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.

ZON-PTC in Clinical Use With RayStation 8B and Hyperscan
News | Treatment Planning | March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 — Zuid-Oost Nederland Protonen Therapie Centrum (ZON-PTC), Maastricht, Netherlands, recently treated its...
Houston Methodist Hospital Acquires Focal One High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound System
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 — EDAP TMS SA announced that Houston Methodist Hospital, one of the first hospitals in the U.S. to offer...
What to Expect from the Proton Therapy Market in 2019-2020
News | Proton Therapy | March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 — The number of new particle therapy rooms ordered worldwide dropped by almost 20 percent in 2018,...
Mississippi Cancer Center Combines RayStation and TomoTherapy for Prostate Cancer Case
News | Treatment Planning | March 08, 2019
March 8, 2019 — Anderson Regional Cancer Center in Meridian, Miss., has treated its first patient using the combination...
Videos | Proton Therapy | March 01, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Mark Pankuch, Ph.D., director of physics and dosimetry at the...
Videos | Proton Therapy | February 28, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...
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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 28, 2019
This is a 360 photo view behind the gantry room at the ...
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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 28, 2019
This is a 360 view of Treatment Room 3 (of 4) at the ...
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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 27, 2019
This is a 360 photo view inside the gantry room at the ...
Videos | Proton Therapy | February 26, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 21, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...
FDA Clears Advancements for Viewray MRIdian Radiation Therapy System
Technology | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 20, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...
Study Unveils Blueprint for Treating Radiation-Resistant Brain Tumor

NIH-funded researchers showed how gliomas may be treated with radiation and drugs that block DNA repair. Image courtesy of Castro lab, Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor

 

News | Radiation Therapy | February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019 — Researchers at the University of Michigan recently searched for new brain tumor treatments by...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 15, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...
New Targeted Therapy for Recurrent Brain Tumors Implanted for First Time
News | Radiation Therapy | February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 – University of Minnesota Health (M Health) is the first in the United States to begin offering...
Canon Adds Radiation Therapy Package to Aquilion Prime, Lightning CT Systems
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019 – In the patient-centric world of radiation oncology, it is critical that...
Elekta Unity MR-Linac Earns FDA Clearance
Technology | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 — The Elekta Unity...
University of Oklahoma Cancer Center Begins First Proton Therapy Treatments
News | Proton Therapy | February 01, 2019
February 1, 2019 — Home to the largest and most comprehensive...
Stereotactic Radiotherapy Improves Long-Term Survival in Stage-IV Cancers
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019 — The first report from a phase II, multi-center clinical trial indicates...