Catherine C. Park, MD


Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-9807 (appts)
Box 1708, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1708

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University of California, Berkeley, CA, B.A., 1989, History of Art
UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, M.D., 1995, Medicine
Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1996, Internship, Internal Medicine
Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2000, Residency, Radiation Oncology

Professional Experience

  • 1998-1999
    Research Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
  • 2000-2006
    Visiting Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
  • 2006-present
    Faculty Biologist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
  • 2000-2008
    Assistant Professor, UCSF, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • 2008-present
    Associate Professor, UC San Francisco, Department of Radiation Oncology, San Francisco, CA
  • 2009
    Faculty Member, UCSF Institute for Molecular Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 1994
    Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 1995
    AMWA Janet M. Glascow Memorial Achievement Citation
  • 1995
    C. Donald O'Malley Prize in the History of Medicine
  • 1995
    Dean's Scholar, Thesis Program UCLA School of Medicine
  • 1995
    Upjohn Achievement Award
  • 2002
    Travel Award, Junior Investigator, International Society for Differentiation, Lyon, France
  • 2002
    Invited Lecturer, European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, Prague, CZ
  • 2003
    Junior Investigator Award, European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
  • 2003
    Basic Science Junior Investigator Award, American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
  • 2005
    Association of American Medical Colleges Early Career Faculty Women's Professional Development Seminar, Santa Fe, NM

Selected Publications

  1. Sethi R, Park C, Fowble B. Postmastectomy radiotherapy in patients with breast cancer. Lancet. 2014 Nov 22; 384(9957):1845.
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  2. Alvarado MD, Conolly J, Park C, Sakata T, Mohan AJ, Harrison BL, Hayes M, Esserman LJ, Ozanne EM. Patient preferences regarding intraoperative versus external beam radiotherapy following breast-conserving surgery. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jan; 143(1):135-40.
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  3. Park CC, Georgescu W, Polyzos A, Pham C, Ahmed KM, Zhang H, Costes SV. Rapid and automated multidimensional fluorescence microscopy profiling of 3D human breast cultures. Integr Biol (Camb). 2013 Apr; 5(4):681-91.
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  4. Park CC, Yom SS, Podgorsak MB, Harris E, Price RA, Bevan A, Pouliot J, Konski AA, Wallner PE. American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) Emerging Technology Committee report on electronic brachytherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Mar 15; 76(4):963-72.
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  5. Descovich M, Fowble B, Bevan A, Schechter N, Park C, Xia P. Comparison between hybrid direct aperture optimized intensity-modulated radiotherapy and forward planning intensity-modulated radiotherapy for whole breast irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jan 1; 76(1):91-9.
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  6. Hattangadi J, Park C, Rembert J, Klifa C, Hwang J, Gibbs J, Hylton N. Breast stromal enhancement on MRI is associated with response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jun; 190(6):1630-6.
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  7. Park CK, Miller C, Lawrence G. Addison's disease from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with normal-size adrenal glands. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Jun 1; 25(16):2322-4.
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  8. Yao ES, Zhang H, Chen YY, Lee B, Chew K, Moore D, Park C. Increased beta1 integrin is associated with decreased survival in invasive breast cancer. Cancer Res. 2007 Jan 15; 67(2):659-64.
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  9. Barcellos-Hoff MH, Park C, Wright EG. Radiation and the microenvironment - tumorigenesis and therapy. Nat Rev Cancer. 2005 Nov; 5(11):867-75.
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  10. Coleman J, Park C, Villarreal-Barajas JE, Petti P, Faddegon B. A comparison of Monte Carlo and Fermi-Eyges-Hogstrom estimates of heart and lung dose from breast electron boost treatment. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Feb 1; 61(2):621-8.
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  11. Park C, Seid P, Morita E, Iwanaga K, Weinberg V, Quivey J, Hwang ES, Esserman LJ, Leong SP. Internal mammary sentinel lymph node mapping for invasive breast cancer: implications for staging and treatment. Breast J. 2005 Jan-Feb; 11(1):29-33.
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