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.

Varian's RapidArc was displayed at ESTRO.

News | September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010 — A new radiotherapy treatment device was displayed for the first time in Europe at the...

Feature | August 23, 2010

August 23, 2010 - Calypso Medical Technologies Inc., entered into a distribution agreement with Siemens Healthcare...

Real-Time Patient Positioning Monitoring for IGRT
News | August 16, 2010

August 16, 2010 – Cone Beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a common tool used by many cancer care centers for...

Technology | August 05, 2010

During the 2010 AAPM annual meeting, TomoTherapy introduced two new radiation therapy (RT) systems. The TomoMobile...

News | August 02, 2010

August 2, 2010 - Gulmay Medical, a designer and manufacturer of a range of superficial and orthovoltage...

Technology | July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010 -- The Protura robotic patient positioning system, showcased at the 2010 American Association of...

News | July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010 -- CT Vision is Siemens’ in-room CT imaging solution, combining a SOMATOM CT scanner on rails...

First Robotic Patient Positioning System Installed
News | July 21, 2010

July 21, 2010 – CIVCO Medical Solutions this week announced the first installation of the Protura Robotic Patient...

Technology | July 16, 2010

ARTISTE Solution is a linear accelerator that provides a comprehensive portfolio of image-guided and advanced...

Each of three implantable beacon transponders in the Calypso system transmits a unique nonionizing radiofrequency signal to the array, generating position and motion information about the target.

Feature | July 08, 2010 | Cristen Bolan

The most difficult challenge in external beam radiation therapy is the ability of doctors to accurately deliver...

News | June 17, 2010

June 17, 2010 – A report on physician self-referral released earlier this week by the Medicare Payment...

News | June 01, 2010

June 2, 2010 - Elekta AB, a Swedish Medical technology company, announced June 1, it acquired oncology...

Technology | April 08, 2010

April 8, 2010 - Lung tumors have been among the most challenging radiation therapy targets because the...

News | January 22, 2010

January 22, 2010 - The quality of radiotherapy treatment across Australasia just got a boost. A team of radiation...

The center expanded the craniopharyngioma CTV target by 3-mm since using the Trilogy face mask and bite block immobilization system for the treatment.

Case Study | January 04, 2010

Since its introduction two years ago, Varian’s RapidArc radiotherapy technology has been deployed at over 170...

The Trilogy console.

Case Study | January 04, 2010

The advent of conformal radiotherapies has ushered in an era of image-guided radiotherapy, or IGRT,...

News | December 09, 2009

December 10, 2009 - Better dose conformality can be reached with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in...

Varian's On-Board Imager.

News | November 18, 2009

November 18, 2009 - Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) are enabling...

Imaging Outlook 2010

Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S. Siemens SOMATOM CT and CT Neuro Engine offer a solution for many aspects of neuroradiology.

Feature | November 11, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan

With the combined impact of the Deficit Reduction Act (DRA), the credit crisis, the economic slowdown, and the...

Tomotherapy delivers helical IMRT technology uses a rotating, narrow fan beam of X-rays, where the source moves in a continuous 360-degree pattern around the patient.

Feature | November 11, 2009

How would you feel about having an operation done by a blindfolded surgeon? While the most skilled surgeon...