Russell Z. Szmulewitz

Biosciences Graduate Program Association
Publications
  1. Scher HI, Armstrong AJ, Schonhoft JD, Gill A, Zhao JL, Barnett E, Carbone E, Lu J, Antonarakis ES, Luo J, Tagawa S, Dos Anjos CH, Yang Q, George D, Szmulewitz R, Danila DC, Wenstrup R, Gonen M, Halabi S. Development and validation of circulating tumour cell enumeration (Epic Sciences) as a prognostic biomarker in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Eur J Cancer. 2021 Jun; 150:83-94. View in: PubMed

  2. Onderdonk BE, Dorn PL, Martinez C, Arif F, Cloutier D, Antic T, Golden DW, Karrison T, Pitroda SP, Szmulewitz RZ, Liauw SL. A prospective clinical and transcriptomic feasibility study of oral-only hormonal therapy with radiation for unfavorable prostate cancer in men 70 years of age and older or with comorbidity. Cancer. 2021 Aug 01; 127(15):2631-2640. View in: PubMed

  3. Brown LC, Halabi S, Schonhoft JD, Yang Q, Luo J, Nanus DM, Giannakakou P, Szmulewitz RZ, Danila DC, Barnett ES, Carbone EA, Zhao JL, Healy P, Anand M, Gill A, Jendrisak A, Berry WR, Gupta S, Gregory SG, Wenstrup R, Antonarakis ES, George DJ, Scher HI, Armstrong AJ. Circulating Tumor Cell Chromosomal Instability and Neuroendocrine Phenotype by Immunomorphology and Poor Outcomes in Men with mCRPC Treated with Abiraterone or Enzalutamide. Clin Cancer Res. 2021 Jul 15; 27(14):4077-4088. View in: PubMed

  4. Armstrong AJ, Shore ND, Szmulewitz RZ, Petrylak DP, Holzbeierlein J, Villers A, Azad A, Alcaraz A, Alekseev B, Iguchi T, Gomez-Veiga F, Rosbrook B, Lee HJ, Haas GP, Stenzl A. Reply by Authors. J Urol. 2021 05; 205(5):1371. View in: PubMed

  5. Szmulewitz RZ, Stadler WM, Ratain MJ. The Abiraterone Dosing Chess Match With Johnson & Johnson-Back in Check. JAMA Oncol. 2021 Jun 01; 7(6):827-828. View in: PubMed

  6. Denmeade SR, Wang H, Agarwal N, Smith DC, Schweizer MT, Stein MN, Assikis V, Twardowski PW, Flaig TW, Szmulewitz RZ, Holzbeierlein JM, Hauke RJ, Sonpavde G, Garcia JA, Hussain A, Sartor O, Mao S, Cao H, Fu W, Wang T, Abdallah R, Lim SJ, Bolejack V, Paller CJ, Carducci MA, Markowski MC, Eisenberger MA, Antonarakis ES. TRANSFORMER: A Randomized Phase II Study Comparing Bipolar Androgen Therapy Versus Enzalutamide in Asymptomatic Men With Castration-Resistant Metastatic Prostate Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2021 Apr 20; 39(12):1371-1382. View in: PubMed

  7. Lee RT, Kwon N, Wu J, To C, To S, Szmulewitz R, Tchekmedyian R, Holmes HM, Olopade OI, Stadler WM, Von Roenn J. Prevalence of potential interactions of medications, including herbs and supplements, before, during, and after chemotherapy in patients with breast and prostate cancer. Cancer. 2021 Jun 01; 127(11):1827-1835. View in: PubMed

  8. Armstrong AJ, Shore ND, Szmulewitz RZ, Petrylak DP, Holzbeierlein J, Villers A, Azad A, Alcaraz A, Alekseev B, Iguchi T, Gomez-Veiga F, Rosbrook B, Lee HJ, Haas GP, Stenzl A. Efficacy of Enzalutamide plus Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer by Pattern of Metastatic Spread: ARCHES Post Hoc Analyses. J Urol. 2021 May; 205(5):1361-1371. View in: PubMed

  9. Villers A, Shore N, Armstrong A, Szmulewitz R, Petrylak D, Holzbeierlein J, Azad A, Alcaraz A, Alekseev B, Iguchi T, Gomez-Veiga F, Rosbrook B, Lee H, Haas G, Stenzl A. Prog Urol. 2020 Nov; 30(13):745. View in: PubMed

