Department of Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Oncology of St. Luke's Medical Center features highly-trained cancer specialists, medical physicists, specialty nurses, seasoned radiology technicians and state-of-the-art medical technology. As St. Luke's is a training hospital, residents-in-training are also present in the department to assist our experts in daily clinics and patient care. Our subspecialized medical experts participate in the hospital's frequent multidisciplinary conferences, have internationally published papers, and work together with other cancer experts locally and abroad such as Medical Oncologists, Surgeons, Hematologists and others to ensure comprehensive and updated cancer care. The other members of the department are the front-liners in Radiation Safety and all these combined allow the department to provide world class cancer treatments in the Philippines for the variety of cancer patients it caters to daily.
Open daily from Monday to Friday, the department is able to provide out-patient cancer treatment to as many as 70-100 patients everyday. Patients with brain tumors, head and neck tumors, lung cancer, breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, hematological cancers, and even some benign tumors are managed using the departments 2 linear accelerators while gynecologic tumors are managed using a high dose brachytherapy machine.
Procedures for Radiation Oncology
The department's machines are currently able to perform the following:
As you spend a few minutes each day in the Radiation Oncology Department of St. Luke's, you get to interact with the accomodating staff members and the other patients of the department; thereby allowing each and everyday to be a cozy and inviting atmosphere. Providing excellent medical and personal care for both in-patient and out-patient cancer treatment certainly makes the department a cut above the rest.
For appointments and queries, you may contact 723-0101 local 5414 (St. Luke's Medical Center, Quezon City) or 789-7700 local 1010 (St. Luke's Medical Center, Global City).