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Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

The board-certified radiologists on the medical staff of Lakeland Health, and specially-trained radiologic technologists, offer access to the most advanced diagnoses and minimally-invasive interventional treatments available. 

Radiation therapy is used to safely and effectively treat many different types of tumors, both cancerous and benign (non-cancerous). While you undergo radiation therapy, a team of highly-trained medical professionals, led by a board-certified radiation oncologist, will be working together to make sure that you receive the best care possible. The board-certified radiologists on the medical staff of Lakeland Health, and specially-trained radiologic technologists offer access to the most advanced diagnoses and minimally-invasive interventional treatments available.

Radiation therapy works by damaging DNA within cancer cells and destroying the ability of the cancer cells to reproduce. When these damaged cells die, the body naturally eliminates them. Normal cells are also affected by radiation, but they are able to repair themselves in a way that cancer cells cannot.

Our radiology department uses advanced imaging technology, including:

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