The Radiation Oncology Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center was constructed in 1979 and consists of 19,000 square feet. There are 8 examining rooms, a nursing station, 2 dressing rooms, three rest-rooms, a patient waiting area with the receptionist desk, a billing office, 6 physician offices, a secretarial area, a residents office area, a conference room/library with computer, projector and screen, 2 flat screen TV’s with teleconference capabilities, a communications room with a copier/fax/scanner, a lounge for staff, 3 treatment planning rooms, a block shop, 3 additional offices for physics staff, an office for the radiobiologist, in addition to the treatment area. Equipment in the department includes 3 linear accelerators including a Varian Novalis TX with 6 & 10 MV photons equipped with OBI and Exactrac IGRT system, Varian 2300 with Megavoltage Dual Energies 6 & 18 MV x-rays and a Varian Clinac 21EX with Megavoltage 6 & 15 MV x-rays, all 3 machines have 5 electron beams, a Phillips Big Bore CT Simulator, Varian Eclipse, Brainlab Iplan, Phillips Pinnacle and Theratronics Oncentra Treatment Planning computer systems, Nucletron High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy unit with Plato treatment planning computer, Brainlab Linac-based Stereotactic Radiosurgery equipment with frameless and IGRT capabilities, Envisioneering ultrasound equipment and Variseed Treatment planning system for prostate implants, and an operating room table. The newly added Linac Novalis Tx is equipped with 120 micro MLC called HD MLC as well as cone beam CT and exactrac IGRT systems. The Clinac 21EX is equipped with 120 MLC and EPID. It is capable of IMRT and IGRT. Both Pinnacle and Oncentra are capable of IMRT planning. Brachytherapy equipment includes Fletcher-Suit applicator system, Fletcher-Williamson applicator system, vaginal cylinders for low-dose-rate brachytherapy (LDRB) and high-dose-rate brachytherapy (HDRB), templates and needles for prostate implants and interstitial implants, catheters for intracavitary and interstitial implants. Block fabricating equipment is available. Also, Aria system for record and verification and multiple PC computers for scheduling, registering, billing, etc. are available. One-Dose Mosfet and thermoluminescent dosimeters (TLD) are available for Invivo dose verifications. In addition, there is access to 2 cesium-137 irradiators suitable for radiobiologic research with small animals and cultured cells. A JL Shepherd model 68-A unit is located in the Laboratory Animal Resources facility and can accommodate animals up to the size of small rabbits. A JL Shepherd Model 143 unit is available in the Blood Bank Laboratory for irradiation of cultured cells and other materials. There are multiple individual PC computers for faculty and residents, clerical and administrative staff.