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Radiation Vs. Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Radiation Vs. Surgery for Prostate Cancer Author Info Reviewed by: Robert Carlson, M.DBy:Laurie Stoneham Prostate cancer treated with radiotherapy offers long term survival rates (dailyRx News) Prostate cancer treatments can include a variety of approaches. Surgery can remove the diseased prostate, while radiation therapy can be used to kill cancer cells. But what’s the long-term effectiveness of radiotherapy for treating prostate [...]  Read more...

First Study to Analyze 25 Yrs of Data After Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Patients

Newswise — ATLANTA – The March 2013 issue of The Journal of Urology, the official journal of The American Urological Association, includes a study conducted by four physicians from Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), a Vantage Oncology affiliate. This study, 25 Year Disease Free Survival Rate after Irradiation of Prostate Cancer Calculated with the Prostate Specific [...]  Read more...

Georgia Physicians’ Study Published in the Journal of Urology First Study Ever to Analyze 25 years of Data after Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Patients

Georgia Physicians’ Study Published in the Journal of Urology First Study Ever to Analyze 25 years of Data after Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Patients ATLANTA – The March 2013 issue of The Journal of Urology, the official journal of The American Urological Association, includes a study conducted by four physicians from Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia [...]  Read more...

25-Year Disease-Free Survival Rate After Irradiation for Prostate Cancer Calculated with the Prostate Specific Antigen Definition of Recurrence Used for Radical Prostatectomy

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Know your options. Get a second opinion.

PROSTATE CANCER RADIOTHERAPY CLINICS OF GEORGIA May 1, 2012 | Source: http://www.bestselfatlanta.com/Sponsored-Topic/Health-Wellness/Prostate-Cancer/Know-your-options.-Get-a-second-opinion.html Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in men behind lung cancer.  It is a disease which affects 1 in 6 men in their lifetime, but it is also one which is almost 100 percent curable when caught early. The time [...]  Read more...

Awareness, Outreach, Advocacy – Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition (GPCC) Drives New License Plate

ATLANTA, Ga., April 23, 2012 – The Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition (GPCC) is pleased to announce that the state of Georgia has approved the issuance of a prostate cancer awareness license plate. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal recently signed the legislation in a formal ceremony in his office. Identification of key GPCC representatives in it appears [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia is Proud to Sponsor South Fulton Bulls and Barrels Rodeo

ATLANTA (April 19, 2012) – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, a Vantage Oncology affiliate, is proud to sponsor South Fulton Bulls and Barrels Rodeo on May 12, 2012 at Southern K Arena at 3203 Demooney Road, College Park, Ga. Greystone Power Corporation is also an event sponsor. Bulls and Barrels, part of the Down N’ [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia Present Prostate Cancer Lecture Series – Details of Seminars Offered in April Announced

ATLANTA – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has announced the details of their Prostate Cancer Lecture Series presented by the physicians of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia in April.  These courses enable the public to become better educated about prostate cancer and treatment options. All Prostate Cancer Lecture Series seminars are offered free to the public and begin [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia’s Founder Returns Home to Celebrate – Cancer Survivors and Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

FULTON, Miss. (March 13, 2012) – Frank A. Critz, M.D., founder and medical director of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, will be honored with a hometown hero’s welcome this April when he returns to Fulton, Miss.  for a mini reunion to celebrate prostate cancer survivors.  The event will be April 14, 2012 at the Holiday Inn [...]  Read more...

Advanced Radiation Therapy Cancer Treatment Available in Snellville – Providing the best treatment options available to local residents in Gwinnett County

ATLANTA, GA. (March 8, 2012) /PRNewswire/ – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, a Vantage Oncology affiliate, has expanded its Snellville services, offering the latest in state-of-the-art technology for Gwinnett and surrounding counties.  Varian’s TrueBeam® allows doctors to optimize treatments delivered with incredible accuracy using the latest technology needed for cancer patients, such as Stereotactic Radiosurgery.  One [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia Present Prostate Cancer Lecture Series

ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has announced the details of their Prostate Cancer Lecture Series presented by the physicians of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia in January.  These courses enable the public to become better educated about prostate cancer and treatment options. All Prostate Cancer Lecture Series seminars are offered free to the public and begin with [...]  Read more...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Prostate cancer is literally killing Georgia’s men

EDITOR: Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in men behind lung cancer. The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test, even with limitations, is the best screening method we have today along with the DRE (digital rectal exam). Recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a panel of non-urological/oncological experts who review medical evidence [...]  Read more...

