Patient Positioning, Radiation Therapy

Augmenix Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the SpaceOAR System, cleared as a spacer to protect the rectum in men undergoing prostate cancer (PCa) radiotherapy. Despite many advancements in PCa radiotherapy, t...

A new laser alignment system has been released for Orbital Therapy’s ClearVue prone breast platform.

Brainlab, Exactrac, Elekta, Versa HD, LMU Medical Center, Munich
Brainlab announced first patient treatments in March on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that combines its ExacTrac patient positioning...
Augmenix, SpaceOAR, pivotal trial, prostate-rectum spacing system, positive
Augmenix Inc. announced the publication of the 222-patient pivotal study designed to evaluate safety and efficacy of the SpaceOAR System in men undergoing...
MedAustron, BEC, medPhoton, IRS, exacure, patient positioning, ion beam therapy
Austrian ion beam therapy center MedAustron will be the first center globally to employ a new tandem solution from BEC GmbH and medPhoton for accurate patient...
Vision RT, training center, Europe, AlignRT, radiotherapy, motion management
Vision RT recently opened its European user training center in its newly expanded headquarters in North London.
SpaceOAR System, Augmenix, hydrogel, prostate, rectum, cancer, radiotherapy
The SpaceOAR System from Augmenix Inc. is a hydrogel intended to temporarily position the anterior rectal wall away from the prostate
Brainlab announced the installation of the 625th ExacTrac X-Ray. ExacTrac X-Ray provides sub-millimetric precison and a unique...
Orfit Industries America’s Nanor hybrid thermoplastic technology is designed for use in immobilization masks for radiation therapy. Nanor...

Articles

Imagine being told that complete removal of your left eye was required to stop your spreading cancer. Kathy Kelly of New Milford, Conn., was told just that. An...
As radiation treatments have advanced in complexity, cancer treatment facilities have faced greater demands for accuracy and precision in treatment....
May 14, 2012 — Respiratory movement during radiotherapy makes it difficult to hit the right treatment target and this, in turn, can lead to an under-dose of...
Each year, community cancer centers treat about 85% of cancer patients in the United States. Agnesian HealthCare Cancer Care Services brings exceptional cancer...

Video Center

Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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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...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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