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Technology Report: Patient-centered Care in Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy has become increasingly effective and safe as vendors continue to innovate technologies that benefit the patient. At ASTRO 2018, this patient-centric approach was exemplified and demonstrated not only in ways that match treatments to patients, but in how technologies can adjust to patient movement and anatomical changes, and to increase the precision of treatments. ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr showcases several new technologies that are helping to advance this field.

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Conversations with Greg Freiherr: The Accuray Philosophy

ASTRO Puts Patients First

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Radiation Oncology | November 30, 2018
itnTV "Conversations": The Accuray Philosophy

Accuray's philosophy is to personalize treatments to exactly fit the patient. Senior Director of Marketing Andrew Delao explains this philosophy in a conversation with Greg Freiherr at ASTRO 2018.

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