Radiation Therapy

pancreatic cancer, Mayo Clinic, triple therapy, surgery, radiation, chemo
News | Radiation Therapy | May 25, 2016
New Mayo Clinic research suggests that many pancreatic cancer patients whose tumors have grown around the pancreas to...
News | Radiation Therapy | May 20, 2016
Registration opened this week for the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO) 58th Annual Meeting, Sept. 25-...
News | Radiation Therapy | May 20, 2016
At the 18th International Leksell Gamma Knife Society Meeting in Amsterdam, May 15-19, Elekta announced the Leksell...
Hitachi, proton beam therapy, Hon Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, HSKH
News | Proton Therapy | May 19, 2016
Hitachi Ltd. announced that Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (HKSH) has selected Hitachi to supply a two-treatment...
Cianna Medical, Savi Scout breast localization and surgical guidance system, American Society of Breast Surgeons, Scientific Impact Award
News | Breast Imaging | May 19, 2016
Cianna Medical Inc. recently announced receipt of the 2016 Scientific Impact Award at the Society of Breast Surgeons (...
Elekta, Versa HD linear accelerators, Leeds Cancer Centre U.K.
News | Radiation Therapy | May 19, 2016
Leeds Cancer Centre, one of the largest providers of cancer care in the U.K., will upgrade its existing treatment...
cardio-oncology, echo strain assessment, echoinsight, epsilon

Epsilon's EchoInsight software helps analyze cardiac function by evaluating wall motion strain. 

Feature | Cardio-oncology | May 13, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Cardio-oncology is an emerging field that combines the expertise of both cardiology and oncology to assess and treat
MRI, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, vessel sparing, quality of life

Radiation dose is delivered by beams directed from many angles combined with implanted seeds (white spots). By integrating the two types of radiation, the highest dose is delivered only within the tumor. The external beams correct any irregularity from the seeds. Thanks to MRI planning, very little dose goes to critical adjacent structures. Image courtesy of University of Michigan Health System.

News | Prostate Cancer | May 12, 2016
The prostate is a tiny organ surrounded by critical structures. When radiation treatments deliver dose to any of these...
breast cancer, radiation therapy, extended breath-hold, University of Birmingham study
News | Radiation Therapy | May 12, 2016
Researchers in the United Kingdom have successfully shown for the first time that breast cancer patients can be trained...
Concure Oncology, Breast Microseed Treatment, one day, low-dose rate brachytherapy, LDR
Technology | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | May 12, 2016
Concure Oncology/Breast Microseed Inc. announced the launch of its one-time, one-hour radiation treatment option for...
Varian, ProBeam proton therapy system, HollandPTC, Netherlands, installation
News | Proton Therapy | May 11, 2016
Varian Medical Systems delivered the cyclotron for the new multi-room HollandPTC in Delft, the Netherlands, which will...
News | Treatment Planning | May 10, 2016
MIM Software Inc. announced that GenesisCare Australia has selected MIM Maestro as their radiotherapy contouring and...
Brainlab, Elements Cranial SRS software, stereotactic radiosurgery, ESTRO 35, radiation therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | May 09, 2016
Brainlab showcased its new Elements Cranial SRS (stereotactic radiosurgery) software at this year’s European Society...
News | Radiation Therapy | May 06, 2016
Brainlab announced that it has enrolled 11 of the expected 30 hospitals and healthcare systems in the national...
Mirada Medical, 35th ESTRO Congress, radiotherapy treatment planning, RTx, Workflow Box

RTx software image courtesy of Mirada Medical

News | Treatment Planning | May 02, 2016
Mirada Medical announced it will showcase its latest solutions for radiotherapy, including RTx and Workflow Box, at the...
Elekta, ESTRO 35, Monaco treatment planning system, radiotherapy, version 5.11
Technology | Treatment Planning | May 02, 2016
May 2, 2016 — Elekta announced that Monaco version 5.11, the latest update to its...
News | Radiation Therapy | April 29, 2016
Elekta announced that its high-field MR-guided linear accelerator (MR-linac) platform will be the focal point of seven...
Radiation Oncology Institute, ROI, radiotherapy, big data analytics, research grants
News | Radiation Therapy | April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016 — The Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI) is encouraging researchers to apply for competitive grants to
prostate cancer, partial gland, SBRT, clinical trial, UH Hospitals
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | April 28, 2016
Physicians at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center (Cleveland) have started a clinical trial using a new form of...
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