Research & Education


The Department of Radiation Oncology is home to a wide array of cancer research initiatives. Our faculty receive over $7 million a year in support of research in cancer treatment.


Our academic program includes a highly ranked residency program for physicians and medical physicist. Residents and research fellows participate in departmental research programs in clinical applications, radiobiology and radiation physics. In addition, Radiation Oncology faculty teach and mentor students from the Duke School of Medicine and the Duke Medical Physics Graduate Program.