Technology and Techniques*
*Consult your physician to determine the appropriate treatment technique and location
Coastal Radiation Oncology provides world-class, state-of-the-art cancer treatment and techniques for local access to the best cancer therapy and treatment available.
Linear Accelerators are the primary piece of treatment equipment used in every Coastal Radiation Oncology Treatment Center. Linear accelerators, or “linacs,” deliver non-invasive external beam radiation therapy by producing high energy x-rays or electrons that destroy cancer cells while sparing the surrounding normal tissue.
Intensity Modulate Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
Volumetric Arc Therapy (VMAT)
Superficial Radiation Treatment
Superficial Radiation Treatment (SRT) is a non-invasive treatment option for skin cancer. SRT is a logical choice for primary lesions that otherwise require difficult or extensive surgery of sensitive structures in the head and neck regions such as the fold in the nose, eyelids, lips, corner of mouth, and the lining of the ear, where surgery would result in a poor cosmetic outcome. SRT does not require anesthetics or skin grafting, and the cosmetic results are excellent compared to other treatments. The SRT systems used at Coastal Radiation Oncology deliver fast and accurate treatments, which maximize therapeutic benefit while minimizing effects to the surrounding area.
Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH)
Our Commitment to Safety
Coastal Radiation Oncology is proud to have some of the nation’s leading American Board of Radiology certified medical physicists working at our centers. Our medical physics staff ensures that all of our advanced technologies work properly, reliably and safely. In addition to maintaining the safety of our equipment, our expert medical physicists also work closely with our team of radiation therapy experts to ensure that every treatment is safe and custom tailored to the needs of each patient.
At Coastal Radiation Oncology, we hold ourselves to a level of safety that adheres to or goes beyond industry standards to give our patients the best possible treatment and peace of mind.