Featured Content
It's fairly common knowledge that being active is good for helping you stay healthy, but now cancer researchers are finding that your activity level during treatment can actually help improve your outcome. As a result, using a step counter or...
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Featured Content
Tattoos play an important role in treating cancer by ensuring the treatment plan is as accurate as possible. But for some patients, it’s a daily reminder of a dark experience. Martha Carlson was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in January...
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Patient Experience
Each year, an estimated 650,0000 cases of head and neck cancers are diagnosed worldwide. Many of those diagnosed will receive radiation oncology as either their primary treatment or as an adjunct to surgical treatment of the cancer. ...
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Patient Experience
Laughter really is the best medicine. Humor has the power to change a patient’s perspective, make a tough treatment easier, and lighten up even the most difficult/vulnerable situations. In October, Beekley Medical announced the "Laughingest LINAC...
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Corporate News
Radiation Therapists are special people dedicated to helping cancer patients who are fighting for their lives have the best possible experience and outcome with their radiation treatments. To recognize this group of silent heroes, Beekley Medical...
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Radiation Oncology
There have been numerous clinical trials demonstrating that breast conservation therapy, where lumpectomy is combined with radiation therapy, will significantly decrease the rate of breast cancer reoccurrence and is as effective as mastectomy1....
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Patient Experience
According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, an estimated 65,410 people (48,000 men and 17,410 women) will develop head and neck cancer (HNC) this year. Many will undergo radiation therapy treatment to fight the disease. While treatment...
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Patient Experience
Summertime. The word conjures up thoughts of fun, but in many areas of the country, it also brings to mind ways to cope with the excessive heat and humidity. And for patients undergoing radiation oncology treatments in these conditions, coping takes...
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Radiation Oncology
Dr. Douglas Housman is a radiation oncologist previously with Memorial Sloan-Kettering in NY,  and now at the Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center in CT. In his many years of experience, there’s one thing he can attest to: you can’t always see scars...
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