Dr. Patrick Townsend, MD – Radiation Oncologist | North Kansas City, MO

Dr. Patrick Townsend, MD - Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Patrick Townsend, MD – Radiation Oncologist | North Kansas City, MO

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  • 2750 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 20, Missouri 64116 USA
  • (816) 691-5216
  • 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
  • Accepting New Patients
  • English
  • Male
  • Telehealth Services Available

As an expert radiation oncologist, Dr. Patrick Townsend, MD is skilled in administering radiation therapy to cancer patients. The radiation oncologist supervises radiation therapy variables. After consulting with other health specialists, radiation oncologists devise treatment plans. He utilises radiation therapy to help cancer patients in their recovery. Radiation oncology is a branch of medicine, which is based on calculated use of radiation to treat cancer or alleviate pain and other symptoms resulting from cancer. Radiation oncologists leverage multiple treatments, in addition to radioactive implants, combined modality therapy, external beam radiotherapy, hyperthermia.

Radiation oncology is advancing at a phenomenal rate. Many modern developments have immensely benefitted cancer patients. Thanks to radiation oncology, cure rates are much higher now, side effects have reduced, treatments have reduced in duration and the quality of life has improved significantly. Newer technologies are offering three-dimensional images of tumors, allowing radiation oncologists to accurately target the beams for higher efficacy. This higher accuracy has limited the damage caused to other organs during treatment. When real-time imaging is ready to be used, treatment teams will be able to minimise damage resulting from involuntary movements.

Dr. Patrick Townsend, MD is rated as a top radiation oncologist in the North Kansas City, MO area.

Dr. Patrick Townsend, MD is accepting new patients at his practice located at 2750 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 20, North Kansas City, MO, 64116. To book an appointment, please call (816) 691-5216

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