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  • What is Tomotherapy?

    Tomotherapy is a revolutionary radiation technology that uses intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to treat different tumours. It allows doctors to target the radiation beams directly onto the diseased tissues, while sparing the surrounding healthy tissues from radiation damage. Tomotherapy uses an in-built CT scanner to confirm the size, shape and location of the tumour before the treatment is carried out. The tomotherapy unit allows customised and precise radiation beams to be delivered to the diseased areas, slice by slice, and therefore irradiating the whole tumour area at one time.

  • Tomotherapy can be used to treat all areas of the body because it has a complete, 360 degree range of movement. It is used to treat patients with hard-to-reach tumours including prostate, lung, head and neck cancers, which are usually positioned deep in the tissues or near important healthy tissues. It helps in the management of spinal cord cancer, lymphoma and paediatric cancer.

  • Your goal of getting swift, accurate and effective treatment is our strength. Our skilled team of specialists and staff operate at Mount Elizabeth Orchard and Mount Elizabeth Novena – both award-winning hospitals with advanced technology and modern facilities. Take your first step towards better health today, and experience the high-quality, customised healthcare that has made us one of the leading medical institutions in Asia-Pacific.

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