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.

PSMA trial to begin enrollment at UF

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

UF College of Medicine Recognizes Dr. Lola…

The UF College of Medicine has recognized Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, M.D., M.A., M.B.A., as a trailblazer…

Dr. Lola Oladeru

Finding a Way Past Pancreatic Cancer with UF…

When Karen Weatherman thought she was out of options in her fight against advanced pancreatic cancer, a treatment newly available at UF Health came…

Targeting pancreatic cancer with Lutathera

UF Breast Cancer Research Team Receives the 2022…

The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has awarded a University of Florida team the 2022 Conquer Cancer…

ASCO Merit Award News


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

Vulnerability in Brain Tumors May Open Door to New Treatments

New on NCI’s Websites for September 2022

Enhertu Marks First Targeted Therapy for HER2-Mutant Lung Cancer

Study Confirms Dinutuximab Extends Life for Children with High-Risk Neuroblastoma


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.



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 people we serve.

UF Health Cancer Center