Advanced Medicine and Technology

Our Cancer Center features state-of-the-art equipment that provides patients with the most effective treatment options.

  • Varian 2100C Linear Accelerator with dual energy photons and multiple electron energies to deliver daily treatments
  • Varian Ximatron Simulator: To prepare patients for daily treatments
  • CMS 3-D Treatment Planning Computer: To precisely pinpoint radiation and minimize damage to surrounding healthy tissue IMPAC Record and Verify System
  • High Dose Rae (HDR) Brachytherapy: For treating lung, esophagus and certain other cancers
  • Novalis Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Used to treat brain, liver, lung, and prostate tumors
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT): A high-precision radiotherapy that delivers precise radiation doses to a malignant tumor.
  • Imaged Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT): A system for localizing the prostate daily, using seeds placed in the prostate by the urologist
  • Infusions:
    • Remicade: A powerful drug used to treat auto-immune disorders like Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis; prescribed by the rheumatologist at the St.Joseph Hospital Cancer Center.
    • Iron: Dispensed through an IV; utilized for iron-deficiency anemia
    • Tysabri: Part of a class of drugs called monoclonal antibodies. The drug is designed for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis by altering the immune function; prescribed by the neurologist
    • IVIG: Used for various primary and secondary immune deficiencies and modulation; prescribed by the neurologist
    • Portacath Flushes  
    • Aranesp Injections: For those with low blood counts
    • IV Hydration  
    • IV Boniva: Used to treat post-menopausal osteoporosis
    • IV Reclast: Coming soon for osteoporosis