Yashoda Hospital first to launch advanced MRI cancer treatment

Hyderabad: The Hitec City branch of Yashoda Hospital on Tuesday launched an MRI-guided radiotherapy unit for cancer treatment.

The technology, combining magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with precise radiation delivery, is the country’s first Unity MR Linac, the hospital said. The MR-Linac enables precise, accurate and adaptive radiation therapy in real-time, the hospital said.

Dr G.S. Rao, managing director, Yashoda Hospitals, highlighted the advantages of MR-Linac radiation therapy over conventional methods.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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