Radiation Therapy

A U.K. National Cancer Research Institute trial has suggested that in patients with early stage Hodgkin lymphoma, the late effects of radiotherapy could be reduced by using a scan to determine those who actually need it. The trial was led from The...

Ackerman Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida, treated its first four proton therapy patients at the end of April, becoming the first private, physician-owned practice to offer this advanced form of radiation therapy. Within the first week of op...

Varian Medical Systems last week unveiled a radiotherapy platform designed to offer clinics an affordable option for implementing advanced image-guided radiotherapy. Varian's VitalBeam system is a cost-effective technology package for offering hig...

Results from a randomized controlled trial comparing permanent radioactive implants (brachytherapy) with dose-escalated external beam radiotherapy in patients with prostate cancer showed brachytherapy patients were twice as likely to be cancer-fre...

IBA, Dolphin Online Treatment Monitoring, SRS, SBRT, stereotactic
Dolphin Online Treatment Monitoring from IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is a transmission detector for safer patient care, improved treatment control and...
Elekta, Monaco, v5.10, CE Mark
Elekta has CE marked the latest version (v5.10) of its popular Monaco treatment planning system, enabling its sale to European clinics. The system supports...
State-of-the-art deformable image registration and multimodality imaging techniques continue to drive advances in radiation therapy clinical practice. Novel...
Johns Hopkins, pancreatic cancer, stereotactic body radiotherapy, SBRT
Two studies from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center add to preliminary evidence that stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) appears as safe and effective as...
IBA, Dolphin Online Treatment Monitoring, SRS, SBRT, stereotactic
Dolphin Online Treatment Monitoring from IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is a transmission detector for safer patient care, improved
PHS Technologies Group LLC, a unit of PACSHealth LLC announced that Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences will become a marketing, distribution...
The Smart Localizer product from Blackford Analysis is designed for users of Philips picture archiving and communications systems (PACS),...
The Clear Value Plus – Guideline Explorer iPad app from McKesson Specialty Health is a mobile reference tool that gives users access...

Articles

MEDraysintell, proton therapy, world market, third edition, $1 billion, 2019
For the first time the proton therapy world market is anticipated to reach $1 billion in 2019, according to the third edition of the World Proton Therapy...
University of Manchester, PET, radiotherapy, cured patients, Hodgkin lymphoma
A U.K. National Cancer Research Institute trial has suggested that in patients with early stage Hodgkin lymphoma, the late effects of radiotherapy could be...
Ackerman Cancer Center, Mevion S250, Jacksonville, physician-owned
Ackerman Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida, treated its first four proton therapy patients at the end of April, becoming the first private, physician-...
Proton therapy has been on the rise in recent years, both in the United States and abroad, with more and more proton centers opening their doors to cancer...

Video Center

A battle is taking shape in computed tomography (CT), one that pits the tubes that deliver X-...
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The ITN team has just returned from the Healthcare Information and Management Society’s (HIMSS15)...
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The webinar Maximize Your Clinical Imaging With a VNA Strategy will explain the changing face of medical imaging and data, and the challenges to...
Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
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...