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MCW Radiation Oncology News

Dr. Colleen Lawton represents national organization at ESTRO 33 meeting in Vienna, Austria

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.

Dr. Beth Erickson receives Ulrich Henschke Award from American Brachytherapy Society

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.

NIH Awards Dr. Medhora Two Grants to Predict and Mitigate Injuries from Radiation Exposure

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

Dr. Ebert Receives Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Grant

Feb 25 - Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy announced that Allison Ebert, PhD, is one of eight scientists worldwide who will share in $600,000 in basic science research awards to study the disorder. Families of SMA

Dr. Johnstone Comments on Study on Gender Differences in Mild Coronary Artery Disease

Jan 10 - Dr. Candice Johnstone provides expert comment to Family Practice News on a study reported at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America that found that the mild coronary artery disease differences between men and women are not as great as earlier identified. Family Practice News

Dr. Wilson to Receive Gold Medal from Radiological Society of North America

Nov 26 - Dr. J. Frank Wilson will be presented a Gold Medal Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the society’s highest honor. RSNA has 51,000 members from 136 countries. WauwatosaNOW

Dr. Erickson Comments on Study on Radiation of Early Breast Cancer

Nov 12 - Dr. Beth Erickson provides an editorial endorsement in The Oncology Report on a study whose findings show that a decade after treatment for early-stage breast cancer, women who underwent surgery and radiation had higher survival rates than women who had surgery alone, with no increase in radiation-related cardiac or secondary cancer deaths. The Oncology Report

Dr. Frank Wilson to receive Gold Medal from prestigious radiological society

Nov. 12 - J. Frank Wilson, MD, Bernard & Miriam Peck Family Professor and Chair of Radiation Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), will be presented a Gold Medal Award from the Radiological Society of North America at the organization’s 99th Scientific assembly and annual meeting in December.

Dr. Lawton Comments on Report that Radiation is Overused for Prostate Cancer Treatment

Oct 14 - Dr. Colleen Lawton provides expert comment on a study reported in JAMA that most men given radiation to control pain from advanced prostate cancer undergo more treatments than they really need. DoctorsLounge

Dr. Lawton Conducts Question-and-Answer Interview on ASTRO

Sept 24 - DOTmed Business News conducts a question-and-answer interview with Dr. Colleen Lawton (Radiation Oncology). DOTmed Business News

Froedtert: Dedication Ceremony Held for Kid-Friendly Radiation Oncology Waiting Room

Sept 17 - Dedication ceremonies were held at Froedtert for a new kid-friendly waiting room in Radiation Oncology. CBS 58 News, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, & Today's TMJ4

Development of ACE inhibitors to treat radiation injury

Jun 25 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop the use of an ACE inhibitor, lisinopril, to mitigate radiation injuries in multiple organs.

Dr. Christopher Schultz inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology

May 10 - Christopher J. Schultz, MD, Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and an attending physician at Froedtert Hospital, has been inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology (ACR). The induction took place at a formal convocation ceremony during the recent ACR annual meeting and chapter leadership conference in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Colleen Lawton elected president of American Society for Radiation Oncology

Aug. 04 - Colleen A. F. Lawton, MD, Professor of Radiation Oncology at The Medical College of Wisconsin, was chosen by her peers as the president-elect of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

Dr. Lawton Calls for Increased Research Funding for Radiation Oncology

May 27 - Dr. Colleen Lawton, President of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, called for increased research funding to ensure advancement in radiation oncology techniques and protocols. ScienceCodex.com

Congratulations to the Class of 2012

The 99th annual commencement took place on May 18 at the Milwaukee Theatre, at which the Medical College of Wisconsin and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 202 MD, 38 PhD, 27 MS, 4 MA, and 18 Master of Public Health degrees, as well as bestowed numerous honors.

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