Kathryn Dusenbery with Varian TrueBeam Linear Accelerator

Turning on the beam 

The Radiation Oncology team—with Kathryn E. Dusenbery, MD, department head—checks levels, verifies operation, reviews safety features, and more during our Varian TrueBeam Linear Accelerator (LINAC) installation at the University of Minnesota Medical Center Radiation Oncology Clinic.

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Our Medical Physics Graduate Program leads to the MD and PhD degrees. Learn more about the graduate program.

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The University of Minnesota Medical School's Department of Radiation Oncology educates medical students, physicians, radiation technologists, physicists, and the public regarding cancer prevention, treatment, research, and advocacy. 

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We provide care for adult and pediatric patients with cancer. Our patients receive advanced technologies for a wide variety of therapeutic radiation treatments.

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