Michelle Alonso-Basanta

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Helene Blum Assistant Professor
Associate Chief of Clinical Operations, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Chief, Central Nervous System, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director of Quality Assurance, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Radiation Oncology

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University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiation Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
TRC-2 West
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Chemistry)
New York University, 1996.
Ph.D. (Pathology)
New York University, 2001.
New York University School of Medicine, 2003.
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Selected Publications

W. Tristram Arscott*, Simeng Zhu*, John Plastaras1, Amit Maity1, Michelle Alonso-Basanta and Josh Jones: Neurologic toxicity during and after concurrent palliative radiotherapy and immune checkpoint blockade for brain metastases. The Radiation Oncology Summit: ACRO 2018 February 2018 Notes: Oral by co-author.

D. Mihailidis, L. Brady, S. Anamalayil, M. Alonso-Basanta, R. Scheuermann, C. Kennedy, J. Metz : Rapid IMRT delivery for head and neck (H&N) with a prototype jawless MLC system and a novel MV-CBCT panel (e-Poster/oral) ASTRO 59th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA September 23-26, 2017 September 2017 Notes: Poster.

Doroslovački Pavle, Tamhankar Madhura A, Liu Grant T, Shindler Kenneth S, Ying Gui-Shuang, Alonso-Basanta Michelle: Factors Associated with Occurrence of Radiation-induced Optic Neuropathy at "Safe" Radiation Dosage. Seminars in ophthalmology Page: 1-8, Jul 2017.

Stephanie Yoon, Kevin Nead, Alexander Lin, J. Nicholas Lukens, James Palmer, Nithin Adappa, and Michelle Alonso-Basanta: Adjuvant Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) For Sinonasal Mucosal Melanoma: A Single-Institution Retrospective Experience. North American Skull Base Society Supplement 78(S 01), March 2017 Notes: Oral Podium Presentation by co-author. DOI: 10.1055/s-007-33552.

Ojerholm Eric, Anderson Nathan, Patel Kashyapkumar, Wang Peng, Lustig Robert A, Alonso-Basanta Michelle, Kurtz Goldie, Jones Joshua A: Impact of image guidance during whole-brain radiation therapy. Practical radiation oncology 6(6): e345-e351, Nov - Dec 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2016.03.006. Epub 2016 Mar 19.

Peter H. Ahn, Nandita Mitra, Michelle Alonso-Basanta, James N. Palmer, Nithin D. Adappa, Bert W. O’Malley Jr., Christopher Rassekh, Ara Chalian, Roger B. Cohen & Alexander Lin: Risk of lymph node metastasis and recommendations for elective nodal treatment in squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal cavity and maxillary sinus: a SEER analysis. Acta Oncologica 55(9): 1107-1114, Sept-Oct 2016.

Piazza Matthew, Ramayya Ashwin, Geiger Geoffrey, Alonso-Basanta Michelle, Nasrallah MacLean P, Welch William, Ozturk Ali: Intramedullary recurrence of a thoracic meningioma - Presentation of an unusual case and review of the literature. World neurosurgery 92(588): e17-21, Aug 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.01.073. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

Trifiletti Daniel M, Lee Cheng-Chia, Kano Hideyuki, Cohen Jonathan, Janopaul-Naylor James, Alonso-Basanta Michelle, Lee John Y K, Simonova Gabriela, Liscak Roman, Wolf Amparo, Kvint Svetlana, Grills Inga S, Johnson Matthew, Liu Kang-Du, Lin Chung-Jung, Mathieu David, Héroux France, Silva Danilo, Sharma Mayur, Cifarelli Christopher P, Watson Christopher N, Hack Joshua D, Golfinos John G, Kondziolka Douglas, Barnett Gene, Lunsford L Dade, Sheehan Jason P: Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brainstem Metastases: An International Cooperative Study to Define Response and Toxicity. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 96(2): 280-288, Jun 2016.

Akbari Hamed, Macyszyn Luke, Da Xiao, Bilello Michel, Wolf Ronald L, Martinez-Lage Maria, Biros George, Alonso-Basanta Michelle, OʼRourke Donald M, Davatzikos Christos: Imaging Surrogates of Infiltration Obtained Via Multiparametric Imaging Pattern Analysis Predict Subsequent Location of Recurrence of Glioblastoma. Neurosurgery 74(8): 572-580, April 2016 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Ahn Peter H, Mitra Nandita, Alonso-Basanta Michelle, Adappa Nithin D, Palmer James N, O'Malley Bert W, Rassekh Christopher H, Chalian Ara, Cohen Roger B, Lin Alexander: Nodal Metastasis and Elective Nodal Level Treatment in Sinonasal Small Cell and Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Analysis. The British journal of radiology 89(1058): 20150488, Feb 2016 Notes: [Epub 2015 November 11]

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