Research Funding

  • February 10, 2015 - January 31, 2017 - NAPTA: Optimizing clinical trial design & delivery of particle therapy for cancer, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: P20CA183640
  • July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2010 - SFSU/UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Partnership Program, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: U56CA096216
  • February 10, 2015 - January 31, 2017 - NAPTA: Optimizing clinical trial design & delivery of particle therapy for cancer, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: P20CA183640
  • July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2010 - SFSU/UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Partnership Program, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: U56CA096216

Education

Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, BS, 1975, Physics
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford,CA, MD, 1979, Medicine
University of California San Francisco, Fellow, 1981-83, Med Oncology
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford,CA, Resident, 1984-87, Radiation Oncology

Honors & Awards

  • 1980-1981
    Outstanding Intern of the Year (Charles R. Drew Award)
  • 1981-1982
    Fellow of the American Cancer Society
  • 1994
    UCSF Health Net Wellness Award
  • 1994-1997
    American Cancer Society Career Development Award
  • 1996-97; 1997-98; 2001-02
    "The Best Doctors in America"
  • 2002
    Fellow, American College of Radiology
  • 2002-05
    President, John Hale Medical Society
  • 2005
    10 Most Influential African Americans in the Bay Area (Healthcare)

Selected Publications

  1. Jones CU, Pugh SL, Sandler HM, Chetner MP, Amin MB, Bruner DW, Zietman AL, Den RB, Leibenhaut MH, Longo JM, Bahary JP, Rosenthal SA, Souhami L, Michalski JM, Hartford AC, Amin PP, Roach M, Yee D, Efstathiou JA, Rodgers JP, Feng FY, Shipley WU. Adding short-term androgen deprivation therapy to RT in men with localized prostate cancer: long-term update of the NRG/RTOG 9408 randomized clinical trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Sep 01.  View on PubMed
  2. Wu SY, Wong AC, Shinohara K, Roach M, Cunha JAM, Valdes G, Hsu IC. Salvage High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy for Recurrent Prostate Cancer After Definitive Radiation. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2021 May 30.  View on PubMed
  3. Rogowski P, Roach M, Schmidt-Hegemann NS, Trapp C, von Bestenbostel R, Shi R, Buchner A, Stief C, Belka C, Li M. Radiotherapy of oligometastatic prostate cancer: a systematic review. Radiat Oncol. 2021 Mar 09; 16(1):50.  View on PubMed
  4. Mohamad O, Roach M. Radiation Delay Is Okay, but Where Is the Evidence? JAMA Oncol. 2021 Mar 01; 7(3):463-464.  View on PubMed
  5. Hall WA, Tree AC, Dearnaley D, Parker CC, Prasad V, Roach M, Lawton CAF. Considering benefit and risk before routinely recommending SpaceOAR. Lancet Oncol. 2021 01; 22(1):11-13.  View on PubMed
  6. Chen WC, Li Y, Lazar A, Altun A, Descovich M, Nano T, Ziemer B, Sudhyadhom A, Cunha A, Thomas H, Gottschalk A, Hsu IC, Roach M. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Boost in Combination With Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer: A Single-Institution Propensity Score Matched Analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 06 01; 110(2):429-437.  View on PubMed
  7. Spratt DE, Malone S, Roy S, Grimes S, Eapen L, Morgan SC, Malone J, Craig J, Dess RT, Jackson WC, Hartman HE, Kishan AU, Mehra R, Kaffenberger S, Morgan TM, Reichert ZR, Alumkal JJ, Michalski J, Lee WR, Pisansky TM, Feng FY, Shipley W, Sandler HM, Schipper MJ, Roach M, Sun Y, Lawton CAF. Prostate Radiotherapy With Adjuvant Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) Improves Metastasis-Free Survival Compared to Neoadjuvant ADT: An Individual Patient Meta-Analysis. J Clin Oncol. 2021 01 10; 39(2):136-144.  View on PubMed
  8. Hsu IC, Rodgers JP, Shinohara K, Purdy J, Michalski J, Roach M, Vigneault E, Ivker RA, Pryzant RM, Kuettel M, Taussky D, Gustafson GS, Raben A, Sandler HM. Long-Term Results of NRG Oncology/RTOG 0321: A Phase II Trial of Combined High Dose Rate Brachytherapy and External Beam Radiation Therapy for Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 07 01; 110(3):700-707.  View on PubMed
