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Jacob Shabason, MD

Jacob Shabason, MD Physician

Instructor A of Radiation Oncology Instructor A of Radiation Oncology

Dr. Shabason is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 2017

Clinical Expertise:

  • Brachytherapy
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Proton Therapy
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), National American Brachytherapy Society (ABS), National American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), National American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), National Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), National Sarcoma Alliance for Research Through Collaboration (SARC), International Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Shabason is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Shabason Jacob E, Chen Jerry, Apisarnthanarax Smith, Damjanov Nevena, Giantonio Bruce, Loaiza-Bonilla Arturo, O'Dwyer Peter J, O'Hara Mark, Reiss Kim A, Teitelbaum Ursina, Wissel Paul, Drebin Jeffrey A, Vollmer Charles, Kochman Michael, Mick Rosemarie, Vergara Norge, Jhala Nirag, Doucette Abigail, Lukens John N, Plastaras John P, Metz James M, Ben-Josef Edgar: A phase I dose escalation trial of nab-paclitaxel and fixed dose radiation in patients with unresectable or borderline resectable pancreatic cancer. Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology 81 (13): 609-614,2018.

Verma Vivek, Ahern Christopher A, Berlind Christopher G, Lindsay William D, Sharma Sonam, Shabason Jacob, Culligan Melissa J, Grover Surbhi, Friedberg Joseph S, Simone Charles B: National Cancer Data Base Report on Pneumonectomy Versus Lung-Sparing Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 12 (11): 1704-1714,2017.

Sriram Venigalla, Kevin T. Nead, Ronnie A. Sebro, Davis M. Guttmann, Sonam Sharma, Charles B. Simone 2nd, William P. Levin, Robert J. Wilson II, Kristy L. Weber, Jacob E. Shabason: Association between Treatment at High-Volume Facilities and Improved Survival in Soft Tissue Sarcomas. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics 100 (4): 1004-1015,2018.

Nabet Barzin Y, Qiu Yu, Shabason Jacob E, Wu Tony J, Yoon Taewon, Kim Brian C, Benci Joseph L, DeMichele Angela M, Tchou Julia, Marcotrigiano Joseph, Minn Andy J: Exosome RNA Unshielding Couples Stromal Activation to Pattern Recognition Receptor Signaling in Cancer. Cell 170 (2): 352-366.e13,2017.

Sriram Venigalla, David M. Guttmann, Sonam Sharma, Gary M. Freedman, Jacob E. Shabason: Trends and Patterns of Utilization of Hypofractionated Post-Mastectomy Radiotherapy: A National Cancer Database Analysis Clinical Breast Cancer S1526-8209 (17): 30773-5,2018.

Shabason Jacob E, Minn Andy J: Radiation and Immune Checkpoint Blockade: From Bench to Clinic. Seminars in radiation oncology 27 (3): 289-298,2017.

Sharma Sonam, McMillan Matthew T, Doucette Abigail, Cohen Roger B, Berman Abigail, Levin William, Simone Charles B, Shabason Jacob: Effect of Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation on Overall Survival in Metastatic Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis. Clinical lung cancer pii: S1525-7304 (17): 30342-X,2017.

LeBrun Drake G, Guttmann David M, Shabason Jacob E, Levin William P, Kovach Stephen J, Weber Kristy L: Predictors of Wound Complications following Radiation and Surgical Resection of Soft Tissue Sarcomas. Sarcoma 2017 : 5465130,2017.

William Arscott, Sriram Venigalla, Kevin Nead, David Guttmann, Jacob Shabason, John Lukens, John Plastaras, James Metz, Mark O'Hara, Kim Reiss, Ursina Teitelbaum, Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla, Edgar Ben-Josef: Preliminary Outcomes Following Use of Concurrent Nab-Paclitaxel and Radiotherapy - A Novel Regimen for Borderline Resectable or Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2017 Annual Meeting : 2017.

Verma Vivek, Ahern Christopher A, Berlind Christopher G, Lindsay William D, Sharma Sonam, Shabason Jacob, Culligan Melissa J, Grover Surbhi, Friedberg Joseph S, Simone Charles B: National Cancer Data Base Report on Pneumonectomy Versus Lung-Sparing Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 12 (11): 1704-1714,2017.

Shabason JE, Chen J, Apisarnthanarax S, Damjanov N, Giantonio B, Loaiza-Bonilla A, O’Dwyer P, O’Hara M, Reiss-Binder K, Teitelbaum U, Wissel P, Drebin J, Vollmer C, Kochman M, Mick R, Vergara N, Jhala N, Berman A, Dorsey J, Evans SM, Kao G, Lukens JN, Plastaras JP, Metz JM, Ben-Josef E: A Phase I Dose Escalation Trial of Nab-Paclitaxel and Fixed Dose Radiation in Patients with Unresectable or Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer Association for Clinical and Translational Science : 2017.

Nabet Barzin Y, Qiu Yu, Shabason Jacob E, Wu Tony J, Yoon Taewon, Kim Brian C, Benci Joseph L, DeMichele Angela M, Tchou Julia, Marcotrigiano Joseph, Minn Andy J: Exosome RNA Unshielding Couples Stromal Activation to Pattern Recognition Receptor Signaling in Cancer. Cell 170 (2): 352-366.e13,2017.

Shabason Jacob E, Minn Andy J: Radiation and Immune Checkpoint Blockade: From Bench to Clinic. Seminars in radiation oncology 27 (3): 289-298,2017.

LeBrun Drake G, Guttmann David M, Shabason Jacob E, Levin William P, Kovach Stephen J, Weber Kristy L: Predictors of Wound Complications following Radiation and Surgical Resection of Soft Tissue Sarcomas. Sarcoma 2017 : 5465130,2017.

Shabason JE, Chen J, Apisarnthanarax S, Damjanov N, Giantonio B, Loaiza-Bonilla A, O’Dwyer P, O’Hara M, Reiss-Binder K, Teitelbaum U, Wissel P, Drebin J, Vollmer C, Kochman M, Mick R, Vergara N, Jhala N, Berman A, Dorsey J, Evans SM, Kao G, Lukens JN, Plastaras JP, Metz JM, Ben-Josef E: A Phase I Dose Escalation Trial of Nab-Paclitaxel and Fixed Dose Radiation in Patients with Unresectable or Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer Association for Clinical and Translational Science : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Civic Center Blvd
TRC 2 West

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 519-1397
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)