If you have lung cancer you can trust in the superior care provided by our radiation specialists and support teams. Our expansive network of cancer centers across the country ensures that you have access to the highest quality treatment
Navigating your options for treating lung cancer
Our goal is to empower you with the information you need to make informed decisions about your treatment. Whether you're worried about preserving healthy lung tissue or managing side effects during treatment, we will work with you to address your concerns and provide a stress-free treatment experience. Trust us to guide you through this difficult time.
Benefits of Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer
Radiation therapy is a proven treatment option with a low risk of complications
Understanding Lung Cancer
Early detection and effective treatment
Lung cancer occurs when abnormal cells in one or both lungs begin to grow uncontrollably. These abnormal cells do not carry out the normal functions of healthy lung cells, and can form tumors that interfere with the lung's ability to provide oxygen to the body.
Once lung cancer is diagnosed, your cancer care team will work with you to determine the best course of treatment. This may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a combination of treatments. Radiation therapy is a well-established and effective treatment option that has been shown to have a low risk of complications.
It is important to catch and treat lung cancer in its early stages, as early diagnosis and treatment can greatly improve the chances of successful outcomes. Your cancer care team will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that takes into account the specific characteristics of your lung cancer, as well as your overall health and preferences.
Minimal Complications and Enhanced Outcomes
The low-risk nature of radiation therapy for treating lung cancer
Since radiation therapy can help to reduce or slow the growth of tumours, it can be a successful treatment for lung cancer. This may lessen cancer-related symptoms and enhance the patient's general quality of life
Radiation therapy is a safe treatment option with a low risk of complications. This can include side effects such as fatigue, skin irritation, and breathing difficulties, but these are typically mild and can be managed with appropriate care and support
It is possible to combine radiation therapy with other therapies like surgery or chemotherapy. This may enhance the effectiveness of the patient's overall treatment plan and raise the likelihood that the patient will experience successful outcomes
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Experience the Akumin Advantage
Radiation Therapy, Expertise, and Support
Advanced Radiation Therapy
Our centers offer the latest radiation therapy techniques, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), for effective treatment for lung cancer
Expert Team of Specialists
Our teams of experienced oncologists, radiologists, and other specialists are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for lung cancer patients
We always take a patient-centered approach to care, which means that treatment plans are tailored to the specific needs and preferences of each individual