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Sally  Cheston
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Sally Cheston M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Radiation Oncology
Administrative Title: Medical Director Central Maryland Radiation Oncology
Location: 110710 Charter Dr., Suite G 030, Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 443-546-1300
Fax: (410) 740-9301

Personal History:

Dr. Cheston has practiced general radiation oncology in Howard County since 1996 with a focus on treating patients who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Clinical Speciality:

Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer


Mahmood U, Hanlon AL, Koshy M, Buras R, Chumsri S, Tkaczuk KH, Cheston SB, Regine WF, Feigenberg SJ. Increasing national mastectomy rates for the treatment of early stage breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 May;20(5):1436-43

Nichols EM, Feigenberg SJ, Marter K, Cheston SB, Lasio G, Tkaczuk K, Kesmodel S, Buras R, Regine WF. Preoperative radiation therapy significantly increases patient eligibility for accelerated partial breast irradiation using 3D-conformal radiotherapy. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jun;36(3):232-8

RJ Cohen, L Li, W Citron, M Oh, C Drogula, S Cheston, C Bui, SJ Feigenberg Improved Survival With Adjuvant Radiation In Elderly Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer, Oral Presentation, ASTRO 2012 Annual Meeting, Oct 2012, Boston, MA

E. M. Nichols, S. J. Feigenberg, K. Marter, G. Lasio, S. B. Cheston, K. Tkaczuk, R. Buras, N. Hanna, W. F. Regine. Pre-operative Radiation Therapy Significantly Increases Patient Eligibility for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation using 3-D Conformal Radiotherapy, Am J Clin Oncol 2012 Apr 30

Patel S, DiBiase S, Meisenberg B, Flannery T, Patel A, Dhople A, Cheston SB, Amin P Phase I Clinical Trial Assessing Temozolomide and Tamoxifen With Concommitant Radiotherapy for Treatment of High-Grade Glioma Int J RadiatOncolBiol Phys 2012 Feb 1

Nichols EM, Feigenberg SJ, Marter K, Lasio G, Cheston SB, Tkaczuk K, Buras R, Hanna NN, Regine WF. Pre-operative Therapy Increases Patient Eligibility for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) and Decreases Normal Tissue Exposure. Proceedings of ASTRO, Int. J. Radiat Onocl Biol Phys 78 (8) S253 (#2104) 2010.

Flannery TW, Nichols EM, Cheston SB, Marter KJ, Naqvi SA, Markham KM, Ali I, Mohiuddin MM. Repeat Computed Tomography Simulation to Assess Lumpectomy Cavity Volume During Whole Breast Irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Nov 1;75(3):751-6

Um, KI, Cheston, SB, Suntharalingham, M, Rhee, JGF Reduced Adriamycin Cytotoxicity in RIF1Multicell Spheroids Due to an Acidic Microenviornment. Environmental Mutagens & Carcinogens, 17-1:7-11, 1997

Salazar, OM, da Motta, NW, Bridgman, SM, et al. Fractionated Half-Body Irradiation for Pain Palliation in Widely Metastatic Cancers: Comparison with Single Dose. International Journal Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics, 36(1), 49-60, 1996