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Peter Ahn, MD

Peter Ahn, MD

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Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
2 West, 34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard College, 1998.
M.D. (Medicine)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer, HPV, skin cancer, melanoma

Description of Research Expertise

radiotherapy treatment fields, proton beam radiation, quality of life, photodynamic therapy

Selected Publications

Gregory J. Kubicek, M.D., Rita S. Axelrod, M.D., Mitchell Machtay, M.D.,ยง, Peter H. Ahn, M.D., Pramila R. Anne, M.D., Shannon Fogh, M.D., David Cognetti, M.D., Thomas J. Myers, M.D., Walter J. Curran Jr., M.D., Adam P. Dicker, M.D., Ph.D.: Phase I Trial Using the Proteasome Inhibitor Bortezomib and Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy for Head-and-Neck Malignancies. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 83(4): 1192, July 2012.

Ahn PH, Chen CC, Ahn AI, Hong L, Scripes PG, Shen J, Lee CC, Miller E, Kalnick S, Garg MK: Adaptive planning in intensity-modulated radiation therapy for head and neck cancers: single-instituion experience and clinical implications. International Journal of Radiation Biology Physics 80(3): 677-85, Jul 2011 Notes: Epub 2010 Jul 9.

Doyle LA, Harrison A, Cognetti D, Xiao Y, Yu Y, Liu H, Ahn PH, Anne PR, Showalter TN: Reirradiation of head and neck cancer with high-dose-rate brachytherapy: A customizable intraluminal solution for postoperative treatment of tracheal mucosa recurrence. Brachytherapy 10(2): 154-8, Mar-Apr 2011 Notes: Epub 2010 Aug 17.

Ahn PH, Ahn AI, Lee CJ, et al: Random Positional Variation Amongst the Skull, Mandible and Cervical Spine in Daily Setup for Head and Neck Radiotherapy. International Journal of Radiation Biology Physics 73(2): 626-33, 2009.

Ahn PH, Vu HT, Lannin D, et al: Sequence of Radiotherapy with Tamoxifen in Conservatively Managed Breast Cancer Does Not Affect Local Relapse. Journal of Clinical Oncology 23(1): 17-23, 2005.

Loh ML, Ahn P, Perez-Atayde AR, et al: Treatment of Infantile Fibrosarcoma with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy: Results from the Dana-Farbr Institute and Children's Hospital, Boston. Journal of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology 24(9): 722-6, 2003.

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