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How Does A Linear Accelerator Improve Radiation Therapy?

January 23, 2019 Acceletronics 0

With todays technology treating cancer through radiation therapy is completely customized to each specific patient’s need.  Linear accelerators deliver cutting-edge radiation therapy; providing one of the most advanced cancer treatment techniques available.  Linear accelerators are able to deliver targeted radiation beams directly onto a patient’s cancerous growths with minimal damage to the healthy surrounding tissue. … Read more

The People Behind the Installation of a Linear Accelerators

January 17, 2019 Acceletronics 0

Purchasing a linear accelerator takes a great deal of planning, an experienced team to pull it all together, and a commitment to purchasing a quality piece of equipment.  The planning process, as previously stated includes: Understanding the goals of your clinic Facility Planning Schedule Budget In this installment we will look at the team of… Read more

Radiation Therapy: Two Common Photon Treatments

December 20, 2018 Acceletronics 0

There are several common types of radiation therapy that are used in treating cancer today.  Radiation therapy is classified according to the type of radiation particles or waves that are used in treatment which include: photons, electrons, or protons.  The most commonly available treatments using photons and electrons.  In this installment we will look further… Read more

Brachytherapy: Answering Questions You May Have About Brachytherapy

December 13, 2018 Acceletronics 0

Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy.  Unlike other types where an external radiation machine known as a linear accelerator is used brachytherapy uses radiation that is implanted close to the cancerous cells. In brachytherapy radiation is implanted within your body as close to the cancerous cells as possible.  A higher dose of radiation therapy… Read more

Maintenance Programs For Small and Large Scaled Medical Equipment Facilities

November 20, 2018 Acceletronics 0

Once installed medical equipment, such as linear accelerators, CT scanners, and other large scaled radiation therapy equipment must be properly maintained to ensure accurate results.  Regular maintenance and service improves the longevity of equipment and increases equipment reliability. More often than not, health care facilities do not have the budget to maintain an in house… Read more

Radiation Therapy: Everything There Is to Know About Radiation Therapy and More

November 8, 2018 Acceletronics 0

There are several treatment options that are available to patients after a cancer diagnosis has been received.   Radiation therapy is an option for treating cancer, thyroid disease, non-cancerous growths, and blood disorders.  The benefit of radiation therapy is that it can be confined to specific areas where the tumor is.  It is targeted treatment that… Read more

Different Options in Treating Cancer

October 24, 2018 Acceletronics 0

There are many methods used in the treatment of cancer.  Oncology physicians will work with one another to determine the best treatment combination to treat your unique cancer situation. Chemotherapy Chemotherapy drugs are a type of poison that is given via injection directly into the blood stream.  Some chemotherapy treatments can be taken by mouth,… Read more

Radiation Therapy: Goals and Understanding

October 17, 2018 Acceletronics 0

High-energy x-rays or particles used to destroy cancerous tumors and cells is known as radiation therapy.  A number of doctors specialize in treating cancer.  A radiation oncologist is the specialist that is trained to deliver radiation therapy to treat cancer.  The team of cancer specialists treating you and your cancer will develop a radiation schedule… Read more

Options in Radiation Therapy Delivery

October 10, 2018 Acceletronics 0

Did you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month?  Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer that is treated in the United States with over 250,000 new cases being diagnosed each year.   It is estimated that this year, 2018 we will have approximately 1,735,350 cases of cancer diagnosed.  With this number expected… Read more

Treatment with Radiation Therapy

October 4, 2018 Acceletronics 0

What is radiation therapy? There are a number of options to treat cancer, radiation therapy is just one of them.  There are a number of ways in which radiation can be delivered.  The method that is used to treat your individual type of cancer is dependent solely on the nature of your cancer.  External beam… Read more