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University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department of Radiation Oncology
Curriculum Vitae
James M. Metz, MD


Office Address

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiation Oncology
3400 Spruce Street, 2 Donner
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283

Education

8/85 - 5/89B.S.Juniata College (Biology)
8/89 - 5/91M.S.Hahnemann University (Clinical Immunology/Microbiology)
8/91 - 5/95M.D.UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Med School

Post Graduate Training

7/95 - 6/96Internship, Department of Internal Medicine
Cooper University Medical Center, Camden, NJ
7/98 - 6/99Chief Resident, Department of Radiation Oncology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
7/96 - 6/00Residency, Department of Radiation Oncology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
7/99 - 6/00Clinical Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Licensure

State of New Jersey

State of Pennsylvania

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Awards, Honors, and Memberships in Honorary Societies

Cooper University Medical Center

  • 1996 Internal Medicine Resident of the Year

UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

  • 1995 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • 1995 Alumni Award
  • 1993-1995 UMDNJ Foundation Award Scholarship Recipient
  • 1995 Gaines Award
  • 1994 RWJMS Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient
  • 1992 UMDNJ Research Fellowship Award
  • 1992 PRO of NJ Scholarship Recipient

Hahnemann University Graduate School

  • 1990 Outstanding Pathology Honor Student Award
  • 1990 Graduate School Association Scholarship

Juniata College

  • 1988 College Football Preview All America Team
  • 1986-1988 MAC All Conference Football Team
  • 1987 GTE/CoSIDA Academic All America Candidate
  • 1985-1988 Juniata Foundation Award Scholarship Recipient
  • 1987 Biological National Honor Society (Tri Beta)
  • 1987 Outstanding College Students of America

Membership in Professional Societies

American Medical Association

American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

American College of Radiology

American College of Radiation Oncology

Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

Editorial Positions

2001- present Editor-in-Chief, OncoLink

2000 Home Box Office (HBO) Website Expert Analyst

1999-2000 Associate Editor, OncoLink

1997-1998 Section Editor, OncoLink, Book Reviews

1997-1998 Section Editor, OnocLink, Unconventional Medicine

Academic Committees at the University of Pennsylvania and Affiliated Hospitals

1998- present Educational Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology 1999- present Proton Therapy Development Committee 1998-1999 Housestaff Committee

Lectures by Invitation

2/01 "From Penn to Tijuana: Alternative Medicine and Cancer"
Cancer Center Grand Rounds, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

1/01 Keynote Address: "The Use of Unconventional Medical Therapies by Female Oncology Patients"
SGNO Conf San Diego, CA

10/00 "An Introduction to Proton Therapy for Cancer"
Gwynedd-Mercy College, The Eileen McCullough Memorial Scholarship Continuing Education Day, Gwenedd, PA

9/00 "Cancer Patients and Unconventional Medical Therapies"
Life Force Support Group, Frankford Hospital, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

1/00 "Introduction to Proton Therapy"
Roentgen Ray Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

12/99 "Alternative Medicine and Cancer"
Cancer Center Grand Rounds, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

3/99 "Introduction to Radiation Oncology"
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, University of Pennsylvania

2/99 "Advanced Retinoblastoma", Children?s Hospital of Philadelphia Tumor Board, Philadelphia, PA

Publications

Metz JM, Jones H, DeNittis A, Hahn S: Female Cancer Patients Frequently Use Unconventional Medical Therapies. SGNO (in press)

Metz JM, Jones H, Devine P, Hahn S, Glatstein E: Cancer Patients Use Unconventional Medical Therapies Far More Frequently Than Standard History and Physical Examination Suggests. Cancer J Sci Am (in press).

Metz JM, Tochner Z, Hahn S, Smith D, Zhu T, Friedberg JS, Fraker D, Glatstein E: Clinical Applications for photodynamic therapy in oncology. Proceedings of SPIE. (in press)

Metz JM, Schultz DJ, Fox K, Mathews A, Glick J, Solin LJ: Analysis of outcomes for high risk breast cancer based on interval from surgery to postmastectomy radiation therapy. Cancer J Sci Am 6:324-330, 2000.

Metz JM, Rosenthal M, Rosenthal DI: On Unconventional Medical Therapies. Oncology 14:1355-1356, 2000.

Metz JM: Alternative Medicine and the Cancer Patient: An Overview. Medical and Pediatric Oncology 34:20-26, 2000.

Metz JM, Glatstein E: Local control versus systemic control: Is the cart coming before the oncologic horse? Cancer J Sci Am 6:66-68, 2000.

