While many linear accelerators have the ability to wrap the radiation beams around the tumor target, EvergreenHealth's technology brings even more precision to radiation treatment.
Radiation Oncology's two linear accelerators are both equipped with IGRT - Image Guided Radiation Therapy.
This onboard imaging takes diagnostic quality images, including a high resolution CT scan of the patient, prior to each treatment.
If adjustments need to be made, the computer software auto-corrects the treatment table so the patient is in the correct position.
This gives EvergreenHealth the ability to deliver higher doses to the tumor while reducing the dose to surrounding, healthy tissue.
The result is:
To learn more about Image Guided Radiation Therapy, or to schedule an appointment, call Halvorson Cancer Center Radiation Oncology at 425.899.1860