Radiation OncologyOur expert team treats more than 3,600 patients a year and offers the most advanced radiation therapy available today, finely targeting radiation to tumors with more precision than ever before.
Radiation Oncology Treatments Options
We offer several types of radiation therapy, including but not limited to what is listed below.
External Beam Radiation Techniques
- Proton Therapy
- Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
- Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
- Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT)
- Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
- Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Internal Radiation Therapy Techniques (Brachytherapy)
- Low Dose Rate (LDR) Brachytherapy
- High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
- Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)
Your care team will choose the technology that is best for you and customize your care to achieve the best outcome. You may also have opportunities to participate in a clinical trial evaluating a promising new radiation therapy approach or application.
Not all listed services are available at all locations. Please confirm when you make an appointment.
Additional Radiation Oncology Approaches
In addition to external beam radiation and brachytherapy, several technologies, programs and treatment options are available to provide you with a personalized plan that fits your needs.
“I was determined. I felt as though John Theurer Cancer Center solved the problem as quickly as it could have been done.”
Melvin Taylor - Lifetime musician and cancer survivor
Why Choose John Theurer Cancer Center for Radiation Therapy
We have a history of leading radiation therapy in New Jersey. The Department of Radiation Oncology at John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center was the first center in the state to offer stereotactic radiosurgery (a non-surgical option) for the treatment of brain tumors.
We were also the first medical center in New Jersey to offer TrueBeam® image-guided radiation therapy, a radically different approach to treating even the most challenging cancers with unprecedented speed and accuracy. This technology is now offered throughout the network.
John Theurer Cancer Center has affiliate locations across the state, providing you with access to advanced radiation therapy options conveniently located close to home.
The cancer surgeons at John Theurer Cancer Center perform more minimally invasive cancer surgeries than any other center in New Jersey.