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Dr. Kathryn Hitchcock

Assistant Professor Appointed Vice Chair of the NRG Oncology DEI Committee

UF Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD has been appointed vice chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee of NRG Oncology, a nonprofit research organization. “I am so grateful to have this opportunity to work toward appropriate representation in…

Dr. Kate Hitchcock Joins National Committee to Diversify Leaders in Research

Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD was recently appointed to a National Clinical Trials Network committee tasked with improving diversity and inclusion efforts for national leaders in oncology research. NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) comprises organizations and clinicians that coordinate and support cancer clinical…

Radiation Oncology Professors Receive 2022 Exemplary Teacher Recognition

The UF Department of Radiation Oncology has announced that Assistant Professor Kathryn Hitchcock, M.D., Ph.D.; Associate Chair for Research Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.; and Assistant Professor Raymond B. Mailhot Vega, M.D., M.P.H. (below) have been recognized as Exemplary Teachers for 2021-2022 . Faculty…

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, and in 1999, efforts by The Prevent Cancer Foundation® led to the designation March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In a recent UF Health MedEd Cast,  Radiation Oncology Assistant…

Dr. Kate Hitchcock Receives the UFHCC Golden Gator Award

On January 12, the UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) presented Kathryn Hitchcock, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, its 2022 Golden Gator Award during the center’s Cheers to the New Year event. The award recognizes those who have demonstrated consistency in distinguished performance made to, or on behalf…

‘Does Cancer Care Inspire Great Writing?’

To answer this question, WebMD’s news outlet MedScape recently pointed to an article by Assistant Professor Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD (right) entitled “Knuckles.” Dr. Hitchcock’s timely and thoughtful essay, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO), looks at bias and tolerance through the lens of the physician-patient relationship.

Targeting Pancreatic Cancer with Radiotherapy

Recent developments in radiation oncology have made radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer more effective and easier on the body. In a recent “Hope and Healing” UF Health Blog, Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Kathryn Hitchcock, MD, PhD, discusses the most up-to-date technologies available to…

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