Where High-Tech Meets Subspecialty Expertise

Our department fights cancer with accuracy and precision throughout Southern California with seasoned physicians and state-of-the-art radiotherapy devices. Residents serve a wide range of patient populations and cancers, preparing them to excel in any setting. With a robust slate of clinical trials, we offer the latest protocols and help improve care for all cancer patients.

Training & Education

The Department of Radiation Oncology provides valuable educational opportunities through its residency and clerkship programs. Our residency program offers comprehensive training for future radiation oncologists, while the clerkship program allows medical students to gain hands-on experience and exposure to the field under expert guidance.

State-of-the-Art Therapy

The broad spectrum of advanced technology used in radiation oncology at the Keck School includes image-guided and biologic-guided radiotherapy, robot-assisted high dose-rate brachytherapy and Gammaknife radiosurgery.

Message from the Chair

Our faculty ensure that patients all over the region have the most advanced, personalized and compassionate care. Our close-knit community of residents are deeply involved in patient care and supported in their research and learning.

Professor Eric Chang, MD

A Cancer Fighting Team

Radiation oncology is an integral part of the interdisciplinary team at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of eight original NCI-designated comprehensive centers.

Support Us

When you give to the Department of Radiation Oncology, you make a difference that saves lives. Donations for instrumentation fortify the quality of care for people confronted with cancer, and faculty support helps to push forward the broader quest for cures.