TomoTherapy

The Department of Radiation Oncology Offers TomoTherapy®, a Breakthrough Technology for Cancer Treatment

The Department of Radiation Oncology at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland, Ohio, offers TomoTherapy, a breakthrough technology for cancer treatment. TomoTherapy is both a treatment delivery machine and a CT scanner that allows experts to take a CT scan right before each cancer treatment.

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center remains at the forefront of innovative radiation therapy treatment for all types of cancer. The TomoTherapy machine at University Hospitals is Ohio’s first and has been available at UH Seidman Cancer Center since the summer of 2005.


Advanced Technology Guides Skillful Treatment Delivery

UH radiation oncologists are able to evaluate CT scans before each cancer treatment with the advanced TomoTherapy technology. Immediate treatment adjustments allow our experts to deliver the most accurate radiation therapy.

This seamless integration of the most current imaging with treatment planning allows for immediate treatment modifications based on changes in tumor size and position.

Non-Invasive, Painless Surgical Alternative

A non-invasive, painless alternative to surgery, TomoTherapy can be used on any site that requires precise radiotherapy delivery.

A revolutionary technology, TomoTherapy can be delivered as conventional radiation treatment or used as Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT). TomoTherapy can be a single treatment or more commonly a standard treatment for two to nine weeks, depending on the indication.


Treats Virtually Any Type of Cancer

Using TomoTherapy, our experts at UH can treat virtually any cancer, including the following: