Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Unmet social support needs among older adults with cancer.Cancer.  125:473-481. 2019
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
2019 Impact of Guideline-Discordant Treatment on Cost and Health Care Utilization in Older Adults with Early-Stage Breast Cancer.Oncologist.  24:31-37. 2019
2018 Post-Acute Care among Older Adults with Stage I to III Colorectal Cancer.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society2018
2018 Immune checkpoint inhibitors in the management of malignancies in transplant recipients.Postgraduate Medical Journal.  94:704-708. 2018
2018 Frailty and health-related quality of life in older women with breast cancer.Supportive Care in Cancer2018
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 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 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
2017 The impact of skeletal muscle on the pharmacokinetics and toxicity of 5-fluorouracil in colorectal cancer.Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology.  81:413-417. 2017
2017 Beyond sarcopenia: Characterization and integration of skeletal muscle quantity and radiodensity in a curable breast cancer population.Breast Journal.  24:278-284. 2017
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 Frailty and skeletal muscle in older adults with cancer.Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  9:68-73. 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


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2018 Rehabilitation needs of older adults with cancer.  907-916. 2018

Education And Training

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

  • Grant Williams
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