Specialty Physician Consultation – 1-hour examination and assessment with related review and treatment recommendations for Radiation Therapy. Radiation therapy is one of several treatments used to treat cancer by itself or in combination with other forms of treatment, most often surgery or chemotherapy. Radiation therapy is also called radiotherapy. Radiation is given either externally, through external beam radiation, or through internal radiation, brachytherapy.
New research is focusing on using special cells within the body (called monoclonal antibodies) to deliver radiation therapy directly to the cancer site. The total cost includes a one-hour consultation with a specialist and a discussion of treatment plans. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.