Kevin Albuquerque, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Radiation Oncology

Biography

 

Dr. Kevin Albuquerque  acquired his medical degree through Bombay University, India. This was followed by residency and training  in surgical oncology in Bombay and Nottingham U.K where he obtained his F.R.C.S. In the US,  he completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at S.U.N.Y University Hospital in Brooklyn, NY and was board-certified in 2002. 

Subsequently from 2002-2012, he was  on  faculty with Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago  where he treated women with gynecological and breast cancers and was Clinical Director and Section chief in Radiation Oncology for these sites . Besides being awarded a Loyola Cancer Center grant for research comparing breast  brachytherapy with external radiotherapy; he was in  collaboration on several funded NIH grants looking at translational effects of breast radiation on immune markers , psychoneuroimmunology in breast cancer patients  and decision making for women with DCIS undergoing breast conservation therapy. He also obtained a Masters in Clinical Research Methods at Loyola

 

Dr. Albuquerque is heading our Radiation Gynecologic  Oncology service and will continue his research into Brachytherapy and gynecological and breast  tumors   

 

His main area of interests are Epidemiology, Quality of Life issues and Outcome studies and clinical trials incorporating Radiation for Gyneclogical cancers  .

Education

Medical School Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (1984)
Internship Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (1985), Rotating
Residency Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (1989), General Surgery
Residency Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital (1993), Surgical Oncology
Residency Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (1996), Surgical Oncology
Internship Maimonides Medical Center (1998), General Surgery
Residency State University of New York at Brooklyn (2002), Radiation Oncology
Other Post Graduate Training Loyola University (2007), Epidemiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Brachytherapy (Seed Implant)
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Publications

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Featured Publications

Effectiveness of virtual reality simulation software in radiotherapy treatment planning involving non-coplanar beams with partial breast irradiation as a model.

Glaser S, Warfel B, Price J, Sinacore J, Albuquerque K Technol. Cancer Res. Treat. 2012 Oct 11 5 409-14

The prognostic value of lymph node cross-sectional cancer area in node-positive breast cancer: a comparison with N stage and lymph node ratio.

Li Y, Holmes E, Shah K, Albuquerque K, Szpaderska A, Ersahin C Patholog Res Int 2012 2012 161964

Impact of partial versus whole breast radiation therapy on fatigue, perceived stress, quality of life and natural killer cell activity in women with breast cancer.

Albuquerque K, Tell D, Lobo P, Millbrandt L, Mathews HL, Janusek LW BMC Cancer 2012 12 251

Implementation of electronic checklists in an oncology medical record: initial clinical experience.

Albuquerque KV, Miller AA, Roeske JC J Oncol Pract 2011 Jul 7 4 222-6

Radiation-related predictors of hematologic toxicity after concurrent chemoradiation for cervical cancer and implications for bone marrow-sparing pelvic IMRT.

Albuquerque K, Giangreco D, Morrison C, Siddiqui M, Sinacore J, Potkul R, Roeske J Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2011 Mar 79 4 1043-7

Intermeshing breast reconstruction and postmastectomy radiation.

Sieber DA, Vandevender DK, Albuquerque KV Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2010 Aug 10 8 1273-83

Short-term quality of life following partial breast irradiation with balloon brachytherapy- comparison with whole breast irradiation.

Albuquerque K, Janusek L, Mathews H, Millbrandt L, Gabram S Breast J 2010 May-Jun 16 3 325-6

3D CT-based volumetric dose assessment of 2D plans using GEC-ESTRO guidelines for cervical cancer brachytherapy.

Gao M, Albuquerque K, Chi A, Rusu I Brachytherapy 2010 Jan-Mar 9 1 55-60

Technical aspects of the integration of three-dimensional treatment planning dose parameters (GEC-ESTRO Working Group) into pre-implant planning for LDR gynecological interstitial brachytherapy.

Chi A, Gao M, Nguyen NP, Albuquerque K Technol. Cancer Res. Treat. 2009 Jun 8 3 181-6

Effect of mindfulness based stress reduction on immune function, quality of life and coping in women newly diagnosed with early stage breast cancer.

Witek-Janusek L, Albuquerque K, Chroniak KR, Chroniak C, Durazo-Arvizu R, Mathews HL Brain Behav. Immun. 2008 Aug 22 6 969-81

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