Skip to Content

'
Adam D. Melancon, Ph.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Physics - Patient Care, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

N/A

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Park PC, Zhu XR, Lee AK, Sahoo N, Melancon AD, Zhang L, Dong L. A beam-specific planning target volume (PTV) design for proton therapy to account for setup and range uncertainties. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82(2):e329-36, 2/1/2012. e-Pub 6/22/2011. PMCID: PMC3183263.
2. Melancon AD, O'Daniel JC, Zhang L, Kudchadker RJ, Kuban DA, Lee AK, Cheung RM, de Crevoisier R, Tucker SL, Newhauser WD, Mohan R, Dong L. Is a 3-mm intrafractional margin sufficient for daily image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy of prostate cancer? Radiother Oncol 85(2):251-9, 11/2007. e-Pub 9/24/2007. PMCID: PMC2759187.
3. de Crevoisier R, Melancon AD, Kuban DA, Lee AK, Cheung RM, Tucker SL, Kudchadker RJ, Newhauser WD, Zhang L, Mohan R, Dong L. Changes in the pelvic anatomy after an IMRT treatment fraction of prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68(5):1529-36, 8/1/2007. e-Pub 6/4/2007. PMID: 17544595.
4. Melancon AD, Lee A, Kudchadker R, Zhang L, Tucker S, Kuban D, Dong L. Anatomic Variation and Dosimetric Consequences of Neoadjuvant Hormone Therapy and IMRT of Prostate Cancer. Practical Rad Oncol. Submitted.
5. Melancon AD, Kudchadker R, Amos R, Johnson J, Zhang Y, Yu Z, Zhang L, Dong L, Lee A. Comparison of patient-specific and generic immobilization devices for proton radiotherapy of the prostate. J Appl Clin Med Phys. Submitted.
6. Melancon AD, Dong L, Zhang L, Kudchadker R, Amos R, Johnson J, Choi S, Kuban D, Cox J, Mohan R, Gillin M, Lee A. Dosimetric Comparison of IMRT, Bilateral Proton, and Single Anterior Proton Beam Treatment of the Prostate. Phys Med Biol. Submitted.
7. Melancon A, Lee A, Kudchadker R, Titt U, Beddar S, Zhu R, Dong L. In Vivo Localization of the Distal SOBP to the Prostate-rectal Interface for Anterior Proton Beam Treatment of Prostate Cancer. Phys Med Biol. Submitted.

Abstracts

1. Melancon AD, Sadagopan R. Correction Factors for Secondary Monitor Unit Calculation in Stereotactic Lung Radiotherapy. Med Phys 38:3623, 2011.
2. Park P, Zhu X, Lee A, Melancon AD, Tsunashima Y, Sahoo N, Dong L. A Novel Beam‐Specific PTV Design to Account for Setup Error and Range Uncertainties for Scanning Beam Proton Therapy. Med Phys 37, 2010.
3. Melancon AD, Lee A, Kudchadker R, Titt U, Beddar S, Zhu X, Dong L. Adaptive Proton Therapy for Prostate Cance. Med Phys 37:3332, 2010.
4. Melancon AD, Archambault L, Lee A, Kudchadker R, Zhang L, Beddar S, Titt U, Dong L. In Vivo Detection of the Anterior Rectal Wall Using a Scintillation Fluid-Filled Rectal Balloon for Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy,. Med Phys 36(6):2431, 2009.
5. Improving Rectal Sparing with a Single Anterior Proton Beam: A Planning Study. Improving Rectal Sparing with a Single Anterior Proton Beam: A Planning Study. Med Phys 35(6):2833, 2008.
6. Melancon AD, Dong L, Kudchadker R, Amos R, Johnson J, Zhang Y, Yu Z, Zhang L, Lee A. Evaluation and Comparison of Inter-Fractional Femoral Head Variations for Two Pelvic Immobilization Devices. Med Phys 34(6):2384, 2007.

Last updated: 8/14/2013