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The Novalis powered by TrueBeam™ STx system, developed by Varian Medical Systems and BrainLab, Inc., is an advanced linear accelerator and radiosurgery treatment system capable of delivering fast and precise, noninvasive, image-guided radiosurgery for a variety of tumor types.
TrueBeam STx delivers many forms of advanced treatments, including:
The ability to choose between these different radiotherapies represents a level of flexibility for tailoring your treatment.
TrueBeam STx’s image-guided treatment:
In addition to faster treatments, TrueBeam STx’s enhanced communication technology enables a constant interaction between you and your therapist operating the equipment, creating a virtual presence of the therapist in the treatment room.
The radiosurgical team of oncologists and radiation physicists:
For more information, see the TrueBeam STx treatment demonstrations.
TrueBeam STx provides accurate treatment, which may allow for higher doses of radiation to be placed in smaller areas.
TrueBeam STx treatment is presently only available at Mary Hillman Jennings Radiation Oncology Center at UPMC Shadyside.