Mack Roach III, MD

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Mack Roach III, MD

Professor, Departments of Radiation Oncology and Urology, UCSF

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

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Cancer Center Membership

Program Member » Prostate Cancer» Cancer Control

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
  • 2007-2015
    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. Roach M. Prostate cancer: Combining endocrine treatment and radiotherapy: a bright future. Nat Rev Urol. 2016 Jul; 13(7):373-4.
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  2. Roach M. Surgery Provides Better Oncologic Outcomes than Radiation for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer. J Urol. 2016 Aug; 196(2):308-9.
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  3. Crehange G, Izaguirre A, Weinberg V, Hsu CC, Gottschalk AR, Hsu IC, Shinohara K, Carroll P, Roach M. Long-term Outcomes Following Radiation Therapy For Prostate Cancer Patients With Lymph Node Metastases at Diagnosis Treated With and Without Surgery. Am J Clin Oncol. 2016 Apr; 39(2):167-72.
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  4. Chan J, Roach M. Re: Genomic Classifier Identifies Men with Adverse Pathology After Radical Prostatectomy Who Benefit from Adjuvant Radiation Therapy. Eur Urol. 2016 Mar; 69(3):539-40.
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  5. Lazar AA, Lizarraga TL, Roach M. Re: Christopher J.D. Wallis, Refik Saskin, Richard Choo, et al. Surgery Versus Radiotherapy for Clinically-localized Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Eur Urol 2016;70:21-30: Radical Prostatectomy Versus Radiation for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: Two Systematic Reviews and a Randomized Controlled Trial. Eur Urol. 2016 Jul; 70(1):e13-4.
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  6. Anwar M, Weinberg V, Seymour Z, Hsu IJ, Roach M, Gottschalk AR. Outcomes of hypofractionated stereotactic body radiotherapy boost for intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer. Radiat Oncol. 2016; 11(1):8.
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  7. Roach M, Schulte R, Mishra K, Faddegon B, Barani I, Lazar A, Blakely EA. New Clinical and Research Programs in Particle Beam Radiation Therapy: The University of California San Francisco Perspective. Int J Part Ther. 2016; 2(3):471-473.
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  8. Mohler JL, Armstrong AJ, Bahnson RR, D'Amico AV, Davis BJ, Eastham JA, Enke CA, Farrington TA, Higano CS, Horwitz EM, Hurwitz M, Kane CJ, Kawachi MH, Kuettel M, Lee RJ, Meeks JJ, Penson DF, Plimack ER, Pow-Sang JM, Raben D, Richey S, Roach M, Rosenfeld S, Schaeffer E, Skolarus TA, Small EJ, Sonpavde G, Srinivas S, Strope SA, Tward J, Shead DA, Freedman-Cass DA. Prostate Cancer, Version 1.2016. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Jan; 14(1):19-30.
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  9. Roach M, Ceron Lizarraga TL, Lazar AA. Radical Prostatectomy Versus Radiation and Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: How Good Is the Evidence? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Dec 1; 93(5):1064-70.
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  10. Kaplan CP, Nápoles AM, Narine S, Gregorich S, Livaudais-Toman J, Nguyen T, Leykin Y, Roach M, Small EJ. Knowledge and attitudes regarding clinical trials and willingness to participate among prostate cancer patients. Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Nov; 45(Pt B):443-8.
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  11. Raleigh DR, Chang AJ, Tomlin B, Cunha JA, Braunstein SE, Shinohara K, Gottschalk AR, Roach M, Hsu IC. Patient- and treatment-specific predictors of genitourinary function after high-dose-rate monotherapy for favorable prostate cancer. Brachytherapy. 2015 Nov-Dec; 14(6):795-800.
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  12. Pisansky TM, Suman VJ, Roach M, Sandler HM. Reporting of results in DART01/05 GICOR. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Jun; 16(6):e258.
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  13. Hsu CC, Paciorek AT, Cooperberg MR, Roach M, Hsu IC, Carroll PR. Postoperative radiation therapy for patients at high-risk of recurrence after radical prostatectomy: does timing matter? BJU Int. 2015 Nov; 116(5):713-20.
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  14. Jalloh M, Leapman MS, Cowan JE, Shinohara K, Greene KL, Roach M, Chang AJ, Chan JM, Simko JP, Carroll PR. Patterns of Local Failure following Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer. J Urol. 2015 Oct; 194(4):977-82.
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  15. Bossi A, Wiegel T, Roach M. Postprostatectomy Radiotherapy for Patients with High-risk Features on Definitive Pathology: A Plea for Evidence-based Medicine. Eur Urol. 2015 Nov; 68(5):775-6.
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  16. Seymour ZA, Chang AJ, Zhang L, Kirby N, Descovich M, Roach M, Hsu IC, Gottschalk AR. Dose-volume analysis and the temporal nature of toxicity with stereotactic body radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2015 Sep-Oct; 5(5):e465-72.
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  17. Raleigh DR, Hsu IC, Braunstein S, Chang AJ, Simko JP, Roach M. Bladder wall recurrence of prostate cancer after high-dose-rate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. 2015 Mar-Apr; 14(2):185-8.
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  18. Hamstra DA, Bae K, Hanks G, Hu C, Shipley WU, Pan CC, Roach M, Lawton CA, Sandler HM. Impact of biochemical failure classification on clinical outcome: a secondary analysis of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 9202 and 9413. Cancer. 2015 Mar 15; 121(6):844-52.
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  19. Roach M. Natural History after Biochemical Failure Following Dose-escalated External Beam Radiation: An Opportunity to Improve Outcomes? Eur Urol. 2015 Jun; 67(6):1017-8.
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  20. Ost P, Bossi A, Decaestecker K, De Meerleer G, Giannarini G, Karnes RJ, Roach M, Briganti A. Metastasis-directed therapy of regional and distant recurrences after curative treatment of prostate cancer: a systematic review of the literature. Eur Urol. 2015 May; 67(5):852-63.
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