Lung cancer is considered a very life-threatening cancer and one of the most difficult to treat, because of its tendency to spread, or metastasize, very early after it forms. The lung also is a very common location for tumor metastasis from other parts of the body. Lung tumors move with each breath, which presents a treatment challenge for clinicians.
Check back soon to investigate, explore, understand and potentially prepare for lung tumor treatment. Brainlab offers many different options including treatments like ‘tumor chasing’, in which the radiation beam follows the patient’s breathing pattern.