The Department of Radiation Oncology is in the new Perelman Center. Occupying approximately 80,000 square feet on the Concourse Level, the new treatment facilities includes the most advanced proton and conventional radiation treatment modalities available as well as public spaces designed for the highest levels of patient comfort.
Click this link to see a video that illustrates the radiation treatment experience of Thomas Ashley, an Entertainment Executive and Filmmaker based in Philadelphia, PA.
Thomas created this piece to show his experience with receiving IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy) at Penn Medicine for head and neck cancer, that was diagnosed in March, 2013. He had trans oral robotic surgery (TORS) and IMRT. Thomas was diagnosed in March, 2013, and underwent trans oral robotic surgery (TORS) followed by IMRT to treat the cancer. He has since returned to his active life in film, continues to relish the joy of being a father to his young son, and is feeling great.
LINK TO VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/95321501