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Bernadine R Donahue, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor;
Department of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Oncology )

Clinical Addresses

160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 8 - 5; Tue. 8 - 5; Wed. 8 - 5; Fri. 8 - 5
Phone: 212-731-5003
Fax: 212-731-5512

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Medical Specialties

Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Medical Expertise

Radiation Oncology


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Board Certification

1987 — Ab Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
1991 — Ab Radiology - Radiation Oncology


1978-1984 — Boston University School of Medicine, Medical Education
1984-1987 — Boston University Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1987-1990 — NYU Medical Center (Radiation Oncology), Residency Training

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Research Interests

Pediatric and adult brain tumors; HIV-related malignancies; GI cancers

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


Sands, Stephen; Guerry, Whitney; Kretschmar, Cynthia; Donahue, Bernadine; Allen, Jeffrey
2014 JUN;16:31-31, Neuro-oncology
— id: 1072192, year: 2014, vol: 16, page: 31, stat: Journal Article,

Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy responsebased reductions in radiotherapy fields and doses for CNS pure germinoma
Legault, G; Donahue, B; Dhall, G; Pollack, I F; Zhou, T; Allen, J C
2013 August 2013;27(4):e9-e9, British journal of neurosurgery
— id: 853752, year: 2013, vol: 27, page: e9, stat: Journal Article,

Ipilimumab in melanoma with limited brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiosurgery
Mathew, Maya; Tam, Moses; Ott, Patrick A; Pavlick, Anna C; Rush, Stephen C; Donahue, Bernadine R; Golfinos, John G; Parker, Erik C; Huang, Paul P; Narayana, Ashwatha
2013 Jun;23(3):191-195, Melanoma research
— id: 315922, year: 2013, vol: 23, page: 191, stat: Journal Article,

Diagnostic sensitivity of serum and lumbar CSF bHCG in newly diagnosed CNS germinoma
Allen, J; Chacko, J; Donahue, B; Dhall, G; Kretschmar, C; Jakacki, R; Holmes, E; Pollack, I
2012 Feb;:1180-1182, Pediatric blood & cancer
— id: 160195, year: 2012, vol: , page: 1180, stat: Journal Article,

Postoperative Intraperitoneal 5-Fluoro-2'-Deoxyuridine Added to Chemoradiation in Patients Curatively Resected (R0) for Locally Advanced Gastric and Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma
Cohen DJ; Newman E; Iqbal S; Chang RY; Potmesil M; Ryan T; Donahue B; Chandra A; Liu M; Utate M; Hiotis S; Pachter LH; Hochster H; Muggia F
2012 Feb;19(2):478-485, Annals of surgical oncology
— id: 135531, year: 2012, vol: 19, page: 478, stat: Journal Article,

Radiation therapy quality in CCG/POG intergroup 9961: implications for craniospinal irradiation and the posterior fossa boost in future medulloblastoma trials
Donahue, Bernadine; Marymont, Mary A H; Kessel, Sandra; Iandoli, Matthew K; Fitzgerald, Thomas; Holmes, Emiko; Kocak, Mehmet; Boyett, James M; Gajjar, Amar; Packer, Roger J
2012 ;2:185-185, Frontiers in oncology
— id: 213392, year: 2012, vol: 2, page: 185, stat: Journal Article,

Radiologic and Clinical Outcomes for Acoustic Neuromas Treated With Gamma-knife Radiosurgery in the Lower Dose Ranges
Hardee, M. E.; Rush, S. C.; Rush, J.; Hammer, B.; Glidden, A.; Narayana, A.; Donahue, B.; Huang, P.; Parker, E. C.; Golfinos, J. G.
2012 NOV 1;84(3 S S):S277-S278, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 204752, year: 2012, vol: 84, page: S277, stat: Journal Article,

Long-term Outcomes After Staged-Volume Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Large Arteriovenous Malformations
Huang, Paul P; Rush, Stephen C; Donahue, Bernadine; Narayana, Ashwatha; Becske, Tibor; Nelson, P Kim; Han, Kerry; Jafar, Jafar J
2012 Sep;71(3):632-43; discussion 643, Neurosurgery
— id: 175772, year: 2012, vol: 71, page: 632, stat: Journal Article,

Ipitimumab in Melanoma With Limited Brain Metastasis Treated With Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Mathew, M.; Ott, P.; Pavlick, A. C.; Rush, S. C.; Donahue, B.; Golfinos, J. G.; Parker, E. C.; Huang, P.; Narayana, A.
2012 NOV 1;84(3 S S):S300-S300, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 204902, year: 2012, vol: 84, page: S300, stat: Journal Article,

