Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy for Cancer Treatment
Sophisticated cancer treatment tailored to you.
At Sharp HealthCare, we offer the most advanced cancer treatment currently available for delivering stereotactic radiation therapy and surgery, including stereotactic body radiation therapy.
A noninvasive cancer treatment with precise delivery.
Radiosurgery is a noninvasive cancer treatment that precisely delivers high doses of radiation to destroy the tumor without damaging surrounding tissue. It can be delivered to almost any part of the body, including areas surgeons cannot access.
This treatment is ideal for brain tumors, hard-to-reach or small lung tumors and even tumors involving the spine.
While stereotactic radiosurgery is delivered in 1 fraction, your doctor may choose to deliver up to 5 fractions, which then makes it stereotactic radiotherapy.
Cutting-edge treatment and advanced technology.
Combining sophisticated imaging with treatment, during the procedure the linear accelerator rotates around you to deliver radiation treatment from nearly any angle.
The radiation beam is sculpted to match the three-dimensional shape of the tumor by using a multileaf collimator (MLC), a device with 120 computer-controlled mechanical "leaves" that can move to create different shapes and sizes.
Because of the equipment’s tremendous precision, full doses of radiation can be delivered quickly and accurately to the tumor with little or no damage to healthy surrounding tissue.
A soothing environment to receive treatment.
Our advanced communication technology allows for constant contact between you and the therapist operating the equipment, creating a soothing environment. You may also request music be played during treatment.
Radiosurgery treatments we offer.
At Sharp, we offer the following radiosurgery treatments using image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), Rapid Arc®/VMAT and IMRT techniques with state-of-the-art equipment.
- Elekta Versa HD linear accelerator — available at Sharp Grossmont and Sharp Memorial hospitals
This equipment enables our team to customize your treatment to fit your unique needs — such as utilizing active breathing control to spare healthy tissues for breast cancer patients or treating brain tumors with highly precise stereotactic radiosurgery.
- TrueBeam STx® linear accelerator — available at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
TrueBeam can be used for nearly all cancer types, especially those difficult to precisely target because they move, such as kidney, liver, lung and breast cancer by using deep inspiration breath hold techniques. TrueBeam also allows for new possibilities in treating brain tumors.
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