Brachytherapy

Brachytherapy Internal Radiation Treatment

Elekta Brachytherapy – Providing precise solutions for brachytherapy treatment

Elekta Brachytherapy solutions are designed for precise, targeted radiation treatment of various cancers, such as in the prostate, breast, skin and surface, rectum, and gynecological anatomy. Brachytherapy, otherwise known as internal radiation treatment, is suited as a single modality or in combination with other treatments, like external beam radiation therapy. Elekta Brachytherapy offers you best-in-class clinical solutions, a worldwide presence, and a commitment to patient care.

Elekta Brachytherapy solutions are part of Elekta’s leading radiation treatment portfolio and encompass more than 35 years of Nucletron® innovations. This includes Esteya® electronic brachytherapy, Flexitron® afterloading, Oncentra® Brachy treatment planning, the broadest range of applicators in the radiation oncology industry, and real-time Prostate Solutions.

Whether you live in Reno, Carson City, Lake Tahoe or the Sierra, our team of oncologists can find a radiation treatment that’s right for you. To learn more information about our Elekta Brachytherapy solutions, please contact us today!

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High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy Radiation Treatment

Designed with Radiation Oncology in Mind

The Brilliance CT Big Bore cutting-edge innovation enhances the process of detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, and provides solutions to help clinicians confidently affect patient care and reduce costs. With skillful merging of imaging, ingenuity and invention, Philips is a leader in providing integrated solutions for radiation oncology including imaging, localization, simulation and planning.

Philips O-MAR reduces artifacts caused by large orthopedic implants. iDose4 improves image quality through artifact prevention and increased spatial resolution. Together they produce high image quality with reduced artifacts. Both O-MAR and iDose4 are now available on the Brilliance CT Big Bore, and the iCT and Ingenuity families of scanners.

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Other Brilliance CT Big Bore advancements
  • The industry's only 85cm aperture bore, allowing for scanning patients with immobilization devices in the treatment position.
  • Respiratory Correlated Imaging for motion assessment and Tumor Localization for isocenter identification and absolute marking make this a complete Oncology CT offering.
  • Power for situations where speed and throughput are especially critical, and for high-volume, high-demand sites.
  • Advanced technologies throughout, including RapidView and the Brilliance CT MRC X-ray tube.
  • O-MAR
  • iDose4
High Dose Rate Brachytherapy through Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology

The oncology team at Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology utilizes Brilliance CT Big Bore and Philips O-MAR technology to provide state-of-the-art machines for the radiation treatment of our patients. If you live in Reno, Carson City, Lake Tahoe or the Sierra and have a need for this type of therapy, please contact NNRO to discuss how we can use this sophisticated technology to provide you with HDR brachytherapy.