Dr. Karen Elizabeth Hoffman MD Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Karen Hoffman is a radiation oncologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 4 years. She is one of 54 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Radiation Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Radiation Oncologist: General Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Ranked #1 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Radiation Oncology, 2005 - 2009

Georgetown University Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 2004 - 2005

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 2004

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Radiology
Certified in Radiation Oncology

TX State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Addition of short-term androgen deprivation therapy to dose-escalated radiation therapy improves failure-free survival for select men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer.
Bian, S. X., Kuban, D. A., Levy, L. B., Oh, J., Castle, K. O., Pugh, T. J., Choi, S., McGuire, S. E., Nguyen, Q. N., Frank, S. J., Nguyen, P. L., Lee, A. K., Hoffman, K. E.

American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Z0011: Impact on Surgeon Practice Patterns.
Caudle, A. S., Hunt, K. K., Tucker, S. L., Hoffman, K., Gainer, S. M., Lucci, A., Kuerer, H. M., Meric-Bernstam, F., Shah, R., Babiera, G. V., Sahin, A. A., Mittendorf, E. A.

Is Androgen Deprivation Therapy Necessary in All Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients Treated in the Dose Escalation Era?
Castle, K. O., Hoffman, K. E., Levy, L. B., Lee, A. K., Choi, S., Nguyen, Q. N., Frank, S. J., Pugh, T. J., McGuire, S. E., Kuban, D. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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