Jing Cai, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology
Division: Radiation Physics
Address: Radiation Oncology
Durham, NC 27710
Office Phone: (919) 684-1089
Email: jing.cai@duke.edu

Research Interests

Image-guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Tumor Motion Management, Four-Dimensional Radiation Therapy (4DRT), Stereotatic-Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Brachytherapy, Treatment Planning, Lung Cancer, Liver Cancer, Cervical Cancer.



Publications

Zhang, F; Hu, J; Kelsey, CR; Yoo, D; Yin, F-F; Cai, J. Reproducibility of tumor motion probability distribution function in stereotactic body radiation therapy of lung cancer. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics. 2012;84:861-866. Abstract

Vergalasova, I; Cai, J; Yin, F-F. A novel technique for markerless, self-sorted 4D-CBCT: feasibility study. Medical physics. 2012;39:1442-1451. Abstract

Cai, J; Chang, Z; Wang, Z; Paul Segars, W; Yin, F-F. Four-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging (4D-MRI) using image-based respiratory surrogate: a feasibility study. Medical physics. 2011;38:6384-6394. Abstract

Adamson, J; Chang, Z; Wang, Z; Yin, F-F; Cai, J. Maximum intensity projection (MIP) imaging using slice-stacking MRI. Medical physics. 2010;37:5914-5920. Abstract

Cai, J; McLawhorn, R; Read, PW; Larner, JM; Yin, F-F; Benedict, SH; Sheng, K. Effects of breathing variation on gating window internal target volume in respiratory gated radiation therapy. Medical physics. 2010;37:3927-3934. Abstract

Cai, J; Sheng, K; Benedict, SH; Read, PW; Larner, JM; Mugler, JP; de Lange, EE; Cates, GD; Miller, GW. Dynamic MRI of grid-tagged hyperpolarized helium-3 for the assessment of lung motion during breathing. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics. 2009;75:276-284. Abstract

Cai, J; Mata, JF; Orton, MD; Hagspiel, KD; Mugler, JP; Larner, JM; Sheng, K; Read, PW. A rabbit irradiation platform for outcome assessment of lung stereotactic radiosurgery. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics. 2009;73:1588-1595. Abstract

Zhong, X; Meyer, CH; Schlesinger, DJ; Sheehan, JP; Epstein, FH; Larner, JM; Benedict, SH; Read, PW; Sheng, K; Cai, J. Tracking brain motion during the cardiac cycle using spiral cine-DENSE MRI. Medical physics. 2009;36:3413-3419. Abstract

Cai, J; Read, PW; Sheng, K. The effect of respiratory motion variability and tumor size on the accuracy of average intensity projection from four-dimensional computed tomography: an investigation based on dynamic MRI. Medical physics. 2008;35:4974-4981. Abstract

Cai, J; Read, PW; Larner, JM; Jones, DR; Benedict, SH; Sheng, K. Reproducibility of interfraction lung motion probability distribution function using dynamic MRI: statistical analysis. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics. 2008;72:1228-1235. Abstract

Cai, J; Altes, TA; Miller, GW; Sheng, K; Read, PW; Mata, JF; Zhong, X; Cates, GD; de Lange, EE; Mugler, JP; Brookeman, JR. MR grid-tagging using hyperpolarized helium-3 for regional quantitative assessment of pulmonary biomechanics and ventilation. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2007;58:373-380. Abstract

Cai, J; Read, PW; Baisden, JM; Larner, JM; Benedict, SH; Sheng, K. Estimation of error in maximal intensity projection-based internal target volume of lung tumors: a simulation and comparison study using dynamic magnetic resonance imaging. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2007;69:895-902. Abstract

Cai, J; Miller, GW; Altes, TA; Read, PW; Benedict, SH; de Lange, EE; Cates, GD; Brookeman, JR; Mugler, JP; Sheng, K. Direct measurement of lung motion using hyperpolarized helium-3 MR tagging. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2007;68:650-653. Abstract

Cai, J; Read, PW; Altes, TA; Molloy, JA; Brookeman, JR; Sheng, K. Evaluation of the reproducibility of lung motion probability distribution function (PDF) using dynamic MRI. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 2007;52:365-373. Abstract