Anish Butala, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Chief, Palliative Radiation Oncology Service, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Director, Spine Radiotherapy Program, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department: Radiation Oncology

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3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Management and Organizational Analysis)
New York University, 2012.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Northwestern University, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Bakhtiar M, Butala AA, Berlin EE, Metz JM, Bradley JD, Jones JA, Lukens JN, Paydar I, Taunk NK: Factors Associated With and Characteristics of Patients Receiving Proton Therapy at the End of Life. International Journal of Particle Therapy March 2024.

Friedes C, Butala AA: Palliative Radiotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer. Annals of Palliative Medicine November 2023.

Butala AA, Buckingham L, Taunk NT: Palliative Radiotherapy for Gynecologic Malignancies. Palliative Radiation Oncology, 1st Edition. Neha Vapiwala, Joshua Jones, Kavita Dharmarajan (eds.). Elsevier, December 2022 Notes: Textbook Chapter.

Williams GR, Manjunath SH, Butala AA, Jones JA: Palliative Radiotherapy for Advanced Cancers: Indications and Outcomes. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America 30(3): 563-580, July 2021.

Williams GR, Butala AA, Manjunath SH, Maxwell RJL, Anstadt EJ, Waxman AJ, Jones JA, Plastaras JP, Paydar I: Radiation Therapy for Plasma Cell Disease of the Brain and Skull: Poor Palliation and Survival After Treatment for Central Nervous System Involvement. Advances in Radiation Oncology 6(4): 100720, May 2021.

Butala AA, Lee DY, Patel RR, Latif NA, Haggerty AF, Paydar I, Jones JA, Taunk NK.: A Retrospective Study of Rapid Symptom Response in Bleeding Gynecologic Malignancies With Short Course Palliative Radiation Therapy: Less is More. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 61(2): 377-383, February 2021.

Butala AA, Patel RR, Manjunath S, Latif NA, Haggerty AF, Jones JA, Taunk NK.: Palliative Radiation Therapy for Metastatic, Persistent, or Recurrent Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: Efficacy in the Era of Modern Technology and Targeted Agents. Advances in Radiation Oncology 6: 100624, November 2020.

Butala AA, Lo SS, Jones JA: Advanced radiotherapy for metastatic disease-a major stride or a futile effort? Annals of Palliative Medicine 8(3): 337-351, July 2019.

Refaat T, Gentile M, Sachdev S, Dalal P, Butala AA, Gutiontov S, Helenowksi I, Lee P, Sathiaseelan V, Bloch O, Chandler J, Kalapurakal JA: Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Grade 2 Meningiomas. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base 78(4): 288-294, August 2017.

Kadakia KC, Rozell SA, Butala AA, Loprinzi CL: Supportive cryotherapy: a review from head to toe. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 47(6): 1100-15, June 2014.

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