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William Small, Jr.
M.D., FACR, FASTRO
  • Professor
  • Department Chairperson, Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
Specialties
Breast Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Breast Brachytherapy, HDR/LDR Brachytherapy
Board Certifications
  • Radiation Oncology - General Cert: AM Board of Radiology
Publications

The tolerance of gastrointestinal organs to stereotactic body radiation therapy: what do we know so far?Thomas,T. O.; Hasan,S.; Small,W.,Jr; Herman,J. M.; Lock,M.; Kim,E. Y.; Mayr,N. A.; Teh,B. S.; Lo,S. S.Journal of gastrointestinal oncology 2014 ;5(3):236-246

ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R) Advanced Stage Endometrial CancerElshaikh,M. A.; Yashar,C. M.; Wolfson,A. H.; Cardenes,H. R.; Erickson,B.; Jhingran,A.; Jolly,S.; Kidd,E.; Lee,L. J.; Mayr,N. A.; Moore,D.; Rao,G. G.; Small,W.,Jr; Varia,M. A.; Wahl,A. O.; Yuh,W.; Gaffney,D. K.; Expert Panel on Radiation Oncology-Gynecology:American Journal of Clinical Oncology 2014 ; ( ):

Radical hysterectomy compared with primary radiation for treatment of stage IB1 cervix cancerDoll,K. M.; Donnelly,E.; Helenowski,I.; Rosenbloom,L.; Small,W.,Jr; Schink,J. C.; Lurain,J. R.American Journal of Clinical Oncology 2014 ;37(1):30-34

RTOG 0417: Efficacy of Bevacizumab in Combination With Definitive Radiation Therapy and Cisplatin Chemotherapy in Untreated Patients With Locally Advanced Cervical CarcinomaSchefter,T.; Winter,K.; Kwon,J. S.; Stuhr,K.; Balaraj,K.; Yaremko,B. P.; Small,W.,Jr; Sause,W.; Gaffney,D.; Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2014 ;88(1):101-105

Low-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Boosting Concurrent Chemoradiation as a Definitive Treatment Modality for Cervical Cancer: Long-term Clinical Results of Outcomes and Associated ToxicityRefaat,T.; Donnelly,E. D.; Gentile,M.; Novak,C.; Yuan,Y.; Khedr,G. A.; Helenowksi,I.; Lurain,J.; Schink,J.; Rademaker,A.; Sathiaseelan,V.; Strauss,J. B.; Small,W.,JrAmerican Journal of Clinical Oncology 2014 ; ( ):

Single Administration of p2TA (AB103), a CD28 Antagonist Peptide, Prevents Inflammatory and Thrombotic Reactions and Protects against Gastrointestinal Injury in Total-Body Irradiated MiceMirzoeva,S.; Paunesku,T.; Wanzer,M. B.; Shirvan,A.; Kaempfer,R.; Woloschak,G. E.; Small,W.,JrPLoS ONE 2014 ;9(7):e101161

Neoadjuvant radiotherapy use in locally advanced rectal cancer at NCCN member institutionsReyngold,M.; Niland,J.; ter Veer,A.; Milne,D.; Bekaii-Saab,T.; Cohen,S. J.; Lai,L.; Schrag,D.; Skibber,J. M.; Small,W.,Jr; Weiser,M.; Wilkinson,N.; Goodman,K. A.Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 2014 ;12(2):235-243

ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R)-Anal CancerExpert Panel on Radiation Oncology-Rectal/Anal Cancer; Hong,T. S.; Pretz,J. L.; Herman,J. M.; Abdel-Wahab,M.; Azad,N.; Blackstock,A. W.; Das,P.; Goodman,K. A.; Jabbour,S. K.; Jones,W. E.,3rd; Konski,A. A.; Koong,A. C.; Rodriguez-Bigas,M.; Small,W.,Jr; Thomas,C. R.,Jr; Zook,J.; Suh,W. W.Gastrointestinal cancer research : GCR 2014 ;7(1):4-14

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Gynecologic Oncology Working Group: Comprehensive ResultsGaffney,D. K.; Jhingran,A.; Portelance,L.; Viswanathan,A.; Schefter,T.; Weidhaas,J.; Small,W.,JrInternational journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society 2014 ; ( ):

