Ringing in Hope for Cancer Patients

For David Taylor, ringing the bell on the wall in the main waiting area of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center marked the end of 42 days of radiation treatments for prostate cancer – and the beginning of a new chapter in his life.

The Department of Radiation Oncology treats nearly 1,000 patients at the cancer center each year. Several times a day, the waiting area erupts in cheers and applause as patients, joined by family members and radiation oncology staff, ring the bell to celebrate their final day of radiation treatment.

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  1. Thanks to all the doctors and nurses who every day are close to patients and treating them with dedication and patience, their support give the strength not to give up, especially on a psychological level.

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