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Treatment techniques

Treatment for cancer continues to advance with new technologies and innovative options for care. Today, more patients are treated with a combination of radiation, surgery and/or chemotherapy, while some patients are treated with a single method. For an overview of radiotherapy cancer treatment, we invite you to watch this video.

External beam radiation therapy

The most common form of radiation therapy, using high-energy x-rays to target and treat disease.

Proton therapy

A form of external beam radiation therapy that uses protons instead of high-energy x-rays.


A type of internal radiation therapy that uses small radioactive sources to kill cancer cells.

Interventional onclogy

A variety of minimally invasive treatments which can be used as primary cancer treatment or in combination with other techniques.

Find answers to common questions about undergoing cancer treatment.