Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy

About half of the patients who have cancer undergo radiotherapy. The radiation used is invisible and painless. Its aim is to destroy the cancer cells.

The treatment will be adapted to your specific needs. In general it lasts from about two to seven weeks. Sessions are scheduled from Monday to Friday and take a few minutes.

Radiotherapy

About half of the patients who have cancer undergo radiotherapy. The radiation used is invisible and painless. Its aim is to destroy the cancer cells.

The treatment will be adapted to your specific needs. In general it lasts from about two to seven weeks. Sessions are scheduled from Monday to Friday and take a few minutes.

Radiation Oncology

Mission

Mission of the Radiation Oncology Division

  • To evaluate the therapeutic indication for all patients referred to the Radiation Oncology Division.
  • To provide patients with appropriate information about radiotherapy that is tailored to their medical condition.
  • To plan, carry out and control quality radiotherapy treatment.
  • To administer treatment with ionizing radiation (including brachytherapy).
  • To monitor patients clinically during radiotherapy, to assess response and ensure an optimal tolerance to treatment.
  • To assist with patient monitoring after radiotherapy with the aim to optimize the management of radiotherapy side-effects and tumor reduction.

 

Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Mission

Mission of the Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Division 

  • Urgent or semi-urgent reconstruction of soft tissue loss following trauma, severe infection, extended necrosis, as well as in cases of pressure sores, cancer excision or lesions secondary to radiotherapy treatment.
  • General elective plastic surgery, mainly of the breasts and abdomen, body contouring as a part of morbid obesity management.
  • Secondary elective reconstructive surgery in the above indications, as well as in congenital malformations, more particularly craniofacial, thoracic and breast malformations.
  • Aesthetic surgery, with a particular focus on the face, breasts, and body contouring