News | September 14, 2006

Varian Equips Oncology Clinic with Clinac

The Limburg Oncology Centre announced that it has selected Varian Medical Systems’ integrated and automated treatment equipment and software for its new radiotherapy center that will offer treatments including intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) and stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS).
The center has ordered two Varian Clinac linear accelerators at the new department and a third Varian accelerator for installation at another site. The oncology center’s integration of two sites was an important factor in considering the provider. “The key challenge for us is to make the Hasselt and Genk sites effectively one big center and we needed a supplier who could handle that level of integration. Doctors will travel regularly between the two sites and we want complete integration between the two,” said Paul Bulens, M.D., medical director at the Limburg Oncology Centre.

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