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TrueBeam: Leading-edge Cancer Treatment

Your Destination for Advanced Oncology Care

Washington Hospital Healthcare System (WHHS) provides cutting-edge cancer treatment utilizing the state-of-the-art Varian PerfectPitch 6-DoF Couch on TrueBeam 2.0, setting new standards in precision oncology care. Partnered with UCSF-Washington Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology Department, we bring world-class cancer care close to home.

Why Choose WHHS for Your Cancer Treatment?

  • Advanced Technology: We're proud to offer the TrueBeam system, an innovative robotic platform that uses high-energy X-rays or electron streams to target and destroy cancer cells. TrueBeam treatments deliver precision like never before, directly hitting cancerous cells and significantly reducing their ability to grow and spread.
  • Enhanced Precision with PerfectPitch 6DoF Table: The PerfectPitch 6DoF treatment table sets a new standard in precision. With six degrees of freedom, including roll and pitch, we can treat a diverse range of cases, from small brain lesions to prostate cancers, ensuring precise alignment and optimal outcomes.
  • Innovative Respiratory Motion Management: The Advanced Respiratory Motion Management System, integrated with the RGSC technology in our new wide bore CT scanner, offers targeted treatment for breast cancer patients, significantly reducing the risk of heart irradiation during breast treatments. Also, it provides specialized treatments designed to address instances where respiration may cause the tumor to move.

Advantages of TrueBeam Treatment

  • Noninvasive: TrueBeam treatments are completely non-surgical, eliminating the need for incisions and the associated recovery time.
  • Speed and Efficiency: Delivering high doses of radiation quickly, most TrueBeam treatments are completed within minutes.
  • Precision and Versatility: TrueBeam's sophisticated imaging system allows for precise targeting, even for tumors affected by breathing movements. It's versatile enough to treat a variety of cancers, including those in challenging areas like the head, neck, lungs, abdomen, and liver.
  • Customized Care: Each tumor is unique, and TrueBeam's technology shapes the radiation beam to match the tumor's size and shape, ensuring minimal impact on surrounding healthy tissue.
  • Comfort and Communication: During treatment, you're continuously monitored through a closed-circuit television, and two-way audio keeps you in contact with your therapist. The quiet operation of TrueBeam even allows for a relaxing environment where you can listen to music.

Advanced Radiotherapy Techniques Offered

  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)
  • Gated Treatment

Contact us today 510.818.8620 to learn more about our advanced cancer treatment options and how we can help you on your journey towards recovery.

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