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Dr. Kuan-Wen Chen

E-mail: ymouch @ gmail.com
Working Address: No.66-88, Sec. 1, Fongsing Road, Tanzih District, 427 Taichung, Taiwan

Institution: Taichung Tzu-Chi General Hospital

Education:

M.D. School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (1997-2004)
M.S. Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (2011-2015)

Current Position

Chief
Dep. Of Radiation Oncology, Taichung Tzu-Chi General Hosp.
Taichung, Taiwan (2016.10 – present)

Professional Experience

Resident
Dep. of Radiation Oncology, Taichung Veterans General Hosp.,
Taichung, Taiwan (2005-2007)

Chief Resident
Dep. of Radiation Oncology, Taichung Veterans General Hosp.,
Taichung, Taiwan (2008-2009)

Fellow
2nd Training Program of Clinical Fellowship in Radiation Oncology,
National Health Research Institute (2006-2009)

Attending Physician
Dep. Of Radiation Oncology, Taichung Veterans General Hosp.,
Tacihung, Taiwan (2010-2016)

Certificate

  • Radiation Oncology Board Certificate, Taiwan (2009); ranked 1st overall

Professional Membership

  • Taiwan Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (2009-present)
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2015~present)

Current Main Professional Practicing Fields

External Beam Radiotherapy for:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Palliation

Management of brain metastases and bone metastases
Target Therapy & Chemotherapy Consultation for Head and Neck Cancer & NPC
Intraoperative Radiotherapy (IORT) & Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)

Bibliography

  1. Kuan-wen Chen, Jia-fu Lin, Jin-Ching Lin et al., The Effect of Primary Tumor Volume Measured by MR imaging on T-stage, local control and survival in patients with advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma; Therapeut Radiol Oncol 2009; 16(1): 1-13
  2. Wen-Yi Wang, Jin-ching Lin, Kuan-wen Chen (co-author only) Plasma EBV DNA clearance rate as a novel prognostic marker for metastatic/recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma; Clin Cancer Res 2010; 16(3): 1016-24
  3. Wang Wen-Yi, Twu Chih-Wen, Lin Wan-Yu, Jiang Rong-San, Liang Kai-Li, Chen Kuan-Wen, Wu Ching-Te, Shih Yi-Ting, Lin Jin-Ching*. Plasma EBV DNA screening followed by 18F-FDG positron emission tomography in detecting post-treatment failures of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Cancer 2011; 117:4452-4459
  4. Kuan-Wen Chen, Wen-Yi Wang, Jin-ching Lin et al., The volume of retropharyngeal nodes predicts distant metastasis in patients with advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma; Oral Oncology 2011; 47(12): 1099-1182
  5. Hsiu-Ting Hsu, *Kuan-wen Chen, Ji-An Liang et al., From Impossible to Feasible- A Dosimetric Study Comparing Four Different Treatment Techniques In A Lung Cancer Patient Presenting With Diffuse Pleural Seeding; Therapeut Radiol Oncol 2015; 22(1): 51-61
  6. Chien-Chih Chen, Jin-ching Lin, Kuan-wen Chen; Lymph node ratio as a prognostic factor in head and neck cancer patients; Radiation Oncology 2015; Aug 25;10:181
  7. Chien-Chih Chen, Jin-ching Lin, Kuan-wen Chen; Comparison cisplatin with cisplatin plus 5FU in head and neck cancer patients received postoperative chemoradiotherapy; Oral Oncology 2017; Jun. 69:11-14
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