Higinia Cardenes, MD

Higinia Cardenes, MD, PhD

Radiation Oncology Indianapolis, IN

Between positions

Office Address

  • 6926 Bluffridge Blvd
    Indianapolis, IN 46278
    Phone: (317) 293-2171

Higinia Cardenes, MD, PhD

Radiation Oncology Indianapolis, IN

Between positions

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Radiation Oncology: General Radiation Oncology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer
  • Clinical Interests: Female Genital Neoplasms; Cervix Uteri; Uterine Neoplasms; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Stomach Neoplasms; Esophageal Neoplasms; Rectal Neoplasms; Breast Neoplasms; Liver Neoplasms; Gallbladder Neoplasms; Vaginal Neoplasms; Vulvar Neoplasms; Sarcoma; Stereotaxic Techniques; Anus Neoplasms; Lung Neoplasms; Head and Neck Neoplasms

Education & Medical Training

  • Instituto de Ensenanza Media Mixto de Aguimes
  • Other
  • Universidad Autonoma
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish HospitalWashington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Certifications & Licensure

  • 20162016IN, 1995 - 2013
  • American Board of RadiologyRadiation Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha, 2011
  • Miembro Honorario de la Sociedad Boliviana de CancerologiaSociedad Boliviana de Cancerologia, 2010
  • Miembro Honorario de la Sociedad Paraguaya de Cirugia OncologicaSociedad Paraguaya Cirugia Oncologica, 2006

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Adjuvant Gemcitabine and Gemcitabine-based Chemoradiotherapy Versus Gemcitabine Alone After Pancreatic Cancer Resection: The Indiana University Experience  Khawaja MR, Kleyman S, Yu Z, Howard T, Burns M, Nakeeb A, Loehrer PJ Sr, Cardenes HR, Chiorean EG, Am J Clin Oncol, 8/13/2014
  • Expert Panel on Radiation Oncology-Gynecology ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Advanced Stage Endometrial Cancer  Elshaikh MA, Yashar CM, Wolfson AH, Cardenes HR, Erickson B, Jhingran A, Jolly S, Kidd E, Lee LJ, Mayr NA, Moore D, Rao GG, Small W Jr, Varia MA, Wahl AO, Yuh W, Gaffn..., Am J Clin Oncol, 8/1/2014
  • Correlation between target volume and electron transport effects affecting heterogeneity corrections in stereotactic body radiotherapy for lung cancer  Akino Y, Das IJ, Cardenes HR, Desrosiers CM, J Radiat Res, 7/1/2014

Books/Book Chapters

  • Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology Chapter: Vagina Chapter Page 557 - 597
    Cardenes H
    Editors: Barakat, R; Berchuck, A; Markman, M; Randall, M.Wolters Kluwer; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
    Edition 6th,2013
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Chapter: Primary Liver Cancer Page 163 - 182
    Cardenes, Higinia R, Lasley, Foster
    Editors: .Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • Oncologia Radioterapica Principios, Metodos, Gestion y Practica Clinica Chapter: Radioterapia estereotaxica extracraneal. Racional, tecnica y resultados. Page 236 - 245
    HR Cardenes
    Editors: Felipe A. Calvo.ARaN Ediciones, S.L.


  • Hepatic oligometastases treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy: Updated 10-year analysis of the Indiana University experience. Ben Goodman, Mary A. Maluccio, Paul R. Helft, Higinia Rosa Cardenes, J Clin Oncol; 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting, 1/1/2014
  • Final results of a phase II trial of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with Child-Pugh class A (CPC-A). Foster D Lasley, Paul Kwo, Sandra Althouse, Susan M. Perkins, Mary A. Maluccio, Higinia Rosa Cardenes, J Clin Oncol; 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting, 1/1/2014
  • Retrospective analysis of patients with locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer (LAUPC) treated with chemotherapy alone or chemotherapy combined with radiation... Geoffrey L Ray MD, Edward Mannina MD, MPH, MS, Sandra Althouse MS, Higinia R Cardenes MD, PhD, ARS 2014 Meeting, 1/1/2014


  • "Gynecological Oncology Course" 4/1/2014
  • "Management with Radiotherapy of Cervical Cancer, Early and Advanced Stages ((Based on evidence)." Cancun, Mexico - 10/23/2013
  • "Update in Cervical Cancer. Evidence based management." Veracruz, Mexico - 8/21/2013

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Wyoming BlueChoice Personal
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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