Brad Wood, M.D.

Brad Wood, M.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Urologic Oncology Branch


Dr. Bradford Wood directs a multi-disciplinary team at the NIH Center for Interventional Oncology that develops and translates devices, software and navigation approaches for cancer patients via novel local and regional minimally-invasive image-guided therapies.

At CCR, Dr. Wood serves in the Urologic Oncology Branch's clinical core and is also a member of the NCI CCR Liver Cancer Program.

Areas of Expertise

Navigation tools for local and regional tumor ablation and embolization
Local drug delivery with micro- and nano-carriers
Fusion interventions, medical-GPS, or multi-modality, image-guided procedures
Immuno-modulation with local and regional therapies in interventional oncology

Information for Patients

Learn more about our clinical trials and the highly specialized care teams that lead them.


Selected Recent Publications

Comparison of MR/ultrasound fusion-guided biopsy with ultrasound-guided biopsy for the diagnosis of prostate cancer

Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Turkbey B, George AK, Rothwax J, Shakir N, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Parnes HL, Linehan WM, Merino MJ, Simon RM, Choyke PL, Wood BJ, Pinto PA
JAMA. 313(4): 390-397, 2015. [ Journal Article ]

First Human Experience with Directly Image-able Iodinated Embolization Microbeads

Levy EB, Krishnasamy VP, Lewis AL, Willis S, Macfarlane C, Anderson V, van der Bom IM, Radaelli A, Dreher MR, Sharma KV, Negussie A, Mikhail AS, Geschwind JF, Wood BJ
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 39(8): 1177-86, 2016. [ Journal Article ]

Combined locoregional-immunotherapy for liver cancer

Greten TF, Mauda-Havakuk M, Heinrich B, Korangy F, Wood BJ.
J Hepatol. Epub ahead of print, 2019. [ Journal Article ]

Mapping Drug Dose Distribution on CT Images Following Transarterial Chemoembolization with Radiopaque Drug-Eluting Beads in a Rabbit Tumor Model

Mikhail AS, Pritchard WF, Negussie AH, Krishnasamy VP, Amchin DB, Thompson JG, Wakim PG, Woods D, Bakhutashvili I, Esparza-Trujillo JA, Karanian JW, Willis SL, Lewis AL, Levy EB, Wood BJ.
Radiology. 289(2): 396-404, 2018. [ Journal Article ]

Liposomal doxorubicin plus radiofrequency ablation for complete necrosis of a hepatocellular carcinoma

Hong CW, Libutti SK, Wood BJ.
Curr Oncol. 20(3): e274-7, 2013. [ Journal Article ]


Lead Nurse Practitioner (NIH Clinical Center)
Victoria Anderson, M.S.
Staff Scientist (NIH Clinical Center)
John Karanian, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist (NIH Clinical Center)
Elliot Levy, M.D.
Medical Officer (NIH Clinical Center)
Bill Pritchard, M.D.
Staff Scientist (NIH Clinical Center)
Sheng Xu, Ph.D.