Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Accurate Therapeutic Response Assessment of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Using Quantitative Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging With a Point-of-Care Perfusion Phantom: A Pilot Study.Investigative Radiology.  54:16-22. 2019
2018 Post-Acute Care among Older Adults with Stage I to III Colorectal Cancer.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society2018
2018 Unmet social support needs among older adults with cancer.Cancer2018
2018 Frailty and health-related quality of life in older women with breast cancer.Supportive Care in Cancer2018
2018 Immune checkpoint inhibitors in the management of malignancies in transplant recipients.Postgraduate Medical Journal2018
2018 Moving beyond symptom management towards cancer rehabilitation for older adults: Answering the 5W's.Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  9:543-549. 2018
2018 National characteristics of Emergency Department visits by patients with cancer in the United States.American Journal of Emergency Medicine.  36:2038-2043. 2018
2018 Lay navigation across the cancer continuum for older cancer survivors: Equally beneficial for Black and White survivors?Journal of Geriatric Oncology2018
2018 Financial Toxicity in Adults With Cancer: Adverse Outcomes and Noncompliance.Journal of Oncology Practice.  JOP1800120. 2018
2018 Sarcopenia & aging in cancer.Journal of Geriatric Oncology2018
2018 Mental status evaluation in older adults with cancer: Development of the Mental Health Index-13.Journal of Geriatric Oncology2018
2018 Impact of Guideline-Discordant Treatment on Cost and Health Care Utilization in Older Adults with Early-Stage Breast Cancer.Oncologist2018
2018 Letter to the Editor: Integrating Skeletal Muscle Mass and Radiodensity Improves Outcome Prediction and Correlation in Oncologic Studies.Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.  16:923-925. 2018
2018 Beyond sarcopenia: Characterization and integration of skeletal muscle quantity and radiodensity in a curable breast cancer population.Breast Journal.  24:278-284. 2018
2018 Chemotherapy Toxicity Risk Score for Treatment Decisions in Older Adults with Advanced Solid Tumors.Oncologist.  23:573-579. 2018
2018 Patient-Reported Comorbidity and Survival in Older Adults with Cancer.Oncologist.  23:433-439. 2018
2018 New-Onset Cardiovascular Morbidity in Older Adults With Stage I to III Colorectal Cancer.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  36:609-616. 2018
2018 Geriatric Assessment: Precision Medicine for Older Adults With Cancer.Journal of Oncology Practice.  14:97-98. 2018
2018 Most impactful factors on the health-related quality of life of a geriatric population with cancer.Cancer.  124:596-605. 2018
2018 The impact of skeletal muscle on the pharmacokinetics and toxicity of 5-fluorouracil in colorectal cancer.Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology.  81:413-417. 2018
2018 Frailty and skeletal muscle in older adults with cancer.Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  9:68-73. 2018
2017 Healthcare utilization, Medicare spending, and sources of patient distress identified during implementation of a lay navigation program for older patients with breast cancer.Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.  167:215-223. 2017
2017 Body Composition as a Predictor of Toxicity in Patients Receiving Anthracycline and Taxane-Based Chemotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer.Clinical Cancer Research.  23:3537-3543. 2017
2017 Activities, function, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of older adults with cancer.Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  8:249-254. 2017
2017 Frailty Index Developed From a Cancer-Specific Geriatric Assessment and the Association With Mortality Among Older Adults With Cancer.Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.  15:894-902. 2017
2017 Skeletal muscle measures and physical function in older adults with cancer: sarcopenia or myopenia?Oncotarget.  8:33658-33665. 2017
2017 The Obesity Paradox in Cancer-Moving beyond BMI-Response.Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.  26:981. 2017
2017 Data Linkage to Improve Geriatric Oncology Research: A Feasibility Study.Oncologist.  22:1002-1005. 2017
2017 Frailty and inflammatory markers in older adults with cancer.Aging.  9:650-664. 2017
2017 Skeletal Muscle Measures as Predictors of Toxicity, Hospitalization, and Survival in Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer Receiving Taxane-Based Chemotherapy.Clinical Cancer Research.  23:658-665. 2017
2017 The Obesity Paradox in Cancer-Moving Beyond BMI.Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.  26:13-16. 2017
2016 Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment-Guided Therapy Does Improve Outcomes of Older Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  34:4047-4048. 2016
2016 Comorbidity in older adults with cancer.Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  7:249-257. 2016
2016 Geriatric assessment with management in cancer care: Current evidence and potential mechanisms for future research.Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  7:242-248. 2016
2016 Weight gain during adjuvant endocrine treatment for early-stage breast cancer: What is the evidence?Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.  158:203-217. 2016
2016 Cachexia in patients with cancer.Lancet Oncology.  17:e220. 2016
2016 Prognostic value of sarcopenia in adults with solid tumours: A meta-analysis and systematic review.European journal of cancer.  57:58-67. 2016
2016 Occupational Therapy for Adults With Cancer: Why It Matters.Oncologist.  21:314-319. 2016
2016 Physical activity communication between oncology providers and patients with early-stage breast, colon, or prostate cancer.Cancer.  122:470-476. 2016
2016 Adjuvant treatment for older women with invasive breast cancer.Women's Health.  12:129-145. 2016
2016 Response to "Body composition analysis via single slice computed tomography analysis - The shortcomings".Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  7:55-56. 2016
2015 Falls in Older Adults With Cancer: Evaluation by Oncology Providers.Journal of Oncology Practice.  11:470-474. 2015
2015 Prevalence of sarcopenia in older patients with colorectal cancer.Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  6:442-445. 2015
2015 A randomized controlled trial of outpatient CAncer REhabilitation for older adults: The CARE Program.Controlled Clinical Trials.  44:89-94. 2015
2015 Geriatric assessment as an aide to understanding falls in older adults with cancer.Supportive Care in Cancer.  23:2273-2280. 2015
2015 Geriatric Assessment of Older Adults With Cancer During Unplanned Hospitalizations: An Opportunity in Disguise.Oncologist.  20:767-772. 2015
2015 Self-directed physical activity intervention in older adults undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer: Design of a randomized controlled trial.Controlled Clinical Trials.  42:90-97. 2015
2015 Geriatric assessment-identified deficits in older cancer patients with normal performance status.Oncologist.  20:379-385. 2015
2015 Impact of colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment on health-related quality of life among older Americans: a population-based, case-control study.Cancer.  121:943-950. 2015
2014 Feasibility of geriatric assessment in community oncology clinics.Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  5:245-251. 2014
2014 Effect of cytotoxic chemotherapy on markers of molecular age in patients with breast cancer.JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute.  106:dju057. 2014
2013 Challenges in the treatment of older breast cancer patients.Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America.  27:785-ix. 2013
2012 Treatment of metastatic breast cancer in women aged 65 years and older.Women's Health.  8:455-469. 2012

Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Neuroscience, Tulane University
  • Doctor of Medicine, Drexel University
  • Full Name

  • Grant Williams
  • Blazerid

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