Jacksonville, Florida


Vallow.Laura@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


Laura A. Vallow, M.D., conducts research in the detection and treatment of breast cancer, with a special emphasis on the use of radiation therapy to treat cancer.

Focus areas

  • Breast cancer
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) detection
  • Radiation therapy
  • Patient-reported distress

Significance to patient care

The research goal of Dr. Vallow is to increase quality of life for patients with breast cancer through emerging technologies to detect cancer earlier, and therapies to treat cancer more effectively with fewer adverse side effects.

Professional highlights

  • Named Top Doctor, U.S. News and World Report, 2013

Clinical Studies

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Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology

Administrative Appointment

  1. Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Radiation Oncology


  1. Chief Resident Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's University
  2. Resident - Radiation Oncology Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's University
  3. Internship - Department of General Surgery Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's University
  4. MD Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago
  5. BS - Biochemistry University of Illinois

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