Treatment Delivery

Treatment Delivery

 

Biologically equivalent radiation dose(*)

Method of Radiation Delivery

CyberKnife Radiosurgery

200 Gy

Concentrates 150-200 beams of radiation on prostate from numerous angles and locations

External Beam Radiotherapy(EBRT)

 

Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy(IMRT)

150-160 Gy

Aims 5-7 beams of radiation at prostate from a single arc

 

Calypso-Guided EEBRT/IMRT

150-160 Gy

Aims 5-7 beams of radiation at prostate from a single arc

High-Dose-Rate(HDR)Brachytherapy

170-220 Gy

15-20 small tubes (catheters) are inserted into the prostate to be used to deliver radiation

Low-Dose-Rate(LDR)Brachytherapy(Seed Implant)

170-210 Gy

20 or more needles inserted into the prostate permanently deposit about 100 radioactive seeds, which then release radiation over a period of time

 

Contact Information

Radiosurgery Center
550 17th Ave.
Suite A10
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-320-7130
Fax: 206-320-7137
Office Hours: Monday-Friday. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m
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