Comprehensive services offered at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Radiation Oncology
Your time is important. When you’re with our care team, we want you to get the most out of your visit. Our multidisciplinary team of physicians is ready to serve when you need us most. With a combination of expert knowledge, compassionate care, and personalized treatment plans, you can count on us to work for you.
IMRT‚ Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is an advanced technology that makes it possible to target a tumor with greater precision when providing radiation therapy. This helps reduce the damage to healthy tissue surrounding the tumor.
Advanced Imaging Simulation
Advanced imaging simulation is a treatment planning system that can integrate multiple sources of imaging information, achieving the most precise treatments possible.
Therapy planning is the creation of a treatment plan in the form of a written document that is used by the therapist and the patient. This plan guides the patient in taking the appropriate steps to effectively treat and recover from a health condition.
Orthovoltage radiotherapy covers the upper limit of energies used for diagnostic radiography, and are used in external beam radiotherapy to treat cancer and tumors.
Radioactive iodine is an isotope of the chemical element iodine that is radioactive. Radioactive iodine is used in diagnostic tests as well as in radiotherapy of an hyperactive thyroid gland.
Cyberknife technology is a form of non-surgical robotic radiosurgery that is used in the treatment of tumors.