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Anadolu Medical Center first tattoo and mark-free in Turkey
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Anadolu Medical Center in Istanbul has become the first in Turkey to offer tattoo and mark-free radiation therapy.   “We now use AlignRT across all SBRT, SRS, conventional lung, breast and abdominal treatments,” said Radiation Oncologist Prof. Hale Başak Caglar. “With this system, we have seen easier and faster set-up times (using the postural video […]

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Guy’s & St Thomas’ – first in London to offer tattoo-free radiation treatments
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Guy’s and St Thomas’ has become the first NHS Trust in London to offer tattoo-free radiation treatment to their breast cancer patients, thanks to their adoption of AlignRT®. Approximately 1,000 patients per year at Guy’s and St Thomas’ will be treated using this technology. Traditional radiation therapy requires breast cancer patients to be tattooed with […]

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A milestone for tattoo and mark-free treatment
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Traditional radiation therapy sometimes requires patients to receive small, often permanent tattoos on their skin to help position them for treatment. According to a recent study, around 70% of women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer had negative feelings about these markings. For the first time, there are now more than 100 centers recognized by […]

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“We’re believers because we saw it” The University of Tennessee Medical Center upgrades with AlignRT
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The University of Tennessee Medical Center recently decided to invest in upgrading their radiation therapy technology and began the process of evaluating different systems. It was a decision that led them to increase their commitment to Vision RT’s SGRT solutions. We were getting ready to do a linear accelerator upgrade here on campus,” said Brett […]

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“A breakthrough” Shenzhen People’s Hospital becomes first tattoo & mark-free center in China
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On the morning of February 24, 2021, Shenzhen People’s Hospital became the first in China to offer tattoo and mark-free radiation therapy treatments. “This is a breakthrough in radiotherapy treatment,” said Zhong Heli, Director of Radiation Therapy Center at Shenzhen People’s Hospital. “We have been successfully using Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT) technology since 2018 […]

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EWHA Womans University Seoul Hospital first in Korea to go tattoo and mark-free
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The EWHA Womans University Seoul Hospital has become the first in Korea, and third in Asia to go tattoo and mark-free for their radiation therapy treatments, thanks to their adoption of AlignRT, Vision RT’s Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT) technology. “AlignRT technology has increased our treatment accuracy, as it tracks the skins surface in real-time […]

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Vision RT & Oregon Healthcare in new India partnership
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Vision RT is delighted to announce a new commercial partnership with Oregon Healthcare. Oregon Healthcare – based in Bangalore – have more than 200 key accounts serving more than 1000 installations, including major public and private hospitals, medical college hospitals, defence hospitals, diagnostic centers and manufacturers across India and neighboring countries. As part of this […]

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Steven Biko Academic Hospital in South Africa expands its offer with AlignRT
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The Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa has just announced the installation of two AlignRT systems for their Radiation Oncology Unit. Dr Sheynaz Bassa, Radiation Oncologist, says they chose the system from Vision RT so they could expand their offerings. “We currently offer VMAT, radiosurgery and conformal radiation therapy,” he said. “But with […]

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ESTRO WORKSHOP PAPER: “SGRT POISED TO BECOME INTEGRAL COMPONENT OF ALL RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENTS”
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“SGRT is poised to become an integral component of all radiotherapy treatments” according to a new paper titled: “Clinical paradigms and challenges in surface guided radiation therapy: Where do we go from here?” The paper was put together by the co-chairs of the 3rd Physics Workshop organized by the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology […]

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Vision RT supplies The Christie with new radiotherapy systems
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Vision RT has agreed a contract with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester for the installation of 11 Surface Guided Radiotherapy (SGRT) Systems. These new systems will be installed across all four of the Christie’s treatment centers and fully integrated into both existing Varian and Elekta Linear Accelerators as well as Philips CT Scanners. […]

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