Mathew, Maya; Ott, Patrick; Rush, Stephen; Donahue, Bernadine; Pavlick, Anna; Golfinos, John; Parker, Erik; Huang, Paul; Narayana, Ashwatha
2012 OCT;14 6 6:59-59, Neuro-oncology
— id: 204952, year: 2012, vol: 14 6 6, page: 59, stat: Journal Article,

Marginal Misses in Gamma-knife Radiosurgery for Meningiomas: Are Treatment Volume and Dose Adequate?
Sethi, R. A.; Rush, S. C.; Liu, S.; Huang, P.; Parker, E.; Donahue, B.; Narayana, A.; Golfinos, J.
2012 NOV 1;84(3 S S):S278-S278, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 204782, year: 2012, vol: 84, page: S278, stat: Journal Article,

Tagliareni, Laura; Allen, Jeffrey; Kretschmar, Cynthia; Donahue, Bernadine; Sands, Stephen
2012 DEC;59(6):1085-1085, Pediatric blood & cancer
— id: 183682, year: 2012, vol: 59, page: 1085, stat: Journal Article,

Local Control of Newly Diagnosed and Distally Recurrent, Low-Volume Brain Metastases Using Fixed Dose (20 Gy) Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Elliott RE; Rush SC; Morsi A; Mehta N; Spriet J; Narayana A; Donahue B; Parker EC; Golfinos JG
2011 Apr;68(4):921-31; discussion 931, Neurosurgery
— id: 124087, year: 2011, vol: 68, page: 921, stat: Journal Article,

Efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery for small-volume recurrent malignant gliomas after initial radical resection
Elliott, Robert E; Parker, Erik C; Rush, Stephen C; Kalhorn, Stephen P; Moshel, Yaron A; Narayana, Ashwatha; Donahue, Bernadine; Golfinos, John G
2011 Jul-Aug;76(1-2):128-40; discussion 61, World neurosurgery
— id: 136644, year: 2011, vol: 76, page: 128, stat: Journal Article,

Incidence, timing, and treatment of new brain metastases after Gamma Knife surgery for limited brain disease: the case for reducing the use of whole-brain radiation therapy
Rush, Stephen; Elliott, Robert E; Morsi, Amr; Mehta, Nisha; Spriet, Jeri; Narayana, Ashwatha; Donahue, Bernadine; Parker, Erik C; Golfinos, John G
2011 Jul;115(1):37-48, Journal of neurosurgery
— id: 136631, year: 2011, vol: 115, page: 37, stat: Journal Article,

Prospective neuraxis MRI surveillance reveals a high risk of leptomeningeal dissemination in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
Sethi, Rajni; Allen, Jeffrey; Donahue, Bernadine; Karajannis, Matthias; Gardner, Sharon; Wisoff, Jeffrey; Kunnakkat, Saroj; Mathew, Jeena; Zagzag, David; Newman, Kia; Narayana, Ashwatha
2011 Mar;102(1):121-127, Journal of neuro-oncology
— id: 138150, year: 2011, vol: 102, page: 121, stat: Journal Article,

Allen, Jeffrey; Donahue, Bernadine; Mathew, Jeena; Kretschmar, Cynthia; Pollack, Ian; Jakacki, Regina
2010 NOV ;12(2):83-83, Neuro-oncology
— id: 122731, year: 2010, vol: 12, page: 83, stat: Journal Article,

Neurological complications and symptom resolution following Gamma Knife surgery for brain metastases 2 cm or smaller in relation to eloquent cortices
Elliott, Robert E; Rush, Stephen; Morsi, Amr; Mehta, Nisha; Spriet, Jeri; Narayana, Ashwatha; Donahue, Bernadine; Parker, Erik C; Golfinos, John G
2010 Dec;113 Suppl:53-64, Journal of neurosurgery
— id: 119235, year: 2010, vol: 113 Suppl, page: 53, stat: Journal Article,

Clinical outcomes in extracranial tumor sites and unusual toxicities with concurrent whole brain radiation (WBRT) and Erlotinib treatment in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with brain metastasis
Olmez, Inan; Donahue, Bernadine R; Butler, James S; Huang, Yiwu; Rubin, Philip; Xu, Yiqing
2010 Nov;70(2):174-179, Lung cancer
— id: 966622, year: 2010, vol: 70, page: 174, stat: Journal Article,

