What is the Integrated Brachytherapy Unit?
Used in the treatment of various forms of cancer, Brachytherapy is a radiation therapy where the radioactive material is placed in direct contact with the tumor, to lessen or eliminate it completely. This material can also be used in places at risk for the cancer cells to grow after the tumor is removed. The Integrated Brachytherapy Unit uses this radiation treatment to tackle numerous forms of cancer throughout the body.
Why is the Integrated Brachytherapy Unit unique?
The technology used at MPCT for Integrated Brachytherapy is precise and easy to use, that optimizes treatment and makes it numerous times more efficient than traditional techniques. This technology reduces the workforce and promotes easy usage, along with safer treatment.
What is the purpose of the Integrated Brachytherapy Unit?
The radiations emitted during Brachytherapy are enclosed within a small wire or capsule, which allows the radiations to kill surrounding tissues and restrict the spread of cancer. This allows for an effective treatment for a variety of conditions.
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Skin Cancer
- Cervix Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Eye Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Cancer in the Rectum
- Gallbladder and Uterus Cancer
What is the process of Integrated Brachytherapy Unit?
Your doctor will advise you on the precautions to be taken before the treatment, depending on the exact location of the tumor and complexity of the procedure. You may also have to undergo an MRI or PET/CT Scan to determine the exact location and size of the tumor.
What are the benefits of Integrated Brachytherapy Unit?
The Integrated Brachytherapy Unit can also be used with other forms of treatment, making it efficient in treating cancer.
- Short duration of treatment
- Minimal side effects
- Radiation protection
- Decreased hospital visits
- Reduced recovery time
- Minimal risk of infection
What are the risks of Integrated Brachytherapy Unit?
The Integrated Brachytherapy Unit has a few risks, but the pros outweigh the cons, due to the effectiveness of the treatment.
- Side effects (temporary)
- Radiobiological disadvantages
- Tenderness and swelling in the injected area
What is the cost of an Integrated Brachytherapy Unit?
The cost of the Integrated Brachytherapy Unit depends on the amount of radioactive material used, and the complexity of your procedure. Make sure to consult our experts for an efficient diagnosis and treatment plan, after which an estimated cost can be calculated.
At MPCT, our experts are proficient in using the latest techniques and equipment in various treatments. With cutting-edge technology, we ensure a high rate of accuracy and precision, along with safety, which is made possible by our experienced specialists. Our primary focus is on patient care, which ensures that every step we take during your treatment gives you the highest chance of a positive outcome.