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.

Colorado cancer researchers and medical doctors on announced they are launching a $200,000 feasibility study as a key step to building the nation’s first carbon-ion radiotherapy research and treatment facility in Aurora, where they and colleagues...

October 8, 2014 — Children who are exposed to chemotherapy or radiotherapy while in the womb suffer no negative impacts on mental or cardiac development, international studies presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Cong...

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...

Although the use of a type of radiation treatment that is shorter in duration and less costly has increased among women with early-stage breast cancer who had...
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...
Clinical trial/study, radiation therapy, brachytherapy systems, women's health
iCAD, Inc. announced that more than 500 patients have been treated in its clinical trial of intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) using the Xoft Axxent...
A new lung screening solution from Philips offers healthcare providers a faster and more definitive pathway to lung cancer detection and treatment. Making its...
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...
Solid Water HE is the next generation of solid water phantoms by Gammex. It is designed for both therapy and imaging with improved...

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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...
Veterinary CyberKnife Cancer Center (VC3), a privately owned advanced radiation treatment center for veterinary use, today announced the opening of its...

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