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Steven Bonin, MD

(218) 249-7880
Steven Bonin MD
Primary Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
     (Board Certified)
  • St. Luke's Radiation Oncology Associates
    1001 East Superior Street, Suite 101
    St. Luke's Lakeview Building
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 249-3083


    Medical School - Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN, 1991
    Residency - Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1996
    Bachelor of Arts - Nutritional Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1987


    Dr. Steven Bonin joined St. Luke's Radiation Oncology Associates in 2005. Dr. Bonin is board certified in radiation oncology. He is also a member of the American Board of Radiology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

    Dr. Bonin chose to specialize in radiation oncology both because of the interesting scientific research aspects and because it is such a direct approach to fighting cancer. He believes in the importance of continuously learning about the most up-to-date cancer treatments, but focuses on maintaining a personal approach in his practice.

    While in medical school in Rochester, Dr. Bonin grew to love living in Minnesota. St. Luke’s provided him with an opportunity to practice the nature of care he was hoping for and to live in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.”

    In his free time, Dr. Bonin enjoys spending time with his wife of 20 years and his four children. They enjoy traveling, particularly to southern California where they can take advantage of the warm weather and visit extended family.


    Bonin, S.R., Lanciano, R.L., Smith, M.R., Hogan, W.M. (1995). Treatment related myelodysplastic syndrome following abdominopelvic radiotherapy for endometrial cancer (case report). Gynecologic Oncology 57, 430-432.

    Corn B.W., Hanks G.E., Lee, W.R. Bonin, S.R., Hudes, G. Schultheiss, T. (1995). Prostate specific antigen density is not an independent predictor of response for prostate cancer treated by conformal radiotherapy. Journal of Urology 153: 1855-1859.

    Bonin, S.R., Lanciano, R.L., Com, B.W., Hogan, W.M., Hartz, W., Hanks, G.E. (1996). Bony landmarks are not an adequate substitute lymphangiography in defining pelvic lymph node location for the treatment of cervical cancer with radiotherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 34: 167-172.

    Yeh, K.A., Bonin, S.R., Ridge, J.A., Lee, W.R. (1996). Neck dissection after definitive radiation therapy: morbidity and mortality (abstract). Society of Surgical Oncology 49th Cancer Symposium Abstract Book: 96.

    Bonin, S.R., Hanlon, A.L., Lee, W.R., Movsas, B., Al-Saleem, T.I., Hanks, G.E. (1997). Evidence for increased failure in prostate cancer patients with perineural invasion treated with three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy. Cancer 79: 75-80.

    S.R. Bonin, Qian C., Russell A.H., Coia L.R., Paris K.J., Flam M.S., Sauter E.R. (1996). Over -expression of p53 protein is associated with decreased local disease-free survival in patients treated with chemoradiation for anal canal cancer: a report of RTOG 87-04.International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 36(1): 210.

    Bonin, S., Coia L., Diaz-Canton E., Pazdur R., and Elenhom, J. “Cancer” in Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach. PRR, New York, NY (1996-2000 editions).

    Escalante, C., Bonin S. “Oncological Emergencies” in Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach. PRR, New York, NY (1996-2000, 2005 editions).

    Bonin S., Coia, L., Hoff, P., Pazdur R., Schwarz R., “Cancer” in Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach. PRR, New York, NY (1996-2005 editions).

    Lanciano R., Bonin S. “Cervix and Endometrium” in Simulation with a Dedicated CT Unit- The Fox Chase Cancer Center Work Manual. Advanced Medical Publishing, Madison, WI.

    Clinical Interests/Expertise

    • Prostate cancer
    • Head and neck cancer
    • Lung cancer
    • Breast cancer
    • Skin cancer

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