The Department of Radiation Oncology provides state-of-the-art radiation treatment to cancer patients, trains the next generation of caregivers and searches for better ways to provide treatment.
Radiation Oncology focuses on teaching the causes, prevention and treatment of cancer and certain non-neoplastic conditions using ionizing radiation. Department staff teach and train physicians and other medical caregivers the skills needed to practice radiation oncology.
Many on the staff work to find ways to make radiation treatment more effective. Physicians, physicists and research scientists may work together on many projects.
Radiation Oncology staff work in two locations, using state-of-the-art technology and treatment methods to provide care for adult and pediatric patients. Facilities are:
Both locations have the latest technology and offer individualized treatment plans.
The Radiation Oncology team includes six radiation oncologists, registered nurses, registered radiation therapists, certified physicists and dosimetrists, dietitian, social workers, and several administrative staff members.