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Ralph A. Brasacchio, M.D.

Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interests

General Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 396-6180

Office: (585) 275-5625

Fax: (585) 396-6182

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments



  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology


BA | St Johns College
Arts & Sciences

MS | St Univ at Buffalo
Natural Sciences

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 0; 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 0; 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 Publishers1997 in Philadelphia