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Daniel D. Grass, MD, PhD
Specialty: Radiation Oncology
Program: Radiation Oncology
Locations: Moffitt Cancer Center
Cancer Types Treated: Bladder Cancer , Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer , Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer , Testicular Cancer
Dr. Daniel Grass is an Assistant Member in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Grass received his MD and PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Pathobiology from the Medical University of South Carolina, Medical Scientist Training Program. Dr. Grass recently completed a Radiation Oncology Residency at Moffitt Cancer Center/University of South Florida. Dr. Grass is focused on treating patients with genitourinary malignancies by implementing novel approaches with leading edge radiation technologies and using imaging and tumor genomics in the decision-making process. He is also interested in multi-disciplinary care models in bladder cancer, which provide patients the opportunity to hear the best treatment options available before deciding on a treatment approach. Dr. Grass is interested in personalizing the approach to radiation therapy delivery by integrating patient-specific tumor genomics, metabolism and host-immune system interactions. He also has an interest in understanding the complexities of small cell cancer of the bladder or prostate and identifying novel treatment approaches for these aggressive tumor types.
Education & Training
- Pires da Silva I, Glitza IC, Haydu LE, Johnpulle R, Banks PD, Grass GD, Goldinger SM, Smith JL, Everett AS, Koelblinger P, Roberts-Thomson R, Millward M, Atkinson VG, Guminski A, Kapoor R, Conry RM, Carlino MS, Wang W, Shackleton MJ, Eroglu Z, Lo S, Hong AM, Long GV, Johnson DB, Menzies AM. Incidence, features and management of radionecrosis in melanoma patients treated with cerebral radiotherapy and anti-PD-1 antibodies. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2019 Jul;32(4):553-563. Pubmedid: 30767428.
- Ahmed KA, Liveringhouse CL, Mills MN, Figura NB, Grass GD, Washington IR, Harris EE, Czerniecki BJ, Blumencranz PW, Eschrich SA, Scott JG, Diaz R, Torres-Roca JF. Utilizing the genomically adjusted radiation dose (GARD) to personalize adjuvant radiotherapy in triple negative breast cancer management. EBioMedicine. 2019 Aug. Pubmedid: 31416721.
- Grass GD, Mills MN, Ahmed KA, Liveringhouse CL, Montejo ME, Robinson TJ, Chavez JC, Harrison LB, Kim S. Radiotherapy for early stage diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with or without double or triple hit genetic alterations. Leuk Lymphoma. 2019 Apr;60(4):886-893. Pubmedid: 30457458. Pmcid: PMC6596288.