CERVICAL CANCER

Talking to Your Doctor

Ask your doctor if Radixact® is right for you

Thanks to rapid advances in treatment technologies, you have more options than ever for effectively treating your cancer. The first step in understanding your options is to talk to your doctor. To help you get that conversation started, we’ve put together a few questions to ask.

Questions to ask your doctor

Additional information & resources

The Radixact System with TomoTherapy® technology is one of the most integrated, advanced systems for comprehensive cancer treatment available today. The Radixact System enables precise delivery of IG-IMRT, an advanced type of IMRT, for the treatment of cervical cancer.

Listed below are key studies to support your discussion of the Radixact System with your doctor.

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References:

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2 Hsieh C.H., Wei M.C., Lee H.Y. et al. Whole pelvic helical tomotherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer: technical implementation of IMRT with helical tomotherapy. Radiat Oncol. 2009 Dec 10;4:62.

3 Gandhi A.K., Sharma D.N., Rath G.K. et al. Early clinical outcomes and toxicity of intensity modulated versus conventional pelvic radiation therapy for locally advanced cervix carcinoma: a prospective randomized study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Nov 1;87(3):542-8.

4 Naik A, Gurjar OP, Gupta KL, Singh K, Nag P, Bhandari V. Comparison of dosimetric parameters and acute toxicity of intensity-modulated and three-dimensional radiotherapy in patients with cervix carcinoma: A randomized prospective study. Cancer Radiother. 2016 Jul;20(5):370-6.

5 Marjanovic D., Plesinac Karapandzic V., Stojanovic Rundic S. et al. Implementation of intensity-modulated radiotherapy and comparison with three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy in the postoperative treatment of cervical cancer. J BUON. 2019 Sep-Oct;24(5):2028-2034.

6 Klopp A.H., Yeung A.R., Deshmukh S. et al. Patient-Reported Toxicity During Pelvic Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy: NRG Oncology-RTOG 1203. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Aug 20;36(24):2538-2544.