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.

First European Patient Treated with RayStation Treatment Planning System
News | December 16, 2011

December 16, 2011 — RaySearch Laboratories AB announces the first patient in Europe has been put on a treatment plan...

FDA Clears Segasist Prostate Auto-Contouring Treatment Planning Software
Technology | October 21, 2011

October 21, 2011 — Segasist Technologies, a Canadian software company, announced it received U.S. Food and Drug...

GE Spotlights Cancer Care at ASTRO 2011
News | October 12, 2011

October 12, 2011 — GE Healthcare showcased a number of new radiation oncology tools at the 53rd annual American...

Bard Access Systems vascular access ports

Figure 1: Bard Access Systems vascular access ports, starting at left, are: low-profile titanium model 0605490, Rosenblatt model 0654970, MRI Powerport model 1808000, ultra low-profile model 0655640, X-Port duo port model 0607650, low-profile MRI port model 0603880 and plastic hard base model 0604520.

Feature | October 06, 2011 | Michael S. Gossman, M.S., DABR and David Coll-Segarra, M.S.

Since their first appearance in medicine in 1969, subcutaneous vascular access ports have been used regularly by...

Medspira to Debut Breath Hold Respiration Monitoring System at RSNA 2011
Technology | October 03, 2011

October 3, 2011 — Medspira will introduce Breath Hold, a standalone system for respiration monitoring during...

News | September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011 – RaySearch Laboratories AB has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with the Italian...

Case Study | September 09, 2011

Sponsored by Accuray

Dr. Lyle Harrison is no stranger to the challenges of delivering healthcare to patients...

News | August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011 – RaySearch Laboratories has received an order for its RayStation treatment planning system from...

Technology | August 02, 2011

August 2, 2011 – As the 2011 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and Canadian Organization of...

Technology | August 02, 2011

August 2, 2011 – Radiology Oncology Systems Inc., a reseller of radiation oncology and diagnostic imaging equipment...

News | August 02, 2011

Aug. 2, 2011 — Accuray Inc. announced it will showcase the CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system and the...

News | August 01, 2011

August 1, 2011 – Siemens will publicly introduce three new additions to its radiation oncology product portfolio at...

News | July 29, 2011

July 29, 2011 – Varian Medical Systems' next release of the Aria oncology information system, newly designed for...

News | July 25, 2011

July 18, 2011 — The new releases of Elekta's XiO treatment planning system and Focal contouring system (v. 4.62)...

Technology | July 25, 2011

July 25, 2011 — At the 2011 joint meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and the Canadian...

Technology | July 21, 2011

July 21, 2011 – Among the many new features of Monaco 3.0, dynamic conformal arc (DCA)...

Technology | July 13, 2011

July 13, 2011 – Somatom Definition AS Open – a high-end computed tomography (CT) system that can efficiently cover...

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...