News | Radiation Therapy | July 27, 2018

Varian Showcases Advanced Cancer Care Solutions at AAPM 2018

Latest offerings include new version of Eclipse treatment planning software supporting Halcyon 2.0 treatment system

Varian Showcases Advanced Cancer Care Solutions at AAPM 2018

July 27, 2018 — Varian announced it will be showcasing its advanced cancer care solutions, including a new version of the Eclipse treatment planning software with support for the Halcyon 2.0 treatment system, at the 2018 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) annual meeting, July 29-Aug. 2 in Nashville.

Additional Varian solutions being demonstrated at AAPM 2018 include:

  • Halcyon 2.0 featuring kV cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and Iterative CBCT imaging for better soft tissue definition;
  • HyperArc high-definition radiotherapy, designed to to automate and simplify sophisticated advanced stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) treatments and allow more clinicians to deliver treatments safely and confidently in standard treatment time slots;
  • Eclipse Multi-Criteria Optimization (MCO), which allows clinicians to explore the impact when conflicting clinical criteria are varied. MCO leverages RapidPlan to expedite finding the optimal plan for a given patient with minimal trial and error iterations;
  • Velocity 4.0 with Rapidsphere, a module for Y90 selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) dosimetry analysis;
  • TrueBeam v2.7 with Iterative CBCT– On the TrueBeam platform, Iterative CBCT produces high-quality images for better visualization of soft tissue structures; and
  • Brachytherapy: Varian's integrated solution includes a full line of brachytherapy applicators, as well as BrachyVision 3-D treatment planning system, VariSeed LDR treatment planning system, and Vitesse real-time planning for HDR brachytherapy.

For more information: www.varian.com

 

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