Author Archives: CPS

New therapy offers alternative treatment for lung cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Kentucky. In the United States, more than 200,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. If diagnosed early, a common treatment for non-small cell lung cancer is surgery to remove the cancer, often along with an entire lobe of the lung. Surgery requires the patient to be healthy enough to survive the operation and to be Read More

Coming up roses: Flower picked from hospital garden used to test £5.3m radiotherapy machine

The MR-guided linear accelerator (MR-linac) is currently one of only seven experimental systems in the world. It combines magnetic resonance (MR) scanning and ‘tumour-busting’ radiotherapy to deliver magnetic resonance radiotherapy in one package. It is expected to deliver some of the most precise radiotherapy available once fully operational, according to The Christie. The installation of the new £5.3m machine was completed earlier this year and Read More

Stanford’s new ‘accelerator on a chip’ could revolutionize medical care

Researchers at Stanford University are developing a linear accelerator that is the size of a chip — instead of two miles long — and it could herald a medical breakthrough. Linear accelerators are commonly used for external beam radiation treatments for patients with cancer. However, only a handful have been constructed as they are very expensive to build, maintain and operate. Stanford’s accelerator on a Read More

Don’t Miss These March Specials on Linear Accelerator Parts

Linear Accelerator parts on sale

March is the month of St. Patrick’s Day, but customers won’t spend a lot of green with linear accelerator parts this month. RadParts has two great specials, including the lowest price we’ve ever offered on full leaf motors. Normally priced at $220, customers can buy full leaf motors for just $195 this month. Linear accelerator operators adjust the 120 leaves, each powered by an individual Read More

New Testing Facility Nearing Completion

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RadParts’ new testing facility opening later this spring will allow us to better test repaired parts to ensure customers get the best product at a great price. The new facility will be housed in a 5,000 sq. ft. vault attached to our current warehouse, which currently covers 25,000 sq. ft. The ability to test used components will improve quality control, one of the guiding principles Read More

RadParts Keeps Delivering Despite Snowstorms

RadParts snow

Kids love snow. The more of it the better, especially if it means a day off from school. Even adults appreciate the occasional snow day. However, at RadParts a snow day can be a very bad thing. Hospitals, doctor and veterinarian offices, research centers and other companies all over the world rely on linear accelerator parts to arrive on time, no matter what the weather Read More

Dubai Trip a Success for Acceletronics

There’s no better place than Dubai for companies looking to expand into the Middle East. Last month, Acceletronics sent two representatives on a 17-hour trip to the city to attend one of the largest medical conferences in the world, the Arab Health Congress (AHC). The Middle East has seen an explosion in the healthcare industry in recent years, with Dubai at the center of it, Read More

February Specials on Linear Accelerator Parts

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RadParts is offering two linear accelerator parts for over 30 percent off of the list price for a very limited time. RadParts is the world’s largest independent, employee-owned distributor of parts for linear accelerators and radiation oncology equipment. Now through the end of February, Millennium MLC field lamps are only $10 each, a savings of $5 off the regular price. The 12-volt, 100-watt bulbs used Read More

Acceletronics Heads to Dubai for Arab Health Congress

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Members of the Acceletronics team are leaving the cold of the northeast and heading across the globe to the Arab Health Congress in sunny and warm Dubai. The Congress is made up of 19 different health care conferences ranging from public health and quality management to wound care and urology. Acceletronics won’t be exhibiting this year since it’s the company’s first visit. Instead the team Read More