Among 23 distinguished members, the American Society For Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected Dr. John Kresl of Phoenix CyberKnife to receive the ASTRO Fellow designation. This prestigious cancer organization honors exceptional service to the field of radiation oncology and cancer care. The Fellows Program also honors individuals who have been ASTRO members for at least fifteen years and who have made substantial contributions to the radiation oncology field. These areas of contribution include research, education, patient care or service, and leadership. At ASTRO’s 59th Annual Meeting, he will receive his FASTRO designation at the San Diego Convention Center.
With more than 10,000 members who are physicians, biologists, physicists, and other healthcare professionals, ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world. The society is dedicated to advocacy, advancement of science and research, and support for clinical practice and health policy standards. The distinguished group strives to improve patient care through professional education and training. It is responsible for the creation of the Radiation Oncology Institute, a nonprofit foundation that supports research and education efforts internationally. These efforts enhance and affirm the vital role of radiation therapy in cancer treatment improvement. ASTRO is a prestigious society to be a part of and we are honored that Dr. John Kresl is a 2017 Fellow in the American Society For Radiation Oncology.
With this designation and others, our team at Phoenix Cyberknife and Radiation Oncology Center is nationally recognized in the field of radiation oncology. Our highly experienced physicians strive to provide our patients with the best-advanced cancer treatments designed specifically for their unique cases. The team utilizes cutting-edge technology, including the Cyberknife System, Novalis TrueBeam STx with ExacTrac System, and multisource HDR brachytherapy. Our center provides non-invasive radiation therapy that delivers high-dose treatments with extreme precision on an array of cancers and tumors.
We are proud to announce this accomplishment and we are honored that Dr. Kresl joins this elite group of physicians and medical physicists. If you would like to learn more about the Fellows Program, ASTRO has released a news release regarding the designation. If you have questions about your treatment options and want answers from a distinguished doctor, contact us here or call us at (602) 441-3845. Come meet one of ASTRO’s 2017 Fellows, Dr. Kresl, at our Phoenix office and he will offer a specialized treatment option based on your individual needs!