ABOUT TERK ONCOLOGY
The Terk Oncology practice is designed around you.
what you’re going through. That’s why we want you to feel comfortable at every turn, with the way you’re
treated as a person and as a patient.
You’ll feel it as soon as you walk through our doors: a comfortable and
intimate atmosphere with a warm and welcoming staff. We’ll schedule appointments at your convenience, stay on schedule
whenever possible, and even arrange for transportation.
And while our physicians and staff will spend all the time
it takes to care for both your physical and emotional needs, they’ll work with all of your doctors to determine your
course of care quickly and seamlessly, thanks to their advanced electronic medical records system. Terk Oncology physicians
are all highly experienced and well-credentialed, having worked at major area hospitals. With our cutting-edge radiotherapy
technology in their trained and skilled hands, you’ll be treated using the best, by the best.
THE TERK ONCOLOGY TEAM
You will meet a number of people at Terk Oncology during your
course of radiation treatments. Leading your radiation team is a radiation oncologist, a doctor who specializes in treating
cancer with radiation.
You will meet your radiation oncologist
at your first visit, and he will continue to see you throughout the course of treatment to monitor and take care of any side
effects. In addition to working with all the members of the radiation therapy team, your radiation oncologist works very closely
with your other doctors.
are the trained professionals who actually administer your daily radiation treatment. They do so under the doctor’s
prescription and supervision, maintaining daily records and regularly checking the treatment equipment to make sure it is
Medical Physicists and Dosimetrists
Medical physicists and
dosimetrists are responsible for developing radiation plans according to what your doctor prescribes. Using computers, they
develop percision treatment plans that can best destroy the tumor while sparing surrounding healthy tissue.
Terk Oncology is a modern self contained facility offering state of the art treatment technology featuring
the Infinty by Elekta radiation and high dose rate brachytherapy.