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.

News | March 11, 2011
March 11, 2011 - The prospect of increasing radiation therapy treatment speed using dynamic, arc-based radiation...
News | March 07, 2011
March 7, 2011 – Accuray, a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, and TomoTherapy Inc., creator of radiation...

Elekta's Precise treatment system

News | January 03, 2011
January 3, 2011 — Calypso Medical Technologies Inc., a developer of real-time localization technology used for the...
News | December 20, 2010
December 20, 2010 – A new shielding solution is now available that is designed to fit around a radiation therapy...
News | September 29, 2010
September 29, 2010 — A 51-year-old breast cancer patient from Switzerland has become the first person in the world to...

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 annual...
News | August 04, 2010
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) President Mike Herman, M.D., explains some of the highlights of...
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...

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 high...
News | June 17, 2010
June 17, 2010 – A report on physician self-referral released earlier this week by the Medicare Payment Advisory...
symmetry baseline shift, elekta treatment plan, VMAT, tomotherapy

Elektas Symmetry tool quantifies the set-up changes required to accommodate baseline shifts.

Feature | June 02, 2010 | Cristen C. Bolan
  (Updated content links are at the bottom of this article) One of the biggest challenges with tumor control is...
News | May 12, 2010
May 12, 2010 - This year, 35,720 Americans will be diagnosed with head and neck cancer, and 7,600 will die from the...
News | April 06, 2010
April 6, 2010 - Helical TomoTherapy delivers continuous arc-based intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) that...
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 cancer...

The Trilogy console.

Case Study | January 04, 2010
The advent of conformal radiotherapies has ushered in an era of image-guided radiotherapy, or IGRT, enabling...
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 radiation...

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 could...

CyberKnife VSI System

Technology | November 04, 2009
November 4, 2009 - Accuray unveiled the CyberKnife VSI System, extends the CyberKnife System’s robotic radiosurgery...