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Rad Oncology

First FLASH therapy trial treats first patient
Patient was treated at Cincinnati’s Children’s/UC Health Proton Therapy Center
Vieworks to Showcase its Latest "VIVIX-S V series" at RSNA Virtual Exhibition 2020

Vieworks, a global leader in x-ray imaging solution, will display its latest x-ray detectors and software at RSNA 2020 Virtual Exhibition from November 29th to December 5th.

Carbon ion and immunotherapy superior in treating cancer to radiotherapy-immunotherapy
The use of carbon ions and immunotherapy together significantly reduced metastases
Varian invests $10 million in COTA to support data-driven cancer care
Collaborating to improve data analytics in oncology
Mevion proton accelerator shows efficacy in FLASH preclinical trial
Mevion's s250i proton accelerator delivered FLASH therapy at the Bragg peak
Accuray partners with Brainlab on CyberKnife neuro-radiosurgery
Will incorporate Snke OS and Quentry software to expand capabilities
Online ART and the future of radiotherapy
Insights from Corey Lawson, vice president of product strategy at Accuray
As radiation therapy facilities proliferate, rural areas remain out of reach
Radiation therapy sites are growing in areas already close to treatment centers
Fluciclovine PET tracer improves recurrent prostate cancer treatment planning
Resulted in better disease-free survival than conventional imaging
ASTRO research demonstrates high-risk prostate cancer management with PSMA PET/CT
PSMA PET/CT has more sensitivity and specificity than conventional imaging
Proton therapy reduces risk of heart disease for lung cancer patients
Proton therapy spares the heart from radiation-related cardiac toxicity
New technology is advancing radiation oncology
The latest treatment innovations entering the market
CMS delays start date for radiation oncology payment model
Delaying start date gives providers more time to transition to the new model
Q&A with incoming ASTRO chair, Dr. Thomas Eichler
Getting ready for radiation oncology’s biggest event of the year
Radiation Oncology Product Showcase
Some of the latest technology entering the cancer treatment market
Behind the scenes on proton therapy construction jobs
Q&A with Joern Meissner, CEO of Meissner Consulting
New eyeglass shows fluoroscopic images directly to surgeons during procedures
May help reduce distractions, procedure time and radiation exposure
Culture, management and the impact on safety
Best practices for overseeing a radiation oncology department
Varian announces first-ever clinical trial of FLASH therapy
Will use modified ProBeam accelerator with specialized FLASH module

Rad Oncology Features In Print

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

New technology is advancing radiation oncology

The latest treatment innovations entering the market

Important factors to consider before embarking on a radiation shielding project

Good shielding may be out of sight, but it shouldn't be out of mind

Faster, safer, better: The latest in CT technology

A look around the industry at what's entering the market

Proton therapy providers navigating COVID-19 cautiously

The fight against cancer continues during the pandemic