Radiation Therapy for Cancer Treatment
Cutting-edge radiation therapy treatment and techniques.
At Sharp, we offer the newest and most sophisticated radiation planning and treatment equipment. This allows for accurate treatment planning, minimizing side effects and optimizing outcomes.
For more information on what to expect and how to prepare for your radiation therapy visit, read What to Expect: Radiation Treatment at Sharp.
Radiation therapy treatments and techniques.
At Sharp, we offer the following radiation therapies:
Helical TomoTherapy - image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
As a TomoTherapy National Center of Excellence and the only treatment center of its kind in San Diego, we provide state-of-the-art accuracy with image-guided radiation therapy.
- Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
- TrueBeam™ STx radiosurgery/radiotherapy system
Certain techniques are available to help complement specific radiation therapy treatments. These include:
- Deep inspiration breath hold
- Respiratory gating
Excellence in delivering high-quality patient care.
Our team of expert radiation oncologists provides compassionate treatment to our patients in the safest manner possible. With our standards for high quality and safety processes at Sharp, we have been nationally recognized with accreditation by the American Society for Radiation Oncology Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx).
APEx accreditation at Sharp’s cancer centers ensures that our radiation oncology patients receive the highest quality care while meeting the highest safety standards set by the world’s premier radiation oncology society.
– Dr. Kelly DeWitt, board-certified radiation oncologist
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