Centre Eugène Marquis, Rennes, France

The Centre Eugène Marquis is a Private Health Establishment with Collective Interests (Etablissement de Santé Privé d'Intérêt Collectif) (ESPIC). With its vocation as a university hospital it is a non-profit-making establishment and is a participant in the public health hospital service.

A recognized public utility foundation, the Centre Eugène Marquis founded in 1923, is one of the 20 Centres de Lutte Contre le Cancer (Centres in the Fight against Cancer) (CLCC) set up by the Ordinance of 1945 and since then regrouped under the umbrella of the Fédération Française des Centres de Lutte contre le Cancer (French Federation of Centres for the Fight against Cancer).

The department of radiation oncology treats about 2.500 patients annually with the following equipment:

  • 2x Elekta Linacs:
    • Synergy (MLC Agility) with XVi
    • VersaHD with FFF beams (MLC Agility) with XVi and Exactrac device (Brainlab)
  • 2x Varian Linacs: Clinac2100C (MLC Millennium) with OBI
  • 1x Cyberknife M6
  • 1x dedicated Philips CT
  • 3x devices for brachytherapy:
    • 2x MicroSelectron Elekta: 1 for PDR and 1 for HDR
    • 1x device for I-125 seed implants

The following treatment techniques have been introduced:

  • IMRT: Step and Shoot technique since 2004 and VMAT since 2009,
  • SBRT: intra cranial since 2005, stereo extra cranial since 2012,
  • IGRT since 2008,
  • Adaptive Radiotherapy since 2013

For many years, the Centre Eugène Marquis has relied on PTW quality assurance devices, such as:

  • PTW 2D ARRAY Seven29
  • PTW OCTAVIUS Detector 1500
  • PTW STARCHECK with BQ-Check and holding device
  • PTW DAVID chamber
  • PTW OCTAVIUS 4D
  • 2x MP3 (MP3, MP3-M) Water Phantoms with TPR Options
  • 1x MP1 Water Phantom
  • Several solid phantoms (IMRT Head & Neck Phantom, RW3 slab phantoms, Universal IMRT, inhomogeneity phantom)
  • Several PTW ion chambers, well type chambers and solid state detectors
  • Several PTW Electrometers (UNIDOS webline, UNIDOS)

 

Contact:

Caroline Lafond

Head of Physics Department
Phone +33 (0)2 99 25 30 00
Fax +33 (0)2 99 25 30 33
E-Mail: c.lafond[at]rennes.unicancer.fr

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