Aiming at Cancer to Spare Side Effects

Orlando Health Cancer Institute is home to the most advanced cancer-center technology, including the Center for Proton Therapy and MRIdian® MRI-guided radiation therapy. These advanced technologies deliver precise doses to your cancer while sparing healthy tissue, which can improve results and reduce side effects.

Our team brings top-level training and expertise to each individual we treat. Our radiation department is accredited by the American College of Radiology, and all of the treatments are monitored by an experienced team of therapists and physicists. Moreover, every patient has his or her treatment plan reviewed by our physicians in a daily quality assurance meeting.

Learn more about our many advanced radiation therapies on our Treatments page.

Meet the Advanced Radiation Therapy Team

Our team of skilled radiation oncologists has years of experience treating patients with radiation therapy. As members of your greater cancer care team at the Cancer Institute, we work to deliver outstanding care and the best possible outcome.

  • Clinical Trials

    When appropriate, we also offer our patients the option to participate in clinical trials to try a promising new medical drug or other treatment.

  • Conditions and Treatments

    Making treatment decisions can be overwhelming. Our promise is to work with you to find the best treatment plan for you or your loved one.

  • Resources

    At the Orlando Health Cancer Institute, we strive to support patients and families in every way possible.

The Proton Therapy Advantage

Advances in superconducting technology and nuclear engineering have made proton therapy a practical treatment for cancer patients today. Dr. Naren Ramakrishna, director of Neurologic and Pediatric Radiation Oncology, explains how proton therapy works and why it’s considered a superior alternative to conventional radiation.

Rectal Spacers

Our compassionate team offers the Rectal Spacer system to protect your rectum during radiation treatment for prostate cancer. The Rectal Spacer lowers your risk of having harmful side effects from radiation therapy. By safeguarding healthy cells, the Rectal Spacer improves your quality of life.

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