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Cancer treatment delivery time is being cut by up to 42 percent,¹ thanks to an advanced form of radiotherapy treatment delivered by Versa HD™. This is the message that medical technology company Elekta will deliver to UK cancer experts this week at a road show in London and Leeds.

A team from St James's Institute of Oncology, Leeds, which worked closely with Elekta during the machine's development, will reveal that treatments for prostate and advanced lung SBRT (stereotactic body radiotherapy) cancers can be delivered significantly faster than before. SBRT treatments for inoperable non-small cell lung cancer can be delivered within a 20 minute treatment slot.²

For complex head and neck cancers, the use of Versa HD means treatment can be delivered 42 percent faster¹; treatment in some cases of prostate cancer can be delivered over five days rather than six weeks³. By treating more patients in a day, clinics can increase efficiency and make advanced...

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