A phase II study of preradiotherapy chemotherapy followed by hyperfractionated radiotherapy for newly diagnosed high-risk medulloblastoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor: a report from the Children's Oncology Group (CCG 9931)
Allen, Jeffrey; Donahue, Bernadine; Mehta, Minesh; Miller, Douglas C; Rorke, Lucy B; Jakacki, Regina; Robertson, Patricia; Sposto, Richard; Holmes, Emi; Vezina, Gilbert; Muraszko, Karin; Puccetti, Diane; Prados, Michael; Chan, Ka-Wah
2009 Jul 15;74(4):1006-1011, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 100476, year: 2009, vol: 74, page: 1006, stat: Journal Article,

Sethi, Rajni A.; Donahue, Bernadine; Raza, Shahzad; Chacko-Mathew, Jeena; Karajannis, Matthias; Gardner, Sharon; Wisoff, Jeffrey H.; Allen, Jeffrey C.; Narayana, Ashwatha
2009 OCT;11(5):670-670, Neuro-oncology
— id: 571352, year: 2009, vol: 11, page: 670, stat: Journal Article,

Phase I/II trial of induction chemotherapy followed by concurrent chemoradiotherapy and surgery for locoregionally advanced pancreatic cancer
Marti, Jennifer L; Hochster, Howard S; Hiotis, Spiros P; Donahue, Bernadine; Ryan, Theresa; Newman, Elliot
2008 Dec;15(12):3521-3531, Annals of surgical oncology
— id: 93218, year: 2008, vol: 15, page: 3521, stat: Journal Article,

Wisoff, JH; Donahue, B
Principles and practice of pediatric neurosurgery New York : Thieme, c2008,
— id: 570802, year: 2008, vol: , page: 560, stat: Chapter,

Phase III study of craniospinal radiation therapy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy for newly diagnosed average-risk medulloblastoma
Packer, Roger J; Gajjar, Amar; Vezina, Gilbert; Rorke-Adams, Lucy; Burger, Peter C; Robertson, Patricia L; Bayer, Lisa; LaFond, Deborah; Donahue, Bernadine R; Marymont, MaryAnne H; Muraszko, Karin; Langston, James; Sposto, Richard
2006 Sep;24(25):4202-4208, Journal of clinical oncology
— id: 966612, year: 2006, vol: 24, page: 4202, stat: Journal Article,

Results of surgical resection for progression of brain metastases previously treated by gamma knife radiosurgery
Truong, Minh T; St Clair, Eric G; Donahue, Bernadine R; Rush, Stephen C; Miller, Douglas C; Formenti, Silvia C; Knopp, Edmond A; Han, Kerry; Golfinos, John G
2006 Jul;59(1):86-97; discussion 86, Neurosurgery
— id: 67932, year: 2006, vol: 59, page: 86, stat: Journal Article,

Multiagent chemotherapy and deferred radiotherapy in infants with malignant brain tumors: a report from the Children's Cancer Group
Geyer, J Russell; Sposto, Richard; Jennings, Mark; Boyett, James M; Axtell, Richard A; Breiger, David; Broxson, Emmett; Donahue, Bernadine; Finlay, Jonathan L; Goldwein, Joel W; Heier, Linda A; Johnson, Dennis; Mazewski, Claire; Miller, Douglas C; Packer, Roger; Puccetti, Diane; Radcliffe, Jerilynn; Tao, May Lin; Shiminski-Maher, Tania
2005 Oct 20;23(30):7621-7631, Journal of clinical oncology
— id: 62482, year: 2005, vol: 23, page: 7621, stat: Journal Article,

Postoperative intraperitoneal (IP) 5'-fluoro-2'-deoxyuridine (FUDR) added to chemoradiation in patients curatively resected (RO) for locally advanced gastric and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma
Newman, E; Chang, RY; Potmesil, M; Donahue, B; Marcus, SG; Hiotis, SP; Iqbal, S; Ryan, T; Hochster, HS; Muggia, FM
2005 JUN 1 ;23(16):348S-348S, Journal of clinical oncology
— id: 57796, year: 2005, vol: 23, page: 348S, stat: Journal Article,

Chapter resident education
Hirsch, Ariel E; Campbell, Shannon; Donahue, Bernadine; Abramson, Sara
2004 Oct;1(10):788-788, Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR
— id: 73577, year: 2004, vol: 1, page: 788, stat: Journal Article,

