Welcome to the Department of Human Oncology (DHO) at the University of Wisconsin.
We provide comprehensive radiation oncology services with dedication to improve the outcome for cancer patients using state-of-the-art treatment techniques combined with highly compassionate care. Our clinical focus is on each individual cancer patient and their families; however, our mission extends more broadly to include cutting-edge research and advanced training for the next generation of MD and PhD students to ensure cancer therapy improvements for the future.
Paul M. Harari, MD, FASTRO
Jack Fowler Professor and Chairman
Department of Human Oncology
Elizabeth Sumiec, a junior biochemistry major who works in the lab of Department of Human Oncology Assistant Professor Zachary Morris, has been awarded a 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most prestigious science awards conferred upon undergraduates in the United States. Read more.
The UW Health Radiation Oncology Clinic continues to provide high quality cancer care amid the Covid-19 outbreak. As the situation evolves, clinic staff are regularly implementing new safety precautions. Some of these occur “behind the scenes,” while others are more visible as patients and staff navigate through the radiation oncology clinic. Read more.
UW Radiation Oncology Residents Drs. Grace Blitzer and Aleksandra Kuczmarska-Haas received first and third place awards, respectively, for their presentations at the 2020 UW Carbone Cancer Center Research Retreat.
For the past 30 years, a core group of radiation therapists has been a consistent and reassuring presence in the UW Health Radiation Oncology Clinic. With their technical expertise, problem-solving abilities, teamwork, dedication, and compassion, they have benefited thousands of patients and fostered a supportive and welcoming culture for patients, families and co-workers. Read more.
Dr. Mitchell Carroll, who earned his PhD in medical physics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, joined the Department of Human Oncology as an assistant professor in September. Read more.
Dr. Craig Hullett, who completed his radiation oncology residency at the University of Wisconsin in 2018, returned to the Department of Human Oncology as an assistant professor in August. Read more.
Find Us in the Community
Wisconsin Head and Neck Cancer SPORE
The Wisconsin Head and Neck SPORE is designed to promote translational laboratory and clinical research to improve overall outcome for patients with Head and Neck Cancer (HNC).
The Ride for Cancer Research: September 27, 2020
Thank you to all riders and supporters for The Ride 2019! We had another record year, bringing us to nearly $1.2 million raised in 4 years!
>$407,389 raised for cancer research
>1,626 registered riders