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. 

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...

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...

ViewRay and Miami Cancer Institute Host Symposium on MR-Guided Radiation Therapy
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | October 05, 2018

October 5, 2018 — Leading oncology experts from around the world recently met to discuss the integration of...

RaySearch Releases Version 2B of  RayCare Oncology Information System
Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | October 04, 2018

October 4, 2018 — RaySearch Laboratories AB has released RayCare 2B, the latest version of its...

Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy System Effective Long-Term for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | October 02, 2018

October 2, 2018 — Breast cancer recurrence rates for patients treated with the Xoft Axxent...

CyberKnife System Provides Excellent Prostate Cancer Survival Rates in Five or Fewer Sessions
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 — Accuray Inc. announced that published data from two prospective, multi-center...

RayStation Replacing Existing Treatment Planning System at Leeds Cancer Centre
News | Treatment Planning | September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 — RaySearch recently strengthened its position in the U.K. market with a major order for the...

Turkish Hospital Begins MR-Guided Radiation Therapy With Viewray MRIdian Linac
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 — ViewRay Inc. announced that Acibadem Maslak Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey has begun treating...

Tsuyama Chuo Proton Beam Center Treats First Patients With RayStation
News | Treatment Planning | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — Tsuyama Chuo Hospital in Okayama Prefecture, southwest Japan, has commenced clinical use of...

The IBA Proteus Plus proton therapy radiation therapy system.

The IBA Proteus Plus.

Feature | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis

As one of the more precise methods of delivering radiation therapy for cancer treatment,...

IBA Completes Installation of Two Proteus One Proton Therapy Systems in Japan
News | Proton Therapy | July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that they completed the first two installations of the...

MIM Software Inc. Collaborating With Radialogica to Provide Monte Carlo Dose Calculation
News | Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 — MIM Software Inc. announced its intention to collaborate with Radialogica to provide an integrated,...

Varian Showcases Advanced Cancer Care Solutions at AAPM 2018
News | Radiation Therapy | July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018 — Varian announced it will be showcasing its advanced cancer care solutions, including a new version...

IBA Dosimetry Launches SmartScan Automated and Guided Beam Commissioning Solution
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the market launch of its new SmartScan solution at the...

Technology | Radiation Therapy | July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 — RaySearch will exhibit its latest advances in...

RaySearch Releases New Version of RayCare OIS
Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 — RaySearch has released RayCare 2A, the latest version of its flagship...

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Now Clinical With RayStation and Hyperscan
News | Treatment Planning | July 05, 2018

July 5, 2018 — MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington D.C., has begun patient treatments using the...

Elekta Unity High-Field MR-Linac Receives CE Mark
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018 — Elekta announced that its Elekta Unity...

RayStation Users Win Inaugural Treatment Planning World Championships
News | Treatment Planning | April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018 — In the first World Championships of Treatment Planning, arranged by...