Department of Radiation Oncology

Alexander Lin

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Alexander Lin, M.D.

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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

Guttmann DM, Kobie J, Grover S, Lin A, Lukens JN, Mitra N, Rhodes KV, Feng W, Swisher-McClure S: National disparities in treatment package time in head and neck cancer and impact on overall survival. Head and Neck 40(6): 1147-1155, June 2018.

Frank Steven J, Blanchard Pierre, Lee J Jack, Sturgis Erich M, Kies Merrill S, Machtay Mitchell, Vikram Bhadrasain, Garden Adam S, Rosenthal David I, Gunn G Brandon, Fuller C David, Hutcheson Katherine, Lai Stephen, Busse Paul M, Lee Nancy Y, Lin Alexander, Foote Robert L: Comparing Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy With Intensity-Modulated Photon Therapy for Oropharyngeal Cancer: The Journey From Clinical Trial Concept to Activation. Seminars in radiation oncology 28(2): 108-113, Apr 2018.

Ahn PH, Finlay JC, Gallagher-Colombo SM, Quon H, O’Malley Jr BW, Weinstein GS, Chalian A, Malloy K,Sollecito T, Greenberg M, Simone II CB , McNulty S, Lin A, Zhu TC, Livolsi V, Feldman M, Mick R, Cengel KA, Busch TM: Lesion Oxygenation Associates with Clinical Outcomes in Premalignant and Early Stage Head and Neck Tumors Treated on a Phase 1 Trial of Photodynamic Therapy Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy 21: 28-35, March 2018.

Blanchard P, Gunn GB, Lin A, Foote RL, Lee NY, Frank SJ: Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers. Semin Radiat Oncol 28(1): 53-63, January 2018.

Lin A: Radiation Therapy for Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancers. Dental Clinics of North America 62(1): 99-109, January 2018.

Xie Y, Ainsley C, Yin L, Zou W, McDonough J, Solberg T, Lin A, Teo BK: Ex vivo validation of a stoichiometric dual energy CT proton stopping power ratio calibration. Physics in Medicine and Biology 63, 2018.

Valdes G Simone II CB, Chen J, Lin A, Yom SS, Pattison AJ, Carpenter CM, and Solberg TD: Clinical Decision Support of Radiotherapy Treatment Planning: A Data-Driven Machine Learning Strategy for Patient-Specific Dosimetric Decision Making. Radiotherapy & Oncology 125(3): 392-397, December 2017.

Routman DM, Funk RK, Tangsriwong K, Lin A, Keeney MG, García JJ, Zarka MA, Lewis JT, Stoddard DG, Moore EJ, Day CN, Zhai Q, Price KA, Lukens JN, Swisher-McClure S, Weinstein GS, O'Malley BW Jr, Foote RL, Ma DJ: Relapse Rates With Surgery Alone in Human Papillomavirus-Related Intermediate- and High-Risk Group Oropharynx Squamous Cell Cancer: A Multi-Institutional Review. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(4): 938-946, November 2017.

Stutzer K, Lin A, Kirk M, Lin L: Superiority in robustness of multi-field optimization over single-field optimization for pencil-beam proton therapy for oropharynx carcinoma: an enhanced robustness analysis International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(3): 738-49, November 2017.

Rwigema JC, Langendijk JA, van der Laan HP, Lukens JN, Swisher-McClure SD, Lin A: Proton Therapy Improves Toxicity for Oropharyngeal Cancer: An Outcomes and Predictive Model-based Approach International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(2): S135–S136, October 2017.

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