Truebeam

Truebeam

Introduction

TrueBeam is an advanced linear accelerator and radiosurgery treatment system that allows doctors to target hard-to-reach tumors.

The machine uses cutting-edge imaging technology - called ExacTrac - to capture images of your tumor,..

Procedures

  • TrueBeam can perform many radiation treatments
  • Depending on your type and stage of cancer, he or she may suggest one of the following treatments on the TrueBeam:
    • Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
    • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
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Indications

  • Brain cancer (benign and malignant)
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer
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Advantages

  • More accurate radiation targeting and tracking of tumors, especially in hard-to-reach areas
  • Improved effectiveness of radiation treatment
  • Shorter treatment times
  • Fewer complications and side effects
  • More treatment options for people who aren't eligible for traditional surgery