" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1"> April 2016 | Radiologie Magazin

Accuray to unveil latest innovations at ESTRO

Accuray Incorporated announced the company will showcase its portfolio of radiation therapy delivery systems and software solutions at the annual European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO) meeting being held in Turin, Italy April 29 – May 3, 2016. Meeting attendees were invited to attend the unveiling of the company’s newest innovation, the Radixact™ … Continue reading

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IBA Releases Dolphin® Online Ready Transmission Detector, Resulting in more Efficient and Safer Radiation Therapy Quality Assurance (QA)

IBA, the global high-tech leader in the next generation of proton therapy solutions and radiation therapy dosimetry for the treatment of cancer, announces the release of the next evolution in patient safety, Dolphin Online Ready Patient QA and Monitoring. Designed to revolutionize patient QA, leading to more efficiency and better patient safety, Dolphin enhances workflows … Continue reading

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Combined brachytherapy techniques should be ,benchmark‘ for cervical cancer treatment

The first large international study to investigate the late side-effects of a combination of two forms of brachytherapy to treat cervical cancer has shown that the technique successfully delivers higher radiation doses to the tumour without an increase in treatment-related problems afterwards. Brachytherapy is a type of internal radiotherapy that involves putting a radioactive source … Continue reading

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Radiation Oncology Institute Offers $200,000 in grants to support big data research on quality improvement in radiation therapy

The Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI) encourages researchers to apply for competitive grants totaling $200,000 over two years for projects that leverage the unique opportunities afforded by advances in “big data” analytics in radiation oncology. Letters of intent are due in July, with awards to be announced in December. “Big data approaches may advance quality improvement … Continue reading

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Varian Medical Systems Supports Trial on Lung Cancer Radiosurgery

Varian Medical Systems  announced thatt it is supporting a phase III trial comparing outcomes of radiosurgery versus surgical resection for the treatment of early-stage, high-risk, operable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Known as the „Stablemates Trial,“ the randomized study will test the hypothesis that the 3-year overall survival in high risk operable patients with stage I … Continue reading

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gKteso revolutionizes radiotherapy with patient platform

Pinpoint radiotherapy with RPS base and add-ons Radiotherapy with a linear accelerator has become indispensable in cancer treatment. For 50 to 60 percent of all patients with cancerous disease it is included in the therapy plan. Medical experience, a great deal of tact and, in particular, best possible patient positioning are of essential importance. gKteso … Continue reading

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