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Karen Cohen, M.D.

Karen Cohen, M.D.

Provider Type: Physician

Specialties:
Board Certifications:
  • Radiation Oncology

Education

  • Residency in Radiation Oncology
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Internship Transitional Year
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Medical Doctorate, M.D.
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Masters in Mathematical Sciences and Engineering, M.S.E.
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences and Engineering, B.S.
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Research Interest

Dr. Cohen practices general adult radiation oncology, with a special interest in breast cancer, head and neck cancer, brachytherapy, and palliative care. She has presented a variety of research achievements at national and international conferences as well as moderated clinical panel discussions.

Other Information

Dr. Cohen speaks fluent Spanish and Hebrew. She is married to Dr. Dan Cohen, a physician specializing in Gastroenterology. They have two sons and two daughters. Her hobbies include running, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

Publications

  • Ureteral Stenosis following post-prostatectomy IMRT: Case Report.

    American Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2010

  • The role of radiotherapy in a patient with primary pancreatic lymphoma: Case Report.

    Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma, 2005

  • Lower and Central Tumor Location Correlates with Lymphoscintigraphy Drainage to the Internal Mammary Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer.

    Cancer, 2005

  • Factors predictive of having four or more positive axillary lymph nodes in patients with positive sentinel lymph nodes: implications for selection of radiation treatment fields.

    International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 2004

  • Cut point definition of agitation.

    Clinical Gerontologist, 2004

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  • Quantitative Differentiation of Breast Lesions Based on Three-Dimensional Morphology from Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

    Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 2002

Accolades & Memberships

  • Chief Resident (2009)
  • American Brachytherapy Society HDR Fellowship Recipient (2009)
  • ASTRO Health Sciences/Outcomes Research Travel Grant (2006)
  • RSNA Medical Student Grant (2004)
  • American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) Medical Student Scholarship (2002)
  • James Alexander Research Symposium Award at Baylor College of Medicine (2002)
  • Most Outstanding Student in the Mathematical Sciences Engineering Dept. (2000)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • Texas Medical Society (TMS)
  • Travis County Medical Society

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