Pediatric / Childhood Tumors
Pediatric cancer is best approached with a team of specialists. At UC Davis, we have an active program treating various kinds of childhood cancer, working closely with pediatric medical oncologists and surgeons. Special attention is paid to minimizing side effects so these small patients have the best possible chance for positive psychological and physical development. To that end, the radiation oncology team emphasizes state-of-the-art treatment according to leading national clinical trials and the use of the most sophisticated systems.
Treatment methods for pediatric cancers include IMRT tomotherapy, rotational arc therapy (VMAT) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).
The following expert UC Davis Radiation Oncologists specialize in treatment of these cancers: