CT Scanning is used to map the organs and structures within the body. When a treatment plan is developed, a CT Simulation is necessary to acquire measurements and other technical data. The patient is positioned on the CT scanner table where multiple scans are performed to generate a digital 3D reconstruction of the tumor area. The information collected during simulation helps the radiation oncologist and other staff members prepare and deliver the radiation.
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