Patients who come to us for radiation oncology receive care from board-certified radiation oncologists using the most advanced technologies to treat cancer. Radiation oncology is a part of the Winship Cancer Institute, Georgia's first and only comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Department of Radiation Oncology
Our doctors tailor a patient's radiation treatment to their specific needs in a caring and supportive environment. They're also researchers, bringing you access to clinical trials offering the most promising breakthroughs in cancer treatment.
What is Radiation Therapy?
Radiation therapy shrinks tumors and kills cancer cells using high-energy waves. About two-thirds of those diagnosed with cancer will receive radiation therapy. Radiation may be the only treatment used, or it may be combined with other therapies like chemotherapy or surgery.
Our radiation oncology doctors combine their expansive research knowledge and experience with the latest technology to determine an individualized treatment plan that will be most effective for each patient.
Our advanced technologies and therapies include:
Get Care from Georgia's Leading Cancer Institute
Emory Clinic radiation oncologists are researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and faculty members at Emory University School of Medicine. Meaning, you get access to the latest in cancer treatments, including clinical trials. Over 17,000 patients with many different types of cancer enroll in clinical trials at Winship Cancer Institute each year.
In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Winship Cancer Institute as number one in Georgia for cancer care. The institute has been ranked among the country's top cancer programs for nine years in a row. You can rely on our expertise for your fight against cancer.
Make an Appointment
To make an appointment or for more information, please call 404-778-1900.