Latest Image-guided radiation therapy Stories

2010-07-22 12:24:21

A new approach to processing X-ray data could lower by a factor of ten or more the amount of radiation patients receive during cone beam CT scans, report researchers from the University of California, San Diego.

2010-07-15 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2010 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting, July 18 - 20 in Philadelphia, Elekta (booth #101) will showcase its broad array of intelligent solutions for radiation therapy planning, oncology information management and Image Guided Radiation Therapy. "At Elekta, intelligent solutions originate from collaboration with medical professionals, resulting in systems that truly meet our customers' needs," says Jay Hoey,...

2010-06-22 05:00:00

BEIJING, June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), the operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced that it will add two new centers to its extensive network by furthering its partnership with the PLA Navy General Hospital ("Navy General Hospital" or "the hospital"), located in Beijing. Concord Medical will add two new centers to the...

2010-04-08 11:00:00

ATLANTA, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has introduced an advanced solution for treating lung tumors that enables doctors to visually confirm the tumor's position during the breathing cycle.

2010-03-25 11:40:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- PreXion, Inc., (www.prexion.com ) the leader in high quality 3D Cone Beam Imaging systems for dentistry, today announced that it has launched and started shipping new PreXion3D Volumetric Imaging Software for its 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography system for dentistry.

2010-02-16 10:11:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay, Inc., a privately held medical device company, has earned a NorTech Innovation Award for its advancements in radiation therapy technology for the treatment of cancer.

2010-02-09 09:00:00

Initiative to focus on 3 types of procedures with high radiation doses SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-02-05 14:08:23

These guidelines were released as educational tools to assist practitioners in providing appropriate, effective and safe medical care for patients.

2009-11-27 10:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Booth - 3646/South Hall A - Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), a premier supplier of X-ray tubes and flat panel digital image detectors, will exhibit its full range of detectors at the RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Ill.

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