Radiation Oncology

A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in treating cancer using radiation (as opposed to chemicals or chemotherapy). Radiation oncology uses high-energy rays to damage cancer cells and stop them from growing and dividing.

The Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital is affiliated with the UW Carbone Cancer Center in Madison, Wis.

Read about radiation therapy at MedLine Plus.

The following providers are associated with radiation oncology:
Tamer Refaat Abdelrhman MD, PhD, MSCI, DABR