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

  • (selected from 131 publications)
  • Graves EE, Nelson SJ, Vigneron DB, Chin C, Verhey L, McDermott MW, Larson DA, Chang S, Prados M, Lamborn K, Dillon WP. A preliminary study of the prognostic value of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging in Gamma Knife radiosurgery of recurrent malignant gliomas. Neurosurgery 46:319-326, 2000.
  • Ojemann SG, Sneed PK, Larson DA, Gutin PH, Berger MB, Verhey L, Smith V, Petti P, Wara W, Park E, McDermott M. Radiosurgery for malignant meningioma: results in 22 patients. J Neurosurg (Suppl) 3:62-67, 2000.
  • Graves EE, Nelson SJ, Vigneron DB, Verhey L, McDermott MW, Larson DA, Chang S, Prados M, Dillon WP. Serial proton MR spectroscopic imaging of recurrent malignant gliomas after Gamma Knife radiosurgery. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:613-624, 2001.
  • Tsao MN, Sneed PK, McDermott MW, Larson DA. Radiosurgery and radiotherapy for lung cancer metastatic to brain. Clinical Lung Cancer 2;197-203, 2001.
  • Prados MD, Wara WM, Sneed PK, McDermott M, Chang SM, Rabbitt J, Page M, Malec M, Davis RL, Gutin PH, Lamborn K, Wilson CB, Phillips TL, and Larson DA. Phase III Trial of Accelerated Hyperfractionation With or Without Difluromethylornithine (DFMO) versus Standard Fraction Radiotherapy With or Without DFMO for Newly Diagnosed Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 49:71-77, 2001.
  • Hoffman R, Sneed PK, McDermott MW, Chang S, Lamborn KR, Park E, Wara WM, Larson DA. Radiosurgery for brain metastases from primary lung cancer. Cancer J 7:121-131, 2001.
  • Barker FG II, Chang SM, Larson DA, Sneed PK, Wara WM, Wilson CB, Berger MS, Prados MD. Age and radiation response in glioblastoma multiforme. Neurosurgery 49:1288-1297, 2001.
  • Goodman KA, Sneed PK, McDermott MW, Shiau C-Y, Lamborn KR, Chang S, Park E, Wara WM, Larson DA. Relationship between pattern of enhancement and local control of brain metastases after radiosurgery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 50:139-146, 2001.
  • Graves EE, Pirzkall A, Nelson SJ, Larson D, Verhey L. Registration of magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging to computed tomography for radiotherapy treatment planning. Med Phys 28:2489-2496, 2001.
  • Nakamura JL, Verhey LJ, Smith V, Petti PL, Lamborn KR, Larson DA, Wara WM, McDermott MW, Sneed PK. Dose conformity of Gamma Knife radiosurgery and risk factors for complications. Clinical Investigation 51(5):1313-1319, 2001.
  • Pirzkall A, McKnight TR, Graves EE, Carol MP, Sneed PK, Wara WW, Nelson SJ, Verhey LJ, Larson DA. MR-spectroscopy guided target delineation for high-grade gliomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 50:915-928, 2001.
  • Barker FG II, Simmons ML, Chang SM, Prados MD, Larson DA, Sneed PK, Wara WM, Berger MS, Chen P, Israel MA, Aldape KD. EGFR overexpression and radiation response in glioblastoma multiforme. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 51:410-418, 2001.
  • Graves EE, Pirzkall A, Nelson SJ, Verhey LJ, Larson DA: Registration of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging to Computed Tomography for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning. Med Phys 28:2489-2496, 2001.
  • Smyth MD, Sneed PK, Ciricillo SF, Edwards MS, Wara WM, Larson DA, Lawton MT, Gutin PH, McDermott MW. Stereotactic radiosurgery for pediatric arteriovenous malformations: the University of California at San Francisco experience. J Neurosurg 97:48-55, 2002.
  • Pirzkall A, Nelson SJ, McKnight TR, Takahashi MM, Li X, Graves EE, Verhey LJ, Wara WW, Larson DA, Sneed PK. Metabolic imaging of low-grade gliomas with three-dimensional magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Int J Radiat Biol Phys 53:1254-1264, 2002.
  • Larson DA, Prados M, Lamborn K, Smith V, Sneed PK, Chang S, Nicholas KM, Wara WM, Devriendt D, Kunwar S, Berger M, McDermott MW. Phase II study of high central dose Gamma Knife radiosurgery and marimistat in patients with recurrent malignant glioma. Int J Radiat Biol Phys 54:1397-1404, 2002.
  • Lee N, Millender LE, Larson DA, Wara WM, McDermott MW, Sneed PK. Gamma Knife radiosurgery for recurrent salivary gland malignancies involving the base of skull. Head and Neck 25:210-216, 2003.
  • Ware ML, Larson DA, Sneed PK, Wara WW, McDermott MW. Surgical resection and permanent brachytherapy for recurrent atypical and malignant meningioma. Neurosurg 54:55-64, 2004.
  • Larson DA, Suplica JM, Chang SM, Lamborn KR, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Prados MD, Wara WM, Nicholas MK, Berger MS. Permanent iodine125 brachytherapy in patients with progressive or recurrent glioblastoma multiforme. Neuro-oncol 6:119-126, 2004.
  • Pirzkall A, Li X, Oh J, Chang S, Berger MS, Larson DA, Verhey LJ, Dillon WP, Nelson SJ. 3D MRSI for resected high-grade gliomas before RT: tumor extent according to metabolic activity in relation to MRI. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:126-137, 2004.
  • Chang SM, Lamborn KR, Malec M, Larson D, Wara W, Sneed P, rabbit J, Page M, Nicholas MK, Prados MD. Phase II study of temozolomide and thalidomide with radiation therapy for newly dioagnosed glioblastoma multiforme. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 60:353-357, 2004.
  • McDermott MW, Berger MS, Kunwar S, Parsa AT, Larson DA. Stereotactic radiosurgery and interstitial brachytherapy for glial neoplasms. J Neuro-oncology 69:83-100, 2004.
  • Chan AA, Lau A, Pirzkall A, Chang SM, Verhey LJ, Larson D, McDermott MW, Dillon WP, Nelson SJ. Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging in the evaluation of patients undergoing gamma knife surgery for Grade IV glioma. J Neurosurg 101:467-75, 2004.
  • Potters L, Steinberg M, Rose C, Timmerman R, Ryu S, Hevezi JM, Welsh J, Mehta M, Larson DA, Janjan NA. American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and American College of Radiology Practice Guideline for the Performance of Stereotactic Body Radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Biol Phys 60:1026-1032, 2004.
  • Butowski N, Prados MD, Lamborn KR, Larson DA, Sneed PK, Wara WM, Malec M, Rabbitt J, Page M, Chang SM. A phase II study of concurrent temozolomide and cis-retanoic acid with radiation for adult patients with newly diagnosed supratentorial glioblastoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys61:1454-1459, 2005.
  • Potters L, Timmerman R, Larson D. Stereotactic radiation therapy. J Am Coll Radiol 2:676-680, 2005.
  • Petti PL, Chuang CF, Smith V, Larson DA. Peripheral doses in CyberKnife radiosurgery. Medical Physics 33:1770-1779, 2006.
  • Vagefi MR, Larson DA, Horton JC. Optic nerve sheath meningioma: visual improvement during radiation treatment. American Journal of Ophthalmology. Am J Ophthalmol 142:343-4, 2006.