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Khinh Ranh Voong, M.D., M.P.H.

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Instructor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences

Female

Expertise: Esophageal Cancer, Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Small Cell Lung Cancer, Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, Stomach Cancer, Thymoma ...read more

Research Interests: Clinical outcomes of radiation in thoracic tumors; Characterization of stereotactic body radiation therapy / stereotactic ablative radiotherapy in thoracic tumors; Health economic evaluation focusing on radiation therapy ...read more

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
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Background

Dr. Voong is an instructor of radiation oncology and molecular radiation sciences, who focuses on clinical and research efforts on thoracic (lung) malignancies.As member of Thoracic Multidisciplinary Clinic and Lung Cancer Center of Excellence, she helps to provide an expedited treatment recommendation and counseling for patients with newly diagnosed lung and esophagus cancer by all specialists in one office visit.

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Titles

  • Instructor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2010)

Residencies

  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - GME / Radiation Oncology (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology / Radiation Oncology

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Voong’s research activities focus on improving the effectiveness of radiation therapy for patients with lung and esophagus cancers.  Her interests bridge cancer treatment and new radiation technologies with improved clinical outcomes. Her interests also involve health economics research to provide optimal value-based cancer care using radiation. 

Selected Publications

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Ho JC, Luo D, Guha-Thakurta N, Ferguson SD, Ghia A, Yang JN, Brown PD, Voong KR. Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases Using Only 3 Pins. Neurosurgery. 2015; In Press.

Voong KR, Rashid A, Crane CH, Minsky BD, Krishnan S, Yao JC, Wolff RA, Skibber JM, Feig BW, Chang GJ, Das P. Chemoradiation for High-grade Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Rectum and Anal Canal. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2015; In Press.

Takiar V, Voong KR, Gombos DS, Mourtada F, Rechner LA, Lawyer AA, Morrison WH, Garden AS, Beadle BM. A choice of radionuclide: Comparative outcomes and toxicity of ruthenium-106 and iodine-125 in the definitive treatment of uveal melanoma. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2015;5(3):e169-7.

Wild AT, Dholakia AS, Fan KY, Kumar R, Moningi S, Rosati LM, Laheru DA, Zheng L, De Jesus-Acosta A, Ellsworth SG, Hacker-Prietz A, Voong KR, Tran PT, Hruban RH, Pawlik TM, Wolfgang CL, Herman JM. Efficacy of platinum chemotherapy agents in the adjuvant setting for adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2015; 6(2):115-25.

Voong KR, Farnia B, Wang Q, Luo D, McAleer MF, Rao G, Guha-Thakurta N, Likhacheva A, Ghia AJ, Brown PD, Li J. Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Brainstem Metastases: The M.D. Anderson Experience. Neuro-Oncology Practice. 2015; 2(1):40-47.

Farnia B, Voong KR, Brown PD, Allen PK, Guha-Thakurta N, Prabhu SS, Rao G, Wang Q, Zhao Z, Mahajan A. Stereotactic radiosurgery for intraventricular brain metastases. J Neurosurg. 2014;121 Suppl:26-34.

Haque W, Voong KR, Shihadeh F, Arzu I, Pinnix C, Mazloom A, Medeiros LJ, Romaguera J, Rodriguez A, Wang M, Allen P, Dabaja B. Radiation therapy is an effective modality in the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma, even in heavily pretreated patients. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2014;14(6):474-9.

Voong KR, McSpadden K, Pinnix CC, Shihadeh F, Reed V, Salehpour MR, Arzu I, Wang H, Hodgson D, Garcia J, Aristophanous M, Dabaja BS. Dosimetric advantages of a "butterfly" technique for intensity-modulated radiation therapy for young female patients with mediastinal Hodgkin's lymphoma. Radiat Oncol. 2014;9:94.

Voong KR, Hoffman KE, Pugh TJ, Skinner H, Levy LB, Takiar V, Choi S, Du W, Frank SJ, Johnson J, Kanke J, Kudchadker RJ, Lee AK, Mahmood U, McGuire SE, Kuban DA. Risk of late toxicity in men receiving dose-escalated hypofractionated intensity modulated prostate radiation therapy: results from a randomized trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;88(5):1074-84.

Voong KR, Davison J, Pawlik TM, Uy MO, Hsu CC, Winter J, Hruban RH, Laheru D, Rudra S, Swartz MJ, Nathan H, Edil BH, Schulick R, Cameron JL, Wolfgang CL, Herman JM. Resected pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma: clinicopathologic review and evaluation of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation in 38 patients. Hum Pathol. 2010;41(1):113-22.

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