Department of Radiation Oncology

Neil K Taunk

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Neil K Taunk, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Department of Radiation Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-6515
BA (Economics and Biology (Dual Major))
Cornell University, 2007.
MS (Clinical and Translational Science)
Robert Wood Johnson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Rutgers University, 2011.
MD (Distinction in Research)
Robert Wood Johson Medical School, Rutgers University, 2012.
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Selected Publications

J.Chino, M.Joyner ,L. Lin, S.Damast, L. Lee, N. Taunk: Use of Ultrasound-Compatible Models for Simulation-Based Gynecological Education World Congress of Brachytherapy (WCB) April 2020.

N.Taunk: Long-Term Incidence of Secondary Bladder and Rectal Cancer in Patients Treated With Brachytherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer. Practice update 2020.

A.Rimner, E.Yorke, D.Gelblum, A.Shepherd, D.Guttmann, A.Iqbal, R.Daly, M.Offin, J.Fiore, A.Namakydoust, H.Li, M.McCune, E.Gelb, N.Taunk, D.von Reibnitz, P. Adusumilli, V. Rusch, M. Zauderer : A Safety Study of Avelumab plus SBRT in Malignant Mesothelioma. iMig 2020 2020.

K.Albuquerque, S.Damast, T.Neil, M.Joyner, L.Lin, L. Singer: Prospective Multi-Institutional Proficiency-Based Cervical Cancer Brachytherapy Training World Congress of Brachytherapy (WCB) 2020.

N. Taunk, J. Metz, A.Barsky: Initial clinical experience treating patients with gynecologic cancers on a 6MV flattening filter free O-ring linear accelerator (Abstract # 775769). 102nd Annual American Radium Society Meeting 2020.

M.J.LaRiviere, H.-Hsiang Chao, A.Doucette, T.P.Kegelman, G.M.Freedman, N.Vapiwala: Factors associated with fatigue in breast cancer patients undergoing external beam radiation therapy. American Radium Society Annual Meeting 2020.

N. Taunk: Surgery vs EBRT With or Without Brachytherapy in High-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer. Practice Update 2020.

Grewal AS, Freedman GM, Jones JA, Taunk NK.: Hypofractionated radiation therapy for durable palliative treatment of bleeding, fungating breast cancers. Practical Radiation Oncology March 2019.

Kennedy C, Freedman G, Taunk N, Scheuermann R, Dong L, Metz JM, Li T: Whole Breast Irradiation with Halcyonâ„¢ 2.0: Workflow and Efficiency of Field-in-Field Treatment with Dynamic Beam Flattening Technique and kV Cone Beam Computed Tomography. Cureus Oct 2018.

Golden DW, Kauffmann GE, McKillip RP, Farnan JM, Park YS, Schwartz A; Radiation Oncology Education Collaborative Study Group. Hirsch AE, Warren LE, Spektor A, Rudra S, Jimenez RB, Colbert LE, Gunther JR, Das P, Wu AJ, Du K, Kruser TJ, Nabavizadeh N, Thomas CR Jr, Hara W, McDonald A, Chang EM, Braunstein S, Chmura SJ, Amsbaugh MJ, Yechieli R, Takita C, Dean M, Asher D, Taunk NK, Vargo JA, Beriwal S, Ye JC, Ballas L, Ballo MT, Brower JV, Bradley KA, Rao YJ, Stahl JM, Higgins SA.: Objective Evaluation of a Didactic Curriculum for the Radiation Oncology Medical Student Clerkship. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 101(5): 1039-1045, Aug 2018.

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