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What conditions can be treated with RADiant?

RADiant is perfect for treating a range of conditions including:

  • Non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Basal cell carcinomas
  • Squamous cell carcinomas
  • Psoriasis
  • Keloids

    Speak to your clinician to see if RADiant is suitable for you.

  • What is the cure rate with RADiant?

    Treatment with RADiant has highly efficient cure rates.Treatment for skin cancers using superficial radiotherapy is comparable to Mohs surgery, with over 95 percent effectiveness.Treatment of Keloids, combined with a suitable surgical extraction, has a cure rate of over 94 percent.For more specific cure rates speak to your clinician.

    How long is a typical treatment?

    Treatment varies depending on condition and placement, however most treatments are a matter of minutes. This may be repeated on a series of days over a course of a week or month depending on your condition.

    What does a typical treatment involve?

    Typically, a treatment will involve you sitting or lying in a comfortable condition, the system is placed over the treatment area and turned on. After a few minutes you are free to leave.If you’re having Keloids treated, you will first need to schedule radiotherapy in, and then surgery. Once surgery is complete, and not healed, you will receive a course of radiotherapy directly over the wound.

    What impact will treatment have on my life?

    Unlike surgery, radiotherapy has a very low impact on day-to-day life. During treatment you can continue to live your life your way, and due to short treatment times, you don’t need to spend ages at your clinic.

    Does the treatment hurt?

    The treatment is completely pain free, however you may experience some discomfort as the area heals.

    Does treatment scar or cause permanent damage?

    RADiant uses radiotherapy, not surgery, to treat conditions. As a result it causes no permanent damage to the area.If you’re receiving treatment for Keloids, the radiotherapy will not cause additional scaring, and will not impair the healing of your scar.

    What are the side effects of treatment?

    Any side effects from skin radiation therapy are usually limited to the area receiving therapy. These can include:

  • Skin irritation; ranging from redness to peeling and scabbing over
  • Changes in skin color
  • Hair loss in the area being treated
  • Will I need follow up treatments?

    Radiotherapy is sometimes applied over a series of treatments, however once the course of treatments is over, you won’t need to have follow up courses.

    What conditions can be treated with RADiant?

    RADiant is perfect for treating a range of conditions including:

  • Non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Basal cell carcinomas
  • Squamous cell carcinomas
  • Psoriasis
  • Keloids

    Speak to your clinician to see if RADiant is suitable for you.

  • What is the cure rate with RADiant?

    Treatment with RADiant has highly efficient cure rates.Treatment for skin cancers using superficial radiotherapy is comparable to Mohs surgery, with over 95 percent effectiveness.Treatment of Keloids, combined with a suitable surgical extraction, has a cure rate of over 94 percent.For more specific cure rates speak to your clinician.

    How long is a typical treatment?

    Treatment varies depending on condition and placement, however most treatments are a matter of minutes. This may be repeated on a series of days over a course of a week or month depending on your condition.

    What does a typical treatment involve?

    Typically, a treatment will involve you sitting or lying in a comfortable condition, the system is placed over the treatment area and turned on. After a few minutes you are free to leave.If you’re having Keloids treated, you will first need to schedule radiotherapy in, and then surgery. Once surgery is complete, and not healed, you will receive a course of radiotherapy directly over the wound.

    What impact will treatment have on my life?

    Unlike surgery, radiotherapy has a very low impact on day-to-day life. During treatment you can continue to live your life your way, and due to short treatment times, you don’t need to spend ages at your clinic.

    Does the treatment hurt?

    The treatment is completely pain free, however you may experience some discomfort as the area heals.

    Does treatment scar or cause permanent damage?

    RADiant uses radiotherapy, not surgery, to treat conditions. As a result it causes no permanent damage to the area.If you’re receiving treatment for Keloids, the radiotherapy will not cause additional scaring, and will not impair the healing of your scar.

    What are the side effects of treatment?

    Any side effects from skin radiation therapy are usually limited to the area receiving therapy. These can include:

  • Skin irritation; ranging from redness to peeling and scabbing over
  • Changes in skin color
  • Hair loss in the area being treated
  • Will I need follow up treatments?

    Radiotherapy is sometimes applied over a series of treatments, however once the course of treatments is over, you won’t need to have follow up courses.

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