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Radiation Oncology Services
The Cancer Center at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is located across the street from the Breast Center. There, state-of-the-art radiation oncology equipment is available to treat all types of breast cancer. A group of dedicated radiation oncologists, nurses, radiation therapists, medical physicists and medical dosimetrists are all available to provide you with the best treatment for your breast cancer. The components of our service include:
- Radiation Oncology Nurses: specialized nurses focused on the special needs of the breast cancer patient who requires radiation
- Radiation Therapists
- Medical Physicist
- Medical Dosimetrist
We provide you with the most up-to-date technology to plan your treatment, assuring the most focused radiation fields that minimize injury to other body tissues.
Your Treatment Procedure:
Your treatment is comprised of various components, consisting of consultation, simulation, computerized treatment planning and treatment.
Consultation and "Second Opinion" services
If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, we will be happy to meet with you and review the treatment options presented to you and help you decide which treatment options are best for you.
Cancer Research Programs:
We actively participate in multiple national studies and cancer research programs. These are made available to you in accordance with the Cancer Center programs and protocols established for research and study cases.