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The Use of Radiation Equipment in Treating Cancer

Each year around 14 million cases of cancer spring up globally. It is estimated that radiation therapy heals 3.5 million people and provides palliative relief for another 3.5 million people. These approximations have been made based on the fact that radiation therapy has benefitted over 50 percent of all cancer patients. What Is Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy employs the high-energy particles or waves, such as Read More

Relocating Medical Equipment is a Job For Specialists

Medical equipment has evolved enormously over the past half a century. In addition to entirely new machines, new improved versions of older equipment keep being introduced all the time.  So there arises a constant need to shift old equipment to a different location and commission the latest version in your premises. Also, more and more medical facilities are coming up across the world making it Read More

Boost the Healthcare Services You Can Provide By Financing the Equipment You Need

Health care equipment costs are continuing to increase. The high cost of medical equipment required for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various diseases makes every medical care unit pause to think about the purchase and create a plan to manage the financial side of buying equipment. When planning to acquire any medical equipment, the points which need proper consideration and evaluation are as follows. The Read More

What To Look For With Refurbsihed LINAC Systems

Rаdіоthеrару wоrkѕ bу tаrgеtіng hіgh-еnеrgу gаmmа rау or еlесtrоn beam оntо саnсеr сеllѕ, whісh are more prone tо rаdіаtіоn damage thаn the normal tissues. Lіnеаr ассеlеrаtоrѕ аrе usually multi-modality іоnіѕіng rаdіаtіоn gеnеrаtоrѕ with аѕѕосіаtеd іmаgіng dеvісеѕ, сurrеntlу used for delivery оf еxtеrnаl bеаm rаdіоthеrару. Thе соntеmроrаrу lіnеаr accelerators рrоvіdе either 6 MеV photons іn thе “lіttlе еnеrgу” range mасhіnеѕ, or duаl/trірlе рhоtоn energy аnd ѕеvеrаl Read More

SLAC accelerator plans appear in Smithsonian art exhibit

Leroy Schwarcz, one of the first engineers hired to build SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory’s original 2-mile-long linear accelerator, thought his wife might like to use old mechanical drawings of the project as wrapping paper. So, he brought them home. His wife, acclaimed enamelist June Schwarcz, had other ideas. Today, works called SLAC Drawing III, VII and VIII, created in 1974 and 1975 from electroplated copper Read More

Hickman Cancer Center delighted with Acceletronics care of their Varian TrueBeam® Linear Accelerator

When the Hickman Cancer Center at ProMedica Health System’s Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio entrusted Acceletronics with the care of their Varian TrueBeam® Linear Accelerator, they had a laundry list of things that they were living with which spoiled their enjoyment of their state of the art technology. As Anita Stolaruk, Director of Oncology observed, “Acceletronics is dedicated to providing very thorough preventative maintenance and Read More

ACCELETRONICS INSTALLS AND MAINTAINS LINEAR ACCELERATORS FOR A LIVING

The Acceletronics install team recently completed the relocation of an Elekta Synergy® linear accelerator in Lakewood Ranch, Florida and this is what our customer representative said: “Greetings from Bob Duerkes, The Acceletronics team did an outstanding job in the relocation of our Elekta Synergy XVI accelerator from our BAO office to our LWF office. They came in within our budget guidelines and performed the work Read More