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  • Location

    Rhode Island Hospital

    Grosvenor Building

    Providence, RI 02903

    401-444-4257

    Directions
    The Grosvenor Building is located directly beside the APC Building.

  • What Trilogy Can Do

  • One Machine, Multiple Therapies

    The Trilogy system can deliver:

    • 3D conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT)-used to treat tumors that may be located too close to vital organs and structures for other forms of radiation therapy. Because higher doses of radiation can be delivered to tumors while reducing the amount of radiation received by the surrounding, healthy tissues, 3DCRT increases the rate of tumor control while decreasing radiation-related side effects.
    • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)-a noninvasive procedure pinpoints delivery of radiation therapy. Unlike radiation and drug therapies, IMRT causes no fatigue, nausea or hair loss and enables better control of radiation to the tumor with less toxicity, preserving the surrounding healthy tissues.
    • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and Image-Guided Radiosurgery (IGRS)-uses low energy, real-time x-ray technology to view cancer and neurological lesions as they are treated, ensuring the most precise delivery of radiation.
    • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)-a computer-guided radiation therapy system that delivers focused beams of radiation directly into a tumor; little radiation affects surrounding healthy tissues.
    • Stereotactic body radiosurgery-similar to SRS but is used when a larger area outside of the skull needs to be treated.
    • Intensity-modulated radiosurgery (IMRS)-for cancer and neurosurgical treatment
    • Conformal arc therapy-allows radiation beams to be continuously shaped to conform to the shape of targeted tumor.
    • Electron therapy-a technique that changes the energy of electrons to treat both superficial lesions, like skin cancer, and deeper lesions, like breast cancer.
    • Gated radiotherapy-a noninvasive procedure typically used to treat cancers in the lung and upper abdomen.

    Trilogy can treat: many types of cancer

     

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