February 2013: Your Health
Please see our two advertisements in the Herald-Sun and The Age on 9th February.
Radiation Oncology Victoria (ROV) is a private provider of radiotherapy services across metropolitan Melbourne and country Victoria.
Our enduring aim is to maintain a high quality in patient care by providing a prompt, personalised and experienced service. We treat both private and non-insured patients.
We have a total of five centres and employ approximately 200 staff. Each centre is equipped with the most advanced state-of-the-art technology in radiation planning and treatment, to deliver a high quality of care for patients with cancer.
ROV has a proven track record of providing excellence in patient care since establishing its first centre in 1991 and we are third largest provider of radiotherapy services in Australia.
We are able to deliver highly conformal radiotherapy, including intensity-modulated radiotherapy, image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), and brachytherapy including low-dose rate seed brachytherapy and high-dose rate brachytherapy.
Each ROV centre works in partnership with surrounding private and public hospitals, referring doctors, other medical professionals and the community to provide optimal care for cancer patients.
HDR brachytherapy service moves to Ringwood Private. more
Success of brachytherapy in the media. more
East Melbourne Consulting Suites Relocation. more
ROV and Genesis Cancer Care have merged. more
ROV is powered by:
Varian Medical Systems is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer with radiotherapy and brachytherapy. All ROV centres are equipped with Varian technology.
Fast, accurate and interactive treatment planning tools have made Philips Pinnacle³ the number 1 radiation treatment planning system in performance and reliability.
The integration of the SmartArc module to Pinnacle³ allows the creation of rotational intensity modulated radiotherapy (also known as VMAT). The benefits of rotational IMRT are shorter treatment times per patient.
IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc., an Elekta company, provides healthcare IT solutions that streamline clinical and business operations across the spectrum of cancer care.
ROV research with:
BioGrid is a not for profit unique platform for life science research teams to access and share genetic and clinical research data across multiple organisations in an ethically approved and secure way, using the World Wide Web.
TROG Cancer Research is Australia and New Zealand's specialist clinical research group for cancers that can be treated with radiotherapy. TROG is a cooperative multi-disciplinary organisation dedicated to the control of a wide range of cancers through quality multi-centre research.