Radiation Therapy

The Radiation Therapy Center at the Stephenson Cancer Center is unmatched in the state. Leading experts provide research-based treatment to cancer patients. The center offers a complete range of treatment options including Proton Therapy, Gamma Knife, and image-guided radiotherapy. With the most advanced options available, patients don't need to leave the state to receive the best care possible. 

What is Radiation Therapy?
Radiation therapy uses high-doses of radiation to kill cancer cells. It can be given before, after, or during surgery or chemotherapy. More than half of people with cancer get radiation therapy. 

Treatments & Services
Treatment options offered at the Radiation Therapy Center include: 

Brachytherapy (LDR and HDR)
3D conformal radiation therapy 
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT)
Proton Therapy
Radiation for skin cancer and tumors just beneath the skin
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
Total body irradiation (TBI)