M. Maitland DeLand, M.D., is a radiation oncologist specializing in the treatment of women’s and children’s cancers. She is the founder and former owner of OncoLogics, a group of cancer treatment centers in the southern United States. One of the leaders in her field, she is the chairman of the Health Education Authority of Louisiana Board whose mission is to promote medical education, research and healthcare throughout the state. Dr. DeLand also serves as a member of the BreastCancer.org Professional Advisory Board and has dedicated her career to helping her patients and their families lead balanced and rewarding lives.
Dr. DeLand authors several children’s book series, including The Great Katie Kate books focused on educating children about medical conditions including questions on cancer, diabetes, epilepsy, and asthma. She is also the author of Baby Santa, a series of children’s Christmas books, Busy Bees, and Fishing for Flowers.