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.

IBA Dosimetry Enters Interoperability Agreement With Varian for Dolphin Monitoring
News | Radiation Therapy | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced it has entered into an agreement with Varian with the...

Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition of Augmenix Inc.
News | Prostate Cancer | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced the close of its acquisition of Augmenix Inc., developer of the...

Varian Expands Cancer Care Portfolio With Noona Healthcare Acquisition
News | Patient Engagement | October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018 — Varian announced the acquisition of privately-held software company Noona Healthcare, developer...

New Guideline for Prostate Cancer Supports Shortened Radiation Therapy
News | Prostate Cancer | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — Three prominent medical societies issued a new clinical guideline for physicians treating men...

Surgery, Radiation Therapy Equally Effective in Treating Oropharyngeal Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | October 09, 2018

October 9, 2018 — A new study by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found no major long-term differences...

ViewRay and Miami Cancer Institute Host Symposium on MR-Guided Radiation Therapy
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | October 05, 2018

October 5, 2018 — Leading oncology experts from around the world recently met to discuss the integration of...

Feature | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | October 04, 2018 | By Pratik Kirve

Research advancements related to usage of radiation oncology in breast cancer and emphasis on quality care along...

Feature | Proton Therapy | October 04, 2018 | By Adam Conner-Simons

Investigating inside the human body often requires cutting open a patient or swallowing long tubes with built-in...

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Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Therapy | October 04, 2018

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RaySearch Releases Version 2B of  RayCare Oncology Information System
Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | October 04, 2018

October 4, 2018 — RaySearch Laboratories AB has released RayCare 2B, the latest version of its...

Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy System Effective Long-Term for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | October 02, 2018

October 2, 2018 — Breast cancer recurrence rates for patients treated with the Xoft Axxent...

FDA Approves Insightec's Exablate Neuro Compatibility With Siemens MRI Scanners
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | October 01, 2018

October 1, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the compatibility of Insightec’s Exablate...

CyberKnife System Provides Excellent Prostate Cancer Survival Rates in Five or Fewer Sessions
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 — Accuray Inc. announced that published data from two prospective, multi-center...

Videos | Treatment Planning | September 27, 2018

Eric Morris, a Ph.D. candidate at Henry Ford Hospital and...

RayStation Replacing Existing Treatment Planning System at Leeds Cancer Centre
News | Treatment Planning | September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 — RaySearch recently strengthened its position in the U.K. market with a major order for the...

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...