Radiation Oncology

Mevion S250 proton therapy superconducting synchrocyclotron accelerator

Mevion Medical Systems will deliver its Mevion S250 proton therapy superconducting synchrocyclotron accelerator to the University of Florida Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health. The accelerator will treat cancer in adults and children.

September 16, 2014 — CivaTech Oncology announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance on its bioabsorbable planar radiation device. The implantable CivaSheet low-dose-rate (LDR) Palladium source is the only membrane-li...

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami has become the fourth U.S. customer and the first hospital on the east coast to acquire an magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided radiation therapy system from ViewRay Inc....

July 22, 2014 — Radyalis is showcasing its high-performance Monte Carlo dose calculation product for proton applications simultaneously at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association of Physics in Medicine (AAPM) in Austin,...

Radiation therapy, Itochu, ViewRay, MRIdian
ViewRay announced that it has entered into an exclusive distributor agreement with Itochu Corporation to sell its MRI-guided radiation therapy system for the...
The latest Novalis Circle symposium, held at the annual Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) meeting, explored the complex biology, longevity...
Non-small cell lung cancer, NSCLC, post-operative radiation therapy, PORT
Patients who received post-operative radiation therapy (PORT) lived an average of four months longer when compared to patients who had the same disease site,...
Elekta, Avera Health Partners, agreement, Mosaiq, radiation therapy, oncology
To provide high-quality, evidence-based cancer care throughout South Dakota, Minnesota and other surrounding states, Avera Health and Elekta announced a...
Brainlab, Adaptive Hybrid Surgery, Automatic Brain Metastasis Planning
The Brainlab portfolio now includes two software modules for radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons — Adaptive Hybrid Surgery and
The DoseLab Phantom Set from Mobius Medical Systems LP is optimized for use with Mobius Medical’s DoseLab TG-142 software. The set includes...
The Philips lung screening and management system offers healthcare providers a faster and more definitive pathway to lung cancer detection...
Brainlab announced the installation of the 625th ExacTrac X-Ray. ExacTrac X-Ray provides sub-millimetric precison and a unique...

Articles

A 2013 survey of radiation oncologists indicates that they would like more formal recommendations and guidance in order to improve the peer review process,...
A new study on the use of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation (HF-WBI) for early-stage breast cancer patients found HF-WBI increased 17.4 percent...
Despite significant advances in imaging and therapy, cancer continues to be a leading health concern worldwide. One type of therapy that has been available for...
In terms of duration of treatment and cost, patients with early stage breast cancer may benefit from accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) with...

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