Linear Accelerators

ECRI Institute, linear accelerators, linac, purchase, survey
News | June 23, 2015
The ECRI Institute released a new techIQ brief on key factors to consider when purchasing a linear accelerator (linac)...
Brainlab, Exactrac, Elekta, Versa HD, LMU Medical Center, Munich
News | June 23, 2015
Brainlab announced first patient treatments in March on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that combines...
Elekta, William Beaumont Hospital, patent lawsuit, Varian, linear accelerator
News | June 19, 2015
On June 16, 2015, William Beaumont Hospital and Elekta Ltd. filed a patent infringement suit against Varian Medical...
Brainlab, ExacTrac, Versa HD, Elekta, LMU, Munich, LINAC, first
Feature | March 24, 2015
Brainlab announced first patient treatments on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that combines ExacTrac...
News | September 02, 2014
September 2, 2014 — In an agreement signed in Tokyo, Elekta Japan will grant Toshiba Medical Systems Corp. (TMSC) wider...
News | July 18, 2014
July 18, 2014 — Varian Medical Systems will introduce Qumulate QA, a new cloud-based QA data management and analysis...
News | June 11, 2014
June 11, 2014 — Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, announced the purchase of...
Elekta Learning and Innovation Center Atlanta ASTRO 2013 Oncology Neuroscience
News | October 02, 2013
Elekta unveiled a state-of-the-art learning center at its North American headquarters, in conjunction with the 55th...
News | September 24, 2013
Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare showcased a variety of solutions that bring together Siemens' world-class...
Elekta Versa HD Linear Accelerator Radiation Therapy
Technology | March 04, 2013
During a live global event, Elekta announced the launch of Versa HD, an advanced linear accelerator system designed to...
News | January 21, 2013
January 21, 2013 — Varian Medical Systems received regulatory clearance from the Indian Atomic Energy Regulatory Board...

Varian's Trilogy linear accelerator.

Feature | September 05, 2012 | Helen Kuhl
The external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) market has been active in recent months, with advances in techniques, devices and...
Feature | August 24, 2012
August 23, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems is establishing an in-country subsidiary in South Korea. Varian Medical...

Training at the new International Competence Center.

Feature | August 21, 2012
August 21, 2012 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) officially opened its International Competence Center (ICC) in July...
Technology | June 20, 2012
June 20, 2012 — Elekta announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

Siemens' Somatom Definition Flash CT system

News | April 26, 2012
Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare announced the signing of a strategic global partnership to provide...
News | April 09, 2012
April 9, 2012 — Elekta announced it has received clearance to CE mark Agility, a beam-shaping device integrated into...

VMAT reduces treatment times compared to IMRT, since gantry rotation, MLC movement and radiation delivery happen simultaneously, as with the Elekta VMAT above.

Feature | April 03, 2012 | Michael Gensheimer, M.D.; Mark Phillips, Ph.D. and Shilpen Patel, M.D.
In arc therapy, a linear accelerator gantry moves in a continuous arc around the target while delivering radiation dose...
News | August 29, 2011
August 29, 2011 – Elekta announced it has received approval to CE Mark its Integrity R1.1 treatment control system in...
News | August 05, 2011
August 5, 2011 — Elekta has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nucletron, a worldwide provider of technology for...
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