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Wendla K. Citron, Md

Assistant Professor
Radiation Oncology
University of Maryland Medical Center
United States of America


After earning a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology from MIT, I went to medical school at WakeForest University School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC. I went on the complete an intership in Internal Medicine, and then completed residency at the University of Chicago, Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, where I served as Chief Resident. As part of residency, I completed externships at the Institute Curie in Paris and the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, for additional training in breast cancer treatment, brachytherapy techniques, cone beam CT and proton beam therapy. After working for 2 years at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, I joined the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine as Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology. I currently serve as Program Director, Radiation Oncology Residency Program and Medical Director, Tate Cancer Center, Baltimore Washington Medical Center.

Research Interest

CNS malignancies, Head and neck cancer, Lung cancer, Breast cancer, Gastrointestinal cancer, Genitourinary cancer, Gynecologic cancer, Lymphoma, Sarcoma 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, Image Guided Radiation Therapy, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, Proton Therapy


  • R. Cohen, L. Li, U. Mahmood, A. Hanlon, W. Citron, M. Oh, C. Drogula, S. Cheston, N. Sharma, S. J. Feigenberg. Adjuvant Radiation Improves Breast Cancer Specific Survival in the Eldest Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients. International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * PhysicsVolume 87, Issue 2, Supplement, Page S232, 1 October 2013.

  • S. F. Grabowski, M. Earl, H. Chung, W. Citron, M. Oh, Y. Kwok, A. Hanlon, R. Cohen. Androgen Deprivation Therapy Is Associated With a Significant Change in Prostate Volume Throughout Definitive Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics

  • Royak-Schaler R, Pelser C, Langerberg P, Hayes J, Gardner L, Nesbitt K, Citron W, Dwyer D. Characteristics associated with the initiation of radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery among African American and white women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in Maryland, 2000-2006. Ann Epidemiol. 2012 Jan;22(1)28-36. PMID: 22037379

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