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

Designs on ultrasound-guided radiotherapy

Ultrasound imaging provides marker-free, soft-tissue visualization, without exposing the patient to any extra radiation dose. As such, several research groups are investigating the use of ultrasound guidance for localizing soft-tissue structures and tumors during radiotherapy. Research in UT Southwestern's Division of Medical Physics and Engineering is highlighted online today in an article on medicalphysicsweb.

Radiation Oncology well-represented at ASTRO

With 16 abstracts, seven presentations, and one press briefing, the faculty of UT Southwestern Radiation Oncology will be well-represented at the 50th annual conference of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

Neutrophils are key to harnessing anti-tumor immune response from radiation therapy, study finds

Combining targeted radiation therapy with a neutrophil stimulant enhances anti-tumor immunity, according to new research into cancer immunology at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Wardak added to physician team

Zabi Wardak, M.D., has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, joining the team focused on treating central nervous system (CNS) cancer.

Residency program director named

Michael Folkert, M.D., Ph.D., has been charged with leading the department’s Radiation Oncology Residency Program.

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