Nucletron Releases Comprehensive Film-and Volume-based Planning System For Wide Variety Of Brachy So

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Nucletron Releases Comprehensive Film-and Volume-Based Planning System for Wide

Variety of Brachy Solutions


VEENENDAAL, May 14 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    Nucletron, a knowledge-based leader in radiation oncology, today

announced a new release of Oncentra(R) Brachy, a comprehensive film- and

volume-based treatment planning system to optimize cancer treatment planning

for brachytherapy. Oncentra Brachy, the world's first fully DICOM-compatible

treatment planning system, is a user-friendly Windows-based planning system

that features state-of-the-art optimization algorithms to ensure efficient

treatment.


    Oncentra Brachy is adaptable to any clinical workflow. As well as

advanced 3D contouring and margining tools, Oncentra Brachy fully supports

film-based (2D) treatment planning. The system allows for planning of a wide

variety of brachytherapy treatments. Oncentra Brachy is fully geared up

towards Intensity Modulated Brachytherapy (IMBT).


    "We have set a new benchmark in brachytherapy treatment planning," said

Jos Lamers, chief executive officer of Nucletron. "We have worked with our

clinical partners to develop a solution that migrates PLATO users to a new

platform that fits the demands of all clinics. As part of our full range of

brachytherapy solutions, Oncentra Brachy is a key element of our efforts in

improving patient care."


    Nucletron will display and demonstrate Oncentra Brachy throughout the

2009 GEC ESTRO in Porto, Portugal, from 13 to 16 May 2009, and at ABS 2009 in

Toronto, Canada, from 31 May to 2 June 2009.


    About Nucletron


    Nucletron is a knowledge-based leader in Radiation Oncology, working with

clinical teams to realize innovative solutions that improve patient care.

Nucletron strives to offer the best possible choice of radiation modalities

through integrated products, software and services. Critical to the Nucletron

philosophy is the establishment of close working relationships with

individual clinical teams - reconfiguring traditional boundaries between

customer and solution provider. Many Nucletron employees have clinical

experience delivering oncology care, providing an in-depth understanding of

the complex needs of clinicians. For more information, visit



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