- Posted on in Cancer Treatments
Radio Therapy or Radiation Therapy refers to the treatment of cancer through Ionizing Radiation to kill or contain the malignant cancer cells. It is generally useful in containing the growth of malignant cells and may also be used as curative treatment of Cancer.
The Hospitals are equipped with latest machines and equipments to impart radiation therapy. The equipments such as Linear Accelerators and various kinds of CT and MRI machines are used to impart Radiation.
The various machines that are used as of now for radiation therapy are.
- Conventional Linear Accelerators
- Gamma Knife
- Cyber Knife
All of these above equipments have their own advantages n terms of treating various Cancers