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Philippe E. Spiess, MD


Specialty: Urology
Program: Genitourinary Oncology

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Overview

Dr. Philippe Spiess is a genitourinary oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center and an associate professor of oncology and urology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Prior to joining Moffitt, Dr. Spiess completed a three-year SUO-accredited urologic oncology fellowship at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Spiess’ research interests include novel therapies for advanced renal, bladder and penile cancer. Dr. Spiess has published over 150 peer reviewed manuscripts and has edited 5 textbooks on urologic oncology. Dr. Spiess currently serves as the vice-chair of the NCCN panel on bladder and penile cancer and sits on several international editorial boards including Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, BMC Urology, British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, and the International Brazilian Journal of Urology. Dr. Spiess has delivered major lectures and seminars at national and international oncology meetings and has recently been appointed to serve on the American Urological Association Core Curriculum. A native of Canada, Dr. Spiess received a master’s in experimental urology surgery at McGill University in Montreal and his medical degree from the University of Toronto. He completed a urology residency at McGill University. Dr. Spiess is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada and a member of the Société Internationale d’Urologie. He is fluent in English and French.

Education & Training

Board Certification:

  • Urology

Fellowship:

  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX - Urologic Oncology

Residency:

  • McGill University, Montreal, Canada - Urology

Medical School:

  • University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada - MD
Participating Trials

CLINICAL TRIAL 18980
A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized,Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study of Atezolizumab (AntiPd-L1 Antibody) as Adjuvant Therapy in Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma at High Risk of Developing Metastasis Following Nephrectomy
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: Atezolizumab (Tecentriq); Placebo
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 17753
Focal Prostate Radio-Frequency Ablation for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention:
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 18680
A study of Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) in Combination with ALT-803 in Patients with Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: ALT-803; BCG
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 18788
A Phase 2 Study of Check Point Inhibitor, Durvalumab (MEDI4736) for Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) Refractory Urothelial Carcinoma in Situ (CIS) of the Bladder
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: AMP-514 (Durvalumab); Durvalumab; MEDI4736 (Durvalumab)
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 18787
A Phase III, Open Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Instiladrin (rAd-IFN/Syn3)Administered Intravesically to Patients with High Grade, BCG Unresponsive Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: INSTILADRIN
Open

If you believe you are eligible for one of these trials or studies, please call
1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488).

