James B. Yu named associate chief medical officer for radiation oncology at Smilow

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James B. Yu, was named associate chief medical officer for radiation oncology for Smilow Cancer Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital Network.

A professor of therapeutic radiology at Yale School of Medicine and Smilow Cancer Hospital, Yu specializes in treating genitourinary cancers, including kidney, bladder, prostate, and central nervous system cancers and cases requiring Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery.

Yu is a member of the Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center at Yale. Through his work in COPPER, Yu’s research centers on the comparative effectiveness of new radiation technologies and how these new technologies are adopted nationally.

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