Alexander Lin, M.D.

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

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiation Oncology
3400 Civic Center Blvd
TRC 2 West
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3198
Fax: 215-349-5445
Education:
B.A. (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry)
Yale University, 1998.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Michigan Medical School, 2002.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer

Description of Research Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer

Selected Publications

Huang S, Souris K, Li S, Kang M, Montero AMB, Janssens G, Lin A, Garver E, Ainsley C, Taylor P, Xiao Y, Lin L: Validation and application of a fast Monte Carlo algorithm for assessing the clinical impact of approximations in analytical dose calculations for pencil beam scanning proton therapy. Medical Physics October 2018 (Epub ahead of print).

Aggarwal C, Cohen RB, Morrow MP, Kraynak KA, Sylvester AJ, Knoblock DM, Bauml J, Weinstein GS, Lin A, Boyer J, Sakata L, Tan S, Anton A, Dickerson K, Mangrolia D, Vang R, Dallas M, Oyola S, Duff S, Esser MT, Kumar R, Weiner DB, Csiki I, and Bagarazzi M: Immunotherapy targeting HPV 16/18 generates potent immune responses in HPV-Associated Head and Neck Cancer. Clinical Cancer Research September 2018 (Epub ahead of print).

Sharma S, Zhou O, Thompson R, Gabriel P, Chalian A, Rassekh C, Weinstein GS, O'Malley Jr. BW, Aggarwal C, Bauml J, Cohen RB, Lukens JN, Swisher-McClure S, Ghiam AF, Ahn PH, Lin A: Quality of Life of Postoperative Photon Versus Proton Radiotherapy for Oropharynx Cancer. International Journal of Particle Therapy August 2018 (Epub ahead of print).

Huang S, Souris K, Li S, Kang M, Janssens G, Lin A, Garver EH, Ainsley C, Xiao Y, Lin L: Assessment of Clinical Impact of Analytical Dose Calculation in TPS for Proton PBS Treatment Using Fast Monte Carlo Simulation. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 102(3, Supplement): S57–S58, November 2018.

LaRiviere MJ, O'Reilly SE, Ghiam AF, Swisher-McClure SD, Lin A, Teo BKK, Lukens JN: Clinically Significant Organ-at-risk Dose Reductions Are Achieved with IMRT Plan Optimization to Clinical Target Volume (CTV) with Setup Uncertainty Analysis. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 102(3, Supplement): e529, November 2018.

Schonewolf CA, Chao HH, Guttmann DM, Swisher-McClure SD, Ghiam AF, Lin A, Lukens JN: Margin Status, Lymphovascular Invasion, and Number of Neck Levels Involved Predict Distant Failure in p16+ Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OPSCC) Following Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS). International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 102(3, Supplement): S23, November 2018.

Chao HH, Schonewolf CA, Lukens JN, Swisher-McClure SD, Ghiam AF, Lin A: Outcomes for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OPSCC) Following Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS). International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 102(3, Supplement): e234–e235, November 2018.

Margalit DN and Lin A: Two Sides of the Same Coin: Head and Neck Cancer Treatment De-Intensification and Intensification with Induction Chemotherapy. Interanational Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 102(1): 1-4, September 2018.

Huang S, Liu H, Shen J, Zhai H, Kirk M, Hartl B, Lin A, McDonough J, Both S, Lin H: Robustness Evaluation of a Novel Proton Beam Geometry for Head and Neck Patients Treated with Pencil Beam Scanning Therapy. International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical Engineering and Radiation Oncology 7: 308-322, July 2018.

Guttmann DM, Kobie J, Grover S, Lin A, Lukens JN, Mitra N, Rhodes KV, Feng W, Swisher-McClure S: National disparities in treatment package time in head and neck cancer and impact on overall survival. Head and Neck 40(6): 1147-1155, June 2018.

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Last updated: 11/15/2018
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