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Polyclinique de Limoges purchases second Align RT system only six months after first installation
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A leading radiotherapy clinic in Limoges, France, has purchased a second AlignRT® system only six months after installing their first.   11 February 2020. Polyclinique de Limoges site Chénieux, introduced Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT) to their clinic six months ago, acquiring an AlignRT system from Vision RT. SGRT is rapidly gaining popularity in Europe, […]

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New SBRT practice parameters from ACR-ASTRO highlight SGRT as a technique ensuring accurate treatment
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27 November 2019. The American College of Radiology (ACR) has teamed up with the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) on updated radiation therapy parameters for clinicians. Together, seven practice parameters geared towards recommended procedures and considerations for clinicians to safely administer radiation by specific practice area were updated. The updated ACR–ASTRO practice parameter for […]

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Cork University Hospital selects Vision RT as SGRT provider
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6 November 2019. A full complement of Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT) equipment will be provided at the new Glandore Centre for Radiation Oncology as Vision RT and Cork University Hospital enter a long-term partnership. This agreement will see Vision RT technology fully integrated with the centre’s five new Elekta Versa HD Linear Accelerators and […]

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Raigmore, Inverness (NHS Highland) becomes first NHS centre in UK to offer tattoo-less radiotherapy to public patients
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6 November 2019. Raigmore, Inverness (NHS Highland) has become the First NHS Centre in the UK to offer tattooless Radiotherapy to public patients and join the already well-established private tattooless network of 12 GenesisCare sites throughout the UK. Prior to the offering, the department conducted independent studies/audits on the technology and found AlignRT to be […]

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Vision RT and Varian commit to long-term interoperability agreement
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24 October 2019. Vision RT is delighted to announce they have entered into a long-term cooperation with Varian Medical Systems, to ensure interoperability between Vision RT’s products and Varian’s TrueBeam and C-Series treatment delivery systems over the next decade and beyond. Varian’s support of an open ecosystem enables different vendors to interface with their products. Through [...]
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Vision RT’s “fast, intuitive and powerful” new software platform
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21 October 2019. Vision RT is proud to announce the 510(k) clearance, launch and first clinical use of its new Version 6 platform for AlignRT. This innovation transforms the user experience for SGRT and is already being hailed as a step forward in terms of speed, performance and usability. In some workflows, the number of […]

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Vision RT officially opens office in Dubai
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2 October 2019. DUBAI – Vision RT yesterday announced the official opening of their office in Dubai. This state-of-the-art facility is designed as a hub for both customer training and operations in the Middle East region. Professor Hale Başak Çağlar, radiation oncologist from Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey opened the office. Professor is an active physician […]

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Vision RT launches patient website that educates on radiation therapy treatment options
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30 September 2019. Vision RT is excited to introduce its new website for patients, AlignRTEdu.com.  This site is designed to empower patients and caregivers with the resources, knowledge, and support they need to help make an educated decision about their treatment options. AlignRTEdu.com features general information about radiation therapy for many types of cancer, including breast, […]

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Breast Journal publishes impact of tattoos on radiation therapy patients
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24 September 2019. The Breast Journal has published a study on the impact of tattoos on radiation therapy patients. Until recently, permanent tattoos and temporary skin marks were requirements in the delivery of radiation therapy. While the marks helped the accuracy of treatment delivery, women were left with permanent reminders of their experience. For some, these […]

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X-Care makes major investment in SGRT from Vision RT
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13 September 2019. Leading radiotherapy service provider, X-Care Praxis für Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, has purchased a total of 8 AlignRT systems from Vision RT for use in 4 of its treatment sites across Germany. X-Care evaluated different SGRT technologies before choosing Vision RT, with the service and support that Vision RT offer being one of the […]

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