Biomedical Research Education & Training
Faculty Member

Chakravarthy, Anuradha, M.D.
Professor of Radiation Oncology

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Phone Number: 322 2555

Email Address: bapsi.chak@Vanderbilt.Edu

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Academic history
B.S., Johns Hopkins
M.D., George Washington

Office Address   Mailing Address

B-1003 PRB 5671


Clinical Research Description
Dr. Chak's primary clinical interests are in Breast and Gastrointestinal Malignancies. Her research interests include the development of novel ways to combine radiation with Radiosensitizing Chemotherapy. Patients interested in participating in studies looking at better ways to combine Chemotherapy and Radiation should contact: Ms. Teresa Knoop 1-800-811-8480 .

Chakravarthy A. A pilot study of Molecular-Based Therapy utilizing neoadjuvant paclitaxel and concurent radiation in Stage II/III breast cancer, Discovery Grant, VUMC

Chakravarthy A. A pilot study of neoadjuvant paclitaxel and concurrent radiation with correlative molecular studies in Stage II/III breast cancer, Clinical Research Grant, Bristol-Myers Squibb,


Publications
Li, X, Dawant, BM, Welch, EB, Chakravarthy, AB, Freehardt, D, Mayer, I, Kelley, M, Meszoely, I, Gore, JC, Yankeelov, TE. A nonrigid registration algorithm for longitudinal breast MR images and the analysis of breast tumor response. Magn Reson Imaging, 2009

Cuneo, KC, Geng, L, Fu, A, Orton, D, Hallahan, DE, Chakravarthy, AB. SU11248 (sunitinib) sensitizes pancreatic cancer to the cytotoxic effects of ionizing radiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 71(3), 873-9, 2008

Yankeelov, TE, Lepage, M, Chakravarthy, A, Broome, EE, Niermann, KJ, Kelley, MC, Meszoely, I, Mayer, IA, Herman, CR, McManus, K, Price, RR, Gore, JC. Integration of quantitative DCE-MRI and ADC mapping to monitor treatment response in human breast cancer: initial results. Magn Reson Imaging, 25(1), 1-13, 2007 PMCID:2634832

Chakravarthy, AB, Kelley, MC, McLaren, B, Truica, CI, Billheimer, D, Mayer, IA, Grau, AM, Johnson, DH, Simpson, JF, Beauchamp, RD, Jones, C, Pietenpol, JA. Neoadjuvant concurrent paclitaxel and radiation in stage II/III breast cancer. Clin Cancer Res, 12(5), 1570-6, 2006

Choy, H, Chakravarthy, A, Kim, JS. Radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Cancer Treat Res, 105, 121-48, 2001

Hallahan, DE, Geng, L, Cmelak, AJ, Chakravarthy, AB, Martin, W, Scarfone, C, Gonzalez, A. Targeting drug delivery to radiation-induced neoantigens in tumor microvasculature. J Control Release, 74(1-3), 183-91, 2001

Hallahan, DE, Qu, S, Geng, L, Cmelak, A, Chakravarthy, A, Martin, W, Scarfone, C, Giorgio, T. Radiation-mediated control of drug delivery. Am J Clin Oncol, 24(5), 473-80, 2001

Chakravarthy, A, Choy H. A Phase I Trial of outpatient Weekly irinotecan/carboplatin and concurrent radiation for Stage III unresectable non-small-cell lung cancer. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Affiliate Network Trial, Brief communication, Clinical Lung Cancer , 1(4), 310-311, 2000

Chakravarthy, A, Choy, H. A phase I trial of outpatient weekly irinotecan/carboplatin and concurrent radiation for stage III unresectable non small-cell lung cancer: a Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Affiliate Network Trial. Clin Lung Cancer, 1(4), 310-1, 2000

Chakravarthy, A, Nicholson B, Kelley M, Beauchamp D, Johnson D, Frexes-Steed M, Simpson J, Shyr Y, Pietenpol J. A pilot study of neoadjuvant paclitaxel and radiation therapy with correlative molecular studies in Stage II/III breast cancer. Clinical Breast Cancer , 1(1), 68-71, 2000

Chakravarthy, A, Nicholson, B, Kelley, M, Beauchamp, D, Johnson, D, Frexes-Steed, M, Simpson, J, Shyr, Y, Pietenpol, J. A pilot study of neoadjuvant paclitaxel and radiation with correlative molecular studies in stage II/III breast cancer. Clin Breast Cancer, 1(1), 68-71, 2000

Choy, H, Chakravarthy, A, Devore, RF, Jagasia, M, Hande, KR, Roberts, JR, Johnson, DH, Yunus, F. Weekly irinotecan and concurrent radiation therapy for stage III unresectable NSCLC. Oncology (Williston Park), 14(7 Suppl 5), 43-6, 2000

Abrams RA, Grochow LB, Chakravarthy A, Sohn TA, Zahurek ML, Haulk TL, Ord S, Hruban RH, Lillemoe KD, Pitt HA, Cameron JL, Yeo CJ. Intensified adjuvant therapy for pancreatic and periampullary adenocarcinoma: survival results and observations regarding patterns of failure, radiotherapy and CA 19-9 levels. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys., 44(5), 151039-46, 1999

Chakravarthy, A, Johnson, D, Choy, H. The role of radiation, with or without chemotherapy, in the management of NSCLC. Oncology (Williston Park), 13(10 Suppl 5), 93-100, 1999

Chakravarthy, A., Johnson, D., Choy, H. The Role of Radiation with or without Chemotherapy in the management of NSCLC. Oncology, 13: 10 (supp 5), 93-100, 1999

Choy, H, Chakravarthy, A. Phase I trial of Irinotecan and concurrent radiation therapy for stage III non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Conference Highlights, 4(6-7), 12, 1999

Mignano, J.E., Zahurak, M.L., Chakravarthy, A., Piantadosi, S., Dooley, W.C., Gage,I. Significance of axillary nodal extranodal soft tissue extension and indications for post-mastectomy irradiation. Cancer, 86(7), 1258-62, 1999


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Updated Date
08/08/2002