Metz JM, Schultz DJ, Fox K, Glick J, Solin LJ: Long-Term Outcome After Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients at High Risk for Local-Regional Recurrence. Cancer J Sci Am 5:77-83, 1999.

Metz JM, Solin LJ: Long-Term Outcome After Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy of the Treatment of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast. American Journal of Clinical Oncology 22:215-217, 1999. Order SE,

Metz JM, et al: A New Method For Delivering Cytotoxic Agents to Solid Cancer, Int J Radiat Oncol Bio Phys 30: 715-720, 1994.

Metz JM., Kurnik B, Weisberg: Utility of Exercise Included Microalbuminuria in Prediction the Development of Diabetic Renal Disease, UMDNJ Research Journal, 1993.

Books

Metz, JM, OncoTips: A Handbook for Cancer Patients. Lippincott-Raven Publishing (in press).

Organizing Roles in Scientific Meetings

ASTRO 2001 - Scientific Session ? Complementary and Alternative Cancer Therapies

ASTRO 2000 ? Panel Session? Unconventional Medical Therapies and the Cancer Patient

Principal Investigator (No Grant)

Protocol: Principal Investigator of a Multi-institutional Research Protocol "Prostatitis as a Cause of Rising PSA in Patients Treated With Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer" UPCC #6897

Original Publications on OncoLink*

*Website for the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Presidential Election 2000 Political Page: Face The Survivors

Metz J, "An Interview with George W. Bush" [posted 2000, August 14] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 2000, August 14.

Metz J, "An Interview with John McCain" [posted 2000, January 23] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 2000, January 23.

Metz J, "An Interview with Bill Bradley" [posted 1999, October 25] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 1999, October 25.

Metz J, "An Interview with Vice President Al Gore" [posted 1999, October 11] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 1999, October 11.

OncoLink OncoTips

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "CA-125 Tumor Marker" [posted 2000, August 6] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, August 6.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Lycopene" [posted 2000, June 18] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, June 18.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "PC-SPES Herbal Therapy for Prostate Cancer" [posted 2000, April 2] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, April 2.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Saw Palmetto" [posted 2000, April 2] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, April 2.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Herbal Treatments May Effect the Screening Test For Prostate Cancer" [posted 2000, March 19] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, March 19.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "The Revici Method for the Treatment of Cacner" [posted 2000, March 19] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, March 19.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Finding the Right Cancer Book" [posted 1999, December 12] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 1999, December 12.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Superior Vena Cava Syndrome" [posted 1999, September 11] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 1999, September 11.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Early Detection of Melanoma" [posted 1999, August 22] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 1999, August 22.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Photodynamic Therapy" [posted 1999, July 18] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 1999, July 18.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Viatical Settlements" [posted 1999, July 4] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 1999, July 4.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Sun Protection Tips" [posted 1999, June 6] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, June 6.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Breast Self Exam" [posted 1999, May 31] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, May 31.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Radiology Studies List" [posted 1999, May 23] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, May 23.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Keeping a Medication List" [posted, May 9] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, May 9.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Radiation Therapy" [posted 1999, April 4] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, April 4.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "The Staging of Cancer" [posted 1999, March 21] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, March 21.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "PAP Smear" [posted 1999, February 14] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, February 14.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Skin Care and Radiation Therapy" [posted 1999, February 7] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, February 7.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Spinal Cord Compression" [posted 1999, January 31] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, January 31.

Metz J, OncoTip: "Herceptin and Breast Cancer" [posted 1999, January 17] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, January 17.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Weight Loss" [posted 1999, January 3] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, January 3.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Green Tea" [posted 1998, December 20] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, December 20.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Screening for Testicular Cancer" [posted 1998, December 6] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, December 6.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Colorectal Cancer Screening" [posted 1998, November 29] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, November 29.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Increased risk of lung cancer is not the only reason to quit smoking" [posted 1998, November 15] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, November 15.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Watch out for a hoax when considering unconventional medical treatments" [posted 1998, November 8] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, November 8.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Acupuncture" [posted 1998, April 6] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, April 6.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Becoming Involved in Clinical Research Trials" [posted 1998, February 8] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, February 8.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: Beware of Media Hype: "A New Cancer Cure" [posted 1998, May 31] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, May 31.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Considering Hospice" [posted 1998, March 1] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, March 1.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Dealing With Diarrhea" [posted 1997, December] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997 December 28.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Dealing With a Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)" [posted 1998, January 4] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, January 4.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Dealing With Nausea" [posted 1998, Aug 31] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, Aug 31.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Dealing With Vaginal Discomfort During Intercourse after Cancer Treatment" [posted 1998, January 25] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, January 25.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Esophagitis " [posted 1998, October 4] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, October 4.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Explanations of Conventional vs. Unconventional Cancer Treatments" [posted 1998 June 7] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, June 7.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Fatigue and Cancer" OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998 March 29.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Guided Imagery" [posted: 1998, April 28] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, April 28.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Hair Loss" [posted 1997, December 15] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, December 15.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Macrobiotic Diet" [posted 1998, July 26] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, July 26.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Mammography" [posted 1998, September 13] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, September 13.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Managing Lymphedema" [posted 1998, January 18] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, January 18.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Meditation" [posted 1998, August 23] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, August 23.

