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

Research by Chief Resident Receives Top Honors…

A manuscript by UF Radiation Oncology Chief Resident Dr. James Bates (left), “Therapy-Related Cardiac Risk in Childhood Cancer Survivors: An…

Dr. James Bates

UF Health Shands Hospital Ranks among Nation’s…

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s elite in seven adult medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s…

UF Shands Cancer Hospital

Becker’s Healthcare Lists UF Health Shands…

Becker’s Healthcare has selected UF Health Shands for inclusion in its 2019 edition of the “100 great hospitals in America.” The hospitals listed…

UF Health


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

MGUS to Myeloma: Study Suggests Risk of Progression Can Change

Targeted Drug Erdafitinib Benefits Some Patients with Advanced Bladder Cancer

Study Suggests Reviewing Lung Cancer Screening Criteria for African Americans

Could A Form of Cell Death Enhance Cancer Immunotherapy?