Dr. Danny Song is Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation
Oncology, and also holds joint appointments in the Departments of Urology
and Oncology. He holds board certification in radiation oncology
from the American Board of Radiology, and is an active member of the
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology as well as the
American Brachytherapy Society.
His clinical activities involve treating patients with cancers of the
genitourinary tract (prostate, bladder, testicular cancers), for which
he uses both external beam and brachytherapy to deliver therapeutic radiation. Dr.
Song’s research interests include development and refinement of
new imaging methods to improve targeting of radiation, as well as innovative
means of delivering higher doses of radiation. He is currently
funded by the Department of the Army to develop an improved seed visualization
method for prostate brachytherapy.
“Cancer patients today face a myriad of treatment options and
information which can often be intimidating. One of my goals is
to help my patients understand the subtle differences between treatments,
and together we decide on the plan that will result in the best outcome