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.

Stronger Distribution Networks to Bolster Radiotherapy Patient Positioning Accessories
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | July 19, 2019

July 17, 2019 — A recent study projects global market revenues for...

CMS Proposes New Alternative Payment Model for Radiation Oncology
News | Radiation Oncology | July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposal for an...

AAPM 2019 Features More Than 40 Presentations on ViewRay's MRIdian MRI-guided Radiotherapy
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. announced that the company's MRIdian System is the focus of more than 40 abstracts...

RaySearch Releases Version 3A of RayCare Oncology Information System
Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | July 15, 2019

July 15, 2019 — RaySearch has released RayCare 3A, a new version of the next-generation...

Insightec's Exablate Neuro Approved With GE Signa Premier MRI in U.S. and Europe
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | July 10, 2019

July 10, 2019 — GE Healthcare and Insightec announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and CE mark...

IBA Launches Monte Carlo Patient QA for Varian Halcyon at AAPM 2019
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | July 10, 2019

July 10, 2019 — IBA announced the launch of the latest functionality of the SciMoCa Monte Carlo Patient QA solution...

Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Deliver Personalized Radiation Therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | July 09, 2019

July 9, 2019 — New Cleveland Clinic-led research shows that...

The Beamscan 3-D water phantom with the Varian Halcyon radiotherapy system

The Beamscan 3-D water phantom with the Varian Halcyon radiotherapy system. Image courtesy of PTW.

News | Quality Assurance (QA) | July 08, 2019

July 8, 2019 — At this year’s American Association...

Aktina Medical Partners With Elekta for Global Distribution of Interlocking SRS Cones
News | Radiation Therapy | July 05, 2019

July 5, 2019 — Aktina Medical announced that Elekta Instrument AB, based in Sweden, will offer and distribute the...

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Oncology | July 03, 2019

The newly opened Provision CARES...

Civco Displaying Universal Couchtop ProForm Head & Neck Solution at AAPM
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | July 03, 2019

July 3, 2019 — The upcoming release of Civco’s Universal Couchtop ProForm Head & Neck Solution will allow...

RaySearch Releases Version 9A of RayStation Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | July 02, 2019

July 2, 2019 — RaySearch announced the release of RayStation 9A, the latest version of its...

Bracco Imaging Acquires Blue Earth Diagnostics
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | July 01, 2019

July 1, 2019 — Bracco Imaging S.p.A. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue Earth Diagnostics, a...

Philips Pinnacle

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

Feature | Treatment Planning | July 01, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis
Collaboration with Tennessee Oncology aims to improve access to care across rural patient populations
News | Radiation Oncology | June 28, 2019

Providing cancer patients an opportunity for increased participation in their treatment, Varian announced its...

Omega Medical Imaging

Image courtesy of Omega Medical Imaging

News | Artificial Intelligence | June 28, 2019

New Cleveland Clinic-led research shows that...

DOSIsoft Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Planet Onco Dose Software
Technology | Information Technology | June 20, 2019

June 20, 2019 — DOSIsoft announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...