Radiation therapy

Overview

Radiation therapy uses powerful doses of radiation to destroy cancer cells. We can also use radiation therapy to stop tumor growth or relieve pain and other symptoms. Our team combines advanced research, technology and techniques with personalized care to create a treatment plan that is right for you.

Benefits of Radiation Therapy

  • Quicker and more precise treatment
  • Real-time tracking

Why Choose Radiation Therapy at Vanderbilt

You receive expert, compassionate care from top specialists in the field:

  • Innovation

    We use some of the most advanced techniques, including total skin irradiation, total body irradiation and SpaceOAR hydrogel. 

  • Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

  • Clinical trials

    As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials. Find a clinical trial at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Locations

375 Alfred Thun Road
Clarksville, TN 37040
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1003 Reserve Boulevard, Suite 120
Spring Hill, TN 37174
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Meet Your Care Team

Bapsi Chak Chakravarthy
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Bapsi Chak ChakravarthyMD

    Radiation Oncology
Anthony J. Cmelak
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Anthony J. CmelakMD

    Radiation Oncology
Rachel W. Conklin

Rachel W. ConklinP.A.C

    Cancer, Radiation Oncology
Theresa A. Cressman

Theresa A. CressmanBSN, MSN

    Cancer, Radiation Oncology
Austin N. Kirschner
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Austin N. KirschnerMD, PhD

    Radiation Oncology