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.

Theraclion to Launch Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Combining Echotherapy and Immunotherapy
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017 — Theraclion and co-lead investigator David Brenin, M.D., from the University of Virginia School...

Double Targeting Ligands to Identify and Treat Prostate Cancer

The mice were imaged with small-animal PET/CT using 124I-RPS-027 (7.4 MBq [200 μCi]). Credit: JM Kelly et al., Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

News | Prostate Cancer | September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 — Researchers have demonstrated a new, effective way to precisely identify and localize...

Clinical Trials and Cutting-Edge Radiation Oncology Research to Be Featured at ASTRO 2017
News | Radiation Therapy | September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 – The program for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO...

Provision Healthcare Joins RayCare Clinical Partners
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 — Provision, located in Knoxville, Tenn., is the latest to partner with RaySearch Laboratories on...

U.K.'s NICE Supports Use of Hydrogel Spacer in Prostate Cancer Treatement
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 08, 2017

September 8, 2017 — Augmenix Inc. announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Therapy | September 08, 2017

The new Visicoil MR is a helically-wound, flexible linear fiducial marker. The Visicoil MR hollow core design and...

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Feature | Proton Therapy | September 08, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis

As one of the more precise methods of delivering radiation therapy for cancer treatment,...

associate editor Jeff Zagoudis had the opportunity to interview AHRA President Jason Newmark, CRA, FAHRA, and CEO Ed Cronin.

You can watch Jeff’s entire interview with Newman and Cronin at http://bit.ly/2vI4kMc.

Blog | Proton Therapy | September 08, 2017

The ITN team recently attended the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA)’s 45th Annual Meeting and...

FDG-PET/CT Predicts Melanoma Patients' Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy
News | PET-CT | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Advanced melanoma has a poor prognosis, but immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy can be effective...

Augmenix Announces Medicare Administrative Contractor Palmetto Coverage for SpaceOAR Hydrogel
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 05, 2017

September 5, 2017 — Augmenix Inc. announced that Palmetto GBA LLC — the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC)...

Penn Medicine to Host Fourth Annual Proton Therapy Training Course
News | Proton Therapy | August 30, 2017

August 30, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) and the Department of Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine, in...

China FDA Approves Xoft Axxent Balloon Applicators for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | August 30, 2017

August 30, 2017 — iCAD Inc. announced that the company’s Xoft Axxent balloon applicators have received approval from...

German Team Optimizing Therapy Planning for Cancers of the Liver
News | Interventional Radiology | August 29, 2017

August 29, 2017 — Radioembolization is a...

Insightec Announces Expanded Reach of MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017 — Insightec announced recently that worldwide adoption of magnetic resonance (MR)-guided...

UCLA Study Offers Roadmap to Personalized Therapies for Sarcoma
News | Oncology Diagnostics | August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017 — A new UCLA study is the first to...

Videos | Information Technology | August 22, 2017

Melissa Martin, MS, president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), discusses her vision of...

Videos | Proton Therapy | August 21, 2017

Mark Pankuch, Ph.D., director of medical physics at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, discusses the...

Summit Cancer Center-Boise Treats First Cancer Patients With Accuray Radixact System
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 — Accuray Inc. and the Summit Cancer Center-Boise announced that the center is now treating patients...

MedStar Georgetown Proton Center Selects RayStation for Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — The proton center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will utilize RayStation for planning...

DOSIsoft Releases ISOgray Proton Therapy Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — DOSIsoft SA announced the official release, with CE marking, of ISOgray...