Robert A. Lustig

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Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Director of Clinical Operations, Department of Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Department of Radiation Oncology
3400 Civic Center Blvd
2nd floor West
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8429
Fax: 215-349-5445
BA (Biology)
Franklin and Marshall College, 1965.
Jefferson Medical College, 1969.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Lustig's studies involve photodynamic therapy using new photosensitizers for clinical trials and the use of novel radiation sensitizers for the treatment of primary brain tumors.

Selected Publications

Koch C, Lustig R, Xiang-Yang Y, Jenkins W, Wolf R, Martinex-Lage M, Desai A, Dewight W, and Evans, S.: Microvesicles as a Biomarker for Tumor Progression versus Treatment Effect in Radiation/Temozolomide-Treated Glioblastoma Patients. Clinical Journal of the Society of Neuro-Oncology 19th Annual Scientific Meeting 7: 13-16, Nov 2014.

Both S, Shen J, Kirk M, Lin L, Tang S, Alonso-Basanta M,Lustig R, Lin H, Deville C, Hill-Kayser C, Tochner Z, McDonough J.: Development and clinical implementation of a universal bolus to maintain spot size during delivery of base of skull pencil beam scanning proton therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Page: 79-84, Sept 2014.

Kirk M, Vennarini S, Zhai H, Thompson R, Ravanelli D, Lustig R, Tochner Z.: Quantification of Dose Reduction in the Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors using PBS vs Double-Scattered Protons. Particle Therapy Oncology Group Annual Meeting June 2014.

Lester-Coll NH, Morse CB, Zhai HA, Both S, Ginsberg JP, Gracia CR, Lustig RA,Z, Hill-Kayser C.: Preserving Fertility in Adolescent Girls and Young Women Requiring Craniospinal Irradiation:A Case Report and Discussion of Options to be Considered Prior to Treatment. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol Page: 96-99, June 2014.

Alonso-Basanta M,Fang P, Maity A, Hahn SM, Lustig RA, Dorsey JE.: A phase I study of nelfinavir concurrent with temozolomide and radiotherapy in patients with glioblastoma multiforme. J NeuroOncology Page: 365-72, June 2014.

Lin H, Ding X,Kirk M, Liu H, Zhai H, Hill-Kayser C, Lustig RA, Tochner Z,Both S,McDonough J.: Supine Craniospinal Irradiation Using a Proton Pencil Beam Scanning Techinque Without Match Line Changes for Field Junctions. Int J Radiat Phys June 2014.

Lin H, Ding X, Yin L, Zhai H, Liu H, Kassaee A, Hill-Kayser C, Lustig, RA,McDonough J,Both S.: The effects of titanium mesh on passive-scattering proton dose. Pys Med Biol May 2014.

Lin LL,Ware J, Metz J, Lustig R, Vapiwala N, Rengan R, Kennedy AR, Mick R.: Phase I randomized double-blind placebo-controlled single-dose studies of Bowman-Birk inhibitor concentrate. Oncology Letters Page: 1151-1158, April 2014.

MacArthur KM, Kao GD, Chandrasekaran S, Alonso-Basanta M,Chapman C, Lustig RA,Wileyto EP, Hahn SM, Dorsey JF.: Detection of brain tumor cells in the per by a telomerase promoter-based assay. Cancer Res. Feb 2014.

Ojerholm E, Lee JYK, Kolker J, Lustig R, Dorsey JF.: Gamma Knife radiosurgery to four or more brain metastases in patients without prior intracranial radiation or surgery. Cancer Medicine Feb 2014.

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Last updated: 05/01/2015
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