This podcast was originally published by City of Radio Hope here.
- Topic Info: Stereotactic radiotherapy is used to treat tumors in the lung without having to make an opening in the skin. The treatment machine directs beams of high-dose radiation directly to the area in the lung that needs to be treated. The radiation beams are silent and invisible.
Radiotherapy can play a pivotal role in the treatment of lung cancer in all stages and can result in long-term curative outcomes for patients.
Listen in as Helen Chen, MD explains how Stereotactic radiotherapy is used to help treat lung cancer.