Alexander Lin

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Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Head and Neck Service, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology
Director of Clinical Operations, Roberts Proton Therapy Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical Director, Roberts Proton Therapy Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology
Member, Senior Leadership Team, Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, 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
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 Itmat Expertise

Head and Neck cancer, radiation therapy

Description of Research Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer

Selected Publications

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.

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 2017, Epub ahead of print.

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.

Lin H, Shen J, Zhai H, Mcdonough J, Tochner ZA, Lin A, Deville Jr. C, Both S: Scanning Beam Spot Preservation for Head and Neck Proton Therapy: Machine, Universal, or 3D-Printed Patient-Related Range Shifter? International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(2): E689, October 2017.

Valdes G, Carpenter C, Pattison A, Lin A, Simone II CB, Solberg TD: Validation of a System for Data-Driven Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning Decision Support Using Historical Treatment Plan Matching for Lung and Head and Neck Photon and Proton Therapy International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(2): E730–E731, October 2017.

Gershowitz J, Doucette A, Lukens JN, Swisher-McClure SD, Geiger Jr. GA, Lin A: Pathologic Risk Factors Associated With Contralateral Neck Disease in Patients with Tonsil Cancer: Implications on Patient Selection for Unilateral Neck Radiation Therapy International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(2): S234, October 2017.

Hatten K, Weinstein G, Lin A: Transoral Robotic Surgery-Reply. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143(10): 1059, October 2017.

Xie Y, Bentefour H, Janssens G, Smeets J, Vander Stappen F, Hotoiu L, Yin L, Dolney D, Avery S, O’Grady F, Prieels D, McDonough J, Solberg TD, Lustig R, Lin A, Teo BKK: Prompt gamma imaging for in vivo range verification of pencil beam scanning proton therapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(1): 210-218, September 2017.

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Last updated: 11/28/2017
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