Yearly News Archives: 2018
Dr. Lia Halasz Awarded a UW Medicine’s Fall 2018 Provider Cares Award!
Congratulations to Lia Halasz MD, faculty physician and Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, as one of the UW Medicine’s Fall 2018 Cares Award recipients!Read more
UW Radiation Therapists Team receives UWMC’s Fall 2018 UW Medicine Cares Award!
Congratulations to the Radiation Therapists Team – Erin Donohoe, Rachel Jacobs and Samantha Tran, for receiving one of UWMC’s Fall 2018 UW Medicine Cares Award!Read more
Congratulations, Dr. Charles Bloch – New Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
Charles Bloch, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology in the UW School of Medicine, will receive the AAPM Fellow designation at the 2018 AAPM Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN.Read more
10 UW Rad Onc Faculty Named as Top Doctors of 2018!
Castle Connolly Names 10 UW Department of Radiation Oncology Faculty as Top Doctors of 2018!Read more
UW Medical Physics Residents Win NWAAPM Awards
Congratulations to UW Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Residents Da Wang for winning the 1st place and Brandon Koger for winning the 2nd place for the Young Investigator Symposium Award at the NWAAPM in Portland, Oregon on May 11th, 2018.Read more
Five UW Radiation Oncology Physicians Awarded as Top Doctors in Seattle for 2018!Read more
UW Faculty and Engineer Receives PMB Best Paper Award – The Roberts Prize
Congratulations Drs. Eric Ford, Jeff Schwartz, Ning Cao, Juergen Meyer, Ramesh Rengan, Jing Zeng, and George Sandison, and engineer Rob Emery for receiving the Roberts Prize for the Best Paper in 2018 of the journal Physics in Medicine & Biology 2018.Read more
UW faculty receives U.S. DoE award to improve the availability of Astatine-211 labeled radiopharmaceuticals for radiation therapy
Congratulations to Dr. Scott Wilbur for receiving a major research grant from the U.S. DoE to improve cancer treatment.Read more
Radiation Oncology Medical Staff Received 2018 UWMC Patient Safety Heroes Award
Congratulations to Lora Holland, and Jamie Bartalamay, our radiation therapists for winning the award as 2018 UWMC Patient Safety Heroes.
The Benefit of Proton Therapy for Children in Developing Countries
About 80% of children with the most common pediatric brain cancer live in low- and middle-income countries. There they have little access to advanced radiotherapies, such as proton therapy, to reduce treatment side effects. Dr. Phil Taddei explores challenges of this missed benefit in a commentary.Read more