Irving, Texas (PressExposure) April 23, 2009 -- Dr. Gregory Echt is a radiation oncologist, a doctor who specializes in using radiation to treat cancer. He established Prostate Seed Institute to treat prostate cancer patients. He and his team offer the highly sophisticated methods of radiation therapy and non surgical procedures in Texas.
Prostate Seed Institute has started treating cancer patients with the latest Rapid Arc(TM) radiotherapy technology, a quick, accurate form of treatment using advanced technology from Varian Medical Systems. The latest Rapid Arc(TM) treatment is faster than conventional forms of radiotherapy. This precision can make an important difference in the patient's outcome. The IMRT treatment, which takes about 90 seconds, is delivered significantly faster than any other regional facilities where treatment time can last 20 minutes or longer. The machine makes it possible for the care center to deliver highly-precise intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) treatments quickly.
The Prostate Seed Institute offerâs the following cancer services to its patients:
â¢ Prostate Seed Implantation (Brachytherapy or Internal Radiation) â¢ High Dose Radiation Therapy (HDR or Temporary Brachytherapy) â¢ External beam radiation â¢ Combination therapy of seed implant and external beam radiation therapy â¢ Hormonal Therapy
Dr. Echt and his team at the Prostate Seed Institute offer the most highly sophisticated methods of radiation therapy available in the United States, equal to that found in major medical center and academic settings. For any queries about the prostate seed implantations and non surgical procedures, please visit: [http://www.prostateseedinstitute.com/faq.aspx].
About Prostate Seed Institute: The Prostate Seed Institute was founded by Gregory Echt, M.D., a radiation oncologist with more than 17 years of medical practice. Dr. Gregory Echt has treated prostate cancer with seed implantation in more than 2,500 men, including urologists and other radiation oncologists. The goal of the institute is to provide a safe and effective treatment to the people.