Marco Zaider

Marco Zaider

Marco Zaider

Senior Lecturer
Environmental Health Sciences and Radiation Oncology


MSKCC/Medical Physics, 1275 York Avenue
New York NY USA 10021


Dr. Marco Zaider works as a medical physicst at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). His special interests include the treatment, planning and delivery of brachytherapy, radiation oncology, microdosimetry, biological effects of low doses of radiation, and biostatistics. He has taught radiation science to graduate students in Medical Physics and at the School of Public Health; brachytherapy physics to residents in Radiation Oncology and postdoctaral fellows, and research tutorials to CU medical physics students.


PhD, 1976, Tel Aviv University
MSc, 1968, Bucharest University

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Other Affiliations

AAPM, member
RRS, member
APS, member
ASTRO, member
ABS, member

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Zaider, M., M. Zelefsky, G. Cohen, C. Chui, E. York, L. Ben-Porat and L. Happersett Methodology for biologically-based treatment planning for combined low dose-rate (permanent implant) and high dose-rate (fractionated) treatment of prostate cancer Int. J. Radiat. Onc. Biol. Phys. 61 702-713 2005
W. Schlegel, T. Bortfeld and A.-L Grossu New Technologies in Radiation Oncology in Medical Oncology Springer Verlag Berlin 2005
AAPM/ABS Brachytherapy Summer School Medical Physics Publishing 2005
A. Dicker, G.S. Merrick, L.G. Gomella, R.K. Valicenti and F. Waterman Basic and Advanced Techniques in Prostate Brachytherapy Martin Dunitz London 2003
S.A. Leibel and T.L. Phillips Textbook of Radiation Oncology, 2-nd Edition Saunders 2003
Zaider, M., M.J. Zelefsky, L.G. Hanin, A.D. Tsodikov, A.Y. Yakovlev and S.A. Leibel A survival model for fractionated radiotherapy with the application to prostate cancer Phys. Med. Biol. 46 2745-2758 2001
Sinclair, W.K., H. Agnew, H.L. Beck, R.F. Christy, S.B. Clark, N.H. Harley, A.M. Kellerer, K.J. Kopecky, W.M. Lowder, A.M. Weinberg, R.W. Young and M. Zaider Status of the dosimetry for the Radiation Effects Research Foundation National Academy Press Bethesda 2001
M. Zaider and H.H. Rossi Radiation Science for Physicians and Public Health Workers Academic/Plenum Publishers New York 2001
Zaider, M. and G.N. Minerbo Tumor control probability: a formulation applicable to any temporal protocol of dose delivery Phys. Med. Biol 45 279-190 2000
H.H. Rossi and M. Zaider Microdosimetry and Its Applications Springer Verlag New York 1995

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