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.

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...

Prostate
News | May 23, 2011

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