Dr. Ronald Sapiente practices Radiation Oncology in Urbana, IL. Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Dr. Sapiente 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.
Education and Training
St Louis Univ Sch of Med, St Louis Mo 1974
RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR
- Duke Univ Med Ctr, Therapeutic Radiology
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