About Dr. John R Bowers
Dr. John Bowers is a faculty member at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and also serves as a committee member for the Presbyterian MD Anderson Cancer Center in New Mexico.
He specializes in the advanced radiation delivery techniques of volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), which allows delivery of radiation to the intended area and spares of the surrounding healthy tissue. This specialized expertise ensures precision treatment and improved outcomes. Dr. Bowers also specializes in the delivery of high-dose-rate brachytherapy radiation in the treatment of gynecologic cancers.
Dr. Bowers trained in radiation oncology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and received additional training in genitourinary and central nervous system cancers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
|2014||Midwestern University, AZ College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, AZ, USA, DO, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine|
|2009||Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA, BS, Neuroscience|
Institutional Committee Activities
Member, Breast Cancer Leadership Committee, Presbyterian Health System, 2019 - Present
Member, Cancer Committee, Presbyterian Health System, 2019 - Present
|2019||Best Oral Presentation, Baylor College of Medicine Research Symposium|
|2014||Resident Research Award, Riverside Regional Medical Center|
|2014||Elekta Clinical Research Grant, Elekta|
|2013||Research Travel Scholarship, Mayo Clinic Arizona|
|2012||Student Government Research Travel Scholarship, Midwestern University|
|2010||Medical School Scholarship, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)|
|2002||Eagle Scout Award|
- Mainwaring W, Bowers J, Pham N, Pezzi T, Shukla M, Bonnen M, Ludwig M. Stereotactic Radiosurgery Versus Whole Brain Radiation Therapy: A Propensity Score Analysis and Predictors of Care for Patients With Brain Metastases From Breast Cancer. Clin Breast Cancer 19(2):e343-e351, 2019. e-Pub 2018. PMID: 30527350.
- Hanania AN, Myers P, Yoder AK, Bulut A, Henry Yu Z, Eraj S, Bowers J, Bonnen MD, Echeverria A, Hall TR, Anderson ML, Ludwig M. Inversely and adaptively planned interstitial brachytherapy: A single implant approach. Gynecol Oncol 152(2):353-360, 2019. e-Pub 2018. PMID: 30449720.
- Hobbs CJ, Ko SJ, Paryani NN, Accurso JM, Olivier KR, Garces YI, Park SS, Hallemeier CL, Schild SE, Vora SA, Ashman JB, Rule WG, Bowers JR, Heckman MG, Diehl NN, Miller RC. Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Medically Inoperable Stage I-II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: The Mayo Clinic Experience. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes 2(1):40-48, 2018. e-Pub 2017. PMID: 30225431.
- Dominello M, Bowers J, Zaki M, Konski A. Radiotherapy and radioembolization for liver metastases. Ann Palliat Med 3(2):104-13, 2014. PMID: 25841508.