Department of Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Cancer Treatment | Research | Advocacy

Department Head Kathryn Dusenbery, MD

Dr. Dusenbery

The University of Minnesota Medical School's Department of Radiation Oncology educates medical students, physicians, radiation technologists, physicists, and the public regarding cancer prevention, treatment, research and advocacy. We provide residents and faculty access to a wide spectrum of opportunities to work with and assist many patients with a variety of medical problems.

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Education & Training

Our diverse training program options provide all residents and graduate students with exceptional training through a combination of classroom and clinical experiences.

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We focus on developing state-of-the-art research models that can be translated into clinical trials in which we work together with experts from different specialties to improve and refine current and future patient care. 

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Patient Care

Our physicians combine their comprehensive knowledge and skills with an interdisciplinary team approach to planning and providing precise treatment to each patient.