Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is an advanced radiation therapy used to treat cancer and noncancerous tumors. IMRT uses linear accelerators to deliver precise radiation to a tumor while minimizing the dose to surrounding normal healthy tissue.

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How to prevent damage to my eyes caused by radiotherapy for my nose cancer?

Query: Hi doctor,I have nose cancer, so I am going to get radiotherapy. The doctor said that the radiation might touch the eye, which may lead to loss of vision and eye removal. Is there any other way to prevent this? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Andrew Chellakumar Fenn

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not given enough details, but from what I understand, you need to be given radiation to your nose. With conventional radiation, it is very difficult to save the eye, but we can try computerized radiation like IMRT (intensity-modulated radiation therapy) or VMAT (...  Read Full »

Please help me interpret my prostate biopsy.

Query: Hi doctor, Here are the results of a prostate biopsy. What do you think of the results? Do you recommend surgery or chemotherapy for a 71 year old?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan. G

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The prostate biopsy report is suggestive of high grade prostate adenocarcinoma. So, the recommended treatment would be either a laparoscopic radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy in the form of IMRT (intensity-modulated radiation therapy). No role for chemotherapy as a...  Read Full »

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