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.

Technology | November 04, 2009
November 3, 2009 - Elekta presented new tools for improved clinical precision, workflow efficiency and patient...
News | October 27, 2009
October 28, 2009 - At the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Nov. 1-5 in...
News | October 27, 2009
October 28, 20009 - The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center will be the first cancer center on the West Coast...
Technology | October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009 - Tomotherapy Inc. has extended its suite of advanced radiation therapy solutions with the addition...

Clinac by Varian Medical Systems.

Feature | October 06, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan
Since volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) became available in the U.S., it has taken off in radiation oncology as...
VMAT
News | July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009 - Elekta will demonstrate how the its comprehensive VMAT solution can help healthcare providers deliver...
News | July 02, 2009
July 2, 2009 - In the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) review copy of the 2010 Medicare Physician...

Elekta Axesse provides a comprehensive and integrated solution to effectively apply stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT).

News | June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009 – CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, N.J., has purchased two new state-of-the-art Elekta radiation...

Elektas VMAT system employs volumetric-modulated adaptive technology.

Feature | June 10, 2009
The aim of every radiation oncologist when treating a patient is to deliver radiation dose as accurately as possible...

Elekta volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) is a new intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) treatment technique.

Feature | May 14, 2009 | Amy Ballard, director of research, Arkansas Urology
While faster treatment delivery times are driving many radiation oncology clinicians to adopt volumetric modulated...
News | April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009 - Varian Medical Systems is showcasing the its full spectrum of prostate cancer treatment technologies,...
News | April 20, 2009
April 21, 2009 - A 51-year old female cancer patient from Switzerland has become the first patient outside the U.S. to...
News | April 09, 2009
April 9, 2009 – Better tumor control and possible survival improvement may be achieved safely with preliminary...
News | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 - One of the leading cancer centers in the Middle East has acquired two advanced radiotherapy devices...
Feature | February 26, 2009
February 25, 2009 - The Centre Oscar Lambret in Lille, France, has begun treating cancer patients using the...
News | February 24, 2009
February 24, 2009 - Researchers are testing the use of positron emission tomography (PET) for dose painting, but have...
News | February 17, 2009
February 17, 2009 - Doctors in Hong Kong have carried out the first treatments in south-east Asia using RapidArc...
News | February 16, 2009
February 16, 2009 - University Clinic Heidelberg, Germany reduces treatment times for the TomoTherapy Hi·Art system...
Technology | February 10, 2009
Modus Medical has expanded its line of QUASAR Respiratory Motion Inserts to include two new lung-equivalent models...
Technology | February 10, 2009
Varian Medical Systems offers the RapidArc radiotherapy technology, which is designed to deliver IMRT reportedly two...