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Dr. William Walter Thoms Jr Doctor Of Medicine, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
320 Kennestone Hospital Boulevard; Suite LL-1
Marietta, GA
(678) 721-5555; (770) 793-7500

Dr. William Thoms' medical specialty is radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for CIGNA, Aetna, and Humana, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Thoms attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for residency. He is affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital, Cartersville Medical Center, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Dr. Sheree Elise Brown Doctor Of Medicine, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
320 Kennestone Hospital Boulevard; Suite LL-1
Marietta, GA
(678) 721-5555; (770) 505-3855

Dr. Sheree Brown is a radiation oncologist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, Cartersville Medical Center, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Before completing her residency at Howard University Hospital, Dr. Brown attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Brown is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Mark Stephen Quinn Doctor Of Medicine, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
320 Kennestone Hospital Boulevard; Suite LL-1
Marietta, GA
(770) 793-7500; (770) 505-3855

Dr. Mark Quinn works as a radiation oncologist in Marietta, GA, Hiram, GA, and Cartersville, GA. He accepts Medicare insurance. After attending Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. Dr. Quinn is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Mark Paul McLaughlin Doctor Of Medicine, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
320 Kennestone Hospital Boulevard; Suite LL-1
Marietta, GA
(770) 793-7500; (678) 721-5555

Dr. Mark McLaughlin is a radiation oncologist. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and a graduate of Shands HealthCare's residency program. He honors the University Physicians Healthcare Group insurance. Dr. McLaughlin's professional affiliations include John C. Lincoln Health Network, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Cartersville Medical Center.

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Dr. Kenneth Lee Haile Jr Doctor Of Medicine, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
320 Kennestone Hospital Boulevard; Suite LL-1
Marietta, GA
(678) 721-5555; (770) 505-3855

Dr. Kenneth Haile is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. On average, patients gave Dr. Haile a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Dr. Justin Patrick Hart Doctor Of Medicine, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
320 Kennestone Hospital Boulevard; Suite LL-1
Marietta, GA
(770) 793-7500; (770) 505-3855

Dr. Justin Hart sees patients in Marietta, GA, Hiram, GA, and Cartersville, GA. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. Before completing his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Hart attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Hart is professionally affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Christine Min MD, Doctor Of Medicine
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
320 Kennestone Hospital Boulevard; Suite LL-1
Marietta, GA
(770) 505-3855; (770) 793-7500

Dr. Christine Min is a radiation oncology specialist. Dr. Min is in-network for Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. She speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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What is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the safe use of radiation to treat cancer. Usually, they will manage a patient’s entire radiation treatment, from the imaging that will guide decisions, to the choices about what kind of radiation therapy to use.

Radiation is one of the few substances that can kill cancer cells and even shrink tumors. It does this by damaging DNA. When DNA becomes sufficiently damaged, cells can no longer reproduce, and they stop growing and die. Cancer cells are more susceptible to radiation than healthy tissue, because they reproduce faster. So typically, cancer cells exposed to radiation will be affected faster than healthy cells will. However it’s still important to protect healthy tissue as much as possible.

There are three ways that radiation can be delivered to the body. It can come from outside the body, delivered by a machine in much the same way x-rays are taken. This is called external-beam radiation. Sometimes the radiation is delivered internally, which is called brachytherapy. Tiny pellets of radioactive material are placed directly onto the cancer, where they can release radiation for a period of time. Some cancers are best treated systemically, with radioactive substances that travel through the bloodstream. Radiation oncologists decide which type of radiation therapy is best, developing a treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the benefits of the radiation while minimizing the risk to any healthy tissue.

Radiation oncologists may work with other kinds of physicians, such as medical oncologists or surgeons, to treat their patients. Sometimes patients are anxious about radiation therapy because it sounds dangerous. But radiation therapy won’t turn you radioactive. It’s safe, and so effective against many different types of cancer that it is one of the most common cancer treatments. Depending on the treatment, it may not even have noticeable side effects.

Radiation oncologists can be important allies in your fight against cancer.
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