Lymphoma Treatment Options
Radiation Therapy for Lymphoma
Treatment options depend on the type of lymphoma, its stage and your overall health. Treatment may include chemotherapy or radiation therapy, either alone or in combination. It will help to talk to your radiation oncologist and medical oncologist before deciding on the best course of treatment for you, your disease, and your lifestyle.
UCLA Multidisciplinary Expert Lymphoma Care
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At UCLA we have a strong and diverse team of radiation oncology physicians dedicated to the care and management of patients with lymphoma and leukemia. The radiation oncology service provides comprehensive treatment options including:
The UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology utilizes a state-of-the-art Positron Emission Tomography CT scanner (PET/CT) for the planning of your radiation therapy when it is appropriate. We are one of the few radiation oncology departments in the country that has a dedicated PET/CT scanner used solely for the purpose of planning radiation treatments.
The following UCLA Radiation Oncologists specialize in treatment of these cancers:
Phillip J. Beron, MD Assistant Clinical Professor
Dr. Phillip Beron is a board-certified radiation oncologist and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His professional career spans private and academic practice. Dr. Beron is Chief of the Radiation Oncology Lymphoma Service and Chief of the Westwood Radiation Oncology Breast Cancer Service. Dr. Beron specializes in treatments of all cancer types, but has extensive experience in Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), stereotactic radiosurgery techniques, stereotactic body radiotherapy techniques, and other advanced techniques in radiation therapy. More »
Patrick Kupelian, MDProfessor
Dr. Patrick Kupelian is a Professor of Radiation Oncology at UCLA. He completed his residency training in radiation oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and completed a fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Following his fellowship, he was the section head of genitourinary malignancies in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic for 8 years. He also served as the Clinical Research Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. More »
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