Welcome to Radiation Oncology

Chair's Message

Hak Choy, MD
Hak Choy, M.D.

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.

Recent News

Live web cam of new East Campus Radiation Oncology Center

Watch live! New Radiation Oncology center under construction

A live web cam has been added to the construction site of UT Southwestern's new $66 million Radiation Oncology treatment facility. Follow the link to view our progress. Watch Live

Cancer investigators receive major donor-funded grants for combined immunotherapy and radiation research

Neil Desai, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, has been appointed a Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care, an honor that comes with a $600,000, four-year grant. Two other physician-led grants were awarded by the Lupe Murchison Foundation and the Once Upon a Time Foundation.

Role for SABR in metastatic renal cell cancer

Dr. Raquibul Hannan is interviewed on Cancer Network about stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) for advanced kidney cancer.

Dr. Iyengar on the rationale for treating stage 3 lung cancer with hypofractionated radiation

In an interview with OncLive, Puneeth Iyengar, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, explains why dividing the prescribed radiation dose into fewer treatments, with a higher amount of dosage given in each treatment ("hypofractionation"), may benefit patients.

New faculty members and promotions in Radiation Oncology

Andrei Pugachev, Ph.D., is a new Assistant Professor in our Physics Division, while Heeyoun Bunch, Ph.D., joins the Molecular Radiation Biology Division as an Instructor.

New laboratory opens under Davis

Assistant Professor Tony Davis, Ph.D., has been made an independent in­vestigator in the department’s Division of Molecular Radiation Biology.

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