HSROC    Proton Center

TKCAR    ONEAL 

The UAB Department of Radiation Oncology prides itself on remaining at the technological forefront of the industry. The technology backbone of our clinical enterprise is the ARIA™ oncology information system which is deployed through centrally-hosted application virtualization software, permitting access from anywhere in the world. Our primary technologies include:

Simulation

  • Philips Brilliance Big Bore 32 Slice CT
  • GE Advantage Lightspeed CT
  • 4DCT and phased based gating simulation capabilities, using the Varian Real-time Position Management™ (RPM) system

Treatment planning and dosimetry

  • Eclipse™ treatment planning system for 3D planning
  • Eclipse intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Eclipse planning for RapidArc™ radiotherapy technology
  • Hyperarc™ for intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery
  • RapidPlan™ machine learning treatment planning module
  • Eclipse Brachyvision
  • Mobius3D Comprehensive platform for patient quality assurance
  • Portal dosimetry for IMRT verification

Treatment delivery

  • Varian Ethos Adaptive Radiotherapy Platform (Coming 2021)
  • Varian ProBeam 360°™ proton therapy system
  • Edge linear accelerator
  • TrueBeam linear accelerator
  • Clinac® iX linear accelerator with OBI (kV and CBCT)
  • Hyperarc™ for intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery
  • RapidArc™ radiotherapy technology
  • Varian Bravos Afterloader
  • Varian PerfectPitch™ 6 degrees of freedom couch
  • Varian Calypso™ Real-time Tracking & Motion Management
  • Real-time Position Management™ (RPM) system for respiratory gating
  • Surface Imaging for surface guided radiotherapy

IGRT and treatment localization 

  • OBI radiographic: kV-kV localization
  • OBI radiographic: MV localization
  • OBI CBCT
  • Surface Imaging for surface guided radiotherapy
  • Varian Calypso™ Real-time Tracking & Motion Management
  • Varian PerfectPitch™ 6 degrees of freedom couch

Intracranial and extracranial stereotactic radiosurgery

  • HyperArc™ for intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Virtual Cone for trigeminal neuralgia, thalamotomy and functional tremors
  • Stereotactic body image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) with hypo-fractionation
  • Surface Imaging for surface guided radiotherapy
  • CBCT guidance for hypo-fractionated treatments

Partnership with Varian Medical Systems

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We are a proud partner with Varian Medical Systems, and serve as a Varian demonstration site. We also utilize our radiosurgery expertise to host our SRS/SBRT training course, a three day conference that discusses and demonstrates stereotactic radiation (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation (SBRT) delivery with Eclipse™ and TrueBeam™.

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