Radiation Oncology

Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that uses radiation therapy to treat cancer. The radiation therapy channel covers all aspects of radiation oncology technology. Radiation therapy includes linear accelerators (LINAC), proton therapybrachytherapyimage guided radiation therapy (IGRT)focused ultrasoundstereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), treatment planning systems and tomotherapy.

What to Expect from the Proton Therapy Market in 2019-2020
News | Proton Therapy | March 13, 2019

March 13, 2019 — The number of new particle therapy rooms ordered worldwide dropped by almost 20 percent in 2018,...

Mississippi Cancer Center Combines RayStation and TomoTherapy for Prostate Cancer Case
News | Treatment Planning | March 08, 2019

March 8, 2019 — Anderson Regional Cancer Center in Meridian, Miss., has treated its first patient using the...

Videos | Proton Therapy | March 01, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Mark Pankuch, Ph.D., director of physics and dosimetry at the...

Videos | Proton Therapy | February 28, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...

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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 28, 2019

This is a 360 photo view behind the gantry room at the ...

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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 28, 2019

This is a 360 view of Treatment Room 3 (of 4) at the ...

NW Proton Center Gantry Room Front
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 27, 2019

This is a 360 photo view inside the gantry room at the...

While surgery is still the gold standard for lung cancer treatment, radiation therapy can offer a less invasive approach with quicker recovery times

While surgery is still the gold standard for lung cancer treatment, radiation therapy can offer a less invasive approach with quicker recovery times.

Feature | Lung Cancer | February 27, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer for both men and women in the United States,...

Videos | Proton Therapy | February 26, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...

Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns, as seen in this MRI.

Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns, as seen in this MRI.

News | Radiology Business | February 22, 2019

Imaging Technology News has been recognized with three award nominations from the Jesse H. Neal Awards as a finalist...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 21, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...

FDA Clears Advancements for Viewray MRIdian Radiation Therapy System
Technology | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | February 21, 2019

February 21, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 20, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...

Study Unveils Blueprint for Treating Radiation-Resistant Brain Tumor

NIH-funded researchers showed how gliomas may be treated with radiation and drugs that block DNA repair. Image courtesy of Castro lab, Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor

 

News | Radiation Therapy | February 19, 2019

February 19, 2019 — Researchers at the University of Michigan recently searched for new brain tumor treatments by...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 15, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...

New Targeted Therapy for Recurrent Brain Tumors Implanted for First Time
News | Radiation Therapy | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 – University of Minnesota Health (M Health) is the first in the United States to begin offering...

Micro-Ultrasound and Artificial Intelligence Combining to Detect Prostate Cancer
News | Prostate Cancer | February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019 — Cambridge Consultants has partnered with Exact Imaging, makers of the ExactVu...

Canon Adds Radiation Therapy Package to Aquilion Prime, Lightning CT Systems
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019 – In the patient-centric world of radiation oncology, it is critical that...

Elekta Unity MR-Linac Earns FDA Clearance
Technology | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | February 07, 2019

February 7, 2019 — The Elekta Unity...