Services

Alpha Med’s Radiation Oncology department offers consultations, cancer screening, and a broad spectrum of radiation therapy services, including:

  • 3D conformal radiation therapy
  • Cyberknife
  • Electron beam radiation therapy
  • High-dose rate brachytherapy (for breast, gynecologic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and lung cancers)
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Low-dose rate brachytherapy (for prostate cancer)
  • Nonsurgical skin cancer treatment (superficial skin applicator)
  • Partial breast irradiation (Mammosite and external beam)
  • Radioactive intraluminal implants – radioactive interstitial implants – radioactive intracavity insertions
  • Radioactive iodine therapy for thyroid cancer
  • Radioisotope therapy for prostate cancer
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Ultrasound guided radioactive seed implants for the prostatic cancer
  • External beam radiation therapy (EBRT)

Our state of the art therapeutic equipment includes a high energy linear accelerator for the delivery of radiation treatments. To accurately set up the treatment parameters, a CT Simulator and treatment planning computer system are utilized on site, as well as customized treatment devices, customized blocking-multi leaf collimator, customized Immobilization devices, face masks, partial and full body cradles and molds. These devices are customized to fit the treatment needs for each patient.

Treatment

We specialize in treating all major cancer diagnoses and some benign tumors, including:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical and Uterine cancers
  • Esophagus, Stomach, Pancreas, Rectal and Anal cancers
  • Head and Neck cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Prostate and other Genitourinary cancers
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin cancer
  • Thyroid cancer

Through the entire course of treatment each patient receives counseling on nutrition, general health, and management of possible side effects from the treatment. We co-ordinate with the patient care with treatment received at other health care facility and work closely with the patient’s primary care physician to co-ordinate a personal care plan for recovery.

After treatments are complete patients are referred back to their primary care physician. Follow up care provided by the Radiation Oncology department will continue as recommend by the referring physician.