Types of Radiation Therapy
Personalized Treatment Plan & Delivery with Advanced Radiation Technologies
Delivering precise radiation to the tumor while also sparing nearby healthy tissue and organs requires the development of a detailed, personalized treatment plan. While the treatment plan helps determine the exact area where the radiation needs to be focused (the "treatment field"), it also considers the patient's quality of life during and after treatment.
The latest technologies used at the SCI to develop a treatment plan and then ultimately treat cancer with radiation therapy include:
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