South Florida Radiation Oncology offers the most technologically advanced cancer treatment options so you can get back to living your life.
According to the National Cancer Institute the definition of stomach cancer is:
Cancer that forms in tissues lining the stomach. Also called gastric cancer.
Estimated new cases and deaths from stomach cancer in the United States in 2012:
Other forms of gastrointestinal cancers are gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors which exhibit as an indolent (slow-growing) cancer that forms in cells that make hormones in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract (the stomach and intestines). It usually occurs in the appendix (a small fingerlike pouch of the large intestine), small intestine, or rectum. Having gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor increases the risk of forming other cancers of the digestive system.
SFRO offers TrueBeam, CyberKnife and RapidArc to treat these types of cancer.
For more detailed information on the CyberKnife system click here.
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TrueBeam STx Advantages:
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Another effective treatment is Rapid Arc which is also performed by the TrueBeam, as radiotherapy technology, gated RapidArc and SBRT or stereotactic body radiotherapy.
Rapid ArcAnother effective treatment is Rapid Arc which is also performed by the TrueBeam, as radiotherapy technology, gated RapidArc and SBRT or stereotactic body radiotherapy.
This wide range of treatment modalities helps your team at SFRO determine the best treatment option for you or your family member.
To see the other treatment options available at SFRO please click here.
Please call us at 877-930-SFRO (7376) today to find the right treatment option for you.