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Dr. Anatoly Dritschilo, M.D.

Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Anatoly Dritschilo practices Radiation Oncology in Washington, DC. Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Dr. Dritschilo specializes in treating cancer with radiation, using radiation therapy to treat a wide variety of cancers. Radiation therapy uses carefully targeted and regulated doses of high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells.
46 years Experience
Dr. Anatoly Dritschilo, M.D.
  • Washington, DC
  • Rutgers
  • Accepting new patients

Is radiotherapy effective for leukemia?

Leukemia cells are very sensitive to radiation therapy. Chemotherapy and radiation to the brain and spine may be used in treating some patients as an initial therapy or as a re-treatment READ MORE
Leukemia cells are very sensitive to radiation therapy. Chemotherapy and radiation to the brain and spine may be used in treating some patients as an initial therapy or as a re-treatment of relapsed patient with curative intent. In addition, local accumulations of leukemia cells (chloromas) may be treated for palliation of symptoms.