Also known as: External beam radiation therapy; X-ray therapy
Providence Radiation Oncology Services offers a comprehensive approach to cancer care with a wide range of world-class cancer therapy modalities implemented by a multidisciplinary team of experts. Our extraordinary team, coupled with state-of-the-art technology, creates the environment for superior treatment outcomes for cancer patients.
Technology opens new doors for combining radiation and immunotherapy.
Q: "I have stage IV lung cancer. Why is chemotherapy sometimes used to treat later stage (Stage IV) lung cancer? What would happen if I did not take chemotherapy?"
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Despite the fact that about a third of all cancer patients receive radiation therapy in some form, this invisible and painless procedure remains the least understood common cancer treatment. Providence Cancer Center News recently sat down with Christine Cha, M.D., Jeannie Louie, M.D., and Richard Rodriguez, R.T., to find out why radiation matters today.
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