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.

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Not too long ago, the capability of precisely directing and guiding a potent beam of radiation to eradicate a cancerous ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | rick dana barlow

Editor’s Note: This is the result of a “virtual” roundtable discussion on image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) with Drs ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Technology

Odyssey treatment planning from Permedics Inc. is an open planning system, Windows XP-based with fast optimization and ...

Time June 04, 2006
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Just like the Intel chips that power PCs (and now finally Apple Macintoshes, too!), treatment planning software ...

Time May 22, 2006
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Where are the synergies of bringing together Elekta and IMPAC? The synergies are numerous, but all converge on our ...

Time May 21, 2006
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Editor’s Note: Exploring IGRT is the result of a “virtual” roundtable discussion on image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT ...

Time May 21, 2006
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Feature | Mary Beth Massat

Long before U.S. President George W. Bush emphasized the importance of the electronic health record (EHR), cancer ...

Time May 14, 2006
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Technology

MVision, from Siemens Medical Solutions, is a volumetric in-line target imaging solution and the natural next step in ...

Time May 14, 2006
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