Radiation Therapy

Elekta’s MR-linac integrates an advanced linear accelerator and a 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system

Elekta’s MR-linac integrates an advanced linear accelerator and a 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. Combined, these systems will allow for simultaneous radiation therapy delivery and high-field MR tumor monitoring.

Feature | Radiation Oncology | July 05, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis

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Feature | Treatment Planning | July 05, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis

While radiation oncologists have a number of proven techniques at their disposal for treating patients, the reality...

First New York Metropolitan Hospital Treats Cancer Patients With Accuray Radixact System
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 03, 2017

July 3, 2017 — Accuray Inc. and Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care (MECCC), part of the Montefiore Health...

IBA and Philips Step Up Commercial Collaboration in Brazilian Proton Therapy Market
News | Radiation Therapy | July 03, 2017

July 3, 2017 — IBA and Philips announced in mid-June they are stepping up their combined effort for...

ASTRO Names 2017 Gold Medalists in Radiation Oncology
News | Radiation Therapy | July 03, 2017

July 3, 2017 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced the 2017 ASTRO Gold Medalists. Søren M...

News | Radiation Therapy | June 29, 2017

June 29, 2017 — IBA announced the accreditation of an International Competence Center (ICC) training course by the...

Multiple Uses for Gamma Knife to Drive Market Growth Through 2025
News | Radiation Therapy | June 29, 2017

June 29, 2017 — Due to its widespread success in treating several types of brain cancer, global market growth for...

Augmenix Announces First New Zealand Prostate Cancer Patient Treated with SpaceOAR Hydrogel
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 — Augmenix Inc. announced that the first patient in New Zealand has been treated with SpaceOAR...

News | PACS | June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 — Medidata and Median Technologies announced a new collaboration to streamline the growth and use of...

ASTRO Issues Guideline for Stereotactic Radiation Use in Early-Stage Lung Cancer
Feature | Lung Cancer | June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently issued a new clinical guideline for the...

University of Wisconsin-Madison Partners With RaySearch on RayCare OIS
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017 — The Department of Human Oncology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has entered into an...

IUCT Oncopole Installs First Radixact Radiotherapy System in France
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced that the University Cancer Institute of Toulouse Oncopole (IUCT Oncopole) in...

Henry Ford Cancer Institute First in World to Install Viewray MRIdian Linac
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017 — The Henry Ford Cancer Institute is the first in Michigan – and first in the world – to offer...

News | Radiation Oncology | June 12, 2017

The alliance will study the feasibility of using CRnR’s converging x-ray lens technology as an effective...

stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | June 12, 2017

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued a new clinical guideline for the use of...

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Therapy | June 08, 2017

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) employs significantly higher per fraction radiation doses than...

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...

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