One area hospital issetting a new standard for cancer treatment. In your health tonight Faxton St. LukesHospital has obtained technology called RapidArc. The new treatment deliversprecise tumor destroying radiation. Experts say the new treatment is done in amatter of minutes and is pain free. According to doctors the rapid arctechnology has the potential to improve the quality of care and comfort forpatients with a number of different types of cancer.
Dr. John Vakios says “By doingRapidArc we are able to cut down on the treatment time. This can deliverradiation therapy about eight times faster than what was given in the past. Soit is a breakthrough for everyone.”