Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
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Samuel Swisher-Mcclure

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Samuel Swisher-Mcclure, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, TRC2 West
Department of Radiation Oncology
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-220-9460
Fax: 215-349-5445
Education:
BA (English Literature)
Middlebury College, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2007.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Swisher-McClure's clinical practice is focused on the multidisciplinary management of patients with thoracic and head and neck malignancies.

Description of Research Expertise

Samuel Swisher-McClure, MD MSHP is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as the residency program director for the Department of Radiation Oncology and directly oversees the clinical training of 16 residents within the department. He conducts oncology related health services research, and previously completed a Masters degree in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania.

Selected Publications

Apinorasethkul Ontida, Kirk Maura, Teo Kevin, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Lukens John N, Lin Alexander: Pencil beam scanning proton therapy vs rotational arc radiation therapy: A treatment planning comparison for postoperative oropharyngeal cancer. Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Nov 2016.

Nead Kevin T, Gaskin Greg, Chester Cariad, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Dudley Joel T, Leeper Nicholas J, Shah Nigam H: Influence of age on androgen deprivation therapy-associated Alzheimer's disease. Scientific reports 6: 35695, Oct 2016.

Nead Kevin T, Gaskin Greg, Chester Cariad, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Leeper Nicholas J, Shah Nigam H: Association Between Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Risk of Dementia. JAMA oncology Oct 2016.

Nead Kevin T, Gaskin Greg, Chester Cariad, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Dudley Joel T, Leeper Nicholas J, Shah Nigam H: Reply to R.L. Bowen et al, M. Froehner et al, J.L. Leow et al, and C. Brady et al. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 34(23): 2804-5, Aug 2016.

Trifiletti Daniel M, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Showalter Timothy N, Cantrell Leigh A, Grover Surbhi: Utilization of Postoperative Chemoradiotherapy Among Women in the United States With High-risk Cervical Cancer. American journal of clinical oncology Jun 2016.

Swisher-McClure Samuel, Yin Lingshu, Rosen Mark, Batra Sonny, Berman Abigail T, Both Stefan, Vapiwala Neha: Prospective MRI-based imaging study to assess feasibility of proton therapy for post-prostatectomy radiation. Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) Page: 1-6, May 2016.

Sharma Sonam, Bekelman Justin, Lin Alexander, Lukens J Nicholas, Roman Benjamin R, Mitra Nandita, Swisher-McClure Samuel: Clinical impact of prolonged diagnosis to treatment interval (DTI) among patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Oral oncology 56: 17-24, May 2016.

Zevallos Jose P, Mitra Nandita, Swisher-McClure Samuel: Patterns of care and perioperative outcomes in transoral endoscopic surgery for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Head & neck 38(3): 402-9, Mar 2016.

Nead Kevin T, Gaskin Greg, Chester Cariad, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Dudley Joel T, Leeper Nicholas J, Shah Nigam H: Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Future Alzheimer's Disease Risk. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 34(6): 566-71, Feb 2016.

Trifiletti Daniel M, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Showalter Timothy N, Hegarty Sarah E, Grover Surbhi: Postoperative Chemoradiation Therapy in High-Risk Cervical Cancer: Re-evaluating the Findings of Gynecologic Oncology Group Study 109 in a Large, Population-Based Cohort. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 93(5): 1032-44, Dec 2015.

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