Radiation Therapy

UT Southwestern Medical Center Kidney Cancer Program investigators have published what is believed to be the first reported successful use of stereotactic body radiation therapy for an often-deadly complication of kidney cancer.

Augmenix Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the SpaceOAR System, cleared as a spacer to protect the rectum in men undergoing prostate cancer (PCa) radiotherapy. Despite many advancements in PCa radiotherapy, t...

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...

lymphoma, radiation therapy, Red Journal, ASTRO, management
The “Radiation and the Modern Management of Lymphoma” issue (May 1, 2015) of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics (Red Journal)...
UT Southwestern, kidney cancer, stereotactic body radiation, SABR, IVC-TT
UT Southwestern Medical Center Kidney Cancer Program investigators have published what is believed to be the first reported successful use of stereotactic...
The World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) announced the kick-off of a collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to promote best practices for co-...
UK, United Kingdom, proton beam therapy centers, Proton Partners International
The United Kingdom is to get its first three proton beam therapy centers, marking a significant breakthrough in the provision of cancer treatment. Cardiff-...
SpaceOAR System, Augmenix, hydrogel, prostate, rectum, cancer, radiotherapy
The SpaceOAR System from Augmenix Inc. is a hydrogel intended to temporarily position the anterior rectal wall away from the prostate
Brainlab announced the installation of the 625th ExacTrac X-Ray. ExacTrac X-Ray provides sub-millimetric precison and a unique...
Orfit Industries America’s Nanor hybrid thermoplastic technology is designed for use in immobilization masks for radiation therapy. Nanor...

Articles

UT Southwestern, kidney cancer, stereotactic body radiation, SABR, IVC-TT
UT Southwestern Medical Center Kidney Cancer Program investigators have published what is believed to be the first reported successful use of stereotactic...
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...

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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...