Alexander Lin

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Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Head and Neck Service, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology
Director of Clinical Operations, Roberts Proton Therapy Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical Director, Roberts Proton Therapy Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology
Member, Senior Leadership Team, Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs, Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, 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 Itmat Expertise

Head and Neck cancer, radiation therapy

Description of Research Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer

Selected Publications

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.

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.

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.

Frank Steven J, Blanchard Pierre, Lee J Jack, Sturgis Erich M, Kies Merrill S, Machtay Mitchell, Vikram Bhadrasain, Garden Adam S, Rosenthal David I, Gunn G Brandon, Fuller C David, Hutcheson Katherine, Lai Stephen, Busse Paul M, Lee Nancy Y, Lin Alexander, Foote Robert L: Comparing Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy With Intensity-Modulated Photon Therapy for Oropharyngeal Cancer: The Journey From Clinical Trial Concept to Activation. Seminars in radiation oncology 28(2): 108-113, Apr 2018.

Ahn PH, Finlay JC, Gallagher-Colombo SM, Quon H, O’Malley Jr BW, Weinstein GS, Chalian A, Malloy K,Sollecito T, Greenberg M, Simone II CB , McNulty S, Lin A, Zhu TC, Livolsi V, Feldman M, Mick R, Cengel KA, Busch TM: Lesion Oxygenation Associates with Clinical Outcomes in Premalignant and Early Stage Head and Neck Tumors Treated on a Phase 1 Trial of Photodynamic Therapy Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy 21: 28-35, March 2018.

Blanchard P, Gunn GB, Lin A, Foote RL, Lee NY, Frank SJ: Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers. Semin Radiat Oncol 28(1): 53-63, January 2018.

Lin A: Radiation Therapy for Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancers. Dental Clinics of North America 62(1): 99-109, January 2018.

Xie Y, Ainsley C, Yin L, Zou W, McDonough J, Solberg T, Lin A, Teo BK: Ex vivo validation of a stoichiometric dual energy CT proton stopping power ratio calibration. Physics in Medicine and Biology 63, 2018.

Valdes G Simone II CB, Chen J, Lin A, Yom SS, Pattison AJ, Carpenter CM, and Solberg TD: Clinical Decision Support of Radiotherapy Treatment Planning: A Data-Driven Machine Learning Strategy for Patient-Specific Dosimetric Decision Making. Radiotherapy & Oncology 125(3): 392-397, December 2017.

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Last updated: 10/03/2018
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