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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
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

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.

Bauman J, Langer C, Quon H, Algazy K, Lin A, Desai A, Mutale F, Weiss J.: Induction chemotherapy with cetuximab, carboplatin and paclitaxel for the treatment of locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine Page: 1247-1253, April 2013.

Lin A and Hahn SM: Hypoxia Imaging Markers and Applications for Radiation Treatment Planning. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine 42: 343-352, September 2012

Lin A, Swisher-McClure S, Bonner-Millar L, Kirk M, Yeager C, Kassaee A, Teo BK, Hahn SM : Proton therapy for head and neck cancer: current applications and future directions. Transl Cancer Res 1(4): 255-263, December 2012.

S. Grover, J. Lukens, S. Sharma, J. Bauman, F.A. Masroor, M. Alonso- Basanta, R.B. Cohen, A. Desai, K. Algazy, and A. Lin: A Single Institution Experience With Induction Chemotherapy (ICT) Followed by Chemoradiation (CRT) Versus CRT for Definitive Treatment of Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (LA-SCCHN). International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 84(3): S526-S527, November 2012.

S.D. Swisher-McClure, N. Mitra, A. Lin, F. Wan, J. Bekelman: Risk of Fatal Cerebrovascular Accidents (CVA) in Patients Treated with Radiation Therapy (RT) or Surgery for Early Stage Glottic Larynx Cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 84(3): S61, November 2012.

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Last updated: 07/09/2014
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