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|IMRT -||Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is a type of advanced radiation therapy to treat cancer and noncancerous tumors. IMRT uses technology to shape photon and proton radiation beams to conform to the shape of a tumor.|
|IGRT -||Image-guided RapidArc radiotherapy is a type of radiation therapy in which imaging techniques are used during each radiotherapy session to make the treatment more precise and accurate.|
|IG-Rapid Arc -||Image-Guided Rapid Arc is a technology that provides an extremely fast and accurate form of image-guided, intensity-modulated radiation therapy. It conforms closely to the 3D shape of your tumor.|
|SGRT -||Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT) is a technology used to improve radiation treatment accuracy. SGRT is used to treat nearly every type of cancer.|
|SABR -||Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiosurgery is a technique for delivering highly focused doses of radiation to a very small area of the body.|
|TBI -||Total body Irradiation is when radiation is delivered in such a way that it covers the entire body.|
|TSE T -||Turbo-spin-echo (TSE) imaging is a quick technique that provides true spin-echo contrast in significantly less time.|
|BrachyTherapy -||Brachytherapy, also known as internal radiation therapy, involves the placement of radioactive material directly inside or near the tumor. It is the treatment that only treats a specific area of your body.|
|Functional Radiosurgery Gating -||Respiratory gating is a technique that uses advanced technology to direct radiation delivery as a patient breathes. It is done when a tumor is in an area that is in motion naturally, such as the lungs, chest, or abdomen.|
The cost can range between Rs 50,000 to 20,00,000. It might depend on certain factors such as the condition of the patient. However, the radiation therapy cost per session in India varies from city to city and hospital to hospital.
Radiotherapy can be used either in the early stages of cancer or after it has spread. It can be used to: try to cure cancer completely (curative radiotherapy); make other treatments more effective (for example, it can be combined with chemotherapy or used before surgery); or make other treatments more effective (for example, it can be combined with chemotherapy or used before surgery).
Radiation therapy has the potential to cure cancer, prevent it from returning, and stop or slow its progression.
Radiation therapy can be helpful in treating head and neck cancer, breast cancer, cervix cancer, prostate cancer, eye cancer, and other types of cancers as well based on the stage of the cancer .
In children (under the age of 3) radiation can cause damage to normal brain tissue, which can result in some side effects. Side effects like irritation and tiredness might be there for a short period of time after the treatment.
There are some radiation therapy side effects It is important to notify the doctor if you experience any of the following symptoms:
Radiation is done with the help of a large machine. The patient will be asked to lie on the table and the machine will move around to send radiation beams to the body. A linear accelerator (machine) will direct high-energy radiation beams into the body.
No, radiation does not cause pain, stinging, or burning while it is administered. Throughout the treatment, you will hear a clicking or buzzing sound. However, the side effects of radiation therapy can cause pain and discomfort.
Radiotherapy can be used in the early stages of cancer. It does not immediately kill cancer cells. It can take days or weeks of treatment to damage enough DNA for cancer cells to die. The cancer cells then continue to die for weeks or months after the radiation therapy.
No, it should not be done during pregnancy. High doses of radiation can be harmful to the baby and could result in miscarriage, birth defects, slowed fetal growth, or an increased risk of childhood cancer.