Peter B. Schiff, MD, PhD

  • Specialty: Radiation Oncology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-731-5003
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About Me

I joined NYU Langone’s Department of Radiation Oncology as a professor and vice chair in 2009. As a radiation oncologist, I treat people who have early and advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma, small cell carcinoma of the lung, malignant thymomas, sarcomas, and gynecologic malignancies.

At Perlmutter Cancer Center, I am part of an outstanding team of colleagues, including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiologists, pulmonary physicians, pathologists, and scientists. We provide people with the best possible care and participate in clinical trials to advance medical knowledge in cancer biology and oncology.

I also work with a talented team of medical physicists, residents, nurses, and radiation therapists. Using advanced technology, we provide the safest and most effective radiation treatments. I pride myself in developing the best possible radiation treatment plans for individual patients.

My research interests include trials in stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to treat people who have early or recurrent non-small cell lung carcinoma. I am also interested in using immunotherapy and radiation therapy for the treatment of lung cancer, as well as using intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and chemotherapy to treat people who have cervical and uterine cancer.


Conditions and Treatments

thoracic cancer, soft tissue sarcoma, lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, radiation therapy, urinary tract cancer, prostate cancer, female germ cell tumor, Ewing's sarcoma, bladder cancer, cervical cancer, leiomyosarcoma, peritoneal cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma , basal cell cancer, mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the lung, giant cell tumor, solitary fibrous tumor, adult soft tissue sarcoma, Wilms tumor, kidney cancer, uterine cancer, male germ cell tumor, vulvar cancer, neuroendocrine tumor of the lung, melanoma, gynecologic cancer, synovial sarcoma, malignant mesothelioma, bone sarcoma, mediastinal tumor, lung carcinoma, chondrosarcoma, ureter cancer, genitourinary neoplasm, angiosarcoma, thymoma, neuroendocrine tumor of the lung, skin cancer, testicular cancer, penile cancer, fallopian tube cancer, mesothelioma, thymus cancer, endometrial cancer, retroperitoneal sarcoma, neurofibrosarcoma, renal cell carcinoma, fibrosarcoma, hemangioendothelioma, spindle cell sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma of the uterus, liposarcoma, vaginal cancer, adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lung, rhabdomyosarcoma
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Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Director, Faculty Affairs, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Vice Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology - Radiation Oncology, 1990
Education and Training
  • Residency, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, 1988
  • MD from Albert Einstein College of Med, 1984
  • PhD from Albert Einstein College of Med, 1980
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NYU Radiation Oncology Associates

160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

NYU Radiation Oncology Associates

560 1st Avenue, 2nd Floor Energy Building
New York, NY 10016

NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn

150 55th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220

Research Academic Contact

Academic office

160 East 34th Street

First Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

212-731-5003

Clinical Trials and Research Studies

  • NSABP B51: Phase 3 Trial Evaluating Post-Mastectomy Chestwall And Post-Lumpectomy Regional Nodal Irradiation In Patients With Positive Axillary Nodes Before Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy who Convert To Pathologically Negative Axillary Nodes After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

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  • A Randomized Control Trial of Home Delivered Medically Tailored Meals on Quality of Life in Metastatic Cancer Patients

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  • Phase 3 Trial Evaluating Both Erlotinib And Chemoradiation As Adjuvant Treatment For Patients With Resected Head Of Pancreas Adenocarcinoma

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Publications

  • Fractionation Schedule and Risk of Local-Regional Failure for Patients treated on NRG Oncology RTOG 9003 and 0129 [Meeting Abstract]

    Konski, AA; Harris, J; Kim, HE; Nguyen-Tan, PF; Fu, KK; Schiff, PB; Rosenthal, DI; Trotti, A; Spencer, SA; Jones, CU; Yom, SS; Yom, SS; Shenouda, G; Ridge, JA; Schultz, CJ; Pearce, AG., Jr; Suntharalingam, M; Zhang, Q; Le, QT

    International journal of radiation oncology biology physics. 2017 OCT 1; 99(2):S44-S45

  • Patterns of Dose Prescription and Recording in Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy: A Multi-institutional Study [Meeting Abstract]

    Das, IJ; Andersen, AD; Bayliss, A; Chen, Z; Dimofte, A; Huang, L; Ai, H; Langer, MP; Lee, C; Popple, RA; Rice, R; Schiff, PB; Zhu, TC

    International journal of radiation oncology biology physics. 2017 OCT 1; 99(2):S68-S69

  • Ultrasound Guided Tandem Insertion: Improving Toxicity and Precision of Brachytherapy Applicator Placement in Cervical Cancer [Meeting Abstract]

    Ahmed, I; Wu, SP; Ishaq, O; Talcott, WJ; Duckworth, T; Curtin, JP; Boyd, L; Pothuri, B; Schiff, PB; Lymberis, SC

    International journal of radiation oncology biology physics. 2017 OCT 1; 99(2):E547-E547

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