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Radiation Oncology Technology

Equipment includes

  • 6 Varian 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) and VisionRT real time surface monitoring
  • 2 TrueBeam accelerators with real time fiducial marker tracking and 6DoF couches
  • 1 Trilogy System with high definition MLC and on-board imaging
  • 3 2100 CD accelerators: 1 with OBI, 1 dedicated breast accelerator, 1 research accelerator
  • 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) with 4D image acquisition
  • Eclipse treatment planning system to include GPU driven mulit-criteria optimization in 2019
  • Velocity deformable image registration
  • Gated lung treatments (4D)
  • External beam partial breast irradiation
  • World’s first clinical trials of Cherenkov emission imaging during radiotherapy

Comprehensive brachytherapy services include

  • 3-D image guided implants (interstitial and intra-cavitary)
  • Varian high dose rate remote afterloader
  • Cs-131 and VariSeed prostate seed implant system including custom intra-operative planning
  • Ra-223 therapy for bone metastasis
  • Y-90 monoclonal antibody therapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • I-131 therapy for thyroid carcinoma
  • Y-90 TheraSphere for liver cancer
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