Radiation Oncology: Head And Neck Cancer;Radiation Oncology: Alec Block, MD | Loyola Medicine

Alec Block, MD

Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken

English

Clinical Expertise

  • HDR/LDR Brachytherapy
  • Head And Neck Cancer
  • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • Intraoperative Radiotherapy
  • Larynx Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Radiosurgery

About Dr. Block

Interests

Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency
Loyola University Medical Center - Radiation Oncology
Fellowship

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology Subspecialty Radiation Oncology

Research

  • Adjuvant therapy in patients with clear cell endometrial carcinoma: An analysis of the National Cancer Database Nieto, K.; Adams, W.; Pham, N.; Block, A. M.; Grover, S.; Small, W., Jr; Harkenrider, M. M., Gynecologic oncology
  • The Impact of Academic Facility Type and Case Volume on Survival in Patients Undergoing Curative Radiation Therapy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer Bajaj, A.; Martin, B.; Bhasin, R.; Hentz, C.; Block, A. M.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Solanki, A. A., International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • American Brachytherapy Task Group Report: Adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for early-stage endometrial cancer: A comprehensive review Harkenrider, M. M.; Block, A. M.; Alektiar, K. M.; Gaffney, D. K.; Jones, E.; Klopp, A.; Viswanathan, A. N.; Small, W., Jr, Brachytherapy
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  • Concurrent chemotherapy is associated with improved survival in elderly patients with bladder cancer undergoing radiotherapy Korpics, M. C.; Block, A. M.; Martin, B.; Hentz, C.; Gaynor, E. R.; Henry, E.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Solanki, A. A., Cancer
  • Improved overall survival with adjuvant radiotherapy for high-intermediate and high risk Stage I endometrial cancer Harkenrider, M. M.; Adams, W.; Block, A. M.; Kliethermes, S.; Small, W., Jr; Grover, S., Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • Adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for early-stage endometrial cancer: A comprehensive review Harkenrider, M. M.; Block, A. M.; Alektiar, K. M.; Gaffney, D. K.; Jones, E.; Klopp, A.; Viswanathan, A. N.; Small, W., Jr, Brachytherapy
  • Evaluation of a template-based algorithm for markerless lung tumour localization on single- and dual-energy kilovoltage images Block, A. M.; Patel, R.; Surucu, M.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Roeske, J. C., The British journal of radiology
  • Observer Evaluation of a Metal Artifact Reduction Algorithm Applied to Head and Neck Cone Beam Computed Tomographic Images Korpics, M.; Surucu, M.; Mescioglu, I.; Alite, F.; Block, A. M.; Choi, M.; Emami, B.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Solanki, A. A.; Roeske, J. C., International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • Combination Trimodality Therapy Using Vismodegib for Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Face Block, A. M.; Alite, F.; Diaz, A. Z.; Borrowdale, R. W.; Clark, J. I.; Choi, M., Case reports in oncological medicine
  • Markerless motion tracking of lung tumors using dual-energy fluoroscopy Patel, R.; Panfil, J.; Campana, M.; Block, A. M.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Surucu, M.; Roeske, J. C., Medical physics
  • Planar IGRT dose reduction: A practical approach Block, A. M.; Luce, J.; Lin, J. Y.; Hoggarth, M. A.; Roeske, J. C., Practical radiation oncology
  • SU-E-J-188: Theoretical Estimation of Margin Necessary for Markerless Motion Tracking Patel, R.; Block, A.; Harkenrider, M.; Roeske, J., Medical physics
  • Prospective evaluation of dual-energy imaging in patients undergoing image guided radiation therapy for lung cancer: initial clinical results Sherertz, T.; Hoggarth, M.; Luce, J.; Block, A. M.; Nagda, S.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Emami, B.; Roeske, J. C., International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • The role of vaginal cuff brachytherapy in endometrial cancer Harkenrider, M. M.; Block, A. M.; Siddiqui, Z. A.; Small, W., Jr, Gynecologic oncology
  • Dual energy imaging using a clinical on-board imaging system Hoggarth, M. A.; Luce, J.; Syeda, F.; Bray, T. S.; Block, A.; Nagda, S.; Roeske, J. C., Physics in Medicine and Biology
  • Dose-volume factors to select patient-specific image-guidance action thresholds in prostate cancer. Block, A. M.; Lin, J.; Hoggarth, M. A.; Quinn, M.; Garza, R.; Mantz, C. A.; Roeske, J. C., Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment