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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Initia’s RT announced today that it will introduce at the upcoming ASTRO TrackBeam, a new device that uses collimator- ...

Time October 25, 2006
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TeraMedica Healthcare Technology announced today that the University of California-Davis Cancer Center in Sacramento ...

Time October 25, 2006
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Medline Industries Inc. has joined the Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) to announce increased outreach to ...

Time October 22, 2006
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Clinical studies conducted in the U.S. and Belgium reveal that endoscopy procedures using sedation can be performed with ...

Time October 22, 2006
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Healthcare employers facing aggressive organizing scored a victory last week with a federal labor ruling that blocks ...

Time October 22, 2006
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Viking Systems Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of 3-D and 2-D vision systems for use in minimally invasive ...

Time October 22, 2006
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Varian Medical Systems has announced that the company's On-Board Imager (OBI) device for image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT ...

Time October 22, 2006
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Getting patients to take their medications as directed can cut health-care costs, but improving their pill-taking habits ...

Time October 22, 2006
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Onmark, a national group purchasing organization (GPO) for community-based practices, has announced the launch of Onmark ...

Time October 22, 2006
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure (CHF) are two of the most common medical ...

Time October 22, 2006
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Technology

Varian Medical Systems’ exhibit at the 2006 ASTRO meeting will focus on the clinical deployment of the company’s ...

Time October 13, 2006
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Technology

TomoPortal is a Web-enabled interface that links directly with the TomoTherapy Hi·Art System to provide immediate ...

Time October 13, 2006
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Calypso Medical's 4D Localization System utilizes proprietary electromagnetic technology in conjunction with implanted ...

Time October 13, 2006
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The Sinmed Mastercouch consists of a base that replaces most existing treatment couches. The base is then extended with ...

Time October 13, 2006
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MVision, from Siemens Medical Solutions, is a volumetric inline target imaging solution and the natural next step in ...

Time October 13, 2006
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The Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion provides a radiosurgical platform for refinement and expansion of procedures in the ...

Time October 13, 2006
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Kodak will show enhancements to a dosimetry package for the 2000RT CR plus system for radiation oncology. This optional ...

Time October 13, 2006
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Philips has released Model Based Segmentation (MBS) software for IGRT workflow enhancement. The software will be an ...

Time October 13, 2006
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Elekta announced yesterday an agreement to install four of its Synergy systems in St. Luke’s Hospital, located in Dublin ...

Time October 11, 2006
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TomoPortal is a Web-enabled interface that links directly with the TomoTherapy Hi·Art System to provide immediate ...

Time October 11, 2006
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