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James E. McDonough, PhD

James E. McDonough, PhD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-5632
BA (Physics)
Temple University, 1982.
MA (Physics)
Temple University, 1984.
Ph.D. (Experimental Physics)
Temple University, 1987.
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Description of Research Expertise

Proton Therapy

Selected Publications

Wang P, Yin L, Zhang Y, Kirk M, Song G, Ahn PH, Lin A, Gee J, Dolney D, Solberg TD, Maughan R, McDonough J, Teo B-K: Quantitative assessment of anatomical change using a virtual proton depth radiograph for adaptive head and neck proton therapy. J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 17: 427-440, 2016.

Veiga C, Janssens G, Teng C-L, Baudier T, Hotoiu L, McClelland JR, Royle G, Lin L, Yin L, Metz J, Solberg TD, Tochner Z, Simone CB, McDonough J, Teo B-K: First Clinical Investigation of Cone Beam Computed Tomography and Deformable Registration for Adaptive Proton Therapy for Lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 95: 549-59, 2016.

Lin L, Huang S, Kang M, Solberg TD, McDonough JE and Ainsley CG: Validation of halo modeling for proton pencil beam spot scanning using a quality assurance test pattern. Med. Phys. 42: 5138-5143, September 2015.

Mayer R, Lin L, Fager M, Douglas D, McDonough J, Carabe A.: Proposed linear energy transfer areal detector for protons using radiochromic film. Review of Scientific Instruments 86, April 2015.

S. Batra, L. Comisar, J.N. Lukens, M. Kirk, S. Both, J. McDonough, N.N. Mahmoud, B.J. Giantonio, E. Ben-Josef, J.M. Metz and J.P. Plastaras: Lower rates of acute gastrointestinal toxicity with pencil beam proton therapy relative to IMRT in neoadjuvant chemoradiation for rectal cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 33: 696, 2015.

L Lin, M Kang, S Huang, R Mayer, A Thomas, J McDonough, T Solberg and C Simone: Beam Specific Planning Target Volumes Incorporating 4DCT for Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy of Thoracic Tumors. Med. Phys. 42: 3365, 2015.

H Lin, J Shen, J McDonough, Z Tochner and S Both: Should the Machine-Related Range Shifter (MRS) Be Replaced by a Patient-Related Range Shifter (PRS) to Preserve the Scanning Beam Dosimetric Advantages? Med. Phys. 42: 3495, 2015.

M Engelsman, J Daartz, and JE McDonough: Proton Therapy Workflow. AAPM Monograph, 2015 Summer School: Principles and Practice of Proton Beam Therapy. IJ Das and H Paganetti (eds.). Medical Physics Publishing, 2015.

Lin L, Kang M, Solberg TD, Mertens T, Baumer C, Ainsley CG, McDonough JE: Use of a novel two-dimensional ionization chamber array for pencil beam scanning proton therapy beam quality assurance. J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 16: 270-276, 2015.

L Lin, S Huang, M Kang, T Solberg, J McDonough and C Ainsley: Validation of Low-Dose-Tail Modeling for Proton Pencil Beam Spot Scanning Using a Quality Assurance Test Pattern. Med. Phys. 42: 3208, 2015.

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Last updated: 08/31/2016
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