SBRT Specialists



Roy Decker, M.D.
  
Assistant Professor
Clinical Research Program Leader
Therapeutic Radiology
Yale Cancer Center


His clinical interest is in Image-Guided, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IGRT, IMRT) for head and neck cancer. His primary research focus is on molecular biomarkers of radiation response, and combining chemotherapy and targeted agents with radiotherapy for patients with high-risk head & neck cancer.




Brian Kavanagh, MD, MPH, FASTRO

Professor and Vice- Chair
Department of Radiation Oncology 
University of Colorado Hospital
President of ASTRO

Dr. Kavanagh's current research interests include laboratory studies of how to enhance the effectiveness of radiotherapy by blocking the action of macrophages that stimulate tumor regrowth after treatment, and he also has a special interest in Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Tumors and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for tumors elsewhere in the body.  His recent publication list includes numerous peer-reviewed papers and abstracts directly related to SBRT, and he is co-editor of the first textbook of SBRT.  He is involved in Health Policy decisions at the national level, serving on a Medicare Advisory Panel and is currently serving as the President of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).