Katherine Chen, MD

Katherine Chen

Educational Background

Radiation Oncology Residency, University of California San Francisco (2019-2023)

Transitional Year Internship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2018-2019)

M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2018)

B.S., Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park (2014)

Awards & Honors

Jeffery Shogan Award for Excellence in Radiation Oncology Research (2018)

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Dean’s Scholarship (2014)

Summa Cum Laude (2014) University of Maryland Regents Scholarship (2010)

Selected Publications and Abstracts

Xu MJ, Chen KS, Chang AJ, Lazar A, Shinohara K, Cunha A, Hsu I. Single Fraction Brachytherapy as Monotherapy for Early Stage Prostate Cancer: the UCSF Experience. Brachytherapy. 2019 Apr. [ePub ahead of print] PMID: 30954399

Ling DC, Chen KS, Benoit RM, Beriwal S, Smith RP. Long-term patient-reported rectal bleeding and bowel-related quality of life following Cs-131 prostate brachytherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2019 Mar. [ePub ahead of print] PMID: 30853423

Iheagwara UK, Vargo JA, Chen KS, Burton D, Taylor SE, Berger JL, Boisen MM, Comerci JT, Orr B, Sukumvanich P, et al. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by extrafascial hysterectomy in locally advanced type II endometrial cancer clinically extending to cervix. Practical Radiation Oncology. 2019 Feb. [ePub ahead of print] PMID: 30802615

Chen KS, Berhane H, Gill BS, Olawaiye A, Sukumvanich P, Kelley JL, Boisen MM, Courtney-Brooks M, Comerci JT, Edwards R, et al. Outcomes of stage II endometrial cancer: The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center experience. Gynecologic Oncology. Nov 2017;147(2):315-319. PMID: 28866431

Chen KS, Glaser SM, Kim H, Beriwal S. Differences in urethral dosimetry between CT and MR imaging in multichannel vaginal cylinder brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. 2017 Sep;16(5):964-967. PMID: 28694115

Glaser SM, Chen KS, Benoit RM, Smith RP, Beriwal S. Long-term quality of life in prostate cancer patients treated with cesium-131. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2017 Aug;98(5):1053-1058. PMID: 28721888