Halcyon

Halcyon

Introduction

Halcyon Radiation Therapy System is the latest and most advanced system that has transformed radiation therapy by providing sophisticated, highly targeted cancer treatment with precision and accuracy.

Procedures

Radiation will be delivered by a linear accelerator (linac), which will rotate around you as it projects the beam. The radiation beam from the treatment system conforms to the shape of your tumor thus minimizing impact on surrounding healthy tissue. You won’t be able to see anything rotating around you, as the rotating beam gantry is enclosed within the opening.

Indications

  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Brain Tumor

Advantages

  • Minimizes the impact on surrounding healthy tissue
  • A wide bore that reduces anxiety for patient who feel claustrophobic
  • Low treatment couch makes it easier for get on and off
  • More precise and targeted treatment
  • Quick and efficient treatment