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The UCSF Department of Radiation Oncology is among the nation's foremost cancer treatment centers for patients who receive radiation therapy.

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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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Facts & Figures 2013 - 2014

 

Faculty & Staff FTE

Faculty  
Physicians 16
Physicists 12
Neuropsychologist 1
Radiobiologists 2

 

Staff  
Director & Managers 8
Dosimetrists 6
Therapists 23
Physicists/Asst. Physicist 4
Nurses/Nurse Practitioners 7
Engineers & IT Personnel 5
Clinic Support Personnel 24
Academic Support Personnel 8
Research Personnel 20

 

Students  
Medical Residents 14
Physics Residents 4
Therapy Students 2
Post-Docs & Grad. Students 8

 

Treatment Technology

HDFCCC  
Linear Accelerators with IGRT 2
4D-CT, Sim & Brachy Suite 2
HDR Brachytherapy 1
Intrabeam IORT 1
Mobetron IORT 1
Hyperthermia 2
CyberKnife VSI 1
TomoHD 1

 

Long Hospital  
Linear Accelerators with IGRT 2
Perfexion Gamma Knife 1
Mobetron IORT 1
CT & Sim 1

 

Crocker Nuclear Lab.
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Ocular Proton Beamline 1

 

Number of Procedures

Mt Zion Cancer Center  
EBRT/IMRT* 100/day
HDR 7/week
Prostate Implants 2/week
CyberKnife VSI 7/day
Hyperthermia 4/week
Intrabeam/IORT 3/month

 

Long Hospital  
EBRT/IMRT 20/day
Gamma Knife 2/day
IORT 1/month

 

Total Treatments 31,920/year

 


 

“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

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 21, 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