Radiation Oncology

Carryn Anderson, MD


Clinical Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Phone: +1319-353-8836

Email: carryn-anderson@uiowa.edu


BA, Major: Biology, Minor: Spanish, Luther College
MD, Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch

Internship, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Residency, Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Licensure and Certifications

Board Certified Radiation Oncologist, American Board of Radiology

All Publications

Anderson C.  Program Evaluation Committee (PEC) as a vehicle for changea and improved ACGME Resident Survey Scores.  ACGME.  2016. 

Ma D, Rodman S, Buatti J, Anderson C, Allen B, Spitz D, Fath M.  Abstract 1177: Ketogenic diet sensitizes FaDu human head and neck cancer xenografts to cisplatin as well as ionizing radiation combined with cetuximab .  Proceedings: AACR 106th Annual Meeting 2015; April 18-22, 2015.  2015 April 18. 

Anderson C, Chang T, Graham M, Marquardt M, Button A, Smith B, Menda Y, Sun W, Pagedar N, Buatti J.  Change of SUVmax Slope in Dynamic Triphasic FDG-PET/CT Distinguishes Malignancy from Post-Radiation Inflammation in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma – a Prospective Trial.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2015 March 1. 91(3):427-9.

Karnell L, Sperry S, Anderson C, Pagedar N.  Influence of Body Composition on Survival in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer.  Head Neck.  2014 December 24. 

Anderson C, Sun W, Buatti J, Maley J, Policeni B, Mott S, Bayouth J.  Interobserver and Intermodality Variability in GTV Delineation on Simulation CT, FDG- PET, and MR Images of Head and Neck Cancer.  Jacobs J Radiat Oncol.  2014 September. 1(1):006.

Muruganandham M, Clerkin P, Smith B, Anderson C, Morris A, Capizzano A, Magnotta V, McGuire S, Smith M, Bayouth J, Buatti J.  3D-MR Spectroscopic Imaging at 3Tesla for Early Response Assessment of Glioblastoma Patients during External Beam Radiation Therapy.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2014 September 1. 90(1):181-9.

Allen B, Bhatia S, Anderson C, Gilmore J, Sibenaller Z, Mapuskar K, Schoenfeld J, Buatti J, Spitz D, Fath M.  Ketogenic diets as an adjuvant cancer therapy: History and potential mechanism.  Redox Biol.  2014 August 7. 2C:963-70.

Anderson C, Buatti J.  Letter To the Editor: Response to “Where Do Patients With Cancer in Iowa Receive Radiation Therapy?”.  J Oncol Pract.  2014 May 13. 

Hoover A, Milhem M, Anderson C, Sun W, Smith B, Hoffman H, Buatti J.  Efficacy of nelfinavir as monotherapy in refractory adenoid cystic carcinoma: Results of a Phase II clinical trial.  Head Neck.  2014 March 5. 

Hoover A, Anderson C, Hoffman H, de Magalhaes Silverman M, Syrbu S, Smith M.  Laryngeal chloroma heralding relapse of acute myeloid leukemia.  J Clin Oncol.  2014 March 1. 32(7):e18-21.

Hoffman H, Gailey M, Pagedar N, Anderson C.  Ch. 107: Management of Early Glottic Cancer.  Elsevier.  2014. 

Parkhurst J, Erickson S, Wenqing S, Funk G, Anderson C, Buatti J.  Parathyroid Adenoma: Report of a patient successfully treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy..  Pract Radiat Oncol.  2014 January. 4(1):55-7.

Anderson C, Morris A, Buatti J, Alt D, Bayon R.  Intensity-modulated radiation therapy for permanent alopecia of unwanted palatal hair.  J Radiat Oncol.  2012 December. 1(4):411-14.

De la Garza G, Ismail A, Anderson C, Milhem M, Hoffman H, Buatti J.  Nelfinavir Treatment of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: A Case Report.  Pract Radiat Oncol.  2012 October. 2(4):e129-32.

Anderson C, Grossniklaus H.  Chapter 40: Retinoblasoma: Brachytherapy.  Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.  2012. XVI.

Anderson C, Singh A.  Chapter 46: Retinoblasoma: Teletherapy.  Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.  2012. XVI.

Breitbach E, Maltz J, Gangadharan B, Bani-Hashemi A, Anderson C, Bhatia S, Stiles J, Edwards D, Flynn R.  Image quality improvement in megavoltage cone beam CT using an imaging beam line and a sintered pixelated array system.  Med Phys.  2011 November. 38(11):5969-79.

Anderson C.  Stereotactic body radiation therapy in the management of spinal metastases.  AANS Neurosurgeon.  2011 November. 20(3).

Anderson C, Jacobson G, Bhatia S, Buatti J.  Book Review: Atlas of Diagnostic Oncology, 4th Edition, Arthur T. Skarin (Ed.)..  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2011 September 1. 81(1):314.

Anderson C, Gross B, Pelland D, Bhatia S.  An unusual case of heterotopic ossification.  Pract Radiat Oncol.  2011 July. 1(3).

Anderson C, Bayouth J, Buatti J.  Ch. 248: Principles of Radiation Therapy.  Elsevier, Inc..  2011 June. 