  10. Armstrong AJ, Luo J, Nanus DM, Giannakakou P, Szmulewitz RZ, Danila DC, Healy P, Anand M, Berry WR, Zhang T, Harrison MR, Lu C, Chen Y, Galletti G, Schonhoft JD, Scher HI, Wenstrup R, Tagawa ST, Antonarakis ES, George DJ, Halabi S. Prospective Multicenter Study of Circulating Tumor Cell AR-V7 and Taxane Versus Hormonal Treatment Outcomes in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. JCO Precis Oncol. 2020; 4. View in: PubMed

  11. Eastham JA, Heller G, Halabi S, Monk JP, Beltran H, Gleave M, Evans CP, Clinton SK, Szmulewitz RZ, Coleman J, Hillman DW, Watt CR, George S, Sanda MG, Hahn OM, Taplin ME, Parsons JK, Mohler JL, Small EJ, Morris MJ. Cancer and Leukemia Group B 90203 (Alliance): Radical Prostatectomy With or Without Neoadjuvant Chemohormonal Therapy in Localized, High-Risk Prostate Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2020 09 10; 38(26):3042-3050. View in: PubMed

  12. Cheong EJY, Nair PC, Neo RWY, Tu HT, Lin F, Chiong E, Esuvaranathan K, Fan H, Szmulewitz RZ, Peer CJ, Figg WD, Chai CLL, Miners JO, Chan ECY. Slow-, Tight-Binding Inhibition of CYP17A1 by Abiraterone Redefines Its Kinetic Selectivity and Dosing Regimen. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2020 09; 374(3):438-451. View in: PubMed

  13. Stenzl A, Dunshee C, De Giorgi U, Alekseev B, Iguchi T, Szmulewitz RZ, Flaig TW, Tombal B, Morlock R, Ivanescu C, Ramaswamy K, Saad F, Armstrong AJ. Effect of Enzalutamide plus Androgen Deprivation Therapy on Health-related Quality of Life in Patients with Metastatic Hormone-sensitive Prostate Cancer: An Analysis of the ARCHES Randomised, Placebo-controlled, Phase 3 Study. Eur Urol. 2020 10; 78(4):603-614. View in: PubMed

  14. Danila DC, Szmulewitz RZ, Vaishampayan U, Higano CS, Baron AD, Gilbert HN, Brunstein F, Milojic-Blair M, Wang B, Kabbarah O, Mamounas M, Fine BM, Maslyar DJ, Ungewickell A, Scher HI. Phase I Study of DSTP3086S, an Antibody-Drug Conjugate Targeting Six-Transmembrane Epithelial Antigen of Prostate 1, in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2019 12 20; 37(36):3518-3527. View in: PubMed

  15. Falchook G, Rosen S, LoRusso P, Watts J, Gupta S, Coombs CC, Talpaz M, Kurzrock R, Mita M, Cassaday R, Harb W, Peguero J, Smith DC, Piha-Paul SA, Szmulewitz R, Noel MS, Yeleswaram S, Liu P, Switzky J, Zhou G, Zheng F, Mehta A. Development of 2 Bromodomain and Extraterminal Inhibitors With Distinct Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Profiles for the Treatment of Advanced Malignancies. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 03 15; 26(6):1247-1257. View in: PubMed

  16. George DJ, Halabi S, Healy P, Barak I, Winters C, Anand M, Wilder R, Klein M, Martinez E, Nixon AB, Harrison MR, Szmulewitz R, Armstrong AJ. Phase 1b trial of docetaxel, prednisone, and pazopanib in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Prostate. 2019 11; 79(15):1752-1761. View in: PubMed

  17. Piha-Paul SA, Sachdev JC, Barve M, LoRusso P, Szmulewitz R, Patel SP, Lara PN, Chen X, Hu B, Freise KJ, Modi D, Sood A, Hutti JE, Wolff J, O'Neil BH. First-in-Human Study of Mivebresib (ABBV-075), an Oral Pan-Inhibitor of Bromodomain and Extra Terminal Proteins, in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Solid Tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2019 11 01; 25(21):6309-6319. View in: PubMed

  18. Armstrong AJ, Szmulewitz RZ, Petrylak DP, Holzbeierlein J, Villers A, Azad A, Alcaraz A, Alekseev B, Iguchi T, Shore ND, Rosbrook B, Sugg J, Baron B, Chen L, Stenzl A. ARCHES: A Randomized, Phase III Study of Androgen Deprivation Therapy With Enzalutamide or Placebo in Men With Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2019 11 10; 37(32):2974-2986. View in: PubMed

