Edgar Ben-Josef

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Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Vice-Chair for Translational Research, Department of Radiation Oncology University of Pennsylvania
Interim Director of Clinical Research, Department of Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
2 West
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3932
Education:
B.Med.Sc.
The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel, 1980.
M.D.
The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine, 1983.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

pancreatic cancer biology; wnt and c-met signaling and invasion/treatment resistance in pancreatic cancer; samll bowel radiation injury

Selected Publications

Jennifer Yon-Li Wo, Beow Y. Yeap, Thomas F. DeLaney, David P. Ryan, Aparna Raj Parikh, Jeffrey W. Clark, Jill N. Allen, Edgar Ben-Josef, John Peter Plastaras, James M. Metz, Lorraine C. Drapek, Theodore S. Hong: A Pilot Feasibility Study of Definitive Concurrent Chemoradiation with Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Beam in Combination with 5-Fluorouracil and Mitomycin-C for Carcinoma of the Anal Canal. 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2017.

Amardeep Grewal, Edgar Ben-Josef;: SMAD4 mutation acquisition in the metastatic transformation of pancreatic cancer. 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2017.

Kyle Cuneo, et. al.: Prognostic Value of c-MET Expression in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer Receiving Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 2017.

Brian Baumann, Jenny Wei, John Plastaras, John Lukens, Nevena Damjanov, Maarouf Hoteit, Christine Hsu, Matthew Levine, Jeffrey Mondschein, Gregory Nadolski, Kim Olthoff, Kim Reiss Binder, Mark Rosen, Evan Siegelman, James Metz, Edgar Ben-Josef : Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: High Rates of Local Control with Low Toxicity ASTRO annual meeting 2017 2017.

Kim Anna Reiss, Edgar Ben-Josef, Nevena Damjanov, Maarouf A Hoteit, Mark H. O'Hara, Thomas Benjamin Karasic, Ursina R. Teitelbaum, Charles Schneider, Peter J. O'Dwyer, Erica L. Carpenter, Rosemarie Mick, Robert H. Vonderheide: A Pilot Study of Galunisertib (LY2157299) Plus Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC). 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2017.

Zhong H, Boimel PJ, Fan Y, Wang J, Geng H, Huang M, Cheng C, Rosen, M, Ben-Josef E, Xiao Y. : Predicting overall survival of local advanced rectal cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemo-radiotherapy by radiomic features extracted from planning CTs ASTRO Annual Meeting San Diego, CA 2017 2017.

Zhong H, Boimel PJ, Fan Y, Wang J, Geng H, Huang M, Cheng C, Rosen, M, Ben-Josef E, Xiao Y. : The predictive T1 MR Radiomics Features for the Outcome of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer Patients. AAPM annual meeting 2017 2017.

Li H, Zhong H, Boimel PJ, Ben-Josef E, Xiao Y, Fan Y. : Deep convolutional neural networks for imaging based survival analysis of rectal cancer patients. ASTRO Annual Meeting San Diego, CA 2017 2017.

Mi Huang, PhD, Johan Van Soest, MS, Haoyu Zhong, et al.: Rectal Cancer Outcome Study Based on Multiple Clinical Trials with Random Survival Forests Versus Cox Regression Prediction Models. ASTRO 2017 annual meeting 2017.

Pamela J Boimel, Mi Huang, James Janopaul-Naylor, Haoyu Zhong, Peter Edward Gabriel, Warren B. Bilker, Edgar Ben-Josef, Ying Xiao: Optimization of an outcome prediction model for locally advanced rectal cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation using Random Survival Forests. 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2017.

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Last updated: 11/10/2017
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