Prostate Cancer Continues to Kill Men in Georgia and Throughout the US, and Early Detection by the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Blood Test Has Been Shown in the Literature to Save Lives

ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in men behind lung cancer. The PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood test, even with limitations, is the best screening method we have today along with the DRE (digital rectal exam). Recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a panel [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Clinic Expands Close By

Snellville (Nov 1, 2011) – Cancer patients in the Loganville and Grayson area have a new larger radiotherapy facility close by in Snellville to help them with their treatment needs. The Snellville location of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia recently had a grand opening to showcase its new building. “We may be expanding to a new building, [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia Supports the “Know Your Numbers” Down ‘N Dirty Rodeo Tour

The Down N’ Dirty Rodeo Tour encouraged men to “know their numbers” as they strapped on their boots and grabbed their saddles when the inaugural rodeo commenced in Atlanta on July 9 -10 at the Jim Miller Park in Marietta, Ga. Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, a Vantage Oncology affiliate, Xfinity and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia Hosts 2nd Annual Motorcycle Ride for Prostate Cancer Awareness

ATLANTA (July  27, 2011) – Dig out those leather chaps and break out your helmets and come ride and support  prostate cancer awareness at the 2nd Annual Motorcycle Ride for Prostate Cancer Awareness sponsored by Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia on Saturday, Sept. 17th.    Ride registration will be held from 7:30 am to 9:30 am with Last [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia to Participate in 7th Annual 13th Congressional District Health Fair

ATLANTA – Keep your family happy, healthy and informed at the 13th Congressional District Health Fair.  Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia is participating in Congressman David Scott’s 7th Annual 13th Congressional District Health Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mundy’s Mill High School located at 9652 Fayetteville Road, in Jonesboro, [...]  Read more...

Vantage Oncology, TriHealth Form Joint Venture to Deliver Radiation Oncology

July 18, 2011 – TriHealth and Vantage Oncology formed a joint venture, effective July 1, 2011, to manage the radiation oncology services of the TriHealth Cancer Institute in addition to Vantage Oncology’s Cincinnati outpatient radiation oncology centers. The joint venture will add two additional outpatient radiation oncology centers in Mt. Airy and Eastgate to TriHealth’s [...]  Read more...

Star Studded “Blue Carpet” Viewing of the New Stage Play “Stripped”

Sponsored by Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, Stripped will feature retired NFL Player Dorsey Levens and benefit the Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition ATLANTA (July 14, 2011) – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia is a proud sponsor of the upcoming stage play “Stripped,” produced by retired NFL player Dorsey Levens through Levens Communications and A Higher Calling Theatre [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia Presents Prostate Cancer Lecture Series – August

ATLANTA – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has announced the details of their Prostate Cancer Lecture Series presented by the physicians of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia in August. These courses enable the public to become better educated about prostate cancer and treatment options. All Prostate Cancer Lecture Series seminars are offered free to the public and begin [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia Presents Prostate Cancer Lecture Series – July

ATLANTA – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has announced the details of their Prostate Cancer Lecture Series presented by the physicians of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia in July. These courses enable the public to become better educated about prostate cancer and treatment options. All Prostate Cancer Lecture Series seminars are offered free to the public and begin [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia Welcomes John Gargus, M.D. to Snellville

ATLANTA (July 11, 2011)—Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia and Vantage Oncology welcomes Dr. John Gargus as the new medical director in Snellville.  Effective June 1, Dr. Gargus began seeing patients at the current Snellville center located at 2094 McGee Road, Snellville, GA 30078. When the new location at 1770 Presidential Circle opens, Dr. Gargus will transition [...]  Read more...

Don’t Go Overboard With That Summer Glow

LOUISVILLE (July 01, 2011) – Independence Day festivities are looming high. Between all of the grilling, fireworks, poolside hang-outs and other summer fun, Radiotherapy Clinics of Kentuckiana (RCK) wants to remind summer lovers of the importance of effective skin protection during this season. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.[1] [...]  Read more...

The Summer Brings Free PSA Screenings Metro Wide

ATLANTA – (June 21, 2011) Just in time for summer, Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, a Vantage Oncology company, will provide free of charge prostate specific antigen (PSA) cancer screenings at their locations throughout Metro Atlanta.  A prostate screening PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) is a simple blood test which will not define a man’s prostate cancer [...]  Read more...

