• A linear accelerator combined with high-field MRI could soon be on the U.S. market. If U.S. regulators do as expected, it will be the second such system.

  • Boston Scientific Corp. announced the close of its acquisition of Augmenix Inc., developer of the SpaceOAR Hydrogel System to help reduce common and debilitating side effects that men may experience after receiving radiotherapy to treat prostate cancer. The biodegradable SpaceOAR hydrogel is...

  • A new study published in the European Heart Journal shows computed tomography (CT) can be a useful aid in heart team decision-making for complex coronary disease. Results also suggest the state-of-the-art imaging technology may offer a non-invasive diagnostic alternative to conventional coronary...

  • Abdominal Aortic Calcification May Signal Future Heart Attack

    Computed tomography (CT)-based measures of calcification in the abdominal aorta are strong predictors of heart attacks and other adverse cardiovascular events — stronger even than the widely used Framingham risk score. These assertions are according to a new study published in the journal...

  • Three prominent medical societies issued a new clinical guideline for physicians treating men with early-stage prostate cancer using external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). Adoption of the guideline could make treatment shorter and more convenient for many patients with prostate cancer, the most...

Patients whose cancer has not spread far past the lungs may benefit from targeting tumor sites with radiation or surgery after initial treatment, according to ASTRO study
News | ASTRO | October 21, 2018

Adding radiation therapy or surgery to systemic therapy for stage IV lung cancer patients whose cancer has spread to...

DCIS, ductal carcinoma in situ, radiation therapy, survival benefit, Brigham and Women's Hospital study

Image courtesy of Barco

News | ASTRO | October 21, 2018

A subset of patients with low-risk breast cancer is highly unlikely to see cancer return following breast...

The Elekta Unity with 1.5T MRI embedded as a targeting system appeared at the annual meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Antonio, Texas. The system is being sold in Europe and could soon enter the U.S. marketplace. (Photo courtesy of Elekta)

The Elekta Unity with 1.5T MRI embedded as a targeting system appeared at the annual meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Antonio, Texas. The system is being sold in Europe and could soon enter the U.S. marketplace. (Photo courtesy of Elekta)

Feature | ASTRO | October 20, 2018 | By Greg Freiherr

A linear accelerator combined with high-field MRI could soon be on the U.S. market. If U.S. regulators do as...

The Aquilion Precision CT system from Canon offers very high resolution imaging, which may aid in cancer detection and improved treatment planning in radiation oncology. #ASTRO2018 #ASTRO #ASTRO18

The Aquilion Precision CT system from Canon offers very high resolution imaging, which may aid in cancer detection and improved treatment planning in radiation oncology. 

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 – At the 2018 American Society of...

IBA's Proteus system and proton therapy solutions will be discussed at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO18 #ASTRO #ASTRO2018
News | Proton Therapy | October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is sharing how hospitals can secure performance, investment and...

Videos | Interventional Radiology | October 19, 2018

Scott Schwartz, M.D., interventional radiologist and program director for IR residencies and the vascular and...

myQA Daily is optimized for daily QA workflow efficiency.
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | October 18, 2018

myQA Daily from IBA Dosimetry enables fast as well as high-quality daily...

Nanosonics Trophon2 High Level Disinfection System Available in U.S. and Canada
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — Nanosonics announced the commercial availability of its Trophon2 high level disinfection (HLD)...

IBA Dosimetry Enters Interoperability Agreement With Varian for Dolphin Monitoring
News | Radiation Therapy | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced it has entered into an agreement with Varian with the...

Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition of Augmenix Inc.
News | Prostate Cancer | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced the close of its acquisition of Augmenix Inc., developer of the...

Sponsored Content | Webinar | Artificial Intelligence | October 17, 2018

Technology may be threatening the very practice of radiology. Those who have built a career in the space have a...

Each digital photon counter in the Vereos PET/CT detector contains thousands of solid-state sensors that digitally count individual photons.

Each digital photon counter in the Vereos PET/CT detector contains thousands of solid-state sensors that digitally count individual photons.

Sponsored Content | Blog | PET-CT | October 17, 2018

Analog is approximate. Digital is specific. Therein lies the fundamental difference between digital PET and its...

Explaining the Mammography Quality Standards Act
Feature | Mammography | October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 — The Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) was enacted to improve the quality of...

CT Offers Non-Invasive Alternative for Complex Coronary Disease Treatment Planning
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 — A new study published in the...

Varian Expands Cancer Care Portfolio With Noona Healthcare Acquisition
News | Patient Engagement | October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018 — Varian announced the acquisition of privately-held software company Noona Healthcare, developer...

Intelerad Launches Nuage Patient Portal
Technology | Patient Engagement | October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018 — Intelerad Medical Systems announced the launch of nuage Patient Portal, a cloud-based patient...

Images from computed tomography (CT) colonography show segmented abdominal aortic calcification measured with semiautomated CT tool on coronal image. Within region of interest over aorta selected by user, tool automatically segments and quantifies aortic calcification (shown in blue). 

Image Credit: O’Connor S D, Graffy P M, Zea R, et al. Does nonenhanced CT-based quantification of abdominal aortic calcification outperform the Framingham Risk Score in predicting cardiovascular event sin asymptomatic adults? Radiology doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018180562. Published online Oct. 2, 2018. © RSNA.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — Computed...

New Guideline for Prostate Cancer Supports Shortened Radiation Therapy
News | Prostate Cancer | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — Three prominent medical societies issued a new clinical guideline for physicians treating men...