- Rod G. Krentel, MD specializes in oncology. An oncologist is a medical doctor who is specifically trained to diagnose and treat cancer. Different types of cancer respond to different treatments, so oncologists must know which treatment is best. Some oncologists specialize in a particular type of cancer. Lung cancer, prostate cancer, rectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, and leukemia are examples of various types of cancer.
- Rod G. Krentel, MD specializes in radiation oncology. A radiation oncologist is a board certified medical doctor who manages the treatment of radiation therapy. Radiation oncologists work with oncologists and surgeons, augmenting the efficacy of the radiation treatments and creating a treatment protocol that will ensure safety and accuracy. Bladder cancer, breast cancer, head and neck cancer, lung cancers, lymphomas, brain metastases, bone metastases, brain tumors, skin cancers, prostate cancers, gynecologic cancers, and colon, rectum and anal cancers are cancer types that are most often treated with radiation therapy.
- Rod G. Krentel, MD
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- Medical School
- Louisiana State University School Of Medicine - New Orleans
- Oncology Specialist (cancer) and Radiation Oncology
- Years of Experience