Are Your Parents Aware?

Atlanta (June 14, 2011) – Behind skin cancer, breast cancer represents the most common cancer in women in the U.S., and prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men.  Roughly one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime and one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer [...]  Read more...

Down N’ Dirty Rodeo Encourages Men to Know Their Numbers

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia Saddles Up in Support of Cancer Awareness Atlanta (June 14, 2011) – Strap on your boots and grab your saddles as the Down N’ Dirty Rodeo brands its inaugural mark on Atlanta July 9 -10 at the Jim Miller Park in Marietta, Ga. Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, a Vantage company, Xfinity and [...]  Read more...

Dominant Atlanta Radio Station for Adults 35+

The Weekly Check-Up with Dr. Bruce Feinberg Airs Sundays on AM 750 and NOW 95.5 FM News/Talk WSB June 13, 2011 (Atlanta) — Reduce your cancer risk and improve your golf game with tips from Atlanta’s newest healthcare news and information program—The Weekly Check-Up with Dr. Bruce Feinberg—airing Sundays at 3 p.m. on AM 750 and NOW [...]  Read more...

Second Annual Scheller’s Jude Clark Circuit Race, Presented by RC Cancer Centers of Kentuckiana

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 8, 2011) – In honor of Jude Clark, a former Scheller’s Racing Team member who died unexpectedly of cancer complications, Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia of Kentuckiana (RCK) and Schellers Fitness and Cycling present the Second Annual Sheller’s Jude Clark Circuit Race. Due to inclement weather, the race originally scheduled for April 23, [...]  Read more...

Dr. Tracy L. McElveen Joins Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia – Gwinnett

ATLANTA (June 10, 2011) – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia is pleased to announce that Tracy L. McElveen, M.D., has joined Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia. Dr McElveen will practice as a Radiation Oncologist primarily at the Lawrenceville office and will also serve as the Medical Director of the Integrative Oncology Program for Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia/Vantage [...]  Read more...

Prostate Cancer Awareness Pledge Campaign Closes with Prostate Cancer Symposium

ATLANTA – As a culmination of the efforts behind the Prostate Cancer Awareness Pledge Campaign, there will be a prostate cancer symposium on Saturday, April 2, 2011 held at the Morehouse School of Medicine located at 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Prostate cancer is a serious health concern [...]  Read more...

Prostate Cancer Symposium

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RC Cancer Centers to Host Free Prostate Cancer Seminar in Columbus

Atlanta (Feb. 18, 2011) – “You have prostate cancer” – four words a man never wants to hear. On Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 8:30 until 11:00 a.m., attend a free seminar on prostate cancer at the First Baptist Church of Columbus in Fellowship Hall located at 212 12th Street, Columbus, GA 31901 sponsored by [...]  Read more...

Representative Rob Woodall Meets with Covington-Area Cancer Survivors and Physicians, Tours Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia-Newton County

Local Cancer Care Facility Explains Important Role Medicare Reimbursement Plays in Ensuring Patient Access to Quality, Community-Based Cancer Care COVINGTON, GA – U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-District 7) today toured Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia-Newton County, a local free-standing radiation therapy center offering the latest cancer technologies and therapies, to meet with cancer care specialists, patients and [...]  Read more...

PHYSICIAN ONCOLOGY SERVICES AND VANTAGE ONCOLOGY COMBINE TO FORM PREMIER NATIONAL NETWORK OF OUTPATIENT RADIATION ONCOLOGY CENTERS

Manhattan Beach, CA and Atlanta, GA February 1, 2011– Physician Oncology Services, LP (“POSI”), and Vantage Oncology (“Vantage”), today announced that they will merge to create one of the nation’s preeminent networks of outpatient radiation oncology centers of excellence.  The combined company will be named Vantage Oncology, and is backed by the financial commitment of [...]  Read more...

RC Cancer Centers Wishes You and Your Prostate Happy Valentine’s Day

Atlanta (Jan. 31, 2011) – For those looking for a meaningful commitment on Valentine’s Day, Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia along with the Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition, Atlanta Hawks, KISS 104.1, Atlanta Thrashers, WSB Radio, UPS, C.R. Bard, WXIA Television and Morehouse School of Medicine have issued a challenge to have 10,000 men in Georgia pledge [...]  Read more...

