nov; 24(6):728-31. PMID: 19892521.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    61. Langerman A, Plein C, Vokes EE, Salama JK, Haraf DJ, Blair EA, Stenson KM. Neck response to chemoradiotherapy: complete radiographic response correlates with pathologic complete response in locoregionally advanced head and neck cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Nov; 135(11):1133-6. PMID: 19917927.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    62. Bamba R, Sweiss NJ, Langerman AJ, Taxy JB, Blair EA. The minor salivary gland biopsy as a diagnostic tool for Sjogren syndrome. Laryngoscope. 2009 Oct; 119(10):1922-6. PMID: 19650134.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    63. Cohen EE, Baru J, Huo D, Haraf DJ, Crowley M, Witt ME, Blair EA, Weichselbaum RR, Rosen F, Vokes EE, Stenson K. Efficacy and safety of treating T4 oral cavity tumors with primary chemoradiotherapy. Head Neck. 2009 Aug; 31(8):1013-21. PMID: 19340870.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    64. Cohen EE, Davis DW, Karrison TG, Seiwert TY, Wong SJ, Nattam S, Kozloff MF, Clark JI, Yan DH, Liu W, Pierce C, Dancey JE, Stenson K, Blair E, Dekker A, Vokes EE. Erlotinib and bevacizumab in patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck: a phase I/II study. Lancet Oncol. 2009 Mar; 10(3):247-57. PMID: 19201650; PMCID: PMC2768532.
      Citations: 98     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    65. Salama JK, Stenson KM, List MA, Mell LK, Maccracken E, Cohen EE, Blair E, Vokes EE, Haraf DJ. Characteristics associated with swallowing changes after concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Oct; 134(10):1060-5. PMID: 18936351.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    66. Javed A, Balabanov R, Arnason BG, Kelly TJ, Sweiss NJ, Pytel P, Walsh R, Blair EA, Stemer A, Lazzaro M, Reder AT. Minor salivary gland inflammation in Devic's disease and longitudinally extensive myelitis. Mult Scler. 2008 Jul; 14(6):809-14. PMID: 18573828.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    67. Vokes EE, Seiwert TY, Blair E, Cohen EE, Salama J, Villaflor VM, Witt M, Kovacevic M, Stenson K, Haraf D. A phase I dose escalation study of Ad GV.EGR.TNF.11D (TNFerade) with concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients with recurrent head and neck cancer (HNC). J Clin Oncol. 2008 May 20; 26(15_suppl):6067. PMID: 27947830.
    68. Villaflor VM, Cohen EE, Haraf D, Stenson K, Blair E, Salama J, Portugal L, Williams R, Thomas A, Gomez-Abuin G, Vokes EE. Phase II trial pemetrexed-based induction chemotherapy followed by concomitant chemoradiotherapy in previously irradiated head and neck cancer patients. J Clin Oncol. 2008 May 20; 26(15_suppl):6030. PMID: 27950566.
    69. Seiwert TY, Cohen EE, Haraf DJ, Stenson K, Blair EA, Mauer A, Dekker A, Vokes EE. A phase I trial of docetaxel based induction and concomitant chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer. Cancer Invest. 2007 Sep; 25(6):435-44. PMID: 17882655.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    70. Langerman AJ, Blair EA, Sweiss NJ, Taxy JB. Utility of lip biopsy in the diagnosis and treatment of Sjogren's syndrome. Laryngoscope. 2007 Jun; 117(6):1004-8. PMID: 17417107.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    71. Sigari F, Blair E, Redleaf M. Headache with unilateral pulsatile tinnitus in women can signal dural sinus thrombosis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2006 Sep; 115(9):686-9. PMID: 17044540.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    72. Stenson KM, Huo D, Blair E, Cohen EE, Argiris A, Haraf DJ, Vokes EE. Planned post-chemoradiation neck dissection: significance of radiation dose. Laryngoscope. 2006 Jan; 116(1):33-6. PMID: 16481805.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    73. Lennard CM, Patel A, Wilson J, Reinhardt B, Tuman C, Fenton C, Blair E, Francis GL, Tuttle RM. Intensity of vascular endothelial growth factor expression is associated with increased risk of recurrence and decreased disease-free survival in papillary thyroid cancer. Surgery. 2001 May; 129(5):552-8. PMID: 11331447.
      Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    74. Fitzpatrick TM, Blair EA. Upper airway complications of smoking. Clin Chest Med. 2000 Mar; 21(1):147-57, x. PMID: 10763096.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    75. Mann EA, Blair EA, Levy AJ, Chang A. Effect of topical antibiotic therapy on recovery after tonsillectomy in adults. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999 Sep; 121(3):277-82. PMID: 10471871.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    76. Blair EA, Goepfert H . Thyroid Nodule, Current Therapy Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. 1997.
    77. Gooch WM, Blair E, Puopolo A, Paster RZ, Schwartz RH, Miller HC, Smyre HL, Yetman R, Giguere GG, Collins JJ. Effectiveness of five days of therapy with cefuroxime axetil suspension for treatment of acute otitis media. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1996 Feb; 15(2):157-64. PMID: 8822290.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    78. Gooch WM, Blair E, Puopolo A, Paster Z, Schwartz RH, Miller HC, Smyre HL, Giguere GC, Collins JJ. Clinical comparison of cefuroxime axetil suspension and amoxicillin/clavulanate suspension in the treatment of pediatric patients with acute otitis media with effusion. Clin Ther. 1995 Sep-Oct; 17(5):838-51. PMID: 8595636.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    79. Blair EA, Johnson JT, Wagner RL, Carrau RL, Bizakis JG. Cost analysis of antibiotic prophylaxis in clean head and neck surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995 Mar; 121(3):269-71. PMID: 7873141.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    80. Blair EA, Barnes G. . Berger DH, Feig BW, Fuhrman GM eds. M.D. Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook. 1994. Carcinoma of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands. 1995.
    81. Blair EA, Teeple E, Sutherland RM, Shih T, Chen D. Effect of neuromuscular blockade on facial nerve monitoring. Am J Otol. 1994 Mar; 15(2):161-7. PMID: 8172295.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    82. Blair EA, Callender DL. Head and neck cancer. The problem. Clin Plast Surg. 1994 Jan; 21(1):1-7. PMID: 8112003.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    83. Sterpetti AV, Blair EA, Schultz RD, Feldhaus RJ, Cisternino S, Chasan P. Sealed rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 1990 Mar; 11(3):430-5. PMID: 2138232.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    84. Sterpetti AV, Feldhaus RJ, Schultz RD, Blair EA. Identification of abdominal aortic aneurysm patients with different clinical features and clinical outcomes. Am J Surg. 1988 Dec; 156(6):466-9. PMID: 3202258.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    85. Sterpetti AV, Hunter WJ, Schultz RD, Sugimoto JT, Blair EA, Hacker K, Chasan P, Valentine J. Seeding with endothelial cells derived from the microvessels of the omentum and from the jugular vein: a comparative study. J Vasc Surg. 1988 May; 7(5):677-84. PMID: 3367433.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
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