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    John Fontanesi

    TitleRecall Faculty
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address200 W. Arbor Drive #8415
    CA San Diego 92103
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      Analysis of Childhood Influenza Provider Vaccination Strategies (ACIP-VS)
      CDC/NCIRD U01IP000094Sep 30, 2006 - Sep 29, 2008
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Factors Associated with Uptake of Immunization Standards
      CDC/NCIRD U01IP000033Sep 30, 2004 - Sep 29, 2007
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Hose MK, Fontanesi J, Woytowitz M, Jarrin D, Quan A. Competency based clinical shoulder examination training improves physical exam, confidence, and knowledge in common shoulder conditions. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Aug 07. PMID: 28785987.
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      2. Sehr MA, Joshi KD, Fontanesi J, Wong RJ, Bitmead RR, Gish RG. Markov modeling in hepatitis B screening and linkage to care. Theor Biol Med Model. 2017 May 18; 14(1):11. PMID: 28521828.
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      3. Jakovljevic MB, Vukovic M, Fontanesi J. Life expectancy and health expenditure evolution in Eastern Europe-DiD and DEA analysis. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2016 Aug; 16(4):537-46. PMID: 26606654.
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      4. Fontanesi J, Martinez A, Boyo TO, Gish R. A case study of quality improvement methods for complex adaptive systems applied to an academic hepatology program. J Med Pract Manage. 2015 Mar-Apr; 30(5):323-7. PMID: 26062327.
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      5. Schwimmer JB, Middleton MS, Behling C, Newton KP, Awai HI, Paiz MN, Lam J, Hooker JC, Hamilton G, Fontanesi J, Sirlin CB. Magnetic resonance imaging and liver histology as biomarkers of hepatic steatosis in children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Hepatology. 2015 Jun; 61(6):1887-95. PMID: 25529941; PMCID: PMC4670559.
      6. Schwimmer JB, Newton KP, Awai HI, Choi LJ, Garcia MA, Ellis LL, Vanderwall K, Fontanesi J. Paediatric gastroenterology evaluation of overweight and obese children referred from primary care for suspected non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Nov; 38(10):1267-77. PMID: 24117728; PMCID: PMC3984047.
      7. Passiment E, Meisel JL, Fontanesi J, Fritsma G, Aleryani S, Marques M. Decoding laboratory test names: a major challenge to appropriate patient care. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Mar; 28(3):453-8. PMID: 23192446; PMCID: PMC3579985.
      8. Bouland DL, Fink E, Dehaan C, Fontanesi J. Data envelopment analysis: dynamic possibilities in an academic medical center application. J Med Pract Manage. 2012 Sep-Oct; 28(2):109-15. PMID: 23167025.
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      9. Fontanesi J, Jue-Leong S. Logistical and fiscal sustainability of a school-based, pharmacist-administered influenza vaccination program. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2012 Sep-Oct; 52(5):e74-9. PMID: 23023861.
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      10. Liebow EB, Derzon JH, Fontanesi J, Favoretto AM, Baetz RA, Shaw C, Thompson P, Mass D, Christenson R, Epner P, Snyder SR. Effectiveness of automated notification and customer service call centers for timely and accurate reporting of critical values: a laboratory medicine best practices systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Biochem. 2012 Sep; 45(13-14):979-87. PMID: 22750773; PMCID: PMC4518392.
      11. Bronner JP, Fontanesi J, Goel A. Improving prompt effectiveness in diabetes care: an intervention study. Am J Med Qual. 2012 Sep-Oct; 27(5):406-10. PMID: 22378958.
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      12. Bouland DL, Fink E, Fontanesi J. Introduction of the Balanced Scorecard into an academic department of medicine: creating a road map to success. J Med Pract Manage. 2011 May-Jun; 26(6):331-5. PMID: 21815545.
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      13. Shafrin JT, Fontanesi J. Delivering vaccines: a case study of the distribution system of Vaccines for Children. Am J Manag Care. 2009 Oct; 15(10):751-4. PMID: 19845427.
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      14. Hill L, Mueller MR, Roussos S, Hovell M, Fontanesi J, Hill J, Sales N. Opportunities for the use of decision aids in primary care. Fam Med. 2009 May; 41(5):350-5. PMID: 19418284.
