Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center follows a team approach to patient care. We put the patient’s needs at the heart of all we do. Our radiation oncology team wants each patient to understand their diagnosis and treatment by knowing what to expect and how to prepare. Patients are encouraged to ask questions and share concerns.
We’re committed to you. All of our capabilities – the best treatments, the most advanced technology and a passion for innovation. All of us – our caring staff, our family atmosphere and our strength of spirit. We are here for you with all of our compassion, hope and expertise.
Radiation is used to eliminate malignant cells locally. Side effects of radiation treatment can be temporary or permanent. Our radiation oncologists explain the specific treatment and side effects in detail with each patient.
Radiation therapy today is very precise. This field offers many new treatments useful for particular types of cancer. For more information about the wide array of treatment options available, please see the information in the right column.
ACR GOLD SEAL OF ACCREDITATION
American College of Radiology (ACR) Gold Seal of Accreditation Frequently Asked Questions
What should I know about radiation safety?
Before your imaging procedure be sure to ask your physician the following questions:
To achieve the ACR Gold Standard of Accreditation, our facility’s personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures have gone through a rigorous review process and have met specific qualifications. It’s important for patients to know that every aspect of the ACR accreditation process is overseen by board-certified, expert radiologists and medical physicists in advanced diagnostic imaging.
What does ACR accreditation mean?
Our facility has voluntarily gone through a vigorous review process to ensure that we meet nationally-accepted standards of care.
Our personnel are well qualified, through education and certification, to perform medical imaging, interpret your images, and administer your radiation therapy treatments.
Our equipment is appropriate for the test or treatment you will receive, and our facility meets or exceeds quality assurance and safety guidelines.
What does the gold seal mean?
When you see the ACR gold seal, you can rest assured that your prescribed imaging test will be done at a facility that has met the highest level of imaging quality and radiation safety. The facility and its personnel have gone through a comprehensive review to earn accreditation status by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the largest and oldest imaging accrediting body in the U.S. and a professional organization of 34,000 physicians.