MNAP Oncology Center has opened its doors in June 12, 2004. It offers a state of the art facility that allows patients to undergo radiation therapy treatments in the privacy of a friendly, comfortable and soothing outpatient center. In October 25, 2004 the center made available for patient cutting edge technology, IMRT (Intense Modulated Radiation Therapy) that allows for maximum delivered dose to the cancer area while sparing the healthy tissues surrounding the cancer site and have the ability to provide radiation protecting agents. All patients receive personalized care.
At MNAP Oncology Center the personnel offers a variety of innovative prevention programs, state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment cancer care techniques, and a dedicated team of physicians and other medical professionals. The stuff invites people to explore the medical specialties and discover why MNAP is synonymous with serious care and leading edge medicine throughout Northeastern Philadelphia Community.
- The board of certified Radiation Oncologists are experts in the field of fighting cancer and, together with the Radiation Oncology team, they work with each patient to develop a comprehensive treatment program. From the moment of the first appointment to the completion of the patient’s care, they are there to support the patient, answer all of the questions, and ensure that their experience reflects the highest standard of care.
- The radiation oncologists are experts in treating all types of cancer. They are actively involved in developing and conducting clinical trials to test new ways to use radiation therapy to fight cancer, including studies sponsored by the National Institutes Prostate Protocol of Health. The center is fully accredited and certified by RTOG (The Radiation Therapy Oncology Group), funded by National Cancer Institute for several clinical trials for and Breast Cancer protocols. Clinical trials provide patients with access to the latest advances in and research on radiation therapy before they are widely available.
- The unmatched range of equipment includes the latest strategies to treat tumors aggressively, while reducing or eliminating some of the side effects that accompany radiation treatment. The treatment machine is the Siemens Linear Accelarator, the premier Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) beam delivery vehicle. By using the most current treatment planning technology available to “map” tumors, the radiation oncologists can design treatments with pinpoint accuracy, ensuring that tumors get the most effective dose while healthy tissues and organs are spared. XiO Treatment Planning Software combines