Phoebe Radiation Oncology in Albany, Georgia
Radiation therapy uses a low-intensity radiation beam to kill cancerous cells. Radiation can be used as a primary treatment or in combination with other methods to reduce the size of a tumor before surgery. Radiation is most useful when treatment needs to be targeted at a precise point in the body.
Today's more advanced diagnostic imaging equipment - such as that used at Phoebe Cancer Center in Albany, Georgia - now allows better mapping of cancer sites and more precise targeting of radiation.
Phoebe's status as a major cancer center in Southwest Georgia gives us the resources to acquire the absolute latest cutting-edge technology for our patients and doctors. The radiation accelerators and imaging equipment are the most advanced available.
Cancer Treatment from Radiation Oncology Specialists in Southwest Georgia
Advanced technology is only half of the story. The other half is our people, a team of experts dedicated to the treatment and recovery of every patient.
As a patient at our radiation center, you have a complete team of experts dedicated to your individual case, including:
- Certified physicist
- A cancer nutritionist
- Radiation therapists
- Oncology-certified nurses
- Certified dosimetrist
- An oncology outreach coordinator
- Other support staff
Radiation oncology services at Phoebe include all aspects of:
- Oncology treatment
- Treatment planning and dosimetry
- Other medical or technical service that is necessary to support you and your family
For more information about cancer treatment options or to schedule an appointment, call the Phoebe Cancer Center at 1-800-490-0684.