• The new Visicoil MR is a helically-wound, flexible linear fiducial marker. The Visicoil MR hollow core design and multiple sizes mitigates the CT artifact often created by traditional gold seeds, offering you clearer visualization of the tissue to aid in faster and more accurate contouring.

  • Melissa Martin, MS, president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), discusses her vision of the role of medical physics in healthcare and highlights the association's initiatives at the 2017 AAPM annual meeting in Denver.

  • Mark Pankuch, Ph.D., director of medical physics at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, discusses the clinical applications and practical aspects of operating a proton therapy center at the 2017 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) annual meeting.

  • Varian Medical Systems has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the Halcyon system, its new device for cancer treatment. Halcyon simplifies and enhances virtually every aspect of image-guided volumetric intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), according to the...

  • In the battle against metastatic prostate cancer, the removal of lymph node metastases using image-guided surgery may have a high clinical impact on outcomes. Researchers at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) demonstrated preclinically that...

Distress Associated With Missed Appointments and Hospital Admission During Cancer Treatment
News | Radiation Therapy | September 26, 2017

September 26, 2017 — Psychological distress has long been associated with negative health outcomes for cancer...

Toshiba Medical Demonstrates Radiation Therapy Planning Enhancements for Aquilion LB CT at ASTRO
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 — Toshiba Medical will showcase new advanced technology on its Aquilion LB...

Breast Cancer Patients Largely Find Radiation Therapy Experience Better Than Expected
News | Women's Health | September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 — A new survey finds breast cancer patients’ actual...

Long-Term Survival Rates More Than Double Previous Estimates for Locally Advanced Lung Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 — Long-term results of a phase III...

Augmenix to Release New SpaceOAR Hydrogel Clinical Data at ASTRO 2017
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — Augmenix Inc. announced a preview of...

IBA Releases Razor Nano Ionization Chamber
News | Proton Therapy | September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the release of the Razor Nano Chamber, the smallest...

Penn Medicine Treats World's First Patient on Varian's Halcyon System
News | Radiation Therapy | September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — Varian Medical Systems announced a patient at Penn Medicine, with head & neck cancer,...

BrainLAB Announces FDA Clearance For Two New Indication-Specific Radiosurgery Software Applications
Technology | Treatment Planning | September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017 — Brainlab announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for...

Accuray Showcases CyberKnife and Radixact Systems at ASTRO 2017
News | Radiation Therapy | September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced that data and first-hand experience with its advanced CyberKnife and...

RayCare Oncology Information System Being Shown at ASTRO 2017
News | Radiation Therapy | September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 — RaySearch will be exhibiting its next-generation...

ProCure Proton Therapy Center New Jersey Celebrates Five-Year Cancer-Free Milestone for Prostate Cancer Patients
News | Proton Therapy | September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 — ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, N.J., recently celebrated the five-year cancer-free...

Varian to Showcase Latest Radiation Therapy Technologies and Software at ASTRO 2017
News | Radiation Therapy | September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 — Varian Medical Systems announced it will be demonstrating its new Halcyon platform and HyperArc...

Elekta to Highlight MOSAIQ Oncology Analytics at ASTRO Annual Meeting
News | Radiation Therapy | September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 — Elekta will highlight its Mosaiq Oncology...

Theraclion to Launch Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Combining Echotherapy and Immunotherapy
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017 — Theraclion and co-lead investigator David Brenin, M.D., from the University of Virginia School...

Double Targeting Ligands to Identify and Treat Prostate Cancer

The mice were imaged with small-animal PET/CT using 124I-RPS-027 (7.4 MBq [200 μCi]). Credit: JM Kelly et al., Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

News | Prostate Cancer | September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 — Researchers have demonstrated a new, effective way to precisely identify and localize...

Clinical Trials and Cutting-Edge Radiation Oncology Research to Be Featured at ASTRO 2017
News | Radiation Therapy | September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 – The program for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO...

Blue Earth Diagnostics Announcing Results of FALCON PET/CT Trial at ASTRO 2017
News | PET-CT | September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 — Blue Earth Diagnostics announced the upcoming oral presentation of initial results from the...

Provision Healthcare Joins RayCare Clinical Partners
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 — Provision, located in Knoxville, Tenn., is the latest to partner with RaySearch Laboratories on...

U.K.'s NICE Supports Use of Hydrogel Spacer in Prostate Cancer Treatement
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 08, 2017

September 8, 2017 — Augmenix Inc. announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the...

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