Frédéric Dhermain

Villejuif, France

Born the 17th of March 1961, married, four children.
Position: Senior Radiation Oncologist, full-time since 2003, Head of the Brain Tumor Board (250 new patients in 2015).

Areas of interest : Gliomas, Meningiomas, Primary and Secondary Brain tumors in Adults and Pediatrics. Functional Imaging and multi-modality treatments (MRI and PET).

More than 75 publications in: Lancet Neurol, Brain, Mutation Research, Annals of Oncology, Int J Radiat Biol Oncol Phys, Cancer Radiotherapie, Br J Haematology, Europ J Cancer, Radiother Oncology, J Neuro-Oncology, Radiat Oncol, Neurology, Neurosurgery. Chapter in Handbook of Neurology (Springer).

Reviewer for: Neuro-Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, Oncotarget.

Ongoing scientific subjects: Prognostic impact of Perfusion / Permeability characteristics in intra-cranial tumors, functional MRI and PET in RT of Gliomas compared to conventional MRI and CT scan, Stereotactic therapy and other high-precision RT tools in Brain metastases.

Ph.D Thesis at the University Paris-Sud on “Functional MRI and Gliomas”, Pr Bourhis Director, Dr Ducreux Co-Director (LIMEC, INSERM Unit 788), 1st September 2010.

Experience with IMRT, Proton therapy, Stereotactic Radiotherapy (Cyberknife), Radio-chemotherapy, Multimodality imaging for diagnosis and radiotherapy.

Member of the EORTC Brain Tumor Group (Treasurer), Quality assurance and Imaging sub-comitees, SNO (Society of NeuroOncology), ESTRO and ANOCEF (Board). GCP trained.

Recent Publications

Dhermain F, Deutsch E. Stereotactic radiation and checkpoint inhibitors in melanoma patients with BM: a question of drug, timing or both? Ann Oncol. 2016 Mar;27(3):371-2.

Dhermain F, Barani IJ. Complications from radiotherapy. Handb Clin Neurol. 2016;134:219-34.

Le Rhun E, Dhermain F, Vogin G, Reyns N, Metellus P. Radionecrosis after stereotactic radiotherapy for brain metastases. Expert Rev Neurother. 2016 Aug;16(8):903-14.

Dhermain F, Reyns N, Colin P, Métellus P, Mornex F, Noël G. Stereotactic radiotherapy in brain metastases. Cancer Radiother. 2015 Jan 29. pii: S1278-3218 Le Rhun É, Dhermain F, Noël G, et al. ANOCEF guidelines for the management of brain metastases. Cancer Radiother. 2015 Feb 6. pii: S1278-3218

Martin V, Moyal É, Delannes M, Padovani L, Sunyach MP, Feuvret L, Dhermain F, Noël G, Laprie A. Radiotherapy for brain tumors: which margins should we apply? Cancer Radiother. 2013 Oct;17(5-6):434-43.