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Beams Used in Radiation Therapy

February 26, 2020 Radparts 0

The use of external beam radiation therapy is one of the most common forms of cancer treatments that a doctor or oncologist will recommend. This method involves radiotherapy equipment such as a linear accelerator that aims radiation from outside of a patient’s body and directly targets local areas of a cancer site. Various types of… Read more

Knowing the Ins and Outs of Linac Repairs Part 1

October 23, 2019 Radparts 0

Understanding the complexities of linear accelerators can be rather difficult since these machines are such large, expensive machines. A linear accelerator operates by delivering external beam radiation treatments to patients fighting cancer, but they also include additional imaging systems that are attached such as portal dosimetry or onboard imaging which too add to the complexity.… Read more

Pre-planning Linac Maintenance

August 23, 2019 Radparts 0

Medical linear accelerators have continued to make progress through history since the late 1950’s and pave new ways for curing a variety of different cancers that once were not an option to treat. The design of the equipment combines the use of hardware and software that together gives the advantage of precision and overall success… Read more

Installment One – The Process Of Treating Cancer Using Radiation

November 12, 2018 Radparts 0

What is radiation therapy anyway? Radiation therapy is one of the most common ways to treat cancer.  Depending on the type and nature of cancer being treated will depend on what method radiation is delivered to your tumor.  Most commonly, a linear accelerator is used to deliver external beam therapy.  LINAC machines deliver radiation directly… Read more

The Lifespan of a Linear Accelerator Parts

September 7, 2018 Radparts 0

A linear accelerator has a wide range of built-ins that are designed to ensure patients are only given the recommended dose of radiation.  The dosage recommended by the physician should never be ignored or changed as each treatment dosage is unique to each patient.  Linear accelerators are comprised of several parts and mechanisms that age… Read more

Preventive Maintenance Increases the Lifespan of LINAC Systems

August 23, 2018 Radparts 0

LINAC systems are just one of the methods that facilities use to administer radiotherapy to patients with cancer. The high cost of this technology necessitates that preventive maintenance be routinely undertaken to extend the life span of linear accelerator parts and other radiation oncology equipment. Linear accelerator parts should be serviced to ensure high quality… Read more

Choosing Replacement Parts For LINACS

June 7, 2018 Radparts 0

LINACS, which is short for linear accelerator, is a very important piece of equipment in the medical world.  Linear accelerators utilize external beam radiation to destroy abnormal cells in the body, preventing the regrowth of tumors and most importantly, treating cancer without harming the healthy cells around it. LINAC technology is a combination of physics… Read more

Analyzing Linear Accelerators and Their Major Components

May 11, 2018 Radparts 0

Linear accelerators are widely used for the treatment of cancer using high radio-frequency electromagnetic waves to speed up electrons to increased energy in a linear path inside of an accelerator waveguide.  The frequency is medical LINACs is around 3 billion Hertz.  As the most common form of external beam radiation treatment after a cancer diagnosis… Read more

Advantages of Purchasing Refurbished Radiation Oncology Equipment

April 26, 2018 Radparts 0

Purchasing refurbished medical equipment is never a bad idea. Despite the allure of buying new radiation oncology equipment, purchasing a refurbished linear accelerator for your practice might be a better choice. There is a lot to consider when you’re getting ready to purchase radiation oncology equipment for your practice like space, budget, and personnel impacts. … Read more

Discover Why You Need Scheduled Repairs to LINAC Systems Prevent Unnecessary Downtime

April 12, 2018 Radparts 0

To ensure that medical equipment such as LINAC systems and CT Scanners are fully functional and effective at all times, while preventing unnecessary downtime, scheduled maintenance is recommended.  Scheduled repairs allow for treatment to be scheduled around replacing worn parts and preventative maintenance.  Medical equipment of all varieties, including linear accelerators, is costly and expensive… Read more