ImaginAB inks collaboration deal with 3 firms
October 15, 2019 -- Imaging agent developer ImaginAb has signed a collaboration agreement with pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Takeda Pharmaceutical to further the clinical development of its CD8 PET technology.
Varian reports Flash therapy milestone
October 14, 2019 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems announced that it has achieved an important milestone in the research of Flash therapy technology in collaboration with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center/University of Cincinnati Medical Center Proton Therapy Center.
Shine forms therapeutics division
October 14, 2019 -- Medical isotope firm Shine Medical Technologies has launched Shine Therapeutics, a new division that will target the market for therapeutic isotopes.
FDA clears ProTom's Radiance proton therapy system
October 7, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared proton therapy developer ProTom International's Radiance 330 single-room proton therapy system.
RaySearch gets new clearance for RayStation in China
October 4, 2019 -- China's National Medical Products Administration has granted radiation therapy software developer RaySearch regulatory clearance for its RayStation treatment planning software.
Q BioMed, Jubilant Radiopharma to partner
October 3, 2019 -- Biotech company Q BioMed and Jubilant Radiopharma have announced an agreement regarding the distribution of a cancer palliation radiopharmaceutical in the U.S.
Xstrahl inks supplier deal
October 3, 2019 -- X-ray and radiation therapy technology developer Xstrahl has signed a deal with C&C Irradiator Service of Washington, DC, to supply x-ray irradiator systems that will replace cesium sources across the U.S.
American Indian, Alaska Natives at higher cancer risk
October 2, 2019 -- American Indian and Alaska Native people face higher risk of many cancers than their white counterparts, with wide variation among regional groups, according to a study published October 1 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
IBA takes next step in China deal
October 1, 2019 -- Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has taken a down payment for the purchase of its Proteus Plus proton therapy system by the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government in China.
RaySearch signs Russian distribution contract
September 26, 2019 -- Radiation therapy software developer RaySearch has signed a long-term distribution agreement with a Russian healthcare firm, Medeqi of Moscow.
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ASTRO: Prostate RT works better than expected in black men

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