Radiation Therapy

Hitachi Healthcare America Corp., Hitachi Aloka Medical, integration and expansion, Americas market
News | Business | January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017 — Hitachi Ltd.

MRgFUS
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | January 17, 2017

Insightec, a leader in MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) therapy, announced today that the Japanese Ministry of...

metastatic colorectal cancer, mCRC, Sirtex, NCCN guidelines, Y-90 microspheres
News | Radiation Therapy | January 03, 2017

Sirtex Medical Limited announced in December that SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres have been included as a...

radiation therapy complications with implant reconstruction, autologous reconstruction
News | Radiation Therapy | January 02, 2017

January 2, 2017 — Radiotherapy increased complications and impaired patient-reported satisfaction with reconstructed...

News | Radiation Therapy | December 23, 2016

A University of Rochester Medical Center study shows that when tumors are treated with radiotherapy, the benefits...

MRI-guided focused ultrasound
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | December 22, 2016

Insightec Ltd. announced that the Exablate Prostate system received CE Mark for treating locally-confined prostate...

prostate, CT scan
News | Prostate Cancer | December 22, 2016

Cancer Targeted Technology (CTT), a privately-held Seattle-based biotechnology firm focusing on cancer diagnostics...

Somatom Confidence RT Pro, RT, radiation therapy, treatment planning
Technology | Treatment Planning | December 20, 2016

December 20, 2016 — The U.S.

MR-HIFU, ThermoDox, combination therapy, recurrent childhood tumors, Celsion, Children's National Health System, Phase I clinical study
News | Oncology Related Products | December 19, 2016

December 19, 2016 — Children’s National Health System and Celsion Corp.

ASTRO, Elekta, RO-ILS, Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System, dose safety
News | Radiation Therapy | December 13, 2016

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced in November that Elekta has provided signficant...

radiotherapy
News | Radiation Therapy | November 22, 2016

RAD Technology Medical Systems (RAD) is adding two new patents to its portfolio of modular building technologies for...

Breast brachytherapy, partial breast irratiation

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) brachytherapy for breast cancer. Image courtesy of Elekta.

 

News | Radiation Therapy | November 22, 2016

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today announced an update to its Evidence-Based Consensus...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Therapy | November 18, 2016

Accuray recently unveiled the company’s newest innovation, the Radixact Treatment Delivery System, a uniquely smart...

ASTRO guideline, expanded candidate pool, accelerated partial breast irradiation, APBI
News | Radiation Therapy | November 17, 2016

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued an updated clinical practice statement for accelerated...

News | Radiation Therapy | November 11, 2016

British medical device maker BTG PLC and its subsidiary, Biocompatibles Inc., have agreed to pay $36 million to the...

Augmenix, SpaceOAR System, prostate cancer, new CPT code, AMA, American Medical Association
Technology | Prostate Cancer | November 10, 2016

Augmenix Inc. announced that the American Medical Association (AMA) has granted a Category I, Current Procedural...

News | Prostate Cancer | November 02, 2016

November 2, 2016 — A new report on Swedish men with non-aggressive prostate cancer suggests a lot more American men...

BioZorb three-dimensional implant, breast cancer, radiation therapy targeting, World Journal of Surgery article, ASTRO 2016 study

The BioZorb implant can be seen within a breast in these two mammogram images from different angles.

News | Radiation Therapy | November 01, 2016

November 1, 2016 — Two new studies have documented the value of the BioZorb marker in improving the treatment of...

JAMA Oncology study, cancer care, physician patient communication
News | Patient Engagement | November 01, 2016

Specifically training oncologists and their patients to have high-quality discussions improves communication, but...

Dose monitoring

Philips DoseWise takes the exam dose summary and sends it to the EMR so the data is pre-populated when the physician logs into the voice recognition software.

Feature | Imaging | November 01, 2016 | By Jeff Zagoudis

For all the benefits of medical imaging, most forms come with the inherent danger of radiation exposure. Public...

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