Radiation Therapy

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....

Key genetic variants may affect how cancer patients respond to radiation treatments, according to a clinical study published this week in Nature Genetics

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...

Tumor Radiation Therapy Basic Ions Break DNA
Scientists now have a better understanding of how short DNA strands decompose in microseconds.
August 12, 2014 — Elekta and Philips Healthcare announced The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, a specialist cancer center based in Manchester, England, will join...
August 12, 2014 — New technology installed at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center in Charleston offers patients a...
Cellectar Biosciences Inc. submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to begin clinical study of...
Radyalis' high-performance Monte Carlo dose calculation product for proton applications enables clinicians to utilize high-
IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) received marketing authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its compact gantry...
Mobius3D software is used for quality assurance (QA) and treatment plan verification in radiation therapy. It calculates 3-D radiation dose...
RaySearch received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the extended version of its treatment planning system,...

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Gene Predicts Radiation-induced Toxicity Risk
Key genetic variants may affect how cancer patients respond to radiation treatments, according to a clinical study published this week in Nature Genetics...
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...
July 11, 2014 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) announced the launch of RO-...
Tomotherapy and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) have emerged as two popular types of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for the treatment of...

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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
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Call-backs have always been a problem in mammography. They are a source of worry, added discomfort...
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This CME-credit webinar will explore the role of modern imaging modalities, especially MRI, in all steps of interstitial brachytherapy. It will define the role...
This webinar will allow clinicians to learn more about the breast imaging application available with GE Healthcare's unified Web-based viewer. Available...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...