Latest External beam radiotherapy Stories

2008-09-25 12:00:43

U.S. scientists say proton therapy patients have a two-fold lesser risk of developing a secondary cancer compared with being treated by photon radiation. Proton therapy involves a specialized type of external beam radiation using protons rather than X-rays to treat cancer.

2008-09-22 12:00:38

Calypso Medical Technologies and Siemens Healthcare have announced a product collaboration agreement that will begin to integrate Calypso Medical's real-time tumor tracking data with Siemens's linear accelerator products.

2008-09-22 00:00:27

Calypso Medical today announced that it has received a $1 million grant from The University of Pennsylvania Health System to develop a compatible version of the Calypso(R) 4D Localization System that would enable real-time tumor tracking during proton therapy for cancer treatment.

2008-09-18 09:00:50

Radiation Medical Group, Inc. is the first center in the nation to use a new version of the SAVI applicator for radiation treatment of breast cancer, potentially expanding the number of women who will qualify for breast brachytherapy.

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