Radiation Oncology Department

What factors help the patient to recover?

Positive emotions that arise through mutual contact, understanding and support are the most important factors. Good mood of doctors, finding of relations with relatives of patients helps to maintain good emotions and thus helps the patient to recover.

Staff

Doctors  8       Nurses   15

Total - 30

Patients treated according to localization of diseases in radiotherapy department  2016

  • Breast: 155
  • Gynecology: 126
  • Male reproductive organs: 294
  • Urinary organs: 14
  • Digestive tract: 53
  • Respiratory / thoracic disorders: 48
  • Head - neck: 93
  • Brain: 22
  • Thyroid: 5
  • Skin: 23
  • Bone connective tissue: 11
  • Other: 51

Total: 895

In the radiotherapy department we deliver a wide range of specialist and cutting-edge treatments that include combination of chemotherapy/ biotherapy with radiotherapy, different fractionations.  Our treatments utilise all aspects of modern radiation technology including On-Board Imaging (OBI), portal imaging and anatomy matching, multi-leaf collimation, MRI/PET/CT image fusion. We provide three dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT), Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), Stereotactic ablative radiation therapy (SABR) - skeletal, lung, brain metastases.

Main projects:

  • “Assessment of the acute skin damage, caused by ionizing radiation based on individual radiosensitivity and in-vivo confocal reflection microscopy” (2016–2020, Head J. Kisonas, A.Burneckis).
  • “Randomized clinical trial of duration after radiotherapy effect pathological response assessment in case of colorectal cancer” (2017-2020,A. Dulskas,A.Burneckis, E.Sileika).

 



Updated 2018-05-02 23:46