Radiation Therapy

post-prostatectomy IG-IMRT, image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy, toxicity, ASTRO, Practical Radiation Oncology
Feature | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 06, 2015
A prospective study of guideline-based postoperative image-guided intensity modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) in...
ASTRO praises Congress, 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, MPFS, payment cuts, radiation oncology
News | Radiation Therapy | October 02, 2015
October 2, 2015 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauded the members of Congress who signed le
IBA, myQA version 2, global quality assurance platform

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Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | October 02, 2015
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the second release of its myQA global quality assurance platform.
Michael Cross, BioZorb, breast cancer, hypofractionated radiation therapy

Breast surgeon Michael Cross, M.D., will present three years of clinical research on BioZorb at the upcoming Breast Cancer Symposium.

Feature | Radiation Therapy | September 22, 2015
Breast cancer research conducted by two Fayetteville, Arkansas, medical groups highlights their success in pioneering...
News | Proton Therapy | September 21, 2015
IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced that it has signed a contract with the company INVAP for the installation of a...
Protom International, Radiance 330, proton therapy system, MGH, Massachusetts General Hospital, installation

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News | Proton Therapy | September 17, 2015
ProTom International announced its accelerated focus on the installation of its Radiance 330 proton therapy system to...
Hitachi, Probeat-V, proton beam therapy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Image courtesy of Hitachi Ltd.

News | Proton Therapy | September 15, 2015
Hitachi Ltd. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for commercial supply...
Feature | Radiation Therapy | September 10, 2015
Women who have breast cancer on their left side present a particular challenge to radiation oncologists.
Radiation Oncology Systems, survey, used or refurbished medical equipment, imaging, radiation therapy
News | Remanufactured Refurbished Equipment | September 09, 2015
Ninety-six percent of clinics and hospitals in the United States that have purchased used or refurbished medical...
Varian, Access to Care program, conformal radiotherapy, training program, Africa, Cape Town

TrueBeam image courtesy of Varian Medical Systems

News | Radiation Therapy | September 09, 2015
Varian Medical Systems is collaborating with two leading Cape Town universities to launch Africa's first 'Access to...

Case one: Three plans and respective DVHs, P1B5 (solid), P1F4 (dashed), P1F5 (dotted)

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Imaging | September 09, 2015
Plan optimization and dose calculation for complex VMAT plans are computationally challenging tasks.

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Feature | Radiation Oncology | September 09, 2015 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane
The use of radiation therapy to treat cancer has been in existence for over a century, tracing back to the early days
Brainlab, Automatic Brain Metastases Planning software, first U.S. patient, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia
News | Treatment Planning | September 08, 2015
Brainlab announced that its Automatic Brain Metastases Planning software has been used for the first time in the United...
Gustave Roussy, Elekta, Versa HD, linear accelerators, Mosaiq, France

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News | Radiation Therapy | September 04, 2015
Gustave Roussy has awarded Elekta with an order for four Versa HD linear accelerators, replacing their existing...
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | September 03, 2015
Mobius Medical Systems recently released DoseLab version 6.7. This new release adds significant features to the quality...
SAHMRI, proton therapy unit, South Australia, first in Southern Hemisphere
News | Proton Therapy | September 02, 2015
Significant national and international momentum is building to include a proton therapy unit as part of the planned...
Varian, Developer Cloud, OncoPeer online forum, next-generation cancer treatment technologies
News | Radiation Therapy | September 02, 2015
Varian Medical Systems has added a new cloud-based toolkit to the company's OncoPeer interactive online forum, making...
low-risk prostate cancer, active surveillance, Johns Hopkins, Brady Urological Institute,
News | Prostate Cancer | September 02, 2015
Men with relatively unaggressive prostate tumors whose disease is carefully monitored by urologists are unlikely to...
University of Maryland Medical Center, UMMC, Parkinson's, MRI-guided, focused ultrasound, clinical trial
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | September 01, 2015
University of Maryland Medicine and its Center for Metabolic Imaging and Image-Guided Therapeutics (CMIT) has begun to...
ASTRO 2015, 57th annual meeting, San Antonio, 2100 radiation oncology trials
News | Radiation Therapy | September 01, 2015
The American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO’s) 57th annual meeting will be held at the Henry B. González...
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