Faculty Summaries
John A Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS
John A Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor

2011 - 2014

    • Wanebo HJ, Lee J, Burtness BA, Ridge JA, Ghebremichael M, Spencer SA, Psyrri D, Pectasides E, Rimm D, Rosen FR, Hancock MR, Tolba KA, Forastiere AA. Induction cetuximab, paclitaxel, and carboplatin followed by chemoradiation with cetuximab, paclitaxel, and carboplatin for stage III/IV head and neck squamous cancer: a phase II ECOG-ACRIN trial (E2303). Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO. 2014;25(10):2036-41. Epub 2014/07/11. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdu248. PubMed PMID: 25009013; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc4176450.
    • Trotti A, 3rd, Zhang Q, Bentzen SM, Emami B, Hammond ME, Jones CU, Morrison WH, Sagar SM, Ridge JA, Fu KK, Ang KK. Randomized trial of hyperfractionation versus conventional fractionation in T2 squamous cell carcinoma of the vocal cord (RTOG 9512). International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 2014;89(5):958-63. Epub 2014/07/19. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.04.041. PubMed PMID: 25035199.
    • Salama JK, Golden DW, Yom SS, Garg MK, Lawson J, McDonald MW, Quon H, Ridge JA, Saba N, Smith RV, Worden F, Yeung AR, Beitler JJ. ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R) thyroid carcinoma. Oral oncology. 2014;50(6):577-86. Epub 2014/05/16. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2013.12.004. PubMed PMID: 24824115.
    • Ridge JA, Lawson J, Yom SS, Garg MK, McDonald MW, Quon H, Saba N, Salama JK, Smith RV, Worden F, Yeung AR, Beitler JJ. American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria((R)) treatment of stage I T1 glottic cancer. Head & neck. 2014;36(1):3-8. Epub 2013/05/23. doi: 10.1002/hed.23381. PubMed PMID: 23696520.
    • Ridge JA. Surgery in the HPV era: the role of robotics and microsurgical techniques. American Society of Clinical Oncology educational book / ASCO American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting. 2014:154-9. Epub 2014/05/27. doi: 10.14694/EdBook_AM.2014.34.154. PubMed PMID: 24857072.
    • Pfister DG, Spencer S, Brizel DM, Burtness B, Busse PM, Caudell JJ, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL, Jr., Hitchcock YJ, Jimeno A, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mell LK, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Rodriguez CP, Samant S, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Weber RS, Wolf GT, Worden F, Yom SS, McMillian NR, Hughes M. Head and neck cancers, version 2.2014. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN. 2014;12(10):1454-87. Epub 2014/10/15. PubMed PMID: 25313184.
    • Patel SA, Abdollahi H, Ridge JA, Chang EI, Lango MN, Topham NS. Asymptomatic Deep Peroneal Vein Thrombosis During Free Fibula Flap Harvest: A Review of the Literature, Strategies for Preoperative Assessment, and an Algorithm for Reconstruction. Annals of plastic surgery. 2014. Epub 2014/10/03. doi: 10.1097/sap.0000000000000355. PubMed PMID: 25275472.
    • Lango MN, Egleston B, Fang C, Burtness B, Galloway T, Liu J, Mehra R, Ebersole B, Moran K, Ridge JA. Baseline health perceptions, dysphagia, and survival in patients with head and neck cancer. Cancer. 2014;120(6):840-7. Epub 2013/12/20. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28482. PubMed PMID: 24352973; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3951722.
    • Keller LM, Galloway TJ, Holdbrook T, Ruth K, Yang D, Dubyk C, Flieder D, Lango MN, Mehra R, Burtness B, Ridge JA. p16 status, pathologic and clinical characteristics, biomolecular signature, and long-term outcomes in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas of unknown primary. Head & neck. 2014;36(12):1677-84. Epub 2013/10/12. doi: 10.1002/hed.23514. PubMed PMID: 24115269; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3972378.
    • Fang CY, Egleston BL, Ridge JA, Lango MN, Bovbjerg DH, Studts JL, Burtness BA, Einarson MB, Klein-Szanto AJ. Psychosocial functioning and vascular endothelial growth factor in patients with head and neck cancer. Head & neck. 2014;36(8):1113-9. Epub 2013/06/28. doi: 10.1002/hed.23421. PubMed PMID: 23804308; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc4099415.
