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.

Nottingham City Hospital Selects RayStation for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 — Nottingham City Hospital in the United Kingdom has chosen RayStation as the new...

IBA Dosimetry Americas Announces New Exclusive Canadian Distributor for Radiotherapy Products
News | Radiation Therapy | April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the Dosimetry Americas division has recently partnered...

Early Stereotactic Radiosurgery Improves Outcomes for Nonfunctioning Pituitary Macroadenoma Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 — Jason P. Sheehan, M.D., Ph.D., FAANS, winner of the Leksell Radiosurgery Award, presented his...

Nine New Disease Sites Added to the NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium
News | Radiation Therapy | April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 — The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) continues to build its NCCN Radiation Therapy...

Precision Medicine Poised to Change Brain Tumor Diagnostics and Treatment
News | Radiation Therapy | April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 — A new report on the brain cancer diagnostics market projects that up to 78,000 new cases of primary...

Elekta Highlights Leksell Vantage System for Stereotactic Neurosurgery at AANS 2017
News | Radiation Therapy | April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017 — Elekta announced that its Leksell Vantage Stereotactic System, will be highlighted at the American...

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

April 21, 2017 — A multidisciplinary clinical team at Nicklaus Children's Hospital used magnetic-resonance guided...

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

April 20, 2017 — iCAD Inc. announced that updated clinical data on the use of...

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

April 18, 2017 — The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, will collaborate with...

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

April 12, 2017 — Theraclion announced results of a study evaluating the long-term assessment of...

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News | Radiation Therapy | April 06, 2017

April 6, 2017 — A team of investigators has determined that young children participating in a clinical trial to...

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

March 29, 2017 — EDAP TMS SA announced the publication of a peer-reviewed article that analyzed Ablatherm Robotic...

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

March 24, 2017 — A new study offers hope for patients with recurrent...

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

March 22, 2017 — An emerging approach for cancer treatment seeks to combine...

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

March 20, 2017 — Patients in their 80s and 90s who have early-stage...

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

March 15, 2017 — iCAD Inc. announced that more than 3,000 early-stage breast cancer patients have been treated with...

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...

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