Radiation Oncology Services

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Trilogy Cancer Treatment

This is an advanced linear accelerator and radiosurgery treatment system that allows clinicians to target tumors in difficult or hard to reach areas.

What is it?

The machine uses image-guided technology to provide accurate images of your tumor while you're receiving treatment. While monitoring your tumor, the machine rotates around you, delivering high doses of highly accurate targeted radiation therapy directly to your tumor, helping to spare healthy surrounding tissue.

The machine treats the following diseases and other benign tumors:

The versatile Trilogy can perform a number of radiation treatments. Depending on your type and stage of cancer, your doctor may recommend one of the following treatments on the Trilogy:

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), including:
    • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
    • Cone-based stereotactic radiosurgery
    • Fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy

Benefits of Trilogy

What can I expect during treatment?

Watch patient videos to see what to expect during treatment and to learn more about Trilogy treatments.