Faculty Summaries
Lili Chen
Lili Chen, PhD
Associate Professor
Lili.Chen@fccc.edu
Office Phone: 215-728-3003
Office: P0079

2000 - present

  • Pan T, Chen L, Orton CG. Point/counterpoint. PET/CT will become standard practice for radiotherapy simulation and planning. Med Phys. 2008 Sep;35(9):3825-7.
  • Chen L, Richardson T, Ferri M and Ma C-M. QA for Radiotherapy MR Simulators. Proc. of the 16th International Conference on the Use of Computer in Radiation Therapy (ICCR), Eds: Jan-Jakob Sonke. Published by Net Nederlands Kanker Instituut – Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Ziekenhuis, Digital Publishing, 12359.pdf. (2010)
  • Chen L, Mu Z, Hachem P, Ma C-M, Wallentine A and Pollack A. MR-guided focused ultrasound: enhancement of intratumoral uptake of [3H]-docetaxel in vivo. Phys Med Biol. 55 (2010) 7399–7410.
  • Chen L, Paskalev K, Xu X, Zhu J, Feigenberg S, Pollack A, Hu W, Ma C-M. Prostate Cancer IMRT: Rectal Dose Variation During the Course of the Treatment in Image Guided Radiation Therapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2010;95:198-202.
  • Chen L, Mu Z, Hachem P, Ma C-M, Pollack A. Enhancement of Drug Delivery in Prostate Tumor in vivo Using MR Guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgHIFU). WC, IFMBE. 2009;25:341-4.
  • Chen L, Paskalev K, Zhu J, Xu X, Wang L, Price R, Horwitz E, Feigenberg S, Pollack A, Ma C-M. Image Guided Radiation Therapy for Prostate IMRT: Daily Rectal Dose Variations During the Treatment Course, Proc. of the 15th International Conference on the Use of Computer in Radiation Therapy (ICCR), Eds: Jean-Pierre Bissonnette (Novel Digital Publishing, Oakville), Volume I. 2007:410-4.
  • Chen Z, Ma C-M, Yang J, Li J, Luo W, Fan J, Paskalev KA, RA. Price Jr, Chen Y and Chen L, Monte Carlo dose verification of MR image based IMRT treatment planning for prostate cancer, Proc. of the 15th International Conference on the Use of Computer in Radiation Therapy (ICCR), Eds: Jean-Pierre Bissonnette (Novel Digital Publishing, Oakville), Volume II. 2007:267-71.
  • Chen L, Nguyen T-B, Jones E, Chen Z, Luo W, Wang L, Price RA, Pollack A and Ma C-M. MRI-Based Treatment Planning for Prostate IMRT: Creation of Digitally Reconstructed Radiographs (DRR). International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 2007;68:(3):903-11.
  • Chen Z, Ma C-M, Paskalev K, Li J, Yang J, Richardson T, Palacio L, Xu X and Chen L. Investigation of MR Image Distortion for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning of Prostate Cancer. Phys Med Biol. 2006;51:1393-403.
  • Chen L. Magnetic resonance has proven useful in radiation therapy simulation and treatment planning for prostate intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Advance for Imaging and Oncology. 2004;14:57-8.
  • Chen L, Li JS, Price RA et al. Investigation of MR-Based Treatment Planning for Lung and Head & Neck using Monte Carlo Simulations The XIVth Internatinal Conference on the use of Computers in Radiation Therapy. 2004;520-3.
  • Chen L, Price RA Jr., Wang L, Li JS, Qin L, Shawn M, Ma C-M, Freedman GM and Pollack A. MRI-Based Treatment Planning for Radiotherapy: Dosimetric Verification for Prostate IMRT. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 2004;60(2):636-47.
  • Chen L, Price RA Jr., Wang L, Li JS, Qin L, Ding M, Palacio E, T-B Nguyen, Ma C-M, Pollack A. Dosimetric evaluation of MRI-based treatment planning for prostate cancer. Phys Med Biol. 2004;49:5157-70.
  • Chen L, Wansapura J P, Heit G, Butts K. Study of Laser Ablation in the Rabbit Brain in vivo with MR Thermometry. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2002;16:147-52.
  • Chen L, Bouley D, Harris B, Butts K. MRI study of immediate cell viability in focused ultrasound lesions in the rabbit brain. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2001;13:23-30.
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Co-author publications - 2000-present

