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Selim Firat MD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Radiation Oncology
Program: Clinical


Community Partnerships

  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Drexel Town Square, Oak Creek, WI
  • Publications (32)

  • Multimodal Therapy Including Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Can Result in Long-term Disease-free Survival in Pediatric Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor With Extraperitoneal Disease. (Xiao J, Browning MB, Boyd KP, Suchi M, Turaga KK, Firat SY, Mortland LJ, Lal DR) J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2021 08 01;43(6):228-231 PMID: 32555030 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086724925 06/20/2020    
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen After Neoadjuvant Androgen Suppression in Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Short-Term Androgen Suppression and External Beam Radiation Therapy: Pooled Analysis of Four NRG Oncology Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Randomized Clinical Trials. (Hallemeier CL, Zhang P, Pisansky TM, Hanks GE, McGowan DG, Roach M 3rd, Zeitzer KL, Firat SY, Husain SM, D'Souza DP, Souhami L, Parliament MB, Rosenthal SA, Lukka HR, Rotman M, Horwitz EM, Miles EF, Paulus R, Sandler HM) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019 08 01;104(5):1057-1065 PMID: 30959123 PMCID: PMC6646073 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065409105 04/09/2019       6 Citations
  • Evaluation of children with chronic cough including obstructive sleep apnea: a single-center experience. (Ilarslan NEC, Gunay F, Haskologlu ZS, Bal SK, Tezcaner ZC, Kirsaclioglu CT, Firat S, Altuntas C, Ciftci B, Ozgursoy OB, Cobanoglu N) Eur J Pediatr 2019 Feb;178(2):189-197 PMID: 30382346 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055991254 11/02/2018       5 Citations
  • The relationship between problematic smartphone use and psychiatric symptoms among adolescents who applied to psychiatry clinics. (Fırat S, Gül H, Sertçelik M, Gül A, Gürel Y, Kılıç BG) Psychiatry Res 2018 12;270:97-103 PMID: 30245382 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053754010 09/25/2018       33 Citations
  • Pulsed Reduced Dose Rate Reirradiation (PRDR) Using Modulated Arc (mARC) Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Recurrent Gliomas: Initial Clinical Outcomes of a Novel Technique. (Siker ML, Firat S, Prah D, Schultz CJ, Dayal A, Masterson C, Connelly JM, Mueller WM, Bovi JA) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 Oct 1;96(2S):E125-E126 PMID: 27673841 09/28/2016    
  • Clinical Significance of Updated MRI Simulation Versus Immediate Postoperative MRI for Radiation Treatment Planning in Patients With Glioblastoma: Changes in FLAIR Signal. (Dayal A, Siker ML, Firat S, Bovi JA, Schultz CJ, Mueller WM, Connelly JM, Rand SD) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 Oct 1;96(2S):E103 PMID: 27673785 09/28/2016    
  • Impact of Age at Diagnosis and Hypothalamic Involvement on Body Mass Index Z-Score Change in Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors. (Strobel K, Simpson P, Donohoue PA, Firat S, Jogal S) Horm Res Paediatr 2016;85(6):389-95 PMID: 27255491 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84973548054 06/04/2016       1 Citation
  • Comparing the quality of passively-scattered proton and photon tomotherapy plans for brain and head and neck disease sites. (Kainz K, Firat S, Wilson JF, Schultz C, Siker M, Wang A, Olson D, Li XA) Phys Med Biol 2015 Mar 21;60(6):2167-77 PMID: 25683607 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84924658067 02/17/2015       1 Citation
  • Combined online and offline adaptive radiation therapy: a dosimetric feasibility study. (Yang C, Liu F, Ahunbay E, Chang YW, Lawton C, Schultz C, Wang D, Firat S, Erickson B, Li XA) Pract Radiat Oncol 2014 Jan-Feb;4(1):e75-83 PMID: 24621436 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84890868988 03/14/2014       11 Citations
  • SU‐E‐CAMPUS‐T‐04: Plan Quality of Proton Vs. Photon IMRT for Whole Ventricle Irradiation (Kainz K, Wang W, Firat S, Wilson J, Schultz C, li X) Medical Physics June 2013;40(6):380 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024790280 01/01/2013    
  • Diagnosis to treatment interval and outcome in patients with locally-advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in a veterans affairs medical center (Brinkerhoff BT, Choong NW, Massey BL, Gore EM, Firat SY, Wong SJ, Campbell BH, Schapira RM, Visotcky AM, Tripp PM) Journal of Cancer Science and Therapy 2012;4(5):111-115 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84863219883 07/05/2012       3 Citations
  • SU-E-T-438: Optimal Proton Beam Energy to Treat Adult CNS, Adult Head and Neck, and Pediatric Cancers. (Kainz K, Firat S, Wilson J, Li X) Med Phys 2012 Jun;39(6Part16):3805 PMID: 28517199 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024822106 06/01/2012    
  • Elective lymph node irradiation with intensity-modulated radiotherapy: is conventional dose fractionation necessary? (Bedi M, Firat S, Semenenko VA, Schultz C, Tripp P, Byhardt R, Wang D) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012 May 01;83(1):e87-92 PMID: 22516389 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84859853667 04/21/2012       11 Citations
  • Long-term results of an RTOG Phase II trial (00-19) of external-beam radiation therapy combined with permanent source brachytherapy for intermediate-risk clinically localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate. (Lawton CA, Yan Y, Lee WR, Gillin M, Firat S, Baikadi M, Crook J, Kuettel M, Morton G, Sandler H) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012 Apr 01;82(5):e795-801 PMID: 22330999 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84862776904 02/15/2012       45 Citations
  • Continuous-course reirradiation with concurrent carboplatin and paclitaxel for locally recurrent, nonmetastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head-and-neck. (Kharofa J, Choong N, Wang D, Firat S, Schultz C, Sadasiwan C, Wong S) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012 Jun 01;83(2):690-5 PMID: 22112556 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84861097469 11/25/2011       24 Citations
