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.

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 | Radiology 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 | Radiology 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...

New ASTRO White Paper Recommends Best Practices for IGRT
Feature | April 25, 2013

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

King Abdulaziz University Hospital
News | February 13, 2013

In part to address the 12,000 new cancer cases annually in Saudi Arabia – many of them diagnosed at an advanced...

Varian Calypso

Image courtesy of Varian Medical Systems.

Feature | February 08, 2013 | John Wong, Ph.D.

The goal of radiation therapy is to deliver ionizing radiation to eradicate the tumor. Ionizing radiation, however,...

News | January 25, 2013

January 25, 2013 — Elekta and Philips Healthcare announced The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (...

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Installs Protura Robotic Positioning System

The Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System provides highly precise and accurate positioning of the patient for IGRT, SBRT and other treatment types.

Case Study | September 05, 2012

As radiation treatments have advanced in complexity, cancer treatment facilities have faced greater demands for...

A CyberKnife treatment plan for lung cancer.

Feature | September 05, 2012 | Joost Nuyttens, M.D., Ph.D.

The preferred treatment for patients with operable lung cancer is surgical resection. However, many lung cancer...