Publications

  • Chipollini J, Tang DH, Sharma P, Spiess PE. National Trends and Predictors of Organ-sparing for Invasive Penile Tumors: Expanding the Therapeutic Window. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Sep. Pubmedid: 28967504.
  • Chipollini J, Tang DH, Manimala N, Gilbert SM, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Poch MA, Spiess PE. Evaluating the accuracy of intraoperative frozen section during inguinal lymph node dissection in penile cancer. Urol Oncol. 2017 Oct. Pubmedid: 29032883.
  • Azizi M, Spiess PE. Penile cancer: Targeted therapy in penile cancer: a new treatment paradigm. Nat Rev Urol. 2017 Oct. Pubmedid: 29089608.
  • Chipollini J, Yan S, Ottenhof SR, Zhu Y, Draeger D, Baumgarten AS, Tang DH, Protzel C, Ye DW, Hakenberg OW, Horenblas S, Watkin NA, Spiess PE. Surgical management of penile carcinoma in situ: results from an international collaborative study and review of the literature. BJU Int. 2017 Oct. Pubmedid: 28972681.
  • Chipollini J, Abel EJ, Peyton CC, Boulware DC, Karam JA, Margulis V, Master VA, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Matin SF, Sexton WJ, Raman JD, Wood CG, Spiess PE. Pathologic Predictors of Survival During Lymph Node Dissection for Metastatic Renal-Cell Carcinoma: Results From a Multicenter Collaboration. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Oct. Pubmedid: 29113770.
  • Tang DH, Djajadiningrat R, Diorio G, Chipollini J, Ma Z, Schaible BJ, Catanzaro M, Ye D, Zhu Y, Nicolai N, Horenblas S, Johnstone PAS, Spiess PE. Adjuvant pelvic radiation is associated with improved survival and decreased disease recurrence in pelvic node-positive penile cancer after lymph node dissection: A multi-institutional study. Urol Oncol. 2017 Oct;35(10):605.e17-605.e23. Pubmedid: 28666722.
  • Tang DH, Yan S, Ottenhof SR, Draeger D, Baumgarten AS, Chipollini J, Protzel C, Zhu Y, Ye DW, Hakenberg OW, Horenblas S, Watkin NA, Spiess PE. Laser ablation as monotherapy for penile squamous cell carcinoma: A multi-center cohort analysis. Urol Oncol. 2017 Oct. Pubmedid: 29097087.
  • Spiess PE, Agarwal N, Bangs R, Boorjian SA, Buyyounouski MK, Clark PE, Downs TM, Efstathiou JA, Flaig TW, Friedlander T, Greenberg RE, Guru KA, Hahn N, Herr HW, Hoimes C, Inman BA, Jimbo M, Kader AK, Lele SM, Meeks JJ, Michalski J, Montgomery JS, Pagliaro LC, Pal SK, Patterson A, Plimack ER, Pohar KS, Porter MP, Preston MA, Sexton WJ, Siefker-Radtke AO, Sonpavde G, Tward J, Wile G, Dwyer MA, Gurski LA. Bladder Cancer, Version 5.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Ne. 2017 Oct;15(10):1240-1267. Pubmedid: 28982750.
  • Attalla K, Paulucci DJ, Blum K, Anastos H, Moses KA, Badani KK, Spiess PE, Sfakianos JP. Demographic and socioeconomic predictors of treatment delays, pathologic stage, and survival among patients with penile cancer: A report from the National Cancer Database. Urol Oncol. 2017 Oct. Pubmedid: 29031418.
  • Baumgarten A, Chipollini J, Yan S, Ottenhof SR, Tang DH, Draeger D, Protzel C, Zhu Y, Ye DW, Hakenberg OW, Horenblas S, Watkin NA, Spiess PE. Penile Sparing Surgery for Penile Cancer: A Multicenter International Retrospective Cohort. J Urol. 2017 Nov. Pubmedid: 29132984.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Sharma P, Spiess PE. Insight into novel biomarkers in penile cancer: Redefining the present and future treatment paradigm?. Urol Oncol. 2017 Nov. Pubmedid: 29103967.
  • Zargar H, Shah JB, van de Putte EEF, Potvin KR, Zargar-Shoshtari K, van Rhijn BW, Daneshmand S, Holzbeierlein JM, Spiess PE, Winquist E, Horenblas S, Dinney C, Black PC, Kassouf W. Dose dense MVAC prior to radical cystectomy: a real-world experience. World J Urol. 2017 Nov;35(11):1729-1736. Pubmedid: 28625005.
  • Tang DH, Yan S, Ottenhof SR, Draeger D, Baumgarten AS, Chipollini J, Protzel C, Zhu Y, Ye DW, Hakenberg OW, Horenblas S, Watkin NA, Spiess PE. Glansectomy as Primary Management of Penile Squamous Cell Carcinoma: An International Study Collaboration. Urology. 2017 Nov;109:140-144. Pubmedid: 28818536.
  • Kamel MH, Tao J, Su J, Khalil MI, Bissada NK, Schurhamer B, Spiess PE, Davis R. Survival outcomes of organ sparing surgery, partial penectomy, and total penectomy in pathological T1/T2 penile cancer: Report from the National Cancer Data Base. Urol Oncol. 2017 Nov. Pubmedid: 29153943.
  • Siefker-Radtke AO, Apolo AB, Bivalacqua TJ, Spiess PE, Black PC. Immunotherapy With Checkpoint Blockade in the Treatment of Urothelial Carcinoma. J Urol. 2017 Nov. Pubmedid: 29113841.
  • Ottenhof SR, Leone AR, Horenblas S, Spiess PE, Vegt E. Advancements in staging and imaging for penile cancer. Curr Opin Urol. 2017 Nov;27(6):612-620. Pubmedid: 28937510.
  • Chipollini JJ, Tang DH, Patel SY, Garcia-Getting RE, Gilbert SM, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE, Poch MA. Author Reply. Urology. 2017 May;103:148. Pubmedid: 28108090.
  • Tang DH, Nawlo J, Chipollini J, Gilbert SM, Poch M, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Management of Renal Masses in an Octogenarian Cohort: Is There a Right Approach?. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 May. Pubmedid: 28566202.
  • Chipollini JJ, Tang DH, Patel SY, Garcia-Getting RE, Gilbert SM, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE, Poch MA. Perioperative Transfusion of Leukocyte-depleted Blood Products in Contemporary Radical Cystectomy Cohort Does Not Adversely Impact Short-term Survival. Urology. 2017 May;103:142-148. Pubmedid: 28011275.
  • Lewis KM, Li Q, Jones DS, Corrales JD, Du H, Spiess PE, Lo Menzo E, DeAnda A. Development and validation of an intraoperative bleeding severity scale for use in clinical studies of hemostatic agents. Surgery. 2017 Mar;161(3):771-781. Pubmedid: 27839931.
  • Soria F, Shariat SF, Lerner SP, Fritsche HM, Rink M, Kassouf W, Spiess PE, Lotan Y, Ye D, Fernández MI, Kikuchi E, Chade DC, Babjuk M, Grollman AP, Thalmann GN. Epidemiology, diagnosis, preoperative evaluation and prognostic assessment of upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). World J Urol. 2017 Mar;35(3):379-387. Pubmedid: 27604375.
  • Leone A, Diorio GJ, Pettaway C, Master V, Spiess PE. Contemporary management of patients with penile cancer and lymph node metastasis. Nat Rev Urol. 2017 Jun;14(6):335-347. Pubmedid: 28401957.
  • Kumar NB, Patel R, Pow-Sang J, Spiess PE, Salup R, Williams CR, Schell MJ. Long-term supplementation of decaffeinated green tea extract does not modify body weight or abdominal obesity in a randomized trial of men at high risk for prostate cancer. Oncotarget. 2017 Jun. Pubmedid: 28678746.
  • Chipollini J, Tang DH, Hussein K, Patel SY, Garcia-Getting RE, Pow-Sang JM, Gilbert SM, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE, Poch MA. Does Implementing an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol Increase Hospital Charges? Comparisons From a Radical Cystectomy Program at a Specialty Cancer Center. Urology. 2017 Jul;105:108-112. Pubmedid: 28342928.
  • Leone A, Inman B, Spiess PE. Need for Evidence and Consensus on Laser Treatment for Management of Select Primary Penile Tumors. Eur Urol. 2017 Jul;72(1):4-6. Pubmedid: 28131464.
  • McCormick B, Dahmen A, Antar A, Baumgarten A, Dhillon J, Spiess PE. Rare urologic tumors. Curr Opin Urol. 2017 Jan;27(1):68-75. Pubmedid: 27798414.
  • Leone AR, Kidd LC, Diorio GJ, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Sharma P, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Bilateral benign renal oncocytomas and the role of renal biopsy: single institution review. BMC Urol. 2017 Jan;17(1):6. Pubmedid: 28081704. Pmcid: PMC5234146.
  • Redrow GP, Guo CC, Brausi MA, Coleman JA, Fernandez MI, Kassouf W, Keeley FX, Margulis V, Raman JD, Roupret M, Shariat SF, Spiess PE, Thalmann GN, Matin SF. Upper Urinary Tract Carcinoma In Situ: Current Knowledge, Future Direction. J Urol. 2017 Feb;197(2):287-295. Pubmedid: 27664578.
  • Spiess PE, Diorio GJ. Editorial Comment. J Urol. 2017 Feb;197(2):396-397. Pubmedid: 27836457.
  • Chipollini J, Tang DH, Gilbert SM, Poch MA, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Delay to Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection Greater than 3 Months Predicts Poorer Recurrence-Free Survival for Patients with Penile Cancer. J Urol. 2017 Dec;198(6):1346-1352. Pubmedid: 28652123.
