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

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Jessica Kirwan Receives UFHCC Clinical Research…

The achievements of Jessica Kirwan, Assistant Director of Research for the UF Department of Radiation Oncology, were recognized during the UF Health…

Jessica Kirwan

A 52-Year Journey to Diversity at UF

A recent article on the topic of diversity within the UF Department of Radiation Oncology has earned the attention of other institutions seeking to…

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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

Obesity May Help Tumors Survive and Grow, Mouse Study Suggests

Study Suggests a Link between Stress and Cancer Coming Back

The Cancer Moonshot: A Midpoint Progress Update

Trial Tests Abemaciclib As New Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

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

defining optimal treatments

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