Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Leila Tchelebi, MD

Leila Tchelebi, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Disease Teams:
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Cancer
lxt94@psu.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Leila Tchelebi’s research interests have an emphasis on cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. She has co-authored a textbook chapter on GI cancers and written a number of review papers on the role of radiation therapy in upper GI cancers. Her ongoing research is aimed at improving outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer, for which efforts are needed to improve patient outcomes. She is optimistic that ongoing efforts will one day improve cure rates for this and other GI cancers. 

  • Neoplasms
  • Radiotherapy
  • Therapeutics
  • Survival
  • Radiosurgery
  • Radiation
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms
  • Drug Therapy
  • Epidemiology
  • Podocytes
  • Stroke
  • Liver

Recent Publications

2020

Tchelebi, LT, Lehrer, EJ, Trifiletti, DM, Sharma, NK, Gusani, NJ, Crane, CH & Zaorsky, NG 2020, 'Conventionally fractionated radiation therapy versus stereotactic body radiation therapy for locally advanced pancreatic cancer (CRiSP): An international systematic review and meta-analysis', Cancer. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.32756

2019

Zaorsky, NG, Zhang, Y, Walter, V, Tchelebi, LT, Chinchilli, VM & Gusani, NJ 2019, 'Clinical trial accrual at initial course of therapy for cancer and its impact on survival', JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 1309-1316. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2019.7321
Tchelebi, L & Sharma, NK 2019, 'Selective Internal Radiation Therapy in the Multidisciplinary Management of Liver Metastases From Colorectal Carcinoma', Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 182-188. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semnuclmed.2019.01.002
Zaorsky, NG, Zhang, Y, Tchelebi, LT, Mackley, HB, Chinchilli, VM & Zacharia, BE 2019, 'Stroke among cancer patients', Nature communications, vol. 10, no. 1, 5172. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-13120-6

2018

Yee, NS, Lengerich, EJ, Schmitz, KH, Maranki, JL, Gusani, NJ, Tchelebi, L, Mackley, HB, Krok, KL, Baker, MJ, de Boer, C & Yee, JD 2018, 'Frontiers in gastrointestinal oncology: Advances in multi-disciplinary patient care', Biomedicines, vol. 6, no. 2, 64. https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines6020064
Tchelebi, L, Zaorsky, N & Mackley, H 2018, 'Stereotactic body radiation therapy in the management of upper GI malignancies', Biomedicines, vol. 6, no. 1, 7. https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines6010007

2016

Tchelebi, L, Guirguis, A & Ashamalla, H 2016, 'Rectal melanoma: epidemiology, prognosis, and role of adjuvant radiation therapy', Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, vol. 142, no. 12, pp. 2569-2575. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00432-016-2245-x

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