  • Tang DH, Chipollini J, Spiess PE. Postchemotherapy lymph node dissection for isolated retroperitoneal nodal recurrences for penile cancer: Is cure possible in highly selected cases?. Urol Oncol. 2017 Aug. Pubmedid: 29108682.
  • Ordookhanian C, Kaloostian PE, Ghostine SS, Spiess PE, Etame AB. Management Strategies and Outcomes for VHL-related Craniospinal Hemangioblastomas. J Kidney Cancer VHL. 2017 Aug;4(3):37-44. Pubmedid: 28868236. Pmcid: PMC5573741.
  • Chipollini J, Chaing S, Peyton CC, Sharma P, Kidd LC, Giuliano AR, Johnstone PA, Spiess PE. National Trends and Predictors of Locally Advanced Penile Cancer in the United States (1998-2012). Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Aug. Pubmedid: 28866244.
  • Leone AR, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Diorio GJ, Sharma P, Boulware D, Gilbert SM, Powsang JM, Zhang J, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE, Poch MA. Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Elderly Patients With Bladder Cancer: Oncologic Outcomes From a Single Institution Experience. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Aug;15(4):e583-e589. Pubmedid: 28410909.
  • Chipollini J, Chaing S, Azizi M, Kidd LC, Kim P, Spiess PE. Advances in Understanding of Penile Carcinogenesis: The Search for Actionable Targets. Int J Mol Sci. 2017 Aug;18(8). Pubmedid: 28813024. Pmcid: PMC5578166.
  • Sharma P, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Poch MA, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE, Gilbert SM. Surgical control and margin status after robotic and open cystectomy in high-risk cases: Caution or equivalence?. World J Urol. 2017 Apr;35(4):657-663. Pubmedid: 27495912.
  • Chipollini J, Tang DH, Sharma P, Baumgarten AS, Spiess PE. Patterns of Regional Lymphadenectomy for Clinically Node-negative Patients With Penile Carcinoma: Analysis From the National Cancer Database From 1998 to 2012. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Apr. Pubmedid: 28522287.
  • Abel EJ, Spiess PE, Margulis V, Master VA, Mann M, Zargar K, Borregales LD, Sexton WJ, Patil D, Matin SF, Wood CG, Karam JA. Cytoreductive Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma with Venous Tumor Thrombus. J Urol. 2017 03. Pubmedid: 28268170.
  • Kumar NB, Pow-Sang J, Spiess PE, Park J, Salup R, Williams CR, Parnes H, Schell MJ. Randomized, placebo-controlled trial evaluating the safety of one-year administration of green tea catechins. Oncotarget. 2016 Oct;7(43):70794-70802. Pubmedid: 28053292. Pmcid: PMC5340117.
  • Diorio GJ, Leone AR, Spiess PE. Management of Penile Cancer. Urology. 2016 Oct;96:15-21. Pubmedid: 26802797.
  • Clark PE, Spiess PE, Agarwal N, Bangs R, Boorjian SA, Buyyounouski MK, Efstathiou JA, Flaig TW, Friedlander T, Greenberg RE, Guru KA, Hahn N, Herr HW, Hoimes C, Inman BA, Kader AK, Kibel AS, Kuzel TM, Lele SM, Meeks JJ, Michalski J, Montgomery JS, Pagliaro LC, Pal SK, Patterson A, Petrylak D, Plimack ER, Pohar KS, Porter MP, Sexton WJ, Siefker-Radtke AO, Sonpavde G, Tward J, Wile G, Dwyer MA, Smith C. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Bladder Cancer, Version 2.2016. J Natl Compr Canc Ne. 2016 Oct;14(10):1213-1224. Pubmedid: 27697976. Pmcid: PMC5379654.
  • Sharma P, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Pettaway CA, Schabath MB, Giuliano AR, Spiess PE. Disparities in Penile Cancer. Cancer Control. 2016 Oct;23(4):409-414. Pubmedid: 27842330.
  • Kumar NB, Pow-Sang JM, Spiess PE, Park JY, Chornokur G, Leone AR, Phelan CM. Chemoprevention in African American Men With Prostate Cancer. Cancer Control. 2016 Oct;23(4):415-423. Pubmedid: 27842331.
  • Sharma P, Zargar H, Spiess PE. Surgical Advances in Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection: Optimizing Treatment Outcomes. Urol Clin North Am. 2016 Nov;43(4):457-468. Pubmedid: 27717432.
  • Spiess PE. Penile, Urethral, and Scrotal Cancer. Urol Clin North Am. 2016 Nov;43(4):xvii-xviii. Pubmedid: 27717442.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Kongnyuy M, Sharma P, Fishman MN, Gilbert SM, Poch MA, Pow-Sang JM, Spiess PE, Zhang J, Sexton WJ. Clinical role of additional adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced urothelial carcinoma following neoadjuvant chemotherapy and cystectomy. World J Urol. 2016 Nov;34(11):1567-1573. Pubmedid: 27072536.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Zargar H, Dinney CP, Ercole CE, Sharma P, Kovac E, Grivas PD, Stephenson AJ, Shah JB, Black PC, Spiess PE. Clinical and therapeutic factors associated with adverse pathological outcomes in clinically node-negative patients treated with neoadjuvant cisplatin-based chemotherapy and radical cystectomy. World J Urol. 2016 May;34(5):695-701. Pubmedid: 26286880.
  • Sharma P, Ashouri K, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Luchey AM, Spiess PE. Racial and economic disparities in the treatment of penile squamous cell carcinoma: Results from the National Cancer Database. Urol Oncol. 2016 Mar;34(3):122.e9-122.15. Pubmedid: 26547834.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Sharma P, Djajadiningrat R, Catanzaro M, Ye DW, Zhu Y, Nicolai N, Horenblas S, Spiess PE. Extent of pelvic lymph node dissection in penile cancer may impact survival. World J Urol. 2016 Mar;34(3):353-359. Pubmedid: 26026817.
  • Haake SM, Brooks SA, Welsh E, Fulp WJ, Chen DT, Dhillon J, Haura E, Sexton W, Spiess PE, Pow-Sang J, Rathmell WK, Fishman M. Patients with ClearCode34-identified molecular subtypes of clear cell renal cell carcinoma represent unique populations with distinct comorbidities. Urol Oncol. 2016 Mar;34(3):122.e1-122.e7. Pubmedid: 26546482. Pmcid: PMC4761468.
  • Spiess PE, Dhillon J, Baumgarten AS, Johnstone PA, Giuliano AR. Pathophysiological basis of human papillomavirus in penile cancer: Key to prevention and delivery of more effective therapies. CA-Cancer J Clin. 2016 Jun. Pubmedid: 27314890.
  • Leone AR, Diorio GJ, Spiess PE, Gilbert SM. Contemporary Issues Surrounding Small Renal Masses: Evaluation, Diagnostic Biopsy, Nephron Sparing, and Novel Treatment Modalities. Oncology (Williston Park). 2016 Jun;30(6):507-514. Pubmedid: 27323710.
  • Russell CM, Lue K, Fisher J, Kassouf W, Schwaab T, Sexton WJ, Tanguay S, Psutka SP, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC, Hanzly MI, Spiess PE, Boorjian SA. Oncological control associated with surgical resection of isolated retroperitoneal lymph node recurrence of renal cell carcinoma. BJU Int. 2016 Jun;117(6B):E60-E66. Pubmedid: 26118331.
  • Luchey AM, Manimala NJ, Dickinson S, Dhillon J, Agarwal G, Lockhart JL, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ, Pow-Sang JM, Gilbert SM, Poch MA. Change in Management Based on Pathologic Second Opinion Among Bladder Cancer Patients Presenting to a Comprehensive Cancer Center: Implications for Clinical Practice. Urology. 2016 Jul;93:130-134. Pubmedid: 27041469.
  • Fisher JS, Gonzalez R, Spiess PE. A Novel Use of Tisseel in the Setting of Uncontrolled Bleeding in a Thrombocytopenic Patient With Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia. Urol Case Rep. 2016 Jan;4:48-50. Pubmedid: 26793579. Pmcid: PMC4719898.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Zargar H, Lotan Y, Shah JB, van Rhijn BW, Daneshmand S, Spiess PE, Black P. A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Outcomes of Patients with Clinically Node Positive Urothelial Bladder Cancer Treated with Induction Chemotherapy and Radical Cystectomy. J Urol. 2016 Jan;195(1):53-59. Pubmedid: 26205531.
  • Sharma P, Henriksen CH, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Xin R, Poch MA, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE, Gilbert SM. Preoperative Patient Reported Mental Health is Associated with High Grade Complications after Radical Cystectomy. J Urol. 2016 Jan;195(1):47-52. Pubmedid: 26235376. Pmcid: PMC4924593.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Sverrisson EF, Sharma P, Gupta S, Poch MA, Pow-Sang JM, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ. Clinical Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Radical Cystectomy in the Presence of Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder With Squamous or Glandular Differentiation. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016 Feb;14(1):82-88. Pubmedid: 26411593.
