Dr. Michael Stephen Payne MD
Radiation Oncologist | Radiation Oncology800 E CARPENTER ST SPRINGFIELD IL, 62769
Dr. Michael Payne practices Radiation Oncology in SPRINGFIELD, IL. Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Dr. Payne 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.
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- Understanding Radiation Therapy
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