Radiation Therapy Center - Laredo, TX
Laredo Oncologist Doctors for Radiation Therapy
Type of Physician: Oncologist
What is a Oncologist?
A subspecialty certification by the Board of Internal Medicine. Oncologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. They decide on and administer chemotherapy as well as consult with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer.
Specialty: Medical Oncology
Common Name: Cancer Doctor
Laredo is the county seat of Webb County, Texas, United States, located on the north bank of the Rio Grande (R?o Bravo) in South Texas, across from Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Laredo's economy is based on international trade with Mexico. It is the largest inland port in the United States. Most major transportation companies have a facility in Laredo. Laredo's location along the southern end of I-35 close to the manufacturers in North Mexico promotes its vital role in trade between the United States and Mexico.
What is radiation therapy?
In radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy), invisible high-energy rays are used to damage cancer cells and can stop them from growing and dividing. This ultimately can kill the cancer cells treated wit...
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