Our radiation oncology team works closely with your medical oncologist and referring physician to provide the most effective treatment for your condition. Backed by years of research and experience, the team at Mercy Radiation Oncology at Patients First Drive in Washington, MO uses the latest technology to ensure the proper dosage and monitor your condition. We work with you one-one-one and are dedicated to helping you overcome this disease and resume your life.
How radiation oncology can help:
Advanced Linear Technology
Mercy Hospital Washington has the most advanced linear technology in the region, the Versa HD™. The new linear accelerator system, which now treats a broader spectrum of cancers, expands patient treatment capabilities with extreme precision, high reliability and superior tumor performance.
At Mercy, we’re dedicated to providing individualized cancer care. Through the use of this linear technology, we are able to offer improved treatment times, fewer side effects, and reduced recovery times. Watch the video below to learn more.
A diagnosis of breast cancer begins a life-changing physical and emotional journey for patients. If you are diagnosed, Mercy cancer specialists are dedicated to giving you compassionate, comprehensive care. From treatment planning to follow-up monitoring, our specialists work closely with you to address your physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Treatment and support can include surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology, support groups, therapy and rehabilitation programs including lymphedema prevention and treatment, and counseling.
Mercy Cancer Services' rehabilitation program is the St. Louis area’s most comprehensive STAR® - certified rehabilitation program. The STAR® (Survivorship Training and Rehab) program is dedicated to helping improve your physical, emotional and spiritual outlook. Your Mercy doctor will work closely with an entire team associated with your care. Our ultimate goal is treating your breast cancer and providing you with a cancer-free future, while offering any support you may need to promote healing and well-being.