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.

ASTRO and ACR Update Practice Parameters for Radiation Therapy Treatments
News | Radiation Therapy | October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American College of Radiology (ACR)...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | October 22, 2019
David Sjostrom, Ph.D., deputy chief physicist, Herlev Hospital, Department of Oncology, Division of Radiotherapy,...
MD Anderson and Varian Partner to Optimize Radiation Oncology Treatment
News | Treatment Planning | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Varian announced a new strategic collaboration...
Videos | Radiation Oncology | October 11, 2019
Lorraine Drapek, DNP, nurse practitioner, radiation oncology, GI service, Massachusetts General Hospital, explains the...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | October 08, 2019
Kristin Higgins, M.D., medical director of radiation oncology, Emory Clinic at the Winship Cancer Institute, explains...
Patient Treatments With ViewRay's MRIdian Linac Begin in New England
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | October 08, 2019
October 8, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. announced today that patient treatments are scheduled to begin in Boston with ViewRay's...
ProTom International received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Radiance 330 proton therapy system
News | Proton Therapy | October 07, 2019
ProTom International received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Radiance 330...
Videos | Prostate Cancer | September 30, 2019
Bill Hartsell, M.D., medical director of the Northwestern Medicine Proton Center in Warrenville, Ill., discusses the...
eBook on Hypofractionation in the Age of Value-based Care

eBook on Hypofractionation in the Age of Value-based Care

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Therapy | September 30, 2019
Hypofractionated and ultrahypofractionated radiation therapy — increasing dose per fraction to enable significantly...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | September 27, 2019
Candice Johnstone, M.D., MPH, Medical College of Wisconsin explains the need for palliative radiotherapy and patient...
AI Accurately Predicts Radiotherapy Side Effects for Head and Neck Cancer Patients
News | Artificial Intelligence | September 26, 2019
September 26, 2019 — For the first time, a sophisticated computer model has been shown to accurately predict two of the...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | September 26, 2019
Clifford Robinson, M.D., associate professor of radiation oncology, chief of the SBRT (stereotactic body radiation...
Partial and Whole-Breast Radiotherapy After Lumpectomy Provide Equally Satisfying Cosmetic Results
News | Radiation Therapy | September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019 —Whole breast radiation and partial breast radiation following a lumpectomy yield similar cosmetic...
Hippocampal Avoidance Using IMRT Now Recommended as Standard of Care for Brain Metastases
News | Radiation Therapy | September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019 — Patients with brain metastases who received whole-brain radiotherapy that avoided memory-specific...
High-dose Radiation Effective for Men Whose Prostate Cancer Has Spread
News | Prostate Cancer | September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019 — A randomized clinical trial of targeted, high-dose radiation for men with oligometastatic prostate...
First Patients Treated With Machine Learning-generated Plans from RayStation 8B
News | Treatment Planning | September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019 — The first-ever patient radiation therapy treatments generated with machine learning in the...
An example of a treatment plan for radio-ablation of the heart to noninvasively treat cardiac arrhythmias. This concept is one of the key presentations at the 2019 ASTRO meeting. Image courtesy of Cyberheart. #ASTRO19 #ASTRO2019 #ASTRO

An example of a treatment plan for radio-ablation of the heart to noninvasively treat cardiac arrhythmias. This concept is one of the key presentations at the 2019 ASTRO meeting. Image courtesy of Cyberheart.

Feature | ASTRO | September 23, 2019
August 29, 2019 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced the top-rated studies being highlighted...
Videos | Radiation Oncology | September 20, 2019
Anne Hubbard, MBA, director of health policy for ASTRO, explains the details and purpose of the proposed Radiation...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | September 20, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Vinai Gondi, M.D., co-director of the Brain Tumor Center at the...
Aktina Showcases New Radiotherapy Patient Immobilization Solutions at ASTRO 2019
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 — Aktina Medical introduced several new products at the 2019 American Society for Radiation Oncology...