Lauren Boreta, M.D.
Department of Radiation Oncology
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Meet Dr. Boreta
My patients are my motivation!
Dr. Lauren Boreta, M.D. is a radiation oncologist with a clinical interest in radiation for palliation of advanced cancer and treatment of central nervous system malignancies. She has expertise in modern radiation therapy techniques including stereotactic radiotherapy, radiosurgery, and intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Her research interests include the utilization and efficacy of palliative radiation, cancer-care disparities, and optimizing management of CNS metastases. Dr. Boreta graduated from Stanford University and subsequently received her medical degree from UCSF. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco, and in 2019 completed her residency in Radiation Oncology at UCSF. She serves as the leader of the Palliative Radiation program at UCSF, as well as Associate Director for Quality Assurance/Improvement and as an Assistant Residency Program Director.
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