Intraoperative radiation therapy techniques and options for breast cancerKalakota,K.; Small,W.,JrExpert review of medical devices 2014 ;11(3):265-273

Uterine neoplasms, version 1.2014Koh,W. J.; Greer,B. E.; Abu-Rustum,N. R.; Apte,S. M.; Campos,S. M.; Chan,J.; Cho,K. R.; Cohn,D.; Crispens,M. A.; Dupont,N.; Eifel,P. J.; Fader,A. N.; Fisher,C. M.; Gaffney,D. K.; George,S.; Han,E.; Huh,W. K.; Lurain,J. R.,3rd; Martin,L.; Mutch,D.; Remmenga,S. W.; Reynolds,R. K.; Small,W.,Jr; Teng,N.; Tillmanns,T.; Valea,F. A.; McMillian,N.; Hughes,M.Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 2014 ;12(2):248-280

The role of postoperative radiation therapy for endometrial cancer: Executive Summary of an American Society for Radiation Oncology evidence-based guidelineKlopp,A.; Smith,B. D.; Alektiar,K.; Cabrera,A.; Damato,A. L.; Erickson,B.; Fleming,G.; Gaffney,D.; Greven,K.; Lu,K.; Miller,D.; Moore,D.; Petereit,D.; Schefter,T.; Small,W.,Jr; Yashar,C.; Viswanathan,A. N.Practical radiation oncology 2014 ;4(3):137-144

Cervical cancerKoh,W. J.; Greer,B. E.; Abu-Rustum,N. R.; Apte,S. M.; Campos,S. M.; Chan,J.; Cho,K. R.; Cohn,D.; Crispens,M. A.; DuPont,N.; Eifel,P. J.; Gaffney,D. K.; Giuntoli,R. L.,2nd; Han,E.; Huh,W. K.; Lurain,J. R.,3rd; Martin,L.; Morgan,M. A.; Mutch,D.; Remmenga,S. W.; Reynolds,R. K.; Small,W.,Jr; Teng,N.; Tillmanns,T.; Valea,F. A.; McMillian,N. R.; Hughes,M.; National Comprehensive Cancer NetworkJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 2013 ;11(3):320-343

Markov Model and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Bevacizumab in HER2-Negative Metastatic Breast CancerRefaat,T.; Choi,M.; Gaber,G.; Kiel,K.; Mehta,M.; Gradishar,W.; Small,W.,JrAmerican Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013 ; ( ):

Evaluation of Outcomes in Patients With Carcinoma of the Cervix Treated With Concurrent Radiation and Cisplatin Versus Cisplatin/5-FU Compared With Radiation AloneDonnelly,E. D.; Refaat,T.; Gentile,M.; Herskovic,A.; Boyle,J.; Helenowski,I.; Rademaker,A.; Lurain,J.; Schink,J.; Singh,D.; Strauss,J. B.; Small,W.,JrAmerican Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013 ; ( ):

Hematologic toxicity in RTOG 0418: a phase 2 study of postoperative IMRT for gynecologic cancerKlopp,A. H.; Moughan,J.; Portelance,L.; Miller,B. E.; Salehpour,M. R.; Hildebrandt,E.; Nuanjing,J.; D'Souza,D.; Souhami,L.; Small,W.,Jr; Gaur,R.; Jhingran,A.International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2013 ;86(1):83-90

Acr appropriateness Criteria management of vaginal cancerLee,L. J.; Jhingran,A.; Kidd,E.; Cardenes,H. R.; Elshaikh,M. A.; Erickson,B.; Mayr,N. A.; Moore,D.; Puthawala,A. A.; Rao,G. G.; Small,W.,Jr; Varia,M. A.; Wahl,A. O.; Wolfson,A. H.; Yashar,C. M.; Yuh,W.; Gaffney,D. K.Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.) 2013 ;27(11):1166-1173

ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R) management of locoregionally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the vulvaExpert Panel on Radiation Oncology-Gynecology; Kidd,E.; Moore,D.; Varia,M. A.; Gaffney,D. K.; Elshaikh,M. A.; Erickson,B.; Jhingran,A.; Lee,L. J.; Mayr,N. A.; Puthawala,A. A.; Rao,G. G.; Small,W.,Jr; Wahl,A. O.; Wolfson,A. H.; Yashar,C. M.; Yuh,W.; Cardenes,H. R.American Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013 ;36(4):415-422

