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Ying J. Hitchcock, M.D.

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Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2396 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Radiation Oncology
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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Bio

Ying Hitchcock, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, specializing in head and neck, lung, and skin cancers and in adult soft tissue sarcomas. She is also a Principle Investigator for both Huntsman Cancer Institute and Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) studies. She treats all forms of cancer in her practice.

Hitchcock served as the department’s Residency Program Director from 2004 to 2012. In this capacity, she received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award from the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) twice, for the 2006-2007 and 2008-2009 academic years.

Hitchcock received a medical degree from the Peking Union Medical College Graduate School in Beijing, China, where she specialized in head and neck surgery. She completed an internship in general surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education Consortium and a residency in radiation oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, also in Buffalo.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Radiation Oncology - Associate Professor (Clinical)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Radiation Oncology - Associate Professor (Clinical)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2396 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Radiation Oncology
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Ying Hitchcock, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, specializing in head and neck, lung, and skin cancers and in adult soft tissue sarcomas. She is also a Principle Investigator for both Huntsman Cancer Institute and Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) studies. She treats all forms of cancer in her practice.

Hitchcock has served as the department’s Residency Program Director since 2004. In this capacity, she has received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award from the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) twice, for the 2006-2007 and 2008-2009 academic years.

Hitchcock received a medical degree from the Peking Union Medical College Graduate School in Beijing, China, where she specialized in head and neck surgery. She completed an internship in general surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education Consortium and a residency in radiation oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, also in Buffalo.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Radiation Oncology
Resident
Internship SUNY - Buffalo
General Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical Peking Union Medical College
Head & Neck Surgery
M.D.
Graduate Training The 4th Military Medical University
Medicine
M.S.
Residency The 4th Military Medical University
Otolaryngology
Resident
Undergraduate The 4th Military Medical University
Medicine
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Terakedis BE, Hunt JP, Buchmann LO, Avizonis VN, Anker CJ, Hitchcock YJ (2014). The Prognostic Significance of Facial Nerve Involvement in Carcinomas of the Parotid Gland. (Epub ahead of print) Am J Clin Oncol.
  2. Zang J, Li C, Luo SQ, Wang JH, Xu M, Zhao LN, Li WW, Yang H, Xiao F, Hitchcock YJ, Shi M (2014). Early radiotherapy has an essential role for improving survival in patients with stage I-II nasal-type of NK/T cell lymphoma treated with L-asparaginase-containing chemotherapy-a single institution experience. (Epub ahead of print) Ann Hematol.
  3. Pfister DG, Spencer S, Brizel DM, Burtness B, Busse PM, Caudell JJ, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL Jr, Hitchcock YJ, Jimeno A, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mell LK, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Rodriguez CP, Samant S, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Weber RS, Wolf GT, Worden F, Yom SS, McMillian NR, Hughes M (2014). Head and neck cancers, Version 2.2014. Clinical practice guidelines in oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 12(10), 1454-87.