Menda Y, Ponto L, Dornfeld K, Tewson T, Watkins G, Gupta A, Anderson C.  Investigation of Pharmacokinetics of 3’-Deoxy-3’-[18F] Fluorothymidine (FLT) Uptake in the Bone Marrow Before and Early After Initiation of Chemoradiation Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer.  Nucl Med Biol.  2010 May. 37(4):433-8.

Anderson C, Kim R.  Adjuvant therapy for resected extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a review of the literature and future directions.  Cancer Treat Rev.  2009 June. 35(4):322-7.

Anderson C, Fleming P, Wilkinson D, Singh A.  Chapter 8: Principles of Radiation Therapy.  SLACK Inc: Thorofare, NJ.  2009. 

Grant L, Anderson C, Macklis R, Singh A.  Low dose irradiation for diffuse choroidal hemangioma.  Ophthalmic Genet.  2008 December. 29(4):186-8.

Anderson C, Woodside K, Spencer T, Hunter G.  Methemoglobinemia: an unusual cause of postoperative cyanosis.  J Vasc Surg.  2004 March. 39(3):686-90.

Zwischenberger J, Savage C, Alpard S, Anderson C, Marroquin S, Goodacre B.  Mediastinal transthoracic needle and core lymph node biopsy: should it replace mediastinoscopy?.  Chest.  2002 April. 121(4):1165-70.

Zwischenberger J, Anderson C, Cook K, Lick S, Mockros L, Bartlett R.  Development of an implantable artificial lung: challenges and progress.  ASAIO J..  2001 July. 47(4):316-20.

Anderson C, Loth E, Opat E, Bodeker K, Ahmann L, Parkhurst J, Sun W, Furqan M, Laux D, Brown H, Vollstedt S, Follmer K, Ma D, Spitz D, Fath M, Buatti J, Allen B.  A Phase I Trial of Ketogenic Diet with Concurrent Chemoradiation (ChemoRT) in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC) .  Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium February 18-20, 2016. Phoenix, AZ.. 

Russo J, Snow A, Mott S, Laszweski M, Hetland A, Terrell A, Liu B, Fisher C, Anderson  C, Dufan T, Watkins J.  All High Risk? Pathologic Extracapsular Extension in the Era of Human Papillomavirus Associated Head/Neck Cancers . 

Marquardt M, Anderson C, Mott S, Furqan M, Clamon C, Parekh K, Allen B, Watkins J.  Cisplatin/5-fluorouracil versus carboplatin/paclitaxel chemoradiotherapy for locoregionally advanced esophageal cancer. .  2017 ASCO/ASTRO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, San Francisco CA, January 21 2017. 

Dooley S, Anderson C.  Definitive IMRT for Stage III Thymic Carcinoma: A Brief Report and Literature Review.  Frontiers in Oncology, section Thoracic Oncology. 

Yuan T, Watkins J, Mott S, Marquardt M, Hoover A, Sun W, Buatti J, Pagedar N, Anderson C.  Does Routine Surveillance PET/CT at 3 Months Have Value After Laryngectomy (L) Followed by Radiotherapy (RT) for Locoregionally Advanced Laryngeal Cancer (LC)?.  Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, Phoenix, AZ. February 18-20, 2016. 

Anderson  C, Allen B, Sun W, Agarwala S, Lee C, Kunos C, Venigalla M, Greenberg L, Adkins D, Chen Y, Zhen W, Mould D, Holmlund J, Brill J, Sonis S, Buatti J.  Phase 1b trial of superoxide (SO) dismutase (SOD) mimetic GC4419 to reduce chemoradiotherapy (CRT)-induced oral mucositis (OM) in patients (pts) with oral cavity or oropharyngeal carcinoma (OCC) .  ASCO Annual Meeting June 3-7, 2016. 

Anderson C, Allen B, Sun W, Lee C, Agarwala S, Venigalla M, Greenberg L, Adkins D, Chen Y, Zhen W, Mould D, Holmlund J, Brill J, Sonis S, Buatti J.  Phase 1b/2a Trial of Superoxide (SO) Dismutase (SOD) Mimetic GC4419 to Reduce Chemoradiotherapy-induced Oral Mucositis (OM) in Patients (pts) with Oral Cavity or Oropharyngeal Carcinoma (OCC) .  Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium February 18-20, 2016. Phoenix, AZ. 

Hoover A, Anderson C, Steen S, Karnell L, Menda Y, Clamon G, Graham M, Funk G, Buatti J.  Post-treatment F-18 Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT Among Head and Neck Cancer Patients Treated With Definitive versus Post-Operative Radiation Therapy.  Pract Radiat Oncol. 

Russo J, Snow A, Terrell A, Vishal S, Laszewski M, Fisher C, Liu B, Mott S, Hellekson C, Kaelberer J, Furqan M, Anderson C, Buatti J, Watkins J.  Resected p16+ Oropharyngeal (OPC) with Nodal Extracapsular Extension (ECE): Is Adjuvant Chemoradiotherapy (CRT) Superior to Radiotherapy (RT) Alone? .  ASTRO 2016. 

Furgan M, Saqlain M, Mott S, Patel R, Laux D, Zhang J, Abushahin L, Anderson C, Watkins J, Snow A, Sun W, Clamon G.  Retrospective comparison between high dose cisplatin & less intensive weekly cisplatin/paclitaxel concurrently with radiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer (LAHNC)..  ASCO abstract #169346. 

Date Last Modified: 06/06/2016 - 13:17:48