Since its introduction, RapidArc therapy has significantly improved outcomes for prostate cancer patients – earning it stripes as the most advanced, non-surgical technology available for radiation treatment.
RapidArc radiotherapy is more precise than conventional therapy, reducing a single treatment time to about 90 seconds – eight times faster than what patients had to endure in the past.
In addition to providing faster treatment times and reducing patient discomfort, RapidArc therapy offers other critical benefits:
Many patients have similar concerns about radiation treatment:
The answer to all of these is “No” -- in all but a few cases there is only minor discomfort that can be addressed through medication. These concerns and any others will be discussed in your initial consultation.