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  • clinical
  • Dr. Zimmerman has done extensive research in cancer treatment and was the recipient of an American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship and a Radiological Society of North America Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. (usoncology.com)
  • cancers
  • My passion is curing patients with aggressive cancers with sophisticated forms of radiation, while maintaining their high quality of life. (cityofhope.org)
  • Administratively, she is the Co-Director of the Radiation Biology Program of the Stanford Cancer Institute and the Chair of the Head and Neck Cancer Committee of the NRG Oncology Group, which is part of the NCI supported National Clinical Trial Network (NCTN), running large phase II-III studies for radiation in solid cancers. (stanfordhealthcare.org)
  • To develop novel, biomarker-driven combinations of radiation with molecular targeted drugs in lung and other difficult-to-treat cancers. (massgeneral.org)
  • To target DNA repair pathways in lung and other cancers with proton radiation and PARP inhibitor treatments. (massgeneral.org)
  • Research efforts in Dr. Willers' laboratory are mainly directed at furthering our understanding of how non-small cell lung cancers respond to radiation treatments and radiosensitizing drugs. (massgeneral.org)
  • Target DNA repair pathways in lung and other cancers, in order to personalize DNA damaging therapies that include standard and proton radiation. (massgeneral.org)
  • He is experienced in the treatment of all types of cancers using the most up-to-date radiation treatment techniques. (healthgrades.com)
  • SBRT
  • SBRT or SABR may be able to send radiation directly to the tumor and cause less damage to normal liver tissue. (stanford.edu)
  • Malignancies
  • Al-Halabi H, Paetzold P, Sharp G, Olsen C, Willers H. A Contralateral Esophagus-Sparing Technique to Limit Severe Esophagitis Associated With Concurrent High-Dose Radiation and Chemotherapy in Patients With Thoracic Malignancies. (massgeneral.org)
  • He has had an active clinical practice in radiation oncology for 30 years specializing in the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies and CNS tumors. (umich.edu)
  • Radiosensitizers with conformal radiation guided by metabolic and functional imaging for the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal and central nervous system malignancies. (umich.edu)
  • Head and Ne
  • Phase I/II study of weekly Pacilitaxel, daily Cisplatin, and concml'ent radiation with or without Amifostine in unresectable head and neck cancer. (usoncology.com)
  • Cancer Center
  • When you refer your patients to a cancer center affiliated with The US Oncology Network, you ensure they will receive high-quality, evidence-based personalized care, along with supportive care services that help patients and their loved ones meet the challenge of cancer. (usoncology.com)
  • Cancer Center at Blairsville provides the most advanced radiation treatments available and treats all types of cancer, at all stages. (usoncology.com)
  • University of Michigan Cancer Center Support Grant, Role: Co-Director, Radiation Sciences Program. (umich.edu)
  • Therapies
  • First, in collaboration with basic scientists he developed a laboratory program in chemotherapeutic radiation sensitizers and, more recently, has studied how to integrate molecularly targeted therapies. (umich.edu)
  • Chair
  • Professor Schwartz was the Chair of the Childrens and Pediatric Oncology Groups' Hodgkin Lymphoma Committees from 1999-2011 and has led many national clinical trials in Hodgkin Lymphoma and osteosarcoma. (ebooks.com)
  • He is the Director of the University of Rochester Medical Center (Judy DiMarzo) Survivorship Program, and the Radiation Chair of the Lymphoma Committee in the Southwest Oncology Group. (ebooks.com)