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Radiation oncology room | Doylestown Health

Radiation therapy uses radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. While radiation is effective as a cancer treatment, it can also damage the heart and other organs and possibly cause secondary cancers. In recent years, radiation oncologists have developed techniques to better target radiation doses and reduce injury to healthy cells.

Doctor speaking with patient.
About 2.7 million people in the United States have AFib, and that number is on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts that 12.1 million people will be living with the condition by 2030. Stay ahead of AFib by getting to know the symptoms and learning more about innovative therapies available through our AFib Center.
Woman in restaurant refuses the offered salt | Doylestown Health
Are you one of the nine out of every 10 Americans who take in more than the recommended daily amount of sodium? Learn about this dietary mineral that affects the heart, the importance of a lower sodium diet, and simple ways to manage your sodium intake.
woman receiving hand therapy at Doylestown Health
We rely on our hands to interact with the world, but if overuse, injury or illness limits what we can do with them, a certified hand therapist can help.
Man clutching chest
Chest pain is not normal and is a signal that you need emergency care. Don't delay and get medical attention right away: Call 9-1-1.
woman with hands on her mid-section
Explore the pros and cons of probiotics and discover your gut microbiome - trillions of tiny organisms that help with digestion, metabolism, immunity and more.
woman clutching stomach
Constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal problems in the United States. Constipation affects an estimated 15% of the population (some 42 million people) regardless of age, race or gender.

a couple preparing salad in their kitchen
Stocking your kitchen with nutritious flavorful foods, you and your family can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and obesity. Below are five ways to make your kitchen heart healthy.