Cancer Treatments and Procedures

Cancer Treatments and Procedures 2017-02-02T23:13:24+00:00

Learn more about some of the various cancer treatments and procedures we offer in Casper, Lander, and Laramie, Wyoming.

IMAGING PROCEDURES

CT SCAN

A CT scan is a special type of x-ray that looks at the different structures in the body such as the bones, lungs, lymph nodes, blood vessels and other organs. A CT scan provides cross-sectional pictures of the body in slices.

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PET/CT SCAN

An integrated PET/CT scan is the most advanced imaging technology for the detection and evaluation of cancer. The whole-body scan generates high resolution images of abnormal activity and its location.

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CANCER TREATMENT PROCEDURES

BRACHYTHERAPY

Brachytherapy is a process by which radiation pellets are placed inside the body to treat the tumor from the inside out. There are two types of brachytherapy: low dose rate and high dose rate.

For Prostate Cancer
For Breast Cancer

EXTERNAL BEAM RADIATION THERAPY

External beam radiation therapy describes a variety of therapies, including Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy, and 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D CRT).

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OPTUNE

Through our Casper location at Rocky Mountain Oncology, we are proud to offer Optune, an innovative treatment for glioblastoma. Optune is a device designed to treat glioblastoma in patients who have exhausted all chemotherapy and surgery options.

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