  • J S Li, T Lin, L Chen, RA. Price and C-M Ma Uncertainties in IMRT Dosimetry. Med Phys. 2010 Jun;37(6):2491-500.
  • J Yang; Ma, C; Wang, L; Chen, L; Li, JS. Effect of Collimator and Couch Angle Change on Breast IMRT Dose Distributions. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 2009;10:55-63.
  • Jin L, Ma C-M, Fan J, Eldib A, Price R A, Chen L, Wang L, Chi Z, Xu Q, Sherif M and Li J S Dosimetric verification of modulated electron radiotherapy delivered using a photon multileaf collimator for intact breasts. Phys Med Biol. 2008;53:6009-25.
  • Breen Michael, Breen Miyuki, Butts K, Chen L, Saidel GM, Wilson DL. MRI guided thermal ablation therapy: model and parameter estimates to predict cell death from MR thermometry images. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2007;35(8)1391-403.
  • Wang L, Li J , Paskalev K, Hoban P, Luo W, Chen L, McNeeley S, Price R, Ma C. Commissioning and quality assurance of a commercial stereotactic treatment-planning system for extracranial IMRT. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 2006;7:21-34.
  • Wang L , Feigenberg S, Chen L, Pasklev K and C-M Ma. Benefit of three-dimensional image-guided stereotactic localization in the hypofractionated treatment of lung cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 2006;66(3):738-47.
  • Luo W, Li J, Price RA Jr, Chen L, Yang J, Fan J, Chen Z, McNeeley S, Xu X, Ma CM. Monte Carlo based IMRT dose verification using MLC log file and R/V outputs. Med Phys. 2006;33(7):2557-64.
  • Fan J, Li J, Chen L, Stathakis S, Luo W, Du Plessis F, Xiong W, Yang J, Ma CM. A practical Monte Carlo MU verification tool for IMRT quality assurance. Phys Med Biol. 2006;21;51(10):2503-15.
  • Yang J, Li J, Chen L, Price R, McNeeley S, Qin L,Wang L, Xiong W, Ma C-M. Dosimetric verification of IMRT treatment planning using Monte Carlo simulations for prostate cancer. Phys Med Biol. 2005;50(5):869-78.
  • Yang J, Li J, Chen, L, Price RA, McNeeley S, Qin L, Wang, L, Xiong W and Ma C-M. Monte Carlo evaluation of heterogeneity effect in IMRT treatment planning for prostate cancer Phys Med Biol. 2005;50:1-10.
  • Yuh EL, Shulman SG, Mehta SA, Xie J, Chen L, Frenkel V, Bednarski MD and Li KCP. Delivery of a Systemic Chemotherapeutic Agent to Tumors Using Focused Ultrasound: study in a murine model Radiology. 2005;234(2):431–7.
  • Wang L, Hoban P, Paskalev K, Yang J, Li J, Chen L, Xiong W, Ma CM. Dosimetric advantage and clinical implication of a micro-multileaf collimator in the treatment of prostate with intensity-modulated radiotherapy Medical Dosimetry. 2005;30(2):97-103.
  • Ma CM, Price RA Jr. Li JS, Chen L, Wang L, Fourkal E, Qin L and Yang J. Monitor unit calculation for Monte Carlo treatment planning. Phys Med Biol. 2004;49:1671-87.
  • Li JS, Freedman GM, Price R, Wang L, Anderson P, Chen L, Xiong W, Yang J, Pollack A and Ma C-M. Clinical implementation of intensity-modulated tangential beam irradiation for breast cancer. Med Phys. 2004;31(5):1023-31.
  • Xiong W, Li J, Chen L, Price RA, Freedman G, Ding M, Qin L, Yang J and Ma C-M. Optimization of combined electron and photon beams for breast cancer. Phys. Med. Biol. 2004;49:1973-89.
  • Wang L, R Jacob, Chen L, Feigenberg S, Konski A, Ma C and B Movsas. Stereotactic IMRT for prostate cancer: Setup accuracy of a new stereotactic body localization system. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 2004;5:18-28.
  • Qin L, Li JS, Price RA, Chen L, McNeeley S, Ding M, Fourkal E, Freedman G, Ma C.M. A Monte carlo based treatment optimization tool for modulated electron radiation therapy. Proc.of The XIVth Internatinal Conference on the use of Computers in Radiation Therapy (ICCR) 2004;Seoul:527-30.
  • Wang L, Movsas B, Jacob R, Fourkal E, Chen L, Price R, Feigenberg S, Konski A, Pollack A and Ma C. Stereotactic IMRT for prostate cancer: Dosimetric impact of multileaf collimator leaf width in the treatment of prostate cancer with IMRT. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 2004;5:29-41.
  • Qin L, Chen L, Li JS, Price RA, Yang J, Xiong W, Ma C.M. Phase space analysis of Siemens electron beams for Monte carlo treatment planning. Proc.of The XIVth Internatinal Conference on the use of Computers in Radiation Therapy (ICCR). Seoul:665-8.
  • Butts k, Daniel B, Chen L, Bouley D, Wansapura J, Maier S, Dumoulin C, Watkins R, Diffusion-Weighted MRI after Cryosurgery of the Canine Prostate, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2003;17(1):131-5.
  • Ma CM, Price RA, McNeeley S, Chen L, et al, Clinical Implementation and Quality Assurance for Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, in Proc. International Symposium On Standards And Codes Of Practice In Medical Radiation Dosimetry (IAEA: Vienna, Austria, 2002) IAEA-CA-96-120
  • Ma CM, Pawlicki T, Li JS, Deng J, Lee MC, Kapur A, Price RA, McNeeley S, Chen L, Fourkal E and Ding M, Accurate Dosimetry for Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, in Accurate Dosimetry for Radiation Dosimetry, Ed. J Seuntjens and P Mobit Med. Phys. Publishing, Madison. 2002;249-67.
  • Ma CM, Li JS, Chen L, Wang L, Price R, McNeeley S, Ding M and Fourkal E, Monte Carlo dose verification for advanced radiotherapy treatment techniques, Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2002;64:s105-6.

