David A. Larson, MD, PhD

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David A. Larson, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-9807 (appts)
Box 0226, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0226

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Cancer Center Membership

Associate Member » Non-aligned

Education

University of California, Berkeley, BA, 1965, Physics
University of Chicago, ScM, 1967, Physics
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Ph.D., 1973, Physics
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, M.D., 1981, Medicine


Professional Experience

  • 1981-1982
    Medical Internship, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 1982-1985
    Radiation Oncology Residency, JCRT, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • 1985-1989
    Assistant Professor, Dept Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 1989-1995
    Associate Professor, Dept Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 1991-1995
    Associate Professor, Dept Neurological Surgery, UCSF
  • 1991-1995
    Associate Professor, Dept Radiation Oncology, UCD, Sacramento, CA
  • 1995-2005
    Professor and Vice Chair, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 1995-2005
    Professor, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Chang JS, Perez-Andujar A, Barani IJ, Ma L, Larson DA. Estimating the probability of underdosing microscopic brain metastases with hippocampal-sparing whole-brain radiation. Radiother Oncol. 2016 Aug; 120(2):248-52.
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  2. Jabbari S, Gerszten PC, Ruschin M, Larson DA, Lo SS, Sahgal A. Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Spinal Metastases: Practice Guidelines, Outcomes, and Risks. Cancer J. 2016 Jul-Aug; 22(4):280-9.
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  3. Myrehaug S, Soliman H, Tseng CL, Ruschin M, Larson D, Sahgal A. Why hypofractionate stereotactic radiosurgery for brain metastases? CNS Oncol. 2016 Jul; 5(3):111-3.
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  4. Soliman H, Das S, Larson DA, Sahgal A. Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) in the modern management of patients with brain metastases. Oncotarget. 2016 Mar 15; 7(11):12318-30.
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  5. Hossain S, Keeling V, Hildebrand K, Ahmad S, Larson DA, Sahgal A, Ma L. Normal Brain Sparing With Increasing Number of Beams and Isocenters in Volumetric-Modulated Arc Beam Radiosurgery of Multiple Brain Metastases. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Dec; 15(6):766-771.
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  6. Larson DB, Kruskal JB, Krecke KN, Donnelly LF. Key Concepts of Patient Safety in Radiology. Radiographics. 2015 Oct; 35(6):1677-93.
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  7. Lee CS, Wadhwa V, Kruskal JB, Larson DB. Conducting a Successful Practice Quality Improvement Project for American Board of Radiology Certification. Radiographics. 2015 Oct; 35(6):1643-51.
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  8. Provenzale D, Jasperson K, Ahnen DJ, Aslanian H, Bray T, Cannon JA, David DS, Early DS, Erwin D, Ford JM, Giardiello FM, Gupta S, Halverson AL, Hamilton SR, Hampel H, Ismail MK, Klapman JB, Larson DW, Lazenby AJ, Lynch PM, Mayer RJ, Ness RM, Rao MS, Regenbogen SE, Shike M, Steinbach G, Weinberg D, Dwyer MA, Freedman-Cass DA, Darlow S. Colorectal Cancer Screening, Version 1.2015. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 Aug; 13(8):959-68; quiz 968.
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  9. Chang JS, Ma L, Barani IJ, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Larson DA. Hippocampal Dose With Radiosurgery for Multiple Intracranial Targets: The Rationale for Proactive Beam Shaping. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Aug; 15(4):555-9.
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  10. Seymour ZA, Fogh SE, Westcott SK, Braunstein S, Larson DA, Barani IJ, Nakamura J, Sneed PK. Interval From Imaging to Treatment Delivery in the Radiation Surgery Age: How Long Is Too Long? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Sep 1; 93(1):126-32.
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  11. Ma L, Sahgal A, Larson DA. Letter: volumetric arc therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma Knife radiosurgery for multiple brain metastases. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar; 76(3):E353.
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  12. Sahgal A, Larson D, Knisely J. Stereotactic radiosurgery alone for brain metastases. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Mar; 16(3):249-50.
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  13. Barani IJ, Larson DA. Radiation therapy of glioblastoma. Cancer Treat Res. 2015; 163:49-73.
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  14. Barani IJ, Raleigh DR, Larson D. The management of central neurocytoma: radiotherapy. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2015 Jan; 26(1):45-56.
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  15. Ma L, Mason E, Sneed PK, McDermott M, Polishchuk A, Larson DA, Sahgal A. Clinical realization of sector beam intensity modulation for Gamma Knife radiosurgery: a pilot treatment planning study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Mar 1; 91(3):661-8.
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  16. Torrens M, Chung C, Chung HT, Hanssens P, Jaffray D, Kemeny A, Larson D, Levivier M, Lindquist C, Lippitz B, Novotny J, Paddick I, Prasad D, Yu CP. Standardization of terminology in stereotactic radiosurgery: Report from the Standardization Committee of the International Leksell Gamma Knife Society: special topic. J Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 121 Suppl:2-15.
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  17. Lee CS, Larson DB. Beginner's guide to practice quality improvement using the model for improvement. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Dec; 11(12 Pt A):1131-6.
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  18. Abla AA, Rutledge WC, Seymour ZA, Guo D, Kim H, Gupta N, Sneed PK, Barani IJ, Larson D, McDermott MW, Lawton MT. A treatment paradigm for high-grade brain arteriovenous malformations: volume-staged radiosurgical downgrading followed by microsurgical resection. J Neurosurg. 2015 Feb; 122(2):419-32.
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  19. Tsikitis VL, Larson DW, Huebner M, Lohse CM, Thompson PA. Predictors of recurrence free survival for patients with stage II and III colon cancer. BMC Cancer. 2014; 14:336.
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  20. Ma L, Sahgal A, Larson DA, Pinnaduwage D, Fogh S, Barani I, Nakamura J, McDermott M, Sneed P. Impact of millimeter-level margins on peripheral normal brain sparing for gamma knife radiosurgery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 May 1; 89(1):206-13.
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