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Treating Specific Cancers With Radiation Oncology

By Medical Expert Team

Mar 24 , 2022 | 1 min read

Comprehensive Radiation Oncology Department with novel technologies and expert team

Radiation Oncology involves the use of high-energy radiation for Cancer treatment either for the cure or to reduce symptoms like pain, bleeding, etc. Radiation Therapy works by damaging the DNA of cancerous cells and destroying their ability to divide and grow further.


Patients who receive radiation therapy at
Max Institute of Cancer Care, Shalimar Bagh, Delhi, benefit from a comprehensive and customised approach from a well-trained team coupled with sophisticated technologies under one roof. Radiation treatments are targeted to kill cancer cells while sparing adjacent normal tissues and organs. These approaches can reduce hospital visits and limit the risk of side effects.


Team of Experts

Each Radiation Oncologist has specialised training to perform radiation treatment. This expertise ensures accurate treatment with beneficial outcomes.

Team Details

  1. Radiation Oncologist
  2. Medical Physicist
  3. Radiation Technologists
  4. Support Staff including Nurses, Physical Therapists, Nutritionists, and others

Equipment and Techniques of Radiation Therapy

The Radiation Oncology department at Max Institute of Cancer Care, Shalimar Bagh, Delhi is equipped with TrueBeam STx linear accelerator and 4D wide-bore CT simulator to deliver all kinds of specialised radiation techniques like 

  1. 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (CRT), 
  2. Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), 
  3. Image-guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), 
  4. Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), 
  5. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), 
  6. Total Skin Electron Beam Therapy (TSET), etc. 

Department also has High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy to do Interstitial, Intracavitary, and Intra Operative procedures.

Infrastructure

  1. Newly built separate facility designed for patient's comfort and convenience
  2. Sucient space to maintain social distancing
  3. Separate entrance and dedicated lift to ensure easy access

Written by:

Medical Expert Team