Radiation Oncology junior faculty member provided assistance on neurosurgery study recently funded by NIH

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 […]

Department of Radiation Oncology to install MRIdian Linac system

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 […]

Pedal the Cause 2016

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 […]

8 Washington University radiation oncologists featured as Best Doctors

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 Kids launches

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 »

Michalski elected radiation oncology co-chair fo NCI steering committee

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