Tracey Schefter, MD
Professor, Radiation Oncology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (1994)
Languages: English
Department: Radiation Oncology

Publications

  • Zakem SJ, Mueller AC, Meguid C, Torphy RJ, Holt DE, Schefter T, Messersmith WA, McCarter MD, Del Chiaro M, Schulick RD, Goodman KA. Impact of neoadjuvant chemotherapy and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) on R0 resection rate for borderline resectable and locally advanced pancreatic cancer. HPB (Oxford). 2020 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33277184
  • Vinogradskiy Y, Diot Q, Jones B, Castillo R, Castillo E, Kwak J, Bowles D, Grills I, Myziuk N, Guerrero T, Stevens C, Schefter T, Gaspar LE, Kavanagh B, Miften M, Rusthoven C. Evaluating Positron Emission Tomography-Based Functional Imaging Changes in the Heart After Chemo-Radiation for Patients With Lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 Apr 1;106(5):1063-1070. PubMed PMID: 31983558
  • Dewberry LC, Wingrove LJ, Marsh MD, Glode AE, Schefter TE, Leong S, Purcell WT, McCarter MD. Pilot Prehabilitation Program for Patients With Esophageal Cancer During Neoadjuvant Therapy and Surgery. J Surg Res. 2019 Mar;235:66-72. PubMed PMID: 30691852
  • Pinder-Arabpour A, Jones B, Castillo R, Castillo E, Guerrero T, Goodman K, Schefter T, Kwak J, Miften M, Vinogradskiy Y. Characterizing Spatial Lung Function for Esophageal Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Mar 1;103(3):738-746. PubMed PMID: 30612962
  • Vinogradskiy Y, Goodman KA, Schefter T, Miften M, Jones BL. The Clinical and Dosimetric Impact of Real-Time Target Tracking in Pancreatic SBRT. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Jan 1;103(1):268-275. PubMed PMID: 30145394
  • Amini A, Robin TP, Rusthoven CG, Schefter TE, Akhavan D, Chen YJ, Glaser SM, Corr BR, Ashing KT, Fisher CM. Disparities Predict for Higher Rates of Cut-through Hysterectomies in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jan;42(1):21-26. PubMed PMID: 29889138
  • Chuong MD, Kaiser A, Khan F, Parikh P, Ben-Josef E, Crane C, Brunner T, Okumura T, Schreuder N, Bentzen SM, Gutierrez A, Mendez Romero A, Yoon SM, Sharma N, Kim TH, Kishi K, Moeslein F, Hoffe S, Schefter T, Hanish S, Scorsetti M, Apisarnthanarax S. Consensus Report From the Miami Liver Proton Therapy Conference. Front Oncol. 2019;9:457. PubMed PMID: 31214502
  • Machicado JD, Obuch JC, Goodman KA, Schefter TE, Frakes J, Hoffe S, Latifi K, Simon VC, Santangelo T, Ezekwe E, Edmundowicz SA, Brauer BC, Shah RJ, Hammad HT, Wagh MS, Attwell A, Han S, Klapman J, Wani S. Endoscopic Ultrasound Placement of Preloaded Fiducial Markers Shortens Procedure Time Compared to Back-Loaded Markers. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Dec;17(13):2749-2758.e2. PubMed PMID: 31042578
  • Benson AB, D'Angelica MI, Abbott DE, Abrams TA, Alberts SR, Anaya DA, Anders R, Are C, Brown D, Chang DT, Cloyd J, Covey AM, Hawkins W, Iyer R, Jacob R, Karachristos A, Kelley RK, Kim R, Palta M, Park JO, Sahai V, Schefter T, Sicklick JK, Singh G, Sohal D, Stein S, Tian GG, Vauthey JN, Venook AP, Hammond LJ, Darlow SD. Guidelines Insights: Hepatobiliary Cancers, Version 2.2019. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 Apr 1;17(4):302-310. PubMed PMID: 30959462
  • Ding Y, Campbell WG, Miften M, Vinogradskiy Y, Goodman KA, Schefter T, Jones BL. Quantifying Allowable Motion to Achieve Safe Dose Escalation in Pancreatic SBRT. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Jul - Aug;9(4):e432-e442. PubMed PMID: 30951868
  • Ladbury C, A Goodman K, Schefter TE, Olsen JR. Anal Cancer in the Era of Dose Painted Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy: Implications for Regional Nodal Therapy. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2019 Apr;29(2):137-143. PubMed PMID: 30827451
  • Dewberry LC, Wingrove LJ, Marsh MD, Glode AE, Schefter TE, Leong S, Purcell WT, McCarter MD. Pilot Prehabilitation Program for Patients With Esophageal Cancer During Neoadjuvant Therapy and Surgery. J Surg Res. 2019 Mar;235:66-72. PubMed PMID: 30691852