RC Cancer Centers Is Presenting Sponsor for 2011 Coaches vs. Cancer Gala

ATLANTA (January 12, 2010) – The American Cancer Society today announced that Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia will be the presenting sponsor for the second consecutive year for the annual Coaches vs. Cancer gala,  “The BasketBALL: Celebrating a Season of Hope.” The black-tie gala, scheduled Saturday, May 21 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Buckhead, will [...]  Read more...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Honors Covington and Conyers Legends

Atlanta (Dec 19, 2010) – Local community leaders were honored recently at the inaugural Legends Ball, an event sponsored by The Chi Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Honorees were: Devin Griggs, LeNae King (Youth Community Service); Clara Lett, Lindsey Neal, Zelma Stewart (Adult Community Service); Ezell Brown, Gladys Brown, Ocie Franklin, Hawnethia Williams [...]  Read more...

Prostate Cancer Survivors Step into the Ring

Atlanta (Dec. 13, 2010) – With odds that 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, several prostate cancer survivors have “stepped into the ring” to help educate and inspire other men about this very curable disease. “Our hope is the videos launched today through a new website called www.beatprostatecancer.com will [...]  Read more...

Atlanta Leaders Come Together To Launch Prostate Cancer Pledge Campaign

ATLANTA (December 3, 2010) – Prostate cancer is a serious health concern in Georgia.  According to the American Cancer Society, the state of Georgia ranks 11th in number of estimated deaths per capita from the disease.  In an effort to raise awareness about prostate cancer and ensure more men commit to be informed and screened, [...]  Read more...

‘Tuesday Night Lecture Series’ Course Offerings for December

ATLANTA – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has announced the details of their Prostate Cancer Lecture Series presented by the physicians of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia in December. These courses enable the public to become better educated about prostate cancer and treatment options. All Prostate Cancer Lecture Series seminars are offered free to the public and begin [...]  Read more...

‘Tuesday Night Lecture Series’ Course Offerings for October

ATLANTA (Sept. 27, 2010) – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has announced the details of their Prostate Cancer Lecture Series presented by the physicians of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia in October. These courses enable the public to become better educated about prostate cancer treatment options. All Prostate Cancer Lecture Series courses are offered free to the public [...]  Read more...

Ride for Prostate Cancer Awareness with Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia

ATLANTA (September 22, 2010) – Come ride with the thrill of fresh air in your face!  This ride supports prostate cancer awareness, one of the leading killers of men in the state of Georgia.  According to the American Cancer Society, Georgia ranks 6th in highest estimated deaths caused by prostate cancer; this is a serious [...]  Read more...

RC Cancer Centers and Mount Vernon Presbyterian School Choose GolinHarris Atlanta as Agency of Record

ATLANTA (Aug. 20, 2010) – GolinHarris is pleased to announce  the Atlanta office was chosen by both Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia and Mount Vernon Presbyterian School as their public relations agency of record. Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, one of the country’s top cancer treatment and research facilities, will work with the Atlanta team in all aspects [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia in Partnership with Northside Hospital

ATLANTA (Sept. 21, 2010) – Have you checked your breasts today?  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia – Cherokee County, in partnership with Northside Hospital-Cherokee, is presenting the 2nd Annual Breast Health & Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 at the Northside Hospital–Cherokee Conference Center, located at 1130 [...]  Read more...

Taking Cancer Care to the Next Level

MDNews.com (September 22 ,2010)  - Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia is revolutionizing the approach to cancer management and treatment. Through an emphasis on wellness as well as quality clinical care, patients benefit from state-of-the-art technology in a warm and caring environment that focuses on preserving quality of life for all patients receiving cancer treatments. With seven locations [...]  Read more...

Women’s Guide To Prostate Cancer

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Drive For The Cure

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Atlanta Falcons / Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition SPECIAL OFFER!!

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The Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition & The Pink Affair

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Score Awareness for Prostate Cancer

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2nd Annual Breast Health & Cancer Awareness Day

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Movember

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LifeStyle Cafe’ Presents: Lunch With Author & Alumni Nick Lore

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‘Tuesday Night Lecture Series’ Course Offerings for September

ATLANTA (Aug. 10, 2010) – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has announced the details of their Prostate Cancer Lecture Series presented by the physicians in September. These courses enable the public to become better educated about prostate cancer treatment options. All Prostate Cancer Lecture Series courses are offered free to the public and begin with a light [...]  Read more...

