Radiation Oncology

The Radiation Oncology Department focuses on providing compassionate care for patients with cancer and benign conditions. The department uses modern equipment, such as a facility that manufactures beam-shaping treatment devices to fit each patient’s individual needs. From the first screening and throughout their treatment, physicians strive to make each patient's experience positive and supportive. Research in radiation oncology spans from focusing on the cellular level to developing better medical instruments. The department educates students through a variety of educational programs, including a four-year residency as well as internships. 

News

Weill Cornell Medicine Receives Grant to Study Effects of Radiation on Immunity

December 7, 2022

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $8.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health to investigate the effects of the...
Researchers Identify the Target of Immune Attacks on Liver Cells in Metabolic Disorders

August 19, 2022

When fat accumulates in the liver, the immune system may assault the organ. A new study from Weill Cornell Medicine researchers identifies the molecule that trips these defenses,...
A Potential New Target for Cancer Immunotherapies

March 16, 2022

Tumors can use an enzyme called ART1 to thwart antitumor immune cells, making the enzyme a promising new target for immunity-boosting cancer treatments, according to a study from...