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Mack Roach III, MD

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Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, and Professor, Department of Urology, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-9807 (appts)
Box 1708, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1708

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Education

Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, BS, 1975, Physics
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford,CA, MD, 1979, Medicine
University of California San Francisco, Fellow, 1981-83, Med Oncology
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford,CA, Resident, 1984-87, Radiation Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 1987-1988
    Acting Chief, Radiation Oncology Service, VA Medical Center, Martinez, CA
  • 1988-1990
    Chief, Radiation Oncology Service, VA Medical Center, Martinez, CA
  • 1990-1994
    Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 1994-2000
    Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 2000-present
    Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology & Urology, UCSF
  • 2003-2007
    Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 2006-2007
    Interim Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • 2007-present
    Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Honors & Awards

  • 1980-1981
    Outstanding Intern of the Year (Charles R. Drew Award)
  • 1981-1982
    Fellow of the American Cancer Society
  • 1994
    UCSF Health Net Wellness Award
  • 1994-1997
    American Cancer Society Career Development Award
  • 1996-97; 1997-98; 2001-02
    "The Best Doctors in America"
  • 2002
    Fellow, American College of Radiology
  • 2002-05
    President, John Hale Medical Society
  • 2005
    10 Most Influential African Americans in the Bay Area (Healthcare)

Selected Publications

  1. Mohler JL, Kantoff PW, Armstrong AJ, Bahnson RR, Cohen M, D'Amico AV, Eastham JA, Enke CA, Farrington TA, Higano CS, Horwitz EM, Kawachi MH, Kuettel M, Lee RJ, Macvicar GR, Malcolm AW, Miller D, Plimack ER, Pow-Sang JM, Richey S, Roach M, Rohren E, Rosenfeld S, Small EJ, Srinivas S, Stein C, Strope SA, Tward J, Walsh PC, Shead DA, Ho M. Prostate cancer, version 1.2014. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 Dec 1; 11(12):1471-9.
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  2. Crehange G, Krishnamurthy D, Cunha JA, Pickett B, Kurhanewicz J, Hsu IC, Gottschalk AR, Shinohara K, Roach M, Pouliot J. Cold spot mapping inferred from MRI at time of failure predicts biopsy-proven local failure after permanent seed brachytherapy in prostate cancer patients: Implications for focal salvage brachytherapy. Radiother Oncol. 2013 Nov; 109(2):246-50.
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  3. Descovich M, Carrara M, Morlino S, Pinnaduwage DS, Saltiel D, Pouliot J, Nash MB, Pignoli E, Valdagni R, Roach M, Gottschalk AR. Improving plan quality and consistency by standardization of dose constraints in prostate cancer patients treated with CyberKnife. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2013; 14(5):162-72.
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  4. Valicenti RK, Thompson I, Albertsen P, Davis BJ, Goldenberg SL, Wolf JS, Sartor O, Klein E, Hahn C, Michalski J, Roach M, Faraday MM. Adjuvant and salvage radiation therapy after prostatectomy: American Society for Radiation Oncology/American Urological Association guidelines. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Aug 1; 86(5):822-8.
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  5. Thompson IM, Valicenti RK, Albertsen P, Davis BJ, Goldenberg SL, Hahn C, Klein E, Michalski J, Roach M, Sartor O, Wolf JS, Faraday MM. Adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy: AUA/ASTRO Guideline. J Urol. 2013 Aug; 190(2):441-9.
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  6. Pan L, Baek S, Edmonds PR, Roach M, Wolkov H, Shah S, Pollack A, Hammond ME, Dicker AP. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression in locally advanced prostate cancer: secondary analysis of radiation therapy oncology group (RTOG) 8610. Radiat Oncol. 2013; 8:100.
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  7. Kaidar-Person O, Roach M, Créhange G. Whole-pelvic nodal radiation therapy in the context of hypofractionation for high-risk prostate cancer patients: a step forward. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jul 15; 86(4):600-5.
