Radiation Therapy

IBA, Proteus One, compact proton therapy system, Willis-Knighton Cancer Center
News | Proton Therapy | July 29, 2015
Teams at the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, have achieved high levels of quality care, ease of...
Videos | Radiation Oncology | July 28, 2015
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) President John Boone, Ph.D., discusses the impact of imaging in
News | Imaging | July 22, 2015
ViewRay's MRIdian System, the world's first and only magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided radiation therapy system,...
Accuray, CyberKnife, AAPM 2015, InCise MLC, multileaf collimator
News | Radiation Oncology | July 17, 2015
Accuray Inc. announced that studies on the clinical use of the CyberKnife System continue to demonstrate the benefits...
low-risk prostate cancer, increased radiation, survival benefit, Perelman
Feature | Radiation Oncology | July 17, 2015
Increased radiation dose is associated with higher survival rates in men with medium- and high-risk prostate cancer,...
Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Varian, Aria, oncology information
News | Radiation Oncology | July 16, 2015
The Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center (KF-SYSCC) has established an entirely paperless and filmless clinical...
Elekta, Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, European health centers, upgrade
News | Molecular Imaging | July 16, 2015
Three foremost medical centers in the United Kingdom and Germany have ordered and are now planning upgrades to Elekta's...
myQA Patients, IBA, quality assurance, radiation therapy, LewisGale Regional
News | Information Technology | July 14, 2015
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that the first patient case in the United States has successfully been...
Mirada Medical, deformable image registration, DIR, QA, RegistrationQX, AAPM
News | Radiation Oncology | July 13, 2015
Mirada Medical and collaborators from the University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands, will present new...
Accuray, RaySearch, collaboration, RayCare OIS, oncology information system
News | Radiation Oncology | July 13, 2015
Accuray Inc. and RaySearch Laboratories AB announced they have signed a long-term collaboration agreement allowing...
extended-field IMRT, cervical, endometrial cancer, duodenal toxicity, Pittsburgh
Feature | Radiation Oncology | July 10, 2015
Women with cervical or endometrial cancer who require treatment to the para-aortic (PA) lymph nodes can safely receive...
Civco, patient positioning, immobilization, SBRT, SRS, SRT, AAPM 2015

Body Pro-Lok ONE image courtesy of Civco Medical Solutions

Technology | Radiation Oncology | July 10, 2015
Civco Medical Solutions will showcase new patient positioning and immobilization innovations to attendees of the...
localized prostate cancer, management, active surveillance, androgen, radiation
News | Radiation Oncology | July 08, 2015
Findings from a study in the July 7 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggest that...
prostate cancer, surgery, radiation therapy, side effects, University of Toronto
Feature | Radiation Oncology | July 07, 2015
New study findings reveal that more complications occur in patients treated with radiation therapy versus surgery for...
RaySearch, RayStation, Texas Center for Proton Therapy, treatment planning
News | Radiation Oncology | July 07, 2015
The Texas Center for Proton Therapy announced it has selected RayStation from RaySearch Laboratories as its treatment...
IBA, Proton Partners International, Proteus One, United Kingdom
News | Molecular Imaging | July 06, 2015
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) has signed three separate binding term sheets with Proton Partners International (PPI...
Mevion, S250, Seidman Cancer Center, University Hospitals, UH, proton therapy
News | Molecular Imaging | July 02, 2015
Mevion Medical Systems announced delivery of the superconducting synchrocyclotron accelerator for its Mevion S250...
low-grade brain tumors, gliomas, UC San Diego, survival rates up, adults
News | Radiation Oncology | July 01, 2015
Significant strides have been made in improving the survival of adult patients with low-grade gliomas, according to...
proton therapy, Proton Therapy Center Czech, Europe, growing, PACS

Image courtesy of Proton Therapy Center Czech

News | Molecular Imaging | July 01, 2015
The continuing exploration of the benefits of proton therapy is inspiring a growing and massive construction of new...
Varian, RapidArc, Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad, India, 10,000th patient
News | Radiation Oncology | June 30, 2015
A three-year-old baby girl with a brain tumor has become the 10,000th patient at Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad, India...
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