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Catherine Wu, M.D.

General Summary

Catherine Wu, M.D. is currently certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and board eligible through the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Wu holds a Masters Degree in Cancer Biology and Radiation Biology from The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at MD Anderson Center and has published extensively in the field of Radiation Oncology.

Education

  • Radiation Oncology Residency
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Saint Louis, MO
  • Internal Medicine Internship
    Barnes Jewish Hospital, Saint Louis, MO
  • Doctor of Medicine
    University of Texas Houston School of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Master of Science in Cancer Biology & Radiation Biology
    MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology & East Asian Studies
    Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 

Medical Practice

Research Interest

Dr. Wu has a special clinical interest in Gynecologic, Breast, Genitourinary and Head & Neck malignancies. She is trained in the use of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy, High and Low Dose Rate (HDR & LDR) Brachytherapy, Gamma Knife & Linac-based Intracranial/Extracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery, as well as radiopharmaceuticals.

Surgery Locations

Other Information

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Brachytherapy Society
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American College of Radiation Oncology
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society

Community Service

Radiation Oncology Clinical Skills

  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • High Dose Rate (HDR) and Low Dose Rate (LDR) Brachytherapy
  • Gamma Knife and Linac-Based Radiosurgery/Fractionated Streotactic Ablative Radiotherapy
  • Unsealed Sources
  • Hyperthermia
  • TBI
  • Superficial therapy
  • BAT/I-Beam/ACCULOC localization
  • EPID
  • MOSAIQ record and verify system
  • EMR

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Publications

  • A Prospective Study of Differences in Duodenum Compared to Remaining Small Bowel Motion Between Radiation Treatments: Implications for Radiation Dose Escalation in Carcinoma of the Pancreas

    Radiation Oncology, 2006

  • Dose Distribution Outside of a Sphere of P-32 Chromic Phosphorous Colloid

    International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 2005

  • Acute Toxicity and Treatment Interruption Related to Electron and Photon Craniospinal Irradiation in Pediatric Patients Treated at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

    International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 2002

  • Flow Cytometric DNA Analysis of Paraffin-embedded Hepatocellular Carcinoma from Patients Treated by Orthotopic Liver Transplantation

    Transplantation Proceedings, 1997

  • Retinoblastoma Protein Expression and Radiation Response in Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer

    International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 1997

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  • Abnormal bcl-2 and pRb Expression Are Independent Correlates of Radiation Response in Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer

    Clinical Cancer Research, 1997

  • Quiescence in R3327-G Rat Prostate Tumors after Androgen Ablation

    Cancer Research, 1997

  • The Significance of DNA-ploidy and S-phase Fraction in Node-positive (Stage D1) Prostate Cancer Treated with Androgen Ablation

    The Prostate, 1997

  • Prognostic Value of p53 in Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer Treated with Preoperative Radiotherapy

    Urology, 1996

  • Specific Staining of Iododeoxyuridine and Bromodeoxyuridine in Tumors Double Labelled in Vivo: a Cell Kinetic Analysis

    Cytometry, 1995