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Stefan Both, PhD

Stefan Both, PhD

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

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Department of Radiation Oncology
4 West
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-3796
Fax: 215-349-5923
BS/MS (Physics)
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, EU, 1995.
Ph.D. (Physics)
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, EU, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

Advanced treatment planning techniques development and mitigating toxicities in photon and proton radiotherapy. Motion and range uncertanties management in proton radiotherapy.Investigate dose volume histogram and outcome relationship.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Clinical Physics.Photon and Proton Treatment Planning across all treatment sites.Special procedures.QA&QC.

Selected Publications

Joann I. Prisciandaro, Charles E. Willis, Jay W. Burmeister, Geoffrey D. Clarke, Rupak K. Das, Jacqueline Esthappan, Bruce J. Gerbi, Beth A. Harkness, James A. Patton, Donald J. Peck, Robert J. Pizzutiello Jr, George A. Sandison, Sharon L. White, Brian D. Wichman, Geoffrey S. Ibbott, Stefan Both : Essentials and guidelines for clinical medical physics residency training programs: executive summary of AAPM Report Number 249 Journal of Clinical Applied Medical Physics 15(3), May 2014.

B. Winey, H. Shih,N. Saho, A. Lee, N. Vapiwala,S. Both : Core physics competencies for proton therapy training of radiation oncology and medical physics residents and fellows. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 15(88(4)), March 2014.

CH Chapman, WT Hwang, S Both, CR Thomas, and C Deville : The Current Status of Diversity by Race, Hispanic Ethnicity, and Sex in Diagnostic Radiology 270(1): 232-40, January 2014.

Maura L Kirk, Shikui Tang, Huifang Zhai, Neha Vapiwala, Curtiland Deville, Paul James, Justin E Bekelman, John P Christodouleas, Zelig Tochner and Stefan Both : Comparison of prostate proton treatment planning technique interfraction robustness and analysis of single field treatment feasibility. Practical Radiation Oncology- in press. 2014.

Stefan Both,Jiajian Shen,Maura Kirk,Liyong Lin,Shikui Tang, Michelle Alonso- Basanta, Robert Lustig, Haibo Lin,Curtiland Deville,Christine Hill-Kayser, Zelig Tochner and James McDonough. : 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-in press 2014.

Lin, Haibo; Ding, Xuanfeng; Yin, Lingshu; Zhai, Huifang; Liu, Haoyang; Kassaee, Alireza; Hill-Kayser, Christine; Lustig, Robert; McDonough, James; Both, Stefan : Effects of titanium mesh on passive-scattering proton dose. Physics in Medicine and Biology, in press. 2014 Notes: accepted:PMB-100230.R1.

Shikui Tang, Curtiland Deville, Zelig Tochner, Ken Kang-Hsin Wang, James McDonough, Neha Vapiwala and Stefan Both: The Impact of Intrafraction and Residual Interfraction Effect on Prostate Proton Pencil Beam Scanning. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology,Physics-in press 2014 Notes: accepted for publication.Ref.: Ms. No. ROB-D-13-01723R3

Abigail T. Berman, Stefan Both, Tiffany Sharkoski, Katie Goldrath; Zelig Tochner, Smith Apisarnthanarax, James M. Metz, John P. Plastaras: Proton Reirradiation of Recurrent Rectal Cancer: Dosimetric Comparsion, Toxicities, and Preliminary Outcomes. International Journal of Particle Therapy 2014 Notes: in press.

Ken Kang-Hsin Wang, Neha Vapiwala,Viet Bui,Curtiland Deville,John P. Plastaras,Voika Bar Ad, Zelig Tochner and Stefan Both: The Impact of Stool and Gas Volume on Intrafraction Prostate Motion in Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy with Daily Endorectal Balloon Radiotherpy and Oncology 2014 Notes: in press.

Haibo Lin, Xuanfeng Ding, Maura Kirk, Haoyang Liu, Huifang Zhai, Christine E. Hill-Kayser, Robert A Lustig, Zelig Tochner, Stefan Both and James McDonough : Supine Craniospinal Irradiation using a Proton Pencil Beam Scanning Technique without Match Line Changes for Field Junctions. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology,Physics-in press 2014.

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Last updated: 10/14/2014
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