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Ralph A. Brasacchio, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 396-6180

Office: (585) 275-5625

Fax: (585) 396-6182

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Cancer, Radiation Oncology




    MD | Jefferson Medical College

    Post-doctoral Training & Residency

    07/01/1994 - 06/30/1995
    Fellowship in Radiation Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

    07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
    Residency in Radiation Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

    07/01/1991 - 06/30/1993
    Residency in Radiation Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

    07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
    Residency in Internal Medicine at Mercy Catholic Medical Center Inc

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    Philip Rubin / Mayer Mitchell Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Location: University of Rochester Dept. of Radiation Oncology

    1993 - 1994
    Clinical Oncology Fellow
    Sponsor: American Cancer Society

    1990 - 1990
    Clinical Research Elective in immunologic aspects of rheumatologic, infectious, and oncologic diseases
    Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

    1987 - 1987
    National Institutes of Health Research Traineeship Grant
    Sponsor: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Location: Jefferson Medical College

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    Journal Articles

    Baack Kukreja JE, Scosyrev E, Brasacchio RA, Toy EP, Messing EM, Wu G. "Bladder cancer incidence and mortality in patients treated with radiation for uterine cancer." BJU international.. 2014 Dec; 114(6):844-51. Epub 2014 Jul 17.

    Mustian KM; Roscoe JA; Palesh OG; Sprod LK; Heckler CE; Peppone LJ; Usuki KY; Ling MN; Brasacchio RA; Morrow GR. "Polarity therapy for cancer-related fatigue in patients with breast cancer receiving radiation therapy: a randomized controlled pilot study". Integrative cancer therapies. 2011; 10(1): 27-37.

    Corbin K, Fisher S, Sahasrabudhe D, Pandya K, Brasacchio R, Constine LS. "Five tumors over six years in eighth decade of life." Cancer investigation.. 2008 Jul; 26(6):634-7.

    Books & Chapters

    Chapter Title: Radiation therapy and hormonal therapy for the treatment of prostate adenocarcinoma
    Book Title: Prostate Cancer: Mechanisms, Prevention, and Hormone Therapy
    Author List: Brasacchio RA
    Edited By: Chang C
    Published By: World Scientific Publications, PTE Ltd. 2004 in Singapore

    Chapter Title: Central Nervous System Tumors
    Book Title: Clinical Oncology: A Multidisciplinary Approach for Physicians and Students
    Author List: Nelson D, Jenkins, R., Scheithauer, B., Raffel, C., Dinapoli, R., Schild, S., Brasacchio, R., Korones, D
    Edited By: Rubin, P.
    Published By: WB Saunders Co. 2001 in Philadelphia

    Chapter Title: Staging and classification of the cancer and the host: A unified approach verus neotaxonomy.
    Book Title: Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology
    Author List: Rubin P, Chen Y, Brasacchio RA.
    Edited By: Perez, C. A. and Brady, L. W.
    Published By: Lippincott-Raven Publishers 1997 in Philadelphia