Siemens Medical Solutions to distribute Nucletron oncology system
30 November 2005
Veenendaal, The Netherlands. Dutch company Nucletron BV and Siemens
Medical Solutions have announced a worldwide distribution agreement for
Nucletron's Oncentra MasterPlan.
Oncentra MasterPlan is part of Nucletron's family of Oncentra software
solutions for oncology. It consists of four modules: Oncentra Anatomy uses
best-in-class tools for sophisticated contouring, segmentation and
multi-modality image registration and fusion. Oncentra Virtual Simulation
provides high-quality image manipulation and advanced contouring tools, easy
beam set-up and real-time generated DRRs. Oncentra Optimizer gives users
rapid optimization through an extremely advanced algorithm. Oncentra
Evaluation allows interactive dose shaping for 3D plan evaluation and
generates Dose Volume Histograms.
This agreement will provide Siemens customers with access to the most
advanced treatment planning solution in the market today, directly through
Siemens sales organisation.
"We are very excited about being able to offer the Oncentra MasterPlan
software to a larger customer base, through our distribution agreement with
Siemens OCS," states David Imperiali, Managing Director of Nucletron BV. "A
key element of our strategy is to develop software solutions which are
clinically relevant regardless of the hospital's choice of equipment; we are
delighted to have the endorsement of one of the leading equipment
Ajit Singh, President of Siemens Oncology Care Systems, states "Oncentra
MasterPlan is one of the most advanced treatment-planning system on the
market today. A suite of individual treatment-planning modules for
external-beam radiotherapy, Oncentra MasterPlan has been designed with DICOM
integration, connectivity and flexibility in mind. Oncentra MasterPlan is
available in all countries worldwide, and Siemens will distribute MasterPlan
on a non-exclusive basis".