  • Pinder-Arabpour A, Jones B, Castillo R, Castillo E, Guerrero T, Goodman K, Schefter T, Kwak J, Miften M, Vinogradskiy Y. Characterizing Spatial Lung Function for Esophageal Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Mar 1;103(3):738-746. PubMed PMID: 30612962
  • Vinogradskiy Y, Goodman KA, Schefter T, Miften M, Jones BL. The Clinical and Dosimetric Impact of Real-Time Target Tracking in Pancreatic SBRT. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Jan 1;103(1):268-275. PubMed PMID: 30145394
  • Amini A, Robin TP, Rusthoven CG, Schefter TE, Akhavan D, Chen YJ, Glaser SM, Corr BR, Ashing KT, Fisher CM. Disparities Predict for Higher Rates of Cut-through Hysterectomies in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jan;42(1):21-26. PubMed PMID: 29889138
  • Lockhart AC, Reed CE, Decker PA, Meyers BF, Ferguson MK, Oeltjen AR, Putnam JB, Cassiv SD, Montero AJ, Schefter TE. Phase II study of neoadjuvant therapy with docetaxel, cisplatin, panitumumab, and radiation therapy followed by surgery in patients with locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus (ACOSOG Z4051). Ann Oncol. 2019 Feb 1;30(2):345. PubMed PMID: 29390067
  • Lockhart AC, Reed CE, Decker PA, Meyers BF, Ferguson MK, Oeltjen AR, Putnam JB, Cassiv SD, Montero AJ, Schefter TE. Phase II study of neoadjuvant therapy with docetaxel, cisplatin, panitumumab, and radiation therapy followed by surgery in patients with locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus (ACOSOG Z4051). Ann Oncol. 2018 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29390067
  • Stokes WA, Jones BL, Schefter TE, Fisher CM. Impact of radiotherapy modalities on outcomes in the adjuvant management of uterine carcinosarcoma: A National Cancer Database analysis. Brachytherapy. 2018 Jan - Feb;17(1):194-200. PubMed PMID: 29097136
  • Robin TP, Raben D, Schefter TE. A Contemporary Update on the Role of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Liver Metastases in the Evolving Landscape of Oligometastatic Disease Management. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2018 Oct;28(4):288-294. PubMed PMID: 30309639
  • Amini A, Robin TP, Stumpf PK, Rusthoven C, Schefter TE, Shinde A, Chen YJ, Glaser SM, Corr BR, Fisher CM. Rising Rates of Upfront Surgery in Early Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer: What Factors Predict for This Treatment Paradigm?. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2018 Oct;28(8):1560-1568. PubMed PMID: 30247249
  • Lockhart AC, Reed CE, Decker PA, Meyers BF, Ferguson MK, Oeltjen AR, Putnam JB, Cassiv SD, Montero AJ, Schefter TE. Phase II study of neoadjuvant therapy with docetaxel, cisplatin, panitumumab, and radiation therapy followed by surgery in patients with locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus (ACOSOG Z4051). Ann Oncol. 2018 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29390067
  • Stokes WA, Jones BL, Schefter TE, Fisher CM. Impact of radiotherapy modalities on outcomes in the adjuvant management of uterine carcinosarcoma: A National Cancer Database analysis. Brachytherapy. 2018 Jan - Feb;17(1):194-200. PubMed PMID: 29097136
  • Drescher U, Schefter T, Koschate J, Schiffer T, Brixius K, Schneider S, Hoffmann U. Oxygen uptake kinetics following six weeks of interval and continuous endurance exercise training - An explorative pilot study. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2018 Jan;247:156-166. PubMed PMID: 29024783
  • Stokes WA, Robin TP, Jackson MW, Amini A, Schefter TE, Lefkowits CC, Fisher CM. Patterns of Adjuvant Therapy Utilization in Uterine Carcinosarcoma Stages I to III: A National Cancer Database Analysis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2018 Oct;41(10):927-932. PubMed PMID: 28654573
  • Campbell WG, Miften M, Olsen L, Stumpf P, Schefter T, Goodman KA, Jones BL. Neural network dose models for knowledge-based planning in pancreatic SBRT. Med Phys. 2017 Dec;44(12):6148-6158. PubMed PMID: 28994459
  • Stumpf PK, Amini A, Jones BL, Koshy M, Sher DJ, Lieu CH, Schefter TE, Goodman KA, Rusthoven CG. Reply to Tumor localization may change the type of adjuvant treatment in gastric cancer. Cancer. 2017 Dec 1;123(23):4737-4738. PubMed PMID: 28981979
