Island Cancer Center invested in equipment designed to maximize patient comfort for the best treatment experience.
The key piece of equipment for Radiation Therapy is a Medical Linear Accelerator, commonly called a LinAc. A LinAc creates and delivers high-energy radiation to treat cancer.
The LinAc at Island Cancer Center was manufactured by Varian, the one of the industry leaders in flexible and efficient treatment delivery.
The Varian Clinac® iX LinAc at Island Cancer Center cost approximately $1.5 million dollars, and is housed in a specially-constructed concrete treatment room to provide X-ray shielding. It measures 9 feet tall by nearly 15 feet long and weighs approximately 18,000 pounds.
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