RefleXion files 510(k), opens manufacturing facility May 23, 2019 -- Radiation therapy equipment developer RefleXion Medical has filed a 510(k) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its biology-guided radiotherapy system. The firm also opened a new 50,000-sq-ft manufacturing facility in Hayward, CA.
Radium awarded radiation shielding patent May 22, 2019 -- Radiation protection technology developer Radium has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its ClearView transparent radiation shield.
Senate gets bill for RA Medicare payments May 22, 2019 -- U.S. Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) has introduced the Senate's version of the Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act, a bill that would allow radiologists to submit Medicare claims for nonimaging services performed by radiologist assistants (RAs).
Eden nets funding for Mo-99 reactor May 22, 2019 -- Eden Radioisotopes has signed an investment agreement with oil and gas company Abo Empire to build a medical isotope production reactor in New Mexico. The planned reactor of less than 2 megawatts of power will primarily manufacture molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), the precursor to technetium-99m.
Varian to acquire cancer treatment provider May 21, 2019 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cancer Treatment Services International for $283 million.