Davis Cancer Center treatment room

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

Treatment planning
When the diagnosis is cancer
The treatment of cancer usually involves surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination of these methods.
The Philips CT Simulator
An overview for patients
Radiation, used at high doses, causes changes that stop a cancer cell’s ability to multiply, eventually killing the cell.
Targeted Cancers
Determining the best approach
Cancer treatment may vary depending upon the type of cancer, the stage of cancer, and the goal of treatment.
Making an appointment
Before your appointment
Find directions and parking information, our New Patient Checklist, lodging, and financial arrangements here.

People

Radiation Oncology Faculty and Staff
Faculty and staff

Meet Our Teams

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

Education

Residency and Graduate Programs
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 .

Research

Research
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.

in the news

Dr. Robert Zlotecki
June 20, 2019
Jeopardy! Game show host Alex Trebek recently announced that his pancreatic cancer is in partial remission. In a new video, Dr. Robert A. Zlotecki…
Medical Physics Graduate Student Karl Mund
June 6, 2019
A PhD student in the UF Medical Physics Graduate Program received the prestigious 2019 Lawrence T. Fitzgerald Award at the Florida Chapter of the…
Dr. Robert Amdur
May 31, 2019
Robert J. Amdur, M.D., Professor, Residency Program Director, and Rodney R. Million, M.D. Chairman’s Professorship in Radiation Therapy, has been…