About Our Research Programs

The Department of Radiation Oncology Research Division is centered at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Clinical research focuses on testing new therapies for cancer, optimizing existing treatments, discovering prevention methods and developing ways to improve the quality of life for both healthy individuals and those living with cancer.

Clinical Research Interests

Dedicated research and discoveries that directly impact our patients.
  • Anal Cancer
  • AYA cancers
  • Brachytherapy
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • EBRT and HDR
  • Feasibility Studies using VMAT for CSI
  • Functional Imaging
  • GU malignancies
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • IGRT
  • LaF3-Ce Nanoparticles Radiation Dosage Levels
  • Lung cancer
  • Lymphomas
  • Motion management Ablative dose radiotherapy
  • OSL Dosimeters in IMRT
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Photon Beam Modeling
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Assurance for
  • Radiation Grid Therapy
  • SBRT for hepatobiliary
  • Skin Dose Calculation in IMRT
  • The Heart-Spare Study
  • Tissue Toxicity
  • Tumors of the Central Nervous System