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Projects and Publications

Advanced MRI for prostate cancer detection

Advanced MRI for prostate cancer detection

Multiparametric MRI is a powerful, non-invasive tool for detection, characterization, and monitoring of prostate cancer. Prostate...

Genetic score to guide personalized prostate cancer detection

Genetic score to guide personalized prostate cancer detection

Prostate cancer is the #2 cause of cancer death among men in the U.S. Many more men live with metastatic

prostate cancer, but their quality of life is dramatically impacted by cancer therapies. We...

Precision radiation therapy for prostate cancer

Precision radiation therapy for prostate cancer

Standard radiation therapy for prostate cancer treats the entire gland with the same dose. A major randomized

clinical trial (FLAME) showed that boosting the radiation dose to the tumor visible on MRI improved cure rates

and...

Measuring treatment response after prostate radiotherapy

Measuring treatment response after prostate radiotherapy

“Is it working?” When patients with aggressive prostate cancer undergo radiation therapy and hormone therapy

(androgen deprivation therapy, or ADT), they generally want to know how well it is working. The good news is...

Reducing anatomic distortion in images to improve radiotherapy accuracy

MRI image of the bran reducing anatomic distortion in images to improve radiotheraphy accuracy

MRI scanners use very strong (but safe for humans) magnetic fields to generate detailed images of the inside of the body. Subtle variations...

Measuring radiation effects on the brain

brain measuring radiation effects on the brain

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for brain tumors, but patients can experience cognitive impairment after treatment. We...

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