University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
I-Chow Joe Hsu, MD

I-Chow Joe Hsu, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Prostate Cancer

Education

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


Professional Experience

  • 1995-1997
    Attending Physician, Radiation Oncology, California Endocurietherapy Cancer Center, Oakland CA
  • 1997-1998
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco
  • 1998-2004
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2004-present
    Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco

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. 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 Apr 03.
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  2. 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.
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  3. 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.
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  4. 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.
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  5. 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 Mar; 125:154-162.
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  6. 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.
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  7. 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.
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  8. Roach M, Moughan J, Lawton CAF, Dicker AP, Zeitzer KL, Gore EM, Kwok Y, Seider MJ, Hsu IC, Hartford AC, Horwitz EM, Yamoah K, Jones CU, Michalski JM, Lee WR, Pisansky TM, Rabinovitch R, Rotman M, Pryzant RM, Kim HE, Thomas CR, Shipley WU, Sandler HM. Sequence of hormonal therapy and radiotherapy field size in unfavourable, localised prostate cancer (NRG/RTOG 9413): long-term results of a randomised, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Nov; 19(11):1504-1515.
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  9. Chang AJ, McBride S, Keyes M, Chung HT, Davis BJ, Cox BW, Crook J, Demanes DJ, Hsu IC, Kamrava M, Krauss DJ, Morton G, Orio Iii PF, Roach Iii M, Venkat PS, Vigneault E, Zelefsky MJ. The American Brachytherapy Society and the American Radium Society Appropriate Use Criteria Genitourinary Committee Endorse the American Society of Clinical Oncology/Cancer Care Ontario Guidelines. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep 13; JCO1800626.
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  10. Chapman CH, Braunstein SE, Pouliot J, Noworolski SM, Weinberg V, Cunha A, Kurhanewicz J, Gottschalk AR, Roach MI, Hsu IC. Phase I study of dose escalation to dominant intraprostatic lesions using high-dose-rate brachytherapy. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2018 Jun; 10(3):193-201.
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  11. 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. Machine learning algorithms for outcome prediction in (chemo)radiotherapy: An empirical comparison of classifiers. Med Phys. 2018 Jul; 45(7):3449-3459.
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  12. Xiao C, Moughan J, Movsas B, Konski AA, Hanks GE, Cox JD, Roach M, Zeitzer KL, Lawton CA, Peters CA, Rosenthal SA, Hsu IJ, Horwitz EM, Mishra MV, Michalski JM, Parliament MB, D'Souza DP, Pugh SL, Bruner DW. Risk factors for late bowel and bladder toxicities in NRG Oncology prostate cancer trials of high-risk patients: A meta-analysis of physician-rated toxicities. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jul-Sep; 3(3):405-411.
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  13. Mayadev J, Klapheke A, Yashar C, Hsu IC, Kamrava M, Mundt AJ, Mell LK, Einck J, Benedict S, Valicenti R, Cress R. Underutilization of brachytherapy and disparities in survival for patients with cervical cancer in California. Gynecol Oncol. 2018 07; 150(1):73-78.
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  14. Valdes G, Chang AJ, Interian Y, Owen K, Jensen ST, Ungar LH, Cunha A, Solberg TD, Hsu IC. Salvage HDR Brachytherapy: Multiple Hypothesis Testing Versus Machine Learning Analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 07 01; 101(3):694-703.
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  15. Kunogi H, Cunha JAM, Chang AJ, Gadzinski AJ, Shinohara K, Hsu IC. A novel urethral sparing technique for high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy after transurethral resection of the prostate. Brachytherapy. 2017 Nov - Dec; 16(6):1113-1118.
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  16. Chapman CH, Maghsoudi K, Littell RD, Chen LM, Hsu IC. Salvage high-dose-rate brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy for isolated vaginal recurrences of endometrial cancer with no prior adjuvant therapy. Brachytherapy. 2017 Nov - Dec; 16(6):1152-1158.
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  17. Beaulieu L, Racine E, Han DY, Vigneault E, Hsu IC, Cunha JAM. Real-time electromagnetic tracking-based treatment platform for high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy: Clinical workflows and end-to-end validation. Brachytherapy. 2018 Jan - Feb; 17(1):103-110.
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  18. Westhoff GL, Fuh KC, Longacre TA, McNally JL, Hsu IC, Kapp DS, Teng N, Chen LM. Radiation Therapy for Recurrent Clear-Cell Cancer of the Ovary. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2016 11; 26(9):1608-1614.
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  19. Zhang L, Johnson J, Gottschalk AR, Chang AJ, Hsu IC, Roach M, Seymour ZA. Receiver operating curves and dose-volume analysis of late toxicity with stereotactic body radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 Mar - Apr; 7(2):e109-e116.
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  20. Sethi R, Cunha A, Mellis K, Siauw T, Diederich C, Pouliot J, Hsu IC. Clinical applications of custom-made vaginal cylinders constructed using three-dimensional printing technology. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2016 Jun; 8(3):208-14.
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