In 2016, our cofounder submitted a graduate thesis on the use of superficial radiation treatment as an alternative to Mohs surgery. Today, IG-SRT is being used at over 145 dermatology practices in the United States with extraordinary results.
Marie Curie discovers radiation.
Wilhelm Röntgen discovers a new ray and calls it the X-ray.
In Chicago, IL, Dr. Emile Grubbe experiments with the use of x-rays to treat cancer.
Henri Coutard develops the first fractionated course of radiation treatment for cancer.
Use of superficial radiotherapy to treat skin cancer begins to reach its peak. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that more that 50% of dermatology practices use superficial radiotherapy equipment (1974).
Dermatology residency programs begin offering Mohs surgical training. Government regulations make it more difficult to offer radiotherapy in a practice setting and shifts in reimbursement rates make it difficult for practices to justify the expense involved in offering radiotherapy.
Few dermatology practices in the US offer superficial radiotherapy. Mohs becomes the go-to treatment option for non-melanoma skin cancer treatment.
Sensus Healthcare manufactures the first Image-Guided SRT device.
A dermatology practice in Texas becomes the first to commit to the transition from SRT to IG-SRT.
First patient treated for non-melanoma skin cancer using IG-SRT. The RTT providing treatment will later become our Chief Operating Officer.
S. Scott submits his master’s thesis “The Integration of Superficial Radiotherapy for Skin Cancer in a Dermatologic Practice.”
SkinCure Oncology is born.
10 dermatology practices offer IG-SRT
1,000th patient treated with IG-SRT
50 practices offer IG-SRT
5,000th patient treated with IG-SRT
10,000th patient treated with IG-SRT
100 practices offer IG-SRT
15,000th patient treated with IG-SRT
20,000th patient treated with IG-SRT
130 practices offer IG-SRT
25,000th patient treated with IG-SRT
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