  • Amini A, Jones BL, Stumpf P, Leong S, Lieu CH, Weekes C, Davis SL, Messersmith WA, Purcell WT, Ghosh D, Schefter T, Goodman KA. Patterns of Care for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Using the National Cancer Database. Pancreas. 2017 Aug;46(7):904-912. PubMed PMID: 28697131
  • Stokes WA, Robin TP, Jackson MW, Amini A, Schefter TE, Lefkowits CC, Fisher CM. Patterns of Adjuvant Therapy Utilization in Uterine Carcinosarcoma Stages I to III: A National Cancer Database Analysis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28654573
  • Campbell WG, Jones BL, Schefter T, Goodman KA, Miften M. An evaluation of motion mitigation techniques for pancreatic SBRT. Radiother Oncol. 2017 Jul;124(1):168-173. PubMed PMID: 28571887
  • Stumpf PK, Amini A, Jones BL, Koshy M, Sher DJ, Lieu CH, Schefter TE, Goodman KA, Rusthoven CG. Adjuvant radiotherapy improves overall survival in patients with resected gastric adenocarcinoma: A National Cancer Data Base analysis. Cancer. 2017 Sep 1;123(17):3402-3409. PubMed PMID: 28513823
  • Benson AB 3rd, D'Angelica MI, Abbott DE, Abrams TA, Alberts SR, Saenz DA, Are C, Brown DB, Chang DT, Covey AM, Hawkins W, Iyer R, Jacob R, Karachristos A, Kelley RK, Kim R, Palta M, Park JO, Sahai V, Schefter T, Schmidt C, Sicklick JK, Singh G, Sohal D, Stein S, Tian GG, Vauthey JN, Venook AP, Zhu AX, Hoffmann KG, Darlow S. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Hepatobiliary Cancers, Version 1.2017. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 May;15(5):563-573. PubMed PMID: 28476736
  • Olsen JR, Moughan J, Myerson R, Abitbol A, Doncals DE, Johnson D, Schefter TE, Chen Y, Fisher B, Michalski J, Narayan S, Chang A, Crane CH, Kachnic L. Predictors of Radiation Therapy-Related Gastrointestinal Toxicity From Anal Cancer Dose-Painted Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy: Secondary Analysis of NRG Oncology RTOG 0529. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Jun 1;98(2):400-408. PubMed PMID: 28463160
  • Amini A, Jones BL, Ghosh D, Schefter TE, Goodman KA. Impact of facility volume on outcomes in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base. Cancer. 2017 Jan 1;123(2):228-236. PubMed PMID: 27571233
  • Schubert L, Liu A, Gan G, Amini A, Hutchison R, Ernest J, Thornton D, Stoehr S, Hinman B, Stuhr K, Westerly D, Schefter T, Fisher C. Practical implementation of quality improvement for high-dose-rate brachytherapy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Jan-Feb;6(1):34-43. PubMed PMID: 26577008
  • Meguid C, Ryan CE, Edil BH, Schulick RD, Gajdos C, Boniface M, Schefter TE, Purcell WT, McCarter M. Establishing a framework for building multidisciplinary programs. J Multidiscip Healthc. 2015;8:519-26. PubMed PMID: 26664132
  • Fisher CM, Schefter TE. Profile of bevacizumab and its potential in the treatment of cervical cancer. Onco Targets Ther. 2015;8:3425-31. PubMed PMID: 26640382
  • Jones BL, Schefter T, Miften M. Adaptive motion mapping in pancreatic SBRT patients using Fourier transforms. Radiother Oncol. 2015 May;115(2):217-22. PubMed PMID: 25890573
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Practice Locations

Radiation Oncology - Anschutz
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0100

UCH - Cancer Center
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0300

CU Specialty Care at Highlands Ranch Cancer Care - Radiation Oncology
1500 Park Central Drive
Suite 101
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-0150

UCHealth Radiology - Highlands Ranch Hospital
1500 Park Central Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-1002

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology, Board Certification (2000)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Radiation Therapy
  • Cancers - Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Cancers - Gynecologic Cancer
  • Cancers

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (1994)
Languages: English
Department: Radiation Oncology
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