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.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauded the U.S. Senate for voting today to confirm radiation oncologist Stephen Hahn, M.D., FASTRO, as the next Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
News | Radiation Oncology | December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019 —The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauded the U.S. Senate for voting today to...
Philips launches Azurion with FlexArm to set new standard for the future of image-guided procedures

Philips launches Azurion with FlexArm to set new standard for the future of image-guided procedures.

News | Radiology Imaging | December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019 — Philips and the Regional Medical Center (RMC) announced a strategic 5-year partnership agreement...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the SOMATOM go.Sim and SOMATOM go.Open Pro – two computed tomography (CT) systems from Siemens Healthineers that are dedicated for radiation therapy (RT) planning #RSNA19
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the SOMATOM go.Sim and SOMATOM go.Open Pro...
UFHPTI expands its proton therapy capacity and treatment range with the Proteous One
News | Radiation Therapy | December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced that the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy...

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News | Radiation Therapy | December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019 — A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides...
#ASTRO Accuray Incorporated announced today Stanford University Medical Center has selected a second CyberKnife M6 System to expand access to precise radiosurgery treatments to more of their patients
News | Radiation Therapy | December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019 — Accuray Incorporated announced today Stanford University Medical Center has selected a second ...
Results were presented at RSNA19 for the comparison of ProHance (Gadoteridol) Injection, 279.3 mg/mL and Gadavist (gadobutrol) Injection in MRI of the brain (the TRUTH study)
News | Contrast Media | December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc., the U.S subsidiary of Bracco Imaging S.p.A., a leading global company in...
RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ) has experienced strong growth in recent years, creating the need for larger and more efficient premises
News | Radiation Therapy | December 09, 2019
December 9, 2019 — Karin Gedda, architect and interior designer, Strategisk Arkitektur, announced: "RaySearch is an...
radiation therapy non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
News | Radiation Oncology | December 09, 2019
December 9, 2019 — Most people diagnosed with the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma can safely skip radiation...
After receiving acupuncture treatment three days a week during the course of radiation treatment, head and neck cancer patients experienced less dry mouth, according to study results from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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News | Clinical Trials | December 06, 2019
December 6, 2019 — After receiving acupuncture treatment three days a week during the course of radiation treatment,...
Timothy Whelan is a professor of oncology at McMaster University and a radiation oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre of Hamilton Health Sciences. He holds a Canada Research Chair in Breast Cancer Research. Photo courtesy McMaster University

Timothy Whelan is a professor of oncology at McMaster University and a radiation oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre of Hamilton Health Sciences. He holds a Canada Research Chair in Breast Cancer Research. Photo courtesy McMaster University. Photo courtesy of McMaster University

News | Breast Imaging | December 06, 2019
December 6, 2019 — A shorter course of higher-dose radiation treatment to part of the breast is showing promise in...
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Stephen Hahn, M.D., FASTRO

Stephen Hahn, M.D., FASTRO

News | ASTRO | December 06, 2019
December 6, 2019 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) expressed its support after the U.S. Senate...
#RSNA19 The Swedish MedTech company will demo the machine learning capabilities of its flagship RayStation and RayCare systems
News | Artificial Intelligence | November 30, 2019
November 30, 2019 — Artificial intelligence and machine learning will be in the spotlight at RSNA 2019. RaySearch...
Prof. Dr. Samer Ezziddin from Saarland University/Saarland University Hospital.

Prof. Dr. Samer Ezziddin from Saarland University/Saarland University Hospital. Photo courtesy of Thorsten Mohr/Saarland University

News | Prostate Cancer | November 28, 2019
November 28, 2019 — Reports of new cancer treatments often raise high hopes and expectations, particularly, of course,...
FerrAlert technology automatically detects and logs ferromagnetic events and exclusively provides a photographic stream which is date and time stamped
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 22, 2019
November 22, 2019 — Kopp Development Inc. acquired Mednovus, Inc. ferromagnetic detection business. With the...
One in three adults treated for cancer may experience side effects from treatment they wish they had known more about, according to a new survey published today in the Journal of Oncology Practice
News | Clinical Trials | November 21, 2019
November 21, 2019 — One in three adults treated for cancer may experience side effects from treatment they wish they...
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News | Clinical Trials | November 15, 2019
November 15, 2019 — Theragnostics, which is developing innovative radiopharmaceuticals to improve cancer diagnosis and...
Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle issued a series of oversight letters to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in recent months to urge the Agency to adjust its proposed radiation oncology advanced alternative payment model (RO Model)

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News | Radiation Oncology | November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019 — Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle issued a series of oversight letters to the...
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News | Artificial Intelligence | November 07, 2019
November 7, 2019 — Mirada Medical, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) software for the treatment of cancer...