Templeton Radiation Oncology Medical Center in Templeton, California is part of one of the largest radiation therapy providers for cancer patients in California: Coastal Radiation Oncology Medical Group.
At Templeton Radiation Oncology Medical Center, our mission is to help our patients fight cancer. To accomplish this, we provide the
highest standard of care in radiation
oncology in an
openness, honesty, caring, emotional support and clinical expertise.
Service to our
patients comes first.
Dr. James Longo
After graduating with honors from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, Dr. Longo completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at UCLA. As chief resident, he received the American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award in Oncology at UCLA and became Board-certified in 1986. He then served on the clinical faculty at Stanford, then on the academic faculty at University of New Mexico Cancer Center, and presently on the clinical faculty at UCLA since 1991. He has been involved in Oncology research projects. He has been director of Templeton Radiation Center since 1991. Dr. Longo also serves on the Governing Board at Twin Cities Community Hospital and is moderator of their monthly Oncology Conferences for the Medical Staff.
Templeton Radiation Oncology Medical Center provides cancer patients with a some of the most advanced radiation therapy treatments available, including:
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) – a sophisticated type of external beam radiotherapy which allows delivery of precisely targeted radiation beams to tumors, while sparing the surrounding healthy organs and tissues.
Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) – visualized CT scans that verify target locations immediately before treatment delivery. In conjunction with IMRT, this allows for unprecedented accuracy in delivering radiotherapy.
Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT) – a sophisticated set of computer assisted tomography scans (CT or CAT scans) and/or magnetic resonance imaging scans (MR or MRI scans) that create detailed, three-dimensional representations of tumors and surrounding organs for precise delivery of radiation beams to the exact
size and shape of the tumor.
Templeton Radiation Oncology Medical Center
274 Heather Court
Templeton, California 93465
Phone: (805) 434-1859
Fax: (805) 434-2383
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