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Dr. Jerome J. Spunberg, M.D.

Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Jerome J. Spunberg M.D. is a top Radiation Oncologist in Lake Worth, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Jerome J. Spunberg M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Jerome J. Spunberg M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Jerome J. Spunberg M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Lake Worth, FL, Dr. Jerome J. Spunberg M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
42 years Experience
Dr. Jerome J. Spunberg, M.D.
  • Lake Worth, FL
  • Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma
  • Accepting new patients

How soon would I experience side effects after starting radiation therapy?

In general, other than mild fatigue which occasionally happens, side effects (mostly a skin reaction) does not occur for at least 10-14 days after treatment begins.They are slowly READ MORE
In general, other than mild fatigue which occasionally happens, side effects (mostly a skin reaction) does not occur for at least 10-14 days after treatment begins.They are slowly cumulative and are not related to a particular treatment on a given day.  Most people have few side effects and continue to work and play with no restriction other than sun avoidance in the treatment area.

-JJS

How can I prevent eye damage during radiation therapy for treating nose cancer?

We use an external lead eye shield to protect the eye with very little risk. The major concern is hastening cataract formation. If you already have had a cataract extraction, then READ MORE
We use an external lead eye shield to protect the eye with very little risk. The major concern is hastening cataract formation. If you already have had a cataract extraction, then that is no longer a concern.