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Cancer Center Radiation Therapy RapidArc Radiotherapy

Physician Benefits - RapidArc™ Radiotherapy
RapidArc™ radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems is a major advance in cancer treatment that improves dose conformity while significantly shortening treatment times for some types of cancer.

RapidArc is simple
RapidArc treatment dramatically reduces the amount of time spent in each treatment. Your patients face less discomfort and disruption, which helps lower the stress of treatment and enables them to quickly resume their daily activities and lifestyle.

RapidArc is fast
RapidArc treatments can be delivered in less than two minutes, which is two to eight times faster than older forms of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and faster than helical IMRT.

RapidArc delivers
RapidArc delivers precise treatments to match the tumor size and location, sparing the surrounding healthy tissue.

RapidArc is precise
RapidArc uses a unique Varian algorithm that provides exceptional treatment delivery control, resulting in improved dose conformity for greater normal tissue sparing and tumor control.

RapidArc is efficient
RapidArc combines unprecedented speed with remarkable precision. During treatment, the single gantry rotation speeds treatment delivery, so peripheral tissues receive a lower overall dose compared to conventional IMRT treatments.