Radiation Therapy

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...

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami has become the fourth U.S. customer and the first hospital on the east coast to acquire an magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided radiation therapy system from ViewRay Inc....

July 22, 2014 — Radyalis is showcasing its high-performance Monte Carlo dose calculation product for proton applications simultaneously at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association of Physics in Medicine (AAPM) in Austin,...

July 22, 2014 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced it has received marketing authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its compact gantry beam line. IBA anticipates this regulatory approval will intensify the interna...

Using complex computational algorithms based on repeated sampling, a University of Arkansas graduate student helped spearhead a project to develop a computer...
ASTRO, stereotactic radiosurgery, brain metastases, 50 years old and younger
Cancer patients with limited brain metastases (one to four tumors) 50 years old and younger should receive stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) without whole brain...
Accuray, CyberKnife M6, InCise, MLC, collimator, radiation therapy, UPMC, first
Accuray Inc. announced that the first patient treatment has been completed using the CyberKnife M6 System with the InCise Multileaf Collimator (MLC). The...
GenomeDx Biosciences, Decipher, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, test
GenomeDx Biosciences announced the publication of a positive validation study for the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test for prostate cancer.
Version 1.5 of Mobius3D from Mobius Medical Systems LP automatically verifies accurate delivery of every fraction in a patient’s course of
The Brainlab portfolio now includes two software modules for radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons — Adaptive Hybrid Surgery and...
RaySearch Laboratories AB has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for version 4.5 of its treatment planning system RayStation. The new...
Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare offer a variety of solutions that bring together Siemens' diagnostic imaging technologies...

Articles

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....
Imaging is pivotal for detection, staging and evaluation of tumor response to treatment. It is instrumental in determining which treatment is best suited to a...
A 2013 survey of radiation oncologists indicates that they would like more formal recommendations and guidance in order to improve the peer review process,...
A new study on the use of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation (HF-WBI) for early-stage breast cancer patients found HF-WBI increased 17.4 percent...

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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...