Radiation therapy is one of the main treatment methods used in cancer care. This method of treatment can be used as a sole treatment for cancer or in combination with surgery, chemotherapy, and/or hormone therapy.
PET-CT scanning is one of the most powerful diagnostic tools available, enabling doctors to determine the precise location of a tumour. Doctors then use this information to diagnose and stage the disease, plan your treatment, and monitor the progress of your treatment.
We know having access to a range of support services can make all the difference to our patients in getting well. Based on the experience of caregivers, the programmes developed at UPMC CancerCenter, and our outstanding local resources in the South East, we strive to meet the many physical and emotional needs of cancer patients and their families.
UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre draws upon the combined expertise and resources from the United States and Ireland, with a multi-disciplinary team working together to implement quality oversight, advanced medical training, performance data tracking, and research programs. The facility offers the most advanced radiation oncology therapy available, and has set a precedent in Ireland for providing world-class cancer care to patients closer to their homes. Read More…