News

Coming in early 2018

We are pleased to annouce that the Banner UMC Tucson Radiation Oncology department will be moving to a new location in the first Quater of 2018.


New Approach to Treatment for Scleredema of Buschke

Several researchers from the University of Arizona Cancer Center and the dermatology division (Department of Medicine) are advocating for a new approach to treatment for a rare connective tissue disorder called Scleredema of Buschke.  Scleredema of Buschke is a rare connective tissue disorder that causes decreased range of motion, decreased sensation, pain, and poor cosmesis, mostly around the shoulder and neck area.

 


Family of Patient Testimonial

The daughter of one of our patients shared this heartwarming story about her dad and the care he received during his Radiation therapy.  

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/heartwarming-tale-many-mustaches-tanaya-lanning?trk=pulse_spock-articles


Dr. Goyal annouced as The Better Than Ever Program Grant Award Winner

Congratulations to Radiation Oncology Resident, Dr. Goyal, for receiving the Better than Ever Program Grant for improved technique for specialized brachytherapy treatments for patients with cervical cancer.  

http://azcc.arizona.edu/news/uma-goyal-md-awarded-2015-16-better-than-ev...


UAMC testing new way to treat breast cancer

Dr. Gonzalez is featured in News 4 Tucson article about IROT for breast cancer treatment.


2014 Newsletter posted.

Please see our 2014 newsletter for updates in our department.  

http://rad-onc.arizona.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/radonc_2014_newsl...

 


Dr. Sckolnik to receive ASTRO poster viewing award

Congratulations to PGYIV Resident Dr. Steven Sckolnik.  He has won the 56th Annual ASTRO Meeting Resident Poster Viewing Award in the Clinical category for his abstract titled "Frameless LINAC Image Guided Radiosurgery for Primary and Recurrent Trigeminal Neuralgia."  He will receive a trophy at the annual meeting held in San Fransico in September.


UAMC helps skin cancer patients avoid traditional surgery

Dr. Dino Stea explains how the University of Arizona Medical Center is using Xoft radiation to treat skin cancers, in just a handful of short sessions, leaving no scars.


View our latest patient testimonial video

Karen Pinkerton’s account of her experience in the UAMC Radiation Oncology Department with the non-invasive Xoft machine.

 


Diamond Children's/Steele Research Center Gala Music Video

Music video from our 2014 Diamond Children’s/Steele Research Center Gala! (click on image to load video)


Radiation Oncology to participate in local health fairs

Radiation Oncology will be at Oro Valley Health fair on Feb 28 and Green Valley Health Fair on Mar 10.  Come see us and get your questions answered!


TomoHD Upgrade

This TomoHD upgrade significantly improves the system’s capabilities and will increase our treatment options for patients. The TomoHD system includes traditional helical treatments (3D and IMRT) and TomoDirect.


Anne E. Cress, PhD, named UA Cancer Center interim director

Anne E. Cress, PhD, professor of cellular and molecular medicine and radiation oncology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been named interim director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center.


UACC physicians among 2013 Best Doctors

Twenty-two physicians affiliated with the UA Cancer Center are included among the 2013 Best Doctors in America database.


Radiation Oncology earns ACR accreditation

The University of Arizona Cancer Center's Radiation Oncology Department has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.


UACC using targeted radiation therapies to reduce patient risk

University of Arizona Cancer Center physicians are on the cutting edge of developing safer, more targeted therapies for breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy for their disease.


UACC welcomes eight new faculty members

The University of Arizona Cancer Center welcomes new faculty members to the Section of Hematology/Oncology and the Department of Radiation Oncology in the UA College of Medicine.


New Approach To Treat Rare Tissue Disorder

Researchers at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are advocating a new treatment approach for a rare connective tissue disorder called “Scleredema of Buschke.”