Patterns of failure in supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors treated in Children's Cancer Group Study 921, a phase III combined modality study
Hong, Theodore S; Mehta, Minesh P; Boyett, James M; Donahue, Bernadine; Rorke, Lucy B; Yao, Michelle S; Zeltzer, Paul M
2004 Sep;60(1):204-213, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 648162, year: 2004, vol: 60, page: 204, stat: Journal Article,

Importance of MR technique for stereotactic radiosurgery
Donahue, Bernadine R; Goldberg, Judith D; Golfinos, John G; Knopp, Edmond A; Comiskey, Jessica; Rush, Stephen C; Han, Kerry; Mukhi, Vandana; Cooper, Jay S
2003 Oct;5(4):268-274, Neuro-oncology
— id: 42023, year: 2003, vol: 5, page: 268, stat: Journal Article,

Fractionated proton beam radiotherapy for acoustic neuroma - Comments
Donahue, BR; Loeffler, JS; Gutin, PH; Kondziolka, D
2002 FEB;50(2):273-275, Neurosurgery
— id: 195282, year: 2002, vol: 50, page: 273, stat: Journal Article,

Detection of additional brain metastases with triple dose gadolinium for stereotactic radiosurgery imaging
Donahue, BR; Golfinos, JG; Rush, SC; Han, K; Holland, B; Cooper, JS
2001 Nov-Dec;7(6):31-, Cancer journal
— id: 27530, year: 2001, vol: 7, page: 31, stat: Journal Article,

A phase I/II study of carboplatin combined with hyperfractionated radiotherapy for brainstem gliomas
Allen, J; Siffert, J; Donahue, B; Nirenberg, A; Jakacki, R; Robertson, P; DaRosso, R; Thoron, L; Rosovsky, M; Pinto, R
1999 Sep;86(6):1064-1069, Cancer
— id: 635812, year: 1999, vol: 86, page: 1064, stat: Journal Article,

Multiple myeloma of an extremity: must the entire bone be treated?
Catell D; Kogen Z; Donahue B; Steinfeld A
1998 Jan 1;40(1):117-119, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 57114, year: 1998, vol: 40, page: 117, stat: Journal Article,

Patterns of recurrence in brain stem gliomas: evidence for craniospinal dissemination
Donahue B; Allen J; Siffert J; Rosovsky M; Pinto R
1998 Feb 1;40(3):677-680, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 57138, year: 1998, vol: 40, page: 677, stat: Journal Article,

Intracranial ependymoma in the adult patient: successful treatment with surgery and radiotherapy
Donahue B; Steinfeld A
1998 Apr;37(2):131-133, Journal of neuro-oncology
— id: 57137, year: 1998, vol: 37, page: 131, stat: Journal Article,

Thyroid dysfunction as a late effect in survivors of pediatric medulloblastoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumors: a comparison of hyperfractionated versus conventional radiotherapy
Chin D; Sklar C; Donahue B; Uli N; Geneiser N; Allen J; Nirenberg A; David R; Kohn B; Oberfield SE
1997 Aug 15;80(4):798-804, Cancer
— id: 56932, year: 1997, vol: 80, page: 798, stat: Journal Article,

Palliation of AIDS-related primary lymphoma of the brain: observations from a multi-institutional database
Corn BW; Donahue BR; Rosenstock JG; Cooper JS; Xie Y; Brandon AH; Hegde HH; Sherr DL; Fisher SA; Berson A; Han H; Abdel-Wahab M; Koprowski CD; Ruffer JE; Curran WJ Jr
1997 Jun 1;38(3):601-605, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 22993, year: 1997, vol: 38, page: 601, stat: Journal Article,

Performance status and age as independent predictors of survival among AIDS patients with primary CNS lymphoma: a multivariate analysis of a multi-institutional experience
Corn BW; Donahue BR; Rosenstock JG; Hyslop T; Brandon AH; Hegde HH; Cooper JS; Sherr DL; Fisher SA; Berson A; Han H; Abdel-Wahab M; Koprowski CD; Ruffer JE; Curran WJ Jr
1997 Jan-Feb;3(1):52-56, Cancer journal from Scientific American
— id: 36125, year: 1997, vol: 3, page: 52, stat: Journal Article,

