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
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
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
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
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
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.