What is tomotherapy?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Isamettin Andrew Aral, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Tomotherapy consists of helical radiotherapy using a computed tomography (CT)-like gantry and a rotating radiation beam that passes through the target area of interest; this modality has been used in the management of primary central nervous system tumors and viscera-based malignancies.


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