• medical treatment

Heavy Ion Therapy (Osaka)

implementation facility
  • Osaka Heavy Ion Therapy Center
address
  • Osaka
Facility Details
program name
Heavy Ion Therapy (Osaka)
genre
  • medical treatment:radiation (carbon ion radiotherapy)
program details
Please understand that carbon ion radiotherapy indication requires to meet the following common condition.
■The cancer lesion is limited, not be extensive
■Radiation therapy was not performed on the target cancer lesion.
■Patient can lie down with rest for about 30 minutes.
■PS (Performance Status) at the moment of the treatment start is 0-2 (K160 over).
■No active and intractable inflammation exists in the expecting irradiation area.
■The patient accepted the cancer diagnosis and would like to take heavy iron therapy of his/her own will.
General evaluation by specialists is required to decide the indication for carbon ion radiotherapy. There is a case to be out of the indication for carbon ion therapy after reviewing the patient’s condition (cancer board).
requirement, condition for apply
Following documents are required to submit for the evaluation whether the patient is acceptable or not for the treatment.
・Medical record, diagnosis (letter of introduction)
・DICOM or visual date such as CT, MRI, RI, PET-CT on CD-R with which yearly change shows and including the finding report.
・Blood test result (tumor marker, most recent urea nitrogen, creatinine level, items for infectious diseases)
・Pathological findings (※ in case of prostate cancer patient, a preparation specimen is mandatory to submit ).
・Respiratory function test result (※ in case of lung cancer patient, it is mandatory to submit)
precaution, contraindication
General evaluation by specialists is required to decide the indication for carbon ion radiotherapy. There is a case to be out of the indication for carbpn ion therapy after reviewing the patient’s condition (cancer board).
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