Advanced Technology in Radiation Therapy
Our advanced technology includes the Varian TrueBeam and the Varian Edge linear accelerators for a more precise delivery of radiation, accompanied by AlignRT; a motion management device to enhance patient safety. Our cancer specialists have advanced training in the use of the latest radiation therapy techniques, allowing for precise tumor imaging and radiation treatment delivery through AlignRT, TrueBeam, and the Edge.
Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge Advanced Technology Precisely Targets Cancer Cells While Nearby Healthy Cells Are Minimally Exposed
A state-of-the-art approach to cancer treatment, the TrueBeam and the Edge’s advanced technology safely delivers radiation at a faster dose rate than most conventional linear accelerators and minimizes the daily impact on the patient’s personal schedule. The radiation beams precisely target cancerous cells while nearby healthy cells are minimally exposed. It’s ideal for treating tumors of the brain, spine, lung, abdomen, breast, prostate, head and neck. These advanced systems allow us to safely treat patients with even the most complex cancers in hard-to-reach places. Read more about Varian TruBeam and Varian Edge.
AlignRT – A Precision Technology Tool that Ensures Patient Safety During Radiation Therapy
The Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center is one of only a few healthcare organizations in Houston that offer advanced AlignRT technology. It’s a real-time motion management tool that ensures the patient is set up in the correct position before radiation therapy and tracks any movement during their treatments. It adds to our patients’ safety by making sure our patients are positioned correctly day-in, day-out.