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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

Moignier A, Gelover E, Wang D, Flynn R, Kirk M, Lin L, Solberg T, Lin A, Hyer D: Theoretical benefits of dynamic collimation in pencil beam scanning proton therapy for brain tumor: dosimetric and radiobiological metrics. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics 95(1): 171-80, May 2016.

Sharma S, Bekelman J, Lin A, Lukens JN, Roman B, Mitra N, Swisher-McClure S : Clinical Impact of Prolonged Diagnosis to Treatment Interval (DTI) Among Patients with Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Oral Oncology 56: 17-24, May 2016.

Ahn PH, Quon H, Mick R, O’Malley BW, Weinstein G, Chalian A, Malloy K, Sollecito T, Greenberg M, McNulty S, Lin A, Zhu T, Cengel K, Livolsi V, Feldman M, Busch T: Toxicities and Early Outcomes in a Phase 1 Trial of Photodynamic Therapy for Premalignant and Early Stage Head and Neck Tumors Oral Oncology 55: 37-42, April 2016.

Wang P, Yin L, Song G, Ahn P, Lin A, Gee J, Dolney D, Solberg TD, Maughan R, McDonough J, Teo BK : Quantitative Assessment of Anatomical Change Using a Virtual Proton Depth Radiograph for Adaptive Head and Neck Proton Therapy. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 17(2): 427-40, March 2016.

Moignier A, Gelover E, Smith BR, Wang D, Flynn RT, Kirk M, Lin L, Solberg TD, Lin A, Hyer DE: Towards a Better Target Conformality for Two Spot Scanning Proton Therapy Delivery Systems by Dynamic Collimiation. Medical Physics 43(3): 1421-7, March 2016.

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 38(1): 59-65, January 2016.

Gelover E, Moignier A, Wang D, Smith BR, Flynn RT, Kirk M, Lin L, Solberg T, Lin A, Hyer DE: Improving head and neck cancer treatments using dynamic collimation in spot scanning proton therapy. International Journal of Particle Therapy 2(4): 544-54, 2016.

Swisher-McClure S, Teo BK, Kirk M, Chang C, Lin A: Comparison of Pencil-Beam Scanning Proton and Photon Based Techniques for Carcinoma of the Parotid. International Journal of Particle Therapy 2(4): 525-32, 2016.

Ahn PH, Mitra N, Alonso-Basanta M, Adappa ND, Palmer JN, O'Malley Jr BW, Rassekh CH, Chalian A, Cohen RB, Lin A : Nodal Metastasis and Elective Nodal Level Treatment in Sinonasal Small Cell and Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Analysis British Journal of Radiology 89: 20150488, 2016.

Sharma S, Zhou O, Thompson RF, Lukens JN, Lin A, 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). International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 93(3S): S69, November 2015.

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Last updated: 04/22/2016
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