Below you can find information about the various cancer treatments and procedures we offer in Casper, Lander, and Laramie, WY.
USED TO TREAT BREAST CANCER IN CASPER, LANDER, AND LARAMIE, WY What is brachytherapy? Brachytherapy is a process by which radiation pellets are placed inside the body to treat the tumor from the inside out. There are two types of brachytherapy: low dose rate brachytherapy (LDR) and high dose rate brachytherapy (HDR). Both can be used...Read More >>
USED TO TREAT BREAST CANCER IN CASPER, LANDER, AND LARAMIE, WY WHAT IS BRACHYTHERAPY? Brachytherapy is a process by which radiation pellets are placed inside the body to treat the tumor from the inside out. There are two types of brachytherapy: low dose rate brachytherapy (LDR) and high dose rate brachytherapy (HDR). LDR brachytherapy is a...Read More >>
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...Read More >>
Used to treat patients in Casper, WY and beyond What is external beam radiation therapy? External beam radiation therapy describes a variety of therapies, including Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy, and 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D CRT). These therapies all utilize beams of radiation to target...Read More >>
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,...Read More >>
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...Read More >>