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Presbyterian Cancer Center to Offer Cancer Patients High-End VMAT Treatments With the Installation of Elekta Infinity
Date:9/15/2008

also faced with the issue of increasing the total dose to the prostate with every MV image. The kilovoltage imaging system integrated on Elekta Infinity imager will alleviate these issues."

The Center intends to hypo-fractionate their prostate treatments with the aid of the image guidance of Elekta VMAT. The system will significantly shorten the number of treatment days for prostate patients, and give the Presbyterian Cancer Center a competitive edge over other centers in the area.

"One thing we're especially grateful for is that Elekta continues to allow all vendor systems to work with their linear accelerator technology," says Antes. "While researching which system to purchase, we found other manufacturers' linacs would have required us to change both our treatment planning system and our record and verify system in order to use their IMRT arc delivery. This wasn't something we were prepared to do."

"We are thrilled to offer our patients VMAT treatment with Elekta Infinity," says Antes. "Incorporating it with our Elekta Precise linear accelerator, MOSAIQ(R) Electronic Medical Record and our Leksell Gamma Knife(R), we're able to provide patients with the best technology for treatment in the region."

About Elekta

Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated state of the art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy and radiosurgery, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care.

Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives, making the future possible today.

Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 5,000 hospitals globally, and every da
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