Radiation Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper
Care and comfort -- simple words but words that typify cancer treatment at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Our board-certified radiation oncologists are experts in the field of fighting cancer and, together with the Radiation Oncology team, work with each patient to develop a comprehensive treatment program.
From the moment of your first appointment to the completion of your care, we will be there to support you, answer all of your questions, and ensure that your experience reflects the highest standard of care. At MD Anderson at Cooper, we’re passionate about our patients and about our work.
For more in-depth information about our services, please click on the topics listed on the right or call us at 855.MDA.COOPER (855.632.2667) for an appointment at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in Camden, New Jersey, or at our convenient suburban location at 900 Centennial Boulevard in Voorhees, New Jersey.
With MD Anderson at Cooper’s Radiation Oncology team, you’re never far away from the most advanced radiation therapy treatments and approaches available. Let us show you how much we care.
What Is Radiation Therapy?
Radiation therapy - the use of high level radiation to destroy cancer cells — is one of the most common treatments for cancer. The Department of Radiation Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper offers comprehensive evaluation, treatment and follow-up care for patients who need radiation therapy for cancer. We are a multidisciplinary cancer center that is part of the state’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.
MD Anderson at Cooper offers the most advanced radiation therapy treatments and approaches available, maximizing the potential for cure while minimizing the side effects associated with radiation therapy.
Our radiation oncologists, all of whom are board certified, are experts in treating all types of cancer. They are actively involved in developing and conducting clinical trials to test new ways to use radiation therapy to fight cancer, including studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Clinical trials provide you with access to the latest advances in and research on radiation therapy before they are widely available.
In addition, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper's Department of Radiation Oncology maintains accreditation by the American College of Radiology and conforms to their rigid standards. We are one of the only practices in South Jersey to have achieved such recognition.
CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper is proud to offer a ground-breaking cancer treatment tool - the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System.
The CyberKnife is the world’s first and only radiosurgery system designed to pinpoint and destroy tumors in the body. In many cases, the treatment offers new hope to patients who were considered untreatable or inoperable, who may be looking for an alternative to surgery, or who have been previously exposed to the maximum allowable dose of radiation but still require further treatment.
For an appointment with an MD Anderson at Cooper radiation oncologist, please call 855.MDA.COOPER (855.632.2667).