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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Sahgal A, Larson D, Knisely J. Stereotactic radiosurgery alone for brain metastases. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Mar; 16(3):249-50.
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  8. Barani IJ, Larson DA. Radiation therapy of glioblastoma. Cancer Treat Res. 2015; 163:49-73.
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Ma L, Nichol A, Hossain S, Wang B, Petti P, Vellani R, Higby C, Ahmad S, Barani I, Shrieve DC, Larson DA, Sahgal A. Variable dose interplay effects across radiosurgical apparatus in treating multiple brain metastases. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2014 Nov; 9(6):1079-86.
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  17. Hallemeier CL, You YN, Larson DW, Dozois EJ, Nelson H, Klein KA, Miller RC, Haddock MG. Multimodality therapy including salvage surgical resection and intraoperative radiotherapy for patients with squamous-cell carcinoma of the anus with residual or recurrent disease after primary chemoradiotherapy. Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Apr; 57(4):442-8.
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  18. Larson DB, Duncan JR, Nagy PG, Kruskal JB. Guide to effective quality improvement reporting in radiology. Radiology. 2014 May; 271(2):561-73.
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  19. Gleeson FC, Levy MJ, Dozois EJ, Larson DW, Wong Kee Song LM, Boardman LA. Endoscopically identified well-differentiated rectal carcinoid tumors: impact of tumor size on the natural history and outcomes. Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Jul; 80(1):144-51.
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  20. Maa J, Waterford S, Jahan T, Larson DA, Chou D. A novel use of foley catheters to prevent injury to the pelvic viscera during stereotactic radiosurgery for undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma of the sacrum. Perm J. 2014; 18(3):e146-9.
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