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The Department of Radiation Oncology at UCSF has three facilities: one at Long Hospital, one at the Mt Zion Helen Diller Familly Cpomrehensive Cancer Cancer and one at the Mission Center Building (MCB). The department has been recently ranked first at UCSF for patient appreciation.

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History
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The early history of the department of Radiation Oncology was marked by major key events and influences the department to this day.
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Recent Accomplishments
& Innovations (1991 - 2008)

2013

Linac-based (SBRT) Stereotactic Body Radio Surgery program is launched.

2012

UCSF Radiation Oncology has been awarded the ACR & ASTRO Accreditation. Mack Roach


2011

CT-based inverse planned Total Body Irradiation (TBI) clinically implanted.

2010

Startegic Technology Acquisition & Redistribution (STAR) program is launched. Major upgrade of planning and delivery began.

2009

Clinical use of catheter-based ultrasound devices integrated with HDR brachytherapy for 3D conformal hyperthermia began.

2008

New Imaging Beam Line for MV Cone Beam CT

2005

MV Cone Beam CT developed and introduced in clinicRead more...

2003

First patient ever imaged with MV Cone BeamCT Imaging Beam Line for MV Cone Beam CT.

2003

CyberKnife program began.

2001

Online positioning with gold markers for prostate cancer patients began.

2001

Clinical use of Magentic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging (MRSI) began.

2000

Brachytherapy Inverse Planning (IPSA) developed and introduced in clinic.

1999

Comprehensive Cancer Center designation by the National Cancer Institute.

1997

IMRT Inverse Planning program began.

1997

Mobetron IORT clinical use began.

1996

Permanent Prostate Implant (PPI) program began.

1991

First Gamma Knife in Northern California.

 

 

 

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“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."
~World Health Organization, 1948


 

Highlights

June 24, 2014
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected Joe Hsu, M.D. and Mack Roach, M.D., Ph.D. to receive the Fellow of ASTRO designation (FASTRO). This distinguished honor is being conferred upon both in recognition of their leadership and significant service to ASTRO and their contributions to the field of radiation oncology. Joe Hsu

December 12, 2012
Mack Roach, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed by Washington as a member of the National Cancer Advisory Board. Congratulations on your recent appointment by the White House! Jeanne Quivey

 

August 20, 2012
UCSF Radiation Oncology department earned the prestigious ACR/ASTRO Accreditation.Jeanne Quivey
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November 2, 2010
David Larson, M.D., Ph.D., FASTRO, has received the American Society for Radiation Oncology's most prestigious award, the Gold Medal.Jeanne Quivey
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April 10, 2010
The Society of Thermal Medicine has awarded the 2010 J. Eugene Robinson Award to Chris J. Diederich, PhD.Jeanne Quivey
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Jan 10, 2010
Jean Pouliot, PhD has been named head of the Physics division.

Oct 19, 2009
Jeanne Quivey, MD has been recently honored by UCSF for a head & neck research funds she received.Jeanne Quivey
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Aug 24, 2007
Mack Roach III, MD has been named Chairman of the Radiation Oncology department.

Contact Info

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UCSF Mount-Zion
1600 Divisadero, Suite H1031
SF, CA 94143-1708

Phone: (415) 353-7175
Fax: (415) 353-9883

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UCSF Long Hospital
505 Parnassus Ave.,
SF, CA 94143-0226

Phone: (415) 353-8900
Fax: (415) 353-8679