Boon-Keng Kevin Teo, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Radiation Oncology Protocol Review Committee, University of Pennsylvania
Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Service Physics Support Lead, University of Pennsylvania
Proton team, Lead Physicist, University of Pennsylvania, Department Radiation Oncology
Member, Medical Physics Graduate Program Faculty Advisory Committee, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
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

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

A Lalonde, Y Xie, B Burgdorf, WS Ingram, L Yin, W Zou, L Dong, H Bouchard, B-K Teo : Influence of intravenous contrast agent on dose calculation in proton therapy using dual energy CT. Phys Med Biol 64(12): 125024, Jun 2019 Notes:

I Malajovich, B-K Teo , H Petroccia, JM Metz, L Dong, T Li.: Characterization of the Megavoltage Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (MV-CBCT) System on HalcyonTM for IGRT: Image Quality Benchmark, Clinical Performance, and Organ Doses. Front Oncol 9: 496, Jun 2019 Notes:

H Lin, W Zou, T Li, SJ Feigenberg, B-K Teo , L Dong: A Super-Learner Model for Tumor Motion Prediction and Management in Radiation Therapy: Development and Feasibility Evaluation. Sci Rep 9(4): 14868, Oct 2019 Notes:

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