Highlands Cancer Center


Real People, Real Stories

Zip Wells of Inez, KY
Small Cell Lung Cancer

Zip is a retired construction worker who was diagnosed with...Read Story

Mary Preston of Inez, KY
Lung Cancer

Highlands Cancer Center has helped with the support...Read Story

Henry McKenzie of Prestonsburg, KY
Colon Cancer

Henry was losing weight without any explanation for about a year...Read Story

Roger Owens of Oil Springs, KY
Tongue Cancer

"My name is Roger Owens and I am Cancer Free!!!...Read Story

Marietta Music of Paintsville, KY
Breast Cancer

"My story is about knowing your own body… Read Story

Marcus Russell of Salyersville, KY

“In February of 2010 I was diagnosed with...Read Story


Several radiation therapist who are skilled in the accurate delivery of radiation and specifically trained in areas like treatment, PET/CT simulation and diagnostic procedures under the guidance and supervision of a radiation oncologist and a physicist. The dosimetrist is also a part of our radiation team and assists the radiation oncologist and physicist in the radiation treatment planning. These three individuals work together to deliver the precise dose of radiation while sparing surrounding healthy tissue.