Metz J, OncoTip: "Megadose Vitamin C" [posted 1998, August 9] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, August 9.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Neutropenic Fever" [posted 1998, March 8] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, March 8.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Pain Management for the Cancer Patient" [posted 1998, March 23] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, March 23.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Preparing For Your First Oncology Consultation" [posted 1998, February 1] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web] Accessed 1998, February 1.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Preventing Lymphedema" [posted 1997, December 21] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, December 21.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)" [posted 1998, September 24] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, September 24.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Remember to Keep Your Follow-up Appointments When Treatment is Over" [posted 1997, December 21] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, December 21.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Shark Cartilage" [posted1998, June 21] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, June 21.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction after Cancer Treatment" [posted 1998, February 22] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, February 22.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Utilizing Biofeedback" [posted 1998, April 19] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, April 19.

Metz J, OncoLink OncoTip: "Viagra---A New Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction" [posted 1998, May 11] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, May 11.

OncoLink TV Lectures

Metz J, OncoLinkTV: "Alternative Medicine and Cancer" [posted 1998, June 14] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, June 14.

Internet Radio Talk Shows

Metz J, Onhealth Live: "Unconventional Cancer Treatments and How to Make Sense of Them" hosted by NPR's Brooke Gladstone [posted 1998, October 27]; Accessed 1998, October 27.

OncoLink Scientific Meeting Reporting

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) May 20-23, 2000

American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) October 31-November 4, 1999

OncoLink Media Reviews

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "American College of Physicians Complete Home Medical Guide" [posted 2000, July 1] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, July 1.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "The Prostate Cancer Protection Plan" [posted 2000, June 18] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, June 18.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Childhood Cancer Survivors" [posted 2000, June 11] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, June 11.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "The Red Devil: To Hell With Cancer and Back" [posted 2000, April 30] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, April 30.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Worst Pills Best Pills" [posted 2000, April 30] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, April 30.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Complementary Cancer Therapies" [posted 2000, March 19] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, March 19.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Cancer Clinical Trials" [posted 2000, March 5] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, March 5.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Colon and Rectal Cancer" [posted 2000, February 6] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, February 6.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "The Complete guide to Herbal Medicines" [posted 2000, January 23] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, January 23.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "My Mommy?s Cancer" [posted 2000, January 23] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 2000, January 23.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach" [posted 1999, December 26] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, December 26.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Yoga for Dummies" [posted 1999, December 19] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, December 19.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "The Complete Idiots Guide to Meditation" [posted 1999, December 5] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]: Accessed 1999, December 5.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Inner Fire" [posted 1999, October 24] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, October 24.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "My Daddy's Cancer" [posted 1999, October 31] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, October 31.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Daddy's Promise" [posted 1999, October 10] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, October 10.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Radiation Oncology: Management Decisions" [posted 1999, August 22] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, August 22.

