Christina Son

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology

Christina Son is a radiation oncologist whose clinical emphasis is on lung, gynecologic, and breast cancers. She is working on clinical protocols relating to these types of cancers and is also collaborating with basic scientists to establish a molecular basis for treatment selection in relation to lung cancer.

Her research has been published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics, Practical Radiation Oncology, the American Journal of Clinical Oncology, Gastrointestinal Cancer Research, and Radiotherapy & Oncology.

Son earned a BS with distinction in chemistry and a second major in art history from Duke University, followed by an MD from its School of Medicine. She completed her internship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, followed by a residency in the Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology at the University of Chicago. She also received an MS in public health sciences for clinical professionals from the University of Chicago.

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