New collaboration with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will advance proton radiation therapy treatment

HALIFAX, NS, October 15, 2019

Adaptiiv and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital team up, will use 3D printing to advance proton therapy

Adaptiiv Medical Technologies Inc. (Adaptiiv) is pleased to announce that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Inc. (St. Jude) has become its latest collaboration partner. The two organizations have agreed to work together to develop a module in Adaptiiv software to further advance proton radiation therapy treatment, aiming to improve current techniques that could result in the additional sparing of healthy tissues.

St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. As a cutting-edge research institution, world-class children’s hospital, and America’s largest healthcare charity, St. Jude is dedicated to finding cures and saving children’s lives by leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Adaptiiv software provides practitioners with a turnkey software solution that enables 3D printing of patient-specific accessories for use in radiation therapy. Accessories created using Adaptiiv’s solution conform to patient anatomy, improving dose delivery and patient experience. Patients are more comfortable throughout the treatment period and because the software fully integrates with a cancer center’s treatment planning system, set-up and production times are drastically reduced.

Innovation Leaders in Radiation Oncology

“We are pleased to collaborate with forward-minded organizations, such as St. Jude, one of the world’s foremost pediatric radiation therapy centers. We are demonstrating new, innovative approaches to cancer treatment, including the development and evaluation of patient-specific proton treatment techniques using 3D printed medical accessories.” says Adaptiiv CEO Peter Hickey.

About Adaptiiv
Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Adaptiiv Medical Technologies Inc. is shaping the future of patient-specific healthcare through innovation and collaboration with industry leaders throughout the world. With FDA 510(k) clearance and a CE Mark, Adaptiiv offers a regulatory cleared software solution that has been fully validated to create custom 3D printed radiotherapy accessories. The company’s solution is currently used in a clinical setting by clients in 14 countries.

Media Contact:
Rohit Seth
Director, Marketing
902.442.9091
info@adaptiiv.com

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