Radiology Personnel

Delphine Chen, M.D.

Wil B. Nelp, M.D. Endowed Professorship in Nuclear Medicine
Director of Molecular Imaging, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Nuclear Medicine


Delphine L. Chen, MD, is a board-certified nuclear medicine physician with broad expertise in PET and nuclear medicine molecular imaging diagnostic tests and specific clinical interests in cancer imaging and therapy. She believes that molecular imaging can provide unique information about cancer behavior that can affect treatment decisions. She is also committed to working with integrated collaborative multidisciplinary teams to provide the best possible imaging care for her patients.

Recent Publications

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Radiologic Assessment of Groin Lymph Nodes in Pelvic Malignancies
Rudra S., Fuser D., DeWees T.A., Wan L., Gang M., Hui C.Y., Rao Y.J., Siegel B.A., Dehdashti F., Mutch D.G., Powell M.A., Schwarz J.K., Grigsby P.W., Chen D.L., Markovina S.
International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society. 2020 Jul:947-953

Promising advances for imaging lung macrophage recruitment
Chen D.L.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2020 Jan:11-13

Automated production of a sphingosine-1 phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) PET radiopharmaceutical [11C]CS1P1 for human use
Luo Z., Gu J., Dennett R., Gaehle G., Perlmutter J., Chen D., Benzinger T., Tu Z.
Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 2019 Oct:30-36

Erratum: PET of poly (ADP-Ribose) polymerase activity in cancer: Preclinical assessment and first in-human studies (Radiology (2017) 282:2 (453-463) DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2016161929)
Michel L.S., Dyroff S., Brooks F.J., Spayd K.J., Lim S., Engle J.T., Phillips S., Tan B., Wang-Gillam A., Bognar C., Chu W., Zhou D., Mach R.H., Laforest R., Chen D.L.
Radiology. 2019 Apr:271

PET imaging of PARP expression using 18F-olaparib
Chen D.
Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2019 Apr:502-503

An obligatory role for club cells in preventing obliterative bronchiolitis in lung transplants
Liu Z., Liao F., Scozzi D., Furuya Y., Pugh K.N., Hachem R., Chen D.L., Cano M., Green J.M., Krupnick A.S., Kreisel D., Perl A.K.T., Huang H.J., Brody S.L., Gelman A.E.
JCI Insight. 2019 Jan

Update 2018: 18F-FDG PET/CT and PET/MRI in Head and Neck Cancer
Sanli Y., Zukotynski K., Mittra E., Chen D., Nadel H., Niederkohr R., Subramaniam R.
Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2018 Dec:E439-E452

Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia on somatostatin receptor imaging
Fraum T., Ritter J., Chen D.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2018 Nov:1223-1225

Long-range function of secreted small nucleolar RNAs that direct 2-O-methylation
Rimer J.M., Lee J., Holley C.L., Crowder R.J., Chen D.L., Hanson P.I., Ory D.S., Schaffer J.E.
Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2018 Aug:13284-13296

Rare Variant of Intravascular Large B-Cell Lymphoma with Hemophagocytic Syndrome
Donald J.S., Barnthouse N., Chen D.L.
Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2018 Apr:e125-e126