Radiation Therapy

Feature | Radiation Therapy | June 07, 2017 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), precision-based medicine is an emerging approach for disease...

Gamma Knife
News | Radiation Oncology | June 05, 2017

Up to 45 percent of all cancer patients develop brain...

ASTRO Opposes White House Fiscal Year 2018 Budget for Cancer Research and Care
News | Radiation Therapy | May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) released a statement last week strongly opposing...

Research Shows Breast Cancer Surgery Marker Associated With Smaller Radiation Volume
News | Radiation Therapy | May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — Patients who were implanted with the BioZorb 3-D bioabsorbable marker during their...

Royal College of Radiologists Publishes New Guidance on Interventional Oncology
News | Interventional Radiology | May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 —The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has published a new edition of its guidance on the application...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 — The University Medical Centre (UMC) Utrecht in the Netherlands recently treated the first patient as...

First Patient Treated With Pencil Beam Scanning at Institute Curie Proton Therapy Center
News | Proton Therapy | May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017 — IBA announced that the first patient has been treated with pencil beam scanning (PBS) technology at...

ASTRO's 59th Annual Meeting Will Explore Art and Science of Radiation Oncology
News | Radiation Therapy | May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017 — Registration has opened for the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (...

MidMichigan Medical Center to Install RAD Technology Temporary Radiotherapy Vault
News | Radiation Therapy | May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 — RAD Technology Medical Systems and MidMichigan Medical Center — Alpena broke ground the end of March...

News | Radiation Therapy | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 — Proton International announced the successful financing of a new state-of-the-art...

Proton Monte Carlo Dose Calculation Now Part of RayStation Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 — RaySearch demonstrated a new Monte Carlo dose planning feature for...

Sponsored Content | Webinar | Treatment Planning | May 15, 2017

The webinar "Advances in Computed Tomography (CT) to Enhance Radiation Therapy Planning," will offer an overview of...

Radiation Oncologists Call on Congress to Boost Cancer Research Funding
News | Radiation Therapy | May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017 — More than 100 radiation oncologists from across the United States took to Capitol Hill last week...

Work Starts on Belgium's First Proton Therapy Center
News | Proton Therapy | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — IBA announced that building works have begun on the Proton Therapy Center ParTICLe – Belgium’s first...

CyberKnife System Provides Effective Treatment Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced preliminary results from a prospective, phase I clinical trial evaluating...

Mevion and medPhoton Bring Advanced Cone Beam CT Imaging to Proton Therapy
News | Proton Therapy | May 04, 2017

May 4, 2017 — Mevion Medical Systems announced a strategic agreement with medPhoton GmbH to integrate ImagingRing,...

U.S. Clinical Data Supports Echotherapy With Echopulse for Breast Fibroadenomas
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | May 04, 2017

May 4, 2017 — Theraclion recently announced the presentation of data from the U.S. feasibility trial of echotherapy...

Stereotactic Radiation Highly Effective for Kidney Cancer
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — Kidney cancer patients may soon have an alternative to traditional treatments, according to new...

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