Optimising the MR-Linac as a standard treatment modality

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Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences


The magnetic resonance linear accelerator (MR-Linac) offers a new treatment paradigm, providing improved visualisation of targets and organs at risk while allowing for daily adaptation of treatment plans in real time. Online MR-guided adaptive treatment has reduced treatment uncertainties; however, the additional treatment time and resource requirements may be a concern. We present our experience of integrating an MR-Linac into a busy department and provide recommendations for improved clinical and resource efficiency. Furthermore, we discuss potential future technological innovations that can further optimise clinical productivity in a busy department.

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