PIONEERING faster and more accurate radiotherapy will soon be available in Yorkshire.
Leeds Cancer Centre at St James’ University Hospital has teamed up with international medical equipment manufacturer Elekta to be one of the first in the world to benefit from two revolutionary new radiotherapy treatment machines.
Two of Elekta’s Versa HD Radiotherapy Systems are currently being installed in the hospital’s Bexley Wing, in partnership with Medipass Healthcare, part of PFI partners St James’ Oncology SPC.
The Versa HD radiotherapy machines, are designed to improve patient care and treat a broader spectrum of cancers. It is hoped treatments will start on patients in Leeds during the summer.