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Radiation Oncology Services

The UCI Health radiation oncology team understands what cancer patients and their family members are experiencing. We take pride in providing the most advanced radiation therapies in a comfortable and compassionate setting.

Our nationally recognized specialists are skilled in treating all types of cancers, from common to rare, and they personalize your care to provide the best possible outcome.

We offer radiation oncology services in Orange, located at the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Fountain Valley, with additional services coming to Irvine in the summer. 

Our wide-ranging services include noninvasive treatments with the most innovative technologies, including the TrueBeam STx™, a state-of-the-art linear accelerator that delivers highly focused radiation beams much faster and more precisely than conventional radiotherapy. It is used to treat cancers throughout the body, including brain, breast, head and neck, lung, abdomen and prostate.

For more information about our radiation oncology services, call 714-456-5651 or fill out an online appointment request form ›

As part of the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Orange County, our radiation oncology team offers state-of-the-art clinical services.

Radiation methods

We are the first in Orange County to use the groundbreaking TrueBeam STx and RapidArc™ radiotherapy systems, which are more accurate and faster than other delivery systems.

Our external radiation treatment methods include:

  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS).

We also offer internal radiation treatment, known as brachytherapy, using both high and low dose-rate radioactive sources.

Multidisciplinary specialists

Our team — which includes radiation oncologists, medical physicists, radiation therapists, medical dosimetrists and other specialists — works closely with your surgeon, medical oncologist and other healthcare professionals to ensure that your care is efficient, compassionate and comfortable.

Advances in technology and a better understanding of radiation’s effects on the body have made radiation oncology a key component in cancer treatment.

About 50 percent of patients diagnosed with cancer receive curative, supplemental or palliative radiation treatment externally and/or internally. 

At UCI Health, our radiation oncology specialists harness this knowledge when treating patients with a confirmed or suspected malignancy. We also treat certain benign conditions that respond to radiation therapy.

Learn more about the conditions we treat and the therapies we provide ›

Our UCI Health radiation oncology team includes not only radiation oncologists, but also highly trained medical physicists, medical dosimetrists, radiation therapists and oncology nurses. They work together to ensure that your treatments are precisely planned and delivered for maximum efficacy and in the most compassionate manner.

Our radiation oncologists include:
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