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Treatment Technologies

The James Cancer Hospital radiation oncologist specializing in the treatment of skin cancers frequently uses all of the advanced radiation therapy techniques in treating skin cancers.

A short list of the advanced radiation therapy techniques used includes:

  • Electron Therapy
  • 3-D Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Ablative Radiation
  • Therapy to the Lung or Liver
  • Gamma-Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Hypo-fractionated Radiation Therapy.

The correct type of radiation therapy or radiation procedure will be chosen for patients based on the type of cancer and tumor location(s).