Radiation Oncology

Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that uses radiation therapy to treat cancer. The radiation therapy channel covers all aspects of radiation oncology technology. Radiation therapy includes linear accelerators (LINAC), proton therapybrachytherapyimage guided radiation therapy (IGRT)focused ultrasoundstereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), treatment planning systems and tomotherapy.

Turkish Hospital Begins MR-Guided Radiation Therapy With Viewray MRIdian Linac
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 — ViewRay Inc. announced that Acibadem Maslak Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey has begun treating...

Exact Imaging Partners to Improve Prostate Cancer Detection With Artificial Intelligence
News | Prostate Cancer | September 19, 2018

September 19, 2018 — Exact Imaging, makers of the ExactVu...

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News | Prostate Cancer | September 11, 2018

UCLA researchers have discovered that a combination of high doses of...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | September 07, 2018

A discussion with Ehsan Samei, Ph.D., DABR, FAAPM, FSPIE, director of the Duke University Clinical Imaging Physics...

Boston Scientific to Acquire Augmenix Inc.
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 07, 2018

September 7, 2018 — Boston Scientific has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Augmenix Inc., a privately-...

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Feature | Radiation Oncology | September 07, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis

According to the latest statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS), almost 165,000 new cases of prostate...

Blog | Treatment Planning | September 06, 2018

In July, the ITN team attended the American Association of...

Non-Canonical Strategy May Improve Cancer Radiotherapy
News | Radiation Therapy | August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018 — Although the success or failure of...

Videos | Treatment Planning | August 28, 2018

A discussion with...

Sponsored Content | Webinar | Radiation Therapy | August 28, 2018

Respiratory tumor motion often complicates the delivery of precision radiation treatment. Over the past two decades...

Tsuyama Chuo Proton Beam Center Treats First Patients With RayStation
News | Treatment Planning | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — Tsuyama Chuo Hospital in Okayama Prefecture, southwest Japan, has commenced clinical use of...

Radiation Therapy Affects Event Recall for Children With Brain Tumors
News | Radiation Therapy | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 13, 2018

ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the innovative new technologies on the expo floor at the 2018...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 13, 2018

A discussion with Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, Ph.D., FAAPM, FACR, FACMP, FSCCT, professor of radiology and cardiology...

Videos | Proton Therapy | August 10, 2018

A discussion with Matthew Freeman, Ph.D., scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico. He spoke about...

Exact Imaging Becomes UroGPO Imaging Partner
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018 — Exact Imaging announced that it has become a UroGPO Imaging Partner, joining the North American...

Videos | Radiomics | August 09, 2018

A discussion with Martin Vallieres, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He spoke on...

Videos | AAPM | August 03, 2018

Ehsan Samei, Ph.D., DABR, FAAPM, FSPIE, director of the Duke...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 01, 2018

This is an example of how Cherenkov radiation glow can be collected with image intensifier cameras during...