Cutting-edge VERO radiation machine bringing hope to B.C. cancer patients, CTV Vancouver News
High-tech computer software. Infrared cameras. X-ray beams. A GPS system.
This may sound like the makings of a great science fiction film, but it’s real life: VERO – one of the most cutting-edge radiotherapy machines in the world – is currently being installed in Vancouver’s BC Cancer Agency.
Radiation is one of the three main pillars of cancer treatment (along with chemotherapy and surgery), and works by killing or shrinking tumour cells. Read more…