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  9       Nurses   16        Other  9

Total - 34

Patients treated according to localization of diseases in radiotherapy department

Localization  2019 2020
Breast 124 98
Gynecology 61 56
Male reproductive organs 123 72
Urinary organs 4 7
Digestive tract 53 39
Respiratory / thoracic disorders 84 50
Head - neck 78 73
Brain 18 28
Thyroid - 2
Skin 13 15
Bone connective tissue 2 7
Metastases 71 73
Lymphatic tissue 8 8
Other 22 2
Total 661 530

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 2021-07-23 08:46