  19. Michaelson MD, Gupta S, Agarwal N, Szmulewitz R, Powles T, Pili R, Bruce JY, Vaishampayan U, Larkin J, Rosbrook B, Wang E, Murphy D, Wang P, Lechuga MJ, Valota O, Shepard DR. A Phase Ib Study of Axitinib in Combination with Crizotinib in Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer or Other Advanced Solid Tumors. Oncologist. 2019 09; 24(9):1151-e817. View in: PubMed

  20. Armstrong AJ, Halabi S, Luo J, Nanus DM, Giannakakou P, Szmulewitz RZ, Danila DC, Healy P, Anand M, Rothwell CJ, Rasmussen J, Thornburg B, Berry WR, Wilder RS, Lu C, Chen Y, Silberstein JL, Kemeny G, Galletti G, Somarelli JA, Gupta S, Gregory SG, Scher HI, Dittamore R, Tagawa ST, Antonarakis ES, George DJ. Prospective Multicenter Validation of Androgen Receptor Splice Variant 7 and Hormone Therapy Resistance in High-Risk Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: The PROPHECY Study. J Clin Oncol. 2019 05 01; 37(13):1120-1129. View in: PubMed

  21. Leng J, Akthar AS, Szmulewitz RZ, O'Donnell PH, Sweis RF, Pitroda SP, Smith N, Steinberg GD, Liauw SL. Safety and Efficacy of Hypofractionated Radiotherapy With Capecitabine in Elderly Patients With Urothelial Carcinoma. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2019 Feb; 17(1):e12-e18. View in: PubMed

  22. Beltran H, Oromendia C, Danila DC, Montgomery B, Hoimes C, Szmulewitz RZ, Vaishampayan U, Armstrong AJ, Stein M, Pinski J, Mosquera JM, Sailer V, Bareja R, Romanel A, Gumpeni N, Sboner A, Dardenne E, Puca L, Prandi D, Rubin MA, Scher HI, Rickman DS, Demichelis F, Nanus DM, Ballman KV, Tagawa ST. A Phase II Trial of the Aurora Kinase A Inhibitor Alisertib for Patients with Castration-resistant and Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer: Efficacy and Biomarkers. Clin Cancer Res. 2019 01 01; 25(1):43-51. View in: PubMed

  23. Szmulewitz RZ, Karrison T, Stadler WM, Ratain MJ. Low-Dose Abiraterone With Food: Rebutting an Editorial. J Clin Oncol. 2018 10 20; 36(30):3060-3061. View in: PubMed

  24. Szmulewitz RZ, Stadler WM, Ratain MJ. Reply to I.F. Tannock, P. Isaacsson Velho et al, M. Tiako Meyo et al, and F.J.S.H. Woei-A-Jin et al. J Clin Oncol. 2018 10 20; 36(30):3064-3065. View in: PubMed

  25. Monk P, Liu G, Stadler WM, Geyer S, Huang Y, Wright J, Villalona-Calero M, Wade J, Szmulewitz R, Gupta S, Mortazavi A, Dreicer R, Pili R, Dawson N, George S, Garcia JA. Phase II randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of tivantinib in men with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Invest New Drugs. 2018 10; 36(5):919-926. View in: PubMed

  26. Bhanvadia RR, VanOpstall C, Brechka H, Barashi NS, Gillard M, McAuley EM, Vasquez JM, Paner G, Chan WC, Andrade J, De Marzo AM, Han M, Szmulewitz RZ, Vander Griend DJ. MEIS1 and MEIS2 Expression and Prostate Cancer Progression: A Role For HOXB13 Binding Partners in Metastatic Disease. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 08 01; 24(15):3668-3680. View in: PubMed

  27. Sweis RF, Zha Y, Pass L, Heiss B, Chongsuwat T, Luke JJ, Gajewski TF, Szmulewitz R. Pseudoprogression manifesting as recurrent ascites with anti-PD-1 immunotherapy in urothelial bladder cancer. J Immunother Cancer. 2018 04 04; 6(1):24. View in: PubMed

  28. Szmulewitz RZ, Peer CJ, Ibraheem A, Martinez E, Kozloff MF, Carthon B, Harvey RD, Fishkin P, Yong WP, Chiong E, Nabhan C, Karrison T, Figg WD, Stadler WM, Ratain MJ. Prospective International Randomized Phase II Study of Low-Dose Abiraterone With Food Versus Standard Dose Abiraterone In Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2018 05 10; 36(14):1389-1395. View in: PubMed

  29. Kach J, Long TM, Selman P, Tonsing-Carter EY, Bacalao MA, Lastra RR, de Wet L, Comiskey S, Gillard M, VanOpstall C, West DC, Chan WC, Griend DV, Conzen SD, Szmulewitz RZ. Selective Glucocorticoid Receptor Modulators (SGRMs) Delay Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer Growth. Mol Cancer Ther. 2017 08; 16(8):1680-1692. View in: PubMed