  9. Sachdev S, Carroll P, Sandler H, Nguyen PL, Wafford E, Auffenberg G, Schaeffer E, Roach M, Evans CP, Hussain M. Assessment of Postprostatectomy Radiotherapy as Adjuvant or Salvage Therapy in Patients With Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review. JAMA Oncol. 2020 Nov 01; 6(11):1793-1800.  View on PubMed
  10. Mohamad O, Roach M. Delaying Dilemmas: Coronavirus Complications Impacting the Management of Prostate Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 10 01; 108(2):337.  View on PubMed
  11. Gartrell BA, Roach M, Retter A, Sokol GH, Del Priore G, Scher HI. Phase II trial of SM-88, a cancer metabolism based therapy, in non-metastatic biochemical recurrent prostate cancer. Invest New Drugs. 2021 Apr; 39(2):499-508.  View on PubMed
  12. Roach M. Editorial Comment. J Urol. 2020 11; 204(5):954.  View on PubMed
  13. Han HJ, Li YR, Roach M, Aggarwal R. Dramatic response to combination pembrolizumab and radiation in metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer. Ther Adv Med Oncol. 2020; 12:1758835920936084.  View on PubMed
  14. Li YR, Roach M. The Roach Equation: Value of Old Clinical Tools in the Era of New Molecular Imaging. J Nucl Med. 2020 09; 61(9):1292-1293.  View on PubMed
  15. Jackson WC, Hartman HE, Dess RT, Birer SR, Soni PD, Hearn JWD, Reichert ZR, Kishan AU, Mahal BA, Zumsteg ZS, Efstathiou JA, Kaffenberger S, Morgan TM, Mehra R, Showalter TN, Krauss DA, Nguyen PL, Schipper MJ, Feng FY, Sandler HM, Hoskin PJ, Roach M, Spratt DE. Addition of Androgen-Deprivation Therapy or Brachytherapy Boost to External Beam Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer: A Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials. J Clin Oncol. 2020 09 10; 38(26):3024-3031.  View on PubMed
  16. Griffin RJ, Ahmed MM, Amendola B, Belyakov O, Bentzen SM, Butterworth KT, Chang S, Coleman CN, Djonov V, Formenti SC, Glatstein E, Guha C, Kalnicki S, Le QT, Loo BW, Mahadevan A, Massaccesi M, Maxim PG, Mohiuddin M, Mohiuddin M, Mayr NA, Obcemea C, Petersson K, Regine W, Roach M, Romanelli P, Simone CB, Snider JW, Spitz DR, Vikram B, Vozenin MC, Abdel-Wahab M, Welsh J, Wu X, Limoli CL. Understanding High-Dose, Ultra-High Dose Rate, and Spatially Fractionated Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 07 15; 107(4):766-778.  View on PubMed
  17. Gillessen S, Attard G, Beer TM, Beltran H, Bjartell A, Bossi A, Briganti A, Bristow RG, Chi KN, Clarke N, Davis ID, de Bono J, Drake CG, Duran I, Eeles R, Efstathiou E, Evans CP, Fanti S, Feng FY, Fizazi K, Frydenberg M, Gleave M, Halabi S, Heidenreich A, Heinrich D, Higano CTS, Hofman MS, Hussain M, James N, Kanesvaran R, Kantoff P, Khauli RB, Leibowitz R, Logothetis C, Maluf F, Millman R, Morgans AK, Morris MJ, Mottet N, Mrabti H, Murphy DG, Murthy V, Oh WK, Ost P, O'Sullivan JM, Padhani AR, Parker C, Poon DMC, Pritchard CC, Reiter RE, Roach M, Rubin M, Ryan CJ, Saad F, Sade JP, Sartor O, Scher HI, Shore N, Small E, Smith M, Soule H, Sternberg CN, Steuber T, Suzuki H, Sweeney C, Sydes MR, Taplin ME, Tombal B, Türkeri L, van Oort I, Zapatero A, Omlin A. Management of Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer: Report of the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference 2019. Eur Urol. 2020 04; 77(4):508-547.  View on PubMed
  18. Li YR, Roach M. Re: Identifying the Optimal Candidate for Salvage Lymph Node Dissection for Nodal Recurrence of Prostate Cancer: Results from a Large, Multi-institutional Analysis. Eur Urol. 2020 04; 77(4):558-559.  View on PubMed
  19. Weinstock C, Suzman D, Kluetz P, Baxley J, Viviano C, Ibrahim A, Jarow J, Sridhara R, Liu K, Carroll P, Eggener S, Hu JC, Hussain M, King M, Klein E, Kungel T, Makarov D, Pinto PA, Rini B, Roach M, Sandler H, Schlegel PN, Song D, Goldberg K, Pazdur R, Beaver JA. Development of Treatments for Localized Prostate Cancer in Patients Eligible for Active Surveillance: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence Public Workshop. J Urol. 2020 01; 203(1):115-119.  View on PubMed
  20. Dess RT, Hartman HE, Mahal BA, Soni PD, Jackson WC, Cooperberg MR, Amling CL, Aronson WJ, Kane CJ, Terris MK, Zumsteg ZS, Butler S, Osborne JR, Morgan TM, Mehra R, Salami SS, Kishan AU, Wang C, Schaeffer EM, Roach M, Pisansky TM, Shipley WU, Freedland SJ, Sandler HM, Halabi S, Feng FY, Dignam JJ, Nguyen PL, Schipper MJ, Spratt DE. Association of Black Race With Prostate Cancer-Specific and Other-Cause Mortality. JAMA Oncol. 2019 07 01; 5(7):975-983.  View on PubMed

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