FIRST INTERNATIONAL CENTRE TO ACHIEVE
First International Centre to achieve:
At Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, we understand that being diagnosed with cancer can turn your world upside down and affect every aspect of your life. That is why we are committed to providing patients with excellent radiation oncology care and support at home in Bermuda close to family and friends.
We can treat 95% of all cancers where radiation is a recommended treatment course.
Our radiation therapy unit
Benefits of choosing our Centre
Cost of this service
Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s radiation therapy treatments are 100% covered by insurance, there is no co-pay. If you are currently uninsured your costs may be covered by our Equal Access Fund, call 236-7035 for more information.
Doctor referrals are required for these appointments. Speak with your physician about choosing Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre.
These approaches enable us to tailor a treatment plan that will target your cancer while minimising healthy tissue's exposure to radiation. Our Centre provides the following external beam radiation therapy:
Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre has a clinical affiliation with Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) for Radiation Therapy.
Every Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre (the Centre) patient in need of radiation therapy receives care based on an individualised treatment plan developed in close collaboration with specialists at DF/BWCC in Boston. The Centre’s state-of-the-art Radiation Therapy Unit, which opened in 2017, is operated in clinical affiliation with DF/BWCC and was designed and developed with DF/BWCC. The Radiation Therapy Unit uses the same treatment systems, software, radiation therapy protocols, and quality assurance programmes that are utilised at DF/BWCC, ensuring patients receive world-class treatment that incorporates the most current international standards in cancer care.
Within DF/BWCC, there are 12 specialised cancer treatment centres and experts in every type of cancer. Through the Centre’s clinical affiliation with DF/BWCC, patients receiving radiation therapy treatments can be confident that they have access to this expertise without leaving Bermuda. Radiation oncologist and the Centre’s radiation therapy director Dr Chris Fosker and the experienced radiation oncology team at the Radiation Therapy Unit work in conjunction with their DF/BWCC colleagues, remotely and through care delivered on-island, to provide cutting-edge radiation therapy. Through this ongoing affiliation, the Centre’s patients will also have access to the latest advances in radiation treatment.
U.S. News provides information about 889 hospitals that see many challenging Cancer patients. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center continues to be ranked #4 in Adult Cancer Hospitals.
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Radiation Therapy Contact Details
By Phone: 232-2247
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm