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News | Radiation Therapy | November 22, 2016

RAD Technology Medical Systems (RAD) is adding two new patents to its portfolio of modular building technologies for...

Breast brachytherapy, partial breast irratiation

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) brachytherapy for breast cancer. Image courtesy of Elekta.

 

News | Radiation Therapy | November 22, 2016

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today announced an update to its Evidence-Based Consensus...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Therapy | November 18, 2016

Accuray recently unveiled the company’s newest innovation, the Radixact Treatment Delivery System, a uniquely smart...

ASTRO guideline, expanded candidate pool, accelerated partial breast irradiation, APBI
News | Radiation Therapy | November 17, 2016

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued an updated clinical practice statement for accelerated...

News | Radiation Therapy | November 11, 2016

British medical device maker BTG PLC and its subsidiary, Biocompatibles Inc., have agreed to pay $36 million to the...

Augmenix, SpaceOAR System, prostate cancer, new CPT code, AMA, American Medical Association
Technology | Prostate Cancer | November 10, 2016

Augmenix Inc. announced that the American Medical Association (AMA) has granted a Category I, Current Procedural...

News | Prostate Cancer | November 02, 2016

November 2, 2016 — A new report on Swedish men with non-aggressive prostate cancer suggests a lot more American men...

BioZorb three-dimensional implant, breast cancer, radiation therapy targeting, World Journal of Surgery article, ASTRO 2016 study

The BioZorb implant can be seen within a breast in these two mammogram images from different angles.

News | Radiation Therapy | November 01, 2016

November 1, 2016 — Two new studies have documented the value of the BioZorb marker in improving the treatment of...

JAMA Oncology study, cancer care, physician patient communication
News | Patient Engagement | November 01, 2016

Specifically training oncologists and their patients to have high-quality discussions improves communication, but...

Dose monitoring

Philips DoseWise takes the exam dose summary and sends it to the EMR so the data is pre-populated when the physician logs into the voice recognition software.

Feature | Imaging | November 01, 2016 | By Jeff Zagoudis

For all the benefits of medical imaging, most forms come with the inherent danger of radiation exposure. Public...

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Feature | Radiation Therapy | November 01, 2016 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

The Mayo Clinic defines radiation therapy as a type of cancer treatment that uses beams of intense energy to kill...

IBA, proton therapy, 50,000 patients treated, milestone
News | Proton Therapy | October 28, 2016

IBA announced in September that 50,000 patients have been treated by clinical partners using IBA’s proton therapy...

Samsung, Neurologica, BodyTom CT scanner, Willis-Knighton Health System, Louisiana, La., brachytherapy, radiation therapy, ASTRO 2016
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 27, 2016

Samsung announced in September that the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport, La., added BodyTom CT, the...

RaySearch Labs, RayStation treatment planning system, RayCare oncology information system, University Medical Center Groningen, UMCG, Netherlands, radiation therapy
News | Treatment Planning | October 27, 2016

University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the Netherlands has selected RayStation as its treatment planning...

radiation therapists, ASRT, Radiation Therapy Staffing and Workplace Survey 2016, vacancy rates
News | Radiation Therapy | October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 — After a period of decline since 2012, the vacancy rate for...

News | Radiation Therapy | October 25, 2016

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced in September that the company will focus its resources on its proprietary...

intermediate-risk prostate cancer, brachytherapy versus external beam therapy, radiation therapy, RT, ASTRO 2016
News | Brachytherapy Systems | October 25, 2016

For men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer, radiation treatment with brachytherapy alone can result in similar...

non-small-cell lung cancer, NSCLC, SBRT, stereotactic body radiation therapy, Roswell Park study, ASTRO 2016, dose
News | Radiation Therapy | October 25, 2016

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is a specialized and highly targeted method of delivering radiotherapy,...

ASTRO leadership, Vice President Joe Biden, Cancer Moonshot Initiative, CMI, Cancer Moonshot Task Force Report, White House visit
News | Radiation Therapy | October 24, 2016

Leadership from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently participated in an event at the White...

Multidata Systems International Corp, water phantom, FDA warning
Feature | Radiation Therapy | October 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

October 21, 2016 — The U.S.

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