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Deadly heart rhythm halted by noninvasive radiation therapy

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A ‘Game Changer’ for Patients With Irregular Heart Rhythm

Rapid, erratic heartbeats — called ventricular tachycardia — can lead to sudden death. An experimental radiation treatment has eased the...

New York Times

Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology faculty members at Siteman Cancer Center receive recognition for recent publications

Two faculty members from the Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology at Siteman Cancer Center have received honors for recent...

Washington University radiation oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center to lead pancreatic cancer study

Parag Parikh, MD, an associate professor of radiation oncology at Washington University, will be the lead investigator on a multi-center...

Department of Radiation Oncology celebrates treatment of 500th proton patient

The Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine recently celebrated their treatment of the 500th patient at...

Congratulations, Lexie!

A Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital patient finishing treatment at the S. Lee Kling Proton Therapy Center recently had the...

Multi-disciplinary cancer treatment helps save woman’s leg

Learn about a patient’s experience with radiation oncology at Alton Memorial Hospital »

BJC Today

Radiation and Chemotherapy Together Boost Lung Cancer Survival

About one-third of stage 3 patients alive after 5 years, a development called promising by oncologists

HealthDay

Department of Radiation Oncology at 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology

Next week, members of the Department of Radiation Oncology will attend the 59th annual meeting of the American Society for...

Five WashU research teams win LEAP Inventor Challenge Awards

The latest cycle of the LEAP Inventor Challenge has wrapped up, and five university research teams expect to be awarded...