Radiation Oncology

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 - allows better mapping of cancer sites and more precise targeting of radiation.

Cancer Treatment from Radiation Oncology Specialists

Advanced technology is only half of the story. The other half is our team of experts dedicated to treatment and recovery.

Patients at our radiation center have a complete team of experts on their side:

  • Physicians
  • 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:

  • Nursing
  • Follow-up
  • Consultation
  • Oncology treatment
  • Treatment planning and dosimetry
  • Other medical or technical service that is necessary to support you and your family

For more information about radiation treatment options, call (229) 312-2260.