About Dr. Harrell
Dr. Harrell is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth. She completed an internship in internal medicine at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth Virginia. She completed her residency in radiation oncology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, and a fellowship in proton and pediatric radiation oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Harrell, who previously practiced radiation oncology in Oklahoma City, specializes in pediatric cancer, breast cancer and cancers of the central nervous system. She uses advanced radiation treatments to target tumors and reduce radiation exposure to surrounding organs and tissues. Treatments include intensity-modulated radiation therapy, high-dose rate brachytherapy and proton therapy, a noninvasive cancer treatment that uses a beam of protons (the subatomic particle found in the nucleus of every atom) to destroy cancer cells.
Dr. Harrell's Academic Background
- Radiation Oncology
- Assistant Professor
- Medical School
- University of North Texas Health Science Center
College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
- University of Mississippi Medical Center
- University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Proton and Pediatric Radiation Oncology
Dr. Harrell's Areas of Expertise
The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at UAMS is Arkansas’ most comprehensive cancer treatment and research facility.
Breast Cancer Care (Part of Cancer Care)
The most common type of breast cancer is ductal carcinoma, which begins in the cells of the ducts.
Radiation Oncology Care (Part of Cancer Care)
Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.
Neurological Cancer Care (Part of Cancer Care)
An adult central nervous system tumor is a disease in which abnormal cells form in the tissues of the brain and/or spinal cord.