Accuray 2017 Regional AERO Summit Brings Together Leading Oncology Specialists to Advance Cancer Patient Care
"The Accuray AERO Users' Summits were established in response to customers' requests for additional peer-to-peer learning opportunities. Our customers have told us that this type of meeting provides them with an invaluable opportunity to share best practices and learn about innovative approaches to improving treatment results for their patients," said Fabienne Hirigoyenberry-Lanson, PhD, Vice President Global Medical and Scientific Affairs, at
More than two dozen of the radiation oncology industry's leading clinicians shared information on how to optimize treatment results using the Accuray CyberKnife®, TomoTherapy® and Radixact™ Systems, and PreciseART™ Adaptive Radiation Therapy option. Meeting participants were able to engage in conversations on topics ranging from prostate cancer and nasopharyngeal cancer outcomes, to Iris™ Collimator versus InCise™ Multileaf Collimator in the treatment of liver cancer, and Radixact customer treatment experiences. Additional meeting highlights included:
- Special sessions on the
Accuraystate of the business and product roadmap
- A keynote address on "The Future of the Affordable Care Act and our U.S. Healthcare Environment"
- Breakout sessions specially created for Administrators and Radiation Therapists
Founded in 2011, AERO was created for CyberKnife System and TomoTherapy System users dedicated to advancing patient care through worldwide clinical and technical partnerships. The AERO community mission is to provide a global forum for the clinical exchange of information between clinicians and physicists for the purpose of setting a new standard in patient care and safety across treatments in the fields of SRS/SBRT, IMRT and conventional radiation therapy. Membership to AERO is free and open to all users of the CyberKnife, TomoTherapy and Radixact Systems.
About the CyberKnife®, TomoTherapy® and Radixact™ Systems
The Accuray CyberKnife M6™ Series, TomoTherapy H™ Series and Radixact treatment solutions cover the entire spectrum of radiation therapy needs. The CyberKnife M6 Series enables precise, high-quality, dose distributions to be confidently delivered to the patient with extreme accuracy over a minimum number of treatments, reducing side effects and preserving patients' quality of life. The CyberKnife System is the only robotic full-body radiosurgery system available today. The TomoTherapy H Series efficiently enables physicians to customize treatment plans for the entire range of radiation therapy patients and disease types. Its innovative design enables treatment plans to be delivered with integrated, daily CT image guidance, enhancing accuracy and delivering highly precise, intensity-modulated radiation for optimal sparing of healthy tissue and critical structures. The Radixact System empowers clinicians by integrating treatment planning, data management and treatment delivery. Using low-dose fan beam megavoltage x-ray radiation, refined beamline and fast imaging technology, the system delivers scalable and highly reliable treatment for patients with a variety of treatment requirements.
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