Metastatic colon cancer, version 3.2013: featured updates to the NCCN GuidelinesBenson,A. B.,3rd; Bekaii-Saab,T.; Chan,E.; Chen,Y. J.; Choti,M. A.; Cooper,H. S.; Engstrom,P. F.; Enzinger,P. C.; Fakih,M. G.; Fenton,M. J.; Fuchs,C. S.; Grem,J. L.; Hunt,S.; Kamel,A.; Leong,L. A.; Lin,E.; May,K. S.; Mulcahy,M. F.; Murphy,K.; Rohren,E.; Ryan,D. P.; Saltz,L.; Sharma,S.; Shibata,D.; Skibber,J. M.; Small,W.,Jr; Sofocleous,C. T.; Venook,A. P.; Willett,C. G.; Gregory,K. M.; Freedman-Cass,D. A.Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 2013 ;11(2):141-52; quiz 152

Differences in breast aesthetic outcomes due to radiation: A validated, quantitative analysis of expander-implant reconstructionMioton,L. M.; Gaido,J.; Small,W.,Jr; Fine,N. A.; Kim,J. Y.The Canadian journal of plastic surgery = Journal canadien de chirurgie plastique 2013 ;21(2):73-77

Localized colon cancer, version 3.2013: featured updates to the NCCN GuidelinesBenson,A. B.,3rd; Bekaii-Saab,T.; Chan,E.; Chen,Y. J.; Choti,M. A.; Cooper,H. S.; Engstrom,P. F.; Enzinger,P. C.; Fakih,M. G.; Fenton,M. J.; Fuchs,C. S.; Grem,J. L.; Hunt,S.; Kamel,A.; Leong,L. A.; Lin,E.; May,K. S.; Mulcahy,M. F.; Murphy,K.; Rohren,E.; Ryan,D. P.; Saltz,L.; Sharma,S.; Shibata,D.; Skibber,J. M.; Small,W.,Jr; Sofocleous,C. T.; Venook,A. P.; Willett,C. G.; Gregory,K. M.; Freedman-Cass,D. A.; National Comprehensive Cancer NetworkJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 2013 ;11(5):519-528

Using intensity-modulated radiotherapy to spare the kidney in a patient with seminoma and a solitary kidney: a case reportChoi,M.; Hayes,J. P.; Mehta,M. P.; Swisher,A.; Small,W.,Jr; Mittal,B. B.; MacVicar,G. R.; Kalapurakal,J. A.; Sejpal,S. V.Tumori 2013 ;99(2):e38-42

Ribonucleotide reductase expression in cervical cancer: a radiation therapy oncology group translational science analysisKunos,C. A.; Winter,K.; Dicker,A. P.; Small,W.,Jr; Abdul-Karim,F. W.; Dawson,D.; Jhingran,A.; Valicenti,R.; Weidhaas,J. B.; Gaffney,D. K.International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society 2013 ;23(4):615-621

Concomitant Chemoradiotherapy With Image-guided Pulsed Dose Rate Brachytherapy as a definitive Treatment Modality for Early-stage Cervical CancerRefaat,T.; Castelain,B.; Small,W.,Jr; Elsaid,A.; Lotfy,N.; Lartigau,E.; Nickers,P.American Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013 ; ( ):

ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R)-Recurrent Rectal CancerKonski,A. A.; Suh,W. W.; Herman,J. M.; Blackstock,A. W.,Jr; Hong,T. S.; Poggi,M. M.; Rodriguez-Bigas,M.; Small,W.,Jr; Thomas,C. R.,Jr; Zook,J.Gastrointestinal cancer research : GCR 2012 ;5(1):3-12

Brain metastasis in gestational trophoblastic neoplasia: an updateNeubauer,N. L.; Latif,N.; Kalakota,K.; Marymont,M.; Small,W.,Jr; Schink,J. C.; Lurain,J. R.The Journal of reproductive medicine 2012 ;57(7-8):288-292

