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The AlignRT patient position monitoring system illuminates an anthropomorphic phantom as part of a daily quality assurance check. The system helps ensure patients remain in position for radiation treatment.
A New Tool to Help Position Patients for Radiation Therapy

The Radiation Oncology Clinic at UW Health East has a new tool to help ensure proper patient positioning during radiation treatments. Read More.


Research Specialist Kwang Nickle, Professor Randy Kimple, and Research Intern Austin Maas.
Kimple Lab Stem Cell Grant Extended

With a grant from the V Foundation for Cancer Research, researchers in the Kimple Lab have been working on a project to identify head and neck cancer stem cells and better understand their role. This grant has provided $100,000 annually for this work for the past two years and has recently been extended for a third year. Read More.


Dr. Zac Labby sets up a precision measurement device before delivering a simulated SRS plan to an anthropomorphic phantom.
New Stereotactic Radiosurgery Approach Provides Greater Efficiency, Improved Patient Experience

For many years, the Radiation Oncology Clinic at UW Hospital has had the expertise and equipment to provide state of the art stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)—a single, high dose of radiation to treat small primary or metastatic brain tumors and other intracranial conditions. Now, the clinic has implemented an updated approach to SRS that combines precision, greater efficiency and an improved patient experience. Read More.



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