Latest Image-guided radiation therapy Stories

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.

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.

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