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
The Department of Human Oncology (DHO) recently held a Research Retreat at Epic Systems Headquarters in Verona to share research, celebrate successes, and explore new research opportunities. Read more.
Dr. Shuang (George) Zhao, an assistant professor in the Department of Human Oncology, has earned a National Institutes of Health 2021 High Risk, High Reward New Innovator Award for research aimed at understanding the dynamic evolution of treatment-resistant cancers. Read more.
Dr. Tara Tyson, who earned her PhD in medical physics at the State University of New York at Buffalo and recently completed her medical physics residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, joined the Department of Human Oncology as an assistant professor (CHS) in August. Read more.
Dr. Pippa Cosper, an instructor in the Department of Human Oncology and Bentson Translational Research Fellow alumna, has been named a Forbeck Scholar. This highly prestigious award is intended to “foster research and encourage cooperation among the most brilliant minds in cancer research,” according to the William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation’s website. Read more.
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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 26, 2021
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