Accuray adds motion feature to radiation therapy system
April 24, 2019 -- Radiation oncology firm Accuray has launched its Synchrony motion tracking and correction technology for its Radixact radiation therapy system.
Sensus inks R&D pact with UPenn
April 24, 2019 -- Superficial radiation therapy provider Sensus Healthcare has signed an R&D agreement to collaborate with the radiation oncology department at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn).
Sensus touts research for nonmelanoma skin cancer
April 23, 2019 -- Superficial radiation therapy provider Sensus Healthcare is directing attention to the results of a study that assessed the performance of its SRT-100 system for treating nonmelanoma skin cancer patients.
ASRT names recipients of author awards
April 22, 2019 -- The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has chosen the winners of its distinguished author awards, which recognize the best articles published in its journals Radiologic Technology and Radiation Therapist.
ViewRay inks Canadian distribution deal
April 18, 2019 -- Image-guided radiation therapy developer ViewRay has signed a distribution agreement with Minogue Medical for that company to serve as its exclusive Canadian distributor of the MRIdian system.
Ga-68 PSMA PET/CT for prostate wins Australian favor
April 17, 2019 -- When a prostate cancer staging exam is needed, clinicians at one Australian hospital are overwhelmingly choosing PET/CT with the radiopharmaceutical gallium-68 (Ga-68) prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA), according to a study published online April 11 in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology.  Discuss
NRG Oncology receives $95M in NCI funding
April 17, 2019 -- The U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded funding of more than $95 million to NRG Oncology to continue its work as a lead protocol organization program.
Qfix validates couch top on Varian radiotherapy systems
April 12, 2019 -- Radiotherapy positioning technology developer Qfix said that it has validated its kVue One couch top for use with radiotherapy systems from Varian Medical Systems.
Alpha Tau receives ISO certification
April 11, 2019 -- Israeli radiation therapy technology developer Alpha Tau Medical said it has received International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485:2016 certification.
ASTRO hails new anti-self-referral legislation
April 11, 2019 -- The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is applauding the introduction of the Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2019, a new bill in the U.S. Congress that would eliminate the in-office exemption for four services -- including advanced imaging and radiation therapy -- from anti-self-referral provisions of the Stark law.
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ASTRO: Prostate RT works better than expected in black men

Radiation therapy (RT) could be more effective in African-American men with prostate cancer than previously realized, according to data presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting. Read more