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.

Overall survival of metastatic patients with SABR presented at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018
News | Radiation Oncology | October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 — In the first randomized, phase II clinical trial of its kind, researchers have shown that an...

Prostate Radiotherapy Outcomes Better for African-Americans Than Caucasian Patients according to a study presented at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018
Feature | Prostate Cancer | October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 — While popular beliefs and population data suggest that African-American men are at higher risk of...

The Reflexion combination PET-CT linac, on display at ASTRO 2018. The system uses PET radiotracer emissions to track tumors directly without the need for margins to account for respiratory motion. #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018 #ASTRO

The Reflexion combination PET-CT linac, on display at ASTRO 2018. The system uses PET radiotracer emissions to track tumors directly without the need for margins to account for respiratory motion. 

News | Radiation Therapy | October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 - Displayed for the first time at...

ASTRO 2018 Radiation Therapy Clinical Trials. #ASTRO2018 #ASTRO18 #ASTRO
Feature | ASTRO | October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 — The American Society for...

Videos | ASTRO | October 29, 2018

Anne Hubbard, MBA, director of health policy for the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), gives an...

Victoria Advisory Committee for Proton Therapy Launched at ASTRO 2018
News | Proton Therapy | October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 — At the 2018 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting, IBA announced the...

RaySearch Demonstrates New Machine Learning Applications at ASTRO
News | Radiation Therapy | October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 — RaySearch exhibited its latest advances in oncology software at the 2018 American Society for...

Sun Nuclear Surpasses 100 Units Shipped Milestone With SRS MapCheck
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 — Sun Nuclear Corp. announced the 100th shipment of its new SRS MapCheck for...

Varian Outlines Strategy for AI-Driven Multimodality Adaptive Radiotherapy Suite
News | Radiation Therapy | October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 — During a recent users meeting, Varian shared details of its development work on an...

Brainlab Introduces ExacTrac Dynamic at ASTRO 2018
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018 — Brainlab unveiled ExacTrac Dynamic at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting...

Beaumont Hospital Cancer Institute Performs First Irradiation of Spot Scanning Proton Arc Therapy Plan
News | Proton Therapy | October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018 — IBA announced the first irradiation of a Spot Scanning Proton Arc (SPArc) plan at the Beaumont...

Siris Medical Releases PlanMD Decision Support Software
Technology | Treatment Planning | October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018 — Siris Medical Inc. announced the release of its new...

Fujifilm Unveils FCT Embrace CT System for Oncology
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently introduced the FCT Embrace...

Varian Introduces New ProBeam 360° Proton Therapy System
News | Proton Therapy | October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018 — Varian announced its new single-room...

Amar U. Kishan, M.D., presents data about stereotactic body radiation therapy at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018

Amar U. Kishan, M.D., presents data about stereotactic body radiation therapy at ASTRO 2018.

Feature | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | October 23, 2018 | By Greg Freiherr

With its shorter course of treatment,...

Combined Therapy Including Pelvic Lymph Node Radiation Provides Significant Benefit for Prostate Cancer Patients - late breaking study presented at ASTRO 2018.
News | Prostate Cancer | October 22, 2018

The first report of a large, international clinical trial shows that, for men who show signs of...