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      15. Fontanesi J, Mendoza S, Bowers D, Reznik V. Translating operational research to the medical community: using "guiding measurements" to improve the quality of healthcare delivery. J Med Pract Manage. 2009 Jan-Feb; 24(4):248-53. PMID: 19288652.
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      16. Ris MD, Beebe DW, Armstrong FD, Fontanesi J, Holmes E, Sanford RA, Wisoff JH. Cognitive and adaptive outcome in extracerebellar low-grade brain tumors in children: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 10; 26(29):4765-70. PMID: 18779602; PMCID: PMC2653141.
      17. Hill LL, Fontanesi J. Improving physician involvement in care management programs. J Med Pract Manage. 2008 Jul-Aug; 24(1):53-8. PMID: 18754258.
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      18. Schaffer SJ, Fontanesi J, Rickert D, Grabenstein JD, Rothholz MC, Wang SA, Fishbein D. How effectively can health care settings beyond the traditional medical home provide vaccines to adolescents? Pediatrics. 2008 Jan; 121 Suppl 1:S35-45. PMID: 18174319.
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      19. Fontanesi J, Messonnier M, Hill L, Shefer A. A new model of adoption of clinical practice guidelines. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2007 Nov-Dec; 13(6):605-11. PMID: 17984715.
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      20. Fontanesi J, Ruiz S, Reznik V. Should we measure the individual or the system? Operational factors affecting compliance with treatment. J Med Pract Manage. 2007 Jul-Aug; 23(1):60-3. PMID: 17824266.
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      21. Fontanesi J, Hill L, Olson R, Bennett NM, Kopald D. Mass vaccination clinics versus appointments. J Med Pract Manage. 2006 Mar-Apr; 21(5):288-94. PMID: 16711096.
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      22. Shefer A, Santoli J, Wortley P, Evans V, Fasano N, Kohrt A, Fontanesi J, Szilagyi P. Status of quality improvement activities to improve immunization practices and delivery: findings from the immunization quality improvement symposium, October 2003. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2006 Jan-Feb; 12(1):77-89. PMID: 16340519.
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      23. Fishbein DB, Fontanesi J, Kopald D, Stevenson J, Bennett NM, Stryker DW, Long C, Coleman MS, Shefer AM. Why do not patients receive influenza vaccine in December and January? Vaccine. 2006 Feb 06; 24(6):798-802. PMID: 16451814.
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      24. Beebe DW, Ris MD, Armstrong FD, Fontanesi J, Mulhern R, Holmes E, Wisoff JH. Cognitive and adaptive outcome in low-grade pediatric cerebellar astrocytomas: evidence of diminished cognitive and adaptive functioning in National Collaborative Research Studies (CCG 9891/POG 9130). J Clin Oncol. 2005 Aug 01; 23(22):5198-204. PMID: 16051961.
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      25. Coleman MS, Fontanesi J, Meltzer MI, Shefer A, Fishbein DB, Bennett NM, Stryker D. Estimating medical practice expenses from administering adult influenza vaccinations. Vaccine. 2005 Jan 04; 23(7):915-23. PMID: 15603893.
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      26. Fontanesi J, Goldsman D, Alexopoulos C, Hill L, Kopald D, Holcomb K. The (mis)application of management science in medicine: a flawed concept. J Med Pract Manage. 2004 Sep-Oct; 20(2):111-3. PMID: 15523781.
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      27. Fontanesi J, Shefer AM, Fishbein DB, Bennett NM, De Guire M, Kopald D, Holcomb K, Stryker DW, Coleman MS. Operational conditions affecting the vaccination of older adults. Am J Prev Med. 2004 May; 26(4):265-70. PMID: 15110051.
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      28. Fontanesi J, De Guire M, Kopald D, Holcomb K. The price of prevention. cost of recommended activities to improve immunizations. Am J Prev Med. 2004 Jan; 26(1):41-5. PMID: 14700711.
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      29. Chakravarti A, Heydon K, Wu CL, Hammond E, Pollack A, Roach M, Wolkov H, Okunieff P, Cox J, Fontanesi J, Abrams R, Pilepich M, Shipley W. Loss of p16 expression is of prognostic significance in locally advanced prostate cancer: an analysis from the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group protocol 86-10. J Clin Oncol. 2003 Sep 01; 21(17):3328-34. PMID: 12947069.
