Medical Services Cancer Care Radiation Therapy Find a Location Find a Doctor Cancer Care Menu Cancer Care About Our Cancer Care Program Your First Visit Our Cancer Care Team Specialty Cancer Care Clinics Cancer Treatments Radiation Therapy Tristate Gynecological Oncology Clinical Research Power Lunches Hereditary Cancer Program BRCA Testing Neuro-oncology Breast Center Clinical & Support Services Cancer Resource Center Frequent Numbers Palliative Care Cancer Technology Freshstart Smoking Cessation Smoking Cessation Resources Patient Testimonials Our experienced radiation oncology team provides compassionate care utilizing advanced technology Patients who need radiation therapy as part of their treatment plan can access the latest and most powerful radiation treatments using state-of-the-art, high-energy linear accelerators – the Edge™ Radiosurgery System, TrueBeam™ Radiotherapy System or the Vitalbeam™ Radiotherapy System. Edge™ Radiosurgery System Patients with lung, prostate, brain and spine tumors, and hard-to-treat cancers in other parts of the body, can now access the latest non-invasive tool for advanced radiation treatment at St. Elizabeth Healthcare. The Edge, developed by Varian Medical Systems, has advanced software and devices that allow it to: Stop treatment if the targeted area moves out of alignment. Sculpt the radiation beam to match the shape of the tumor. Target the tumor from any angle. Position the patient at any angle on a special treatment couch. Deliver powerful doses in minutes. Patients who receive treatment with the Edge can expect sessions to last from just minutes to less than a half hour. That means patients benefit from less interruption of their daily lives. The Edge can be used for a wide variety of conditions, including many that cannot be treated with traditional surgery or radiation, including: Brain cancer Breast cancer Early stage lung cancer Liver cancer Prostate cancer Spine tumors Metastatic cancers With the capability of the Edge, St. Elizabeth is now a one-stop center for the full range of radiation treatments. The speed with which the Edge operates means more patients can receive treatment each day. For more information or to see if the Edge is a treatment option for you, please talk to your radiation oncologist. TrueBeam™ Radiotherapy System The TrueBeam allows for treatment of breast, prostate, lung, liver, head and neck cancers, and more. Because of its power and precision, physicians can target any area of the body and most treatments can be delivered in just a few minutes a day. Treatment techniques include: 3D conformal radiotherapy Deep inspiration breath hold for Left Breast cancer, Vision RT Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT) RapidArc radiotherapy technology Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) Vitalbeam™ Radiotherapy System The Vitalbeam allows for the following radiation treatments: 3D conformal radiotherapy Deep inspiration breath hold for Left Breast cancer, Vision RT Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT) RapidArc radiotherapy technology For more information or to see which treatment option is best for you, please talk to your radiation oncologist.