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.

Radiation Oncology's new addition! Our Elekta Linear Accelerator

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.


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

June is National Cancer Survivor Month

June is designated as National Cancer Survivor Month – with June 7 named National Cancer Survivors Day  – to help raise awareness about living as a…

Cancer Survivor Month is June

Using Space Research to Help Cancer Patients

Nutrients are poorly absorbed in space, and Associate Professor Sadasivan Vidyasagar, MBBS, PhD explains how a combination of UF Radiation Oncology…

WCJB Tech Tuesday

New Targeted Therapy for Prostate Cancer Now…

Pluvicto, a targeted therapy for progressive, PSMA-positive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, has been approved for clinical use by…

New Targeted Therapy for Prostate Cancer Approved by the FDA Now Available at UF Health Radiation Oncology - Davis Cancer Pavilion


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.


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NCI Research Blog

Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Continues to Rise

New Way to Classify Meningioma Brain Tumors Suggests Potential Treatments

New on NCI’s Websites for June 2022

Meeting Cancer Survivors' Psychosocial Health Needs: A Conversation with Dr. Patricia Ganz

Nationally ranked

U.S. News and World Report

Nationally ranked in 6 adult specialties and 6 pediatric specialties and rated high performing in 4 adult specialties and 5 procedures and conditions.


defining optimal treatments

Annual Research Seminar

The seminar has three concurrent programs for radiation therapy, oncology nursing, and radiation oncology.



UF Health Cancer Center

Our Mission is to prevent, detect, treat and ultimately cure cancer while addressing the unique challenges of the cancer burden faced by the population we serve.

UF Health Cancer Center