Rosalyn Morrell, MD is the Radiation Oncologist caring for our patients.
Dr. Morrell plans and oversees the entire treatment process. She has extensive experience treating breast/gynecologic, prostate, lung and head/neck cancer. From a radiation standpoint, Dr. Morrell has specific expertise in Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), 3-D conformal Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Low-Dose Rate (LDR) brachytherapy for gynecological cancer and High-Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy for breast and gynecological cancers. Her primary focus at Advanced Radiation Center is providing patients with an environment that is conducive to optimal patient recovery.
Dr. Morrell completed her undergraduate studies and received her medical degree from the University of Arizona. She completed her internship in internal medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ and completed her Radiation Oncology Residency at the University of Arizona/Arizona Cancer Center – Department of Radiation Oncology, where she served as chief resident. Dr. Morrell went on to complete a research fellowship in breast cancer research at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, focusing on examining breast cancer in patients with cosmetic breast augmentation and cosmetic outcome after radiation therapy.
Dr. Morrell is Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology. She is published in numerous peer-review journals, including The Mayo Clinic Proceedings (“Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema”) and the Journal of Clinical Oncology (“Radiation Recall Dermatitis with High-Dose Interferon alpha-2b”). She is currently working on publishing the “Impact of Ethnic Neutropenia Disparity Analysis in NSABP Breast Trials of Postoperative Doxorubicin and Cyclophosphamide.” Dr. Morrell is also a frequent lecturer, with topics including “New Treatments for Prostate Cancer,” “Esophageal Cancer,” “Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer,” “Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation,” and “Whole Breast Radiation vs. Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation for Early Stage Breast Cancer.” She is highly active in voluntary community service.