ASTRO

This page includes the latest news from the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), including news and video coverage from the society's annual meeting. ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, with more than 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologist, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other healthcare professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapy. 

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Fujifilm's first FDA-cleared computed tomography (CT) system, the FCT Embrace, at the American Society of Radiation ...

Time November 07, 2018
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Videos | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare

An interview with A. M. Niser Syed, M.D., medical director, radiation oncology and endocurietherapy, MemorialCare Cancer ...

Time November 07, 2018
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This is the Siemens Magnetom Sola RT edition 1.5T MRI system optimized for radiation therapy displayed for the first ...

Time November 07, 2018
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Videos | Radiation Oncology

Aadel Chaudhuri, M.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., explains his ...

Time November 07, 2018
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This is the GE Healthcare Discovery RF Gen 2 system displayed at the American Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology ...

Time November 07, 2018
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News | Proton Therapy

November 6, 2018 – Proton therapy treatment for pediatric brain tumor patients is associated with better neurocognitive ...

Time November 06, 2018
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Videos | Radiation Oncology

Genomics can be used to assess a patient's radiosensitivity, which can be used to increase or decrease the radiation ...

Time November 06, 2018
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Feature | Radiation Oncology | By Greg Freiherr

Approximately 11,000 professionals attended the four-day meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) ...

Time November 06, 2018
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Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

According to an industry market report released by Mordor Intelligence in May 2018, the computed tomography (CT) market ...

Time November 05, 2018
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News | Radiation Therapy

November 2, 2018 — A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more ...

Time November 02, 2018
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Feature | Proton Therapy | Dave Fornell, Editor

A few of the big takeaways from the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2018 meeting in October were industry ...

Time November 01, 2018
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News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)

November 1, 2018 — The NRG Oncology clinical trial BR001 tested the hypothesis that stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT ...

Time November 01, 2018
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News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

October 31, 2018 — An analysis led by researchers at Philadelphia’s Fox Chase Cancer Center found treating localized ...

Time October 31, 2018
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News | Treatment Planning

October 31, 2018 — Medical imaging software company Mirada Medical showcased its DLCExpert at the recent American ...

Time October 31, 2018
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News | Brachytherapy Systems

October 31, 2018 — A new analysis of nearly 600 men receiving brachytherapy for prostate cancer shows overall procedure ...

Time October 31, 2018
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Videos | Radiation Therapy

James Welsh, M.D., associate professor, radiation oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, explains how targeted ...

Time October 30, 2018
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Videos | Proton Therapy

Interview with Peyman Kabolizadeh, M.D., the medical director of Beaumont Proton Therapy Center, Royal Oak, Mich. He ...

Time October 30, 2018
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News | Radiation Therapy

October 30, 2018 — At the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, Oct. 21-24 in San Antonio ...

Time October 30, 2018
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Videos | ASTRO

Anne Hubbard, MBA, director of health policy for the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), gives an update on ...

Time October 29, 2018
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News | Radiation Oncology

October 30, 2018 — A highly sensitive blood test that detects minute traces of cancer-specific DNA has been shown to ...

Time October 30, 2018
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