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Aileen B. Chen, MD, MPP


Radiation Oncology

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Physician

  • Senior Physician
  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Lung cancer
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy
  • Thoracic malignancies

Diseases Treated

Contact Information

  • Appointments(617) 632-3591
  • Office Phone Number617-632-3591
  • Fax617-632-4247

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 2008

Residency:

  • Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Radiation Oncology

Medical School:

  • Harvard Medical School

Location

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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Research

Wang EH, Corso CD, Park HS, Chen AB, Wilson LD, Kim AW, Decker RH, Yu JB. Association Between Radiation Dose and Outcomes With Postoperative Radiotherapy for N0-N1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb; 41(2):152-158.
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Diao K, Chen YH, Catalano PJ, Lee S, Milani N, Killoran JH, Baldini EH, Chen AB, Kozono DE, Mak RH. Radiation toxicity in patients with collagen vascular disease and intrathoracic malignancy treated with modern radiation techniques. Radiother Oncol. 2017 Nov; 125(2):301-309.
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Chen AB, Li L, Cronin AM, Brooks GA, Kavanagh BD, Schrag D. Estimating Costs of Care Attributable to Cancer: Does the Choice of Comparison Group Matter? Health Serv Res. 2017 Aug 31.
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Royce TJ, Punglia RS, Chen AB, Patel SA, Thornton KA, Raut CP, Baldini EH. Cost-Effectiveness of Surveillance for Distant Recurrence in Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Oct; 24(11):3264-3270.
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Agrawal V, Coroller TP, Hou Y, Lee SW, Romano JL, Baldini EH, Chen AB, Kozono D, Swanson SJ, Wee JO, Aerts HJWL, Mak RH. Lymph node volume predicts survival but not nodal clearance in Stage IIIA-IIIB NSCLC. PLoS One. 2017; 12(4):e0174268.
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Hou Y, Hermann G, Lewis JH, Aerts HJ, Baldini EH, Chen AB, Colson YL, Hacker FL, Killoran JH, Kozono DE, Wagar M, Wee JO, Mak RH. Clinical Outcomes After Lung Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Patients With or Without a Prior Lung Resection. Am J Clin Oncol. 2016 Nov 04.
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Agrawal V, Coroller TP, Hou Y, Lee SW, Romano JL, Baldini EH, Chen AB, Jackman DM, Kozono D, Swanson SJ, Wee JO, Aerts HJ, Mak RH. Radiologic-pathologic correlation of response to chemoradiation in resectable locally advanced NSCLC. Lung Cancer. 2016 12; 102:1-8.
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Hou Y, Lee S, Agrawal V, Romano J, Baldini EH, Chen AB, Kozono DE, Killoran JH, Wagar M, Hacker FL, Aerts HJ, Lewis JH, Mak RH. Inter-scan and inter-observer tumour volume delineation variability on cone beam computed tomography in patients treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2017 Feb; 61(1):93-98.
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Raldow AC, Sher D, Chen AB, Recht A, Punglia RS. Cost Effectiveness of the Oncotype DX DCIS Score for Guiding Treatment of Patients With Ductal Carcinoma In Situ. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Nov 20; 34(33):3963-3968.
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Mak KS, van Bommel AC, Stowell C, Abrahm JL, Baker M, Baldotto CS, Baldwin DR, Borthwick D, Carbone DP, Chen AB, Fox J, Haswell T, Koczywas M, Kozower BD, Mehran RJ, Schramel FM, Senan S, Stirling RG, van Meerbeeck JP, Wouters MW, Peake MD. Defining a standard set of patient-centred outcomes for lung cancer. Eur Respir J. 2016 Sep; 48(3):852-60.
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Schrag D, Li L, Chen AB. Predictors of radiation therapy (RT) use among Medicare patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). J Clin Oncol. 2015 Oct 10; 33(29_suppl):124.
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Chen RC, Hoffman KE, Sher DJ, Showalter TN, Morrell R, Chen AB, Benda R, Nguyen PL, Movsas B, Hardenbergh P. Development of a standard survivorship care plan template for radiation oncologists. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Jan-Feb; 6(1):57-65.
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Wang EH, Corso CD, Rutter CE, Park HS, Chen AB, Kim AW, Wilson LD, Decker RH, Yu JB. Postoperative Radiation Therapy Is Associated With Improved Overall Survival in Incompletely Resected Stage II and III Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Sep 01; 33(25):2727-34.
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Kehl KL, Landrum MB, Kahn KL, Gray SW, Chen AB, Keating NL. Tumor board participation among physicians caring for patients with lung or colorectal cancer. J Oncol Pract. 2015 May; 11(3):e267-78.
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Chen AB. In reply to Lo et al. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Mar 15; 91(4):880-1.
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Baldini EH, Richards WG, Gill RR, Goodman BM, Winfrey OK, Eisen HM, Mak RH, Chen AB, Kozono DE, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ. Updated patterns of failure after multimodality therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 May; 149(5):1374-81.
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Yip S, McCall K, Aristophanous M, Chen AB, Aerts HJ, Berbeco R. Comparison of texture features derived from static and respiratory-gated PET images in non-small cell lung cancer. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12):e115510.
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Chen AB, Li L, Cronin A, Schrag D. Comparative effectiveness of intensity-modulated versus 3D conformal radiation therapy among medicare patients with stage III lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Dec; 9(12):1788-95.
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Yip S, Chen AB, Aerts HJ, Berbeco R. Sensitivity study of voxel-based PET image comparison to image registration algorithms. Med Phys. 2014 Nov; 41(11):111714.
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Landrum MB, Kahn KL, Gray SW, Ko CY, Chen AB, Keating NL. Tumor boards among physicians caring for lung and colorectal cancer patients. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Oct 20; 32(30_suppl):179.
