Linear Accelerators

Each of three implantable beacon transponders in the Calypso system transmits a unique nonionizing radiofrequency signal to the array, generating position and motion information about the target.

Feature | July 08, 2010 | Cristen Bolan
The most difficult challenge in external beam radiation therapy is the ability of doctors to accurately deliver high...
News | May 17, 2010
May 17, 2010 - The radiation oncology community will discuss steps manufacturers of linear accelerators, radiation...
News | May 17, 2010
May 17, 2010 - The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in...

Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion.

News | April 23, 2010
April 23, 2010 - Professor Lars Leksell, the inventor of the Gamma Knife, a radiosurgical instrument, performed the...
Technology | April 14, 2010
April 14, 2010 - One of the biggest challenges in radiation therapy is delivering the dose without damaging...

Elekta Axesse SBRT linear accelerator.

News | April 06, 2010
April 6, 2010 - The three-year survival rate for patients receiving stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) was 55.8...

The center expanded the craniopharyngioma CTV target by 3-mm since using the Trilogy face mask and bite block immobilization system for the treatment.

Case Study | January 04, 2010
Since its introduction two years ago, Varian’s RapidArc radiotherapy technology has been deployed at over 170 cancer...

The Trilogy console.

Case Study | January 04, 2010
The advent of conformal radiotherapies has ushered in an era of image-guided radiotherapy, or IGRT, enabling...
News | September 14, 2009
September 15, 2009 – Elekta reported net sales increased by 15 percent, profit after taxes increased to SEK 56...
News | August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009 - Elekta has received a multiple order of six radiation therapy systems from the Cancer Institute of...
Feature | August 14, 2009
Varian Medical Systems exhibits the RapidArc linear accelerator and BrachyVision Acuros, among other technologies at...
Feature | August 14, 2009
The widespread adoption of volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) is driving an influx of new tools supporting the...

Acibadem Maslak Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey.

News | August 11, 2009
August 11, 2009 - The first hospital group in Turkey to offer cancer patients advanced RapidArc radiotherapy treatments...
Feature | July 22, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan
The art of radiation therapy is finding the balance between speed and accuracy. The challenge is to deliver the...

Elekta Axesse provides a comprehensive and integrated solution to effectively apply stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT).

News | June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009 – CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, N.J., has purchased two new state-of-the-art Elekta radiation...
News | June 02, 2009
June 2, 2009 – TomoTherapy Inc. reported that the University of Kentucky (UK) Chandler Medical Center’s Markey Cancer...
News | May 07, 2009
May 7, 2009 - Glan Clywd Hospital will soon offer local cancer patients across North Wales advanced radiotherapy...
News | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 - One of the leading cancer centers in the Middle East has acquired two advanced radiotherapy devices...
News | February 01, 2009
February 2, 2009 - The University Hospital of Leuven delivered treatment using RapidArc radiotherapy technology from...
News | January 14, 2009
January 15, 2008 - Cancer patients in Estonia now have access to advanced radiotherapy techniques— including intensity...