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    Coming to Monmouth in 2003 after completing his residency at Memorial Sloan- Kettering, Mitchell Weiss, M.D., earned his doctor of medicine degree from Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medical School. His expertise is in IMRT and his research has been published by the American Society of Clinical Oncology and in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics and Obstetrics & Gynecology. Most recently, Dr. Weiss — who has a special interest in the treatment of head and neck cancers — announced that Monmouth has joined a select group of major academic institutions in a clinical trial that delves into reducing two serious complications experienced by head and neck cancer patients during radiation treatment. Monmouth’s Institute for Advanced Radiation Oncology is a research site for the national study, which will explore whether use of amifostine in conjunction with IMRT can decrease mouth sores and ulcerations and dry mouth — devastating symptoms of radiation therapy for the vast majority of head and neck cancer patients — while maximizing a head and neck cancer patient’s chance for a cure. The trial also is being conducted at only a handful of leading academic facilities in the United States, including The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, University of Nebraska at Omaha and San-Diego-based Radiation Medical Group.

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    Clinical Interests

    Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), treatment of head and neck cancers, treatment of gynecologic malignancies

  • College

    University of Illinois - 1989

    Medical School

    University of Chicago Division of Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine - 1994


    Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital - 1998


    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - 1999

    Board Certification

    American Board of Radiology - 2003

    Medical School

    University of Chicago Medical School/ Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1998


    Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1999


    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY, 2003

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