Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) tours The Center for Radiation Therapy of Beverly Hills on May 4, 2015.

Congressman Evan Jenkins (WV-3) tours 21st Century Oncology in Princeton, WV on May 6, 2014.

Freestanding radiation therapy centers deliver 40% of overall radiation therapy in the U.S.

Representative Mark Takano (CA-41) tours Riverside Radiation Therapy Center in Riverside on August 21, 2013.

Freestanding radiation therapy centers operate in areas of the country that cover 77% of the total U.S. population.

About 11% of the U.S. population live in an area where the only access to radiation therapy is through a freestanding center.

Representative Rich Nugent (FL-5) tours Oncure's Florida Regional Cancer Center in Beverly Hills on May 23, 2012.

Representative Joe Heck (NV-3) tours 21st Century Oncology in Henderson, NV on April 4, 2012.

Over half of all cancer patients receive some type of radiation therapy sometime during the course of their treatment.

Senator Dean Heller (NV) tours 21st Century Oncology's Sunrise Location in Las Vegas, NV on January 10, 2012.

Representative Paul Gosar (AZ-1) tour's 21st Century Oncology's facility in Casa Grande, AZ on September 28, 2011.


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