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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.

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.

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.

B. Winey, H. Shih,N. Saho, A. Lee, N. Vapiwala,S. Both : Core physics competencies for proton therapy training of radiation oncology and medical physics residents and fellows. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 15(88(4)), March 2014.

CH Chapman, WT Hwang, S Both, CR Thomas, and C Deville : The Current Status of Diversity by Race, Hispanic Ethnicity, and Sex in Diagnostic Radiology 270(1): 232-40, January 2014.

Maura L Kirk, Shikui Tang, Huifang Zhai, Neha Vapiwala, Curtiland Deville, Paul James, Justin E Bekelman, John P Christodouleas, Zelig Tochner and Stefan Both : Comparison of prostate proton treatment planning technique interfraction robustness and analysis of single field treatment feasibility. Practical Radiation Oncology- in press. 2014.

Ken Kang-Hsin Wang, Neha Vapiwala,Viet Bui,Curtiland Deville,John P. Plastaras,Voika Bar Ad, Zelig Tochner and Stefan Both: The Impact of Stool and Gas Volume on Intrafraction Prostate Motion in Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy with Daily Endorectal Balloon Radiotherpy and Oncology 2014 Notes: in press.

Haibo Lin, Xuanfeng Ding, Maura Kirk, Haoyang Liu, Huifang Zhai, Christine E. Hill-Kayser, Robert A Lustig, Zelig Tochner, Stefan Both and James McDonough : Supine Craniospinal Irradiation using a Proton Pencil Beam Scanning Technique without Match Line Changes for Field Junctions. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology,Physics-in press 2014.

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Last updated: 06/15/2015
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