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Stefan Both, PhD

Stefan Both, PhD

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

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Department of Radiation Oncology
4 West
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-3796
Fax: 215-349-5923
BS/MS (Physics)
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, EU, 1995.
Ph.D. (Physics)
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, EU, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

Advanced treatment planning techniques development and mitigating toxicities in photon and proton radiotherapy. Motion and range uncertanties management in proton radiotherapy.Investigate dose volume histogram and outcome relationship.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Clinical Physics.Photon and Proton Treatment Planning across all treatment sites.Special procedures.QA&QC.

Selected Publications

Ojerholm Eric; Kirk, Maura; Thompson, Reid; Zhai, Huifang; Metz, James; Both, Stefan; Ben-Josef, Edgar; Plastaras, John.: Pencil-beam scanning proton therapy for anal cancer: a dosimetric comparison with intensity-modulated radiotherapy. Acta Oncologica, in press 2015.

Curtiland Deville, Wei-Ting Hwang, Ramon Burgos, Christina H. Chapman, Stefan Both, and Charles R. Thomas, Jr.: Diversity in Graduate Medical Education in the United States by Race, Ethnicity, and Sex, 2012 JAMA Internal Medicine 2015 Notes: accepted

Brian Baumann, Kate Noa, E. Paul Wileyto, Justin Bekelman, Curtiland Deville, Neha Vapiwala, Maura Kirk, Stefan Both, Derek Dolney, Ali Kassaee, and John Christodouleas: Adjuvant radiation therapy for bladder cancer: a dosimetric comparison of techniques. Medical Dosimetry 2015 Notes: accepted.

Zeng, Chuan; Plastaras, John; Tochner, Zelig; White, Benjamin;Hill-Kayser, Christine;Hahn,Stephen;Both,Stefan: Proton pencil beam scanning for mediastinal lymphoma: the impact of interplay between target motion and beam scanning. Physics,Medicine,Biology- in press 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 (SBRT): photons versus protons. Practical Radiation Oncology-in press 2015.

El Hassane Bentefour, PhD, Stefan Both,PhD, Shikui Tang, PhD, David Wikler, MS, Hsiao-Ming Lu, PhD.: Using CBCT for pre-treatment range check in proton therapy: a phantom study for prostate treatment by Anterior-Posterior beam. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 2015 Notes: in press.

Lilie L Lin, Maura Kirk, Jessica Scholey, Nicolette Taku, Janid B Kiely, Benjamin White, Stefan Both : Initial report of pencil beam scanning proton therapy for posthysterectomy patients with gynecologic cancer. IJROBP 2015 Notes: online-ROB-D-15-00134R3.

Janid P.B., Kiely; Arthur, Olszanski; S. Both; D. Low; B. White: Quantitative early decision making metric for identifying irregular breathing in 4DCT. Medical Physics 2015 Notes: accepted.

Kanograt Tangsriwong,Maura Kirk, Stefan Both, Alexander Lin: Potential Impact of Daily Setup Variation on Pencil-Beam Scanning for Head and Neck Cancer. International Journal of Particle Therapy 2015 Notes: THEIJPT-D-15-00007R1-accepted for publication.

Joann I. Prisciandaro, Charles E. Willis, Jay W. Burmeister, Geoffrey D. Clarke, Rupak K. Das, Jacqueline Esthappan, Bruce J. Gerbi, Beth A. Harkness, James A. Patton, Donald J. Peck, Robert J. Pizzutiello Jr, George A. Sandison, Sharon L. White, Brian D. Wichman, Geoffrey S. Ibbott, Stefan Both : Essentials and guidelines for clinical medical physics residency training programs: executive summary of AAPM Report Number 249 Journal of Clinical Applied Medical Physics 15(3), May 2014.

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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