Yongqian Zhang, PhD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Physicist, UPMC CancerCenter

I provide physics services for clinical radiation oncology at UPMC Palmer CancerCenter. My research interest include image guided radiotherapy, 4D CT, small field dosimetry, and 4D dose calculation and optimization.

Representative Publications

Kimmen Quan, Karen. X, Yongqian Zhang, David Clump, John Flickinger, Ron Lalonde, Steven Burton, Dwight Heron. Toxicities following stereotactic ablative radiotherapy treatment of locally-recurrent and previously irradiated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Seminars in Radiation Oncology, 2016. 2016 Apr; 26(2), 112-9.

C. Riley, Y. Yang, T. Li, Y. Zhang, D. E. Heron, and M. Saiful Huq, “Dosimetric evaluation of the interplay effect in respiratory gated RapidArc radiation therapy”. Med. Phys, 011715-1—011715-9, 2014

T. Li, X. Li, Y. Yang, Y. Zhang, D. E. Heron and M. Saiful Huq, “Simultaneous reduction of radiation dose and scatter for CBCT by using collimators”, Med. Phys, 121913-1--121913-10, 2013