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.

Radiation Therapy Affects Event Recall for Children With Brain Tumors
News | Radiation Therapy | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 13, 2018

ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the innovative new technologies on the expo floor at the 2018...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 13, 2018

A discussion with Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, Ph.D., FAAPM, FACR, FACMP, FSCCT, professor of radiology and cardiology...

Videos | Proton Therapy | August 10, 2018

A discussion with Matthew Freeman, Ph.D., scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico. He spoke about...

Exact Imaging Becomes UroGPO Imaging Partner
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018 — Exact Imaging announced that it has become a UroGPO Imaging Partner, joining the North American...

Videos | Radiomics | August 09, 2018

A discussion with Martin Vallieres, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He spoke on...

Videos | AAPM | August 03, 2018

Ehsan Samei, Ph.D., DABR, FAAPM, FSPIE, director of the Duke...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 01, 2018

This is an example of how Cherenkov radiation glow can be collected with image intensifier cameras during...

Videos | Artificial Intelligence | August 01, 2018

A discussion with Steve Jiang, Ph.D., director of the medical...

Videos | AAPM | August 01, 2018

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) President Bruce Thomadsen, M.D., professor of medical physics...

IBA Completes Installation of Two Proteus One Proton Therapy Systems in Japan
News | Proton Therapy | July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that they completed the first two installations of the...

MIM Software Inc. Collaborating With Radialogica to Provide Monte Carlo Dose Calculation
News | Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 — MIM Software Inc. announced its intention to collaborate with Radialogica to provide an integrated,...

Varian Showcases Advanced Cancer Care Solutions at AAPM 2018
News | Radiation Therapy | July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018 — Varian announced it will be showcasing its advanced cancer care solutions, including a new version...

IBA Dosimetry Launches SmartScan Automated and Guided Beam Commissioning Solution
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the market launch of its new SmartScan solution at the...

Technology | Radiation Therapy | July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 — RaySearch will exhibit its latest advances in...

Magseed magnetic marker
Technology | Tumor Tracking Systems | July 20, 2018

Endomag, the surgical guidance company, received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

SpaceOAR Hydrogel Now Available in Japan
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — Augmenix K.K. announced that SpaceOAR hydrogel, a soft, implanted absorbable gel...

RaySearch Releases New Version of RayCare OIS
Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 — RaySearch has released RayCare 2A, the latest version of its flagship...