Oncology Diagnostics

News and new technology innovations for oncology diagnostics can be found on this channel.

Feature | January 11, 2013

January 11, 2013 — New guidelines from the American Cancer Society say there is now sufficient evidence to recommend...

All Cancer Death Rates, 1975-2009

Feature | January 09, 2013

The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975–2009, shows that overall cancer death rates continued...

News | January 02, 2013

January 2, 2013 — The lifetime risks of cancer from medical radiation may be overemphasized relative to more...

InSightec ExAblate RSNA 2012 Oncology
Technology | December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012 — At RSNA 2012,...

Technology | December 18, 2012

December 18, 2012 — ClearCanvas Inc. has rolled out integration between the ClearCanvas open source...

News | November 09, 2012

November 9, 2012 — Earlier this year the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network released a report titled, "The Alarming...

News | October 22, 2012

October 22, 2012 — QuantiaMD, the largest online physician community, and The International CardiOncology Society (...

Cancer Treatment Centers of America GE Healthcare Atlanta
News | September 26, 2012

September 26, 2012—Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a national network of hospitals focusing on complex...

Technology | September 14, 2012

September 14, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the production and use of Choline C-11...

IMRT Use Grows, But Cost Challenges Loom

Varian's Trilogy linear accelerator.

Feature | September 05, 2012 | Helen Kuhl

The external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) market has been active in recent months, with advances in techniques, devices...

Blog | August 29, 2012

We want absolutes; things we can depend on; certainties in an unfortunately uncertain world. It’s the kind of faith...

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Feature | August 27, 2012

August 27, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems, a manufacturer of technology for the treatment of cancer with...

Feature | August 24, 2012

August 23, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems is establishing an in-country subsidiary in South Korea. Varian Medical...

Training at the new International Competence Center.

Feature | August 21, 2012

August 21, 2012 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) officially opened its International Competence Center (ICC) in...

News | August 13, 2012

August 13, 2012 — Royal Philips Electronics and Celsion Corp. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

News | July 06, 2012

July 6, 2012 — Carestream Health showcased works-in-progress lesion management 3-D tools on its Vue...

News | June 28, 2012

June 28, 2012 — MRI Interventions, Inc. and Brainlab AG today announced an alliance with Tocagen Inc. in the fight...

Figure 1: Arterial phase 3-D VIBE FS, PAT 2, 25 second breath-hold, 3 mm, 180 x 320 matrix, 25 x 34 cm

Case Study | June 22, 2012

Frank Miller, M.D., medical director of magnetic resonance (MR) at...

FDA Clears MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy System
Technology | May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012 — ViewRay Inc., a privately held medical device company, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Feature | May 15, 2012

May 14, 2012 — On May 9, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it is seeking public comment on a...