Original Publication Date: 1 March, 2014
Publication / Source: Future Oncology
Authors: Kevin P Orcutt, Bruce Libby, Lydia L Handsfield et al.
Brachytherapy is an important component of multidisciplinary cancer care for a variety of solid tumors. Most systems require moving the patient to multiple locations for treatment planning and delivery after the applicator is placed. A dedicated computed tomography (CT)-on-rails brachytherapy suite was installed at our institution to allow image-guided brachytherapy and a rapid scan–plan–treat workflow that is well suited to a busy quaternary care medical center.