Division of Radiation Oncology
The mission of the Division of Radiation Oncology at MD Anderson is to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art, quality radiation treatment to cancer patients while integrating education, laboratory and clinical research, and radiation physics to achieve improved outcomes.
MD Anderson's Radiation Treatment Center is the most comprehensive facility of its kind in the world. Specially trained board-certified radiation oncologists are skilled in a wide range of standard and emerging treatments including proton therapy, Gamma Knife, prostate brachytherapy, stereotactic body radiation treatment (SBRT), proton and chemotherapy, cardiac displacement, accelerated partial breast irradiation and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).
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By using the most current treatment planning technology available to "map" tumors, our radiation oncologists can design treatments with pinpoint accuracy, ensuring that tumors get the most effective dose while healthy tissues and organs are spared.
Radiation oncology at MD Anderson is of the highest quality and focuses on cutting-edge techniques, many of which were developed by our faculty, is what makes us unique and effective.
At MD Anderson, we are always refining radiation oncology treatment methods to deliver the highest-quality patient care possible. Our unmatched range of equipment includes the latest strategies to treat tumors aggressively, while reducing or eliminating some of the side effects that accompany radiation treatment.
The Division of Radiation Oncology is one of 5 cancer centers in Texas who hold the prestigious recognition of ACR/ASTRO accreditation. This accreditation is voluntary and recognizes the highest quality for radiation oncology services.