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Almon Sowchee Shiu, PhD
Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Vice Chair, Chief, Division of Radiation Physics
Radiation Oncology
NOR G347 1441 EASTLAKE AVE Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 865 0515


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 AS, 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. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

Weksberg DC, Palmer MB, Vu KN, Rebueno NC, Sharp HJ, Luo D, Yang JN, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

Garg AK, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

Wang XS, Rhines LD, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

Garg AK, Wang XS, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

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 AS, 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. View in: PubMed

Nguyen QN, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

Chang EL, Wefel JS, Hess KR, Allen PK, Lang FF, Kornguth DG, Arbuckle RB, Swint JM, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

Sahgal A, Ma L, Chang E, Shiu A, Larson DA, Laperriere N, Yin FF, Tsao M, Menard C, Basran P, Létourneau 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. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

Chang EL, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

Akyurek S, Chang EL, Mahajan A, Hassenbusch SJ, Allen PK, Mathews LA, Shiu AS, Maor MH, Woo SY. Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment of cerebral metastases arising from breast cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 2007 Jun; 30(3):310-4. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

Chang EL, Wefel JS, Maor MH, Hassenbusch SJ, Mahajan A, Lang FF, Woo SY, Mathews LA, Allen PK, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

Chang EL, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

Selek U, Chang EL, Hassenbusch SJ, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

Chang EL, Hassenbusch SJ, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

Parker BC, Shiu AS, 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. View in: PubMed

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