  • Russell CM, Sharma P, Agarwal G, Fisher JS, Richard GJ, Spiess PE, Pow-Sang JM, Poch MA, Sexton WJ. Is percent seminoma associated with intraoperative morbidity during post-chemotherapy RPLND?. Can J Urol. 2016 Feb;23(1):8127-8134. Pubmedid: 26892052.
  • Lue K, Russell CM, Fisher J, Kurian T, Agarwal G, Luchey A, Poch M, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Predictors of Postoperative Complications in Patients Who Undergo Radical Nephrectomy and IVC Thrombectomy: A Large Contemporary Tertiary Center Analysis. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016 Feb;14(1):89-95. Pubmedid: 26453395.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Ashouri K, Sharma P, Baumgarten A, Sexton WJ, Pow-Sang J, Spiess PE. Nephrectomy and inferior vena cava thrombectomy for renal cell carcinoma among patients with impaired renal function: defining predictors of outcomes. ANZ J Surg. 2016 Dec;86(1-2):44-48. Pubmedid: 26370725.
  • Gwede CK, Davis SN, Wilson S, Patel M, Vadaparampil ST, Meade CD, Rivers BM, Yu D, Torres-Roca J, Heysek R, Spiess PE, Pow-Sang J, Jacobsen P. Perceptions of Prostate Cancer Screening Controversy and Informed Decision Making: Implications for Development of a Targeted Decision Aid for Unaffected Male First-Degree Relatives. Am J Health Promot. 2016 Dec;29(6):393-401. Pubmedid: 24968183. Pmcid: PMC4277494.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Spiess PE, Berglund AE, Sharma P, Powsang JM, Giuliano A, Magliocco AM, Dhillon J. Clinical Significance of p53 and p16(ink4a) Status in a Contemporary North American Penile Carcinoma Cohort. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016 Aug;14(4):346-351. Pubmedid: 26794389.
  • Zargar H, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Lotan Y, Shah JB, van Rhijn BW, Daneshmand S, Spiess PE, Black P. Final Pathological Stage after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer-Does pT0 Predict Better Survival than pTa/Tis/T1?. J Urol. 2016 Apr;195(4 Pt 1):886-893. Pubmedid: 26521718.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Djajadiningrat R, Sharma P, Catanzaro M, Zhu Y, Nicolai N, Horenblas S, Spiess PE. Establishing Criteria for Bilateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection in the Management of Penile Cancer: Lessons Learned from an International Multicenter Collaboration. J Urol. 2015 Sep;194(3):696-701. Pubmedid: 25801766.
  • Ashouri K, Mohseni S, Tourtelot J, Sharma P, Spiess PE. Implications of Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome and Renal Cell Carcinoma. J Kidney Cancer VHL. 2015 Sep;2(4):163-173. Pubmedid: 28326271. Pmcid: PMC5345519.
  • Gonzalez BD, Jim HS, Donovan KA, Small BJ, Sutton SK, Park J, Lin HY, Spiess PE, Fishman MN, Jacobsen PB. Course and Moderators of Hot Flash Interference during Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer: A Matched Comparison. J Urol. 2015 Sep;194(3):690-695. Pubmedid: 25791402. Pmcid: PMC4546512.
  • Simon RM, Kim T, Espiritu P, Kurian T, Sexton WJ, Pow-Sang JM, Sverrisson E, Spiess PE. Effect of utilization of veno-venous bypass vs. cardiopulmonary bypass on complications for high level inferior vena cava tumor thrombectomy and concomitant radical nephrectomy. Int Braz J Urol. 2015 Sep;41(5):911-919. Pubmedid: 26689516. Pmcid: PMC4756967.
  • Kumar NB, Pow-Sang J, Egan KM, Spiess PE, Dickinson S, Salup R, Helal M, McLarty JW, Williams CR, Schreiber F, Parnes HL, Sebti S, Kazi A, Kang L, Quinn GP, Smith T, Yue B, Diaz K, Chornokur G, Crocker T, Schell MJ. Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Green Tea Catechins for Prostate Cancer Prevention. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015 Oct;8(10):879-887. Pubmedid: 25873370. Pmcid: PMC4596745.
  • Sharma P, Sawar A, Spiess P. Re: Craig Rogers, Ravi Barod, Scott Schwartz, Mani Menon. Endovascular Extraction of Caval Tumor Thrombus to Facilitate Minimally Invasive Cytoreductive Nephrectomy for Metastatic Kidney Cancer. Eur Urol 2015;68:167-8. Eur Urol. 2015 Oct;68(4):e79-e80. Pubmedid: 26007640.
  • Sharma P, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Caracciolo JT, Richard GJ, Poch MA, Pow-Sang J, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Sarcopenia as a predictor of complications in penile cancer patients undergoing inguinal lymph node dissection. World J Urol. 2015 Oct;33(10):1585-1592. Pubmedid: 25552207.
  • Luchey AM, Agarwal G, Espiritu PN, Lockhart JL, Pow-Sang JM, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ, Poch MA. Patient and disease-specific factors and their influence on urinary reconstruction choice at a referral center. World J Urol. 2015 Nov;33(11):1763-1768. Pubmedid: 25774005.
  • Luchey AM, Lin HY, Yue B, Agarwal G, Gilbert SM, Lockhart J, Poch MA, Pow-Sang JM, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ. Implications of Definitive Prostate Cancer Therapy on Soft Tissue Margins and Survival in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Urothelial Cancer. J Urol. 2015 Nov;194(5):1220-1225. Pubmedid: 26055823.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Sharma P, Espiritu P, Kurian T, Pow-Sang JM, Mangar D, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Caval tumor thrombus volume influences outcomes in renal cell carcinoma with venous extension. Urol Oncol. 2015 Mar;33(3):112.e23-112.e29. Pubmedid: 25555854.
  • Kim T, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Dhillon J, Lin HY, Yue B, Fishman M, Sverrisson EF, Spiess PE, Gupta S, Poch MA, Sexton WJ. Using percentage of sarcomatoid differentiation as a prognostic factor in renal cell carcinoma. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2015 Jun;13(3):225-230. Pubmedid: 25544725.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Sharma P, Spiess PE. Re: Oliver W. Hakenberg, Eva M. Compérat, Suks Minhas, Andrea Necchi, Chris Protzel, Nick Watkin. EAU Guidelines on Penile Cancer: 2014 Update. Eur Urol 2015;67:142-50. Eur Urol. 2015 Jun;67(6):e109-e110. Pubmedid: 25530609.
  • Gonzalez BD, Jim HS, Booth-Jones M, Small BJ, Sutton SK, Lin HY, Park JY, Spiess PE, Fishman MN, Jacobsen PB. Course and Predictors of Cognitive Function in Patients With Prostate Cancer Receiving Androgen-Deprivation Therapy: A Controlled Comparison. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Jun;33(18):2021-2027. Pubmedid: 25964245. Pmcid: PMC4461804.
  • Zargar H, Espiritu PN, Fairey AS, Mertens LS, Dinney CP, Mir MC, Krabbe LM, Cookson MS, Jacobsen NE, Gandhi NM, Griffin J, Montgomery JS, Vasdev N, Yu EY, Youssef D, Xylinas E, Campain NJ, Kassouf W, Dall'Era MA, Seah JA, Ercole CE, Horenblas S, Sridhar SS, McGrath JS, Aning J, Shariat SF, Wright JL, Thorpe AC, Morgan TM, Holzbeierlein JM, Bivalacqua TJ, North S, Barocas DA, Lotan Y, Garcia JA, Stephenson AJ, Shah JB, van Rhijn BW, Daneshmand S, Spiess PE, Black PC. Multicenter assessment of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Eur Urol. 2015 Feb;67(2):241-249. Pubmedid: 25257030. Pmcid: PMC4840190.
  • Matin SF, Sfakianos JP, Espiritu PN, Coleman JA, Spiess PE. Patterns of Lymphatic Metastases in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma and Proposed Dissection Templates. J Urol. 2015 Dec;194(6):1567-1574. Pubmedid: 26094807. Pmcid: PMC4896731.
  • Zargar-Shoshtari K, Kim T, Simon R, Lin HY, Yue B, Sharma P, Spiess PE, Poch MA, Pow Sang J, Sexton WJ. Surveillance Following Nephron-Sparing Surgery: An Assessment of Recurrence Patterns and Surveillance Costs. Urology. 2015 Aug;86(2):321-326. Pubmedid: 26187013.
  • Gopman JM, Djajadiningrat RS, Baumgarten AS, Espiritu PN, Horenblas S, Zhu Y, Protzel C, Pow-Sang JM, Kim T, Sexton WJ, Poch MA, Spiess PE. Predicting postoperative complications of inguinal lymph node dissection for penile cancer in an international multicentre cohort. BJU Int. 2015 Aug;116(2):196-201. Pubmedid: 25777366.
  • Sharma P, Sverrisson EF, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Fishman MN, Sexton WJ, Dickinson SI, Spiess PE, Poch MA, Gilbert SM, Pow-Sang JM. Minimally invasive post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for nonseminoma. Can J Urol. 2015 Aug;22(4):7882-7889. Pubmedid: 26267026.
