Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is a type of radiation therapy that uses computer-controlled linear accelorators to treat a malignant tumor or specific areas of a tumor.

A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat patients with nonmetastatic cervical cancer.
News | Radiation Therapy | June 10, 2020
June 10, 2020 — A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides...
Funding continues momentum of recent FDA clearance and first system order
News | Radiation Therapy | April 16, 2020
April 16, 2020 — RefleXion Medical, a therapeutic oncology company pioneering the use of biology-guided radiotherapy (...
IBA ProteusOne proton therapy system
News | Proton Therapy | January 29, 2020
January 29, 2020 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that it has signed a contract and received a major down...
Accuray Launches Synchrony Motion Tracking and Correction Technology for Radixact System
Technology | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019 — Accuray announced the launch of its Synchrony motion tracking and correction technology to be used...
Hypofractionated Radiation Provides Same Prostate Cancer Outcomes as Conventional Radiation
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018 — An analysis led by researchers at Philadelphia’s Fox Chase Cancer Center found treating localized...
IBA Completes Installation of Two Proteus One Proton Therapy Systems in Japan
News | Proton Therapy | July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that they completed the first two installations of the...
Women Report Fewer Adverse Side Effects From Partial or Reduced Breast Radiotherapy
News | Radiation Therapy | March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018 — Radiotherapy treatment to part of the breast or a reduced dose to the whole breast yields fewer...
​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 people...
UZ Leuven Treats First European Patient on Varian Halcyon Cancer Treatment System
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 25, 2017
October 25, 2017 — Varian recently announced an 80-year-old male with head and neck cancer became the first patient in...
Varian Receives FDA 510k Clearance for Halcyon Treatment System
Technology | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | July 05, 2017
July 5, 2017 — Varian Medical Systems has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the...
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...
cervical and endometrial cancer, IMRT, intensity modulated radiation therapy, side effects, ASTRO 2016 study
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016 — Patients with cervical and endometrial cancer have fewer gastrointestinal and genitourinary side...
whole breast radiotherapy, early breast cancer, IMRT, European study
News | Radiation Therapy | March 09, 2016
March 9, 2016 — Radiotherapy to the whole breast is standard treatment after breast-conserving surgery for women with...
non-small cell lung cancer, NSCLC, IMRT, toxicity, intensity modulated radiation therapy, 3-D CRT, ASTRO 2015
News | Lung Imaging | October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015 — An analysis of an international, cooperative-led trial of patients with locally advanced non-small...
pediatric ependymoma patients, immediate post-surgical radiation therapy, Children's Oncology Group ACNS0121 trial, ASTRO 2015
News | Radiation Therapy | October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015 — Outcomes for pediatric patients as young as 12 months with ependymoma who are treated with immediate...
image-guided IMRT, IG-IMRT, bowel side effects, cervical cancer patients, ASTRO 2015
Feature | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015 — For cervical cancer patients undergoing postsurgical radiation therapy, image-guided intensity-...
post-prostatectomy IG-IMRT, image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy, toxicity, ASTRO, Practical Radiation Oncology
Feature | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 06, 2015
October 6, 2015 — A prospective study of guideline-based postoperative image-guided intensity modulated radiation...
IMRT, chemo-radiation, oropharyngeal, head and neck cancer, combination, quality of life, study, University of Michigan
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015 — Combining intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) with chemotherapy to treat locally advanced...
extended-field IMRT, cervical, endometrial cancer, duodenal toxicity, Pittsburgh
Feature | Radiation Oncology | July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015 - Women with cervical or endometrial cancer who require treatment to the para-aortic (PA) lymph nodes can...