Edgar Ben-Josef

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Eli Glatstein, M.D., Professor
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
Education:
B.Med.Sc.
The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel, 1980.
M.D.
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

Kuo Men et al.: Cascaded atrous convolution and spatial pyramid pooling for more accurate tumor target segmentation for rectal cancer radiotherapy. Physics in Medicine and Biology August 2018.

K Men*, P Boimel, J Janopaul-Naylor, H Zhong, M Huang, H Geng, C Cheng, Y Fan, J Plastaras, E Ben-Josef, Y Xiao: Atrous Convolution and Spatial Pyramid Pooling for More Accurate Tumor Segmentation in MR Images. AAPM 2018 2018.

Boimel Pamela and Ben-Josef Edgar: "Treating Pancreatic and Stomach Malignancies with Proton Beam Radiation" Target Volume Delineation and Treatment Planning for Particle Therapy A Practical Guide. Lee, N.Y., Leeman, J.E., Cahlon, O., Sine, K., Jiang, G., Lu, J.J., Both, S. (Eds.) (eds.). Springer Nature, 2018.

Sriram Venigalla, John Plastaras, Edgar Ben-Josef, Andrzej Wojcieszynski, Amit Chowdhry, James Metz, John Nicholas Lukens, Najjia Mahmoud, Kim Reiss, Jacob Shabason : Comparative Effectiveness of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation versus Upfront Surgery in the Management of Recto-Sigmoid Junction Cancer. Clinical Colorectal Cancer 2018.

Shabason JE, Chen J, Apisarnthanarax S, Damjanov N, Giantonio B, Loaiza-Bonilla A, O'Dwyer PJ, O'Hara M, Reiss KA, Teitelbaum U, Wissel P, Drebin JA, Vollmer C, Kochman M, Mick R, Vergara N, Jhala N, Doucette A, Lukens JN, Plastaras JP, Metz JM, Ben-Josef E: A phase I dose escalation trial of nab-paclitaxel and fixed dose radiation in patients with unresectable or borderline resectable pancreatic cancer. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 81(3): 609-614, 2018.

Hall WA, Heerkens HD, Paulson ES, Meijer GJ, Kotte AN, Knechtges P, Parikh PJ, Bassetti MF, Lee P, Aitken KL, Palta M, Myrehaug S, Koay EJ, Portelance L, Ben-Josef E, Erickson BA: Pancreatic gross tumor volume contouring on computed tomography (CT) compared with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): Results of an international contouring conference. Pract Radiat Oncol. 8(2): 107-115, 2018.

M Huang*, H Zhong , P Boimel , J Janopaul-Naylor , K Men , H Geng , C Cheng , P Gabriel , Y Fan , L Ungar , M Rosen , E Ben-Josef , Y Xiao: Rectal Cancer Survival Outcome Prediction Based On Radiomics Features for Different Imaging Modalities. AAPM 2018 2018.

Jennifer Yon-Li Wo, Beow Y. Yeap, Thomas F. DeLaney, David P. Ryan, Aparna Raj Parikh, Jeffrey W. Clark, Jill N. Allen, Edgar Ben-Josef, John Peter Plastaras, James M. Metz, Lorraine C. Drapek, Theodore S. Hong: A Pilot Feasibility Study of Definitive Concurrent Chemoradiation with Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Beam in Combination with 5-Fluorouracil and Mitomycin-C for Carcinoma of the Anal Canal. 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2017.

Mi Huang, PhD, Johan Van Soest, MS, Haoyu Zhong, et al.: Rectal Cancer Outcome Study Based on Multiple Clinical Trials with Random Survival Forests Versus Cox Regression Prediction Models. ASTRO 2017 annual meeting 2017.

Pamela J Boimel, Mi Huang, James Janopaul-Naylor, Haoyu Zhong, Peter Edward Gabriel, Warren B. Bilker, Edgar Ben-Josef, Ying Xiao: Optimization of an outcome prediction model for locally advanced rectal cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation using Random Survival Forests. 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2017.

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Last updated: 08/15/2018
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