Treatment Programs

The University of Chicago Medicine is home to one of the most experienced and well respected radiation therapy teams in the country. Working together, our doctors and physicists design and deliver the most effective treatments available anywhere. In fact, our patient outcomes are equal to the most well known cancer centers in the country.

At the University of Chicago medical center, radiation therapy patients benefit from:

• Leading-edge technology

The ExacTrac patient positioning system incorporates real-time imaging and a robotic table, which ensures accurate patient positioning for each treatment.

• Outstanding radiation oncologists and physicists. Our team is able to use the latest technology most effectively, because they help to develop it and teach others how to use it.

• One of the best integrated cancer teams in the country. Our radiation oncologists have the greatest opportunity for success because they can base treatment on the most accurate diagnosis and coordinate radiation therapy with surgery, chemotherapy, and other treatments in innovative ways.

Our facilities offer a variety of treatments that can be personally tailored to your condition. Our medical staff is expertly trained in cutting-edge treatments, including brachytherapy, radiosurgery, external radiation therapy, and prostate seed implants. See our specific disease site subpages for more information regarding specific treatments for Brain, Breast, Genitourinary Malignancies (such as Bladder and Prostate Cancer), Gynecologic Malignancies, ​Head and Neck Cancer, Oligometastases, Pediatric Cancer, and Thoracic and Upper GI Malignancies. Our Innovation page also inludes information about cutting-edge therapies and clinical trials.