Description of Research Expertise:
Samuel Swisher-McClure, MD MSHP is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as the residency program director for the Department of Radiation Oncology and directly oversees the clinical training of 16 residents within the department. He conducts oncology related health services research, and previously completed a Masters degree in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania.
Frick Melissa A, Kao Gary D, Aguarin Louise, Chinniah Chimbu, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Berman Abigail T, Levin William P, Cengel Keith A, DeCesaris Cristina, Hahn Stephen M, Dorsey Jay F, Simone Charles B: Circulating Tumor Cell Assessment in Presumed Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy: A Prospective Pilot Study. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 102 (3): 536-542,2018.
Jahangiri Pegah, Pournazari Kamyar, Torigian Drew A, Werner Thomas J, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Simone Charles B, Alavi Abass: A prospective study of the feasibility of FDG-PET/CT imaging to quantify radiation-induced lung inflammation in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients receiving proton or photon radiotherapy. European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging : 2018.
Grover Surbhi, Desir Fidel, Jing Yuezhou, Bhatia Rohini K, Trifiletti Daniel M, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Kobie Julie, Moore Richard D, Rabkin Charles S, Silverberg Michael J, Salters Kate, Mathews W Christopher, Gill M John, Thorne Jennifer E, Castilho Jessica, Kitahata Mari M, Justice Amy, Horberg Michael A, Achenbach Chad J, Mayor Angel, Althoff Keri N: Reduced cancer survival among adults with HIV and an AIDS-defining illnesses despite no difference in cancer stage at diagnosis. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) : 2018.
Nead Kevin T, Swisher-McClure Samuel: Utilization of hypofractionated radiation therapy in older glioblastoma patients. Journal of geriatric oncology : 2018.
Guttmann David M, Kobie Julie, Grover Surbhi, Lin Alexander, Lukens John N, Mitra Nandita, Rhodes Karin V, Feng Weiwei, Swisher-McClure Samuel: National disparities in treatment package time for resected locally advanced head and neck cancer and impact on overall survival. Head & neck : 2018.
Kufta Kenneth, Forman Michael, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Sollecito Thomas P, Panchal Neeraj: Pre-Radiation dental considerations and management for head and neck cancer patients. Oral oncology 76 : 42-51,2018.
Guttmann David M, Mitra Nandita, Metz James M, Plastaras John, Feng Weiwei, Swisher-McClure Samuel: Neoadjuvant chemoradiation is associated with improved overall survival in older patients with esophageal cancer. Journal of geriatric oncology : 2017.
Routman David M, Funk Ryan K, Tangsriwong Kanograt, Lin Alexander, Keeney Michael G, García Joaquín J, Zarka Matthew A, Lewis Jason T, Stoddard David G, Moore Eric J, Day Courtney N, Zhai Qihui, Price Katharine A, Lukens John N, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Weinstein Gregory S, O'Malley Bert W, Foote Robert L, Ma Daniel J: Relapse Rates With Surgery Alone in Human Papillomavirus-Related Intermediate- and High-Risk Group Oropharynx Squamous Cell Cancer: A Multi-Institutional Review. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics : 2017.
Nead Kevin T, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Shah Nigam H: Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Subsequent Dementia-Reply. JAMA oncology : 2017.
Trifiletti Daniel M, Smith Andrew, Mitra Nandita, Grover Surbhi, Lukens John N, Cohen Roger B, Read Paul, Mendenhall William M, Lin Alexander, Swisher-McClure Samuel: Beyond Positive Margins and Extracapsular Extension: Evaluating the Utilization and Clinical Impact of Postoperative Chemoradiotherapy in Resected Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 35 (14): 1550-1560,2017.