Atrium Health – Levine Cancer Institute – Proton & Advanced Radiation Center

Address

1310 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28204

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Phone

Patients & Providers

phone_iphone(980) 442-3400

Open Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30AM-5PM

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Gamma Knife and Proton Beam Therapy in Charlotte, NC

Atrium Health’s state-of-the-art radiation therapy center in Charlotte, NC brings advanced treatment options to one convenient location. Our SERO team of radiation oncologists has been involved with this new facility from the beginning and offers compassionate support with comprehensive radiation therapy, and highly precise treatments that empower patients with complex tumors to choose from safe and effective options that minimize side effects and maximize the quality of life.

With support services and amenities including comfortable pediatric spaces designed to put children and families at ease, PARC is the first in the Carolinas, and one of only a small number of health systems, nationwide, to offer cutting-edge radiation therapy options.

Advanced Radiation Services in Charlotte

Radiation oncology in Charlotte is taking a step toward the future by offering highly sophisticated treatments for complicated cancers and tumors in sensitive areas of the body such as the brain and pediatric cancer patients.  Specific to this new location are:

How to Schedule an Appointment

Radiation therapy is an option for millions of cancer treatment plans each year, but treatment types are always matched to the individual patient.

New Patients

If you are a new patient, please call (704) 333-7376 or complete our online form

After completing the radiation consultation request form, the Department of Radiation Oncology at your preferred SERO Charlotte Cancer Center will contact you.

Current Patients

Current Atrium Health Levine Cancer Proton & Advanced Radiation Center patients should call (980) 442-3400

SERO Providers at This Location

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Directions to Atrium Health Levine Cancer Proton & Advanced Radiation Center

Depending on your starting location, you can get to 1310 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28204 by car, using ride-sharing services or public transport.

Atrium Health’s LCI campus, which houses the Levine Cancer Proton & Advanced Radiation Center, can be reached in the following ways:

From I-77: Take John Belk Freeway (I-277) Exit 9B and follow the “Trauma Center” signs to Kenilworth Avenue. Turn left onto East Morehead Street. Take the next right onto Morehead Medical Drive. The visitor parking deck will be on your right.

From Uptown: Drive south on Stonewall Avenue until it turns into Kenilworth Avenue. Proceed and turn left onto East Morehead Street. Take the next right onto Morehead Medical Drive. The visitor parking deck will be on your right.

From I-85: Take I-77 South to the John Belk Freeway (I-277) Exit 9B. Follow the “Trauma Center” signs to Kenilworth Avenue. Turn left onto East Morehead Street. Take the next right onto Morehead Medical Drive. The visitor parking deck will be on your right.

When Should You Consider Gamma Knife Treatment Therapy?

Gamma Knife radiosurgery is used for the precise treatment of certain brain/skull tumor and non-tumor conditions, from cancer spread to the brain to abnormal blood vessel connections (arteriovenous malformations).

Some of the conditions we treat with Gamma Knife surgery include: 

  • Acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannomas)
  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
  • Brain metastases (cancer that has spread to the brain from another area) 
  • Brain tumors (cancerous and noncancerous) 
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Glomus tumors
  • Meningiomas
  • Pineal tumors (pinealomas) 
  • Pituitary tumors, like pituitary adenomas
  • Trigeminal neuralgia (facial pain)

For certain conditions, Gamma Knife offers a minimally invasive alternative to traditional surgery. Consider Gamma Knife if surgery might damage healthy tissue, has a low success rate, or requires a long recovery. Gamma Knife patients typically go home the same day and recover quickly due to the absence of cuts or bleeding.

Can Proton Therapy Be Combined with Other Treatments for Cancer?

Proton therapy can be delivered with other treatments for cancer including surgery and systemic therapy. Proton therapy is a type of radiation therapy and may also sometimes be given in combination with photon (x-ray) treatments as well. 

Your personalized plan is crafted by your radiation oncologist, or Charlotte-area cancer doctor working alongside a team of experts, including surgeons and medical oncologists. Together, they carefully consider your individual needs to determine if proton therapy will be used alone or combined with other treatments.