Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH, is a University of North Carolina (UNC) Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UNC-Chapel Hill. Chen is the Director of the UNC CyberKnife Radiosurgery Program and Associate Director of Education at UNC Lineberger.
Chen’s primary clinical interests are genitourinary cancers and Cyberknife radiation, an exciting new technology that could represent a more accurate way to deliver radiation because of an ability to track the movement of the tumor during radiation.
Chen’s primary research interest involves the long-term outcomes of prostate cancer patients and survivors. This includes comparing the efficacy and long-term quality of life effects of current treatment (including surgery and radiation) for prostate cancer.