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Alireza Kassaee, Ph.D.

Alireza Kassaee, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

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Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Department of Radiation Oncology
2 West
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6204
Education:
B.S. (Electrical Engineering)
State University of NY at Buffalo, 1981.
Ph.D. (Physics)
State University of NY at Buffalo, 1989.
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Selected Publications

Darafsheh, A., Taleei, R., Kassaee, A., Finlay, J. : The visible signal responsible for proton therapy dosimetry using bare optical fibers is not Cerenkov radiation. Medical Physics 43(11): 5973-5980, November 2016.

Cardin, A., Ding, X., Kassaee, A.,Lin, L., Maryanski, M.J., Avery, S.: Validation of high-resolution 3D patient QA for proton PBS and IMPT using laser CT of improved polymer gel dosimeters. Journal of Physics Conference Series 573, January 2015.

Avery, S., Cardin, A., Lin, L., Kirk, M., Kassaee, A., Maryanski, M.J.: 3D dose verification with polymer gel detectors of brain-spine match line for proton pencil beam cranio-spinal. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 573(1), January 2015.

Lee, E., Polf, J.P., Mackin, D.S., Beddar, S., Dolney, D., Ainsley, C., Kassaee, A., Avery, S.: Study of the angular dependence of a prompt gamma detector response during proton radiotherapy. Int J Particle Ther 1(3): 731-744, Dec 2014.

Ding, X., Dionisi, F., Tang, S., Hung, C. Y., Prionas, E., Lichtenwalner, P., Butterwick, I., Zhai, H., Yin, L., Lin, H., Kassaee, A., Avery, S. : A comprehensive dosimetric study of pancreatic cancer treatment using Three dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3DCRT), Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Volumetric-Modulated radiation therapy (VMAT), passive scattering and modulated scanning proton therapy (PT). Medical Dosimetry 39(2), March 2014.

. Betancourt, R., Zou, W., Plastaras, J.P., Metz, J. M., Teo, B., Kassaee, A.: Abdominal and pancreatic motion correlation using 4D CT, 4D transponders, and a gating belt. J. App. Clin. Med. Phys. 14(3): 13-24, May 2013.

Zou, W., Betancourt, R., Yin, L., Metz, J. M., Avery, S., Kassaee, A. : Effects on the photon beam from an electromagnetic array used for patient localization and tumor tracking J. App. Clin. Med. Phys 14(3): 72-80, May 2013.

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

Shinohara, E.T., Kassaee, A., Mitra, N., Vapiwala, N., Plastaras, J.P., Drebin, J., Wan, F., Metz, J. : Feasibility of electromagnetic transponder use to monitor inter- and intrafractional motion in locally advanced pancreatic cancer patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83(2): 566-573, June 2012 Notes: Epub 2011 Nov 16.

Rajendran, R.R., Plastaras, J, Mick, R., McMichael Kohler, D., Kassaee, A., Vapiwala, N.: Daily isocenter correction with electromagnetic-based localization improves target coverage and rectal sparing during prostate radiotherapy. Int. J. Rad. Onc. Bio. Phys. 76(4): 1092-1099, Mar 2010 Notes: Epub 2009 Jul 20.

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