Ride for Prostate Cancer Awareness

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First Patient From Indonesia to Receive ProstRcision® Now Cured

ATLANTA (July 21, 2010) – According to the Office of Minority Health, Asian/Pacific Islander men are 40 percent less likely to have prostate cancer than white men.  However, prostate cancer remains the fourth leading cause of cancer death according to the Centers for Disease Control. Since this is less prevalent among men of Asian descent, [...]  Read more...

Researchers Block Pathway That Performs Key Function in End-Stage Prostate Cancer

Newswise (7/20/2010)— Prostate cancer advances when tumors become resistant to hormone therapy, which is the standard treatment for patients, and begin producing their own androgens. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that blocking one of the enzymatic steps that allow the tumor to produce androgens could be the key in halting a tumor’s growth. The [...]  Read more...

‘Tuesday Night Lecture Series’ Course Offerings for August

ATLANTA (July 16, 2010) – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG) has announced the details of their Prostate Cancer Lecture Series presented by the physicians of RCOG in August. These courses enable the public to become better educated about prostate cancer treatment options.  All Prostate Cancer Lecture Series courses are offered free to the public and begin [...]  Read more...

RCOG Supports Statewide License Plate Initiative to – BUILD PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS IN GEORGIA

ATLANTA (July 16, 2010) – Second only to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men. In 2009, there were an estimated 192,280 new cases of prostate cancer in the U.S. and more than 5,000 new cases in Georgia.  According to the American Cancer Society, Georgia ranks 6th in highest estimated [...]  Read more...

RCOG Lifestyle Café Presents – Dinner with Nick Lore: Prostate Cancer Survivor And Author

ATLANTA (July 19, 2010) – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG) is proud to present a new program for their patients, survivors and friends titled, “Lifestyle Café.” The Lifestyle Café, implemented by Toni Karasik, Alumni Coordinator for RCOG, is a way to educate, energize and build prostate cancer awareness within the local Georgia community with unique [...]  Read more...

Twelfth Annual Atlanta Area – Drive for the Cure

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Why I Love My Job: Loraine Gary, RN, BSN, OCN

Atlanta, GA, June 25, 2010 – By Laura Raines, AJC Job: Radiation oncology nurse, Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, Conyers office. What I do: “I interview all patients before the doctor sees them, gathering medical information. That way, I get to know my patients personally from the beginning and, when they develop side effects from treatment after two [...]  Read more...

Dr. Gary Stillwagon Voted One of Atlanta’s Top Doctors by Atlanta Physicians

We are proud to announce that Gary B. Stillwagon, M.D., PhD., board-certified radiation oncologist and a Fellow of the American College of Radiology has been voted one of Atlanta’s Top Doctors in Atlanta Magazine’s June 2010 Top Doctors issue. Since 2003, Dr. Stillwagon has practiced at RCOG’s main campus in Decatur, treating prostate, lung, breast and [...]  Read more...

Tuesday Night Lecture Series Course Offerings for July

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), a division of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, has announced the details of their Tuesday Night Lecture Series courses to be presented in July. The courses enable consumers to become better educated about their health and learn more about the latest in radiation therapy options. All Tuesday Night Lecture Series courses are [...]  Read more...

Cumming Radiation Oncologist Performs First Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Forsyth County

CUMMING, Ga., June 16 /PRNewswire/ — When 76-year old Cumming resident, Charles Smith was diagnosed with lung cancer he thought the worst. Raised in the carnival and a self professed hobo for 21 years, Smith had a less than ordinary life. In addition to his other illnesses, Smith felt limited in his choices for treatment [...]  Read more...

Build Prostate Cancer Awareness In Georgia – DONATE!!

  Build awareness about Prostate Cancer. $25,000 is needed for a Georgia Prostate Cancer license plate. To donate please visit: www.GEORGIAPCC.org.   Supported by:   Read more...

Atlanta Business Radio Interviews Dr. James Benton of Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia

On Wednesday May 19th, The Atlanta Business Radio show opened with Dr. James Benton of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia. Since prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among men Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has been helping men mange this treatable disease for over 30 years. They specialize in ProstRcision which has a 10 [...]  Read more...

New Integrative Oncology Wellness Program Available

Atlanta, Georgia (April 9th, 2010) – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), a division of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia launched a new Integrative Oncology Wellness Program designed to improve the quality of life for cancer patients by strengthening the mind and body connection. “Too many people treat the cancer and then send the patient on their way,” [...]  Read more...

