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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

Fang P, Batra S, Hollander A, Lin A, Hill-Kayser C, Levin L, Mupparapu M, Thompson RF : Development and evaluation of a standardized method and atlas for contouring primary and permanent dentition. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology March 2015 [Epub ahead of print]

Bur A, Lin A, and Weinstein G: Adjuvant radiation therapy for early head and neck squamous cell carcinoma with perineural invasion: a systematic review. Head and Neck 2015 (Accepted 9/12/15).

Sharma S, Zhou O, Thompson RF, Lukens JN, Lin A, and Ahn P.: A Comparative Study of Patient-Reported Xerostomia and Dysgeusia in Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OPSCC) Treated with Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) or Proton Pencil Beam Scanning (PBS). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 93(3S): S69, November 2015.

Lukens JN, Tangsriwong K, Mitra N, Cohen R, Weinstein GS, O'Malley B, Chalian A, Rassekh C, Newman J, Cannady S, Montone KT, Ahn P, Quon H, and Lin A: Pathological Factors Predicting the Risk of Distant Failure for Human Papillomavirus-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OPSCC). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 93(3S): S77, November 2015.

Valdes G, Dice J, Lin A, Davidi R, Carpenter C, and Solberg TD : Prediction of Proton and Photon Dose Indices for Head and Neck Radiation Therapy Using Machine Learning. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Page: E620–E621, November 2015.

Ahn P, Sharma S, Zhou O, Lukens JN, and Lin A: A Comparative Quality of Life Cohort of Oropharyngeal Squamou Cell (OPSCC) Patients Treated with Volumetric Modulated Radiation Therapy (VMAT) Versus Proton Pencil Beam Scanning (PBS). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 93(3S): S71, November 2015.

Grover S, Swisher-McClure S, Mitra N, Li J, Cohen RB, Ahn PH, Lukens JN, Chalian AA, Weinstein GS , O’Malley Jr. BW, and Lin A : Total Laryngectomy Versus Larynx Preservation for T4a Larynx Cancer: Patterns of Care and Survival Outcomes International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics 92: 595-602, July 2015.

Jacoby, D, Hajj J, Javaheri A, Degoma E, Lin A, Ahn P, Quon H : Carotid Intima Media Thickness Measurement Promises to Improve Cardiovascular Risk Evaluation in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Clin Cardiol 38(5): 280-4, May 2015.

Lin A and Maity A: Molecular Pathways: A Novel Approach to Targeting Hypoxia and Improving Radiotherapy Efficacy via Reduction in Oxygen Demand. Clinical Cancer Research Clin Cancer Res May 1, 2015 21; 1995 21(9): 1995-2000, May 2015.

Lukens JN, Lin A, and Hahn S. Curr Opin Oncol. 2015 May;27(3):165-71. : Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Current Opinion in Oncology 27(3): 165-71, May 2015.

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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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