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.

RayStation Selected for New Carbon Ion Therapy Center in Japan
News | Treatment Planning | January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018 – RayStation has been chosen as the treatment planning system for a new carbon-ion therapy facility...

Raysearch Receives First Order for the Raycare Oncology Information System
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018 – Anderson Regional Cancer Center (ARCC) in Meridian, Mississippi, has placed the first order for...

Mevion Receives 510(k) Clearance for Hyperscan Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy
Technology | Proton Therapy | January 04, 2018

January 4, 2018 — Mevion Medical Systems has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for...

Study Compares Radiosurgery and Whole-Brain Radiation in Lung Cancer Patients With Multiple Brain Metastases
News | Radiation Therapy | January 03, 2018

January 3, 2018 — Although targeted therapies have produced dramatic advances in the ability to control some types...

MEDraysintell Downgrades Proton Therapy Market Projection for 2030
News | Proton Therapy | January 02, 2018

January 2, 2018 — MEDraysintell recently downgraded its projection for...

Blue Phantom System Used for Acceptance of First European Varian Halcyon Machine
News | Radiation Therapy | January 02, 2018

January 2, 2018 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced in November the acceptance and beam model validation of...

Study Finds Link Between Breast Cancer Treatments and Cellular Aging Markers
News | Women's Health | January 02, 2018

January 2, 2018 — A new study found women who had received chemotherapy and/or...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Adds and Revises Topics for December 2017
News | Clinical Decision Support | December 29, 2017

December 29, 2017 — Radiologists can enhance the quality and effectiveness of care with the newest release of the...

FDA Clears GammaPod Stereotactic Radiotherapy System for Breast Cancer Treatment
Technology | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | December 22, 2017

December 22, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the new GammaPod noninvasive...

RaySearch Launches RayCare Oncology Information System

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Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | December 22, 2017

December 22, 2017 — RaySearch announced the first release of RayCare, a new...

RaySearch Releases RayStation 7 Radiotherapy Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — RayStation 7, the latest release of RaySearch’s...

New Data Examines Potential Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction in Prostate Cancer Patients
News | Prostate Cancer | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — Humanetics Corp. presented data at the annual meetings of the American Society for Radiation...

Toshiba Medical Launches Galan RT Solutions for MRI Radiation Therapy Planning
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, introduced the Galan RT Solutions suite of...

Baptist Hospital's Miami Cancer Institute Treats First Patient With Proteus Plus Proton Therapy
News | Proton Therapy | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced that Miami Cancer Institute treated its first patients...

Intraoperative Radiotherapy Provides Lifetime Cost Savings, Health Benefits for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — iCAD Inc. announced the results of a landmark study that showed the benefits of adjunct...

Siemens Healthineers Strengthens CT Portfolio With Four New Systems at RSNA 2017

The Somatom Force with the new FAST 3-D Camera

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers introduced four new...

Philips Debuts IQon Elite Spectral CT Scanner at RSNA 2017
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — At the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Philips unveiled the...

Mevion Achieves CE Mark for S250i Proton Therapy System
News | Proton Therapy | November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017 — Mevion Medical Systems announced the Mevion S250i...

RayStation Selected for New Tennessee Proton Therapy Center
News | Treatment Planning | November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 — Provision Healthcare has selected RayStation for external beam planning at the new Provision...