" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1"> Juni 2016 | Radiologie Magazin

Netherlands first proton therapy center selects RayStation

RayStation has been selected as the treatment planning solution for the Holland Particle Therapy Centre (HollandPTC), the first proton therapy center to be established in the Netherlands. The facility will open in August 2017 and expects to treat around 600 patients per year using the Varian ProBeam® System. The new center will mean that patients … Continue reading

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Next generation cranial radiosurgery software is patient-tailored and treatment optimized

Brainlab showcased new Elements Cranial SRS software at this year’s European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology Meeting—ESTRO 35—April 29-May 3 in Turin, Italy. Elements Cranial SRS offers both research and daily practice opportunities, dovetailing perfectly with ESTRO 35’s focus on multi- and interdisciplinary components in all aspects of radiosurgery treatment. Strengthened by new intellectual property, … Continue reading

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Installation initiated for Elekta’s high-field MR-linac at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and The Royal Marsden

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and The Royal Marsden, recently began installation of the first high-field (1.5 Tesla), MR-linac system in the United Kingdom. Later this year the system will be operating in a non-clinical capacity. Elekta’s MR-linac integrates an ultramodern radiotherapy system and a high-field MRI scanner with sophisticated software that allows a physician … Continue reading

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Varian and Russian Proton Therapy Center Achieve Milestone with Cyclotron Installation

Russia’s first dedicated proton therapy treatment center achieved a major milestone this week with the installation of the cyclotron by equipment supplier Varian Medical Systems. The installation, a key milestone for each new proton therapy center, involved the cyclotron being lifted into position by cranes in a procedure that was watched by local government officials including … Continue reading

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Improving Radiation Therapy Efficiency

Fraunhofer MEVIS has developed new methods for adjusting radiation therapy more effectively during the course of treatment. Radiation therapy is an established method of cancer treatment. The therapy consists of many treatment sessions and usually lasts for several weeks. During this time, physicians often have to adjust the treatment plan. By doing so tumors can … Continue reading

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Varian Extending Advanced Cancer Care in Turkey

Cancer patients in Turkey will gain access to advanced radiotherapy treatments with news that Varian Medical has been selected to supply multiple treatment machines to public and private hospitals in the country. To date this year, Varian has booked orders for more than 20 medical linear accelerators from Turkish hospitals. The new systems will be … Continue reading

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