  30. Szmulewitz RZ, Chang RY, Blank SV, Curtin JP, Hochster HS, Hamilton AL, Hornreich G, Muggia FM. Sequential phase II studies for endometrial cancer (EC): Pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (LD) with either paclitaxel (P) or docetaxel (D). J Clin Oncol. 2005 Jun; 23(16_suppl):5134. View in: PubMed

  31. Armstrong AJ, Humeniuk MS, Healy P, Szmulewitz R, Winters C, Kephart J, Harrison MR, Martinez E, Mundy K, Halabi S, George D. Phase Ib Trial of Cabazitaxel and Tasquinimod in Men With Heavily Pretreated Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC): The CATCH Trial. Prostate. 2017 03; 77(4):385-395. View in: PubMed

  32. Sweis RF, Medved M, Towey S, Karczmar GS, Oto A, Szmulewitz RZ, O'Donnell PH, Fishkin P, Karrison T, Stadler WM. Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Pharmacodynamic Biomarker for Pazopanib in Metastatic Renal Carcinoma. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 04; 15(2):207-212. View in: PubMed

  33. Kregel S, Chen JL, Tom W, Krishnan V, Kach J, Brechka H, Fessenden TB, Isikbay M, Paner GP, Szmulewitz RZ, Vander Griend DJ. Acquired resistance to the second-generation androgen receptor antagonist enzalutamide in castration-resistant prostate cancer. Oncotarget. 2016 May 03; 7(18):26259-74. View in: PubMed

  34. Reyes EE, Gillard M, Duggan R, Wroblewski K, Kregel S, Isikbay M, Kach J, Brechka H, Weele DJ, Szmulewitz RZ, Griend DJ. Molecular analysis of CD133-positive circulating tumor cells from patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. J Transl Sci. 2015 Jul; 1(1). View in: PubMed

  35. Posadas EM, Ahmed RS, Karrison T, Szmulewitz RZ, O'Donnell PH, Wade JL, Shen J, Gururajan M, Sievert M, Stadler WM. Saracatinib as a metastasis inhibitor in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: A University of Chicago Phase 2 Consortium and DOD/PCF Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium Study. Prostate. 2016 Feb 15; 76(3):286-93. View in: PubMed

  36. Kach J, Conzen SD, Szmulewitz RZ. Targeting the glucocorticoid receptor in breast and prostate cancers. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Sep 16; 7(305):305ps19. View in: PubMed

  37. VanderWeele DJ, Paner GP, Fleming GF, Szmulewitz RZ. Sustained Complete Response to Cytotoxic Therapy and the PARP Inhibitor Veliparib in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer - A Case Report. Front Oncol. 2015; 5:169. View in: PubMed

  38. Reyes EE, VanderWeele DJ, Isikbay M, Duggan R, Campanile A, Stadler WM, Vander Griend DJ, Szmulewitz RZ. Quantitative characterization of androgen receptor protein expression and cellular localization in circulating tumor cells from patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. J Transl Med. 2014 Nov 26; 12:313. View in: PubMed

  39. Kim W, Zhang L, Wilton JH, Fetterly G, Mohler JL, Weinberg V, Morse A, Szmulewitz RZ, Friedlander TW, Fong L, Lin AM, Harzstark AL, Molina A, Small EJ, Ryan CJ. Sequential use of the androgen synthesis inhibitors ketoconazole and abiraterone acetate in castration-resistant prostate cancer and the predictive value of circulating androgens. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 15; 20(24):6269-76. View in: PubMed

  40. Kregel S, Szmulewitz RZ, Vander Griend DJ. The pluripotency factor Nanog is directly upregulated by the androgen receptor in prostate cancer cells. Prostate. 2014 Nov; 74(15):1530-43. View in: PubMed

  41. Geynisman DM, Szmulewitz RZ, Plimack ER. Corticosteroids and prostate cancer: friend or foe? Eur Urol. 2015 May; 67(5):874-5. View in: PubMed

  42. Cohen A, Richards KA, Patel S, Weiner A, Eggener SE, Szmulewitz RZ. Metastatic small cell carcinoma of the prostate: Population-based analysis of patient characteristics and treatment paradigms. Urol Oncol. 2015 Feb; 33(2):70.e1-7. View in: PubMed

  43. Weiner AB, Patel SG, Richards KA, Szmulewitz RZ, Eggener SE. Population-based analysis of treatment modalities and survival for clinically localized small-cell carcinoma of the prostate. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2014 Sep; 17(3):286-91. View in: PubMed

