Radiation Oncology

Two new studies from the University of Virginia School of Medicine have cast doubt on the wisdom of delaying radiation treatment for prostate cancer as long as possible after the removal of the prostate. The pervading belief is that doing so helps...

Brainlab announced first patient treatments on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that combines ExacTrac patient positioning with the delivery precision of the Elekta Versa HD linear accelerator (LINAC). These technologies work in...

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have uncovered new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose radiation. In this research, low-dose is defined as equivalent to 100 millisieverts or roug...

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.

ASTRO, legislation, SGR, Congress, Medicare, CHIP
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) called on legislators across the country to find a permanent fix to the sustainable growth rate (SGR)...
ASTRO, HCPLAN, launch, Medicare, payment structure
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) leadership participated in the launch of the new Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (HCPLAN)...
Prostate cancer patients with detectable prostate specific antigen (PSA) following radical prostatectomy should receive earlier, more aggressive radiation...
OSUCCC, prostate cancer, miRNA, recurrence, radiation therapy
A group of molecules in prostate-cancer cells could one day be used to distinguish which patients with rising prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels should be...
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

Virginia, prostate cancer, adjuvant radiation therapy, prostatectomy, salvage
Two new studies from the University of Virginia School of Medicine have cast doubt on the wisdom of delaying radiation treatment for prostate cancer as long as...
Brainlab, ExacTrac, Versa HD, Elekta, LMU, Munich, LINAC, first
Brainlab announced first patient treatments on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that combines ExacTrac patient positioning with the delivery...
low-dose radiation, cancer risk, mice, Berkeley National Laboratory, therapy, CT
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have uncovered new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose...
nuclear imaging, overuse, CT, regional, U.S., breast, prostate, cancer
Where you receive medical care impacts many things - including whether or not you receive inappropriate medical tests, according to a new study.

Video Center

It’s been no secret that the American healthcare system needed to change to survive economically...
6 weeks 1 day ago
In 1934, a Senate committee opened hearings its chairman said would show that America’s involvement...
7 weeks 1 day ago
The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet...
8 weeks 1 day ago
Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...