A phase II study of intensity modulated radiation therapy to the pelvis for postoperative patients with endometrial carcinoma: radiation therapy oncology group trial 0418Jhingran,A.; Winter,K.; Portelance,L.; Miller,B.; Salehpour,M.; Gaur,R.; Souhami,L.; Small,W.,Jr; Berk,L.; Gaffney,D.International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2012 ;84(1):e23-8

Pelvic normal tissue contouring guidelines for radiation therapy: a Radiation Therapy Oncology Group consensus panel atlasGay,H. A.; Barthold,H. J.; O'Meara,E.; Bosch,W. R.; El Naqa,I.; Al-Lozi,R.; Rosenthal,S. A.; Lawton,C.; Lee,W. R.; Sandler,H.; Zietman,A.; Myerson,R.; Dawson,L. A.; Willett,C.; Kachnic,L. A.; Jhingran,A.; Portelance,L.; Ryu,J.; Small,W.,Jr; Gaffney,D.; Viswanathan,A. N.; Michalski,J. M.International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2012 ;83(3):e353-62

Clinical outcomes in international federation of gynecology and obstetrics stage IA endometrial cancer with myometrial invasion treated with or without postoperative vaginal brachytherapyDiavolitsis,V.; Rademaker,A.; Lurain,J.; Hoekstra,A.; Strauss,J.; Small,W.,JrInternational journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2012 ;84(2):415-419

ACR appropriateness criteria(R) resectable rectal cancerJones,W. E.,3rd; Thomas,C. R.,Jr; Herman,J. M.; Abdel-Wahab,M.; Azad,N.; Blackstock,W.; Das,P.; Goodman,K. A.; Hong,T. S.; Jabbour,S. K.; Konski,A. A.; Koong,A. C.; Rodriguez-Bigas,M.; Small,W.,Jr; Zook,J.; Suh,W. W.Radiation oncology (London, England) 2012 ;7( ):161-717X-7-161

Rectal cancerBenson,A. B.,3rd; Bekaii-Saab,T.; Chan,E.; Chen,Y. J.; Choti,M. A.; Cooper,H. S.; Engstrom,P. F.; Enzinger,P. C.; Fakih,M. G.; Fuchs,C. S.; Grem,J. L.; Hunt,S.; Leong,L. A.; Lin,E.; Martin,M. G.; May,K. S.; Mulcahy,M. F.; Murphy,K.; Rohren,E.; Ryan,D. P.; Saltz,L.; Sharma,S.; Shibata,D.; Skibber,J. M.; Small,W.,Jr; Sofocleous,C. T.; Venook,A. P.; Willett,C. G.; Freedman-Cass,D. A.; Gregory,K. M.Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 2012 ;10(12):1528-1564

International brachytherapy practice patterns: a survey of the Gynecologic Cancer Intergroup (GCIG)Viswanathan,A. N.; Creutzberg,C. L.; Craighead,P.; McCormack,M.; Toita,T.; Narayan,K.; Reed,N.; Long,H.; Kim,H. J.; Marth,C.; Lindegaard,J. C.; Cerrotta,A.; Small,W.,Jr; Trimble,E.International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2012 ;82(1):250-255

A phase II study of bevacizumab in combination with definitive radiotherapy and cisplatin chemotherapy in untreated patients with locally advanced cervical carcinoma: preliminary results of RTOG 0417Schefter,T. E.; Winter,K.; Kwon,J. S.; Stuhr,K.; Balaraj,K.; Yaremko,B. P.; Small,W.,Jr; Gaffney,D. K.International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2012 ;83(4):1179-1184

American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for adjuvant vaginal cuff brachytherapy after hysterectomySmall,W.,Jr; Beriwal,S.; Demanes,D. J.; Dusenbery,K. E.; Eifel,P.; Erickson,B.; Jones,E.; Rownd,J. J.; De Los Santos,J. F.; Viswanathan,A. N.; Gaffney,D.; American Brachytherapy SocietyBrachytherapy 2012 ;11(1):58-67

ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R) definitive therapy for early-stage cervical cancerSmall,W.,Jr; Strauss,J. B.; Jhingran,A.; Yashar,C. M.; Cardenes,H. R.; Erickson-Wittmann,B. A.; Gullett,N.; Kidd,E.; Lee,L. J.; Mayr,N. A.; Moore,D.; Puthawala,A. A.; Rao,G. G.; Varia,M. A.; Wahl,A. O.; Wolfson,A. H.; Yuh,W.; Gaffney,D. K.American Journal of Clinical Oncology 2012 ;35(4):399-405

ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R) role of adjuvant therapy in the management of early stage cervical cancerWolfson,A. H.; Varia,M. A.; Moore,D.; Rao,G. G.; Gaffney,D. K.; Erickson-Wittmann,B. A.; Jhingran,A.; Mayr,N. A.; Puthawala,A. A.; Small,W.,Jr; Yashar,C. M.; Yuh,W.; Cardenes,H. R.; American College of Radiology (ACR)Gynecologic oncology 2012 ;125(1):256-262

Anal Carcinoma, Version 2.2012: featured updates to the NCCN guidelinesBenson,A. B.,3rd; Arnoletti,J. P.; Bekaii-Saab,T.; Chan,E.; Chen,Y. J.; Choti,M. A.; Cooper,H. S.; Dilawari,R. A.; Engstrom,P. F.; Enzinger,P. C.; Fakih,M. G.; Fleshman,J. W.,Jr; Fuchs,C. S.; Grem,J. L.; Leong,L. A.; Lin,E.; May,K. S.; Mulcahy,M. F.; Murphy,K.; Rohren,E.; Ryan,D. P.; Saltz,L.; Sharma,S.; Shibata,D.; Skibber,J. M.; Small,W.,Jr; Sofocleous,C. T.; Venook,A. P.; Willett,C.; Freedman-Cass,D. A.; National Comprehensive Cancer NetworkJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 2012 ;10(4):449-454

Dosimetry and toxicity outcomes in postoperative high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for endometrial carcinomaDonnelly,E. D.; Rakhra,S.; Helenowski,I.; Gopalkrishnan,M.; Lurain,J.; Schink,J.; Singh,D.; Strauss,J.; Small,W.,JrJournal of contemporary brachytherapy 2012 ;4(3):135-140

American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for locally advanced carcinoma of the cervix. Part III: low-dose-rate and pulsed-dose-rate brachytherapyLee,L. J.; Das,I. J.; Higgins,S. A.; Jhingran,A.; Small,W.,Jr; Thomadsen,B.; Viswanathan,A. N.; Wolfson,A.; Eifel,P.; American Brachytherapy SocietyBrachytherapy 2012 ;11(1):53-57

ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R) pretreatment planning of invasive cancer of the cervixSiegel,C. L.; Andreotti,R. F.; Cardenes,H. R.; Brown,D. L.; Gaffney,D. K.; Horowitz,N. S.; Javitt,M. C.; Lee,S. I.; Mitchell,D. G.; Moore,D. H.; Rao,G. G.; Royal,H. D.; Small,W.,Jr; Varia,M. A.; Yashar,C. M.; American College of RadiologyJournal of the American College of Radiology : JACR 2012 ;9(6):395-402

The quality of cervical cancer brachytherapy implantation and the impact on local recurrence and disease-free survival in radiation therapy oncology group prospective trials 0116 and 0128Viswanathan,A. N.; Moughan,J.; Small,W.,Jr; Levenback,C.; Iyer,R.; Hymes,S.; Dicker,A. P.; Miller,B.; Erickson,B.; Gaffney,D. K.International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society 2012 ;22(1):123-131

Computed tomographic colonography (virtual colonoscopy): a multicenter comparison with standard colonoscopy for detection of colorectal neoplasiaCotton,P. B.; Durkalski,V. L.; Pineau,B. C.; Palesch,Y. Y.; Mauldin,P. D.; Hoffman,B.; Vining,D. J.; Small,W. C.; Affronti,J.; Rex,D.; Kopecky,K. K.; Ackerman,S.; Burdick,J. S.; Brewington,C.; Turner,M. A.; Zfass,A.; Wright,A. R.; Iyer,R. B.; Lynch,P.; Sivak,M. V.; Butler,H.JAMA 2004 ;291(14):1713-1719

Education
Medical School
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Radiation Oncology
Interests
  • Golf
  • College Football- Traveling
  • Baseball
  • Blackhawks Hockey