Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

IMRT, chemo-radiation, oropharyngeal, head and neck cancer, combination, quality of life, study, University of Michigan
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | August 14, 2015
Combining intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) with chemotherapy to treat locally advanced oropharyngeal (head and...
extended-field IMRT, cervical, endometrial cancer, duodenal toxicity, Pittsburgh
Feature | Radiation Oncology | July 10, 2015
Women with cervical or endometrial cancer who require treatment to the para-aortic (PA) lymph nodes can safely receive...
Prostate Cancer Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy Report Quality of Life
Feature | September 15, 2014
Prostate cancer patients who received hypofractionated (HPFX) radiation therapy (RT) reported that their quality of...
Feature | September 03, 2014 | Raissa Rocha
Arc-based radiation therapy continues to gain ground as physicians opt for treatment options that not only are more...
Feature | October 24, 2013
 A comprehensive review of Medicare claims for more than 45,000 patients from 2005 through 2010 found that nearly all...
 Best Medical Expansion Radiation Therapy Acquisitions
News | April 08, 2013
 TeamBest companies are planning for a major expansion by diversifying its area of expertise and product lines, to meet...
Radiation Therapy Prostate Cancer VMAT IMRT
Feature | February 12, 2013
According to a study in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, the use of volume-...

Varian's Trilogy linear accelerator.

Feature | September 05, 2012 | Helen Kuhl
The external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) market has been active in recent months, with advances in techniques, devices and...

A CyberKnife treatment plan for lung cancer.

Feature | September 05, 2012 | Joost Nuyttens, M.D., Ph.D.
The preferred treatment for patients with operable lung cancer is surgical resection. However, many lung cancer...
Feature | August 24, 2012
August 23, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems is establishing an in-country subsidiary in South Korea. Varian Medical...

Training at the new International Competence Center.

Feature | August 21, 2012
August 21, 2012 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) officially opened its International Competence Center (ICC) in July...
News | May 03, 2012
May 3, 2012 — Accuray Inc. announced the launch of the Prostate Advances in Comparative Evidence (PACE) study, an...

VMAT reduces treatment times compared to IMRT, since gantry rotation, MLC movement and radiation delivery happen simultaneously, as with the Elekta VMAT above.

Feature | April 03, 2012 | Michael Gensheimer, M.D.; Mark Phillips, Ph.D. and Shilpen Patel, M.D.
In arc therapy, a linear accelerator gantry moves in a continuous arc around the target while delivering radiation dose...

The Protura positioning system integrates with existing IGRT solutions and the linac to provide all-in-one motion management. The patient can be positioned with 6 degrees of freedom corrections from outside the treatment room.

Case Study | March 14, 2012
Each year, community cancer centers treat about 85% of cancer patients in the United States. Agnesian HealthCare Cancer...

This Protura positioning system is set up for an SBRT treatment, which requires precise positioning.

Feature | March 14, 2012 | Mary Beth Nevulis
Radiotherapy (RT) as a way to treat cancer is growing as a field, now that its accuracy has been improving. One reason...
Feature | January 31, 2012 | Helen Kuhl
Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) emerged as a new way to treat patients in the late 1990s and garnered...
Case Study | September 09, 2011
Dr. Lyle Harrison is no stranger to the challenges of delivering healthcare to patients in rural markets. Since 1997,...
Feature | September 09, 2011 | David Shepard, M.D., Director of Medical Physics, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, Wash.
In radiation therapy, the use of rotational beam delivery provides greater flexibility in shaping radiation dose...
News | September 01, 2011
September 1, 2011 – A recent study featured in the newly released Journal of Urology dispels the myth that physicians'...
News | July 25, 2011
The new releases of Elekta's XiO treatment planning system and Focal contouring system (v. 4.62) will enable clinicians...
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