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Clinical Experts Detail How They Use Varian's TrueBeam™ Technology to Improve the Precision and Speed of Cancer Treatments
Date:9/14/2010

inappropriate because of her age and an earlier operation. She received eight stereotactic body radiosurgery treatments over a two-week period using TrueBeam in combination with RapidArc® technology and Professor Slotman described this pioneering treatment.

Professor Slotman also outlined key findings from two years of RapidArc radiotherapy treatments for more than 1,000 patients at VU, almost of third of them receiving hypo-fractionated, stereotactic body radiotherapy. "Delivering treatments rapidly is especially important when you need to deliver high doses with great precision, as shortening treatment times considerably reduces the extent of patient motion during treatment," he said.  

During a presentation on "Emerging Clinical Applications in Radiosurgery", Dr. John Adler, Varian's chief of new clinical applications, spoke about the use of hypo-fractionation for a range of cancers as well as other lesions, tumors and conditions where radiosurgery may be indicated.

TrueBeam

Designed to advance the treatment of lung, breast, prostate, head and neck, and other types of cancer, Varian's TrueBeam platform for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery as introduced in April as the first fully-integrated system designed from the ground up to treat a moving target with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

Applicable for all forms of advanced external-beam radiotherapy including image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery (IGRT and IGRS), intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and RapidArc® radiotherapy, TrueBeam can deliver treatments with a dose delivery rate of up to 2400 monitor units per minute, double the maximum output of conventional systems. This makes it possible to offer greater patient comfort by shortening treatments, and to improve precision by leaving less time for tumor motion during dose delivery.  

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