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

People

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

Targeting Pancreatic Cancer with Radiotherapy

Recent developments in radiation oncology have made radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer more effective and easier on the body. In a recent “Hope and…

Short Course Radiation Therapy Now Offered…

Robert Zlotecki, MD, PhD, UF Radiation Oncology Professor, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, and Medical Director, and Assistant Professor Kathryn E…

Short course radiation therapy

ACRO Seed Grant Awarded to Radiation Oncology…

Akash Parekh, MD, a Third Year UF Radiation Oncology Physician Resident, has been chosen to receive an American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO…

Akash Parekh, MD

Education

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

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.

Research

NCI Research Blog

Overcoming a Cancer Nemesis? KRAS Inhibitor Shows Promise in Early Trial

As Use of Genomic Data Expands in Cancer Care, Patients Share Their Stories

Gilteritinib Improves Survival in AML with FLT3 Mutations

Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Can Skip Radiation to the Brain

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.

Award

50TH ANNUAL

Annual Research Seminar

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

Seminar

EXPLORE THE

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