About the Department of Radiation Oncology


Collaborative, community-based education and care

Our world-class team of physicians and cutting edge technologies put us in the position of being a leading oncology department nationally. We achieve this distinction by emphasizing quality and safety, recruiting an unrivaled faculty of specialists and providing the best possible experience to our residents and patients.

Facts & Figures

  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital is one of the eight original NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country, and one of only 45 CCCs currently in the nation.
  • Our state-of-the-art facilities feature the newest, most advanced technology available, including TrueBeamSTx, CyberKnife, Gamma Knife, Brainab Exactrac system and much more.

Our Mission

We believe our patients come first and we do everything possible to do what is best for the patient, meet their needs and ensure they are highly satisfied with our care. These efforts can be seen in the compassion of our physicians, in the dedication of our staff, and in the simple details like offering free valet parking for our patients. The results of our singular focus toward providing a best in its class patient experience can be seen in our patient satisfaction scores, with 97 percent of our patients surveyed after the completion of their treatment stating that their likelihood of recommending our department is “high” or “very high.”

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