Robert A. Behar, M.D., board-certified radiation
oncologist, founded Western Radiation Oncology Associates
to provide patients throughout the United States and
the world the latest advances in radiation therapy.
Based in Houston, TX., Western Radiation Oncology
Associates (WROA) is one of the few physician groups
using radioactive seed implants to help cure prostate
cancer, the new Photon Knife to treat brain cancer,
and body radiosurgery to cure previously untreatable
cancers. A board-certified physician, Dr. Behar's
medical expertise has attracted patients from as far
away as Argentina, Brazil, the Netherlands, New Zealand
Dr. Behar and Western Radiation Oncology Associates
have treated more than 150 different types of cancer.
In the Houston area, they have pioneered Transrectal
Ultrasound-Guided Radioactive Palladium Implants --
also known as radioactive seed implants -- to treat
prostate cancer, as well as stereotactic body radiosurgery.
Also, they have created special treatment programs
involving stereotactic radiosurgery -- commonly referred
to as the gamma knife or photon knife -- for all types
Recently, the state-of-the-art body radiosurgery
procedure being performed by Dr. Behar has generated
positive results, including a highly-successful liver
metastasis program. Other cancers successfully treated
by body radiosurgery include:
Head & Neck Cancer
Body Radiosurgery is effective in patients who have
failed other conventional forms of treatment such
as surgery, conventional radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
Typically, body radiosurgery is well-tolerated with
few side effects.
Robert A. Behar, M.D.
Karl King, M.D.
Nalinakshi (Nali) Rangala, M.D.