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

Varian Unveils First Comprehensive Software Platform for Coordinating Cancer Care in Health Systems

Varian Medical Systems today announced the 360 Oncology care management platform, the first software system designed to integrate and coordinate key elements of cancer care so patients and their cancer teams can collaborate on achieving the best outcomes. 360 Oncology brings together in a single platform, radiation, medical and surgical oncology, social services, primary care … Continue reading

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Philips unveils patient-centric advanced radiation oncology imaging and treatment planning innovations at ASTRO 2016

Philips announced at Astro 2016 its latest integrated imaging and treatment planning solutions for radiation oncology that will be featured at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology’s (ASTRO) 58th Annual Meeting in Boston. Designed to fit the unique needs of radiation oncology clinicians and patients, these solutions have been developed to put more … Continue reading

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ScandiDos Unveils Delta4 Synthesis at ASTRO Annual Meeting in Boston

ScandiDos, a world leader in Quality Assurance (QA) and dosimetry for modern radiation therapy, unveils the world’s first and only Non-Extrapolated Radiation Accuracy Measurement (NERAM) system, Delta4 Synthesis and Express Measure, at the Annual Meeting for the American Society for Radiation Oncology on September 25-27 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Delta4 Synthesis combines … Continue reading

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Stereotactic radiosurgery decreases rate of post-operative local recurrence for brain metastases

Alternative to whole brain radiation therapy improved local control but did not augment overall survival or rate of distant metastases BOSTON, September 25, 2016 — Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for cancer patients who receive the treatment for brain metastases decreases the likelihood of local recurrence but shows no positive difference in terms of overall survival (OS) … Continue reading

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Varian Exhibiting New HyperArc Technology for High Definition Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

Varian Medical Systems announced advances in its technology for high definition radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Varian is exhibiting its new HyperArc High Definition Radiotherapy (HDRT) technology at the 2016 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting. With Varian HyperArc High Definition Radiotherapy (HDRT) technology clinicians should be able to deliver more compact radiation doses that … Continue reading

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National Cancer Center Japan Purchases ViewRay MRIdian System

ViewRay announced that the National Cancer Center (NCC) in Tokyo, Japan has purchased a MRIdian System, the world’s first and only clinical MRI-guided radiation therapy system. The MRIdian System is a unique medical instrument that integrates full-time MR imaging, cobalt radiation delivery, and intelligent software automation. Using the MRIdian System, clinicians can see soft tissue, … Continue reading

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IBA and Philips step up collaboration in adaptive proton therapy planning to advance personalized cancer care

Building on their collaborative achievements since 2014 to provide advanced diagnostic and therapeutic oncology solutions, IBA, the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions, and Royal Philips, a leader in health technology, today announced that they are stepping up their combined efforts in adaptive proton therapy planning. The long-term collaboration between the two companies includes … Continue reading

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Elekta to highlight High Definition Dynamic Radiosurgery solutions for faster, more precise stereotactic treatments at ASTRO Annual Meeting

At the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, September 25-28 in Boston, Elekta will showcases HD Dynamic Radiosurgery, a unique capability, leveraging the core strengths of Versa HD linear accelerator and Monaco treatment planning system. Versa HD combines High Definition Dynamic Radiosurgery treatment capabilities and precision radiotherapy in a single platform. Equipped with … Continue reading

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IBA to open the path towards adaptive proton therapy

IBA the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, today unveiled its unique platform, ‚Leading the PATh‘, which gathers the leading experts in the field of proton therapy all in one place. It is anticipated that ‚Leading the PATh‘ will enable the worldwide medical community to shape the most efficient … Continue reading

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Astro 2016 in Boston

ASTRO’s Annual Meeting is the nation’s premier scientific meeting in radiation oncology and is expected to attract more than 11,000 attendees including oncologists from all disciplines, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, biologists, physician assistants, practice administrators, industry representatives and other health care professionals from around the world. Led by … Continue reading

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ASTRO encourages prostate cancer patients to weigh long-term impact of treatment options with their doctors

