University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, BS, 1983-87, Biochemistry Johns Hopkins School of Med., Baltimore, MD, MD, 1987-91, Medicine San Bernardino County Med. Ctr., SB, CA, 1991-92, Internship Columbia-Presbyterian Med. Ctr., NY, NY, 1992-95, Residency

Honors & Awards


  • 1987 Alpha Epsilon Delta Medical Honor Society
  • 1987 University of Florida, BS, Magna cum Laude
  • 1988, 1990 Dean's Fund for Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • 1989 The John Scott McFarland Fund, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • 1991 Accolade for Outstanding Intern, San Bernardino County Hospital


Selected Publications

  1. Cheung CK, Chew J, Wai K, Calkins SM, Ha PK, Ryan WR, Cunha A, Yom SS, Hsu IC, Chan JW. Feasibility of accelerated image-guided high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy with inverse planning simulated annealing (IPSA-HDRBT) for post-operative treatment of pathologically node-negative squamous cell carcinomas of the oral tongue. Brachytherapy. 2022 Sep-Oct; 21(5):686-691.  View on PubMed
  2. Alexander J, Beatty A, Mohamad O, Hsu IJ. Relative Incidence of Emergency Department Visits After Treatment for Prostate Cancer With Radiation Therapy or Radical Prostatectomy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2022 Sep-Oct; 12(5):e415-e422.  View on PubMed
  3. Hsu IC, Yoshida E. Ultrasound guidance for cervical implantation. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2022 03; 32(3):266-272.  View on PubMed
  4. Insley B, Goldberg K, Beaulieu L, Ma Y, McKinley S, Hsu IC, Cunha JA. Comparison of novel shielded nasopharynx applicator designs for intracavitary brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. 2022 Mar-Apr; 21(2):229-237.  View on PubMed
  5. Phuong C, Chan JW, Ni L, Wall P, Mohamad O, Wong AC, Hsu IC, Chang AJ. Safety of accelerated hypofractionated whole pelvis radiation therapy prior to high dose rate brachytherapy or stereotactic body radiation therapy prostate boost. Radiat Oncol. 2022 Jan 20; 17(1):12.  View on PubMed
  6. Insley B, Hsu IC, Cunha JAM. Paradigm Shift in Radiation Treatment Planning Over Multiple Treatment Modalities. J Med Phys. 2021 Jul-Sep; 46(3):135-139.  View on PubMed
  7. Kunogi H, Hsu IC, Sasai K. Unresectable bulky chest wall recurrent breast cancer controlled with CT-guided interstitial high-dose-rate brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy with adjuvant hormonal therapy - case report. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2021 Aug; 13(4):451-457.  View on PubMed
  8. Chapman CH, Cunha AJ, Littell RD, Chen LM, Hsu IC. High-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for vaginal endometrial cancer recurrence after prior surgery and radiotherapy. Brachytherapy. 2021 May-Jun; 20(3):536-542.  View on PubMed
  9. Chen WC, Li Y, Lazar A, Altun A, Descovich M, Nano T, Ziemer B, Sudhyadhom A, Cunha A, Thomas H, Gottschalk A, Hsu IC, Roach M. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Boost in Combination With Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer: A Single-Institution Propensity Score Matched Analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 06 01; 110(2):429-437.  View on PubMed
  10. Hsu IC, Rodgers JP, Shinohara K, Purdy J, Michalski J, Roach M, Vigneault E, Ivker RA, Pryzant RM, Kuettel M, Taussky D, Gustafson GS, Raben A, Sandler HM. Long-Term Results of NRG Oncology/RTOG 0321: A Phase II Trial of Combined High Dose Rate Brachytherapy and External Beam Radiation Therapy for Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 07 01; 110(3):700-707.  View on PubMed
  11. Sinha S, Lazar A, Lam A, Anderson EM, Chen LM, Hsu IJ, Yoshida EJ. Adjuvant radiation followed by chemotherapy is associated with improved overall survival in endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2020 10; 159(1):30-35.  View on PubMed
  12. Peters PN, Pierson WE, Chen LM, Westphalen AC, Chapman JS, Hsu IC. PET-detected asymptomatic recurrence is associated with improved survival in recurrent cervical cancer. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2021 01; 46(1):341-350.  View on PubMed
  13. Qin H, Zhang V, Bok RA, Santos RD, Cunha JA, Hsu IC, Santos Bs JD, Lee JE, Sukumar S, Larson PEZ, Vigneron DB, Wilson DM, Sriram R, Kurhanewicz J. Simultaneous Metabolic and Perfusion Imaging Using Hyperpolarized 13C MRI Can Evaluate Early and Dose-Dependent Response to Radiation Therapy in a Prostate Cancer Mouse Model. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 08 01; 107(5):887-896.  View on PubMed
  14. Xu MJ, Chen KS, Chang AJ, Lazar A, Shinohara K, Cunha JAM, Hsu IC. Single-fraction brachytherapy as monotherapy for early-stage prostate cancer: The UCSF experience. Brachytherapy. 2019 Jul - Aug; 18(4):470-476.  View on PubMed
  15. Holschneider CH, Petereit DG, Chu C, Hsu IC, Ioffe YJ, Klopp AH, Pothuri B, Chen LM, Yashar C. Brachytherapy: A critical component of primary radiation therapy for cervical cancer: From the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS). Brachytherapy. 2019 Mar - Apr; 18(2):123-132.  View on PubMed
  16. Holschneider CH, Petereit DG, Chu C, Hsu IC, Ioffe YJ, Klopp AH, Pothuri B, Chen LM, Yashar C. Brachytherapy: A critical component of primary radiation therapy for cervical cancer: From the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS). Gynecol Oncol. 2019 03; 152(3):540-547.  View on PubMed
  17. Deist TM, Dankers FJWM, Valdes G, Wijsman R, Hsu IC, Oberije C, Lustberg T, van Soest J, Hoebers F, Jochems A, El Naqa I, Wee L, Morin O, Raleigh DR, Bots W, Kaanders JH, Belderbos J, Kwint M, Solberg T, Monshouwer R, Bussink J, Dekker A, Lambin P. Erratum: "Machine learning algorithms for outcome prediction in (chemo)radiotherapy: An empirical comparison of classifiers" [Med. Phys. 45 (7), 3449-3459 (2018)]. Med Phys. 2019 Feb; 46(2):1080-1087.  View on PubMed
  18. Wu SY, Boreta L, Shinohara K, Nguyen H, Gottschalk AR, Hsu IC, Roach M, Westphalen AC, Feng FY, Carroll PR, Chang AJ, Hope TA. Impact of Staging 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET Scans on Radiation Treatment Plansin Patients With Prostate Cancer. Urology. 2019 03; 125:154-162.  View on PubMed
  19. Valdes G, Chang AJ, Cunnan A, Solberg TD, Hsu IC, Interian Y, Owen K, Jensen ST, Ungar LH. In Reply to Gensheimer and Trister. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 12 01; 102(5):1594-1596.  View on PubMed
  20. Sethi R, Mayadev J, Sethi S, Rash D, Chen LM, Brooks R, Ueda S, Hsu IC. Patterns of Recurrence in Node-Positive Cervical Cancer Patients Treated With Contemporary Chemoradiation and Dose Escalation: A Multi-Institutional Study. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Mar; 9(2):e180-e186.  View on PubMed

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