Treatment Planning

Having a treatment plan is an important part of radiation therapy. This channel page includes news and new technology innovations for treatment plans.

Feature | June 28, 2011 | Helen Kuhl

Treatment planning is a critical component of a patient’s road toward an optimal outcome when dealing with cancer....

Technology | May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011 - Elekta and ScandiDos AB have entered into a non-exclusive global agreement to distribute ScandiDos's...

News | May 23, 2011

May 23, 2011 - Radiation Therapy treatment planning system developers RaySearch Laboratories AB and Prowess Inc. are...

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News | May 23, 2011

May 23, 2011—Calypso Medical Technologies Inc., developer of GPS for the Body technology used for the precise...

News | May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011 – The Methodist Hospital in Houston has taken a significant new step in radiation therapy and surgical...

News | May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011 – Varian Medical Systems is highlighting its ProBeam proton therapy system and Eclipse treatment...

Technology | April 14, 2011

April 14, 2011 – The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared a new brachytherapy treatment...

Technology | April 12, 2011

April 12, 2011 – A new online network for physicians has gone live. Quentry, from Brainlab, provides the...

Figure 3 (left) Cognis CRT-D, color-coded cyan/casing, yellow/battery, orange/HV capacitors, red/capacitor strip, purple/HV transformer, blue/antenna, green/capacitor block. Right, Altrua 60 ICP.

Feature | March 21, 2011 | Michael S. Gossman, M.S., DABR

For more than 20 years, radiation oncologists have emphasized the importance of radiation-tolerant heart rhythm...

Technology | March 08, 2011

March 8, 2011 – Varian Medical Systems and ScandiDos have signed a nonexclusive distributor agreement. The...

News | March 08, 2011

March 8, 2011 – RaySearch Laboratories has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Princess...

Technology | February 22, 2011

During ASTRO 2010, Nucletron highlighted improvements in its new Oncentra 4.0 treatment planning software...

Technology | January 06, 2011

Siemens CT Vision image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) system combines a Siemens linac and a computed...

News | January 03, 2011

January 3, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance for software used for...

Technology | November 22, 2010

IBA's Compass 3-D treatment verification and dose analysis software helps reduce radiation exposure to...

Technology | November 22, 2010

IBA introduced its new Proteus One proton treatment system during ASTRO 2010. It is about one-third the...

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News | November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010 — The IM-RealART Solution is one of the first real-time adaptive radiation therapy...

News | November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010 — The Vero stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) system offers dynamic tumor-tracking and...

Technology | November 08, 2010

November 8, 2010 – Improved treatment planning software from IBA has algorithms to warn clinicians if...

News | November 05, 2010

November 5, 2010 - A dedicated intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) workplace with upgrades was...