Replacement Parts for Radiation Oncology Equipment

Choosing Radparts For Your Linac Needs

June 28, 2019 Radparts 0

Radparts is a unique supplier of OEM replacement parts for linear accelerators and CT scanners.  We partner with Acceletronics who offers a number of services surrounding LINACS including sales of new and refurbished radiation equipment, the servicing of radiation equipment, and a variety of services including relocation and removal of linear accelerators.  This arrangement allows… Read more

A Little Preparation Goes A Long Way In Maintaining Linear Accelerators

April 25, 2019 Radparts 0

Linear accelerators, LINAC, are large scaled medical devices that deliver external radiation in the form of a beam to cancerous tumors in order to shrink them.  As with most medical equipment, LINAC systems are expensive which is a barrier that many facilities face when purchasing a new or refurbished unit.  With the expense of these… Read more

FAQs On Selling and Servicing New and Refurbished Linear Accelerators and Parts

March 29, 2019 Radparts 0

The biggest factors that haunt healthcare facilities and providers in today’s environment center around the expense and quality of varying capital investments.  How can facilities run at peak capacity, preserving patient care, and providing positive outcomes with the unavoidable expenditure involved in the service and maintenance of medical equipment?  In order to maintain their cutting-edge… Read more

Choosing To Replace Medical Equipment Opposed to Repair

March 15, 2019 Radparts 0

There is quite a balancing act that goes on within healthcare facilities when it comes to whether or not medical equipment should be repaired or replaced. Unfortunately there is not one answer to address the issue.  Decisions for repairing or replacing medical equipment such as linear accelerators and CT scanners needs to be done on… Read more

Purchasing vs. Repairing Medical Equipment

February 27, 2019 Radparts 0

Many medical facilities and healthcare clinics find themselves mauling over questions regarding repairing or replacing medical equipment. Questions may include ones such as the following: What is the typical lifespan of the equipment? Are we near the end or at the beginning of the equipment’s lifecycle? Is it going to be cheaper to replace the… Read more

The Ins and Outs Of Radiation Therapy Using a Linear Accelerator

February 18, 2019 Radparts 0

A linear accelerator is a large scaled piece of medical equipment that is used to treat cancerous tumors.  It does this through a process of high energy x-rays that conform to the shape of a tumor and emits a radiation beam that destroys cancer cells while trying to spare the surrounding healthy tissue.  Linear accelerators… Read more

Answers to The Top 4 Questions About Radiation Therapy

January 24, 2019 Radparts 0

Anyone that is starting a new medical treatment has a right to be a little nervous.  This article is being written to help ease the anxiety of cancer patients that are scheduled for radiation therapy.  Fear comes because of the unknown and common misunderstandings patients have about radiation.  Radiation therapy is delivered using a large… Read more

Does It Cost Money to Have an Old Linear Accelerator System Removed?

January 11, 2019 Radparts 0

This is a frequently asked questions when healthcare centers are starting the process to budget for the purchase of a new or refurbished Linear Accelerator.  It is important to not be surprised when it comes to financial obligations within a medical organization.  The answer is Yes, there is a cost to have old LINAC systems… Read more

Treating Cancer With Radiation Therapy

December 17, 2018 Radparts 0

There are many parts and components that must be considered when servicing and repairing linear accelerators and other types of radiation therapy equipment.  Consider the inner workings of LINAC systems and the process they go through to deliver targeted radiation and you will see why professional servicing and maintenance is required. External radiotherapy is done… Read more

Installment Two – The Process of Treating Cancer Using Radiation

November 29, 2018 Radparts 0

In our first installment on treating cancer with radiation we took a look in to exactly what radiation therapy was, how it worked, and how treatment is planned and delivered.  In today’s installment we will look deeper into what patients can and cannot doing during treatment, how long treatment sessions take, what to expect, and… Read more