Boon-keng kevin Teo

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Boon-Keng Kevin Teo, Ph.D.

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

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Department of Radiation Oncology
Division of Medical Physics
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6472
B.Sc (Physics)
National University of Singapore, 1996.
Ph.D. (Physics)
University of Michigan, 2002.
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Selected Publications

Alaka BG, El H Bentefour, B-K Teo , D Samuel: A comparative study of machine-learning approaches in proton radiography using energy-resolved dose function. Phys Med 106: 102525, Feb 2023 Notes:

N Yegya-Raman, C Friedes, S H Lee, M Iocolano, L Duan, X Wang, B Li, C Aggarwal, R B Cohen, W Su, A Doucette, W P Levin, K A Cengel, D DiBardino, B-K Teo , S E O'Reilly, L Sun, J D Bradley, Y Xiao, C J Langer, S J Feigenberg: Pneumonitis Rates Before and After Adoption of Immunotherapy Consolidation in Patients With Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated With Concurrent Chemoradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 23, August 2023 Notes:

H S Tan, B-K Teo , L Dong, A Friberg, C Koumenis, E Diffenderfer and JW Zou: Modeling ultra-high dose rate electron and proton FLASH effect with the physicochemical approach. Phy Med Bio 68(14): 145013, July 2023 Notes: htttps://

J Trotter, AR Pantel, B-K Teo , FE Escorcia, T Li, DA Pryma, NK Taunk: Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging in Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning: A Review of PET Imaging Tracers and Methods to Incorporate PET/CT. Adv Radiat Onco 8(5): 101212, Sept 2023 Notes:

L Yin, W Zou, MM Kim, SM Avery, RD Wiersma, B-K Teo , L Dong, ES Diffenderfer: Evaluation of Two-voltage and Three-voltage Linear Methods for Deriving Ion Recombination Correction Factors in Proton FLASH Irradiation. IEEE Trans on Rad Plasma Med Sci 6(3): 263-270, March 2022 Notes:

W Zou, H Kim, ES Diffenderfer, DJ Carlson, CJ Koch, Y Xiao, B-K Teo , MM Kim, JM Metz, Y Fan, A Maity, C Koumenis, TM Busch, R Wiersma, KA Cengel, L Dong: A phenomenological model of proton FLASH oxygen depletion effects depending on tissue vasculature and oxygen supply. Front Oncol 12: 1004121, Nov 2022 Notes:

W Su, CM Wright, DY Lee, M Kim, EJ Anstadt, B-K Teo , DJ Carlson, JN Lukens, A Eisbruch, A Lin: Stricter Postoperative Oropharyngeal Cancer Radiation Therapy Normal Tissue Dose Constraints Are Feasible. Pract Radiat Oncol 2022 Notes:

C Wright, J Baron, D Lee, M Kim, A Barsky, B-K Teo , J Lukens, S Swisher-McClure , A Lin: Dosimetric Results for Adjuvant Proton Radiation Therapy of HPV-Associated Oropharynx Cancer. Int J Part Ther 8(4): 47-54, 2022 Notes:

W Zou, ES Diffenderfer, KA Cengel, MM Kim, S Avery, J Konzer, Y Cai, P Boisseu, K Ota, L Yin, R Wiersma, DJ Carlson, Y Fan, TM Busch, C Koumenis, A Lin, JM Metz, B-K Teo , L Dong: Current delivery limitations of proton PBS for FLASH. Radiother Oncol 155: 212-218, February 2021 Notes:

W Zou, ES Diffenderfer, K Ota, P Boisseau, MM Kim, Y Cai, SM Avery, DJ Carlson, RD Wiersma, A Lin, C Koumenis, KA Cengel, JM Metz, L Dong, B-K Teo : Characterization of a high-resolution 2D transmission ion chamber for independent validation of proton pencil beam scanning of conventional and FLASH dose delivery. Med Phys 48(7): 3948-3957, April 2021 Notes:

A Kassaee, C Cheng, L Yin, W Zou, T Li, A Lin, S Swisher-McClure, JN Lukens , RA Lustig, S O'Reilly, L Dong, R Hytonen, B-K Teo : Dual-Energy Computed Tomography Proton-Dose Calculation with Scripting and Modified Hounsfield Units. Int J Part Ther 8(1): 62-72, June 2021 Notes:

