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Emily C. Daugherty, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Radiation Oncology | College of Medicine

  • Residency: State University of New York Upstate Medical University (Radiation Oncology)
  • MD: State University of New York Upstate Medical University
  • Bachelor of Arts: The College of the Holy Cross (Biology; Self-Designed Minor in Medical Ethics; Biological Psychology Concentration)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology) (Certification Date: 2019-05-07)


Radiation Oncology

Contact Information
Research Interests

Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Thoracic Malignancies, Oligometastatic Cancers, Breast Cancer, Proton Therapy, FLASH Radiation Therapy

Clinical Interests

Lung Cancer

Radiation Oncology

Rare Lung Disease


Adenosquamous Carcinoma

Adrenal Cancer

Adrenal Cortex Cancers

Adrenal Gland Cancers

Adrenal Rest Tumor

Adrenal Tumors

Adrenocortical Carcinoma

Brain Cancers

Brain Metastases

Brain Tumor

BRCA1 Genes

BRCA2 Genes

Breast Cancer

Bronchiolo-Alveolar Adenocarcinoma


Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP)

Desmoid Tumors

Ductal Breast Carcinoma

Ductal Carcinoma

Heart Cancers

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Intraductal Carcinoma

Intraductal Noninfiltrating Carcinoma

Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)

Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)

Large Cell Carcinoma

Leptomeningeal Disease

Lobular Carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

Lobular Neoplasia

Lymphedema after Breast Cancer

Lymphoma of the Abdomen

Male Breast Cancer

Malignant Mesothelioma (Mesothelioma)

Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor

Malignant Pleural Effusion

Mediastinal Cancers

Mediastinal Tumors


Metaplastic Carcinoma

Metastasis Cancers

Metastatic Brain Cancer (Brain metastases)

Metastatic Brain Tumor

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Mucinous Adenocarcinoma

Mucinous Carcinoma

Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm



Neuroendocrine Carcinoma

Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Other Complex Thoracic Cancers

Pancoast Syndrome

Pleural Cancers

Respiratory Cancers

Respiratory Papilloma

Secondary Brain Cancer (Brain metastases)

Small Cell Carcinoma

Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Solitary Fibrous Tumor

Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

Spleen Cancer

Stomach Cancer

Thoracic Cancer

Thymic Carcinoma

Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Peer Reviewed Publications

Mascia, Anthony E; Daugherty, Emily C; Breneman, John C 2023. FLASH Radiotherapy in a Value-Based Health Care Environment-Reply. JAMA oncology, 9 5, 727

Mayo, C S; Feng, M U; Brock, K K; Kudner, R; Balter, P; Buchsbaum, J C; Caissie, A; Covington, E; Daugherty, E C; Dekker, A L; Fuller, C D; Hallstrom, A L; Hong, D S; Hong, J C; Kamran, S C; Katsoulakis, E; Kildea, J; Krauze, A V; Kruse, J J; McNutt, T; Mierzwa, M; Moreno, A; Palta, J R; Popple, R; Purdie, T G; Richardson, S; Sharp, G C; Shiraishi, S; Tarbox, L; Venkatesan, A M; Witztum, A; Woods, K E; Yao, J; Farahani, K; Aneja, S; Gabriel, P E; Hadjiiski, L; Ruan, D; Siewerdsen, J H; Bratt, S; Casagni, M; Chen, S; Christodouleas, J; DiDonato, A; Hayman, J; Kapoor, R; Kravitz, S; Sebastian, S; Von Siebenthal, M; Xiao, Y 2023. Operational Ontology for Oncology (O3) - A Professional Society Based, Multi-Stakeholder, Consensus Driven Informatics Standard Supporting Clinical and Research use of "Real -World" Data from Patients Treated for Cancer: Operational Ontology for Radiation Oncology. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, ,

Moreno, Amy; Solanki, Abhishek A; Xu, Tianlin; Lin, Ruitao; Palta, Jatinder; Daugherty, Emily; Hong, David; Hong, Julian; Kamran, Sophia C; Katsoulakis, Evangelia; Brock, Kristy; Feng, Mary; Fuller, Clifton; Mayo, Charles 2023. Identification of Key Elements in Prostate Cancer for Ontology Building via a Multidisciplinary Consensus Agreement. Cancers, 15 12,

