Radiation therapy is a highly technical treatment involving an array of technologies and a large team of health care workers. At the department of Radiation Oncology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, we offer state of the art equipment and software along with highly trained and experienced professionals.
We provide a variety of site specific treatments along with special treatment procedures. Our multidisciplinary team consists of board certified nurses, radiation therapists, dosimetrists, physicists and physicians. Along with specially trained administrators, social workers, nutritionists and medical assistants who provide various services to our patients. We also work closely with our colleagues in the Departments of Surgery and Medical Oncology to ensure that all patients receive the best care for their particular cancer.
At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center it is our mission to provide the highest quality standard in clinical care, to discover new ways to improve the clinical outcome of patients with cancer, and to continue to educate our patients about cancer and the choices they can make.
Care includes: 3D external beam radiation therapy, interstitial and intracavitary placement of radioactive agents, intraoperative radiation therapy, brachytherapy prostate implantation, stereotactic radiosurgery, and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).