Tomotherapy

What is Tomotherapy?

 

Tomotherapy is an advanced radiation technology that utilizes Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) to treat different tumours. This helps to accurately direct the radiation beams on the diseased tissues, simultaneously isolating the healthy tissues from radiation damage.

Essentially, tomotherapy utilizes an in-built CT scanner to determine the size, shape, and location of the tumour before the the end of the treatment. The Tomotherapy unit aids in tailoring a treatment to make sure the radiation beams are transferred to the affected areas, slice by slice, and irradiating the whole tumour area at one go.

 

Why do you need Tomotherapy?

Tomotherapy is beneficial in treating to cover all parts of the body because it has a complete 360 degrees free range movement. Additionally, it's used for treating patients with tumours that are not easy to get to, this covers prostate, lung, head, and neck cancers, which are usually positioned deep in the tissues or near vital healthy tissues. Tomotherapy aids in the treatment to help manage the Spinal Cord Cancer, Lymphoma, and Paediatric cancer.


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