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BMC Cancer Technology

The Cancer Institute of the Berkshires at BMC provides state-of-the-art anti-cancer therapy for a wide variety of tumors. In most cases, patients are referred to BMC by their primary care physicians for diagnostic services and tumor staging. Depending on the diagnosis, the patient may be referred to a surgical or medical oncologist, or to Berkshire Hematology and Oncology for the administration of radiation and chemotherapy.

State-of-the-art facilities and equipment at BMC provide our patients with the very best in cancer care. Our advanced technology includes:

Two linear accelerators provide radiation therapy, which treats a wide variety of cancers with a beam of radiation to a specific area.

Radiation brachytherapy, a concentrated dose of radiation in small capsules or "seeds" which are implanted inside or next to the site requiring treatment. Brachytherapy is particularly efficient and convenient for patients with prostate and gynecological cancer.

CT (computerized tomographic) scan simulator provides a three-dimensional reconstruction of the treatment area, enabling cancer specialists to pinpoint the exact site for radiation therapy.

The da Vinci Surgical System uses an innovative robotic technology for minimally invasive surgery for gynecological, colorectal, and urology treatment, especially prostate care. Robotic surgery enables complex minimally invasive procedures with unmatched precision.

An electromagnetic guidance system, a new technology at BMX offered by pulmonary medicine specialists, improves the diagnosis and management of lung carcinomas.

The BMC Bloodmobile is a state-of-the-art blood donation facility with dedicated expert professional staff.

For more information, please look at our online brochure.



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