Dr. Cynthia Boyer

The Radiation Oncology Center in Zachary — a joint effort between Lane Regional Medical Center and Baton Rouge General Medical Center — is providing more options for its patients, according to a news release.

The $4.5 million Oncology Center, which provides radiation treatment services, has doubled its hours of operation and is now open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The center also welcomes new radiation oncologist Dr. Cynthia Boyer to its team.

Boyer is board certified in radiation oncology and a graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine. She completed her radiation oncology residency at the University of Miami — Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center where she served as chief resident, the release said.

Boyer is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, the American College of Radiology and the American Brachytherapy Society.

Her clinical interests include the accelerated treatment of breast cancer, gynecologic oncology and multimodal treatment of head and neck cancer, the release said.

For information, contact the Radiation Oncology Center, 6180 Main St., Suite B, Zachary, at (225) 570-1212 or visit ROCZachary.com.