Latest Image-guided radiation therapy Stories

2009-10-02 08:00:00

BOSTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center has purchased four radiation therapy treatment systems from Elekta, including three Elekta Infinity and one Elekta Synergy® S.

2009-09-02 15:30:17

Moderately to severely obese prostate cancer patients may have improved treatment outcomes when treated with image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) over traditional external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) because IGRT corrects for prostate shifts, which, if not planned for, can lead to incorrect doses of radiation to the disease site.

2009-05-19 10:02:53

Current radiation therapy treatment damages a patient's healthy tissue as well as eradicating the tumor it is intended to destroy, making the treatment especially invasive and often causing nasty side effects.

2009-03-09 08:00:00

International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics Study Finds that Resonant Medical's Clarity Breast System Provides Enhanced Image Information for Planning Partial Breast Irradiation Treatment MONTREAL, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers report in the February 1st issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics that the use of 3D ultrasound with the Clarity(TM) Breast System provided enhanced image information to enable radiation oncologists to better...

2009-02-19 11:12:00

WINNIPEG, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMRIS Inc.

2008-10-27 18:00:00

Alliance Imaging, Inc. (NYSE:AIQ), a leading national provider of outpatient diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy services, has named Richard J. Hall President of Alliance Oncology and Mark Carol, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer for Alliance.

2008-10-24 09:00:26

LUCERNE, Switzerland, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems is announcing the one thousandth installation of its On- Board Imager(R) image-guidance system for targeted radiotherapy at Kantonsspital in Lucerne, Switzerland.

2008-10-15 12:00:33

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 15, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Coast Oncology will be the first in Northeast Florida to install the AccuBoost breast cancer radiotherapy system in its Mandarin office located at 10881 San Jose Boulevard.

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.

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