Daugherty, Emily C; Mascia, Anthony E; Zhang, Yongbin; Lee, Eunsin; Xiao, Zhiyan; Sertorio, Mathieu; Woo, Jennifer; McCann, Claire; Russell, Kenneth J; Levine, Lisa L; Sharma, Ricky A; Khuntia, Deepak; Bradley, Jeffrey; Simone Nd, Charles B; Perentesis, John P; Breneman, John C 2022. FLASH Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Symptomatic Bone Metastases (FAST-01): Protocol for the First Prospective Feasibility Study. JMIR research protocols, ,

Mascia, Anthony E; Daugherty, Emily C; Zhang, Yongbin; Lee, Eunsin; Xiao, Zhiyan; Sertorio, Mathieu; Woo, Jennifer; Backus, Lori R; McDonald, Julie M; McCann, Claire; Russell, Kenneth; Levine, Lisa; Sharma, Ricky A; Khuntia, Dee; Bradley, Jeffrey D; Simone, Charles B; Perentesis, John P; Breneman, John C 2022. Proton FLASH Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Symptomatic Bone Metastases: The FAST-01 Nonrandomized Trial. JAMA oncology, ,

Omar, Sami S; Daugherty, Emily C; Rasul, Kakil I; Salih, Fahmi M; Hamza, Hawro T; Kakamad, Fahmi H; Salih, Abdulwahid M 2022. Mammary analogue secretory carcinoma presenting with cervical lymphadenopathy: A rare case report with review of the literature. International journal of surgery case reports, 95 , 107132

Scher, Eli D; Starnes, Sandra; Hagen, Matthew C; Daugherty, Emily C 2021. Surgical and radiation treatment of a paravertebral malignant solitary fibrous tumor: a case report and literature review. AME case reports, 5 , 38

Helis, Corbin A; Hughes, Ryan T; Nieto, Karina; Ufondu, Adannia; Daugherty, Emily C; Farris, Michael K 2020. Adrenal SBRT: a multi-institutional review of treatment outcomes and toxicity. Clinical & experimental metastasis, ,

Daugherty, Emily C; Lawrence, Gilbert 2019. In Regard to Tyler et al. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 103 1, 284-285

Daugherty, Michael; Daugherty, Emily; Jacob, Joseph; Shapiro, Oleg; Mollapour, Mehdi; Bratslavsky, Gennady 2019. Renal cell carcinoma and brain metastasis: Questioning the dogma of role for cytoreductive nephrectomy. Urologic oncology, 37 3, 182.e9-182.e15

Aridgides, Paul; Onderdonk, Benjamin; Cunningham, Mary; Daugherty, Emily; Du, Lingyun; Bunn, W Douglas; Agarwal, Rinki; Hahn, Seung Shin 2016. Institutional experience using interstitial brachytherapy for the treatment of primary and recurrent pelvic malignancies. Journal of contemporary brachytherapy, 8 3, 173-80

Daugherty, Emily C; Daugherty, Michael R; Bogart, Jeffrey A; Shapiro, Anna 2016. Adjuvant Radiation Improves Survival in Older Women Following Breast-Conserving Surgery for Estrogen Receptor-Negative Breast Cancer. Clinical breast cancer, 16 6, 500-506.e2

Daugherty, Emily; Bhavsar, Shripal; Hahn, Seung Shin; Bassano, Daniel; Hall, Walter 2015. A successful case of multiple stereotactic radiosurgeries for ipsilateral recurrent trigeminal neuralgia. Journal of neurosurgery, 122 6, 1324-9

Aridgides P.; Onderdonk B.; Cunningham M.; Daugherty E.; Du L.; Bunn W.D.; Agarwal R.; Hahn S.S. 01-01-2016. Institutional experience using interstitial brachytherapy for the treatment of primary and recurrent Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy, 8 3, 173-180