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OVERVIEW

Radiotherapy is a procedure which involves delivering powerful waves of energy to disrupt the ability of cancer cells to grow and divide, killing cancer cells, slowing their growth, and shrinking tumors to relieve the patient or enable surgery.

The Section of Radiation Oncology of Lung Center of the Philippines features highly-trained cancer specialists, medical physicists, specialty nurses, radiotherapy technologist and state-of-the-art linear accelerator machine.

The following are the services offered by our section:

  • Conventional Radiation Therapy  
  • Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3DCRT)  
  •  Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)  
  • SBRT as Treatment option for early lung cancer

And now introducing our newly acquired OBI (On-Board Imaging) for the Liner Accelerator that enables the addition of the following services

  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) 
  •  Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)

The facility has the following state of the art equipment:

  • Varian Medical System`s Acuity - use for planning, simulation and verification of treatment sites.

  • Siemens Go.Now CT Scan CT Simulation - use to acquire multi-sliced images of the patient for the planning, simulation and treatment.

  • Varian CLINAC-CX80 and CLINAC-CX120 - use to execute the radiation treatment into the patient.

  • ARIA Oncology Information System - a comprehensive information and image management solution that lets you oversee all aspects of oncology care for your patients.

 

For more information and for further inquiries, please contact us at:

LCP Direct line: (02) 924-6101 @local numbers:.

Digital Radiography (X-ray) 1323

Ultrasound: 1326

CT/ MRI: 1331

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The Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP) was established through Presidential Decree No. 1823 on January 16, 1981 to provide the Filipino people state-of-the-art specialized care for lung and other chest diseases. 

 

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Lung Center of the Philippines
Quezon Avenue, Quezon City 1100
Philippines
Phone: (63) (2) 89246101
Website: lcp.gov.ph

 

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