  4. Ryu S, Pugh SL, Gerszten PC, Yin FF, Timmerman RD, Hitchcock YJ, Movsas B, Kanner AA, Berk LB, Followill DS, Kachnic LA (2014). RTOG 0631 phase 2/3 study of image guided stereotactic radiosurgery for localized (1-3) spine metastases: phase 2 results. Pract Radiat Oncol, 4(2), 76-81.
  5. Terakedis BE, Anker CJ, Leachman SA, Andtbacka RH, Bowen GM, Sause WT, Grossmann KF, Bowles TL, Noyes RD, Hitchcock YJ, Boucher KM, Shrieve DC (2013). Patterns of failure and predictors of outcome in cutaneous malignant melanoma of the scalp.LID - S0190-9622(13)01142-0 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.jaad.2013.10.028 [doi]. (Epub ahead of print) J Am Acad Dermatol.
  6. Pfister DG, Ang KK, Brizel DM, Burtness BA, Busse PM, Caudell JJ, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL Jr, Hitchcock YJ, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Samant S, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Spencer S, Weber RS, Wolf GT, Worden F, Yom SS, McMillian NR, Hughes M (2013). Head and neck cancers, version 2.2013. Featured updates to the NCCN guidelines. J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 11(8), 917-23.
  7. Sarkar V, Wang B, Hinkle J, Gonzalez VJ, Hitchcock YJ, Rassiah-Szegedi P, Joshi S, Salter BJ (2012). Dosimetric evaluation of a "virtual" image-guidance alternative to explicit 6 degree of freedom robotic couch correction. Pract Radiat Oncol, 2(2), 122-37.
  8. Pfister DG, Ang KK, Brizel DM, Burtness B, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL Jr, Hitchcock YJ, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Samant S, Sanguineti G, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Spencer S, Trotti A 3rd, Weber RS, Wolf G, Worden F (2012). Mucosal melanoma of the head and neck. J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 10(3), 320-38.
  9. Citrin DE, Hitchcock YJ, Chung EJ, Frandsen J, Urick ME, Shield W, Gaffney D (2012). Determination of cytokine protein levels in oral secretions in patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck malignancies. Radiat Oncol, 7, 64.
  10. Montejo ME, Shrieve DC, Bentz BG, Hunt JP, Buchman LO, Agarwal N, Hitchcock YJ (2011). IMRT with simultaneous integrated boost and concurrent chemotherapy for locoregionally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 81(5), e845-52.
  11. Wang D, Bosch W, Kirsch DG, Al Lozi R, El Naqa I, Roberge D, Finkelstein SE, Petersen I, Haddock M, Chen YL, Saito NG, Hitchcock YJ, Wolfson AH, DeLaney TF (2011). Variation in the gross tumor volume and clinical target volume for preoperative radiotherapy of primary large high-grade soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity among RTOG sarcoma radiation oncologists. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 81(5), e775-80.
  12. Wang D, Bosch W, Roberge D, Finkelstein SE, Petersen I, Haddock M, Chen YL, Saito NG, Kirsch DG, Hitchcock, YJ, Wolfson AH, DeLaney TF (2011). RTOG sarcoma radiation oncologists reach consensus on gross tumor volume and clinical target volume on computed tomograhic images for preoperative radiotherapy of primary soft tissue sarcoma of extremity in Radiation Therapy Oncology Group studies. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 81(4), e525-8.
  13. Sampath S, Schultheiss TE, Hitchcock YJ, Randall RL, Shrieve DC, Wong JY (2011). Preoperative versus postoperative radiotherapy in soft-tissue sarcoma: multi-institutional analysis of 821 patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 81(2), 498-505.
  14. Ryu S, Pugh SL, Gerszten PC, Yin FF, Timmerman RD, Hitchcock YJ, Movsas B, Kanner AA, Berk LB, Followill DS, Kachnic LA (2011). RTOG 0631 Phase II/III Study of Image-Guided Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Localized (1-3) Spine Metastases: Phase II Results. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 81(2), S131-S132.
  15. Pfister DG, Ang KK, Brizel DM, Burtness BA, Cmelak AJ, Colevas AD, Dunphy F, Eisele DW, Gilbert J, Gillison ML, Haddad RI, Haughey BH, Hicks WL Jr, Hitchcock YJ, Kies MS, Lydiatt WM, Maghami E, Martins R, McCaffrey T, Mittal BB, Pinto HA, Ridge JA, Samant S, Sanguineti G, Schuller DE, Shah JP, Spencer S, Trotti A 3rd, Weber RS, Wolf GT, Worden F (2011). National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. Head and neck cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 9(6), 596-650.
