Every patient deserves convenient access to high-quality oncology care. That is why SERO provides cancer care services at Atrium Health – Levine Cancer Institute – Stanly Radiation Therapy Center for cancer patients in Stanly County.
Cancer Care at Stanly Radiation Therapy Center
Our Radiation Services in Stanly County
Atrium Health – Levine Cancer Institute – Stanly Radiation Therapy Center is outfitted with the most advanced radiation oncology technologies, each designed to effectively treat a range of cancer types and stages. Depending on your diagnosis, your cancer care team may recommend:
How to Schedule an Appointment
More than half of oncology patients receive some form of radiotherapy during their cancer treatment journey. However, only a radiation oncologist can determine if radiotherapy is appropriate for you.
To schedule a consultation with one of SERO’s providers, call (704) 333-7376 or complete this form.
After completing the radiation consultation request form, a representative from the Department of Radiation Oncology at your preferred SERO location will reach out as soon as possible.
Current Levine Cancer Institute – Stanly Radiation Therapy Center patients should call (980) 323-8268 to speak with their cancer care team.
Directions to Atrium Health – Levine Cancer Institute – Stanly Radiation Therapy Center
Atrium Health – Levine Cancer Institute – Stanly Radiation Therapy Center (945 North 5th Street, Albemarle, NC) is located on the campus of Atrium Health Stanly, just four minutes from the heart of downtown. The facility is easily reached using Highway 52 or East Main Street.
From Charlotte, Levine Cancer Institute – Stanly Radiation Therapy Center is a 60-minute drive via I-85. From Salisbury, patients can expect a 40-minute commute on Highway 52 North and Stokes Ferry Road. From nearby Concord, the cancer center is just 35 minutes via NC-73 West.
Your Cancer Treatment Plan
Before receiving radiation therapy in Stanly County, a care team of oncologists, nurses, pathologists, and other medical professionals will work with you to determine a cancer treatment plan, which is a written roadmap for your cancer care.
Depending on your cancer type and stage, your cancer treatment plan may include some combination of surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and radiotherapy. Though your doctor can offer his or her professional opinion, you ultimately choose your cancer treatment.
What Is Radiation Therapy?
If your cancer treatment plan incorporates radiotherapy, you may be nervous and not know what to expect. Fortunately, radiation therapy at our Albemarle location is a highly effective and relatively painless treatment modality that targets cancer cells with utmost precision.
Typically, radiation is administered five days per week for five to eight weeks. Sessions last between 15 and 20 minutes. While some patients experience site-specific side effects like stomachaches or joint pain, others only experience mild fatigue.
Reach out to us online to learn more about our radiation oncology services offered at Atrium Health – Levine Cancer Institute – Stanly Radiation Therapy Center.