Linear Accelerators

prostate, self referrals, radiation therapy, urology

 A comprehensive review of Medicare claims for more than 45,000 patients from 2005 through 2010 found that nearly all of the 146 percent increase in intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for prostate cancer among urologists with an own...

The Moores Cancer Center in San Diego, Calif., and Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland, have both installed CIVCO Medical Solutions' Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System and Universal Couchtop (UCT).

July 18, 2014 — Varian Medical Systems will introduce Qumulate QA, a new cloud-based QA data management and analysis tool, at the 2014 annual meeting of the...
June 11, 2014 — Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, announced the purchase of Elekta Versa HD linear accelerators (...
 A comprehensive review of Medicare claims for more than 45,000 patients from 2005 through 2010 found that nearly all of the 146 percent increase in...
Elekta Learning and Innovation Center Atlanta ASTRO 2013 Oncology Neuroscience
Elekta unveiled a state-of-the-art learning center at its North American headquarters, in conjunction with the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society for...
Elekta recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), allowing the company to begin shipping and
Versa HD is an advanced linear accelerator system designed to improve patient care and treat a broader spectrum of cancers. Featuring high...
Elekta's Agility is a beam-shaping device integrated into the head of a linear accelerator (linac). Agility’s leaf speeds are twice as fast...
.decimal Inc. (pronounced dot decimal) received 510(k) clearance from the  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market electron...

Articles

 A comprehensive review of Medicare claims for more than 45,000 patients from 2005 through 2010 found that nearly all of the 146 percent increase in...
Radiation Therapy Prostate Cancer VMAT IMRT
According to a study in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, the use of volume-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) to deliver...
The external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) market has been active in recent months, with advances in techniques, devices and treatment planning software that help...
The preferred treatment for patients with operable lung cancer is surgical resection. However, many lung cancer patients whose tumors are technically...

Video Center

There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
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Call-backs have always been a problem in mammography. They are a source of worry, added discomfort...
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There were several interesting studies coming out of the 2014 meeting for the Society of Nuclear...
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This webinar will allow clinicians to learn more about the breast imaging application available with GE Healthcare's unified Web-based viewer. Available applications and technologies include...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve image quality, lesion detection and...
Lydia Liao spectral mammography
During this webinar, Lydia Liao,  M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., presented an overview of contrast-enhanced spectral mammography technology and shared cases where SenoBright has...