Edgar Ben-Josef

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Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Vice-Chair for Translational Research, Department of Radiation Oncology University of Pennsylvania
Interim Director of Clinical Research, Department of Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
2 West
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3932
The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel, 1980.
The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine, 1983.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

pancreatic cancer biology; wnt and c-met signaling and invasion/treatment resistance in pancreatic cancer; samll bowel radiation injury

Selected Publications

Shawn Peterson, Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla, Edgar Ben-Josef, Jeffrey Drebin, Colleen Westendorf-Overly, Lowell Anthony, Philip DeSimone, Gaurav Goel1, Mahesh Kudrimoti1, Sean P. Dineen1, Ching-Wei D. Tzeng1, Peter J. Hosein1: Neoadjuvant nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine in borderline resectable or unresectable locally advanced pancreatic cancer in patients who are ineligible for FOLFIRINOX 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2016.

Fernandes AT, Apisarnthanarax S, Yin L, Zou W, Rosen M, Plastaras JP, Ben-Josef E, Metz JM, Teo BK.: Comparative assessment of liver tumor motion using cine-magnetic resonance imaging versus 4-dimensional computed tomography. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. April 2015.

Ojerholm E, Kirk ML, Thompson RF, Zhai H, Metz JM, Both S, Ben-Josef E, Plastaras JP.: Pencil-beam scanning proton therapy for anal cancer: a dosimetric comparison with intensity-modulated radiotherapy. Acta Oncol. March 2015.

Sabolch A, Else T, Griffith KA, Ben-Josef E, Williams A, Miller BS, Worden F, Hammer GD, Jolly S.: Adjuvant Radiation Therapy Improves Local Control After Surgical Resection in Patients With Localized Adrenocortical Carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. March 2015.

Gandhi SJ, Liang X, Ding X, Zhu TC, Ben-Josef E, Plastaras JP, Metz JM, Both S, Apisarnthanarax S.: Clinical decision tool for optimal delivery of liver stereotactic body radiation therapy: Photons versus protons. Pract Radiat Oncol. February 2015.

Ben-Josef E, Guthrie KA, El-Khoueiry AB, Corless CL, Zalupski MM, Lowy AM, Thomas CR Jr, Alberts SR, Dawson LA, Micetich KC, Thomas MB, Siegel AB, Blanke CD.: SWOG S0809: A Phase II Intergroup Trial of Adjuvant Capecitabine and Gemcitabine Followed by Radiotherapy and Concurrent Capecitabine in Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma and Gallbladder Carcinoma. J Clin Oncol 2015.

McMillan MT, Ojerholm E, Roses RE, Plastaras JP, Metz JM, Mamtani R, Karakousis GC, Fraker DL, Drebin JA, Stripp D, Ben-Josef E, Datta J. : Adjuvant Radiation Therapy Treatment Time Impacts Overall Survival in Gastric Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Jingya Wang et al.: Evaluation of adjuvant radiation therapy for resected gallbladder carcinoma: a multi-institutional experience. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2015.

Chatterjee M, Ben-Josef E, Thomas DG, Morgan MA, Zalupski MM, Khan G, Andrew Robinson C, Griffith KA, Chen CS, Ludwig T, Bekaii-Saab T, Chakravarti A, Williams TM: "Caveolin-1 is Associated with Tumor Progression and Confers a Multi-Modality Resistance Phenotype in Pancreatic Cancer" Scientific Reports 5: 10867, 2015 Notes: submitted.

Sonny Batra, Lauren Comisar, J. Nicholas Lukens, Maura Kirk, Jim Mcdonough, Stephan Both, Edgar Ben-Josef, Jim M. Metz, John P. Plastaras: Lower Rates of Acute Gastrointestinal Toxicity with Pencil Beam Proton Therapy Relative to IMRT in Neo-adjuvant Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer. 2015 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2015.

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