Metz J, OncoLink Video Review: "Kids Tell Kids What its Like When a Family Member Has Cancer" [posted 1999, August 13] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, August 13.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Cancer Facts: A Concise Oncology Text" [posted 1999, July 18] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, July 18.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Cancer Talk" [posted 1999, July 11] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, July 11.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Comprehensive Geriatric Oncology" [posted 1999, July 7] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, July 7.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "A Live in the Balance" [posted 1999, June 20] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, June 20.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "American Cancer Society: Colorectal Cancer" [posted 1999, June 13] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, June 13.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "American Cancer Society: Women and Cancer" [posted 1999, June 6] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, April 4.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Our Family Has Cancer, Too!" [posted 1999, April 18] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, April 15.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "What You Really Need to Know About Cancer" [posted 1999, April 11] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, April 11.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Definitive Guide to Cancer" [posted 1999, April 4] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, April 4.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Everyone's Guide to Cancer Therapy" [posted 1999, March 21] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, March 21.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Not Now... I'm Having a No Hair Day" [posted 1999, March 14] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, March 14.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Handbook of Palliative Care in Cancer" [posted 1999, March 7] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, March 7.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Breast Cancer: The Complete Guide" [posted 1999, February 14] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, February 14.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "What to do when they say 'It's cancer.' A Survivor's Guide" [posted 1999, February 7] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, February 7.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Alternative Medicine for Dummies" [posted 1999, January 31] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, January 31.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "The Prostate Answer Book: Remedies and Cures for Every Man and What Your Doctor Never Tells You about Surgery" [posted 1999, January 3] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1999, January 3.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "How To Improve Your Odds Against Cancer" [posted 1998, December 20] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, December 20.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Prostate Cancer: A Non-Surgical Perspective" [posted 1998, December 20] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, December 20.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "No More Bad Hair Days: A Woman's Journey Through Cancer, Chemotherapy and Coping" [posted 1998, December 6] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, December 6.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Getting the Best From Your Doctor" [posted 1998, November 29] The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, November 29.

Metz J, OncoLink Audiobook Review: "For People with Cancer" and "For People Undergoing Chemotherapy" [posted 1998, February 8] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, February 8.

Metz J, OncoLink Audio Review: " Petrea King Collection" [posted 1997, August 26] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, August 26.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Beyond Miracles" [posted 1998, April 28] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, April 28.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Cancer SOS: Strategies of Survival, A Guidebook For Women With Cancer" [posted 1998, June 1] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, June 1.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Choices in Healing" [posted 1998, March 29] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, March 29.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Coping With Radiation Therapy: A Ray of Hope" [posted 1997, December 8] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, December 8.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Dr. Rosenfeld's Guide to Alternative Medicine" [posted 1997, September 15] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, September 15.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Informed Decisions: The Complete Book of Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery" [ posted 1997, October 6] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, October 6.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Living Beyond Breast Cancer" [posted 1997, October 6] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, October 6.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Melanoma: Prevention, Detection & Treatment" [posted 1998, May 3] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, May 3.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Minding the Body, Mending the Mind" [posted 1998, Aug 23] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, August 23.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Prostate Cancer: A Survivor's Guide" [posted 1998, July 20] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, July 20.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Don't Die of Embarrassment: Life after Colostomy and Other Adventures" [posted Date: January 18, 1998] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, January 18.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Sexuality and Fertility After Cancer" [posted 1998, January 11] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, January 11.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Staying Well With Guided Imagery" [posted 1998, January 25] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, January 25.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "Survivors Guide to Breast Cancer: A Couple Story of Faith, Hope and Love" [posted 1998, March 16] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, March 16.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "The Cancer Recovery Eating Plan: The Right Foods to Help Fuel Your Recovery" [posted 1997, November 16] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, November 16.

Metz J, OncoLink Book Review: "The Mozart Effect" [posted 1998, March 8] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1998, March 8.

Metz J, OncoLink Video Review: "A Significant Journey: Breast Cancer Survivors and the Men Who Love Them" [posted 1997, September 15] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, September 15.

Metz J, OncoLink Video Review: "Colon and Rectal Cancer" [posted 1997, November 23] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, November 23.

Metz J, OncoLink Video Review: "Fight For Your Life: Survival Techniques for Those With Cancer" [posted 1997, December 28] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, December 28.

Metz J, OncoLink Video Review: "Prostate Cancer" [posted 1997, December 15] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997,December 15.

Metz J, OncoLink Video Review: "Tell Them You're Fine" [posted 1997, September 8] OncoLink: The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource [Resource on the World-Wide-Web]; Accessed 1997, September 8.

Abstract Presentations

Metz JM et al. Cancer Patients Use Unconventional Medical Therapies Far More Frequently Than Standard History and Physical Examination Suggests. Procedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, New Orleans, LA, May 2000.

Metz JM et al. Comparative Treatment Planning Between Proton and X-ray Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer. Proton Therapy Cooperative Group International Conference. Uppsala, Sweden, April 2000.

Metz JM et al. Analysis of Outcomes for High Risk Breast Cancer Patients Based on Interval from Surgery to Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy.. Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Atlanta, GA, May 1999.

Metz JM et al. Long Term Outcome After Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Breast Cancer at a High Risk of Local-Regional Recurrence. Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Los Angeles, CA, May 1998

Metz JM, Solin LS. Long Term Outcome After Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ. Proceedings of the American Society of Breast Diseases. Amelia Island, FL, February 1998