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,...

Hodgkin lymphoma, pediatric imaging, guidelines, radiation therapy, FDG-PET, CT
The International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group (ILROG) has issued a guideline outlining the use of 3-D computed tomography (CT)-based radiation therapy...
Using complex computational algorithms based on repeated sampling, a University of Arkansas graduate student helped spearhead a project to develop a computer...
Radiologists play a key role in the cancer care continuum after the initial diagnosis of prostate cancer. This includes regular imaging assessments to monitor...
ASTRO, stereotactic radiosurgery, brain metastases, 50 years old and younger
Cancer patients with limited brain metastases (one to four tumors) 50 years old and younger should receive stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) without whole brain...
Version 1.5 of Mobius3D from Mobius Medical Systems LP automatically verifies accurate delivery of every fraction in a patient’s course of
The Brainlab portfolio now includes two software modules for radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons — Adaptive Hybrid Surgery and...
RaySearch Laboratories AB has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for version 4.5 of its treatment planning system RayStation. The new...
Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare offer a variety of solutions that bring together Siemens' diagnostic imaging technologies...

Articles

Radiologists play a key role in the cancer care continuum after the initial diagnosis of prostate cancer. This includes regular imaging assessments to monitor...
breast cancer, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, mastectomy
Breast cancer patients who undergo a mastectomy should receive subsequent radiation treatment if their cancer has spread to four or more nearby lymph nodes....
Oncology related products, focused ultrasound therapy, MRI systems
A pioneering clinical trial is testing whether focusing high-frequency sound waves onto the surface of bone where cancer has spread can burn away the source of...
Imaging is pivotal for detection, staging and evaluation of tumor response to treatment. It is instrumental in determining which treatment is best suited to a...

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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
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The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
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