  • Sharma P, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Caracciolo JT, Fishman M, Poch MA, Pow-Sang J, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Sarcopenia as a predictor of overall survival after cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Urol Oncol. 2015 Aug;33(8):339.e17-339.e23. Pubmedid: 26094169.
  • Sharma P, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Spiess PE. Current surgical management of penile cancer. Curr Prob Cancer. 2015 Apr;39(3):147-157. Pubmedid: 25913491.
  • Sharma P, Spiess PE. Penile cancer: Advanced penile cancer continues to elude systemic therapy. Nat Rev Urol. 2015 Apr;12(4):185-186. Pubmedid: 25708580.
  • Wallen JJ, Baumgarten AS, Kim T, Hakky TS, Carrion RE, Spiess PE. Optimizing penile length in patients undergoing partial penectomy for penile cancer: novel application of the ventral phalloplasty oncoplastic technique. Int Braz J Urol. 2014 Sep;40(5):708-709. Pubmedid: 25498284.
  • Baumgarten AS, Alhammali E, Hakky TS, Espiritu PN, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Lockhart JL, Protzel C, Hakenberg O, Muneer A, Spiess PE. Salvage surgical resection for isolated locally recurrent inguinal lymph node metastasis of penile cancer: international study collaboration. J Urol. 2014 Sep;192(3):760-764. Pubmedid: 24603104.
  • Zhao Y, Bui MM, Spiess PE, Dhillon J. Sclerosing PEComa of the kidney: clinicopathologic analysis of 2 cases and review of the literature. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2014 Oct;12(5):e229-e232. Pubmedid: 25044147.
  • Davis SN, Sutton SK, Vadaparampil ST, Meade CD, Rivers BM, Patel MV, Torres-Roca JF, Heysek RV, Spiess P, Pow-Sang J, Jacobsen PB, Gwede CK. Informed decision making among first-degree relatives of prostate cancer survivors: a pilot randomized trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 Nov;39(2):327-334. Pubmedid: 25465497. Pmcid: PMC4274628.
  • Baumgarten AS, Hakky TS, Carrion RE, Lockhart JL, Spiess PE. A Single-Institution Experience with Metallic Ureteral Stents: A Cost-Effective Method of Managing Deficiencies in Ureteral Drainage. Int Braz J Urol. 2014 Mar;40(2):225-231. Pubmedid: 24856490.
  • Rao SR, Moussly S, Pacheco M, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ. Identifying unrecognized collecting system entry and the integrity of repair during open partial nephrectomy: comparison of two techniques. Int Braz J Urol. 2014 Jul. Pubmedid: 24893916.
  • Espiritu PN, Sverrisson EF, Sexton WJ, Pow-Sang JM, Poch MA, Dhillon J, Spiess PE. Effect of tumor size on recurrence-free survival of upper tract urothelial carcinoma following surgical resection. Urol Oncol. 2014 Jul;32(5):619-624. Pubmedid: 24495448.
  • Sverrisson EF, Kim T, Espiritu PN, Sexton WJ, Pow-Sang JM, Dhillon J, Spiess PE. The merits of cytology in the workup for upper tract urothelial carcinoma - a contemporary review of a perplexing issue. Int Braz J Urol. 2014 Jul;40(4):493-498. Pubmedid: 25251966.
  • Flaherty A, Kim T, Giuliano A, Magliocco A, Hakky TS, Pagliaro LC, Spiess PE. Implications for human papillomavirus in penile cancer. Urol Oncol. 2014 Jan;32(1):53.e1-53.e8. Pubmedid: 24239463.
  • Hakky TS, Baumgarten AS, Allen B, Lin HY, Ercole CE, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Zonal NePhRO Scoring System: A Superior Renal Tumor Complexity Classification Model. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2014 Feb;12(1):e13-e18. Pubmedid: 24120084.
  • Dhillon J, Mohanty SK, Kim T, Sexton WJ, Powsang J, Spiess PE. Spectrum of renal pathology in adult patients with congenital renal anomalies-a series from a tertiary cancer center. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2014 Feb;18(1):14-17. Pubmedid: 24321461.
  • Hegarty PK, Eardley I, Heidenreich A, McDougal WS, Minhas S, Spiess PE, Watkin N, Horenblas S. Penile cancer: organ-sparing techniques. BJU Int. 2014 Dec;114(6):799-805. Pubmedid: 24053403.
  • Zheng Y, Espiritu P, Hakky T, Jutras K, Spiess PE. Predicting ease of perinephric fat dissection at time of open partial nephrectomy using preoperative fat density characteristics. BJU Int. 2014 Dec;114(6):872-880. Pubmedid: 24274617.
  • Russell CM, Espiritu PN, Kassouf W, Schwaab T, Buethe DD, Dhilon J, Sexton WJ, Poch M, Powsang JM, Tanguay S, Nayan M, Alsaadi H, Hanzly MI, Spiess PE. Surgical outcomes in the management of isolated nodal recurrences: a multicenter, international retrospective cohort. J Urol. 2014 Aug;192(2):350-356. Pubmedid: 24530987.
  • Agarwal G, Gupta S, Spiess PE. Novel targeted therapies for the treatment of penile cancer. Expert Opin Drug Discov. 2014 Aug;9(8):959-968. Pubmedid: 24896220.
  • Strom TJ, Wilder RB, Fernandez DC, Mellon EA, Saini AS, Hunt DC, Pow-Sang JM, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ, Poch MA, Biagioli MC. A dosimetric study of polyethylene glycol hydrogel in 200 prostate cancer patients treated with high-dose rate brachytherapy±intensity modulated radiation therapy. Radiother Oncol. 2014 Apr;111(1):126-131. Pubmedid: 24746567.
  • Baumgarten AS, Emtage JB, Wilder RB, Biagioli MC, Gupta S, Spiess PE. Intravesical lipiodol injection technique for image-guided radiation therapy for bladder cancer. Urology. 2014 Apr;83(4):946-950. Pubmedid: 24397940.
  • Spiess PE. Reply: To PMID 24397943. Urology. 2014 Apr;83(4):950. Pubmedid: 24397942.
  • Protzel C, Spiess PE. Molecular research in penile cancer-lessons learned from the past and bright horizons of the future?. Int J Mol Sci. 2013 Sep;14(10):19494-19505. Pubmedid: 24077122. Pmcid: PMC3821569.
  • Gupta S, Spiess PE. The prospects of pazopanib in advanced renal cell carcinoma. Ther Adv Urol. 2013 Oct;5(5):223-232. Pubmedid: 24082917. Pmcid: PMC3763778.
  • Agarwal G, Spiess PE. Prostate cancer: Focal cryotherapy freezes recurrent disease in its tracks. Nat Rev Urol. 2013 Oct;10(10):562-563. Pubmedid: 23979660.
  • Clark PE, Spiess PE, Agarwal N, Biagioli MC, Eisenberger MA, Greenberg RE, Herr HW, Inman BA, Kuban DA, Kuzel TM, Lele SM, Michalski J, Pagliaro L, Pal SK, Patterson A, Plimack ER, Pohar KS, Porter MP, Richie JP, Sexton WJ, Shipley WU, Small EJ, Trump DL, Wile G, Wilson TG, Dwyer M, Ho M. Penile cancer: Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Ne. 2013 May;11(5):594-615. Pubmedid: 23667209. Pmcid: PMC4042432.
  • Spiess PE. New treatment guidelines for penile cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 May;11(5 Suppl):659-662. Pubmedid: 23704237.
  • Spiess PE, Horenblas S, Pagliaro LC, Biagioli MC, Crook J, Clark PE, Greenberg RE, Ercole CE. Current Concepts in Penile Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 May;11(5):617-624. Pubmedid: 23667210.
  • Hakky TS, Espiritu P, Rodriguez AR, Gould N, Spiess PE. Surgical management of a locally advanced symptomatic recurrence of penile sarcoma secondary to prostate brachytherapy. Int Braz J Urol. 2013 May;39(2):293-294. Pubmedid: 23683678.
  • Sverrisson EF, Espiritu PN, Spiess PE. New therapeutic targets in the management of urothelial carcinoma of the bladder. Res Rep Urol. 2013 Mar;5:53-65. Pubmedid: 24400235. Pmcid: PMC3826897.
  • Biagioli MC, Fernandez DC, Spiess PE, Wilder RB. Primary bladder preservation treatment for urothelial bladder cancer. Cancer Control. 2013 Jul;20(3):188-199. Pubmedid: 23811703.
  • Ercole CE, Pow-Sang JM, Spiess PE. Update in the surgical principles and therapeutic outcomes of inguinal lymph node dissection for penile cancer. Urol Oncol. 2011 Apr;31(5):505-516. Pubmedid: 21481617.
  • Hakky TS, Ferguson D, Spiess PE, Bradley P, Lue TF, Carrion RE. Three-dimensional mapping and comparative analysis of the distal human corpus cavernosum and the inflatable penile prosthesis. Asian J Androl. 2013 Jul;15(4):567-570. Pubmedid: 23542138. Pmcid: PMC3739224.
  • Buethe DD, Spiess PE. Current management considerations for the incidentally detected small renal mass. Cancer Control. 2013 Jul;20(3):211-221. Pubmedid: 23811705.
  • Majewski T, Spiess PE, Bondaruk J, Black P, Clarke C, Benedict W, Dinney CP, Grossman HB, Tang KS, Czerniak B. Detection of bladder cancer using proteomic profiling of urine sediments. PLoS One. 2013 Jan;7(8):e42452. Pubmedid: 22879988. Pmcid: PMC3411788.
