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Radiation Oncology

When you face the challenge of a cancer diagnosis, you want experience and the most effective treatments on your side. Temple radiation oncologists are some of the Philadelphia area’s most experienced and respected specialists. Our team utilizes innovative technology and advanced equipment to target and eliminate cancer cells.

Radiation therapy uses high doses of radiation to damage cancer cells and keep them from growing and spreading. Radiation can shrink or eliminate tumors or treat pain or other symptoms caused by cancer. Radiation may be the only treatment you need, but most often it's used with other options such as surgery, chemotherapy and immunotherapy. Your care team customizes a treatment plan based on the type and stage of your cancer, along with your needs and goals.

Radiation therapy requires precision. Temple's radiation oncology team determines the most effective type of radiation for your cancer and calculates the precise dose and length of treatment. Using the latest technology and treatment, our team of physicians, physicists and advanced care practitioners target a specific area or tumor, while avoiding healthy tissue nearby.

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