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. 

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...

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...

Elekta Expands Mosaiq Oncology Information System With PalabraApps
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018 — Elekta announced that it is making a strategic investment in PalabraApps LLC to advance the...

Varian Launches Velocity 4.0 Cancer Imaging Software
Technology | Treatment Planning | April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 — Varian announced a new version of its Velocity cancer imaging software that includes Rapidsphere, a...

ASTRO Updates Guidelines for Palliative Lung Radiation Therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | April 05, 2018

April 5, 2018 – The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued an update to its clinical guideline for...

MRIdian Linac Receives Japanese Regulatory Approval
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018 — ViewRay Inc. recently announced that the company received Shonin approval from the Japanese...

ASTRO Issues Clinical Guideline for Whole Breast Radiation Therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today issued a new clinical guideline for the...

The Future of Radiation Oncology

This PET/CT shows metastasis of tumors, taken with the Philips TruFlight Select.

Feature | Radiation Oncology | January 31, 2018 | By Emily Clemons

Technological and scientific advances in radiation oncology are allowing practitioners to put patients first in...