The Radiation Therapy Unit of Clínica Imbanaco Grupo Quirónsalud counts with specialists with extensive experience in cancer treatment, who works with high quality standards and equipment with cutting-edge technology to provide the patient with the therapeutic benefits offered by advanced techniques of radiotherapy, which allows us to offer the security and confidence that the patient deserves in all the treatment.

We offer external radiotherapy treatments with 2 treatment equipment, linear electron accelerators, virtual simulation with CT scan and immobilization equipment; the Clinac IX accelerator allows highly complex treatments to be carried out using the large Multileaf Collimator (MLC) system with precision, associated with an on-board imaging system and wide versatility thanks to the Dynamic Arc Modulated Intensity radiotherapy system (VMAT with RapidArc®). We have brachytherapy treatments with the robotic system of delayed loading Flexitron with Ir-192 which allows us to supply a high dose rate and treatments in 2 and 3 dimensions.

Since 2016, the unit has been certified in quality by the IROC, Quality Control Center of the MD Anderson Cancer Center – University of Texas (world reference center for cancer treatment), regarding the execution and Dose delivery precision in intensity modulated radiotherapy treatments for head and neck cancer, specifically for the management of brain tumors.

Technology

Technology

The Radiation Oncology Unit of Clínica Imbanaco Grupo Quirónsalud works with a combination of state-of-the-art technology and clinical experience, added to the permanent education of its medical and healthcare personnel. We have 2 linear accelerators, virtual simulation with CT scan and immobilization elements necessary to guarantee the best treatment. The Clinac IX allows high-tech and complex treatments to be carried out using the highly accurate Multileaf Collimator (MLC) system, associated with an on-board imaging system and wide versatility thanks to the Arc Modulated Intensity radiotherapy system. Dynamic (IMAT with RapidArc®).

Technology Equipment

  • Varian Clinac IX Linear Accelerator
  • Flexitron with 40 channels

Ventajas y Beneficios

Advantages and benefits

The Cancer Service of Clínica Imbanaco Grupo Quirónsalud offers cancer patients the following benefits:

  • Psychosocial intervention of the cancer patient: Cancer diagnosis generates high levels of stress to the patient and his family, and can be accompanied with psychological alterations that lead to disturbing interpersonal, family and / or work relationships, generating needs and changes in the environment psychosocial. For this reason, on many occasions the support of psychiatry, psychology, social work, spiritual counseling or volunteering is required for adequate support, better understanding of the disease and good therapeutic compliance.
  • Pain and Palliative Care Clinic: Offer comprehensive, active and continuous care of the patient and their families carried out by a multidisciplinary team when the therapeutic expectation is to improve the quality of life. Palliative medicine is active and rehabilitative. It aims to maintain the autonomy and dignity of the person, adopting preventive measures for complications that may occur in the course of the disease.

Clinical and Administrative Staff

The Radiation Oncology Unit is made up of radiotherapy oncologists, medical physicists, radiotherapy technologists, nursing staff, nutrition, psychology, social work staff and administrative personnel, who work under a strict quality assurance program.