Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
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Edgar Ben-Josef

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Edgar Ben-Josef, M.D.

Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
2 West
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3932
Education:
B.Med.Sc.
The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel, 1980.
M.D.
The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine, 1983.
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Selected Publications

Berman AT; Barsky AR; Mick R; Metz JM; Ben-Josef E; Teitelbaum U; Williams N; Kucharczuk JC; Margolis DJ; Plastaras JP: Perioperative Complications after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Locally-Advanced Esophageal Cancer (LAEC): A Comparison of Platinum/5-FU (PF)and Carboplatin/Paclitaxel (PT). ASTRO annual meeting 2014 2014.

Daniel R. Wahl, MD, PhD; Matthew H. Stenmark, MD; Erqi Liu, MD; Yebin Tao, MS; Oliver E. Lee, MS; Matthew J. Schipper, PhD; Elaine M. Caoili, MD, MS; Edgar Ben-Josef, MD; Theodore S. Lawrence, MD, PhD; Mary Feng, MD: SBRT provides equivalent local control compared to RFA for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma with minimal toxicity. ASTRO annual meeting 2014 2014.

R. F. Thompson, S. Mayekar, H. A. Zhai, S. Both, S. Apisarnthanarax, J. M. Metz, E. Ben-Josef, J. P. Plastaras: Quadratic Extrapolated Dosimetric Analysis of Proton Therapy and IMRT in Unresectable Cancer of the Head of Pancreas: Implications for Dose Escalation. Proceedings of the American society for Radiation Oncology; ASTRO 55th Annual Meeting 87(2S): Abstract 2282; p310, October 2013.

M. U. Feng, M. J. Schipper, J. M. Balter, M. M. Matuszak, S. W. Hadley, T. H. Welling, M. L. Volk, C. Pan, E. Ben-Josef, T. S. Lawrence: A Phase II Trial of Individualized Adaptive Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) for Patients at High Risk for Liver Damage. Proceedings of the American Society for Radiation Oncology; ASTRO 55th Annual Meeting 87(2S): Abstract 63, p27, October 2013.

Theodore S. Hong, MD, Walter Bosch, PhD, Sunil Krishnan, MD, PhD, Tae Kim, MD, Harvey Mamon, MD, PhD, Paul Shyn, MD, Edgar Ben-Josef, MD, Jinsil Seong, MD, Michael Haddock, MD, Jason Cheng, MD, Mary Feng, MD, Kevin Stephans, MD, David Roberge, MD, Christopher Crane, MD, and Laura A. Dawson, MD: Interobserver variability in target definition for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with and without portal vein thrombus: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) consensus guidelines. Proceedings of the American Society for Radiation Oncology; ASTRO 55th Annual Meeting 87(2S): Abstract 65, p28, October 2013.

M. H. Stenmark, Y. Cao, H. Wang, A. Jackson, E. Ben-Josef, R. K. Ten Haken, T. S. Lawrence, M. Feng: Indocyanine Green for Individualized Assessment of Functional Liver Reserve in Patients Undergoing Liver Radiotherapy Proceedings of the American Society for Radiation Oncology; ASTRO 55th Annual Meeting 87(2S): Abstract 62, p26, October 2013.

Liu E, Stenmark MH, Schipper MJ, Balter JM, Kessler ML, Caoili EM, Lee OE, Ben-Josef E, Lawrence TS, Feng M: Stereotactic body radiation therapy for primary and metastatic liver tumors. Transl Oncol 6(4): 442-6, August 2013.

Usama Mahmood, Edgar Ben-Josef, Christopher H. Crane: Pancreas Practical Essentials of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, 3e. K.S. Clifford Chao (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.

A. Fernandes, B. K. Teo, L. Yin, M. Rosen, J. P. Plastaras, E. Ben-Josef, J. M. Metz, S. Apisarnthanarax: Comparative Assessment of Liver Tumor Motion Using CineMRI versus 4DCT. ASTRO 55th Annual Meeting 2013.

Ben-Josef E: Radiotherapy for rare tumors. Cancer J 19 (4): 295-6, 2013.

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