The St. Jude Radiation Oncology Department uses cutting-edge imaging and newer forms of radiation therapy to treat children with cancer. No other facility treats as many children with radiation as St. Jude. We have support from 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:
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 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.