What is IOERT?

IntraOperative

Electron

Radiation

Therapy

IOERT is the administration of radiation while a patient is undergoing cancer surgery. The radiation is delivered as part of the surgical procedure directly to any residual tumor, while the surrounding healthy tissue is moved aside. To learn more about IOERT, visit the About IOERT page

Why?

• Shorter Treatment Cycle The Mobetron’s two-minute treatment can replace up to seven weeks of daily conventional radiation therapy.

• Lower Overall Dose The same outcome can be achieved with a total dose only one-half to one-third as large as that given with conventional radiation treatment.

• Shorter Treatment Cycle The Mobetron’s two-minute treatment can replace up to seven weeks of daily conventional radiation therapy.

• Fewer Side Effects The Mobetron allows the surgeon to radiate precisely on the tumor bed while protecting healthy organs and tissue.

• Lower Recurrence Rates Patients treated with The Mobetron have lower local tumor recurrence rates and increased overall survival rates.

• Better Cosmetics Healthy tissue is unaffected and the recovery period following surgery is more conducive to healing.

• Broad Application The Mobetron has been used to treat over 20 indications of cancer.

For more information about why IOERT and The Mobetron are the right choice, see the Patient Resources page

How?

• Electrons are precise The Mobetron delivers radiation to only the affected tissue during surgery.

• Treatment during operation Treatment is given in the OR immediately after the tumor is removed. Radiation attacks and kills any residual cancer cells before they can multiply.

• Healthy tissue is unaffected The Mobetron allows the surgeon to radiate precisely on the tumor bed while protecting healthy organs and tissue.

To learn more about how The Mobetron delivers the best cancer treatment available, visit The Mobetron page.