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.

Canon Adds Radiation Therapy Package to Aquilion Prime, Lightning CT Systems
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019 – In the patient-centric world of radiation oncology, it is critical that computed tomography (CT)...
Elekta Unity MR-Linac Earns FDA Clearance
Technology | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 — The Elekta Unity magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system recently received 510(k)...
University of Oklahoma Cancer Center Begins First Proton Therapy Treatments
News | Proton Therapy | February 01, 2019
February 1, 2019 — Home to the largest and most comprehensive radiation therapy program in Oklahoma, the Stephenson...
Stereotactic Radiotherapy Improves Long-Term Survival in Stage-IV Cancers
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019 — The first report from a phase II, multi-center clinical trial indicates stereotactic radiation can...
Philips Collaborates With MIM Software on Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019 — Philips announced a collaboration with imaging solutions provider MIM Software Inc. to improve...
Videos | Lung Cancer | January 29, 2019
Gregory Videtic, M.D., staff physician in radiation oncology at the Cleveland Clinic, and David Johnstone, M.D.,...
Southern Asia's First Proton Therapy Center Begins Treatments
News | Proton Therapy | January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced the opening of the Apollo Proton Cancer Centre in Chennai,...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Therapy | January 18, 2019
Join Chris Toth, president of Varian’s Oncology Systems business, for a look at product introductions for 2018 plus a...
MIM Software Inc. Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Molecular Radiotherapy Dosimetry
Technology | Nuclear Imaging | January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 — MIM Software Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...
Electronic Brachytherapy Effective in Long-Term Study of 1,000 Early-Stage Breast Cancers
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | January 07, 2019
January 7, 2019 — Breast cancer recurrence rates of patients treated with intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) using...
Brachytherapy Alone Superior Treatment for Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems | January 04, 2019
January 4, 2018 — Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) indicated a significantly different clinician and patient-reported...
RayStation 8B Released With Machine Learning Applications for Treatment Planning
Technology | Treatment Planning | December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018 — RaySearch Laboratories released RayStation 8B, the latest version of the radiation therapy...
FDA Approves Exablate Neuro for Tremor-Dominant Parkinson's Treatment
Technology | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018 — Insightec announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expansion of...
Axillary Radiotherapy and Lymph Node Surgery Yield Comparable Outcomes for Breast Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | December 18, 2018
December 17, 2018 — Early-stage breast cancer patients with cancer detected in a sentinel lymph node biopsy had...
RaySearch Developing RayCommand Treatment Control System for U.K. Proton Therapy Facility
Technology | Radiation Therapy | December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018 — RaySearch has decided to develop a treatment control system, RayCommand, to act as a link between...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | December 06, 2018
Radiation therapy has become increasingly effective and safe as vendors continue to innovate technologies that benefit...
Mirada Medical Joins U.K. Consortium Exploring Healthcare AI
News | Artificial Intelligence | December 04, 2018
December 4, 2018 — Mirada Medical, a leading global brand in medical imaging software, will form part of an artificial...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Oncology | November 30, 2018
Accuray's philosophy is to personalize treatments to exactly fit the patient. Senior Director of Marketing Andrew Delao...
Ohio State University to Open Region’s First Proton Therapy Facility

Image courtesy of The Ohio State University James Comprehensive Cancer Center

News | Proton Therapy | November 21, 2018
November 21, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard...
Immune Inflammatory Levels Linked to Disease-Free Survival in Prostate Cancer
News | Prostate Cancer | November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018 — Data from a validation study of a high-risk prostate cancer trial suggests that higher levels of...