  44. Szmulewitz RZ, Ratain MJ. Vemurafenib oral bioavailability: an insoluble problem. J Clin Pharmacol. 2014 Apr; 54(4):375-7. View in: PubMed

  45. Isikbay M, Otto K, Kregel S, Kach J, Cai Y, Vander Griend DJ, Conzen SD, Szmulewitz RZ. Glucocorticoid receptor activity contributes to resistance to androgen-targeted therapy in prostate cancer. Horm Cancer. 2014 Apr; 5(2):72-89. View in: PubMed

  46. Drazer MW, Prasad SM, Huo D, Schonberg MA, Dale W, Szmulewitz RZ, Eggener SE. National trends in prostate cancer screening among older American men with limited 9-year life expectancies: evidence of an increased need for shared decision making. Cancer. 2014 May 15; 120(10):1491-8. View in: PubMed

  47. Szmulewitz RZ, Ratain MJ. Playing Russian roulette with tyrosine kinase inhibitors. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Mar; 93(3):242-4. View in: PubMed

  48. Kregel S, Kiriluk KJ, Rosen AM, Cai Y, Reyes EE, Otto KB, Tom W, Paner GP, Szmulewitz RZ, Vander Griend DJ. Sox2 is an androgen receptor-repressed gene that promotes castration-resistant prostate cancer. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e53701. View in: PubMed

  49. Geynisman DM, Szmulewitz RZ, Stadler WM. A trial postmortem: challenges in conducting a randomized, double-blind, phase 2 study in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer. Eur Urol. 2012 Nov; 62(5):864-6. View in: PubMed

  50. Ward JE, Karrison T, Chatta G, Hussain M, Shevrin D, Szmulewitz RZ, O'Donnell PH, Stadler WM, Posadas EM. A randomized, phase II study of pazopanib in castrate-sensitive prostate cancer: a University of Chicago Phase II Consortium/Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium study. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2012 Mar; 15(1):87-92. View in: PubMed

  51. Szmulewitz RZ, Chung E, Al-Ahmadie H, Daniel S, Kocherginsky M, Razmaria A, Zagaja GP, Brendler CB, Stadler WM, Conzen SD. Serum/glucocorticoid-regulated kinase 1 expression in primary human prostate cancers. Prostate. 2012 Feb 01; 72(2):157-64. View in: PubMed

  52. Shoushtari AN, Szmulewitz RZ, Rinker-Schaeffer CW. Metastasis-suppressor genes in clinical practice: lost in translation? Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2011 Jun; 8(6):333-42. View in: PubMed

  53. Sajid S, Mohile SG, Szmulewitz R, Posadas E, Dale W. Individualized decision-making for older men with prostate cancer: balancing cancer control with treatment consequences across the clinical spectrum. Semin Oncol. 2011 Apr; 38(2):309-25. View in: PubMed

  54. Szmulewitz RZ, Clark R, Lotan T, Otto K, Taylor Veneris J, Macleod K, Rinker-Schaeffer C. MKK4 suppresses metastatic colonization by multiple highly metastatic prostate cancer cell lines through a transient impairment in cell cycle progression. Int J Cancer. 2012 Feb 01; 130(3):509-20. View in: PubMed

  55. Jayram G, Szmulewitz RZ, Eggener SE. Management of good-risk metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis: current concepts and controversies. Indian J Urol. 2010 Jan-Mar; 26(1):92-7. View in: PubMed

  56. Szmulewitz R, Mohile S, Posadas E, Kunnavakkam R, Karrison T, Manchen E, Stadler WM. A randomized phase 1 study of testosterone replacement for patients with low-risk castration-resistant prostate cancer. Eur Urol. 2009 Jul; 56(1):97-103. View in: PubMed

  57. Taylor JL, Szmulewitz RZ, Lotan T, Hickson J, Griend DV, Yamada SD, Macleod K, Rinker-Schaeffer CW. New paradigms for the function of JNKK1/MKK4 in controlling growth of disseminated cancer cells. Cancer Lett. 2008 Dec 08; 272(1):12-22. View in: PubMed

  58. Stadler WM, Szmulewitz RZ. Sunitinib--a new standard of care for metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Nat Clin Pract Oncol. 2007 Aug; 4(8):458-9. View in: PubMed

  59. Anselmo J, Kay T, Dennis K, Szmulewitz R, Refetoff S, Weiss RE. Resistance to thyroid hormone does not abrogate the transient thyrotoxicosis associated with gestation: report of a case. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Sep; 86(9):4273-5. View in: PubMed