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Alexander Lin, MD

Alexander Lin, MD

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Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center and the Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiation Oncology
3400 Civic Center Blvd
TRC 2 West
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3198
Fax: 215-349-5445
Education:
B.A. (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry)
Yale University, 1998.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Michigan Medical School, 2002.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer

Description of Research Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer

Selected Publications

Chin AL, Lin A, Anamalayil S, Teo BK: Feasibility and limitations of bulk density assignment in MRI for head and neck IMRT treatment planning. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 15(5), September 2014.

Kaczmar JM, Tan KS, Heitjan DF, Lin A, Ahn PH, Newman JG, Rassekh CH, Chalian AA, O'Malley Jr BW, Cohen RB : HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer: risk factors for treatment failure in patients managed with primary surgery (TORS). Head and Neck September 2014.

Boris Hristov, Steven H. Lin, and John Christodouleas : Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review. Wolters Kluwer August 2014 Notes: I am the section editor for the Head and Neck Cancer section in this book. The head and neck section comprises 9 chapters in the book.

Wuthrick EJ, Curran WJ Jr, Camphausen K, Lin A, Glass J, Evans J, Andrews DW, Axelrod R, Shi W, Werner-Wasik M, Haacke EM2, Hillman GG, Dicker AP : A pilot study of hypofractionated stereotactic radiation therapy and sunitinib in previously irradiated patients with recurrent high grade glioma International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physicis Epub ahead of print, August 2014.

Lukens JN, Lin A, Gamerman V, Mitra N, Grover S, McMenamin EN, Weinstein GS, O'Malley Jr BW, Cohen RB, Orisamolu A, Ahn PH, Quon H.: Late Consequential Surgical Bed Soft Tissue Necrosis in Advanced Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinomas Treated with Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) and Postoperative Radiotherapy (PORT). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 89(5): 981-8, August 2014.

Chawla S, Wang S, Kim S, Sheriff S, Lee P, Rengan R, Lin A, Melhem E, Maudsley A, Poptani H.: Radiation Injury to the Normal Brain Measured by 3D-Echo-Planar Spectroscopic Imaging and Diffusion Tensor Imaging: Initial Experience. J Neuroimaging Nov 2013 (Epub ahead of print).

Swisher-McClure S, Mitra N, Lin A, Ahn P, Wan F, O'Malley B, Weinstein G, Bekelman J: Risk of Fatal Cerebrovascular Accidents after External Beam Radiation Therapy for Early Stage Glottic Larynx Cancer Head and Neck April 2013

Lin A, Orisamolu A, Anderson N: Image Approval Rates for Daily Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) in a Large, Academic Group Setting: Variation by Physician Familiarity With the Patient. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2: S582, October 2013.

Orisamolu A, Anderson N, Lin A: Setup Uncertainty as Determined by Daily Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) for Head-and-Neck Cancer (HNC): Evaluation of Safety and Implications on Defining Planning Target Volume (PTV) Margins. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87: S464-S465, October 2013.

Teo B, Chin AL, Lin A: Dosimetric Accuracy of Bulk Density Assignment on MRI for Head and Neck IMRT Treatment Planning. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87: S15, October 2013.

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Last updated: 09/18/2014
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