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Cancer Care of Western New York Becomes First Center in Western New York to Treat Cancer with RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems
Date:11/6/2008

can tell you, I would not like to have to lay there immobilized on a table for 30 minutes each day instead of ten."

Dr. Shah's clinical team compared a RapidArc treatment plan with one for conventional IMRT and found that the RapidArc plan spared more of Kelver's salivary glands and the rest of his oral cavity. "Prior forms of radiation therapy might have severely compromised his salivary function, which can lead to a permanent and severe dry mouth condition that would have affected his eating, digestion, taste, and dental health," Dr. Shah said. "With the RapidArc treatment, we'll have a good chance of avoiding or minimizing these kinds of debilitating side effects."

"I've finished seven treatment sessions out of 33. I have a ways to go, but so far, I'm eating and drinking fine; there's been no impact in that respect," Kelver said. "Today, I pulled the patio furniture in and worked in the yard, because we're expecting snow tonight. I plan to continue working while I'm in treatment, because it's a great distraction.

According to Dr. Shah, RapidArc technology is now being used to treat prostate, lung, and brain cancer. "A father and son, 76 and 43 years of age, are among the patients currently undergoing RapidArc treatment for prostate cancer," he said. "We looked at RapidArc plans as compared with conventional IMRT for these types of cases, and concluded that the RapidArc approach does a better job of protecting the rectum and the bladder. And with treatments being completed so quickly, these two can get in and out of the office faster and spend more quality time together."

Another patient, Raymond Kelly, is a 72-year-old man with stage 3 lung cancer that has spread to his lymph nodes on both sides. "With earlier forms of radiation therapy, once a tumor spreads to this degree, you have to limit the dose because of all the healthy lung tissue you would otherwise damage during treatment," Dr. Shah explained. "The RapidArc treatment plan doe
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