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Adaptiiv Announces the University of Hong Kong as Both Customer and Research Partner

HALIFAX, Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Adaptiiv, an innovative medical technology company announced today the University of Hong Kong will use 3DBolus Software, an advanced software solution that enables the creation of customized personal medical devices using 3D printing, used primarily in the treatment of cancer. Additionally, Adaptiiv will partner with the University’s department of […]

Adaptiiv Medical Technologies Announces Release of Adaptiiv AccuCALC©

HALIFAX, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Adaptiiv Medical Technologies Inc. (Adaptiiv), an innovative medical technology company, announced today the release of a proprietary AccuCALC© that allows cancer centers to determine the business case for offering 3D Bolus, Adaptiiv’s advanced software solution. The AccuCALC© was developed by Churchill Consulting, a division of Crux Quality Solutions (www.cruxqs.com) […]

Adaptiiv Announces United States Military to Use 3D Bolus

HALIFAX, Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Adaptiiv, an innovative medical technology company announced today the United States Military will use 3D Bolus Software, Adaptiiv’s advanced software, in treating American veterans with cancer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC). Dubbed “The Nation’s Medical Center,” WRNMMC is the United States’ largest and most renowned joint […]

Client Profile – Calvary Mater Newcastle

Below is a profile provided by one of our valued customers, Calvary Mater Newcastle (CMN) based in New South Wales, Australia. Click here to download PDF version

Adaptiiv Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market 3D Bolus Software

HALIFAX, July 18, 2018 /CNW/ – Adaptiiv, an innovative medical technology company announced today that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market 3D Bolus Software, an advanced software solution that enables the creation of customized personal medical devices using 3D printing, used primarily in the treatment of cancer. […]

CIVCO Radiotherapy & Adaptiiv Join Forces to Expand 3D Bolus for Radiotherapy

We are excited to be teaming up with CIVCO, the leading global provider of high quality, innovative, patient-centric radiotherapy solutions. This initiative marks a milestone for Adaptiiv in improving patient outcomes in radiation therapy worldwide. Read more on our collaboration with CIVCO.

3D Bolus is now Adaptiiv

From the moment we were founded, we had big aspirations in mind – to be the definitive technology platform that could create transformational solutions and deliver life-changing outcomes for patients all over the world. The name 3D Bolus initially encapsulated everything we were at the very beginning. Boluses have long been a weak link in […]

Clinical Applications of 3-Dimensional Printing in Radiation Therapy

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is suitable for the fabrication of complex radiotherapy bolus. By combining 3D printing technology with patient image data, cancer centres are able to improve accuracy and efficiency of radiation therapy.

Applications of 3D Printing in Radiation Oncology

Sign in to 3DMedNet to view content.  Search “applications in radiation oncology”.  In this commentary, Dr. James Robar (Nova Scotia Health Authority, Canada) discusses combining 3D printing technology with patient image data to improve accuracy and efficiency of radiation therapy.

3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Radiation Therapy in Halifax

Healthcare professionals are always striving to improve three main areas: quality of care, efficiency of care and patient experience.  At the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Canada, they have found a way to drastically improve all three — at once.

3D Printing Technology Helps Improve the Delivery of Radiation Therapy

The 3D printed ancillary radiation therapy devices, called boluses, can be used for multiple indications such as the treatment of patients after mastectomy, in skin cancers and cancers of the head and neck.

Radiation Therapy News

Electron beams provide advantages in superficial radiation therapy in that they have a rapid dose fall-off with depth of penetration.  However, conventionally it has been difficult to conform the high dose area to the distal edge of the treatment volume.  Researchers have used 3D printing technology, and patented algorithms to provide a practical and low […]

3D Printed Bolus Provides Improved Accuracy, May Cut Treatment Costs Substantially

A new research article by a team of Canadian researchers published in the American Association Of Physicists In Medicine‘s points to potential for 3D printers to soon become standard fixtures in cancer centers.