University to help modernize radiation therapy in Guatemala

With the help of a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, an international team is poised to improve cancer care in Guatemala with new state-of-the-art radiation therapy equipment. Read full article »

Siteman Cancer Center plans 2020 opening at Memorial Hospital East

  The project now has all necessary approvals from the Illinois Health Facilities & Services Review Board, BJC HealthCare, and Washington University Physicians In Illinois, Inc. Read full article from Washington University School of Medicine »

Mobile CT scanner lines up for adaptive proton therapy

A team at Washington University School of Medicine propose the use of a mobile helical CT (mCT) scanner to provide 3D volumetric imaging for image-guided and adaptive proton therapy.  Read full article »

Developing Connections with WUCODE

Washington University Community of Developers (WUCODE) is a community of practice focused on creating a place for software engineers to collaborate and learn together about industry trends.  Read full article »

Washington University Radiation Oncology at AAPM 2018

Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty and staff have recently returned from 60th annual meeting of the American Association for Physics in Medicine (AAPM) in Nashville, TN, where members of the department were presenters or senior authors on over 50 abstracts about current research and clinical innovation at Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

The Department of Radiation Oncology would like to congratulate the 2018 graduates of the clinical and medical physics residency programs! All six of this year’s graduates have accepted appointments at academic institutions. Benjamin Fischer-Valuck, MD, is an assistant professor at Emory University in Atlanta. Anupama Chundury, MD, is an assistant professor at Rutgers University and […]

Faculty recognized at 2018 Celebration of Inventors

Image of table with various awards; in background is a large projection screen with Washington University shield logo and text reading "Celebration of Inventors, May 4, 2018".

Numerous Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty members at Siteman Cancer Center were recognized for their innovation at the first Celebration of Inventors, hosted by the university’s Office of Technology Management.

Medical physics resident takes first place in Young Investigator Symposium

Nichole Maughan, PhD, a Washington University medical physics resident, has placed first in the James S. Sample Young Investigator Symposium at the 2018 Spring Meeting of the Missouri River Valley chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM).

Washington University Radiation Oncology at ESTRO 37

Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty and staff have recently returned from the 37th Congress of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ESTRO), held in late April in Barcelona, Spain.