Accuray and C-RAD Unveil Automated Breast Cancer Treatment Package for the Radixact® System at American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting
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The breast cancer treatment package is designed to enable medical care teams to provide an integrated and automated Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH) solution using Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT) that delivers ultra-precise treatments that enhance safety and speed. With the addition of this capability the Radixact System now offers the most comprehensive tool set in the industry by leveraging superior CT image quality from proprietary ClearRT™ imaging with the CT-linac capabilities of TomoHelical™ and TomoDirect™ deliveries in as quick as 10-minute treatment time slots.
"ASTRO 2022 marks an important milestone for our organization as we launch, with C-RAD, a new option for the Radixact System for treating the wide range of breast cancer patients. Breast cancer remains a significant women's health issue that with early detection and more precise treatment technology can have a major impact on extending and improving the quality of patients' lives. It seems appropriate to make this announcement during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time when people worldwide join together to raise awareness of improving early diagnosis and treatment options for this disease. This introduction is the result of our strong investment in R&D to deliver robust and differentiated products that are intended to improve lives," said
"SGRT technology has proven its substantial benefits in hospitals and clinics around the world, as shown in the multitude of clinical research on the topic. We at C-RAD firmly believe surface tracking is becoming the standard of care," says
Additional Accuray Meeting Highlights: Industry Partnerships, Advances in Software and Imaging Solutions to Deliver More, Better, Faster
- CyberKnife® platform: Brainlab Elements is intended to augment the platform's full-featured Accuray Precision® Treatment Planning System (TPS) to enable fast contouring, treatment planning and ultra-precise delivery, enhancing treatment quality for even the most complex intracranial and spinal indications.
- ClearRT™ Enhanced Imaging: new functionality includes improved visualization when treating tumors near high-density objects such as teeth and bone, and an up to 60% reduction in daily hardware warmup and calibration time, supporting the delivery of precise radiation treatments to more patients each day.
- ARTemis: our partnership with RaySearch will leverage the Accuray ClearRT imaging, RayStation automated planning capability with AI segmentation and RayCare's powerful clinical workflow management tools to facilitate the development of an optimized solution, ARTemis, for online adaptive therapy**.
'Meet the Experts': Multiple Educational Opportunities
- AI: Adapt Intelligently Accuray Symposium: Clinicians Share Treatment Perspectives
Symposium panelists will share their perspectives on how
Accuraytechnologies can help medical care teams to adapt treatments and transform patient outcomes. Sunday, October 23at 11:00 am CTin the Industry Expert Theater1, exhibit hall. Click here for more information or to register for the symposium.
- Accuray Exchange (AEx): Daily Sessions Throughout the Meeting
Live in the
Accuraybooth, ongoing interactive discussions with industry experts on topics designed to help improve clinical practice. The complete talk schedule can be found here.
- Product Demonstrations: Personalized Content to Meet Wide-Ranging Interests
Meeting attendees can book a one-on-one demonstration to gain insight into optimizing results using
Accurayand partner products including the Accuray Precision® TPS, iDMS® Data Management System, RaySearch RayStation Treatment Planning System and more. Click here to make an appointment.
*510(k) pending. The breast cancer treatment package [name to be revealed during the unveiling at ASTRO] is not available for sale in the
**Works in progress
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