Radiation Oncology is the medical specialty in which high-energy x-rays are used to gradually kill cancer cells so they are unable to grow, multiply, and spread. It is referred to by a number of different names: x-ray therapy, radiotherapy, or irradiation. Radiation therapy is a localized treatment, meaning it only affects the cells in the area of the body actually being treated. With careful planning and state-of-the-art technology, every effort is made to preserve as many healthy cells as possible.
MRO is actively involved in clinical trials and technology development for new cancer treatments. The diverse experience of our professional staff adds depth and breadth to our clinical knowledge, while bolstering MRO’s reputation for service to its community of patients, physicians, and hospitals.