Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Director for Tate Cancer Center
Tate Cancer Center, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, 305 Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie, MD
Education and Training
1992 – 1996 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Bachelor of Science in Biology conferred on June 7, 1996.
1997 – 2001 Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
Doctor of Medicine conferred on May, 21 2001.
Post Graduate Education and Training
2001 – 2002 WakeForest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
Internship in Internal Medicine.
2002 – 2006 University of Chicago, Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, Chicago IL
Residency in Radiation Oncology.
2005 Institute Curie, Paris, France
One month externship in Radiation Oncology under direct supervision of Dr. Alain Fourquet for additional training in breast cancer treatment, brachytherapy techniques, and proton beam therapy.
2005 Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Holland
One month externship in Radiation Oncology under direct supervision of Dr. Harry Bartelink for additional training in breast cancer treatment and cone beam CT.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from MIT, Dr. Citron went to medical school at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. She went on to complete an internship in internal medicine, and then completed her residency at The University of Chicago, Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, where she served as chief resident. As part of her residency, Dr. Citron completed externships at the Institut Curie in Paris and the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam. Here, she completed additional training in breast cancer treatment, brachytherapy techniques, cone beam CT and proton beam therapy.
After working for two years at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Dr. Citron joined the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine as Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology. She currently serves as Radiation Oncology Residency Program Co-Director and Medical Director of the Tate Cancer Center at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
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
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
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
Volume 87, Issue 2, Supplement, Page S395, 1 October 2013.
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.
A. Chaudhry, A. Hanlon, S. B. Kesmodel, E. C. Bellavance, K. H. Tzaczuk, C. L. Drugula, W. K. Citron, R. J. Cohen, W. F. Regine, S. J. Feigenberg. A Prospective Trial of Preoperative Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI): Predictors of Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Seroma Formation. International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * PhysicsVolume 87, Issue 2, Supplement, Pages S215-S216, 1 October 2013.
S. J. Feigenberg, R. Buras, C. Drogula, W. Citron, et al. Preliminary Results of a Prospective Feasibility Study Testing Preoperative Accelerated Partial Breast Radiotherapy (APBI) using 3 Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy (3D CRT). International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics. Vol 81, Issue 2, Supplement, Page S264, October 2011.
R. J. Cohen, L. Li, W. Citron, M. Oh, et al. Improved Survival with Adjuvant Radiation in Elderly Women with Early-stage Breast Cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics. Vol 84, Issue 3, Supplement, Pages S33-S34, October 2012.
S. J. Feigenberg, P. Staats, W. Citron, C. Drogula et al. Near 25% Complete Pathologic Response Following Preoperative Accelerated Partial Breast Radiation Therapy (APBI) using 3 Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy (3D CRT). International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics. Vol 84, Issue 3, Supplement, Page S240, October 2012.
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