    • Fakhry C, Zhang Q, Nguyen-Tan PF, Rosenthal D, El-Naggar A, Garden AS, Soulieres D, Trotti A, Avizonis V, Ridge JA, Harris J, Le QT, Gillison M. Human papillomavirus and overall survival after progression of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2014;32(30):3365-73. Epub 2014/06/25. doi: 10.1200/jco.2014.55.1937. PubMed PMID: 24958820; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc4195851.
    • Egloff AM, Lee JW, Langer CJ, Quon H, Vaezi A, Grandis JR, Seethala RR, Wang L, Shin DM, Argiris A, Yang D, Mehra R, Ridge JA, Patel UA, Burtness BA, Forastiere AA. Phase II Study of Cetuximab in Combination with Cisplatin and Radiation in Unresectable, Locally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Trial E3303. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. 2014;20(19):5041-51. Epub 2014/08/12. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.ccr-14-0051. PubMed PMID: 25107914; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc4184913.
    • Chera BS, Eisbruch A, Murphy BA, Ridge JA, Gavin P, Reeve BB, Bruner DW, Movsas B. Recommended patient-reported core set of symptoms to measure in head and neck cancer treatment trials. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2014;106(7). Epub 2014/07/10. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju127. PubMed PMID: 25006189; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc4192043.
    • Arrangoiz R, Galloway TJ, Papavasiliou P, Ridge JA, Lango MN. Metastatic cervical carcinoma from an unknown primary: literature review. Ear, nose, & throat journal. 2014;93(4-5):E1-10. Epub 2014/05/13. PubMed PMID: 24817234.
    • Tejani MA, Galloway TJ, Lango M, Ridge JA, von Mehren M. Head and neck sarcomas: a comprehensive cancer center experience. Cancers. 2013;5(3):890-900. Epub 2013/11/10. doi: 10.3390/cancers5030890. PubMed PMID: 24202325; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3795370.
    • Sopka DM, Li T, Lango MN, Mehra R, Liu JC, Burtness B, Flieder DB, Ridge JA, Galloway TJ. Dysplasia at the margin? Investigating the case for subsequent therapy in 'low-risk' squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue. Oral oncology. 2013;49(11):1083-7. Epub 2013/09/24. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2013.08.001. PubMed PMID: 24054332; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc4037753.
    • Ringash J, Bernstein L, Cella D, Logemann J, Movsas B, Murphy B, Trotti A, Wells N, Yueh B, Ridge J. Outcomes Toolbox for Head and Neck Cancer Research. Head & neck. 2013. Epub 2013/12/10. doi: 10.1002/hed.23561. PubMed PMID: 24318166.
    • Pfister DG, Ang KK, Brizel DM, Burtness BA, Busse PM, Caudell JJ, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL, Hitchcock YJ, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Samant S, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Spencer S, Weber RS, Wolf GT, Worden F, Yom SS, McMillian NR, Hughes M. Head and Neck Cancers, Version 2.2013 Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 2013;11(8):917-23. PubMed PMID: WOS:000323156900003.
    • Pfister DG, Ang KK, Brizel DM, Burtness BA, Busse PM, Caudell JJ, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL, Jr., Hitchcock YJ, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Samant S, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Spencer S, Weber RS, Wolf GT, Worden F, Yom SS, McMillian NR, Hughes M. Head and neck cancers, version 2.2013. Featured updates to the NCCN guidelines. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN. 2013;11(8):917-23. Epub 2013/08/16. PubMed PMID: 23946171.
    • Mehra R, Zhu F, Yang DH, Cai KQ, Weaver J, Singh MK, Nikonova AS, Golemis EA, Flieder DB, Cooper HS, Lango M, Ridge JA, Burtness B. Quantification of excision repair cross-complementing group 1 and survival in p16-negative squamous cell head and neck cancers. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. 2013;19(23):6633-43. Epub 2013/10/04. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.ccr-13-0152. PubMed PMID: 24088734; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc4045641.
