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2019 Publication Award Nominations | del Regato Archives | New Research Podcast (Spring 2019 Vol. 9 No. 1)

Join the Competition for the 2019 ROI Publication Award
Submit your nomination for the honor by July 3, 2019. 
Letter from the President
ROI President Deborah A. Kuban, MD, FASTRO, offers a toast to you, our supporters. 
Bringing New Life to the History of Radiation Oncology
Juan A. del Regato's historical works are archived on the ROI's website. 
Giving In Recognition of Another
A gift to the ROI in honor or memory of an influential person in your life can have a meaningful and lasting impact. 
New Podcast Features ROI Researcher Todd McNutt, PhD
Advances in Radiation Oncology is showcasing Dr. McNutt's recent manuscript, "Machine Learning Methods Uncover Radiomorphologic Dose Patterns in Salivary Glands that Predict Xerostomia in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer" in their latest podcast. 
William Mendenhall, MD, FASTRO and Nancy Mendenhall, MD, FASTRO
Drs. Nancy and Bill Mendenhall are members of the ROI Founders' Circle to give back to radiation oncology so that the specialty can survive and thrive through vibrant research conducted by the next generation.
Making Giving Easy with Monthly Option
Help sustain radiation oncology research with a monthly gift to the ROI. 
Got 60 Minutes? Plan Your Estate
Creating an estate plan may be easier and less time-consuming than you think.
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Bringing New Life to the History of Radiation Oncology

One of Juan A. del Regato’s legacies is the vast amount of historical knowledge about the field of radiation oncology that he recorded and published. As a founder of radiation therapy, he knew and worked with many of the doctors and physicists who were pioneers in treating cancer with radiation. Dr. del Regato was passionate about documenting the history of radiation oncology and wrote two books, Radiological Oncologists and Radiological Physicists, which feature biographies of some of the field’s trailblazers, such as Marie Curie and James Ewing.

The ROI Juan A. del Regato Fund is preserving his legacy and ensuring that others can learn from it by making these publications available on the ROI website. In both the Radiological Oncologists and Radiological Physicists books, each chapter focuses on a different innovator in radiation therapy. Some of his other works, such as his Presidential Address to the American Radium Society, his Janeway Lecture, and an autobiographical essay on “The Unfolding of Therapeutic Radiology in the United States,” are also included on the site. The Fund is excited to share these important historical resources with online audiences, although they represent a small portion of Dr. del Regato’s collection of reprints, numbering well over 10,000 pieces, which is housed in the Radiation Oncology Department of the Medical College of Wisconsin for the use of scholars and researchers.

Be sure to visit and explore the Juan A. del Regato Fund section of the ROI website to learn more about this pioneer and the founding of radiation oncology and look for the ROI’s “Today in RadOnc history” series on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.