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Central California Doctors Now Using Fast RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology to Battle Cancer
Date:11/4/2008

ccuracy that their patients need with special technology that molds the treatment beam into the shape of a patient's tumor in order to reduce dose to normal tissues nearby.

Treatment planning analyses conducted by Varian and clinical researchers have shown that, in many cases, RapidArc concentrates dose more closely on the tumor than conventional fixed beam IMRT treatments. Additionally, studies show that faster treatments can help to minimize the effects of tumor motion during treatment, and potentially lead to a higher cancer cell kill rate.

RapidArc radiotherapy technology has now been used for the treatment of prostate, head and neck, lung, brain, spine, bone, gynecological, and soft tissue cancers. The American Cancer Society estimates that, in the United States this year, doctors will diagnose 1,437,180 new cancer cases; over 150,000 will occur in the state of California.

About Cancer Care Associates

Cancer Care Associates is a team of physicians (eight medical oncologist and one radiation oncologist) & health care professionals dedicated to compassionate, integrated & innovative cancer treatment. We understand the value of life and strongly believe patients greatly benefit from a team of physicians working closely together. With the addition of Radiation, Imaging and Dispensing programs, patients can easily access many aspects of their treatment right here in one building. Given cancer's intense physical and emotional toll, Cancer Care strives to always be the leaders in clinical research & integrative medicine providing not only physical comfort, but emotional support and better quality of life. For newly diagnosed Breast Cancer patients, our Breast program is dedicated to "helping patients through their journey." Compassion, Prevention, Research & Wellness are our foundation and we are invested to providing only the most innovative, state of the art treatment possible.

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