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Former proton patient featured in Guardians magazine (Links to an external site)
St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Guardians magazine features a former proton patient who has been cancer-free since January 2016.
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 […]
Effort to improve radiation therapy for veterans receives nearly $4 million (Links to an external site)
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 »
Siteman Cancer Center is first to offer ViewRay image-guided radiation therapy
This state-of-the-art tool incorporates MRI and radiation therapy real time, allowing physicians to see a tumor as they treat it. View »
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 (Links to an external site)
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 »
Local researcher seeks to lower radiation risk for children (Links to an external site)
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 interviewed by ABC News about work with pediatric patient on MRIdian (Links to an external site)
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 »
Michalski elected radiation oncology co-chair fo NCI steering committee (Links to an external site)
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).