Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Radiation Oncology Services
Learn about some of the specific treatments available to patients through Radiation Oncology at Fletcher Allen.
Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) uses sophisticated computers and scans to create detailed, three-dimensional representations of the tumor and surrounding organs.
Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is a specialized form of 3D-CRT that allows radiation to be more exactly shaped to fit your tumor.
Radiation Oncologists at Fletcher Allen are using image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) to help them better deliver the radiation dose to the cancer.
Deep-seated inoperable brain tumors, metastatic tumors, and blood vessel malformations have in the past been difficult to treat. Technologic developments now allow these conditions to be treated.
Stereotactic Radiotherapy is a technique that allows your Radiation Oncologist work closely with neurosurgeons to precisely focus beams of radiation to destroy certain types of tumors.
The treatment of prostate cancer has changed a great deal over the last ten years with the widespread adoption of prostate seed implantation.