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Grand Rounds

SBRT for Stage I Lung Cancer
Presented by Dr. Maria Werner-Wasik

Thursday, September 28, 2017
4 to 5:00 pm 
UCI Medical Center, Building 3, Conference Room 101

SBRT is precision delivery of radiation treatment using high doses per fraction in few fractions optimizing efficacy and patient convenience. It utilizes modern treatment planning and delivery technology and image guidance.

Dr. Werner‐Wasik completed medical school in Poland followed by internal medicine and radiation oncology residencies in the USA. Over her twenty years at Thomas Jefferson University, she served in many leadership roles, including Residency Program Director, Director of Clinical Operations, Director of Clinical Research, and, most recently, a Senior Physician Leader of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center’s Clinical Trials Office (CTO). She is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of lung cancer, having demonstrated contributions to clinical excellence, education, and clinical trials as an American Board of Radiology specialty board examiner, Lung Cancer Track Chair at the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, Publications Chair for the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), and the Principal Investigator for Jefferson’s NRG Oncology, a National Cancer Institute clinical trial network. Dr. Werner‐Wasik has published more than 140 papers and is a sought‐after speaker on the multidisciplinary care of lung cancer. Her contributions to the field of radiation oncology have been recognized by an election to ASTRO Fellowship. A link to her publications is at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=werner‐wasik+m

Grand Rounds - September 2017 - Dr. Maria Werner-Wasik