Radiation oncology occurs through the use of ionizing radiation to treat/cure disease such as cancer. It can also be used to assist in the relief of symptoms when a cure or treatment is no longer a viable option. Most often radiation is most frequently associated with cancer however can be used in treated in a..
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There is substantial growth within the medical care industry. The population of aging citizens is growing as well. As this is occurring it is our responsibility as professionals to make sure we are keeping up with technological advancements which often means more complicated medical equipment and devices throughout a variety of care centers including radiation..
Medical facilities all have one thing in common and that is the need for progressive, radical technology and equipment. To supply patients with outstanding medical service it is crucial that facilities exceed their needs by bringing in additional, updated medical equipment and adding services to meet the growing demands of a fluctuating marketplace in a..
When it comes to medical equipment a linear accelerator is considered the “workhorse” as it is used again and again, every day. Some facilities, with lower patient counts, can often still use a linear accelerator that can be decades old whereas larger facilities often replace their radiation oncology equipment regularly every few years. In the..
It is very unfortunate when you see your friend or family member get diagnosed with cancer. Watching them go through the pain and suffering, you wish that they wouldn’t have to go through that. You also pray for cancer to never touch you. It is the most painful thing a person can go through. Often..
LINAC’s is short for linear accelerator, which are used in radiation treatments for people with cancer. These machines should receive preventative maintenance so that they stay in working order for as long as possible. Any preventative maintenance that isn’t completed within a timely manner can create issues and cause unplanned equipment failure. Those LINAC repair..
Cancer is a serious disease, irrespective of the type, where it is in the body, how large or far-gone the tumor is. It is more likely to treat any form of cancer that’s diagnosed early before it has had a chance to get bigger or spread uncontrollably. Unfortunately, most patients are privy to the fact..
As if being diagnosed with any form of cancer isn’t hard enough, you also are required to work tirelessly with your doctor to sort through a wide range of treatment to help you decide on the best treatment options. Putting in place a plan that will increase your survival odds and meet your medical budget..
Equipment used in medical facilities is critical for healthcare professionals and patients alike. Medical equipment such as linear accelerators and CT scanners are needed to allow care givers to precisely monitor and treat patients. If medical devices fail, patient care declines and outcomes can be affected. Patient care is of the utmost importance thus why..
A LINAC is the device commonly used for treatments for patients with cancer. Linear accelerators are used to treat cancerous tumors throughout the entire body with radiation therapy. They are designed to deliver high-energy x-rays or electrons to the precise areas of the body where the patients suffer the cancer. LINAC machines are incredibly costly…