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Optune

Rocky Mountain Oncology in Casper is proud to be the first center in Wyoming certified to administer Optune. Optune is an innovative treatment for glioblastoma that utilizes alternating electric currents to hinder division of cancer cells, killing them. The Optune device is worn by the patient at home and managed through Novocare.
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Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

The Trilogy, iX in Lander, and iX in Laramie all utilize Varian’s OBI technology to take orthogonal plain film x-rays and Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) images. Daily imaging allows our physicians to adapt treatment to the patient’s changing needs, making treatment more effective and decreasing the treatment of healthy tissues.
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High Dose-Rate Brachytherapy

Our HDR Brachytherapy machine is a 24 channel Varian GammaMedPlus iX.  We utilize it for breast, gynecologic, and endobronchial treatments with an array of Varian treatment devices.
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Stereotactic Radiosurgery

The new stereotactic radiosurgery program will use Varian’s Optical Surface Monitoring System (OSMS), cones, and Eclipse Cone Planning treatment planning software. The OSMS system is a new technology that shines a pattern of geometric shapes on a patient to which stereoscopic cameras can render the patients outline. If the patient moves outside of a set…
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Computer-Generated Targeting

On par with America’s top cancer centers, Wyoming Oncology administers Image Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D CRT), and Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) using a Varian Trilogy Rapid-Arc Linear Accelerator. To create treatment plans, our practice utilizes the Varian Eclipse treatment planning system. Operated by our expert dosimetrist, this system allows…
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Image Acquisition

Our state-of-the-art imaging technology helps us provide the best diagnostic care possible. Our GE ST Discovery PET/CT Scanner delivers both excellent image quality and consistent quantitation, without compromise. As compared to stand alone imaging technology, this image fusion technology helps improve diagnoses, staging, and treatment planning. Our location at Rocky Mountain Oncology Center in Casper…
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CT Scan

What is a CT scan? A CT scan is a special type of x-ray that looks at the different structures in the body such as the bones, lungs, lymph nodes, blood vessels and other organs. A CT scan provides cross-sectional pictures of the body in slices, like a loaf of bread. The detailed information provided…
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PET / CT Scan

What is a PET/CT scan? An integrated PET/CT scan is the most advanced imaging technology for the detection and evaluation of cancer. The whole-body scan generates high resolution images of abnormal activity and its location. A PET/CT scan provides images of the entire body, detecting primary and secondary disease earlier and more accurately than other…
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Optune

Through our Casper location at Rocky Mountain Oncology, we are proud to offer Optune, an innovative treatment for glioblastoma. What is Optune? Optune is a device designed to treat glioblastoma in patients who have exhausted all chemotherapy and surgery options. How does Optune work to treat cancer? Optune works by using Tumor Treating Fields, frequency-specific,…
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