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Shaw Regional Cancer Center Chooses RAD Technology's Temporary Radiotherapy Vault System To Provide Continuous Care To Patients During New Linear Accelerator Installation
Date:6/24/2013

AVENTURA, Fla. and EDWARDS, Colo., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After ten years of service, the linear accelerator at the Shaw Regional Cancer Center is getting an update. Thanks to RAD Technology Medical Systems and their innovative Temporary Radiotherapy Vault system the TRV II, doctors and patients will experience no interruptions to their treatment schedules while the new equipment is installed.

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Prior to the arrival of this revolutionary technology, updating a linear accelerator could close a facility for several months. These closures force doctors to make alternative treatment arrangements, often causing patients to travel long distances to receive care. The TRV II from RAD Technology allows the Shaw Regional Cancer Center to continue providing life-saving radiation treatment in a state-of-the-art modular facility while updating their equipment.

Part of the Vail Valley Medical Center, Shaw Regional Cancer Center opened in 2001 and treats about 200 patients a year with a focus on delivering a personalized experience. Utilizing the most advanced technology, coupled with a holistic approach to cancer care, Shaw Regional Cancer Center prides itself on being a small boutique center serving the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

"Shaw Regional Cancer Center is committed to being the best cancer center of any resort community in the world and upgrading to an Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) Linear Accelerator ensures that we continue to lead the pack," said Lindsay Warner, a spokesperson for Shaw Regional Cancer Center. "We chose to work with RAD Technology because we had unique challenges and they provided a great solution that allowed our patients to continue to receive the best care during our construction process," Warner a
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