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    Almon Sowchee Shiu, PhD

    TitleProfessor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentRadiation Oncology
    AddressNOR G347 1441 EASTLAKE AVE
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90033
    Phone+1 323 865 0515
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      TitleVice Chair, Chief, Division of Radiation Physics


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      1. Likhacheva A, Pinnix CC, Parikh N, Allen PK, Guha-Thakurta N, McAleer M, Sulman EP, Mahajan A, Shiu A, Luo D, Chiu M, Brown PD, Prabhu SS, Chang EL. Validation of Recursive Partitioning Analysis and Diagnosis-Specific Graded Prognostic Assessment in patients treated initially with radiosurgery alone. J Neurosurg. 2012 Dec; 117 Suppl:38-44. PMID: 23205787.
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      2. Likhacheva A, Pinnix CC, Parikh NR, Allen PK, McAleer MF, Chiu MS, Sulman EP, Mahajan A, Guha-Thakurta N, Prabhu SS, Cahill DP, Luo D, Shiu A, Brown PD, Chang EL. Predictors of survival in contemporary practice after initial radiosurgery for brain metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Mar 1; 85(3):656-61. PMID: 22898384.
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      3. Garg AK, Shiu A, Yang J, Wang XS, Allen P, Brown BW, Grossman P, Frija EK, McAleer MF, Azeem S, Brown PD, Rhines LD, Chang EL. Phase 1/2 trial of single-session stereotactic body radiotherapy for previously unirradiated spinal metastases. Cancer. 2012 Oct 15; 118(20):5069-77. PMID: 22511344.
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      4. Weksberg DC, Palmer MB, Vu KN, Rebueno NC, Sharp HJ, Luo D, Yang JN, Shiu A, Rhines LD, McAleer MF, Brown PD, Chang EL. Generalizable class solutions for treatment planning of spinal stereotactic body radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Nov 1; 84(3):847-53. PMID: 22445000.
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      5. Wang XS, Rhines LD, Shiu A, Yang JN, Selek U, Gning I, Liu P, Allen PK, Azeem SS, Brown PD, Sharp HJ, Weksberg DC, Cleeland CS, Chang EL. Stereotactic body radiation therapy for management of spinal metastases in patients without spinal cord compression: a phase 1-2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2012 Apr; 13(4):395-402. PMID: 22285199.
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      6. Garg AK, Wang XS, Shiu A, Allen P, Yang J, McAleer MF, Azeem S, Rhines LD, Chang EL. Prospective evaluation of spinal reirradiation by using stereotactic body radiation therapy: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center experience. Cancer. 2011 Aug 1; 117(15):3509-16. PMID: 21319143.
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      7. Qi ZY, Deng XW, Huang SM, Shiu A, Lerch M, Metcalfe P, Rosenfeld A, Kron T. Real-time in vivo dosimetry with MOSFET detectors in serial tomotherapy for head and neck cancer patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Aug 1; 80(5):1581-8. PMID: 21237583.
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      8. Ma L, Sahgal A, Cozzi L, Chang E, Shiu A, Letourneau D, Yin FF, Fogliata A, Kaissl W, Hyde D, Laperriere NJ, Shrieve DC, Larson DA. Apparatus-dependent dosimetric differences in spine stereotactic body radiotherapy. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2010 Dec; 9(6):563-74. PMID: 21070078.
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      9. Benedict SH, Yenice KM, Followill D, Galvin JM, Hinson W, Kavanagh B, Keall P, Lovelock M, Meeks S, Papiez L, Purdie T, Sadagopan R, Schell MC, Salter B, Schlesinger DJ, Shiu A, Solberg T, Song DY, Stieber V, Timmerman R, Tomé WA, Verellen D, Wang L, Yin FF. Stereotactic body radiation therapy: the report of AAPM Task Group 101. Med Phys. 2010 Aug; 37(8):4078-101. PMID: 20879569.
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      10. Du W, Yang JN, Chang EL, Luo D, McAleer MF, Shiu A, Martel MK. A quality assurance procedure to evaluate cone-beam CT image center congruence with the radiation isocenter of a linear accelerator. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2010; 11(4):3297. PMID: 21081890.
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      11. Parker BC, Shiu A, White RA, Maor M, Dong L, Liu HH. Pretreatment verification of IMSRT using electronic portal imaging and Monte Carlo calculations. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2009 Dec; 8(6):413-23. PMID: 19925025.
