Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) includes using imaging during radiation therapy to direct and improve the precision and accuracy of the radiation treatment plan.

  • October 25, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced outcomes data presented during the recent 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Sept. 24-27 in San Diego.

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

  • New ASTRO White Paper Recommends Best Practices for IGRT

    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...

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...

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...

Washington University in St. Louis Begins Clinical Treatments With ViewRay MRIdian Linac
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018 — The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in...

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...

​ITN Celebrates World Cancer Day 2018
News | Radiation Oncology | February 01, 2018

World Cancer Day takes place annually on Feb. 4 to raise awareness and education in the media, governments and...

MR-Guided Radiotherapy Prolongs Median Survival for Inoperable, Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced outcomes data presented during the recent 2017 Annual Meeting of the...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 — Elekta announced that members of the Elekta MR-linac Consortium reported data related to the...

Summit Cancer Center-Boise Treats First Cancer Patients With Accuray Radixact System
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 — Accuray Inc. and the Summit Cancer Center-Boise announced that the center is now treating patients...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 07, 2017

August 7, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced that several presentations of early clinical experience with its MRIdian...

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...