Radiation Oncology


Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) uses frequent imaging during a course of radiation treatment to verify the position of the tumor and improve the precision and accuracy of the treatment delivery. Special on-board imaging system for IGRT, most commonly cone-beam CT (CBCT), is attached to a linear accelerator. After the patient is positioned on the treatment table, images of the tumor and surrounding anatomies are taken and compared with the simulation scans. Necessary adjustments are then to more precisely target the tumor and avoid surrounding healthy tissue.

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Stich Radiation Oncology Center

New York-Presbyterian Hospital/
Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
Tel: (212) 746-3600
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The Arnold Center For Radiation Oncology

New York Hospital Queens

56-45 Main Street
(56th Avenue between Main Street and 141st Street)
Flushing, NY 11355
Tel: (718) 670-1501

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New York-Presbyterian/
Lower Manhattan Cancer Center

21 West Broadway
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 746-6600

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