Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Treatments

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External Beam Radiation Therapy

External beam therapy uses highly focused beams of radiation to destroy cancer cells...

Head and Neck Cancers

The treatment of head and cancers requires multi-disciplinary management of radiation, medical and surgical oncology... 

High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer

Some patients may be candidates for high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy for treatment of their prostate cancer...

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

IMRT makes it possible to deliver a higher dose of radiation to tumors with less damage to the surrounding normal tissue, using multiple radiation beams from different directions... 

Radiation Implants for Women: Advanced GYN Brachytherapy / Mammosite Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer

Also called “internal radiation,” this treatment uses catheters, seeds, or capsules to place the radiation source directly into a tumor...

Radiation Seed Implants for Prostate Cancer

Early stage prostate cancer can be effectively treated with highly targeted, local radiation... 

Radiation Therapy for Benign Conditions - Heterotropic Bone Prevention

Following joint replacement therapy, your physician may recommend low-dose radiation therapy to prevent extra bone growth (heterotopic ossification)... 

Radiation Therapy for Benign Conditions - Keloids

Keloids are non-cancerous, fibrous growths on the skin that may occur following injury to the skin... 

Radiation Therapy for Benign Conditions - Vascular Brachytherapy

Your cardiologist, together with the radiation oncologist, may decide that a high dose of radiation given to a small area of the blood vessel is the best way to reduce the possibility of repeated blockage or restenosis...

Radiation Therapy for Children

In coordination with the Maine Children's Cancer Program, each year we treat over 60 children with cancer...

Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Brain Tumors

Stereotactic Radiosurgery is a non-invasive method of treating brain tumors without the difficulties of surgery and long hospital admissions...