  16. Barney BM, Hitchcock YJ, Sharma P, Shrieve DC, Tward JD (2011). Overall and cause-specific survival for patients undergoing lobectomy, near-total, or total thyroidectomy for differentiated thyroid cancer. Head Neck, 33(5), 645-9.
  17. Sampath S, Hitchcock YJ, Shrieve DC, Randall RL, Schultheiss TE, Wong JY (2010). Radiotherapy and extent of surgical resection in retroperitoneal soft-tissue sarcoma: multi-institutional analysis of 261 patients. J Surg Oncol, 101(5), 345-50.
  18. Anker CJ, Wang B, Tobler M, Chapek J, Shrieve DC, Hitchcock YJ, Salter BJ (2010). Evaluation of fluence-smoothing feature for three IMRT planning systems. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 11(2), 3035.
  19. Rodrigues RS, Bozza FA, Christian PE, Hoffman JM, Butterfield RI, Christensen CR, Heilbrun M, Wiggins RH 3rd, Hunt JP, Bentz BG, Hitchcock YJ, Morton KA (2009). Comparison of whole-body PET/CT, dedicated high-resolution head and neck PET/CT, and contrast-enhanced CT in preoperative staging of clinically M0 squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. J Nucl Med, 50(8), 1205-13.
  20. Hitchcock YJ, Tward JD, Szabo A, Bentz BG, Shrieve DC (2009). Relative contributions of radiation and cisplatin-based chemotherapy to seneorineural hearing loss in head-and-neck cancer patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 73(3), 779-88.
  21. Chen J, Tward JD, Shrieve DC, Hitchcock YJ (2008). Surgery and radiotherapy improves survival in patients with anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results 1983-2002. Am J Clin Oncol, 31(5), 460-4.
  22. Skidmore T, Lee C, Abbott T, Wiggins R, Anderson G, Hitchcock YJ (2008). Progressive Bone Loss Gorhma's Disease. Ear Nose Throat J, 87(6), E4-7.
  23. Chen J, Shrieve DC, Hitchcock YJ (2008). Comparison of cervical esophagus dose-volumes for three radiotherapy techniques for head and neck cancer. Radiother Oncol, 87(2), 274-80.
  24. Wallace S, Pilon A, Kwok P, Messner LV, Hitchcock YJ (2008). Ophthalmic manifestations of an undifferentiated sinonasal carcinoma. Optom Vis Sci, 85(4), 226-9.
  25. Brown AP, Chen J, Hitchcock YJ, Szabo A, Shrieve DC, Tward JD (2008). The risk of second primary malignancies up to three decades after the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 93(2), 504-15.
  26. Hitchcock YJ, Bentz BG, Sharma PK, Fang C, Tward JD, Pappas L, Chen J, Hayes JK, Shrieve DC (2007). Planned neck dissection after definitive radiotherapy or chemoradiation for base of tongue cancers. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 137(3), 422-7.
  27. Chen J, Pappas L, Moeller JH, Rankin J, Sharma PK, Bentz BG, Fang LC, Hayes JK, Shrieve DC, Hitchcock YJ (2007). Treatment of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma with external beam radiation combined with interstitial brachytherapy. Head Neck, 29(4), 362-9.
  28. Chen AC, Anker CJ, Hunt JP, Buchmann LO, Grossmann KF, Boucher K, Fang LC, Shrieve DC, Hitchcock YJ (In Press). Clinical Outcomes Associated with Evolving Treatment Modalities and Radiation Techniques for Base of Tongue Carcinoma: Thirty Years of Institutional Experience. Cancer Med.
  29. Herde RF, Kokeny KE, Reddy CB, Akerley WA, Hu N, Boltax JP, Hitchcock YJ (In Press). Primary pulmonary carcinoid tumor: a long-term single institution experience. Am J Clin Oncol.
  30. Wang D, Zhang Q, Eisenberg BL, Kane JM, Li XA, Lucas D, Petersen IA, DeLaney TF, Freeman CR, Finkelstein SE, Hitchcock YJ, Bedi M, Singh AK, Dundas G, Kirsch DG (In Press). Significant reduction of late toxicities in extremity sarcoma patients treated with image-guided radiotherapy to a reduced target volume: Results of the RTOG 0630. J Clin Oncol.

Book Chapter

  1. Gaffney DK, Shrieve DC, Anker CJ, Buyyounouski MK, Kong FM, Hitchcock YJ, Tward JD (12/19/2012). Paranasal Sinus Cancer; Oral Cavity Cancer. In Radiation Oncology: Imaging and Treatment (p. 808). Amirsys.

Letter

  1. Wang D, Bosch W, Roberge D, Finkelstein SE, Petersen I, Haddock M, Chen YL, Delaney TF, Saito NG, Kirsch DG, Hitchcock YJ, Wolfson AH (2012). In Reply to O'Sullivan et al [Letter to the editor]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 84(2), 307-8.

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