Latest Image-guided radiation therapy Stories

2008-10-08 12:00:38

North Shore Radiation Therapy in Huntington, New York has started treating cancer patients with Rapid Arc(TM) radiotherapy technology, a fast, precise form of treatment using advanced technology from Varian Medical Systems.

2008-09-22 09:00:59

Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG) (AEX:PHI) is displaying its breadth of oncology care solutions at this year's American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting, currently taking place in Boston.

2008-09-21 18:00:24

Regulatory News: Odense University Hospital in Denmark has become the first Scandinavian cancer centre to choose Elekta VMAT (Volumetric intensity Modulated Arc Therapy) to expand the capabilities of the hospital's radiation oncology department.

2008-08-29 09:01:03

Regulatory News: CMS, Inc., an Elekta (STO:EKTAB) Company and worldwide leader in radiation treatment planning and workflow management solutions, announced that three sites have delivered clinical treatments utilizing Monaco(TM), its next-generation Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) treatment planning system.

2008-08-04 09:01:05

Oncure Medical Corp. ("Oncure"), one of the largest operators of radiation oncology centers in the country, has purchased substantially all the assets of ROA Associates, LLP, and entered into a long-term business management agreement with Radiation Oncology Associates, P.C. (ROA) of Ft. Wayne, Ind.

2008-07-30 12:01:17

Regulatory News: A patient with pancreatic cancer recently became the first person in the United States to receive treatment using Elekta VMAT (Volumetric intensity Modulated Arc Therapy) at Seattle's Swedish Cancer Institute.

2008-07-10 09:01:29

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two prostate cancer patients became the first people in New York to receive a faster, more comfortable form of highly accurate radiotherapy in pioneering treatments at Radiation Oncology Associates of New York (a Division of Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC).

2008-07-08 09:01:10

Vantage Oncology, Inc. ("Vantage"), a national developer and operator of radiation oncology centers of excellence, announced today that it has recently completed seven new partnerships comprising 10 cancer treatment facilities in several new and existing markets.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.