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. 

Philips Healthcare, ASTRO 2016, radiation therapy, CT Big Bore, Ingenia MR-RT, Pinnacle treatment planning
News | Radiation Therapy | October 07, 2016

October 7, 2016 — Philips Healthcare featured its latest integrated imaging and treatment planning solutions for...

Videos | Radiation Oncology | October 07, 2016

ASTRO Chairman of the Board David C. Beyer, MD, FASTRO, discusses the current trends in radiation oncology, key...

Videos | Radiation Oncology | October 07, 2016

Rachael Bennett, clinical analyst for MD Buyline, discusses trends in radiation oncology at ASTRO 2016.

prostate cancer, SBRT, stereotactic body radiotherapy, ASTRO 2016 study, Robert Meier, control, side effects, toxicity
News | Radiation Therapy | October 06, 2016

October 6, 2016 — High-dose stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for men newly diagnosed with low- or intermediate-...

News | Radiation Therapy | October 06, 2016

October 6, 2016 — Elekta announced recently that its high-field magnetic resonance linear accelerator (MR-linac) was...

prostate cancer, ProtecT trial findings, ASTRO 2016, radiation therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | October 03, 2016

September 29, 2016 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) extended its congratulations to the authors...

early-stage lung cancer, racial gap, NCI, ACCURE intervention trial, treatment rates, ASTRO 2016
News | Radiation Therapy | September 29, 2016

September 29, 2016 — New research suggests enhanced, culturally-competent communication with early-stage...

cervical and endometrial cancer, IMRT, intensity modulated radiation therapy, side effects, ASTRO 2016 study
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | September 29, 2016

September 29, 2016 — Patients with cervical and endometrial cancer have fewer gastrointestinal and genitourinary...

radiation therapy need, developing countries, IAEA study, International Atomic Energy Agency, ASTRO 2016
News | Radiation Therapy | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — Although approximately 50 percent of cancer patients in developing countries need...

prostate cancer, hormone therapy, cardiac risk factors, Yale Cancer Center study, ASTRO 2016
News | Cardio-oncology | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — In a recent study, a Yale Cancer Center team determined that men who received hormonal therapy...

News | Radiation Therapy | September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 — Survival rates for elderly patients receiving stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for...

prostate cancer, hypofractionated radiationt therapy, accelerated RT, side effects, treatment time, ASTRO 2016, NRG Oncology/RTOG 0415
News | Prostate Cancer | September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 — For men with early stage, low-risk...

stereotactic radiosurgery, SRS, standard of care, resected brain metastases, ASTRO 2016
News | Radiation Therapy | September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 — For patients who have cancer that has metastasized to the brain,...

Elekta, Radiating Hope volunteer organization, ASTRO 2016, partnership
News | Radiation Therapy | September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 — Elekta announced that it has expanded its partnership with Radiating Hope, a volunteer...

Mevion, RaySearch, ASTRO 2016, collaboration, RayCare OIS, S250i, Hyperscan, Adaptive Aperture
News | Radiation Therapy | September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 — RaySearch and Mevion Medical Systems are extending their collaboration agreement to support the...

prostate cancer, novel intrinsic subtypes, study, ASTRO 2016
News | Prostate Cancer | September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 — In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers have identified and validated three...

News | Lung Cancer | September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 — A new analysis of Veteran’s Affairs Central Cancer Registry records demonstrates a clear...

IBA, Philips, adaptive proton therapy planning, ASTRO 2016, collaboration
News | Proton Therapy | September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) and Philips announced that they are stepping up their combined...