Medical Physics

Medical Physics at Rhode Island Hospital

Rhode Island Hospital utilizes a vast array of treatment modalities and techniques, allowing for specialized patient care in many areas. These technologies allow for personalized treatment planning in many areas of delivery including the following:

  • Varian TrueBeam STx with ExacTrac patient positioning technology
  • Varian Clinac Trilogy accelerator with on-board imaging and align RT patient monitoring system
  • Varian Clinac iX accelerator with on-board imaging
  • Accuray CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system
  • Gamma Knife Perfexion radiosurgery system
  • Elekta MicroSelectron digital treatment delivery for high dose rate brachytherapy
  • AccuBoost System for breast brachytherapy

These technologies, along with many pre-treatment, in-vivo, and IMRT dosimeters, allow for delivery and verification of precise treatment delivery.

More information about radiation therapy at the Lifespan Cancer Institute.