Department of Radiation Oncology

Department News

2024 Emeriti/ae Council

March 4, 2024

Sarah Donaldson, MD, has been selected to join the Emeriti/ae Council as a representative of the Stanford School of Medicine. The Council is a group of 16 emeriti/ae volunteer faculty and staff from across the university that supports the emeriti/ae community, reflecting emeriti/ae interests and concerns, communicating with relevant University officers.

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2022 Hewlett Award

August 28, 2023

Earlier this year, Richard Hoppe, MD, was selected for the Stanford Department of Medicine 2022 Hewlett Award. The in-person Medicine Grand Rounds (MGR) is scheduled for October 11 from 8am-9am, where Dr. Hoppe will deliver his lecture.

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Stanford first to try novel radiotherapy machine

August 24, 2023

New technology combines radiotherapy with real-time detection of cancer cells to target moving tumors or multiple metastases. Stanford Medicine is the first to research the technology in the clinic.

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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.

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

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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.

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Our Mission

To bring the most advanced care to our patients by being at the cutting edge of research and technology.

Using the most state-of-the-art imaging systems and radiation delivery platforms in the world, our highly integrated team of physicians, physicists, dosimetrists, nurses, and radiation therapists share a commitment to provide exceptional and compassionate care for patients.

VR Patient Treatment

We recognize that radiotherapy treatment can seem complex and unfamiliar for patients during a difficult time. Our department has created a three-part series of educational videos simulating treatment directed to patients undergoing radiation therapy so they know exactly what to expect.