Steven A Toms MD, MPH, FAANS, FACSProfessor of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology, Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Director, Brain Tumor and Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program, The Warren Albert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Steven A Toms, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. He is a professor of Neurosurgery, Medicine and Health Services, Policy and Practice at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. As co-director of the Molecular Neuroscience and Neuro-Oncology Research Laboratory, Dr. Toms is involved in both basic and clinical research, and has been the principal investigator of studies on the development of therapeutic approaches to primary brain tumors and metastasis to the brain. He is the director of the Brain Tumor Program for Lifespan Health Systems and is co-director of the CyberKnife and Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program.
Dr. Toms has published in more than 80 medical journals and multiple book chapters and has served as editor and reviewer for a number of publications. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Society for Neuro-Oncology.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Importance of Tumor-Treating Fields Dosimetry for Patients With Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma
- Combination of Tumor-Treating Fields and Paclitaxel in Metastatic Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer
- Important Updates on Tumor-Treating Fields
- Current Status of Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma
- Incorporating TTFields in Glioblastoma Treatment: Practical Implications
- Current Recommendations for the Multidisciplinary Management of Glioblastoma from SNO 2016
- Micro RNAs in Brain Cancer Treatment
- Metastatic Processes of Glioblastoma