Yasmin Hasan

Associate Professor
Research Summary
Dr. Yasmin Hasan is the Director of the Gynecological Brachytherapy Program and the clinical and academic lead for the gynecological cancer program within the Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology at the University of Chicago. Through clinical research focused on quality outcomes and collaboration interdepartmentally, Dr. Hasan has developed a niche in women’s cancers, including breast cancer. This program provides patients the opportunity for comprehensive care, including enrollment on clinical trials. Dr. Hasan is also the clinical lead in radiation for adult hematologic malignancies including lymphomas and leukemia. Dr. Hasan has more than 30 published abstracts, 5 book chapters, several senior or primary author publications and more than 20 peer-reviewed papers. She is also the Residency Program Director.
Gynecologic cancers, cervical cancer, brachytherapy, breast cancer, adult lymphoma
  • Thomas Jefferson Medical College, PA, M.D. Medicine 06/2003
  • William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, Radiation Oncology 06/2008
  1. Arya R, Hong D, Schultz O, Jutzy JM, Cotangco K, Peters P, Daily EW, McCall AR, Howard AR, Hasan Y, Kothari R, Son CH. Opioid Use in Patients With Cervical Cancer at Two Urban Medical Centers. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2022 Mar-Apr; 7(2):100833. View in: PubMed

  2. Asom AS, Lastra RR, Hasan Y, Weinberg L, Fleming GF, Kurnit KC. Small cell carcinoma of the ovary, pulmonary type: A role for adjuvant radiotherapy after carboplatin and etoposide? Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2022 Feb; 39:100925. View in: PubMed

  3. Rajeev-Kumar G, Manjunath R, Harkenrider MM, Das P, Tendulkar RD, Corbin KS, Jagsi R, Marwaha G, Johung KL, Evans SB, Jawad MS, Shinohara ET, Komarnicky LT, Yeung AR, Buckstein M, Golden DW, Hasan Y. Preliminary Report Assessing Resident and Faculty Evaluations Across Radiation Oncology Programs. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Nov 01; 111(3S):e191. View in: PubMed

  4. Arya R, Giurcanu M, Jutzy JM, Peters P, Daily EW, Golden DW, McCall AR, Howard AR, Hasan Y, Son CH. Local Control and Use of External Beam Parametrial Boost in the Era of Image-Guided Brachytherapy for Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 2021 11 01; 44(11):565-571. View in: PubMed

  5. Kang MM, Hasan Y, Waller J, Saulsberry L, Huo D. Has Hypofractionated Whole-Breast Radiation Therapy Become the Standard of Care in the United States? An Updated Report from National Cancer Database. Clin Breast Cancer. 2022 01; 22(1):e8-e20. View in: PubMed

  6. Chmura S, Winter KA, Robinson C, Pisansky TM, Borges V, Al-Hallaq H, Matuszak M, Park SS, Yi S, Hasan Y, Bazan J, Wong P, Yoon HA, Horton J, Gan G, Milano MT, Sigurdson ER, Moughan J, Salama JK, White J. Evaluation of Safety of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Patients With Multiple Metastases: Findings From the NRG-BR001 Phase 1 Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2021 Jun 01; 7(6):845-852. View in: PubMed

  7. Xiao A, Jutzy J, Hubert G, Edens M, Washington M, Hasan Y, Chmura SJ, Al-Hallaq HA. A study of the dosimetric impact of daily setup variations measured with cone-beam CT on three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer delivered in the prone position. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2020 Dec; 21(12):146-154. View in: PubMed

  8. Son CH, Hasan Y. A Parametrial Problem. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 11 15; 108(4):849. View in: PubMed

  9. Laibangyang A, Alter R, Hasan Y, Yamada SD. Superior vena cava syndrome associated with uterine serous carcinoma. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2020 Aug; 33:100593. View in: PubMed

  10. Waller J, Onderdonk B, Flood A, Swartz H, Shah J, Shah A, Aydogan B, Halpern H, Hasan Y. The clinical utility of imaging methods used to measure hypoxia in cervical cancer. Br J Radiol. 2020 Jul; 93(1111):20190640. View in: PubMed

  11. Hasan Y, Furtado L, Tergas A, Lee N, Brooks R, McCall A, Golden D, Jolly S, Fleming G, Morrow M, Kraynyak K, Sylvester A, Arif F, Levin M, Schwartz D, Boyer J, Skolnik J, Esser M, Kumar R, Bagarazzi M, Weichselbaum R, Spiotto M. A Phase 1 Trial Assessing the Safety and Tolerability of a Therapeutic DNA Vaccination Against HPV16 and HPV18 E6/E7 Oncogenes After Chemoradiation for Cervical Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 07 01; 107(3):487-498. View in: PubMed

  12. Onderdonk BE, Wu T, Al-Hallaq H, Son CH, Waller J, Hasan Y. Clinical and Dosimetric Implications of Intrafractional Cylinder Movement During Vaginal Cuff Brachytherapy. Cureus. 2019 Nov 15; 11(11):e6165. View in: PubMed