Stegenga + PARTNERS Selected to Renovate the Flagship Clinic of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia

Alpharetta, Georgia (May 12, 2010)—Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia) has chosen Stegenga + PARTNERS to renovate their 15,000 square foot flagship clinic in Decatur, Georgia into the region’s premier patient-centered radiation therapy cancer center. Stegenga + PARTNERS enjoys an international reputation for the design of patient-centered, leading-edge healthcare facilities, emphasizing evidenced-based planning with [...]  Read more...

Radiation Centers Keep Strict Guidelines

LAWRENCEVILLE (May 4, 2010)— The Food and Drug Administration has urged health care leaders to raise the bar when it comes to radiation therapy safety, and Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia agrees. The organization, with offices in Lawrenceville and Snellville, says it already does so. “We adhere to the strictest quality assurance metrics,” said Dr. Philip Shrake, the [...]  Read more...

‘Tuesday Night Lecture Series’ Course Offerings for June

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), a division of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, has announced the details of their Tuesday Night Lecture Series courses to be presented in June. The courses enable consumers to become better educated about their health and learn more about the latest in radiation therapy options. All Tuesday Night Lecture Series courses are [...]  Read more...

Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia Awarded Accreditation from Joint Commission

ATLANTA (April 29, 2010) – By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission‘s national standards for health care quality and safety, Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), a division of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ in ambulatory care. “We have been accredited through JCAHO since 1998. While this is [...]  Read more...

Statement from RC Cancer Centers Regarding Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Recommendations about Radiation Therapy Devices

ATLANTA, Ga. (April 27, 2010) – Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, specialists in providing radiation therapy for cancer patients, is committed to the highest safety standards for treatment planning and usage of medical linear accelerators and ancillary devices. Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia supports the need to comply with strict safety standards as recently mentioned in the [...]  Read more...

‘Tuesday Night Lecture Series’ Course Offerings for May

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), a division of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, has announced the details of their Tuesday Night Lecture Series courses to be presented in May. The courses enable consumers to become better educated about their health and learn more about the latest in radiation therapy options. All Tuesday Night Lecture Series courses are [...]  Read more...

‘Tuesday Night Lecture Series’ Course Offerings for April

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), a division of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, has announced the details of their Tuesday Night Lecture Series courses to be presented in April. The courses enable consumers to become better educated about their health and learn more about the latest in radiation therapy options. All Tuesday Night Lecture Series courses are [...]  Read more...

CuringProstateCancer.com Billboards and Radio Spark Interest

CuringProstateCancer.com billboards and radio promos throughout Atlanta are causing men and women to ask who is behind CuringProstateCancer.com. Developed by Atlanta based Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, the multi-faceted CuringProstateCancer.com education and awareness program is highly visible because of its promotional messaging in print publications, traditional and satellite radio outlets throughout the region. A convenient web site [...]  Read more...

Prostate Cancer Treatment Database Hits Milestone of 12,500

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), a division of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia announced today that they have reached a new milestone and recently treated their 12,500th patient for prostate cancer with their ProstRcision® treatment therapy. The milestone means their treatment database is one of the most comprehensive in the nation. Available exclusively from [...]  Read more...

Complete Cancer Care – Right here in Cumming

When Charles Smith was diagnosed with lung cancer, his choices for treatment were limited due to other illnesses. “My doctor told me the news and I thought this is it – surgery is not for me,” said Smith. To an extent Smith was right. Surgery was not the course of treatment for [...]  Read more...

RC Cancer Centers’ Response to NY Times Article

The New York Times on January 24, 2010, mischaracterized radiation oncology by identifying isolated cases of medical errors. While these cases were rare and tragic, radiation therapy is a safe and effective cancer treatment. In addition, the physicians, staff and directors of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia are deeply concerned that some patients may avoid life-saving [...]  Read more...

Letter to the New York Times January 25, 2010, Radiation therapy 99.9% safe and effective

No medical error is acceptable and the two instances reported in your article on January 24, 2010, “The Radiation Boom – Radiation Offers New Cures, and Ways to Do Harm” are devastating. We regret the suffering the patients and families were forced to endure. However, the numbers reported are exceptionally misleading. The story cites 621 radiation [...]  Read more...

Ukrainian Family Has Special Holiday Thanks to RC Cancer Centers

RC Cancer Centers was featured on FOX News Atlanta with an amazing story of how our own Dr. Gary Stillwagon — a radiation oncologist who practices at our Decatur office — worked tirelessly to save the life of a Ukranian teenager, suffering from brain cancer.  Read more...