Radiation Oncology

July 11, 2014 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) announced the launch of RO-ILS, or Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System, a new, national patient safety initia...

May 27, 2014 — RaySearch announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the extended version of its treatment planning system, RayStation 4.0.

IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the release of Compass 3.1 with the new Compass QuickCheck feature. 

The American College of Radiology said it is deeply disappointed at the failure of the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) to vote in support of national Medicare coverage of low-dose computed tomography (LDCT)...

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...
July 18, 2014 —Elekta announced Monaco 5 is scheduled to make its American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) debut at the organization's 56th...
July 18, 2014 — Civco Medical Solutions will demonstrate the Protura robotic patient positioning system’s seamless interface with Varian’s Clinac iX and...
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) launched a software platform for quality assurance, called myQA.
The myQA software platform sets a new workflow efficiency standard by integrating all QA needs under one software roof,
Mobius3D software is used for quality assurance (QA) and treatment plan verification in radiation therapy. It calculates 3-D radiation dose...
Navidea Biopharmaceuticals’ Lymphoseek (technetium Tc-99m tilmanocept) injection is a radioactive diagnostic imaging agent, approved by the...
RaySearch received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the extended version of its treatment planning system,...

Articles

July 11, 2014 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) announced the launch of RO-...
Although the fundamental workflow has not changed for treatment planning systems over the years, as technology improves, new features are added to enhance...
Tomotherapy and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) have emerged as two popular types of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for the treatment of...
A simple noninvasive blood test matched with state-of-the-art molecular imaging of individual cells could help oncologists understand their patients’ chances...

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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...