  13. Prisciandaro JI, Zhao X, Dieterich S, Hasan Y, Jolly S, Al-Hallaq HA. Interstitial High-Dose-Rate Gynecologic Brachytherapy: Clinical Workflow Experience From Three Academic Institutions. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2020 01; 30(1):29-38. View in: PubMed

  14. Foster CC, Hasan Y, Son CH, McCall AR. In Reply to Trombetta. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 11 15; 105(4):904-905. View in: PubMed

  15. Tatebe K, Hasan Y, Son CH. Adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy and chemotherapy versus pelvic radiotherapy in early-stage endometrial cancer: Outcomes by risk factors. Gynecol Oncol. 2019 12; 155(3):429-435. View in: PubMed

  16. Foster CC, Hasan Y, Son CH, McCall AR. Linearly Accelerating Toward Gender Equity in Radiation Oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 08 01; 104(5):974-978. View in: PubMed

  17. Damast S, Jeffery DD, Son CH, Hasan Y, Carter J, Lindau ST, Jhingran A. Literature Review of Vaginal Stenosis and Dilator Use in Radiation Oncology. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Nov; 9(6):479-491. View in: PubMed

  18. Kharouta M, Malin M, Son C, Al-Hallaq H, Hasan Y. Initial experience using superflab as intravaginal packing during interstitial brachytherapy for advanced gynecologic cancer. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2018 Jun; 10(3):218-224. View in: PubMed

  19. Xiao A, Crosby J, Malin M, Kang H, Washington M, Hasan Y, Chmura SJ, Al-Hallaq HA. Single-institution report of setup margins of voluntary deep-inspiration breath-hold (DIBH) whole breast radiotherapy implemented with real-time surface imaging. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2018 Jul; 19(4):205-213. View in: PubMed

  20. Son CH, Liauw SL, Hasan Y, Solanki AA. Optimizing the Role of Surgery and Radiation Therapy in Urethral Cancer Based on Histology and Disease Extent. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 10 01; 102(2):304-313. View in: PubMed

  21. Gleeson M, Peckitt C, To YM, Edwards L, Oates J, Wotherspoon A, Attygalle AD, Zerizer I, Sharma B, Chua S, Begum R, Chau I, Johnson P, Ardeshna KM, Hawkes EA, Macheta MP, Collins GP, Radford J, Forbes A, Hart A, Montoto S, McKay P, Benstead K, Morley N, Kalakonda N, Hasan Y, Turner D, Cunningham D. CHOP versus GEM-P in previously untreated patients with peripheral T-cell lymphoma (CHEMO-T): a phase 2, multicentre, randomised, open-label trial. Lancet Haematol. 2018 May; 5(5):e190-e200. View in: PubMed

  22. Kang H, Padilla L, Hasan Y, Al-Hallaq H. Automated calculation of point A coordinates for CT-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy of cervical cancer. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2017 Aug; 9(4):354-358. View in: PubMed

  23. Feng CH, Hasan Y, Kopec M, Al-Hallaq HA. Simultaneously integrated boost (SIB) spares OAR and reduces treatment time in locally advanced cervical cancer. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2016 Sep; 17(5):1-12. View in: PubMed

  24. Hasan Y, Waller J, Yao K, Chmura SJ, Huo D. Utilization trend and regimens of hypofractionated whole breast radiation therapy in the United States. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 04; 162(2):317-328. View in: PubMed

  25. Das LC, Golden DW, Perevalova E, Wong AC, De Nardo K, Stepaniak C, Joyce DS, McCabe BP, Hasan Y, Chmura SJ, McCall A. A feasibility study of 2-mm bolus for postmastectomy radiation therapy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 May - Jun; 7(3):161-166. View in: PubMed

  26. Kauffmann G, Wu T, Al-Hallaq H, Hasan Y. Triple-tandem high-dose-rate brachytherapy for early-stage medically inoperable endometrial cancer: Initial report on acute toxicity and dosimetric comparison to stereotactic body radiation therapy. Brachytherapy. 2017 Jan - Feb; 16(1):141-146. View in: PubMed

  27. Mesa R, Vannucchi AM, Yacoub A, Zachee P, Garg M, Lyons R, Koschmieder S, Rinaldi C, Byrne J, Hasan Y, Passamonti F, Verstovsek S, Hunter D, Jones MM, Zhen H, Habr D, Martino B. The efficacy and safety of continued hydroxycarbamide therapy versus switching to ruxolitinib in patients with polycythaemia vera: a randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, symptom study (RELIEF). Br J Haematol. 2017 Jan; 176(1):76-85. View in: PubMed

  28. Feng CH, Hasan Y, Kopec M, Al-Hallaq HA. Simultaneously integrated boost (SIB) spares OAR and reduces treatment time in locally advanced cervical cancer. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2016 09 08; 17(5):76-89. View in: PubMed

  29. Feng CH, Miller CM, Tenney ME, Lee NK, Yamada SD, Hasan Y. Statin Use Significantly Improves Overall Survival in High-Grade Endometrial Cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2016 11; 26(9):1642-1649. View in: PubMed

