CyberKnife Technology with Fox Chase Skill in Pennsylvania

NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center


Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 41 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country.
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American College of Radiology Accreditation

The Department of Radiation Oncology main campus, Buckingham and the KOP-AUA facility have all received accreditation from the American College of Radiology.
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Radiation Oncology

Each of our radiation oncologists is a cancer specialist with expertise in the application of radiation therapy as it is used in the management of cancer. At Fox Chase, the radiation oncologists have particular expertise with specific types of cancer.
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Directions to Fox Chase Cancer Center Buckingham

2365 Heritage Center Drive
Furlong, PA
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Welcome to Fox Chase Cancer Center Buckingham

Learn more about  CyberKnife at Fox Chase Buckingham. (30 sec.)

Call 888-FOX-CHASE for an appointment or request one through MyFoxChase

The team includes physicians specializing in radiation therapy (radiation oncologists), radiation therapists, medical dosimetrists, medical radiation physicists, oncology nurses, and a wide array of support staff. The full-time staff will be supplemented by experts from the main Fox Chase campus.

Buckingham Radiation Oncology Staff List

Shelly Bowers Hayes, MDShelly B. Hayes, MD
Director, Buckingham Radiation Therapy Facility
Dr. Hayes is a national leader in CyberKnife treatment, with several new clinical trials for a variety of cancer treatments. Board-certified in radiation oncology, she joined Fox Chase Cancer Center as director of the Buckingham Radiation Therapy Facility. Hayes is an expert in treating patients using external beam radiotherapy, high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy, IMRT/IGRT, and linear accelerator based and Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Trained in IMRT for prostate lung, head, neck, and tumors of the central nervous system, she is experienced in working with HDR and low-dos rate (LDR) therapies for prostate, breasts, and gynecologic malignancies, in addition to HDR endobrachial therapy.

Charlie Ma, PhD 
Physicist, Buckingham Radiation Therapy Facility
A Fox Chase Cancer Center Senior Member, Director of Radiation Physics and Professor, Dr. Ma will serve as the physicist at the Buckingham Radiation Therapy Facility. Ma joined the Fox Chase Cancer Center team in 2001. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Institute of Physics (IOP), American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), and American College of Medical Physics (ACMP). His research has been published extensively.

Lu Wang, PhD


Lu Wang, PhD
Radiation Oncology Physicist, Buckingham Radiation Therapy Facility
A Fox Chase Cancer Center employee since 2002, Dr. Wang serves as the project lead for CyberKnife at the Buckingham facility.

Janet A. Farley  RN, BSN, OCN

Nurse to Dr. Shelly Hayes at Fox Chase's Buckingham Facility, Janet participates in the care and management of patients undergoing Radiation Therapy and Cyberknife Therapy from initial consultation through follow up care.
Janet joined Fox Chase's Nursing department in 2000.
Having earned her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Widener University, she has more than 20 years of acute care nursing experience with more than 15 of those years specifically in oncology.
Janet also holds a specialty certification in oncology nursing (OCN) and is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society.

Kelly Benner, Certified Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist
A FCCC employee since May 2011, Kelly graduated CHI Institute in 2004. She did her externship at a private owned hematology/oncology practice where she worked for seven years.  

She is responsible for direct patient care providing information, services and assistance.  She performs both administrative and clinical duties.

Mike Gutierrez BS RT(T)
Mike is a full-time radiation therapist at Fox Chase Cancer Center Buckingham.  Mike earned a bachelor degree in radiation therapy from Gwynedd Mercy College and is board certified.  He has been employed with Fox Chase his entire five plus year career.

Dana McDonald RT (T)
Dana is a full-time radiation therapist at the Buckingham Facility. She graduated from Gwynedd Mercy College in 1996. She is board-certified in Radiation Therapy.

Sue Brewster 
Sue has worked at FCCC Buckingham since its opening in 2009. She worked for many years as an office manager for a surgical oncology practice. She is responsible for all administrative duties as well as making new and follow-up patient appointments and retrieving all patient records. 

Sue is the first point of contact for all patients coming to Buckingham.

A State-of-the-Art Radiation Therapy Facility in Buckingham Township

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