UAB Medicine

Radiation Oncology Overview

UAB Radiation Oncology provides patients, families, and loved ones with a knowledgeable, compassionate team of world-renowned physicians to care for and support you through every moment of treatment. As part of the National Cancer Institute-designated UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, UAB Radiation Oncology works as a team with medical oncology and surgical oncology to develop comprehensive and individualized treatment plans for all of our patients.

World-Class Patient Care
UAB Radiation Oncology offers a wide range of advanced treatment techniques in radiation therapy including triggered imaging radiosurgery, Gamma Knife surgery, medical dosimetry, Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy, Brachytherapy, External Beam Radiation Therapy, Image-Guided Radiotherapy, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, radioisotope therapy, Stereotactic body radiation therapy, Total Body Irradiation, and Total Skin Irradiation.

In keeping with our position as an academic medical center, UAB’s research is at the forefront of medicine, providing our patients with the latest and most innovative medical treatment and technology. Our physicians treat patients with state-of-the-art technology that can precisely target tumors while sparing healthy tissue.

UAB physicians, nurses, and clinical staff create and encourage a supportive and caring environment for patients. They understand what it is like to be on the patient side of the table and consider that in every stage their care. They encourage patients to take an active and informed role in their health and treatment, tailoring care plans and guidance to every patient’s individual needs.

When we care for our patients, we recognize that delivering the highest quality of clinical outcomes is our primary goal, but we also understand that how we deliver those outcomes determines the overall quality of your interactions with us. When we work in the laboratory, we realize that that our families and future generations are counting upon us to create novel clinical solutions to today’s health problems. When we teach tomorrow’s healthcare professionals, we are shaping tomorrow’s leaders in clinical care and research. When we treat today’s patients, we are aiding the great leaders of tomorrow.

UAB Radiation Oncology clinicians are at the forefront of modern medicine. Their work with the greatest medical minds of today, along with their training of the physicians and researchers of tomorrow, leaves them well-versed in today’s latest clinical practices and in the creation of promising treatment options for tomorrow.

Conditions Treated

Benign Diseases Brain Cancer   Breast Cancer   General Urologic Cancers
GI Cancers   Gynecologic Cancers   Head & Neck Cancers   Lung Cancer  
Lymphoma   Metastatic Disease Ocular Orbital Tumors
Pediatrics Sarcoma   Skin Cancer