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

New ASTRO clinical practice statement updates treatment standard for rectal cancer

Recommendations modernize standard trimodal approach with greater customization and propose instances where treatment may be reduced The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently issued a new clinical practice statement, “Appropriate Customization of Radiation Therapy for Stage II and III Rectal Cancer: An ASTRO Clinical Practice Statement Using the RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method.” An executive summary of the … Continue reading


Viennese hospitals to improve cancer treatment with Elekta equipment and software

The Vienna Hospital Association (Wiener Krankenanstaltenverbund) has chosen to treat its cancer patients with advanced solutions from Elekta’s (EKTA-B.ST) radiation therapy and software portfolio. The deal will include four Versa HD and two Elekta Infinity linear accelerators, brachytherapy afterloaders, MOSAIQ oncology information system and Monaco treatment planning system, as well as long-term service contracts. The … Continue reading


gKteso develops 6D-Robotic-Couch for linear accelerators

More comfort, higher safety, faster cycle times and more time for the patient Radiation of cancer patients has become an important and wide-spread therapeutic option. Of particular importance here is medical experience, a great deal of tact and skill as well as best possible patient positioning. gKteso has developed the Radiotherapy Patient System RPS base, … Continue reading