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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Steven P. Howard, MD, PhD, earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI and completed his residency at the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy of the Harvard Medical School. He is a member of the UW Health Breast Center.



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Department of Human Oncology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Radiation Oncology
Fellowship Harvard Hospitals, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Residency Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Internship Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI

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PubMed Articles
Witt JS Musunuru HB Bayliss RA Howard SP Large volume re-irradiation for recurrent meningioma with pulsed reduced dose rate radiotherapy. J Neurooncol . 2019 Jan;141(1):103-109
[PubMed ID: 30392090]
Robins HI Nguyen HN Field A Howard S Salamat S Deming DA Molecular Evolution of a Glioblastoma Controlled With Tumor Treating Fields and Concomitant Temozolomide. Front Oncol . 2018;8:451
[PubMed ID: 30374424]
Labby ZE Barraclough B Bayliss RA Besemer AE Dunkerley DAP Howard SP Radiation treatment planning and delivery strategies for a pregnant brain tumor patient. J Appl Clin Med Phys . 2018 Sep;19(5):368-374
[PubMed ID: 30062720]
Blumenthal DT Won M Mehta MP Gilbert MR Brown PD Bokstein F Brachman DG Werner-Wasik M Hunter GK Valeinis E Hopkins K Souhami L Howard SP Lieberman FS Shrieve DC Wendland MM Robinson CG Zhang P Corn BW Short delay in initiation of radiotherapy for patients with glioblastoma-effect of concurrent chemotherapy: a secondary analysis from the NRG Oncology/Radiation Therapy Oncology Group database. Neuro Oncol . 2018 Jun 18;20(7):966-974
[PubMed ID: 29462493]
Schaff EM Rosenberg SA Olson SJ Howard SP Bradley KA Bone marrow suppression as a complication of total skin helical tomotherapy in the treatment of mycosis fungoides. Radiat Oncol . 2018 Apr 13;13(1):67
[PubMed ID: 29653544]
Krauze AV Attia A Braunstein S Chan M Combs SE Fietkau R Fiveash J Flickinger J Grosu A Howard S Nieder C Niyazi M Rowe L Smart DD Tsien C Camphausen K Correction to expert consensus on re-irradiation for recurrent glioma. Radiat Oncol . 2018 Jan 18;13(1):8
[PubMed ID: 29347964]
Krauze AV Attia A Braunstein S Chan M Combs SE Fietkau R Fiveash J Flickinger J Grosu A Howard S Nieder C Niyazi M Rowe L Smart DD Tsien C Camphausen K Expert consensus on re-irradiation for recurrent glioma. Radiat Oncol . 2017 Dec 1;12(1):194
[PubMed ID: 29195507]
Howard SP Krauze A Chan MD Tsien C Tomé WA The evolving role for re-irradiation in the management of recurrent grade 4 glioma. J Neurooncol . 2017 Sep;134(3):523-530
[PubMed ID: 28386661]
Bender E Kozak K Howard S Hayes L Bayouth J Robins HI The effect of Optuneâ„¢ Tumor Treating Fields transducer arrays on skin radiation dose during radiotherapy. J Clin Neurosci . 2017 Aug;42:172-175
[PubMed ID: 28427800]
Denu RA Rosenberg SA Howard SP Familial Trigeminal Neuralgia Treated with Stereotactic Radiosurgery: A Case Report and Literature Review. J Radiat Oncol . 2017 Jun;6(2):149-152
[PubMed ID: 29201285]
Rajesh D Robins HI Howard SP Karenitecin (bnp1350) and flavopridol as radiosensitizers in malignant glioma. J Neurol Neuromedicine . 2016;1(6):1-10
[PubMed ID: 28111642]
Welsh JS Howard SP Comment on "A Novel Thymoma-Associated Immunodeficiency with Increased Naive T Cells and Reduced CD247 Expression". J Immunol . 2015 Oct 15;195(8):3505
[PubMed ID: 26432897]
Sudmeier LJ Samudrala SS Howard SP Ganetzky B Persistent Activation of the Innate Immune Response in Adult Drosophila Following Radiation Exposure During Larval Development. G3 (Bethesda) . 2015 Sep 1;5(11):2299-306
[PubMed ID: 26333838]
Sudmeier LJ Howard SP Ganetzky B A Drosophila model to investigate the neurotoxic side effects of radiation exposure. Dis Model Mech . 2015 Jul 1;8(7):669-77
[PubMed ID: 26092528]
Magnuson W Ian Robins H Mohindra P Howard S Large volume reirradiation as salvage therapy for glioblastoma after progression on bevacizumab. J Neurooncol . 2014 Mar;117(1):133-9
[PubMed ID: 24469853]
Mohindra P Robins HI Tomé WA Hayes L Howard SP Wide-field pulsed reduced dose rate radiotherapy (PRDR) for recurrent ependymoma in pediatric and young adult patients. Anticancer Res . 2013 Jun;33(6):2611-8
[PubMed ID: 23749916]
Rong Y Paliwal B Howard SP Welsh J Treatment planning for pulsed reduced dose-rate radiotherapy in helical tomotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys . 2011 Mar 1;79(3):934-42
[PubMed ID: 20884127]
Adkison JB Tomé W Seo S Richards GM Robins HI Rassmussen K Welsh JS Mahler PA Howard SP Reirradiation of large-volume recurrent glioma with pulsed reduced-dose-rate radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys . 2011 Mar 1;79(3):835-41
[PubMed ID: 20472350]
Rasmussen KH Hardcastle N Howard SP Tomé WA Reirradiation of glioblastoma through the use of a reduced dose rate on a tomotherapy unit. Technol Cancer Res Treat . 2010 Aug;9(4):399-406
[PubMed ID: 20626205]
Richards GM Tomé WA Robins HI Stewart JA Welsh JS Mahler PA Howard SP Pulsed reduced dose-rate radiotherapy: a novel locoregional retreatment strategy for breast cancer recurrence in the previously irradiated chest wall, axilla, or supraclavicular region. Breast Cancer Res Treat . 2009 Mar;114(2):307-13
[PubMed ID: 18389365]