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ScandiDos Sells 100th Delta4(R) PT Unit as Adoption of Rotational Therapy Cancer Treatment Increases
Date:11/3/2009

is independent gantry angle verification, and, as such, accounts for this area of potential discrepancy as part of its measurement.

"We are very pleased that Advocate Lutheran General Hospital has chosen Delta4 PT as part of the technology solution to offer advanced radiation treatments to its patients," says Brad Dugai, National Sales Manager at ScandiDos.

"When we installed our first Delta4 in 2006, it was used to verify both IMRT and Arc Therapy treatments. Now, 3 years later, rotational therapy is becoming the new standard radiation therapy and, significantly, our 100th installed system will be used for both TomoTherapy and Varian RapidArc," says Ingemar Wiberg, VP of Sales and Marketing at ScandiDos.

Delta4 has been used by linear accelerator manufacturers in the development and validation of arc therapy treatment modalities to include Varian's RapidArc and Elekta's VMAT solution.

About ScandiDos

ScandiDos is the innovative company that introduced the new QA standard in advanced radiotherapy by moving into the era of 3D and 4D volumetric dosimetry. Founded in 2002 by a group of highly experienced physicists and engineers, ScandiDos grew out of a recognized need for practical clinical solutions for new advanced radiation therapy technologies. ScandiDos mission is to provide complete dosimetry solutions that enable clinics around the world to implement new treatment modalities satisfying the demand on accuracy in dose verification and patient through-put. ScandiDos has offices in Uppsala, Sweden and Richmond, VA, USA and is a privately held company. For more information visit www.scandidos.com

For more information, please contact:

Ingemar Wiberg, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, ScandiDos, Inc.

+46 18 472 30 31, email: '/>"/>

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