Roy Decker MD/PhD

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology); Clinical Research Program Leader, Therapeutic Radiology, Yale Cancer Center

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Cancer Center, Yale: Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Program | Thoracic Oncology Program | Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Head and Neck Radiotherapy Program | Thoracic/Stereotacticbody Radiotherapy Program | Spine Radiosurgery Program | Therapeutic Radiology - Patient Care


Radiobiology and Radiotherapy

Radiation Oncology

Research Interests

Lung Cancer; Head & Neck Cancer; Combined Modality Therapy more...


  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1988
  • M.D./Ph.D., Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Yu JB, Blitzblau RC, Patel SC, Decker RH, Wilson LD. Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Database Analysis of Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma (Sclerosing Sweat Duct Carcinoma) of the Skin. Am J Clin Oncol. 2009 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Aizer AA, Yu JB, McKeon AM, Decker RH, Colberg JW, Peschel RE. Whole Pelvic Radiotherapy Versus Prostate Only Radiotherapy in THE Management of Locally Advanced or Aggressive Prostate Adenocarcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 May 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lloyd S, Yu JB, Ross DA, Wilson LD, Decker RH. A Prognostic Index for Predicting Lymph Node Metastasis in Minor Salivary Gland Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]



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