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.

IsoRay Funding Brain Cancer Treatment Research With Ochsner Clinic Foundation
News | Brachytherapy Systems | June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018 — IsoRay Inc. announced the initiation of research funding for brain cancer treatment to Ochsner...

News | Brachytherapy Systems | June 07, 2018

June 7, 2018 — IsoRay Inc. announced the upcoming release of its Build-Blu delivery system for real-time prostate...

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Feature | Radiation Therapy | June 05, 2018 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Treatment planning systems are at the heart of r...

Beaumont Researchers Invent New Mode of Proton Treatment for Lung Cancer
News | Proton Therapy | May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018 — Members of Beaumont Health’s...

More Than 60 Percent of Patients Seeking Proton Therapy Initially Denied Coverage
News | Proton Therapy | May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018 — The Alliance for Proton Therapy Access has released a national report revealing the heavy emotional...

News | Treatment Planning | May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018 — Daniela Schmitt, Ph.D., took top honors in the overall category of the 2018 TROG Plan Study:...

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018 — The Istituto Oncologico Veneto (IOV) in Padua, Italy, has acquired MILabs’ latest-generation...

Mercy Signs Multi-System, Multi-Hospital Agreement for Accuray Radiotherapy Systems
News | Radiation Therapy | May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 — Accuray Inc. signed a multi-system, multi-hospital agreement with Mercy for the acquisition of...

MedStar Georgetown Conducts World's First Hyperscan Proton Therapy Treatment
News | Proton Therapy | April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018 — For the first time, cancer patients in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region have access to...

Designed to support a broad range of planning and delivery technologies, SunCheck 2.0 streamlines and standardizes workflows, allowing greater overall focus on patient safety.
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018 — Sun Nuclear Corp. released significant new functionality for its SunCheck Platform for patient and...

RayStation Users Win Inaugural Treatment Planning World Championships
News | Treatment Planning | April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018 — In the first World Championships of Treatment Planning, arranged by...

Brainlab Introduces New Hi-Res Planning Algorithm for VersaHD
News | Treatment Planning | April 24, 2018

April 24, 2018 — Brainlab announced the implementation of a software solution that can achieve better...

Elekta Expands Mosaiq Oncology Information System With PalabraApps
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018 — Elekta announced that it is making a strategic investment in PalabraApps LLC to advance the...

This image, taken with Canon's Aquilion One, shows a lung with metastases from bowel cancer.

This image, taken with Canon’s Aquilion One, shows a lung with metastases from bowel cancer. Image courtesy of Canon.

Feature | Lung Cancer | April 18, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis

In recent years, low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening has emerged as a proven, effective method to detect...

Varian Launches Velocity 4.0 Cancer Imaging Software
Technology | Treatment Planning | April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 — Varian announced a new version of its Velocity cancer imaging software that includes Rapidsphere, a...

First Patient Treated in Online Adaptive Radiotherapy Trial With CyberKnife System
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | April 06, 2018

April 6, 2018 — Accuray Inc. and Erasmus MC announced the first patient has been successfully treated using an...

First Patient Treated on Mevion's S250i Proton Therapy System
News | Proton Therapy | April 05, 2018

April 5, 2018 — Mevion Medical Systems announced the treatment of the first patient in the world on the Mevion S250i...

ASTRO Updates Guidelines for Palliative Lung Radiation Therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | April 05, 2018

April 5, 2018 – The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued an update to its clinical guideline for...