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Radiation Oncology

In addition to top experts in pediatric radiation oncology, St. Jude offers state-of-the art facilities and equipment, including the world’s only proton beam therapy center just for children.

The St. Jude Radiation Oncology Department uses cutting-edge imaging and newer forms of radiation therapy to treat children with cancer. We have support from one of the largest team of radiation oncologists devoted to children in the country.

The St. Jude Radiation Oncology Department specializes in treating many different types of cancers, including:

Why St. Jude for Your Child's Radiation Therapy

Radiation research at St. Jude has helped the world. 

St. Jude offers innovative strategies to treat cancers and help reduce or eliminate side effects of radiation therapy.

Because of our researchers' studies, doctors around the world have been able to lower the amount of radiation given to children for the past 20 years. Research methods at St. Jude have become the model for radiation therapy clinical trials across the U.S. and the world. In fact, no other children’s hospital has more radiation clinical trials than St. Jude

Radiation Therapy Clinical Trials

Radiation Therapy Process

Radiation Therapy Process

Learn about the radiation therapy process at St. Jude, including simulation and what to expect during treatment.

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Why St. Jude for Radiation Therapy?

Why St. Jude for Radiation Therapy?

St. Jude provides the highest level of care for children needing radiation therapy, from world-class experts to state-of-the-art equipment.

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Proton Therapy at St. Jude

Proton Therapy at St. Jude

St. Jude is home to the world’s first proton beam therapy center dedicated solely for children. Learn why St. Jude is the leader in radiation oncology for childhood cancers.

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The Radiation Oncology Department specializes in treating many different types of sarcomas, including:


Radiation Oncology Team

Radiation Oncology team

Our dedicated radiation oncology team provides treatment your child needs by working closely with specially trained physicians in other fields at St. Jude. This collaborative approach makes sure your child is getting the best care possible.

Meet Your Radiation Therapy Team

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