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Mitchell Anscher, M.D.
Florence and Hyman Meyers Endowed Chair

The Department of Radiation Oncology is a key unit in the Massey Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated unit directed to the delivery of effective treatment modalities, research critical to improvement in the treatment of cancer and the education of physicians and scientists who specialize in this critical area. The department includes a Clinical Division, focusing on the delivery of advanced radiotherapy services to patient populations, the Division of Molecular Radiobiology and Targeted Imaging, conducting research to refine the understanding of the cellular response to radiation and the development of functional targeted imaging to enhance therapy, and the Division of Medical Physics, which integrates research into methods to improve radiotherapy with Ph.D. training in medical physics.