News | April 26, 2012

Dublin Hospital is Site of 1,000th Oncentra Brachy for Cancer Treatment Planning

Nucletron, An Elekta Company, Reaches Milestone With Brachytherapy Treatment Planning Software

Dublin Hospital is Site of 1,000th Oncentra Brachy for Cancer Treatment Planning

April 26, 2012 — St. Vincent's Private Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, has installed Oncentra Brachy, becoming the site of the 1,000th brachytherapy treatment planning software manufactured by Nucletron, an Elekta company. Oncentra was introduced in the global market in 2008 and is Nucletron's software platform for radiotherapy treatment planning.

Oncentra Brachy is a comprehensive and easy-to-use software solution that includes advanced algorithms to ensure efficient and accurate brachytherapy treatment planning. It fits seamlessly into Nucletron's solutions for brachytherapy imaging and treatment delivery, and can be seamlessly integrated with Oncentra External Beam with IMRT/VMAT (intensity-modulated radiation therapy/volumetric modulated arc therapy) and proton planning capabilities.

"We selected Nucletron's Oncentra Brachy software because it is state-of-the-art, user friendly and ensures precise cancer treatment," says Michael Redmond, CEO of St. Vincent's. "And because our hospital operates Elekta treatment machines as well, we hope to have a mutually beneficial relationship with both Nucletron and Elekta."

The combined offering of Nucletron and Elekta solutions presents a formidable range of radiotherapy planning and delivery technologies that will benefit both patients and healthcare providers, adds Patrick Greally, Elekta Ireland business unit managing director.

For more information:

Related Content

IBA Launches Monte Carlo Patient QA for Varian Halcyon at AAPM 2019
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | July 10, 2019
IBA announced the launch of the latest functionality of the SciMoCa Monte Carlo Patient QA solution at the 61st annual...
Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Deliver Personalized Radiation Therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | July 09, 2019
New Cleveland Clinic-led research shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can use medical scans and health records to...
RaySearch Releases Version 9A of RayStation Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | July 02, 2019
RaySearch announced the release of RayStation 9A, the latest version of its radiation therapy treatment planning system...
Philips Pinnacle

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

Feature | Treatment Planning | July 01, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis
DOSIsoft Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Planet Onco Dose Software
Technology | Information Technology | June 20, 2019
DOSIsoft announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Planet...
New Data Demonstrates Safety Profile of GammaTile Therapy for Various Brain Tumors
News | Brachytherapy Systems | June 18, 2019
GT Medical Technologies Inc. announced the presentation of clinical data from a prospective study of GammaTile Therapy...
Philips Unveils IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology at ESTRO 2019
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | April 25, 2019
Philips announced IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology, an intelligent patient management solution to manage complexity,...
Surgically Guided Brachytherapy Improves Outcomes for Intracranial Neoplasms
News | Brachytherapy Systems | April 18, 2019
Peter Nakaji, M.D., FAANS, general practice neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute, presented new research on...
ZON-PTC in Clinical Use With RayStation 8B and Hyperscan
News | Treatment Planning | March 19, 2019
Zuid-Oost Nederland Protonen Therapie Centrum (ZON-PTC), Maastricht, Netherlands, recently treated its first patient...