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The facilities in Leicester's Radiotherapy Department

1 Varian Truebeam linear accelerator that delivers treatment using VMAT (Rapid Arc) and IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy) and also use IGRT (Image-Guided Radiotherapy) to ensure accurate treatment delivery. It has the latest technology to include respiratory gating and a 6 degrees of freedom couch.

3 Varian ClinaciX Linear accelerators that deliver treatment using VMAT (Rapid Arc) and IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy) and also use IGRT (Image Guided Radiotherapy) to ensure accurate treatment delivery. These machines also have the respiratory gating capacity.

  • 1 Toshiba wide bore multi slice CT scanner
  • 1 GE wide bore CT Scanner
  • 1 Xstrahl treatment unit often used to treat superficial skin lesions     
  • A brachytherapy Service
  • On site planning department
  • SABR treatment (Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy)
  • The ability to treat certain patients using the Deep Inspiration breath hold technique.
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This page last reviewed30/11/2022