NRMC Cancer Center
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center recently acquired sole ownership of the local cancer center in Natchitoches. The new NRMC Cancer Center provides critical services to our community so that those diagnosed with cancer do not have to drive long distances to receive high quality care.
Many members of the community are diagnosed each year with some form of cancer. The NRMC Cancer Center provides radiation therapy and chemotherapy services in Natchitoches on an outpatient basis.
The facility has state-of-the-art radiation therapy technology including:
- Computerized treatment planning
- CT Scanner for CT Simulation
- Dual Energy Linear Accelerator for Modulated Radio Therapy (IMRT)
Dr. Furqan AkhtarMedical School: University of Texas Medical BranchInternship: Internal Medicine at LSU Health ShreveportResidency: Hematology and Oncology at LSU Health Shreveport
Dr. Troy RichardsMedical School: Tulane University in New Orleans, LAInternship: University of Texas Medical Branch at GalvestonResidency: University of Texas Medial Branch at Galveston