1990-2000

  • Chen L, Rivens I, ter Haar G, Riddler S, Hill C R and Bensted J P M. Histological changes in rat liver tumours treated with high-intensity focused ultrasound. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1993;19:67–74.
  • Chen L, ter Haar G, Hill C R, Dworkin M D, Carnochan P, Young H and Bensted J P M. Effect of blood flow perfusion on the ablation of liver parenchyma with high-intensity focused ultrasound. Phys Med Biol. 1993;38:1661–73.
  • Chen L, ter Haar G and Hill C R. Influence of ablated tissue on the formation of high-intensity focused ultrasound lesions. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1997;23:921-31.
  • Chen L, ter Haar G, Hill C R, Eccles S A, Box G and Bensted J P M. Treatment of implanted rat liver tumors with high-intensity focused ultrasound. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1998;24:1475-88.
  • Chen L, ter Haar G, Bensted J P M and Hill C R. Histological study of normal liver and tumour bearing treated with focused ultrasound Ultrasound Med Biol. 1999;25:847-56.
  • Chen L, Bouley D, Yuh E, D’Arceuil H, Butts K. Study of focused ultrasound tissue damage using MRI and histology. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 1999;10:146-53.
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Co-author Publications, 1990 - 1999

  • Graham S J, Chen L, Leitch M, Peter R D, Bronskill M J, Foster F S, Henkelman R M, Plewes D B Quantifying tissue damage due to focused ultrasound heating observed by MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 41: 321-328, 1999.
  • Rowland I, Rivens I, Chen L, Collins C D, ter Haar G and Leach M. MRI appearance of ablated rat Liver tumors following high-intensity ultrasound therapy. BJR 1997;70:147-53.
  • ter Haar G, Clarke R L, Vaughan M G, Rivens I, Chen L, Loverock P H and Hill C R. Laboratory investigation of rapid tissue heating by focused ultrasound beams. Ultrasonics. 1992;30:116–7.
  • ter Haar G, Rivens I, Chen L and Riddler S. High-intensity focused ultrasound for the treatment of rat tumors. Phys Med Biol. 1991;36:1495–501.

Book Chapters

  • L. Chen. QA for MRI/MRS simulation In Quality and Safety in Radiotherapy (ed. Todd Pawlicki, Peter B. Dunscombe, Arno J. Mundt, Pierre Scalliet). CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, (New York), 2010, In-Press December 2010
  • Y. Cao and L. Chen. MRI in Radiation Treatment Planning and Assessment. In: Integrating New Technologies into the Clinic: Monte Carlo and Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (ed. Bruce H. Curran, James M. Balter, and Indrin J. Chetty). Medical Physics Publishing (Madison, WI), 2006, pp401-424.
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