Mr. Edward C Elliott MD
Radiation Oncologist | Radiation Oncology210 W. Mckinley Ave Suite 1 Decatur IL, 62526
Dr. Edward Elliott practices Radiation Oncology in Decatur, IL. Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Dr. Elliott 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
Univ of Ky Coll of Med, Lexington Ky 1979
PathologyAmerican Board of PathologyABP
RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR
- Univ Of Ky Hosp, Radiation Oncology; Univ Of Ky Hosp, Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
- University Of Kentucky Hospital
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- Cervical Cancer Defined
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- Reasons Why You Need a Radiation Therapy
Radiation therapy is one of the several treatment methods available for cancer. It is used to treat many different types of cancer. At least half of the patients with cancer receive radiation therapy during their cancer treatment. Radiation therapy can be used as the main treatment for your cancer...
- What Is Recovery Like for Radiation Therapy?
After undergoing radiation therapy, the patient will be instructed on what to do, the appointments to keep, and everything they will need to know to make a full and safe recovery. Recovery usually depends on a lot of factors, but the following are some of the important ones:...
- Three-Week Chemotherapy Dosing Reconfirmed as First-Line Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
Chemotherapy as a treatment option for cancer has existed for decades, and has long been the standard of care and first line of treatment for almost all forms of cancer. The term is an umbrella term referring to the use of medicines to halt the growth of cancerous tumors and to kill off cancerous...
- Everything You Need to Know About X-Rays
What is an X-ray procedure?An X-ray is a quick diagnostic procedure to see the insides of your body. It is an essential tool used to diagnose many health conditions. It involves passing a very tiny burst of invisible electromagnetic radiation to a part of your body or your whole body and capturing...