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Vasthi Christensen Wilson, M.Sc., M.D.

Vasthi Christensen Wilson, M.Sc., M.D.

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Department of Radiation Oncology
Shore Medical Center
1 East New York Ave
Somers Point, NJ 08244
Office: 609-653-3200
Fax: 609-653-3833
Education:
BA (Philosophy)
Wellesley College, 1998.
M. Sc. (Neuroscience)
Oxford University, 1999.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Stereotactic radiosurgery
High dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy
Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
Sarcoma and soft tissue neoplasms
Brain tumors

Selected Publications

Brown Melandee, Ruckenstein Michael, Bigelow Douglas, Judy Kevin, Wilson Vasthi, Alonso-Basanta Michelle, Lee John Yk: Predictors of hearing loss following gamma knife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas: Age, cochlea dose, and tumor coverage. Neurosurgery 69(3): 605-614, September 2011.

VM Morettu, AO Ashana, JA Realyvasquez, J Sham, M de la Cruz, JJ King, V Wilson, RD Lackman: Does tumor volume change or histologic necrosis after radiotherapy have prognostic value? International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics 78(3): S616, 2010 Notes: Poster presentation.

Wilson VC, Claghorn K, Guo M, Hampshire M, O’Dwyer P, Sun W, Drebin J, Rosato E, Whittington R, Metz J M. : “Aggressive supportive care improves outcomes in the combined modality treatment of pancreatic and duodenal cancer.” International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 69(3): S278-9, 2007 Notes: Poster presentation.

Wilson VC, McDonough J, Tochner Z. : “Proton beam irradiation in pediatric oncology: An overview.” Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. 27(8): 444-8, Aug 2005.

Vasthi Christensen, MD: Journal scan: The risk of hemorrhage after radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations. Oncolink April 2005 Notes: Review of article from New England Journal of Medicine, 352(2); 146-153, 2005.

Harris EE, Christensen VJ, Hwang W-T, Fox K, Solin LJ: "Impact of concurrent versus sequential tamoxifen with radiation therapy in early-stage breast cancer patients undergoing breast conservation treatment." Journal of Clinical Oncology 23(1): 11-16, Jan 2005.

Vasthi Christensen, MD: Journal scan: Brain metastases treated with radiosurgery alone: An alternative to whole brain radiotherapy? Oncolink December 2004 Notes: Review of article from Neurosurgery. 2003 Jun;52(6):1318-26.

Johansen-Berg H, Christensen V, Woolrich M, Matthews P. : “Attention to touch modulates activity in both primary and secondary somatosensory areas.” Neuroreport. 11(6): 1237-41, 2000.

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