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  • What is Radiation Therapy?

    What is Radiation Therapy?

    Radiation Therapy is one of many ways to treat certain types of cancers.  It leverages high energy x-rays or other forms of radiation then directs a lethal dose to the tumor.
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    Radiation Therapy is one of many ways to treat certain types of cancers.  It leverages high energy x-rays or other forms of radiation then directs a lethal dose to the tumor.
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  • Who is part of the care giving team?

    Who is part of the care giving team?

    There are several individuals who all take an active role in your treatment and care.  They include the radiation oncologist, therapist, nurse, physicist and other staff.
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    There are several individuals who all take an active role in your treatment and care.  They include the radiation oncologist, therapist, nurse, physicist and other staff.
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  • Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)

    Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)

    APBI (Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation) can be delivered using High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR).
    APBI (Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation) can be delivered using High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR).  It involves using a small breast catheter that is inserted to fit inside the lumpectomy cavity after tumor removal so that surrounding tissues can be treated. (more)
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

    Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

    IGRT combines advanced body imaging with radiation positioning for more accurate treatments.
    IGRT combines advanced body imaging with radiation positioning for more accurate treatments.  This helps to reduce side effects and improve outcomes by targeting and concentrating the radiation dose more directly at the tumor.
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  • High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR)

    High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR)

    HDR treats cancer tumors using internal radiation.  Using radioactive implants positioned directly within the tumor site, the dose of radiation is delivered from within the cancer helping to spare normal tissues.
    HDR treats cancer tumors using internal radiation.  Using radioactive implants positioned directly within the tumor site, the dose of radiation is delivered from within the cancer helping to spare normal tissues.
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  • Local Cancer Resources

    Local Cancer Resources

    American Cancer Society- Rhode Island (South New England Region)931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004Warwick, RI 02886Phone: 401-722-8480Fax: 401-421-0535http://cancer.orgHope Center for Cancer Support297 Wickenden
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  • Nicklas B. E. Oldenburg, MD

    Nicklas B. E. Oldenburg, MD

    Dr. Oldenburg graduated with honors from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC in 1989 and received his Medical Degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC
  • Sarah Thurman, MD - Board Certified Radiation Oncologist

    Sarah Thurman, MD - Board Certified Radiation Oncologist

    Dr. Thurman received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the
    University of Virginia in Charlottesville in 1988, and her Medical
    Degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1996.
    Dr. Thurman received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the
    University of Virginia in Charlottesville in 1988, and her Medical
    Degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1996.
  • Donald Joyce, MD

    Donald Joyce, MD

    Dr. Joyce completed his undergraduate education at Fairfield University in CT. He then received his Medical Degree at Georgetown University in Washington DC in 1986. He completed his Internship and
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