Applying A Team Approach to Health Care Education

Interprofessional education modules at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center teach students the importance of teamwork in health care.

White Coat Ceremony Celebrates Next Generation of Physicians

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson medical students received their white coats representing their future profession on July 29 at Centennial Hall.

P-MAP Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline

Ceremony will honor alumni completing residencies, students receiving medical degrees and students who are preparing to enter medical school in July.

UArizona, OSU Announce Addiction Research Partnership

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.

Future Doctors Celebrate Match Day

Fourth-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.

March Proclaimed as “Arizonans in Health Research Month”

Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.

Future Physicians to Begin Next Chapter on Match Day

More than 110 College of Medicine – Tucson medical students will simultaneously open envelopes revealing where they will complete their residency training.

White Coat Ceremony Recognizes Class of 2024 Students

College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2024 medical students will receive their white coats on Feb. 25.

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.

NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.

New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.

Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.

College of Medicine – Tucson Hosts Virtual Research Day

Data blitzes, spotlight talks and special session on diversity, equity and inclusion highlight the second annual event that is free and open to the public.

Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands

The full-tuition program aims to improve Arizonans’ health and reduce medical student debt by addressing a dire need for qualified medical professionals.

Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.

2020 ASTRO Presentation by Dr. Hayden Ansinelli

Trends, Disparities and Outcomes of Advanced Radiation Techniques for Small Cell Lung Cancer in the United States from 2004-2016: A National Cancer Database Analysis Hayden A. Ansinelli, MD; Jared R. Robbins, MD; Charles C. Hsu, MD, PhD

2020 ASTRO Presentation by Dr. Alexander Garcia

Robust Planning Optimization Improves Safety and Homogeneity for Craniospinal Irradiation in the Supine Position Alexander Garcia, MD, PhD; Angela Locke; Lexie Smith; Russell J. Hamilton, PhD; Baldassarre Stea, MD, PhD

2020 ASTRO Presentation by Dr. Quoc-Anh Ho

Practice Patterns of Post-Mastectomy Radiation for Node-Negative Breast Cancer: An NCDB Analysis Quoc-Anh Ho, MD; Charles C. Hsu, MD, PhD; Jared R. Robbins, MD; Vicotr Gonzalez, MD

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 August 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.

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.

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.  

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.