SC Clasen, H Shou, G Freedman, JP Plastaras, NK Taunk, B-K Teo , AM Smith, BG Demissei, B Ky: Early cardiac effects of contemporary radiation therapy in breast cancer patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 109(5): 1301-1310, April 2021 Notes:

H Paganetti, CJ Beltran, S Both, L Dong, JB Flanz, KM Furutani, C Grassberger, DR Grosshans, A Knopf, JA Langendijk, H Nyström, K Parodi, BW Raaymakers, C Richter, GO Sawakuchi, JM Schippers, SF Shaitelman, K Teo , J Unkelbach, P Wohlfahrt, AJ Lomax: Roadmap: proton therapy physics and biology. Phys Med Biol 66: 05RM01, Feb 2021 Notes:

ES Diffenderfer, II Verginadis, MM Kim, K Shoniyozov, A Velalopoulou, D Goia, M Putt, S Hagan, S Avery, B-K Teo , W Zou, A Lin, S Swisher-McClure, C Koch, AR Kennedy, A Minn, A Maity, TM Busch, L Dong, C Koumenis, J Metz, KA Cengel: Design, Implementation, and in Vivo Validation of a Novel Proton FLASH Radiation Therapy System. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 106(2): 440-448, Feb 2020 Notes:

C Hague, M Aznar, L Dong, A Fotouhi-Ghiam, LW Lee, T Li, A Lin, M Lowe, JN Lukens, A McPartlin, S O'Reilly, N Slevin, S Swisher-McClure , D Thomson, M Van Herk, C West, W Zou, B-K Teo : Inter-Fraction Robustness of Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy in the Post-Operative Treatment of Oropharyngeal and Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinomas. Br J Radiol 93(1107): 20190638, Mar 2020 Notes:

S O'Reilly, V Jain, Q Huang, C Cheng, B-K Teo , L Yin, M Zhang, E Diffenderfer, T Li, W Levin, Y Xiao, L Dong, D Feigenberg, AT Berman, W Zou: Dose to Highly Functional Ventilation Zones Improves Prediction of Radiation Pneumonitis for Proton and Photon Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 107(1): 79-87, May 2020 Notes:

I Malajovich, S Anamalayil, O V Dolney, B-K Teo, W T Arscott, N K Taunk: Techniques for and Uncertainties of MRI-based Reconstruction of Titanium Tandem and Ring Brachytherapy Applicators. Brachytherapy 19(5): 651-658, 2020 Notes:

WB Harris, W Zou, C Cheng, V Jain, B-K Teo, L Dong, SJ Feigenberg, AT Berman, WP Levin, KA Cengel, SE O"Reilly: Higher Dose Volumes May Be Better for Evaluating Radiation Pneumonitis in Lung Proton Therapy Patients Compared With Traditional Photon-Based Dose Constraints. Adv Rad Onc 5(5): 943-950, 2020 Notes:

BG Alaka, EH Bentefour, C Chirvase, D Samuel, B-K Teo: Feasibility of energy-resolved dose imaging technique in pencil beam scanning mode. Biomed Phys Eng Express 6: 065009, September 2020 Notes:

Y Xie, J Petzoldt, G Janssens, F O'Grady, L Yin, EH Bentefour, J Smeets, D Prieels, RA Lustig, A Lin, B-K Teo : Prompt gamma imaging for the identification of regional proton range deviations due to anatomic change in a heterogeneous region. Br J Radiol 93(1116): 20190619, 2020 Notes:

SW Yoon, NK Taunk, GM Freedman, E Hubley, S O'Reilly, B-K Teo , S Anamalayil , L Dong, C Kennedy, W Zou, JM Metz, T Li: Per-fraction positional and dosimetric performance of prone breast tangential radiotherapy on Halcyon™ linear accelerator assessed with daily rapid kilo-voltage cone beam computed tomography: a single-institution pilot study. Radiat Oncol 7(15): 258, Nov 2020 Notes:

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