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.

Proton Therapy Lowers Treatment Side Effects in Pediatric Head and Neck Cancer Patients
News | Proton Therapy | November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017 — Pediatric patients with head and neck cancer can be treated with...

Cleveland Clinic Leads Development of New Guidelines for Radiation in Breast Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017 — Cleveland Clinic researcher Chirag Shah, M.D., recently led the development of updated guidelines...

Proton Therapy Shows Promising Clinical Benefits for Esophageal, Prostate and Breast Cancer
News | Proton Therapy | October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 — The National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT) announced a number of clinical papers showing...

Netherlands Cancer Institute Exploring Molecular Imaging Technology for Prostate Cancer Surgery
News | Molecular Imaging | October 26, 2017

October 26, 2017 — The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) announced it has received funding from the Dutch Cancer...

UZ Leuven Treats First European Patient on Varian Halcyon Cancer Treatment System
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017 — Varian recently announced an 80-year-old male with head and neck cancer became the first patient...

MR-Guided Radiotherapy Prolongs Median Survival for Inoperable, Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced outcomes data presented during the recent 2017 Annual Meeting of the...

ProTom International to Install Three-Room Proton Therapy System in China
News | Proton Therapy | October 24, 2017

October 24, 2017 — ProTom International Holding Co. announced that it has signed a contract for the purchase and...

Videos | Women's Health | October 23, 2017

William Hall, M.D., radiation oncologist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical...

Xstrahl Photoelectric Therapy System Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
Technology | Radiation Therapy | October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017 — Xstrahl announced that its Photoelectric Therapy System has received U.S. Food and Drug...

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Reveal Biomarker for Guiding Prostate Cancer Treatment
News | Prostate Cancer | October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 — Back-to-back discoveries from Cleveland Clinic demonstrate for the first time how a testosterone-...

IBA Announces First Use of Gating With Active Scanning Proton Therapy in Italy
News | Proton Therapy | October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 — The Trento Azienda Provinciale per i Servizi Sanitari (APSS) and IBA announced the successful...

Elekta and Brainlab Offer Streamlined Workflow for Stereotactic Radiotherapy
News | Radiation Therapy | October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 — Elekta and Brainlab have reconfirmed their alliance for the integrated use of the Elekta Versa HD...

Pancreatic Cancer Outcome Highlights via On-table Adaptive MR-guided Radiation Therapy, MRI guided RT.
Sponsored Content | Webinar | Radiation Therapy | October 13, 2017

The webinar "Pancreatic Cancer Outcome Highlights via On-table Adaptive MR-guided Radiation" was presented by Parag...

CyberKnife System Provides Excellent Long-Term Control of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced that data from a prospective study of 230 men with low-risk...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 — Elekta announced that members of the Elekta MR-linac Consortium reported data related to the...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | October 09, 2017

David Beyer, M.D., chairman of the board for the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), discusses the key...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | October 09, 2017

Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Scientific Committee, explains...

News | Brachytherapy Systems | October 05, 2017

October 5, 2017 — External researchers presented new clinical data supporting the use of iCAD’s Xoft Axxent...

MedLever Showcases Radiation Oncology Applications at ASTRO 2017
News | Radiation Therapy | October 05, 2017

October 5, 2017 — MedLever demonstrated its flagship platform and applications that simplify clinical workflow,...