Edward M. Soffen, M.D.

Edward M. Soffen received his B.A. in biology from Johns Hopkins University in 1979 and his M.D. from Temple University School of Medicine in 1986. He completed an internship at Cooper University Medical Center in Camden, New Jersey, and a residency in Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

In 1991, Dr. Soffen was certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Soffen has since been an attending radiation oncologist at the Fox Chase Cancer Center and CentraState Medical Center; a Consultant in Radiation Oncology and Endovascular Brachytherapy at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, New Jersey; an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Soffen has been an attending radiologist at University Medical Center at Princeton (UMCP) and a member of Princeton Radiology Associates since 1992.

Dr. Soffen is a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiology, the Radiology Society of New Jersey, the Mercer County Medical Society, and the American Medical Association. He is a Board Member of the Oncology Society of New Jersey and the Breast Cancer Resource Center. Dr. Soffen received the New Jersey Best Doctor Award in Radiation Oncology in October 1998.


New Forms of Radiation Can Benefit Cancer Patients – March 29, 1996


Soffen, E., Greenberg, A., Baumann, J., Corn, B., The Role of Strontium-89 Systemic Radiotherapy in the Management of Osseous Metastases from Prostate Cancer. Techniques in Urology, Volume 3, No. 2, pp 76-80, 1997.

Soffen, E., Greenberg, A., Baumann, J., Treating Symptomatic Osseous Metastases from Prostate Cancer. New Jersey Medicine, November 1997: 33-37.

Rosenthal, S., Roach, M., Goldsmith, B., Doggett, E., Pickett, P., Yuo, H., Soffen, E., Stern, R., Ryu, J., Immobilization Improves the Reproducibility of Patient Positioning During Six-field Conformal Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology/Biology/Physics 27: 921-926, 1993

Corn, B., Galvin, J., Soffen, E., Henze, G., Schwaibild, F., Positional Stability of Sources During Low-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy for Cervical Carcinoma; International Journal of Radiation Oncology/Biology/Physics 26: 513-518, 1993

Coia, L., Soffen, E., Schultheiss, T., Martin, E., Hanks, G.: Swallowing Function in Patients with Esophageal Carcinoma Treated with Concurrent Radiation and Chemotherapy; Cancer 71:2 281-286, 1993

Soffen, E., Hanks, G., Hunt, M., Epstein, B.: Conformal Static Field Radiation Therapy of Early Prostate Cancer Versus Non-Conformal Techniques: A Reduction in Acute Morbidity. International Journal of Radiation Oncology/Biology; Physics 24: 485-488, 1992

Perch, S.J., Soffen, E., Whittington, R., Brooks, J.J.: Esophageal Sarcomas. Journal of Surgical Oncology 48: 194-198, November 1991.

Soffen, E., Hanks, G., Hwang, C., Chu, J: Conformal Static Field Therapy for Low-Volume, Low-Grade Prostatic Cancer with Rigid Immobilization. Internal Journal of Radiation Oncology/Biology/Physics 20: 141-146, January 1991.

Soffen, E., Solin, L., Rubenstein, J., and Hanks, G: Palliative Radiotherapy for Symptomatic Adrenal Metastases. Cancer 65: 1318-1320, 1990.

Soffen, E., Merenyi, D: Steam Sterilization of Black and Decker Surgical Instruments. Hospital Topics. May, 1982.