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Norris Cotton Cancer Center
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Radiation Oncology Technology

Equipment includes

  • 4 Varian 2100 C class linear accelerators, X-ray energies 6, 10, and 18 MV All of the accelerators are equipped for IMRT and EPID (intensity modulated radiation therapy, electronic portal imaging).
  • Trilogy System Image-Guided Radiotherapy
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiotherapy
  • Total body irradiation for bone marrow transplant
  • Total skin irradiation for mycosis fungoidies
  • 2 GE CT scanner (16 slice big bore)
  • Pinnacle treatment planning system (3-D and IMRT) allows image fusion for planning purposes
  • 1 Orthovoltage treatment machine in an operating suite for IORT (intraoperative radiation therapy)
  • Gated lung treatments (4D)
  • Eclipse and RapidArc
  • External beam partial breast irradiation

Comprehensive brachytherapy services includes

  • 3-D image guided implants (interstitial and intra-cavitary)
  • Varian high dose rate remote afterloader
  • VariSeed prostate seed implant system including custom intra-operative planning
  • Sm-153 therapy for bone metastasis
  • Y-90 monoclonal antibody therapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Radioactive Iodine (I-131) therapy
  • TheraSphere for liver cancer
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