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Eradicating cancer and other diseases and eliminating cancer healthcare disparities by providing the highest quality, compassionate, cutting-edge, personalized radiation therapy.


Advancing discoveries, promoting health equity and translating new knowledge in radiation therapy, radiation physics, and cancer biology in ethically responsible and environmentally sustainable ways.


Training the next generation of compassionate leaders in radiation oncology, biology, and physics to address the healthcare needs of diverse populations through innovation, personalized patient care and research.


Fostering an environment and culture in which diversity is celebrated, and all faculty, staff and trainees are respected, included and empowered to achieve professional fulfillment.




ASTRO's Board of Directors

July 13, 2022

Dr. Iris Gibbs is newly elected to ASTRO's Board of Directors as the new Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (HEDI) Council Chair. In this position, she will be on the ASTRO board to make changes that will enhance heath equity for our patients and diversity to our specialty. Her impactful work will benefit not only our specialty but also oncology in general.

NIDCR/NIH Research Project Grant (R01)

July 5, 2022

Ruijiang Li, PhD, (Communicating PI) and Quynh-Thu Le, MD, (Co-PI) awarded an NIDCR/NIH Research Project Grant (R01) for their project, "Precision imaging for risk stratification and personalized therapy of oropharyngeal cancer." Congratulations!

The Research Project (R01) grant is an award made to support a discrete, specified, circumscribed project to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing the investigator's specific interest and competencies, based on the mission of the NIH.

2022 ASTRO Fellow Designations

June 29, 2022

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) selected 27 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellow (FASTRO) designation, including Stanford Radiation Oncology’s Mark K. Buyyounouski, MD, MS, Daniel T. Chang, MD, and Scott Soltys, MD. Congratulations!

The ASTRO Fellows program recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the Society and to the field of radiation oncology through research, education, patient care and service to the field. Since its inception in 2006, the FASTRO designation has been awarded to just 421 of ASTRO’s 10,000 members worldwide.

2022 Stanford Health Care Medical Staff Awards

June 2, 2022

At the 2022 Stanford Health Care Medical Staff Awards ceremony on June 2, Sarah Donaldson, MD, was recognized with the Lifetime Honorary Medical Staff award. The Department of Radiation Oncology also received the Patient Experience Recognition award.

The awards recognize physician leaders in patient experience and service, retired colleagues who have been selected for honorary staff, an administrator of the year, and team members who have demonstrated excellence in support of SHC's mission.

2022 RISE Award

April 26, 2022

Dr. Iris Gibbs receives the 2022 RISE award by the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association. The RISE award is dedicated to those individuals who represent its values and have demonstrated exceptional dedication to nurturing Stanford Medicine and the alumni community through acts of leadership, volunteerism, mentoring, or teaching.


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