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    The department has a radiobiology lab that studies the biological effects of radiation therapy on both healthy and cancerous tissues

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    Our six physicians, with over 50 years of combined experience, specialize in a particular disease site of Radiation Oncology

Our mission is to provide excellent clinical service representing state of the art approaches; to perform clinical and basic cancer biology research; and to teach students at a variety of levels, particularly medical students, residents, and cancer biology graduate students.


Message from the Department Head

Message from the Department Head

In our department, our mission and tradition is to uphold the three pillars of the UA College of Medicine: the highest-quality patient care, thorough training of our residents, and advanced research initiatives. At our clinic, our patients have the advantage of the team-approach.

Baldassarre Stea, MD, PhD
Department Head and Professor



News Spotlight

The Future of Radiation Oncology

We are pleased to annouce that the Banner UMC Tucson Radiation Oncology department will be moving to a new location in the first Quater of 2018.

UA Cancer Center Researchers Advocate new Approach To Treat Rare Tissue Disorder

Researchers at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are advocating a new treatment approach for a rare connective tissue disorder called “Scleredema of Buschke.”