    • Lango M, Flieder D, Arrangoiz R, Veloski C, Yu JQ, Li T, Burtness B, Mehra R, Galloway T, Ridge JA. Extranodal extension of metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma: correlation with biochemical endpoints, nodal persistence, and systemic disease progression. Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association. 2013;23(9):1099-105. Epub 2013/02/21. doi: 10.1089/thy.2013.0027. PubMed PMID: 23421588; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3770240.
    • Galloway TJ, Lango MN, Burtness B, Mehra R, Ruth K, Ridge JA. Unilateral neck therapy in the human papillomavirus ERA: accepted regional spread patterns. Head & neck. 2013;35(2):160-4. Epub 2012/02/04. doi: 10.1002/hed.22929. PubMed PMID: 22302641; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc4037756.
    • Forastiere AA, Zhang Q, Weber RS, Maor MH, Goepfert H, Pajak TF, Morrison W, Glisson B, Trotti A, Ridge JA, Thorstad W, Wagner H, Ensley JF, Cooper JS. Long-term results of RTOG 91-11: a comparison of three nonsurgical treatment strategies to preserve the larynx in patients with locally advanced larynx cancer. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2013;31(7):845-52. Epub 2012/11/28. doi: 10.1200/jco.2012.43.6097. PubMed PMID: 23182993; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3577950.
    • Yeung AR, Garg MK, Lawson J, McDonald MW, Quon H, Ridge JA, Saba N, Salama JK, Smith RV, Yom SS, Beitler JJ. ACR Appropriateness Criteria(R) ipsilateral radiation for squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil. Head & neck. 2012;34(5):613-6. Epub 2012/01/18. doi: 10.1002/hed.21993. PubMed PMID: 22250010.
    • Pfister DG, Ang KK, Brizel DM, Burtness B, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL, Jr., Hitchcock YJ, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Samant S, Sanguineti G, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Spencer S, Trotti A, 3rd, Weber RS, Wolf G, Worden F. Mucosal melanoma of the head and neck. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN. 2012;10(3):320-38. Epub 2012/03/07. PubMed PMID: 22393194.
    • Longacre ML, Ridge JA, Burtness BA, Galloway TJ, Fang CY. Psychological functioning of caregivers for head and neck cancer patients. Oral oncology. 2012;48(1):18-25. Epub 2011/12/14. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2011.11.012. PubMed PMID: 22154127; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3357183.
    • Fang CY, Longacre ML, Manne SL, Ridge JA, Lango MN, Burtness BA. Informational Needs of Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Health and technology. 2012;2(1):57-62. Epub 2012/04/21. doi: 10.1007/s12553-012-0020-9. PubMed PMID: 22518350; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3327509.
    • Adelstein DJ, Ridge JA, Brizel DM, Holsinger FC, Haughey BH, O'Sullivan B, Genden EM, Beitler JJ, Weinstein GS, Quon H, Chepeha DB, Ferris RL, Weber RS, Movsas B, Waldron J, Lowe V, Ramsey S, Manola J, Yueh B, Carey TE, Bekelman JE, Konski AA, Moore E, Forastiere A, Schuller DE, Lynn J, Ullmann CD. Transoral resection of pharyngeal cancer: summary of a National Cancer Institute Head and Neck Cancer Steering Committee Clinical Trials Planning Meeting, November 6-7, 2011, Arlington, Virginia. Head & neck. 2012;34(12):1681-703. Epub 2012/09/28. doi: 10.1002/hed.23136. PubMed PMID: 23015475.
    • Turaka A, Li TY, Nicolaou N, Lango MN, Burtness B, Horwitz EM, Ridge JA, Feigenberg SJ. USE OF A CONVENTIONAL LOW NECK FIELD (LNF) AND INTENSITY-MODULATED RADIOTHERAPY (IMRT): NO CLINICAL DETRIMENT OF IMRT TO AN ANTERIOR LNF DURING THE TREATMENT OF HEAD-AND NECK-CANCER. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 2011;79(1):65-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.10.034. PubMed PMID: WOS:000285656600010.
    • Salama JK, Saba N, Quon H, Garg MK, Lawson J, McDonald MW, Ridge JA, Smith RV, Yeung AR, Yom SS, Beitler JJ. ACR appropriateness criteria(R) adjuvant therapy for resected squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Oral oncology. 2011;47(7):554-9. Epub 2011/06/15. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2011.05.002. PubMed PMID: 21664857.