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      30. Fontanesi J, De Guire M, Holcomb K, Kopald D, Sawyer MH. Can the doctor still see me? What happens when patients arrive late? J Med Pract Manage. 2003 Mar-Apr; 18(5):239-43. PMID: 12733482.
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      31. Fontanesi J, Flesher DS, De Guire M, Lieberthal A, Holcomb K. The cost of doing business: cost structure of electronic immunization registries. Health Serv Res. 2002 Oct; 37(5):1291-307. PMID: 12479497; PMCID: PMC1464026.
      32. Fontanesi J, Alexopoulos C, Goldsman D, DeGuire M, Kopald D, Holcomb K, Sawyer MH. Non-punctual patients: planning for variability in appointment arrival times. J Med Pract Manage. 2002 Jul-Aug; 18(1):14-8. PMID: 12235940.
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      33. Fontanesi J, De Guire M, Chiang J, Kopald D, Holcomb K, Sawyer MH. The forms that bind: multiple data forms result in internal disaggregation of immunization information. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2002 Mar; 8(2):50-5. PMID: 11889852.
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      34. Videtic GM, Gaspar LE, Zamorano L, Stitt LW, Fontanesi J, Levin KJ. Implant volume as a prognostic variable in brachytherapy decision-making for malignant gliomas stratified by the RTOG recursive partitioning analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2001 Nov 15; 51(4):963-8. PMID: 11704318.
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      35. Fontanesi J, De Guire M, Holcomb K, Sawyer MH. The cost to immunize during well-child visits. Am J Med Qual. 2001 Nov-Dec; 16(6):196-201. PMID: 11816850.
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      36. Fontanesi J, De Guire M, Chiang J, Holcomb K, Sawyer M. Applying workflow analysis tools to assess immunization delivery in outpatient primary care settings. Jt Comm J Qual Improv. 2000 Nov; 26(11):654-60. PMID: 11098428.
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      37. Videtic GM, Gaspar LE, Zamorano L, Fontanesi J, Levin KJ, Kupsky WJ, Tekyi-Mensah S. Use of the RTOG recursive partitioning analysis to validate the benefit of iodine-125 implants in the primary treatment of malignant gliomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1999 Oct 01; 45(3):687-92. PMID: 10524423.
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      38. Mandell LR, Kadota R, Freeman C, Douglass EC, Fontanesi J, Cohen ME, Kovnar E, Burger P, Sanford RA, Kepner J, Friedman H, Kun LE. There is no role for hyperfractionated radiotherapy in the management of children with newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic brainstem tumors: results of a Pediatric Oncology Group phase III trial comparing conventional vs. hyperfractionated radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1999 Mar 15; 43(5):959-64. PMID: 10192340.
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      39. Chuba PJ, Zamarano L, Hamre M, Bhambhani K, Canady A, Guys MB, Matter A, Portillo G, Chung-bin S, Fontanesi J. Permanent I-125 brain stem implants in children. Childs Nerv Syst. 1998 Oct; 14(10):570-7. PMID: 9840381.
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      40. Taras H, Nader P, Swiger H, Fontanesi J. The School Health Innovative Programs: integrating school health and managed care in San Diego. J Sch Health. 1998 Jan; 68(1):22-5. PMID: 9553903.
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      41. Fontanesi J. Organizing behavioral and developmental management in managed care: a concept in transition. Pediatr Ann. 1997 Dec; 26(12):720-3. PMID: 9442531.
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      42. Fontanesi J. School health and behavioral and developmental pediatrics. Pediatr Ann. 1997 Dec; 26(12):724-7. PMID: 9442532.
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      43. Chuba PJ, Aronin P, Bhambhani K, Eichenhorn M, Zamarano L, Cianci P, Muhlbauer M, Porter AT, Fontanesi J. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for radiation-induced brain injury in children. Cancer. 1997 Nov 15; 80(10):2005-12. PMID: 9366305.
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      44. Page T, Yu A, Fontanesi J, Nyhan WL. Developmental disorder associated with increased cellular nucleotidase activity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Oct 14; 94(21):11601-6. PMID: 9326656; PMCID: PMC23552.
      45. Robbins KT, Kumar P, Regine WF, Wong FS, Weir AB, Flick P, Kun LE, Palmer R, Murry T, Fontanesi J, Ferguson R, Thomas R, Hartsell W, Paig CU, Salazar G, Norfleet L, Hanchett CB, Harrington V, Niell HB. Efficacy of targeted supradose cisplatin and concomitant radiation therapy for advanced head and neck cancer: the Memphis experience. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1997 May 01; 38(2):263-71. PMID: 9226312.
