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.

Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality

Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD

News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019
August 15, 2019 — Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the...
First Patient Enrolled in World's Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial
News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019
August 15, 2019 — Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE...
Efficacy of Isoray's Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies
News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medical...
MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center

The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec.

News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019
August 8, 2019 ― The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center...
Qfix kVue One Proton Couch Top Validated by Mevion Medical Systems
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 07, 2019
August 7, 2019 — Qfix and Mevion Medical Systems announced that a special version of the kVue One Proton couch top is...
IBA Signs Contract to Install Proton Therapy Center in Kansas
News | Proton Therapy | August 06, 2019
August 6, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) recently signed a contract and received the first payment for a...
The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July.

The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July. 

Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website from...
Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019
News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019
August 2, 2019 — Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify Guidance...
Laura Dawson, M.D., FASTRO, Chosen as ASTRO President-elect
News | Radiation Oncology | July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019 — The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elected four new officers to ASTRO’s...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2019
Pierre Qian, MBBS, cardiac electrophysiologist fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital, explains how his facility is...
Statins Reduce Stroke, Cardiovascular Risk in Cancer Patients Following Radiation
News | Cardio-oncology | July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019 — Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest...
Videos | AAPM | July 29, 2019
Brent Parker, Ph.D., DABR, professor of radiation physics and medical physicist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains...
Videos | AAPM | July 29, 2019
Mahadevappa Mahesh, Ph.D., chief of medical physicist and professor of radiology and medical physics, Johns Hopkins...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | July 23, 2019
Paul Liu, Ph.D., post-doctoral research associate, Image X Institute at the University of Sydney, Australia, explains...
Videos | AAPM | July 23, 2019
Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Computed Tomography (CT) Clinical Innovation Center, professor...
Videos | Brachytherapy Systems | July 23, 2019
Lior Arazi, Ph.D., assistant professor at Ben-Gurion University, Israel, explains the potential benefits of a new...
Videos | Radiation Oncology | July 22, 2019
Stephen Sorensen, Ph.D., DABR, chief of medical physics, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona,...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | July 22, 2019
Leigh Conroy, Ph.D., physics resident, University Health Network, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada,...
Stronger Distribution Networks to Bolster Radiotherapy Patient Positioning Accessories
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | July 19, 2019
July 17, 2019 — A recent study projects global market revenues for radiotherapy patient positioning accessories will...
CMS Proposes New Alternative Payment Model for Radiation Oncology
News | Radiation Oncology | July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposal for an advanced alternative...