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Benefits from Radiation Therapy Outweigh Risks for Cancer Patients
Date:1/25/2010

S Oncology network, steps are taken on a daily basis to ensure that each and every treatment is delivered as intended by the physician. 

Practices across the entire US Oncology network follow published guidelines from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine on the performance testing of all radiation therapy technology, comply with regulatory requirements, and engage in a radiation oncology peer-review program that includes a focus on quality assurance.

For more information, or questions about the overall safety and efficacy of radiation and other cancer therapies, please contact Jennifer Horspool, 281-863-6739, Jennifer.Horspool@usoncology.com.

About US Oncology

US Oncology, Inc., headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, works closely with physicians, payers, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical equipment manufacturers, to identify and deliver innovative services that enhance patient access to advanced cancer care. US Oncology supports one of the nation's foremost cancer treatment and research networks, accelerating the availability and use of evidence-based medicine and shared best practices.

US Oncology uses its expertise to support every aspect of the cancer care delivery system—from drug development to distribution and outcomes measurement—enabling the company to help increase the efficiency and safety of cancer care. According to the company's last quarterly earn
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