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State-Of-The-Art Radiation Oncology Technology Can Be Found at Good Samaritan

Radiation TherapyGood Samaritan offers state-of-the-art Radiation Therapy close to home because we understand how important it is for patients facing cancer to have the encouragement and support of family and friends nearby. Our Radiation Oncology department uses the most up-to-date equipment and radiation practices, including:

  • Two Linear Accelerators: Truebeam EDGE Stereotactic Radiosurgery Accelerator™ and Trilogy™
  • CT Simulator with 4D-CT tumor localization for compensation of respiratory position
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) utilzing cone beam CT and AlignRT™ optical surface monitoring for accurate treatment delivery
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and Volumetric Arc therapy (VMAT) utilizing rotational beam
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
  • Deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH) technique to reduce heart dose for breast patients
  • High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy
  • SpaceOAR hydrogel placement to decrease side effects during prostate treatment

Our highly-skilled, board certified staff includes radiation therapists, nurses, radiation oncologists, medical physicist, and dosimetrist, all of whom consistently exceed expectations in patient satisfaction. The primary goal of the radiation oncology team at Good Samaritan is to treat each patient with care and compassion they deserve. What sets us apart from other facilities with Radiation Oncology treatment capabilities is that all of our staff makes their homes and lives in Knox County or other close by communities. This is where we not only work, it is where we live and care for our neighbors, friends and family members with whom we have real, personal connections. We truly care about and are invested in our patient’s outcomes and experiences on a personal level.

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You and your family know you’re in good hands here. Our cancer program has been certified by the American College of Surgeons since 1979, and all of our radiation oncology physicians, along with our medical physicist and medical dosimetrist, are board certified and highly experienced.

Please call 812-885-3939 for more information.

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