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  8. Cury FL, Hunt D, Roach M, Shipley W, Gore E, Hsu IC, Krisch RE, Seider MJ, Sandler H, Lawton C. Prostate-specific antigen response after short-term hormone therapy plus external-beam radiotherapy and outcome in patients treated on Radiation Therapy Oncology Group study 9413. Cancer. 2013 Jun 1; 119(11):1999-2004.
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  9. Chen CP, Weinberg V, Shinohara K, Roach M, Nash M, Gottschalk A, Chang AJ, Hsu IC. Salvage HDR brachytherapy for recurrent prostate cancer after previous definitive radiation therapy: 5-year outcomes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jun 1; 86(2):324-9.
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  10. Chang AJ, Roach M. Cautious optimism for extreme dose escalation in prostate cancer. Eur Urol. 2013 Dec; 64(6):939-40.
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  11. Pejavar S, Yom SS, Hwang A, Speight J, Gottschalk A, Hsu IC, Roach M, Xia P. Computer-assisted, atlas-based segmentation for target volume delineation in whole pelvic IMRT for prostate cancer. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jun; 12(3):199-206.
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  12. Roach M, Thomas K. Overview of randomized controlled treatment trials for clinically localized prostate cancer: implications for active surveillance and the United States preventative task force report on screening? J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2012 Dec; 2012(45):221-9.
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  13. Mohler JL, Armstrong AJ, Bahnson RR, Boston B, Busby JE, D'Amico AV, Eastham JA, Enke CA, Farrington T, Higano CS, Horwitz EM, Kantoff PW, Kawachi MH, Kuettel M, Lee RJ, MacVicar GR, Malcolm AW, Miller D, Plimack ER, Pow-Sang JM, Roach M, Rohren E, Rosenfeld S, Srinivas S, Strope SA, Tward J, Twardowski P, Walsh PC, Ho M, Shead DA. Prostate cancer, Version 3.2012: featured updates to the NCCN guidelines. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Sep; 10(9):1081-7.
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  14. Michalski J, Winter K, Roach M, Markoe A, Sandler HM, Ryu J, Parliament M, Purdy JA, Valicenti RK, Cox JD. Clinical outcome of patients treated with 3D conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) for prostate cancer on RTOG 9406. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jul 1; 83(3):e363-70.
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  15. Créhange G, Chen CP, Hsu CC, Kased N, Coakley FV, Kurhanewicz J, Roach M. Management of prostate cancer patients with lymph node involvement: a rapidly evolving paradigm. Cancer Treat Rev. 2012 Dec; 38(8):956-67.
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  16. Hsu CC, Hsu H, Pickett B, Crehange G, Hsu IC, Dea R, Weinberg V, Gottschalk AR, Kurhanewicz J, Shinohara K, Roach M. Feasibility of MR imaging/MR spectroscopy-planned focal partial salvage permanent prostate implant (PPI) for localized recurrence after initial PPI for prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Feb 1; 85(2):370-7.
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  17. Meijer HJ, Debats OA, Roach M, Span PN, Witjes JA, Kaanders JH, van Lin EN, Barentsz JO. Magnetic resonance lymphography findings in patients with biochemical recurrence after prostatectomy and the relation with the Stephenson nomogram. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Dec 1; 84(5):1186-91.
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  18. Chang AJ, Roach M. Radium-223: down to the bone, and less is more. Oncology (Williston Park). 2012 Apr; 26(4):342, 344.
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  19. Bastian PJ, Boorjian SA, Bossi A, Briganti A, Heidenreich A, Freedland SJ, Montorsi F, Roach M, Schröder F, van Poppel H, Stief CG, Stephenson AJ, Zelefsky MJ. High-risk prostate cancer: from definition to contemporary management. Eur Urol. 2012 Jun; 61(6):1096-106.
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  20. Roach M. Long-term potency preservation following brachytherapy for prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2012 Jul; 110(2):225.
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