Department of Radiation Oncology

Alireza Kassaee

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Alireza Kassaee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

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Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Department of Radiation Oncology
2 West
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6204
Education:
B.S. (Electrical Engineering)
State University of NY at Buffalo, 1981.
Ph.D. (Physics)
State University of NY at Buffalo, 1989.
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Selected Publications

Darafsheh A, Taleei R, Kassaee A, Finlay JC: Proton therapy dosimetry using the scintillation of the silica fibers. Optics Letters 42(4): 847-850 Feb 2017.

Darafsheh A, Taleei R, Kassaee A, Finlay J : The visible signal responsible for proton therapy dosimetry using bare optical fibers is not Cerenkov radiation. Medical Physics 43(11): 5973-5980, Nov 2016.

Cardin A, Ding X, Kassaee A, Lin L, Maryanski MJ, Avery S: Validation of high-resolution 3D patient QA for proton PBS and IMPT using laser CT of improved polymer gel dosimeters. Journal of Physics Conference Series 573, January 2015 Notes: doi:10.1088/1742-6596/573/1/012017.

Avery S, Cardin A, Lin L, Kirk M, Kassaee A, Maryanski MJ: 3D dose verification with polymer gel detectors of brain-spine match line for proton pencil beam cranio-spinal. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 573(1), January 2015 Notes: doi:10.1088/1742-6596/573/1/012020.

Lee, E., Polf, J.P., Mackin, D.S., Beddar, S., Dolney, D., Ainsley, C., Kassaee, A., Avery, S.: Study of the angular dependence of a prompt gamma detector response during proton radiotherapy. Int J Particle Ther 1(3): 731-744, Dec 2014.

Ding X, Dionisi F, Tang S, Ingram M, Hung CY, Prionas E, Lichtenwalner P, Butterwick I, Zhai H, Yin L, Lin H, Kassaee A, Avery S: A comprehensive dosimetric study of pancreatic cancer treatment using three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3DCRT), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), volumetric-modulated radiation therapy (VMAT), and passive-scattering and modulated-scanning proton therapy (PT). Med Dosim 39(2): 139-45, Mar 2014.

. Betancourt, R., Zou, W., Plastaras, J.P., Metz, J. M., Teo, B., Kassaee, A.: Abdominal and pancreatic motion correlation using 4D CT, 4D transponders, and a gating belt. J. App. Clin. Med. Phys. 14(3): 13-24, May 2013.

Zou, W., Betancourt, R., Yin, L., Metz, J. M., Avery, S., Kassaee, A. : Effects on the photon beam from an electromagnetic array used for patient localization and tumor tracking J. App. Clin. Med. Phys 14(3): 72-80, May 2013.

Lin A, Swisher-McClure S, Bonner Millar L, Kirk M, Yeager C, Kassaee A, Kevin B : Proton therapy for head and neck cancer: current applications and future directions. Transl. Cancer Res 1(4): 255-263, Dec 2012.

Shinohara ET, Kassaee A, Mitra N, Vapiwala N, Plastaras JP, Drebin J, Wan F, Metz J : Feasibility of electromagnetic transponder use to monitor inter- and intrafractional motion in locally advanced pancreatic cancer patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83(2): 566-573, June 2012 Notes: Epub 2011 Nov 16.

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