UF Radiation Oncology

A pioneer in the field of radiation oncology, UF maintains one of the best academic radiation oncology programs in the country. Our department is committed to superb patient care and excellence in research, teaching, and leadership on the local, state, national, and international levels.

Patient care

When the diagnosis is cancer

Treatment Options

The treatment of cancer usually involves surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination of these methods.

When the Diagnosis is Cancer

An overview for patients

Radiation Therapy

Cancer cells grow by multiplying or dividing to make new tumor cells. Radiation therapy causes changes within a cancer cell to stop its development.

Targeted Cancers

Determining the best approach

Targeted Cancers

Cancer treatment may vary depending upon the type of cancer, the stage of cancer, and the goal of treatment.

Targeted Cancers

Before your appointment

Patient Information

Find directions and parking information, our New Patient Checklist, lodging, and financial arrangements here.

Making an appointment


Faculty and staff

Meet Our Teams

Find out about our renowned clinicians, medical physicists, research scientists, administrative assistants, and support staff.

UF Radiation Oncology Faculty and Staff

in the news

Dr. Dietmar Siemann to Give Grand Rounds Seminar…

Dietmar Siemann, PhD, Radiation Oncology Associate Chair, will present the UF Health Cancer Center Oncology Grand Rounds lecture “Cancer Metastasis…

Dr. Dietmar Siemann, John P. Cofrin Professorship in Radiation Therapy; Associate Chair for Research, Department of Radiation; Oncology Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Concentration, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, UF College of Medicine; and Associate Director, Education and Training, UF Health Cancer Center

UF Rises to No. 7 in U.S. News & World Report…

For the third year in a row, the University of Florida has risen in the U.S. News & World Report Top Public Schools rankings, climbing to No…

UF Rises to No. 7

Dr. Nancy Mendenhall to Give Grand Rounds Seminar…

September has been designated the Childhood Cancer, Leukemia and Lymphoma, and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As part of the UFHCC Oncology Grand…

Nancy Mendenhall, MD


Excellence in Teaching and Research

Residency, Graduate & Fellowship Programs

Our residency, graduate, and fellowship programs provide training in all aspects of oncology and opportunities to work on world-class research projects .

Residency and Graduate Programs


determining new Treatment Outcomes

Radiation Oncology Research

One of the great benefits of receiving cancer care at an academic health center is that our teams participate in cutting-edge research.


NCI Research Blog

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Selpercatinib Shows Promise against Lung Cancers with Alterations in RET Gene