Conference Coverage

The research evaluates the feasibility of biology-guided radiotherapy to treat metastatic cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | October 24, 2020
October 24, 2020 — RefleXion Medical, a therapeutic oncology company pioneering biology-guided radiotherapy* (BgRT) as...
An example of a HeartFlow FFR-CT image showing the blood flow through what looked like a significant blockage on CT angiography alone, actually was not flow-limiting based on computational fluid dynamics. Use of the technology was supposed to reduce the number of diagnostic catheterizations in the FORECAST trial, but the costs of FFR-CT were not offset enough to show cost savings.

An example of a HeartFlow FFR-CT image showing the blood flow through what looked like a significant blockage on CT angiography alone, actually was not flow-limiting based on computational fluid dynamics. Use of the technology was supposed to reduce the number of diagnostic catheterizations in the FORECAST trial, but the costs of FFR-CT were not offset enough to show cost savings.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 23, 2020
October 22, 2020 – In the FORECAST randomized clinical trial, the use of fractional flow reserve (FFR) derived from...
Be sure to register for the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) 62nd Annual Meeting, to be held October 24-28, 2020, via an interactive virtual platform. The meeting, Global Oncology: Radiation Therapy in a Changing World, will feature reports from the latest clinical trials; panels on global oncology, health disparities and the novel coronavirus; and an immersive attendee experience in a virtual convention center.
News | ASTRO | October 23, 2020
October 23, 2020 — Be sure to register for the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) 62nd Annual Meeting,...
IBA showcases how its Proteus solutions and its network of clinical and industrial partners are shaping the future of proton therapy
News | Proton Therapy | October 23, 2020
October 23, 2020 — IBA, a leading provider of proton therapy solutions, will highlight how its Proteus solutions as...
RaySearch Laboratories AB will demo its latest advances in oncology software at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2020 Annual Meeting
News | Radiation Oncology | October 23, 2020
October 23, 2020 — RaySearch will present recent and upcoming enhancements, as well as new functionality, in RayStation...
Recommendations address patient selection and treatment techniques for locally advanced disease

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News | Radiation Therapy | October 22, 2020
October 22, 2020 — A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides guidance...
On Oct. 21, Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, tweeted that CMS will delay the Radiation Oncology Model’s launch from Jan. 1 to July 1 

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News | ASTRO | October 22, 2020
October 22, 2020 — In response to the Oct. 21 announcement that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...
Flowchart of patient inclusion and exclusion.

Figure 1. Flowchart of patient inclusion and exclusion.

News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | October 20, 2020
October 20, 2020 — A new multi-institutional study published in the journal Radiology identifies patterns in abnormal...
Varian, a leading provider of cancer care technologies and solutions, continues to reinforce its commitment to delivering Intelligent Cancer Care during the 2020 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) taking place virtually Oct. 24-31.
News | ASTRO | October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020 — Varian, a leading provider of cancer care technologies and solutions, continues to reinforce its...
Carestream's Eclipse Image Processing engine, which powers Carestream software such as ImageView, aims to deliver quantifiable benefits to the radiologist and patient.
News | Artificial Intelligence | October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020 — Carestream recognizes the impact of artificial intelligence in radiology applications, and...
Mevion Medical Systems announced that it has shipped the accelerator module for the Mevion S250i Proton Therapy System to Kunshan, China. The 15-ton compact accelerator, the heart of the proton therapy system, is the smallest of its kind and will be the first in China.

Mevion's compact accelerator module is lifted and placed on a truck for the first leg of its journey to China. (Photo: Business Wire)

News | Proton Therapy | October 16, 2020
October 16, 2020 — Mevion Medical Systems announced that it has shipped the accelerator module for the Mevion S250i...
Videos | MRI Breast | October 14, 2020
Professor Christiane Kuhl, M.D., director of radiology, University Hospital Aachen, Germany, explains how breast...
Videos | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | October 14, 2020
Professor Christiane Kuhl, M.D., director of radiology, University Hospital Aachen, Germany, explains how the COVID-19...
Carestream Health will offer insights on technology, innovative new products and research in medical imaging through a new webinar series titled Carestream Talks. #RSNA20
News | Radiology Education | October 14, 2020
October 14, 2020 — Carestream Health will offer insights on technology, innovative new products and research in medical...
The Vivid Ultra Edition, AI-powered cardiovascular ultrasound system is designed to shorten diagnostic exam time and improve measurement consistency
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 13, 2020
October 13, 2020 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. FDA 510k clearance for its Ultra Edition package on Vivid ...
Videos | Breast Density | October 13, 2020
Professor Christiane Kuhl, M.D., director of radiology, University Hospital Aachen, Germany, explains what it means to...
Through its DRX-Revolution Nano Mobile X-ray System, NICUs are able to conduct chest, intensive care and orthopedic exams quickly, at the patient’s bedside.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | October 12, 2020
October 12, 2020 — Enabling neonatal intensive care units to noninvasively and effectively examine and treat the...
Enabling clinicians to prioritize comfort, safety and efficiency for optimal interventional radiology procedures, Canon Medical will showcase its Alphenix Sky + system at this year’s RSNA annual meeting.
News | Interventional Radiology | October 09, 2020
October 9, 2020 — Enabling clinicians to prioritize comfort, safety and efficiency for optimal interventional radiology...
Designed with the same high-end imaging, ergonomics and workflow capabilities, Canon Medical will be showcasing both the Aplio i-series and the Aplio a-series at this year’s RSNA.
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 07, 2020
October 7, 2020 — Designed with the same high-end imaging, ergonomics and workflow capabilities, Canon Medical will be...
During virtual RSNA 2020, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. will showcase enhancements to the Cartesion Prime PET/CT system, a premium Digital PET/CT scanner designed to help health care providers deliver more personalized care.
News | PET-CT | October 05, 2020
October 5, 2020 — During virtual RSNA 2020, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. will showcase enhancements to the Cartesion...