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College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Chieko Azuma


Clinical Associate Professor
Radiation Oncology

DVM, PhD, DACVR (Radiation Oncology)
Phone: 785-532-5690 
E-mail: chieko@vet.k-state.edu


  • Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medicine (DVM equivalent): Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Radiation and Cancer Biology: College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
  • Residency: North Carolina State University


  • Oncology Elective (4th year)


Tumor physiology and functional imaging
Advanced radiotherapy
Comparative oncology studies in veterinary cancer patients
Effects of radiation in systemic response
Animal welfare and research compliance


Dr. Azuma’s clinical interests include individualized treatments incorporating radiotherapy and palliative care in veterinary cancer patients.