Influence of an oligodendroglial component on the survival of patients with anaplastic astrocytomas: a report of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 83-02
Donahue B; Scott CB; Nelson JS; Rotman M; Murray KJ; Nelson DF; Banker FL; Earle JD; Fischbach JA; Asbell SO; Gaspar LE; Markoe AM; Curran W
1997 Jul 15;38(5):911-914, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 56940, year: 1997, vol: 38, page: 911, stat: Journal Article,

Tc-99m LL-2 Fab' monoclonal antibody imaging in acquired immune deficiency syndrome-related lymphoma
Kramer EL; Volm M; Donahue B; Wasserheit C; Chapnick J; Sanger J; Koslow M
1997 Dec 15;80(12 Suppl):2469-2477, Cancer
— id: 7632, year: 1997, vol: 80, page: 2469, stat: Journal Article,

Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function following cranial irradiation
Oberfield SE; Nirenberg A; Allen JC; Cohen H; Donahue B; Prasad V; Schiff R; Pang S; Ghavimi F; David R; Chrousos G; Sklar C
1997 ;47(1):9-16, Hormone research
— id: 12423, year: 1997, vol: 47, page: 9, stat: Journal Article,

Hyperfractionated craniospinal radiotherapy and adjuvant chemotherapy for children with newly diagnosed medulloblastoma and other primitive neuroectodermal tumors
Allen JC; Donahue B; DaRosso R; Nirenberg A
1996 Dec 1;36(5):1155-1161, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 12455, year: 1996, vol: 36, page: 1155, stat: Journal Article,

Neutron therapy for pancreatic cancer: thirty years of unrealized promise
Donahue, B R; Steinfeld, A D
1996 Sep;200(3):608-609, Radiology
— id: 424222, year: 1996, vol: 200, page: 608, stat: Journal Article,

Preirradiation chemotherapy with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and dexamethasone for primary CNS lymphomas: Initial report of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group protocol 88-06
Schultz, C; Scott, C; Sherman, W; Donahue, B; Fields, J; Murray, K; Fisher, B; Abrams, R; MeisKindblom, J
1996 FEB ;14(2):556-564, Journal of clinical oncology
— id: 53070, year: 1996, vol: 14, page: 556, stat: Journal Article,

Delay in the diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme: is age a factor?
Steinfeld AD; Donahue B; Walker I
1996 ;14(4):317-319, Cancer investigation
— id: 7049, year: 1996, vol: 14, page: 317, stat: Journal Article,

Additional experience with empiric radiotherapy for presumed human immunodeficiency virus-associated primary central nervous system lymphoma
Donahue BR; Sullivan JW; Cooper JS
1995 Jul 15;76(2):328-332, Cancer
— id: 56868, year: 1995, vol: 76, page: 328, stat: Journal Article,

Restrictive lung disease following treatment for malignant brain tumors: a potential late effect of craniospinal irradiation
Jakacki RI; Schramm CM; Donahue BR; Haas F; Allen JC
1995 Jun;13(6):1478-1485, Journal of clinical oncology
— id: 6651, year: 1995, vol: 13, page: 1478, stat: Journal Article,

A phase II trial of preirradiation carboplatin in newly diagnosed germinoma of the central nervous system
Allen JC; DaRosso RC; Donahue B; Nirenberg A
1994 Aug 1;74(3):940-944, Cancer
— id: 56493, year: 1994, vol: 74, page: 940, stat: Journal Article,

1994 APR ;35(4):A104-A104, Pediatric research
— id: 52463, year: 1994, vol: 35, page: A104, stat: Journal Article,

Short- and long-term complications of radiation therapy for pediatric brain tumors
Donahue B
1992 ;18(4):207-217, Pediatric neurosurgery
— id: 13772, year: 1992, vol: 18, page: 207, stat: Journal Article,

Prolactin reduction after combined therapy for prolactin macroadenomas
Rush, S; Donahue, B; Cooper, P; Lee, C; Persky, M; Newall, J
1991 Apr;28(4):502-505, Neurosurgery
— id: 166781, year: 1991, vol: 28, page: 502, stat: Journal Article,

Pulmonary embolization of iodine-125 seeds following prostate implantation
Steinfeld AD; Donahue BR; Plaine L
1991 Feb;37(2):149-150, Urology
— id: 14138, year: 1991, vol: 37, page: 149, stat: Journal Article,

Treatment of aggressive keratoacanthomas by radiotherapy
Donahue, B; Cooper, J S; Rush, S
1990 Sep;23(3 Pt 1):489-493, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 141412, year: 1990, vol: 23, page: 489, stat: Journal Article,