Tomotherapy

What is Tomotherapy?

Tomotherapy is an advanced radiation treatment practised in radiation therapy. It provides 3D image study of the cancer region to be treated. 

How does it help?

It is a proven technique for treating both small and large tumour cells. It is also very effective in treating single or multiple tumours in multiple body areas. This radiation ...

How is it done?

What are the benefits and risks of this therapy?

Tomotherapy has been a boon for medical care, but as any other surgical process, it has some risks associated with it.

The advantages of Tomotherapy are:

  • The technology generates detailed pictures and thus enhances the procedure for treatment.
  • Tumour cells can be easily identified through using the computerised imaging system.
  • Tomotherapy is a more flexible treatment to targe...

The risks associated with Tomotherapy are:

  • Skin problems such as irritation and rashes, difficulty in eating and loss of appetite, dry eyes, throat, and mouth.
  • Nausea and headache.
  • Changes in the urinary and bladder systems.

The limitations of this therapy are:
The radiation can damage the surrounding healthy tissues.

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