  • Spiess PE. Editor's Comment. Int Braz J Urol. 2013 Jan;39(1):1-3. Pubmedid: 23489511.
  • Spiess PE, Levy DA, Pisters LL, Mouraviev V, Jones JS. Outcomes of salvage prostate cryotherapy stratified by pre-treatment PSA: update from the COLD registry. World J Urol. 2013 Dec;31(6):1321-1325. Pubmedid: 23179729.
  • Spiess PE, Levy DA, Mouraviev V, Pisters LL, Jones JS. Predictors of biochemical failure in patients undergoing prostate whole-gland salvage cryotherapy: a novel risk stratification model. BJU Int. 2013 Aug;112(4):E256-E261. Pubmedid: 23469778.
  • Clark PE, Agarwal N, Biagioli MC, Eisenberger MA, Greenberg RE, Herr HW, Inman BA, Kuban DA, Kuzel TM, Lele SM, Michalski J, Pagliaro LC, Pal SK, Patterson A, Plimack ER, Pohar KS, Porter MP, Richie JP, Sexton WJ, Shipley WU, Small EJ, Spiess PE, Trump DL, Wile G, Wilson TG, Dwyer M, Ho M. Bladder cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 Apr;11(4):446-475. Pubmedid: 23584347.
  • Buethe DD, Moussly S, Lin HY, Yue B, Rodriguez AR, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ. Is the R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry scoring system predictive of the functional efficacy of nephron sparing surgery in the solitary kidney?. J Urol. 2012 Sep;188(3):729-735. Pubmedid: 22819418.
  • Spiess PE, Buethe D. Reply. BJU Int. 2012 Oct;110(7):E328. Pubmedid: 22954032.
  • Lawindy SM, Kurian T, Kim T, Mangar D, Armstrong PA, Alsina AE, Sheffield C, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Important surgical considerations in the management of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with inferior vena cava (IVC) tumour thrombus. BJU Int. 2012 Oct;110(7):926-939. Pubmedid: 22540179.
  • Rodriguez AR, Spiess PE. Editorial comment for Park et al. J Endourol. 2012 May;26(5):498. Pubmedid: 22214182.
  • Kumar N, Crocker T, Smith T, Pow-Sang J, Spiess PE, Egan K, Quinn G, Schell M, Sebti S, Kazi A, Chuang T, Salup R, Helal M, Zagaja G, Trabulsi E, McLarty J, Fazili T, Williams CR, Schreiber F, Slaton J, Anderson JK. Challenges and potential solutions to meeting accrual goals in a Phase II chemoprevention trial for prostate cancer. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Mar;33(2):279-285. Pubmedid: 22101219. Pmcid: PMC3268882.
  • Kumar N, Crocker T, Smith T, Pow-Sang J, Spiess PE, Connors S, Chornukur G, Dickinson SI, Bai W, Williams CR, Salup R, Fu W. Prostate Cancer Chemoprevention Targeting High Risk Populations: Model for Trial Design and Outcome Measures. J Cancer Sci Ther. 2012 Mar;2011(S3). Pubmedid: 22422102. Pmcid: PMC3300067.
  • Mouraviev V, Spiess PE, Jones JS. Salvage cryoablation for locally recurrent prostate cancer following primary radiotherapy. Eur Urol. 2012 Jun;61(6):1204-1211. Pubmedid: 22421081.
  • Spiess PE, Given RW, Jones JS. Achieving the 'bifecta' using salvage cryotherapy for locally recurrent prostate cancer: analysis of the Cryo On-Line Data (COLD) Registry data. BJU Int. 2012 Jul;110(2):217-220. Pubmedid: 21992443.
  • Parker J, Spiess PE. Current and emerging bladder cancer urinary biomarkers. ScientificWorldJournal. 2012 Jan;11:1103-1112. Pubmedid: 21623456.
  • Kumar N, Crocker T, Smith T, Connors S, Pow-Sang J, Spiess PE, Egan K, Quinn G, Schell M, Sebti S, Kazi A, Chuang T, Salup R, Helal M, Zagaja G, Trabulsi E, McLarty J, Fazili T, Williams CR, Schreiber F, Anderson K. Prostate Cancer Chemoprevention Targeting Men with High-Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (HGPIN) and Atypical Small Acinar Proliferation (ASAP): Model for Trial Design and Outcome Measures. J Clin Trials. 2012 Jan;2(1). Pubmedid: 24533253. Pmcid: PMC3924733.
  • Rao SR, Correa JJ, Sexton WJ, Pow-Sang JM, Dickinson SI, Lin HY, Spiess PE. Prospective clinical trial of the feasibility and safety of modified retroperitoneal lymph node dissection at time of nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma. BJU Int. 2012 Dec;110(11 pt B):E475-E480. Pubmedid: 22564727.
  • Spiess PE, Kurian T, Lin HY, Rawal B, Kim T, Sexton WJ, Pow-Sang JM. Preoperative metastatic status, level of thrombus and body mass index predict overall survival in patients undergoing nephrectomy and inferior vena cava thrombectomy. BJU Int. 2012 Dec;110(11 pt B):E470-E474. Pubmedid: 22519938.
  • Kolla SB, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ. Interobserver reliability of the RENAL nephrometry scoring system. Urology. 2011 Sep;78(3):592-594. Pubmedid: 21782219.
  • Torrey R, Spiess PE, Pal SK, Josephson D. Role of surgery for locally advanced and metastatic renal cell carcinoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2011 Sep;9(9):985-993. Pubmedid: 21917623.
  • Motzer RJ, Agarwal N, Beard C, Bhayani S, Bolger GB, Carducci MA, Chang SS, Choueiri TK, Hancock SL, Hudes GR, Jonasch E, Josephson D, Kuzel TM, Levine EG, Lin DW, Margolin KA, Michaelson MD, Olencki T, Pili R, Ratliff TW, Redman BG, Robertson CN, Ryan CJ, Sheinfeld J, Spiess PE, Wang J, Wilder RB. Kidney cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2011 Sep;9(9):960-977. Pubmedid: 21917622.
  • Lawindy SM, Rodriguez AR, Horenblas S, Spiess PE. Current and future strategies in the diagnosis and management of penile cancer. Adv Urol. 2011 Jul;2011:593751. Pubmedid: 21687574. Pmcid: PMC3113410.
  • Rodriguez AR, Hakky T, Spiess PE. Laparo-endoscopic single site retroperitoneal partial nephrectomy: a novel concept. Int Braz J Urol. 2011 Jan;37(1):136. Pubmedid: 21506441.
  • Sexton WJ, Spiess PE, Pisters LL, Carpenter S, Madsen LT, Zagone R, Wang X, Troncoso P. Are there differences in zonal distribution and tumor volume of prostate cancer in patients with a positive family history?. Int Braz J Urol. 2010 Sep;36(5):571-582. Pubmedid: 21044374.
  • Wiegand LR, Hernandez M, Pisters LL, Spiess PE. Surgical management of lymph-node-positive prostate cancer: improves symptomatic control. BJU Int. 2010 Sep. Pubmedid: 20880197.
  • Spiess PE, Fishman MN. Cytoreductive Nephrectomy vs Medical Therapy as Initial Treatment: A Rational Approach to the Sequence Question in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma. Cancer Control. 2010 Oct;17(4):269-278. Pubmedid: 20861814.
  • Kolla SB, Ercole C, Spiess PE, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ. Nephron-sparing surgery for pathological stage T3b renal cell carcinoma confined to the renal vein. BJU Int. 2010 Nov;106(10):1494-1498. Pubmedid: 20230378.
  • Shinn EH, Swartz RJ, Thornton BB, Spiess PE, Pisters LL, Basen-Engquist KM. Testis cancer survivors' health behaviors: comparison with age-matched relative and demographically matched population controls. J Clin Oncol. 2010 May;28(13):2274-2279. Pubmedid: 20368572. Pmcid: PMC2860440.
  • Spiess PE. Surgical management of locally recurrent renal cell carcinoma post-renal cryoablation: importance of stringent selection criteria. Urol Oncol. 2010 May;28(3):241-242. Pubmedid: 20189841.
  • Spiess PE. Editorial comment. Urology. 2010 Jun;75(6):1410-1411. Pubmedid: 20513502.
  • Childs MA, Wood CG, Spiess PE, Debiane LG, Hernandez M, Matin SF, Millikan RE, Siefker-Radtkie A, Scott SM, Pisters LL. Early results of chemotherapy with retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for isolated retroperitoneal recurrence of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma after nephroureterectomy. Can J Urol. 2010 Jun;17(3):5184-5189. Pubmedid: 20566011.
  • Parker J, Buga S, Sarria JE, Spiess PE. Advancements in the management of urologic chronic pelvic pain: what is new and what do we know?. Curr Urol Rep. 2010 Jul;11(4):286-291. Pubmedid: 20449695.
  • Taylor JM, Spiess PE, Kassouf W, Munsell MF, Kamat AM, Dinney CP, Grossman HB, Pisters LL. Management of urethral recurrence after orthotopic urinary diversion. BJU Int. 2010 Jul;106(1):56-61. Pubmedid: 20002676.
  • Spiess PE, Katz AE, Chin JL, Bahn D, Cohen JK, Shinohara K, Hernandez M, Bossier J, Kassouf W, Pisters LL. A pretreatment nomogram predicting biochemical failure after salvage cryotherapy for locally recurrent prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2010 Jul;106(2):194-198. Pubmedid: 19922545.
