Radiation Therapy

The radiation therapy channel covers all aspects of radiation oncology technology. Radiation therapy includes linear accelerators (LINAC), proton therapy, brachytherapy, image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), focused ultrasound, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), treatment planning systems and tomotherapy.

Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy.

Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy.

Feature | Henry Ford Hospital | May 21, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Henry Ford Hospital thought leaders regularly speak at the radiation oncology and radiology conferences about new...

Varian Acquiring Cancer Treatment Services International
News | Radiation Therapy | May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019 — Varian Medical Systems announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire India’s Cancer...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | May 21, 2019

This is a walk through of the ViewRay MRIdian MRI-guided radiotherapy system installed at ...

New Method Improves Ability to Measure and Maximize Radiation Therapy Dose
News | Radiation Therapy | May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019 — Delivering just the right dose of...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Oncology | May 13, 2019

At ASTRO 2018, Accuray showcased new patient-...

Radiotherapy After Chemo May Improve Survival in Advanced Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019 — Patients with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma who have large tumors at the time of diagnosis may benefit...

IBA Partnering to Develop Advanced Digital Proton Therapy Technologies in Belgium
News | Proton Therapy | May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced a research agreement with Skandionkliniken, Université...

A CyberHeart cardiac ablation radiotherapy treatment plan showing where the radiation beam will ablate for a noninvasive pulmonary vein isolation procedure. Varian acquires, buys, purchases Cyberheart.

A CyberHeart cardiac ablation radiotherapy treatment plan showing where the radiation beams will ablate for a noninvasive pulmonary vein isolation procedure to treat an arrhythmia.

Feature | Radiation Therapy | May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019 — Radiation oncology vendor Varian announced it acquired the start-up company CyberHeart, which has...

Clinical Trial Explores Opening Blood-Brain Barrier in Fight Against Alzheimer's

Vibhor Krishna, M.D., (right) fits David Shorr with a helmet-like device used in a new clinical trial for Alzheimer’s disease at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The device uses MRI-guided imaging to deliver focused ultrasound to specific areas of the brain to open the blood-brain barrier. Image courtesy of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | May 09, 2019

May 9, 2019 — A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and two other sites is testing...

The novel nanoparticle is designed to enhance radiation killing of cancer cells in the radiation resistant low-oxygen tumor core

The novel nanoparticle is designed to enhance radiation killing of cancer cells in the radiation resistant low-oxygen tumor core. Credit: Wenpei Fan, LOMIN Laboratory, NIBIB.

News | Radiation Therapy | May 08, 2019

May 8, 2019 — Radiation kills tumors by creating oxygen free radicals that damage the tumor DNA. However, the lack...

Netherlands Proton Therapy Center Delivers First Clinical Flash Irradiation
News | Proton Therapy | May 02, 2019

May 2, 2019 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) recently announced the first Flash irradiation in an IBA...

Artificial intelligence (AI) was again the hottest topic in radiology, with 11 of the top 20 pieces of content this month relating to AI. These images are a few of the AI technologies highlighted in ITN Editor's Choice video of the most innovative AI technologies highlighted at RSNA 2018.

Artificial intelligence (AI) was again the hottest topic in radiology, with 11 of the top 20 pieces of content this month relating to AI. These images are a few of the AI technologies highlighted in ITN Editor's Choice video of the most innovative AI technologies highlighted at RSNA 2018. 

Feature | May 01, 2019

May 1, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website from...

Pencil Beam Scanning Better Protects Children With Brain Tumors
News | Proton Therapy | May 01, 2019

May 1, 2019 — A comparison of three types of radiotherapy for children's brain tumors suggests a type of...

Novel Software Improves Accuracy of Radiation Therapy for Pediatric Cancer Treatment
News | Radiation Therapy | April 29, 2019

April 29, 2019 — A new report by Arthur Olch, Ph.D., highlights use of specialized software at Children’s Hospital...

Radiation Oncologists Say Prior Authorization Delays Patient Access to Cancer Treatments
News | Radiation Therapy | April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019 — Restrictive prior authorization practices cause unnecessary delays and interference in care...

California Protons Cancer Therapy Center Begins Breast Cancer Study Enrollment
News | Proton Therapy | April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019 — California Protons Cancer Therapy Center announced two major efforts representing significant steps...

Philips Unveils IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology at ESTRO 2019
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019 – Philips announced IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology, an intelligent...