Tyco Healthcare Unit Announces a New Cancer Treatment That Advances Medical Options for Children
(Canada NewsWire)...It merges proven localization and immobilization with XPlan(TM) IMRT providing accurate delivery of radiation to the most critical part of the human body-the brain, head and neck areas.......We hope to explore the possibility of treating tumors of the clivus to a dose of 70 Gy, using this technique.......The system allows the total amount of radiation to be increased and precisely aimed at the tumor while sparing more of the surrounding healthy and sensitive tissue in a way that was not previously available....- May 08 8:58 AM ET
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