The mission of the Radiation Oncology division 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.
Radiation oncology at MD Anderson is of the highest quality and focuses on cutting-edge techniques, many of which were developed by our faculty.
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 Radiation Oncology is one of five groups in Texas who hold the prestigious recognition of ACR/ASTRO accreditation. This accreditation is voluntary and recognizes the highest quality for radiation oncology services.
MD Anderson’s Radiation Oncology department cares for patients in the Radiation Treatment Center, 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, stereotactic radiosurgery, prostate brachytherapy, stereotactic body radiation treatment (SBRT), cardiac displacement, accelerated partial breast irradiation and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).