Electron Beam Therapy

Electron Beam Therapy Overview

Electron beam therapy is another type of external beam radiation therapy that uses a linear accelerator to produce electrons. Electron Beam therapy is used for treatment of more superficial tumors.

How Electron Beam Therapy Is Delivered?

Treatment using electron beam therapy spares healthy tissue by delivering the dose close to the surface of the skin.

Are There Different Types of Electron Beam Therapy?

The process of electron beam therapy is the same, but the strength of the beams and exact location is different for each patient depending on the location and aggressiveness of the cancer.