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Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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Alexander Lin, M.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Perelman School of Medicine, and the Medical Director of the Roberts Proton Therapy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lin leads research programs in personalized approaches in the multidisciplinary treatment of head and neck cancer. Dr. Lin leads studies in novel methods of toxicity mitigation in patients with Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers of the oropharynx. He also specializes in clinical trials investigating new radiosensitizing agents targeting the tumor microenvironment to improve disease outcomes, for which he receives funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Lin completed his undergraduate studies at Yale University and his medical training at the University of Michigan. He is a board-certified radiation oncologist and practicing physician at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine.
Weinstein GS, Cohen R, Lin A, O'Malley Jr BW, Lukens J, Swisher-McClure S, Shanti RM, Newman JG, Parhar HS, Tasche K, Brody RM, Chalian A, Cannady S, Palmer JN, Adappa ND, Kohanski MA, Bauml J, Aggarwal C, Montone K, Livolsi V, Baloch ZW, Jalaly JB, Cooper K, Rajaskeran K, Loevner L, Rassekh C: Penn Medicine Head and Neck Cancer Service Line COVID-19 Management Guidelines Head and Neck 42 (7): 1507-1515,2020.
Facompre ND, Rajagopalan P, Sahu V, Pearson AT, Montone KT, James CD, Gleber-Netto FO, Nathanson KL, Weinstein GS, Jalaly J, Cohen RB, Herlyn M, Lin A, White EA, Rustgi AK, Nakagawa H, Califano JA, Pickering CR, Windle B, Morgan IM, Gimotty PA, Basu D: Identifying predictors of HPV-related head and neck squamous cell carcinoma progression and survival through patient-derived models International Journal of Cancer : 2020.
Mohiuddin JJ, Chu B, Facciabene A, Wang X, Doucette A, Zheng C, Xu W, Anstadt EJ, Amaravadi RK, Karakousis GC, Mitchell TC, Shabason JE, Lin A, Swisher-McClure S, Maity A, Schuchter LM, Lukens JN: Association of antibiotic exposure with overall survival and immune-mediated colitis in patients with stage III and IV melanoma receiving immunotherapy Journal of the National Cancer Institute : 2020.
Grewal AS, Rajasekaran K, Cannady SB, Chalian AA, Ghiam AF, Lin A, LiVolsi V, Lukens JN, Mitra N, Montone KT, Newman JG, O’Malley Jr. BW, Rassekh CH, Weinstein GS, Swisher-McClure S: Pharyngeal Sparing Radiation for Head and Neck Carcinoma of Unknown Primary following TORS work-up The Laryngoscope 130 (3): 691-697,2020.
Swisher-McClure S, Lukens JN, Aggarwal C, Ahn P, Basu D, Bauml JM, Brody R, Chalian A, Cohen RB, Fotouhi-Ghiam A, Geiger G, Gershowitz J, Livolsi V, Mick R, Mitra N, Montone K, Newman J, Ojerholm E, O’Malley Jr. B, Rajasekeran K, Tan E, Weinstein G, Lin A: A Phase 2 Trial of Alternative Volumes of Oropharyngeal Irradiation for De-intensification: Omission of the Resected Primary Tumor Bed Following Transoral Robotic Surgery for Human Papilloma Virus Related Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 106 (4): 725-732,2020.
Hague C, Aznar MC, Li T, O’Reilly S, Dong L, Fotouhi-Ghiam A, Lee LW, Lowe M, Lukens JN, McPartlin A, Slevin N, Swisher-McClure S, Thomson D, van Herk M, West C, Zou W, Lin A, Teo BK.: Inter-fraction Robustness of Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy in the Post-operative Treatment of Oropharyngeal and Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinomas British Journal of Radiology 93 (1107): 20190638,2020.
Diffenderfer ES, Kim MM, Verginadi II, Shoniyozov K, Hagan S, Avery S, Teo K, Zou W, Lin A, Swisher-McClure S, Koch C, Kennedy AR, Maity A, Busch TM, Dong L, Koumenis C, Metz J, Cengel KA: Design, Implementation and In Vivo Validation of a Novel Proton FLASH Radiotherapy System International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 106 (2): 440-448,2020.
Borja AJ, Hancin EC, Dreyfuss AD, Zhang V, Mathew T, Rojulpote C, Werner TJ, Patil S, Gonuguntla K, Lin A, Feigenberg SJ, Swisher-McClure S, Alavi A, Revhein M-E: F-FDG-PET/CT in the quantification of photon radiation therapy-induced vasculitis American journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging 10 (1): 66-73,2020.
Jain V, Irmen P, O’Reilly S, Vogel JH, Lin L, Lin A: Predicted Secondary Malignancies Following Proton Versus Photon Radiation for Oropharyngeal Cancers International Journal of Particle Therapy 6 (4): 1-10,2020.
Chao HH, Schonewolf C, Tan E, Swisher-McClure SS, Ghiam AF, Weinstein GS, O’Malley Jr BW, Chalian AA, Rassekh CH, Newman JG, Cohen RB, Bauml JM, Aggarwal C, Lin A*, Lukens JN*: The Impact of Treatment Package Time on Locoregional Control for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treated with Surgery and Postoperative (Chemo)Radiation Head and Neck 41 (11): 3858-3868,2019.
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