Agility Synergy – A Leading Edge Radiotherapy Platform Technology and Treatment Center


Agility Synergy is one of the advanced linear accelerators, and it is specially designed to meet modern radiation therapy demands. Agility Synergy delivers radiation with enhanced precision and minimizes damage to nearby healthy tissues.

HCG was the first hospital in India to have the Agility Synergy linear accelerator. This linear accelerator comes with 3D image guidance, which helps radiologists visualize and target the tumor precisely. This precision in radiation delivery translates to multiple patient benefits like fewer treatment-related complications, faster recovery, and a better quality of life after the treatment.

How Does Agility Synergy Platform Work?

Agility Synergy targets the tumor with high-energy radiation beams, which damage the DNA structure of the cancer cells and stop them from growing and spreading further.

Before the radiation therapy session, the treatment area will be carefully marked on the skin. Later, the patient is carefully positioned on the treatment couch. Once the patient is comfortable, images of the tumor are captured using a high-end imaging platform. Images are taken before every session of the planned treatment, and if there is any change in the tumor position, the radiation beams will be adjusted accordingly.

Agility Synergy sculpts the radiation beams to the contours of the tumor precisely and thereby reduces damage to the surrounding tissues.

Each session may take 10 to 30 minutes.

Since it is a non-invasive procedure, patients may not need hospitalization and show faster recovery.


Agility Synergy increases the speed of radiation delivery and thereby supports higher-dose radiation therapies.

The treatment duration is significantly shorter.

Intelligent beam-shaping technology supports consistent monitoring and better treatment control throughout the session.

Agility Synergy helps reduce damage to the surrounding healthy tissues and thus reduces the risk of secondary malignancies.

The enhanced precision of this platform also supports a faster recovery among patients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Patients may experience mild to moderate side effects. The side effects of radiotherapy vary depending on what part of the body is being treated.

Many patients who undergo radiotherapy experience fatigue and skin reactions. Other side effects, such as hair loss, gastrointestinal disturbances, nausea, taste changes, blurry vision, headache, etc., may be experienced depending on the organ treated.

Most of the radiotherapy side effects are short-lived and disappear after some time. However, in rare cases, patients may experience long-term side effects, or there could be a late onset of side effects. In such cases, the patients must consult their treating doctor for appropriate medical attention.

When you receive radiation treatment for cancer, your immune system may become weak, especially if the bone marrow is being targeted. That said, in most cases, radiation therapy will not have a serious impact on immune functions.

However, if you have any concerns about your immunity or risk of developing infections, it is better to discuss the same with your treating doctor.

Most patients will have no problem with driving while undergoing radiation therapy. Nevertheless, patients with a few cancer types are treated with stronger radiation doses and may experience extreme fatigue after their treatment. Therefore, it is always better to have your caregiver by your side.

You can talk to your treating doctor before the procedure to know if it would be okay for you to drive after your radiation session.

After each radiation session, your body will need ample rest. Therefore, make sure you rest enough. If you are working, please talk to your employer and plan your working hours accordingly. Also, you must avoid activities that may cause fatigue and strain.

Make sure to consume a balanced diet. Feeling worn out and exhausted during the treatment is normal, and therefore, you may also have to increase your calorie intake. You may consult an onco-dietician, who will help you with the right diet plans that will help you stay strong and recover faster.

Lastly, in the treated area, you may see skin reactions. Common skin reactions seen are redness, burning sensation, itching, swelling, etc. Experiencing skin reactions is normal, and these go away after your treatment.

You can always talk to your treating doctor and ask them for instructions on how to care for your skin.

At HCG, our radiation oncology department comprises highly skilled and experienced radiation oncologists, central physicists, and technologists who are extensively trained in devising treatment plans for a broad spectrum of cancers and administering radiation oncology treatment using multiple radiotherapy techniques. We perform regular quality checks to ensure that radiotherapy treatments are administered as per our standard protocols and that patient safety is given top priority.