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      46. Kaste SC, Chen G, Fontanesi J, Crom DB, Pratt CB. Orbital development in long-term survivors of retinoblastoma. J Clin Oncol. 1997 Mar; 15(3):1183-9. PMID: 9060562.
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      47. Fontanesi J, Pratt CB, Kun LE, Hustu HO, Coffey D, Meyer D. Treatment outcome and dose-response relationship in infants younger than 1 year treated for retinoblastoma with primary irradiation. Med Pediatr Oncol. 1996 May; 26(5):297-304. PMID: 8614362.
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      48. Fontanesi J, Pappo AS, Parham DM, Hurwitz CA, Rao BN, Luo X, Kun LE, Pratt CB. Role of irradiation in management of synovial sarcoma: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital experience. Med Pediatr Oncol. 1996 Apr; 26(4):264-7. PMID: 8600340.
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      49. deCou JM, Rao BN, Parham DM, Lobe TE, Bowman L, Pappo AS, Fontanesi J. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors: the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital experience. Ann Surg Oncol. 1995 Nov; 2(6):524-9. PMID: 8591083.
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      50. Fontanesi J, Parham DM, Pratt C, Meyer D. Second malignant neoplasms in children with retinoblastoma: the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital experience. Ophthalmic Genet. 1995 Sep; 16(3):105-8. PMID: 8556278.
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      51. Fontanesi J, Pratt CB, Hustu HO, Coffey D, Kun LE, Meyer D. Use of irradiation for therapy of retinoblastoma in children more than 1 year old: the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital experience and review of literature. Med Pediatr Oncol. 1995 May; 24(5):321-6. PMID: 7700185.
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      52. Regine WF, Fontanesi J, Kumar P, Zeitzer K, Greenwald C, Bowman L, Shapiro DN, Rao BN, Kun LE. A phase II trial evaluating selective use of altered radiation dose and fractionation in patients with unresectable rhabdomyosarcoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1995 Feb 15; 31(4):799-805. PMID: 7860391.
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      53. Regine WF, Fontanesi J, Kumar P, Ayers D, Bowman LC, Pappo AS, Coffey DH, Avery L, Rao BN, Kun LE. Local tumor control in rhabdomyosarcoma following low-dose irradiation: comparison of group II and select group III patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1995 Feb 01; 31(3):485-91. PMID: 7852110.
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      54. Fontanesi J, Heideman RL, Muhlbauer M, Mulhern R, Sanford RA, Douglass EC, Kovnar E, Ochs JJ, Kuttesch JF, Tai D. High-activity 125I interstitial irradiation in the treatment of pediatric central nervous system tumors: a pilot study. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1995; 22(6):289-97; discussion 98. PMID: 7577662.
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      55. Pappo AS, Fontanesi J, Luo X, Rao BN, Parham DM, Hurwitz C, Avery L, Pratt CB. Synovial sarcoma in children and adolescents: the St Jude Children's Research Hospital experience. J Clin Oncol. 1994 Nov; 12(11):2360-6. PMID: 7964951.
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      56. Fontanesi J, Richards JH. A learning disability clinic within the HMO setting. HMO Pract. 1994 Sep; 8(3):141-2. PMID: 10157233.
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      57. Fontanesi J, Rao BN, Fleming ID, Bowman LC, Pratt CB, Furman WL, Coffey DH, Kun LE. Pediatric brachytherapy. The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital experience. Cancer. 1994 Jul 15; 74(2):733-9. PMID: 8033055.
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      58. Pratt CB, Fontanesi J, Chenaille P, Kun LE, Jenkins JJ, Langston JW, Mounce KG, Meyer D. Chemotherapy for extraocular retinoblastoma. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 1994 May-Jun; 11(3):301-9. PMID: 8060814.
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      59. Yeung D, Palta J, Fontanesi J, Kun L. Systematic analysis of errors in target localization and treatment delivery in stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1994 Jan 15; 28(2):493-8. PMID: 8276666.
