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 Issues Clinical Guideline for Whole Breast Radiation Therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today issued a new clinical guideline for the...

MEDraysintell released a report in January revising its projection for the number of proton therapy centers worldwide by 2030 down from 1,200 to 900. The company said that more than 50 proton therapy treatment rooms would need to be opened every year from 2018 to 2030 to hit the original projection of 1,200.

MEDraysintell released a report in January revising its projection for the number of proton therapy centers worldwide by 2030 down from 1,200 to 900. The company said that more than 50 proton therapy treatment rooms would need to be opened every year from 2018 to 2030 to hit the original projection of 1,200.

Feature | Proton Therapy | March 06, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis

Proton therapy has experienced major growth in the last decade, but that growth seems to have slowed slightly in...

MD Anderson and RaySearch Partner to Advance Adaptive Radiation Therapy
News | Treatment Planning | February 26, 2018

February 26, 2018 — The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and RaySearch Laboratories announced a new...

Mirada Medical Releases DLCExpert for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning
Technology | Treatment Planning | February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 — U.K.-based medical imaging software provider Mirada Medical has released DLCExpert, the first...

Mitchell Cancer Institute Selects RayStation for TomoTherapy Planning
News | Treatment Planning | February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018 — The University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute (MCI) in Mobile, Ala., has selected...

Radiography Education Enrollment Shows Marginal Rise in 2017
News | Radiology Business | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Directors of radiography ...

CyberKnife System Provides Long-Lasting Pain Relief for Trigeminal Neuralgia Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Accuray Inc. recently announced that data from a...

Varian Acquires Mobius Medical Systems
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | February 06, 2018

February 6, 2018 – Varian announced it has acquired privately-held Mobius Medical Systems, a...

Microbubbles Make Breast Cancer More Susceptible to Radiation Therapy
News | Women's Health | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – Injecting breast cancer with oxygen-filled microbubbles makes tumors three-times more sensitive...

​ITN Celebrates World Cancer Day 2018
News | Radiation Oncology | February 01, 2018

World Cancer Day takes place annually on Feb. 4 to raise awareness and education in the media, governments and...

RayStation Selected for India’s First Proton Center
News | Proton Therapy | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – Apollo Hospitals, Asia´s foremost integrated healthcare provider, has selected RayStation for a...

Varian Signs Agreement to Acquire Sirtex
News | Radiation Therapy | January 31, 2018

January 31, 2018 — Varian Medical Systems announced it has signed an agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares...

RayStation Selected for London's Charing Cross Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital
News | Treatment Planning | January 30, 2018

January 30, 2018 — Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London, U.K., has chosen RayStation as the sole...

Small-Cell Lung Cancer Patients Face Barriers to Standard-of-Care Treatment
News | Lung Cancer | January 29, 2018

January 23, 2018 — Despite decades of clinical research establishing chemotherapy with thoracic...

Advaxis Immunotherapy Offers Potential Combo Treatment for Anal Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 — Advaxis Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS), a late-stage biotechnology immunotherapy company announced that data...

IBA Announces First Patient Treated with Proteus PLUS in The Netherlands
News | Proton Therapy | January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 –  IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) has announced that the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG...

Age Impacts Post-treatment Mortality for Early-stage Lung Cancer Patients

Image courtesy of Henri Becquerel Cancer Center

News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018  — A University of Colorado Cancer Center...

ASTRO and ASCO Launch New Cancer Care Quality Registry
News | Radiation Therapy | January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 — A registry that tracks the quality of medical care provided to patients receiving cancer...

First Hospitals Achieve Inter-System Connectivity Across Accuray Radiation Therapy Platforms
News | Radiation Therapy | January 19, 2018

January 19, 2018 — Accuray Inc. announced recently that the Heidelberg University Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany,...

RayStation Selected for New Carbon Ion Therapy Center in Japan
News | Treatment Planning | January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018 – RayStation has been chosen as the treatment planning system for a new carbon-ion therapy facility...