The versatile TrueBeam is capable of treating a wide range of cancers with high accuracy and precision
The Apollo Hospitals Group has launched Varian’s TrueBeam radiotherapy system with Velocity, an intelligent software solution for interventional oncology at Apollo Cancer Institute, Apollo Health City campus, Hyderabad. The versatile TrueBeam is capable of treating a wide range of cancers with high accuracy and precision allowing oncologists or cancer specialists to treat many types of complex cancer cases. Patients also benefit due to the comfort, accuracy, and speed permitted by the TrueBeam system. The addition of the specialised software, Velocity, organises patient data and makes it available in one place to help clinicians make more informed treatment decisions.
TrueBeam has been used for treating patients in over 90 countries and every year around 1.5 million patients receiving treatment on a TrueBeam linear accelerator (LINAC). TrueBeam uses intelligent automation that not just simplifies the workflow, but also guides the specialists step-by-step through each radiotherapy treatment.
The Velocity software organises patient data and makes it available in one place, allowing the oncologist to access and compile treatment and imaging data from diverse systems for a comprehensive view of a patient’s diagnostic imaging and treatment history.
Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, Governor of Telangana was the Chief Guest for the launch.
Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairperson Apollo Hospitals Groups said, “With TrueBeam LINAC, our patients can rest assured that they will receive the most advanced radiotherapy techniques with the added benefits of a high degree of accuracy and a shorter treatment time for a successful treatment.”
Dr Vijay Anand Reddy, Director Oncology Apollo Cancer Center Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad said, “The TrueBeam platform with Velocity provides us with the tools to manage and treat our patients optimally.”