Radiation Therapy

First Focused Ultrasound Surgery Performed on Hypothalamic Hamartoma Tumor in Epilepsy Patient
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | April 21, 2017

A multidisciplinary clinical team at Nicklaus Children's Hospital used magnetic-resonance guided focused ultrasound...

New Clinical Data on Xoft System Presented at American Brachytherapy Society Annual Meeting
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | April 20, 2017

iCAD Inc. announced that updated clinical data on the use of intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) using the Xoft...

RaySearch and MD Anderson Collaborate on Development of RayCare
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | April 18, 2017

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, will collaborate with RaySearch on the...

New ASTRO Guideline Establishes Standard of Care for Curative Oropharyngeal Cancer Treatment With Radiotherapy
News | Radiation Therapy | April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new clinical guideline for the...

News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | April 12, 2017

Theraclion announced results of a study evaluating the long-term assessment of breast fibroadenoma (benign tumor)...

radiotherapy, radiation therapy, CHLA, Children's Hospital Los Angeles study, young children, brain tumors, outcomes, Pediatric Blood & Cancer

Image courtesy of CHLA.

News | Radiation Therapy | April 06, 2017

A team of investigators has determined that young children participating in a clinical trial to assess the...

Mevion, S250i proton therapy system, Hyperscan pencil beam scanning, installation, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
News | Proton Therapy | April 04, 2017

April 4, 2017 — Mevion Medical Systems announced the installation of the first Mevion S250i...

high-intensity focused ultrasound, HIFU, prostate tissue ablation, after radiotherapy, EDAP TMS SA, Ablatherm, British Journal of Urology International study
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | March 29, 2017

EDAP TMS SA announced the publication of a peer-reviewed article that analyzed Ablatherm Robotic HIFU (high-...

VERT, virtual environment radiotherapy, radiation therapy, patient anxiety, Thomas Jefferson University study
News | Radiation Therapy | March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 — Radiation therapists and physicians know that education can reduce anxiety before radiation...

proton therapy, recurrent lung cancer, clinical study, IMPT, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium
News | Proton Therapy | March 24, 2017

A new study offers hope for patients with recurrent lung cancer, who historically have been considered ineligible...

lung cancer, radiation therapy, immune checkpoint inhibitors, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, clinical study
News | Lung Cancer | March 22, 2017

An emerging approach for cancer treatment seeks to combine radiation therapy with immune checkpoint inhibitors (...

SBRT, stereotactic body radiation therapy, early-stage lung cancer, patients 80 and older, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, study
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | March 20, 2017

Patients in their 80s and 90s who have early-stage lung cancer but cannot undergo an operation can be treated safely...

iCAD, Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy System, eBx, 3,000 early-stage breast cancer patients, Miami Breast Cancer Conference
News | Brachytherapy Systems | March 15, 2017

CAD Inc. announced that more than 3,000 early-stage breast cancer patients have been treated with intraoperative...

reducing radiation therapy, breast cancer, cut treatment costs, Duke Cancer Institute study
News | Radiation Therapy | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — Over half of older women with early stage breast cancer received more...

FDG PET/CT, lung cancer, radiation therapy, AJR study, American Journal of Roentgenology
News | Lung Cancer | March 13, 2017

FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is a valuable imaging tool for treatment assessment of...

prostate cancer, radiation therapy, high-dose-rate brachytherapy, HDR, Red Journal study

This is a single-fraction high-dose-rate prostate implant imaging and dosimetry. Image courtesy of Daniel Krauss/American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

News | Brachytherapy Systems | March 06, 2017

March 6, 2017 — Results from a new prospective clinical trial indicate high-dose-rate (HDR)...

brain metastases, cancer, survey, UCLA, Dr. Percy Lee, whole brain radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery

Image of a human brain with seven metastases, depicted here as the small colored spheres inside rectangles. Image courtesy of UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.

News | Radiation Therapy | March 03, 2017

An extensive study by University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers found significant variation in...

brain FUS

Brain FUS uses an array of about 1,000 elements designed to overcome attenuation issues presented by the skull and to diffuse the heating over a large area of the brain to prevent damaging healthly tissue. 

Feature | Radiation Oncology | March 02, 2017 | By Dave Fornell

Focused ultrasound (FUS), also called high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), has gained a lot of interest in...

Accuray, cancer patient websites, CyberKnife, TomoTherapy, radiation therapy, radiotherapy, RT
News | Radiation Therapy | March 02, 2017

The Internet is one of the first places patients turn to for healthcare information after receiving a cancer...

ViewRay, MRIdian Linac system, FDA 510k approval, MRI-guided radiation therapy
Technology | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | February 27, 2017

February 27, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced that the company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S.

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