Out with supine, in with prone for breast radiotherapy
May 26, 2022 -- Women with large breasts who are undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer should be treated while lying on their stomachs rather than on their backs, suggests Canadian research published May 26 in JAMA Oncology. Read More
ImaginAb inks deal with pharma developer in China
May 25, 2022 -- Immuno-PET developer ImaginAb has signed an exclusive license with DongCheng Pharmaceutical Group to commercialize cancer imaging radiotracers across China. Read More
B dot says study shows feasibility of compact proton therapy
May 25, 2022 -- Radiation therapy developer B dot Medical of Japan and researchers from Osaka University have demonstrated the feasibility of an ultracompact proton therapy system. Read More
Brainlab claims first patients being treated with DIBH tech
May 20, 2022 -- Brainlab has announced that clinicians at UZ Brussel in Belgium are the first to treat patients with the company's deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH) image-guided surgery technology. Read More
Monrol to supply Telix with Lu-177 for renal cancer trial
May 11, 2022 -- Eczacıbaşı-Monrol Nuclear Products will provide lutetium-177 (Lu-177) to Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited for a phase II clinical trial of its Starlite 2 renal cancer therapy medication TLX250. Read More
Accuray touts ESTRO 2022 research presentations
May 10, 2022 -- Radiation therapy firm Accuray said that more than 70 abstracts reporting on the use of its CyberKnife and TomoTherapy technologies were presented at the annual meeting of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) in Copenhagen this week. Read More
AUA, ASTRO release new prostate cancer guideline
May 10, 2022 -- The American Urological Association (AUA) and the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have released their 2022 clinical practice guideline for the management of clinically localized prostate cancer. Read More
ViewRay highlights presentation at ESTRO 2022
May 10, 2022 -- Image-guided radiation therapy ViewRay is highlighting research presented at this week's annual meeting of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) in Copenhagen involving its MRIdian stereotactic MRI-guided radiation therapy technology. Read More
RaySearch, GE partner on radiation therapy planning
May 9, 2022 -- Radiation therapy software developer RaySearch Laboratories and GE Healthcare have partnered to develop a new radiation therapy simulation and treatment planning workflow that combines each company's technologies. Read More
Novartis suspends shipments of Lu-177 ligand therapy agents
May 6, 2022 -- Novartis has temporarily suspended supply of its two therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals based on lutetium-177 (Lu-177) ligands due to "quality issues identified in its manufacturing processes," the company said in a May 5 statement. Read More
Special Feature
Representation in radiation oncology remains challenging

Radiation oncology has some of the lowest numbers when it comes to female senior faculty representation, according to research published in JAMA Network Open. Read more