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. 

ASTRO 2016 annual meeting, clinical trials and research, press program, radiation therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — The American Society for...

ProteusONE, IBA, FDA approval, FDA clearance of ProteusONE, compact proton therapy
Technology | Proton Therapy | August 18, 2016

August 18, 2016 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for...

Videos | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 15, 2016

Patient QA Efficiency with Dolphin presented at AAPM 2016 IBA booth. Dolphin Online Ready is released and in...

Videos | Radiation Oncology | August 12, 2016

AAPM President Bruce Curran, MEng, FAAPM, FACMP, FACR, discusses the key topics at the 2016 meeting of the American...

ASTRO, clinical practice statement update, rectal cancer, radiation therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently issued a new clinical practice...

Technology | March 30, 2016

March 30, 2016 — Philips Healthcare introduced the first commercially available magnetic resonance (MR)-only...

Top 5 Trends at ASTRO 2015

Accuray’s Delivery Analysis tracks patient procedures and compares trends across patient populations.

Feature | Radiation Oncology | February 03, 2016 | By Rachael Bennett, R.T.(R)(T)

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2015 annual meeting drew a crowd of more than 11,000 attendees....

Sponsored Content | Videos | Proton Therapy | January 22, 2016

At ASTRO 2015, Mevion highlighted the exceptional results its customers are seeing with the Mevion S250 Series...

News | Radiation Oncology | December 30, 2015

A new template published by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) standardizes and streamlines the...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Therapy | December 21, 2015

Varian offered an overview of its new technology offerings at ASTRO 2015. These include advancements in analytics,...

Accuray, CyberKnife, TomoTherapy, clinical studies, ASTRO 2015

CyberKnife image courtesy of Accuray

News | Radiation Therapy | November 02, 2015

November 2, 2015 — Accuray Inc. announced that studies on the clinical use of the CyberKnife and TomoTherapy systems...

Brainlab, cranial Elements for stereotactic radiosurgery, SRS, ASTRO 2015, VMAT, dynamic conformal arcs
News | Radiation Therapy | October 29, 2015

October 29, 2015 — Brainlab showcased cranial Elements for...

ASTRO, Annual Meeting Nurses Abstract Award, radiation therapy, Bridgett Harr
News | Radiation Therapy | October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has awarded the 2015 Annual Meeting Nurses...

non-small cell lung cancer, NSCLC, IMRT, toxicity, intensity modulated radiation therapy, 3-D CRT, ASTRO 2015
News | Lung Cancer | October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — An analysis of an international, cooperative-led trial of patients with locally advanced non-...

SpaceOAR System, rapid U.S. adoption, prostate cancer radiotherapy, ASTRO 2015

Image courtesy of Augmenix Inc.

News | Prostate Cancer | October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — Augmenix Inc. showcased the SpaceOAR System at the 57th annual American Society of Therapeutic...

Penn Medicine, IBA upgrades, Roberts Proton Therapy Center, PBS, CBCT
News | Proton Therapy | October 27, 2015

October 27, 2015 — IBA announced that longtime customer and research partner Penn Medicine has upgraded the...

ASTRO 2015, Penn Medicine, Roberts Proton Therapy Center, clinical studies

Image courtesy of Penn Medicine

News | Proton Therapy | October 26, 2015

October 26, 2015 — New data from clinical trials conducted at Penn Medicine’s Robert...

post-operative radiation therapy, intermediate-risk meningiomas, three-year progression-free survival, PFS, ASTRO 2015
News | Radiation Therapy | October 23, 2015

October 23, 2015—Patients with intermediate meningiomas treated with...

News | Radiation Therapy | October 23, 2015

October 23, 2015 — For patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes,...

pediatric ependymoma patients, immediate post-surgical radiation therapy, Children's Oncology Group ACNS0121 trial, ASTRO 2015
News | Radiation Therapy | October 22, 2015

October 22, 2015 — Outcomes for pediatric patients as young as 12 months with ependymoma who are treated with...