While I enjoy the complexity and challenges of oncology, it is the close collaborative relationships with patients that I find most meaningful in my career. I live near Hickory with my husband and four children and enjoy cooking, golfing, and boating.
Shannon K. Tomlinson, MD
About Dr. Tomlinson
Radiation oncology is an exciting field of medicine because it involves the use of technology that is constantly evolving in order to improve patient outcomes and quality of life.Dr. Tomlinson
January 6, 2004
North Carolina Medical Board
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 1999 - present
North Carolina Medical Society 2003 - present
Catawba County Medical Society 2003 - present
Awards & Affiliations
Wake Forest University
1999 — 2003
Residency Radiation Oncology
University of South Alabama
1998 — 1999
Internship Internal Medicine
Medical College of Ohio
1994 — 1998
College of Wooster
1990 — 1994
Hickory Radiation Oncology
Find Dr. Tomlinson’s full list of publications on PubMed here.
- Tomlinson, SK, Melin, SA, Savage PD, Case LD, White DR, and Blackstock AW. Schedule-selective biochemical modulation of 5-flourouracil in advanced colorectal cancer. A phase II study with 10-year follow-up. BMC Cancer 2: 9, 2002.
- Lee WR, DeGuzman AF, Tomlinson SK, and McCullough DL. Radioactive Sources Embedded in Suture Are Associated with Improved Postimplant Dosimetry in Men Treated with Prostate Brachytherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology 65(2), 2002.
Selected Meeting Presentations
- Tomlinson, SK, Bourland JD, and Russo SM. Radiotherapy Treatment Planning with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging for Lung Cancer Alters Computed Tomography (CT) Defined Tumor Volumes. Poster presented at ASTRO meeting, 2001.
- Tomlinson SK, Lee WR, McCullough DL, and DeGuzman AF. Neoadjuvant Androgen Deprivation Increases the Risk of Acute Urinary Retention Following Low Dose Rate Prostate Brachytherapy. Poster presented at ASTRO meeting, 2001.