Pasco, Hernando & Citrus Counties, Florida (January 13, 2021) – Advanced Cancer Treatment Centers is pleased to announce that its radiation oncology staff has moved to its new location at 15211 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida 34613 (just east of the Suncoast Parkway on State Road 50). Call 352-345-4565 to schedule an appointment.
The following providers are now seeing and treating all their patients at this location.
Clayton Alonso, MD, radiation oncology and Peter Zavitsanos, MD, radiation oncology. They join the following medical oncology providers who have already been treating patients at the new state-of-the-art treatment center.
- Aaron Denson, MD, hematology oncology
- D. Alan Kerr, II, MD, Ph.D., hematology oncology
- Amy Morgan, APRN-C
- Elizabeth Morgan, APRN, AOCN
All functions have now been transferred to one location.
In a promising development for cancer patients in the Tampa Bay area, Advanced Cancer Treatment Centers is now treating cancer patients using VitalBeam™ Radio Therapy System from Varian Medical Systems, bringing advanced image-guided tumor targeting capabilities close to home.
Drs. Alonso and Zavitsanos have been treating patients with the new technology on a limited basis at the new location for the last several weeks but are now treating patients exclusively with the VitalBeam system. Patients are treated for lung, brain, pancreas, liver, kidney, and spine cancer and other areas of the body where radiation is a medically accepted approach to treatment.
VitalBeam delivers powerful cancer treatments with pinpoint accuracy and precision built on Varian’s innovative TrueBeam™ platform, VitalBeam makes it possible to deliver image-guided treatments for the treatment of breast and prostate cancer, as well as challenging cases such as cancers of the Breast, Prostate, Lung, Head and Neck, Esophagus and Rectum.
“This system allows us to offer patients sophisticated, non-invasive radiotherapy treatments closer to home,” said Clayton Elliot Alonso, MD. “”VitalBeam is exciting technology that will enable us to treat challenging cases with shorter treatment times, pinpoint accuracy and reduced side effects,” said Peter Zavitsanos, MD.
About ACTC’s New Facility
The facility was built at a cost of approximately $7 million and includes equipment at a cost of $3.5 million. It will eventually employ a staff of 45 to 50 employees.
Cancer care services include but are not limited to medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology, and a wide range of other services.
About Advanced Cancer Treatment Centers
Advanced Cancer Treatment Centers, soon to be at located at 15211 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida 34613, offers personalized, evidence-based cancer care in a modern, state-of-the-art facility close to home. Conveniently located just east of Suncoast Parkway on State Road 50, ACTC offers personalized care at every stage by the following physicians:
- Clayton Alonso, MD, Radiation Oncology
- Aaron Denson, MD, Hematology Oncology
- D. Alan Kerr, II, MD, PhD, Hematology Oncology
- Peter Zavitsanos, MD, Radiation Oncology
The medical team also includes Amy Morgan, APRN-C, and Elizabeth Morgan, APRN, AOCN.
The 21,000 square foot facility includes an infusion room, medical oncology, examination rooms, radiation oncology exam rooms, treatment vault, in-house full laboratory and the latest in radiation oncology treatment systems and the latest diagnostic equipment including CT scan and mobile PET.
ACTC’s caregivers and staff offer support services including financial counselors to address the unique psychological and emotional challenges of cancer patients and their families. The center also features a dedicated research department for clinical trials.