    • Medina CR, Patel SA, Ridge JA, Topham NS. Improvement of the radial forearm flap donor defect by prelamination with human acellular dermal matrix. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 2011;127(5):1993-6. Epub 2011/05/03. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31820cf427. PubMed PMID: 21532426.
    • McDonald MW, Lawson J, Garg MK, Quon H, Ridge JA, Saba N, Salama JK, Smith RV, Yeung AR, Yom SS, Beitler JJ. ACR appropriateness criteria retreatment of recurrent head and neck cancer after prior definitive radiation expert panel on radiation oncology-head and neck cancer. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 2011;80(5):1292-8. Epub 2011/05/03. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.02.014. PubMed PMID: 21530100.
    • Andrews G, Lango M, Cohen R, Feigenberg S, Burtness B, Mehra R, Ahmed S, Nicolaou N, Gaughan J, Ridge JA. Nonsurgical management of oropharyngeal, laryngeal, and hypopharyngeal cancer: the Fox Chase Cancer Center experience. Head & neck. 2011;33(10):1433-40. Epub 2011/09/20. doi: 10.1002/hed.21615. PubMed PMID: 21928415.
    • Ridge JA. We show pictures, they show curves. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery. 2010;136(12):1170-5. Epub 2010/12/22. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2010.221. PubMed PMID: 21173364.

2005 - 2010

  • Andrews G, Lango M, Cohen R, Feigenberg S, Burtness B, Mehra R, Ahmed S, Nicolaou N, Gaughan J, Ridge JA. Non-surgical management of oropharyngeal, laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer: the Fox Chase Cancer Center experience. Head Neck, in press, 2010.
  • Rusthoven KE, Feigenberg SJ, Raben D, Kane M, Song JI, Nicolaou N, Mehra R, Burtness B, Ridge J, Swing R, Lango M, Cohen R, Jimeno A, Chen C. Initial results of a phase I dose-escalation trial of concurrent and maintenance erlotinib and reirradiation for recurrent and new primary head and neck cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Nov 15;78(4):1020-5.
  • Turaka A, Li T, Yu JQ, Nicolaou N, Burtness B, Lango MN, Ridge JA, Feigenberg SJ. Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) for thyroid vancer. 2010;Thyroid Sci. 5:CLS1-5, 2010.
  • Turaka A, Li T, Nicolaou N, Lango MN, Burtness B, Horwitz EM, Ridge JA, Feigenberg SJ. Use of a conventional Low Neck Field (LNF) and Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT): no clinical detriment of IMRT to an anterior LNF During the treatment of head-and neck-cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Apr 10.
  • Turaka A, Li T, Sharma NK, Li L, Nicolaou N, Mehra R, Burtness B, Cohen RB, Lango MN, Horwitz EM, Ridge JA, Feigenberg SJ. Increased recurrences using intensity-modulated radiation therapy in the postoperative setting. Am J Clin Oncol. 2009 Dec 30
  • Martinez E, Tatum KL, Weber DM, Kuzla N, Pendley A, Campbell K, Ridge JA, Langer C, Miyamoto C, Schnoll RA. Issues related to implementing a smoking cessation clinical trial for cancer patients. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Feb;20(1):97-104.
  • Lango MN, Andrews GA, Ahmad S, Feigenberg S, Tuluc M, Gaughan J, Ridge JA. Postradiotherapy neck dissection for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: pattern of pathological residual carcinoma and prognosis. Head Neck. 2009 Mar;31(3):328-37.
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Forastiere AA, Ang KK, Brizel D, Brockstein BE, Burtness BA, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Goepfert H, Hicks WL Jr, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mittal BB, Pfister DG, Pinto HA, Posner MR, Ridge JA, Samant S, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Spencer S, Trotti A 3rd, Weber RS, Wolf GT, Worden F. Head and neck cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2008 Aug;6(7):646-95.
  • Brown KM, Lango M, Ridge, J.A. The role of neck dissection in the combined modality therapy setting. Semin Oncol. 2008;35:229-35.
