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|First Cancer Patients in Africa Treated with the TomoTherapy® System|
The TomoTherapy Systems are two out of three
"We are honored that the Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology Center team has selected the
"I am very pleased and proud to offer, at the Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology Center of
Based on a CT scanner platform, the TomoTherapy System provides continuous delivery of radiation from 360 degrees around the patient, or delivery from clinician-specified beam angles. These unique features, combined with daily 3D image guidance, enable physicians to deliver highly accurate, individualized dose distributions which precisely conform to the shape of the patient's tumor while minimizing dose to normal, healthy tissue, resulting in fewer side effects for patients. The TomoTherapy System is capable of treating all standard radiation therapy indications including breast, prostate, lung and head and neck cancers, in addition to complex treatments such as total marrow irradiation.
The CyberKnife System delivers radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), enabling precise, high quality dose distributions to be confidently administered to the patient with extreme accuracy over a minimum number of treatments, reducing side effects and preserving patients' quality of life. Using its unique robotic range of motion and continuous image guidance, the system follows the target throughout the treatment process, delivering individualized treatment with sub-millimeter precision.
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