Vivek Mehta, MD., GRACE Faculty

Vivek K. Mehta, M.D., Director, Center for Advanced Targeted Radiotherapies
Swedish Cancer Institute
Seattle
WA
Specialties
Radiation Oncology

Dr. Mehta is a 2018 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner. He enjoys working with patients and family members. There are a wide variety of treatment options available for nearly every patient, so it is important to spend as much time as is needed in order to weight the benefits and risks to any particular approach. He feels that it is important that communication is open and honest. The goals of treatment, whether it is going for cure or maximizing quality of life should be openly discussed and re-discussed as the need arises.  For more about Dr. Mehta, please visit his bio here

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Dr. Vivek Mehta, Radiation Oncologist at Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, WA, provides a historical perspective of radiation therapy as it transitions to a more targeted treatment approach.

Radiation to the brain is a component of our treatment of limited stage small cell lung cancer, even with no evidence of cancer there. Dr. Vivek Mehta, radiation oncologist, reviews why we would do such a thing.

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