3D BOLUS IMPROVES ACCURACY AND EFFICIENCY OF RADIATION THERAPY FOR CANCER TREATMENT

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

09/20/2014

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 can...
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Radiation Therapy News

09/20/2014

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 hig...
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3D printing helps shape radiation therapy to patients

3D Printing Technology Helps Improve the Delivery of Radiation Therapy

08/10/2015

The 3D printed ancillary radiation therapy devices, called boluses, can be used for multiple indications such as the treatment of patients after mastectomy, in skin cancers and cancers of the head a...
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The QEII's 3D printers are revolutionizing radiation therapy

3D Printing Is Revolutinizing Radiation Therapy in Halifax

02/26/2016

Healthcare professionals are always striving to improve three main areas: quality of care, efficiency of care and patient experience.  At the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Canada, they have...
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Applications of 3D Printing in Radiation Oncology

06/02/2016

Sign in to 3DMedNet to view content.  Search "applications in radiation oncology".  In this commentary, Dr. James Robar (Nova Scotia Health Authority, Canada) discusses combining 3D printing technol...
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Clinical Applications of 3-Dimensional Printing in Radiation Therapy

05/19/2017

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is suitable for the fabrication of complex radiotherapy bolus. Although investigated from dosimetric and feasibility standpoints, there are few reports to date of its u...
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Design and production of 3D printed bolus for electron radiation therapy

04/13/2014

Electron beams provide distinct advantages in the treatment of superficial tumours due to their rapid dose fall-off and resulting capacity to spare normal tissues distal to the target volume.  Howeve...
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