Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center is one of the most innovative cancer treatment facilities in the region and has been long regarded as a top quality radiation therapy provider. It is fast gaining national attention for the work its physicians continue to perform each year in significant cancer research and other advancements. The Department of Radiation Oncology is a Level 1 Regional Radiation Therapy Center in a Category 1 Cancer Program as designated by the American College of Surgeons.  This means that the department has the staff, expertise and equipment to treat every type of cancer within our facility. The departmental focus is upon cancer patient care, education for future physicians, as well as clinical, translational and laboratory research. Additionally, the cancer center is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The major equipment for this program includes:

  • 2 Dual Energy Siemens, 2 Elekta Infinity Linear Accelerators; all with 3D imaging, cone beam, CT on rails, IMRT, IGRT, Gating techniques and/or portal imaging
  • Accuray Radixact (Tomotherapy)
  • Elekta Versa HD (MRI/Linac)
  •  HDR brachytherapy,  Eye plaque brachytherapy & Prostate seed implants
  • Stereotactic Radiation, Ra 223 and Samarium treatments
  • GE CT Simulator and MRI Simulator
  • Sensus Supervoltage x-ray unit
  • Total Body Irradiation. Total Skin, Heterotopic Bone, Prone Breast
  • Elekta Perfexion Gamma Knife/ Icon Stereotactic Radiosurgery unit
  • Adult/Pediatric Radiation
  • Total Body Irradiation, Total skin, Heterotopic bone, Prone brest
  • Brachytherapy Program
  • Protocols

*Treatment Average: 25-30/day/machine

Education Director is Karen Mannisto BS, RT(R)(T)

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