Monthly Archive September 2014

Radiation Therapy News

Electron beams provide advantages in superficial radiation therapy in that they have a rapid dose fall-off with depth of penetration.  However, conventionally it has been difficult to conform the high dose area to the distal edge of the treatment volume.  Researchers have used 3D printing technology, and patented algorithms to provide a practical and low […]

3D Printed Bolus Provides Improved Accuracy, May Cut Treatment Costs Substantially

A new research article by a team of Canadian researchers published in the American Association Of Physicists In Medicine‘s points to potential for 3D printers to soon become standard fixtures in cancer centers.