Dec. 18 - The ASCO Post (American Society for Radiation Oncology) quotes Dr. Colleen Lawton on the importance of the society’s second list of five radiation oncology treatments that should not be used routinely in clinical practice. Dr. Lawton is Chair of ASTRO’s Board of Directors. Asco Post
Dec. 9 - John Moulder, PhD provides expert comment to a New York Times article on the cancer risks associated with radiation emitted from power lines. Dr. Moulder said that while the current state of the science says that power lines cannot be a major public health threat, there is no proof that the cancer risk is zero. New York Times
Oct. 30 - Francisco Lopez, MS, medical physicist in radiation oncology, was named educator of the year by the association of residents in radiation oncology.
Oct. 22 - A medical physicist at the Medical College of Wisconsin has been named a 2014 Educator of the Year by the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology.
Oct. 15 - Dr. Colleen Lawton provides expert comment to an article in HealthDay News on a University of Pennsylvania study that found that most men given radiation to control pain from advanced prostate cancer undergo more treatments than they really need. Medicine Net
Sept. 25 - Christopher Schultz, MD, Professor of Radiation Oncology, received the Fellow of ASTRO (American Society for Radiation Oncology) designation at the ASTRO 56th annual meeting recently held in San Francisco.
Sept. 02 - A physician scientist from the Medical College of Wisconsin has received a three-year Mentored Career Development Award from the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study better treatments for breast cancer.
Aug. 27 - Francisco Lopez, MS is one of 57 educators nationwide selected as a 2014 Educator of the Year by the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology. News Wise
July 22 - Dr. Christopher Schultz will be named a fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology at the organization’s annual meeting in September. Healio
May 14 - Dr. Colleen Lawton tells Fox-TV/Channel 6 that prostate cancer kills almost as many men annually as breast cancer kills women. Fox 6 Now
April 28 - Francisco Lopez, MS, Physicist in Radiation Oncology, has received the 2013-2014 Educator of the Year Award from the Association of Radiation Oncology Residents.
April 15 - In her role as Chairman of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Colleen Lawton, MD, presented a Best of ASTRO symposium at the ESTRO 33 (European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology) Conference held in Vienna, Austria, on April 4-8.
April 08 - Beth Erickson, MD, Professor of Radiation Oncology, received the Ulrich Henschke Award at the 2014 American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) annual meeting in San Diego. The Ulrich Henschke Award is the highest honor the American Brachytherapy Society can bestow on a practitioner of brachytherapy, awarded for contributions to the field of brachytherapy, the radiation therapy community, and to the ABS.
Apr 8 - Meetha Medhora, PhD, and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts – Lowell were awarded two NIH grants totaling nearly $930,000 to develop ways to predict and mitigate injuries resulting from radiation exposure. UMass Lowell
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