During this time, ARO continues to provide services to those requiring radiation therapy.
You will be contacted directly with any changes to your appointments.
New patient referrals will be accepted but please note there may be some delays to starting treatments due to the current COVID-19 conditions. Please be aware of border requirements (here) if you need to travel across alert level boundaries for appointments.
Glossary of Terms
You may come across many unfamiliar words and terms while you are being treated at Auckland Radiation Oncology. Sometimes, we abbreviate several words by using the first letter of each word. Please find below some of the common abbreviations used.
|4D CT||Four-Dimensional Computed Tomography|
|ABC||Active Breathing Co-ordinator|
|CT||Computed Tomography scan|
|IGRT||Image Guided Radiation Treatment|
|IMRT||Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy|
|MRI||Magnetic Resonance Imaging|
|PET||Positron Emission Topography|
|PSMA||Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen|
|SABR||Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy|
|SBRT||Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy|
|SRT||Stereotactic Radiation Therapy|
|VMAT||Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy|
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