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Radiation Therapy Facts

Radiation Therapy Facts At the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center, our experts provide the following facts about radiation therapy: Radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells by damaging their DNA. Radiation therapy can damage normal cells as well as cancer cells. Therefore, treatment must be carefully planned to minimize side effects. The radiation used [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Radiation Therapy Facts

Cancer Treatments

Treatments Gamma Knife Perfexion Infusion Centers Medical Oncology/ Hematology Mohs Micrographic Surgery Radiation Oncology Robotic Surgery Stem Cell Transplantation Surgical Oncology TomoTherapy

By | June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Cancer Treatments

UAMS Radiation Oncology Center

UAMS Radiation Oncology Center If your doctor recommends radiation as part of your cancer treatment plan, our caring and compassionate specialists in the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center provide cutting-edge medical care. Thanks to our new technology, patients have reduced treatment times and frequency, leading to a better quality of life. Using conventional radiotherapy equipment, [...]

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UAMS Names Interim Chair of Department of Radiation Oncology

LITTLE ROCK – Hershey Garner, J.D., M.D., has been named interim chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

By | April 15th, 2015|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Young Cancer Patient Brings Smiles

Keagan Provost runs almost everywhere he goes. And if he’s not running, the 4-year-old walks quickly with his head held high wearing a wide grin.

By | October 14th, 2014|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments