Aradhana  Kaushal, M.D.
Aradhana Kaushal, M.D.
Staff Clinician
Clinical Director, Radiation Oncology

Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute

Building 10 - Hatfield CRC, Room B2-3681
Bethesda, MD 20892
301-496-5457

Dr. Kaushal is clinical director in the Radiation Oncology Branch and is also involved in the CCR Multidisciplinary Prostate Cancer Program. Her clinical focus is prostate cancer and pediatric malignancies.

Areas of Expertise
1) prostate cancer, 2) pediatric malignancies, 3) genitourinary malignancies, 4) rare tumors, 5) gynecologic malignancies
Link to Clinicaltrials.gov Protocol ID Referral Phone

A Natural History Study of Patients Receiving High Dose Rate Brachytherapy

NCI-09-C-0100 301-496-5457

Dr. Kaushal's clinical focus is prostate and pediatric malignancies. Her clinical research interests include rare malignancies.

Selected Recent Publications
  1. Ho J, Turkbey B, Edgerly M, Alimchandani M, Quezado M, Camphausen K, Fojo T, Kaushal A.
    Cancer J. 19: 288-94, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Singer EA, Kaushal A, Turkbey B, Couvillon A, Pinto PA, Parnes HL.
    Curr Opin Oncol. 24: 243-50, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Simone CB, Morris JC, Stewart DM, Urquhart NE, Janik JE, Kreitman RJ, Lita E, Conlon K, Wharfe G, Waldmann TA, Kaushal A.
    Blood. 120: 1816-9, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Ko C, Kaushal A, Hammoud DA, Steffen-Smith EA, Bent R, Citrin D, Camphausen K, Warren KE.
    Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.. 83: 1252-6, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Housri N, Yarchoan R, Kaushal A.
    Cancer. 116: 273-83, 2010. [ Journal Article ]

Dr. Kaushal graduated with a B.A./M.D., magna cum laude, from Boston University in 2002. She completed a year at the National Cancer Institute conducting research under the direction of Dr. Norman Coleman and Dr. David Gius, studying a possible mechanism for resistance of tumor cells to oxidative stress, which involves control of gene expression through transcription factor activation, methylation, and protein chaperone compartmentalization. She completed her internship in internal medicine in 2003 at Lenox Hill Hospital, a prominent teaching hospital in Manhattan. Dr. Kaushal completed a residency in radiation oncology in 2007 at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, and served as chief resident from 2006-2007. As clinical director in the Radiation Oncology Branch, Dr. Kaushal was involved in creating the multi-disciplinary prostate clinic which meets on a weekly basis. Dr. Kaushal is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Summary

Dr. Kaushal is clinical director in the Radiation Oncology Branch and is also involved in the CCR Multidisciplinary Prostate Cancer Program. Her clinical focus is prostate cancer and pediatric malignancies.

Areas of Expertise
1) prostate cancer, 2) pediatric malignancies, 3) genitourinary malignancies, 4) rare tumors, 5) gynecologic malignancies

Clinical Trials

Link to Clinicaltrials.gov Protocol ID Referral Phone

A Natural History Study of Patients Receiving High Dose Rate Brachytherapy

NCI-09-C-0100 301-496-5457

Research

Dr. Kaushal's clinical focus is prostate and pediatric malignancies. Her clinical research interests include rare malignancies.

Publications

Selected Recent Publications
  1. Ho J, Turkbey B, Edgerly M, Alimchandani M, Quezado M, Camphausen K, Fojo T, Kaushal A.
    Cancer J. 19: 288-94, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Singer EA, Kaushal A, Turkbey B, Couvillon A, Pinto PA, Parnes HL.
    Curr Opin Oncol. 24: 243-50, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Simone CB, Morris JC, Stewart DM, Urquhart NE, Janik JE, Kreitman RJ, Lita E, Conlon K, Wharfe G, Waldmann TA, Kaushal A.
    Blood. 120: 1816-9, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Ko C, Kaushal A, Hammoud DA, Steffen-Smith EA, Bent R, Citrin D, Camphausen K, Warren KE.
    Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.. 83: 1252-6, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Housri N, Yarchoan R, Kaushal A.
    Cancer. 116: 273-83, 2010. [ Journal Article ]

Biography

Dr. Kaushal graduated with a B.A./M.D., magna cum laude, from Boston University in 2002. She completed a year at the National Cancer Institute conducting research under the direction of Dr. Norman Coleman and Dr. David Gius, studying a possible mechanism for resistance of tumor cells to oxidative stress, which involves control of gene expression through transcription factor activation, methylation, and protein chaperone compartmentalization. She completed her internship in internal medicine in 2003 at Lenox Hill Hospital, a prominent teaching hospital in Manhattan. Dr. Kaushal completed a residency in radiation oncology in 2007 at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, and served as chief resident from 2006-2007. As clinical director in the Radiation Oncology Branch, Dr. Kaushal was involved in creating the multi-disciplinary prostate clinic which meets on a weekly basis. Dr. Kaushal is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.