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Welcome to Radiation Oncology
The mission of this department is three-fold: to deliver world-class care on a daily basis to our patients using the most advanced technologies available; to conduct groundbreaking basic, translational and clinical research; and to provide quality education to the next generation of medical practitioners and scientists.
Our heavy ion initiative was highlighted during a national summit on cancer led by Vice President Joe Biden.
Kajal Desai, MPA, has joined the Department of Radiation Oncology as Department Administrator overseeing all the academic, financial and HR functions.
Assistant Professor Ken Westover, M.D., Ph.D., is featured in this article on developing cancer drugs to act against an elusive target.
A five-year study shows that Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) given in five sessions offers a higher cure rate for prostate cancer than more traditional approaches.
The Department of Radiation Oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center has awarded five, two-year seed grants of $100,000 apiece to Texas researchers to facilitate research related to heavy ion therapy.