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Department of Radiation Oncology

Department of Radiation Oncology


Ambient ExperienceThe nationally recognized faculty in the UC Davis Department of Radiation Oncology focus their research on innovative treatment approaches to manage many cancers types.

Our broad interests include clinical trials and translational research on a variety of subjects. Some of our focus is on low-dose radiation biology, 3-D conformal radiation therapy, intensity-modulated radiotherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery, high-dose radiotherapy, chemoprevention, quality of life, image-guided radiotherapy and translational research. Numerous departmental databases have been established that emphasize clinical outcomes and image-guided radiotherapy for performing high-quality, retrospective research. Our research has been published in many high-profile journals, and is frequently cited by radiation oncologists outside our facility.

Research Divisions

Affiliated Research Partners
Collaboration between UC Davis Department of Radiology and other schools, departments and major research centers is an essential element of radiation oncology research. Learn more about our affiliated research partners here.

Clinical Trials
Our radiation oncologists offer patients opportunities to explore all options for their cancer treatment — from advanced technologies to the latest cancer therapies — before they come widely available. If you are interested in participating in a clinical trial or have any questions about clinical trials in the Department of Radiation Oncology, please contact our Clinical Research Coordinator, Breanna Jarrard at (916) 734-8628.