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Department of Radiation Oncology

Department of Radiation Oncology

Prostate / GenitoUrinary Cancer

There are many different levels of prostate/genitourinary cancers, and at UC Davis our team of nationally-recognized radiation oncologists assure that treatment is tailored to each patient’s particular cancer, and that the latest technology in the field is utilized.

Men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer frequently have disease that is localized to the prostate, and radiation therapy can be potentially curative in these cases. Treatment for these cancers may involve external beam radiation with intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) or internal treatment with prostate brachytherapy (radioactive seed implantation). Radiation treatment may also be an effective tool after an operation such as robotic prostatectomy. When radiation is used after surgery, treatment can frequently improve survival rates.

The following UC Davis Radiation Oncologists specialize in treatment of these cancers: