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.

Videos | Radiation Therapy

Jeffrey T. Chapman, a medical student at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Explains how watching ...

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News | Nuclear Imaging

November 22, 2021 — IBA, a leader in particle accelerator technology, and NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC, a global ...

Time November 22, 2021
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News | Lung Imaging

November 19, 2021 — Lung cancer screening is recommended only for those who are at high risk for the disease — adults ...

Time November 19, 2021
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News | Artificial Intelligence

November 18, 2021 — Worldwide the most common cause of cancer mortality in 2020 was lung cancer, with an estimated 1.80 ...

Time November 18, 2021
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Videos | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers

Ana Kiess, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology and molecular radiation sciences, Johns Hopkins ...

Time November 17, 2021
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Videos | Radiation Therapy

The Elekta Harmony radiotherapy system gained FDA clearance in the summer of 2021 and was on display for the first time ...

Time November 17, 2021
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News | Radiation Therapy

November 17, 2021 — Radiation can be a powerful cancer therapy, but it doesn’t work for everyone. A new study identifies ...

Time November 17, 2021
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Videos | Radiation Oncology

This is a model of the Toshiba ion beam radiation therapy system at the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) ...

Time November 16, 2021
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News | Breast Imaging

November 16, 2021 — Patients with two out of the three most common types of advanced breast cancer now have an average ...

Time November 16, 2021
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News | Prostate Cancer

November 16, 2021 — A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study of nearly 800,000 men found that between 2011 ...

Time November 16, 2021
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Videos | Radiation Oncology

Walter Curran, Jr. M.D., FACR, FASCO, GenesisCare global chief medical officer, discusses three technologies that are ...

Time November 16, 2021
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Videos | Radiation Oncology

This is an example of a multileaf collimator (MLC) on the Accuray Thomotherapy radiation therapy system at the American ...

Time November 16, 2021
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Videos | Radiation Therapy

Anthony Zietman, M.D., interim chief, radiation oncology, Mass General Cancer Center, and former president of the ...

Time November 15, 2021
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News | Mammography

November 15, 2021 — Volpara Health and leading mammography education provider, Mammography Educators LLC, have expanded ...

Time November 15, 2021
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Videos | Radiation Therapy

Siemens and Philips demonstrated examples of new imaging software to convert MRI datasets into synthetic computed ...

Time November 15, 2021
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News | Radiation Oncology

November 12, 2021 — Prelude Corporation (PreludeDx), a leader in molecular diagnostics and precision medicine for early ...

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Videos | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS)

An example of the Varian Noona software used by clinicians to interface with oncology patients demonstrated at the ...

Time November 12, 2021
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Videos | Radiation Therapy

This is Reflexion’s X1 LINAC radiotherapy system on display at ASTRO 2021. It recently gained FDA clearance for standard ...

Time November 11, 2021
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News | Prostate Cancer

November 11, 2021 — Veracyte Inc. announced that new data being presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology ...

Time November 11, 2021
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Videos | Radiation Therapy

An example of flexible bolus made from silicone on molds that were 3-D printed from patient CT scans. These are very ...

Time November 11, 2021
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