Commissioning and early experience with a new-generation low-energy linear accelerator with advanced delivery and imaging functionalities

BACKGROUND A new-generation low-energy linear accelerator (UNIQUE) was introduced in the clinical arena during 2009 by Varian Medical Systems. The world's first UNIQUE was installed at Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland and put into clinical operation in June 2010. The aim of the present contribution was to report experience about its commissioning… CONTINUE READING