Radiation Oncologist: Alec Block, MD | Loyola Medicine

Alec M. Block, MD

Radiation oncologist Alec Block, MD

Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken

English

Clinical Expertise

  • HDR/LDR Brachytherapy
  • Head And Neck Cancer
  • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

About Dr. Block

Interests
Chicago Bears, Family Time, Chicago White Sox, American History

Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency
Loyola University Medical Center - Radiation Oncology
Fellowship

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology Subspecialty Radiation Oncology

Research

  • Adjuvant therapy in patients with clear cell endometrial carcinoma: An analysis of the National Cancer Database Nieto, K.; Adams, W.; Pham, N.; Block, A. M.; Grover, S.; Small, W., Jr; Harkenrider, M. M., Gynecologic oncology
  • The Impact of Academic Facility Type and Case Volume on Survival in Patients Undergoing Curative Radiation Therapy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer Bajaj, A.; Martin, B.; Bhasin, R.; Hentz, C.; Block, A. M.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Solanki, A. A., International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • American Brachytherapy Task Group Report: Adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for early-stage endometrial cancer: A comprehensive review Harkenrider, M. M.; Block, A. M.; Alektiar, K. M.; Gaffney, D. K.; Jones, E.; Klopp, A.; Viswanathan, A. N.; Small, W., Jr, Brachytherapy
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  • Concurrent chemotherapy is associated with improved survival in elderly patients with bladder cancer undergoing radiotherapy Korpics, M. C.; Block, A. M.; Martin, B.; Hentz, C.; Gaynor, E. R.; Henry, E.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Solanki, A. A., Cancer
  • Improved overall survival with adjuvant radiotherapy for high-intermediate and high risk Stage I endometrial cancer Harkenrider, M. M.; Adams, W.; Block, A. M.; Kliethermes, S.; Small, W., Jr; Grover, S., Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • Adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for early-stage endometrial cancer: A comprehensive review Harkenrider, M. M.; Block, A. M.; Alektiar, K. M.; Gaffney, D. K.; Jones, E.; Klopp, A.; Viswanathan, A. N.; Small, W., Jr, Brachytherapy
  • Evaluation of a template-based algorithm for markerless lung tumour localization on single- and dual-energy kilovoltage images Block, A. M.; Patel, R.; Surucu, M.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Roeske, J. C., The British journal of radiology
  • Observer Evaluation of a Metal Artifact Reduction Algorithm Applied to Head and Neck Cone Beam Computed Tomographic Images Korpics, M.; Surucu, M.; Mescioglu, I.; Alite, F.; Block, A. M.; Choi, M.; Emami, B.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Solanki, A. A.; Roeske, J. C., International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • Combination Trimodality Therapy Using Vismodegib for Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Face Block, A. M.; Alite, F.; Diaz, A. Z.; Borrowdale, R. W.; Clark, J. I.; Choi, M., Case reports in oncological medicine
  • Markerless motion tracking of lung tumors using dual-energy fluoroscopy Patel, R.; Panfil, J.; Campana, M.; Block, A. M.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Surucu, M.; Roeske, J. C., Medical physics
  • Planar IGRT dose reduction: A practical approach Block, A. M.; Luce, J.; Lin, J. Y.; Hoggarth, M. A.; Roeske, J. C., Practical radiation oncology
  • SU-E-J-188: Theoretical Estimation of Margin Necessary for Markerless Motion Tracking Patel, R.; Block, A.; Harkenrider, M.; Roeske, J., Medical physics
  • Prospective evaluation of dual-energy imaging in patients undergoing image guided radiation therapy for lung cancer: initial clinical results Sherertz, T.; Hoggarth, M.; Luce, J.; Block, A. M.; Nagda, S.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Emami, B.; Roeske, J. C., International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • The role of vaginal cuff brachytherapy in endometrial cancer Harkenrider, M. M.; Block, A. M.; Siddiqui, Z. A.; Small, W., Jr, Gynecologic oncology
  • Dual energy imaging using a clinical on-board imaging system Hoggarth, M. A.; Luce, J.; Syeda, F.; Bray, T. S.; Block, A.; Nagda, S.; Roeske, J. C., Physics in Medicine and Biology
  • Dose-volume factors to select patient-specific image-guidance action thresholds in prostate cancer. Block, A. M.; Lin, J.; Hoggarth, M. A.; Quinn, M.; Garza, R.; Mantz, C. A.; Roeske, J. C., Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment