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Dr. Ramji Ramaswamy Rajendran, PhD, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Ramji Rajendran practices radiation oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Rajendran include prostate problems, gynecologic cancer, and breast issues. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Rajendran attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. Dr. Rajendran is conversant in Tamil. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Prostate Problems, Gynecologic Cancer, Lung Problems, Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Edward Ruffer, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. James Ruffer is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Ruffer has indicated that his clinical interests include radiation therapy. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Ruffer attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Ruffer's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. William F Hartsell, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. William Hartsell's specialty is radiation oncology. He has a special interest in radiation therapy. Dr. Hartsell honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Hartsell attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hartsell is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. Majid Mohammed Mohiuddin, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Majid Mohiuddin works as a radiation oncologist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in radiation therapy. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Adventist Midwest Health. Dr. Mohiuddin honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HFN, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Mohiuddin obtained his medical school training at Brown University, Alpert Medical School and performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 49
  • Charge (avg.): $1,084
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $111
Dr. Martin J Boyer, DO
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Martin Boyer is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Elk Grove Village, IL, Chicago, IL, and Park Ridge, IL. His education and training includes medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Ohio State University College of Medicine and residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Boyer include osteopathic medicine and radiation therapy. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Boyer has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Osteopathic Medicine, Radiation Therapy

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 31
  • Charge (avg.): $1,084
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $111
Dr. Patrick J Sweeney, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Patrick Sweeney practices radiation oncology in Elk Grove Village, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sweeney include radiation therapy. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sweeney is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 22
  • Charge (avg.): $1,084
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $111
Dr. Rajiv J Patel, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Rajiv Patel's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Patel include radiation therapy. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Patel accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 36
  • Charge (avg.): $1,084
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $111
Dr. Tanya M Powell, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Tanya Powell is a specialist in radiation oncology. She works in Park Ridge, IL, Chicago, IL, and Downers Grove, IL. Her clinical interests encompass radiation therapy. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Delnor Hospital. Before completing her residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Dr. Powell attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Powell is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 42
  • Charge (avg.): $1,084
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $111
Dr. Diana H Chung, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Diana Chung sees patients in Chicago, IL, Park Ridge, IL, and Downers Grove, IL. Her medical specialty is radiation oncology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Chung include radiation therapy. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Chung takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chung's practice is open to new patients. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Chung completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. Catherine K Park-Leonard, MPH, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Catherine Park-Leonard is a radiation oncologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Park-Leonard include radiation therapy. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Park-Leonard welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. Arica Hirsch, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Arica Hirsch specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Park Ridge, IL, Chicago, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hirsch include radiation therapy. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hirsch attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She speaks Hebrew. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Hirsch is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. Christy M Kesslering, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Christy Kesslering sees patients in Warrenville, IL, Geneva, IL, and Park Ridge, IL. Her medical specialty is radiation oncology. Her areas of expertise include the following: brachytherapy (seed implants), gynecologic cancer, and breast cancer. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kesslering attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Kesslering trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , brachytherapy (seed implants)

All Interests: Brachytherapy, Gynecologic Cancer, Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 35
  • Charge (avg.): $1,084
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $110
Dr. John Han-Chih Chang, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. John Chang is a radiation oncology specialist in Warrenville, IL, Chicago, IL, and Downers Grove, IL. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Chang trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Chang's clinical interests encompass radiation therapy. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Chang's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Arpi D Thukral, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Arpi Thukral practices radiation oncology. These areas are among Dr. Thukral's clinical interests: brachytherapy (seed implants), breast cancer, and cervical cancer. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Thukral attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , brachytherapy (seed implants), radiation therapy

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, Cervical Cancer, Brain Tumor, Brachytherapy, Radiation ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael A Stutz, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Michael Stutz is a radiation oncology specialist in Geneva, IL, Park Ridge, IL, and Downers Grove, IL. His areas of expertise include lung cancer, colon cancer, and breast issues. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Stutz studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Stutz's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Prostate Problems, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, Brain Tumor, Brachytherapy, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Santosh V Yajnik, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Santosh Yajnik specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Chicago, IL, La Grange, IL, and Park Ridge, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yajnik include radiation therapy. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Yajnik attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Yajnik's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Radiation Therapy

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 18
  • Charge (avg.): $1,084
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $111

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What is Radiation Therapy?

Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, uses high energy rays to treat tumors or cancer. Radiation damages the DNA of cancer cells, killing them or making it impossible for them to divide and for cancer to spread. Radiation therapy can be used alone or in combination with surgery or other treatments, such as chemotherapy. It is an option for tumors that cannot be easily accessed surgically, such as those at the base of the skull, and it can be used following surgical cancer treatment to remove remaining cancerous tissue and prevent recurrence of cancer. Sometimes radiation therapy is used as a palliative treatment to shrink tumors. Rather than cure your condition, palliative treatments treat symptoms, such as pain caused by spinal tumors and problems with eating or drinking caused by esophageal tumors.

The type of therapy you receive will depend on the size, type, and location of your tumor or cancer, as well as the sensitivity of the surrounding healthy tissue, your age, and your medical history. Radiation treatment may be delivered in two ways:

  • Internally, meaning radioactive material is placed inside of your body. Brachytherapy is a commonly used method of internal radiation therapy. Using catheters or needles, radioactive seeds or pellets are placed inside the body, and over the course of several weeks or a few months, the seeds will deliver radiation. Permanent brachytherapy leaves the seeds in your body permanently without causing side effects while temporary brachytherapy removes them after a treatment session.
  • Externally, using a machine that aims radiation beams outside of your body. External radiation therapy is also known as external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). There are several types of EBRT, which differ in intensity and type of beams used. EBRT can be done before surgery (preoperatively), during surgery (intraoperatively), or after surgery (post-operatively).

Before you undergo radiation therapy, a team of medical professionals, including a radiation oncologist, will work with you to determine a treatment plan. This will involve mapping the area around the tumor or cancer, determining proper positioning for treatment delivery, and determining dosage. Treatment delivery will occur in sessions over the course of several weeks or months, depending on the type and size of cancer and its location in the body, among other factors.

Although radiation therapy aims to target only cancerous cells, damage to normal healthy cells may occur. You might experience side effects from radiation during treatment or in the months and years following it. They are dependent on the areas treated and may include fatigue, nausea, vomiting, skin irritation, hair loss, memory loss, and infertility. Your oncologist will take into account the amount of radiation that different areas of your body can receive safely while determining your treatment plan.

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