  • Fakhry C, Westra WH, Li S, Cmelak A, Ridge JA, Pinto H, Forastiere A, Gillison ML. Improved survival of patients with human papillomavirus-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in a prospective clinical trial. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Feb 20;100(4):261-9.
  • Willis AI, Ridge JA. Discordant lymphatic drainage patterns revealed by serial lymphoscintigraphy in cutaneous head and neck malignancies. Head Neck. 2007;29:979-985.
  • Feigenberg SJ, Lango M, Nicolaou N, Ridge JA. Intensity-modulated radiotherapy for early larynx cancer: is there a role? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 May 1;68(1):2-3.
  • Trotti, A., Pajak, T.F., Gwede, C.K., Paulus, R., Cooper, J., Forastiere, A., Ridge JA, Watkins-Bruner, D., Garden, A.S., Ang, K.K., Curran, W. TAME: development of a new method for summarising adverse events of cancer treatment by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group. Lancet Oncol. 8:613-624, 2007.
  • Kell MR, Ridge JA, Joseph N, Sigurdson ER. PET CT imaging in patients undergoing sentinel node biopsy for melanoma. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2007 Sep;33(7):911-3.
  • Ro EY, Ridge JA, Topham NS. Using stereolithographic models to plan mandibular reconstruction for advanced oral cavity cancer. Laryngoscope. 2007 Apr;117(4):759-61.
  • Poeta ML, Manola J, Goldwasser MA, Forastiere A, Benoit N, Califano JA, Ridge JA, Goodwin J, Kenady D, Saunders J, Westra W, Sidransky D, Koch WM. TP53 mutations and survival in squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck. N Engl J Med. 2007 Dec 20;357(25):2552-61.
  • Pfister DG, Ridge JA. Induction chemotherapy for larynx preservation: Patient selection or therapeutic effect? J Clin Oncol. 2006 Feb 1;24(4):540-3.
  • Langer CJ, Duffy K, Horwitz EM, Litwin S, Rosvold E, Schol J, Keenan E, Nicolaou N, Friedman CD, Ridge JA. Phase I trial of concurrent hyperfractionated split course radiotherapy (HFx RT), cisplatin (cDDP), and paclitaxel in patients with recurrent, previously irradiated, or treatment-naive locally advanced upper aerodigestive malignancy. Cancer Invest. 2006 Mar;24(2):164-73.
  • Siegelmann-Danieli N, Ben-Izhack O, Hanlon A, Ridge JA, Stein ME, Khandelwal V, Langer CJ. P53 alteration in oral tongue cancer is not significantly associated with age at diagnosis or tobacco exposure. Tumori. 2005;91:346-50.
  • Schnoll RA, Rothman RL, Wielt DB, Lerman C, Pedri H, Wang H, Babb J, Miller SM, Movsas B, Sherman E, Ridge JA, Unger M, Langer C, Goldberg M, Scott W, Cheng J. A randomized pilot study of cognitive-behavioral therapy versus basic health education for smoking cessation among cancer patients. Ann Behav Med. 2005 Aug;30(1):1-11.
  • Kramer NM, Horwitz EM, Cheng J, Ridge JA, Feigenberg SJ, Cohen RB, Nicolaou N, Sherman EJ, Babb JS, Damsker JA, Langer CJ. Toxicity and outcome analysis of patients with recurrent head and neck cancer treated with hyperfractionated split-course reirradiation and concurrent cisplatln and paclitaxel chemotherapy from two prospective Phase I and II studies. Head Neck. 2005 May;27(5):406-14.
  • Ridge JA, Glisson BS, Horwitz E, Lango M. Head and neck cancer. In: Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach (Pazdur, R., Coia, L.R., Hoskins, W.J., Wagman, L.D., eds.), pp. 43-90. CMP Healthcare Media, Manhasset, 2005.
  • Henry LR, Ridge JA. Parotidectomy. In: ACS Surgery Principles & Practice (Souba, W.W., Fink, M.P., Jurkovich, L.R., Kaiswer, W.H., Pearce, J.H., Pemberton, N.J., Soper, N.J., eds.), pp. 176-184. Web MD Inc., NY, 2005.
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