Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge is to install its second TomoTherapy Hi-Art treatment machine.
Following the success of its Government-funded evaluation TomoTherapy system, which treated the first patient in October 2007, the trust is now locally funding the second system. After six months of clinical experience of TomoTherapy, Addenbrooke’s decided they needed to provide advanced radiotherapy to a wider group of patients in the Cambridge region.
The north east of England will also be well served by TomoTherapy, as James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, is to install the system new Northern Centre for Cancer Care at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle delivered their first TomoTherapy treatment last month.
TomoTherapy is described as the world’s first helical tomotherapy technology with integrated CT imaging and adaptive treatment capability.
The full report is published on page 22 of the March issue of RAD Magazine.