Match Day 2019!

March 21, 2019

Match Day – the annual event during which senior medical students learn where they will be doing their internship and residency training in their chosen specialty – was held on Friday, March 15, 2019.  The UNC Department of Radiation Oncology is excited to announce that we matched two outstanding medical students, who will be joining … Continued

World Cancer Day 2019

February 1, 2019

UNC Radiation Oncology supports the World Cancer Day effort, held each year on February 4. World Cancer Day raises awareness and seeks to empower all of us worldwide to show support, raise our voices, take personal action and press our governments to do more to fight cancer. The World Cancer Day website contains cancer-related educational materials, … Continued

Chera and Gupta presentation on HPV-linked cancer featured at ASTRO

October 25, 2018

UNC radiation oncologists Drs. Bhisham Chera and Gaorav Gupta presented early results of a clinical trial at this week’s American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in San Antonio, TX evaluating a blood test for HPV-linked oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, a cancer of the back of the throat. Their findings suggest that a simple … Continued

Pearlstein wins 2018 Cefalo house officer award

October 8, 2018

Congratulations to fourth year radiation oncology resident Dr. Kevin Pearlstein for his receipt of a prestigious 2018 Cefalo house officer award. Cefalo awardees are selected annually by a committee of physicians, nurses, and other clinical and administrative staff, and honor medical residents who exemplify dedication to patients, their families and caregivers, as well as demonstrate excellence … Continued

2018 Radiation Oncology Graduation

June 23, 2018

The Department of Radiation Oncology’s first “combined” graduation ceremony, held on June 22, 2018, with diplomas and awards presented to our graduating radiation oncology and medical physics residents, and our graduating radiation therapy and medical dosimetry students. (Historically, the one-year therapy and dosimetry programs were not “aligned” programmatically – as they are now – with … Continued