The radiation oncology program at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine has been accredited by a leading radiation oncology society. Read more »
Dr. Stephanie Markovina has been profiled in the Spring 2017 issue of ASTRONews for her research.
Coordinated care allows a patient’s treatment plan to be determined in one visit.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Guardians magazine features a former proton patient who has been cancer-free since January 2016.
Timothy Mitchell, PhD (Instructor, Physics Division) provided data analysis assistance for a brain-mapping project that has recently been funded for 3.6 million dollars by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Mitchell contributed to the study by mapping patients with large brain tumors using an algorithm created by graduate student […]
Precision Virologics, a local startup co-led by Dr. David Curiel, has been awarded $500,000 in order to further develop targeted vaccines for diseases such as the Zika virus. Read more »
One of the first two MRIdian Linac Systems in the United States will be installed in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University. The machine, developed by ViewRay, Inc., has recently received FDA 510(k) clearance, allowing it to be marketed in the United States. The MRIdian Linac System will feature magnetic resonance imaging to […]
The Radiation Oncology Practice Assessment Program (Co-PIs:Jeff Michalski, MD and Sasa Mutic, PhD) has received an additional $3.8 million in funding. Read more from Siteman Cancer Center »
Hong Chen, PhD is a recipient of funding from the Children’s Discovery Institute for a study surrounding the use of focused ultrasound to treat diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a type of brain tumor that is often affects pediatric patients. Read more about the study » (Source)
Eleven members of the Department of Radiation Oncology participated as riders (or virtual riders) in this year’s Pedal the Cause ride. This annual fundraising challenge raises money for cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Through donations, bake sales, lunches, trivia nights, and button sales, this year’s Radiation Oncology Accelerators team was able to […]
This state-of-the-art tool incorporates MRI and radiation therapy real time, allowing physicians to see a tumor as they treat it. View »
Congratulations to the 8 Washington University Radiation Oncologists who have been recognized by Best Doctors, Inc and St. Louis Magazine as some of the Best Doctors of 2015-2016! This annual survey recognizes outstanding physicians from across the country, including 1267 from the St. Louis area. This year’s honorees include:
Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital have launched a new partnership focused on treating children and adolescents with cancer using the latest, most effective treatments, in a setting oriented toward younger patients and their families. Read more »
Dr. Jeff Michalski is currently researching the potential for lowering the radiation risk for children undergoing treatment for medullo blastoma. View article »
Dr. Stephanie Perkins was recently interviewed by ABC News for her successful treatment of rhabdomyosarcoma in a young child using the ViewRay MRIdian machine. Read More »
Dr. Jeff Michalski has been elected as the radiation oncology co-chair of the National Cancer Institute’s genitourinary cancers steering committee, a group that works to evaluate and prioritize clinical trials conducted through the National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN). Michalski elected radiation oncology co-chair of NCI steering committee
Stephanie Markovina, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor) and John Floberg, MD, PhD (2nd Year Clinical Resident) have received early career research funding from the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Read more »
Sasa Mutic, PhD has received the St. Louis Business Journal’s Innovator of the Year Award in the Medical: Individual category. Read more »
New program will monitor quality and safety of radiation therapy at VHA centers nationwide. Washington University leads national effort to improve radiation therapy for U.S. veterans
Distinguished Faculty awards recognize outstanding achievements in clinical care, community service, research and teaching. Read more »