A Global Issue
Cancer is a worldwide problem and accounted for one in every 5 non-communicable deaths in 2012. The World Health Organization estimates that over 8 million deaths per year are due to cancer. More than two thirds of these deaths occur in low-middle income countries.
Radiotherapy is a pillar of cancer treatment and cure. Over half of all cancer patients will require radiotherapy treatment. But radiotherapy involves large, expensive and sophisticated machines. These machines need dedicated, specialized concrete rooms with significant staffing and service support.
Over 350 million people do not have any access to radiotherapy services. The WHO estimates over half of cancer patients live in low and middle-income countries, but have access to less than a third of the world’s available radiotherapy machines.
Advanced, best-practice radiotherapy should be cost-effective and affordable – and it can be…
Nano-X is an innovative cancer treatment system, being designed and developed in Australia. Nano-X will change how radiation therapy is delivered - from large reference centres to small town hospitals.
An advanced on-board imaging/planning system captures 3D images in real-time, controls the linac, delivers the right amount of energy automatically to the right tissue, with fewer dedicated staffing requirements.
Reduction in Cost
20% the cost of competitors
Lower Staff Requirement
25% of the on site staff
Reduced Bunker Size
33% the size of a conventional bunker
100% compatible with existing bunkers