Radiation Oncology

Overview

Spokane CyberKnife & Radiation Oncology Center at Summit Cancer Centers is proud to offer patients the most advanced radiation treatment technologies and methods for curing cancers.

What Is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation therapy is a treatment that uses high-energy x-rays (photons) to kill, shrink, or control the growth of tumors. Radiation therapy works by damaging cells, disabling them from growing and dividing.

The goal of any radiation treatment is to destroy cancer cells while minimizing the side effects on healthy tissue. As imaging technologies have improved over the last several decades, radiation therapy has integrated those improvements to enhance dose delivery and minimize side effects. Radiation may be recommended as an alternative to surgery or in addition to other therapies.

Why Choose Summit for Radiation Oncology Treatments?

Only at Summit Cancer Centers in Spokane Valley and Post Falls, ID will you find the very latest in radiation  treatment  technology, including non-invasive  TrueBeam radiotherapy  and  CyberKnife radiosurgery, which are great alternatives to traditional surgery. These technologies mean a higher level of patient comfort and an unparalleled level of treatment.

We are the only center in Eastern Washington and Idaho with CyberKnife. Precision means everything in radiation oncology and our non-surgical and non-invasive technologies treat cancerous and non-cancerous tumors throughout the body with pin-point accuracy.

The radiation oncologists at Summit Cancer Centers and Spokane CyberKnife are board certified and work closely with medical oncologists, surgeons, and other doctors to coordinate and customize the very best care plan for you.

Second Opinion Consultations

Our oncologists are available for rapid second opinion consultations. Exploring a second opinion can help you make a more informed decision about cancer treatment. Second opinions are typically covered by major insurance plans.

Learn more about our rapid second opinion consultations.
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