BioProtect ProSpace Balloon Spacer As part of your radiotherapy treatment (including proton beam therapy and radiotherapy), the Rutherford Cancer Centres can offer the BioProtect ProSpace Balloon Spacer to assist treatment and deliver the best possible results for patients being treated for prostate cancer. What is a BioProtect Spacer? In precision radiotherapy, spacers can be used […]
The radiotherapy treatment comes from an electrical machine called a ‘Linear accelerator’ and is directed as a beam to the part of the body that needs to be treated. Treatment is given daily over a period of days or weeks and you may hear people call these treatments ‘fractions’. They are just a fraction of your treatment dose and plan.
Immunotherapy is a biological therapy and type of targeted treatment that boosts the patient’s natural defence, the immune system, and enables it to find and destroy cancer cells found in the body. At Rutherford Cancer Centres, we use several different types of immunotherapy in the treatment of cancer, in order to prevent cells growing and replicating or spreading around the body.