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John Grecula, MD


Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology
Chair, Promotions and Tenure Committee of Radiation Oncology


  • 1995-Present: Scientific Review Committee (SRC), Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University. 
  • 2002-Present: Clinical Trials Office Oversight Committee, Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University.
  • 2007-Present: NASA Review Panel on CNS of Radiation during Space Travel
  • 2011-Present: Alliance Cancer in the Elderly Committee
  • 2011-Present: Alliance Radiation Oncology Committee
  • 2011-Present: Alliance Neuro-Oncology Committee

Peer-Review Articles

  • Grecula J, Smith RE, Rhoades C, Sharma P, Agrawal A, Zhang H, Allen J, Goldman F, Young D, Schuller DE. Phase II Trial: Induction Paclitaxel in Previously Untreated, Resectable, Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinomas of Head and Neck. Cancer, 2000, Vol 89, No 12, 2587- 2596.
  • Grecula J, Schuller D, Smith R, Rhoades C, Nag S, Bauer C, Agrawal A, Au J, Young D, Gahbauer R. Long Term Follow-up on an Intensified Treatment Regimen for Advanced Resectable Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinomas. Cancer Investigation, 2001, Vol19, No 2, 127-136.
  • Schuller DE, Grecula J , Agrawal A, Rhoades CA, Orr DA, Young DC, Malone JP, Merz M. Multimodal Intensification Therapy for Previously Untreated Advanced Resectable Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity, Oropharynx, or Hypopharynx. Cancer 2002 Vol 94, No 12,
  • Christoforidis G, Grecula J, Newton H, Kangarlu A, Abduljalil A, Schmalbrock P, Chakeres D, Visualization of microvascularity in glioblastoma multiforme with 8-T high-spatial-resolution MR imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002 Oct;23(9):1553-6.
  • Roychowdhury S, Peng R, Baiocchi R, Bhatt D, Vourganti S, Grecula J, et al. Experimental Treatment of Epstein-Barr Virus-associated Primary Nervous System Lymphoma. Cancer Research 2003 Mar 1:63, 965-971.
  • 14. Mayr NA, Lo SS, Grecula J, Wang J, et al. Tumor imaging: radiation oncology perspective. Top Magn Reson lmaging.2006 Apr: 17 (2): 117-9.
  • Ross P Jr, Grecula J, Bekaii-Saab T, Villalona-Calero M, Otterson G, Magro C. Incorporation of photodynamic therapy as an induction modality in non-small cell lung cancer. Surg Med 2006. Dec;38(10)881-9.
  • Johnson Crawford J, Downey RJ, Ettinger DS, Fossella F, Grecula J, et al. Small cell lung cancer
    clinical practice guidelines in oncology J Natl Compr Cane Netw. 2006 Jul: 4(6)602-22.
  • Bratasz A, Pandian R, Deng Y, Petryakov S, Grecula J, Gupta N, Kuppusamy P In Vivo Imaging of
    Changes in Tumor Oxygenation During Growth and After Treatment. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine,
    2007 May; 57(5):950-9.
  • Schuller DE, Ozer Agrawal A, Grecula J, Rhoades CA, Young DC. Multimodal intensification regimens for advanced, resectable, previously untreated squamous cell cancer of the oral cavity, oropharynx, or hypopharynx: a 12 year experience. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Apr; 133 (4):320-6.
  • Clarke JW, Hadziahmetovic M, Tzou K, Lau CC, Paulino AC, Grecula J, Montebello JF, Mayr NA, LoSS.
    What is the best adjuvant treatment for very young patients with medulloblastoma? Expert Rev Neurother. 2007 Apr, 7(4):373-81
  • LoSS, Clarke JW, Cavaliere R, Sarkar A, McGregor JM, Grecula J, Montebello, JF, Mayr NA. Can whole brain radiation therapy be omitted in patients with 1 - 4 brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiosurgery? Am J Hematol Oneal 2007; 6:47-50,
  • Zhang H, Wang JZ, Mayr N, Kong X, Yuan J, Gupta N, Lo S, Grecula J, Montebello J, Martin D, Yuh W.
    Fractionated grid therapy in treating cervical cancers: conventional fractionation or hypofractionation? lnt J Radiat Oneal Bioi Phys. 2008 Jan. 70 (1)280-8.
