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Catharine and Howard Avery Professorship
November 1, 2021
Dr. Laura Attardi officially approved by the Board of Trustees as the Catharine and Howard Avery Professor of Radiation Oncology.
Max Diehn elected to the National Academy of Medicine
October 18, 2021
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the election of Dr. Max Diehn as a new member for developing and clinically translating novel diagnostic technologies to faciliate precision medicine techniques and for integrating advanced precision medicine into the area of liquid biopsies. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
Diehn joins Stanford Radiation Oncology’s Drs. Quynh-Thu Le, Sarah S. Donaldson and Amato J. Giaccia as the Department's fourth current member of NAM.
Quynh-Thu Le receives 2021 Alice Ettinger Award
October 4, 2021
The Association of Women in Radiology (AAWR) announced that Dr. Quynh-Thu Le has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Alice Ettinger Award. The award recognizes lifetime achievement and lasting contributions to AAWR and to the Radiation Oncology/Radiology profession. Alice Ettinger was a highly regarded and prominent radiologist, professor, and female pioneer in her field for whom the award is named. While few Radiation Oncologists are felt to be competitive for this esteemed award, Dr. Iris Gibbs was also named the Alice Ettinger award recipient in 2020. We are fortunate to have terrific female role models who are recognized at the national and international level.
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Using AI To Personalize Cancer Care
August 11, 2021
“When most people think of radiology, they think of CT and MRI scanners finding the disease, but oncologists are often more interested in treatments for their patients,” said Ruijiang Li, associate professor at Stanford Radiation Oncology and a member of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI).
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August 6, 2021
Stanford Radiation Oncology is the first radiation oncology program in the world to test a new biology-guided radiation therapy platform known as RefleXion X1. Follow our research using the Reflexion X1 machine at our new webpage.
Bill Loo inducted as a 2021 ASTRO Fellow
July 7, 2021
Since in 2006, the ASTRO Fellowship recognizes individuals who have contributed to radiation oncology through research, education, patient care and more. Previous ASTRO Fellowship recipients from Stanford include: Martin Brown, Sarah Donaldson, Iris Gibbs, Richard Hoppe and Quynh-Thu Le.
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