Alexander Lin

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Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center and the Pennsylvania Hospital
Chief, Head and Neck Service, University of Pennsylvania Department of Radiation Oncology
Director of Clinical Proton Operations, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology
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 Itmat Expertise

Head and Neck cancer, radiation therapy

Description of Research Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer

Selected Publications

Lukens JN, Lin A, and Hahn S. : Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Current Opinion in Oncology Accepted 2015.

Lin A and Maity A: Molecular Pathways: A Novel Approach to Targeting Hypoxia and Improving Radiotherapy Efficacy via Reduction in Oxygen Demand. Clinical Cancer Research Accepted 2015.

Chin AL, Lin A, Anamalayil S, Teo BK: Feasibility and limitations of bulk density assignment in MRI for head and neck IMRT treatment planning. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 15(5), September 2014.

Grossman CE, Mick R, Langer CJ, Lin A, Wan F, Zhang Q, Ang K, Spencer SA, Horwitz EM, Wong S, Le Q, Kanetsky PA : Prognostic Nomograms for Toxicity and Survival After Head and Neck Cancer Reirradiation and Chemotherapy: A Secondary Analysis of RTOG 9610 and 9911. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(1): S101, September 2014.

Maity A, Cerniglia G, Tuttle S, Lin A, Koumenis C. : PI3K/Akt Inhibition Decreases Oxygen Consumption in Tumor Cells by Phosphorylating and Inactivating Pyruvate Dehydrogenase (PDH) E1a Subunit. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(1): S774, September 2014.

Liang X, Lin A, Tang S, Zhai H, Kirk M, Kalbasi A, Ahn P, Tochner ZA, McDonough J, Both S. : Proton PBS Plan Design and Robustness Evaluation for Head and Neck Cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(1): S944, September 2014.

Sharma S, Bekelman JE, Lin A, Roman B, Mitra N, Swisher-McClure SD : Risk Factors for Prolonged Diagnosis to Treatment Interval (DTI) Among Patients With Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC). International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(1): S558, September 2014.

Grover, S, Swisher-McClure, Lin A. : Survival Outcomes of Patients With T4a Larynx Cancer Following Initial Management With Surgery Vs. Larynx Preservation Therapy International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(1): S99, September 2014.

Kaczmar JM, Tan KS, Heitjan DF, Lin A, Ahn PH, Newman JG, Rassekh CH, Chalian AA, O'Malley Jr BW, Cohen RB : HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer: risk factors for treatment failure in patients managed with primary surgery (TORS). Head and Neck September 2014.

Boris Hristov, Steven H. Lin, and John Christodouleas : Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review. Wolters Kluwer August 2014 Notes: I am the section editor for the Head and Neck Cancer section in this book. The head and neck section comprises 9 chapters in the book.

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Last updated: 03/03/2015
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