  • Yuan J, Wang JZ, Lo S, Grecula J, Ammirati M., Montebello JF, Zhang H, Gupta N, Yuh WT, Mayr NA.
    Hypofractionation Regimens for Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Large Brain Tumors. lnt J. Radiat Oneal Bioi Phys. 2008
  • Kalemkerian GP, Akerley W, Downey RJ, Ettinger DS, Fossella F, Grecula J, Jahan T, Johnson BE, Kessinger A, Koczywas M, Langer CJ, Martins R, Niell HB, Pan CC, Ramnath N, Ready N, Robert F, Williams CC Jr, Small cell lung cancer. J Natl Compr Cane Network 2008 Mar; 693):294-314.
  • Clarke JW, RegisterS, McGregor JM, Grecula J, Mayr NA,Wang JZ, Li K, Gupta N, Kendra KL, Olencki
    Cavaliere R, Sarkar A, Lo SS. Stereotactic radiosurgery with or without whole brain radiotherapy for patients with a single radioresistant brain metastasis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2010 Feb; 1):70-4.
  • Mayr NA, Wang Lo SS, D, Grecula J, Lu L, Montebello JF, Fowler JM, Yuh WT. Translating
    response during therapy into ultimate outcome: a personalized 4-dimensional MRI tumor volumetric regression approach in cancer. lnt J Oncol Bioi Phys. 0 Mar 1;
  • Yang W, Huo T, Barth RF, Gupta N, Weldon M, Grecula J, Ross BD, Hoff BA, Chou TC, Rousseau J, Elfeaume H. Convection enhanced delivery of carboplatin in combination with radiotherapy for the
    treatment of brain tumors. J Neurooncol. 2010 Jun; [Epub ahead of print]
  • Mayr NA, Wang JZ, Zhang D, Grecula J, LoSS, Jarjoura D, Montebello J, Zhang H, Li K, Lu L, Huang
    Fowler JM, Wu DH, Knopp MV, Yuh WT. Longitudinal changes in tumor perfusion pattern during the radiation therapy course and its clinical impact in cervical cancer. lnt J Radiat Oncol Bioi Phys. 2010 Jun 1;77(2):502-8.
  • Hadziahmetovic M, Loo BW, Timmerman RD, Mayr NA, Wang JZ, Huang Z, Grecula J, Lo
    Stereotactic body radiation therapy (stereotactic ablative radiotherapy) for stage I non-small cell lung cancer-- updates of radiobiology, techniques and clinical outcomes. Discov Med 2010 (May); 9(48): 411-417.
  • LoSS, Teh BS, Mayr NA, Olencki TE, Wang JZ, Grecula J, Timmerman RD. Stereotactic body radiation
    therapy for oligometastases. Discov Med 2010 Sep; 10 (52): 247-54.
  • LoSS, Clarke JW, Grecula J, McGregor JM, Mayr NA, Cavaliere R, Kendra KL, Gupta N, Wang JZ,
    Sarkar A, Olencki Stereotactic radiosurgery alone for patients with 1-4 radioresistant brain metastases. M Med Oncol. 2011 Dec;28 Suppl 1:S439-44. 3. 1
  • Mayr NA, Huang Z, Sohn JW, Lo SS, Teh BS, Lu JJ, Grecula J, Kunos C. Emerging application of
    stereotactic body radiation therapy for gynecologic malignancies. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2011 (Jul); 11(7): 1071-1077.
  • Mayr NA, Huang Z, Wang JZ, Lo SS, Fan JM, Grecula J, Sammet S, Sammet CL, Guang J, Zhang J,
    Knopp MV, Yuh WTC. Characterizing tumor heterogeneity with functional imaging and quantifying highrisk tumor volume for early prediction of treatment outcome: cervical cancer as a model. lnt J Radiat Oncol Bioi Phys lnt J Radiat Oncol Bioi Phys.. Epub 2011 Dec 28.
  • Siddiqui F, Raben D, Liu JJ, Grecula J, Lo SS, Huang Z, Mayr NA, Teh BS, Yao M. Emerging applications of stereotactic body radiation therapy for head and neck cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther in press 2011.
  • Kalemkerian GP, Akerley W, Bogner P, Borghaei H, Chow L, Downey RJ, Gandhi L, Gant AK, Govindan
    R, Grecula J, et al. Small Cell Lung Cancer Guidelines. J. Nat! Compr Cane Netw. 2011 Oct, 9 (10): 1086-113.
  • Jha N, Harris J, Seikaly H, Jacobs JR, McEwan AJ, Robbins KT, Grecula J, Sharma AK, Ang KKA Phase II Study of Submandibular Gland Transfer Prior to Radiation for Prevention of Radiation-induced
    Xerostomia in Head-and-Neck Cancer (RTOG 0244). lnt J Radiat Oncol Bioi Phys. 2012 Apr 27. [PMID: