News | June 02, 2009

First TomoTherapy Hi·Art Treatment System Installed in Lexington

June 2, 2009 – TomoTherapy Inc. reported that the University of Kentucky (UK) Chandler Medical Center’s Markey Cancer Center has commenced treating patients with the TomoTherapy Hi·Art treatment system, a versatile, CT scanner-based device, which integrates image guidance for increased treatment accuracy and helical radiation therapy delivery for enhanced tumor targeting.

The Hi·Art treatment system was selected after a thorough review of technologies and will be extensively utilized in the Markey Cancer Center’s stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) efforts, as part of its new Brain and Body Radiosurgery Program.

Marcus E. Randall, M.D., professor and chair of the department of radiation medicine at the UK College of Medicine, serves as director of the brain and body Radiosurgery Program. According to Dr. Randall, TomoTherapy technology was a natural choice.

“We were looking for a platform that would permit exceptionally accurate treatments while allowing for reasonable throughput of patients,” said Dr. Randall.

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