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Cancer Patients in North Wales to Gain Access to Varian's RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments

..., delivering a precise and efficient treatment in single or multiple arcs. Conventional IMRT treatments are slower and more difficult for radiotherapy radiographers because they target tumors using a complex sequence of fixed beams from multiple angles. Editorial contact: Neil Madle, Varian Medical Systems, ...

IAEA calls for enhanced radiation protection of patients

... number of CT scans being done around the world, especially in the developed countries," says Robert George, President of the International Society of radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT). "The results and the benefits are so good that there's a tendency to overuse the technology." This means ...

Leading German Healthcare Group Selects Equipment and Software from Varian Medical Systems for Major Replacement Project

...or continuously rotates around the patient, varying the beam continuously. Conventional IMRT treatments are slower and more difficult for radiotherapy radiographers because they target tumors using a complex sequence of fixed beams from multiple angles. The new equipment will be installed in stages over the ...

First RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatment in Italy Takes Place at Leading Milan Cancer Center

...tating continuously around the patient. Conventional intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) treatments are slower and more difficult for radiotherapy radiographers and patients because they target tumors using a complex sequence of fixed beams from multiple angles. Dr. Scorsetti said, "The patient reacted ...

Medicsight ColonCAD Technology Successfully Identified Cancer in 100% of Patients Included in Data Presented at ESGAR 2008

...e Medicsight Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) helped radiographers to detect 100% of cancers when examining more than...t Radiologist from St Mark's Hospital, London. "If radiographers can be trained to interpret scans more effectively...graphers supplemented by CAD as a 'second reader'. radiographers recorded colonic abnormalities and interpretation ...

Varian Image-Guided Treatment Machines Selected for Major New Hospital on South Coast of England

...nd we want to be able to offer our patients the highest quality treatments on all machines, not just one or two," he said. "Our whole team of doctors, radiographers and physicists are very excited about the proposition of a new center with advanced technology for offering the best possible cancer treatments. This ...

Radiology Workforce Shortage

... An expanded for radiographers to allow them interpret, as well as produce, diagn...xtending the role of senior, post-graduate trained radiographers could help meet demand. They suggest allowing radiographers to provide a descriptive report with no medical in...

Radiographers Pay Parity Disputes Still Unresolved

... Tomorrow around 250 striking radiographers at seven district health boards (DHBs) who ten day...lective surgery and outpatient appointments. The radiographers are investigating cases where they believe they we... they have with their health board bosses. The radiographers have agreed to return following DHBs settling a di...

Women play truant for breast screening appointments

... unsuitable appointment times or locations and embarrassment. Ms Caulfield has reassured that appointment and venue could be changed and presently all radiographers employed at Breast check were women. SA ...

Digital mammography proves effective

...nique to confirm if it can detect breast cancer earlier and with more accuracy. Standard film mammography has been around for nearly 40 years now, and radiographers are familiar with the scope and limitations of the technology.// Digital mammography might be able to detect cancers in women with dense breast t...
Radiographers in Medical Definition

Medicine

... 'medical encounter'. Other health professionals similarly establish a relationship with a patient and may perform various interventions, e.g. nurses, radiographers and therapists. As part of the medical encounter, the healthcare provider needs to: develop a relationship with the patient gather data ( me...
Radiographers in Medical Dictionary

X-Ray

...ahertz and energies in the range 120 eV to 120... An X - ray generator is a device used to generate X -rays. These devices are commonly used by radiographers to acquire an x - ray image of the inside of an object but they are also used in sterilization or fluorescence. Current and accurate information...
Radiographers in Biological Technology

Prostate Cancer Patient in Montpellier Becomes First Cancer Patient in France Treated with Varian's RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy

... beams at a tumor while making one continuous rotation around the patient. Conventional IMRT treatments are slower and more difficult for radiotherapy radiographers because they target tumors using a complex sequence of fixed beams from multiple angles. RapidArc technology allows more control to conform th...

MGT Capital Investments Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Update on Recent Developments

...esented at the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) 2008 Conference found that Medicsight ColonCAD technology assisted radiographers in identifying 100 percent of the cancers within the study group; -- In May 2008, Medicsight PLC ("Medicsight") signed an exclusive CAD clinical res...

First European IGRT School Takes Place for Radiotherapy Practitioners in UK

...ing place at the hospital and at nearby Thornton Hall Hotel over the next three days. Attendees at the first school include clinicians, physicists and radiographers from hospitals in Italy, Russia, Norway, Spain and Scotland, who are interested to learn the latest high precision image-guided radiotherapy technique...
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