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Mak RH, Hermann G, Lewis JH, Aerts HJ, Baldini EH, Chen AB, Colson YL, Hacker FH, Kozono D, Wee JO, Chen YH, Catalano PJ, Wong KK, Sher DJ. Outcomes by tumor histology and KRAS mutation status after lung stereotactic body radiation therapy for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer. Clin Lung Cancer. 2015 Jan; 16(1):24-32.
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Chong CR, Wirth LJ, Nishino M, Chen AB, Sholl LM, Kulke MH, McNamee CJ, Jänne PA, Johnson BE. Chemotherapy for locally advanced and metastatic pulmonary carcinoid tumors. Lung Cancer. 2014 Nov; 86(2):241-6.
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Gray PJ, Mak RH, Yeap BY, Cryer SK, Pinnell NE, Christianson LW, Sher DJ, Arvold ND, Baldini EH, Chen AB, Kozono DE, Swanson SJ, Jackman DM, Alexander BM. Aggressive therapy for patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma and synchronous brain-only oligometastatic disease is associated with long-term survival. Lung Cancer. 2014 Aug; 85(2):239-44.
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Hoopes DJ, Johnstone PA, Chapin PS, Kabban CM, Lee WR, Chen AB, Fraass BA, Skinner WJ, Marks LB. Practice patterns for peer review in radiation oncology. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2015 Jan-Feb; 5(1):32-8.
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Parikh RB, Cronin AM, Kozono DE, Oxnard GR, Mak RH, Jackman DM, Lo PC, Baldini EH, Johnson BE, Chen AB. Definitive primary therapy in patients presenting with oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Jul 15; 89(4):880-7.
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Coroller TP, Mak RH, Lewis JH, Baldini EH, Chen AB, Colson YL, Hacker FL, Hermann G, Kozono D, Mannarino E, Molodowitch C, Wee JO, Sher DJ, Killoran JH. Low incidence of chest wall pain with a risk-adapted lung stereotactic body radiation therapy approach using three or five fractions based on chest wall dosimetry. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e94859.
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Chen AB. Comparative effectiveness research in radiation oncology: assessing technology. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2014 Jan; 24(1):25-34.
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Chen AB, Cronin A, Weeks JC, Chrischilles EA, Malin J, Hayman JA, Schrag D. Expectations about the effectiveness of radiation therapy among patients with incurable lung cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jul 20; 31(21):2730-5.
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Zhu J, Sharma DB, Chen AB, Johnson BE, Weeks JC, Schrag D. Comparative effectiveness of three platinum-doublet chemotherapy regimens in elderly patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer. 2013 Jun 01; 119(11):2048-60.
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Chen AB, Cronin A, Weeks JC, Chrischilles EA, Malin J, Hayman JA, Schrag D. Palliative radiation therapy practice in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer: a Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS) Study. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Feb 10; 31(5):558-64.
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Zhu J, Sharma DB, Gray SW, Chen AB, Weeks JC, Schrag D. Carboplatin and paclitaxel with vs without bevacizumab in older patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. JAMA. 2012 Apr 18; 307(15):1593-601.
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Chen AB, Feng Y, Neuberg D, Recklitis C, Diller LR, Mauch PN, Ng AK. Employment and insurance in survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma and their siblings: a questionnaire study. Leuk Lymphoma. 2012 Aug; 53(8):1474-80.
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Aristophanous M, Yong Y, Yap JT, Killoran JH, Allen AM, Berbeco RI, Chen AB. Evaluating FDG uptake changes between pre and post therapy respiratory gated PET scans. Radiother Oncol. 2012 Mar; 102(3):377-82.
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Sher DJ, Neville BA, Chen AB, Schrag D. Predictors of IMRT and conformal radiotherapy use in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a SEER-Medicare analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Nov 15; 81(4):e197-206.
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Chen AB, Neville BA, Sher DJ, Chen K, Schrag D. Survival outcomes after radiation therapy for stage III non-small-cell lung cancer after adoption of computed tomography-based simulation. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jun 10; 29(17):2305-11.
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Aristophanous M, Berbeco RI, Killoran JH, Yap JT, Sher DJ, Allen AM, Larson E, Chen AB. Clinical utility of 4D FDG-PET/CT scans in radiation treatment planning. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jan 01; 82(1):e99-105.
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Aristophanous M, Yap JT, Killoran JH, Chen AB, Berbeco RI. Four-dimensional positron emission tomography: implications for dose painting of high-uptake regions. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jul 01; 80(3):900-8.
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Chen AB, Punglia RS, Kuntz KM, Mauch PM, Ng AK. Cost effectiveness and screening interval of lipid screening in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Nov 10; 27(32):5383-9.
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Chen AB, D'Amico AV, Neville BA, Steyerberg EW, Earle CC. Provider case volume and outcomes following prostate brachytherapy. J Urol. 2009 Jan; 181(1):113-8; discussion 118.
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Chen AB, D'Amico AV, Neville BA, Earle CC. Patient and treatment factors associated with complications after prostate brachytherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Nov 20; 24(33):5298-304.
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Rietzel E, Liu AK, Doppke KP, Wolfgang JA, Chen AB, Chen GT, Choi NC. Design of 4D treatment planning target volumes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Sep 01; 66(1):287-95.
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Chen AB, Killoran J, Kim H, Mamon H. Treatment planning for resected abdominal tumors: differences in organ position between diagnostic and radiation-planning computed tomography scans. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Dec 01; 63(5):1613-20.
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