Category: Research

Radiation beam to the heart

Doctors halt deadly rhythm with noninvasive therapy

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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...

Radiation Oncology post-doctoral research associate wins Jack Krohmer Junior Investigator Competition

Jian Wu, PhD, a post-doctoral research associate working with Washington University medical physicist, Hua Li, PhD, at Siteman Cancer Center,...

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...

Noninvasive brain tumor biopsy on the horizon

New technique developed at Washington University in St. Louis uses blood test

CRISPR enhances gene therapy to fight inherited diseases

Use of CRISPR and a virus extends life of genetic fix in mice

Higher radiation dose doesn’t boost survival in intermediate-risk prostate cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Escalating the radiation dose in men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer improves biochemical control but not...

Reuters Health

Higher doses of radiation don’t improve survival in prostate cancer

Side effects also a concern

Local start-up getting attention for developing cancer treatments

St. Louis start-up company Unleash Immuno Oncolytics is developing viruses that are specific for fighting cancer. Read full article at...


Cutting off cervical cancer’s fuel supply stymies tumors

Drug combo shuts down tumor metabolism, mouse study shows Read full article »