In light of the findings from the Prostate Testing for Cancer and Treatment (ProtecT) trial published yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) would like to congratulate the authors and investigators for conceiving and completing a difficult clinical trial to randomize care for 2,664 men who volunteered … Continue reading

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Installation initiated for Elekta’s high-field MR-adaptive linear accelerator at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center

New clinical research program will focus on advanced image-guided radiotherapy for cancer patients Elekta, its MRI technology partner Royal Philips and the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network recently began installation of an investigational high-field MR-adaptive linear accelerator (MR-linac) system at the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center at Froedtert Hospital, eastern … Continue reading

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Varian to Showcase Treatment and Care Technology Ecosystem at ASTRO 2016

Varian Medical Systems announced it will be exhibiting and demonstrating its latest radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatment, care coordination and analytics technologies and software September 25-27 in Boston, MA at the 2016 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, booth 5063. The company also will be hosting its users meeting on Saturday, September 24 prior to the ASTRO meeting. Some of … Continue reading

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Gewebeschäden im Gehirn mit Ultraschall sichtbar machen

Experten der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Ultraschall in der Medizin (DEGUM) haben eine neue Methode zur Diagnose der Alzheimer-Demenz entwickelt Wie sie in der Fachzeitschrift „Ultraschall in der Medizin“ (Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 2016) berichten, konnten in einer Pilotstudie Alzheimer-typische Gewebeveränderungen in einem bestimmten Teil des Gehirns mittels „transkranieller Sonografie“ sichtbar gemacht machen. Die Wissenschaftler wollen … Continue reading

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Der Forschung und der Region verpflichtet: VISUS fördert das Bochumer Institut für Technologie

Mit der Gründung des Bochumer Instituts für Technologie (BO-I-T) wurde im vergangenen Jahr eine Einrichtung etabliert, die den Übergang zwischen akademischer Forschung und Produktreife vereinfachen soll. Träger des regional agierenden Instituts sind die Bochumer Hochschulen sowie die Wirtschaftsförderung Bochum. Für die inhaltliche und finanzielle Unterstützung des Instituts ist der Förderverein Technologietransfer Bochum e.V. mitverantwortlich, dem … Continue reading

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Weniger Strahlenbelastung, mehr Lebensqualität für Kinder: Bildgebung in Kinderrheumatologie und Kinderorthopädie

Bei der 53. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Pädiatrische Radiologie (GPR) e. V. vom 15. bis 17. September 2016 in Stuttgart werden neue Erkenntnisse in der Kinderradiologie vorgestellt. Ein wichtiger Schwerpunkt beim Kongress der internationalen Fachgesellschaft der deutschsprachigen Kinderradiologen liegt in der Bildgebung in Kinderorthopädie und Kinderrheumatologie. Die neuesten Entwicklungen in diesen Fachbereichen bringen vor allem … Continue reading

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Deutschlandpremiere in der Uniklinik Köln: Philips IQon Spectral CT offiziell vorgestellt

Im August wurde der deutschlandweit erste auf Dual Layer-Detektortechnologie basierende Computertomograph im Rahmen einer Pressekonferenz vorgestellt Was zählt, sind ja bekanntlich die inneren Werte. Da macht der Philips IQon Spectral CT keine Ausnahme. „Für unsere Patienten ist der Unterschied zu einem herkömmlichen Computertomographen äußerlich nicht zu erkennen“, erklärt Prof. Dr. David Maintz. Schon fast 1.000 … Continue reading

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Herzensangelegenheit – „Neue Horizonte in der Medizinischen Physik“

„Neue Horizonte in der Medizinischen Physik“ heißt es bei der 47. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Medizinische Physik (DGMP) e. V. vom 7.–10. September 2016 in Würzburg. Die Vorstellung neuester Technologien und Forschungsergebnisse bei der DGMP-Tagung in Würzburg präsentiert gleichzeitig den ausgezeichneten Forschungsstandort am Deutschen Zentrum für Herzinsuffizienz. Entscheidend ist der fachliche Austausch über Fächergrenzen … Continue reading

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