Radiation Oncology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital provides treatment to shrink or eliminate tumor cells without damaging surrounding healthy tissue. The goal is to use radiation or high-dose X-ray beams to remove the cancer, keep it from spreading or to help improve quality of life by relieving pain and other symptoms.

Conditions and Treatments

Our Research and Technology

For more than 30 years, the pediatric radiation oncology program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital has been recognized as a world leader in basic research and therapeutic discoveries.