Radiation Oncology

smiling coupleThe Radiation Oncology Practice at Jersey City Medical Center delivers radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer, eliminating cancerous cells or tumors without damaging the surrounding tissue. Each patient is cared for by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, certified radiation therapists, physicists and dosimetrists. Working together, the practice customizes each patient’s treatment plan and assures patient safety and comfort.

In partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Jersey City Medical Center and RWJBarnabas Health provide patients with access to the most advanced radiation therapy options available across the State, as well as novel therapeutics and clinical trials. Through this partnership, patients have access to some of the nation’s leading radiation oncologists who are at the forefront of cancer research and treatment.

Treatment modalities available at Jersey City Medical Center:

  • 3D conformal radiation therapy
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Proton therapy
  • Gamma Knife radiosurgery
  • CyberKnife®
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Image guided radiation therapy and respiratory gating
  • Total skin electron beam therapy