  • Correa JJ, Hakky TS, Spiess PE, Chuang T, Sexton WJ. Robotic-assisted partial cystectomy with en bloc excision of the urachus and the umbilicus for urachal adenocarcinoma. J Robot Surg. 2010 Jan;3(4):235-238. Pubmedid: 27628636.
  • Spiess PE, Correa JJ. Robotic assisted laparoscopic partial cystectomy and urachal resection for urachal adenocarcinoma. Int Braz J Urol. 2009 Sep;35(5):609. Pubmedid: 19860941.
  • Caso J, Seigne J, Back M, Spiess PE, Pow-Sang J, Sexton WJ. Circumferential resection of the inferior vena cava for primary and recurrent malignant tumors. J Urol. 2009 Sep;182(3):887-893. Pubmedid: 19616230.
  • Correa JJ, Fishman M, Chuang ST, Spiess PE. Surgery Plus Targeted Therapy for Renal Cell Carcinoma With Isolated Spermatic Cord Metastasis. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2009 Oct;7(3):E101-E103. Pubmedid: 19815479.
  • Spiess PE. "Robotic cystectomy and the internet: separating fact from fiction" by Pruthi R.S. et al. Urol Oncol. 2009 Nov;27(6):686. Pubmedid: 19879480.
  • Svatek R, Spiess P, Sundi D, Tu S, Tannir N, Brown G, Kamat A, Wood C, Pisters L. Long-term outcome for men with teratoma found at postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. Cancer. 2009 Mar;115(6):1310-1317. Pubmedid: 19156903.
  • Caso JR, Rodriguez AR, Correa J, Spiess PE. Update in the management of penile cancer. Int Braz J Urol. 2009 Jul;35(4):406-415. Pubmedid: 19719855.
  • Spiess P, Pisters L, Liu P, Pettaway C, Kamat A, Gomez J, Tannir N. Malignant transformation of testicular teratoma: a chemoresistant phenotype. Urol Oncol. 2009 Jan;26(6):595-599. Pubmedid: 18367105. Pmcid: PMC4121060.
  • Williams DH 4th, Karpman E, Sander J, Spiess P, Pisters L, Lipshultz L. Pretreatment Semen Parameters in Men With Cancer. J Urol. 2009 Feb;181(2):736-740. Pubmedid: 19091343.
  • Svatek RS, Munsell M, Kincaid JM, Hegarty P, Slaton JW, Busby JE, Gaston KE, Spiess PE, Pagliaro LC, Tamboli P, Pettaway CA. Association between lymph node density and disease specific survival in patients with penile cancer. J Urol. 2009 Dec;182(6):2721-2727. Pubmedid: 19837433.
  • Spiess PE, Hernandez MS, Pettaway CA. Contemporary inguinal lymph node dissection: minimizing complications. World J Urol. 2009 Apr;27(2):205-212. Pubmedid: 18762945.
  • Gorbatiy V, Spiess PE, Pisters LL. The growing teratoma syndrome: Current review of the literature. Indian J Urol. 2009 Apr;25(2):186-189. Pubmedid: 19672343. Pmcid: PMC2710061.
  • Pettaway CA, Song R, Wang X, Sanchez-Ortiz R, Spiess PE, Strom S, Troncoso P. The ratio of matrix metalloproteinase to E-cadherin expression: a pilot study to assess mRNA and protein expression among African American prostate cancer patients. Prostate. 2008 Sep;68(13):1467-1476. Pubmedid: 18618693. Pmcid: PMC2574568.
  • Park HS, Park WS, Bondaruk J, Tanaka N, Katayama H, Lee S, Spiess PE, Steinberg JR, Wang Z, Katz RL, Dinney C, Elias KJ, Lotan Y, Naeem RC, Baggerly K, Sen S, Grossman HB, Czerniak B. Quantitation of Aurora kinase A gene copy number in urine sediments and bladder cancer detection. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Oct;100(19):1401-1411. Pubmedid: 18812553. Pmcid: PMC2720731.
  • Kassouf W, Spiess P, Brown G, Liu P, Grossman H, Dinney C, Kamat A. Prostatic urethral biopsy has limited usefulness in counseling patients regarding final urethral margin status during orthotopic neobladder reconstruction. J Urol. 2008 Jul;180(1):164-167. Pubmedid: 18485384. Pmcid: PMC5154171.
  • Kassouf W, Agarwal P, Herr H, Munsell M, Spiess P, Brown G, Pisters L, Grossman H, Dinney C, Kamat A. Lymph node density is superior to TNM nodal status in predicting disease-specific survival after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: analysis of pooled data from MDACC and MSKCC. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Jan;26(1):121-126. Pubmedid: 18165646.
  • Leibovici D, Spiess P, Heller L, Rodriguez-Bigas M, Chang G, Pisters L. Salvage surgery for locally recurrent prostate cancer after radiation therapy: tricks of the trade. Urol Oncol. 2008 Jan;26(1):9-16. Pubmedid: 18190824.
  • Spiess P, Busby J, Jordan J, Steinberg J, Bassett R, Davuluri R, Burt K, Troncoso P, Lee A, Taylor S, Pisters L. Can digital rectal examination or transrectal ultrasonography biopsy findings predict the side of nodal metastasis in prostate cancer?. Urol Oncol. 2008 Feb;26(1):25-30. Pubmedid: 18190826.
  • Kassouf W, Spiess PE, Brown GA, Munsell MF, Grossman HB, Siefker-Radtke A, Dinney CP, Kamat AM. P0 stage at radical cystectomy for bladder cancer is associated with improved outcome independent of traditional clinical risk factors. Eur Urol. 2007 Sep;52(3):769-774. Pubmedid: 17434254. Pmcid: PMC2691552.
  • Spiess P, Pettaway C, Vakar-Lopez F, Kassouf W, Wang X, Busby J, Do K, Davuluri R, Tannir N. Treatment outcomes of small cell carcinoma of the prostate: a single-center study. Cancer. 2007 Oct;110(8):1729-1737. Pubmedid: 17786954.
  • Kassouf W, Sanchez-Ortiz R, Tamboli P, Jonasch E, Merchant M, Spiess P, WoodCG. Cytoreductive nephrectomy for T4NxM1 renal cell carcinoma: the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center experience. Urology. 2007 May;69(5):835-838. Pubmedid: 17482917.
  • Spiess P, Tuziak T, Tibbs R, Bassett R, Tamboli P, Brown G, Grossman H, Ayala A, Czerniak B. Pseudosarcomatous and sarcomatous proliferations of the bladder. Hum Pathol. 2007 May;38(5):753-761. Pubmedid: 17306332.
  • Zorn K, Spiess P, Singh G, Orvieto M, Moore B, Corcos J. Long-term tensile properties of tension-free vaginal tape, suprapubic arc sling system and urethral sling in an in vivo rat model. J Urol. 2007 Mar;177(3):1195-1198. Pubmedid: 17296444.
  • Spiess P, Izawa J, Bassett R, Kedar D, Busby J, Wong F, Eddings T, TamboliP, Pettaway C. Preoperative lymphoscintigraphy and dynamic sentinel node biopsy for staging penile cancer: results with pathological correlation. J Urol. 2007 Jun;177(6):2157-2161. Pubmedid: 17509308.
  • Leibovici D, Spiess P, Agarwal P, Tu S, Pettaway C, Hitzhusen K, MillikanRE, Pisters L. Prostate cancer progression in the presence of undetectable or low serum prostate-specific antigen level. Cancer. 2007 Jan;109(2):198-204. Pubmedid: 17171704.
  • Spiess P, Kassouf W, Steinberg J, Tuziak T, Hernandez M, Tibbs R, CzerniakB, Kamat A, Dinney C, Grossman H. Review of the M.D. Anderson experience in the treatment of bladder sarcoma. Urol Oncol. 2007 Jan;25(1):38-45. Pubmedid: 17208137.
  • Spiess P, Brown G, Liu P, Tu S, Tannir N, Evans J, Kamat A, Kassouf W, Pisters L. Recurrence pattern and proposed surveillance protocol following post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. J Urol. 2007 Jan;177(1):131-138. Pubmedid: 17162023.
  • Tuziak T, Spiess P, Abrahams N, Wrona A, Tu S, Czerniak B. Multilocular cystadenoma and cystadenocarcinoma of the prostate. Urol Oncol. 2007 Jan;25(1):19-25. Pubmedid: 17208134.
  • Spiess P, Lee A, Busby J, Jordan J, Hernandez M, Burt K, Troncoso P, Merriman K, Pisters L. Surgically managed lymph node-positive prostate cancer: does delaying hormonal therapy worsen the outcome. Bju Int. 2007 Feb;99(2):321-325. Pubmedid: 17155975.
  • Spiess P, Tannir N, Brown G, Liu P, Tu S, Evans J, Pisters L. Recurrence in nonseminomatous germ cell testis tumor patients with no viable tumor at postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. Urology. 2007 Dec;70(6):1173-1178. Pubmedid: 18158041.
  • Spiess P, Tannir N, Tu S, Brown G, Liu P, Kamat A, Wood C, Evans J, Pisters L. Viable germ cell tumor at postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: can we predict patients at risk of disease progression. Cancer. 2007 Dec;110(12):2700-2708. Pubmedid: 17948916.
  • Lee S, Jeong J, Majewski T, Scherer SE, Kim MS, Tuziak T, Tang KS, Baggerly K, Grossman HB, Zhou JH, Shen L, Bondaruk J, Ahmed SS, Samanta S, Spiess P, Wu X, Filipek S, McConkey D, Bar-Eli M, Issa JP, Benedict WF, Czerniak B. Forerunner genes contiguous to RB1 contribute to the development of in situ neoplasia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Aug;104(34):13732-13737. Pubmedid: 17702869. Pmcid: PMC1949496.
