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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

Lin H; Ding X; Kirk M; Liu H; Zhai H; Hill-Kayser CE; Lustig RA; Tochner Z; Both S; McDonough J.: Supine craniospinal irradiation using a proton pencil beam scanning technique without match line changes for field junctions. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(1), September 2014.

Both S; Shen J; Kirk M; Lin L; Tang S; Alonso-Basanta M; Lustig R; Lin H; Deville C; Hill-Kayser C; Tochner Z; McDonough J.: Development and clinical implementation of a universal bolus to maintain spot size during delivery of base of skull pencil beam scanning proton therapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(1): 79-84, September 2014.

Slopsema R, Lin L, Flampori S, Yeung D, Li Z, McDonough J and Palta J: Development of a golden beam data set for the commissioning of a proton double-scattering system in a pencil-beam dose calculation algorithm. Med. Phys. 41, Sept 2014.

Lin L, Solberg T, Carabe-Fernandez A, McDonough J, Diffenderfer E, Sanzarine J, Kennedy A, Cengel K: Pencil beam scanning dosimetry for large animal irradiation. Journal of Radiation Research 55: 855-861, May 2014.

Lin H; Ding X; Yin L; Zhai H; Liu H; Kassaee A; Hill-Kayser C; Lustig RA; McDonough J; Both S.: The effects of titanium mesh on passive-scattering proton dose. Physics in Medicine & Biology. 59: N81-89, May 2014.

Lin L, Shen J, Ainsley C, Solberg T, McDonough J: Implementation of an improved dose-per-MU model for double scattered proton beams to address inter-beamline modulation width variability. J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 15(3): 4748, May 2014.

Lin L, Ainsley C, Solberg T, McDonough J: Experimental characterization of two-dimensional spot profiles for two proton pencil beam scanning nozzles. Phys. Med. Biol. 59: 493-504, January 2014.

Diffenderfer ES, Dolney D, Schaettler M, Sanzari JK, McDonough J and Cengel KA: Monte Carlo modeling in CT-based geometries: dosimetry for biological modeling experiments with particle beam radiation. Journal of Radiation Research 55: 364-72, 2014.

Tang S, Deville C, Tochner Z, Wang KK, McDonough J, Vapiwala N and Both S: Impact of intrafraction and residual interfraction effect on prostate proton pencil beam scanning. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90: 1186-94, 2014.

Lin L, Kang M, Solberg T, Ainsley C and McDonough J: Experimentally validated pencil beam scanning source model in TOPAS. Physics in Medicine and Biology 59(22): 6859-6873, 2014.

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Last updated: 05/27/2015
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