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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

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]

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.

Shenouda G, Zhang Q, Ang KK, Machtay M, Parliament MB, Hershock D, Suntharalingam M, Lin A, Rotman M, Nabid A, Hong S, Shehata S, Cmelak AJ, Sultanem K, Le Q: Long term results of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group RTOG 99-03: A Randomized Phase III Trial to Assess the Effect of Erythropoietin on Local-Regional Control in Anemic Patients Treated with Radiotherapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 91(5): 907-15, April 2015.

Roman BR, Patel SG, Wang MB, Pou AM, Holsinger C, Myssiorek D, Goldenberg D, Swisher-McClure S, Lin A, Shah JP, Shea JA : Guideline familiarity predicts variation in self-reported use of routine surveillance PET/CT by physicians who treat head and neck cancer. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network 13(1): 69-77, January 2015.

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. Journal of Neuroimaging 25(1): 97-104, Jan-Feb 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 Accepted 2015.

Ahn PH, Weinstein G, Ojerholm E, Lin A, Levin W, Desai A : Laryngeal cancer with metastatic spread to the breast. The American Journal of Medicine December 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Ahn PH, Lukens JN, Teo BK, Kirk M, Lin A. : The Use of Proton Therapy in the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancers. Cancer J 20(6): 421-426, Nov-Dec 2014.

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.

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Last updated: 04/22/2015
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