  • Kassouf W, Spiess PE, Siefker-Radtke A, Swanson D, Grossman HB, Kamat AM, Munsell MF, Guo CC, Czerniak BA, Dinney CP. Outcome and patterns of recurrence of nonbilharzial pure squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder: a contemporary review of The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center experience. Cancer. 2007 Aug;110(4):764-769. Pubmedid: 17614317.
  • Shinn EH, Basen-Engquist K, Thornton B, Spiess PE, Pisters L. Health behaviors and depressive symptoms in testicular cancer survivors. Urology. 2007 Apr;69(4):748-753. Pubmedid: 17445663. Pmcid: PMC2674069.
  • Spiess P, Kassouf W, Brown G, Kamat A, Liu P, Gomez J, Tu S, Tannir N, Pisters L. Surgical management of growing teratoma syndrome: the M. D. Anderson cancer center experience. J Urol. 2007 Apr;177(4):1330-1334. Pubmedid: 17382725.
  • Bermejo C, Busby J, Spiess P, Heller L, Pagliaro L, Pettaway C. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by aggressive surgical consolidation for metastatic penile squamous cell carcinoma. J Urol. 2007 Apr;177(4):1335-1338. Pubmedid: 17382727.
  • Spiess P, Grossman H. Fluorescence cystoscopy: is it ready for use in routine clinical practice?. Curr Opin Urol. 2006 Sep;16(5):372-376. Pubmedid: 16905985.
  • Spiess P, Brown G, Liu P, Tannir N, Tu S, Evans J, Czerniak B, Kamat A, Pisters L. Predictors of outcome in patients undergoing postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer. Cancer. 2006 Oct;107(7):1483-1490. Pubmedid: 16944541.
  • Spiess P, Brown G, Pisters L, Liu P, Tu S, Evans J, Kamat A, Black P, Tannir N. Viable malignant germ cell tumor in the postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection specimen: can it be predicted using clinical parameters?. Cancer. 2006 Oct;107(7):1503-1510. Pubmedid: 16944534.
  • Evans J, Spiess P, Kamat A, Wood C, Hernandez M, Pettaway C, Dinney C, Pisters L. Chylous ascites after post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: review of the M. D. Anderson experience. J Urol. 2006 Oct;176(4 Pt 1):1463-1467. Pubmedid: 16952661.
  • Spiess P, Leibovici D, Pisters L. Surgery for locally advanced disease. Curr Urol Rep. 2006 May;7(3):209-216. Pubmedid: 16630524.
  • Spiess P, Kassouf W, Brown G, Highshaw R, Wang X, Do K, Kamat A, CzerniakB, Dinney C, Grossman H. Immediate versus staged urethrectomy in patients at high risk of urethral recurrence: is there a benefit to either approach?. Urology. 2006 Mar;67(3):466-471. Pubmedid: 16527559.
  • Zorn K, Spiess P, Ross P, Taguchi Y, Aprikian A. Resident involvement in open radical prostatectomy: a review of urology surgical training. Can J Urol. 2006 Jun;13(3):3164-3168. Pubmedid: 16813710.
  • Spiess P, Czerniak B. Dual-track pathway of bladder carcinogenesis: practical implications. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2006 Jun;130(6):844-852. Pubmedid: 16740038.
  • Spiess P, Lee A, Leibovici D, Wang X, Do K, Pisters L. Presalvage prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and PSA doubling time as predictors of biochemical failure of salvage cryotherapy in patients with locally recurrent prostate cancer after radiotherapy. Cancer. 2006 Jul;107(2):275-280. Pubmedid: 16770783.
  • Taylor S, Merriman K, Spiess P, Pisters L. Inadequacies of the current American Joint Committee on cancer staging system for prostate cancer. Cancer. 2006 Feb;106(3):559-565. Pubmedid: 16369982.
  • Blehm KN, Spiess PE, Bondaruk JE, Dujka ME, Villares GJ, Zhao YJ, Bogler O, Aldape KD, Grossman HB, Adam L, McConkey DJ, Czerniak BA, Dinney CP, Bar-Eli M. Mutations within the kinase domain and truncations of the epidermal growth factor receptor are rare events in bladder cancer: implications for therapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Aug;12(15):4671-4677. Pubmedid: 16899617.
  • Spiess P, Kassouf W, Tukaram K, Roy I. Metastatic umbilical mass from transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder. Can J Urol. 2005 Oct;12(5):2856-2858. Pubmedid: 16274525.
  • Leibovici D, Lee A, Cheung R, Spiess P, Kuban D, Rosser C, Shen Y, YangY, Chichakli R, Pisters L. Symptomatic local recurrence of prostate carcinoma after radiation therapy. Cancer. 2005 May;103(10):2060-2066. Pubmedid: 15822114.
  • Spiess P, Tuziak T, Kassouf W, Grossman H, Czerniak B. Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis. Urology. 2005 Aug;66(2):397-401. Pubmedid: 16040098.
  • Zorn K, Spiess P, Salle J, Jednak R. Mucocolpos associated with bladder exstrophy: a case report. Can J Urol. 2005 Apr;12(2):2614-2615. Pubmedid: 15877945.
  • Spiess P, Rabah D, Herrera C, Singh G, Moore R, Corcos J. The tensile properties of tension-free vaginal tape and cadaveric fascia lata in an in vivo rat model. Bju Int. 2004 Jan;93(1):171-173. Pubmedid: 14678391.
  • Rabah D, Spiess P, Begin L, Corcos J. Tissue reaction of the rabbit urinary bladder to tension-free vaginal tape and porcine small intestinal submucosa. Bju Int. 2002 Oct;90(6):601-606. Pubmedid: 12230625.
  • Spiess P, Capolicchio J, Kiruluta G, Salle J, Berardinucci G, Corcos J. Is an artificial sphincter the best choice for incontinent boys with Spina Bifida? Review of our long term experience with the AS-800 artificial sphincter. Can J Urol. 2002 Apr;9(2):1486-1491. Pubmedid: 12010593.
  • Nam R, Redelmeier D, Spiess P, Sampson H, Fradet Y, Jewett M. Comparison of molecular and conventional strategies for followup of superficial bladder cancer using decision analysis. J Urol. 2000 Mar;1(3):752-757. Pubmedid: 10687970.
  • Spiess P, Dion S, Zvara P, Merlin S, Chan P, Brock G. 7-Nitroindazole: a selective inhibitor of penile erection: an in vivo study in a rat animal model. Urology. 1996 Jan;47(1):93-96. Pubmedid: 8560670 .
  • Zvara P, Spiess P, Merlin S, Begin L, Brock G. Neurogenic erectile dysfunction: the course of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate diaphorase-positive nerve fibers on the surface of the prostate. Urology. 1996 Jan;47(1):146-151. Pubmedid: 8560654 .
  • Abarzua-Cabezas FG, Sverrisson E, Cruz Rde L, Spiess PE, Haddock P, Sexton WJ. Oncological and functional outcomes of salvage renal surgery following failed primary intervention for renal cell carcinoma. Int Braz J Urol. 41(1):147-154. Pubmedid: 25928521. Pmcid: PMC4752068.
  • Sharma P, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ, Poch MA. Undiagnosed prostatic malignancy at the time of radical cystoprostatectomy after prior prostatic radiation therapy. Urol Ann. 8(2):151-156. Pubmedid: 27141183. Pmcid: PMC4839230.
  • Tang DH, Spiess PE. Should routine neonatal circumcision be a policy to prevent penile cancer? | Opinion: No. Int Braz J Urol. 43(1):10-12. Pubmedid: 28124520. Pmcid: PMC5293377.
  • Spiess PE. Editorial Comment: Lapar oscopic radical nephrectomy with inferior vena cava thrombectomy: highlight of key surgical steps. Int Braz J Urol. 42(4):858. Pubmedid: 27564307. Pmcid: PMC5006792.
  • Spiess PE, Tannir NM. Reply. Urol Oncol. 27(2):218-219. Pubmedid: 19285239.
  • Rao SR, Moussly S, Pacheco M, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ. Identifying unrecognized collecting system entry and the integrity of repair during open partial nephrectomy: comparison of two techniques. Int Braz J Urol. 40(5):637-643. Pubmedid: 25498274.
  • Dickey RM, Srikishen N, Lipshultz LI, Spiess PE, Carrion RE, Hakky TS. Augmented reality assisted surgery: a urologic training tool. Asian J Androl. 18(5):732-734. Pubmedid: 26620455. Pmcid: PMC5000796.
  • Hakky T, Kim T, Rodriguez AR, Armstrong P, Mangar D, Spiess PE. Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection with concomitant IVC thrombectomy, caval wall resection, and grafting for metastatic NSGCT. Int Braz J Urol. 38(1):135. Pubmedid: 22397783.
  • Spiess PE. Selection of best videos of the year for 2016. Int Braz J Urol. 43(2):182-183. Pubmedid: 28328185. Pmcid: PMC5433353.
  • Spiess PE. Editor's Comment. Int Braz J Urol. 40(1):1-2. Pubmedid: 24642145.
  • Spiess PE. Editor's Comment - Best videos of the year for the International Brazilian Journal of Urology 2014. Int Braz J Urol. 41(3):406-407. Pubmedid: 26200532. Pmcid: PMC4752130.
  • Freilich JM, Spiess PE, Biagioli MC, Fernandez DC, Shi EJ, Hunt DC, Gupta S, Wilder RB. Lipiodol as a fiducial marker for image-guided radiation therapy for bladder cancer. Int Braz J Urol. 40(2):190-197. Pubmedid: 24856485.