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.

About 40,920 women in the U.S. are expected to die from breast cancer this year
Blog | Breast Imaging | October 03, 2018

According to BreastCancer.org, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive...

Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy System Effective Long-Term for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | October 02, 2018

October 2, 2018 — Breast cancer recurrence rates for patients treated with the Xoft Axxent...

FDA Approves Insightec's Exablate Neuro Compatibility With Siemens MRI Scanners
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | October 01, 2018

October 1, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the compatibility of Insightec’s Exablate...

CyberKnife System Provides Excellent Prostate Cancer Survival Rates in Five or Fewer Sessions
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 — Accuray Inc. announced that published data from two prospective, multi-center...

Videos | Treatment Planning | September 27, 2018

Eric Morris, a Ph.D. candidate at Henry Ford Hospital and Wayne State University, explains his project to automate...

RayStation Replacing Existing Treatment Planning System at Leeds Cancer Centre
News | Treatment Planning | September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 — RaySearch recently strengthened its position in the U.K. market with a major order for the...

Turkish Hospital Begins MR-Guided Radiation Therapy With Viewray MRIdian Linac
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 — ViewRay Inc. announced that Acibadem Maslak Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey has begun treating...

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News | Prostate Cancer | September 11, 2018

UCLA researchers have discovered that a combination of high doses of...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | September 07, 2018

A discussion with Ehsan Samei, Ph.D., DABR, FAAPM, FSPIE, director of the Duke University Clinical Imaging Physics...

Boston Scientific to Acquire Augmenix Inc.
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 07, 2018

September 7, 2018 — Boston Scientific has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Augmenix Inc., a privately-...

Blog | Treatment Planning | September 06, 2018

In July, the ITN team attended the American Association of...

Non-Canonical Strategy May Improve Cancer Radiotherapy
News | Radiation Therapy | August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018 — Although the success or failure of...

Sponsored Content | Webinar | Radiation Therapy | August 28, 2018

Respiratory tumor motion often complicates the delivery of precision radiation treatment. Over the past two decades...

Tsuyama Chuo Proton Beam Center Treats First Patients With RayStation
News | Treatment Planning | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — Tsuyama Chuo Hospital in Okayama Prefecture, southwest Japan, has commenced clinical use of...

Radiation Therapy Affects Event Recall for Children With Brain Tumors
News | Radiation Therapy | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 13, 2018

ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the innovative new technologies on the expo floor at the 2018...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 13, 2018

A discussion with Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, Ph.D., FAAPM, FACR, FACMP, FSCCT, professor of radiology and cardiology...

Videos | Proton Therapy | August 10, 2018

A discussion with Matthew Freeman, Ph.D., scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico. He spoke about...