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Rakesh Patel, MD

Rakesh Patel, MD

Dr. Patel graduated with honors in premedical studies from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, and received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He joined the UW Radiation Oncology faculty and led the Breast cancer clinical and research program where he was the recipient of two Komen Foundation research grants for targeted breast radiation. Dr Patel has a special interest in targeted radiation therapy with brachytherapy and radiosurgery. He has published over 50 manuscripts and 100 meeting abstracts. He has given over 75 invited national & 28 international lectureships and visiting professorships on Targeted Radiation and 3D-HDR Brachytherapy around the world including China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Australia, India, and multiple European countries. He was elected as the 2010 President of the American Brachytherapy Society and leads several patient and physician training initiatives. He moved to community practice in the Silicon Valley in 2008 and currently serves as the Director of Radiation Oncology at the Targeted Radiation Institutes for VMOC in Pleasanton and Los Gatos, California.

margin probe with mark gittleman

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:00

Breast Cancer Assays by peter beitsch

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:00

You can always data to justify your true bias

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:00

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of the facts and evidence

Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00

PARP DNA Repair

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Cancer Biology: Opposing molecular pathways

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Normal T-Cell Activation (Lymph Node)

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

P53 related cancers

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Ambry Genetics

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

BREASTNEXT PANEL - EXAMPLE

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

*Risk Calculators – Tyrer-Cuzick*

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Complete Sequencing of all Breast Cancer genes

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Hereditary Cancer Panel

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Atossa - The concept

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Breast Cancer Treatment Based on Genomic Classifiers

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

DCIS Score: 3 Case Examples

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

DCIS Score in Practice

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Clinical Validation for DCIS Score

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Need: Tools to Inform Decisions

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

DCIS - ASCO - 2012 RTOG 9804 (2006; 6.5yrs)

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

50 ways to Irradiate the Breast…

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Underutilization of BCT

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

How to hit the target (minimize collateral damage)

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

IBTR Definition

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Targeted Surgery

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

How can we do better?

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Targeting Breast Cancer

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Surgeons' Knowledge and Practices

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Evaluation of Tyrer-Cuzick model for risk prediction in women with ADH/ALH

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Breast Cancer Risk Models

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

High Risk Breast Program

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Patient Selection for Risk Assessment

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Relative vs Absolute Risk

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

DEVELOPING A HIGH RISK PROGRAM: RISK ASSESSMENT

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Screening/Risk Assessment Issues

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

You can always find data to justify your true bias.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00

BRCA and BRCA-like Breast Cancers

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

BRCA - Double Stranded DNA Repair Mechanism

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Targets in the New Era

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Beginnings of Targeted Therapy

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Oncoplastic Breast Conservation

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

What about the mastectomy patient who may need radiation?

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Flap Safety – Lessons Learned

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Nipple Preserving Mastectomy

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Sharp Dissection

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Hemostatic Tumescence

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

SSM and NSM Learning How to Avoid Flap Necrosis

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

The ASBS-ASPS “Team Up!” Initiative

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

How Can We Improve Intraoperative Assessment of Margins?

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Bigger is better?

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Does Margin Width Affect Local Recurrence?

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Perpendicular Inked vs Tangential Shaved Margins

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Margin Assessment Technical Issues

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

North America - Margins

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Margins in BCT

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Margins Does it Matter or is it Much Ado About Nothing?

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Intra-Operative Imaging

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Coding for WBUS

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

AWBUS Multicenter trial

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Whole Breast Ultrasound

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Generated 2D Images

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Tomosynthesis with Generated 2D Images

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Breast Density Legislation By State

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

BIRADS Breast Density

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Breast Density and Breast Cancer

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Breast Imaging, Percutaneous Biopsy, Coding

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Genetic Testing Registry Platform

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

Neo-adjuvant Breast Registry Platform

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

TME Retrospective Tissue Registry

Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00

ACOSOG Z11 Change in Practice

Saturday, 08 November 2014 00:00

ACOSOG Z11 Trial

Saturday, 08 November 2014 00:00

Competing Studies (Clash of Titans)

Saturday, 08 November 2014 00:00

Breast Cancer Treatment Based on Genomic Classifiers

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Targeted Treatment for Breast Cancer

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Relative vs Absolute Risk

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Beginnings of Targeted Therapy

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Learning How to Avoid Flap Necrosis

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Improving Patient Access to Oncoplastic Breast Cancer Surgery

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Cell cycle molecular pathways: 1. Genetic Risk

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

New Genetic Testing

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Genetic Risk Major Players: Regulation and Repair Group

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

P53 related cancers:

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

PI3K -­‐ Akt -­‐ mTOR Pathway

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Cell Molecular Pathways, Cellular Homeostasis and… Cancer

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Molecular Pathways

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Breast Density and Breast Cancer

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Breast Imaging, Percutaneous Biopsy, Coding

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Targeted Axillary Surgery Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Halsted Radical Mastectomy

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

New Management for Axillary Nodes in Breast Cancer

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00

Past Breast Cancer Symposium Events

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00

Knowledge Base

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 00:00

TME Research

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 00:00

TME Events

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 00:00
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