  30. Lukas RV, Hasan Y, Nicholas MK, Salgia R. ROS1 rearranged non-small cell lung cancer brain metastases respond to low dose radiotherapy. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Dec; 22(12):1978-9. View in: PubMed

  31. Zhu H, Zakeri K, Vaida F, Carmona R, Dadachanji KK, Bair R, Aydogan B, Hasan Y, Yashar CM, Mell LK. Longitudinal study of acute haematologic toxicity in cervical cancer patients treated with chemoradiotherapy. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2015 Jun; 59(3):386-93; quiz 394. View in: PubMed

  32. Feng CH, Gerry E, Chmura SJ, Hasan Y, Al-Hallaq HA. An image-guided study of setup reproducibility of postmastectomy breast cancer patients treated with inverse-planned intensity modulated radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Jan 01; 91(1):58-64. View in: PubMed

  33. Padilla L, Kang H, Washington M, Hasan Y, Chmura SJ, Al-Hallaq H. Assessment of interfractional variation of the breast surface following conventional patient positioning for whole-breast radiotherapy. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2014 Sep 08; 15(5):4921. View in: PubMed

  34. Rudra S, Al-Hallaq HA, Feng C, Chmura SJ, Hasan Y. Effect of RTOG breast/chest wall guidelines on dose-volume histogram parameters. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2014 Mar 06; 15(2):4547. View in: PubMed

  35. Solanki AA, LeMieux MH, Chiu BC, Mahmood U, Hasan Y, Koshy M. Long-term outcomes in patients with early stage nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin's lymphoma treated with radiotherapy. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e75336. View in: PubMed

  36. Corbin KS, Dorn PL, Jain SK, Al-Hallaq HA, Hasan Y, Chmura SJ. Hypofractionated radiotherapy does not increase acute toxicity in large-breasted women: results from a prospectively collected series. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Aug; 37(4):322-6. View in: PubMed

  37. Jensen LG, Hasselle MD, Rose BS, Nath SK, Hasan Y, Scanderbeg DJ, Yashar CM, Mundt AJ, Mell LK. Outcomes for patients with cervical cancer treated with extended-field intensity-modulated radiation therapy and concurrent cisplatin. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2013 Jan; 23(1):119-25. View in: PubMed

  38. Dorn PL, Al-Hallaq HA, Haq F, Goldberg M, Abe H, Hasan Y, Chmura SJ. A prospective study of the utility of magnetic resonance imaging in determining candidacy for partial breast irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Mar 01; 85(3):615-22. View in: PubMed

  39. Song S, Rudra S, Hasselle MD, Dorn PL, Mell LK, Mundt AJ, Yamada SD, Lee NK, Hasan Y. The effect of treatment time in locally advanced cervical cancer in the era of concurrent chemoradiotherapy. Cancer. 2013 Jan 15; 119(2):325-31. View in: PubMed

  40. Yameen F, Shahbaz NN, Hasan Y, Fauz R, Abdullah M. Efficacy of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and its different modes in patients with trigeminal neuralgia. J Pak Med Assoc. 2011 May; 61(5):437-9. View in: PubMed

  41. Dorn PL, Corbin KS, Al-Hallaq H, Hasan Y, Chmura SJ. Feasibility and acute toxicity of hypofractionated radiation in large-breasted patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 May 01; 83(1):79-83. View in: PubMed

  42. Hasselle MD, Rose BS, Kochanski JD, Nath SK, Bafana R, Yashar CM, Hasan Y, Roeske JC, Mundt AJ, Mell LK. Clinical outcomes of intensity-modulated pelvic radiation therapy for carcinoma of the cervix. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Aug 01; 80(5):1436-45. View in: PubMed

  43. Hasan Y, Kim L, Wloch J, Chi Y, Liang J, Martinez A, Yan D, Vicini F. Comparison of planned versus actual dose delivered for external beam accelerated partial breast irradiation using cone-beam CT and deformable registration. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Aug 01; 80(5):1473-6. View in: PubMed

  44. Hasan Y, Schoenherr D, Martinez AA, Wilson GD, Marples B. Prostate-specific natural health products (dietary supplements) radiosensitize normal prostate cells. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Mar 01; 76(3):896-904. View in: PubMed

  45. Hasan Y, Kim L, Martinez A, Vicini F, Yan D. Image guidance in external beam accelerated partial breast irradiation: comparison of surrogates for the lumpectomy cavity. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Feb 01; 70(2):619-25. View in: PubMed

  46. Vicini FA, Chen P, Wallace M, Mitchell C, Hasan Y, Grills I, Kestin L, Schell S, Goldstein NS, Kunzman J, Gilbert S, Martinez A. Interim cosmetic results and toxicity using 3D conformal external beam radiotherapy to deliver accelerated partial breast irradiation in patients with early-stage breast cancer treated with breast-conserving therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Nov 15; 69(4):1124-30. View in: PubMed

  47. Rizvi MF, Hasan Y, Memon AR, Memon AR, Abdullah M, Rizvi MF, Saleem S, Shakeel J. Pattern of nosocomial infection in two intensive care units of a tertiary care hospital in Karachi. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2007 Mar; 17(3):136-9. View in: PubMed