The Radiation Oncology department at BMCHRC is well equipped in delivering precision treatment with the use of the latest technology like 3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT and Rapid Arc.
The department is managed by a number of well qualified and experienced leading consultants, with excellent support staff. The department currently has three Linear Accelerators and one HDR Brachytherapy machines. The treatment planning is carried out with customized immobilization device, followed by imaging on a wide-bore CT scanner. In house PET scan is available for PET based RT planning.
Care and Support facilities
BMCHRC provides various facilities and services. Besides professional care and support, hospital management is taking care of patients’ inner comfort as well. Facilities Offered at BMCHRC includes:
- 1. Linear Accelerators (First In Rajasthan With Technology Of SRS, SRT, SBRT, Respiratory Gating, Rapid Arc, IGRT, IMRT And 3DCRT)
- 2. PET-based planning
- 3. Brachytherapy
- 4. Intraoperative Radiotherapy
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Find right answers to all your queries
What is Radiation therapy?
Radiation therapy is treatment of cancer using radiation.
What are the side effects of radiation?
Side effects of radiation depend upon the site where radiation is given. Like radiation to throat will cause painful swallowing.
Is radiation therapy painful?
No, when the patient lies on the radiation couch there is no pain at all.
Will a patient receiving radiation harm his/her family?
No, The patient who receives radiation cannot transmit radiation. He/ she should be taken care off with love & affection by his family.