TrueBeam™ a state-of-the-art radiotherapy and radiosurgery system.
The TrueBeam™ system is one of the latest advances in radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems.
Proton therapy is a type of external beam radiotherapy that uses ionizing radiation.
In the radiotherapy department we have a dedicated play area for children. The playroom is a valuable resource for us all.
Over the next year, The Play Specialists within the Radiotherapy Department will be working with our engineers to develop and create a miniature radiotherapy treatment machine to be used in our Playroom with children and young people.
Lazy-Boy Comfy Chair for Family Waiting Area by Fish Tank
Walkie-Talkies for Treatment Rooms x 3 Sets
CD Docking Stations x 3
Projector for Films during Treatment x 2
Portable Trolley for Projector and DVD’s x 2
Wheelchair User-Friendly Arts & Crafts Table for Play Room
PS4 for Adolescent Chill Out Room
Xbox One for Adolescent Waiting Area
Games for Consoles
Camera for Patient Preparation/Treatment Photos
RapidArc radiotherapy makes it possible to monitor patient breathing and compensate for tumor motion while quickly delivering dose during a continuous rotation around the patient.
In 2017 the UCLH will hopefully open one of only two Proton Beam Therapy Centres in the UK and Fight for Life hope to be a part of this and raise funds for the revolutionary treatment centre.
Our anaesthetic room has been transformed into a bright, vibrant and inviting room. Children sometimes are reluctant to enter anaesthetic rooms as they are anxious about what is about to happen the other side of the doors.
Following on from the success of our Adolescent Preparation DVD, “Radiotherapy: What’s it all About?” we are currently working on a new preparation DVD for our younger patients coming for radiotherapy treatment.