Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

non-small cell lung cancer, NSCLC, IMRT, toxicity, intensity modulated radiation therapy, 3-D CRT, ASTRO 2015
News | Lung Cancer | October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — An analysis of an international, cooperative-led trial of patients with locally advanced non-...

pediatric ependymoma patients, immediate post-surgical radiation therapy, Children's Oncology Group ACNS0121 trial, ASTRO 2015
News | Radiation Therapy | October 22, 2015

Outcomes for pediatric patients as young as 12 months with ependymoma who are treated with immediate post-operative...

image-guided IMRT, IG-IMRT, bowel side effects, cervical cancer patients, ASTRO 2015
Feature | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 20, 2015

October 20, 2015 — For cervical cancer...

post-prostatectomy IG-IMRT, image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy, toxicity, ASTRO, Practical Radiation Oncology
Feature | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 06, 2015

A prospective study of guideline-based postoperative image-guided intensity modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) in...

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...

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...

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...

 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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