Radiation Therapy

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...

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...

Varian, radiation oncology, research symposium, future, cancer care
Some 150 researchers from leading clinics worldwide shared their ideas on the future of cancer care with radiation oncology at a research symposium funded by...
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...
Version 1.5 of Mobius3D from Mobius Medical Systems LP automatically verifies accurate delivery of every fraction in a patient’s course of
The Enovare uro ultrasound system from Sonus Imaging is designed for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) targeted prostate ultrasound biopsy....
The Brainlab portfolio now includes two software modules for radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons — Adaptive Hybrid Surgery and...
The DoseLab Phantom Set from Mobius Medical Systems LP is optimized for use with Mobius Medical’s DoseLab TG-142 software. The set includes...

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...
breast cancer, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, mastectomy
Breast cancer patients who undergo a mastectomy should receive subsequent radiation treatment if their cancer has spread to four or more nearby lymph nodes....

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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...