Radiation Oncology

Patients can receive radiation therapy on the first floor of our Cancer Center, operated by GenesisCare a leading developer and operator of radiation oncology centers. For more information or to book an appointment please call, 508-765-6830.

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Radiation therapy offers the latest technology to fight cancer, including Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT).

Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) utilizes a highly precise radiation system to deliver carefully calculated beams of intense radiation directly into a cancer. Successful IMRT depends both on specialized equipment and on a highly trained team of physicians, physicists, and technologists. 21st Century Oncology has acquired this equipment and assembled such a team.

Image-guided radiation therapy, or IGRT as it is commonly known, evolved from IMRT. IMRT provides far greater beam-shaping capabilities than 3D radiation therapy, thereby permitting far more sophisticated treatment. IGRT uses the image of the target (depending upon anatomical area) to guide the delivery of radiation for each and every treatment.

About Your Physicians

The Radiation Oncology suite is lead by Chief Radiation Oncologist TJ Fitzgerald. Dr. Fitzgerald is associated with UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, and specializes in adult and pediatric radiology. He is the chair of radiation oncology at UMass Memorial Medical Center, where he is also a professor of radiation oncology.

Dr. Fitzgerald brings clinical expertise and professionalism to our cancer center and our community, offering patients peace of mind during their treatments. He is joined by Dr. Timothy D. Shafman, and Dr Robert A. Stein.

About GenesisCare

In May 2020, major U.S. oncology provider 21st Century Oncology’s network of 350+ radiation oncology treatment centers and integrated medical offices became part of GenesisCare. Together, we believe we can increase access to world-class care throughout America.

We are 5000 highly trained healthcare professionals and support staff across Australia, the U.K., Spain and the United States, designing innovative treatments and care for people with cancer and heart disease.

People centricity is at the heart of what we do—whether that person is a patient, a referring doctor, a partner or someone in our team. We aim to build a culture of ‘care’ that is patient focused and performance driven. We are always improving, designing new and higher standards for patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. Across our network, we employ talented and passionate health care and business professionals.

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