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. 

News | Radiation Therapy

August 19, 2019 — HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center is the first hospital in Arizona to begin offering ...

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News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy

August 15, 2019 — Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the ...

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News | Radiation Therapy

August 15, 2019 — Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE ...

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News | Brachytherapy Systems

August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medical ...

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News | Proton Therapy

August 8, 2019 ― The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center ...

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News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy

August 7, 2019 — Qfix and Mevion Medical Systems announced that a special version of the kVue One Proton couch top is ...

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News | Proton Therapy

August 6, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) recently signed a contract and received the first payment for a ...

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News | Radiation Oncology

July 31, 2019 — The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elected four new officers to ASTRO’s ...

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News | Radiation Oncology

July 17, 2019 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposal for an advanced alternative ...

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News | Proton Therapy

July 17, 2019 — Treating prostate cancer with higher doses of proton therapy over a shorter amount of time leads to ...

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Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS)

July 15, 2019 — RaySearch has released RayCare 3A, a new version of the next-generation oncology information system (OIS ...

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News | Radiation Therapy

July 9, 2019 — New Cleveland Clinic-led research shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can use medical scans and ...

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News | Radiation Therapy

July 5, 2019 — Aktina Medical announced that Elekta Instrument AB, based in Sweden, will offer and distribute the Aktina ...

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Technology | Treatment Planning

July 2, 2019 — RaySearch announced the release of RayStation 9A, the latest version of its radiation therapy treatment ...

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Feature | Treatment Planning | By Jeff Zagoudis

Treatment planning systems (TPS) are a critical component of radiation therapy delivery, primarily to ensure that the ...

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Technology | Information Technology

June 20, 2019 — DOSIsoft announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ...

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News | Proton Therapy

June 14, 2019 – IBA announced the physics team of University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the Netherlands has ...

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News | Radiation Therapy

June 7, 2019 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) released a statement applauding Congress’s ...

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News | Quality Assurance (QA)

June 7, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the launch of myQA iON at the 2019 Particle Therapy Co ...

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News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

June 6, 2019 — Revenues from the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided radiation therapy systems market exceeded $220 ...

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