Description of Research Expertise:
Head and Neck Cancer
Apinorasethkul Ontida, Kirk Maura, Teo Kevin, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Lukens John N, Lin Alexander: Pencil beam scanning proton therapy vs rotational arc radiation therapy: A treatment planning comparison for postoperative oropharyngeal cancer. Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists : 2016.
Guttmann DM, Kobie J, Lukens JN, Lin A, Mitra N, Swisher-McClure SD: National Disparities in Treatment “Package Time” Among Patients With Surgically Treated Head and Neck Cancers International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 96 (25): S36–S37,2016.
Grover S, Mitra N, Wan F, Lukens JN, Sharma S, Bauman J, Masroor F, Cohen RB, Desai A, Algazy K, Alonso-Basanta M, Ahn P, Teo BK, Chalian AA, Weinstein GS, O'Malley Jr. BW, Lin A: A single-institution comparison of cetuximab, carboplatin, and paclitaxel induction chemotherapy followed by chemoradiation (CRT) versus CRT for locally-advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (LA-SCCHN) American Journal of Clinical Oncology 39 (5): 522-7,2016.
Ahn P, Sharma S, Lukens JN, Lin A: Risk Factors for Subsequent Development of Distant Metastatic Disease in a Cohort of Patients Treated With Reirradiation for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 96 (2): E347,2016.
Chowdhury I, Nead KT, Lustig RA, Bigelow D, Ruckenstein M, Cengel KA, Lin A, Alonso-Basanta M: First Report of Paragangliomas Treated With Proton Therapy International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 96 (2): E126,2016.
Sharma S, Zhou O, Thompson RF, Lukens JN, Lin A, Ahn P: Correlation of Dosimetric Parameters to Patient-Reported Taste Changes After Radiation for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 96 (2): E354,2016.
Trifiletti DM, Lin A, Lukens JN, Mendenhall WM, Mitra N, Read PW, Swisher-Mcclure S: Beyond Positive Margins and Extracapsular Extension: Evaluating the Impact of Postoperative Chemoradiation Therapy in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 96 (2): E325,2016.
Ahn PH, Mitra N,Alonso-Basanta M, Palmer JN, Adappa ND, O’Malley Jr. BW, Rassekh C, Chalian A, Cohen RB, Lin A: Risk of Lymph Node Metastasis and Recommendations for Elective Nodal Treatment in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nasal Cavity and Maxillary Sinus: A SEER Analysis Acta Oncologica 55 (9-10): 1107-1114,2016.
Anamalayil S, Teo BK, Lin A, Lustig R, Ahn P: Effects of Full-Neck Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy versus Split-Field Intensity Modulated Head and Neck Radiation Therapy on Low Neck Targets and Structures The British Journal of Radiology 89 (1062): 2016.
Moignier A, Gelover E, Wang D, Flynn R, Kirk M, Lin L, Solberg T, Lin A, Hyer D: Theoretical benefits of dynamic collimation in pencil beam scanning proton therapy for brain tumor: dosimetric and radiobiological metrics International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics 95 (1): 171-80,2016.