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      12. Chang EL, Wefel JS, Hess KR, Allen PK, Lang FF, Kornguth DG, Arbuckle RB, Swint JM, Shiu A, Maor MH, Meyers CA. Neurocognition in patients with brain metastases treated with radiosurgery or radiosurgery plus whole-brain irradiation: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Oncol. 2009 Nov; 10(11):1037-44. PMID: 19801201.
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      13. Sahgal A, Ma L, Chang E, Shiu A, Larson DA, Laperriere N, Yin FF, Tsao M, Menard C, Basran P, LĂ©tourneau D, Heydarian M, Beachey D, Shukla V, Cusimano M, Hodaie M, Zadeh G, Bernstein M, Schwartz M. Advances in technology for intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2009 Aug; 8(4):271-80. PMID: 19645520.
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      14. Nguyen QN, Shiu A, Rhines LD, Wang H, Allen PK, Wang XS, Chang EL. Management of spinal metastases from renal cell carcinoma using stereotactic body radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Mar 15; 76(4):1185-92. PMID: 19632064.
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      15. Wang H, Shiu A, Wang C, O'Daniel J, Mahajan A, Woo S, Liengsawangwong P, Mohan R, Chang EL. Dosimetric effect of translational and rotational errors for patients undergoing image-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Jul 15; 71(4):1261-71. PMID: 18485614.
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      16. Yom SS, Frija EK, Mahajan A, Chang E, Klein K, Shiu A, Ohrt J, Woo S. Field-in-field technique with intrafractionally modulated junction shifts for craniospinal irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Nov 15; 69(4):1193-8. PMID: 17967308.
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      17. Chang EL, Shiu A, Mendel E, Mathews LA, Mahajan A, Allen PK, Weinberg JS, Brown BW, Wang XS, Woo SY, Cleeland C, Maor MH, Rhines LD. Phase I/II study of stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastasis and its pattern of failure. J Neurosurg Spine. 2007 Aug; 7(2):151-60. PMID: 17688054.
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      18. Wang C, Shiu A, Lii M, Woo S, Chang EL. Automatic target localization and verification for on-line image-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy of the spine. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2007 Jun; 6(3):187-96. PMID: 17535027.
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      19. Akyurek S, Chang EL, Mahajan A, Hassenbusch SJ, Allen PK, Mathews LA, Shiu A, Maor MH, Woo SY. Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment of cerebral metastases arising from breast cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 2007 Jun; 30(3):310-4. PMID: 17551311.
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      20. Chang EL, Wefel JS, Maor MH, Hassenbusch SJ, Mahajan A, Lang FF, Woo SY, Mathews LA, Allen PK, Shiu A, Meyers CA. A pilot study of neurocognitive function in patients with one to three new brain metastases initially treated with stereotactic radiosurgery alone. Neurosurgery. 2007 Feb; 60(2):277-83; discussion 283-4. PMID: 17290178.
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      21. Mahajan A, McCutcheon IE, Suki D, Chang EL, Hassenbusch SJ, Weinberg JS, Shiu A, Maor MH, Woo SY. Case-control study of stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme. J Neurosurg. 2005 Aug; 103(2):210-7. PMID: 16175848.
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      22. Chang EL, Shiu A, Lii MF, Rhines LD, Mendel E, Mahajan A, Weinberg JS, Mathews LA, Brown BW, Maor MH, Cox JD. Phase I clinical evaluation of near-simultaneous computed tomographic image-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 Aug 1; 59(5):1288-94. PMID: 15275711.
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      23. Selek U, Chang EL, Hassenbusch SJ, Shiu A, Lang FF, Allen P, Weinberg J, Sawaya R, Maor MH. Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment in 103 patients for 153 cerebral melanoma metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 Jul 15; 59(4):1097-106. PMID: 15234044.
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      24. Shiu A, Chang EL, Ye JS, Lii M, Rhines LD, Mendel E, Weinberg J, Singh S, Maor MH, Mohan R, Cox JD. Near simultaneous computed tomography image-guided stereotactic spinal radiotherapy: an emerging paradigm for achieving true stereotaxy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2003 Nov 1; 57(3):605-13. PMID: 14529763.
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      25. Chang EL, Hassenbusch SJ, Shiu A, Lang FF, Allen PK, Sawaya R, Maor MH. The role of tumor size in the radiosurgical management of patients with ambiguous brain metastases. Neurosurgery. 2003 Aug; 53(2):272-80; discussion 280-1. PMID: 12925241.
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      26. Parker BC, Shiu A, Maor MH, Lang FF, Liu HH, White RA, Antolak JA. PTV margin determination in conformal SRT of intracranial lesions. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2002; 3(3):176-89. PMID: 12132939.
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