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.

University Medical Center Groningen Performs First Automatic Log-based Proton Therapy Patient QA
News | Proton Therapy | June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019 – IBA announced the physics team of University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the Netherlands has...

ASTRO Applauds New Prior Authorization Legislation
News | Radiation Therapy | June 07, 2019

June 7, 2019 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) released a statement applauding Congress’s...

IBA Dosimetry Launches myQA iON
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | June 07, 2019

June 7, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the launch of myQA iON at the 2019 Particle Therapy Co-...

RefleXion Opens New Manufacturing Facility for Biology-guided Radiotherapy Platform
News | Radiation Therapy | May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019 — RefleXion Medical recently announced the opening of its new manufacturing facility at its...

Accuray Radixact

Accuray Radixact

Feature | Radiation Therapy | May 29, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis

While radiation therapy as a...

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Therapy | May 29, 2019

The so-called “Grey Tsunami” of baby boomers using healthcare services isn’t taking the Radiation Medicine Program...

Improved Imaging for Prostate Cancer Could Lead to More Effective Treatment

The picture shows that time series signal is extracted from a series of ultrasound frames for classification. Each patch across a number of frames inside the prostate is classified into either cancerous or normal tissue. The image at the lower right corner shows the overall result for those frames. Image courtesy of Pingkun Yan and researchers from NIH, University of British Columbia and Queens University.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019 — Engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are working to improve imaging methods in order to make...

Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carrie Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology.

Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carri Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology.

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...