Yearly News Archives: 2016

December 12th 2016

Radiation Oncology doctors named “TOP DOCTOR” by their peers

Six out of the twelve “TOP DOCTORS” in the 2016 Seattle Met Top Doctors survey for Radiation Oncology are UWMC/SCCA doctors:

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UW Radiation Oncology faculty moderating or speaking in webinars

UW Radiation Oncology faculty will be moderating or speaking in 3 upcoming Radiosurgery Society webinars:

SBRT for Renal Cell Carcinoma

Optimal Imaging for Disease Evaluation, Target Delineation and Post-treatment Response Evaluation for Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Spinal Metastases

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy and Hypofractionated Proton Beam Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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Dr. Simon Lo to be President-Elect for CARROS

Dr. Simon Lo has been elected to be the President-Elect for the Council of Affiliated Regional Radiation Oncology Societies (CARROS) of American College of Radiology (ACR).

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November 22nd 2016

Lia M. Halasz, MD, on Disparities in Radiotherapy Delivery

Lia M. Halasz, MD, of the University of Washington Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, summarizes a session from the 2016 ASTRO Annual Meeting on the uneven delivery of radiotherapy in the United States and around the world.

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September 13th 2016

Hands-on SBRT Workshop

In partnership with the University of Washington Medical Center,

MTMI presents: Hands-On SBRT Workshop

Physicists, Dosimetrists and Residents don’t miss this opportunity

October 14-16, 2016

Seattle, WA

  • Includes 6 hours of Hands-on Labs
  • Obtain in-depth knowledge on the current treatment protocols for SBRT
  • ‘Meet the Experts’ small group discussion
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September 2nd 2016

Introducing the Alvord Brain Tumor Center (ABTC)

The Alvord Brain Tumor Center (ABTC) opened in December 2015 and is the first of its kind in the region thanks to a generous gift from the Alvord family.

Watch the video presentation about the ABTC.

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March 16th 2016

Department Faculty Awarded Research Grant

The UW Department of Radiation Oncology’s Jing Zeng, M.D., assistant professor and physician, and Stephen Bowen, Ph.D., assistant professor and researcher, have been awarded a FLARE RT research grant to improve the treatment and outcome of lung cancer.

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Dr. Minsun Kim Awarded Prestigious National Science Foundation Grant

The UW Department of Radiation Oncology congratulates Dr. Minsun Kim on being awarded a prestigious grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for investigating, “Multi-Modality Optimal Radiation Treatments”. Dr. Kim’s funded NSF project work is a game changer for how optimized radiation therapy will be delivered in the future.

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Dr. Simon S. Lo to join University of Washington

We are pleased to announce that Simon S. Lo, M.D., FACR, will join the UW Department of Radiation Oncology as professor and vice chair for strategic planning in July 2016.

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February 11th 2016

SCCA Proton Therapy in the News

Dr. Ramesh Rengan, director of SCCA Proton Therapy from the UW Department of Radiation Oncology featured in local Seattle news story.

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