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Radiation Oncology

St. Luke’s MSTI offers you the full range of state-of-the-art radiation therapy for cancer treatment. We use the latest techniques and equipment to give you the best care for your condition. Our technology—including stereotactic body radiosurgery, IMRT, IGRT, and brachytherapy—delivers radiation with accuracy to help us minimize damage to surrounding, healthy tissue.

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  • Radiation Oncology

    Biography

    Eric Allan, MD is a radiation oncologist with special interest in prostate cancer, breast cancer, and cancers of the head and neck. 

    During medical school, Dr. Allan did a year of lab research investigating radiation resistance mechanisms in glioblastoma cells. In his residency he researched, presented, and published on prevention and treatment of mouth sores during radiation therapy of the head and neck. 

    Dr. Allan earned his bachelor's degree in physics and astronomy at Brigham Young University. His personal interests include mathematics and physics, as well as outdoor activities like camping and fishing.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Radiation Oncology

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  • Radiation Oncology

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  • Radiation Oncology

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  • Radiation Oncology

    Biography

    Richard Hymas, MD, PhD is a radiation oncologist who treats all disease sites using external beam radiotherapy, SRS, SBRT, and brachytherapy.

    Dr. Hymas enjoys contributing to a multidisciplinary team, providing state-of-the-art radiation therapy to cancer patients in southern Idaho. He earned his PhD in pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical chemistry from the University of Utah.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Radiation Oncology

    Biography

    Tonya Kuhn, MD completed her undergraduate studies in cellular and molecular biology at the University of Washington.

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  • Radiation Oncology

    Biography

    Colleen Lambertz, RN, MBA, MSN, FNP works in radiation oncology. She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from South Dakota State University; her master’s degree in business administration from Boise State University; and her master's in nursing, family nurse practitioner, from Gonzaga University.

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  • Radiation Oncology

    Biography

    Timothy Sawyer, MD served for several years as medical director of Saint Alphonsus Cancer Care Center. Dr. Sawyer serves as the CEO and founder of ImQuant, Inc., a company dedicated to creating technology that helps tailor cancer treatment and other medical therapies to individual patients. He has served as co-director for lung cancer research at the Mayo Clinic North Central Cancer Treatment Group, and as adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins Medical School. He practiced radiation oncology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and served as assistant professor at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences. Dr. Sawyer is a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology.

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  • Radiation Oncology

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  • Radiation Oncology

    Biography

    Jennifer Suida, NP is a certified acute care nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She works with radiation oncology physicians, and has experience as a radiation and medical oncology nurse practitioner.

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    Accepting new patients

Procedures & Treatments

Supportive Oncology

Treating cancer successfully goes beyond a focus on the disease itself.

At St. Luke's MSTI, we understand that attention to your overall well-being will help promote healing and improve your quality of life. Our supportive oncology team works together closely to help you:

  • Take a more active role in treatment and survivorship
  • Improve your quality of life
  • Manage treatment side effects and symptoms (including pain, nausea, and insomnia)
  • Reduce anxiety and stress
  • Provide a sense of overall well-being

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