Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

  • February 27, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced that the company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S.

  • The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new white paper, “Assuring Safety and Quality in Image Guided Delivery of Radiation Therapy,” that recommends best practices to improve the safety and effectiveness of image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), according to the...

  • Of the many ongoing efforts to minimize dose to healthy tissue and target radiation to hit only tumors, image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) is one of those at the forefront. New features and software are being offered and updated by major systems vendors, as IGRT is being used to help treat cancers...

  • Computed tomography (CT) virtual simulation systems allow 3-D viewing and planning along with verification images to achieve the same level of treatment simulation as with radiotherapy (RT) simulation. CT offers an improvement over conventional simulation because of its 3-D visualization, only...

  • The most difficult challenge in external beam radiation therapy is the ability of doctors to accurately deliver high doses of radiation to a moving tumor without damaging the surrounding healthy tissue.

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced recently that the first cancer patients have been treated using the company's...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017 — Elekta and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have initiated installation of Elekta’s MR-linac, an...

First New York Metropolitan Hospital Treats Cancer Patients With Accuray Radixact System
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 03, 2017

July 3, 2017 — Accuray Inc. and Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care (MECCC), part of the Montefiore Health...

IUCT Oncopole Installs First Radixact Radiotherapy System in France
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced that the University Cancer Institute of Toulouse Oncopole (IUCT Oncopole) in...

Henry Ford Cancer Institute First in World to Install Viewray MRIdian Linac
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017 — The Henry Ford Cancer Institute is the first in Michigan – and first in the world – to offer...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 — The University Medical Centre (UMC) Utrecht in the Netherlands recently treated the first patient as...

Mevion and medPhoton Bring Advanced Cone Beam CT Imaging to Proton Therapy
News | Proton Therapy | May 04, 2017

May 4, 2017 — Mevion Medical Systems announced a strategic agreement with medPhoton GmbH to integrate ImagingRing,...

ViewRay, MRIdian Linac system, FDA 510k approval, MRI-guided radiation therapy
Technology | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | February 27, 2017

February 27, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced that the company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Accuray, Radixact treatment delivery system, TomoTherapy, Shonin approval, Japan
News | Radiation Therapy | February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced that it has received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health...

Accuray, Radixact Treatment Delivery System, Miami Cancer Institute, first patients
News | Radiation Therapy | January 26, 2017

January 26, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced recently that Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South...

Accuray, Radixact Treatment Delivery Platform, image-guided radiation therapy, AAPM, CE Mark
News | Radiation Therapy | August 10, 2016

August 10, 2016 — Accuray Inc. announced that it has CE marked its Radixact Treatment Delivery System, Accuray...

Accuray, Radixact Treatment Delivery Platform, image-guided radiation therapy, IGRT, FDA clearance
Technology | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016 — Accuray Inc. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | June 06, 2016

June 6, 2016 — Elekta and Philips announced the installation of a third high-field (1.5 Tesla)...

News | Imaging | July 22, 2015

July 22, 2015 - ViewRay's MRIdian System, the world's first and only...

ViewRay, debt financing, CRG, MRIdian, radiation therapy, global expansion
News | Imaging | June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015 - ViewRay announced that the company has secured up to $50 million in...

News | February 11, 2015

February 11, 2015 — Patients with soft tissue sarcoma of an extremity treated with preoperative...

News | May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 — The American College of Radiology’s (ACR) Education Center courses have been qualified to meet the...

Feature | May 02, 2013

May 2, 2013 — Elekta and Royal Philips Electronics announced that the Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van...

Feature | April 25, 2013

April 25, 2013 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new white paper, “Assuring Safety...

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