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iRT is pleased to announce that we have signed a cooperation agreement with The Christie in Manchester for testing an innovative technology to improve patient safety in radiotherapy. Watch the video above to learn more about The Christie and its important role as one of the leading cancer therapy centers in the world. Click here

Current Verification Techniques

Tuesday, 10, December , 2013 by

Todays presentation is about the verification technology available in a state-of-the-art Radiotherapy department. Both the video and the article provide an overview of the  tools available today to verify  increasingly complex  treatment techniques. Verification is the process of testing, controlling or monitoring to ensure that a product, a service or a system complies with the

Mexico has informed the IAEA’s Incident and Emergency Centre (IEC) of the theft of a truck carrying a dangerous radioactive source used in medical treatment. Mexico’s “Comisión Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear y Salvaguardias (CNSNS)” said the truck, which was transporting the cobalt-60 teletherapy source from a hospital in the northern city of Tijuana to a

Mrs. Eveline Lemke, Minister of Economic Affairs presented the “Pioneering Spirit” Award 2013 to the two company founders, Thesi Roestel and Jürgen Oellig during the Award Ceremonies that took place on the 21st of November in Mainz. The “Pioneering Spirit” Award is a joint initiative of the Investment and Economic Development Bank of Rheinland-Pfalz (ISB),

Impressions from the AIFM Torino 2013

Thursday, 21, November , 2013 by

The 8th National Meeting Italian Medical Physics Association took place this year from the 16.-19. November in Torino. The meeting was a great success with a lot of positive feedback. We would like to congratulate Mattia and Valentina from Tecnosan for establishing  a perfect environment present our products.

I remember exactly where I was when I got the call from a “Good Morning America” producer. I was about to interview Marie Monville, the wife of the Amish school shooter, in the bucolic setting of Lancaster, Pa. She was speaking out about the senseless horror that happened in the most unlikely of places. I

The theme chosen for 2013 is ‘Radiation Exposure from Medical Procedures: Ask the Medical Physicist!’ As medical imaging technologies and radiotherapy techniques are fast developing and becoming more intricate, medical physicists are playing an increasingly significant role in the clinical environment. They contribute to the safe and accurate use of radiation to achieve the best

UKC (University Clinic) Maribor, Slovenia invests in complete dosimetry package from iRT Systems   Learn more about this project on our News page at iRT News   You can watch the video also on YouTube

Press Release Content Mary Adams, a 28-year-old woman, pregnant on 15th week was admitted to the hospital with severe abdominal pain. Her symptoms were indicative of appendicitis. Ultrasound examination was inconclusive in determining the diagnosis. Clinicians thought that Computed Tomography (CT) will give them answer. Is the risk of irradiating the fetus less than that the radiation

Increased complexity in radiotherapy

Monday, 28, October , 2013 by

Watch the video presentation above (ideally in full screen mode) or read the following article to learn about the increased complexity in radiotherapy. For a workshop at our office I had to prepare a presentation about the increased complexity in radiotherapy over the last years. How do you visualize complexity? What could be a significant indicator