Published On : Fri, Aug 11th, 2017

Doctors share awareness on Robotic radiosurgeries for the treatment of Cancer

Nagpur: HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre organised a press conference along with specialised doctors to share awareness on cancer treatments with the help of robotic radio surgeries at HCG. Being at the forefront in the fight against cancer, HCG has pioneered innovative treatments, methods and the introduced industry-changing technologies that have not only benefitted the patient but medical experts as well.

Robotic radiosurgeries are mostly performed for treating benign tumors and malignant tumors precisely and accurately anywhere in the body. Radiosurgery can be used for variety of diseases. For example, Inside the brain – Meningiomas, Pituitary adenomas, Acoustic schwannomas, Trigeminal Nueralgia, etc while outside the brain it can be used for lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer and head and neck cancer along with spine metastasis.

To address the growing need for expertise and quality medical services in central India, HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre offers cancer care with multi-disciplinary approach through specialist doctors in Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncology along with a team of experienced clinicians . The cancer center is equipped with the most advanced radiation machine, TrueBeam STx, an innovative medical technology that is capable of significantly faster, more precise, image-guided radio-surgery.

Along with TrueBeam, the centre is also equipped with PET CT for planning and diagnosing along with Psycho Oncology and Pathology Lab. The Centre also has Bone Marrow Transplant Unit with 9 beds, the largest in Central India.

Dr.Shankar Vangipuram – Consultant – Radiation Oncology said, “Robotic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery that allows healthcare professionals to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control which is possible with conventional techniques. It is also been used in certain traditional open surgical procedures. Surgical robots are the medical robots that perform the procedures through tiny incisions.”

Dr. Ajay Mehta – Director and Head of Surgical Oncology – HCG-NCHRI said, “Radiation therapy is a fast advancing field with rapid changes in technology and software. At HCG NCHRI, with the help of experienced clinicians and state-of- the-art facility along with the most advanced radiation machine

TrueBeam STx, it not only enables physicians to perform complex minimally invasive procedures but it greatly reduces recovery time and the pain as well.”