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      60. Kadota RP, Mandell LR, Fontanesi J, Kovnar EH, Krischer J, Kun LE, Friedman HS. Hyperfractionated irradiation and concurrent cisplatin in brain stem tumors: a Pediatric Oncology Group pilot study (9139). Pediatr Neurosurg. 1994; 20(4):221-5. PMID: 8043459.
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      61. Fontanesi J, Clark WC, Weir A, Barry A, Kumar P, Miller A, Eddy T, Tai D, Kun LE. Interstitial iodine 125 and concomitant cisplatin followed by hyperfractionated external beam irradiation for malignant supratentorial glioma. Preliminary experience at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. Am J Clin Oncol. 1993 Oct; 16(5):412-7. PMID: 8213624.
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      62. Heideman RL, Douglass EC, Krance RA, Fontanesi J, Langston JA, Sanford RA, Kovnar EH, Ochs J, Kuttesch J, Jenkins JJ. High-dose chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow rescue followed by interstitial and external-beam radiotherapy in newly diagnosed pediatric malignant gliomas. J Clin Oncol. 1993 Aug; 11(8):1458-65. PMID: 8336185.
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      63. Pappo AS, Etcubanas E, Santana VM, Rao BN, Kun LE, Fontanesi J, Roberson PK, Bowman LC, Crist WM, Shapiro DN. A phase II trial of ifosfamide in previously untreated children and adolescents with unresectable rhabdomyosarcoma. Cancer. 1993 Mar 15; 71(6):2119-25. PMID: 8443761.
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      64. Marina N, Fontanesi J, Kun L, Rao B, Jenkins JJ, Thompson EI, Etcubanas E. Treatment of childhood germ cell tumors. Review of the St. Jude experience from 1979 to 1988. Cancer. 1992 Nov 15; 70(10):2568-75. PMID: 1384951.
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      65. Rao BN, Santana VM, Parham D, Pratt CB, Fleming ID, Hudson M, Fontanesi J, Philippe P, Schell MJ. Pediatric nonrhabdomyosarcomas of the extremities. Influence of size, invasiveness, and grade on outcome. Arch Surg. 1991 Dec; 126(12):1490-5. PMID: 1842178.
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      66. Arai Y, Kun LE, Brooks MT, Fairclough DL, Fontanesi J, Meyer WH, Hayes FA, Thompson E, Rao BN. Ewing's sarcoma: local tumor control and patterns of failure following limited-volume radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1991 Nov; 21(6):1501-8. PMID: 1938559.
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      67. Fontanesi J, Beckford NS, Lester EP, Kavanaugh KT, Tai D, Eddy T, Kun LE. Concomitant cisplatin and hyperfractionated external beam irradiation for advanced malignancy of the head and neck. Am J Surg. 1991 Oct; 162(4):393-6. PMID: 1951896.
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      68. Brooks HL, Meyer D, Shields JA, Balas AG, Nelson LB, Fontanesi J. Removal of radiation-induced cataracts in patients treated for retinoblastoma. Arch Ophthalmol. 1990 Dec; 108(12):1701-8. PMID: 2256840.
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      69. Fontanesi J, Pratt C, Kun L, Hustu O, Pao WJ, Douglass E, Fleming I, Rao B. Local-regional non-rhabdomyosarcomatous soft tissue sarcomas of the head and neck. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1990 Oct; 19(4):995-9. PMID: 2211268.
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      70. Tobin RL, Fontanesi J, Kun LE, Fairclough DL, Hustu HO, Pao WJ, Douglass EC, Wilimas J, Kumar AP, Jenkins JJ. Wilms' tumor: reduced-dose radiotherapy in advanced-stage Wilms' tumor with favorable histology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1990 Oct; 19(4):867-71. PMID: 2170307.
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      71. Rao BN, Santana VM, Fleming ID, Pratt CB, Shapiro D, Fontanesi J, Kumar AP, Austin BA. Management and prognosis of head and neck sarcomas. Am J Surg. 1989 Oct; 158(4):373-7. PMID: 2802044.
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      72. Fontanesi J, Haas RH. Cognitive profile of Rett syndrome. J Child Neurol. 1988; 3 Suppl:S20-4. PMID: 3198900.
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      73. Rounsaville MC, Cantril ST, Fontanesi J, Vaeth JM, Green JP. Radiotherapy in the management of cutaneous melanoma: effect of time, dose, and fractionation. Front Radiat Ther Oncol. 1988; 22:62-78. PMID: 3280415.
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