The Christ Hospital Physicians - Radiation Oncology
Radiation oncology focuses on treating cancer with high doses of ionizing radiation – or radiation therapy. At The Christ Hospital Health Network, our radiation oncology specialists are knowledgeable in the latest radiation therapy technologies and procedures. They provide effective, personalized care with compassion and integrity.
Our team includes board-certified radiation oncologists – doctors who are experts in the use of radiation therapy to treat cancer. These doctors completed years of training to become top specialists in their field.
The Christ Hospital Physicians-Radiation Oncology team also includes highly experienced radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses, physicists and dosimetrists.
We provide care at The Christ Hospital Cancer Center in Cincinnati and at our outpatient center in Montgomery.
Radiation oncology specialists treat many different types of cancer, including:
When is it time to see a radiation oncology specialist?
If you've been diagnosed with cancer, you may be referred to a radiation oncology specialist for treatment.
Radiation therapy is part of many cancer treatment plans. It is used to destroy tumors or make them smaller so they can be removed easily through surgery. Your radiation oncologist is part of your oncology team and the specialist who provides your radiation therapy.
If you have just learned you have cancer and are looking for experienced radiation oncology care, ask your doctor for a referral to one of our physicians.
Why choose The Christ Hospital Health Network?
Our radiation oncologists work with you and your entire cancer care team to ensure you receive precise doses of radiation therapy to minimize side effects and improve outcomes. They use the most advanced methods and offer new treatment options through clinical trials.
One way The Christ Hospital Health Network is transforming cancer care is with a powerful new alternative to traditional surgery. The Christ Hospital Cancer Center was the first in the Tristate, and one of six in the country, to receive delivery of the Edge radiosurgery system for high-precision radiosurgery. The Edge surpasses the capabilities of Cyberknife and Gamma Knife by more quickly and accurately targeting difficult-to-treat tumors anywhere in the body.
In addition to surgery alternatives, The Christ Hospital is a proud to be in a small group of institutions who are recipients of the Tattoo and Mark-Free Award, recognized by the Tattoo and Mark-free Treatment Center. This award recognizes our ability to offer and excellence in tattoo and mark-free radiation treatments for our patients. This allows for a much better treatment experience for our patients, with both clinical and mental benefits.
Our specialists are focused on providing multidisciplinary, expert care. Their drive to deliver innovative, precise treatments means you receive the most experienced, effective cancer care in the region.