Diseases Treated

Patients at the OSUCCC - James receive the most advanced tumor targeting technologies targeted to their specific cancer. Learn more about our expertise and treatments:

Brain/Central Nervous System Tumors and Lesions

Malignant: Glioma, brain metastases
Benign: Neuroma, meningioma, pituitary tumors, facial pain (trigeminal neuralgia), areterio-venous malformation
Available technologies: Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), Gamma Knife radiosurgery, Linac-based (non-Gamma Knife) radiosurgery and fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery (FSRT), Gilasite brachytherapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for spinal tumors (upcoming)
Lead: Arnab Chakravarti, MD

Breast Cancer

Available technologies: Conformal imaging-based radiation therapy, IMRT, MammoSite breast brachytherapy
Lead: Julia White, MD

Children's Tumors

Children's brain tumors, sarcoma, leukemia, lymphomas, Wilms tumor, neuroblastoma
Available technologies: Conformal imaging-based radiation therapy, IMRT, Gamma Knife radiosurgery, Linac-based fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery, IORT, brachytherapy

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Rectal cancer, colon cancer, gastric cancer
Available technologies: Conformal imaging-based radiation therapy, IMRT, SBRT, IORT
Lead: Terence Williams, MD, PhD and Evan Wuthrick, MD

Genitourinary Tumors

Prostate cancer, testicular cancer, bladder cancer
Available technologies: Conformal imaging-based radiation therapy, IMRT, IGRT using fiducial markers, prostate permanent brachytherapy, IORT
Lead: Douglas Martin, MD

Gynecologic Tumors

Cervical cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer
Available technologies: IMRT, IGRT, imaging-based gynecologic brachytherapy including high-dose-rate and low-dose-rate brachytherapy with intracavitary and interstitial techniques, IORT

Head and Neck, and Skin Tumors

Larynx cancer, pharynx cancer, oral cavity cancers, skin cancer
Available technologies: IORT, intraoperative high-dose-rate (IOHDR) remote brachytherapy, IMRT, Gamma Knife radio surgery, FSRT, IGRT, conformal imaging-based radiation therapy, total skin electron therapy

Lung and Chest Tumors

Small cell and non-small cell lung cancer, thymoma, esophageal cancer
Available technologies: Conformal imaging-based radiation therapy, IMRT, SBRT
Lead: Virginia Diavolitsis, MD

Skin/Melanoma

Lead: Evan Wuthrick, MD

Lymphomas, Leukemias, and Sarcomas

Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, mycosis fungoides, acute and chronic leukemias
Available technologies: Conformal imaging-based radiation therapy, IMRT, total body radiation therapy, total skin electron therapy
Soft tissue sarcomas and Bone sarcomas
Available technologies: Conformal imaging-based radiation therapy, IMRT, IORT
Lead: Meng Welliver, MD, PhD

Metastases

Brain metastases, bone metastases, liver metastases
Available technologies: Gamma Knife radiosurgery, Linac-based radiosurgery, FSRT, Gilasite brachytherapy, SBRT
Lead: Simon Lo, MD (brain/bone) Nina Mayr, MD (other)

Non-cancerous (benign) Tumors and Lesions

Nerve pain (trigeminal neuralgia) – see Brain/Central Nervous System Tumors and Lesions
Vascular malformations – see Brain/Central Nervous System Tumors and Lesions Abnormal bone formation (heterotopic bone), abnormal scar tissue (keloid), Graves' disease (ophthalmopathy)
Available technologies: Gamma Knife radiosurgery, FSRT, conformal imaging-based radiation therapy
Lead: Simon Lo, MD


For more information, call the Department of Radiation Oncology at (614) 293-0672.

 

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) 460 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 Phone: 1-800-293-5066 | Email: jamesline@osumc.edu