  • Semicontinuous low-dose-rate teletherapy for the treatment of recurrent glial brain tumors: final report of a phase I/II study. (Siker ML, Firat SY, Mueller W, Krouwer H, Schultz CJ) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012 Feb 01;82(2):765-72 PMID: 21236600 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84855841206 01/18/2011       6 Citations
  • The effects of comorbidity and age on RTOG study enrollment in Stage III non-small cell lung cancer patients who are eligible for RTOG studies. (Firat S, Byhardt RW, Gore E) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2010 Dec 01;78(5):1394-9 PMID: 20646856 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78549246163 07/22/2010       26 Citations
  • Epstein-Barr virus-associated intracranial leiomyosarcoma in an HIV-positive adolescent. (Gupta S, Havens PL, Southern JF, Firat SY, Jogal SS) J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2010 May;32(4):e144-7 PMID: 20224440 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77952768659 03/13/2010       28 Citations
  • Proton therapy in the management of pediatric malignant tumors (Firat S, Jogal S) UHOD - Uluslararasi Hematoloji-Onkoloji Dergisi 2009;19(1):53-57 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67149144341 06/19/2009       1 Citation
  • SU‐FF‐J‐35: Severe Inter‐Fractional Anatomic Changes and Their Dosimetric Impact in Abdominal Irradiation, An Indication for Adaptive Re‐Planning (qi X, Wang K, Siker M, Firat S, Erickson B, li X) Medical Physics June 2009;36(6):2483 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024822248 01/01/2009    
  • SU‐FF‐T‐595: Correlations of Organ Growth with Age, Body Mass, and Height for Pediatric Radiotherapy Treatment Planning (Kainz K, Firat S, Moulder J, Kalakota K, Bagley J, Li X) Medical Physics June 2009;36(6):2661 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-74449085990 01/01/2009       1 Citation
  • Late toxicity and biochemical recurrence after external-beam radiotherapy combined with permanent-source prostate brachytherapy: analysis of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group study 0019. (Lee WR, Bae K, Lawton C, Gillin M, Morton G, Firat S, Baikadi M, Kuettel M, Greven K, Sandler H) Cancer 2007 Apr 15;109(8):1506-12 PMID: 17340591 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34247128677 03/07/2007       57 Citations
  • Interfractional variations in patient setup and anatomic change assessed by daily computed tomography. (Li XA, Qi XS, Pitterle M, Kalakota K, Mueller K, Erickson BA, Wang D, Schultz CJ, Firat SY, Wilson JF) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2007 Jun 01;68(2):581-91 PMID: 17331669 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34247893798 03/03/2007       98 Citations
  • A descriptive analysis of postimplant dosimetric parameters from Radiation Therapy Oncology Group P0019. (Lee WR, Bae K, Lawton CA, Gillin MT, Morton G, Firat S, Baikadi M, Kuettel M, Greven K, Sandler H) Brachytherapy 2006 Oct-Dec;5(4):239-43 PMID: 17118317 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33750996693 11/23/2006       16 Citations
  • Age is independent of comorbidity influencing patient selection for combined modality therapy for treatment of stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC). (Firat S, Pleister A, Byhardt RW, Gore E) Am J Clin Oncol 2006 Jun;29(3):252-7 PMID: 16755178 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33745009238 06/07/2006       45 Citations
  • SU‐FF‐J‐122: Systematic Study of Inter‐Fractional Variations for Anatomic Sites From Head to Feet (li X, qi X, Mueller K, Jursinic P, Erickson B, Wang D, Schultz C, Firat S, Wilson J) Medical Physics June 2006;33(6):2048 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024795120 01/01/2006    
  • A phase II study of external beam radiotherapy combined with permanent source brachytherapy for intermediate-risk, clinically localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate: preliminary results of RTOG P-0019. (Lee WR, DeSilvio M, Lawton C, Gillin M, Morton G, Firat S, Baikadi M, Kuettel M, Greven K, Sandler H) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2006 Mar 01;64(3):804-9 PMID: 16289906 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-31844448946 11/18/2005       33 Citations
  • High-dose whole abdominal and pelvic irradiation for treatment of ovarian carcinoma: long-term toxicity and outcomes. (Firat S, Murray K, Erickson B) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2003 Sep 01;57(1):201-7 PMID: 12909234 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0042566079 08/12/2003       37 Citations
  • Do "elderly fit" patients have less comorbidity? (Firat S, Gore E, Byhardt RW) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2003 Apr 01;55(5):1166-8 PMID: 12654422 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037376964 03/26/2003       7 Citations
  • Comorbidity and Karnofksy performance score are independent prognostic factors in stage III non-small-cell lung cancer: an institutional analysis of patients treated on four RTOG studies. Radiation Therapy Oncology Group. (Firat S, Byhardt RW, Gore E) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2002 Oct 01;54(2):357-64 PMID: 12243808 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036806142 09/24/2002       171 Citations
  • Comorbidity and KPS are independent prognostic factors in stage I non-small-cell lung cancer. (Firat S, Bousamra M, Gore E, Byhardt RW) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2002 Mar 15;52(4):1047-57 PMID: 11958901 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037086065 04/18/2002       164 Citations
  • Selective irradiation for the treatment of recurrent ovarian carcinoma involving the vagina or rectum. (Firat S, Erickson B) Gynecol Oncol 2001 Feb;80(2):213-20 PMID: 11161862 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035131988 02/13/2001       23 Citations
  • Last update: 06/06/2022